Legal and Privacy Policy

Mesaic Technology

Mesaic Technology GmbH

WeWork Stadthaus
Axel-Springer-Platz 3
20355 Hamburg
+49 40 28863690

Company representatives:
Sebastian Kellner
Niko Uphoff

Registration court:
District court of Hamburg
Registration in the commercial register:
HRB 128056
DE 291 057 579

Responsible for content according to § 55 II RStV:
Mesaic Technology GmbH
Schulterblatt 115
20357 Hamburg

This privacy policy provides users with information about the nature, scope, and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the responsible entity and its brands (Mesaic Technology GmbH, Eimsbütteler Straße 53-55, 22769 Hamburg, Germany (hereinafter “Mesaic”)) on this website and within our apps.

This privacy statement sets forth our current privacy practices with regard to the information we collect when you or your computer interact with our website or application. By accessing or using one of our applications (mobile and web), you acknowledge and fully understand this privacy statement, agree to be bound by the terms contained in this statement, and freely consent to the information collection and use practices described it. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not access or use this site or service.

Mesaic considers their users’ personal data as highly valuable and will do its outmost to protect it. All personal information (title, name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, pictures and locations) submitted by users is collected, stored and processed exclusively in accordance with the country-specific legal provisions concerning data protection. In Germany, the relevant legal provisions are set out in the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) and German Telemedia Act (TMG).

1. Server Log Files

For technical reasons, each time you access the Website or App, we or our webspace provider collect the

/ Name of the Website accessed
/ Time
/ Date
/ Browser type and operating system used
/ Page previously visited
/ IP address

This data is stored for prosecution purposes in the event of illegal activities, and may also be used for statistical analyses for the optimization of our website.

2. Cookies

We use cookies to personalise or enhance your user experience. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize a web page, or navigate within a site, a cookie helps the site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. Hence, this simplifies the process of delivering relevant content and eases site navigation by providing and saving your preferences and login information as well as providing personalized functionality.

The type of information that may be stored in a cookie includes non-personally identifiable information about you, such as a randomly assigned user or session identification number, the country where you are located, and your first name to welcome you back to the site.

We reserve the right to share aggregated site statistics with third parties, but will not allow other companies to place cookies on our website unless there is a temporary, overriding customer value (such as merging into our Site another site that relies on third-party cookies).

The use of cookies by our tracking utility company is not covered by our privacy policy. We do not have access or control over these cookies. Our tracking utility company use persistent cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you reject cookies by changing your browser settings then be aware that this will disable the functionality of our Site.

Our website includes social media features such as a share button or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our site. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

3. Contact

We offer our users the option of contacting us via e-mail (optionally via a contact form), telephone, or similar. In this case, information provided by the user is stored for the further processing of queries. This information is not passed on to third parties.

4. Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter “Google”), which stores cookies that provide information about the use of the Website. This data, including the user’s IP address, is transmitted to Google’s servers.

According to statements made by Google, the data that is collected by Google Analytics is not associated with any other data held by Google. Users can delete cookies in their browser settings and prevent their storage in the future; however, they may not be able to use the full functionality of the our platform and service experience.

Users can also disable the analytics tool by downloading and installing a browser add-on available from Google:

5. Google+

We use the “+1” button from Google on its website. Each time a page is called with this button, a link is established with Google’s servers. According to Google, no personal data is collected if the button is not used and the user is also not logged in to Google. Otherwise, data, including the IP address, may be transmitted to Google and associated with a Google account. Information about how data is collected with the “+1” button can be found on Google’s website:

6. Facebook

We use components from Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (hereinafter “Facebook”) on its website (e.g. Facebook Connect and Facebook social plug-ins). For each page view of a page with such components, a link is established to Facebook’s servers. This enables Facebook to identify the Website the user in question has visited and to store other data, such as the IP address. If the user is also logged on to Facebook, Facebook may also associate the data with the user’s Facebook account. If the user wants to prevent this, they must log off Facebook before visiting the page.

More information about how Facebook processes data can be found on Facebook’s Website:

7. Twitter

We use buttons from Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA (hereinafter “Twitter”) on its Website. For each page view of a page with such a button, a link is established to Twitter’s servers. This enables Twitter to identify the Website the user in question has visited and to store other data, such as the IP address. According to Twitter, such data is stored in this way only for the purpose of displaying the button.

More information about how Twitter processes data can be found on Twitter’s Website:

8. Hotjar

To improve the user experience on the Mesaic website, we use a software called Hotjar ( Hotjar helps us understand how users use our website (mouse movements, clicks, scrolling etc.). For this purpose Hotjar uses cookies to collect information including standard internet log information and details of visitors' behavioural patterns upon visiting our website pages. You may opt-out from having Hotjar collect your information when visiting a Hotjar website at any time by using a 'Do Not Track' header. Please see Hotjar's privacy policy ( for further information.

9. Third-Party Offers

Third-party offers (e.g. YouTube videos) may be included on and our apps or subpages, whereby the user’s IP address will be transmitted to the third-party provider for technical reasons. We have no influence over how third-party providers store this data. Clarification can be provided only where we have this information ourselves.

10. Disclosure, Revocation and Deletion

The user has the right to receive free of charge any information about the collection, processing, or use of personal data that is stored about them, and to request the correction, blocking, or deletion of this data, insofar as there is no legal obligation to retain such data. In this case we furthermore will do our best to delete all related personal data from our records. As hosting companies create backups under the role of a third party service provider, we cannot assume any responsibility for their specific behaviour governed under their own policy statements.

11. Choice/Opt-Out

Users who no longer wish to receive communications from us or our partners may opt-out of receiving these communications by using our opt-out feature on our website, replying to unsubscribe in the subject line in the email or emailing us.

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we, Mesaic, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

(March 2017)


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