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Privacy Policy

Owner and Data Controller § 5 TMG:

GreenMe Guides

Claudia Sult

Selchower Str. 7

12049 Berlin

Owner contact: hello [at] greenmeberlin.com

USt-ID according to §27 a under the German sales tax law: UST DE 301972963

Design, Web & Art Work (if not created by the owner):

Image Photos: Dinko Verži

Logo Design: save design

Graphic Design Best Of Guide: myty design

Online Marketing Mentoring: Sebastian Schäffer

Web Development Map: Sebastien Pelletier 

Copyright © 2018 Claudia Sult. All rights reserved. The copyright for all content published by the author on this website is reserved. The use is permitted only upon prior approval.

Types of Data collected

Among the types of personal data that this website collects, by itself or through third parties, there are:

  • first name
  • email address
  • cookies and
  • usage data

Complete details on each type of personal data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or by specific explanation texts displayed prior to the data collection. Personal data may be freely provided by the user, or, in case of usage data, collected automatically when using this website. Unless specified otherwise, all data requested by this website is mandatory to provide its services. In cases where this website specifically states that some data is not mandatory, users are free not to communicate this data without consequences to the availability or the functioning of the service. Users who are uncertain about which personal data are collected or are mandatory are welcome to contact the owner at anytime.

Any use of cookies – or of other tracking tools – by this website or by the owners of third-party services used by this website serves the purpose of providing the best service required for the user, in addition to any other purposes described in this document and in the cookie policy. Cookies on our site are collected via Jetpack (Auttomattic), however we do not use any Jetpack Ads.

Users are responsible for any third-party personal data obtained, published or shared through this website and confirm that they have the third party's consent to provide the data to the owner.

Mode and place of processing the Data

Methods of processing

The owner takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the data. The data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the owner, in some cases, the data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of this website (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as data processors by the owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the owner at any time.

Legal basis of processing

The owner may process personal data relating to users if one of the following applies:

  • Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes. Note: Under some legislations the owner may be allowed to process personal data until the user objects to such processing (“opt-out”), without having to rely on consent or any other of the following legal bases. This, however, does not apply, whenever the processing of personal data is subject to European data protection law;
  • provision of data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the user and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof;
  • processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the owner is subject;
  • processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the owner;
  • processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the owner or by a third party.

In any case, the owner will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of personal data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.

Retention time

Personal data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for. Therefore:

​The purposes of processing

The data concerning you / the user is collected to allow us to provide our services, as well as for the following purposes: Contacting you / the user, managing contacts and sending messages, remarketing, analytics, handling payments, interaction with external social networks and platforms, displaying content from external platforms, advertising, backup saving and management and content commenting.

You can find further detailed information about such purposes of processing and about the specific personal data used for each purpose in the respective sections of this document.


We are using Google Analytics (Google Inc.) which enables GreenMe Guides to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of user behavior.

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses the data collected to track and examine the use of this website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
Types of personal data collected are cookies and usage data. Check out the
Google Privacy Policy.

Contacting the User

Contact form on this website
By filling in the contact form with your data, you (the user) authorize GreenMe Guides to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header.

Types of personal data collected: email address and first name.

Mailing list or newsletter

By registering on the website and opting in for the newsletter, the user’s email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of commercial or promotional nature concerning GreenMe Guides. Your email address might also be added to this list after making a purchase.

> Mailchimp

We are using widgets from Mailchimp, which is a service for interacting with the Mailchimp email address management and message sending service provided by The Rocket Science Group. 

This service makes it possible to manage a database of email contacts to communicate with you. These services may also collect data concerning the date and time when the message was viewed by you, as well as when you interacted with it, such as by clicking on links included in the message.

Types of personal data collected: cookies, email address, first name and usage data. Check
Mailchimp's privacy policy 

> ThriveBox by Thrive Architect

We are also using widgets from Thrive Architect, which is a visual page builder & WordPress editor created by ThriveThemes. 

This service makes it possible to manage a database of email contacts to communicate with you. These services may also collect data concerning the date and time when the message was viewed by you, as well as when you interacted with it, such as by clicking on links included in the message.

Types of personal data collected: cookies, email address, first name and usage data. Check
Thrive Themes Privacy Policy. 

Content commenting

Content commenting services allow you to make and publish your comments on the contents of this website. Depending on the settings chosen by the owner, users may also leave anonymous comments. If there is an email address among the personal data provided by the user, it may be used to send notifications of comments on the same content. Users are responsible for the content of their own comments. 

This website has its own internal content comment system.Types of personal data collected: email address, first name, usage data and username.

Displaying content from external platforms

This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this website and interact with them.

Google Fonts (Google Inc.)
Google Fonts is a typeface visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Types of personal data collected: Usage data and various types of data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

This service also allows interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this website. The interaction and information obtained through this application are always subject to the user’s privacy settings for each social network.

Facebook widget (Facebook, Inc.)
Facebook is a social media platform provided by Facebook, Inc. that allows us to incorporate content of this kind on our pages.

Types of personal data collected: Cookies and usage data. For more info, check the Facebook Privacy Policy.

Handling Payments

Payment processing services enable us to process payments by credit card, bank transfer or other means. To ensure greater security, we share only the information necessary to execute the transaction with the financial intermediaries handling the transaction. Some of these services may also enable the sending of timed messages to you / the user, such as emails containing invoices or notifications concerning the payment.

PayPal (PayPal Inc.)
PayPal is a payment service provided by PayPal Inc., which allows you to make online payments. The PayPal button and widgets are services allowing interaction with the PayPal platform provided by PayPal Inc.

For types of personal data & place of processing, see the PayPal privacy policy

Selling goods and services online

The personal data collected are used to provide you with services or to sell goods, including payment and possible delivery. The personal data collected to complete the payment may include the credit card, the bank account used for the transfer, or any other means of payment envisaged. The kind of data collected by GreenMe Guides depends on the payment system used.

The rights of users

Users may exercise certain rights regarding their data processed by the owner.

In particular, users have the right to do the following:

  • Withdraw their consent at any time. Users have the right to withdraw consent where they have previously given their consent to the processing of their personal data.
  • Object to processing of their data. Users have the right to object to the processing of their data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent.
  • Access their data. Users have the right to learn if data is being processed by the owner, obtain disclosure regarding certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the data undergoing processing.
    Verify and seek rectification. Users have the right to verify the accuracy of their data and ask for it to be updated or corrected.
  • Restrict the processing of their data. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their data. In this case, the owner will not process their data for any purpose other than storing it.
  • Have their personal data deleted or otherwise removed. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of their data from the owner.
  • Receive their data and have it transferred to another controller. Users have the right to receive their data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that the data is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on the user's consent, on a contract which the user is part of or on pre-contractual obligations thereof.
  • Lodge a complaint. Users have the right to bring a claim before their competent data protection authority. 

Details about the right to object to processing

Where personal data is processed for a public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in the owner or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the owner, users may object to such processing by providing a ground related to their particular situation to justify the objection.

Users must know that, however, should their personal data be processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to that processing at any time without providing any justification. To learn, whether the owner is processing personal data for direct marketing purposes, Users may refer to the relevant sections of this document.

​How to exercise these rights

Any requests to exercise user rights can be directed to the owner through the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by the owner as early as possible and always within one month.

Additional information about Data collection and processing

System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this website and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this website (system logs) use other personal data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.

Changes to this privacy policy

The owner reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its users on this page and possibly within this website and/or - as far as technically and legally feasible - sending a notice to users via any contact information available to the owner. Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of the user’s consent, the owner shall collect new consent from the user, where required.

Last update: 23rd May, 2018

Additional Disclaimer

1. Content The author reserves the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect,will therefore be rejected.
All offers are not-binding and without obligation. Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by the author without separate announcement.

2. Referrals and links The author is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from his pages – unless he has full knowledge of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitors of his site from viewing those pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages. Furthermore the author is not liable for any postings or messages published by users of discussion boards, guestbooks or mailing lists provided on his page.

3. Copyright The author intended not to use any copyrighted material for the publication or, if not possible, to indicate the copyright of the respective object. The copyright for any material created by the author is reserved. Any duplication or use of objects such as diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the author’s agreement.

4. Legal validity of this disclaimer This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from. If sections or individual terms of this statement are not legal or correct, the content or validity of the other parts remain uninfluenced by this fact.