DATA PRIVACY STATEMENT FOR:
We welcome you to our website. We would like to inform you about the management of your personal data.
The controller responsible for the data collection and processing is IGES Institut GmbH, Friedrichstraße 180, 10117 Berlin.
WHICH DATA DO WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE THEM
Storage of Your IP address
We store the IP address transmitted by your web browser for a period of seven (7) days, strictly for the purpose of identifying, restricting and eliminating attacks on our website. After seven (7) days, we delete or anonymize your IP address. The legal basis for the processing of this personal data is provided for in Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR.
When you visit our website, the data collected from the use of the website is temporarily stored on our web server for statistical purposes in the legitimate interest to improve the quality of our website. The legal basis for the processing of this personal data is provided for in Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR.
This data set contains:
- the IP address of the requesting computer shortened to such an extent that no reidentification of any persona data is possible.
- the name of the data file,
- the date and time of the query,
- the amount of data transferred,
- the page, from which the data is requested
- the access status (file transmitted, file not found),
- a description of the type of browser and operating system used (e. g. browser language, image resolution, type of browser, plugins),
The listed usage data is stored anonymously.
We use Google Analytics to create pseudonymous user profiles for improving and designing our website on demand. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your end device and can be read by us. In this way, we are able to recognize and count returning visitors. This data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR and in the interest of finding out how often our website is viewed by different users.
The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers in the United States. We have activated IP-anonymization on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union. Only in exceptional cases is the whole IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there (an adequate level of data protection is ensured according to Art. 45 para. 1 GDPR because Google is a participant in the Privacy Shield Agreement). We have also concluded a contract with Google Inc. (USA) for data processing on behalf pursuant to Art. 28 GDPR. Accordingly, Google
will solely use collected data for the purposes intended, which are to evaluate the use of the website and to compile reports on website activities.
You can withdraw your consent to the processing at any time. Please use one of the following options:
You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data 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 opting out from being tracked by Google Analytics you can also click the following link. An opt-out cookie will be stored, which means that no web analysis will take place as long as the opt-out cookie is stored by your browser.
Please click here, in order to disagree to the data handling of your data by Google Analytics.
You can contact us by e-mail, by using our contact form or by telephone. Your data will only be used to answer your inquiry. Your data will only be passed on to third parties if this is necessary to process your request.
The legal basis for the use of your data is Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR. IGES has a legitimate interest in being in contact with the users of the website and to answer any questions or send information. We will only store your data for as long as it is necessary to respond to your inquiry and as long as there are no retention periods. If you contact us in order to create an offer, the legal basis for processing your data is Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. b GDPR.
Data Transfer to Third Parties
We transfer your data to service providers who support us in the operation of our website and the associated processes. This transference is made under the scope of a data processing agreement in accordance to Art. 28 GDPR. Our service providers are bound to us by strict instructions and contractual obligations.
In some cases, we may transfer personal data to third countries outside the EU. In each case, we ensure an appropriate level of data protection according to European standards.
In the case of Google Analytics (USA), an appropriate level of data protection is ensured by the corresponding participation in the Privacy Shield Agreement (Art. 45 para. 1 GDPR).
To avoid unauthorized access to your data, we have implemented technical and or-ganizational measures. We use encryption technologies on our website. Your data will be transferred to our servers and back again via a connection that is protected by a 256 Bit TLS (Transport Layer Security Version 1.2) encryption technology . You can recognize that you are browsing on an encryption secured website by the lock-symbol shown in the address bar of your browser and by the address bar starting with https://.
Your Rights as a User
You have the right to obtain confirmation whether or not personal data concerning you is being processed, and, where that is the case access to the personal data and the information specified in Art. 15 GDPR. You also have the right to obtain an erasure of the personal data concerning you, if one of the reasons listed in Art. 17 GDPR applies. In certain situations, listed in Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to data portability. If the data is processed pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR (data processing for the purposes of the legitimate interests), you have the right to object to the processing at any time for reasons arising out of your particular situation. We will then no longer process personal data, unless there are demonstrably compelling legitimate grounds for processing, which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the person concerned, or the processing serves the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims. You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
Contact Details of the Data Protection Officer
Please contact our data protection officer if you have any further questions regarding data protection, e. g. per E-Mail email@example.com or per letter to datenschutz nord GmbH, Konsul-Smidt-Straße 88, 28217 Bremen, Germany or per telephone 0421 69 66 320.