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1. General


At Float, we know how much you care about your personal information, so we have prepared this privacy policy to explain how we collect, use, and share it with third parties.


We want to show you that we handle your personal information in a confidential and responsible way and that any processing of your personal information takes place in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation („GDPR“). 


To avoid unauthorized access to your personal data and generally secure such data, we and our partners use encrypted transmission and encrypted storage. Those safety measures are constantly revised to comply with the latest technological developments.


We may update our privacy policy to reflect changes to our information practices. If we do this and the changes are material, we will post a notice that we have made changes to this privacy policy on the Websites for at least 7 days after the changes are made, ask for your consent, and indicate the date these terms were last revised at the bottom of the privacy policy. Any revisions to this privacy policy will become effective the earlier of (i) the end of that 7-day period or (ii) the first time you access or use the Services after any such changes.

2. Information we collect

When you register for, access, or use the Services, we process certain of your personal information (“Data” or “Information”).


If you visit the Websites, we process only Data that your browser communicates to our servers. We collect the following Data, which is necessary for us in order to display the Website correctly and guarantee the necessary stability and safety:


  • IP address;

  • date and time stamp;

  • time difference to GMT;

  • requested site;

  • access status/HTTP status code;

  • transmitted data volume;

  • site from which the request was sent;

  • browser;

  • operating system and interface; and

  • language and version of the browser software.


Depending on your choice of registration, we process the following Data:




  • email address and full name.


Facebook single sign-on application:


  • email address, full name, gender, age range;

  • language, country, time zone;

  • devices, browser, IP address;

  • third-party ID; and

  • profile picture, cover picture.


When you use the Services, we process the following Data:


  • when you launch, signup to, login to, and logout of the Services;

  • what kind of essays you complete.

3. Use of Information


The processing of Data pursues the following purposes ("Purposes"):


  • providing the Services;

  • customer relations management (e.g. support);

  • marketing for our own products (newsletters, push messages);

  • personalizing your experience of the Services;

  • research and development;

  • communicating with you about the Services;

  • market, promote and drive engagement with the Services;

  • ensuring safety and security; and

  • protecting our legitimate business interests and legal rights.


The lawfulness of processing (Art. 6 GDPR) stems from


  • the consent pursuant para. 1 subpara. a GDPR upon registration;

  • the necessity for the performance of contract fulfillment pursuant para 1 subpara. b GDPR, as your Data is needed for a satisfactory use of the Services; and/or

  • the necessity for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Company or by a third party.

4. Information we share


We transmit Data to third parties only if this is necessary for the Purposes, due to a request from a national authority, due to a court ruling, or if you have consented beforehand.


5. Updating or deleting Information


We store your Data as long as you are a registered user of the Services. Where we retain information for Service improvement and development during your membership, we take steps to eliminate information that directly identifies you and we only use the information to uncover collective insights about the use of our Services, not to specifically analyze personal details about you.



This privacy policy was last modified on May, 2019.

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