Privacy Policy


Privacy policy


1. Your personal data in terms of Article 4(1) GDPR (e.g. title, name, address, e-mail address, gender, payment information) will be processed by us in accordance to the European General Data Protection Regulation. The following regulations inform you about the type, scope and purpose of collection, processing and use of personal data.

2. The processing of personal data as defined in GDPR Article 4(2) is lawful according to GDPR Article 6 when one of the following conditions is met:

a) the person concerned has given their consent to the processing of personal data for a specific purpose or purposes;

b) processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract;

c) processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject;

d) processing is necessary in order to protect the vital interests of the data subject or of another natural person;

e) processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller;

f) processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data, in particular where the data subject is a child.

3. The processing of special personal data as defined in GDPR Article 9(1) (data concerning health, biometrical data, sexual orientation, religion, trade union membership) is lawful specifically according to GDPR Article 9(2) when one of the following conditions is met:

– the data subject has given explicit consent

– processing is necessary for the purposes of carrying out the obligations and exercising or defending specific legal rights or for actions of the court within the context of their legal activities.

4. Automated individual decision-making or profiling respective of personal data as defined in GDPR Article 22 does not occur.

5. The provider ensures the security of the data in the sense of GDPR Article 32 with suitable technical measures, taking into account the principle of proportionality.

6. Should an unexpected breach of data security occur, the competent supervisory authority as defined in GDPR Article 33 and the affected persons as defined in GDPR Article 34 will be informed.

Area of application

This privacy policy applies only to our websites. If you access other sites via links on our pages, please inform yourselfabout the handling of your data on those sites.

Duration of data retention

The retention period for the data you have submitted is determined in accordance with the legal provisions for record retention.

Disclosure of data to third parties

Disclosure of data transmitted in the scope of the contractual relationship to a third party (GDPR Article 4(10)) occurs only if you have given your explicit consent (GDPR Article 4(11)) or the disclosure is necessary for the conclusion of the contract. This consent can be withdrawn at any time. Data collected while visiting our website will only be obtained by third parties that are explicitly named below. The data will be saved by our IT service provider, the hosting provider dogado GmbH, Saarlandstr. 25, D-44139 Dortmund.

Responsible person as defined in the GDPR

The responsible entity as defined by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws in the Member States of the European Union and other provisions of a data protection nature is:

Geek HQ e. U.

CEO: Matthias Fellinger

Sickingerstraße 46

4861 Schörfling

E-Mail: support@g33kdating.com

Phone: +43 (0)766258424

Cookies (only on the website)

This site saves cookies in order to recognize returning users. We will not disclose the information gathered as a result of cookies to third parties. If you would still like to avoid the use of cookies, you have the option to deactivate this setting in your browser.


To make use of the services we provide, registration is required. To this end, the information you enter in the entry fields will be collected and saved. The information is not disclosed to third parties unless this is necessary in order to carry out the contractual relationship. You can change or delete the information at any time. If the data is deleted, the service can no longer be offered to you unless you register again.

In addition to the information you enter, the IP address, date, and time of registration will be saved. Saving the IP data serves to prevent misuse and to assist in the investigation of criminal offenses.

Image Uploads

The images you upload will be saved and may be shown to other registered users. They will not be transmitted to third parties unless you have explicitly given your consent. At any time, you have the right to change or delete the images you have uploaded or to withdraw your consent. Photos can be rated by other registered users. The ratings will be saved.

Comments functions

Users have the opportunity to leave comments on profiles and under photos. In addition to the comments, the IP address, date, and time are saved in order to prevent misuse and to assist in the investigation of criminal offenses. Comments can be deleted by the users.

Location data (only in the app)

When using the search feature, you have the possibility to allow your location to be automatically recognized using your device’s GPS chip. The feature serves the exclusive purpose of making the entry of your location more convenient for you. You can deactivate the automatic location recognition in your device settings.

Permissions (only in the app)

The app requires the following permissions: camera, contacts, storage, location

Collection of statistics via System Services in the app (only in the app)

When using apps from the Apple iOS App Store or the Google Play Store, Apple Inc. and Google Inc. collect statistical information about user behavior as well as data used to create error reports. We have no control over this data collection. The collection of some statistics can be switched off in your device settings. Apple and Google are exclusively responsible for processing this data. We refer you to the privacy policies found on their websites.

Google Maps (only on the website)

This website uses the Google Maps API from Google Inc. (Google) to provide a visual display of map data. When Google Maps is used, Google collects, processes, and uses data regarding the usage of the maps features by website visitors. The terms of use for Google Maps can be found under Terms of Use for Google Maps.

For more information about Google’s privacy policy, visit the following link: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

Google Analytics (only on the website)

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer to help analyze your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will first be shortened by Google if you are located within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.

You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser; however, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website.

You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) being passed to Google and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Flurry (only in the app)

The app uses Flurry Analytics, an analytics service provided by Flurry Inc., 282 2nd St. #202, San Francisco CA 94105, USA (“Flurry”). Flurry Analytics makes it possible to analyze the performance and the usage of the app by its users. The information generated by Flurry about the performance and the usage of the app is transmitted and stored on a Flurry server. Among other things, the following technical data is collected: Device model, Flurry version number, operating system (incl. version number), timestamp, app version, provider name, usage time and language settings, country code, time zone, network status, battery status.

To such extent that data about the individual device is collected (MAC address, IMEI number, device identifier), it will be deleted immediately after collection and replaced by a Flurry-specific code. The data collected by Flurry will be made available to us in aggregated form; for example, the number of users in a given time period, number of users for each type of device, usage time. In so doing, no personal information is used.

For more information about Flurry’s data protection compliance, please visit:


Google Adsense (only on the website)

This website uses Google AdSense, a service for including advertisements from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google AdSense uses “cookies” — text files that are stored on your computer — to analyze how users use the site. Google AdSense also uses something called web beacons (invisible graphics). These web beacons allow the analysis of information such as the visitor traffic on these pages.

The information generated by cookies and web beacons relating to your use of this website (including your IP address) and the delivery of advertising formats is transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. This information can be transmitted from Google to its contractual partners. However, Google will not merge your IP address with other data you have stored.

You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; we wish to point out that, in this case, you may not be able to make full use of all the features of this website. By using this website, you agree that the data that Google collects about you may be processed as described above and for the purpose described above.

Google AdMob (only in the app)

We use the advertising partner AdMob Google Inc. to display advertisements in our app. We have no influence on the personal data collected by AdMob Google Inc.

You can view Google’s privacy policy here:


Affiliate Links (only on the website)

On our website, we incorporate affiliate links from partner sites such as Amazon. These are links that are designed in such a way that makes it possible to determine which website provided the link through which the partner site was accessed. In this context, we do not collect any personal data from you. However, the partner saves data that allows it to correlate the order. We can view anonymized data in a statistics panel that allows us to see what orders were placed. However, we cannot see personal data such as name, address, IP address, etc.

For information about the privacy policies of the partner sites, please visit the partner site. These are usually found on the website under the menu option “privacy policy” or similar.

Newsletter (only on the website)

On our website, we offer you the opportunity to subscribe to our newsletter. We use this newsletter to provide you with regular updates about our offers. To receive our newsletter, you will need a valid email address. We will then check the email address entered to confirm that you are actually its owner and whether the owner has agreed to receive our newsletter. If you register for the newsletter, we will save your IP address and date and time of registration. This will be used in case a third party misuses your email address to subscribe to our newsletter without your knowledge. We will not collect any additional data. The data collected will be used exclusively for the distribution of our newsletter. The information will not be disclosed to third parties. We will not compare the data collected during newsletter registration with any other data that might be collected by other components of our site. You can cancel your newsletter subscription at any time. Instructions for cancellation can be found in the confirmation email and each individual newsletter.

The newsletters are sent out by the service provider Mailjet (SAS Mailjet, 13-13bis, rue derue de l’Aubrac – 75012 Paris, FRANCE). Mailjet’s privacy policy can be viewed here: https://www.mailjet.de/privacy-policy/

Contact Form (only on the website)

When you use this website’s contact form, the information you enter and other included information is transferred and saved for the purpose of responding to your request. The data is transmitted to third parties

Klarna (only on the website)

If you pay with Klarna, you will be forwarded to the Klarna website. When you use this service, Klarna saves and processes personal data such as your name, your address, your telephone number and your email address, as well as your credit card or bank account information. Klarna is exclusively responsible for the usage and security of the data that they collect.

The applicable privacy policy can be viewed here:


Stripe (only on the website)

When paying via Stripe, we transfer your payment information for the purposes of payment processing to Stripe Payments Europe Ltd., 1 Grand Canal Street Lower, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin, Irland. We will provide information about your order (Name, Address, account number, bank code, credit card number, invoice amount, currency and transaction number) to Stripe Payments Europe Ltd.

The applicable privacy policy can be viewed here:


SSL Connection (only on the website)

This site makes use of an SSL Connection, which can be verified by the lock symbol seen in your browser’s address bar. When the SSL connection is active, the data that is transmitted cannot be read by third parties.

User Rights

You can request information about the data stored about you from us at any time at no cost. You have the right to the confirmation, rectification, restriction, stoppage and erasure of such data, as well as the right to receive a copy of the data in a format suitable for transmission. You have the right to withdraw any consent you have given and to object. Statutory retention periods remain unaffected.

Your individual rights arise especially from the following standards in the GDPR:

  • Article 7(3) – Right to withdraw consent related to data protection

  • Article 12 – Transparent information, communication and modalities for the exercise of the rights of the data subject

  • Article 13 – Information to be provided where personal data are collected from the data subject

  • Article 14 – Information to be provided where personal data have not been obtained from the data subject

  • Article 15 – Right of access by the data subject, right of confirmation and right to receiving a copy of the personal data

  • Article 16 – Right to rectification

  • Article 17 – Right to erasure (“right to be forgotten”)

  • Article 18 – Right to restriction of processing

  • Article 19 – Notification obligation regarding rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing

  • Article 20 – Right to data portability

  • Article 21 – Right to object

  • Article 22 – Right not to be subject to a decision based on automated processing, including profiling

  • Article 77 – Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

To exercise your rights (with the exception of GDPR Article 77), please contact the party named under “Responsible person as defined in the GDPR” (e.g., by email).

Responsible supervisory body:

Österreichische Datenschutzbehörde
Barichgasse 40-42,
1030 Wien

Telefon: +43 1 521 52-25 69
E Mail: dsb@dsb.gv.at