Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Metch GmbH uses and protects information that you give Metch GmbH when you use this website.

Metch GmbH undertakes to ensure that your privacy is protected in accordance with the GDPR compliance guidelines. Should we ask you to provide certain information that can be used to identify you when using one of our products, you can be assured that this information will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

1. WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?

When you are visiting our website such as consulting an article, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. 

When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system. 

Email marketing: With your permission, we may send you emails about our new articles and other updates.

2. CONSENT

“How do you get my consent?”

If we ask for your personal information for various reasons, like for marketing purposes, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

“How do I withdraw my consent?”

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at general@staiy.com

3. DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.

4. THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. 

Once you leave our magazine website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

Links
When you click on links on our articles, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements. 

Google analytics
Our store uses Google Analytics to help us learn about who visits our site and what pages and articles are being looked at.

5. SECURITY

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. 

6. COOKIES

Cookies help to make a website usable by providing basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, the website cannot function properly.

A cookie is a small file that asks for permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular website. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operation to your needs, likes and dislikes by collecting and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by allowing us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or other information about you, other than the data you provide us.

You can choose whether to accept or reject cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. As a result, you may not be able to take full advantage of the website.

7. AGE OF CONSENT

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.

8. CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

If our magazine is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to write articles for you.

QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at staiyedit@staiy.com.