“personal data” are any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual person, such as a person’s name or also their hobbies.
“processing” of data means any operation or set of operations carried out with or without the aid of automated processes relating to personal data, such as collection, recording, organization, sorting, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or integration, limitation, erasure or destruction.
the legal basis for data protection can be found in particular in regulation (eu) 2016/679 of the european parliament and of the council of 27 april 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data, on the free movement of such data and repealing directive 95/46/ec (“general data protection regulation”, gdpr), as well as in the federal data protection act (bdsg) and telemedia act (tmg).
we process personal data only to the extent necessary and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its content and the services offered there.
controller is any natural or business person, which decides on the purpose and means of data processing on its own or jointly with others.
we as well as our external service partners process your data for the purpose of providing the website and our services. in general, we process your personal data in the eu/eea. if third party providers engaged by us process personal data outside the eu/eea, data protection standards applicable in the eu are ensured. in accordance with the schrems ii decision of the european court of justice our third party providers located in the us have implemented the eu standard contractual clauses. in addition, we have made an appropriate risk assessment in order to ensure that your data is processed in compliance with the gdpr. for more information you may also contact us via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
we process your personal data as described below:
data: contact data, contract data, usage data, other data provided
purpose: communication in order to establish, implement and/or process a contractual relationship (also orally) with you
legal basis: art. 6 para. 1 s.1 lit. b. gdpr
in the event you refrain from providing such data you may face legal disadvantages, for example, no answer to your email sent to us.
furthermore, we have implemented technical and organizational measures to ensure that the data protection regulations are observed both by us and by external service providers. the website is operated through a safe ssl-connection. if an ssl-connection is activated third parties are prevented from reading any data that are transferred by you to us.
we (or the web space provider) collect data on each visit to our website (so-called server log files) for statistical evaluations for the purpose of optimizing our services and in order to guarantee the stability and operational security of the website.
if you send us any requests via email or otherwise contact us your details in this request are processed by us as follows:
data: contact data, name, email address and other data provided
purpose: deal with your inquiry or to be able to contact you at a later time for follow up questions
legal basis: art. 6 para. 1 s.1 lit. a gdpr, art. 6 para. 1 s.1 lit. b gdpr
with the email newsletter we inform you about our products and services. for the registration to the newsletter only the email address is needed. if you register for the newsletter, your email address will be transmitted to us (or to the engaged third party provider) and stored there. after registration, you receive an email to confirm the registration (“double opt-in”).
withdrawal of consent / opt-out: you can withdraw your consent to the processing of data for the purpose of sending the newsletter or evaluation of related data at any time. the withdrawal can take place over a link, which is contained in each newsletter, or by separate message to us. you will not incur any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.
we use netlify as our hosting provider. please see the netlify gdpr page for more information https://www.netlify.com/gdpr-ccpa
we further use cloudflare. please see the cloudflare gdpr page for more information https://www.cloudflare.com/en-gb/gdpr/introduction/
the data are deleted if such data are no longer necessary for the purpose of processing. we or the engaged third party services delete your data according to the following criteria: time and completion of requests, lapse of legal retention periods, settings provided by third party providers etc. furthermore, we store your data if we are obliged to do so in accordance with legal retention periods (e.g. german commercial code (hgb) or german fiscal code (ao)).
you have the following rights:
to act according to your rights set forth above you may contact us via email to email@example.com.
you have the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection authority of your choice (for example: berliner beauftragte für datenschutz und informationsfreiheit, friedrichstr. 219, 10969 berlin or firstname.lastname@example.org).