Note for children and young people
We regret that people under 18 years of age are not allowed to use our service.
What data does hc24.de collect?
Basically, you can visit our website without giving us personal data. If you decide to play an active part in our marketplace, we need to obtain the following data from you:
User name and password, salutation, surname, e-mail address and the data of what you are offering or searching for.
This information is data without which it is simply impossible for us to process your offer or your inquiry. We have indicated all the boxes relating to this essential data as follows: "*".
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.
Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
As an alternative to the browser Addon or within browsers on mobile devices, you can click this link in order to opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the opt-out applies only for the browser in which you set it and within this domain). An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device, which means that you’ll have to click this link again, if you delete your cookies.
We wish to inform you that hc24.de uses so-called cookies to the extent described below.
First, we send you so-called persistent cookies, which enable us to record the search criteria that you enter when searching our property database, and we store this information for our internal evaluations. We wish to know the data that is gathered in this manner – anonymously, as you would expect – in order to tailor our offer even better to the needs of our customers. If you wish to prevent this from happening, you can do this by deactivating cookies (see below). Deactivation has no effect on the availability or appearance of our site.
Secondly, we use so-called session cookies which give you an anonymous session ID for the duration of a visit to our site. This session ID enables us to recognize you as a particular anonymous user. As a result, we can generate continuity for you in the course of your visit, and can for example avoid you always being presented with the same advertising pop-ups. The session cookie and your session ID will be deleted at the end of your visit to our site. If you do not accept this cookie, we regret that it will not be possible for us to provide you with a correctly functioning marketplace.
What are cookies?
What does hc24.de use your data for?
First and foremost:
Your registration data is neither sold, nor is it passed on to third parties without authorization for other commercial reasons.
Our service of providing a market platform for providers and potential tenants of property has the particular feature of establishing contacts between providers and potential tenants.
This is done by, amongst other means, passing on particular contact information that enables the users to undertake direct negotiations with one another.
The contact information passed on for this purpose involves:
We enable you to conduct an evaluation of our platform and of the services of partner and third-party companies that you find there, as a means of orientation for other users. No personal data is collected in the evaluation form. The evaluation can be submitted anonymously, and submission is voluntary.
At the same time, we use your data to the extent this is necessary for undertaking and handling contractual relationships that have been entered into, such as for sending invoices or establishing contact if problems arise.
Finally, we use the data of all participants in order effectively to counteract possible misuse of our property marketplace in the interests of honest users, and in order to protect our customers against loss in such cases.
So that your offers come to the attention of as many potential clients as possible, we place some advertisements on cooperating property websites. As you would expect, this means we have to pass on your contact data (see above) to the cooperating property website.
If you do not wish to participate in this additional service, you can object to the associated forwarding of your data at any time by sending a corresponding e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Is hc24.de allowed to pass on your data to others?
We never pass on your data to third parties except in the cases stated in section 4.
However, there may be an exceptional situations in which we are legally obliged to pass on your personal data to third parties, such as in the course of official crime investigation measures.
If there is a complaint relating to misuse of the hc24.de marketplace, it is a condition for forwarding of data to other users that there must be justified and documented grounds indicating that misuse has occurred.
What do others do with your data?
Unless stated otherwise, these only ever deal with our use and the application of your personal data.
Please note: If you give your data to third parties, whether these be providers or potential tenants on our website or on other websites, it is possible for your data to be used there for an extremely wide range of purposes
If you utilize the services provided by third parties, the general terms and conditions of business and data protection guidelines of those companies apply. hc24.de does no check these conditions and guidelines.
We recommend that you first find out about these providers and what they do with your data before you make use of their services and give them your personal data.
Please remember in this connection that whenever you click an external link, you will be directed to the website of another Internet provider.