Data privacy

Elfriede Höpke Pensionsbetrieb + Ferienwohnungs KG is aware of the importance of data privacy issues on the internet and is dedicated to protecting your privacy on our web pages. Elfriede Höpke Pensionsbetrieb + Ferienwohnungs KG takes effective measures to ensure that all information received from our online visitors is protected from unauthorised access and use. In addition, we run a regular check on our security measures. We have established the following guidelines to show how we use the information received from visitors to our web pages:

What information is recorded by Elfriede Höpke Pensionsbetrieb + Ferienwohnungs KG?
Generally speaking, you can visit Elfriede Höpke Pensionsbetrieb + Ferienwohnungs KG online to access information and remain anonymous, i.e. without revealing personal information. However, we sometimes ask for certain items of information (such as your name and address) so as to gain a better understanding of your motivation and draw your attention to new products that might be of interest to you. Our web server may also register the domain names of visitors to our website, though not their e-mail addresses. We use this information to be able to identify who is visiting us so as improve the content of our web pages.

How does Elfriede Höpke Pensionsbetrieb + Ferienwohnungs KG protect your personal details?
In the forms you complete to contact us, you may be asked to share sensitive information with us such as your e-mail address, postal address, telephone number or credit card number. When this happens, Elfriede Höpke Pensionsbetrieb + Ferienwohnungs KG takes all economically feasible steps to establish a secure connection with your internet browser. In the case of Elfriede Höpke Pensionsbetrieb + Ferienwohnungs KG web pages that serve to process e-commerce transactions, credit card numbers are only used for the purpose of payment processing and are not disclosed to third parties. Please note that our website contains links to other websites that do not belong to Elfriede Höpke Pensionsbetrieb + Ferienwohnungs KG. Although we try to create links solely with websites that make every effort to protect the privacy of their customers' data like we do ourselves, we are not liable for the content of these websites nor for their handling of data privacy.

How can you update your personal details?
You can help us ensure your details are accurate by informing Elfriede Höpke Pensionsbetrieb + Ferienwohnungs KG of all changes to your postal address, telephone number and e-mail address.

All personal data is treated in confidence. In collecting, processing and using the data and individual items of information, we adhere strictly to the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and Teleservices Act (TDG).

At any time, you can veto or withdraw your consent to the use, processing or transmission of your data, including for marketing purposes, by submitting written notification to Elfriede Höpke Pensionsbetrieb + Ferienwohnungs KG, Thieplatz 9, D-49196 Bad Laer.

Google Analytics:
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 allow analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie relating to your use of this website (including your IP address) is transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there.

Google uses this information to analyse your use of the website so as to compile reports on website activities for website operators and provide other services connected with use of the website and the internet. Google also shares this information with third parties where this is legally required or if third parties process the data on behalf of Google.

Under no circumstances will Google link your IP address to other Google data. You can prevent the installation of cookies by making the appropriate setting in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that if you do so, you will not be able to use the full range of functions offered by this website.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data collected about you by Google in the manner and for the purpose described above.

We should like to point out that our website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()": this means that IP addresses are processed in abbreviated form only so as to rule out any direct personal connection. As a result of the activation of IP anonymization on this website, your IP address is first abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union and in other states which are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the entire IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. On behalf of cybob communication GmbH, Google uses this information to analyse your use of the website so as to compile reports on website activities and provide other services connected with use of the website and the internet. Google does not link the IP address transferred by your browser in connection with Google Analytics to other Google data. You can prevent the saving of cookies by making the appropriate setting in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that if you do so, you will not be able to use the full range of functions offered by this website. You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being transmitted to Google and you can prevent the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

As an alternative to the browser add-on or for browsers on mobile devices, please click on this link to prevent recording of data by Google Analytics on this website in future (the opt-out only works in this browser and for this domain). An opt-out cookie is saved on your device for this purpose. If you delete your cookies in this browser, you will have to click on this link again.