Privacy policy of Compress-Or-Die

Thank you for your interest in my website, compress-or-die.com (hereinafter “the Website"). The Website is operated by Christoph Erdmann (hereinafter "me") and allows you, as a user (hereinafter "User"), to gain an overview of our know-how and services and to contact me to ask questions or place orders.

Below I provide you, as a User of the Website, with information about how I handle your personal data. Should you have any questions regarding my use of your personal data, please contact me (see Section 5 below).

You are able to change your current cookie consent settings here:

1. Collection and use of personal data, disclosure of data to third parties

1.1. Users may visit this website without registration.

1.2. This website uses the Matomo web analytics service (formerly Piwik). Matomo (formerly Piwik) uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and allow us to analyze the use of our website. For this purpose, the usage information generated by the cookie (including your truncated IP address) is transmitted to our server and stored for usage analysis purposes, which in turn serves to optimize our website. Your IP address is immediately anonymized during this process so that you as a user remain anonymous to us. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will not be disclosed to third parties. You may prevent the use of cookies by changing the relevant settings in your browser. Please be advised, however, that in this case you may no longer be able to use the full functionality of this website. For more information, please go to: https://matomo.org/docs/privacy/.

1.3. Except as shown above, I collect and use personal data only if provided by a User by e-mail or by using a contact form made available on the Website. "Personal data" are data that provide information about your personal affairs or circumstances (e.g., name, address, e-mail address).

1.4. Personal data will be kept confidential and will not be disclosed to any third parties except with the consent of the User, unless disclosure is necessary to process your inquiries or to protect other Users, or is required by law.

1.5. Orders and payment require a separate contract in each case.

1.6. I collect, processes and use personal and user data in compliance with §§ 14 and 15 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG) and § 28 of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).

1.7. This website uses Disqus to enable users to comment on articles. Please visit the Disqus website for information on Disqus’ practices with regard to privacy.

1.8. This website uses "Google reCAPTCHA" (hereinafter "reCAPTCHA"). This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”).
reCAPTCHA is used to check whether the data entered on our website (such as on a contact form) has been entered by a human or by an automated program. To do this, reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website visitor based on various characteristics. This analysis starts automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the website. For the analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (e.g. IP address, how long the visitor has been on the website, or mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis will be forwarded to Google. Data processing is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its site from abusive automated crawling and spam.
For more information about Google reCAPTCHA and Google’s privacy policy, please visit the following links: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

2. Processing and deletion of personal data

I will delete personal data as required by law or promptly upon a request from the User, unless inconsistent with applicable legal record-keeping obligations.

3. Data protection

I will at all times make reasonable efforts to prevent any unauthorized access of the User's personal data as well as any unauthorized use or falsification of such data, and to minimize related risks. However, making available personal data, whether in person, by telephone or online, is always associated with certain risks, and no technological system is completely immune to manipulation or sabotage.

4. Modifications and changes

I may at any time modify this Data Protection Policy without notice, make changes to the content of the Website, or change or block access to this Website.

5. Questions about data protection

Users may at any time contact me and request that their personal data be corrected, blocked or deleted. In addition, I will provide Users at any time upon request with information about which of their data have been stored, where such data originated and by whom such data were received, and for which purpose the data are stored.

Image Compression News

Christoph Erdmann
Christoph Erdmann
McSodbrenner
 2020-08-04
 Bielefeld, Germany

After yesterday's software updates, Compress-Or-Die had to deal with a few system failures today. 🚨 At the moment everything is running as usual, but I will keep watching.

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