70193 Stuttgart Germany
Types of processed data:
- Inventory data (eg, Names, addresses).
- contact information (e.g., email, phone numbers).
- content data (e.g., text input, photographs, videos).
- usage data (e.g., websites visited, interest in content, access times).
- Meta / communication data (e.g., device information, IP addresses).
Affected Person Categories
Visitors and Users of the Online Offering (In the following, we collectively refer to the Affected Persons as "Users")
Purpose of Processing
- Providing the online offering, its features and content.
- Answering contact requests and communicating with users.
- Safety measures
. - Audience measurement / Marketing |
"Personal Information" is any information that identifies itself to an identified person or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as "affected person"); 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 performed with or without the aid of automated procedures or any such process associated with personal data. The term covers a wide range and covers practically every handling of data.
"Pseudonymisation" means the processing of personal data in such a way that the personal data can no longer be assigned to a specific data subject without additional information being provided, provided that such additional information is kept separate and subject to technical and organizational measures to ensure that the personal data not assigned to an identified or identifiable natural person.
"Profiling" means any kind of automated processing of personal data which involves the use of such personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular aspects relating to job performance, economic situation, health, personal To analyze or predict preferences, interests, reliability, behavior, location, or location of this natural person.
"Responsible" means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body that alone or together with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data
'Processor' means a natural or legal person, public authority, body or body that processes personal data on behalf of the controller.
Relevant legal basis
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.
In accordance with Art. 32 GDPR, we take into account the state of the art, the implementation costs and the type the scope, circumstances and purposes of the processing and the different likelihood and severity of the risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons; 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 as their 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) to them transmit or otherwise grant access to the data, this is only on the basis of a legal permission (eg, if a transmission of the data to third parties, such as to payment service providers, in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO 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, web hosts, etc.).
Insofar as 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 if this is done in the context of the use of third party services or disclosure, or transmission of data to third parties this 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. on the basis of specific guarantees, such as the officially recognized level of data protection (eg for the USA through the 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 such data is being processed and for information about such data and for further information and copying of the data accordingly Art. 15 GDPR.
You have accordingly. 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, they have the right to demand that the relevant data be deleted without delay, or alternatively to demand a restriction of the processing of data in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR
You have the right to demand that the data relating to you, which you have provided to us, be obtained in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR and request their transmission to other persons responsible.
You have gem. Art. 77 DSGVO the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
Right of Withdrawal
You have the right to give consent in accordance with Art. Revoke Article 7 (3) of the GDPR with effect for the future
Right to object
You may, in accordance with the provisions of the Art. 21 DSGVO contradict at any time. The objection may in particular be made against processing for direct marketing purposes.
Cookies and right of objection for direct mail
"Cookies" are small files, which 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 offered by providers other than the person responsible for the online offer (otherwise, if only its cookies are called "first-party cookies")
If users do not want cookies stored on their computer, they will be asked to disable the option in their browser's system settings. 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.
Deletion of data
According to legal requirements in Germany, the storage takes place in particular for 10 years according to §§ 147 Abs. 1 AO, 257 Abs. 1 Nr. 1 and 4, Abs. 4 HGB (books, records, management reports, accounting documents, trading books, relevant for taxation Documents, etc.) and 6 years in accordance with § 257 (1) no. 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 paragraph 1 BAO (accounting documents, receipts / invoices, accounts, receipts, business papers, statement of income and expenses, etc.), for 22 years in connection with real estate and for 10 years in the case of documents related to electronically supplied services, telecommunications, broadcasting and television services provided to non-EU companies in EU Member States for which the Mini-One-Stop-Shop (MOSS) is used. p>
Administration, Financial Accounting, Office Organization, Contact Management
We process data in the context of administrative tasks as well as organization of our business, financial accounting and compliance with legal obligations, such as archiving. In doing so, we process the same data that we process in the course of rendering our contractual services. The processing principles are Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c. DSGVO, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO. The processing affects customers, prospects, business partners and website visitors. The purpose and interest in processing lies in administration, financial accounting, office organization, data archiving, that is, tasks that serve to maintain our business, perform our duties and provide our services. The deletion of the data in terms of contractual performance and contractual communication is in line with the information provided in these processing activities.
We disclose or provide financial management information, advisors, such as accountants or auditors, and other fee agents and payment service providers
Furthermore, based on our business interests, we store information about suppliers, promoters and other business partners, e.g. for later contact. In principle, we store this majority of company-related data permanently.
Business Analysis and Market Research
In order to operate our business economically, to be able to recognize market trends, wishes of the contractual partners and users, we analyze the data available to us for business transactions, contracts, inquiries, etc. We process stock data, communication data, contract data, payment data, usage data, Metadata based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO, whereby the data subjects include contractual partners, interested parties, customers, visitors and users of our online offer.
The analyzes are carried out for the purpose of business analysis, marketing and market research. In doing so, we can provide the profiles of registered users with information, e.g. take into account their services. The analyzes serve us to increase the user-friendliness, the optimization of our offer and the business economics. The analyzes are for us alone and will not be disclosed externally unless they are anonymous, aggregated value analyzes.
If these analyzes or profiles are personal, they will be deleted or anonymised upon termination of the users, otherwise after two years from the conclusion of the contract. Incidentally, the overall business analyzes and general trend provisions are created anonymously if possible.
Amazon Affiliate Program
We are on the basis of our legitimate interests (ie interest in the economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 para 1 lit. DSGVO) participants in the Affiliate Program of Amazon EU, which provides a medium for websites was designed by means of which the placement of advertisements and links to Amazon.de advertising rewards can be earned (so-called affiliate system). That As an Amazon partner, we earn qualified purchases.
Note: Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or one of its affiliates.
Our podcasts are on the "Soundcloud" platform offered by SoundCloud Limited, Rheinsberger Str. 76/77, 10115 Berlin, Germany and are reproduced from this Platform.
For this purpose, we integrate so-called Soundcloud widgets into our website. It is playback software that allows users to play the podcasts. Here Soundcloud can measure which podcasts are heard to what extent and process this information pseudonym for statistical and business purposes. For this purpose, cookies can be stored in the browsers of the users and used to create user profiles, e.g. for the purpose of issuing advertisements that correspond to the potential interests of the users. For users registered with Soundcloud, Soundcloud can map the listening information to their profiles.
Use is made on the basis of our legitimate interests, i. Interest in a safe and efficient provision, analysis and optimization of our audio offer acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO.
Hosting and Emailing
The hosting services we use to provide the following services: infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage and database services, e-mail delivery, security and technical maintenance services we provide Use this website for the purpose of operating this website.
Here we, or our hosting provider, process inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta and communication data of customers, interested parties and visitors to this online offer on the basis of our legitimate interests in an efficient and secure provision of this online offer acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO i.V.m. Art. 28 GDPR (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 purposes (for example, 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.
Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, which provides a guarantee to comply with European data protection law (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active code).
Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of our online offer by users, to compile reports on the activities within this online offer and to provide us with further services related to the use of this online offer and the internet usage. In doing so, pseudonymous usage profiles of the users can be created from the processed data.
We only use Google Analytics with activated IP anonymization. This means that the IP address of the users will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to and shortened to a Google server in the USA.
The IP address submitted by the user's browser will not be merged with other data provided by Google. Users can prevent the storage of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly; Users may also prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to their use of the online offer as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: & nbsp; http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Users' personal data will be deleted or anonymised after 14 months.
Google Universal Analytics
We set Google Analytics to "Universal Analytics". "Universal Analytics" means a process of Google Analytics, in which the user analysis is based on a pseudonymous user ID and thus a pseudonymous profile of the user is created with information from the use of different devices (so-called "cross-device tracking") .
Google Analytics Audience Building
We use Google Analytics to display advertisements displayed within Google's advertising services and its affiliates, only to users who have shown an interest in our online offering or who have certain characteristics (eg interests in particular) Themes or products that are determined by the websites visited) that we submit to Google (so-called "remarketing" or "Google Analytics audiences"). With Remarketing Audiences, we also want to make sure that our ads are in the interest of the users.
online social media sites
We maintain online presence within social networks and platforms in order to communicate with customers, prospects and users active there and to inform them about our services.
We point out that data of the users outside the area of the European Union can be processed. This may result in risks for the users because e.g. enforcement of user rights could be made more difficult. With respect to US providers certified under the Privacy Shield, we point out that they are committed to respecting the EU's privacy standards.
Furthermore, the data of the users are usually processed for market research and advertising purposes. Thus, e.g. user profiles are created from the user behavior and the resulting interests of the users. The usage profiles can in turn be used to e.g. Place advertisements inside and outside the platforms that are allegedly in line with users' interests. For these purposes, cookies are usually stored on the computers of the users, in which the user behavior and the interests of the users are stored. Furthermore, in the usage profiles data can also be stored independently of the devices used by the users (in particular if the users are members of the respective platforms and are logged in to them)
The processing of the personal data of users is based on our legitimate interests in an effective information of users and communication with users in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO. If the users are asked by the respective providers for a consent to the data processing (that is, they declare their agreement, for example, by ticking a check box or confirming a button), the legal basis of the processing is Art. 6 para. a., Art. 7 GDPR.
For a detailed description of the respective processing and the possibilities of contradiction (opt-out), we refer to the following linked information of the provider.
Also in the case of requests for information and the assertion of user rights, we point out that these can be claimed most effectively from the providers. Only the providers have access to the data of the users and can directly take appropriate measures and provide information. If you still need help, then you can contact us
Integration of third-party services and content
We rely on our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of our online offer) of Art. 6 (1) lit. DSGVO) content or service offers from third-party providers to their content and services, such as Include videos or fonts (collectively referred to as "content").
This always presupposes that the third-party providers of this content perceive the IP address of the users, since they could not send the content to their browser without the IP address. The IP address is therefore required for the presentation of this content. We endeavor to use only content whose respective providers use the IP address solely for the delivery of the content. Third parties may also use so-called pixel tags (invisible graphics, also referred to as "web beacons") for statistical or marketing purposes. The "pixel tags" can be used to evaluate information such as visitor traffic on the pages of this website. The pseudonymous information may also be stored in cookies on the user's device and may include, but is not limited to, technical information about the browser and operating system, referring web pages, visit time, and other information regarding the use of our online offer.