Data Protection Policy of Mailvelope
Last modified: December 9, 2017
We, the Mailvelope GmbH ("Mailvelope"), as the provider of the Mailvelope browser extension ("the browser extension"), as the operator of the website under the URL www.mailvelope.com ("the website") and as the operator of the Mailvelope key server keys.mailvelope.com ("the key server"), take data protection matters very seriously and wish to ensure that your privacy as a user of our service is protected.
In this Data Protection Policy, we therefore explain how we handle your personal data in connection with your use of our service.
We reserve the right to modify the content of this Data Protection Policy from time to time. It is therefore recommended that you re-acquaint yourself with the Data Protection Policy at regular intervals.
1. General Aspects
1.1. We shall comply at all times with the applicable data protection laws, in particular the stipulations in the German Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz, TMG).
1.2. We collect, process, and use your personal data only if your consent has been obtained or if such processing or use is permitted by law. We process or use only such data as are needed for our service, or such data that you provide to us.
2. Personal Data
Personal data means any details about a certain or identifiable person that relate to the personal or material circumstances of that person; Section 3 (1) BDSG. This includes information such as your name, postal address, email address or telephone number.
3. Processing and Use of Your Data
We collect, process, and use the following personal data:
3.1 Contacting us
If you provide us with personal data for the purpose of or in connection with contacting us, these data will be stored by us only for as long as this is required for communication, customer contact, and project planning/implementation purposes. As soon as the personal data is no longer required by us for these purposes, they will be deleted immediately.
3.2 Download the Mailvelope Firefox Add-on
Firefox add-ons are hosted on addons.mozilla.org (AMO). Please refer to https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/privacy/ for information on which data is collected if you download the extension or during the regular updates.
3.3 Using the browser extension
In general no data is collected during the usage of the browser extension and Mailvelope stores data only locally in your browser, with the following exceptions: