data privacy policy

Privacy statement for the visitors to our website

 

Hello and thank you for your interest in our website. Besides other matters we take your rights to privacy, data protection and informational self-determination very seriously. Therefore, we would like to inform you as follows:

 

Who are we?

Humboldt-Innovation GmbH, managing director: Volker Hofmann, Ziegelstraße 30, 10117 Berlin, Tel.: +49 (30) 2093 70752, Fax: +49 (30) 2093 70779, e-mail: info@humboldt-innovation.de.

 

Who is responsible for data protection in our company (data protection officer)?

Everyone is responsible for the topic of data protection in our company. In addition we decided to appoint a data protection officer. In order to guarantee his independence we have commissioned an external consultant. This concerns the lawyer Dr. Stephan Gärtner. You are welcome to contact him at all times. His contact details are as follows:

 

Lawyer Dr. Stephan Gärtner,

StanhopeONE,

Voßstraße 20, 10117 Berlin

gaertner@stanhope.de,

Tel.: +49 30 89614237

Fax: +49 3012053097 9

 

 

What happens when using the website for purely informational purposes?

When you use our website for purely informational purposes, i.e. if you as a user neither register, nor transmit information otherwise, we will collect the following data from you: IP address, date and time of the enquiry, time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), contents of the request (specific site), access status/HTTP status code, respectively transmitted data volume, referrer, operating system and its interface, language and version of the browser software. We receive these data via cookies and directly from your browser. The purpose of this processing is the provision of our website as well as the statistical evaluation. The legal basis for this is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, according to which the processing of personal data is also possible without the consent of the data subject if the processing is necessary in order to safeguard the legitimate interests of the data controller or a third party, if the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject, which require the protection of personal data, do not prevail, in particular if the data subject is a child. The aforementioned purposes are in our interest. Insofar as we use cookies we refer to our statements under “How do we use cookies on this website?”.

 

 

What happens when using our comment field?

If you leave comments via our comment field, we will hereby collect the following data: name, e-mail address, own URL and comment text. We hereby enable you to make public comments. The legal basis is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, according to which the processing of personal data is also possible without the consent of the data subject if the processing is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of the data controller or a third party, if the interests of the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject, which require the protection of the personal data, do not prevail, in particular if the data subject is a child. Making it possible to leave a comment is in our mutual interest. We store your data until the purpose that arises from the legitimate interest has been fulfilled. You have the possibility to object to the further storage; by informal notification to one of the aforementioned contact channels („Who are we?“).

 

 

How do we use YouTube videos?

(1) We have integrated YouTube videos into our online offer, which are stored on http://www.YouTube.com and can be played directly from our website. [These are all integrated in the “extended data protection mode”, i.e. no data about you as a user are transmitted to YouTube when you do not play the videos. Only when you play the videos are the data stated in Paragraph 2 transmitted. We have no influence on this data transmission.

(2) By visiting the website YouTube receives the information that you have called the corresponding sub-site of our website. Moreover, the data stated under Paragraph 3 are transmitted. This is carried out irrespective whether YouTube makes a user account available, via which you are logged in or whether no user account exists. If you are logged into to Google, your data will be allocated directly to your account. If you do not wish to have the allocation with your profile at YouTube, you must log out before activating the button. YouTube stores your data as a usage profile and uses these for purposes of advertising, market research and/or to design its website according to market needs. Such an evaluation is in particular carried out (even for users who are not logged in) in order to provide need-based advertising and in order to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have a right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact YouTube in order to exercise this right.

(3) You can obtain further information relating to the purpose and scope of the data collection and their processing by YouTube in their privacy statement. There you will also receive further information relating to your rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy. Google also processes your personal data in the USA and has submitted itself to the EU-US-Privacy-Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

(4) We also maintain company profile on YouTube. If you interact with this company site there is the possibility that the provider will process your data as described in Paragraphs 2 and 3.

(5) The legal basis is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, according to which the processing of personal data is also possible without the consent of the data subject if the processing is necessary in order to safeguard the legitimate interests of the data controller or a third party, if the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject, which require the protection of personal data, do not prevail, in particular if the data subject is a child. We refer here to our interests in direct marketing pursuant to ErwG 47 a.E. GDPR.

 

 

How do we use Google Maps?

(1) On this website we use the offer of Google Maps. This way we can display interactive maps to you directly on the website and provide convenient use of the map function.

(2) By visiting the website Google receives the information that you have called the corresponding sub-site of our website. Moreover, the data stated under Paragraph 3 are transmitted. This is carried out irrespective whether Google has made a user account available, via which you are logged in, or whether no user account exists. If you are logged into Google, your data will be allocated directly to your account. If you do not wish the allocation with your profile at Google you must log-out before activating the button. Google stores your data as a usage profile and uses these for purposes of advertising, market research and/or to design its website according to market needs. Such an evaluation is in particular carried out (even for users who are not logged in) in order to provide need-based advertising and in order to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have a right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact Google in order to exercise this right.

(3) You can obtain further information relating to the purpose and scope of the data collection and their processing by the plugin provider in the privacy statements of the provider. There you will also receive further information regarding your rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy. Google also processes your personal data in the USA and has submitted itself to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

(4) The legal basis is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, according to which the processing of personal data is also possible without the consent of the data subject if the processing is necessary in order to safeguard the legitimate interests of the data controller or a third party, if the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject, which require the protection of personal data, do not prevail, in particular if the data subject is a child. We refer here to our interest in direct marketing pursuant to ErwG 47 a.E. GDPR. We will erase the data as soon as the purpose has ceased to exist, no later than when you opt against the processing.

 

 

Are we obligated to collect these data? What happens if we do not collect these data?

There is no statutory obligation to collect these data. However, there is the possibility that if the data are not collected the visit to our website will be made more difficult.

 

 

Who can potentially access to your data? And: do the data leave the European Union or the European Economic Area?

The following companies receive the aforementioned data, whereby it will be pointed out below if the data leave the European Union or the European Economic Area:

 

Third country reference:

 

  • Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountainview, California 94043, USA; https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/?hl=de.

 

Other:

 

  • Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001 (Google Analytics)

 

 

Do we guarantee sufficient data security?

We maintain current technical measures in order to guarantee data security, in particular for the protection of your personal data against risks when transmitting data as well as against third parties gaining knowledge of the personal data. These are respectively adjusted to the current technical standards.

 

 

How do we use cookies on this website?

This website does not use cookies for anonymous users. Google uses cookies for Youtube content on this website.

 

 

Which rights do you have?

You have several rights. You have the right to information about the personal data processed in relation to rectification or deletion, to restriction to the processing, to object to the processing as well as to data portability. You also have the possibility to complain about us to the supervisory authority that is responsible for us. We politely point out that these rights are, if applicable, linked to prerequisites, the existence of which we will insist upon.

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