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, websites visited, interest in content, access times).
– Meta / communication data (eg, device information, IP addresses).
Affected Person Categories
Visitors and Users of the Online Offering (In the following, we collectively refer to the Affected Persons as “Users”)
Purpose of Processing
– Providing the online offer, its features and content.
– Answering contact requests and communicating with users.
– Security measures.
– Audience measurement / Marketing |
“Personal Information” is any information that identifies itself to an identified person or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as “affected person”); a natural person is considered as identifiable, which can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by means of assignment to an identifier such as a name, to an identification number, to location data, to an online identifier (eg cookie) or to one or more special features, are the expression of the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, 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 covers a wide range and covers practically every handling of data.
“Pseudonymisation” means the processing of personal data in such a way that the personal data can no longer be assigned to a specific data subject without additional information being provided, provided that such additional information is kept separate and subject to technical and organizational measures to ensure that the personal data not assigned to an identified or identifiable natural person.
“Profiling” means any kind of automated processing of personal data which involves the use of such personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular aspects relating to job performance, economic situation, health, personal To analyze or predict preferences, interests, reliability, behavior, location, or location of this natural person.
“Responsible” means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body that alone or together with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data
‘Processor’ means a natural or legal person, public authority, body or body that processes personal data on behalf of the controller.
Relevant legal basis
In accordance with Art. 13 GDPR, we inform you about the legal basis of our 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 our services and the execution of contractual measures as well as the response to inquiries is Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR, the legal basis for processing in order to fulfill our legal obligations is Art. 6 (1) lit. c GDPR, and the legal basis for processing in order to safeguard our 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. </ p>
In accordance with Art. 32 GDPR, we take into account the state of the art, the implementation costs and the type the scope, circumstances and purposes of the processing and the different likelihood and severity of the risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons; appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of protection commensurate with the risk
Measures include, in particular, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data by controlling physical access to the data, as well as their access, input, disclosure, availability and separation. We have also set up procedures to ensure the enjoyment of data subject rights, data deletion and data vulnerability. Furthermore, we consider the protection of personal data already in the development or selection of hardware, software and procedures, according to the principle of data protection through technology design and privacy-friendly default settings (Article 25 GDPR)
Collaboration with contract processors and third parties
If, in the course of our processing, we disclose data to other persons and companies (contract processors or third parties) to them transmit or otherwise grant access to the data, this is only on the basis of a legal permission (eg, if a transmission of the data to third parties, such as to payment service providers, in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR required to fulfill the contract), You have consented to a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests (eg the use of agents, web hosts, etc.).
Insofar as we commission third parties to process data on the basis of a so-called “contract processing contract”, this is done on the basis of Art. 28 GDPR. </ P>
Transfers to Third Countries
If we process data in a third country (ie outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA)) or if this is done in the context of the use of third party services or disclosure, or transmission of data to third parties this only if it is to fulfill our (pre) contractual obligations, on the basis of your consent, on the basis of a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests. Subject to legal or contractual permissions, we process or have the data processed in a third country only in the presence of the special conditions of Art. 44 et seq. GDPR. This means, for example, that processing takes place on the basis of special guarantees, such as the officially recognized level of data protection (eg for the USA through the “Privacy Shield”) or compliance with officially recognized special contractual obligations (so-called “standard contractual clauses”). </ P >
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 and for other information and copy of the data according to Art. 15 GDPR.
You have accordingly. Art. 16 GDPR 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 without delay, or alternatively to demand 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 us, be obtained in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR and request their transmission to other persons responsible.
You have gem. Art. 77 GDPR the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
Right of Withdrawal
You have the right to give consent in accordance with Art. Revoke Article 7 (3) of the GDPR with effect for the future.
Right to object
You may, in accordance with the provisions of the Art. 21 GDPR contradict at any time. The objection may in particular be made against processing for direct marketing purposes.
Cookies and right of objection for direct mail
“Cookies” are small files, which 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, for example, the content of a shopping cart in an online shop or a login status can be saved. The term “permanent” or “persistent” refers to cookies that remain stored even after the browser has been closed. For example, the login status can 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 offered by providers other than the person responsible for the online offer (otherwise, if only its cookies are called “first-party cookies”)
If users do not want cookies stored on their computer, 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 10 years according to §§ 147 Abs. 1 AO, 257 Abs. 1 Nr. 1 and 4, Abs. 4 HGB (books, records, management reports, accounting documents, trading books, relevant for taxation Documents, etc.) and 6 years in accordance with § 257 (1) no. 2 and 3, para. 4 HGB (commercial letters).
According to legal regulations in Austria the storage takes place especially for 7 years according to § 132 paragraph 1 BAO (accounting documents, receipts / invoices, accounts, receipts, business papers, statement of income and expenses, etc.), for 22 years in connection with real estate and for 10 years in the case of documents related to electronically supplied services, telecommunications, broadcasting and television services provided to non-EU companies in EU Member States for which the Mini-One-Stop-Shop (MOSS) is used.
Participation in Affiliate Affiliate Programs
Within our Online offerings are based on our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer) acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR industry-standard tracking measures as required for the operation of the affiliate system. Below we clarify the users about the technical background.
The services offered by our contractual partners can also be advertised and linked to other websites (so-called affiliate links or after-buy systems, eg if links or services of third parties are offered after conclusion of a contract). The operators of the respective websites receive a commission if users follow the affiliate links and then take advantage of the offers.
In summary, our online offering requires us to be able to keep track of whether users who are interested in affiliate links and / or the offers available to us then take advantage of the offers on the affiliate links or on our online platform. For this, the affiliate links and our offers are supplemented by certain values, which can be part of the link or otherwise, eg in a cookie. The values include in particular the source website (referrer), time, an online identifier of the operator of the website on which the affiliate link was located, an online identifier of the respective offer, an online identifier of the user, as well as tracking specific values such as ad ID, affiliate ID and categorization.
The online user IDs used by us are pseudonymous values. This means that the online identifiers themselves contain no personal data such as names or e-mail addresses. They only help us to determine if the same user who clicked on an affiliate link or was interested in an offer via our online offer has accepted the offer, ie has signed a contract with the provider. However, the online identification is personal in so far as the partner company and also us, the online identification together with other user data are available. Only then can the partner company tell us whether the user has taken advantage of the offer and, for example, we can pay off the bonus.
Comments and posts
If users leave comments or other contributions, their IP addresses may be based on our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR be stored for 7 days. This is for our own safety, if someone leaves illegal content in comments and contributions (insults, prohibited political propaganda, etc.). In this case, we may be sued for the comment or contribution ourselves and are therefore interested in the identity of the author.
Furthermore, we reserve the right, in accordance with our legitimate interests. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR to process users’ information for spam detection.
On the same legal basis, we reserve the right, in the case of surveys, to store users’ IP addresses for their duration and to use Cookis to avoid multiple reconciliation.
The data provided in the comments and contributions are stored by us permanently until the users object.
Our online offering uses the “Akismet” service provided by Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street # 343, San Francisco, CA. 94110, USA. The use is based on our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. With the help of this service, comments of real people are distinguished from spam comments. All comment information is sent to a server in the US, where it is analyzed and stored for four days for comparison. If a comment has been classified as spam, the data will be stored beyond that time. This information includes the name entered, the email address, the IP address, the comment content, the referrer, details of the browser used, the computer system and the time of the entry.
For more information about the collection and use of data by Akismet, see the Automattic Privacy Notice: https://automattic.com/privacy/ .
Users are welcome to use pseudonyms, or to refrain from entering the name or email address. You can completely prevent the transfer of data by not using our commenting system. That would be a pity, but unfortunately we see no other alternatives that work equally effectively.
At the Contacting us (eg by contact form, e-mail, telephone or via social media) the information of the user for processing the contact request and its processing acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR processed. User information can be stored in a Customer Relationship Management System (“CRM System”) or similar request organization.
We delete the requests, if they are no longer required. We check the necessity every two years; Furthermore, the legal archiving obligations apply.
Hosting and E-Mail-Dispatch
The hosting services we use are designed to provide the following services: infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage and database services, e-mail delivery, security and technical maintenance services we provide for the purpose of operating this online offer.
Here we, or our hosting provider, process 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 our legitimate interests in an efficient and secure provision of this online offer acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR in conjunction with Art. 28 GDPR (conclusion of contract processing contract).
Collection of access data and logfiles
We, or our hosting provider, collects on the basis of our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 (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 (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider .
Logfile information is stored for security reasons (eg to investigate abusive or fraudulent activities) for a maximum of 7 days and then deleted. Data whose further retention is required for evidential purposes is excluded from the deletion until the final clarification of the incident.
Jetpack (WordPress Stats)
We use our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. GDPR) the Plugin Jetpack (here the sub-function “WordPress Stats”), which incorporates a tool for statistical evaluation of visitor access and Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street # 343, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA. Jetpack uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website.
Online social media sites
We maintain online presence within social networks and platforms in order to communicate with the customers, prospects and users active there and to inform them about our services there. When calling the respective networks and platforms, the terms and conditions and the data processing guidelines apply to their respective operators.
Integration of services and content of third parties.
We rely on our online offer Our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. GDPR) include content or service offers from third-party providers to their content and services, such as videos or fonts incorporate (hereafter referred to collectively as “Content”).
This always presupposes that the third-party providers of this content perceive the IP address of the users, since they could not send the content to their browser without the IP address. The IP address is therefore required for the presentation of this content. We endeavor to use only content whose respective providers use the IP address solely for the delivery of the content. Third parties may also use so-called pixel tags (invisible graphics, also referred to as “web beacons”) for statistical or marketing purposes. The “pixel tags” can be used to evaluate information such as visitor traffic on the pages of this website. The pseudonymous information may also be stored in cookies on the user’s device and may include, but is not limited to, technical information about the browser and operating system, referring web pages, visit time, and other information regarding the use of our online offer.
Using Facebook Social Plugins
We use social plugins (” plugins “) of the social network facebook.com on the basis of our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. GDPR) operated by Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Facebook”). The plugins can represent interaction elements or content (eg videos, graphics or text contributions) and can be recognized by one of the Facebook logos (white “f” on blue tile, the terms “Like”, “Like” or a “thumbs up” sign ) or are marked with the addition “Facebook Social Plugin”. The list and appearance of Facebook Social Plugins can be viewed here: https: //developers.facebook. com / docs / plugins / code.
Facebook is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, which provides a guarantee to comply with European privacy legislation (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active code).
When a user invokes a feature of this online offering that includes such a plugin, their device establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Facebook directly to the device of the user and incorporated by him into the online offer. In the process, user profiles can be created from the processed data. Therefore, we have no influence on the amount of data that Facebook collects with the help of this plugin and informs users accordingly to our knowledge.
By integrating the plugins, Facebook receives the information that a user has accessed the corresponding page of the online offer. If the user is logged in to Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit to his Facebook account. If users interact with the plugins, for example, press the Like button or leave a comment, the information is transmitted from your device directly to Facebook and stored there. If a user is not a member of Facebook, there is still the possibility that Facebook will find out and save their IP address. According to Facebook, only an anonymous IP address is stored in Germany.
If a user is a Facebook member and does not want Facebook to collect data about him via this online offer and link it to his member data stored on Facebook, he must log out of Facebook and delete his cookies before using our online offer. Additional settings and disagreements on the use of data for promotional purposes are possible within the Facebook profile settings: https: //www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads or via the US page http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU page http://www.youronlinechoices.com. The settings are platform-independent, ie they are applied to all devices, such as desktop computers or mobile devices.
Within our online offering, features and content of the Twitter service offered by Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, may be used. United States. This may include, for example, content such as images, videos or text and buttons that allow users to share content from this online offering within Twitter.
Within our online offering, features and content of the Google+ platform offered by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”) may be incorporated.This may include, for example, content such as images, videos or texts and buttons, with which users can share the contents of this online offer within Twitter. If the users are members of the platform Google+, Google can assign the call of the above contents and functions to the profiles of the users there.