Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website addresses are: vahanus.net, www.vahanus.net, gitlab.vahanus.net

Contact forms

If you have questions or complaints regarding our privacy policy or practices, please contact the administrator via eMail

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Log and Usage Data

We log information when you access this site. This may include your IP address, browser type, user-agent string, operating system, pages visited, links clicked, user interactions, the requested URL and search terms.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. Our site may contain videos from YouTube or Vimeo.
These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

This site does not share any of your personal data with third parties.

Who can see my personal information

If you are not a registered user of this site, there is no personal information available to us. If you are a registered user with a profile, your personal information can be accessed by yourself and our administrators only. An exception to this rule is using one or more of the following embedded services which may collect data on their own.

Social Sharing

We may offer social sharing features or other integrated tools that let you share content or actions you take on our services with other media. Your use of these features enables the sharing of certain information with the public, depending on the settings you establish with the third party that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the third parties that provide these social sharing features (e.g., Tumblr, Facebook, Pinterest, Gravatar and Twitter).

Youtube

This site may embed videos from www.youtube.com, the provider of this service is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. For more information about their privacy policy when such videos are embedded, have a look at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, Opt-Out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

Google Fonts

This site uses font elements from fonts.googleapis.com, the provider of this service is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. For more information about their privacy policy when such fonts are embedded, have a look at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, Opt-Out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

Google Maps

This site may use geographic maps from maps.googleapis.com, the provider of this service is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Additionally the location data may be collected, depends on the administrative settings of the device used (eg. a mobile device). This data may be transferred to the US. For more information about their privacy policy when such maps are embedded, have a look at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, Opt-Out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

OpenStreetMap

This site may use geographic maps from openstreetmap.org, the provider of this service is the OpenStreetMap Foundation. This data may be transferred to the US. For more information about their privacy policy when such maps are embedded, have a look at https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Privacy_Policy.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Analytics

This server does not use any external software or service (eg. Google Analytics) tracking the surf behavior of a user. Although we may scan traffic to analyze and measure unique website visits this information is only used for internal purposes and not shared at all.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

How we protect your data

All data is stored internally only on this server and only accessible by the administrators. Common known practices and technological measures have been taken to suppress unintended access of data on this server from an external host.

Acceptance of Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions

By using this site, you signify your agreement to the terms and conditions of this privacy policy. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use this site. We reserve the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time. All amended terms automatically take effect once they are initially posted on the site. Please check this page periodically for any modifications. Your continued use of any of the Services following the posting of any changes to these terms shall mean that you have accepted those changes.

Contact forms

Branko Mikic
Engelbosteler Damm 71
30167 Hannover
Germany