The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.
Our website can usually be used without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or email address) is collected on our website, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. These data will not be collected without your express consent and will not be passed on to third parties.
We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.
Designation of the responsible body
The responsible body for data processing on this website is: Martin Mrosek Bruktererhang 19 45277 Essen The responsible body decides alone or jointly with others on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, contact details, etc.).
Data processing on Flightradar.flights
a) Personal data – provision and follow non-provision
As a natural person, you are not obliged to provide «personal» data without your consent. Flightradar.flights does not collect any personal data from you. With the exception of the contact form, which is provided for you in order to protect your personal interests, if you ask to contact us. The embedded aircraft radar from Radarbox24.com also does not automatically collect any personal data from you. Radarbox only asks for personal data on your request if you obviously want to become a member of Radarbox24.com out of interest, for example. Such a membership is based on an increase in the service offered, for a fee and on a voluntary basis. Failure to provide personal data has no effect on our service which we provide to you, as we do not need it for the operation of Flightradar.flights.
b) What other data is recorded and stored?
Flightradar.flights collects and stores information exclusively in server log files in order to ensure the optimal operation of this website. The following information helps us to troubleshoot, optimize and deliver our services.
- IP address shortened (anonymized) i.e. the server automatically shortens the last two digits of all IP addresses that access Flightradar.flights
- Date and time of the request
- Which document / page is queried or called
- Which browser is used e.g. Safari / Firefox / Chrome
- Which operating system with version number is used e.g. Windows 10
Flightradar.flights saves this data in the server log for a period of 90 days from the first access, after which the server log files are automatically deleted.
c) Who can still access this data?
The hosting provider for this site, who regularly maintains its servers. But could also create backup copies for Flightradar.flights, may also have access to the server log files or personal data. The hosting provider does not pursue its own purposes in handling this data. The hosting provider only works on the «order and on instructions» of Flightradar.flights. This could be the case, for example, if Flightradar.flights should ever obtain personal data from you, e.g. via the contact form by e-mail and, appropriately, asks the hosting provider to create a backup copy of this website with server log files and an email mailbox .
Note on aircraft radar on Flightradar.flights
Since it is an «embedded» aircraft radar, you can also inquire about your data protection from the provider at Radarbox24.com and ensure that our service in connection with Radarbox24 is compliant and secure. Should there be changes in the future that violate the safeguarding and legality of your data protection, we will always endeavor to offer solutions and to list them here. Or to limit the service.
«Embedded» means that Flightradar.flights implements and displays the content from another page on its own page.
Revocation of your consent to data processing Some data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke your already given consent at any time. An informal e-mail notification is sufficient for the revocation. The legality of the data processing carried out before the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
Right to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority
As a person concerned, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority in the event of a breach of data protection law. The competent supervisory authority with regard to data protection issues is the state data protection officer of the federal state in which our company is based. The following link provides a list of data protection officers and their contact details: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Right to data portability
You have the right to have data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract handed over to you or to third parties. It is provided in a machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another person responsible, this will only be done if it is technically feasible.
Right to information, correction, blocking, deletion
You have the right to free information about your stored personal data, the origin of the data, their recipients and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to correction, blocking or deletion at any time within the framework of the applicable legal provisions Deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time using the contact options listed in the legal notice if you have any further questions on the subject of personal data.
SSL or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content that you send to us as the site operator, our website uses an SSL or. TLS encryption. This means that data that you transmit via this website cannot be read by third parties. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the «https: //» address line of your browser and by the lock symbol in the browser line.
Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in server log files. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Time of the server request
- IP address (anonymized)
There is no merging of this data with other data sources. The basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR, which allows the processing of data for the fulfillment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.
Data transmitted via the contact form, including your contact details, will be stored in order to be able to process your request or to be available for follow-up questions. This data will not be passed on without your consent. The processing of the data entered in the contact form takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke your already given consent at any time. An informal e-mail notification is sufficient for the revocation. The legality of the data processing operations carried out before the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation. Data transmitted via the contact form will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or there is no longer any need to store data. Mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected.
Our website uses plugins from YouTube for the integration and display of video content. The video portal is provided by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a page with an integrated YouTube plug-in, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. This tells YouTube which of our pages you have accessed. YouTube can assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile if you are logged into your YouTube account. You can prevent this by logging out beforehand. YouTube is used in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR. You can find details on handling user data in YouTube’s data protection declaration at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/ privacy.
Our website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider of the web analysis service is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses «cookies.» These are small text files that your web browser saves on your device and that enable website usage to be analyzed. Information generated by cookies about your use of our website is transmitted to a Google server and stored there. The server location is usually the USA. Google Analytics cookies are set on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f GDPR. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize our website and, if necessary, advertising.
We use Google Analytics in conjunction with the IP anonymization function. It ensures that Google shortens your IP address within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before it is transmitted to the USA. There may be exceptional cases in which Google transmits the full IP address to a server in the USA and abbreviates it there. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to create reports on website activity and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.
The setting of cookies by your web browser can be prevented. However, this could limit some functions of our website. You can also prevent the collection of data relating to your website usage including your IP address and subsequent processing by Google. You can do this by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Order processing In order to fully comply with the statutory data protection requirements, we have concluded an order processing contract with Google.
Demographic characteristics in Google Analytics Our website uses the “demographic characteristics” function of Google Analytics. It can be used to create reports that contain statements on the age, gender and interests of the site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and visitor data from third-party providers. It is not possible to assign the data to a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time. You can do this via the ad settings in your Google account or by generally prohibiting the collection of your data by Google Analytics, as explained under “Objection to data collection”.
Amazon partner program
As the operator of this website, we participate in the Amazon EU partner program. Ads from Amazon and links to Amazon are included on our pages in order to earn money through advertising reimbursements. Amazon cookies are used, which means that Amazon recognizes that you have clicked a partner link on our website. The storage of “Amazon cookies” is based on Art. 6 lit. f GDPR. As a website operator, we have a legitimate interest in this, as the amount of the advertising cost reimbursement can only be determined using cookies. Details on data usage by Amazon can be found in the Amazon data protection declaration: https://www.amazon.de/gp/help/customer/display.html?ie=UTF8&nodeId=201909010&ref_=footer_privacy