The email address you enter in the context of a check is used by the Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Engineering gGmbH for data reconciliation and sending the reply email.
The entered email address and the client IP address are stored for 24 hours in a database in a concealed form (hash) in order to detect automated requests.
(1) Because the source of the Identity Leak Checker’s data set does not allow specific assignment to an individual (§4 Abs. 1 DSGVO), we cannot provide any information about the data set according to §15 DSGVO. We do make it possible for the owner of an email address contained in our data set to block or delete this address as an information source (database queries and sending email).
(2) For further questions that do not pertain to paragraph 1, please contact the data protection officer at Hasso Plattner Institute. To do this, submit your request in writing to:
Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Digital Engineering gGmbH
Data Protection Officer
or alternatively by email to: datenschutz(at)hpi.de
The page provider collects and stores information in so-called server log files. These log files are used to detect misuse of the service and to find the originator of it. The log files are stored for only a limited time (further details below).
Your web browser automatically transmits the following information to us when connecting to our website:
This information is collected by us and held for 7 days in the log file. This data cannot be associated with specific individuals. A combination of this data with other data sources is not carried out. We reserve the right to retroactively check this data if we become aware of warranted indications of unlawful use.
When sending the response message about being affected in a leak, our e-mail server stores information about the sent e-mail in a log file. This log entry contains the following information:
The log entries are held by us in the log file for 2 days (48 hours).
We use Google reCAPTCHA from Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) to prevent automated queries. Google reCAPTCHA is incorporated into the website after 3 email checks a day.
reCAPTCHA is a free service that protects web pages against spam and abuse. It uses advanced risk analysis techniques to keep people and bots apart. We use reCAPTCHA to secure input forms.
By using reCAPTCHA, data will be transmitted to Google that Google uses to determine whether the visitor is a human or bot. What data is collected by Google and what this data is used for, you can read here. You can read Google's Terms of Service here.
By using Google Graphs, data will be transmitted to Google that Google uses to determine whether the visitor is a human or bot. What data is collected by Google and what this data is used for, you can read here. You can read Google's Terms of Service here.