1. Personal information that is stored when you register
If you want to use the offer of we require a range of personal data from you to render the desired service. We use the personal data that you actively communicate to us (e.g. contact details for the registration, profile information or photographs). You will find a detailed description below.
When registering free of charge you will be requested to provide the following personal data without which it is impossible to register:
2. Use of your personal data
Other users can view your profile information and texts and your uploaded photos on .
Other members can see when you have visited their profile page. In return you also find out which members visited your profile. This is an important element of the facilitation of contacts between members. This is an important part of the services of dating portals and thus also of .
E-mail notifications: sends you automatic e-mail notifications, for example if other members send you a message or if there are new members. You can deactivate these notifications in the user account under the notification settings.
Message read: Members can recognise with this function whether your messages were clicked on by the recipient. If a message is clicked on by the recipient the sender receives a message that his/her message was accessed.
3. Data transfer to third parties
If we transmit data to other members as part of the rendering of the service this is exclusively performed in connection with your Christian name. We will not pass on direct contact details (such as your surname, your address or your E-Mail address) under any circumstances. At , contacts are exclusively established via your internal post box so you can determine yourself who you pass your contact details on to.
Some data that you state when registering is visible for other users, this data is:
Number of children
4. Information, amendment, deletion of your personal information
You can have your stored data deleted by us at any time without stating the reasons. You can contact our customer service to this end:
You have the right at all times to obtain information about your personal data that is stored and the settings of your user account and have this corrected or deleted. We draw your attention to the fact that your right to the deletion of data can be restricted due to statutory storage obligations. In addition law enforcement authorities or other legally determined authorities can demand information. In the case of information, correction or deletion requests please use our contact form to provide us with your name, e-mail address and user name.
You can directly and conveniently inspect, amend and delete a lot of information in your user account.
uses so-called “cookies” to customise and optimise your visit of our site. A cookie is a text file that is either saved temporarily in your computer storage ("session cookie") or saved on your hard disk ("permanent cookie"). Cookies contain information for instance about you accessing to date of the corresponding servers or information about which offers have been called up to date. Cookies are not used to run programmes or load viruses on to your computer. Instead the main purpose of cookies is to provide an offer that is tailored to you and to structure the use of the service as conveniently as possible. Most browsers are configured as standard in such a way that they accept cookies. However, you can configure your browser in such a way that it rejects cookies or requests confirmation from you in advance. If you reject cookies this can, however, lead to a situation whereby you cannot use all our offers without disruptions. uses session cookies, partner and affiliate session cookies. Session cookies: they are not saved on your hard drive and are deleted when you leave the browser. Session cookies are used for the login authentification and to equalise the system load. Partner and affiliate cookies: they are only used if you access our services via an external advertising space. The cookies are used to settle up invoices with the cooperative partner and do not contain any of your personal data.
6. Data collection through use of Google Analytics
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. Google-Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files, which are stored on your computer and which make it possible to analyse your use of the website. For instance information on the operating system, the browser, your IP address, the website called up by you previously (referrer URL) and the date and time of your visit to our website. The information produced by this text file concerning your use of this website will be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website to compile reports concerning the website activities for the website operators and to render additional services linked with the use of the website and the use of the Internet. Google will also transfer this information to third parties if this is statutorily stipulated or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. It is being used anonymously or with a pseudonym. You can find more detailed information about this directly at Google
None of the user’s direct personal data is stored but just the Internet protocol address. This information is intended to help us automatically recognise you on your next visit to one of our websites and facilitate your navigation activities. Cookies allow us, amongst other things, to adjust a Website to your interests or to store your password so that you do not have to re-enter it every time.
Obviously you can also view our websites without cookies. If you do not want us to recognise your computer, you can prevent cookies from being saved on your hard drive by selecting the “do not accept cookies” option in your browser set-up. Please refer to the browser manufacturer's instructions for details of how this works. If, however, you choose not to accept cookies, this can limit the functions available to you on our sites. You can prevent the cookies from being installed by means of an appropriate setting in your browser software. For this purpose, you have to switch off the storage of Cookies in your Internet browser. You will obtain more detailed information on this from the user information provided by your Internet browser.
7. Checking and filtering of suspect activities
In order to protect our members from members who misuse we perform checks by means of various automated procedures and through our customer service activities on the website and inspect whether member entries are plausible even though is not obliged to do this. Certain character sequences of logins of various members, which, for instance, seem to stem from a computer can lead to the blocking of suspect members.
In addition reserves the right to automatically filter messages. In this process texts that are drafted by members are checked by means of wordlists in terms of their reconcilability with existing law and the general terms and conditions. In this process insulting words are for instance automatically compared with member texts.
If the suspicion of the misuse of should result through these checks the legal consequences for the membership are listed in the general terms and conditions. In the case of messages can additionally stop the acceptance and delivery of incoming or outgoing messages if due to the check there is a high probability that the message in question is a message that violates the general terms of conditions. There shall be no message concerning messages that have been rejected or not delivered.
It should be clear to every Internet user that the information published by him/her can be retrieved and stored worldwide by other Internet users. We would like to expressly point out to our users that data protection for data transmissions in open networks such as the Internet can never absolutely be guaranteed on the basis of the available technology. Therefore be aware of the fact that you are moving in an open global public space and be responsible when revealing your private details.