The responsible party within the meaning of DSGVO is the
Phone +49 (0) 521 / 91414-0
Contact details of the data protection officer:
Nora Loof (Lawyer)
Data Protection Officer
Phone +49 (0) 521 / 91414-62
1. General information on data processing
1.1 Categories of personal data
We process the following categories of personal data:
– Inventory data (e.g. names, addresses, functions, organizational affiliation, etc.);
– Contact data (e.g. e-mail, telephone/fax numbers, etc.);
– Content data (e.g., text entries, image files, videos, etc.);
– Usage data (e.g. access data);
– Meta/communication data (e.g. IP addresses).
1.2 Recipients or categories of recipients of personal data
If, in the course of our processing, we disclose data from other persons and companies such as web hosts, order processors or third parties, transmit it to them or otherwise grant them access to the data, this is done on the basis of a legal permission (e.g. if a transmission of the data to third parties is required for the performance of a contract pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. b DS-GVO), if the data subjects have consented or if a legal obligation provides for this.
1.3 Duration of storage of personal data
The criterion for the duration of the storage of personal data is the respective statutory retention period. After expiry of the period, the corresponding data is deleted, provided that it is no longer required to achieve the purpose, fulfill the contract or initiate the contract.
1.4 Transfers to third countries
If we process data in a third country (i.e. outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA)) or if this occurs in the context of using third-party services or disclosing or transferring data to third parties, this will only occur if it is done to fulfill our (pre-)contractual obligations, on the basis of your consent, due to a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests. Subject to legal or contractual permissions, we process or have data processed in a third country only if the special requirements of Art. 44 et seq. DS-GVO, i.e. the processing is carried out, for example, on the basis of special guarantees, such as the officially recognized determination of a level of data protection corresponding to the EU or compliance with officially recognized special contractual obligations (so-called “standard contractual clauses”).
2. Data processing in the course of visiting our website
2.1 Log files
Each time a data subject accesses our website, general data and information are stored in the log files of our system:
Date and time of the retrieval (timestamp);
Request details and destination address (protocol version, HTTP method, referer, UserAgent string);
Name of the retrieved file and transferred data volume (requested URL incl. query string, size in bytes);
Message whether the retrieval was successful (HTTP status code).
When using this general data and information, we do not draw any conclusions about the data subject. There is no personal evaluation or evaluation of the data for marketing purposes or profiling. The IP address is not stored in this context.
The legal basis for the temporary storage of the data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DS-GVO. The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is mandatory for the secure operation of our website. Consequently, there is no possibility for the data subject to object.
2.2 Malware detection and log data evaluation
We collect log data that is generated during the operation of communications technology and evaluate it automatically, insofar as this is necessary to detect, limit or eliminate malfunctions or errors in communications technology or to defend against attacks on our information technology or to detect and defend against malware.
The legal basis for the temporary storage and evaluation of the data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DS-GVO. The storage and evaluation of the data is absolutely necessary for the provision of the website and for its secure operation. Consequently, there is no possibility for the data subject to object.
2.4 Integration of other third-party services
2.4.1 Google Maps
If you have consented to Google Maps being used, the legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO. We also have a legitimate interest to optimize our online service, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
2.4.2 Google Fonts
If you have consented to Google Fonts being used, the legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO. We also have a legitimate interest to optimize our online service, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
We use YouTube videos on our site. YouTube is a subsidiary of Google. The video portal is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. For the European area, the company Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street Dublin 4, Ireland) is responsible for all Google services.
If you have consented to YouTube being used, the legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO. We also have a legitimate interest to optimize our online service, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
The hosting services we use serve to provide the following services: Infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, security services and technical maintenance services, which we use for the purpose of operating our website. In this context, we or our contract processor process inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta data and communication data of users of our website on the basis of our legitimate interests in an efficient and secure provision of this online offer pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO in conjunction with Art. 28 DS-GVO. Art. 28 DSGVO (conclusion of a contract for order processing).
3 Data processing in the context of contacting us
3.1 Contacting us by e-mail or telephone
Contacting us is possible via the e-mail address or telephone number published on our website.
If you use this contact method, the data you provide (e.g. surname, first name, address, telephone number), together with any personal data you may have provided, will be stored for the purpose of contacting you and processing your request. In addition, the following data is collected by our system when you contact us by e-mail:
IP address of the calling computer;
Date and time of the e-mail.
The legal basis for the processing of personal data in the context of e-mails transmitted to us/by telephone is Art. 6 (1) lit. b or lit. f DS-GVO.
3.2 Contact by letter
If you send us a letter, the data you provide (e.g. surname, first name, address) and the information contained in the letter together with any personal data you may have provided will be stored for the purpose of contacting you and processing your request. The legal basis for the processing of personal data in the context of letters and faxes sent to us is Art. 6 (1) lit. b or lit. f DS-GVO.
3.3 Contact via contact form
If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your data from the inquiry form, including the contact data you provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in case of follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
The legal basis for the processing of personal data in the context of letters and faxes sent to us is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b or lit. f DS-GVO.
3.4.1 Order newsletter
On our website, you can subscribe to a free newsletter at any time, i.e. consent to receive the newsletter.
You can order our newsletter using the double opt-in procedure. This procedure consists in the fact that after the registration you will receive an e-mail with which we ask you to confirm your registration. This step is necessary so that no one can register with a foreign e-mail address. We log this registration in order to prove the registration process in accordance with legal requirements and to prevent misuse. For this purpose, we process the registration and confirmation time and your IP address. In addition, your personal data from the input mask is transmitted to us during registration. To order the newsletter, it is sufficient to enter an e-mail address. Optionally, you can enter your first and last name as well as your address. This information is necessary to address you personally with the newsletter. Your personal data will be stored as long as you have subscribed to the newsletter. This data will not be passed on to third parties and will only be used for sending the newsletter. If you have consented, we will use your e-mail address to send you our newsletter on a regular basis. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a DSGVO.
3.4.2 Unsubscribe from newsletter
You can unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time and thus revoke your consent to receive the newsletter. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter via a link at the end of each newsletter. Alternatively, you can unsubscribe from the newsletter at www.streitboerger.de/newsletteranmeldung or send your unsubscribe request by e-mail to email@example.com.
4. Your rights
As a data subject, you have the following rights in connection with the processing of your personal data:
4.1 Right to information
(1) The data subject has the right to request confirmation from the controller as to whether personal data concerning him or her are being processed; if this is the case, he or she has the right to obtain information about such personal data and about the following:
(a) the purposes of processing;
b) the categories of personal data processed;
c) the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular in the case of recipients in third countries or international organizations;
d) if possible, the planned duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration;
(e) the existence of a right to obtain the rectification or erasure of personal data concerning him or her, or the restriction of processing by the controller, or a right to object to such processing;
(f) the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;
g) if the personal data are not collected from the data subject, any available information on the origin of the data;
(h) the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, pursuant to Article 22(1) and (4) of the GDPR and, at least in those cases, meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing for the data subject.
(2) If personal data are transferred to a third country or to an international organization, the data subject shall have the right to be informed about the appropriate safeguards pursuant to Art. 46 DS-GVO in connection with the transfer.
4.2 Right to rectification
The data subject has the right to obtain from the controller the rectification without undue delay of inaccurate personal data concerning him or her. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, the data subject has the right to request that incomplete personal data be completed, including by means of a supplementary declaration.
4.3 Right to erasure
(1) The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller the erasure without delay of personal data concerning him or her, and the controller shall be obliged to erase personal data without delay, if one of the following reasons applies:
(a) the personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
b) The data subject revokes the consent on which the processing was based pursuant to Art. 6(1)(a) or Art. 9(2)(a) DS-GVO and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
c) The data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 (1) DS-GVO and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing or the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 (2) DS-GVO.
d) The personal data have been processed unlawfully.
e) The erasure of the personal data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation under Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject.
(f) The personal data have been collected in relation to information society services offered pursuant to Article 8(1) of the GDPR.
(2) If the controller has made the personal data public and is obliged to erase it in accordance with paragraph 1, it shall take reasonable measures, including technical measures, having regard to the available technology and the cost of implementation, to inform data controllers which process the personal data that a data subject has requested that they erase all links to, or copies or replications of, that personal data.
(Paragraphs 1 and 2 shall not apply insofar as the processing is necessary for
(a) for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information;
(b) for compliance with a legal obligation which requires processing under Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject, or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller;
c) for reasons of public interest in the area of public health pursuant to Article 9(2)(h) and (i) and Article 9(3) of the GDPR;
(d) for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes, or statistical purposes pursuant to Article 89(1), where the right referred to in paragraph 1 is likely to render impossible or seriously prejudice the achievement of the purposes of such processing; or
e) for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims.
4.4 Right to restriction of processing
(1) The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller the restriction of processing if one of the following conditions is met:
(a) the accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data,
b) the processing is unlawful and the data subject objects to the erasure of the personal data and instead requests the restriction of the use of the personal data;
(c) the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but the data subject needs it for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims; or
(d) the data subject has objected to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) of the GDPR, as long as it has not yet been determined whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override those of the data subject.
(Where processing has been restricted in accordance with paragraph 1, such personal data may be processed – apart from being stored – only with the consent of the data subject or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of substantial public interest of the Union or a Member State.
4.5 Right to data portability
(1) The data subject shall have the right to receive personal data concerning him or her which he or she has provided to a controller in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and shall have the right to transmit such data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to whom the personal data have been provided, provided that
a) the processing is based on consent pursuant to Art. 6(1)(a) or Art. 9(2)(a) DS-GVO or on a contract pursuant to Art. 6(1)(b) DS-GVO and
(b) the processing is carried out with the aid of automated procedures.
(2) When exercising his or her right to data portability pursuant to paragraph 1, the data subject shall have the right to obtain that the personal data be transferred directly from one controller to another controller, where technically feasible.
The right under paragraph 1 shall not affect the rights and freedoms of other persons.
This right shall not apply to processing necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.
4.6 Right to object
The data subject has the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning him or her which is carried out on the basis of Article 6(1)(e) or (f) of the DS-GVO; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. The controller shall no longer process the personal data unless it can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
In connection with the use of information society services, notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, the data subject may exercise his or her right to object by means of automated procedures using technical specifications.
4.7 Right of withdrawal
The data subject has the right to revoke his/her declaration of consent under data protection law at any time. The revocation of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.
4.8 Right to complain to a supervisory authority
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, every data subject shall have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of his or her residence, place of work or the place of the alleged infringement, if the data subject considers that the processing of personal data relating to him or her infringes this Regulation.
The responsible supervisory authority is:
Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit (LDI) NRW