1. General
1.1. Creating an account on sergal.de
1.1.1. Purpose
In the first place, sergal.de is a free and private project. We offer this service to friends but also accept requests from strangers. However, keep in mind that an account on sergal.de is a privilege and not a right. We reserve the right to deny any request for any reason.
1.1.2. How to apply
If you want to become a user on sergal.de, register. Our service is aimed at furry fans. If you have no interest in furry fandom, or do not even know what "furry fandom" means, we may decline your request. We reserve the right to make exceptions for personal friends.
1.2 Rights and Obligations
1.2.1 Privacy / Data Protection
In compliance with german data protection laws, we guarantee that your personal data will not be forwarded to any third party without your explicit permission.
1.2.2 Account Deletion
sergal.de is a free service. We reserve the right to revoke your account at any time for any reason. Depending on the urgency, you might not even get a notification. However, this will only happen in extreme cases. Normally, we will try tell you about problems as soon as we discover them, inform you ahead of time about the reasons and give you time to backup your data. We would be grateful if you'd tell us if you do not need your account any longer.
1.2.3 Account Sharing
Sharing the password of your account with someone else is strictly forbidden, and will lead to immediate deletion of your account upon discovery.
1.2.4 Abuse
Any actions which threaten the function of our server will lead to immediate deletion of your account, followed by appropriate legal actions. Here is an incomplete list of things that we consider abusive: - Trying to slow down or crash our machine or any of its services - Trying to obtain other user's passwords - Using our email service for sending unsolicited spam - Using our system as relay for exploitation of other systems
1.2.5 Security Issues
We strongly encourage the use of PGP encryption of personal emails. If you have any signs that your account has been hacked, you are obligated to immediately notify the system administrator. Of course we always try to keep our system up to date, however we can not guarantee security against a breach. Therefor we advice against using sergal.de for serious personal business.
1.2.6 Data Loss
sergal.de can not be held liable for any kind of data loss. Every user is responsible for making backups of their own private data stored on our server.

Privacy Policy

Personal data (usually referred to just as "data" below) will only be processed by us to the extent necessary and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its contents, and the services offered there.

Per Art. 4 No. 1 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as the "GDPR"), "processing" refers to any operation or set of operations such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation, alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination, or otherwise making available, alignment, or combination, restriction, erasure, or destruction performed on personal data, whether by automated means or not.

The following privacy policy is intended to inform you in particular about the type, scope, purpose, duration, and legal basis for the processing of such data either under our own control or in conjunction with others. We also inform you below about the third-party components we use to optimize our website and improve the user experience which may result in said third parties also processing data they collect and control.

Our privacy policy is structured as follows:

I. Information about us as controllers of your data
II. The rights of users and data subjects
III. Information about the data processing

I. Information about us as controllers of your data

The party responsible for this website (the "controller") for purposes of data protection law is:

[email protected]

II. The rights of users and data subjects

With regard to the data processing to be described in more detail below, users and data subjects have the right

In addition, the controller is obliged to inform all recipients to whom it discloses data of any such corrections, deletions, or restrictions placed on processing the same per Art. 16, 17 Para. 1, 18 GDPR. However, this obligation does not apply if such notification is impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. Nevertheless, users have a right to information about these recipients.

Likewise, under Art. 21 GDPR, users and data subjects have the right to object to the controller's future processing of their data pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. In particular, an objection to data processing for the purpose of direct advertising is permissible.

III. Information about the data processing

Your data processed when using our website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose for its storage ceases to apply, provided the deletion of the same is not in breach of any statutory storage obligations or unless otherwise stipulated below.

Server data

For technical reasons, the following data sent by your internet browser to us or to our server provider will be collected, especially to ensure a secure and stable website: These server log files record the type and version of your browser, operating system, the website from which you came (referrer URL), the webpages on our site visited, the date and time of your visit, as well as the IP address from which you visited our site.

The data thus collected will be temporarily stored, but not in association with any other of your data.

The basis for this storage is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the improvement, stability, functionality, and security of our website.

The data will be deleted within no more than seven days, unless continued storage is required for evidentiary purposes. In which case, all or part of the data will be excluded from deletion until the investigation of the relevant incident is finally resolved.

Customer account/registration

If you create a customer account with us via our website, we will use the data you entered during registration (e.g. your name, your address, or your email address) exclusively for services leading up to your potential placement of an order or entering some other contractual relationship with us, to fulfill such orders or contracts, and to provide customer care (e.g. to provide you with an overview of your previous orders or to be able to offer you a wishlist function). We also store your IP address and the date and time of your registration. This data will not be transferred to third parties.

During the registration process, your consent will be obtained for this processing of your data, with reference made to this privacy policy. The data collected by us will be used exclusively to provide your customer account. 

If you give your consent to this processing, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR is the legal basis for this processing.

If the opening of the customer account is also intended to lead to the initiation of a contractual relationship with us or to fulfill an existing contract with us, the legal basis for this processing is also Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.

You may revoke your prior consent to the processing of your personal data at any time under Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR with future effect. All you have to do is inform us that you are revoking your consent.

The data previously collected will then be deleted as soon as processing is no longer necessary. However, we must observe any retention periods required under tax and commercial law.

Model Data Protection Statement for Anwaltskanzlei WeiƟ & Partner