Privacy Statement mealstream (mealstream UG haftungsbeschränkt)


This website and app is run by mealstream via Taylorstr. 11a, 14195 Berlin, Germany (the so called responsible institution defined by German privacy law).

The protection of your personal data is very important to us. We handle this topic with care and inform you in the following about what we do with your personal data.

If we collect, manage, process or use („use“) your personal data during the registration process it will only be used in a way that is in accordance with the German and European privacy laws. You can visit our website and use our app without having to mention personal data. During your visit you will be anonymous and the data transmitted by your browser or your smartphone such as date, time staying on the website, the version of the phone and the browser used and the internet service provider will only be used anonymously until you log in with you username and password.

Personal information can only be forwarded to us voluntarily by you. This can be done by updating your profile, subscribing to a newsletter or similar actions. This personal data can consist of:

First and last name
The city and country where you live
E-mail address
Website
Profile picture

We use this data to deliver the desired service, process customer complaints and perform customer service i.e. replying to questions.

If we are employing a third party service provider to do so we will only forward the data that is necessary to perform the service. We are responsible for the protection of your personal data. Your e-mail address will be used to verify your registration and for communication purposes (e.g. sending a newsletter).

If we intend to use personal data for purposes that by law require your permission we will explicitly ask for that permission. Your permission to use your personal data for special purposes can be revoked at any time. This also applies for the future use of your personal data.

For advertising purposes, for market research and to improve our services we are allowed to create anonymous user profiles if and only if you do not claim your by law given right to disagree to this procedure.

Some of our services require the use of cookies. Cookies are small amounts of data that are stored on your computer by your browser. Within the cookies information about your visit on the website can be stored. Most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. You can change this setting and deny the storage of cookies or tell the browser that you want to be asked before a cookie is stored. When you deny cookies it might be the case that not all our services can be delivered flawlessly.

The website and app use Google Analytics, an online analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to analyze website and app usage. The information stored in the cookies are regularly transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA. In case of an active IP-anonymization on the website and in the app the IP-address will only be stored as a shortened version which is in accordance with the European privacy laws. Only in very rare cases the IP-address transmitted to the USA in full length and shortened there. With our approval Google will use the information to analyze the usage of the website and app, to create reports about the activity on the website and in the app and to perform other internet and app related services. The IP-address used during the Google Analytics analysis will not be merged with any other Google data. Furthermore you can suppress the analysis of your visit and the transmission of your website and app related data to Google by downloading the plugin found via this link.

We offer the possibility to use the website and app via a log in or a registration functionality offered by third party social networks such as „Facebook-Connect“ or “Twitter-Connect”. If you decide to make use of these functionalities let us remind you that personal and other data is forwarded to us by these third party networks after your explicit approval. This data can consist of the following: Name, e-mail address, profile picture, gender, user id, friend list, published status updates and your date of birth if published on Facebook or Twitter.

With the help of the transmitted data of the social network we will create or complete your user profile on the mealstream website or in the mealstream app. If you agree we will be granted access to your data permanently. Furthermore, if you agree we will be able to post statuses, notes, photos and video to your Facebook or Twitter walls. You can revoke or change this agreement at any time through the privacy settings of Facebook and Twitter. For more details regarding the log in and registration functionality of other social network please refer to the privacy statements and statements of usage of the third party provider such as Facebook, Twitter etc.

Our website and app also use social plugins by Facebook and Twitter. These plugins consist for example of the Facebook like button or the Twitter follow button. By clicking these buttons a direct connection between your computer and server of the plugin provider (e.g. Facebook, Twitter) is created. Via this connection personal and other data can be transmitted. We recommend that you read the terms and conditions of the plugin provider such as Facebook and Twitter carefully to be able to understand the extent of data usage and your rights and possibilities on how to interact with the provider. For further information please refer to the repective websites such as http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ and http://twitter.com/privacy.

It is your right to receive information about your personal data that is stored on our servers at any time. You will always have the chance to change, correct, complete or delete your data. Our contact information can be found in the imprint of the website.