Data Protection Declaration

Beach-Inspector is a telemedia service offered by Beach-Inspector GmbH, Oppelner Strasse 27, 10997 Berlin (hereinafter "Beach-Inspector"). The protection of personal user data is an important concern for Beach-Inspector. The Beach-Inspector team therefore strictly observes the rules of the Federal Data Protection and Telemedia Act. This data protection declaration informs you about the details of the collection, processing and storage of your personal data when using Beach-Inspector and your legal rights.

If you have any questions regarding data protection or if you wish to object to the collection, processing or use of your data by Beach-Inspector in accordance with the following paragraphs as a whole or for individual measures, you can send your objection by e-mail or letter to the following contact details:

Beach inspector GmbH

Oppelner Straße 27

10997 Berlin



1. Personal and anonymized data

If the following refers to personal data within the meaning of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the individual details about personal or factual circumstances are meant, on the basis of which a conclusion on the identity of a certain person is possible. Personal data will only be stored if this is necessary to provide the booked service or to comply with legal requirements or for the purposes described below.

You can visit our website without any personal data being collected. When you visit our website, we automatically collect and store the information that your browser transmits to us in your server log files.

These are:

  • Browser type/ browser version (User Agent)
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL (the previously visited page)
  • host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • Time of the server request

These data cannot be assigned to specific persons. We do not merge this data with other data sources. This data is deleted after a statistical evaluation. Please refer to "Information / Revocation" below.


2. Server data

For technical reasons, the following data, which your Internet browser transmits to us or to our web space provider, are collected (so-called server log files):

  • browser type and version
  • operating system used
  • Website from which you visit us (referrer URL)
  • Website you are visiting
  • Date and time of your access
  • Your Internet Protocol (IP) address

These anonymous data are stored separately from any personal data you may have provided and thus do not allow any conclusions to be drawn about a particular person. They are evaluated for statistical purposes in order to optimize our website and our offers.


3. Collection, use and forwarding of personal data

Personal data is collected, used and passed on if you provide it voluntarily, for example, if you subscribe to our newsletter, send us an inquiry via the contact form or register on our website. Furthermore, we collect, process and use your personal data if this is necessary for the establishment, execution or termination of a legal or transaction-like relationship with our company.

We commit ourselves to take all necessary and reasonable measures to ensure a secure transmission and a conscientious and responsible handling of your data. Any further passing on of personal data to third parties does not take place, unless it is necessary for the enforcement of our rights, there is a legal obligation or official order to this effect.

After the complete execution of the contract, the personal data will be blocked or deleted for further use; this does not affect tax or commercial law regulations, which may prescribe longer retention periods.


4. Use of the contact form

If you wish to contact our company, you can use the contact or enquiry form on our website. If you make use of this option, personal data will only be collected to the extent you have voluntarily provided. However, it is absolutely necessary to provide your first and surname or pseudonym and a valid e-mail address in order to process your enquiry. A processing or use of the data transmitted for contact/request purposes beyond the purpose of answering the enquiry does not take place. It will not be passed on to third parties without your consent, unless we are obliged to do so by court or official decision or by law.


5. Use the comment function and ratings

When using the comment function, we only collect your personal data to the extent that you provide them. When your comment is published, the email address you provided will not be published, only the name you provided.


6. registration to receive the newsletter

We offer on our website the subscription of newsletters. In order to receive the newsletter, personal data, in particular the title, name or pseudonym and a valid e-mail address, must be entered once. Our newsletter will not be sent without your express consent. After registering for the newsletter subscription on the website, you will receive a confirmation link by e-mail, which must be called up for the final registration. Only then will you receive our newsletter.

You can unsubscribe from the newsletter service at any time, either by e-mail (contact details can be found below or in the imprint of the website.), or by clicking on the unsubscribe link contained in the newsletter.


7. Use of MailChimp

7.1 Consent Newsletter

With regard to the use of your personal data to receive our newsletter, you will be asked for your consent as follows: "I have read the data protection declaration, in particular I agree that the data will be processed by a service provider in the USA".

With the newsletter we inform in regular intervals about our offers. To receive our newsletter, you need a valid e-mail address. We will check the e-mail address you have entered to make sure that you are actually the owner of the e-mail address provided or that the owner is authorized to receive the newsletter. When you register for our newsletter, we will save your IP address and the date and time of your registration. In the event that a third party misuses your e-mail address and subscribes to our newsletter without your knowledge, this serves as a safeguard on our part.

A comparison of the data collected in this way with data that may be collected by other components of our site does not take place either.

7.2 Newsletter via MailChimp

We use the MailChimp component to send our newsletters. MailChimp is a service of The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 512 Means Street, Suite 404, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA.

Your data stored during the newsletter registration (e-mail address, if applicable name, IP address, date and the time of your registration) will be transmitted to a server of The Rocket Science Group in the USA and stored there in compliance with the "EU-US Privacy Shield".

Further information on data protection at MailChimp can be found under:

Further information on the "EU-US Privacy Shield" can be found at: The Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information

You can cancel or revoke your subscription to this newsletter and your consent to the storage of your data at any time in the future. Details can be found in the confirmation e-mail and in each individual newsletter.

7.3 Newsletter Tracking

Our newsletters contain so-called tracking pixels (web bugs) with which we can recognize whether and when an e-mail was opened and which links in the e-mail were followed by the personalized recipient.

This data is stored by us so that we can optimally tailor our newsletter to the wishes and interests of our subscribers. Accordingly, the data collected is used to send personalized newsletters to the respective recipient.

We ask for your consent in this regard as follows: "I agree that my data and my usage behaviour are stored electronically by the newsletter tracking to send me an individualized newsletter. With the revocation of the consent to receive the newsletter, the consent to the aforementioned tracking is also revoked".

With the revocation of the consent to receive the newsletter, the consent to the aforementioned tracking is also revoked.


8. information, change and revocation

You will always receive free information about which personal data we have collected or stored about you. If necessary, you have the right to correct, block or delete your personal data in accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act. You can also object to the future use of your personal data stored by us. In the aforementioned cases, please direct your inquiry in writing, by fax or e-mail:

Beach inspector GmbH

Managing Directors: Thomas Berndorfer, Kai-Michael Schäfer, Anton Werner

Oppelner Straße 27

10997 Berlin



9. Use of cookies

We use so-called cookies on our website in several places. They serve to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files with a sequence of numbers 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 at the end of your visit. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses.

If you do not wish to use cookies, you have the option of blocking the storage of cookies or removing stored cookies by changing your browser settings. You can also have the corresponding information displayed before setting a cookie. If you change the browser settings for the use of cookies or deactivate cookies, the functional scope of this website cannot be fully guaranteed.


10. Web analysis using Hotjar

We use <a href="">Hotjar</a> to better understand the needs of our users and to optimize the offer on this website. With the help of Hotjar technology we get a better understanding of our users' experiences (e.g. how much time users spend on which pages, which links they click on, what they like and what they don't like, etc.) and this helps us to tailor our offer to our users' feedback. Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect information about the behaviour of our users and their devices (in particular the IP address of the device (collected and stored in anonymous form only), screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), information about the browser used, location (country only), language preferred for displaying our website). Hotjar stores this information in a pseudonymized user profile. The information is neither used by Hotjar nor by us to identify individual users or combined with other data about individual users. For more information, see Hotjar's <a href="">here</a> (<a href=""></a>).

You can object to the storage of a user profile and information about your visit to our website by Hotjar and the setting of Hotjar tracking cookies on other websites by clicking this opt-out link (


11. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. "("Google"). The use is based on Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f. DSGVO. Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website such as

  • Browser type/version
  • Operating system used,
  • Referrer URL (the previously visited page),
  • Host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
  • Time of the server request

are usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. We have also added the code "anonymizeIP" to Google Analytics on this website. This guarantees that your IP address is masked so that all data is collected anonymously. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide the website operator with further services associated with website and Internet use. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: As an alternative to the browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can also prevent Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking this link. An opt-out cookie is set to prevent future collection of your data when you visit this website. The opt-out cookie is only valid in this browser and only for our website and is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you must set the opt-out cookie again.

You can find information on the integration of the opt-out cookie under:].

We continue to use Google Analytics to evaluate data from double-click cookies and AdWords for statistical purposes. If you do not want this to happen, you can disable it using the Ads Preferences Manager (

Further information on data protection in connection with Google Analytics can be found in the Google Analytics Help (


12. Remarketing, similar target group function of Google Inc.

This website uses the remarketing or similar target group function of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). This function enables visitors to the website to be targeted with personalised, interest-based advertising. Interest-based advertising is displayed to visitors as soon as they visit other websites on the Google Display network.

Google uses cookies to perform an analysis of site usage, which forms the basis for creating interest-based advertisements (see Section 8). Personal data will not be stored. Subsequent visits to other websites on the Google Display Network will display advertisements that are highly likely to take into account the product and information areas previously accessed by the page visitor.

You can permanently deactivate the use of cookies by Google by clicking on the link below and changing the settings for the management of cookies accordingly:

Disable Google Analytics

You can make changes to the ad settings at

Alternatively, you can disable the use of cookies by third parties by visiting the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative at and implementing the additional opt-out information mentioned there.


For more information about Google Remarketing and Google's privacy policy, please visit


13. Use of Google Adwords conversion tracking

We use the online advertising program "Google AdWords" from Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google") and in the context of this the analysis service Conversion-Tracking.

When you select an ad served by Google, a conversion tracking cookie is placed (see paragraph 8).

The cookies used in the context of conversion tracking lose their validity after 30 days, do not contain any personal data and are not used for personal identification. If our website is accessed before the expiry of this period, the cookie can be used to trace how our website was forwarded (in particular when an advertisement was accessed). Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie.

The information collected by the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for ad words customers who have opted for conversion tracking. In particular, AdWords customers are informed of the total number of users who have accessed their ad and have been redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, you will not receive any information that personally identifies users.

If you do not wish to participate in the tracking process, you can generally deactivate the automatic setting of cookies in your browser settings. You can also only specifically block cookies for conversion tracking by modifying your browser settings so that cookies from the "" domain are not permitted.

For more information and Google's privacy policy, please visit,


14. More Google Analytics Features for Display Advertising

We use the following Google Analytics functions for display advertising:

  • Reports on impressions in the Google Display Network
  • Integration of Double-Click-Campaign-Manager,
  • Google Analytics performance reports based on demographics and interests.

These reporting functions enable us to use and evaluate the data obtained in the context of the interest-related advertising of Google as well as the visitor data of third-party providers in Google Analytics. The data include information such as age, gender and interests.

You can disable Google Analytics for display advertising and customize ads on the Google Display Network at any time by visiting your ad preferences at


15. Google Adsense

On our website we use Google AdSense, a service of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google") for integrating advertisements. Google AdSense uses cookies (see paragraph 8).

Google AdSense also uses web beacons (also called counting or tracking pixels). These are invisible graphics that make it possible, for example, to analyze the clicks on our website or the visitor traffic on our website.

The information generated via cookies and web beacons (including IP address and delivery of advertising formats) is transmitted to and stored by Google's servers in the USA. Google may share this information with third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website in full.

If you do not want to use counting pixels, you can use appropriate browser extensions (add-ons) to make the counting pixels visible and block them selectively or generally.


16. Outbrain

This website uses technology of Outbrain Inc. "("Outbrain", 39 W 13th Street New York, NY 10011 USA). This makes it possible to target those Internet users with advertising on the websites of our partners who have already been interested in our offers or to collect data about them. The technology depends on a cookie-based analysis of user behavior.  This advertising only appears on Outbrain advertising spaces, either on advertising spaces of Outbrain Engage or the Outbrain Extended Network. If you do not want interest-based advertising to be displayed, you can deactivate this function here.


17. Integration of plugins of social networks

Our website includes plugins from various social networks. These are provided by the following providers:

Facebook Inc. (1601 p. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA; "Facebook");

Twitter Inc. (795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA; "Twitter");

Google Inc.

The plugins are indicated on our website by the above-mentioned lettering or by small stylized symbols. If you call up a page of our website provided with such a plugin, a connection to the servers of the respective provider is established and the plugin is displayed on the website by notifying your browser. This transfers to the server of the respective provider which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged in as a member of the respective social network, the provider assigns this information to your personal user account. When using the plugin functions (e.g. clicking the "Facebook" button), this information is also assigned to your personal account on the social network.

If you wish to prevent such data transmission, you must log out or log out of the account of the respective social network before visiting our website. Further information on data collection, evaluation and processing of your data by the above-mentioned providers and on your rights in this respect can be found in the data protection declarations of the providers Facebook (, Twitter (, Google+(

17.1 Facebook plugin

You can find plugins of the social network Facebook on our website. Its provider is Facebook Inc, based in the USA, California 94025, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park. The Facebook logo or the "Like" button on our site identifies the Facebook plugins. See also the overview of the Facebook plugins at When you visit our website, we use the plugin to establish a direct connection to the Facebook server. You are then switched there via your browser. For Facebook, this means that you have visited our website with your IP address. With a click on the Facebook "Like-Button" you link contents of our website with your profile on Facebook. Facebook will associate your visit to our site with your account. We have no knowledge of what content is transmitted to Facebook and how Facebook uses it. For more information on data collection and use, please see the Facebook Privacy Policy, which can be found at You can prevent your visit to our site from being associated with your Facebook profile by simply logging out of your Facebook account beforehand.


17.2 Google Maps Plugin

We use a plugin of the internet service Google Maps on our website. Google Maps is operated by Google Inc. located in the USA, CA 94043, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View. By using Google Maps on our website, information about the use of this website and your IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and also stored on this server. We have no knowledge of the exact content of the data transmitted, nor of their use by Google. In this context, the company denies the connection of the data with information from other Google services and the collection of personal data. However, Google may transfer the information to third parties. If you disable Javascript in your browser, you prevent Google Maps from running. However, you will not be able to use the map display on our website. By using our website, you consent to the collection and processing of the information by Google Inc. For more information on the privacy policy and terms of use for Google Maps, please visit


17.3 Instagram Plugin

We also include functions of the Instagram online service on our website. The provider of these functions is Instagram Inc. located in the USA, CA 94025, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park. The Instagram button allows you to link to your Instagram account when you visit our pages, provided you are logged in to Instagram. Instagram receives the information about your visit to our website and can associate this visit with your Instagram profile. We have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted information, nor of its use by Instagram. For more information about Instagram's data collection and use, please see the Instagram Privacy Policy at


17.4. Twitter plugin

We also use functions of the microblogging service Twitter on our website. Twitter is operated by Twitter Inc, a US company based in the USA, San Francisco, CA 94103, 1355 Market St, Suite 900, the main function of Twitter is the "tweet function". If you use these via our website, a link will be established with your Twitter account. Data may be exchanged with other users and data may be transmitted to Twitter. We receive no knowledge of the content of the data sent to Twitter, nor are we informed of its use. Find out more about these questions at There you will find the detailed data protection statement of Twitter. Furthermore, the platform offers you the opportunity to design your own data protection settings at


18. SSL-Encryption

Our website uses SSL encryption for the transmission of confidential or personal content from our users. This encryption is activated, for example, during the processing of payment transactions and for enquiries you make to us via our website. Please make sure that the SSL-encryption is activated by your side during corresponding activities. The use of encryption is easy to recognize: The display in your browser line changes from "http://" to "https://". Data encrypted via SSL cannot be read by third parties. Only transmit your confidential information if SSL encryption is activated and if in doubt, please contact us.


19. Use of reCAPTCHA

To protect input forms on our site, we use the service "reCAPTCHA" of Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter "Google". By using this service it can be distinguished whether the corresponding input is of human origin or is abusive through automated machine processing.

To our knowledge, the referrer URL, the IP address, the behaviour of website visitors, information about operating system, browser and dwell time, cookies, display instructions and scripts, the user's input behaviour and mouse movements in the "reCAPTCHA" checkbox area are transmitted to "Google".

Google uses the information obtained in this way, among other things, to digitize books and other printed matter and to optimize services such as Google Street View and Google Maps (e.g. house number and street name recognition).

The IP address transmitted within the scope of "reCAPTCHA" will not be merged with other Google data unless you are logged in to your Google account at the time you use the "reCAPTCHA" plug-in. If you want to prevent this transmission and storage of data about you and your behaviour on our website by "Google", you must log out of "Google" before you visit our site or use the reCAPTCHA plug-in.

The use of the service "reCAPTCHA" obtained information is in accordance with the Google Terms of Use:


20. Use of affilinet tracking cookies

We use affilinet tracking cookies on our website to correctly record sales and/or leads. Cookies are small text files that your computer stores when you visit a website. These affilinet tracking cookies do not store any personal data. Rather, only the identification number of the referring partner as well as the serial number of the advertising material clicked on by the website visitor are recorded. This information is required for payment processing between the website operator and the advertiser. When a transaction is concluded, the partner identification number is used to assign the commission to be paid to the referring partner.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website.


21. Up-to-date date and documentation of the data protection declaration

Due to the further development of our website or the implementation of new technologies, it may become necessary to change this data protection declaration. We reserve the right to change the data protection declaration at any time with effect for the future. We recommend that you re-read, save or print the current data protection statement from time to time.


22. scope of application

This privacy policy applies to all pages of Beach-Inspector that are located on our server. It does not extend to any linked websites or presences of third parties.