The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. Whenever personal data (for example, name, address or email address) are collected on our website, this is always done, wherever possible, on a voluntary basis. These data shall not be disclosed to third parties without your express consent.
We would like to point out that the online transmission of data (such as via email) may be exposed to security gaps. Completely protecting data against third-party access is impossible.
Our website uses the analytics service etracker. The provider is etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstrasse 1 20459 Hamburg, Germany.
These data can be used to generate user profiles under a pseudonym. Cookies can be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files which are saved locally in the cache of your web browser. These cookies enable us to identify your browser on your next visit. Without the explicit consent of the data subject, data collected by etracker technologies are not used to identify visitors to this website, and are not merged with personal data concerning the individual bearing the pseudonym.
You can object to the collection and storage of data at any time with future effect. In order to object to the collection and storage of your visitor data, you can request an opt-out cookie from etracker via the following link. This will ensure that visitor data from your browser are not collected and stored by etracker in the future: http://www.etracker.de/privacy?et=V23Jbb
This sets an etracker opt-out cookie named “cntcookie”. Do not delete this cookie as long as you wish to maintain your objection. Further information on the data protection provisions at etracker can be found under: https://www.etracker.com/de/datenschutz.html.
Plug-ins are installed on our website created by the social media site Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, United States. The Facebook plug-ins can be recognised by the Facebook logo or the Like button on our site. An overview of the Facebook plug-ins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not want Facebook to link your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
IP anonymisation is active on this website. The user’s IP address is abbreviated within the EU Member States and the European Economic Area. This abbreviation removes any personal reference to your IP address. As part of the order data agreement which we have concluded as a website operator with Google Inc, they use the data collected to produce an evaluation of website use and website activity, and deliver services associated with internet use.
You have the option to prevent the storage of cookies on your device by adjusting the corresponding settings in your browser. We cannot guarantee that all functions of this website can be accessed without restriction if your browser does not allow cookies.
Furthermore, you can use a browser plugin to stop the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to Google Inc. and used by Google Inc. The following link will take you to the corresponding plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
You will find more information about Google Inc.’s use of data here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de
Click here to disable Google Analytics… By clicking on the link above, this will download an “opt-out cookie”. Therefore, your browser must fundamentally prohibit the saving of cookies. If you regularly delete your cookies, you must click on the link again on every visit.
You have the right to free information about the personal data we have stored about you, their source and those with whom we have shared them, and the purpose of our data processing at any time. You also have the right to correct, block, or delete these data. Should you have further questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address provided in the legal notice.
Most of the cookies we use are known as “session-cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognise your browser when you next visit the site.
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us as server log files. These data include:
browser type / browser version
operating system used
host name of the accessing computer
time of the server request
These data cannot be used to identify specific people. These data will not be combined with data from other sources. We reserve the right to examine these log data retrospectively if there is specific evidence of illegal activity.
If you contact us via the contact form, the requested information on the form, including contact data specified by you, shall be stored by us solely for the purpose of processing the request and for follow-up questions. We will not share this information without your consent.
You can use the form on our website to subscribe to our newsletter. To subscribe, we use the so-called double opt-in procedure. A confirmation email is first sent to the email address provided by you with a request to confirm the subscription. The subscription only becomes active once you have clicked on the activation link in the confirmation email. We use the data transmitted to us for the sole purpose of sending the newsletter, which may contain information or offers.
We use rapidmail to send our newsletter. Your data are therefore sent to rapidmail GmbH. rapidmail GmbH is prohibited from using your data for any purposes other than sending the newsletter. rapidmail GmbH is not permitted to pass on or sell your data. rapidmail is a German, certified newsletter software provider that has been carefully selected in line with GDPR and the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).
You may revoke your consent to the storage and use of your data for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g. by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.
Our website allows you to provide your personal information in order to make a donation to us. Personal data that are processed as part of online donations using the registration form include your first name and surname, the donation amount and donation cycle, your email address, postal address and bank account information or credit card/PayPal details depending on the chosen payment method. You also have the opportunity to provide your email address, postal address and send us a message. You can also decide whether you want to receive a donation receipt from us. Your data are sent exclusively to our processors (Sozialbank and Betterplace) who handle the payment process for us. No other data transfer takes place. By registering on our website, we will also save your IP address as well as the date and time of your registration.
The processing of the abovementioned personal data is required to initiate and fulfil the donation agreement concluded via the registration feature. The legal basis for processing your personal data is Article 6 para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR. When we no longer require your personal data for the aforementioned purpose, they will be immediately deleted. This is typically upon expiry of the statute of limitations. Since there is a legal obligation for us to retain data, your personal data are blocked upon the start of the statute of limitations and are deleted after ten years at the end of the calendar year in which the donation was received.
Our website allows you to order articles from us by providing your personal information. Personal data that are processed as part of online donations using the registration form include your first name and surname, your address, email address and optional information such as your telephone number or company name if you are ordering on behalf of your company.
The processing of the abovementioned personal data is required to initiate and fulfil the donation or purchasing agreement concluded via the registration feature. The legal basis for processing your personal data is Article 6 para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR. When we no longer require your personal data for the aforementioned purpose, they will be immediately deleted. This is typically upon expiry of the statute of limitations. Since there is a legal obligation for us to retain data, your personal data are blocked upon the start of the statute of limitations and are deleted after ten years at the end of the calendar year in which the order was placed.