Terms and Privacy Policy

General information

Initially, MINIDISKO was part of my main website fabriziomusacchio.com. Since July 2021, the project is situated on its own website, accessible via the link minidisko.com. Nevertheless, I, Fabrizio Musacchio, am still the responsible person for this project as well as for the content of this website. Also, I am responsible for the data protection laws on this website (in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR). For any question regarding the project, the content or data protection of this website, you can contact me via the following contact details:

Fabrizio Musacchio

Waisenhausgasse 65, 50676 Cologne, Germany
hello [at] minidisko.com
+49 (0) 151 26 16 53 28
VAT ID no (USt-IdNr.): DE306795145

Privacy policy

The privacy of my visitors is extremely important. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of personal information that is received and collected and how it is used.

First and foremost, I will never share your email address or any other personal information to anyone without your direct consent.

General information collected during your visit

When you access my website – i.e. if you do not register or submit information – information of a general nature will be collected automatically. This information (server log files) contains the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, your IP address, number of clicks, and referring and exit pages and the like.

It is processed in particular for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring an unproblematic website connection
  • Ensuring seamless use of my website
  • Analysis of system security and stability as well as
  • For additional administrative purposes.

I will not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. This type of information will be statistically analyzed (if necessary) to optimize my website and its underlying technology.

The processing occurs according to Art. 6 Para. 1 (f) GDPR, based on our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of my website.

Recipients

Recipients of the data may be technical service providers, who work on the operation and maintenance of my website as the processor.

Retention period

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the reason they were collected. This is generally the case, after the respective session has ended, for data that are used to make the website available.

Mandatory or required provision

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither legally nor contractually mandatory. Without the IP address however, the service and functionality of my website are not guaranteed. Furthermore, individual services can be unavailable or limited. For this reason, an objection is excluded.

Cookies

No cookies are used on this website. Read this blog post for further information.

Cookies: Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit a website.

Commentary function

Type and purpose of the processing

When users leave comments on my website, the time of their creation and the username selected by the website visitor are saved. This is for my security, as I may be prosecuted for any illegal content on my website, even if it was created by users.

The processing of the data entered as a comment occurs on the basis of a legitimate interest (Art. 6 Para. 1 (a) GDPR).

With the commentary feature, my aim is to provide you with an uncomplicated way to interact. The information you enter will be stored for the purpose of processing the request as well as possible follow-up inquiries.

Recipients

Recipients of the data may be processors.

Retention period

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the reason they were collected. This is generally the case, when the communication with the user has ended and the company can see from the circumstances that the respective issue has been clarified.

Mandatory or required provision

The provision of your personal data is voluntary. Without the provision of your personal data, I cannot guarantee you access to our commentary function.

Newsletter

Type and purpose of the processing

Your data will be used exclusively to send you the newsletter you subscribed for via e-mail. I request your name so that I can address you personally in the newsletter and identify you as needed should you want to exercise your rights as a data subject.

To receive the newsletter, providing your e-mail address is sufficient. When you subscribe to our newsletter, the data you provide will be used exclusively for this purpose. Subscribers can also be notified by e-mail about circumstances that are relevant to the service or registration (such as changes to the newsletter offer or technical matters).

I need a valid e-mail address to complete your registration. In order to verify that a registration is actually made by the owner of an e-mail address, I utilize the ‘double opt-in’ procedure. To this end, I log the newsletter subscription request, when a confirmation e-mail is sent and the receipt of the requested reply. Additional data is not collected. The data will be used exclusively for sending the newsletter and will not be shared with third parties.

Based on your express consent (Article 6 (1) a DSGVO), I will send you the subscribed newsletter on a regular basis or comparable information via e-mail to your specified e-mail address.

The consent to save and use your personal data for the newsletter may be withdrawn at any time and remain in effect in the future. Every newsletter contains a corresponding link, and you can also unsubscribe on this website at any time or inform us of your cancellation via the contact option indicated at the end of this privacy policy.

Recipients

Recipients of the data may be processors.

Retention period

Data are only processed in this context provided that the corresponding consent has been given. The data will be deleted thereafter.

Mandatory or required provision

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, based solely on your consent. Unfortunately, I cannot send you any newsletter without your consent.

Using website analytics

I use Plausible Analytics to track overall trends in the usage of my website. Plausible Analytics collects only aggregated information, which does not allow us to identify any visitor to our website. No cookies are used and no personal data -— not even an IP address or browser user agent -— is stored. For more information, please visit the Plausible Data Policy and read this blog post .

Using script libraries (Google Webfonts)

Type and purpose of the processing

In order to present my content correctly and graphically appealing across all browsers, I use ‘Google Webfonts’ from Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, hereinafter ‘Google’) to display fonts on this website.

You’ll find the data protection guidelines of the library operator Google here: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Your consent is the legal basis for the integration of Google Webfonts and the associated data transfer to Google (Art. 6 Para. 1 (a) GDPR).

Recipients

The use of script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the operator of the library. It is theoretically possible – but currently also unclear whether and to what end – that the operator, in this case Google, will collect data.

Retention period

I do not collect any personal data via the integration of Google Webfonts. You’ll find additional information on Google Webfonts at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Third country transfers

Google processes your data in the United States of America and is subject to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Mandatory or required provision

The provision of your personal data is neither legally nor contractually required. However, the correct presentation of standard-fonts content is not possible without this provision.

The programming language JavaScript is regularly used to display content. Thus, you can opt out of the data processing by disabling JavaScript execution in your browser or by installing a JavaScript blocker. Please note that this may result in functional limitations on the website.

Using Adobe Typekit

Type and purpose of the processing

I use Adobe Typekit for the visual design of my website. Typekit is a service of Adobe Systems Software Ireland Companies (4-6 Riverwalk, Citywest Business Campus, Dublin 24, Republic of Ireland; hereinafter ‘Adobe’), which grants me access to a font library. To incorporate the fonts I use, your browser must connect to an Adobe server in the U.S. and download the fonts I require for my website. Thereby, Adobe receives the information that my website retrieved from your IP address. For more information about Adobe Typekit, see the Adobe privacy policy available at: https://www.adobe.com/uk/privacy/policy.html

Your consent is the legal basis for the integration of Adobe Typekit and the associated data transfer to Adobe (Art. 6 Para. 1 (a) GDPR).

Recipients

The use of script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the operator of the library. You’ll find information on the use of your data by Adobe Typekit Web Fonts at https://typekit.com/ and in the privacy policy of Adobe Typekit: https://www.adobe.com/uk/privacy/policies/typekit.html.

Retention period

I do not collect any personal data via the integration of Adobe Typekit Web Fonts.

Third country transfers

Adobe is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, which provides a guarantee to comply with European data protection law (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TNo9AAG&status=Active).

Mandatory or required provision

The provision of your personal data is neither legally nor contractually required. However, the correct presentation of standard-fonts content is not possible without this provision.

Using Google Maps

Type and purpose of the processing

I use Google Maps on this website. Google Maps is operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter ‘Google’). This allows me to show you interactive maps directly on the website, allowing you to conveniently use the map feature.

You’ll find additional information about Google’s data processing on the Google privacy policy page, where you can also change your personal privacy settings in the data protection center.

Click here for detailed instructions on how to manage your own data related to Google products.

Your consent is the legal basis for the integration of Google Maps and the associated data transfer to Google (Art. 6 Para. 1 (a) GDPR).

Recipients

By visiting the website, Google receives information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of my website. This occurs regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged into or if there is no user account. When you’re logged into Google, your data will be directly assigned to your account. If you do not want this assignment in your Google profile, you must log out of Google before activating the button. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for advertising, market research and/or tailor-made design of its website. Such an analysis occurs in particular (even for users who are not logged in) to provide needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on my website. You have the right to object to the formation of these user profiles, but you must submit this objection to Google.

Retention period

I do not collect any personal data via the integration of Google Maps.

Third country transfers

Google processes your data in the United States of America and is subject to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

If you do not want Google to collect, process or use information about you via my website, you can disable JavaScript in your browser settings. In this case, you cannot or only partially use my website.

Mandatory or required provision

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, based solely on your consent. If you prevent access, this can lead to functional limitations on the website.

Embedded YouTube videos

Type and purpose of the processing

I embed YouTube videos on several of my websites. The operator of the respective plugins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (hereinafter ‘YouTube’). YouTube, LLC is a subsidiary of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter ‘Google’). When you visit a page with the YouTube plug-in, a connection to YouTube’s servers will be created, which tells YouTube which pages you visit. When you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can associate your browsing behaviour with you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.

If a YouTube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about user behaviour.

You will find additional information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and its processing by YouTube in the provider’s privacy policy, as well as additional information on your rights and setting options for protecting your privacy (https://policies.google.com/privacy). Google processes your data in the United States of America and is subject to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Your consent is the legal basis for the integration of YouTube and the associated data transfer to Google (Art. 6 Para. 1 (a GDPR).

Recipients

Visiting YouTube automatically triggers a connection to Google. .

Everyone who has disabled the storage of cookies for the Google ad programme will not have to expect any cookies when watching YouTube videos. However, YouTube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you would like to prevent this, you must block the storage of cookies in the browser. You’ll find additional information on data protection at ‘YouTube’ in the provider’s privacy policy at: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Third country transfers

Google processes your data in the United States of America and is subject to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Mandatory or required provision

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, based solely on your consent. If you prevent access, this can lead to functional limitations on the website.

SSL encryption

To protect the security of your data during transmission, I use state-of-the-art encryption methods (such as SSL) via HTTPS.

Revision of my privacy policy

I reserve the right to amend this privacy policy so that it always complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to my services in the privacy policy, e.g. when introducing new services. Your next visit will be subject to the new privacy policy.

This website includes links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that I endorse the website(s).

Also, I have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s). Responsible for the contents of the linked pages is the respective provider or operator of the linked website(s). I have checked the linked website(s) for possible legal violations at the time of linking, and I link to external websites only if I recognizable no unlawful content at the time of linking. However, a permanent content control of the linked pages is not reasonable - without a concrete indication of a violation. In the event of known from infringements, I will remove such links immediately.

Disclosure Policy

I do not make any money on this website through affiliate programs.

Liability for the content of this website

I created the contents of this website with great care. However, I can not guarantee the correctness, completeness and timeliness of the content. As a service provider, I am responsible according to § 7 Abs. 1 TMG (Telemediengesetz – Tele Media Act by German law) for own content on this website according to the general laws. However, according to §§ 8 to 10 TMG, I am not required as a service provider to monitor transmitted or stored foreign information or to research circumstances that indicate unlawful activity. Obligations for the removal or blocking of the use of information according to the general laws will of course be carried out. However, a liability in this regard is only possible from the date of knowledge of a concrete infringement. In the event of a disclosure of corresponding infringements, I will remove this content immediately.

The entire content and works of this website are subject to German copyright law. Copyright for this content is at Fabrizio Musacchio. Without explicit permission, commercial or non-commercial duplication, processing, distribution and any type of re-use of the content of this website is not permitted outside the limits of copyright and requires the written consent of the manufacturer. Downloads and copies of this page are only permitted for private, non-commercial use.

I respect the copyrights of third parties’ contents on my website. In particular, contents of third parties are marked as such. If you still become aware of a copyright infringement, I ask you for a corresponding note. In the event of a noting of infringements, I will remove such content immediately.

Your usage of this website

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice. Also, please note and respect the above mentioned copyright statement. Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which I shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense.

Questions

If you have any questions pertaining to data protection, please send me an email.


The privacy policy was in most parts created via the activeMind.legal privacy policy generator (Version: #2018-09-24).

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