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Privacy Policy


This online platform ("platform") is provided by the company Faibl UG (haftungsbeschränkt) ("Faibl", "we" or "us").

The platform provides access to surf guides created by us or by our users ("user", "users", "you").

Personal information

We store a cookie for authentication when the user registers or logs in. The cookie gets deleted when the user logs out of our platform.

Users need to provide a username, an email address and a password to register. The password is encrypted before we store it in our database. Nobody will ever see the password and users will only see their own email address. Usernames will be publicly visible.

If a user creates a guide, he can choose if he wants to make it public (accessible by all users) or private. Private guides can still be shared with selected users.

How Locaine can use your content

Words and images that you post on Locaine still belong to you but you grant Locaine the right to make them available to the public use them to advertise for Locaine or for guides. You grant Locaine and its users a royalty-free use of your content. We reserve the right to remove or modify your content for any reason. By uploading images and words on Locaine, you assert that you are the copyright owner.

Data storage and transfer

Your privacy is very important to us and your data is governed by the highest possible security standards. However, while we take all reasonable measures to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee absolute security. Entering and transferring data by our users is done at their own risk.

Third party services

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics 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) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 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. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes described above.

Social Networks

As many websites do, Locaine also contains share buttons for popular Social Networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest etc. Please be aware that these buttons transfer user data to their social networks. Unfortunately, we can not control what information is sent and how it is used.