Data protection declaration according to the GDPR

I. Name and address of the person responsible

The person responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:

Rösler Software-Technik Entwicklungs- und Vertiebsgesellschaft mbH

Betsbruchdamm 29

28816 Stuhr

Germany

Phone: +49 421802270-0

Email: info@minidat.de

Website: www.minidat.de

II. Name and address of the contact person

The contact person of the person responsible is:

Klaus-Dieter Rösler

Betsbruchdamm 29

28816 Stuhr

Germany

Phone: +49 421802270-0

Email: info@minidat.de

Website: www.minidat.de

III. General information about data processing

1. Scope of processing personal data

We generally only collect and use the personal data of our users if this is necessary to provide a functional website and our content and services. The personal data of our users are collected and used regularly only with the user’s consent. An exception applies in cases in which prior consent cannot be obtained for factual reasons and the processing of the data is permitted by law.

2. Legal basis for the processing of personal data

Insofar as we obtain the data subject’s consent for the processing of personal data, Article 6 (1) (a) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) serves as the legal basis for the processing of personal data.

Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR serves as the legal basis for the processing of personal data required to fulfill a contract to which the data subject is a party. This also applies to processing operations that are necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures.

Insofar as the processing of personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Article 6 (1) (c) GDPR serves as the legal basis.

In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Article 6 (1) (d) GDPR serves as the legal basis.

If processing is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest of our company or a third party and if the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not outweigh the former interest, Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR serves as the legal basis for the processing.

3. Data deletion and storage duration

The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage no longer applies. Storage can also take place if this has been provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the person responsible is subject. The data will also be blocked or deleted if a storage period prescribed by the standards mentioned expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for the conclusion or performance of a contract.

IV. Provision of the website and creation of log files

1. Description and scope of data processing

Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the accessing computer.

The following data is collected:

1. The user’s IP address

2. Information about the browser type and the version used

3. Accessed website

4. Date and time of access

5. Return status (successful retrieval, errors, …) and amount of data transmitted

6. Websites from which the user’s system reaches our website

The data is also stored in the log files of our system.

This data is not stored together with other personal data of the user.

2. Legal basis for data processing

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

3. Purpose of data processing

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable the website to be delivered to the user’s computer. To do this, the user’s IP address must remain stored for the duration of the session.

Storage in log files is done to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, we use the data to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. The data is not evaluated for marketing purposes in this context.

Our legitimate interest in data processing in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR also lies in these purposes.

4. Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. In the case of the collection of data for the provision of the website, this is the case when the respective session has ended.

V. Use of cookies

a) Description and scope and purpose of data processing

The website uses so-called cookies in several places. They serve to make the offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Cookies do no damage to your computer and contain no viruses. If cookies are deactivated for our website, it may not be possible to use all functions of the website to their full extent

The cookies we use are:

(1) So-called session cookies:

They are automatically deleted after your visit.

(2) Google Analytics cookies:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc, (1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). We use Google (Universal) Analytics including the functions of Universal Analytics. Universal Analytics allows us to analyze the activities on our website across devices (e.g. when accessing using a laptop and later using a tablet). This is made possible by the pseudonymous assignment of a user ID to a user.

Google (Universal) Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This website uses the “anonymizeIP” setting for IP anonymization on this website so that your IP address is shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google (Universal) Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to website activity and internet usage.
Our legitimate interest in data processing also lies in these purposes. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Section 15 (3) TMG and Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. The data sent by us and linked with cookies, user IDs (e.g. user ID) or advertising IDs will be automatically deleted after 14 months. Data whose retention period has expired is automatically deleted once a month. You can find more information on data protection at https://policies.google.com/?hl=de.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. 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 Google by using the browser add- on download and install.

As an alternative to the browser add-on or if you visit our website using a mobile device, please click the following Google (Universal) Analytics opt-out link to enable Google (Universal) Analytics to record this website in the future to prevent (the opt-out only works in the browser and only for this domain). An opt-out cookie is placed on your device. If you delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again.

Deactivate Google Analytics

b) Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

VI. Use of script libraries (Google web fonts)

In order to present our content correctly and graphically appealing across browsers, we use script libraries and font libraries such as B. Google Webfonts (https://www.google.com/webfonts/). Google web fonts are transferred to the cache of your browser to avoid multiple loading. If the browser does not support Google Webfonts or prevents access, content is displayed in a standard font.

Calling script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the operator of the library. It is theoretically possible – but currently unclear whether and if so for what purposes – that operators of corresponding libraries collect data.

The privacy policy of the library operator Google can be found here: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

VII. Newsletter

1. Description and scope of data processing

You can subscribe to a free newsletter on our website. When registering for the newsletter, the data from the input mask are transmitted to us. These are the salutation, the first name, the last name and the email address of the user.

For the processing of the data, your consent is obtained during the registration process and reference is made to this data protection declaration.

If you purchase goods or services on our website and store your email address, we can subsequently use it to send you a newsletter. In such a case, the newsletter will only send direct mail for your own similar goods or services.

In connection with data processing for the sending of newsletters, the data is not passed on to third parties. The data will only be used to send the newsletter.

2. Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for processing the data after the user has registered for the newsletter is Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR if the user has given his consent.

The legal basis for sending the newsletter as a result of the sale of goods or services is Section 7 (3) UWG.

3. Purpose of data processing

The collection of the user’s email address serves to deliver 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 will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. The user’s email address is therefore stored for as long as the subscription to the newsletter is active.

5. Opposition and removal options

The affected user can cancel the subscription to the newsletter at any time. For this purpose there is a corresponding link in every newsletter.

This also enables a revocation of the consent to the storage of the personal data collected during the registration process.

VIII. Registration

1. Description and scope of data processing

On our website we offer users the opportunity to register by providing personal data. The data is entered into an input mask and transmitted to us and saved. A transfer of data to third parties does not take place. The following data is collected as part of the registration process:

a) Mandatory fields:

(1) email address

(2) password

(3) company

(4) first name

(5) surname

(4) Street u. House no.

(5) ZIP code

(6) location

(7) country

(8) I would like to receive the newsletter and information about product news by email

(9) I agree to the storage of my data in accordance with the data protection declaration. I can withdraw this consent at any time.

b) voluntary information:

(1) VAT ID no.

(2) gender

(3) Salutation

(4) title

(5) Additional address

(6) phone

(7) How did you find out about us?

The following data is also stored at the time of registration:

The user’s IP address

Date and time of registration

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

2. Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the processing of the data is the consent of the user, Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR.

If the registration serves the fulfillment of a contract to which the user is a party or the implementation of pre-contractual measures, the additional legal basis for the processing of the data is Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR.

3. Purpose of data processing

Registration of the user is required to fulfill a contract with the user or to carry out pre-contractual measures.

The stored data are necessary to

– Execute the ordered order, which means using the address data to be able to send the goods and create an invoice.

– To be able to enable queries before and after the purchase using the contact details.

– to be able to send the requested newsletter.

4. Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected.

This is the case for the fulfillment of a contract or for the implementation of pre-contractual measures during the registration process if the data is no longer required for the execution of the contract. Even after the contract has been concluded, there may be a need to store the contractual partner’s personal data in order to meet contractual or legal obligations.

5. Opposition and removal options

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

It is possible to delete the account and change data by email.

If the data is required to fulfill a contract or to carry out pre-contractual measures, the data can only be deleted prematurely unless there are contractual or legal obligations to prevent deletion.

IX. E-mail contact

1. Description and scope of data processing

It is possible to contact us via the email address provided. In this case, the user’s personal data transmitted with the email will be saved.

In this context, the data is not passed on to third parties. The data will only be used to process the conversation.

2. Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the processing of the data is the consent of the user, Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR.

The legal basis for the processing of data transmitted in the course of sending an email is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. If the email contact aims to conclude a contract, then additional legal basis for the processing is Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR.

3. Purpose of data processing

The processing of personal data from the input mask serves us only to process the contact. If you contact us by email, this is also the necessary legitimate interest in the processing of the data.

The 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

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. For the personal data from the input mask of the contact form and those that were sent by email, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation ends when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the matter in question has been finally clarified.

The additional personal data collected during the sending process will be deleted after a period of seven days at the latest.

5. Opposition and removal options

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

You can revoke your consent and object to the storage of your personal data by email.

In this case, all personal data saved in the course of contacting us will be deleted.

X. Rights of the data subject

If personal data is processed by you, you are the person concerned in the sense of GDPR and you have the following rights vis-à-vis the person responsible:

1. Right to information

You can request confirmation from the person responsible whether personal data concerning you will be processed by us.

If such processing is available, you can request the following information from the person responsible:

(1) the purposes for which the personal data are processed;

(2) the categories of personal data that are processed;

(3) the recipients or the categories of recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been or will be disclosed;

(4) the planned duration of storage of your personal data or, if specific information is not possible, criteria for determining the storage period;

(5) the existence of a right to correction or deletion of your personal data, a right to restriction of processing by the person responsible or a right to object to this processing;

(6) the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;

(7) all available information about the origin of the data if the personal data is not collected from the data subject;

(8) the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, in accordance with Article 22 (1) and (4) GDPR and – at least in these cases – meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing for the data subject.

You have the right to request information as to whether the personal data relating to you are transferred to a third country or to an international organization. In this context, you can request the appropriate guarantees in accordance with Article 46 GDPR to be informed in connection with the transmission.

2. Right to rectification

You have a right to correction and / or completion vis-à-vis the person responsible if the processed personal data concerning you is incorrect or incomplete. The person responsible must make the correction immediately.

3. Right to restriction of processing

You can request that the processing of your personal data be restricted under the following conditions:

(1) if you contest the accuracy of your personal data for a period of time that enables the person responsible to check the accuracy of the personal data;

(2) the processing is unlawful and you refuse to delete the personal data and instead request that the use of the personal data be restricted;

(3) the person responsible no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or

(4) if you have objected to processing in accordance with Article 21 (1) GDPR and it is not yet certain whether the legitimate reasons of the person responsible outweigh your reasons.

If the processing of your personal data has been restricted, this data – apart from its storage – may only be obtained with your consent or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or to protect the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest the Union or a Member State.

If the restriction of processing according to the above You will be informed by the person responsible before the restriction is lifted.

4. Right to deletion

a) Obligation to delete

You can request the data controller to delete your personal data immediately, and the data controller is obliged to delete this data immediately if one of the following reasons applies:

(1) The personal data relating to 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 was based in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) or Article 9 (2) (a) GDPR was based, and there is no other legal basis for the processing.

(3) According to Article 21 (1) GDPR and there is no overriding legitimate reason for the processing, or you file an objection pursuant to Art. Article 21 (2) GDPR to object to processing.

(4) The personal data concerning you have been unlawfully processed.

(5) The deletion of your personal data is necessary to fulfill 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 were collected in relation to information society services offered in accordance with Article 8 (1) GDPR.

b) Information to third parties

If the person responsible has made your personal data public and is acc. Article 17 (1) GDPR obliges them to delete them, taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs, appropriate measures, including technical ones, to inform those responsible for data processing who process the personal data that you as the data subject Person has requested that they delete all links to this personal data or copies or replications of this personal data.

c) Exceptions

The right to deletion does not exist if the processing is necessary

(1) to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;

(2) to fulfill a legal obligation that requires processing in accordance with the law of the Union or the Member States to which the controller is subject, or to perform a task that is in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller has been;

(3) for reasons of public interest in the area of ​​public health in accordance with Article 9 (2) (h) and (i) and Article 9 (3) GDPR;

(4) for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes acc. Article 89 (1) GDPR, insofar as the right referred to in section a) is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the objectives of this processing, or

(5) to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

5. Right to information

If you have asserted the right to correction, deletion or restriction of processing against the person responsible, he is obliged to inform all recipients to whom your personal data have been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction of processing, unless this proves to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort.

You have the right towards the person responsible to be informed about these recipients.

6. Right to data portability

You have the right to receive the personal data that you have provided to the person responsible in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You also have the right to transfer this data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to whom the personal data has been provided, provided that

(1) the processing is based on consent in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR or Article 9 (2) (a) GDPR or on a contract in accordance with. Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR is based and

(2) the processing is carried out using automated processes.

In exercising this right, you also have the right to have your personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, insofar as this is technically feasible. The freedoms and rights of other people must not be affected by this.

The right to data portability does not apply to the processing of personal data that is necessary for the performance of a task that is in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority that has been transferred to the person responsible.

7. Right to object

You have the right to object, at any time, to the processing of your personal data based on Article 6 (1) (e) or (f) GDPR for reasons arising from your particular situation; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.

The controller will no longer process the personal data relating to you, unless he can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

If the personal data concerning you are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is connected to such direct advertising.

If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, your personal data will no longer be processed for these purposes.

Regardless of Directive 2002/58 / EC, you have the option of exercising your right to object in connection with the use of information society services using automated procedures that use technical specifications.

8. Right to withdraw the declaration of consent under data protection law

You have the right to withdraw your declaration of consent under data protection law at any time. The withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before the withdrawal.

9. Automated decision in individual cases including profiling

You have the right not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing – including profiling – which has legal effect on you or similarly significantly affects you. This does not apply when making the decision

(1) is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between you and the person responsible,

(2) is permissible on the basis of legal provisions of the Union or the member states to which the controller is subject and these legal provisions contain appropriate measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms as well as your legitimate interests or

(3) with your express consent.

However, these decisions may not be based on special categories of personal data in accordance with Article 9 (1) GDPR, unless Article 9 (2) (a) or (g) applies and appropriate measures have been taken to protect your rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests.

With regard to the cases mentioned in (1) and (3), the person responsible takes appropriate measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms as well as your legitimate interests, including at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person on the part of the person responsible, to express your own position and heard the appeal of 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 residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged violation, if you believe that the processing of your personal data is against the GDPR violates.

The supervisory authority to which the complaint was submitted will inform the complainant of the status and results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy under Article 78 GDPR.

XI. Data protection regulations for the application and use of Facebook

The controller has integrated components of the Facebook company on this website. Facebook is a social network.

A social network is a social meeting point operated on the Internet, an online community that usually enables users to communicate with each other and to interact in virtual space. A social network can serve as a platform for the exchange of opinions and experiences or enables the internet community to provide personal or company-related information. Facebook enables the users of the social network, among other things, to create private profiles, upload photos and network via friendship requests.

Facebook is operated by Facebook, Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. If an affected person lives outside the USA or Canada, the person responsible for processing personal data is Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland.

Every time one of the individual pages of this website is accessed, which is operated by the controller and on which a Facebook component (Facebook plug-in) has been integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the person concerned is automatically activated by the respective Facebook Component causes a representation of the corresponding Facebook component to be downloaded from Facebook. A complete overview of all Facebook plug-ins can be found at https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=de_DE. As part of this technical process, Facebook receives knowledge of which specific subpage of our website is visited by the data subject.

If the data subject is logged in to Facebook at the same time, Facebook recognizes each time our website is accessed by the data subject and for the entire duration of their stay on our website, which specific subpage of our website the data subject visits. This information is collected by the Facebook component and assigned by Facebook to the respective Facebook account of the person concerned. If the person concerned clicks one of the Facebook buttons integrated on our website, for example the “Like” button, or if the person concerned makes a comment, Facebook assigns this information to the person’s personal Facebook user account and stores this personal data .

Facebook always receives information via the Facebook component that the data subject has visited our website if the data subject is logged in to Facebook at the same time as accessing our website; this takes place regardless of whether the person concerned clicks on the Facebook component or not. If the data subject does not want this information to be transmitted to Facebook, he or she can prevent the transmission by logging out of their Facebook account before accessing our website.

The data policy published by Facebook, which is available at https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/, provides information on the collection, processing and use of personal data by Facebook. It also explains which setting options Facebook offers to protect the privacy of the data subject. In addition, various applications are available that make it possible to suppress data transmission to Facebook, for example the Facebook blocker from the provider Webgraph, which can be obtained at http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/. Such applications can be used by the data subject to suppress data transmission to Facebook.

XII. Data protection regulations for the application and use of Google+

The controller has integrated the Google+ button as a component on this website. Google+ is a so-called social network. A social network is a social meeting point operated on the Internet, an online community that usually enables users to communicate with each other and to interact in virtual space. A social network can serve as a platform for the exchange of opinions and experiences or enables the internet community to provide personal or company-related information. Google+ enables users of the social network, among other things, to create private profiles, upload photos and network via friendship requests.

Google+ is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.

Each time one of the individual pages of this website is accessed, which is operated by the controller and on which a Google+ button has been integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically triggered by the respective Google+ button, a representation of the corresponding Google+ button Button from Google. As part of this technical process, Google gains knowledge of which specific subpage of our website is visited by the data subject. More detailed information on Google+ is available at https://developers.google.com/+/.

If the data subject is logged in to Google+ at the same time, Google recognizes each time our website is accessed by the data subject and for the entire duration of their stay on our website, which specific subpage of our website the data subject visits. This information is collected by the Google+ button and assigned by Google to the respective Google+ account of the person concerned.

If the person concerned clicks one of the Google+ buttons integrated on our website and thereby makes a Google +1 recommendation, Google assigns this information to the personal Google+ user account of the person concerned and stores this personal data. Google saves the data subject’s Google +1 recommendation and makes it publicly available in accordance with the conditions accepted by the data subject. A Google + 1 recommendation made by the data subject on this website will subsequently be used together with other personal data, such as the name of the Google +1 account used by the data subject and the photo stored in it, in other Google services. For example, the search engine results of the Google search engine, the Google account of the person concerned or in other places, for example on websites or in connection with advertisements, saved and processed. Google is also able to link the visit to this website with other personal data stored by Google. Google also records this personal information for the purpose of improving or optimizing the various Google services.

Google always receives information via the Google+ button that the person concerned has visited our website if the person concerned is logged in to Google+ at the same time as accessing our website; This takes place regardless of whether the person concerned clicks the Google+ button or not.

If the data subject does not want to transfer personal data to Google, they can prevent such transmission by logging out of their Google+ account before calling up our website.

Further information and the applicable data protection regulations of Google can be found at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/. Further information from Google on the Google +1 button can be found at https://developers.google.com/+/web/buttons-policy.

XIII. Data protection regulations for the application and use of Instagram

The controller has integrated components of the Instagram service on this website. Instagram is a service that qualifies as an audiovisual platform and enables users to share photos and videos and also to disseminate such data on other social networks.

Instagram is operated by Instagram LLC, 1 Hacker Way, Building 14 First Floor, Menlo Park, CA, USA.

Each time one of the individual pages of this website is accessed, which is operated by the controller and on which an Instagram component (Insta button) has been integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the person concerned is automatically activated by the respective Instagram component prompted to download a representation of the corresponding component from Instagram. As part of this technical process, Instagram receives knowledge of which specific subpage of our website is visited by the data subject.

If the data subject is logged in to Instagram at the same time, Instagram recognizes each time our website is accessed by the data subject and for the entire duration of their stay on our website, which specific subpage the data subject visits. This information is collected by the Instagram component and assigned to the respective Instagram account of the data subject by Instagram. If the data subject clicks one of the Instagram buttons integrated on our website, the data and information transmitted with it are assigned to the personal Instagram user account of the data subject and saved and processed by Instagram.

Instagram always receives information via the Instagram component that the data subject has visited our website if the data subject is logged in to Instagram at the same time as accessing our website; this takes place regardless of whether the person concerned clicks on the Instagram component or not. If the data subject does not want this information to be transmitted to Instagram, they can prevent the transmission by logging out of their Instagram account before visiting our website.

Further information and the applicable data protection regulations of Instagram can be found at https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388 and https://www.instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.

XIV. Privacy Policy on the Use and Use of Twitter

The controller has integrated Twitter components on this website. Twitter is a multilingual, publicly accessible microblogging service on which users can publish and distribute so-called tweets, i.e. short messages that are limited to 140 characters. These short messages are available to everyone, including anyone who is not logged in to Twitter. The tweets are also displayed to the so-called followers of the respective user. Followers are other Twitter users who follow a user’s tweets. Twitter also enables a wide audience to be addressed via hashtags, links or retweets.

Twitter is operated by Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.

Each time one of the individual pages of this website is accessed, which is operated by the controller and on which a Twitter component (Twitter button) has been integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the person concerned is automatically activated by the respective Twitter component prompted to download a representation of the corresponding Twitter component from Twitter. Further information on the Twitter buttons can be found at https://about.twitter.com/de/resources/buttons. As part of this technical process, Twitter receives knowledge of which specific subpage of our website is visited by the data subject. The purpose of integrating the Twitter component is to enable our users to disseminate the content of this website, to make this website known in the digital world and to increase our visitor numbers.

If the data subject is logged in to Twitter at the same time, Twitter recognizes each time our website is accessed by the data subject and for the entire duration of their stay on our website, which specific subpage of our website the data subject visits. This information is collected by the Twitter component and assigned by Twitter to the respective Twitter account of the person concerned. If the data subject clicks one of the Twitter buttons integrated on our website, the data and information transmitted with it are assigned to the personal Twitter user account of the data subject and saved and processed by Twitter.

Twitter always receives information via the Twitter component that the data subject has visited our website if the data subject is logged in to Twitter at the same time as accessing our website; this takes place regardless of whether the person concerned clicks on the Twitter component or not. If the data subject does not want this information to be transmitted to Twitter, he or she can prevent the transmission by logging out of their Twitter account before accessing our website.

The applicable data protection regulations of Twitter are available at https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=de.

XV. Data protection regulations for the application and use of YouTube

The controller has integrated YouTube components on this website. YouTube is an Internet video portal that enables video publishers to post video clips free of charge and other users to view, evaluate and comment on them free of charge. YouTube allows the publication of all types of videos, which is why complete film and TV programs, but also music videos, trailers or videos made by users themselves can be called up via the Internet portal.

YouTube is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. YouTube, LLC is a subsidiary of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.

Each time one of the individual pages of this website is accessed, which is operated by the controller and on which a YouTube component (YouTube video) has been integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the person concerned is automatically activated by the respective YouTube component prompted to download a representation of the corresponding YouTube component from YouTube. Further information on YouTube can be found at https://www.youtube.com/yt/about/de/. As part of this technical process, YouTube and Google are made aware of which specific subpage of our website is visited by the data subject.

If the data subject is logged in to YouTube at the same time, YouTube recognizes which specific subpage of our website the data subject visits by calling up a subpage that contains a YouTube video. This information is collected by YouTube and Google and assigned to the respective YouTube account of the person concerned.

YouTube and Google always receive information via the YouTube component that the data subject has visited our website if the data subject is logged in to YouTube at the same time as accessing our website; this happens regardless of whether the person clicks on a YouTube video or not. If the data subject does not want this information to be transmitted to YouTube and Google, they can prevent the transmission by logging out of their YouTube account before accessing our website.

The data protection regulations published by YouTube, which are available at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/, provide information about the collection, processing and use of personal data by YouTube and Google.

XVI. Data protection provisions for the application and use of Xing

We use components of the XING.com network on our site. These components are a service of XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.
Each time our website is accessed that is equipped with such a component, this component causes the browser you are using to download a corresponding representation of the XING component.

To the best of our knowledge, XING does not store any of the user’s personal data when you visit our website. XING also does not save any IP addresses. In addition, there is no evaluation of user behavior regarding the use of cookies in connection with the “XING Share Button”. Further information can be found in the data protection information for the XING Share button at: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection and data protection declaration: https://privacy.xing.com/de/datenschutzerklaerung/ Printable version

XVII. Data protection regulations for the application and use of WhatsApp

We use plugins from the instant messaging service WhatsApp Inc., (WhatsApp Inc., 1601 Willow Road Menlo Park, California 94025, USA) on our website. WhatsApp is part of Facebook Inc. (1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA). The WhatsApp button on our website is a hyperlink. This means that data will only be passed on to WhatsApp if you click or tap the button. WhatsApp is solely responsible within the meaning of the EU GDPR, namely WhatsApp Ireland Limited when using the service from the European Economic Area (EEA) or other countries belonging to the European region and WhatsApp Inc., USA when used from other countries. For more information, see WhatsApp’s privacy policy at https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/#privacy-policy

If you access our website with a mobile device (e.g. smartphone), you can recommend posts via Whatsapp. By tapping the WhatsApp button, you can send a message via WhatsApp with the link to the post to your personal WhatsApp contacts. Only when you tap the button will the content of your message and the page accessed be transmitted to WhatsApp.

XVIII. EU interface dispute settlement

The EU Commission has set up a website for online dispute resolution between entrepreneurs and consumers (OS platform), which you can access at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/.