General Information

The application "OH, a potato!" (hereinafter "App") is provided by The ZERO-WASTE COMPANY SRL, Registration Code: 47967009, Bobalna Str. 13, Targu Mures, 540006, Romania (hereinafter "We" or "Us"). Every time this App is used, data about your mobile end device are automatically collected, processed, and used. Protection of your privacy when you use the App and/or Services is important to us. Therefore, we would like to inform you below which of your personal data will be collected when you use the App and/or Services and how these data are handled. You can view this Data Privacy Declaration at any time on our website at

This website uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons during the transmission of your personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or inquiries to the controller). You can recognize an encrypted connection by the character string https:// and the lock symbol in your browser line. Your personal data will only be transmitted encrypted. In order to protect your personal data from unauthorized access, modification or distribution of data by unauthorized persons, we have also taken technical and organizational security measures according to the state of the art. We regularly review these security measures and, if necessary, adapt them to technological progress.


We process so-called access data (in particular your IP address) for statistical evaluations for the purpose of the operation, security and technical optimizations on our website. This enables us to present our content more effectively, and to detect potential errors. We collect access data when you call up our website and save it in a log file (so-called log file):

We can not identify you based on those informations. Log data is regularly deleted (after 90 days at the latest). The legal basis for this data processing can be found in our legitimate interest, within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR

Application features

Feature Data Processed When Data is Processed Purpose of Processing Subprocessor & Location
PotatoGPT search Your search request (e.g. recipes for ramen) Submit PotatoGPT search query Find relevant recipes from the Web and present them in the application for easy meal planning OpenAI, USA
PotatoGPT recipe generator The ingredients stored in the Fridge section of the application, your personal diet and cuisine preferences stored in the application Tap on get recipes from the Fridge section of the application, then select PotatoGPT Generate recipes using the ingredients provided OpenAI, USA
Recipe saver Content of user submitted webpage link Tap on import recipe from link Display relevant recipe information OpenAI, USA

Application improvement


To enable an analysis of our Android app, e.g. for performance monitoring and error logs, we use the service provider Firebase. Firebase is a Google subsidiary and is based in San Francisco (CA), USA. The purpose of using Firebase is to detect technical crashes and other errors in our app and to reduce the error rate. For this purpose, the user data is transferred to Firebase in an anonymous form.

The legal basis for this data processing is your consent given to us (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR).

Google is certified according to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and guarantees an adequate level of data protection in terms of the GDPR:

You can find the corresponding data protection declaration at

Crashlytics (Firebase)

In order to understand technical problems related to our mobile apps, we use Crashlytics. Crashlytics is an analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Crashlytics collects technical information about your device (such as operating system and model) and gives us immediate insight into which versions of our apps are being used. You can find more information in Crashlytics' terms of use:

Crashlytics provides us with detailed technical information about crashes and other errors in our app. No personal data is transmitted. Only real-time crash reports are sent with exact details about code-fragments and device information, which should simplify maintenance and improve the resulting stability of the app. The legal basis for this data processing is your consent given to us (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR).

For more information, please refer to the Crashlytics data processing and security terms:


We use tracking technologies on our website and app to measure, evaluate and optimise our content. We can also identify security risks in order to protect our users and partners from fraud. The legal basis for this data processing is the consent you have given us (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR). For this purpose we use the following products, which are made available to us via external service providers:

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4 Ireland ("Google").

The protection of your data is important to us, therefore we have configured it to use the configuration parameter "anonymizeIp". to shorten your IP address and process your personal usage data anonymously. All other data will only be processed pseudonymised. It is not possible for us to draw any conclusions about your identity.

Your data will furthermore be processed pseudonymously, as explained below. It is not possible for us to draw conclusions about your person. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our online offer, to compile reports on the activities within this offer and to provide us with further services associated with this online offer and internet use. The processed data can be used to create pseudonymous user profiles of the users.

The IP address transmitted by the user's browser is not merged with other data from Google. Users can prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting their browser software accordingly; or prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to their use of the online offer to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is usually transferred and stored to a Google server in the USA. Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and thus offers guarantees complying with the European data protection laws:

Further information on the use of your data and objection options can be found in Google‘s privacy policy ( and in the settings for the display of advertising by Google (

Further information on the terms of use of Google Analytics and the data protection regulations can be found at: or at

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, you are advised to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. This policy is effective as of 2023-04-22

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us at