Last updated: April 28, 2020 

RESPONSIBILITY According to the EU-Datenschutzgrundverordnung (DSGVO) the natural or legal person responsible is the one handling data. For the handling of data connected to CoronaCirlces (CC) Platform, Arne Bollinger is responsible. 

WHEN USING OUR PLATFORM Welcome CoronaCircles (CC), a free service, using open-source software. CC values privacy and we make a concerted effort to minimize and to the extent possible, eliminate the exposure of personal data during the use of our interface. CC does not collect data passively, does not monetise the collection of data and does not use your data for marketing or advertising. We collect information from you when you register on our site and gather data when you participate in the forum by reading, writing, and evaluating the content shared here. 

To the extent we collect any personal information, this privacy policy (“Policy”) describes how CC collects, uses and shares personal information of people who visit our website (the “Site”), and otherwise use our services (collectively, the “Services”). 

This Policy applies to anyone who accesses the Services. Please read the Policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. By visiting the Site, and/or using the Services, you acknowledge that the collection, use, and sharing of your information will take place as described in this Policy. 

So that we are clear about the terminology we are using, when we use the phrase “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we mean information about an individual that either by itself or when combined with information from other available sources, allows that individual to be identified, including, the individual’s name or e-mail address. 


We collect information about you as described below. We use this information to enhance your experience with our Services. 

Information You Provide 

We may collect Personal Information you choose to provide to us, e. i when you contact us for support through the Services, you have provide us with your e-mail address and any other information that you choose to provide. Also, if you participate in a CC offer, you provide your name and e-mail address. When registered and posting, we record the IP address that the post originated from. We also may retain server logs which include the IP address of every request to our server. 

Do Not Track Disclosures 

CC does not track users over time and across third party websites to provide targeted advertising and therefore does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals. 


We use the information that we have about you to provide support and certain Services to you. 

We may use the Personal Information we collect from and about you to: 

(1) Provide you with information or services that you request from us including respond to your comments, questions, and/or provide customer service; (2) Monitor and analyze usage, trends & personalize, improve the Services and your experience using the Services; and (3) for any other purpose with your consent. 

SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION We will not disclose your Personal Information other than as described below, and we do not and will not sell your Personal Information to anyone. 

We may share the Personal Information we collect from and about you: (1) To fulfill the purpose for which you provided it; (2) With your consent; (3) For legal, protection and safety purposes; (4) To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including respond to any government or regulatory request; (5) To protect the rights of CC, our agents, customers and others including by enforcing our agreements, policies, and terms of service; and (6) With those who need it to do work for us (our Service Providers, as defined below). 

Service providers 

We may contract with third parties to perform functions related to the Services (“Service Providers”). In general, Service Providers will have access to your Personal Information only to the extent needed to perform their business functions but may not use or share that personal information for purposes outside the scope of their functions related to the Services. 


The Services contain links to other third-party websites or applications. Once you click on such a link and leave the Site or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Policy. Any information you provide on those sites is subject to that third party’s privacy policy and we are not responsible for the privacy and security practices and policies of those third-party sites or applications. 


Neither we direct the Services to nor do we collect any Personal Information, with knowledge and intention, from children under 18. Children under 18 are not eligible to use the Services. If we learn that someone using our Services is under 18 years of age, we will take steps to remove any Personal Information from our database and to prevent them from utilizing the Services. 


We are committed to protecting the security of Personal Information. We have taken certain physical, administrative and technical steps to help safeguard the information we collect from and about you. While we take steps to help ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee our security measures. 

In certain circumstances, you will also have the following rights: 

1. Right to access: the right to request certain information about, access to and copies of 

any Personal Information about you that we are holding (please note that you are entitled to request one copy of the Personal Information that we hold about you at no cost, but for any further copies, we reserve the right to charge a reasonable fee based on administration costs); 

2. Right to rectification: the right to have your Personal Information rectified if it is 

inaccurate or incomplete; 

3. Right to erasure/“right to be forgotten”: where the processing of your information is 

based on your consent, the right to withdraw that consent and the right to request that we delete or erase your Personal Information from our systems (however, this will not apply if we are required to hold on to the information for compliance with any legal obligation, or if we require the information to establish or defend any legal claim); 

4. Right to restriction of use of your information: the right to stop us from using your 

Personal Information or limit the way in which we can use it; 

5. Right to data portability: the right to request that we return any information you have 

provided in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format, or that we send it directly to another company, where technically feasible; and 

6. Right to object: the right to object to our use of your Personal Information including where 

we use it for our legitimate interests. 

Requests in relation to the above rights should be sent to: 

Legal Basis for Processing 

The following legal bases apply to the ways in which we use and share an individual’s Personal Information: 

1. We rely on an individual’s consent to process Personal Information to provide support and/ or carry out Promotions. This requirement of consent can be withdrawn at any time. 

2. We also process the information provided by an individual in our legitimate interests in 

ensuring our business is conducted legitimately and to a high standard. 


We will retain the information you provide in order to process your request, provide support and/or carry out and fulfill our Promotions. If you request support, we will retain your information for no longer than three (3) months. Your Personal Information will then be deleted that period mentioned herein. 

CONSENT By using our site, you consent to our web site privacy policy. 


We welcome your comments or questions about this Policy. You may contact us at: 


We may modify this Policy from time to time and will notify you accordingly. If we make any changes, we will change the Last Updated date above. We also may provide additional notice, as applicable, depending on the type of change. If you object to any changes, you may stop using the Services. Your continued use of the Services after we publish or otherwise provide notice about 

our changes to the Policy means that you read the changes in whole and consenting to the updated Policy.