Privacy Policy

How and why we collect data and covering your choices.

WHO ARE WE?

BLACKDOT STUDIOS – Digital Media Strategy and Buying Freelancer . BLACKDOT STUDIOS BY MATEUSZ BOJANOWSKI is the legal entity responsible for the data that BLACKDOT STUDIOS collects.
This notice outlines how and why BLACKDOT STUDIOS collects and uses personal data specifically from visits to the BLACKDOT STUDIOS websites (“Websites”): https://www.blackdotstudios.de and any related or affiliated sites, such as http://blackdotnewsicon.com
This notice also explains your rights as someone who may provide personal data to BLACKDOT STUDIOS through the Websites and how to exercise these rights. If you are an individual residing in the EEA or Switzerland you should be aware that our DPO can contacted at office@blackdotstudios.de.

We respect the privacy of users of our website and recognise that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner with that information. This privacy policy contains important information about how we use your personal data, it is important that you read this privacy notice together with any other privacy notice or fair processing notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you to ensure you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This privacy notice supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.

WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED AND USED BY BLACKDOT STUDIOS?

We collect information that enables us to identify your browser and device and tell us which pages within our Website you visit and on which pages you spend the most time. We do this by using the following:

Cookie:
is a small alphanumeric text file that we automatically assign to visitors to our website. It is stored in your browser and allows us to identify your interaction with us.
Sometimes a cookie resides on your device for just the single time you’re visiting our Website; this is called a session cookie. Sometimes a cookie remains on your device until you delete it or it expires automatically; this is called a persistent cookie. Both types of cookies are used on our Websites.

IP address:
means Internet protocol address

Pixel:
is a line of code that sits within our webpages and which we use to record that you have visited a particular page within our Websites.

If you don’t agree to us using cookies and the above information, you may prevent their use through your browser settings. By choosing not to accept cookies, certain Website features may not work as we have intended.e use some or all of this information to improve your website experience by delivering content that you are likely to prefer on future visits. Our lawful basis for this type of processing is that we have a legitimate interest in understanding and improving your experience of our Website.
 

Specific Cookie Types used by BLACKDOT STUDIOS

Cookie / Performance Analytics Tracking:
This type of cookie provides aggregated information about where a user may go on the Website.
 
Google Analytics (persistent):
BLACKDOT STUDIOS uses Google Analytics to help us analyse how visitors use the Websites. Among other things, Google Analytics uses cookies to collect information about the number of visits to the Website, the webpage that referred visitors to the Website, language, device, browser and operating system, the pages visitors view within the Website and other similar details. We do not share this information with third parties. When used this way the Google Analytics cookie is a persistent cookie, and will remain on your device until the cookie expires or you delete it. These cookies may appear as _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz, _utmv, _utmt.
 
Google Analytics (session):
This cookie may appear as has_js. We do not retain this data as it is deleted upon closing of your browser, and therefore we cannot share it with any third parties.
 
Click Dimensions Web Analytics
cuvid:
This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to the site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits the site, a new __cuid cookie is written with a different visitor unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to the site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that the application uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure. Expires 2 years after setup/update.
 
Web Analytics
cuvid: 
This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to the site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits the site, a new __cuid cookie is written with a different visitor unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to the site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that the application uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure. Expires 2 years after setup/update.
 
cusid: 
This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with the site. When a user views a page on the site, the script code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on the site, this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on the site for longer than 30 minutes. Expires 30 minutes after set up/update.
 
cuvon: 
Used to signal the last time a visitor viewed a page. Expires 30 minutes from set up/update.
 
Cookie Preference:
This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on blackdotstudios.de. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in that cookie.
Security Breach notification form cookie
 
Session cookie:
This cookie is set by our content management system upon arriving on the blackdotstudios.de website. It is used to identify a user’s ASP.NET session (ASP.NET is a web application framework, originally developped by Microsoft, and is not used by BLACKDOT STUDIOS for any other purpose. The cookie is deleted when a user closes their web browser.
 
Social media/ Social Sharing:  
These are cookies that help with the Website’s functionality. These are third party cookies and they allow you to share comments, pages, bookmarks and likes and help to provide access to social networking tools easily
Social media widgets used on this Website include LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube. These social media widgets collect information about your visit to the Website and your use of the social platform services (for example, buttons or likes) on the Website. We do not share information with these social platforms, however please keep in mind the social networks collect the data of your site visit and interaction with the social widget directly.
 

Facebook:
The cookies allow you to share BLACKDOT STUDIOS content on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

LinkedIn:
These cookies are set by LinkedIn. We use a number of social media tools to enhance visitor interaction on our site. If you already use these platforms their cookies may be set through our website. Data may then be collected by these companies that enables them to serve up adverts on other sites that they think are relevant to your interests. If you do not use such platforms then our site will not place these cookies on your device. Click here to read more about LinkedIn’s cookie policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie_policy

Instagram:
The cookies allow you to share BLACKDOT STUDIOS content on Instagram. https://help.instagram.com/402411646841720

Vimeo:
BLACKDOT STUDIOS contains pages that may embed video content hosted on Vimeo. These videos do not set cookies automatically, but if you play the video then you may have cookies set by YouTube placed on your computer. https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy

YouTube:
BLACKDOT STUDIOS contains pages that embed video content hosted on YouTube These videos do not set cookies automatically, but if you play the video then you may have cookies set by YouTube placed on your computer. http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy

Collection and use of contact information

There are a few instances where we may collect your name and contact details (such as e-mail address, telephone number and postal address). But, we won’t collect this information without consent and never use it in online advertising placement. Examples where you might voluntarily provide your name and contact details include:Responding to requests: we keep a record of information, including email address and other contact information, solely for responding to a user’s request. For example:

  • If you voluntarily ask to be added to our newsletter list, we will collect your e-mail address to send you our email newsletter or marketing emails.
  • If you submit information in connection with an employment inquiry.

By entering your contact information as noted above you are consenting to

BLACKDOT STUDIOS using that information to contact you regarding your request. This consent is our legal basis for using the information in this way.

BLACKDOT STUDIOS may pass you’re the contact information you provide to our subsidiaries and affiliated companies so that they may contact you in connection with the objective of your inquiry for the purposes set out in this policy. Where we pass your contact information to our subsidiary or affiliated companies in another country, we will make sure that they apply the same level of protection to your information as we do.

If at any time you decide to withdraw your consent and like would us to remove you from our marketing e-mails or newsletters, or to unsubscribe from our database, you can contact us using the details provided at the bottom of this Privacy Notice. You must include your name, e-mail address, and clear instructions regarding changes you are requesting. You may also unsubscribe from e-mail newsletters by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link found at the bottom of the e-mail. 

BLACKDOT STUDIOS is a data controller responsible for your personal data (as this term or similar term is defined by applicable law) when you visit our Website or provide us with contact information.

Your Rights:

In addition to your right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes, which we detail above, you also have the following rights in relation to your personal data (some of these rights apply only in certain circumstances, and some of them vary according to the legal basis on which we are processing your data):

  • The right to ask whether we’re processing your personal data and, if we are, to find out details of that processing (as well as obtaining a copy of your personal data).
  • The right to ask us to correct any personal data that we hold about you that’s inaccurate or incomplete.
  • The right to ask us to delete personal data that we hold about you.
  • The right to object to how we’re processing your personal data, and to ask us to restrict how we’re processing your personal data. 
  • The right to have the personal data that you’ve provided to us provided to you in a structured and commonly-used electronic format. You can also ask us to transfer your personal data directly to another company if that’s feasible.

 

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