Privacy Policy

Important information about the collection & privacy of data

Architektin Kelbing, registered in the Federal Republic of Germany, is the owner and operator of this website architektin-kelbing.de. Architektin Kelbing has been a member of the Baden-Württemberg Chamber of Architects since 2003 (No. 058662), and the Association of German Master-Builders, Architects and Engineers (BDB) since July 2014 (No. 9343). For full entity legal detail, please visit the Company Imprint.

Architektin Kelbing, hereafter also referred to by its website domain name architektin-kelbing.de provides services in architecture and design, project management, and consulting services in Überlingen, as well as throughout the wider Lake Constance/Bodensee region of Baden-Württemberg in Southern Germany.

Please read the following Privacy Policy carefully. This Privacy Policy section explains what information may be collected via the architektin-kelbing.de website, and how it may be used; respecting the privacy of both the website visitor, as well any affiliates and partners, together with any unlawful copyright and misuse of information on the architektin-kelbing.de website. This Privacy Policy applies to all information collected via architektin-kelbing.de only.

For more information regarding legalities and use/misuse of information on the architektin-kelbing.de website, please read the Website Disclaimer.

If anything is unclear or for further information regarding this Privacy Policy or anything else, please feel free to contact Architektin Kelbing directly at info 'at' architektin-kelbing.de

Privacy of Data & Information Collected

This website http://www.architektin-kelbing.de Does Not store any personal or company data on the website, other than, and only, the sole email address provided if opting in to subscribe to the newsletter.

Architektin Kelbing is dedicated to protecting the website user's privacy and safeguarding any personally identifiable information. Architektin Kelbing uses all information collected/gathered via this architektin-kelbing.de website in strict confidence and privacy. It is our firm's policy to respect and protect the privacy rights of visitors to this website, any prospective customer, as well as all partners and affiliates.

ANY INFORMATION AND DATA PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE WILL BE USED IN STRICT CONFIDENCE, SECURITY AND PRIVACY. ANY COMPANY OR PERSONAL DETAILS SUBMITTED VIA THE CONTACT FORM OR DIRECT CONTACT E-VIA MAIL WILL ALSO NOT BE DIVULGED TO ANY OTHER PARTIES, UNLESS SPECIFICALLY VERIFIED AND APPROVED PRIOR BY THE SENDER.

What information may be collected through this website architektin-kelbing.de:

IMPORTANT: Only enquiries to services in architecture and design can be submitted through this website's contact form, but NOT confirmed or paid.

Architektin Kelbing will explicitly ask when requiring further information that personally identifies you or any personal/business information needed to contact you and follow up with the enquiry. This might be over email, telephone, or other form of electronic communication.

Architektin Kelbing will use such Personal Information to provide more information on the enquiry for service or feedback, and if requested, such as via the Newsletter subscription option, to sporadically inform you of news, trends and services.

When a user provides information through architektin-kelbing.de – such as via the online enquiry/contact form – Architektin Kelbing:

  • Does not collect any unnecessary information, nor distribute any information externally without the user's knowledge or prior consent, nor collect any information without the user's knowledge or consent.
  • Attempts to store information as securely as possible and does not allow access to this information by external parties unless required by law (for example, if the information is subject to a warrant or subpoena).
  • Any information collected is used solely by authorised Architektin Kelbing personnel.

In case you disagree with this after submission, please inform Architektin Kelbing in writing, who shall proceed to take appropriate action to delete or modify records accordingly.

RIGHT TO ACCESS, CORRECT AND DELETE DATA AND TO OBJECT TO DATA PROCESSING

Users who have submitted any personal information/data via this website have the right to request a correction or full deletion of this information/data relating to them, and to object to the processing of such data, by addressing a written request, at any time to Architektin Kelbing to info 'at' architektin-kelbing.de

If a user would like to unsubscribe from the official Newsletter, they can do so automatically by visiting the website and clicking the "unsubscribe" link option in the footer under the Newsletter field, and then entering the email they wish to take off the list. If any user would in turn like to re-subscribe, they can do so by simply re-entering their email at any stage.

Compulsory Disclosure of Information

Architektin Kelbing may be compelled to disclose a certain amount of information by applicable jurisdiction law, such as under local, national or EU court orders or legal notices to produce documents under law.

Website traffic trends

For statistical and website enhancement purposes only, Architektin Kelbing collects basic information on website activity (such as number of users who visit the website, date and time of visits, number of pages viewed and location, entry page, exit page and links, type of browser, type of device, among other general web browsing statistical information). Collection of such data may involve the use of cookies.

Collection of such information in website traffic trends is standard, and commonly practiced on websites throughout the Internet.

Information collected on architektin-kelbing.de does not identify individuals as such, but it does provide statistics that can be used to analyse and improve general and user's experience whilst on this website. Architektin Kelbing's personnel may in turn analyses website traffic trends to help improve the overall website design/development and experience, as well as to help improve the end services provided in architecture and design.

Various data that may be observed through the architektin-kelbing.de website includes:

  • Standard machine/device identity details (used to visit the website), as is normal and necessary when a user interacts with a website and its server; and
  • ClickStream data on the nature of a user's visit to the site, including server address, user's upper domain category (e.g. .com, .org, .net, .de, .eu, etc.) and thereby origin location, date and time of the visit, path taken to the architektin-kelbing.de website (e.g. via a search engine and which one, social media driven traffic, or link from at another site), various pages accessed, route taken through the site, exit pages, exit links, sometimes searched words or terminology performed to find the website (as this may also be encrypted by search engines now), and any documents downloaded.

Cookies Policy

A cookie is a small file placed onto internet enabled device in order to recognise the device at recurring visits, and in turn enable a website's features and functionalities.

Cookies may transmit information via a device's browser with a purpose of authentication or identification via the IP address. For example, cookies enable a website to identify device used when visiting, and keep track of web browsing preference for bettering user experience. A cookie cannot collect information from a device and cannot carry any virus or other damaging files.

Generally, cookies can be used to do lots of different things, such as recognise you as the user when visiting a website, remembering your preferences, and overall give you a more personalised experience that's in line with your settings. Cookies may also make your interactions with a website faster and more secure.

Essentially there are two types of cookies:

  • persistent cookies, and
  • session cookies

A persistent cookie helps the website (and third party applications) recognise you as an existing user, so it's easier to return and continue your existing user experience.

Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you leave the website, i.e. lasting only for as long as the session (usually the current visit to the website or a browser session).

When does Architektin Kelbing use cookies?

architektin-kelbing.de only utilises persistent cookies, essentially for keeping track of website visitor trends/statistics. This use of cookies is to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allows it to monitor and understand how people from around the world use the website, thereby helping to improve the overall structure and content accordingly. This cannot identify you personally from this information, only general/standard website traffic trends via an IP.

These types of cookies are applicable to all sorts of internet enabled devices, i.e. PC, smartphones and tablets.

Cookies might also be placed in your browser when visiting architektin-kelbing.de via third party application plug-in or using third party modules, especially utilised during social media interactions.

Controlling Cookies

Cookies on your Internet device help make the user experience of a website better. By continuing to use this architektin-kelbing.de website service, you are consenting to the use of this site's cookies and similar technologies for the purposes we describe in this cookies policy hereafter. If you do not agree to the use of cookies in this or any such way, you should set your browser privacy and cookies settings accordingly, or not use the website. Please note, if you disable cookies used, this may impact overall user experience.

Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies. You can change the settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device, as well as delete them. There are a number of ways to manage cookies. Please refer to your specific browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to adjust or modify your cookie browser settings. If you use different devices to view and access the architektin-kelbing.de website (e.g. PC, smartphone, tablet) you will need to ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.

Privacy Policy Revision

Architektin Kelbing reserves the right to modify, alter, or update this website's Privacy Policy at any time. As the user, you agree to be bound by such changes, and to its current relevancy as presented on this website at any given time.