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Privacy Statement

This privacy policy clarifies the nature, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data (hereinafter referred to as "data") within our online offering and the related websites, features and content, as well as external online presence, e.g. our Social Media Profile (collectively referred to as the "Online Offering"). With regard to the terminology used, e.g. "Processing" or "Responsible" we refer to the definitions in Article 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Responsible

Die Brücke e.V.
Dürerstraße 50
55543 Bad Kreuznach
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Types of processed data:

- Inventory data (eg, names, addresses).
- Contact data (eg, e-mail, phone 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).

Categories of affected persons

Visitors and users of the online offer (In the following, we also refer to the affected persons as "users").

Purpose of processing

- Providing online content, features and content.
- Responding to contact requests and communicating with users.
- Security measures.
- Reach measurement / Marketing

Terms used

"personal information" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter the "data subject"); 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 or series of operations performed with or without the aid of automated procedures personal data. The term covers a wide range and covers virtually all data handling.

"Pseudonymisation" means the processing of personal data in such a way that personal data can no longer be allocated to a specific data subject without the need for additional information, provided that this additional information is kept separate and subject to technical and organizational measures to ensure that the personal data are not assigned to an identified or identifiable natural person.

"Profiling" means any kind of automated processing of personal data that This is because these personal data are used to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular aspects relating to work performance, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behavior To analyze or predict the old, whereabouts or change of location of this natural person.

A "controller" shall mean the natural or legal person, public authority, entity or other entity acting alone or in concert with others over the purposes and means the processing of personal data.

"Processor" means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body that processes personal data on behalf of the controller.

Relevant legal bases

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 DSGVO, 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 DSGVO, the legal basis for processing in order to fulfill our legal obligations is Art. 6 (1) lit. c DSGVO, and the legal basis for processing in order to safeguard our legitimate interests is Article 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. 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 DSGVO as legal basis.

Precautions

In accordance with Art. 32 GDPR, we take into account the state of the art, the implementation costs and the nature, scope, circumstances and purposes of the processing as well as the different likelihood and severity of the risk to the rights and freedoms of individuals , 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 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 DSGVO).

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), transmit them to them or otherwise grant access to the data, this will only be done on the basis of a legal permission (eg if the data is transmitted to third parties, as to payment service providers, in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) DSGVO is 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, webhosters, etc .).

If 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.

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 in the context of the use of third party services or disclosure, or transmission of data to third parties, this is done 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. DSGVO. That 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 special 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 according to Art. 15 GDPR.

You have the right amount , Art. 16 DSGVO 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, you have the right to demand that data in question without delay deleted or, alternatively, in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, require a restriction of the processing of the data.

You have the right to demand that the data relating to you provided to us be processed as specified of Art. 20 DSGVO and to request their transmission to other responsible persons.

You also have acc. Art. 77 DSGVO the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

Withdrawal

You have the right to grant consent in accordance with. Revoke Article 7 (3) GDPR with effect for the future

Right of refusal

You can object to the future processing of your data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR at any time. The opposition may in particular be made against processing for direct marketing purposes.

Cookies and Right to Oppose 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 in an online shop or a login status are saved. 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").

We may use temporary and persistent cookies and clarify this as part of our privacy policy.

If users do not want cookies to be stored on their computer, they will be asked for the appropriate option in disable the system settings of your browser. 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.

A general objection to the use of cookies used for the purpose of online marketing can be found in a variety of services, especially in the case of tracking, via the US American page http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU page http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ . Furthermore, the storage of cookies can be achieved by switching them off in the settings of the browser. Please note that it may not be possible to use all features of this online offer.

Deletion of data

The data processed by us will be deleted or restricted in accordance with Art. 17 and 18 GDPR. Unless explicitly stated in this privacy policy, the data stored by us are deleted as soon as they are no longer required for their purpose and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory storage requirements. Unless the data is deleted because it is required for other and legitimate purposes, its processing will be restricted. That The data is blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies, for example for data that must be stored for commercial or tax reasons.

According to legal requirements in Germany, the storage takes place in particular for 10 years according to §§ 147 Abs. 1 AO, 257 Abs. 1 and 4, para. 4 HGB (books, records, management reports, accounting documents, trading books, documents relevant to taxation, etc.) and 6 years pursuant to § 257 (1) nos. 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 Abs. 1 BAO (accounting documents, receipts / invoices, accounts, receipts, business papers, statement of income and expenses, etc.), for 22 years in connection with land and for 10 years in documents related to electronically supplied services, telecommunications, broadcasting and television services provided to non-entrepreneurs in EU Member States and for which the Mini-One-Stop-Shop (MOSS ).

Contact

When contacting us (for example, by contact form, e-mail, telephone or via social media), the information provided by the user for processing the contact request and processing it is according to. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO processed. User information can be stored in a Customer Relationship Management System ("CRM System") or similar request organization.

We will delete the requests if they are no longer required. We check the necessity every two years; Furthermore, the legal archiving obligations apply.

Newsletter

With the following information we inform you about the content of our newsletter as well as the registration, shipping and statistical evaluation procedures as well as your right of objection. By subscribing to our newsletter, you consent to the receipt and the procedures described.

Content of the newsletter: We will send you newsletters, e-mails and other electronic notifications with information (hereinafter "newsletter") only with the consent of the recipient or a legal permit. Insofar as the contents of a newsletter are concretely described, they are authoritative for the consent of the users. Incidentally, our newsletters contain information about our services and us.

Double opt-in and logging: Registration for our newsletter takes place in a so-called double-opt-in procedure. That After registration, you will receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that nobody can register with external e-mail addresses. The registration for the newsletter will be logged in order to prove the registration process according to the legal requirements. This includes the storage of the login and the confirmation time, as well as the IP address. Likewise, changes to your data stored with the shipping service provider will be logged.

Registration information: To sign up for the newsletter, it is sufficient to enter your e-mail address. Optionally, we ask you to enter a name in the newsletter for personal address.

The dispatch of the newsletter and the related performance measurement are based on the consent of the recipients acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a, Art. 7 DSGVO i.V.m § 7 Abs. 2 No. 3 UWG or if consent is not required, based on our legitimate interests in the direct marketing acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lt. F. DSGVO i.V.m. § 7 Abs. 3 UWG.

The logging of the registration process is based on our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our interest is in the use of a user-friendly and secure newsletter system, which serves both our business interests and the expectations of the users and also allows us to provide consent.

Termination / Withdrawal - You Can cancel the receipt of our newsletter at any time, ie Revoke your consent. A link to cancel the newsletter can be found at the end of each newsletter. We may save the submitted email addresses for up to three years based on our legitimate interests before we delete them to provide prior consent. The processing of this data is limited to the purpose of a possible defense against claims. An individual request for cancellation is possible at any time, provided that the former existence of a consent is confirmed at the same time.

Newsletter - Success Measurement

The newsletters contain a so-called "web-beacon", i. a pixel-sized file that is retrieved from the server when opening the newsletter from our server, or if we use a shipping service provider. This call will initially collect technical information, such as information about the browser and your system, as well as your IP address and time of retrieval.

This information is used to improve the technical performance of services based on their specifications or audiences and their reading habits, based on their locations (which can be determined using the IP address) or access times. Statistical surveys also include determining if the newsletters will be opened, when they will be opened and which links will be clicked. For technical reasons, this information can be assigned to the individual newsletter recipients. However, it is neither our goal nor, if used, that of the shipping service provider to observe individual users. The evaluations serve us much more to recognize the reading habits of our users and to adapt our content to them or to send different content according to the interests of our users.

A separate revocation of the performance measurement is unfortunately not possible in In this case, the entire newsletter subscription must be terminated.

Hosting and E-Mailing

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 use to operate this online service ,

In doing so, we, or our hosting provider, process inventory data, contact information, content data, contract data, usage data, metadata and communication data from customers, prospects and visitors to this online offering, based on our legitimate interests in providing it in an efficient and secure manner Online offer acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO i.V.m. Art. 28 DSGVO (conclusion of contract processing contract).

Collection of access data and log files

We, or our hosting provider, collects on the basis of our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO 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 final clarification of the respective incident.

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