Principles of our data processing
You have come to this page via a link because you want to inform yourself about our handling of (your) personal data. In order to fulfil our information obligations according to Art. 12 et seq. of the Data Protection Basic Regulation (DSGVO), we would be pleased to provide you with our information on data protection below:
Who is responsible for data processing?
Responsible in the sense of data protection law is:
You can find more information about us and other contact options in the imprint of our website.
What data you collect from us? And for what purposes?
If we have received data from you, we will process it in principle only for the purposes for which we have obtained or collected it.
Data processing for other purposes can only be considered if the required legal requirements in this regard are required in accordance with Article 6, 4 GDPR. 4 DSGVO have been met. In this case, we will of course comply with any information obligations pursuant to Art. 13 para. 3 DSGVO and Art. 14 para. 3 DSGVO und Art. 14 Abs.. 4 DSGVO werden wir in dem Fall selbstverständlich beachten..
On what legal basis is this based?
The legal basis for the processing of personal data is in principle Art. 6 DSGVO, unless there are specific legal provisions. In particular, the following possibilities can be considered here:
- Consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) DSGVO)
- Data processing for the performance of contracts (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO
- Data processing on the basis of a balancing of interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO)
- Data processing to fulfil a legal obligation (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c) DSGVO)
If personal data is processed on the basis of your consent, you have the right to revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future.
If personal data is processed on the basis of your consent, you have the right to revoke such consent at any time with effect for the future.
If we process data on the basis of a weighing of interests, you as the data subject have the right to object to the processing of personal data, taking into account the provisions of Art. 21 DSGVO.
How long will the data be stored?
We process the data as long as this is necessary for the respective purpose.
Insofar as legal storage obligations exist, the relevant personal data will be stored for the duration of the storage obligation. After the storage obligation has expired, we check whether there is any further necessity for the processing. If a necessity no longer exists, the data will be deleted.
At the end of a calendar year, we always check the data with regard to the need for further processing. Due to the amount of data, this check is carried out with regard to specific data types or purposes of processing.
Of course, you can at any time (see below) request information about the personal data we have stored about you and, if this is not necessary, request that the data be deleted or that processing be restricted.
Which recipients will the data be passed on to?
Your personal data will only be passed on to third parties if this is necessary for the execution of the contract with you, if the passing on is permissible on the basis of a weighing of interests within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO, if we are legally obliged to pass on the data or if you have given your consent in this respect.
Your rights as a “data subject”
You have the right to information about the personal data processed by us about your person.
In the case of a request for information which is not made in writing, we ask for your understanding that we may then demand proof from you that you are the person you claim to be.
Furthermore, you have the right to correction or deletion or to restriction of the processing to the extent to which you are legally entitled to do so.
Furthermore, you have the right to object to the processing within the scope of the statutory provisions. The same applies to a right to data transfer. The same applies to a right to data transfer.
In particular, you have a right of objection pursuant to Art. 21 (1) and (2) DSGVO against the processing of your data in connection with direct advertising if this is carried out on the basis of a weighing of interests
Right of appeal
You have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of personal data by us.
Notes on data processing
We operate a website with general information and the possibility to contact us. We pay particular attention to the protection of your personal data. In the following we explain the handling of your personal data. In the following we explain the handling of your personal data.
Collection and storage of personal data as well as type and purpose and their use
When visiting the website
When you visit our website, the browser used on your terminal device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is collected without your intervention and stored until it is automatically deleted:
- IP address of the requesting computer,
- Date and time of access,
- Name and URL of the retrieved file,
- Website from which access is made (referrer URL),
- the browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.
The data mentioned will be processed by us for the following purposes:
- Ensuring a smooth connection of the website,
- Name and URL of the retrieved file,
- To ensure a comfortable use of our website,
- Evaluation of system safety and stability as well as
- for other administrative purposes.
The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes listed above for the collection of data. Under no circumstances do we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person.
When contacting us by e-mail
If you send us an e-mail, we store your e-mail address and the data contained therein which you have provided us with in your message in order to reply to your enquiry in accordance with Article 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit a DSGVO. As soon as we no longer need this data to process your enquiry, we will delete it immediately, unless we are still legally obliged to retain it.
We shall ensure that the data collected is protected from unauthorised access by third parties in accordance with the state of the art. Please note, however, that unencrypted e-mails sent via the Internet are not sufficiently protected against unauthorised access by third parties.
When using our newsletter
When you subscribe to our newsletter via the double opt-in procedure, we collect your first name, surname and e-mail address. We need your full name for a suitable salutation. The e-mail address is necessary so that our contents can be technically transmitted to you.
The dispatch service provider can use the recipient’s data in pseudonymous form, i.e. without allocation to a user, to optimise or improve its own services, e.g. for technical optimisation of dispatch and the presentation of the newsletter or for statistical purposes. Created with Datenschutz-Generator.de by RA Dr. jur. Thomas Schwenke
Disclosure of data to third parties
Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties for purposes other than those listed below.
We will only pass on your personal data to third parties if:
- you have given your express consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a DSGVO,
- this is legally permissible and required for the execution of contractual relationships with you pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b DSGVO, and
- in the event that there is a legal obligation to pass on the data pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. c DSGVO.
Information is stored in the cookie, which results in each case in connection with the specifically used terminal device. This does not mean, however, that we obtain information about your identity immediately.
In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimise user-friendliness, which are stored on your terminal for a specific period of time. If you visit our site again to make use of our services, it is automatically recognized that you have already been with us and which inputs and settings you have made so that you do not have to enter them again.
The data processed by cookies are necessary for the purposes mentioned to safeguard our legitimate interests and those of third parties pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or a message always appears before a new cookie is created. The complete deactivation of cookies may, however, result in you not being able to use all the functions of our website.
The tracking measures listed below and used by us are carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. With the tracking measures used, we want to ensure that our website is designed in line with requirements and continuously optimised. On the other hand, we use the tracking measures in order to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate it for you for the purpose of optimising our offer. These interests are to be regarded as justified within the meaning of the aforementioned provision.
The respective data processing purposes and data categories can be found in the corresponding tracking tools.
For the purpose of the needs-based design and continued optimization of our pages, we use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (https://www.google.de/ intl/en/about/) (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter referred to as “Google”). In this context, pseudonymised user profiles are created and cookies (see section 4) are used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website such as
- Browser type/version,
- operating system used,
- Referrer URL (the previously visited page),
- Host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
- Time of the server request ,
are transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This information is used to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage for market research purposes and to tailor these internet pages to meet requirements. This information may also be transferred to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of third parties. Under no circumstances will your IP address be merged with other Google data. The IP addresses are anonymised so that an allocation is not possible (IP masking).
You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing a browser add-on (https:// tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en).
As an alternative to the browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can also prevent Google Analytics from capturing data by clicking this link. An opt-out cookie is set to prevent your information from being collected in the future when you visit this site. The opt-out cookie applies only to this browser and only to our website and is placed on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you will need to set the opt-out cookie again.
Embedded YouTube videos
On some of our websites we embed Youtube videos. Operator of the corresponding plugins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a page with the YouTube plugin, a connection to Youtube servers is established. This will tell Youtube which pages you are visiting. If you are logged in to your Youtube account, Youtube can assign your surfing behavior to you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your Youtube account beforehand.
If you have deactivated the saving of cookies for the Google Ad program, you will not have to reckon with such cookies when watching Youtube videos. However, Youtube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you wish to prevent this, you must block the storage of cookies in your browser.
Further information on data protection at “Youtube” can be found in the provider’s data protection declaration at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/
Questions about data protection
Questions to Data protection
If you have any questions about data protection, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Timeliness and amendment of this data protection declaration
Due to the further development of our website and offers on it or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may be necessary to amend this data protection declaration.