Privacy Policy

Mermaid Studios GmbH collects and uses your personal data exclusively in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations, in particular in accordance with the Basic Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO), the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).

In the following, we will inform you about the type, scope and purposes of the collection and use of personal data on this website. The person responsible for the collection, processing and use of your personal data within the meaning of Art. 4, Item 7 ("DSGVO") is Mermaid Studios GmbH represented by the managing director:

Hester Hilbrecht
Lohmühlenstr. 65
12435 Berlin
T: +49 (0) 30-20606879
e-mail: hello(at)mermaidstudios.com
Local court Berlin-Charlottenburg: HRB191663B

Personal data

Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as "data subject"); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person (Art. 4, No. 1 DPA).

Data provided voluntarily via the contact form

If you send us information (including personal data) via our contact form, we will only process this information to the extent necessary to answer your inquiry. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO.

How do we protect and safeguard your information?

The personal data collected and all information is stored on a computer of the external subcontractor who acts as processor and who must guarantee data protection and confidentiality by means of data protection.

Storage period

We store your data until the expiry of the statutory or possible contractual retention periods, warranty and guarantee rights and/or obligations to provide evidence. If the purpose of storage ceases to apply or if a legally prescribed storage period expires, the personal data is routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions. You have the right to request information free of charge about the personal data we have stored about you; to object to the use and/or transmission of your data; to correct incorrect data, block or delete your personal data, provided that this does not conflict with any statutory storage obligation; to have the data you have made available to us transferred to yourself or a third party at any time.
You can exercise these rights at any time by contacting us using the contact details listed under "Responsible" (see above).

Privacy policy for the use of Facebook/ Privacy policy for Facebook plug-ins.

On our site we use plug-ins of the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA). The Facebook plug-ins can be identified by the Facebook logo or the "Like" button on our website. An overview of the Facebook plug-ins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. When you visit our pages, the plug-in establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook "Like-Button" while you are logged in to your Facebook account, you can share content from our pages with your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate your visit to our Pages with your user account. Please note that we do not have any information about the content and use of data by Facebook. You can find more information in the Facebook privacy policy at http://www.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want your visit to our site to be associated with your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account. Translated with

Policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Since, IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

Cookies

What are cookies?

A cookie is a short text file that a site saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the website. It enables the site to remember your activities and choices (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you do not have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the website or browse from one page to another.

How do we use cookies?

Some of our pages use cookies to remember:

- if you visit the website before, thus you will not be asked for the same information
- if you have agreed (or not) to our usage of cookies on this website

Also this website uses cookies of social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with more information that you have provided to them or that they have gathered from your usage of their services.
Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the site to work but it will provide you with an improved browsing experience. You may delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this website may not work as expected.
The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.

Do we use other cookies?

Some of our webpages or subpages may use additional or different cookies to the ones mentioned above. If so, the details of these will be provided in their specific cookies notice page. You may be asked for your compromise to store these cookies.

How to control cookies?

You may control and/or delete cookies as you wish - for more, see aboutcookies.org . You may delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you may set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually, adjust some preferences every time you visit a website and some services and functionalities may not work.

Please see General Data Protection Regulation's PDF: https://gdpr-info.eu

Third Party Providers

Hotjar's website: https://www.hotjar.com
Hotjar's Privacy Policy: https://www.hotjar.com/legal/policies/privacy

Youtube's Website: https://www.youtube.com
Youtube's Policies: https://www.youtube.com/static?gl=DE&template=terms&hl=de

Webflow's website: https://webflow.com
Webflow's Privacy Policy: https://webflow.com/legal/privacy

According to the Federal Data Protection Act, you have a right to free-of-charge information about your stored data, and possibly entitlement to correction, blocking or deletion of such data. Inquiries can be directed to the hello@mermaidstudios.com.