Data Privacy Statement

Access protocol

Every access to our website and each request for its underlying file are logged. Its storage serves internal system-related and statistical purposes. The following data is logged: name of the requested file, date and time of the request, amount of data transferred, notification about successful request, web browser and the requesting domain. In addition, the IP addresses of the requesting computers are logged.


Cookies are text files that are stored on your computer which enable the analysis of your use of the website, particularly for future identification. You decide for yourself whether cookies can be collected by setting your browser in such a way that you will be informed before a cookie is stored and storage occurs only if you explicitly accept it. We point out, however, that, in this case, you may not use all features of this website. We use cookies solely for the purpose of obtaining information about the use of our online services and for statistical purposes.

Collection, processing and use of personal data

Our website can be used without providing personal information. Personal data (eg name, age, address, telephone number or e-mail addresses) are collected by us with your knowledge and only to the extent that you have provided us with during your voluntary registration. We process and use the provided personal data only insofar as is appropriate for the processing and completion of the purchase contract and as long as we are obliged to keep this data due to legal requirements. collection, use or processing of personal data for other purposes does not occur.

Protection of personal data

Personal data will solely be stored on our servers in Germany and can not be viewed by unauthorized third parties. You, at all times, have the option to retrieve, to edit or to delete the data stored in your profile.

A transfer of data to third parties only occurs if we are legally obliged to do so, if this is required to process the purchase contract, if it is necessary for billing purposes or if you have previously consented to this. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time with immediate and continued effect.

Contact form

To use our contact form, we require your name as well as an e-mail address. You can disclose further particulars but do not have to. Your data will be used solely for sending the information requested.


If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter, in addition to your e-mail address, we need you to confirm that you are the owner of the e-mail address and agree to receive the newsletter. This data is collected only for the purpose of being able to send you the newsletter and to document our permission. There is no disclosure to third parties. You may withdraw your order for the newsletter and your consent to the storage of the e-mail address at any time.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. We note that this data privacy statement applies solely to this website Pinballcenter GmbH. We have no influence over and do not verify whether other providers comply with the data protection regulations.

Integration of services and content of third parties

It may happen that, within this online offer, third party content such as YouTube videos, maps from Google Maps, RSS feeds or graphics from other websites is integrated. This always requires that the provider of such content (hereinafter referred to as "third-party") is aware of the IP address of the user. Because without the IP address, they are unable to send content to the browser of the respective user. The IP address is therefore required for the presentation of such content. We endeavour to only use content, whose respective providers use the IP address merely for the delivery of content. However, we have no influence over the third-party provider should they store the IP address e.g. for statistical purposes. Insofar as is known to us, we clarify this to the users.

Use of Facebook Social Plugins

This service uses social plugins ("plugins") run by the social network, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). The plugins are identifiable by one of the Facebook logos (white "f" on a blue tile or a "thumbs up" sign) or are labeled by the addition "Facebook Social Plugin". The list and the look of Facebook Social Plugins can be seen here:

When a user requests a web page from this service that contains such a plugin, their browser opens a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transferred from Facebook directly to your browser which then embeds it into the website. The provider therefore has no influence over the extent of the data that Facebook collects using the plugin and informs the user therefore according to their knowledge:

By integrating the plugin Facebook receives the information that a user has accessed the corresponding page of the service. If the user is logged into Facebook, Facebook can assign the request to their Facebook account. When users interact with the plugins, for example clicking the Like button or leaving a comment, the corresponding information is transferred from your browser directly to Facebook and stored there. If a user is not a member of Facebook, there is nevertheless the possibility that Facebook acquires and stores their IP address. According to Facebook, in Germany only anonymised IP addresses are stored.

For the purpose and extent of data collection and further processing and use of data by Facebook, as well as the respective permissions and settings for protecting the privacy of users, you may refer to Facebook's privacy policies:

If a user is a member of Facebook and does not want Facebook to collect and link data about them through this offer to the Facebook member data, they must log out of Facebook before visiting the website.

Likewise, it is possible to block Facebook social plugins by using browser add-ons, like the "Facebook Blocker".

+1 Button Google+

This service uses the "+1" button of the social network Google Plus, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States ("Google"). The button is identifiable by the "+1" sign on a white or coloured background.

When a user requests a web page from this service that contains such a button, the browser establishes a direct connection to the Google servers. The contents of the "+1" button is transferred from Google directly to their browser which then embeds it into the website. The provider therefore has no influence on the extent of data that Google collects with the button. According to Google, no personal information is collected without clicking on the button. Only when members that are logged in is data, such as the IP address, collected and processed.

For the purpose and extent of data collection and further processing and use of data by Google as well as the respective permissions and settings for protecting your privacy, you may refer to Google's privacy policies regarding the "+1" button: and the FAQ:

Google AdSense

This service uses Google AdSense, a service for embedding advertisements from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google AdSense uses so called "cookies", text files that are stored on the user's computer and that enabling the analysis of the use of the website. Google AdSense also uses so called web beacons (invisible images). Through these web beacons, information such as user traffic on the pages of this offer can be evaluated.

The information generated by cookies and web beacons on this website (including the IP address of the user) and the delivery of advertising formats are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google can relay this information its contractual partners. However, Google will not merge your IP address with any other data stored about you.

Users may refuse the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in their browser; however, the provider points out to the user that, in this case, they may not be able to use all of the features of this service to their full extent. By using this site, users comply with the processing of their data by Google in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purpose.

Cancellation, changes, corrections and updates

The user has the right, on application, to be informed about the personal data stored about them, free of charge. In addition, the user has the right to correct inaccurate data, block and delete their personal data, as far as the there is no legal obligation to retain it.


This website uses Piwik, a web analytics open-source software. Piwik uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address anonymized prior to its storage) will be stored on the server of the service provider in Germany. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website