Privacy Policy

by zdi-Landesgeschäftsstelle c/o matrix GmbH & Co. KG, Am Falder 4, 40589 Düsseldorf.

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Therefore, we treat your personal data always and of course in accordance with the legal data protection obligations. We have appointed a qualified and reliable external Data Protection Officer. The external commissioning of data protection will be conducted from UIMC Dr. Voßbein GmbH & Co KG.

In the following, we would like to inform you about the processing of personal data.

Collection and Processing of Personal Data

You can use our website without to disclose your identity. Should we on our website ask for your personal data, e.g. in a contact form or by registering / login and if personal data are queried (in example name, address or email address), we state that the providence of the data is on a voluntary basis. The provided information are used for our own business purposes (sending the requested information).

In case there are any questions we offer you the opportunity to get in touch with us by using the provided contact form on our website. Therefore the fields which are marked as compulsory have to be filled in in order to categories and answer the requests. Additional information can be provided on voluntary base. The processing of data for the purpose of making contact with us takes place in accordance with Art. 6 par. 1 clause 1 let. a GDPR on the basis of your voluntary consent.

The collected personal data resulting of the use of the contact formula are being deleted after the execution of your request and after the expiration of the retention periods according to tax law and commercial law.

Once granted consent- e.g. for the purpose of receiving a newsletter or other interesting information of our company – can be withdrawn anytime with effect for the further, without giving any reasons. For this purpose you can use the above mentioned contact form or an other way stated within the newsletter.

Cookies

This site uses “Cookies”. Cookies are text files that will be stored on your computer and allow analysis of the use of the website as well as recognizes you by your next visit of this website. You can prevent the installation of cookies through an appropriate setting in your browser. However, this could result that you will be unable to use some of the function of this website.

Logging

Every time accessing this website, protocols for statistical purposes will be created and processed whereby single users will remain anonymous:

  • Referrer (site from the link you reached this website)
  • Search terms (by search engines as referrer)
  • IP is evaluated to determine the country of origin and the provider
  • Browser, operation system, installed plug-ins and screen resolution
  • Duration of the visit on the website.

The stated data will be processed by us on the basis of our legitimate interests according to art. 6 para. 1 s.1 lit. f GDPR for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a trouble free connection establishment to the website
  • Ensuring of a comfortable use of the web site
  • Evaluation of the system security and stability as well as
  • For further administrative purposes.

We reserve the right to check this data subsequently if we have concrete indications of an illegal use. The data will be deleted immediately when they are no longer needed for the purpose they were collected but at the latest after six months. 

Transfer of Data

A transfer to Third Parties for commercial or non-commercial purposes will not happen without your explicit consent. We will only transfer your personal data to third parties if this is lawful in accordance with the current laws [e.g.: on the basis of article 6 GDPR] and/or it is necessary. To some extent we appoint service provider for the necessary statutory processing of data; the website is hosted by domainfactory GmbH and maintained by Concedra GmbH, Dirschauer Str. 10, 44789 Bochum. The full responsibility for the data processing remains with us. Further on we use to some extent Plug-ins of other service provider on our website; please find details below.

Liability for own Content

The content of these sites has been created with the greatest accuracy. We cannot provide any guarantee for accuracy, completeness and topicality of the content. As a service provider, we are responsible for our own content on these sites according to the general laws.

Liability for Links (Content of Third Party Providers)

It is important to distinguish between our own content and references (“links”) that lead to other content from other providers. We have no influence on their content of the linked websites. Here, it is always the provider or the operator of these sites that is responsible for the content.

Rights of the data subjects

We hereby inform you that pursuant to Article 15 et seq. GDPR you have the right to obtain information on the personal data concerned, as well as rectification or deletion or limitation of processing or of a right to object to processing as well as of the personal data right to have data portability. Likewise, under Article 77 of the GDPR, you have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of your personal data violates the regulations stated in the GDPR. If the processing is based on Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR or Article 9 (2) (a) GDPR (Consent), you also have the right to revoke the consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

Right of access by the data subject, Art. 15 GDPR

You have the right to demand information about if and to what extent your personal data are being processed (specially the purpose of the processing, receiver of the data, storage duration, etc.).

Right to rectification, Art. 16 GDPR

You have the right to demand the rectification of the data stored about you in the case they are wrong or incomplete. This includes the right of completion of incomplete personal data by providing supplementary statements or notifications.

Right to erasure, Art. 17 GDPR

You have the right to demand the erasure of your personal data. This is possible when the data is not needed anymore for the purpose it was originally collected for or when the data has to be erased on the basis of legal requirements. In particular cases these right can be foreclosed.

Right of restriction of processing, Art. 18 GDPR

You have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data. This is possible when the data has been recorded incorrectly or the processing of the data is unlawful. When restricting the processing of data the processing is only allowed in closely defined cases.

Right of data portability, Art. 20 GDPR

You have the right to demand the return of the data which is concerning you in a current, electronical, machine-readable data format to you or to a named controller. This only applies if you have provided that information on your own.

Right to object, Art. 21 GDPR

You have the right to object any time, resulting of reasons deriving of your special situation, the processing of the personal data concerning you with effects for the future, as far as the processing of data is due to the protection of the legitimate interest (see Art. 6 paragraph 1 let. e), f) GDPR). If you lodge an objection, an evaluation takes place, whether or not the processing is based on current law, if this is not the case every further processing of your personal data will be omitted.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, Art. 77 GDPR

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority of the union or member states any time, in case of potential/ possible violations to current data protection regulations.

Change of our Data Protection Regulations

We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time so that it will always comply with the legal requirements or to change our services in the Privacy Policy, e.g. the introduction of new services. In case of your revisit and the privacy policy has changed the new privacy policy will be valid.

Questions

If you have any questions regarding the processing of personal data you can contact our Data Protection Officer who is available with his team in the case of any requests of information, general requests or complaints.

Contact to the Data Protection Officer

Dr. Jörn Voßbein, external Data Protection Officer, Otto-Hausmann-Ring 113, 42115 Wuppertal

https://Datenschutz.UIMC.de

Tel: +49 – 202 – 265 74 0

Web Analysis and Plugins

Matomo (formerly Piwik)

We use the open source software Matomo for statistical analysis of site visitor numbers. The data collected in this way is used, in anonymised form, to analyse how the website is used and to improve it. Matomo collects IP addresses, but only in anonymised form. By using the website, you agree to Matomo’s processing of the data collected in the aforementioned way and for the aforementioned purpose.

For further information please see: https://matomo.org/privacy-policy/

You can opt out of being tracked by our Matomo Analytics instance below:

Google Web Fonts

For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. For this purpose your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer. Further information about handling user data, can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

YouTube

Our website uses Google plug-ins for the powered site YouTube. The provider is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you are using one of our websites that have inbuild YouTube plug-ins there will be a connection established to the servers of YouTube. Thereby, the server of YouTube will be informed which of our sites you have visited. When you are logged in to your YouTube account you will allow YouTube to allocate your browsing behaviour to your personal profile. This can be prevented by logging out from your YouTube account. Further information of the handling of user data can be found in the Privacy Policy of YouTube at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

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