DSGVO Data Protection

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Use of the Islamic-Marriage.com Website

Version 25.05.2018

1. An overview of data protection

General

The
following gives a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our
website. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. Detailed
information on the subject of data protection can be found in our privacy policy found below.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for the data collection on this
website?

The data collected on this website are processed by the website operator. The
operator’s contact details can be found in the website’s required legal notice.

How do we
collect your data?

Some data are collected when you provide it to us. This could, for
example, be data you enter on a contact form.

Other data are collected automatically by our IT
systems when you visit the website. These data are primarily technical data such as the browser and
operating system you are using or when you accessed the page. These data are collected automatically
as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?

Part
of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyze
how visitors use the site.

What rights do you have regarding your data?

You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and
the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked,
or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further
questions about the issue of privacy and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with the
competent regulatory authorities.

Analytics and third-party tools

When visiting our
website, statistical analyses may be made of your surfing behavior. This happens primarily using cookies
and analytics. The analysis of your surfing behavior is usually anonymous, i.e. we will not be able to
identify you from this data. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed
information can be found in the following privacy policy.

You can object to this analysis. We will
inform you below about how to exercise your options in this regard.

2. General information and
mandatory information

Data protection

The operators of this website take the
protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in
accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

If you use this
website, various pieces of personal data will be collected. Personal information is any data with which you
could be personally identified. This privacy policy explains what information we collect and what we use it
for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.

Please note that data transmitted via
the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of
your data from third-party access is not possible.

Notice concerning the party responsible for this
website

The party responsible for processing data on this website is:

Samer Fahed
Hünefeldstr.8
80992 München

Telephone: +4917656981797
Email: fahed.samer@googlemail.com

The responsible party is the natural or legal person who
alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email
addresses, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data

Many data
processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any
time with future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we
receive your request may still be legally processed.

HOW WE SHARE INFORMATION

Your profile and your data are publicly visible on our dating portal.

Since our goal is to help you make meaningful connections, the main sharing of users’ information is, of course, with other users. We also share some users’ information with service providers and partners who assist us in operating the services, legal authorities. Read on for more details about how your information is shared with others.

  • With other users

You share information with other users when you voluntarily disclose information on the service (including your public profile). Please be careful with your information and make sure that the content you share is stuff that you’re comfortable being publically viewable since neither you nor we can control what others do with your information once you share it.

If you choose to limit the audience for all or part of your profile or for certain content or information about you, then it will be visible according to your settings.

  • With our service providers and partners

We use third parties to help us operate and improve our services.  These third parties assist us with various tasks, including data hosting and maintenance, analytics, customer care, marketing, advertising, payment processing and security operations.

We may also share information with partners who distribute and assist us in advertising our services. For instance, we may share limited information on you in hashed, non-human readable form to advertising partners.

We follow a strict vetting process prior to engaging any service provider or working with any partner.  All of our service providers and partners must agree to strict confidentiality obligations.

Collection, processing and use of personal data

The provision of your personal information is voluntary as part of the conclusion and existence of the contractual relationship with Islamic-Marriage.com. It is u.a. You must provide personal information of special categories. If you do not want Islamic-Marriage.com to process your personal data, and in particular data of special categories, Islamic-Marriage.com can not provide its service. Which data Islamic-Marriage.com collects in detail can be found in the following explanations.

What information does Islamic-Marriage.com ask its members to fulfill the contract?

In order to provide Islamic-Marriage.com services as described in the Terms and Conditions, personal information provided by the user (also known as the Islamic-Marriage.com member) is required, inter alia, as part of the registration process, the completion of a basic membership or indicates to a premium membership to collect, process and use.

What information does Islamic-Marriage.com collect when using the Islamic-Marriage.com website?

Every time you access the website, Islamic-Marriage.com uses the respective website visitors’ usage data – unless stated otherwise, even if they are not Islamic-Marriage.com members – via the respective Internet browser and in log files, so-called Server log files, saved. These data are:

Information about the browser type and the internet service provider of the user as well as the used operating system (for example Windows 7, Apple OS, etc.)

IP address (Internet Protocol address) of the accessing computer (Here, the IP address is compared with a geo-database and the origin, country, state and city of the user is determined.)

User ID on the Islamic-Marriage.com platform (IslamicMarriage.com members only)

Name of the retrieved page

Date and time of retrieval

the Referrer URL (origin URL) from which the user came to the retrieved page

Transferred amount of data

Status message as to whether the retrieval was successful

Session identification number

Used screen resolution

The so-called login records store the following usage data each time the Islamic-Marriage.com member logs in to the network:

Date and time of login

User ID on the Islamic-Marriage.com platform

IP address (Internet Protocol address)

Number of session cookies

Session identification number

Session participants pseudonym

Duration of storage; retention periods

We store your data for as long as this is necessary for the provision of our online service (basic membership / premium membership) and the associated services or we have a legitimate interest in the further storage. In all other cases, we will delete your personal information except for such information as we may need to maintain in order to fulfill contractual or statutory (eg tax or commercial) retention periods (eg invoices).

For basic members: You can revoke the storage of personal data contained in your profile at any time with future effect. Islamic Marriage deletes your data at your request.

For premium members: The personal data of Islamic-Marriage.com Premium members are basically stored for the duration of the contract. If you ask us to do so, we will delete your data, as long as there is no statutory storage obligation for these data. Data that is subject to a retention period, we lock until the expiry of the retention period. If you do not ask us to delete your data until the end of the premium membership, your premium membership will be converted into a basic membership. The previously stated information on the duration of the storage of basic member data then applies.

Please note that your data will initially be blocked only if deletion is prevented by retention periods.

In the context of claiming rights, Islamic-Marriage.com collects the data required to fulfill or prove it during the statute of limitations.

Your profile and your data are publicly visible on our dating portal.

Right to file complaints with regulatory
authorities

If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file
a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for matters
related to data protection legislation is the data protection officer of the German state in which our
company is headquartered. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the
following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_linksnode.
html
.

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data which we
process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third
party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another
responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.

SSL or TLS
encryption

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of
the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can
recognize an encrypted connection in your browser’s address line when it changes from
“http://” to “https://” and the lock icon is displayed in your browser’s address
bar.

If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third
parties.

Encrypted payments on this website

If you enter into a contract which requires
you to send us your payment information (e.g. account number for direct debits), we will require this data
to process your payment.

Payment transactions using common means of payment
(Visa/MasterCard, direct debit) are only made via encrypted SSL or TLS connections. You can recognize
an encrypted connection in your browser’s address line when it changes from “http://” to
“https://” and the lock icon in your browser line is visible.

In the case of encrypted
communication, any payment details you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information, blocking, deletion

As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any
time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the
recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data
corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal notice if
you have further questions on the topic of personal data.

Opposition to promotional emails

We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published in the context of website legal notice
requirements with regard to sending promotional and informational materials not expressly requested. The
website operator reserves the right to take specific legal action if unsolicited advertising material, such as
email spam, is received.

3. Data collection on our website

Cookies

Some of
our web pages use cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies
help make our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored
on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called
“session cookies.” They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your
device’s memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when
you next visit the site.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so
that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your
browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject
them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the
functionality of this website.

Cookies which are necessary to allow electronic communications or
to provide certain functions you wish to use (such as the shopping cart) are stored pursuant to Art. 6
paragraph 1, letter f of DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to
ensure an optimized service provided free of technical errors. If other cookies (such as those used to
analyze your surfing behavior) are also stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your
browser automatically transmits to us in “server log files”. These are:

  • Browser
    type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the
    accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address

These data will
not be combined with data from other sources.

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b)
DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a
contract.

Contact form

Should you send us questions via the contact form, we will
collect the data entered on the form, including the contact details you provide, to answer your question
and any follow-up questions. We do not share this information without your permission.

We will,
therefore, process any data you enter onto the contact form only with your consent per Art. 6 (1)(a)
DSGVO. You may revoke your consent at any time. An informal email making this request is sufficient.
The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

We will retain
the data you provide on the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage,
or the purpose for its storage no longer pertains (e.g. after fulfilling your request). Any mandatory statutory
provisions, especially those regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this
provision.

Registration on this website

You can register on our website in order to
access additional functions offered here. The input data will only be used for the purpose of using the
respective site or service for which you have registered. The mandatory information requested during
registration must be provided in full. Otherwise, we will reject your registration.

To inform you
about important changes such as those within the scope of our site or technical changes, we will use the
email address specified during registration.

We will process the data provided during registration
only based on your consent per Art. 6 (1)(a) DSGVO. You may revoke your consent at any time with future
effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your
request may still be legally processed.

We will continue to store the data collected during
registration for as long as you remain registered on our website. Statutory retention periods remain
unaffected.

Registration with Facebook Connect

Instead of registering directly on our
website, you may also register using Facebook Connect. This service is provided by Facebook Ireland
Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland.

If you decide to register with Facebook Connect
and click on the “Login with Facebook” or “Connect with Facebook” buttons, you
will be automatically redirected to the Facebook platform. There you can log in with your Facebook
username and password. This will link your Facebook profile to our website or services. This link gives us
access to your data stored on Facebook. Including especially your:

  • Facebook name
  • Facebook profile picture
  • Facebook cover picture
  • Email address provided to
    Facebook
  • Facebook ID
  • Facebook friends
  • Facebook Likes
  • Birthday
  • Gender
  • Country
  • Language

This data will be used to set up, provide, and
personalize your account.

For more information, see Facebook’s Terms of Use and Privacy
Policy. These can be found at https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/ and https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/.

Leaving comments on this
website

If you use the comment function on this site, the time at which you created the comment
and your email address will be stored along with your comment, as well as your username, unless you are
posting anonymously.

Storage of the IP address

Our comment function
stores the IP addresses of those users who post comments. Since we do not check comments on our site
before they go live, we need this information to be able to pursue action for illegal or slanderous
content.

Subscribing to the comment feed

As a user of this site, you
can sign up to receive the comment feed after registering. Your email address will be checked with a
confirmation email. You can unsubscribe from this function at any time by clicking the link in the emails.
The data provided when you subscribed to the comments feed will then be deleted, but if you have
submitted this data to us for other purposes or elsewhere (such as subscribing to a newsletter), it will be
retained.

How long comments are stored

The comments and the
associated data (e.g. IP address) are stored and remain on our website until the content commented upon
has been completely deleted or the comments are required to be removed for legal reasons (slander,
etc.).

Legal basis

The comments are stored based on your consent per
Art. 6 (1) (a) DSGVO. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email
making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally
processed.

Processing of data (customer and contract data)

We collect, process, and
use personal data only insofar as it is necessary to establish, or modify legal relationships with us (master
data). This is done based on Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract
or for measures preliminary to a contract. We collect, process and use your personal data when accessing
our website (usage data) only to the extent required to enable you to access our service or to bill you for
the same.

Collected customer data shall be deleted after completion of the order or termination of
the business relationship. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.

Data transmitted when
entering into a contract with online shops, retailers, and mail order

We transmit personally
identifiable data to third parties only to the extent required to fulfill the terms of your contract, for example,
to companies entrusted to deliver goods to your location or banks entrusted to process your payments.
Your data will not be transmitted for any other purpose unless you have given your express permission to
do so. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties for advertising purposes without your express
consent.

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO, which allows the processing of
data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

Data transferred when signing
up for services and digital content

We transmit personally identifiable data to third parties only to
the extent required to fulfill the terms of your contract with us, for example, to banks entrusted to process
your payments.

Your data will not be transmitted for any other purpose unless you have given
your express permission to do so. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties for advertising purposes
without your express consent.

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO, which allows
the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

4. Social
media

Share content via plugins (Facebook, Google+1, Twitter, etc.)

The content on
our pages can be shared on other social networks like Facebook, Twitter, or Google+. This page uses the
eRecht24
Safe Sharing Tool
. This tool establishes direct contact between the networks and users only after
users click on one of these buttons.

This tool does not automatically transfer user data to the
operators of these platforms. If users are logged into one or more of the social networks, the Like, +1, and
Share buttons for Facebook, Google+1, Twitter, etc. will display an information window in which the user
can edit the text before it is sent.

Our users can share the content of this page on social networks
without their providers creating profiles of users’ surfing behavior.

5. Analytics and
advertising

Google Analytics

This website dont uses Google Analytics, a web analytics
service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your
computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the
cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored
there.

Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator
has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.

IP anonymization

We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this
website. Your IP address will be shortened by Google within the European Union or other parties to the
Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional
cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this
information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports
on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet usage for the
website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be
merged with any other data held by Google.

Browser plugin

You can
prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we
wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website.
You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address)
from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing
the browser plugin available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Objecting to the
collection of data

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by
clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on
future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics.

For more
information about how Google Analytics handles user data, see Google’s privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

Outsourced
data processing

We have entered into an agreement with Google for the outsourcing of
our data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities
when using Google Analytics.

Demographic data collection by Google
Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics’ demographic features. This allows reports
to be generated containing statements about the age, gender, and interests of site visitors. This data
comes from interest-based advertising from Google and third-party visitor data. This collected data cannot
be attributed to any specific individual person. You can disable this feature at any time by adjusting the
ads settings in your Google account or you can forbid the collection of your data by Google Analytics as
described in the section “Refusal of data collection”.

6. Newsletter

Newsletter data

If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require a valid email address
as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and
that you agree to receive this newsletter. No additional data is collected or is only collected on a voluntary
basis. We only use this data to send the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.

We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto the contact form only with your consent per Art. 6
(1) (a) DSGVO. You can revoke consent to the storage of your data and email address as well as their use
for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g. through the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.
The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

The data
provided when registering for the newsletter will be used to distribute the newsletter until you cancel your
subscription when said data will be deleted. Data we have stored for other purposes (e.g. email addresses
for the members area) remain unaffected.

7. Plugins and tools

YouTube

Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is
YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

If you visit one of our pages
featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server
is informed about which of our pages you have visited.

If you’re logged in to your YouTube
account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You
can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

YouTube is used to help make our
website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

Further
information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

8. Online marketing and
affiliate programs

Amazon affiliate program

The site operators participating in the
Amazon EU partner program. Our pages contain advertisements and links to the sites run by amazon.de
through which we can earn referral fees. Amazon uses cookies to trace the origin of the orders. As a
result, Amazon can detect that you clicked the affiliate link on our website.

The storage of
Amazon cookies is based on Art. 6 (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in this
service since it only receives credit for referral fees if these cookies are set.

To obtain more
information about how Amazon uses your data, see the Amazon privacy policy at https://www.amazon.de/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=footer_privacy?ie=UTF8&nodeId=3312401</

9. Payment service providers

PayPal

Our website accepts payments via PayPal.
The provider of this service is PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l & Cie, S.C.A. (22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449
Luxembourg.

If you select payment via PayPal, the payment data you provide will be supplied to
PayPal based on Art. 6 (1) (a) (Consent) and Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO (Processing for contract purposes).
You have the option to revoke your consent at any time with future effect. It does not affect the processing
of data previously collected.

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