Privacy & Terms
General terms and conditions
Rules of conduct in the use of Picksha
#1 Description of the use of Picksha
Picksha is a website on which users (hereinafter referred to as content) can upload and share media with friends or family. The main component is the create albums that can be managed and updated jointly by authorized users. A free registration is required for full usage. The view of the "public albums" is possible without registration. To upload or add photos to a "public album" is not possible without a registration.
#2 General guidelines for using
The user is responsible for the content provided by him and underinsured not going to violate the law or laws. The user agrees not to publish or distribute any prohibited, illegal or immoral content. In particular, it is forbidden to the user to upload or distribute photos with following content:
- Harassing, defamatory, threatening or offensive content
- Sexual or pornographic content
- Harmful to minors content
- The copyright protected content without having the rights necessary
The User agrees to only upload and publish their own photos or photos and media for their use, which he is entitled to upload and publish. Content to which the user is not mapped itself may only be uploaded and disseminated if the consent of the people pictured is present.
In the event of any identified abuse users can send the provider a report, we point out, however, that the abuse of the signaling function can have a blocking and deletion of the account to follow. In the case of complaints, the provider is entitled to remove individual content. The provider is not obliged to check your content or the arbitration of disputes between individual users. Make users or third parties against the owner for breach of their rights by the user content claims, the user provides the operator from all claims. The user shall bear the costs of any legal defense of the operator including court costs and attorney fees at the statutory rate.
You are responsible for keeping your password secret and secure.
#3 Liability of the Provider
The provider is not obliged as service providers under the statutory provisions to monitor the information stored or transmitted, or look for clues for illegal activity. The vendor assumes no responsibility for the accuracy and legality by the user generated / set contents. The provider reserves the right to compliance with the law and the right to examine the contents of the users back and delete if necessary.
The operator is not liable for direct or indirect economic or intangible losses or consequential damages that result from the use of this platform, provided they are not based on intent or gross negligence of the operator or a compulsory liability of legal provisions show.
In the event of data loss, the operator is not liable. The offer does not serve as an archive and is not 100% responsible for data security. Each user should ensure for their own backups of its contents.
The user remains the owner of all rights to use the content posted by them at all times.
The user allows the provider to use the content provided as part of the operation of the range. The provider can adjust for the optimum use of the service, the presentation and resolution of the content. The user allows the provider content from public albums to show for marketing purposes on other websites or to publish, this may take the form of reduced content called thumbnails or full content, individual albums remain unaffected.
The user is responsible for which group of users its contents are provided. The provider in this case only the restrictions as a tool available to the user to allow the contents only for certain groups of people are visible - a guarantee for the proper operation and use of the restriction by the provider is excluded.
The provider is entitled to set advertising in the context of the contents of the user.
The law of the Federal Republic of Germany. The provider reserves the right to change at any time, or if necessary, adjust the right to change the terms and conditions, refer to the consent of the user will be required should the user be informed by e-mail or after login.
Regulation on Data Protection at Picksha
Your, specified at registration, and uploads are - depending on the setting - only for the user groups visible which you selected in detail. You can individually decide who is allowed to see your images and are allow to upload photos to your album.
If you put on a "Public" Album, it is possible that your Files can be seen on other web pages. In private Albums, this is not possible.
It can be exchanged names with selected partners in general for socio-demographic information (by categories such as sex or hobbies) in order to select better advertisements to target group. In these cases we will not translate our partners any information that would allow to identify the user. The server location is in Germany, which means we are subject to the German law in relation to privacy and security.
The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. Personal data, such as names, addresses or e-mail addresses, are always provided on a voluntary basis if possible. Those data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit permission.
However, we would like to point out that data transmissions via internet (e.g. email communication) cannot be entirely secure and may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of personal details against unauthorised access by third parties is not possible.
This website partially uses so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause damages to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies allow us to make our offer more user-friendly, more efficient and more secure. Cookies are small text files, stored by your browser on your computer.
The most cookies that we use are so-called “session cookies”. They will be deleted automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your terminal device. Those cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.
You can adjust your browser that way in order to be informed when cookies are placed, to individually allow cookies or to generally exclude cookies in certain cases as well as to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The deactivation of cookies may impair the functionality of this website.
The provider of these websites automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files which your browser automatically transmits to us, such as
- - browser type/version
- - used operating system
- - referrer URL
- - host name of the accessing computer
- - time of query
Those data cannot be associated with individual persons. A merging with other data sources does not take place. We reserve the right to retrospectively check the data if reasonable evidences concerning illegal use become known.
If you send enquiries to us via the contact form, your data entered into the contact form, including the stated contact data, are stored for the purpose of dealing with your enquiry and in case of additional enquiries. Those data will not be passed on without your permission.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we require your email address as well as information which allow us to check that you are the owner of the provided email address and that you agree to the reception of the newsletter. Further data will not be collected. We use those data exclusively for the sending of the requested information and do not transmit them to third parties.
The given permission to the storage of the data, the email address as well as the use of such for the purpose of sending the newsletter can be withdrawn at any time via the "Unsubscribe"-link within the newsletter.
This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually sent to and stored at a Google server in the U.S.A.
You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser; however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website. Further, you may prevent the collection of data generated by cookies (including your IP address) and related to the use of this websites as well as the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the plug-in under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Objection to Data Collection
You may prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. Doing so, an OptOut-Cookie will be placed which prevents future data collection when visiting our website: Disable Google Analytics
We us the function "Activate IP-Anonymisation". Through this, your IP-address will be shortened priory within the member states of the European Union or other contractual states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases your complete IP-address will be transmitted to a server in the U.S.A. and shortened there. Commissioned by the operators of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities for website operators and to provide other services related to website and internet activities. Google will not merged your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Our websites uses the analysis service of etracker. Provider of these services are the etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg Germany. User profiles under a pseudonym can be created using these data. For this cookies can be used. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the buffer store of your internet browser. The cookies enable to recognise your browser. The data collected by etracker will not be used to personally identify users of our website and will not be merged with person-related data about the owner of the pseudonym without explicit permission of the involved user.
You may object to the collection and use of data at any time with effect to the future. In order to object to the data collection and use, you can obtain an Opt-Out-Cookie, which secures that no visitor data of your browser will be collected from and stored by etracker in the future, from etracker under the following link: http://www.etracker.de/privacy?et=V23Jbb&languageId=2
On our websites plug-ins of the social network Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA are integrated. You recognise these plugins by the Facebook logo or the Like-Button on our site. For an overview of Facebook plugins, please see here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not wish that Facebook associates your visit of our websites to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.
On our websites functions of the service Instagram are embedded. These functions are offered by the Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged in to your Instagram account, you can link contents of our websites to your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. By this ,Instagram will associate the visit of our websites with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as providers of these websites, do not obtain knowledge about the contents of transmitted data as well as their use by Instagram.
For the homogenous display of fonts, this website uses so-called web fonts that are provided by Google. On retrieving a website your browser downloads the necessary web fonts to your browser cache in order to correctly display texts and fonts. If your browser does not support web fonts, your computer uses a standard font.
This website uses the map service Google Maps via API. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use the functions of Google Maps it is required to store your IP address. This information will usually be transferred to and stored on a server in the USA. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transmission.
Our website uses plugins of the Google-operated website YouTube. Provider of the website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our website having a YouTube-plugin embedded, a connection to YouTube servers will be established. The YouTube server will then be submitted the information that you have visited our websites.
If you are logged on to your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to associate your browsing behaviour with your personal profile. You may prevent this by logging out of YouTube.
This website uses Google AdSense, a Google Inc. service to embed commercial information. Provider of these services are Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Adsense uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer to analyse the use of the website. Further, Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible images). These web beacons help to process information, such as visitor traffic on this website.
The information generated by cookies and web beacons about your use of this website (including your IP address) and dispatch of advertising formates is sent to and stored at a Google server in the U.S.A. Google may also transfer this information to their contractual partners. However, Google will not associate your IP address with any other data stored at Google\'s.
You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser; however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website. By using this website you agree to the processing of the collected information by Google, according to the above mentioned purpose.
Our websites use retargeting technologies by Google. Provider of these technologies are Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
This enables to address visitors of our website with customised, interest-related commercial information. The display of commercials takes place according to the cookie-based analysis of previous usage and browsing behaviour. According to our present stat of knowledge, no person-related data will be stored when visiting our website. On access, a cookie will be placed to collect anonymous data about interests of the user and so to adapt commercials to such information. These cookies are small text files which will be stored onto your computer or terminal device.
Registration with this websites
You can register with this website to be able to use additional functions on this website. The data entered for this purpose will only be used for purpose of use of the respective offer or service for which you have registered.
We also use the provided email address to inform you about important changes, such as change of the offer range or in case of technical changes.
Comment function on this website
For the comment function on this website, your comment as well as details provided at the time of commenting, your email address and, unless you post anonymous, the chosen username will be stored.
Storage of the IP address
Our comment function stores IP addresses of users who post comments. Since we do not check the comments before publishing on our website, we require these data to be able to take legal action against the originator in case of violation of law, i.e. insults or propaganda.
Subscription to comments
As user of this website you may subscribe for comments after user registration. You receive a confirmation email to check whether you are the owner of the provided email address. You can unsubscribe from this function at any time via the link in the info emails.
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential data, such as enquiries you sent to us as the provider, this website uses an SSL encryption. You recognise an encrypted transmission by the change of the address line of the browser from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock-symbol in your browser address line.
If the SSL encryption is active, the data you have transmitted to us cannot be accessed by third parties.
Processing of data (customer data and contract data)
We collect, process and use person-related data only as far as necessary for the establishment, content-related arrangement or change of the legal relationship (stock data). We only collect, process and use person-related data about the use of our websites (usage data) insofar it is necessary for enabling, improving or invoicing the use of the service.
Transmission of data on contract conclusion for services and digital contents
We transmit person-related data to third parties only if it necessary to fulfil the contract, e.g transmitting data to the commissioned credit institution in charge with the payment.
A further transmission of data to third parties does not take place unless you have given your explicit permission. A transmission of data to third parties for commercial purposes does not take place.
Encrypted payment transaction on this website
Payment transactions via the common methods of payment (Visa/Mastercard, direct debit) exclusively take place via an encrypted SSL connection. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the change of the browser line from "http://" to "https://" and the lock-symbol in your browser line.
On encrypted communication your bank details, which you submit to us, cannot be read by third parties.
Right to Information, Deletion, Blocking
You have the right to be informed about your person-related data, their origin and addressee and the purpose of data processing as well as the right to correction, blocking or deletion of those data at any time and free of charge. For further questions and questions concerning person-related data, feel free to contact us under the address published in the impressum/legal notice.
Objection to commercial mails
Providers are obligated to publish contact information in the Legal Note/Impressum. The use of such contact information by third parties for the purpose of distributing unsolicited advertisements or other commercial information is prohibited. The operators of this website reserve the right to take legal measures in case of being sent unsolicited commercial information, e.g. spam mails etc.
Liability for Contents
As service providers, we are liable for own contents of these websites according to Sec. 7, paragraph 1 German Telemedia Act (TMG). However, according to Sec. 8 to 10 German Telemedia Act (TMG), service providers are not obligated to permanently monitor submitted or stored information or to search for evidences that indicate illegal activities.
Legal obligations to removing information or to blocking the use of information remain unchallenged. In this case, liability is only possible at the time of knowledge about a specific violation of law. Illegal contents will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.
Liability for Links
Our offer includes links to external third party websites. We have no influence on the contents of those websites, therefore we cannot guarantee for those contents. Providers or administrators of linked websites are always responsible for their own contents.
The linked websites had been checked for possible violations of law at the time of the establishment of the link. Illegal contents were not detected at the time of the linking. A permanent monitoring of the contents of linked websites cannot be imposed without reasonable indications that there has been a violation of law. Illegal links will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.
Contents and compilations published on these websites by the providers are subject to German copyright laws. Reproduction, editing, distribution as well as the use of any kind outside the scope of the copyright law require a written permission of the author or originator. Downloads and copies of these websites are permitted for private use only.
The commercial use of our contents without permission of the originator is prohibited.
Copyright laws of third parties are respected as long as the contents on these websites do not originate from the provider. Contributions of third parties on this site are indicated as such. However, if you notice any violations of copyright law, please inform us. Such contents will be removed immediately.