In the following, we inform you about the type, scope, and purposes of the collection and use of personal data. You can access this information at any time on our website, thewordcount.net.
The data controller responsible for data processing within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation, other data protection laws in force in the Member States of the European Union, and other provisions of a data protection nature is:
c/o Roth Media GmbH (Swiss Limited Liability Company)
Please feel free to address any questions or concerns regarding data protection or privacy to privacy(at)wordcounter.net.
Data protection concerns personal data as defined in the General Data Protection Regulation, i.e. all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. Identifiable is any natural person who can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by assignment to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier, or one or more special characteristics. Usage data is data required to use our website; this data includes the start, end, and extent of the user’s website use.
When you access our website, your device automatically transmits certain data for technical reasons and purposes of service. The following data is stored separately from any other data you may transmit to us:
This data is stored for purely technical reasons and is never associated with any particular individual. The data about website access is used for error analysis, ensuring the security of the systems, logging of access to services (Word Counter), and to improve our service.
If you use our word counter, you transfer to our servers all texts you would like to check. This is required for us to perform the check and to provide you with service.
Please note that you may not use our free service for any texts containing personal data of any kind.
When signing up for WordCounter, the following personal information is stored and processed for purposes of service:
Since this is a free service there’s no guarantee in terms of uptime, quality, or reliabilty of service.
We use “cookies” to provide you with a wide range of functionalities and enhance your user experience. Cookies are tiny files stored on your computer through your browser. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may deactivate cookie storage on your computer by changing your browser settings accordingly. Please note that the proper functioning of the website may be impaired and the range of functionalities may be limited if you deactivate cookies.
In particular, we are using the following cookies:
We use Google Analytics with the anonymization function. By means of this addition, Google shortens and anonymizes the IP address of the Internet connection of the person concerned, if our Internet pages are accessed from a member state of the European Union or from another state party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
You may deactivate Google Analytics with the help of a browser add-on if you do not want this website analysis.
User-based event data at Google Analytics is deleted after 50 months.
You have the following rights under European Union law. If you wish to exercise any of the rights below, simply write to us at the above address.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint to a supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data.