Comtravo is a service of Comtravo GmbH, Schinkestraße 20, 12047 Berlin (hereinafter referred to as “Comtravo”).
Comtravo offers quick, easy, and uncomplicated business travel services via email, online booking tool, and phone, and makes them directly bookable for users.
The team at Comtravo takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. The following data protection declaration informs you about the details of the collection, processing, and storage of your data when using Comtravo.
I. Visit of the website, anonymous data
1.1 The use of our website www.comtravo.com is possible without disclosing your identity. When accessing the individual pages of our website, only access data are transmitted to our servers, in particular the following access data:
– Browsing type/Version of browser
– Operating system used
– Referrer URL (previous page)
– Hostname of the accessing computer (IP address)
– Time of the server request
1.2 These access data are not assignable to certain persons. We do not combine this data with other data sources. After a statistical evaluation with the purpose of optimizing our website, this data will be deleted.
II. Collection, processing and use of personal data
2.1 In the sense of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) as well as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the term “personal data” means all individual details of personal or factual circumstances, which make it possible to draw conclusions about the identity of a particular person. The use of your personal data takes place when you voluntarily communicate this to us, for example in the context of a contact (clause 3) or the collection of personal data for the establishment, execution or termination of a legal transaction with our company.
2.2 We commit ourselves to take all necessary reasonable measures to ensure a secure transmission and a dutiful and responsible handling of your personal data. No further transfer of personal data to third parties takes place unless it is necessary to enforce our rights, there is a statutory obligation or an official order.
2.3 After complete contract processing, the personal data will be blocked or deleted for further use; Unaffected by this, tax and / or commercial regulations remain, which may prescribe longer storage periods.
III. Contact Comtravo
3.1 Various channels are available for contacting Comtravo. Your personal data will only be collected to the extent that you voluntarily communicated in this connection.
3.1.1 If you contact us via e-mail, we will collect the e-mail address as well as the additional voluntarily communicated data (e.g. name/pseudonym, address, telephone number).
3.3 Existing Customer Advertising (Direct Advertising)
We reserve the right to use the e-mail address you provide during registration or the booking process to send you the following by e-mail in the future in accordance with the statutory provisions, unless you have already objected to this use and the processing of your e-mail address:
· additional interesting offers from our portfolio,
· event information,
· technical information,
· new offers for services related to our products and services,
· individual customer advice,
· requests for customer feedback,
· questions about special requests.
If the sending of electronic information is not necessary for the fulfilment of the contract (e.g., emails in informational form) and the legal basis from Article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 lit. b) GDPR is required, the processing is based on Article 6, paragraph 1 sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR.
Our legitimate interests in the aforementioned processing are to increase and optimize our services, sending of direct advertising, and ensuring customer satisfaction. We delete your data when you terminate your user contract, but no later than three years after the contract termination.
Please note that you can object to receiving direct advertising mails as well as the processing of your data for the purpose of direct advertising at any time, without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the base prices. You have a general right to object without providing your reason (Article 21 paragraph 2 GDPR). After exercising your right to object, we will delete your data in connection with existing customer advertising. Click on the registration link in the respective email or send us your objection to the contact details specified in the section “Information” (section VIII).
IV. Transfer of personal data
The transfer of your personal data is basically only to the extent necessary for the execution of the contract. In particular, for processing payments to Comtravo, we pass on the data required for this to the credit institution commissioned with the payment or to the payment and billing service provider we may have. Payments to Comtravo are made via the following service providers:
Payment by Credit Card:
Stripe Payments Europe Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as: „Stripe“)
The One Building
1 Grand Canal Street Lower, Grand Canal Dock
The data required for payment processing is transmitted securely via the “SSL” procedure and is used exclusively by Stripe and Comtravo for payment processing. Stripe is certified according to its own PCI DSS. Stripe transfers, processes and saves personal data outside the EU. Stripe ensures adherence to an appropriate level of data protection through the conclusion of so-called “standard contract clauses” (European Commissions Standard Contractual Clauses or “Model Clauses”).
Payment by invoice:
In the case of payment on account, we reserve the right to forward your data (name, address) to the following company for the purpose of conducting a credit assessment:
Verband der Vereine Creditreform e.V.
These data are passed on in compliance with the provisions of the BDSG §28. In the case of a non-payment, Comtravo reserves the right to pass on your data to the following company for the purposes of addressing and collecting the claim:
Verband der Vereine Creditreform e.V.
In this context, your data may, in the event of non-contractual conduct and strict adherence to §28 of the BDSG and/or General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), also be transferred to CEG Creditreform Consumer GmbH, Hellersbergstrasse 14, 41460 Neuss, Germany; www.ceg-plus.de.
In addition, we will disclose your data if required to exercise our rights, the rights of the affiliates, our collaborators, our employees, and / or the users of our site. A transfer to a third party also takes place in the cases in which we are obliged to do so by means of judicial decision, by the authorities or by law. This third party can use the transmitted data exclusively for the legally determined purposes. Under no circumstances will we sell or rent your data to third parties.
5.1 Cookies are small files that allow you to store specific information about the device on the access devices of the users (PC, smartphone or similar). They serve the user-friendliness of websites and thus the users (for example, storing login data). On the other hand, they enable us to record the statistical data of website use and to analyse the offer.
5.2 You can influence the use of the cookies yourself. The common browsers have an option to restrict or prevent cookies from being stored. However, it is pointed out that the use of the website without cookies may be restricted.
The website www.youronlinechoices.com is an offer of the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA), a not-for-profit association (AiSBL under Belgian law) based in Brussels, to retrieve information on use-based online advertising and preference management.
VI. Integration of external providers for statistics, analysis and marketing purposes
6.2 Many of the external providers offer the possibility of making a direct objection to the use of the respective service, e.g. by setting an opt-out cookie. If you activate an appropriate opt-out cookie, the external provider will no longer store data on their usage behaviour. A mere selective objection to an individually selected choice of external services is also possible.
6.3 You can also directly contradict the use of the cookies via the opt-out platform of the Bundesverband Digitale Wirtschaft eV (BVDW) at www.meine-cookies.org/cookies_verwalten/praeferenzmanager.html or via the deactivation page of the network advertising initiative (Network Advertising Initiative) www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.
6.4 We also inform you about the services of external providers currently used on our website as well as the purpose and scope of the respective data processing in the individual case and about your existing contradictions. For more information on use-based advertising and the opt-out opportunities, please visit the following link: www.youronlinechoices.com.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, “Google”).
You can prevent the storage of cookies by means of the appropriate settings in the browser software (see section VI). In addition, you may object to the collection and use of the data by Google (including the IP address) generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website, as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the following browser plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. As an alternative to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices, users please click [Insert Link] to prevent the Google Analytics collection within this site in the future. An opt-out cookie is stored on the user’s device. If the user deletes cookies or changes the browser, he must click this link again.
Google remarketing, similar-audience functionality
Google remarketing allows the vendor to target visitors to the site with personalized, content-based advertising targeted.
Google Adwords Conversion
If you choose an ad-served ad, a cookie (see number VI) will be placed for conversion tracking. The cookies used in the context of conversion tracking lose their validity after 30 days, contain no personal data and do not serve for personal identification. If the website is visited before the end of the deadline, the cookie can be used to refer to the redirection to the website of the provider (especially when an advertisement is called). Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. The information that the conversion cookie collects generates conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have chosen conversion tracking.
In this case, AdWords customers (like Comtravo) are particularly aware of the total number of users who have viewed their ad and have been redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, they do not receive any information that allows users to be personally identified.
Users who do not want to participate in the tracking process can generally deactivate the automatic setting of cookies in the browser settings.
You can also block specific cookies for conversion tracking by modifying the browser settings to prevent cookies from the googleadservices.com domain from being allowed.
Other Google Analytics features for display advertising
We use the following Google Analytics Display Advertising features:
– Impressions on the Google Display Network,
– Integration of Double-Click Campaign Manager,
– Google Analytics reports on performance by demographics and interests.
These reporting features allow us to use and evaluate the data obtained through Google’s interest-based advertising as well as third-party visitor data in Google Analytics. The data includes information such as age, sex and interests.
You can turn off Google Analytics for display ads at any time, and customize ads on the Google Display Network by viewing the ad settings at: www.google.de/settings/ads.
You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly; However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website. The data protection of heap analytics can be found here: www.heapanalytics.com/privacy.
Optimizely Inc. (631 Howard Street, Suite 100 San Francisco, CA 94105) is a web analytics service that is used for A/B and multivariate testing. By means of this cookie-based service, the user’s browser can be identified and the use of the provider’s website analysed.
Optimizely tracking can be deactivated by the user at any time for the future by following the instructions under www.optimizely.com/opt_out.
The “XING Share-Button” of XING AG (Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany, “XING”) is used on this website. When this website is accessed, a connection to the servers of XING is established at short notice via your browser and the “XING Share Button” functions (in particular the calculation / display of the counter value) are provided.
The respective current data protection information on the “XING Share-Button” and additional information can be found at the following link: www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection.
On our website, plugins of social network LinkedIn are integrated. These are provided by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View CA 94043 (“LinkedIn”).
If you visit a website with a plug-in of this site, you will be connected to the LinkedIn servers and the plug-in will be displayed on the website by a notification to your browser. To the server of LinkedIn is transmitted, which of our sides you have visited.
If you are a member of the LinkedIn network, LinkedIn assigns this information to your personal user account. When using the plug-in features (e.g., clicking “Like”), this information is also mapped to your personal account in the social network.
If you want to prevent such data transmission, you must log out of your LinkedIn network account before you visit our Internet site.
VII. Use of content delivery networks
Your data is stored on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) LLC, P.O. Box 81226, Seattle, WA 98108-1226, in the AWS availability zone “Ireland (eu-west-1)”. Amazon makes sure not to transfer the data outside the availability zone (aws.amazon.com/de/agreement/,see §3.2). AWS LLC, according to its own data, complies with the standard of data protection in the European Union (aws.amazon.com/de/privacy/ and aws.amazon.com/de/compliance/eu-data-protection/). A data retention of all personal data within the European Union is guaranteed by AWS LLC. Additional information is available here: blogs.aws.amazon.com/security/post/Tx3QAALRNBIK9K1/Customer-Update-AWS-and-EU-Safe-Harbor. For more information on AWS compliance, visit: aws.amazon.com/de/compliance/. For more information about the data center, see: aws.amazon.com/de/security/.
VIII. Information, modification and revocation
You will always receive free of charge information on which personal data we have collected or stored about you. Possibly. You are entitled to a correction, blocking or deletion of your personal data according to the Federal Data Protection Act. You may also object to the use of your personally identifiable information stored in the future. In the above cases please send your request in writing, by fax or email to:
IX. Up-to-dateness and documentation of data protection
It may be necessary to modify this privacy statement by developing our website or implementing new technologies. We reserve the right to change the data protection policy at any time with effect for the future. We recommend that you read and save the current data protection statement from time to time, or to save or print it out.
X. Scope of Data Protection
This privacy statement applies to all pages of www.comtravo.com which are on our server. It does not extend to any linked websites or websites of third parties.