Data collected during the registration process
Data collected automatically
During your visit to Downloadsource.net, data about your visit is automatically collected, these are your IP address, domain name, browser type, operating system type, etc.
Data collected when contacting us
When you contact us via the website, e-mail, etc., you provide us with your personal data, e.g. name, surname, e-mail address, etc.
How do we use your data?
Your personal data is not shared with third parties. The data collected during registration and activity on the Downloadsource.net website is only used in the subsequent account verification process and during activities for which you have given your consent (eg Newsletter).
Data collected during correspondence between you and our website will be used only to answer your question.
In the event of an inspection by the General Inspectorate for Personal Data Protection, your data may be made available to the employees of the Inspectorate in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act.
In the event of a breach of the Regulations of our website, violation of the law, or when it is required by law, we may disclose your data to judicial authorities.
How will we contact you?
If you subscribed to the Newsletter or signed up for automatic notifications about new products, you will receive emails from us regarding your inquiries. We will not send you any unsolicited correspondence or advertisements.
How do you update your account details?
To change the data that was used during your initial registration, the Account option and update any data you wish to change. Previously collected data cannot be deleted or changed.
How do we secure your personal data?
Communication between your computer and our server is encrypted using the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) protocol. In addition, our databases are protected against access by third parties.
If you have additional questions regarding privacy protection, please contact us using the form on the "Contact" page.
Data Protection Notice
Thanks for visiting Downloadsource.net. At Downloadsource we respect your privacy and ensure the protection of your personal data by processing your data in accordance with all the applicable data protection laws and regulations. You can visit our website without needing to identify yourself.
In order to be able to view our website, you are only obliged to provide the data transmitted by your browser to our server. Any extra personal data will only be stored with us if you voluntarily enter it on our website or use any corresponding functions. For example, if you registering for our newsletter.
If you choose to subscribe to our electronic newsletter, you consent to the storage of your name and e-mail address for the purpose of sending newsletters (Art. 6 Para. 1 (1) (a) GDPR). Most importantly, this data will not be passed on to third parties and you have the ability to revoke your newsletter consent at any time in the future. Thus, terminating your newsletter subscription.
You can create an user account with us in order to gain the ability to follow and rate posts and files on our website. We store this data for you so you can easily view and track your favourite files and articles with ease. You have the option to delete your user account at any time by sending an e-mail to our contact address. Otherwise, your data will be deleted after the expiry of the retention periods under tax and commercial law.
Cookies are very small text files used by websites, which your browser stores on your computer. These provide certain information from the place where the cookie is set (here by us). Cookies do not have the ability to run programs or transmit viruses to your computer.
There are several different types of cookies: Transient cookies and Session cookies. Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. This includes session cookies. Session cookies store a session ID, with which different requests from your browser can be assigned to the common session. This means that your computer can be identified when you return to our website. These Session cookies are deleted as soon as you log out or close your browser.
Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie. However, you can manually delete these cookies at any time from your browser’s security settings.
The information collected and stored by cookies allows us to optimise our services to give you a more accurate and rewarding experience when browsing our website. The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 (1) (f) GDPR.
If you choose you can set your Internet browser to inform you when a web server wants to send you a cookie. From there, you can then either accept or refuse the cookie. You can also configure your browser settings according to your wishes and refuse the acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies. Just be aware that some cookies are required for some website functions to work. As a result, rejecting certain cookies may break our site. You can find out more from your Internet browser.
Links to social media platforms
Social media plugins
We use the following social media plugins: Pinterest, Whatsapp, Facebook and Twitter.
The content of the plugin is only transmitted to the respective operator of the social media platform once the button is activated. We do not have any influence on the data collected and data processing operation thereafter, nor are we aware of the full extent of the data collection and the purposes and the storage periods. The transmitted data is (to our knowledge) the URL of the visited page and the IP address and/or other platform-dependent identification used by you. If you are logged in to the respective social media platform at the same time, they can link the visit to these websites to your user account.
Using these plugins we offer you the option to interact with social networks and other users so that we can improve our service for you. The legal basis for the use of plugins is Art. 6 Para. 1 (1) (f) GDPR.
The purpose and scope of data collection by each of the respective operators and the further processing and use of the data by the operator as well as your relevant rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy can be found in the data protection information of the respective operator of the social media platform:
Facebook Inc., 1601 S California Ave, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA; https://www.facebook.com/policy.php. Facebook is certified according to EU-US-Privacy-Shield
Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, California 94103, USA; https://twitter.com/privacy. Twitter is certified according to EU-US-Privacy-Shield
Pinterest Europe Ltd., Palmerston House, 2nd Floor, Fenian Street, Dublin 2, Ireland; https://policy.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy/
Instagram LLC, 1601 Willow Rd, Menlo Park CA 94025, USA; https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388
Each time you access Downloadsource.net, we collect the following information about your computer: Your computer’s IP address, the request from your browser and the time of this request. The status and the amount of data transferred are also recorded within this request, as well as the name and version information about the browser used and your computer’s operating system. We also record the website from which our page was accessed.
The IP address of your computer is only stored for the duration of your visit to Downloadsource.net, then is immediately deleted or made anonymous by shortening it. The remaining data is then stored for a limited period of time. This data is used for the operation of our website, in particular, to find and eliminate errors on the website, to determine the utilisation of the website and to make adjustments or improvements moving forward. (legal basis: Art. 6 Para. 1 (1) (f) GDPR).
Downloadsource.net uses Google Analytics, a Web analysis service from Google Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help analyse how you use our website. The information generated by these cookies is transmitted to and stored by Google on a server in the United States. If you activate IP address anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand within member states of the European Union and other states that are a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. In exceptional cases only, the full IP address will be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of Downloadsource.net, Google will use this information to analyse how you use our website and compile reports. These reports are provided to use to improve help improve our offer. The IP address transmitted from your browser through the use of Google Analytics will not be linked to other data from Google.
You can block cookies by activating the relevant settings in your chosen Internet browser. However, if you do so, you may not be able to use all the functions offered on Downloadsource.net. You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing the data generated by the cookie relating to your use of our website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via the following link http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Downloadsource.net uses Google Analytics with the "_anonymizeIp()" extension. As a result, IP addresses are shortened for further processing in order to exclude the possibility of reference to direct persons.
We use Google Analytics to analyse and improve our website. The statistical information we acquire allows us to improve our offer for end-users. For exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google is subject to the EU-US Privacy Shield. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 Para. 1 (1) (f) GDPR).
DoubleClick by Google
Due to the marketing tools used, your browser automatically establishes a direct connection to the Google server. We do not have any influence on the scope and further use of the data collected by Google through the use of this tool and therefore inform you according to our level of knowledge: By integrating DoubleClick, Google receives information that you have accessed a part of our website or clicked on one of our ads. If you are signed in with a Google service, Google may associate your visit with your account. Even if you aren’t registered with Google and haven’t logged in, it is possible that the provider may obtain and store your IP address.
You can prevent participation in this tracking procedure in several ways:
By setting up your browser software to suppress third-party cookies. This means that you will not see any ads from third-party providers.
By disabling cookies for conversion tracking by setting your browser to block cookies from the "www.googleadservices.com" domain, https://www.google.de/settings/ads, which will be deleted when you delete your cookies.
By disabling the interest-based advertisements from providers that are part of the "About Ads" self-regulation campaign via the link http://www.aboutads.info/choices, whereby this setting is deleted if you delete your cookies.
Through permanent deactivation in your browser via the link http://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin. Please note that this can break how websites work.
The legal basis for the processing of your data is Art. 6 Para. 1 (1) (f) GDPR. For more information about DoubleClick by Google, please visit https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/enterprise/ and general information about data protection at Google: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en&gl=en. Alternatively, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) website via http://www.networkadvertising.org. Google is subject to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.
Ad technology providers list: https://support.google.com/adsense/answer/9012903.
Embedded content from third parties (e.g. Google Maps, YouTube, etc.)
If third-party content like Google Maps or YouTube is displayed on our websites, it is necessary to transfer your IP address and the content displayed under "Logfiles" to the third-party provider in order to make this content available and to display it in your browser.
We do not have any say on data processing by the third-party provider. If you are logged in to the third party with a user account, the third party may associate your user behaviour with your user account. If necessary, the third-party provider stores your data as user profiles and uses them for advertising and marketing and/or the design of its website. If you do not agree to this, you must take it up with the third-party provider.
Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountainview, California 94043, USA; https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/?hl=en. Google is certified according to EU-US-Privacy-Shield.
YouTube, LL.C., 901 Cherry Avenue, Second Floor, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA; https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/?hl=en. YouTube is certified according to EU-US-Privacy-Shield.
Revocation of consent and objection to data processing
You can revoke your consent at any time. You may also object to the processing of your data. However, when exercising such objection, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the situation and either stop or adjust data processing or point out to you our compelling reasons worthy of protection, on the basis of which we will continue processing.
You can object to the processing of your personal data for advertising purposes and/or data analysis at any time. Simply send us your cancellation or objection request to the address on our “Contacts” page.