Version: July 2018
Thank you for your interest in our website. In the following, we will inform you about what data we collect for what purposes when you use our website.
1. Contact person
The contact person and controller within the meaning of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), for the collection, processing, and usage of personal data of the website visitors (hereinafter: “It”) is
10115 Berlin, Germany
Telephone: +49 (0)30 22183-0
We will gladly assist you in case of any questions or suggestions on the topic of data protection. You can also send your data protection issue by email to our Data Protection Officer at email@example.com. You can also find our complete contact details here.
2. Data processing when using our website
Visiting the Site. It is generally also possible to visit our site without disclosing any personal data. Personal data are only collected if this is necessary for technical reasons for the usage of our site or if you make use of certain functions of services offered on our site, such as the contact form. The following access data are collected automatically every time you use our website:
- date and time of access
- name of the requested file
websitefrom which the file was requested
- access status (e.g. file transferred, file not found)
- the web browser used by you and the operating system of your device
- the IP address of the retrieval device
It is necessary to process these data to enable the
In addition, for the purposes described above, the access data are temporarily stored in internal log files in order to provide statistical information on the use of our site in order to further develop the site with regard to the usage habits of our visitors (e.g. if the proportion of mobile devices increases, with which our pages are retrieved) and to generally maintain and manage our site. The legal basis for this data processing is Art 6 para. 1 p, 1 lit. f GDPR, based on our legitimate interest in the proper optimization of our website.
The information stored in the log files does not allow for any immediate conclusions on your person – in particular, we only store the IP addresses in shortened, anonymized form. The log files are stored for 6 months and then deleted.
Contact form. We offer you the option of sending us messages directly via a contact form. Here, it is necessary to provide an email address under which we can contact you. We also ask for your name, to be able to address you. We also collect your role (e.g., “Citizen initiative” or “Press”) to quickly get the request to the right people. The mandatory fields are marked as such. We process the data provided by you in the contact form to answer your request. In order to be able to process your request as efficiently as possible and to make it possible for any responsible project manager (e. g. an ongoing project in your region) to take notice of this, we would like to pass on – if applicable – the data given in the contact form and your request to them, if you have agreed to this. The legal basis for the described data processing is Art 6 para. 1 p, 1 lit. b GDPR. The data collected when using the contact form will be stored after processing your request for a period of 3 months and then automatically anonymized.
Lowtemp-Newsletter. You have the opportunity to order our newsletter, which informs you regularly about project results, events, dates and up-to-date information about the project topic as well as Interreg. When registering via firstname.lastname@example.org, we ask you to provide your name in order to be able to address you and to enter your e-mail address in order to be able to send you the newsletter. We use the so-called double opt-in method, i. e. we will not send you any information by e-mail until you confirm in our notification e-mail that you are the owner of the given e-mail address by clicking on a link. If you confirm your e-mail address, we will store your e-mail address, the time of registration and the IP address assigned at the time of registration until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. The sole purpose of storing this information is to send you the newsletter and to prove your registration. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. It is, of course, sufficient to send us a message to the contact details stated above or in the individual e-mails (e.g. by e-mail or letter).
3. Cookies and usage analysis
- for load distribution;
- to save language settings;
- to save
contentsof form fields;
- to make a note that information placed on our website was displayed to
you,so that it is not displayed to you again when you revisit.
We want to provide you with a more comfortable and individual usage of our site. The legal basis for the processing of the relevant cookies is our aforementioned legitimate interest, Art 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR. You can prevent the saving of cookies by preventing acceptance of cookies from this website in your browser settings. However, if you do not accept cookies, this may result in significant restriction on our website, in individual cases.
The legal basis for the processing of the
- You can set your browser to block Google Analytics.
- You can change your settings with regard to advertising from Google.
- You can set a deactivation cookie, by clicking: Disable Google Analytics
- You can install the deactivation plug-in provided by Google in the following link, in your browsers Firefox, Internet Explorer or Chrome (this variant does not work on mobile devices): Link browser plug-in
4. Links to other websites and online offers
5. Social network features
Social plug-ins of
- Twitter (1355 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA)
- LinkedIn (LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Ct. Ste. 200 Mountain View, California 94043, USA), Data Protection Directive
- Flickr (SmugMug Inc. Suite 200 67 E Evelyn Avenue Mountain View, CA 94041, USA)
When you retrieve an article or subpage on our website which contains social plug-ins, a direct connection with the servers of the respective social networks is established and the image of the plug-in that you see and the underlying functions are transmitted directly to
If you are not a member of the respective social
The legal basis for the integration is Art 6 para. 1 p, 1 lit. f GDPR, based on our legitimate interest in the provision of the aforementioned social network features.
6. Disclosure of data
We only disclose the data collected by us if:
- You have expressly given your content according to Art. 6
para. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR,
- the disclosure according to Art. 6
para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR is required to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that there is an overriding legitimate interest in the failure to disclose the data,
- we are legally obliged to disclose the information according to Art. 6
para. 1 p. 1 lit. c. GDPR,or
- this is legally permissible and, according to Art. 6
para. 1 p.1 lit. b. GDPR, this is required for the fulfilmentof contractual relationships with you or for the execution of pre-contractual measures, which are carried out at your request.
In addition, data may be disclosed in connection with official inquiries, court orders
7. Your Rights
You have the right to request information about the processing of your personal data by us at any time. Within the framework of
If the data stored by us is incorrect or out of date, you have the right to have this information corrected.
You can also request the deletion of your data. If in exceptional cases, due to other legal provisions, deletion is not possible, the data are blocked, so that they are only available for this legal purpose.
You can also restrict the processing of your data, e.g. if you believe that the data stored by us are incorrect. You also have the right to data portability, i.e. on
To exercise your rights described here, you can contact us at the contact details provided in point 1 above, at any time. This also applies if you wish to receive copies of guarantees to demonstrate the adequate protection level of your data.
You also have the right to object to the data processing, which is based on Art. 6 1 p. 1 lit. E or F GDPR, or serves direct advertising. Finally, you have the right to complain to the Data Protection Authority we comply with. You can assert this right with a supervisory authority in the member state you reside in, your workplace or the place of the alleged violation. In Berlin, the responsible supervisory authority
Insofar as we process your data on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6
If you want to make use of your right to revocation or objection, it is sufficient to