Privacy Policy

Responsible within the meaning of data protection laws,
in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),
for the websites:
and all Eyvalon and EyvalonGames subdomains (*.eyvalon.de / *.eyvalongames.de)

Information according to ยง5 TMG:
Eyvalon Entertainment
Stefan Peters
25524 Itzehoe

Contact email:

By accessing "Eyvalon" ("https://www.eyvalon.de") and "EyvalonGames" ("https://www.eyvalongames.de") and all subdomains (*.eyvalon.de / *.eyvalongames.de) hereinafter referred to as Eyvalon sites,
a contract is concluded between you and the operator with the following provisions:

Collection of general information when visiting Eyvalon sites

Type and purpose of processing:
When you access our website, i.e. when you do not register or otherwise submit information, information of a general nature is automatically recorded. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your internet service provider, your IP address and the like.
In particular, they are processed for the following purposes:
- Ensuring a smooth connection to the website,
- Ensuring smooth use of our website,
- Evaluation of system security and stability as well as
- to optimize our website.
We do not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. Information of this type may be statistically evaluated by us anonymously, to optimize our website and the technology behind it.

Legal basis and legitimate interest:
The processing takes place in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.

Recipients of the data may be technical service providers, who work as processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.

Storage period:
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the purpose of collection. This is generally the case for the data used to provide the website when the respective session has ended. If the data is stored in log files, this is the case after 14 days at the latest. Storage beyond this is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are anonymised, so that it is no longer possible to assign the calling client.

Preparation mandatory or required:
The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither required by law nor by contract. Without the IP address, however, the service and functionality of our website cannot be guaranteed. In addition, individual services may not be available or may be restricted. For this reason, an objection is excluded.

Notice on the processing of personal data on Eyvalon sites
On Eyvalon sites, Eyvalon provides a platform for exchange about Eyvalon Entertainment - IndieGame Developer/Publisher, the video game: Eyvalon and the Eyvalon MultiGaming Community. Eyvalon creates the framework in which the users registered on Eyvalon sites can create posts and messages and exchange information with one another. The legal responsibility for the respective contributions is borne by the users who create them. Reading access to the posts is - with a few exceptions in individual forums - available to everyone without registration. However, registration is required to create posts and to use other functions of the forum. in which we collect and process personal data. Furthermore, we collect certain information even in the case of anonymous access, to be able to offer the functions available on Eyvalon sites and to exclude or trace illegal use of the offer. In the following we will inform you about the data collected and how we handle it. We also give you more information about the operator and your rights.

Personal data when registering on Eyvalon sites
As part of the registration process, we record your email address.
Furthermore, they have to choose a user name (pseudonym) that forms a bracket over all their contributions. While your username is visible to everyone, only we as operators of Eyvalon sites have access to your e-mail address.
In addition, you can enter further data in your profile, such as your website, your place of residence or other contact details. You can use this to specify a signature (free text), which - depending on what you enter - can contain personal information. This information is voluntary so that you can decide for yourself which information you want to collect and publish (depending on which forum software is currently used by Us). The data you enter is freely accessible on the Internet in the context of your contributions.
As part of the registration and the agreement to the terms of use, we record of these notes on the processing of personal data, the IP address and the time stamp as proof. By collecting the data during registration or in your profile, you consent to that we may process this data and publish it as described above (Article 6(1)(a) GDPR). Your e-mail address as well as the recorded IP addresses and time stamps are also necessary in order to be able to fulfill the user contract (Article 6 paragraph 1 letter b DSGVO). You can revoke your consent at any time or change the data you have stored in your profile at any time.

Personal data when using Eyvalon sites
When using Eyvalon sites, personal data is collected at various points:
- If you use the contact form, your name and e-mail address will be recorded and saved if you are not logged in.
- When creating and deleting posts (this also includes private messages and participation in surveys) the IP address from which the post was created or deleted is stored for documentation purposes and to prevent misuse.
- When changing key data in your user profile (e-mail address, account activation, user password) and in the case of failed login attempts, the IP address is also saved for documentation purposes and to prevent misuse.
- When you visit Eyvalon sites, log files are recorded about the use of the server, which also contain the IP address of access.

The data in the contact form is collected in order to enable contact to be made and to archive correspondence generated in connection with the operation of Eyvalon Sites. It takes place in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1 letter b (performance of contract), c (legal obligation) and f (legitimate interests of the person responsible) DSGVO. The other data is stored in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR, to prevent misuse of the services offered on Eyvalon sites and at the same time to give third parties the opportunity to take action against any legal violations.
Note: According to Art. 21 GDPR, you have the right to object to data storage, if this is based on Article 6 paragraph 1 letter f GDPR and there are reasons that arise from your particular situation.
As a precaution, we would like to point out that the collection of this data is necessary to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

Keeping blacklists
We reserve the right to block lists of e-mail addresses, domains or IP addresses if the corresponding address is used as a basis have been used for improper use of Eyvalon sites or have been banned from the premises. basis of storage Article 6 paragraph 1 letter f GDPR applies here as well. As a precautionary measure, we would like to point out that, in particular when the of domains or IP addresses, it is usually impossible or only possible with a disproportionate effort to inform the data subjects (Article 14 Paragraph 5 Letter b GDPR).

Use of cookies
Like many other websites, we also use so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files which are stored on your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or similar) when you visit our website. You can delete individual cookies or the entire cookie inventory. You will also receive information and instructions how these cookies can be deleted or their storage blocked in advance. Depending on the provider of your browser, you will find the necessary information under the following links:
- Mozilla Firefox: https:/ /support.mozilla.org/en/kb/remove-cookies-delete-data-from-websites
- Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
- Google Chrome: https://support.google.com /accounts/answer/61416?hl=de
- Opera: http://www.opera.com/de/help - Safari: https://support.apple.com/ kb/PH17191?locale=de_DE&viewlocale=de_DE

In detail, the following cookies can be created:
- A unique, random ID is stored in a cookie (ending in _sid). This forms a parenthesis over all page views and ensures that your settings etc. are retained when a new page is called up.
- If you are logged in, your internal user ID is stored in another cookie (ending in _u). If you are not logged in, the ID of the guest user (usually 1) is stored here.
- A cookie (ending in _k) stores a key that is used for automatic login if you have enabled this feature.
- A cookie (ending in _track) can be used to store which forums, topics and posts you have already read.
- Under certain circumstances, a cookie (ending in _lang) is created to save a language preference you have chosen.
- If you took part in a poll without registering, another cookie (contains _poll_) will be created, that saves your vote and ensures that there are no multiple votes.

These cookies are stored by your browser for a maximum of one year and sent to us with every page view. You can delete them at any time using the "Delete all board cookies" function offered in the forum or use a comparable function in your browser.

Purpose of processing personal data and its legal basis:
The personal data when registering on Eyvalon sites (see above) are used to fulfill the concluded user contract and stored and processed with your consent (Article 6 paragraph 1 letters a and b GDPR). The personal data when using Eyvalon sites and the blacklists (see above) are saved, to prevent misuse of the services offered on Eyvalon sites and at the same time to give third parties the opportunity to be able to take action against any legal violations (Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR). The data transmitted via the contact form will be saved to enable contact to be made and to archive the correspondence that takes place within the framework of the operation of Eyvalon sites (Article 6 paragraph 1 letters b, c and f GDPR).

Sharing of data
Eyvalon will not pass on data to third parties that are not intended to be made available to the public. This does not include disclosure to criminal prosecution or judicial authorities, to pursue legitimate legal interests or due to legal obligations. For the operation of Eyvalon sites, it is necessary for us to involve third parties in the processing of personal data commission data or third parties could gain access to such data in the course of their work (so-called processors). This concerns e.g. B. The operation of the server on which Eyvalon sites runs. These processors may process the personal data process exclusively on the basis of our instructions or legal obligations. These obligations are met by a contract or other legal instrument. The integration of order processors takes place on the basis of the provisions of Art. 28 f. GDPR. Otherwise, the data not intended for public availability will be deleted not passed on to third parties by Eyvalon and the commissioned processors. This does not include disclosure to criminal prosecution or judicial bodies, to pursue legitimate legal interests or due to legal obligations.

Duration of storage
The data recorded during registration will be stored until the end of the user contract. After a revocation, we will store the central data of your profile (e-mail address, user name as well as recorded IP addresses and time stamps (see above)) for a maximum of 13 months, to fulfill the obligation to provide evidence and to prevent misuse of the forum. When creating a contribution (including private messages and participation in surveys) IP addresses recorded as well as central changes to the user profile will be deleted after 13 months at the latest.
The failed login attempts and the personal data (IP addresses) stored in the log files of the server are deleted after 4 months at the latest.

Requirement for providing data
For registering on Eyvalon sites and using the features, which are only available to registered users (in particular the creation of contributions, the use of private messages and other functions of the forum software) it is necessary to provide an e-mail address. Registration is not possible without this information.
Automated Decision Making: There is no automated decision-making.

Your data subject rights
You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details provided for our data protection officer:
- Information about your data stored by us and their processing (Article 15 GDPR),
- Correction of incorrect personal data (Article 16 GDPR),
- Deletion of your data stored by us (Article 17 GDPR),
- Restriction of data processing if we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations (Article 18 GDPR),
- Objection to the processing of your data by us (Article 21 GDPR) and
- Data transferability if you have consented to data processing or have concluded a contract with us (Article 20 GDPR).
If you have given us your consent, you can revoke this at any time with effect for the future. You can contact a supervisory authority at any time with a complaint, e.g. the responsible supervisory authority in the federal state in which you live or to the authority responsible for us as the responsible body. A list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public area) with address can be found at: https://www .bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Use of script libraries (Google Webfonts)

Type and purpose of processing:
In order to display our content correctly and graphically appealing across browsers, we use "Google Web Fonts" from Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter "Google") to display fonts. The privacy policy of the library operator Google can be found here: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
Legal basis:
The legal basis for the integration of Google Webfonts and the associated data transfer to Google is your consent (Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR).
Calling up script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the operator of the library. It is theoretically possible - although it is currently unclear whether and, if so, for what purposes - that the operator collects Google data in this case.
Storage period:
We do not collect any personal data through the integration of Google Webfonts. You can find more information about Google Web Fonts at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in the privacy policy from Google: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
Third country transfer:
Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU_US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US -Framework.
Preparation mandatory or required:
The provision of personal data is neither required by law nor by contract. However, it may not be possible to display the content correctly using standard fonts.
Revocation of consent:
The provider currently offers no option for a simple opt-out or blocking of data transmission. If you want to prevent tracking of your activities on our website, please revoke your consent for the corresponding cookie category or all technically unnecessary cookies and data transmissions in the cookie consent tool. In this case, however, you may not be able to use our website or only to a limited extent. The programming language JavaScript is regularly used to display the content. You can data processing therefore object by deactivating the execution of JavaScript in your browser or by installing a JavaScript blocker. Please note that this can lead to functional restrictions on the website.

Google reCAPTCHA Privacy Policy

Our primary goal is to ensure that our website is as safe and secure as possible for you and for us. To ensure that we use Google reCAPTCHA from Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). With reCAPTCHA we can determine whether you really are a flesh-and-blood human being and not a robot or other spam software. By spam we mean any electronically, unwanted information sent to us unsolicited. With the classic CAPTCHAS, you usually had to solve text or image puzzles to check them. With reCAPTCHA from Google, we don't have to bother you with such puzzles most of the time. In most cases it is sufficient if you simply check the box and confirm that that you are not a bot. With the new Invisible reCAPTCHA version, you don't even have to check the box. How exactly does this work and, above all, which data is used for this, you will find out in the course of this data protection declaration. The legal basis for the use is Article 6 (1) f (lawfulness of processing), because there is a legitimate interest in this website protect against bots and spam software.

What is reCAPTCHA?
reCAPTCHA is a free captcha service provided by Google that protects websites from spam software and abuse by non-human visitors. Most often, this service is used when filling out forms on the Internet. A Captcha service is an automatic Turing test, to ensure that an action on the Internet is carried out by a human and not by a bot. In the classic Turing test (named after the computer scientist Alan Turing), a human determines the difference between a bot and a human. In the case of captchas, the computer or a software program also takes care of this. Classic captchas work with small tasks, which are easy for humans to solve, but present considerable difficulties for machines. With reCAPTCHA you no longer have to actively solve puzzles. The tool uses modern risk techniques to distinguish humans from bots. Here you only have to tick the text field "I'm not a robot" or with Invisible reCAPTCHA even this is no longer necessary. With reCAPTCHA, a JavaScript element is integrated into the source text and then the tool runs in the background and analyzes your user behavior. The software calculates a so-called Captcha score from these user actions. With this score, Google calculates how high the probability is before entering the Captcha that you are human. ReCAPTCHA or Captchas in general are always used if bots could manipulate or abuse certain actions (such as registrations, surveys, etc.).

Why do we use reCAPTCHA on our website?
We only want to welcome flesh and blood people to our site. Bots or spam software of all kinds can safely stay at home. That's why we're doing everything we can to protect ourselves and offer you the best possible user experience. For this reason we use Google reCAPTCHA from Google. So we can be pretty sure that we remain a "bot-free" website. By using reCAPTCHA, data is transmitted to Google, which Google uses to determine if you are really human. reCAPTCHA therefore serves to ensure the security of our website and subsequently also your security. For example, without reCAPTCHA it could happen that a bot registers as many email addresses as possible during registration, to then "spam" forums or blogs with undesirable advertising content. With reCAPTCHA we can avoid such bot attacks.

What data does reCAPTCHA store?
ReCAPTCHA collects personally identifiable information from users to determine whether the actions on our website are actually human. The IP address and other data that Google needs for the reCAPTCHA service can therefore be sent to Google. IP addresses are almost always shortened beforehand within the member states of the EU or other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area, before the data ends up on a server in the USA. The IP address is not combined with other data from Google, unless you are logged in with your Google account while using reCAPTCHA. First, the reCAPTCHA algorithm checks whether Google cookies from other Google services (YouTube, Gmail, etc.) have already been placed on your browser. Then reCAPTCHA sets an additional cookie in your browser and captures a snapshot of your browser window. The following list of collected browser and user data does not claim to be complete. Rather, they are examples of data that, to our knowledge, are processed by Google. Referrer URL (the address of the page the visitor came from)

You can IP address (e.g.
You can get information about the operating system (the software that enables your computer to operate. Known operating systems are Windows, Mac OS X or Linux)
You can use cookies (small text files that store data in your browser)
You can customize mouse and keyboard behavior (every action you perform with the mouse or keyboard is saved)
You can change the date and language settings (which language or which date you have preset on your PC is saved)
You can use All JavaScript Objects (JavaScript is a programming language that allows websites to adapt to the user. JavaScript objects can collect all sorts of data under one name)
You can set screen resolution (indicates how many pixels the image display consists of)
It is undisputed that Google uses and analyzes this data even before you click the "I'm not a robot" checkbox. With the Invisible reCAPTCHA version, you don't even have to check the box and the whole recognition process runs in the background. Google does not tell you exactly how much and what data Google stores.
The following cookies are used by reCAPTCHA: Here we refer to the reCAPTCHA demo version from Google at https://www.google.com/recaptcha/api2/demo.
All of these cookies require a unique identifier for tracking purposes. Here is a list of cookies set by Google reCAPTCHA on the demo version:
Name: IDE
Expiry time: after one year
Use: This cookie is set by the company DoubleClick (also belongs to Google), to register and report the actions of a user on the website in dealing with advertisements. In this way, the effectiveness of the advertising can be measured and appropriate optimization measures can be taken. IDE is stored in browsers under domain doubleclick.net.
Example value: WqTUmlnmv_qXyi_DGNPLESKnRNrpgXoy1K-pAZtAkMbHI-311161059 Name: 1P_JAR
Expiry time: after one month
Usage: This cookie collects website usage statistics and measures conversions. A conversion occurs, for example, when a user becomes a buyer. The cookie is also used to display relevant advertisements to users. Furthermore, the cookie can be used to prevent a user from seeing the same ad more than once.
Example value: 2019-5-14-12 Name: ANID
Expiry time: after 9 months
Use: We were not able to find out much information about this cookie. In Google's privacy policy, the cookie is used in connection with "advertising cookies" such as e.g. B. "DSID", "FLC", "AID", "TAID" mentioned. ANID is stored under domain google.com.
Sample value: U7j1v3dZa3111610590xgZFmiqWppRWKOr Name: CONSENT
Expiry time: after 19 years
Use: The cookie stores the status of a user's consent to the use of various Google services. CONSENT is also used for security to verify users, prevent fraudulent credentials and protect user data from unauthorized attacks.
Example value: YES+AT.de+20150628-20-0 Name: NID
Expiry time: after 6 months
Usage: NID is used by Google to match ads to your Google search. With the help of the cookie, Google "remembers" your most frequently entered search queries or your previous interaction with advertisements. So you always get tailor-made advertisements. The cookie contains a unique ID that Google uses to collect the user's personal settings for advertising purposes.
Example value: 0WmuWqy311161059zILzqV_nmt3sDXwPeM5Q Name: DV
Expiry time: after 10 minutes
Usage: Once you have checked the "I'm not a robot" checkbox, this cookie will be set. The cookie is used by Google Analytics for personalized advertising. DV collects information in an anonymous form and is also used to make user distinctions.
Example value: gEAABBCjJMXcI0dSAAAANbqc311161059

Note: This list cannot claim to be complete, as experience has shown that Google changes the choice of its cookies again and again.

How long and where is the data stored?
By inserting reCAPTCHA, your data will be transferred to the Google server. Where exactly this data is stored is not made clear by Google, even after repeated inquiries. Without having received confirmation from Google, it can be assumed that data such as mouse interaction, length of stay on the website or language settings are stored on the European or American Google servers. The IP address that your browser transmits to Google is generally not merged with other Google data from other Google services. However, if you are logged into your Google account while using the reCAPTCHA plugin, the data will be merged. The deviating data protection regulations of the company Google apply for this.

How can I delete my data or prevent data storage? If you do not want any data about you and your behavior to be transmitted to Google, you must, before you visit our website or use the reCAPTCHA software, Log out completely from Google and delete all Google cookies. In principle, the data is automatically transmitted to Google as soon as you access our site. To delete this data again, you must contact Google Support at https://support.google.com/?hl=de&tid=311161059. So if you use our website, you agree that Google LLC and its representatives automatically collect, process and use data. You can learn a little more about reCAPTCHA on Google's web developer page at https://developers.google.com/recaptcha/. Google goes into the technical development of reCAPTCHA in more detail here, but you won't find precise information about data storage and data protection-related topics there either. A good overview of the basic use of data at Google can be found in the in-house data protection declaration at https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

Embedded YouTube videos

Type and purpose of processing:
We embed YouTube videos on some of our websites. The operator of the corresponding plugins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (hereinafter "YouTube"). When you visit a page with the YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. This tells YouTube which pages you are visiting. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can assign your surfing behavior to you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand. If a YouTube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about user behavior. Further information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and its processing by YouTube can be found in the data protection declarations of the provider, There you will also receive further information on your rights and setting options in this regard to protect your privacy (https://policies.google.com/privacy). Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework

Legal basis:
The legal basis for the integration of YouTube and the associated data transfer to Google is your consent (Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR).

Calling up YouTube automatically triggers a connection to Google.

Storage period and revocation of consent:
If you have deactivated the storage of cookies for the Google Ad program, you will also be able to watch YouTube videos do not have to reckon with such cookies. However, YouTube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you want to prevent this, you must block the storage of cookies in the browser. Further information on data protection at "YouTube" can be found in the provider's data protection declaration at: https://www.google. de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Third country transfer:
Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU_US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US -Framework.

Preparation mandatory or required:
The provision of your personal data is voluntary, based solely on your consent. If you prevent access, this can lead to functional restrictions on the website.

SSL encryption

In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.

Change to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration, so that it always complies with the current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. The new data protection declaration will then apply to your next visit.

Right to withdraw consent
You have the right to revoke your consent to the storage and processing of your data at any time. In this case, we will terminate the contract of use.

Right to information
You have the right to obtain information as to whether your personal data is being processed. If this is the case, you also have the right to receive information about this data and other information in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR.
For a request for information, please contact the person responsible (see above) or use the contact form. If you have any questions about privacy, please email us:email
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