Data Protection / GDPR
Name and address of the person responsible:
The person responsible within the meaning of the EU General Data Protection Regulation and other data protection provisions is:
We respect your data!
If you view and use our site without registering or otherwise expressly providing us with information, we will process the information submitted to us with each request from your browser (see “Protocol Data” below). If you provide us with personal data (for example, via our contact form), this will be exclusively for the purpose of the request or the respective order. We point out that the transfer of data on the internet can never be completely protected against access by third parties.
In the following, we would like to explain to you in more detail which data we process when and for what purpose. It explains how our services offered work and how this ensures the protection of your personal information.
Legal basis for the processing of personal data
If we obtain the consent of the data subject for the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. A GDPR as legal basis.
For the processing of personal data required for the performance of a contract of which the data subject is a party, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR as legal basis. This also applies to processing operations required to carry out pre-contractual actions.
If processing of personal data is required to fulfill a legal obligation that our company is subject to, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR as legal basis.
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.
If processing is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of our company or a third party, and if the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not prevail over the first interest, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR as legal basis for data processing.
Data erasure and storage duration
The personal data of the data subject will be deleted as soon as the purpose of the storage is omitted. It may also be stored if provided for by European or national laws or regulations to which the controller is subject. A blocking or deletion of the data takes place even if a storage period prescribed by the mentioned regulations expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for a conclusion of contract or a fulfillment of the contract.
You have a right to free information about the personal data stored by us as well as a right to correction, restriction of processing or deletion of this data. You also have the right to data portability. Finally, you also have the right to complain to us about the processing of your personal information by us at the Data Protection Inspectorate.
We also point out that you the future processing of your personal data in accordance with the statutory requirements. Art. 21 GDPR can contradict at any time. The objection may in particular be made against processing for direct marketing purposes.
For questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, for information, for the correction, blocking or deletion of data as well as for the revocation of any given consent or to object to a particular use of data, please use the following e-mail address. Address to us:
Protocol data: The automatic collection and storage of protocol data by the provider of the Internet services (provider) takes place, because the processing of this data is technically necessary to show you our website and to ensure the stability and security. The log data includes the following information:
Date and time of the respective request
Internet address (URL) requested
URL that the visitor visited immediately before
Used browser and language
Operating system used and its interface
IP address and host name of the visitor
Access status / http status code
Each transferred amount of data
The transmission of this data to us is automatic and can not be assigned to your person with relative effort. The legal basis for the processing of this data is our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, because these data processes are necessary for the operation and the display of the website. The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. In the case of collecting the data for providing the website, this is the case when the respective session is completed. The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. There is consequently no contradiction on the part of the user.
In order to make the visit to our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your device and that store certain information for exchange with our system. The legal basis for the processing of this data is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, ie after the browser has been closed (transient cookies). These include in particular session or session cookies. These store a unique identifier (session ID). This session ID allows different requests from your browser to be associated with a single session. This will allow your device to be recognized when returning to our website during a session. Session cookies are already deleted when you log out.
Other cookies remain on your device for a specified period of time and allow us to recognize your browser or device at the next visit (persistent cookies).
If you log into our user account on our website and select the “stay logged in” option, we use persistent cookies to recognize your device the next time you visit the browser. You will not have to log in again. ”
Please note that certain cookies are already set as soon as you enter our website. You can set your browser so that you can be informed about the setting of cookies and individually decide on their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases, especially third party cookies (Third Party Cookies) or in general. If you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be restricted for you.
Configuration of the cookie settings in the browser
You have the option to prevent the storage of cookies on your computer by appropriate browser settings. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the Help menu of each browser, which explains how to change your cookie settings. These can be found for the respective browser under the following links:
Internet Explorer™: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
Safari™: http://apple-safari.giga.de/tipps/cookies-in-safari-aktivieren-blockieren-loeschen-so-geht-s/ and https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
Encryption by SSL
For security reasons, our website uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption. This protects transmitted data and can not be read by third parties. You can tell from a successful encryption that the protocol name changes from “http: //” to “https: //” in the status bar of the browser and that a closed lock icon is visible there.
You can contact us electronically via the contact form provided by us. Our contact form indicates which data are mandatory and which can be entered voluntarily. All entered data will be stored with us and used exclusively for the purpose of answering your inquiries. In addition, your IP address and date and time of registration will be saved. Your personal data will be deleted as soon as the storage for this purpose is no longer required or we restrict the processing in case of statutory storage requirements. The legal basis for the processing of the data is the execution of a pre-contractual action in accordance with your request. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.
Sending our e-mail newsletter via “Mailchimp”
Through the information provided in this section, we will inform you about how the registration, shipping, evaluation and content of our e-mail newsletter are designed.
If you subscribe to our e-mail newsletter and would like to read regularly, then your registration with a valid e-mail address and therefore your consent to the processing of your personal data by us is required. Please note the declaration of consent on the registration form for the newsletter.
Before sending the newsletter, you must expressly confirm to us within the framework of the so-called double-opt-in procedure that we should activate the e-mail newsletter service for you. We do this to prevent third-party email addresses from being used for signups. You will receive a confirmation and authorization e-mail from us, asking you to click on the link in this e-mail to confirm that you wish to receive our newsletter.
In connection with the registration, not only the e-mail address, but also the registration date, the confirmation time, the IP address and the consent text are saved and we use the e-mail address exclusively for the delivery of and the announcement of events and programs Wanda Badwal.
Through small, “invisible” files (beacons) that are sent with the newsletter, various evaluations can be made to improve our offers. The IP address, browser as well as the time of retrieval and opening of the newsletter and the click behavior on links contained in the newsletter are recorded and statistically evaluated.
The newsletter is sent on the basis of a consent of the recipients acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a, Art. 7 GDPR i.V.m § 7 Abs. 2 Nr. 3 UWG. The analysis of the opening and click rates is based on our legitimate interest acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. We are interested in creating suitable offers for our users and to achieve this through the analysis of user behavior as well as to continuously optimize it.
Delivery Service Provider: The newsletter will be sent by Mailchimp, The Rocket Science Group, LLC, at 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE
Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308 USA
Facebook Pixels and Facebook Custom Audiences
On our website for the purpose of analyzing and optimizing our website the Facebook conversion tracking, the so-called “Facebook pixel” of the social network Facebook is used. Provider of these services is Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. If you are located in the EU, the provider of the services is Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland (hereafter “Facebook”).
Through the use of the Facebook pixel, it is on the one hand possible for Facebook to identify and identify the visitors of our website as a potential target group for the presentation of advertisements (so-called “Facebook ads”). So we use the Facebook pixel to show the Facebook ads we’ve submitted only to those Facebook users who have shown an interest in our website or who have certain characteristics (interests determined by visited websites, etc.) , This information is transmitted to Facebook and thereby forms so-called “Custom Audiences”. Through the use of the Facebook pixel, we also want to achieve that our Facebook ads meet the potential interest of visitors and are not perceived as a nuisance. By using the Facebook pixel, we can track the effectiveness of the Facebook Ads statistically and for the purpose of market research. We analyze whether visitors are redirected to our website after clicking on a Facebook ad, ie whether a so-called “conversion” takes place.
For the processing of the data by Facebook there are general hints https://www.facebook.com/policy.php. More information and details about the Facebook pixel can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/business/help/651294705016616. Facebook is certified under the Privacy Shield, which provides a guarantee to comply with European data protection standards (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active).
You may object to the capture by the Facebook Pixel and use of your data to display Facebook Ads. To set which types of ads you see within Facebook, you can go to the page set up by Facebook and follow the instructions for the usage-based advertising settings: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads. The settings are platform independent, i. they are adopted for all devices, such as desktop computers or mobile devices.
Our website uses YouTube features. When you visit our site, you will be connected to the servers of YouTube only after clicking on a video. It will tell the YouTube server which of our pages you visited. If you’re signed in to your YouTube account, you’re giving YouTube the ability to associate your user behavior directly with your personal YouTube profile. By logging out of your YouTube account, you can avoid it. The data collected by YouTube is transmitted to the US, according to GDPR as a third country with insecure privacy. We are not aware of the further processing and the duration of the storage.
The legal basis for processing the data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google, on behalf of the operator of this website, will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports and statistics on website activity, and to provide other services related to website usage and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all features of this website completely. You may also prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the browser plug-in available under the following link. in download and install: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp ()”. As a result, IP addresses are processed shortened, a personal reference to it according to Google is thus almost impossible. Insofar as the data collected about you has a personal reference, it should therefore be immediately excluded and the personal data thus deleted immediately.
We use Google Analytics to analyze and regularly improve the use of our website. With the statistics we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, which provides a guarantee to comply with European privacy legislation (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).
More information about Google can be found here:
Google Web Fonts
This website uses so-called web fonts provided by Google. This is done in order to represent fonts uniformly. When a page is called, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser memory. To do this, your browser must connect to Google’s servers in the United States. This will inform Google that our website has been accessed through your IP address.
The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a consistent and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If your browser does not support Google Web Fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.
System and information security
We secure our website and our other systems by technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification or dissemination of the stored data by unauthorized persons. Despite controls, however, complete protection against all dangers is not possible. The mere connection to the Internet and the resulting technical possibilities can not guarantee that content and the flow of information are not viewed and recorded by third parties.
Opposition to unauthorized advertising by e-mail
As part of the imprint obligation pursuant to § 5 TMG, we have published general contact information and an e-mail address on our website. We hereby object to the use of this contact information for the unsolicited transmission of information materials, advertising or spam emails that we have not explicitly requested.