Terms of Use, Cookies & Privacy Policy

Hello, it is our pleasure that you have decided to visit us, as you have done so, take a moment to review the terms and conditions as well as the cookies and privacy policies that govern the use of the website realtektreiber.de. The document is divided into three parts:

I. Legal Notices

Ii. General Terms and Conditions (GTC)

Iii. Cookies and Privacy Policy.

I. LEGAL NOTICE

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE WEBSITE. YOU MAY ONLY USE THIS WEBSITE IF YOU AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE AND OUR PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THE FOLLOWING, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE WEBSITE.
II. TERMS OF USE (TOS)

(a) Definitions

Website: It defines all content hosted on the domain "realtektreiber.de" or one of its versions with and without "www", with "http" or "https" protocol, using the access IP(s) of the server(s), any subdomain or any other technically possible access option. Within this framework, all texts are published, all sections that include them, including the main domain, subdomains, all internal URLs, folders, files of any kind, in short, any information, products, functions or services hosted or connected to the website.
Visitor: This refers to any person, software, machine, institution, public or private organization, institution, authority or similar entity on its own behalf or on behalf of third parties who access the Website.
Responsible for the website: The person, person, institution, organization or company that owns the Website.

b) Conditions of access and use of the website.

These conditions govern the access and use of the website by the visitor. The visitor accepts these conditions in full and without reservation when searching and using the services offered on the website, otherwise he must leave the website immediately.

The Person Responsible for the Website reserves the right to unilaterally modify these Terms at any time if he wishes, requests or needs to do so.

c) Access to the website

The visitor is solely responsible for obtaining the necessary computer resources to access the services and content published on the website.

The person responsible for the website reserves the right to unilaterally allow access to the visitor without prior consultation and/or notification if he or she deems it appropriate.

The Person In charge of the Website does not guarantee under any circumstances continuous and constant access to the Website, the Visitor accepts that there may be temporary or permanent interruptions of the service, and these do not entitle him to any kind of compensation.

d) External content

This website contains links to external content that is not the responsibility of the controller. For the content of linked pages exclusively their operators are responsible.

e) Legal responsibility for the contents

All information on the website is absolutely referential and should never be understood as professional advice. The visitor understands and accepts this premise and must therefore use the website at his own risk.

Guarantees of any kind are not given. It is accepted that the information shown may contain errors, the visitor understands and accepts these risks under his strict and sole responsibility.

Iii. PRIVACY POLICY

a) Cookies, relevant information

Cookies are small pieces of code or text that are used to collect information of interest in order to provide a better user experience for the visitor. Data collected and stored includes the language of the browser, the URLs visited, user preferences, length of time spent on the website, screen resolution, browser used, operating system used and other data that allows us to personalize the user experience and optimize our technology and business platforms.

Learn more about cookies:

Cookie – Wikipedia.
Cookies – European Commission.

b) Data collection and processing

We may collect browsing data from our visitors in order to compile statistics on the use of the website, to optimise the quality of our service, to prevent fraud, abuse and to protect information about the website and visitors.

b.1) Analysis and advertising services

In order to offer our services with the best possible quality, to improve the efficiency of advertising materials and the analysis of information, we use our own and third-party technologies and services to automatically collect information and data about visitors, including technical aspects related to the navigation hardware and software, IP address, geographical location of each of the visits received, URLs visited, duration of each user's session, Times when the same visitor enters the website, among other things.

Our analytics services do not automatically collect personal information such as name and email address.

Our own advertising services and those of third parties used to finance the Website may collect similar data.

b.2) Comments and contact forms

When you fill out a form, such as .B contact or comments, the information you provide may be stored on our servers or on the third-party platforms or services we use.

b.3) Security services

The IP address of the visitors, the ID of the connected users and the user name of the access attempts are registered with reservation in order to check for malicious activity and to protect the website from certain types of attacks. Examples of conditions under which registration occurs include access attempts, disconnection requests, suspicious URL requests, site content changes, and password changes.

This page has been scanned for malware and potential vulnerabilities using SiteCheck from Sucuri. We do not send any personal information to Sucuri; however, during the analysis, Sucuri may find publicly published personal information (such as that in the comments).

b.4) Cache

This website uses caching to provide a faster response time and a better user experience. Caching may store a copy of each web page that is displayed on that website. All cache files are temporary and will never be viewed by third parties, unless this is necessary to obtain technical support from the manufacturer of the cache plugin. Cache files expire on a schedule set by the site administrator, but can be easily deleted by the administrator before their natural expiration, if necessary.

c) How long we store your data

The information collected while browsing is stored for a variable period of time from a few hours to longer periods such as months, years or even unlimited. Here are some examples:

  • Cache: Usually 4 – 72 hours, but technically it is possible to set these values up to a maximum of 1 year.
  • Comments: Since these are part of the public content of the site, they will only be removed if our editorial policy requires it or if the author of the comment so wishes.
  • Security protocols: 30 days, usually. However, we reserve the right to permanently store the data of those sessions that we believe have attempted to violate the integrity and security of the website.
  • Google Analytics: 26 months.
  • Click: Indefinitely, with the exception of heatmaps, individual visitors and actions (page views, etc.), which can be stored for up to 18 months.
  • Backups: 1 month, some files can be stored indefinitely.

d) With whom we pass on your data

We may use some of the following services to collect, process and store data:

  • Google AdSense
  • Google Analytics
  • Clicky
  • Sucuri
  • Cloudflare
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Google Gmail
  • Google Drive
  • Dropbox
  • Sugarsync
  • Box
  • Automattic
  • Microsoft OneDrive
  • Amazon Drive
  • Amazon AWS

The information collected may be stored on our suppliers' servers, including external email platforms. We will NOT send you SPAM or email marketing campaigns. We do not sell your data for any reason. We do not pass on your data to third parties, with the exception of our service providers.

We may be required by law to disclose your data to the relevant authorities.

e) What rights do you have to your data?

If you have an account on this website or have left comments, you can request 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 delete any personal data we hold about you. This does not apply to data that we have to store for administrative, legal or security purposes.

For an export or a data deletion you can use our contact page.

f) Our commitment

The Data Controller of the Website undertakes to:

Use this information responsibly.

Do not sell the visitor's data.

Not to disclose or exchange information about the visitor with third parties, with the exception of what is required by the services and the analysis software, as well as the requirements of the competent judicial authorities, the latter only if strictly necessary).

g) Information on data protection and cookies in advertising networks

To finance this website, we use the Google AdSense advertising platform, which uses cookies from its providers and Google itself to show users relevant ads based on data collected when visiting this or other websites.

To learn more about this topic, please consult:

Users can opt out of Google's personalized advertising by accessing:

If you want to opt out of personalized advertising from other providers, you can check this:

h) About privacy and cookies in analytics services that we use or may use.

We use various third-party services to collect and analyze user data, some of the following may be active at this time or in the future:

Google Analytics: Privacy.

Clicky: Cookies.

Clicky: Terms.

i) About the privacy of the third-party technology platforms or services we use

If you send us an email or message through the contact form, we may use third-party email services. We also use the services of several social networks, which may receive data about the activities of our website and thus of our users. We also use services to optimize the loading of the content of our website. Here are links to learn more about these companies' privacy policies:

j) Disabling cookies and collecting data

Some users may request or wish to restrict or disable cookies and data collection. Usually, browsers contain options for this, you should consult the help of your browser to know the procedures to follow and the options available.

k) How to manage browser cookies

l) What is "Do Not Track" and how to enable/disable it?

This option, which is included in some browsers, tells the websites that you do not want your data to be tracked. The following links provide information on how to enable and disable them in different browsers.

Final remark on data protection for third-party services

The privacy policies applied by third parties may vary from country to country or from region to region. Therefore, when visiting the links provided above, make sure that they correspond to the area in which you live.