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Data Protection

We, the company CheckSailing.e.U. want to thank you for visiting our website. As for us, CheckSailing.e.U., the safe handling of your data is particularly important to us. We would therefore like to inform you in detail about the use of your data when visiting our website.

What data is collected and stored?

In order to visit our website, the provision of personal data is not necessary. Personal data are individual details about personal and factual circumstances of a certain or identifiable person (§ 3 Abs. 1 BDSG), i.e. data that allow conclusions about a person. These data are only collected or saved by us if you voluntarily provide us with the data, for example when contacting you.

Voluntarily communicated personal data are collected, stored and processed exclusively for the execution of the contractual relationship. The transfer of your data to third parties is also exclusively, as far as this is necessary in the context of the contractual relationship. Of course, we pay attention to the compliance with data protection regulations when using your data – in particular the Federal Data Protection Act and the Telemedia Act.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are short text information that are stored on your computer. They facilitate the use of websites. When using cookies, there is always a risk that your surfing behavior within the used Internet presence can be read out and that user profiles can be created.

Nevertheless, we also use cookies on our website, as these make the use of the website more comfortable and otherwise certain functions of the website can not be executed. After the end of the browser session, most of the cookies we use will be deleted from your hard drive (“session cookies”). The so-called “persistent cookies”, however, remain on your computer and allow us to recognize you on your next visit.

However, you have the option of preventing the storage of cookies on your own computer by changing the settings in your browser program accordingly.

Use of Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (Google), on our website. Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators, and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or as far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will never associate your IP address with other Google data. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; However, please be aware that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

You can object to the collection and storage of your data at any time with effect for the future. In view of the discussion about the use of analysis tools with full IP addresses, we would like to point out that in order to exclude a direct personal referentiality, IP addresses are only shortened on this website because we use Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp ()”.

Use of Facebook Social Plug-ins

This website of CheckSailing.e.U. uses so-called social plug-ins (“plug-ins”) of the social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (hereafter Facebook). The plug-ins can be recognized by a Facebook logo or the addition “Social Plug-in of Facebook” or “Facebook Social Plug-in”. For an overview of the Facebook social plug-ins and their look, visit

If you visit a page of our website that contains such a plug-in, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plug-in is transmitted by Facebook directly to your browser and incorporated by him into the website.

By integrating the plug-ins, Facebook receives the information that your browser visited the corresponding page of CheckSailing.e.U. . Even if you do not have a Facebook account or are currently not logged in to Facebook. This information (including your IP address) will be transmitted by your browser directly and directly to a Facebook server in the US and stored there.

If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can allocate your visit at the website of CheckSailing.e.U directly to your Facebook account

If you interact with the plug-ins, such as clicking on the »Like« button or leaving a comment, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a Facebook server and stored there. The information will also be posted on Facebook and displayed to your Facebook friends.

If you do not wish that Facebook will assign your collected data to your Facebook Account, you need to be sure you have loged out of your facebook account before visiting the CheckSailing e.U. Website.

The purpose and scope of the data collection as well as the further processing and use of your data by Facebook as well as your related rights and setting options for protecting your privacy can be found in Facebook’s privacy policy at


You can register to receive our newsletter. For this you need to provide us your email at any case. Other information used to optimize the newsletter may be provided voluntarily. We use your e-mail address exclusively to send you our newsletter for your own advertising purposes. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. Please subscribe to the newsletter by clicking on the link “unsubscribe from the newsletter” or send an e-mail to the following address:

Embedded videos and images from external websites

Some of our pages contain embedded content from YouTube or Instagram. When you access a page from our website containing videos or pictures from YouTube and / or Instagram channels, no personal data will be transmitted, with the exception of the IP address. In the case of YouTube, the IP address is transferred to Google Inc., in the case of Instagram to Instagram Inc., 181 South Park Street Suite 2 San Francisco, California 94107 (Instagram).

Notice of changes

Changes to the law or changes to our internal processes may necessitate an adaptation of this privacy policy.

In the event of such a change, we will notify you of this no later than six weeks prior to entry into force. In general, you are entitled to (§ 6) a right of revocation regarding your granted consent.

Please note that (unless you make use of your right of withdrawal) the current version of the privacy policy is the valid one.

Updating/ deleting your personal data

You have the opportunity at any time to review, modify or delete the personal information provided to us by sending us an e-mail to If you are a member of us, you can also exclude the receive of further information for the future there.

Likewise, you have the right,  to withdraw your once given consent at any time with effect for the future at any time.

The deletion of the stored personal data takes place if you revoke your consent for the storage or if the knowledge of these data is no longer necessary for the fulfillment of the purpose with which the data was stored. The deletion, however, takes place only after expiry of the deadlines of tax and commercial law.


Declaration of consent for the use of texts, comments and photos uploaded or sent to CheckSailing e.U. by other means such as e-mail etc.

I agree that in the course of a crowdfunding campaign carried out by CheckSailing, texts, comments and photos that I have uploaded or sent to CheckSailing e.U. via post, email etc. may be used for publications in different areas:

⦁    on the website of CheckSailing e.U (

⦁    in (print-) publications of CheckSailing e.U

⦁    on the Facebook and Instagram page of CheckSailing e.U

and may be stored for this purpose. The photos and texts serve exclusively for the public relations work of CheckSailing e.U

I am aware of the fact that photos as well as texts can be viewed and downloaded on the Internet by any person. Despite all technical precautions, it cannot be foreseen if such persons will continue to use the photos or pass them on to other persons.

This declaration of consent is voluntary and can be revoked at any time with effect for the future by CheckSailing e.U. If the photos are available on the internet, they will be removed as far as CheckSailing e.U. is able to do so.

Registered User (in this case: Donors and members)

CheckSailing e.U. collects and processes personal donations and membership fees: The name, the amount of the donation and membership fee, e-mail addresses and, if required by law, the invoice address (if the invoice amount exceeds 1000€).

CheckSailing e.U. member data will not be published, sold, rent or offered for sale. The names of sponsors and members who support CheckSailing e.U. with more than 1,000 Euros in one year will be published on our website. If the donation or the membership fee is less than 1.000€ in one year, we will only publish the name with the personal agreement of the donor/member.

The personal data of the sponsors and members will be used only to inform them about the current activities of CheckSailing. U such as a thank you, information on ongoing projects, if necessary tax and legal obligations and internal accounting and evaluation.

In principle, the personal data of the donors and members will not be disclosed to third parties, except for the following exceptions:

⦁    For the legal protection of users;

⦁    to meet legal requirements or to comply with a judicial decision;

⦁    To defend and protect the rights of the provider;

⦁    To comply with the terms of use or the privacy policy;

For sponsors and members, the regulations for non-registered users apply.

Your contact person

If you have questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, or if you would like information or the correction, deletion or blocking of your data, please contact:

Ilse-Arlt-Straße 4/58
1220 Vienna
Tel. + 43 676 371 3221

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