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Privacy Policy

All data we collect about you through our Website is processed and stored in compliance with the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz). [Please visit our Affiliate Disclosure link for more information regarding affiliate links on our Website]

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, brainmelt GmbH collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. brainmelt GmbH’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how brainmelt GmbH’s visitors use its website. From time to time, brainmelt GmbH may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to brainmelt GmbH’s websites choose to interact with brainmelt GmbH in ways that require brainmelt GmbH to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that brainmelt GmbH gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up to provide a username and email address. If you sign up or login to brainmelt GmbH’s websites using Facebook credentials, you authorize us to collect your authentication information, such as your Facebook username, encrypted access credentials and other data that may be available on or via your Facebook account. This may include your name, profile pictures, country, hometown, e-mail address, date of birth and gender. Those who engage in transactions with brainmelt GmbH – by purchasing rented website space for example – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, brainmelt GmbH collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with brainmelt GmbH. brainmelt GmbH does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

brainmelt GmbH may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. brainmelt GmbH may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, brainmelt GmbH does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

brainmelt GmbH discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on brainmelt GmbH’s behalf or to provide services available at brainmelt GmbH’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using brainmelt GmbH’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. brainmelt GmbH will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. If you are a registered user of an brainmelt GmbH website and have supplied your email address, brainmelt GmbH may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features or solicit your feedback. brainmelt GmbH takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. brainmelt GmbH uses cookies to help brainmelt GmbH identify and track visitors, their usage of brainmelt GmbH website, and their website access preferences. brainmelt GmbH visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using brainmelt GmbH’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of brainmelt GmbH’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If brainmelt GmbH, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that brainmelt GmbH goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of brainmelt GmbH may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.


Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States .

In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.

Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google. 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. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, brainmelt GmbH may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in brainmelt GmbH’s sole discretion. brainmelt GmbH encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.


This privacy policy was originally adapted from the WordPress Terms of Service (from September 2013) and has been published under a Creative Commons Sharealike license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/). This means that you are welcome to copy and adapt the license for your own use, as long as you publish the policy under the same license terms.