**Privacy Policy**

The website www.ruegen-schmiede.de is owned by Hotel Zur alten Schmiede Kranich-Pedia UG & Co KG, which is responsible for processing your personal data.

We have adopted this privacy policy, which determines how we process the information collected by www.ruegen-schmiede.de, and also provides the reasons why we must collect certain personal data about you. Therefore, you must read this privacy policy before using the website www.ruegen-schmiede.de.

We care about your personal data and are committed to ensuring its confidentiality and security.

**Personal Data We Collect:**

When you visit www.ruegen-schmiede.de, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the site, and how you interact with the site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as "Device Information." Moreover, we may collect personal data that you provide to us during registration (including but not limited to name, surname, address, payment information, etc.) to fulfill the contract.

**Why Do We Process Your Data?**

The security of customer data is our top priority. Therefore, we may process only minimal user data, only as much as is absolutely necessary to maintain the website. The automatically collected information is used only to identify potential cases of abuse and to compile statistical information regarding website usage. This statistical information is not otherwise aggregated in such a way that it would identify any particular user of the system.

You can visit the website without telling us who you are or revealing any information by which someone could identify you as a specific, identifiable individual. However, if you want to use some of the website's features, receive our newsletter, or provide other details by filling out a form, you may provide us with personal data such as your email address, first name, last name, city of residence, organization, and phone number. You may choose not to provide us with your personal data, but then you may not be able to take advantage of some features of the website. For example, you may not receive our newsletter or contact us directly through the website. Users who are uncertain about which information is mandatory are welcome to contact us via www.ruegen-schmiede.de.

**Your Rights:**

If you are a European resident, you have the following rights related to your personal data:
- The right to information.
- The right to access.
- The right to rectification.
- The right to erasure.
- The right to restrict processing.
- The right to data portability.
- The right to object.
- Rights in relation to automated decision-making and profiling.

If you wish to exercise this right, please contact us using the contact information below.

Additionally, if you are a European resident, we note that we are processing your data to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example, if you make an order through the website), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Please also note that your data may be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.

**Links to Other Websites:**

Our website may contain links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by us. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites or third parties. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that may collect personal information.

**Information Security:**

We secure information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We take reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect against unauthorized access, use, modification, and disclosure of personal data under our control and custody. However, no data transmission over the Internet or wireless network can be guaranteed.

**Legal Disclosure:**

We will disclose any information we collect, use, or receive if required or permitted by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process, and when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.

**Contact Information:**

If you would like to contact us to understand more about this policy or wish to contact us concerning any matter related to individual rights and your personal data, you may send an email to info@ruegenschmiede.de.