Privacy Policy of

This Application collects some Personal Data from its Users.

Personal Data collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

    • Access to third party accounts

      • Stripe account access

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Advertising

      • Amazon Mobile Ads and Google AdSense

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

    • Analytics

      • AdEspresso conversion tracking, Appsflyer, Facebook Ads conversion tracking, Google Ads conversion tracking, Google Analytics, Google Analytics with anonymized IP, Google Tag Manager, HockeyApp and Wordpress Stats

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

      • Facebook Analytics for Apps

        Personal Data: Usage Data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

      • TestFlight

        Personal Data: Cookies, email address and Usage Data

    • Backup saving and management

      • Backup on Google Drive

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Commercial affiliation

      • Affilinet

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

    • Contacting the User

      • Contact form

        Personal Data: address, city, company name, country, date of birth, email address, fax number, first name, gender, last name, phone number, profession, province, state, Tax ID, User ID, various types of Data, VAT Number and ZIP/Postal code

    • Content commenting

      • Facebook Comments

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

    • Content performance and features testing (A/B testing)

      • Google Website Optimizer and Optimizely

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

    • Displaying content from external platforms

      • Google Fonts

        Personal Data: Usage Data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

      • Google Maps widget, Google Site Search and Instagram widget

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

    • Handling payments

      • Adyen, Amazon Payments, PayPal, PayPal Payments Hub, SOFORT and Stripe

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

      • PayPal Carrier Payments

        Personal Data: phone number and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Heat mapping and session recording

      • Crazy Egg

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

    • Hosting and backend infrastructure

      • Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Storage

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Infrastructure monitoring

      • Crashlytics

        Personal Data: geographic position, unique device identifiers for advertising (Google Advertiser ID or IDFA, for example) and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Interaction with data collection platforms and other third parties

      • Mailchimp widget

        Personal Data: Cookies, email address, first name, last name and Usage Data

      • Typeform widget

        Personal Data: address, city, Cookies, country, date of birth, email address, first name, gender, language, last name, phone number, profession, shipping address, Tax ID, User ID, username and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Interaction with external social networks and platforms

      • AddThis, Facebook Like button and social widgets, Google+ +1 button and social widgets, PayPal button and widgets and Pinterest “Pin it” button and social widgets

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

    • Interaction with live chat platforms

      • Widget

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

    • Interaction with support and feedback platforms

      • Zendesk Widget

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

    • Location-based interactions

      • Geolocation

        Personal Data: geographic position

    • Managing contacts and sending messages

      • Mailchimp and Sendgrid

        Personal Data: email address

    • Managing support and contact requests

      • Zendesk

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Platform services and hosting


        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Registration and authentication

      • Facebook Authentication, Mailchimp OAuth, Stripe OAuth and Single Sign On

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Remarketing and behavioral targeting

      • AdWords Remarketing and Facebook Remarketing

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

      • Facebook Custom Audience

        Personal Data: Cookies and email address

    • User database management

      • Appboy

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

Further information about Personal Data

    • General Part

      § 1 - Collected general user information

      OpenKitchen collects the following information provided by users of the platform:
      • The specified during the registration user name, password and email address
      • Profile information provided by users are available ( this may be) eg full name, profile photo, and phone number of the user
      • More user content such as photos of meals, comments and reviews that are submitted via the platform and
      • the communication between the platform and the user. In this context, OpenKitchen sends the user from time to time emails or direct messages via the app such as account confirmations, changes or updates to functions of the service, changes to the terms and conditions, technical and safety messages. The receipt of these emails can not be canceled, as long as the user is logged in to the platform.

      Upon written request, will provide information OpenKitchen the user of the stored personal data.

      § 2 - Collected information used the platform Analysis

      I. General

      Every access to the platform and each download of a file on the platform will be logged. The storage serves internal system-related and statistical purposes. Recorded: name of the file, date and time of access, amount of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, web browser and domain. OpenKitchen shall ensure compliance of an extensive data protection, and in particular the legal requirements of the Federal Data Protection Act (Act).

      In this context, OpenKitchen analysis capabilities of third-party for measuring traffic and usage trends begins. So that the information sent by the device of the user and the third party are collected. The analysis function is expressly not to identify any particular individual user. The analysis information of an individual user always be combined with analysis information from other users, so that individualization is eliminated.

      II. Cookies and similar technologies

      OpenKitchenis authorized to use cookies and similar technologies such as Pixel and Web beacons to store information about how the user moves on the platform. During these maneuvers, OpenKitchen and advertisers or other partners ask to provide advertisements or services on the user's device, which possibly placed by OpenKitchen or third-party use cookies or similar technologies.

      III. Log file information

      log file information is such information that are automatically reported by the user's browser each time you visit a particular web page or app. The information can also be provided when the content of the website or app in the browser or on the user's device is downloaded. When the user goes to the platform's servers OpenKitchen automatically record certain log file information, such as IP address, browser type, other pages and exit pages and URLs, the number of clicks that interact with the links of the platform and domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and similar information. OpenKitchen can also collect such similar information sent by users via email, to keep track of the fact that emails opened and which links were clicked by the receivers. This allows OpenKitchen to retrieve more accurate reporting and to improve the service.

      IV. Device Identifiers

      If user to use about the platform, a mobile device such as a tablet PC or a smart phone can access OpenKitchen on one or more device identifier (s) to capture this, monitor and store it on the user's device. Device Identifiers are small files or similar data structures stored on the user's device or that are assigned so that the user's device can be clearly identified. When a device identifier, it may be related to the device hardware or the operating system of the device stored data or other software or OpenKitchen sent to the device data. The device ID can OpenKitchen or provide a third-party information about how the user navigates through the platform and uses, and the platform or other help to provide reports or personalized content and advertising displays. It is possible that some functions of the platform does not work properly if the use or availability of the device identifiers impaired or disabled.

      V. Metadata

      Metadata is usually technical data related to user content in context. Metadata can describe, for example, how, when and by whom a user content has been collected and how this content is formatted. Users can add metadata to their user content or cause it; to include hashtags (eg for marking of keywords when posting photos), geotags, comments, or other information.

      § 3 - use of the information collected by OpenKitchen

      OpenKitchen may also use additional information received from the users of some of the special, described in this Privacy Policy uses of information out. Thus, it allows OpenKitchen users,
      • After signing efficiently access their information
      • to be remembered information so that they need not be entered again the next time you visit the website or app, and
      • you and other personalized content and information available to provide, which may include online advertisements and other forms of marketing.

      In addition, it allows OpenKitchen,
      • The effectiveness of the service provide, improve, test, monitor and develop new features and to test,
      • monitorkey figures such as. The total number of visitors, calls and demographic patterns
      • Technical problems diagnose or fix and
      • automatically update the OpenKitchen app on the user's device.

      The user acknowledges OpenKitchen to him (the user) uploaded on the platform pictures a use and change law. In particular, OpenKitchen is entitled to disseminate the uploaded by users Photos in social networks and other media. Furthermore, entitled OpenKitchen to revise uploaded by users Photos cautiously. This applies to photos of the meals offered as well as photos of the amateur chefs.

      OpenKitchen is entitled to use the comments submitted by users on the platform or reviews for advertising purposes, and to spread the meals and recipes via the platform offered by the amateur chefs and the meals and recipes, including the related texts and images other amateur cooks to to make available to cook.

      § 4 -disclosure of user information,

      OpenKitchenthe user information will not rent or sell, unless it is in this privacy policy explicitly pointed out to third parties outside of OpenKitchen without the consent of the user.

      User information and information of features such as cookies, log files, device IDs and location data may share OpenKitchen with third parties that support the platform about to offer the service. These third-party obtained only in the measure of access to user information as it is appropriate and necessary to provide the service under reasonable confidentiality terms.

      May also share certain information such as cookie data with third-advertisers OpenKitchen. This information allows limitation third-party advertising partners to deliver targeted advertisements, which they think that they could be of particular interest to the user. May OpenKitchen pieces of data that can identify the user, remove and share anonymous data with third parties. Moreover, it must combine OpenKitchen users information with other information so that they are no longer with the respective users connect and share this aggregated information.

      Furthermore, entitled OpenKitchen to hand them over if the personal data of the amateur chef to authorities (eg the relevant Food Authority).

      § 5 - From the user is sharing

      all information or content that users disclose voluntarily on the platform will be publicly available in accordance with the corresponding specified by the user privacy settings. The privacy settings can be changed by the user at any time. If the user specific, remove posted on the platform information, nor copies may remain available on cached and archived pages of the platform.

      § 6 - Responsibility of the user

      OpenKitchen uses entrepreneurial reasonable precautions to keep the information collected by the service safely and take it appropriate measures (such as the requirement for a secure password) to verify the user's identity before access to the user account is granted. In this context, however, OpenKitchen can not guarantee the security of any information transmitted by the user to the platform. Likewise, can not be completely ruled out that user information (eg. Hacker attacks) disclosed, altered or destroyed.

      Therefore calls OpenKitchen to its users to do their part for the security of their user account. The user is responsible at all times to use a strong and unique password, to keep his account information secret and to control access to the emails between the user and OpenKitchen.

      § 7 - storage of user data after disabling the user profile

      After disabling the user's account may keep OpenKitchen information including profile information and User Content for a commercially reasonable period of time for backup, archiving and auditing purposes.

      § 8 - Changes to the Privacy Policy

      OpenKitchen reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time carefully or update. Therefore, users are encouraged to talk about any changes or updates to this Directive to date. OpenKitchen can provide users with appropriate additional note regarding forms can such changes or updates to come. Continued use of the platform for any change to this privacy policy constitutes acceptance of such change.

    • Google Analytics

      (1) The platform OpenKitchen uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ( "Google"). Google Analytics uses. "Cookies", text files that are stored on the user's computer and allow an analysis of the use of the platform by the user. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this platform are usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. On behalf of the operator Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the platform to compile reports on the platform activities and providing other services to the platform usage and internet related services to the operator. Which is within the scope of Google Analytics the user's browser IP address will not be merged with other Google data.

      (2) The user can refuse the use of cookies by changing the settings of his browser software; the operator instructs the user out, however, that it may not all features of the platform is full extent able to use. The user may also prevent the data generated by the cookie and related to his use of the platform (incl. IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by the user the available at the following link plug-in downloads and installs:

      (3) The user can prevent detection by Google Analytics by clicking on the link below. It will set an opt-out cookie, which prevents future acquisition of data when you visit the platform:
      Google Analytics off

      (4) Further information on Terms of Use and Privacy Policy can be found at /de.html
      or under

      (5) The operator points out that on the platform of the operator Google Analytics code "gat._anonymizeIp ();" has been extended to an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so called IP masking.) To ensure.

      (6) In view of the discussion about the use of analytical tools with full IP addresses, the operators out used his platform Google Analytics "(_anonymizeIp)" with the extension and therefore IP addresses are processed only shortened to a direct personal excluded.

    • Selling goods and services online

      The Personal Data collected are used to provide the User with services or to sell goods, including payment and possible delivery.
      The Personal Data collected to complete the payment may include the credit card, the bank account used for the transfer, or any other means of payment envisaged. The kind of Data collected by this Application depends on the payment system used.

Contact information

    • Owner and Data Controller

      OpenKitchen GmbH
      Cranachstr. 2
      90408 Nürnberg

      Owner contact email: