The data collected on this website are processed by the website operator. The operator's contact details can be found in the website's required legal notice.
Some data are collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you enter on a contact form. Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed the page. These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.
Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyze how visitors use the site.
You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions about the issue of privacy and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.
The party responsible for processing data on this website is:
75177 Pforzheim, Germany
The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for matters related to data protection legislation is the data protection officer of the German state in which our company is headquartered. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
You have the right to have data which we process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.
These pages use SSL encryption for safety purposes and to protect the transmission of confidential data, such as when you send us inquiries. You will recognize the encrypted connection when the address line of your browser shows “https://” instead of “http://” and through the lock symbol. If the SSL encryption is enabled, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by a third party.
As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.
We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published in the context of website legal notice requirements with regard to sending promotional and informational materials not expressly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take specific legal action if unsolicited advertising material, such as email spam, is received.
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in “server log files”. These are:
These data will not be combined with data from other sources. The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are 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. Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.
We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address will be shortened by Google within the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.
You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
We have entered into an agreement with Google for the outsourcing of our data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
This website uses Google Analytics’ demographic features. This allows reports to be generated containing statements about the age, gender, and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and third-party visitor data. This collected data cannot be attributed to any specific individual person. You can disable this feature at any time by adjusting the ads settings in your Google account or you can forbid the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section “Refusal of data collection”.
When you subscribe for services through our App, Apple may share your information with us (if you have consented to Apple sharing such information). We may collect additional information from you if you send us an email, complete a user survey, or otherwise communicate with us about the App.
For tracking of your position and altitude, Baloc may ask for the following permissions during the course of usage of the app: data access of your device location and motion data. Location data is used to estimate your exact position and altitude estimation based on GPS sensors. Motion data is used to estimate the barometric pressure and barometric altitude. All of this data is exclusively stored and processed on your device and/or your private Apple iCloud. Your might want to share your tracked datasets using the export functionally provided by Baloc. Handling of exported data relies on your own responsibility.
Baloc offers the possibility to automatically search for photos taken during your activity to display them on the map. This feature requires access to your photo library to search for matching photos. Photos are never being stored or transmitted outside of your local Baloc app. If your don't feel comfortable to grant access to your photo library, Baloc still works without this feature.
While it's not personal information, we collect anonymous usage data. This usage data includes information like how long an activity is played with and if there are any technical issues or “bugs”. We analyze this information to learn more about how the App is being used, and how we can maintain and improve the App. We never try to use this information to identify a specific user. Infrastructure monitoring like crash analysis is done using iOS features without using external frameworks and helps us improving the app. If you don't want to share crash reports and app metrics, please refer to Apple instructions.
This type of service makes it possible to manage User access to this Application, or parts of it, for the purpose of testing a certain feature or the entire Application. The service provider may automatically collect data related to crashes and statistics related to the User's use of this Application in a personally identifiable form. TestFlight (Apple Inc.) TestFlight is a beta testing service provided by Apple Inc. Personal Data processed: device information; email address; first name; last name; Usage Data. Place of processing: United States – TestFlight Terms of Service.