The following data will be partially passed on to third parties, mostly for technical reasons, in accordance with this data protection declaration. We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) may be subject to security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
The websites of the book- and philosophy portal partly use so-called "cookies". Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit us.
You can set your browser to inform you about the setting of cookies and to allow cookies only in individual cases, to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functionality of this website may be limited.
2. Hosting Provider & Server-LogFiles
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
These data are not directly attributable to specific persons. A consolidation of this data with other data sources is not carried out. We reserve the right to check this data subsequently if we become aware of concrete indications of illegal use.
4. Contact form
If you send us enquiries via the contact form, your details from the enquiry form, including the contact data you provide there, including your IP address, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. We will not pass on this data without your authorisation.
5. Comment function
For the comment function on this page, in addition to your comment, information about the time of the comment's creation, your e-mail address and, if you are not posting anonymously, the user name you have chosen are stored.
Storage of the IP address
Our comment function saves the IP addresses of users who post comments. Since we do not check comments on our site before they are activated, we need this data to be able to take action against the author in case of legal violations such as insults or propaganda.
6. Newsletter data
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need an e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter.
We use this data only for sending the requested information.
You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and its use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.
The registration to our newsletter is done in a so-called "double opt-in procedure". This means that after registration you will receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that nobody can register with foreign e-mail addresses.
Newsletter registrations are logged in order to be able to prove the registration process according to the legal requirements. This includes the storage of the registration and confirmation time as well as the IP address.
Legal basis General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
In accordance with the provisions of the Beneral Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applicable from 25 May 2018, we hereby inform you that consent to the sending of e-mail addresses is given on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. a, 7 GDPR and § 7 (2) no. 3, or (3) LoUC (Federal law on Unfair Competition). The statistical surveys and analyses as well as the logging of the registration procedure are carried out on the basis of our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. We are interested in the use of a user-friendly and secure newsletter system that serves our business interests and meets the expectations of the users.
7. Google Analytics
Host Europe, the provider of this website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. Provider is the Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Because this connection cannot be prevented by buphi.net, this website now also uses the advertising services of Google Adsense.
Demographic characteristics in Google Analytics
This website uses the "demographic features" function of Google Analytics. This allows reports to be generated that contain information about the age, gender and interests of the site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising by Google as well as from visitor data from third parties. This data cannot be attributed to any specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time via the ad settings in your Google Account or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the "Opting out of data collection" section.
8. Google Adsense
This website uses Google AdSense, an online advertising service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google AdSense uses so-called "cookies", text files which are stored on the user's computer and which enable an analysis of the use of the website. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). Through these web beacons, information such as visitor traffic on the pages of this offer can be evaluated. The information generated by cookies and web beacons about the use of this website (including the IP address of the user) and delivery of advertising formats are transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This information may be passed on by Google to contractual partners of Google. However, Google will not merge your IP address with other data stored by you.
Users can prevent the installation of cookies from Google AdSense in different ways:
a) by a corresponding setting of the browser software;
The settings under b) and c) are deleted when cookies are deleted in the browser settings.
Our website uses features of the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time one of our pages containing XING functions is called up, a connection to XING servers is established. To the best of our knowledge, no personal data is stored. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or usage behavior is evaluated.
Our website uses plugins from the YouTube page operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit one of our sites equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. This tells the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
11. Right of information, deletion, blocking
You have the right to receive information free of charge at any time about your stored personal data, its origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing, as well as the right to correct, block or delete this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions regarding personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.
Last updated: July 2021