The protection of personal data is an important concern to us. We value your privacy and we collect, process and use personal data in accordance with the laws and regulations of the Federal Republic of Germany as well as superordinate European legal requirements.
Data controller for the collection, processing and use of personal data within the meaning of the Federal Data Protection Act is
tado GmbH Sapporobogen 6-8 80637 Munich Germany
Fax: +49 89 416 15 66 49
Contact form available at support.tado.com
Personal information (or data) is any information relating to you and that alone or in cumulation with other pieces of information gives the opportunity to the person that collects and processes such information to identify you as a person. It can be your name, your identification number, your location data, or information related to your physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social life. Processing of the information means any action with your personal data, for example, collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, use, disclosure by any means and so on.
We may collect the following types of personal information from you when you use tado° services or products:
You are not required to provide any of the personal information described above to us, however, if you do not do so, you may not be able to use our products and services or the functionality of our products may be reduced.
We may anonymise and aggregate any of the personal information we hold (so that it does not directly identify you). We may use anonymised and aggregated information for purposes that include testing our IT systems, research, data analysis, improving our site, apps and products and developing new products and services.
We will collect personal information from a number of sources. These include the following:
We take technical and organisational measures to ensure the personal information is processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of information, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage. For example, we use verified contractors that might have access to the data. With these the relevant data processing agreements are signed and the data is being processed is encrypted and/or anonymised. For example, we use Amazon Web Service data centers that are certified by ISO27001 and SSAE16 certificates.
We share personal information with the following parties:
We do not disclose personal information to anyone else except as set out above. We may provide third parties with aggregate statistical information and analytics about users of our products and services but we will make sure no one can be identified from this information before we disclose it.
Under no circumstances will we disclose data to third parties not specified here for advertising purposes.
We will keep your personal information for as long as you have an account with us. After you close your account with us we will keep your personal information for a reasonable period to maintain our records and legal obligations to you. Sensitive personal information such as location information is automatically deleted after 2 weeks even when your account is active.
In accordance with the marketing preferences you set when creating your account or that you set with us a later date, we may contact you by email, push notification, text, mail or phone with information about products and services we believe you may be interested in. If you tell us not to email, push notification, mail or phone you with direct market we won’t contact you in that way. You can let us know at any time that you do not wish to receive marketing messages by sending an email to us at email@example.com . You can also unsubscribe from our marketing emails by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the emails we send to you.
We work with our advertising agencies to show you advertising about our products and services on websites or apps that you visit, at a time and in manner that we feel is relevant to you. To do this, our advertising agencies use anonymised information about the websites, apps, social media content and ads you interact with or view when connected to the Internet, to make sure the advertising you see is more relevant to you. The techniques our advertising agencies use (to determine what advertising to show you), recognise the device you are using but are not aimed at you as a named individual. Typically, cookies and similar technologies are used to target this type of advertising, read more in ‘Cookies’ Section.
The tado° app will send service notifications by email, or directly to your device through the app, when we have something important or interesting to make you aware of or you have asked to be notified about certain events relating to your tado° products.
You have the following rights in relation to your personal information:
To exercise any of the above rights, or if you have any questions relating to your rights, please contact us by using the details set out in the ‘Contacting us’ section below. If you are unhappy with the way we are using your personal information you can also complain your local data protection regulator. We are here to help and encourage you to contact us to resolve your complaint first.
In the event of any query or complaint in connection with the information we hold about you, please email our Data Protection Officer at: firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at: tado GmbH Sapporobogen 6-8 80637 München Germany
We will provide information on action taken on your request related to your rights specified above within one month of receipt of the request for the longest. That period may be extended by two further months if we are overwhelmed by the number of the requests. We will inform you of any such extension within one month of receipt of the request, together with the reasons for the delay. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that is empowered to process such complaints in your country.