The protection of your personal data is very important to us at PiBot Store. We want you to feel safe when using our websites. We explain here what data we collect and how we use it.
Data collection and logging
Each time one of the websites of PIBOT.COM and the data on it is accessed, a log file is created and saved with the following information:
· name of the file or data accessed
· date and time of access
· the amount of data transferred
· confirmation on whether the data was accessed successfully
· IP-address (unique address for internet-ready devices)
· referrer (name of the website accessed immediately before)
· browser name (including version)
· Operating system used
We log the traffic on PIBOT.COM for data security reasons and to ensure the stability and reliability of our system while also protecting PIBOT.COM against possible external attacks. In addition to this, we evaluate the data using statistical analysis. The data kept in the log file are not directly linked to users and their identities, and are for internal purposes only. They are not passed on to third parties. The data is not be used to personally identify visitors to our websites. The data is not collated or merged with any other data. The administration of our websites using information technology as well as anonymous statistical surveys based on data usage allow for a better overall evaluation of the data accessed on PIBOT.COM in order to optimize our online offerings (see below).
You can obviously use the content on PIBOT.COM without disclosing any personal data. Personally data means information that could be used to disclose your identity such as your name, your email address and country.
In certain individual cases (for example competitions, newsletters, blogs or communities), we do, however, need to use personal data. In such cases we will expressly draw your attention to this and will, on principle, kindly ask for your consent to collect and process your personal data.
When we collect, process and use such personal data, we always do so only for the stated purpose. The data will be treated confidentially, stored on secure servers and will not be forwarded to third parties or used for other purposes.
You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time with immediate effect. If you have any questions, please contact the Data Protection Officer of PiBot Store (see below for contact).
Your rights (relating to revocation, correction and deletion of information)
Your data will only be used for the stated purposes and will not be sold to anyone. You have the right to revoke your consent at any time. You can direct such requests to us using the contact details on this website. Please note that if you should choose to revoke you consent to access your data, personalized services on PIBOT.COM may, however, no longer be available.
You have the right, as stipulated in EU legislation, to demand information about what personal data (such as your name and address) is stored on PIBOT.COM. Please submit such requests in writing to the Data Protection Officer at PiBot Store and state what subject your data disclosure request is in reference to.
In accordance with the statutory provisions, you also have the right to have your personal data corrected and deleted. Please submit such requests to us using the contact details on this website.
Contact forms and confidentiality of emails
We offer contact forms in many places on PIBOT.COM. We will use your data shared on such contact forms for the specified purposes. Should other purposes also be applicable we would explicitly point this out and ask for your consent in such cases. Please also note the following if you send us any emails: we cannot guarantee the confidential treatment of your correspondence on its way to us if you choose to use an unencrypted email service provider.
What are cookies?
Cookies do not store any personal data, and are used to collect anonymous data and statistics on the use of the website by visitors. Cookies help us measure how well our websites are performing. This data helps us to improve and customize our content so you get more out of your visit to PIBOT.COM.
Which cookies does PIBOT use?
These cookies only last for the duration of a session. They will disappear from your computer when you close the browser or turn your computer off. If you have chosen to identify yourself on PIBOT.COM, we will also use session cookies that contain encrypted information to identify you.
These cookies remain on your computer even after you close the browser or turn off the device. They are activated each time a user visits the website that created that particular cookie. To this end, you are assigned a unique identifier. This unique identifier is part of a persistent cookie that we leave on your browser. This serves various purposes such as, for example, saving your preferred PIBOT language.
If you do not want us to remember your computer, you can disable the storage of cookies in the browser that you are using or turn on notification for when cookies are sent.
PIBOT.COM can also be used without cookies.
Cookies remain active for 365 days. Post-click cookies (which are necessary to track data after the initial click) is set to 20 days by default.
Measurement and analysis tools (in development)
We employ usage data for statistical purposes and analyses to help us to constantly improve and develop our online content. We do not aggregate the collected data with other data sources. The data is used for internal purposes only and not disclosed to third parties.
The apps that are currently distributed by PiBot Store are designed to serve the purpose of data economy. For statistical evaluation purposes, we collect information on when and how often the apps are started, used, closed and updated. This information is analyzed as individual pieces of data and not linked to any other data. No personal data is used during the data analysis process. For evaluation purposes, the IP addresses of devices that use PIBOT-Apps will be logged; however, this happens anonymously.
This anonymization process is outsourced to a specialized service provider. On principle, PIBOT does not collect any data on location or device identification number (UDID). If personal data is to be collected and used within the framework of an app by PiBot Store, this app will contains a separate declaration and information on data protection.
PiBot Store, however, has no influence on which data is collected and stored by network providers and operating system manufacturers when using its apps and how such data used.
Which tools we use and how they work:
We use Facebook pixel to target people who visit PIBOT's website more directly. As is common in this industry, we use Facebook Pixel to improve our advertisements and to provide people with more relevant ads.
Google Analytics, Firebase Analytics and Google DFP
PIBOT uses the web analytics service provider Google Analytics as well as the app analytics service Firebase Analytics to improve and further develop its content and services in addition to Google DFP which embeds relevant advertising.
Your IP address is anonymized while you use this website. Google normally truncates IP addresses within member states of the European Union as well as the European Economic Area before they are communicated to their servers. Only in exceptional cases will your full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there.
Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for the operators of the site and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google will also transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties are used to process this data on behalf of Google. Third parties, including Google, place ads on websites on the Internet, using stored cookies to provide relevant ads based on previous visits by a user to this site.
Google won't associate your IP address with other any data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a changing the settings on your browser. We would like to point out, however, that in this case you may not be able to fully use all features of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing data generated by cookies related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing a browser plug-in available using the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. For more information about disabling Google ads, please visit the Disable Google Ads page or refer to the Disable Network Ad Initiative page.
You can withdraw your consent to data collection and retention at any time with future effect. For more information about Google's terms, see below.
Google Analytics Opt-Out:
General external tool for users to disable personalized ads based on online tracking:
Personalized ads can also be disabled via the following Google link:
Internet services and social media integration (currently in development)
PiBot Store continues to constantly test new services to support internet-friendly ways of content distribution, including curating services such as ScribbleLive and Storify. We embed our content within social networks such as Facebook, Google Plus, Soundcloud, Twitter and YouTube.
For example, we embed content from providers such as YouTube, which is stored on their servers, on our websites. If you open a link to such a website that features outside content, this provider will receive the IP address of the device you use to go online. This external provider cannot draw any conclusions about your personal data from this IP address alone, but can infer, for example, where you are located geographically. Furthermore, this provider can program cookies on your device, with which they can log your online behavior.
Other examples are the embedded social network recommendation buttons (also called "social plugins") in our content.
PiBot Store uses SmartFocus to send newsletters.
SmartFocus has his own tracking system. By adding some parameters to the URLs of the links used in messages, we know when a member clicks. And by placing a 1x1 pixel at the end of each message, we know if a member opened the message.
The information in this guide is intended to contribute to a better understanding of EU data protection rules. The guidelines will be updated regularly, content may be subject to modifications without notice.
You can contact PIBOT's data protection officer and data protection supervision at