Data Protection

Status: May 2018

SpreadSpace takes the protection of your personal information very seriously. Personal data are all data with which you can be personally identified. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration. We would like to point out that data transmission over the internet (e.g. communication by email) may be subject to security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Responsible Authority

The natural or legal person who, alone or jointly with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, email addresses, etc.) is the responsible authority. The website operator carries out the data processing on this website:

DOM Digital Online Media GmbH Bismarckstr. 60
50672 Cologne

Phone: +49 221 951 680

Processing of Personal Data

On the one hand, your data is collected when you provide it to us, e.g. by sending us an email. We process your data and criteria for advertising selection in line with your interests on the basis of Article 6, Paragraph 1, b) and f) of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in order to process your request, fulfil a contract and send you information and offers. Your data will be stored by us within the framework of the legal requirements and retention periods. On the other hand, they are stored in order to provide you with further offers and information, as long as you do not object to this use or have your data deleted.

Processing of Personal Data on Our Website

Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit the website. These are mainly technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of the page call or time of the page impression). Part of the data is collected to ensure that the website is provided without errors. Other data can be used to analyse your user behaviour.

Your Rights Regading Your Personal Data

You have the right to receive information free of charge about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data at any time. You also have the right to demand the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions regarding data protection, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint. Furthermore, you have the right to complain to the responsible supervisory authority in case of violations of data protection laws. For DOM this is the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Information, Blocking, Deletion

Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to obtain information free of charge at any time about your stored personal data, its origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing and, if applicable, a right to correct, block or delete this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions regarding personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.

Right to Data Portability

You have the right to have data which you have provided us with and which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another responsible party, this will only take place to the extent that it is technically feasible.


Internet pages usually use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. They serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them.These cookies enable us to recognise your browser the next time you visit us. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functionality of this website may be limited. Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions that you have requested (e.g. shopping basket function) are stored on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and optimised provision of his services. Insofar as other cookies (e.g. cookies for analysing your surfing behaviour) are stored, these are treated separately in this data protection declaration.

Server Log

The website's provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of accessing computer
  • Time of server request
  • IP address

This data is not merged with other data sources. This data processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 f) GDPR, which permits the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.

Analysis Tools and Third-Party Tools

When you visit our website, your surfing behaviour can be statistically evaluated. This is mainly done with cookies and with so-called analysis programmes. The analysis of your surfing behaviour is usually anonymous; the surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. You will find detailed information on this below. You can contradict this analysis. We will also inform you separately about the possibilities of objection.

Matomo (formerly Piwik)

This website uses the open source web analysis service Matomo. Matomo uses so-called cookies, which are text files stored on your computer that enable analysing your use of the website. For this purpose, information generated by cookies about your usage of this website is stored on our server. The IP address will be anonymised before storage. Matomo cookies remain on your device until you delete them. The storage of Matomo cookies is based on Art. 6, Para. 1 f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the anonymised analysis of user behaviour in order to optimise the web offer and advertising. The information generated by cookies about the use of this website is not passed to third parties. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. If you do not agree with the storage and use of your data, you can deactivate the storage and use here. In this case, an opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser, which prevents Matomo from storing usage data. If you delete your cookies, the Matomo opt-out cookie will be deleted as well. The opt-out must be activated again the next time you visit our site.

Data Protection Officer

We have appointed a data protection officer for our company:

adreko GmbH

Dirk Niedernhöfer
Leostr. 84
50823 Cologne, Germany
Phone: +49 221 9922 7780