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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The 1. FC Union Berlin e. V., An der Wuhlheide 263, 12555 Berlin ("UNION") adheres to the principles of data protection. This forms the basis of a trusting relationship with all of the users of our website and with this data protection declaration we want to provide transparent information to all of them about the storage and use of their personal data. By using our website, and by filling in online forms you agree to the collection, processing and use of your provided personal data by the UNION in accordance with the following principles.

1. Applicability

This data protection declaration is valid for the website http://www.fc-union-berlin.de including all sub-pages.

2. Use of the website/Use of your contract data

It is possible to use our website without providing any personal data. However, by visiting our website, data about your visit will be stored in a log file and processed. This refers to information transferred by your internet service provider, such as the IP address, for example, which is only stored for the duration of your visit. This exclusively takes place for the analysis of this data in an anonymized form for statistical purposes. We constantly attempt to improve the user friendliness of our website. For this purpose, we use so-called "cookies", in order to determine the preferences of visitors and to optimize the website accordingly. The use of cookies has become a common practice. Should you wish, however, not to use cookies, you have the possibility of changing the corresponding settings in your internet browser. Moreover, personal data are collected by us only after your explicit permission/transmission and are subsequently used exclusively for the respective purpose. For example, for the use of the contact form or in the course of placing an order. Furthermore, data is only used in accordance with the valid legal regulations. If you expressly wish to receive a newsletter, we may also use your personal data to fulfil this wish. By registering for the newsletter and by giving your confirmation, the IP address and the corresponding time and confirmation will be stored, so that in cases of doubt the registration can be verified. We will transfer personal data only to the extent permitted by law. We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission over the internet (for example, when communicating by e-mail) can pose security risks. We cannot guarantee complete protection of your data against access by third-parties.

3. Use of e-mail addresses for advertising

Unless you object, we can use the e-mail address which you provide to us within the scope of the contractual relationship with the UNION to inform you about offers and services which are similar to those you have already purchased from us, provided you have given us consent to do so. You can object to such use at any time and without giving any reason by contacting the UNION (see contact details in Section 12) free of any costs other than the cost of transmitting the withdrawal at the base rate of your service provider. Such objection is not bound to any form or by clicking on the unsubscribe button at the end of every newsletter.

4. Transfer of your data to third-parties

We only transfer your personal data to our service companies and partners if and to the extent this is indispensable for the purpose of processing orders and/or supporting our clients in connection with fulfilling the respective contracts. Any such use of your personal data by the respective companies is restricted to these purposes, whereby they are also contractually bound to respect the applicable data protection law. There will be no further transfer of your personal data to third-parties unless you expressly approved the respective transfer in advance. You are entitled to withdraw this approval at any time without giving us a reason (please use the address given below). Due to legal requirements, we may be obliged to disclose your data to a third-party. Prior to meeting such requests, we will check whether such legal obligation actually exists and disclosure will be limited to the extent required by law.

5. Google / Google Remarketing

Our website uses different technologies of Google Inc,. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Further Information regarding the policies and the data protection statement of Google can be found at http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/.
 This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymization has been activated on this website, Google will shorten your IP address within the member states of the European Union or in other member states of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this site Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other website activity and internet related services to the website operator. The IP address provided by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly. However, we would like to point out that in this case, you may not be able to utilize all the functions of this website fully. Additionally, you can prevent Google's collection of the data generated by the cookie or related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and Google's processing of this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following address:  http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Google Remarketing uses the DoubleClick cookie on websites of the Google advertising network and for specific Google services to support AdWords customers and publishers in placing and managing ads. If you call up a website and show or click on an ad placed via websites of the Google advertising network, a DoubleClick cookie may be placed on your browser.  The DoubleClick cookie identifier associated with your browser is the same identifier used when you visit websites that use DoubleClick advertising services. If you already have a DoubleClick cookie on your browser, no additional DoubleClick cookie should be placed. For further information about the use of DoubleClick cookies in connection with the advertising program of DoubleClick, please see https://support.google.com/adsense/answer/1348695?hl=de


6. Retargeting

This website uses retargeting technologies. This makes it possible to selectively target each user with product advertisements on other websites, which the user has already shown an interest in on our website.
 The insertion of advertisements is made by retargeting on the basis of a cookie-based analysis of the previous behaviour of the user. Cookies are small text files that are locally stored in the buffer of the website visitor’s internet browser. Neither your IP address nor special data is saved, which can be traced back to you personally.
 No personal data is stored in the technology utilized by us. The retargeting technology is utilized in accordance with the applicable statutory data protection provisions.
 When you visit some websites of the 1.FC Union Berlin e.V. temporary cookies from the targeting service provider will be placed on the hard disk drive of your personal computer, or they will be stored in your mobile terminal device, which will automatically erase themselves after a preset period of time (max. 120 days). If you wish to erase the cookies utilized for retargeting before the expiry of their product lifetime, you can do this at any time via the appropriate configuration settings of your internet browser.

7. Right to information and right of objection

You have the right at any time and free of charge to request a copy of the personal data that we have stored about you. At any time, you are entitled to correct or erase incorrect data. You are free at any time to object to the storage and use of your data by us without having to give us a reason, free of any costs other than the cost of transmitting the withdrawal at the base rate of your service provider. Your data will then be immediately and completely erased by us. For this purpose, please also use the address given below.

8. External links

Our websites may contain links to websites of other providers. We have no influence over the content and design of these websites, especially the subsequent alteration of their content. We would like to expressly point out that our data protection declaration does not apply to these websites.

9. Changes to this data protection declaration

From time to time, legal requirements or organizational reasons may make it necessary to amend this data protection declaration. Therefore, if you are interested, from time to time please check whether there is an update to the most recent version.

10. Contact partner

For questions, comments, recommendations as well as requests of information in connection with our data protection declaration and the processing of your personal data, please contact us at the following address:

1. FC Union Berlin e.V.
An der Wuhlheide 263
12555 Berlin
Phone: +49 (030) 65 66 88 - 100
Fax: +49 (030) 65 66 88 - 99
Internet: http://www.fc-union-berlin.de
Shop: http://www.union-zeughaus.de
E-mail: verein@fc-union-berlin.de