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The information on this page is from the privacy notice published by Flattr.

You can use this page to learn about how this organisation uses personal data and find out how to make a request related to the data they hold about you.

Make a request

  • See data they hold about you

    You can ask to see what data Flattr has about you. They usually can’t charge for this, and they must respond to your request within a month.

    Why you might make this request

    You might want a copy of the data about you to understand what data the organisation has collected about you.

    Through their website

    https://flattr.com/contact

    By post

    Flattr AB Box 4111 20312 Malmö Sweden

  • Change data they hold about you

    You can ask Flattr to change inaccurate or incomplete data about you. They must respond to your request within a month. Sometimes your request can be refused.

    Why you might make this request

    If an organisation is using information about you which is incorrect, you can ask them to correct it.

    Through their website

    https://flattr.com/contact

    By post

    Flattr AB Box 4111 20312 Malmö Sweden

  • Delete data they hold about you

    You can ask that Flattr delete information about you. They must respond to your request within a month. Sometimes your request can be refused.

    Why you might make this request

    You might want to delete data about you if, for example, you have stopped using an organisation’s services.

    Through their website

    https://flattr.com/contact

    By post

    Flattr AB Box 4111 20312 Malmö Sweden

    Observations from contributor

    You can demand the erasure of your personal data if: - If they don't need your personal data for the purposes set out in the privacy policy - If you withdraw your consent and where there are no other legal grounds for collection and processing - If you object to the collection and processing of your data and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for collection and processing. They will retain data if it's required for legal purposes.

  • Limit how they use data about you

    You can ask that Flattr only store data about you and not use it. They must respond to your request within a month.

    Why you might make this request

    You might want the accuracy of the data to be verified or you might want the organisation to hold on to data so you can make a legal claim against them.

    Through their website

    https://flattr.com/contact

    By post

    Flattr AB Box 4111 20312 Malmö Sweden

  • Stop their use of data about you

    You can ask Flattr to stop using your data for particular reasons. They must respond to your request within a month.

    Why you might make this request

    You might want to stop the organisation using your data to for direct marketing.

    Through their website

    https://flattr.com/contact

    By post

    Flattr AB Box 4111 20312 Malmö Sweden

  • Export data they hold about you

    You can ask Flattr to move data about you to another service or provide it in a format that can be used by another service.

    Why you might make this request

    You might want to move your data to another organisation to get a better deal.

    Through their website

    https://flattr.com/contact

    By post

    Flattr AB Box 4111 20312 Malmö Sweden

    Observations from contributor

    You have the right to receive all personal data concerning you and which you have provided to Fluttr, in a structured, commonly-used and machine-readable format.

  • Challenge an automated decision

    You can ask Flattr to give you information about how they use automated decision making, or ask for a person to review an automated decision.

    Why you might make this request

    You might want to find out about an automated decision if, for example, you were rejected for a bank loan or account.

    Through their website

    https://flattr.com/contact

    By post

    Flattr AB Box 4111 20312 Malmö Sweden

Organisation information

Description

Flattr is a microdonation subscription service where subscribers pay a monthly amount to their favourite websites and creators.

Registration country

Sweden

Registration number

556772-5071

Data Protection Officer

Organisations that use special categories of data, are public bodies, or do large scale processing must appoint a Data Protection Officer.

Name

Dr. Judith Nink

Role

Data Protection Officer

Email address

privacy@flattr.com

Telephone number

+49 (0) 221 / 65028 598

Postal address

Flattr AB Box 4111 20312 Malmö Sweden

Data categories collected

Organisations must give details about what categories of data are stored and processed.

  • Bank account details

  • Date of birth

  • Device information

  • Email address

  • Names

Observations

Generally, Fluttr gives a very thorough account of the data collected and under which circumstances.

Unusual processing purposes

Organisations must provide information about what they do with data. This section highlights less common uses of data.

Observations

When you use their browser extension, some information is collected but stays on your device.

This include your browsing data, whether mouse movement happens, clicking, scrolling (including beginning and end scroll positions, as well as page width / height), zooming (including the zoom level) and whether keys are pressed. They don't collect mouse position or which keys are pressed.

Third parties

Organisations must give details about other parties that personal data is shared with.

List of third parties

  • criminal investigation authorities

  • public authorities who prosecute administrative offences

  • finance authorities

How specific is this information?

Third parties are listed as groups

Observations

They appear not to share data with third parties for any reasons other than through legal obligation.

Retention rules

Organisations must give details about how long data is kept.

Summary

User profiles are kept for as long as you have an account except:

- number of flattrs, which are retained for a period of six months after you delete your account.
- unclaimed flattrs are anonymized one month after they're distributed
- profile name, flattred URL, except for domain and day of flattr, and the public profile of creators and publishers are kept for three months
- URLs without a recipient are kept for one month after subscription period.

They delete the profile name, flattred URL, except for domain and day of flattr, and the public profile of creators and publishers after a period of three months. URLs without a recipient are deleted one month after the end of a subscription period.

Finanical transaction data is kept for 3 months
Basic transaction data for tax purposes is kept for as long as tax law requires
Web analytics data is kept for 180 days

Observations

Fluttr are extremely thorough in detailing when different types of data are deleted.

How specific is this information?

  • Retention rules are given for specific categories of data

  • Specific times are given for how long data is kept

Lawful bases

Organisations must justify collection and use of data under six lawful bases and provide information about their decisions

  • Consent

    When subscribing for Fluttr's newsletter, you provide them with your consent.

  • Contract

    All data you provide Fluttr in connection with the use of Flattr, including your account and when using the Extension.

  • Legal obligation

    Collection and processing of your personal data may be necessary for compliance with a legal obligation

  • Legitimate interests

    Fluttr says, collection and processing may be necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests and that they will inform you if that's the case.

Security standards

Organisations must ensure that data is stored and processed securely.

This privacy notice does not appear to have this information.

Data processing addendum

Some organisations offer a data processing addendum that gives data adequate protections when it leaves the EEA.

This privacy notice does not appear to have this information.

Automated decision making

Organisations must give details about how data is used to make decisions without human involvement.

Summary

This organisation does not use automated decision making

Complaint information

Organisations must give details about how to make a complaint with a data protection authority.

Summary

This privacy notice contains information about to make a complaint to a data protection regulator

Observations

"You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement"

How specific is this information?

This privacy notice doesn't contain specific contact details for a data protection regulator

Design recommendations

Organisations are required to provide privacy information in a transparent way. The Article 29 Working Party has provided recommendations on how to do this.

Assessment

This privacy notice:

  • Has language that is easy to understand

  • Is designed in a way that makes it easy to find information

  • Can be easily found on the organisation's website

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