Data protection

Data protection

Personal data (mostly referred to as “data” below) are only processed by us to the extent necessary and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its content and the services offered there.

According to Art4 number 1of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as"GDPR"),"processing"is any process carried out with or without the help of automated processes or any such series of processes in connection with personal data, such as collection , the recording, the organization, the ordering, the storage, the adaptation or modification, the reading out, the querying, the use, the disclosure by transmission, distribution or any other form of provision, the comparison or the linking, the restriction, the Delete or destroy.

With the following data protection declaration, we inform you in particular about the type, scope, purpose, duration and legal basis of the processing of personal data, insofar as we decide either alone or together with others about the purposes and means of processingIn addition, we will inform you below about the third-party components we use for optimization purposes and to increase the quality of use, insofar as third parties process data on their own responsibility.

Our data protection declaration is structured as follows:

  1. Information about us as responsible
    IIRights of users and data subjects
    IIIInformation on data processing
  2. Information about us as responsible

Responsible provider of this website in terms of data protection law is:

Madre Tierra UG
Prinzregentenstrasse
18th
10717 Berlin
Germany

Phone:+49 152 3686 2687
Email:shop@madre-tierra.de

The data protection officer at the provider is:

Karl Carstens

Madre Tierra UG
Prinzregentenstrasse
18th
10717 Berlin
Germany

Phone:+49 152 3686 2687
Email:shop@madre-tierra.de

  1. Rights of users and data subjects

With a view to the data processing described in more detail below, users and data subjects have the right

  • on confirmation as to whether the relevant data is being processed, on information about the processed data, on further information on data processing and on copies of the data (cf.also Art15 GDPR);
  • for correction or completion of incorrect orincomplete data (cf.also Art16 GDPR);
  • for immediate deletion of the data concerning you (cf.also Art17 GDPR), or, alternatively, if further processing in accordance with Art17 para3 GDPR is required to restrict processing in accordance with Art18 GDPR;
  • to receive the data concerning them and provided by them and to transfer this data to other providers/responsible parties (cf.also Art20 GDPR);
  • to complain to the supervisory authority if they are of the opinion that the data concerning them are being processed by the provider in violation of data protection regulations (cf.also Art77 GDPR).

In addition, the provider is obliged to inform all recipients to whom data has been disclosed by the provider of any correction or deletion of data or the restriction of processing that is based on Articles 16, 17 Para1, 18 GDPRHowever, this obligation does not exist if this notification is impossible or involves disproportionate effortIrrespective of this, the user has the right to information about these recipients.

In accordance with Art21 GDPR, you have the right to object to the future processing of your data, provided that the data is processed by the provider in accordance with Art6 para1 litf) GDPR are processedIn particular, an objection to data processing for the purpose of direct advertising is permitted.

IIIInformation on data processing

Your data processed when using our website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage no longer applies, the deletion of the data does not conflict with any statutory retention requirements and no other information on individual processing methods is given below.

Server data

For technical reasons, in particular to ensure a secure and stable website, your internet browser sends data to us ortransmitted to our web space providerWith these so-calledServer log files are among othersType and version of your Internet browser, the operating system, the website from which you switched to our website (referrer URL), the website (s) of our website that you are visiting, the date and time of the respective access and the IP address of the Internet connection from which our website was used.

This data collected in this way is temporarily stored, but not together with other data from you.

This storage takes place on the legal basis of Art6 para1 litf) GDPROur legitimate interest lies in the improvement, stability, functionality and security of our website.

The data will be deleted after seven days at the latest, unless further storage is required for evidence purposesOtherwise, the data will be wholly or partially excluded from deletion until an incident has been finally clarified.

Cookies

  1. a) Session cookies/session cookies

With our website we use so-calledCookiesCookies are small text files or other storage technologies that are stored and stored on your device by the internet browser you useThese cookies process certain information about you on an individual basis, such as your browser or location data or your IP address

This processing makes our website more user-friendly, more effective and more secure, as the processingenables the reproduction of our website in different languages or the offer of a shopping cart function.

The legal basis for this processing is Art6 para1 lit b.) GDPR, provided that these cookies are used to process data to initiate or process contracts.

If the processing does not serve to initiate or process a contract, our legitimate interest lies in improving the functionality of our websiteThe legal basis is then Art6 para1 litf) GDPR.

These session cookies are deleted when you close your Internet browser.

  1. b) Third party cookies

Our website may also use cookies from partner companies with whom we work for the purpose of advertising, analysis or the functionality of our website.

Please refer to the following information for details on this, in particular on the purposes and legal basis for processing such third-party cookies.

  1. c) possibility of elimination

You can prevent or restrict the installation of cookies by setting your internet browserYou can also delete cookies that have already been saved at any timeThe steps and measures required for this, however, depend on the specific Internet browser you are usingIf you have any questions, please use the help function or documentation of your Internet browser or contact its manufacturer orSupportWith so-calledHowever, the processing of flash cookies cannot be prevented via the browser settingsInstead you have to change the setting of your Flash playerThe steps and measures required for this also depend on the specific Flash player you are usingIf you have any questions, please use the help function or documentation of your Flash player or contact the manufacturer orUser support.

However, should you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, this may mean that not all functions of our website can be used to their full extent.

Contract processing

The data transmitted by you for the use of our range of goods and/or services will be processed by us for the purpose of processing the contract and are required in this respectContract conclusion and contract processing are not possible without providing your data.

The legal basis for the processing is Art6 para1 litb) GDPR.

We delete the data when the contract is fully processed, but must observe the retention periods under tax and commercial law.

As part of the contract processing, we pass on your data to the transport company commissioned with the delivery of goods or to the financial service provider, insofar as the transfer is necessary for the delivery of goods or for payment purposes.

The legal basis for forwarding the data is then Art6 para1 litb) GDPR.

Customer account/registration function

If you create a customer account with us via our website, we will use the data you entered during registration (e.g.Your name, your address or your e-mail address) exclusively for pre-contractual services, for the fulfillment of the contract or for the purpose of customer care (e.g.to provide you with an overview of your previous orders from us or to give you the so-calledTo be able to offer memo function) collect and saveAt the same time, we then save the IP address and the date of your registration together with the timeThis data will of course not be passed on to third parties.

As part of the further registration process, your consent to this processing is obtained and reference is made to this data protection declarationThe data we collect is used exclusively to provide the customer account.

If you consent to this processing, Art6 para1 lita) GDPR legal basis for processing.

If the opening of the customer account also serves pre-contractual measures or the fulfillment of the contract, the legal basis for this processing is also Art6 para1 litb) GDPR.

You can revoke the consent given to us to open and maintain the customer account in accordance with Art7 para3 GDPR at any time with effect for the futureAll you have to do is inform us of your revocation.

The data collected in this regard will be deleted as soon as processing is no longer necessaryIn doing so, we have to observe retention periods under tax and commercial law.

Checking creditworthiness and scoring

Insofar as we give you the basic option of paying by invoice as part of our range of goods or services and you make use of this, we reserve the right to contact a credit agency (such asCreditreform, Schufa, Bürgel or infoscore) to obtain a credit report on the basis of mathematical-statistical proceduresFor this purpose, your data, insofar as it is relevant to the contract, such asForward your name and address to the credit agencyWe use the following information about the statistical probability of a payment default to decide whether to offer you payment by invoice.

The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interest in the reliability of the claim in accordance withArt6 (1) litf) GDPR.

Newsletter

If you register for our free newsletter, the data you have requested for this purpose, i.e. your e-mail address and - optionally - your name and address, will be transmitted to usAt the same time, we save the IP address of the Internet connection from which you access our website, as well as the date and time of your registrationAs part of the further registration process, we will obtain your consent to the sending of the newsletter, describe the content in detail and refer to this data protection declarationWe use the data collected in this way exclusively for sending the newsletter - therefore, in particular, it is not passed on to third parties.

The legal basis for this is Art6 para1 lita) GDPR.

You can consent to the newsletter being sent in accordance with Art7 para3 GDPR at any time with effect for the futureTo do this, all you have to do is inform us of your revocation or use the unsubscribe link contained in every newsletter.

Contact inquiries/contact options

If you contact us via the contact form or email, the data you provide will be used to process your requestThe specification of the data is necessary for processing and answering your request - without their provision, we cannot answer your request or at least only partially.

The legal basis for this processing is Art6 para1 litb) GDPR.

Your data will be deleted if your request has been finally answered and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory retention requirements, such asin any subsequent contract processing.

User contributions, comments and ratings

We offer you the option of posting questions, answers, opinions or ratings, hereinafter referred to as “contributions”, on our websiteIf you take advantage of this offer, we will process and publish your contribution, the date and time of submission and the information you may have providedused pseudonym.

The legal basis for this is Art6 para1 lita) GDPRYou can give your consent in accordance with Art7 para3 GDPR at any time with effect for the futureAll you have to do is inform us of your revocation.

In addition, we also process your IP and email addressThe IP address is processed because we have a legitimate interest in initiating or supporting further steps, provided that your contribution encroaches on the rights of third parties and/or is otherwise unlawful.

The legal basis in this case is Art6 para1 litf) GDPROur legitimate interest lies in thenecessary legal defense.

Subscription to contributions

If you publish articles on our website, we also offer you the option of subscribing to any subsequent articles by third partiesIn order to be able to inform you about these follow-up posts by e-mail, we process your e-mail address.

The legal basis for this is Art6 para1 lita) GDPRYou can consent to this subscription in accordance with Art7 para3 GDPR at any time with effect for the futureTo do this, you only have to inform us of your revocation or click the unsubscribe link contained in the respective email.

Contest

We offer you participation in competitions on our websiteIf you take part in one of our competitions, the data you enter when participating will be processed without your further consent, but of course only for the implementation and processing of the respective competition.

As part of the processing of the competition, we pass on your data to the transport company commissioned with the delivery of goods or to a financial service provider, insofar as the transfer for delivery orWithdrawal of your winnings is requiredIf your data is published if you win, you will be informed of this in the declaration of consent.

The legal basis for forwarding the data is then Art6 para1 litb) GDPR.

In accordance with Art7 para3 GDPR at any time with effect for the futureAll you have to do is inform us of your revocation.

YouTube

We maintain an online presence on YouTube to present our company and our services and to communicate with customers/interested partiesYouTube is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, a subsidiary of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA.

In this respect, we would like to point out that there is a possibility that user data will be processed outside the European Union, in particular in the USAThis can result in increased risks for the user insofar as thatlater access to user data can be made more difficultWe also have no access to this user dataThe possibility of access lies exclusively with YouTubeGoogle LLC is certified under the Privacy Shield and has thus committed itself to complying with European data protection standards

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

You can find YouTube's data protection information at

https://policies.google.com/privacy

LinkedIn

We maintain an online presence on LinkedIn to present our company and our services and to communicate with customers/interested partiesLinkedIn is a service of LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland, a subsidiary of LinkedIn Corporation, 1000 W.Maude Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085, USA.

In this respect, we would like to point out that there is a possibility that user data will be processed outside the European Union, in particular in the USAThis can result in increased risks for the user insofar as thatlater access to user data can be made more difficultWe also have no access to this user dataAccess is only available to LinkedInThe LinkedIn Corporation is certified under the Privacy Shield and has thus committed itself to complying with European data protection standards

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000L0UZAA0&status=Active

You can find LinkedIn's privacy policy at

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Facebook

To advertise our products and services and to communicate with interested parties or customers, we operate a company presence on the Facebook platform.

We are jointly responsible for this social media platform with Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2 Ireland.

The data protection officer of Facebook can be reached via a contact form:

https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/540977946302970

We have regulated the joint responsibility in an agreement with regard to the respective obligations within the meaning of the GDPRThis agreement, from which the mutual obligations arise, can be accessed under the following link:

https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum

The legal basis for the resulting and subsequently reproduced processing of personal data is Art6 para1 litf GDPROur legitimate interest lies in the analysis, communication, sales and advertising of our products and services.

The legal basis can also be the consent of the user in accordance with Art6 para1 lita GDPR to the platform operatorThe user can consent to this in accordance with Art7 para3 GDPR can be revoked for the future at any time by notifying the platform operator.

When you visit our online presence on the Facebook platform, Facebook Ireland Ltdas the operator of the platform in the EU, user data (e.g.personal information, IP address etc.).

This user data is used for statistical information about the use of our company presence on FacebookFacebook Ireland Ltduses this data for market research and advertising purposes and to create user profilesBased on these profiles, it is Facebook Ireland LtdFor example, it is possible to advertise users within and outside of Facebook based on their interestsIf the user is logged into his account on Facebook at the time of access, Facebook Ireland Ltdalso link the data with the respective user account.

If the user contacts us via Facebook, the personal data entered on this occasion will be used to process the requestThe user's data will be deleted by us, provided that the user's request has been finally answered and there are no statutory retention requirements, such asin the event of subsequent contract processing.

To process the data, Facebook Ireland Ltdpossiblyalso set cookies.

If the user does not agree to this processing, it is possible to prevent the installation of cookies by setting the browser accordinglyCookies that have already been saved can also be deleted at any timeThe settings for this depend on the respective browserIn the case of Flash cookies, processing cannot be prevented via the settings of the browser, but through the corresponding setting of the Flash playerShould the user prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, this may mean that not all Facebook functions can be used to their full extent.

More information about the processing activities, their prevention and the deletion of the data processed by Facebook can be found in Facebook's data policy:

https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation

It cannot be ruled out that the processing by Facebook Ireland Ltdalso via Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025 in the USA.

Facebook Inchas submitted to the"EU-US Privacy Shield"and thereby declares compliance with the EU data protection requirements when processing data in the USA.

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

Instagram

We have a company presence on the Instagram platform to advertise our products and services and to communicate with interested parties or customers.

We are jointly responsible for this social media platform with Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2 Ireland.

Instagram's data protection officer can be reached using a contact form:

https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/540977946302970

We have regulated the joint responsibility in an agreement with regard to the respective obligations within the meaning of the GDPRThis agreement, from which the mutual obligations arise, can be accessed under the following link:

https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum

The legal basis for the resulting and subsequently reproduced processing of personal data is Art6 para1 litf GDPROur legitimate interest lies in the analysis, communication, sales and advertising of our products and services.

The legal basis can also be the consent of the user in accordance with Art6 para1 lita GDPR to the platform operatorThe user can consent to this in accordance with Art7 para3 GDPR can be revoked for the future at any time by notifying the platform operator.

When you visit our online presence on the Instagram platform, Facebook Ireland Ltdas the operator of the platform in the EU, user data (e.g.personal information, IP address etc.).

This user data is used for statistical information about the use of our company presence on InstagramFacebook Ireland Ltduses this data for market research and advertising purposes and to create user profilesBased on these profiles, it is Facebook Ireland LtdFor example, it is possible to advertise users within and outside of Instagram based on their interestsIf the user is logged into his Instagram account at the time of access, Facebook Ireland Ltdalso link the data with the respective user account.

If the user contacts Instagram, the personal data entered on this occasion will be used to process the requestThe user's data will be deleted by us, provided that the user's request has been finally answered and there are no statutory retention requirements, such asin the event of subsequent contract processing.

To process the data, Facebook Ireland Ltdpossiblyalso set cookies.

If the user does not agree to this processing, it is possible to prevent the installation of cookies by setting the browser accordinglyCookies that have already been saved can also be deleted at any timeThe settings for this depend on the respective browserIn the case of Flash cookies, processing cannot be prevented via the settings of the browser, but through the corresponding setting of the Flash playerShould the user prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, this may mean that not all Facebook functions can be used to their full extent.

You can find more information about the processing activities, their prevention and the deletion of the data processed by Instagram in Instagram's data policy:

https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875

It cannot be ruled out that the processing by Facebook Ireland Ltdalso via Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025 in the USA.

Facebook Inchas submitted to the"EU-US Privacy Shield"and thereby declares compliance with the EU data protection requirements when processing data in the USA.

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

Linking social media via graphic or text link

We also advertise presences on the social networks listed below on our websiteThe integration takes place via a linked graphic of the respective networkThe use of this linked graphic prevents that when a website that has a social media application is called up, a connection is automatically established to the respective server of the social network in order to display a graphic of the respective network itselfThe user is only forwarded to the service of the respective social network by clicking on the corresponding graphic.

After the user has been forwarded, information about the user is recorded by the respective networkIt cannot be ruled out that the data collected in this way will be processed in the USA.

These are initially data such as IP address, date, time and the page visitedIf the user is logged into his user account for the respective network during this time, the network operator mayassign the information collected from the user's specific visit to the user's personal accountIf the user interacts via a"Share"button on the respective network, this information can be saved in the user's personal user account and, if necessary, savedto be publishedIf the user wants to prevent the information collected from being directly assigned to his user account, he must log out before clicking on the graphicIt is also possible to configure the respective user account accordingly.

The following social networks are linked to our site:

facebook

Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, a subsidiary of Facebook Inc., 1601 SCalifornia Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.

Data protection declaration:https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Certification EU-US data protection ("EU-US Privacy Shield") https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

YouTube

Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, a subsidiary of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA

Data protection declaration:https://policies.google.com/privacy

EU-US data protection certification (“EU-US Privacy Shield”) https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Instagram

Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, a subsidiary of Facebook Inc., 1601 SCalifornia Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.

Data protection declaration:https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875

Certification EU-US data protection ("EU-US Privacy Shield") https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics on our websiteThis is a web analysis service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter referred to as “Google”.

Through certification according to the EU-US data protection shield ("EU-US Privacy Shield")

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that the EU's data protection requirements will also be complied with when processing data in the USA.

The Google Analytics service is used to analyze the usage behavior of our websiteThe legal basis is Art6 para1 litf) GDPROur legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our website.

Usage and user-related information, such asIP address, location, time or frequency of visits to our website are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored thereHowever, we use Google Analytics with the so-calledAnonymization functionWith this function, Google shortens the IP address within the EU orof the EEA.

The data collected in this way is in turn used by Google to provide us with an evaluation of the visit to our website and the usage activities thereThis data can also be used to provide other services related to the use of our website and the use of the Internet.

Google states that it will not associate your IP address with other dataIn addition, Google maintains

https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/partners

further data protection information ready for you, for examplealso about the possibilities to prevent data usage.

Google also offers

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

a so-calledDeactivation add-on and further information on thisThis add-on can be installed with the most popular internet browsers and offers you further control over the data that Google collects when you visit our websiteThe add-on informs the JavaScript (ga.js) of Google Analytics that information about visiting our website should not be transmitted to Google AnalyticsHowever, this does not prevent information from being transmitted to us or to other web analysis servicesYou can of course also find out whether and which other web analysis services we use in this data protection declaration.

 

Google Maps

We use Google Maps on our website to show our location and to create directionsThis is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter referred to as “Google”.

Through certification according to the EU-US data protection shield ("EU-US Privacy Shield")

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that the EU's data protection requirements will also be complied with when processing data in the USA.

To enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established when our website is accessed.

If you call up the Google Maps component integrated in our website, Google will save a cookie on your device via your internet browserYour user settings and data are processed in order to display our location and to create directionsWe cannot rule out that Google uses servers in the USA.

The legal basis is Art6 para1 litf) GDPROur legitimate interest lies in optimizing the functionality of our website.

The connection to Google established in this way enables Google to determine from which website your request was sent and to which IP address the directions are to be sent.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies through the appropriate settings in your Internet browserYou can find details on this under the heading"Cookies"above.

In addition, Google Maps and the information obtained through Google Maps are used in accordance with the Google Terms of Use https://policies.google.com/terms?gl=DE&hl=de and the Terms and Conditions for Google Maps https://www.google. com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html.

Google also offers

https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated

https://policies.google.com/privacy

further information.

Google reCAPTCHA

On our website, we use Google reCAPTCHA to check and avoid interactions on our website through automated access, e.g.by so-calledBots, oneThis is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter referred to as “Google”.

Through certification according to the EU-US data protection shield ("EU-US Privacy Shield")

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that the EU's data protection requirements will also be complied with when processing data in the USA.

With this service, Google can determine from which website a request is being sent and from which IP address you received the so-calledUse reCAPTCHA input boxIn addition to your IP address, Google may also collect additional information that is necessary for offering and guaranteeing this service.

The legal basis is Art6 para1 litf) GDPROur legitimate interest lies in the security of our website as well as in the defense against undesired, automated access in the form of spam or similar.

Google offers below

https://policies.google.com/privacy

further information on the general handling of your user data.

Google Fonts

We use Google Fonts on our website to display external fontsThis is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter referred to as “Google”.

Through certification according to the EU-US data protection shield ("EU-US Privacy Shield")

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that the EU's data protection requirements will also be complied with when processing data in the USA.

To enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established when our website is accessed.

The legal basis is Art6 para1 litf) GDPROur legitimate interest lies in the optimization and economic operation of our website.

The connection to Google established when you visit our website allows Google to determine from which website your request was sent and to which IP address the representation of the font is to be transmitted.

Google offers below

https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated

https://policies.google.com/privacy

further information, in particular about the possibilities of preventing the use of data.

GOOGLE search function ("CSE")

We use the “Google custom search” (Google Custom Search Engine “CSE”) for full-text searches on the website“CSE” is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter “Google”.

Google is certified according to the"EU-US Privacy Shield"and thereby guarantees compliance with the EU data protection requirements when processing data in the USA.

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

"CSE"enables a full text search for content on our websiteAccess to this search function is via a search box"Google User-Defined Search".

The legal basis for this is Art6 para1 litf GDPROur legitimate interest lies in the user-friendliness of the website.

The function has been integrated into our website unchanged as a software module from Google.
If the search is activated by entering a search term, Google uses a plugin to load the information you are looking forAt the same time, the terms entered by the user and the IP address of the user are transmitted to Google in order to carry out the search and display the search results.

If the user is logged into their existing Google account at the time of the search process, Google can assign the information recorded to the associated user profile.

Further information, in particular about the possibilities of preventing the use of data, is offered by Google under the following links:

https://policies.google.com/privacy
https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated

YouTube

We use YouTube on our websiteThis is a video portal from YouTube LLC., 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, hereinafter referred to as"YouTube".

YouTube is a subsidiary of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter referred to as “Google”.

Through certification according to the EU-US data protection shield ("EU-US Privacy Shield")

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees, and thus also its subsidiary YouTube, that the EU's data protection requirements will also be complied with when processing data in the USA.

We use YouTube in connection with the"Extended data protection mode"function in order to be able to show you videosThe legal basis is Art6 para1 litf) GDPROur legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our websiteAccording to information provided by YouTube, the"extended data protection mode"function ensures that the data described in more detail below are only transmitted to the YouTube server when you actually start a video.

Without this"extended data protection"a connection to the YouTube server in the USA will be established as soon as you call up one of our Internet pages on which a YouTube video is embedded.

This connection is necessary in order to be able to display the respective video on our website via your internet browserIn the course of this, YouTube will at least record and process your IP address, the date and time and the website you visitedIn addition, a connection to the Google “DoubleClick” advertising network is established.

If you are logged into YouTube at the same time, YouTube will assign the connection information to your YouTube accountIf you want to prevent this, you must either log out of YouTube before visiting our website or make the appropriate settings in your YouTube user account.

For the purpose of functionality and to analyze usage behavior, YouTube permanently stores cookies on your device via your Internet browserIf you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the storage of cookies by setting your Internet browserYou can find more information on this under"Cookies"above.

Google holds further information about the collection and use of data as well as your rights and protection options in this regard in the

https://policies.google.com/privacy

available data protection information.

MailChimp - Newsletter

We offer you the opportunity to register with us for our free newsletter via our website.

We use MailChimp, a service of The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 512 Means Street, Suite 404, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA, hereinafter referred to as"The Rocket Science Group", to send the newsletter.

Through certification according to the EU-US data protection shield ("EU-US Privacy Shield")

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TO6hAAG&status=Active

The Rocket Science Group guarantees that EU data protection requirements will also be complied with when processing data in the USAThe Rocket Science Group also offers

http://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

further data protection information.

If you register to receive our newsletter, the data requested during the registration process, such as your email address and, optionally, your name and address, will be processed by The Rocket Science GroupIn addition, your IP address as well as the date of your registration and time are savedAs part of the further registration process, your consent to the sending of the newsletter is obtained, the content is specifically described and reference is made to this data protection declaration.

The newsletter then sent via The Rocket Science Group also contains a so-calledTracking pixels, also called web beacons"With the help of this tracking pixel, we can evaluate whether and when you have read our newsletter and whether you have followed any further links contained in the newsletterIn addition to other technical data, such asthe data of your IT system and your IP address, the data processed are stored so that we can optimize our newsletter offer and respond to the wishes of the readersThe data are therefore used to increase the quality and attractiveness of our newsletter offer.

The legal basis for sending the newsletter and the analysis is Art6 para1 lita.) GDPR.

You can consent to the newsletter being sent in accordance with Art7 para3 GDPR at any time with effect for the futureTo do this, all you have to do is inform us of your revocation or use the unsubscribe link contained in every newsletter.

Sample data protection declaration from the law firm Weiß & Partner