Privacy Notice

1. General Information

This privacy policy informs you of the kind, the scope and the purpose, as well as your rights concerning your data collected and processed by sheepworld AG, Am Schafhügel 1, D 92289 Ursensollen, Germany ( “sheepworld”) on and in relation to this website.
sheepworld is committed to safeguarding your personal information. Whenever you provide such information, sheepworld is legally obliged to use your information in line with all laws concerning the protection of your personal information.

2. Personal data and its use

You can use our website without disclosing personal information. Personal data is only collected if you will provide it voluntarily to us, while visiting our website. For inquiries about our products and services you may be asked to enter personal data that is mandatory to process your requests (name, address, e-mail address, phone number, etc.). Before your personal data is sent to us and stored into our database, you will be asked for approval. All personal data you submitted to us is used solely to process your requests. There is no sharing of this personal data to third parties.

3. Logfiles

During every visit of websites information about IP address, referring URL, date/time, browser version and operating system is stored in the webservers log files due to technical reasons. Further so called cookies may partially be stored temporary on your local computer. Cookies are small text files that are temporarily stored on your hard drive and contain information about your visit to our website. This data is needed only due to technical reasons and in no way it will be associated with any individual person. An evaluation is done only in the form of anonymous statistics.

4. Cookies

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique alphanumeric identifier that is sent to user’s computer browser from a website’s computer and is stored on user’s device’s hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if user’s browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect users privacy) the browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to the user, not the cookies sent to the user by other websites. Many websites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to track online traffic flows.

On this website, cookies record information about your online preferences and allow us to tailor the websites to your interests. Additional cookies may be set by third-parties like advertisers that serve the advertisements that appear on InnoPoints’ website or third-party-services like Youtube or Flickr. The Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. Additionally, you can disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on’s settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer.

5. Statistic data

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States .

In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.

Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

6. Integration of content from external providers

In our website we have integrated browser plug-ins and links of social networks and providers of video content (eg Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.). These services are operated by third parties that have their headquarters partially outside the EU or the EEA. This browser plug-ins and links are identified by logos or other notes at our webpages. In the context of the use of this content a connection between your computer (browser) and the servers of the provider is established. This will forward the information about your visit to our website together with your IP address to the provider. This information may then be assigned by the provider to your existing account at this provider. Especially true if you are logged in to your account at those services at the time of the usage of the plug-in at our website.

For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by the service providers, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit the service provider privacy policy. You can prevent the transmission of data. Please refer to the point “protecting your privacy” in this policy.

7. Use of Facebook Social Plugins

Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) provided by the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white letter f on blue background or a thumb up icon) or the notice “Facebook Social Plugin”. For a full list of all social Plugins please see developers.facebook.com/plugins.
When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Facebook to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website. Thus we have no influence on the data gathered by the plugin and inform you according to our state of knowledge.

The embedded plugins provide Facebook with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking “Like”, or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into Facebook, there is possibility that the plugins transmits your IP-address to Facebook.

For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit Facebook’s privacy policy: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php. If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by Facebook, please log off from Facebook before entering our website. Further you can block Facebook social Plugins by using add-ons for your browser, like the “Facebook Blocker”.

8. Service

If you have any concern about privacy at our website, apply your rights to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you and want to have any inaccuracies corrected or require the deletion of this data, please get in touch. We will use reasonable efforts to supply, correct or delete personal information about you on our files. Even if you have any questions or want more detailed information, please send us an e-mail.

9. Changes to Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time so you may wish to check it each time you submit personal information to us.

Version: September 2011