Privacy Statement


The security of your data is crucial to us. We, therefore, ask you to read this Privacy Statement carefully. This Privacy Statement applies to all members using the website of DirectGiver. By registering, you consent to the terms and conditions as well as in addition to the privacy policy. Hereinafter, we would like to inform you how we store your personal data, protect it as well as to which extend it is being used.

By registering on “Email address of DirectGiver“ or through any other platform you agree that your personal data will be stored on our server. We always try to ensure a very high level of security for your data stored on our server, however, cannot guarantee this. The permission of use and storage of your data can be revoked in writing with immediate effect. In such case, the full use of „ Email address of DirectGiver” would not be possible.

Collection, processing, and use of personal data
You can visit “Email address of DirectGiver” without providing any personal details. The website saves only access data without any specific personal reference. The data is being used solely to improve the offer of “Email address of DirectGiver” and cannot be traced back to you.

Your personal data is only collected if you have voluntarily given us your express consent as part of the registration on “Email address of DirectGiver” or when subscribing to the newsletter?

The data stored contains, in particular, the following information:

· First and Last Name

· Contact address

· Date of birth

· E-Mail address

· Nickname

· Activities on the site

· Correspondence

· Password

The data will be used exclusively for the use of the website “Email address of DirectGiver.” Your name, contact address and contact information will be disclosed only to members with whom you have completed an exchange transaction with. The Location (corresponding to the postal code and place of residence) will be displayed on each item page for all users. Members are obliged to treat the data of exchange partners confidential and not disclose it to third parties. DirectGiver can use the data to get in contact with a member, for example, inrelation to any changes to the Terms and Conditions and privacy statement. The newsletter can be subscribed or unsubscribed by each member via e-mail?.

User profiles can be viewed by both users and members to a limited extent. Besides the items offered by eachMember, this also includes they detailed ratings. Members are also able to view general profile data.Furthermore, all members are given the opportunity to communicate with each other via a contact form. As far as the communication between two members takes place, but no exchange contract has come into place, only the message and the respective nickname is being transmitted to the communication partner. In this case, neither the name nor the actual address is being transmitted.

Sent messages are stored for 2 years on the server of “Email address of DirectGiver.” Upon request, members can be informed about current news. If any member of DirectGiver does not want to receive further E-mails, besides in relation to the terms and conditions and privacy statement, please state this within your user profile accordingly.

Each user account is protected via a password, which must be carefully selected and protected. If a member passes on their own password to a third party, the member is responsible for all damages caused by these actions of third parties. If you lose your password, DirectGiver must be informed immediately. Own personal data can be viewed and updated by each member at any time. The data of members which accounts have been locked are closed will be kept for legal reasons.

About cookies

On different sides of “Email address of DirectGiver” cookies are being used to make visiting the website more attractive and to enable certain functions. These are small text files which are stored on your computer. Most cookies used by “Email of DirectGiver” will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed (so-called “session” cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and allow us to recognize your computer during your next visit (so-called “persistent” cookies). Cookies may also be used by advertisers to personalize offers. DirectGiver does not have any influence with regards to cookies being used by advertisers. You can, of course, reject cookies at any time, if your browser allows you to do this. Please note that you may not be able to use certain functions of this website, or their use will be restricted, if you have set your browser to reject cookies (from our website).

AddThis bookmarking service

This web site makes use of AddThis plugins that enable you to set bookmarks and share interesting site content. Where AddThis is used, cookies are also set. Data thereby created (e.g. time of use or browser language) is transferred to AddThis LLC in the USA for processing. For more information on data processing by AddThis LLC and the data protection policy of AddThis LLC, please visit This web site contains details on the types of data processed and the intended purpose of such data. We do not process data of this kind. By using the AddThis field, you consent to data being processed by AddThis LLC to the extent described However, you may block the usage of your data by means of an ‘opt-out cookie’ at any time. More information on this issue is also provided on the aforementioned web site of AddThis LLC.

Social plug-ins from Facebook

We use social plug-ins from, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The plug-ins can be recognized by way of the Facebook logo or the supplement “Facebook Social Plug-in”. For example, if you click on the “Like” button or leave a comment, the relevant information is transmitted directly from your browser to Facebook and stored there. Furthermore, Facebook makes your likes public for your Facebook friends. If you are logged into Facebook, it can assign the invocation of our page directly to your Facebook account. Even if you are not logged in or don’t have a Facebook account, your browser sends information (e.g. which web pages you have called up, your IP address) which is then stored by Facebook. For details about handling of your personal data by Facebook and your related rights, please refer to the data privacy policy of Facebook: If you do not want Facebook to map data collected about you via our Web sites to your Facebook account, you must log out of Facebook before you visit our web pages.

Web analysis with Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies, i.e. text files stored on your computer to enable analysis of website usage by you. Information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. In case of activated IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address is previously truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is a full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf this website’s owner, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports about website activities, and provide the website’s operator with further services related to website and Internet usage. The IP address sent from your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data by Google. You can prevent storage of cookies by appropriately setting your browser software; in this case, however, please note that you might not be able to fully use all functions offered by this website. In addition, you can prevent data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google, by downloading and installing a browser plug-in from the following link:

This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “anonymizeIP()”, IP addresses being truncated before further processing in order to rule out direct associations to persons.

Privacy Statement for using Google Adsense

This website uses Google AdSense, a service for including advertisements from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google AdSense uses “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer, to analyze the use of the site allows. Google AdSense uses so-called web beacons (invisible images). Through these web, beacons may be evaluated as the visitor traffic on these sites.

The information generated by cookies and web beacons on this website (including your IP address) and delivery of advertising formats are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This information can be passed from Google to contractors of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by you.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, but we point out that you may not be able to use all features of this website in this case. By using this site, you agree to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purpose.

Privacy Statement for using Google +1

Collection and dissemination of information:
The Google +1 button allows you to publish information worldwide. about the Google +1 button to receive personalized content and other users of Google and our partners. Google will store both the information that you have given for a content +1, as well as information about the page that you viewed when you click on +1. Your +1′ s can be shown as evidence along with your name and profile photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google Profile or elsewhere on websites and ads on the Internet.
Google records information about your +1- activities to improve Google’s services to you and others. To use the Google +1 button, you need a visible world, Google’s public profile that must contain at least the chosen name for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also substitute any other name that you used when sharing content under your Google Account. The identity of your Google profile may be shown to users who know your e-mail address, or have any other identifying information from you.

Privacy Statement for the “Google Remarketing” and “similar target groups” feature of Google Inc

This website uses Remarketing or the “Similar Target Groups” feature of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”). You can be addressed individually with advertising by using custom and interest-based ads that will appear when you visit other websites in the so-called “Google Display Network”. “Google Remarketing” or the “Similar Target Groups” feature uses so-called “Cookies”, which are text files that are stored on your computer that make it possible to analyze how users use the website. Your visits as well as anonymous data about the use of the website are recorded via this text data. Personal data will not be saved. If you visit another website in the so-called “Google Display Network”, you will most likely find advertisements that take into account a high probability of previously viewed product and information areas on our website.

You can prevent the “Google Remarketing” or “Similar Target Groups” function by preventing the use of cookies and selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. We point out, however, that in this case you may then not be able to use the site’s functions to their fullest extent. You can also prevent disclosure of the data generated by the cookie about your use of the website and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing, using the following link browser plugin: You can also disable the use of cookies by third parties by calling the Network Advertising Initiative disabling page under and by implementing the information provided therein to opt-out. The privacy policy of Google Remarketing along with further information can be found here:

Privacy Statement for the „Google AdWords Conversion-Tracking“ von Google Inc.

This website uses the “Google AdWords Conversion Tracking” function of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”). Google AdWords Conversion Tracking uses so-called “Cookies”, which are text files that are stored on your computer that make it possible to analyze how users use the website if you have hit a a Google ad. The cookies are valid for a maximum of 90 days. Personal data will not be saved. As long as the cookie is valid, Google as well as we as website owners can recognize that you clicked on an ad and reached a target web page (e.g. order confirmation page, Newsletter Sign-Up). These cookies cannot be tracked over several sites from different AdWords users. Conversion statistics are created in “Google AdWords” via the cookie. The number of users who have clicked on one of our ads is detected in these statistics. In addition, the number of users who reach a target web page that has been provided with a “Conversion Tag” are calculated. However, the statistics contain no data with which you can be identified.
You can prevent the storage of cookies on your hard disk by clicking on “Do not accept cookies” in your browser’s preferences (in MS Internet Explorer under “Tools> Internet Options> Privacy> Settings”, in Firefox under “Tools> Options> Privacy > Cookies “); however, we must point out here that you may not be able to use all features of this website under this setting. By using this site, you agree to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described above and for the purposes set out above. For more information about how Google Conversion uses data used as well as the Google privacy policy, please visit:,

Privacy Statement for the Use of Twitter

We have also integrated a web message service on our website. This is provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Twitter provides the so-called “Tweet” function, so that you can publish 140-character-long messages with website links in your own Twitter account. If you use the “Tweet” feature of Twitter on our website, the respective website links to your account on Twitter and is usually made public. This data is also transferred to Twitter.

We do not have information on the content of the transmitted data and its use via Twitter. Therefore, for further information please read the privacy statements of Twitter:

With the following link, Twitter offers you the opportunity to set your privacy settings

Right to information
You have the right at any time, cost and without delay to inquire about the charges of your personal data. You have the right at any time, provided at your consent to use your personal data with effect for the future. To provide information, please contact the seller using the contact details in the imprint.

Disclosure of the data

A transfer of your data to third parties does not occur. Exceptions remain legal arrangements.


We recommend that each member fully logs out after each visit to the website. This especially refers to the use of public computers.