Responsible / Contact

The person responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:

Venkatesh Padmanabhan
Max-Lebsche-Platz. 39, 81377, Munich
Email: v@venka.me
Tel .: +49 (0) 178 577 1722

Privacy Policy

At venka.me, accessible from https://www.venka.me/, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by venka.me and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We are a Data Controller of your information.

venka.me legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Information we collect and the specific context in which we collect the information:    

  1. venka.me needs to perform a contract with you
  2. You have given venka.me permission to do so
  3. Processing your personal information is in venka.me legitimate interests
  4. venka.me needs to comply with the law

venka.me will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies. Our Privacy Policy was generated with the help of GDPR Privacy Policy Generator and the Privacy Policy Generator.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  1. The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
  2. The right of rectification.
  3. The right to object.
  4. The right of restriction.
  5. The right to data portability.
  6. The right to withdraw consent.

Information collection & use

We collect information about you when you provide it to us by filling in forms on our site or by corresponding with us by phone or e-mail. This includes:

  1. Information you provide when you respond to job postings on our site.
  2. When you request information about our services. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, and other information that you voluntarily provide.
  3. When you order services on the Website, we will collect all information necessary to complete the transaction, including your name, billing address and email.
  4. When you subscribe to a venka.me newsletter or sign up to view our webinars, we will collect your email address.
  5. When you contact us to submit comments, questions or feedback using the forms on the Website, we will collect your name, email address and your comment, question or feedback.
  6. When you participate in one of our surveys, we may collect additional profile information.
  7. When you contact us by sending us an email, we will collect your email address and any information contained in the email you send us and any information attached to the email.

The Personal Information we gather from you helps us learn about visitors to the Website, our customers and potential customers. We use this information to provide the Services to you, to better tailor the features, performance and support of our products and services, and to offer you additional information and opportunities.

Information you give to us

We will use this information:

  1. to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us.
  2. to provide you with information about other goods and services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or inquired about.
  3. to notify you about changes to our service.
  4. to notify you of upcoming events you may be interested in that relate to products or services you have inquired about.
  5. to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.

Information we collect about you

We will use this information:

  1. to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes.
  2. to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  3. as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure.
  4. to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you.
  5. to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about goods or services that may interest you or them.

Information we receive from other sources

We will combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We will use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).

Information collected on the Site may be shared with

  1. We may share the information we collect to help detect and prevent potentially illegal acts, violations of our policies, fraud and/or data security breaches; and to guide decisions about Blast’s products, Site, applications, services, tools, and communications. Blast will use this information to send you marketing communications and you will have the opportunity to opt-out in email communications. We will only transfer your Personal Data to any third party suppliers if and to the extent we are permitted to do so by law or if you have provided your prior consent.
  2. Service Providers and Other Third Parties. We may disclose your information to service providers under contract who help with our business operations (such as, but not limited to, fraud investigations, software development, email delivery, marketing communications, bill collection, payment processing, and site analytics and operations).
  3. SimplyBook.me is our booking system, the service is used when you use "Book now" button from any page of this website. The terms and conditions of Simplybook can be found in the following link: Terms And Conditions.
  4. Other Entities with your Consent. Other third parties to whom you explicitly ask us to send your Personal Data (or about whom you are otherwise explicitly notified and consent to when using a specific service). On the Site, you may have opportunities to express interest in or register for other services. If you do, we will provide your Personal Data to those third parties, or parties working on their behalf, to implement your request. When you interact with our Site through social media sites, plug-ins or other applications, depending upon your privacy settings, this information may become public on the Internet. We cannot prevent further use of this information. You can control what data you share through privacy settings available on some social media sites. Please refer to those third party sites’ privacy policies and terms of use to learn more about their privacy practices, which we do not control.
  5. Legal. We may also disclose your personal information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or other legal process, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to comply with such legal process, or to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request. We will inform you separately of any such transfer either before the transfer or at the latest after there is no risk of impairment of the purpose of the planned transfer.
  6. Change of Control: New Owners. We may share your information with other business entities, should we plan to merge with or be acquired by that business entity. Should such a combination occur, we will make reasonable efforts to request that the new combined entity follow this Privacy Policy with respect to your personal information. If your personal information would be used contrary to this policy, we will request that the new owner provide you with prior notice. We will inform you separately of any such transfer and ask your for your consent (if required) either before the transfer or at the latest after there is no risk of impairment of the purpose of the planned transfer.

Log Files

venka.me follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Analytics

This website collects personal data to power our site analytics, including:

  1. Information about your browser, network, and device
  2. Web pages you visited prior to coming to this website
  3. Your IP address

This information may also include details about your use of this website, including:

  1. Clicks
  2. Internal links
  3. Pages visited
  4. Scrolling
  5. Searches
  6. Timestamps

We share this information with fabrik.io, our website analytics provider, to learn about site traffic and activity.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website, venka.me uses “cookies”. A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.We use both session and persistent cookies on our website. To know more about the data our website service provider collects, please read the privacy-policy page of fabrik.io Privacy-Policy .The information allow fabrik.io, our hosting platform, to securely serve this website to you.. We use analytics cookies to view site traffic, activity, and other data. We also use Google Analytics and Ad words on our website to recognize a computer when a user. Visits the website / track users as they navigate the website / enable the use of a shopping cart on the website / improve the website’s usability / analyze the use of the website / administer the website / prevent fraud and improve the security of the website / personalize the website for each user / target advertisements which may be of particular interest to specific users; Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies—for example:

In Internet Explorer (version 10) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools,” “Internet Options,” “Privacy,” and then “Advanced”;

In Firefox (version 24) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools,” “Options,” “Privacy,” selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”;

In Chrome (version 29), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customize and control” menu, and clicking “Settings,” “Show advanced settings,” and “Content settings,” and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading. Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website. You can delete cookies already stored on your computer—for example: Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

In Internet Explorer (version 10), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so athttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835 );

In Firefox (version 24), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools,” “Options,” and “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for history”, clicking “Show Cookies,” and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and in Chrome (version 29), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customize and control” menu, and clicking “Settings,” “Show advanced settings,” and “Clear browsing data,” and then selecting “Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data.”

Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of venka.me.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on venka.me, which are sent directly to users' browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that venka.me has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Marketing Emails

We may send you marketing emails, which you can unsubscribe from by clicking the link at the bottom of the email. We share your contact information with Squarespace, our email marketing provider, so they can send these emails on our behalf.

Fonts

This website uses font files from Google Fonts and Adobe Fonts. To properly display this site to you, servers where the font files are stored may receive personal information about you, including:

  1. Information about your browser, network, or device
  2. Your IP address

Third Party Privacy Policies

venka.me's Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options. You may find a complete list of these Privacy Policies and their links here: Privacy Policy Links.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers' respective websites. What Are Cookies?

Children's Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

venka.me does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Visitors Data

This website is hosted by Squarespace. Squarespace collects personal data when you visit this website, including:

  1. Information about your browser, network and device
  2. Web pages you visited prior to coming to this website
  3. Your IP address
  4. Your first name and last name
  5. Your Email address

Squarespace needs the data to run this website, and to protect and improve its platform and services. Squarespace analyzes the data in a de-personalized form.

Online Privacy Policy Only

Our Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in venka.me. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

Contact Us

If you want to contact us, please use the following contact information. When you do so, please tell us the name of the website and reason for your contact.

Venkatesh Padmanabhan
By email at:v@venka.me
By phone at: +49 1785771722

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.