Globe Chaser

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Privacy Policy Globe Chaser App



1. Your personal data within the meaning of Art. 4 no. 1 GDPR (IP address, e-mail address,user name,MAC address) only in accordance with the provisions of the German data protection law and taking into account the European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The following regulations inform you about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection, processing and use of personal data.

2. The processing within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 2 GDPR of personal data is legal according to Art. 6 GDPR, if one of the following conditions exists:

(a) the data subject has given his consent to the processing of personal data concerning him for one or more specific purposes;

(b) the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party or for the performance of any pre-contractual action taken at the request of the data subject;

(c) the processing is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation to which the controller is subject;

(d) the processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of the data subject or any other natural person;

(e) the processing is necessary for the performance of a task which is in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority delegated to the controller;

(f) the processing is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of the controller or a third party, unless the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject requiring the protection of personal data prevail, in particular where the person concerned is a child is acting.

3. The processing of specialpersonaldata (eg health data ) within the meaning of Article 9 (1) of the GDPR is, in particular, lawful under Article 9 (2) of the GDPR if one of the following conditions applies :

– there is an express consent of the person;

– the processing is necessary for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims or for acts of the courts in the context of their judicial activity.

4. An automatic decision-making orprofiling of personal data in the sense of Art. 22 GDPR does not take place.

5. The operator ensures the security of the data in accordance with Art. 32 GDPR by taking appropriatetechnical measures , taking into account the proportionality principle .

6. In the unlikely event that data protection is breached, the competent supervisory authority will be notified in accordance with Art. 33 GDPR and the data subject in accordance with Art. 34 GDPR.



This Privacy Policy applies only to our websites. If you are forwarded to other pages via links on our pages, please inform yourself about the respective handling of your data.


Duration of data storage

The period of retention of the transferred data depends on the legal retention requirements.


Transfer of data to third parties

A passing on information provided within the framework of the contract data to third parties (Art. 4 no. 10 GDPR), takes place only if you expressly (Art. 4 no. 11 GDPR) have declared your consent or transfer to fulfill the contract is required. The consent can be withdrawn informally at any time. Data collected by visiting the website are only collected by third parties, which are expressly mentioned below.


Responsible according to the GDPR

The person responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as well as other data protection laws in the European Union and other provisions of a data protection nature is:


The Smartest Pioneers Ltd. & Co. KG

Grondahlsmuehle 6-8

53881 Euskirchen

Telephone: +49 (0) 2251 921 891-0



Use of the App Store

To download the app from one of the App Store, you have to create an account at the respective app store operators and specify your personally identifiable data (eg email address). We have no influence on the processing of this data.

More information about the iOS App Store Privacy Policy can be found here:

More information about the Google Play Store Privacy Policy can be found here:


Storage of access data in log files

We store access data in so-called server log files, such as the name of the requested file, date and time of the retrieval, transferred data volume and the requesting provider. These data are evaluated solely to ensure trouble-free operation of the app and to improve our offer and do not allow us to draw any conclusions about you. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR.

An order processing contract has been signed with the hoster. The processing takes place in Germany.


Storage of login data / registration

We support with our app that your terminal stores your entered account data. These are small files that are stored on your device (tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you use the app. These files are not harmful, do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malicious software.

The purpose of the use is to make the use of our services to you more pleasant. So you do not have to enter the login data again when you restart the app. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

If you do not want to save it, you can disable it in the settings of your device or delete the app if necessary. Registration is possible via the app. For your safety, the process can only be completed by clicking the link in the confirmation email.


Access rights


For automatic localization of the place where the user stays with his terminal, a location query is made via the built-in GPS chip of your device. This function is only intended to facilitate the transmission of the location.

The function can be deactivated on request. The use is justified on the basis of your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a) GDPR.


To store audio files, access to the microphone is required. There is no hidden recording via the microphone.

The use is justified on the basis of your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a) GDPR.


To upload images, access to the camera is required. The use is justified on the basis of your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a) GDPR.

Access to memory

Access to system memory is required to store files.

The use is justified on the basis of your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a) GDPR.


Google Maps

The app uses the “Google Maps API” of the company Google Inc. (Google) for the visual presentation of maps. When using Google Maps, Google also collects, processes and uses data about the use of Maps features by users of the App. For terms of service for Google Maps, see Terms of Use for Google Maps:

The lawfulness of the use results from Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR

For more information about Google’s privacy policy please visit:



When using the app, you can enable push notifications to alert you to news and events through a direct message system. For the implementation we use the technology of the supplier OneSignal, 201 San Antonio Circle Suite # 140, Mountain View, CA, USA.

If you agree, you will receive periodic push notifications via the app.

In order to provide push notifications to you, it is necessary that non-personal information, such as a message, be transmitted to the OneSignal server. It is necessary that for the unambiguous assignment of the device a non-personal ID is assigned, which does not allow any conclusions by OneSignal on the person.

You always have the option to unsubscribe from push notifications if you no longer wish them. This can be set directly in the app.

The processing of data via OneSignal is based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

You can learn more about the privacy of OneSignal here:



The provider uses on its website a plug-in of the provider (Openweather Ltd., 4 Queens Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 8YB, United Kingdom). This will show the user the local current weather forecast. The user’s browser may submit personal information to

Further information can be found in the privacy policy of

The user can prevent the collection and processing of his data by by disabling the execution of script code in his browser or installing a script blocker in his browser (available for example under www.nos or www. ).

The weather forecast is displayed in the interest of an attractive and informative presentation of the app of the provider. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.


Chat feature

In the app, we offer a chat function to exchange with other users. The data is processed only on the servers managed by us in Germany.

In order to use the chat, your IP address will be saved to avoid abuse. This measure is justified by Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR. If you enter personal data into the entry form of the chat (eg name, contact data), it is necessary to save it temporarily . This measure is in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f) and a) GDPR. The chat also does not ask for personal information from you.


Security of your data

We use appropriate technical and organizational security measures (TOM) to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.


Rights of the user

You can request information about the personal data stored about you at any time and free of charge. Your rights also include the confirmation, rectification, restriction, blocking and deletion of such data and the provision of a copy of the data, in a form suitable for transmission, as well as the revocation of consent granted and the objection. Statutory retention requirements remain unaffected.

Their rights arise in particular from the following standards of the GDPR:

  • Article 7 (3) – Right to revoke a data protection consent
  • Article 12 – Transparent information, communication and modalities for the exercise of the rights of the data subject
  • Article 13 – Duty to provide information when collecting personal data from the data subject
  • Article 14 – Duty to provide information if the personal data have not been collected from the data subject
  • Article 15 – Right to information of the data subject, right to confirm and provide a copy of the personal data
  • Article 16 – Right to rectification
  • Article 17 – Right to cancellation (“Right to be forgotten”)
  • Article 18 – Right to restriction of processing
  • Article 19 – Obligation to provide information in connection with the correction or erasure of personal data or the restriction of processing
  • Article 20 – Right to data portability
  • Article 21 – Right to object
  • Article 22 – Right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling
  • Article 77 – Right to complain to a supervisory authority

For the exercise of your rights (with the exception of Art. 77 GDPR), please contact the office named under the item “Responsible according to the GDPR” (eg by e-mail).


Supervisory authority:


Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit NRW

Kavalleriestr. 2-4

40213 Düsseldorf


Telephone: 0211/38424-0

Fax: 0211/38424-10



(It is asked to check before contacting via the homepage, if the above mentioned data are still up-to-date)


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