TUIfly.com

Data Protection

Data protection - General

The protection of your privacy and personal data is very important to TUIfly. We also pay significant attention to these aspects in respect of our internet activities. Our practicing data protection complies with the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act as well as further provisions of data protection in the internet.
In order to protect your data against incidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by non authorized persons we use technical and organizational security procedures. We will continuously optimize these security procedures according to technical development.

Personal Data

Personal Data are information which can be used to trace your identity. This includes information with regard to your identity such as your name, address, postal address, telephone number etc.. Information which cannot be related directly to your true identity (such as preferred websites or the number of users on a site) is not included.

Passing of Personal Data to third parties

In case data will be passed to service providers these are bound by the German Federal Data Protection Act and other statutory regulations and mandatory contractual requirements by TUIfly with respect to data protection.
Personal information to public institutions, governmental authorities and third parties required for the performance of the contract of air carriage will only be provided when required by mandatory law, in compliance with the Federal German Data Protection Act.

Right to revoke

You are entitled to seek information on your stored data, free of charge,. In addition you have the right to demand correction, deletion or stoppage of incorrect data. Data required for accounting and bookkeeping purposes shall not be affected by a termination notice respectively by a deletion.

Use of ‘Cookies’

TUIfly may also use ‘cookies’ (little files including configuration information) in compliance with the rules of the German Informationsgemeinschaft zur Feststellung der Verbreitung von Werbeträgern e.V. They help to find out the frequency of usage and the number of users and to improve the comfort of usage in respect to the products offered.
For user friendly purposes we may store information such as your user ID with the help of ‘cookies’. The allocation of customer data simplifies your booking so that you do not have to re-enter your personal details.
You can also use our offer without ‘cookies’. Most browsers accept ‘cookies’ automatically. However, you can change the browser set up so that either you will be informed when ‘cookies’ are sent or ‘cookies’ will be denied.
When using the advantages of TUIfly for the first time you need to register with your e-mail and a password. You also have the possibility to enter your personal data (such as your name, address, date of birth), so that that are filed and you do not have to re-enter them each time you make an online booking. To complete your booking we need, apart from participant- also your payment data (bank reference, account number or credit card number etc.).

Concerning the Use of the Scalable Centralized Measurement System (SZM)

To collect statistical information on how our offers are used, our website works with the “Scalable Centralized Measurement System” (“Skalierbares zentrales Messverfahren, SZM) developed by INFOnline (https://www.infonline.de). The system collects anonymous data. To recognize computer systems, the SZM audience measurement uses either a cookie, based on the answer-back code “ivwbox.de” or, alternatively, a signature generated on the basis of a number of different information automatically sent back from your computer. This method doesn’t store IP addresses; it only processes them anonymously.

The audience measurement has been developed in due consideration of data protection. Its aim is to evaluate statistically the intensity of use and the number of users of a website. At no time, single users are identified. Their identity remains protected at all times and they do not receive any advertisement about the system.
For web projects [of companies] that are members of the German Information Group for the Identification of the Dissemination of Advertising Media (Informationsgemeinschaft zur Feststellung der Verbreitung von Werbeträgern e.V. – IVW – www.ivw.eu) or that participate in the study „internet facts“, conducted by the German Working Group for Online Media Research (Arbeitsgemeinschaft Online-Forschung e.V. – AGOF – www.agof.de), the audience statistics will be published monthly by AGOF and the German Working Group Media Analysis (Arbeitsgemeinschaft Media-Analyse e.V.  – ag.ma – www.agma-mmc.de) as well as by the IVW. The statistics can be read at http://www.agof.de, http://www.agma-mmc.de and http://www.ivw.eu.
Further to the publication of performance data the IVW inspects regularly if the SZM method is used in compliance with regulations and data protection. You will find more information about the SZM method on the website of INFOnline GmbH (https://www.infonline.de) who is the operator of the SZM method, on the AGOF data protection website (http://www.agof.de/datenschutz) and on the IVW data protection website (http://www.ivw.eu).  
Should you wish to object to the data processing by means of SZM, please refer to: http://optout.ivwbox.de

Privacy Policy - Links

Our online offer may include links to third party websites. This privacy policy statement does not apply to third party providers. We do not have any influence whether these providers comply with the data protection regulations.

Comments and Questions concerning Data Protection

Should you have any questions, wishes or comments on data security you are welcome to contact our data security commissioner by emailing to datenschutz@tuifly.com. Due to the rapid development of the Internet adjustments to our privacy policy are necessary from time to time. On this page we will keep you updated on all changes.

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