(1) All customers' personal information will be treated confidentially. Such information shall only be stored and processed to such an extent as permitted by the customer and in strict observance of relevant rules and regulations, such as the Federal Data Protection Act or the Information and Communication Service Act. The transfer of such information to third parties who are neither involved in the agreement of the contract and who are not affiliates of notafina, is prohibited. notafina shall be entitled to transfer customers' personal information to third parties for the purpose of credit checking and credit control as part of a data exchange. notafina shall also be entitled to transfer personal information to the SCHUFA, the General Credit Protection Agency in Germany.
(2) The notafina web site uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ('Google').Google Analytics uses so-called 'cookies', text files which are stored on the customer's computer and allow the analysis of the customer's use of the website. The information generated by the cookie on the customer's use of this website (including the customer's IP address) is transmitted to a server of Google in the USA where it is stored. Google will use such information to analyze the customer's use of the website in order to compile reports on website activities for the website operators and to render other services relating to the website and Internet usage. Google may also transmit this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such parties process this information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate the customer's IP address with any other data held by Google. The customer may prevent the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in the browser software; however, notafina points out that in such case the customer may not be able to make full use of all the functions of the website of notafina. By using this website, the customers agree to the processing of the data collected about him/her by Google in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purposes.