I. Data protection
1. General information
The following notes provide a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally related, e.g. name, address, e-mail addresses, user behavior. We have taken extensive technical and operational precautions to protect your data from accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security procedures are regularly reviewed and adapted to technological advances. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our data protection declaration listed under this text.
2. Responsible for data processing
The person responsible according to Article 4 (7) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is: International Institute for Studies and Cooperation e.V., Bruchtorwall 13, 38100 Braunschweig, firstname.lastname@example.org. (see our imprint)
Link to the imprint: https://iisc-institute.de/impressum
3. Contact option for the data protection officer
You can reach our data protection officer at email@example.com or at our postal address with the addition “the data protection officer”.
4. Your rights
We would like to provide you with information as to whether and which of your personal data we process and for what purposes (Art. 15 GDPR). In addition, under the respective legal requirements, you have the right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR), the right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR), the right to erasure (Art. 17 GDPR) and the right to data portability (Art . 20 GDPR) to.
Notwithstanding these rights and the possibility of asserting another administrative or judicial remedy, you have the option at any time to assert your right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of your habitual residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement, if You are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data violates data protection regulations (Article 77 GDPR).
If we process your personal data in order to operate direct advertising, you have the right, in accordance with Article 21 (2) GDPR, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising. If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes. To exercise your above rights, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or post to our address. The exercise of your above rights is free of charge for you.
5. Use of data
Part of the data is collected to ensure that the website is provided without errors. Other data can be used to analyze your user behavior.
When you visit our website, your surfing behavior can be statistically evaluated. This is mainly done with cookies and so-called analysis programs. Your surfing behavior is usually analyzed anonymously; surfing behavior cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. You can find detailed information on this in the following data protection declaration.
You can object to this analysis. We will inform you about the possibilities of objection in this data protection declaration.
7. Collection of personal data when visiting our website
If you only use the website for informational purposes, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you want to view our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to ensure stability and security. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR:
- Date and time of the request
- Content of the request (specific page)
- Access status (HTTP status code)
- Amount of data transferred
- Website from which the request comes
- Status code in the operating system
II. General information and mandatory information
The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration. This data protection declaration explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens. We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.
2. Right to restriction of processing
You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint. The right to restriction of processing exists in the following cases:
If you dispute the accuracy of your personal data stored by us, we usually need time to check this. For the duration of the examination, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted. If the processing of your personal data happened/is happening unlawfully, you can request the restriction of data processing instead of deletion. If we no longer need your personal data, but you need it to exercise, defend or assert legal claims, you have the right to demand that the processing of your personal data be restricted instead of being deleted. If you have lodged an objection in accordance with Art. 21 (1) GDPR, your interests and ours must be weighed up. As long as it has not yet been determined whose interests prevail, you have the right to demand that the processing of your personal data be restricted.
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, this data – apart from its storage – may only be used 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 of the European Union or a Member State are processed.
III. Data collection on our website
Some of the websites use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective, and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close the browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functionality of this website may be restricted.
Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions you want (e.g., shopping cart function) are stored based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR saved. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies for the technically error-free and optimized provision of its services. If other cookies (e.g., cookies for analyzing your surfing behavior) are stored, these will be treated separately in this data protection declaration.
2. Contact form
If you send us inquiries using the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
The processing of the data entered in the contact form takes place exclusively based on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. An informal e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing operations carried out before the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data you enter in the contact form will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g., after your request has been processed). Mandatory statutory provisions – in particular, retention periods – remain unaffected.
3. Inquiries by email, phone, or fax
If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your request, including all personal data resulting therefrom (name, request), will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
This data is processed based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, if your request is related to the performance of a contract or is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR) and / or on our legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR), as we have a legitimate interest in the effective Processing the inquiries sent to us.
The data you send to us via contact requests will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g., after your request has been processed). Mandatory statutory provisions – in particular statutory retention periods – remain unaffected.
IIII. Social media
1. Social media plugins with Shariff
Social media plugins are used on our website (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, XING, LinkedIn, Tumblr).
You can usually recognize the plugins by their respective social media logos. To guarantee data protection on our website, we only use these plugins together with the so-called “Shariff” solution. This application prevents the plugins integrated on our website from transferring data to the respective provider when the page is first accessed.
A direct connection to the provider’s server is only established when you activate the respective plug-in by clicking the associated button (consent). As soon as you activate the plugin, the respective provider receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you are logged into your respective social media account (e.g., Facebook) at the same time, the respective provider can assign your visit to our website to your user account.
Activating the plug-in constitutes consent within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future.
2. Facebook-Plugins (Like & Share-Button)
Plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated on our pages. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our site. A Practice review of the Facebook plugin can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=de_DE.
When you visit our website, the plug-in creates a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. As a result, Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to assign your visit to our website to your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or its use by Facebook. Further information on this can be found in Facebook’s data protection declaration at: https://de-de.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.
If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
The Facebook plug-ins are used based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the widest possible visibility in social media.
3. Twitter Plugin
Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our sites. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the “Retweet” function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the website, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or of its use by Twitter. You can find more information on this in Twitter’s data protection declaration at: https://twitter.com/de/privacy.
The Twitter plug-in is used based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the widest possible visibility in social media.
You can change your data protection settings on Twitter in the account settings at https://twitter.com/account/settings.
4. Google+ Plugin
Our pages use Google+ functions. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Collection and dissemination of information: You can use the Google+ button to publish information worldwide. You and other users receive personalized content from Google and our partners via the Google+ button. Google stores both the information that you have given +1 for a piece of content and information about the page that you viewed when you clicked +1. Your +1 can be displayed as a reference along with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or in other places on the website and in advertisements on the Internet.
Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and others. To be able to use the Google+ button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile that must contain at least the name chosen for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also replace another name that you have used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your email address or who have other identifying information about you.
Use of the information collected: In addition to the purposes outlined above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google data protection provisions. Google may publish summarized statistics about the +1 activities of users or pass them on to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers, or linked websites.
The Google+ plug-in is used based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the widest possible n visibility in social media.
5. Instagram Plugin
Functions of the Instagram service are integrated on our website. These functions are offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA.
If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. This enables Instagram to assign your visit to our website to your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or its use by Instagram.
The Instagram plug-in is used based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the widest possible visibility in social media.
You can find more information on this in Instagram’s data protection declaration: https://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.
6. Tumblr Plugin
Unsere Seiten nutzen Schaltflächen des Dienstes Tumblr. Anbieter ist die Tumblr, Inc., 35 East 21st St, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA.
Diese Schaltflächen ermöglichen es Ihnen, einen Beitrag oder eine Seite bei Tumblr zu teilen oder dem Anbieter bei Tumblr zu folgen. Wenn Sie eine unserer Websites mit Tumblr-Button aufrufen, baut der Browser eine direkte Verbindung mit den Servern von Tumblr auf. Wir haben keinen Einfluss auf den Umfang der Daten, die Tumblr mit Hilfe dieses Plugins erhebt und übermittelt. Nach aktuellem Stand werden die IP-Adresse des Nutzers sowie die URL der jeweiligen Website übermittelt.
Die Verwendung des Tumblr-Plugins erfolgt auf Grundlage von Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Der Websitebetreiber hat ein berechtigtes Interesse an einer möglichst umfangreichen Sichtbarkeit in den Sozialen Medien.
Weitere Informationen hierzu finden sich in der Datenschutzerklärung von Tumblr unter: https://www.tumblr.com/privacy/de.
V. Plugins und Tools
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, operated by Google. The operator of the website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plug-in, a connection to the YouTube servers will be established. The YouTube server is informed which of our pages you have visited.
Furthermore, YouTube can save various cookies on your device. With the help of these cookies, YouTube can obtain information about visitors to our website. This information is used, among other things, to collect video statistics, improve user-friendliness and prevent attempted fraud. The cookies remain on your device until you delete them.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube is used in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
Further information on the handling of user data can be found in YouTube’s data protection declaration at: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de.
2. Google Maps
This site uses the Google Maps map service via an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To use the functions of Google Maps it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.
Google Maps is used in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers and to make it easy to find the places we have indicated on the website. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
You can find more information on handling user data in Google’s data protection declaration: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de.