Privacy policy

(last updated on 11. Feb. 16)

Privacy is complicated and no one likes complicated laws. But we are obligated to have this on our site and to inform you about your rights and if/what personal data we store and use. Basically we use Google Analytics to track how many people are visiting our website and we use Google AdSense to display some Ads that are personalised to you and the websites/online shops you visited before. All this works with the help of cookies. If you have deactivate cookies and your browser, no worries. Otherwise you can read down below more about our privacy policy and for what exactly we use cookies.

User anonymity and personal information

Pebblestuff.io will make no attempt to identify individual users. You should be aware, however, that access to web pages will generally create log entries in the systems of your ISP or network service provider. These entities may be in a position to identify the client computer equipment used to access a page. Such monitoring would be done by the provider of network services and is beyond the responsibility or control of pebblestuff.io and the team behind. More information about the tools the get statistics about our site you can find below in the cookies statement.
By using our site you accept the terms of our Privacy Policy stated on this page.

Right to Information

You have the right to free information about the data you have stored on our servers and also the right to rectification, blockage or removal of this data. In case you have agreed to the storage and processing of the data you have shared (e. g. newsletter), you may revoke your consent at any time. This change will take effect in the immediate future. If you sign up with us we take great care to keep your information safe and we’ll never share it with others without your express permission. If you have any questions about this privacy policy or your personal data, please write to us by email to: [email protected]

Updates to this policy

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time, particularly as technology changes. You can always check this page for the latest version. We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

Use of cookies

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

Why we use them?

Some of these cookies are essential to make our site work and others help us to improve by giving us some insight into how the site is being used.
These cookies are set when you submit a form, login or interact with the site by doing something that goes beyond clicking some simple links.
We also use some non-essential cookies to anonymously track visitors or enhance your experience of this site. If you’re not happy with this, we won’t set these cookies but some nice features on the site may be unavailable.

How to control cookies?

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish (for details, see www.aboutcookies.org). You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

We ensure u that the cookies will not be used for any purpose other than the one stated, we take you data rights seriously and won’t sell this data to any third party.

You can find more information about cookies here: http://www.cookiechoices.org/

We use the following services that need cookies:

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 analyse how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address 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. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Google AdSense

This website uses Google AdSense, a service that enables the integration of advertisements provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google AdSense uses so-called “cookies”, namely text files that are stored on your computer and that enable the analysis of your website use. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible images). Web beacons allow the evaluation of information such as web page visitor traffic. The information generated by cookies and web beacons regarding the use of this website (including your IP address) and the ad formats are sent to a Google server in the US and stored there. This data may be passed on by Google to its contractors. However, Google will not pass on your IP address together with the other information that you have shared. You may refuse the installation of cookies through the corresponding setting of your internet browser; we would like to point out, however, that you may not be able to make full use of some of the website’s functions in this case. By using this website, you agree to the processing of the information obtained from you by Google in the manner and for the purpose described above.

Facebook Plug-in (Like and Share Button)

Plug-ins of the Facebook social network, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA, are integrated on our websites. The Facebook plug-ins may be recognized on our website thanks to the Facebook logo or the “Like Button”. You may find an overview of the Facebook plug-ins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. During each visit to our website, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is created. Facebook is thereby notified that your IP address has visited our website. You may share the content of our web pages on your Facebook profile by clicking the Facebook “Like button” while being logged into your Facebook account. This allows Facebook to assign the visit to our web pages to your user account. We would like to point out that, as service providers, we have no knowledge about the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by Facebook. You may find more information by reading the Facebook Privacy Policy here: http://facebook.com/policy.php. If you would like to prevent Facebook from assigning the visit to our website to your Facebook user account, simply log out of your Facebook account.

Google (+1 and Share Functionality)

Collection and Distribution of Information: You may share information worldwide thanks to the Google +1 button. Through the Google +1 button, you and other users may receive personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that has been given a +1 for its content, as well as information about the website that you were visiting while clicking the +1 button. Your +1s may be integrated in the information displayed together with your Google profile name and picture, such as in search results or within your own Google profile, or in other website areas and internet ads. Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve Google’s services for you and for other users. You require a globally visible, public Google profile, that must at least contain the chosen profile name in order to use the Google +1 button. This name will be used by all Google services. In some cases, this name may replace other names that you have used when sharing content through your Google account. The identity of your Google profile may be shown to other users that are familiar with your e-mail address or that have other identifying information about you.

Use of the Obtained Information:
In addition to the above mentioned uses, the information that you have shared may be used in accordance to the applicable Google privacy policies. Google may release generated statistics about the users’ +1 activities resp. distribute them to users and partners, as well as publishers, advertisers or linked sites. Find them here: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Twitter (Share Functionality)

Twitter service functions are also integrated on our web pages. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter and the “re-tweet” function, you may link the websites you have visited to your own twitter account and share them with other users. Data is also thereby passed on to Twitter. We would like to point out that, as service providers, we have no knowledge about the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by Twitter. You may find more information by reading the Facebook Privacy Policy here: http://twitter.com/privacy. You may change your Twitter data privacy settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.