Privacy Policy

Privacy policy GDPR
Maritimes Cluster Norddeutschland e. V.

I. Name and address of the controller

The controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other provisions of data protection law is:

Maritimes Cluster Norddeutschland e. V.
Wexstrasse 7
20355 Hamburg, Germany
Tel.: +49 40 227019-499
Email: info@maritimes-cluster.de
Website: www.maritimes-cluster.de

II. Name and address of the data protection officer:

The data protection officer of the controller is:

Lawyer Stefan Johannsen
Kanzlei Johannsen
Küterstrasse 1-3, 24103 Kiel
Germany
Tel.: +49 431 53030 -801
Email: datenschutzbeauftragter@maritimes-cluster.de
Website: www.rechtsanwalt-johannsen.de

The Maritimes Cluster Norddeutschland e. V. (below: “MCN e. V.” or “we”) takes the protection of your personal data seriously. The following declaration informs you of how we collect, process and use your personal data when you visit our website, www.maritimes-cluster.de (below collectively referred to as: “use”).

III. General information concerning data processing

1. The extent of processing of personal data

We process the personal data of our users only to the extent necessary to provide our content, our services and a functioning website. The processing of our users' personal data normally occurs after users have granted their consent. An exception occurs where it is not possible to obtain prior consent for actual reasons and the processing of the data is legally permitted.

2. Legal basis of data processing

To the extent that permission of the affected individual is obtained for the processing of personal data, Article 6 (1) lit. a of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) serves as the legal basis.
In the processing of personal data to fulfil a contract whose contractual party is the individual affected, Article 6 (1) lit. b GDPR serves as the legal basis. This also applies to processing required to implement pre-contractual measures.
If processing is required to fulfil a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Article 6 (1) lit. c GDPR serves as the basis for such processing.
In rare cases, the processing of personal data may be necessary to protect the vital interests of the data subject or of another natural person. Then the processing would be based on Art. 6 (1) lit. d GDPR.
If processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by our company or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject, then Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR is the legal basis for such processing.

3. Data deletion and storage duration

The affected individual's personal data are deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage ceases to apply. Storage can also occur if provided for by European or national legislators in EU regulations, acts or other legislation to which the controller is subject. Blocking or deletion of data occurs if a storage period prescribed by one of the aforementioned norms expires, unless a necessity exists in relation to the further storage of the data for the arrangement of a contract or the fulfilment of a contract.

If you wish to view or update your personal data, or if you have questions regarding data protection on our website, please contact us via our e-mail address, info@maritimes-cluster.de, or by post at any time.

 

IV. Provision of the website and creation of log files

1. Description and extent of data processing

Each time you visit our website, our system automatically records data and information from the computer system of the visiting computer. The following data are gathered temporarily:

  • (1) Information about the browser type and the version used
  • (2) The user's operating system
  • (3) The user's internet service provider
  • (4) The IP address of the user
  • (5) Date and time of access
  • (6) Websites from which the user's system accesses our website
  • (7) Websites accessed by the user's system through our website

These data are also stored in the log files of our system. These data are not stored together with other personal data of the user.

2. Legal basis for data processing

If the IP addresses are stored in log files:

The legal basis for the temporary saving of data and log files is Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

3. Purpose of data processing

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable the transmission of the website to the user's computer. For this purpose, the user’s IP address must remain stored for the duration of the session.

The data is stored in log files to ensure the functionality of the website. The data is also used to optimise the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context.

These purposes also include our legitimate interest in data processing pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

4. Duration of storage

Personal data are deleted as soon as the purpose of the storage ceases to apply. In the case of data collection for the provision of the website, this applies when the respective session has ended.

If the data is stored in log files, this is the case after seven days at the latest. A longer storage period is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are deleted or obfuscated so that it is no longer possible to identify the accessing client system.

5. Right to deletion and objection

The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website. The user has no right to objection.

 

V. Cookie usage

a) Description and extent of data processing

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files stored in the internet browser, or by the internet browser on the user's computer system. If a user visits a website, a cookie can be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a sequence of characters enabling the browser to be clearly identified when visiting the website again. We deploy cookies that make it possible to analyse the surfing behaviour of our users. This way, the following data can be transmitted:

  • I. Entered search queries
  • II. Frequency of page visits
  • III. Use of website functions

When accessing our website, the user is informed about the use of cookies for analysis purposes and his consent to the processing of personal data used in this context is obtained. In this context, a reference is also made to this privacy policy.

b) Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using technically necessary cookies is Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies for analysis purposes is Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR if the user has given his consent.

c) Purpose of data processing

The purpose of utilising technically necessary cookies is to simplify the utilization of websites for users. Some of our website's functions cannot be offered without the usage of cookies. For these cookies, it is necessary that the browser can also be re-identified following a change of page We require cookies for the following applications:

  • I.Google Analytics
  • II.Transferring the browser's language setting
  • III. Noting of search queries entered

User data gathered by technically necessary cookies are not used to prepare user profiles.
The analysis cookies are used for the purpose of improving the quality of our website and its content. The analysis cookies tell us how the website is used and enable us to constantly optimise our services.
These purposes also include our legitimate interest in personal data processing pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

e) Duration of storage, right to deletion and objection

Cookies are stored on the user's computer, which transmits them to our site. For this reason, you, as the user, also have full control over the utilisation of cookies. You can deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing your internet browser settings. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. This can also occur automatically. If cookies for our website are deactivated, you may find not all of the website's functions can continue to be utilised in full.

 

VI. Newsletter

1. Description and extent of data processing

On our website, there is an option to subscribe to a newsletter free of charge. When registering for the newsletter, data from the data entry form are transmitted to us.

To implement the registration and cancellation procedure for the newsletter and its delivery, we use the services of “Clever-Reach”, a service company that processes your personal data on our behalf solely in accordance with our instructions and for the above-named purpose. “Clever-Reach” also measures the resonance of our newsletter, and evaluates this in the form of so-called “reports”. In the reports sent to us, data relating to the opening and clicking recipients is anonymised and the collection and processing of full IP addresses is prevented by the data protection settings selected by us. The use of “Clever-Reach” is based on legitimate interest by MCN e. V. in accordance with Article 6, Section 1 f) GDPR.

When registering, the following data are collected:

  • I. IP address of the visiting computer
  • II. Date and time of registration

Your consent will be obtained for the processing of your data during the registration process and reference will be made to this privacy policy.

No data will be transmitted to third parties in relation with data processing for the delivery of newsletters. The data will be used exclusively for the delivery of the newsletter.

2. Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the processing of data following registration for the newsletter by the user is Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR if the user has given his consent.

3. Purpose of data processing

The collection of the user’s email address serves to dispatch the newsletter.

The collection of other personal data as part of the registration process serves to prevent misuse of the services or the email address used.

4. Duration of storage

The data are deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the purpose for which they were gathered. The user's email address is stored for as long as the newsletter subscription is active.

Other personal data gathered in the course of the registration process are normally deleted after a period of seven days.

5. Right to deletion and objection

The respective user can terminate the newsletter subscription at any time. For this purpose, there is a corresponding link in every newsletter. This will also allow you to revoke your consent to the storage of personal data gathered during the registration process.

VII. Registration

1. Description and extent of data processing

On our website, we offer users the option to register, entailing the entry of personal data in a data entry form. The data is entered into an entry form and transmitted to us, and then stored. The data will not be passed on to third parties. The following data is collected as part of the registration process:

Title, first and last name, company, address, industry, email, telephone number

The following data will also be stored at the time of registration:

I.The IP address of the user
II.Date and time of registration

As part of the registration process, the user's consent to the processing of these data is obtained.

2. Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the processing of these data is Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR if the user has given his consent.

3. Purpose of data processing

Registration by the user is necessary for the provision of certain contents and services on our website.

If you contact us via the events registration form and have issued your declaration of consent shown below, we shall use your personal data as follows:

For processing the form, the personal data you entered in the corresponding input fields of the registration form shall be collected and stored. This data, depending on individual cases, includes the following personal data in particular:

Title
First name and surname
Company
Email
Full address as the billing address (only for paid events)

This personal data will be used solely for the purpose of organising and realising the event and for analysing resonance, in particular for invoicing purposes, the creation of name badges and lists of participants and the sending of additional information relating to the event via e-mail. Insofar as we offer the event in question in cooperation with third parties, we may forward the data given in the registration form to our designated cooperation partners for the above purposes. Insofar as the event is an offer subject to a fee, you must give your full address as the invoice address in the registration form. This is used by us or our cooperation partners when realising the event, and solely for the purpose of sending the invoice.

In order to document the submission of your declaration of consent, we also store your IP address and the point in time at which you submitted your consent.

If you have given your separate consent for us to do so, we shall include the information provided in the registration form in a list of participants, which is sent to the other participants.

In order to document the submission of this declaration of consent, we also store your IP address and the point in time at which you submitted your consent.

Should you wish to cancel your registration for the event by e-mail to info@maritimes-cluster.de, the transferred personal data will be used solely for the purpose of implementing your cancellation of registration.

4. Duration of storage

Personal data are deleted as soon as the purpose of the storage ceases to apply.

This is the case for data collected during the registration process if the registration is aborted or changed on our website.

5. Right to deletion and objection

As a user, you have the possibility to cancel the registration at any time. You can have the data stored about you changed at any time.

You can revoke the use of your personal data in the future at any time (Article 21 GDPR), delete the data partially or in full (Article 17 GDPR), restrict data processing or block data (Article 18 GDPR) or demand information (Article 15 GDPR) regarding the data stored by us about you as an individual or its correction (Article 16 GDPR). You also have the option of obtaining the personal data related to you in a structured, accessible format that can be read electronically (Article 20 GDPR). No particular form of request is required; simply send us an e-mail, for example, to info@maritimes-cluster.de.

 

VIII. Contact form and email contact

1. Description and extent of data processing

A contact form is available on our website for the purposes of making contact electronically. If a user opts for this, the data entered in the data entry form are transmitted to us, and we save the data. These data are:

Title, first and last name, company, address, industry, email, telephone number

The following data will also be stored at the time of sending the message:

I.The IP address of the user
II.Date and time of registration

Your consent will be obtained for the processing of your data during the sending process and reference will be made to this privacy policy.

Alternatively, you can contact us via the email address provided. In this case, the personal data of the user transmitted with the email will be stored.

This data will not be passed on to third parties in this context. The data will be used exclusively to process the conversation.

2. Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the processing of these data is Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR if the user has given his consent.

The legal basis for the processing of data that was transmitted when sending an email is Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. If the purpose of the email contact is to conclude a contract, the additional legal basis for processing is Article 6 (1) lit. b GDPR.

3. Purpose of data processing

We employ the processing of personal data from the data entry form solely to process the initiation of the contact. In the case of contact by email, this also constitutes the necessary legitimate interest in the processing of the data.

Other personal data processed during the sending process serve to prevent misuse of the contact form and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.

4. Duration of storage

Personal data are deleted as soon as the purpose of the storage ceases to apply. For personal data from the entry form of the contact form and those sent by email, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation has ended when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the matter in question has been conclusively clarified.

Other additional personal data gathered during the sending process are normally deleted after a period of seven days.

5. Right to deletion and objection

At any time, users can revoke their consent to the processing of personal data. If the user contacts us by email, he can object to the storage of his personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation cannot be continued.

Mail to datenschutz@maritmes-cluster.de

In this case, all personal data stored in the course of establishing contact will be deleted.

 

IX. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google Ireland Ltd. (referred to as “Google” below). Usage is based on Article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. f GDPR. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files which are saved on your computer and allow us to analyse your use of the website. Information generated by the cookie about your use of the website, such as

  • • browser type/version,
  • • operating system being used
  • • referrer URL (the site visited before this one)
  • • host name of the computer accessing the site (IP address)
  • • time of the server request

are transferred to a Google server in the United States and saved there. The IP address transferred from your browser within the scope of Google Analytics is not associated with other data by Google. We have also added the code “anonymizeIP” to Google Analytics on this website. This guarantees that your IP address is masked, so that all data is collected anonymously. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the United States and truncated there.

At the request of the operator of this website, Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activities and provide other services related to website use and Internet use for the website operator. You can prevent cookies being stored by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we wish to point out that if this is the case, you may possibly not be able to use all functions on this website in full.

You may furthermore prevent the logging of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. As an alternative to the browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can also prevent Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking on this link. An opt-out cookie is set which prevents the future recording of your data when you visit this website. The opt-out cookie applies only to this browser and only to our website, and is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you will have to set the opt-out cookie again. [Note: for information on integrating the opt-out cookie, see: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gajs/?hl=de#disable].

We continue to use Google Analytics to evaluate data from double-click cookies and AdWords for statistical purposes. If you do not consent to this, you can deactivate it via the ad settings page (http://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/?hl=en).

Further information on data protection in connection with Google Analytics can be found at Google Analytics Help (https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en).

 

X. Usage of Google Adwords conversion tracking

We use the online advertising program “Google AdWords” on our website, and conversion tracking in this context. Google conversion tracking is an analytics service provided by Google Ireland Ltd., Google Building Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Irland („Google“). If you click on a Google advertisement, a cookie for conversion tracking is stored on your computer. These cookies have a limited period of validity, do not contain any personal data and therefore do not serve for personal identification. If you visit certain pages on our website and the cookie has not expired, Google and we may recognise that you clicked on the ad and were redirected to that page. Every Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. As a result, there is no way that cookies can be tracked through AdWords customers’ websites.
The information collected using the conversion cookie is used to compile conversion statistics. We learn the total number of users who clicked on one of our ads and were redirected to a page tagged with a conversion tracking tag. We do not, however, receive information that personally identifies users. Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR and from the legitimate interest in targeted advertising and the analysis of the effect and efficiency of this advert.
For reasons arising from your particular situation, you have the right at any time to object to this processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) f GDPR.
For this purpose, you can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate technical settings in your browser software. Please note that in such case you may possibly no longer be able to access all functions of this website. You will then not be included in the conversion tracking statistics.
In addition, you can disable personalised advertising for you in the Google advertising settings. Instructions on how to do this can be found at https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en. You can also deactivate the use of cookies by third parties by visiting the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative at https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and following the further instructions on opting out as detailed there.
Further information and Google's privacy policy can be found at https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

XI. Use of Facebook remarketing

Our website uses the remarketing function of “Custom Audiences” of Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”).
This function serves the purpose of targeting the visitors of the website with targeted advertising on the social network Facebook.
For this purpose, the remarketing tag of Facebook was implemented on the website. This tag establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers when visiting the website. This informs the Facebook server which of our pages you have visited. Facebook links this information with your personal Facebook user account. If you visit the social network Facebook, you will be shown personalised, targeted Facebook ads. Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR for legitimate interest in the above-mentioned purpose.
For reasons arising from your particular situation, you have the right at any time to object to this processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.
You can deactivate the remarketing function “Custom Audiences” here. For more information about Facebook's collection and use of information, your rights and options to protect your privacy, please see Facebook's Data Policy at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

XII. Use of Twitter plug-ins

Our website uses functions of the social network Twitter. Twitter is a social media portal owned by Twitter Inc.,795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, (USA). We use Twitter plug-ins. If you access a website that includes such a plug-in, data will be exchanged with Twitter servers located in the United States. Even in case of interactions that are possible with various Twitter plug.ins, the corresponding information about you is collected and transmitted to Twitter and stored there. Moreover, if you are a member of Twitter, and if you are logged in on Twitter during the period in which you use the plug-in, the information collected about your website visit is linked to your Twitter account and disclosed to other users.

If you do not want Twitter to link and combine this information with the data of your Twitter account, you must log out of Twitter before visiting our website.
Visit https://twitter.com/privacy for more information on the collection and use of data by Twitter.

XIII. Use of the XING Share Button

This website uses the “XING Share Button”. When you access this page, your browser establishes a short connection to XING AG (“XING”) servers that provide the “XING Share Button” functions (in particular the calculation/display of the counter value). XING does not store any personal data about you when you access this page. In particular, XING does not store any IP addresses. Nor will your user behaviour be analysed using cookies in connection with the “XING Share Button”. You can access the latest data protection information on the “XING Share Button” and additional information on this website: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection.

XIV. Use of YouTube

We use the YouTube LLC’s video embedding feature on our website. (901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA; “YouTube”).
YouTube is a service associated with Google Ireland Ltd. (Google Building Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Irland; “Google”).
The function displays videos stored on YouTube in an iFrame on the website. The “Privacy-Enhanced Mode” option is enabled. This prevents YouTube from storing information about website visitors. Only when you watch a video will information be transmitted to YouTube and stored there.
For more information about YouTube's and Google’s collection and use of information, and your rights and options to protect your privacy, please see the privacy policy on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy).

XV. LinkedIn plug-in

Our website uses features provided by the LinkedIn network. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Each time you visit one of our pages that contains LinkedIn features, a connection is established to LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn will be notified that you have visited our web pages with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn “Recommend” button and are logged into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn will be able to link your visit to our site with you and your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the web pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data nor its use by LinkedIn.

Further information on this can be found in LinkedIn's privacy policy at: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

XVI. Use of the short link generator t1p.de

Our website uses functions of the short link generator t1p.de of the responsible provider Gnu York IT-Dienstleistungen, Eisenstuckstrasse 43, 01069 Dresden, Germany T1p.de is a short URL service with which internet addresses can be significantly shortened, so that they can be accessed more easily by users of our website. When using the plug-in, no personal data within the meaning of the GDPR will be stored by the users of the plug-in. For more information about t1p.de's collection and use of information, your rights and options to protect your privacy, please see the Gnu York IT Data Policy at https://t1p.de/datenschutzerklaerung.

XVII. Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps, a product of Google Ireland Ltd. By using this website, you consent to the collection, processing and use of automatically collected data by Google Ireland Ltd., its agents and third parties. The Google Maps Terms of Use can be found at “Google Maps Terms of Use”.

XVIII. SurveyMonkey

Sometimes we ask you to participate in surveys to give us feedback on our work. We process the surveys using SurveyMonkey, a service provided by SurveyMonkey Inc. in San Mateo, California, USA. We do not ask you for personally identifiable information in surveys, nor can we link your responses to your person. Therefore, no personal data is processed by SurveyMonkey via Maritimes Cluster Norddeutschland e.V. However, SurveyMonkey collects some data on its own responsibility and uses tracking services, for example, to statistically record the use of its services. For details, please refer to SurveyMonkey's Privacy Policy, which can be found here: https://de.surveymonkey.com/mp/legal/privacy-policy/.

XIX. WeTransfer

We use WeTransfer to transfer large amounts of data. The provider is WeTransfer B.V., Oostelijke Handelskade 751, 1019 BW Amsterdam, the Netherlands – a company that offers tools and/or services for the transfer of large amounts of data. WeTransfer is used exclusively for the secure transfer of data to service providers and business partners when this is required by the order and agreed upon in advance. Generally, data is encrypted when transmitted to servers in the EU, and encrypted when stored. When the function is used, data is forwarded to the website https://agentur22.wetransfer.com. Data processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a and b GDPR. The customer has given his consent to the use of this function and this consent is be used to fulfil the contract.

XX. Rights of the data subject

If your personal data is processed, you are the data subject in the sense of GDPR and you have the following rights vis-à-vis us:

1. Right to information

You may request confirmation from us as to whether personal data relating to you are being processed by us.

In the event of such processing, you may request the following information from us:

  • (1) the purposes for which the personal data is being processed;
  • (2) the categories of personal data processed;
  • (3) the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data relating to you has been or will be disclosed;
  • (4) the planned retention duration of your personal data or, if it is not possible to provide specific information in this regard, criteria for determining the retention period;
  • (5) the existence of a right to rectify or delete personal data concerning you, a right to limit the processing by the controller or a right to object to such processing;
  • (6) the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;
  • (7) all available information on the origin of the data, if the personal data are not collected from the data subject;
  • (8) the existence of automated decision-making including profiling in accordance with Art. 22 (1) and (4) GDPR and – at least in these cases – meaningful information on the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing on the data subject.

You have the right to request information as to whether the personal data concerning you will be transferred to a third country or to an international organisation. In this context, you may request to be informed of the appropriate guarantees pursuant to Art. 46 GDPR in connection with the transfer.

2. Right to rectification

You have a right to rectification and/or completion against us if the personal data processed concerning you are inaccurate or incomplete. The controller must rectify the data without delay.

3. Right to limit the processing

Under the following conditions, you may request that the processing of your personal data be restricted:

  • (1) if you dispute the accuracy of the personal data concerning you for a period of time that allows us to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
  • (2) the processing is unlawful and you refuse the erasure of the personal data and instead request a restriction of the use of the personal data;
  • (3) the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or
  • (4) if you have objected to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 (1) GDPR and it has not yet been established whether the legitimate reasons of the data controller outweigh your reasons.

Where processing has been restricted, such personal data shall, with the exception of storage, only be processed with your consent or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the Union or of a Member State.

If the processing of your personal data has been restricted in accordance with the above requirements, we will immediately notify you before the restriction is lifted.

4. Right to erasure a) Obligation to erase personal data

You have the right to request from us that your personal data be erased without undue delay and the controller is obliged to erase this information without undue delay provided one of the following reasons applies:

  • (1) The personal data concerning you are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
  • (2) You revoke your consent on which the processing pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. a or Art. 9 (2) lit. a GDPR was based and there is no other legal basis for processing.
  • (3) You object to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 (1) GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for the processing or you object to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 (2) GDPR.
  • (4) The personal data concerning you have been processed unlawfully.
  • (5) The deletion of your personal data is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which the controller is subject.
  • (6) The personal data concerning you have been collected in relation to information society services offered pursuant to Art. 8 (1) GDPR.

b) Information to third parties

Where the controller has made the personal data public and is obliged pursuant to Art. 17 (1) GDPR to erase the personal data, the controller, taking account of available technology and the cost of implementation, shall take reasonable steps, including technical measures, to inform controllers which are processing the personal data that you as the data subject have requested the erasure by such controllers of any links to, or copy or replication of, those personal data.

C) Exceptions

The right to deletion shall not apply to the extent that processing is necessary

  • (1) for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information;
  • (2) for compliance with a legal obligation which requires processing by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller;
  • for reasons of public interest in the area of public health in accordance with Art. 9 (2) lit. h and i, and Art. 9 (3) GDPR;
  • (4) for archiving purposes the serving public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes in accordance with Art. 89 (1) GDPR in so far as the right referred to in section a) is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the objectives of that processing; or
  • (5) for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

5. Right to be informed

If you have asserted your right to rectification, erasure or restriction of processing against us, we are under obligation to notify all recipients to whom the personal data relating to yourself has been disclosed of the corresponding rectification or erasure of data or of the restriction of their processing with the exception of cases where such notification by us proves impossible or unreasonable.

You have the right to be informed of who these recipients are.

6. Right to data portability

You have the right to receive the personal data concerning yourself that you have provided to a controller in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. You are also entitled to transmit this data to another controller without the controller to whom you have provided the data hindering you from doing so and if

  • (1) you have consented to processing as per Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 (2) lit. a GDPR or processing is governed by a contract as per Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR and
  • (2) processing occurs using automated methods.

When exercising this right, you can further request controllers to send the personal data relating to yourself directly to another controller, provided this is technically feasible. This must not adversely affect the liberties and rights of others.

The right to data portability does not extend to the processing of personal data where such processing is necessary for fulfilling a duty in the public interest or for exercising executive duties appointed to us.

7. Right to object

You are entitled to object for reasons arising from your own personal situation at any time against processing of personal data relating to yourself where processing is legitimised by Art. 6 (1) lit. e or f GDPR; this applies in equal measure to profiling legitimised by these provisions.

The controller will cease to process your personal data unless they can prove compelling legitimate reasons for processing that override your interests, rights and liberties or processing pursues the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.

If personal data relating to yourself is processed for the purpose of direct advertising, you are entitled to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for this purpose; this applies equally to profiling where it occurs in connection with such direct advertising.

If you object to processing for direct advertising, the personal data relating to yourself will no longer be processed for this purpose.

You may, in connection with the use of information society services – Directive 2002/58/EC notwithstanding – exercise your right to object by means of automated methods that are subject to technical specifications.

8. Right to withdraw your consent under data protection law

You are entitled to withdraw your consent under data protection law at any time. Your withdrawing consent does not affect legitimacy of any processing that has occurred with your consent prior to withdrawal.

9. Automated individual decision-making, including profiling

You have the right not to be subject to any decision that entails legal implications for yourself or that has similar, substantially adverse effects on yourself, if said decision is based solely on automated processing; this includes profiling. You do not have this right if the decision

  • (1) is necessary to allow conclusion or fulfilment of a contract between yourself and the controller,
  • (2) is legitimate under the legal provisions of the European Union or its member states to which the controller is subject and these legal provisions include appropriate measures safeguarding your rights, liberties and legitimate personal interests or
  • (3) is made with your express consent.

However, such decisions may have been made based on personal data of special categories as per Art. 9 (1) GDPR unless Art. 9 (2) lit. a or g GDPR also apply and appropriate measures have been taken to protect your rights, liberties and legitimate personal interests.

With respect to cases (1) and (3), the controller shall take appropriate precautions to protect your rights, liberties and legitimate interests; such precautions will include at least the right to enforce intervention by a human individual at the controller’s, and to put forward your own opinion and to contest the decision.

10. Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement if the you consider that the processing of personal data relating to your infringes the GDPR.

The supervisory authority receiving the complaint will keep the complainant up to date on status and results of the complaint, including on recourse to judicial remedies as per Art. 78 GDPR.