Privacy policy

Your privacy issues are important. Be assured that any information provided to will be held in strict confidence.

This privacy statement describes how we collect and use the personal information you provide on our website It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information, and how you can access and update this information.


GDPR Responsibility

Responsible for the protection of personal data is Robert Seyfriedsberger, contact form.

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Collection and Use of Personal Information

When purchasing a product, we collect the following personal information from you:

  • Contact information, such as name (required), email address (required), mailing address (optional), phone number (optional)
  • Unique identifiers, such as user name, account number, license number, password

As is the case  for most web sites, we automatically gather information about your computer/device  such as your IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages, and operating system.

We use this information to

  • Fulfill your order
  • Send you an order confirmation
  • Respond to customer service requests
  • Respond to your questions and concerns

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Plugin update checker data

Maps Marker Pro uses a plugin update checker library, which checks every 24 hours if a new version is available. The following unpersonalized info is transmitted and gets logged on our server with those requests:

    • IP address and domain of the server (e.g.,
    • timestamp of the request (e.g. 2017-05-31 17:10:33)
    • Maps Marker Pro version number (e.g. 3.1)
    • WordPress version number (e.g. 3.1)
    • PHP Version (e.g. 7.2.1)
    • locale (e.g. en_US)

This data is only used in the context of the plugin update mechanism and is not shared with third parties.

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User generated location data

All the location data (like markers, layers, longitude, latitude, pop-up text…) that you create with your plugin instance within your WordPress installation is stored in your database only – we do not collect this data, nor do we get notified about it.

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Information Sharing

We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.

We may also disclose your personal information

        • as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process
        • when we believe in good faith, that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request
        • if is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information
        • to any other third party with your prior consent to do so.

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Payment provider

You have to choose a payment processor like PayPal, Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club or Sofort AG through our payment provider to finalize your order. You have to provide your credit card number directly to this provider and its privacy policy will apply to the information you provided on the corresponding website. We don’t store any credit card or PayPal login information on our servers nor can we access those data on Payunity´s servers.

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Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We may use cookies; for example, to keep track of your preferences and profile information. Cookies are also used to collect general usage and volume statistical information, which does not include personal information.

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Analytics uses the open-source web analytics tool Piwik to track visits on the website Due to privacy reasons and to meet legal requirements from several countries, the IP addresses of the visitors are anonymized ( –> 123.45.xx.xx).

Opt-Out of Analytics: if you do not wish to be tracked when visiting, you can opt-out here:

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When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment. Media

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We also offer a newsletter which automatically sends out an email to all subscribers once a new blog post is published. In order to be able to offer this service, we collect email addresses and names (optional) from subscribers. Those data is only use for sending newsletters and not shared with any third party.

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Links to Other Websites

Our site includes links to other websites whose privacy practices may differ from those of If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy statements. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy statement of any website you visit.

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Affiliate program

If you choose to register for our affiliate program, you can use link to get provisions for sales on your site. If one of your links embedded on your sites is clicked, a so called return cookie is saved on the visitors computer so that in case he or she buys a license, this sale is referred to your affiliate account. We can clear those traffice logs on demand in total for your affiliate user or on IP basis for individual visitors.

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When we collect personal information directly from you, we follow generally accepted industry standards – like SSL encrypted transmission – to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission, and when we receive it. No method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our website, you can contact us.

In order to make a purchase from us, you must use our shopping cart provider to finalize and pay for your order. Its privacy statement and security practices will also apply to your information. We encourage you to read that privacy statement before providing your information.

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Additional Policy Information

Correcting, updating and deleting your personal information

To review and update your personal information to ensure it is accurate, please log into the customer area and check your profile. If you have any additional requests like deleting your data/account, please contact us.

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Notification of Privacy Statement Changes

We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes, we will notify you by means of a notice on this site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

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Contact Information

If you have any questions about this privacy statement please contact us.

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Privacy Policy History

Effective since March 13, 2013


  • May 2016 (edited wording, corrected typos)
  • February 2018 (added paragraph about usage of Plugin update checker data)
  • March 2018 (updated Analytics paragraph about anonymisation of IP addresses – 123.45.x.x instead of 123.45.67.xx is anonymised; added opt-out for analytics)
  • May 2018 (updated for GDPR)
  • June 2022 (added info about newsletter)

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