Privacy policy

Privacy policy

Data protection policy


This policy describes our use of cookies. For our use of your personal data, please read out Privacy Policy

We use cookies and similar technologies as described in this Section. By consenting to this cookie notice, you agree that we can distinguish you from other users of our website and apps for the purposes set out below. This helps provide you with the services you have requested, good user experience, tailored content and interest-based adverts. For example, we can recognise and remember important information, such as preferred settings, that will make it more comfortable for you to browse our website.

When you access our website via telecommunications services, communication-related and usage-related information is automatically generated by technical means. These may in certain circumstances permit conclusions to be drawn about personal data. In doing so, the legal regulations for data protection are complied with.

This Privacy Policy clarifies users about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data, on this website.

The legal basis of data protection can be found in the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the Telemedia Act (TMG). 

What are Cookies and similar technologies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store via your browser on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device.

There are three main types of cookies:

Session cookies: specific to a particular visit and limited to sending session identifiers (random numbers generated by the server) so you don't have to re-enter information when you navigate to a new page or check out. Session cookies are not permanently stored on your device and are deleted when the browser closes;

Persistent cookies: record information about your preferences and are stored in your browser cache or mobile; and

Third party cookies: placed by someone other than us which may gather data across multiple websites or sessions.

We may also automatically collect and store certain information about your interaction with our Website or app including IP address, browser type, internet service provider, referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamps and related data.

Other technologies

In addition to cookies, we may use some other similar technologies as follows:

Web Beacons: small graphic images included on our website or emails or those of third parties to provide analytics information

Social widgets: buttons or icons provided by third party social media networks which may collect browsing data and will be received by the third party and are controlled by the third party

SDKs: these are mobile application third party software development kits used in our apps. They enable us to collect information about app activity and the device it runs on.

Local shared objects: these are sometimes called flash cookies and can be stored on your browser. They are used to maintain preferences and usage records.

Statistical evaluation: Google Analytics and Cookies

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that enable you to analyze the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored by Google on a server, usually in the USA. These cookies do not contain any personal data but only anonymous, e.g. among others: "Session ID" for the respective (search) request Browser type / version or type and version of the mobile device, operating system used, referrer URL (previously visited page), access status / HTTP status code, time of server request.

Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or as far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. Use of the web pages is also possible without cookies. Users can prevent cookies from being stored by setting their browser software accordingly.

For more information, see (general information about Google Analytics and privacy).

 Foreign cookies

If third-party content is incorporated into our websites, these third-party providers may set their own cookies.

 Data security

Without transfer of personal data, our website can be used regularly. Data collection is voluntary. Please note that data on the Internet can not always be transmitted securely. Data exchange in e-mail traffic is not always secure.

As soon as your personal data is no longer required for the fulfillment of the agency contract and tax and commercial storage periods have expired, your data will be deleted. Your statutory rights to storage, deletion or blocking remain unaffected.

 Data protection consent

I hereby (the user) agree that through the use of this website a processing of the data collected about me by Google and foreign cookies in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purpose.

If I send my data to World Travel Club by e-mail, I explicitly agree that these personal data for the processing of my message may be collected, processed, used, forwarded, stored, blocked and deleted.

 Revocation, changes, corrections and updates

The declaration of consent can be recalled in writing at any time.

The user has the right, upon request, to receive free information about the personal data that has been stored about him. In addition, the user has the right to correct inaccurate data, block and delete his personal data.

If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data or other questions, requests for information, suggestions or complaints, please contact World Travel Club: