Privacy Policy

Shelter now takes your privacy very seriously and stick to the data privacy act.  Personal data is only compiled to the necessary technical extent. Under no circumstances is your data beeing sold or forwarded to a third party for whatever reason.

The following explanation will give you an overview, how we ensure data security, and which sort of data we collect for which purpose.

Data handling on this website

Shelter now compiles and automatically saves in our server log files information sent from your internet browser, such as:  

  • Browser typ and version
  • Operating system Referred URL (previous visited site)
  • Hostname of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • Time of the server access

That data are not relatable to a specific individual. Also the data is not brought together to any other data source and is erased after a statistical evaluation. That data are not relatable to a specific individual.  Also the data is not brought together to any other data source and is erased after a statistical evaluation.

Usage data and cookies

Our website uses Matomo (http://www.matomo.org) an open source web analyzing tool. Matomo uses "cookies", text files that are saved on the visiting computer, enabling an analysis of the website usage. 

The information generated through the cookies about the website usage stay under our soverenty.  We use that information to evaluate our website access and to create reports about the website activity. 

We do not share this information with third parties.    

Also the content managemant system TYPO3 uses cookies for features  of this website.  Other than that, there is no data beeing compiled or evaluated.   

Passing on data

We will not pass on your data to a third party without your express authorization. Any authorization you give can be withdrawn at any time. Excluded from this are our service partners who require the transfer of data to process donations or run the website (e.g. the bank charged with carrying out a direct debit or the Technical Administrator of the website). In such cases, only the minimum amount of data required will be passed on.  


If you order our newsletter, we will require from you a valid email address. After signing up for the newsletter, you will receive from us an email with an activation link, which allows you to confirm your registration. In this way, we can ensure that you are the owner of the email address provided and are in agreement with having the newsletter sent to you. Further data will not be required. Your authorization allowing your email address to be stored and to be used for sending the newsletter may be withdrawn at any time.

External links and external content

The contents of this domain have been put together with the greatest of care. However we cannot guarantee that it is up to date or complete. We are only responsible for our own material, not for that on external websites. In order to help you find further information, we provide links to websites  belonging to third parties. We have checked all these external links and at the time of checking they did not include any illegal content. Should we become of aware of any such illegal content at any time, we will investigate immediately and, if appropriate, remove the link from our website.

Right to information

You have at all times the right to know what elements of your personal data have been stored, their origin, those in receipt of them and the purpose for which they are being processed.

We value your confidence in us. We are therefore happy to answer any questions you may have concerning the processing of your personal data. If you still have questions that have not been answered in this statement, or you require more detailed information on a particular point, please do not hesitate to contact our office.

Your Shelter Now team

E-Mail: info@shelter.de