Privacy Policy

The security and protection of personal data (in this text just called „data“) is important for Solara and Star-Borne Unlimited. We follow all applicable data protection laws when we store and process such data.

This privacy policy is valid for our websites,, (the latter two are the “online shops”), and all other subdomains of and (in this text just called “websites”).

We reserve the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time. We will announce such changes on our website. Any changes shall take effect at the same time as it is published, unless otherwise communicated.

1. Personal and Other Data

Personal data is information that identifies a person – directly or indirectly – for example by means of an identification number or other characteristics such as name, place of residence, telephone number or e-mail address.

2. Processing of Data

We process your data only to the extent required and permitted by law, i.e. insofar as this is necessary for contractual purposes or for the use of our website, or if you expressly permit us to do so.

We process your data in detail for these purposes:

2.1 Registration Form

Use the registration form for our Newsletter on or for registering as a customer on or to purchase products and online courses.

2.2 Contact form / Tickets

You can send us questions using the contact form on our websites. In order to answer your question, we need certain contact information, such as your e-mail address. Mandatory information is marked as mandatory, all other information is voluntary.
The data collected using the contact form will only be used to process your request.

2.3 Feedback form

Please use the feedback form on our website to give us feedback on our products and courses. In order to process your feedback, we need certain information, for example: Name of the customer, e-mail address. All other information requested using the feedback form is voluntary – you can send us your feedback without providing any information in all data fields.
We only use the data collected using the feedback form to process your feedback.

2.4 Marketing purposes

With your explicit consent (which you need to give explicitely) we use your data for the purposes of marketing our products and services (for “marketing purposes”). Namely, (1) to send you newsletters, press releases, event information and similar communications about the courses, products or other services we offer, (2) to market and advertise our products or services to you, (3) to request suggestions from you for improving our products or services.
You can withdraw your consent to the future use of your data for marketing purposes at any time. In this case, please contact our data protection officer listed in section 6 below.

2.5 Online Courses

Our online courses offers you access to our online courses around the clock. To use our online courses, you need to register.
If there is a teacher for a course you visit, he or she can see the results of your exams and comment on them to you.

3. Cookies and Social Plug-ins

We use cookies and social plug-ins on some of our websites that may process your personal data.
In particular, we use the following cookies on our website:

3.1 Google Analytics

Our websites may use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to analyze how a website is used by visitors. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is transmitted to Google and stored on servers in the USA.
IP anonymization is activated on this website. This means that your IP address will be reduced within the area of the member states of the European Union and other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the complete IP address first transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.

On our behalf, Google uses this information to evaluate how our websites are used by you, generates reports on activity on the websites and provides us with other services relating to the websites and Internet use.

The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not linked to other data collected by Google. With the appropriate settings in your browser you can prevent the use of cookies. Please note, however, that you may not have the full functionality of our websites at your disposal. You can also opt-out of tracking by Google Analytics by downloading and installing the “Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on” for your current web browser, available at

3.2 Use of Social Plug-ins

We can use social plug-ins from various social network operators such as Twitter, Facebook and Google+ on our websites. When you click the button of such a plug-in, your browser connects to the server of that network provider. The functions of the plug-in are not activated directly by visiting our website, but only when you click on the corresponding button.
If you click one of these buttons when you visit our website and are logged in to your account on that social network at the same time, the operator of that network will be informed that you have visited our website. The social network operator can store this information and link it to your profile. If you do not wish to do so, you must log out of your account before clicking the relevant button.
Please refer to the privacy policy of the respective social network operator to find out for what purposes and to what extent data is collected and how this data is used, as well as the rights and settings that are available to you to protect your privacy.

3.3 Use of Other Cookies

We use cookies in our online shops to store information about your purchase (articles, shipping method, payment method and other data).

We use cookies in our online courses to store learning progress, exam results and other data during individual sessions.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article (only possible if you have at least editor rights), an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

4. Data Storage

Your data will only be kept for as long as necessary for the purpose for which it was collected. Data no longer required will be deleted by us, unless a legal retention period applies. In this case, the data will be blocked for purposes other than compliance with the statutory retention obligation and deleted after expiry of the relevant retention period.

5. Right of Information, Correction and Deletion

You can request information about which data about you is stored and have erroneous data corrected. You may also request the deletion of data that is no longer required for the intended purpose or the processing of which otherwise violates applicable data protection law. Please send such a request to our data protection officer listed below, whose contact details can be found in the following section.

6. Data Protection Officer

Star-Borne Unlimited
103 S 11th St
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Phone: (575) 613-1291
Email: solara [at]

Last updated: May 2018

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