The General Data Protection Regulation applies to this website. Berlin, 14.05.2018
Types of processed data:
– Inventory data (eg names, addresses)
– Contact details (eg e-mail, telephone numbers)
– Content data (eg text input, photographs, videos)
– Usage data (eg visited websites, interest in content, access times)
– Meta/communication data (eg device information, IP addresses)
Purpose of processing
– Provision of the online offer, its functions and contents
– Answering contact requests and communicating with users
– Safety measures
– Audience measurement/Marketing
“Personal data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter the “data subject”); a natural person is considered to be identifiable who identifies directly or indirectly, in particular by association with an identifier such as a name, with an identification number, with location data, with an online identifier (eg cookie) or with one or more special features which are the expression of the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person.
“Processing” means any process performed with or without the aid of automated procedures or any such process associated with personal data. The term goes far and includes virtually every handling of data.
“Responsible person” means the natural or legal person, public authority, body or body that decides, alone or in concert with others, on the purposes and means of processing personal data.
Relevant legal bases
In accordance with Art. 13 GDPR, I inform you of the legal basis of my data processing. Unless the legal basis in the data protection declaration is mentioned, the following applies: The legal basis for obtaining consent is Article 6 (1) lit. a and Art. 7 GDPR, the legal basis for the processing for the performance of my services and the execution of contractual measures as well as the answer to inquiries is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, the legal basis for processing in order to fulfill my legal obligations is Art. 6 (1) lit. c GDPR, and the legal basis for processing in order to safeguard my legitimate interests is Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d GDPR as legal basis.
Collaboration with processors and third parties
If, in the course of the processing, I disclose data to other persons and companies (processors or third parties), transmit them to them or otherwise give them access to the data, this is done only on the basis of a legal permit (eg if the data is transmitted to third parties, as to payment service providers, pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR to fulfill the contract), you have consented to a legal obligation or on the basis of my legitimate interests (eg the use of agents, webhosters , Etc.).
If I entrust third parties with the processing of data on the basis of a so-called “order processing contract”, this is done on the basis of Art. 28 GDPR.
Transfers to third countries
If I process data in a third country (ie outside the European Union [EU] or the European Economic Area [EEA]) or in the context of using third party services or disclosing or transmitting data to third parties, this will only be done if: to fulfill my (pre)contractual obligations, on the basis of your consent, on the basis of a legal obligation or on the basis of my legitimate interests. Subject to legal or contractual permissions, I process or let the data in a third country only in the presence of the special conditions of Art. 44 et seq. GDPR. That is, the processing is e.g. based on specific guarantees, such as the officially recognized level of data protection (for example, the US Privacy Shield) or compliance with officially recognized specific contractual obligations (so-called “standard contractual clauses”).
Rights of data subjects
You have the right to ask for confirmation as to whether the data in question is being processed and for information about this data as well as for further information and a copy of the data in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR.
In accordance with Art. 16 GDPR you have the right to demand the completion of the data concerning you or the correction of the incorrect data concerning you.
In accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, they have the right to demand that the relevant data be deleted immediately or, alternatively, to require a restriction of the processing of data in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR.
You have the right to demand that the data relating to you which you have provided to me be obtained in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR and to request their transmission to other persons responsible.
According to Art. 77 GDPR, they also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
Right of withdrawal
You have the right to revoke granted consent in accordance with Art. 7 (3) GDPR with future effect.
You can object to the future processing of your data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR at any time. The objection may in particular be made against processing for direct marketing purposes.
Cookies and right to object in direct mail
“Cookies” are small files that are stored on users’ computers. Different information can be stored within the cookies. A cookie is primarily used to store the information about a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or after his visit to an online offer. Temporary cookies, or “session cookies” or “transient cookies,” are cookies that are deleted after a user leaves an online service and closes his browser. In such a cookie, e.g. the contents of a shopping cart are stored in an online store or a login jam. The term “permanent” or “persistent” refers to cookies that remain stored even after the browser has been closed. Thus, e.g. the login status will be saved if users visit it after several days. Likewise, in such a cookie the interests of the users can be stored, which are used for range measurement or marketing purposes. A “third-party cookie” refers to cookies that are offered by providers other than the person responsible for the online offer (otherwise, if it is only their cookies, this is called “first-party cookies”).
If users do not want cookies stored on their machine, they will be asked to disable the option in their browser’s system settings. Saved cookies can be deleted in the system settings of the browser. The exclusion of cookies can lead to functional restrictions of this online offer.
Deletion of data
According to legal requirements in Germany, the storage takes place in particular for 6 years in accordance with § 257 Abs. 1 HGB (trading books, inventories, opening balance sheets, annual accounts, trade letters, accounting documents, etc.) and for 10 years pursuant to § 147 Abs. 1 AO (books, records, Management reports, accounting documents, commercial and business letters, documents relevant for taxation, etc.).
The hosting services I use are for the purpose of providing the following services: infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage and database services, security and technical maintenance services I use to operate this online service.
In doing so, I or my hosting service provider processes inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta and communication data of customers, interested parties and visitors to this online offer on the basis of my legitimate interests in an efficient and secure provision of this online offer pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR in conjunction with Art. 28 DSGVO (conclusion of contract processing contract).
Collection of access data and log files
I or my hosting provider collects based on my legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR Data on every access to the server on which this service is located (so-called server log files). The access data includes name of the retrieved web page, file, date and time of retrieval, amount of data transferred, message about successful retrieval, browser type and version, the user’s operating system, referrer URL (previously visited page), IP address and the requesting one provider.
Logfile information is stored for security purposes (for example, to investigate abusive or fraudulent activities) for a maximum of 7 days and then deleted. Data whose further retention is required for evidential purposes shall be exempted from the cancellation until final clarification of the incident.
Administration, financial accounting, office organization, contact management
I process data in the context of administrative tasks and organization of my business, financial accounting and compliance with legal obligations, such as: archiving. Hereby I process the same data that I process in the course of the performance of my contractual services. The processing principles are Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The processing affects customers, prospects, business partners and website visitors. The purpose and interest in processing lies in administration, financial accounting, office organization, data archiving, that is, tasks that serve to maintain my business, perform my duties and provide my services. The deletion of the data in terms of contractual performance and contractual communication corresponds to the information provided in these processing activities.
I disclose or transmit data to the financial management, consultants, such as Accountants or auditors as well as other fee centers and payment service providers.
Furthermore, on the basis of my business interests, I store information about suppliers, promoters and other business partners, e.g. for later contact. In principle, I store this majority of company-related data permanently.
When contacting me (for example, by contact form, e-mail, telephone), the details of the user for processing the contact request and processing it in accordance with Art. 6 para. b GDPR processed. User information can be stored in a customer relationship management system (“CRM system”) or comparable request organization.
I delete the requests, if they are no longer required. I check the requirement every two years; Furthermore, the statutory archiving obligations apply.