Privacy and cookie statement

INTRODUCTION

Fish Tales USA B.V., a company incorporated under Dutch law and located at Nieuwpoortkade 2a, 1055 RX, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, is responsible for the processing of personal data as set out in this privacy and cookie statement.

Contact details
Email address: info@sea-tales.com
Postal address: Nieuwpoortkade 2a, 1055 RX, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Telephone number: +31206060701

PERSONAL DATA THAT WE PROCESS

Fish Tales USA B.V. processes your personal data when you visit the website, or if you provide us with this data yourself, e.g. when signing up for our newsletter. Below you will find an overview of the personal data that we can process, but only insofar as this is necessary for the processing purposes (see No. 4):

  • First and Last Name
  • address
  • phone number
  • E-mail address
  • IP address
  • Information about your activities on our website
  • Internet browser and device type

 

FOR WHAT PURPOSE DO WE PROCESS PERSONAL DATA?

Fish Tales USA B.V. processes your personal data for the following purposes:

  • To send you our newsletter;
  • To keep you informed of contests and / or promotions and, if you participate, to continue communicating with you about them;
  • To analyze your behavior on the website so that we can improve our website and adapt the range of products and services to your preferences.

ON WHAT BASIS DO WE PROCESS PERSONAL DATA?

Fish Tales USA B.V. processes your personal data only if you have given your consent. You give your consent by clicking the corresponding button when you visit our website and when you sign up for our newsletter and when you want to participate in our competitions and / or promotions.

NEWSLETTER

If you have given your express consent, we will use your email address to send you our newsletter on a regular basis. An email address is sufficient to receive the newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time, for example via a link at the end of each newsletter. Alternatively, you can send your unsubscribe request at any time to info@fish-tales.com by email.

HOW LONG DO WE STORE PERSONAL DATA?

Fish Tales USA B.V. does not store your personal data longer than absolutely necessary, i.e. only for the period of time required to achieve the processing purposes.

DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA TO THIRD PARTIES

Fish Tales USA B.V. only provides information to third parties if this is necessary to implement an agreement with you or to fulfill a legal obligation.

There is a possibility that third parties can view your personal data within the scope of the processing purposes listed, e.g. B. IT service providers. Our employees will also have access to your personal data and will participate in the processing within the scope of the processing purposes listed. We have concluded confidentiality agreements with these third parties and with our staff to protect your data.

COOKIES

Fish Tales USA B.V. uses functional cookies, analytical / tracking cookies or tools and social media plugins on their website.

A cookie is a small text file that your browser automatically creates and that is also saved on your end device (computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our website. Information is stored in the cookie, which results in a connection with the specific device used. This does not mean that we are immediately aware of your identity.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your end device or that a message always appears before a new cookie is created. However, the complete deactivation of cookies can mean that not all functions of our website are available to you.

When you visited our website for the first time, we informed you about our cookies and asked for your consent to the processing of your personal data using our cookies.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (https://www.google.de/intl/de/about/) (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043), for the purpose of designing and continuously optimizing our pages. USA; hereinafter referred to as “Google”). In this context, pseudonymized usage profiles are created and cookies are used.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website such as browser type/version, operating system used, referrer URL (the previously visited page), hostname of the accessing computer (IP address), time of the server request is sent to a server transmitted by Google in the USA and stored there. The information is used to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage for the purposes of market research and the needs-based design of this website. This information may also be transferred to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf. Under no circumstances will your IP address be merged with other Google data. The IP addresses are anonymized so that an assignment is not possible (IP masking).

You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case not all functions of this website can be used in full. You can also prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing a browser add-on.

As an alternative to the browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can also prevent Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking on this link. An opt-out cookie is set which prevents the future collection of your data when you visit this website. The opt-out cookie is only valid in this browser and only for our website and is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you must set the opt-out cookie again.

Further information on data protection in connection with Google Analytics can be found in the Google Analytics Help. 

Social media plugins

To make our website better known, the Fish Tales website uses so-called social media plugins from the following third-party platforms:

  • Facebook / Facebook Pixel
  • Twitter
  • Youtube
  • Instagram

In order to increase the protection of your data when visiting our website, the plugins are integrated into the page using the so-called “2-click solution”. This integration ensures that when you access a page on our website that contains such plugins, no connection is yet established with the servers of the respective providers. Only when you activate the plugins will your browser establish a direct connection to the servers of the activated providers. The content of the respective plugin is then transmitted directly from the provider to your browser and integrated into the page. By integrating the plugins, the providers receive the information that your browser has called up the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a profile with the relevant provider or are currently not logged in to the service of the respective provider. This information (including your IP address) is sent from your browser directly to a server of the respective provider, possibly to a non-EU country and stored there.

If you are logged in to one of the providers’ services, the providers can immediately assign your visit to our website to your profile/account of the respective provider. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking the “Like” button or the “Tweet” button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a server of the provider and stored there. The information is also published on the social network or on your social media account and displayed there to your contacts. If you do not want the providers to assign the data collected via our website directly to your profile/account in the respective service, you must log out of the corresponding service before activating the plugins.

Responsibility for data protection-compliant operation must be guaranteed by their respective providers. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by the provider as well as your rights and setting options for protecting your privacy can be found in the privacy policy of the provider.

OUR PRESENCE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

This data protection and cookie statement also applies to our presence on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.) when you visit us there.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

Our website may contain links to third party websites. We always check the data protection regulations of each linked website in advance, however, we cannot assume any responsibility for their correctness or compliance, as well as for the safety of visitors. Please check the data protection declarations of the respective websites yourself.

YOUR RIGHTS

You have the right to view, correct or delete your personal data. You also have the right to withdraw your consent to data processing or the processing of your personal data by Fish Tales USA B.V. to contradict. You can request access, correction or deletion of your personal data or revocation of your consent by email to info@sea-tales.com. To ensure that you have made the request, we ask that you add a copy of your ID to your request. In this copy, blacken your passport photo, the MRZ (machine-readable zone, the strip with the numbers at the bottom of the passport) and the passport number. This is to protect your privacy. We will answer your request as soon as possible, at the latest within four weeks.

 

HOW DO WE PROTECT PERSONAL DATA?

Fish Tales USA B.V. takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure, and unauthorized changes. If you believe that your data is not properly secured or there are signs of misuse, please contact us at info@fish-tales.com.

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY POLICY

Fish Tales USA B.V. reserves the right to change or update this privacy policy. Any changes will be published on our website in a new version of this declaration.

FINAL PROVISIONS

If you have any questions regarding the above-mentioned aspects or would like to make an inquiry, please let us know by sending an email to info@sea-tales.com.