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Privacy policy


Protection of your Personal data

 

 

Scope

The protection of personal data is very important for us. The following information about data protection is designed to advise you as to which personal data we process and for what purpose we use it while you are using our website.

 

The organisation responsible for the contents of this website is GEO-data Gesellschaft für Logging Service mbH, Leinestrasse 33, 30827 Garbsen, Telephone: +49 5131 4681-10, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and GEO-data Dienstleistungsgesellschaft für Geologie, Hydrogeologie und Umweltanalytik mbH, Carl-Zeiss-Str. 2, 30827 Garbsen. (Hereafter referred to as the “organisation responsible”).

 

The legal basis for data protection can be found in the EU legislation General Data Protection Regulation (hereafter GDPR) and the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).

 

 

Definition of Terms

 

Personal Data

“Personal Data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person;

 

Processing

“Processing” means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction;

 

 

Contacts and Enquiries

If you correspond with us by filling out forms on our site or via email, then we retain the information you have given us to respond to your request or to be able to ask follow-up questions.

 

 

Type of Personal Data

With each access to the website data, either from us or a web-space provider, then data is automatically acquired. This information, also known as log server file, are of a general nature and allow no inference to your person. The following data is normally acquired: Name of the website, file, date, data volume, browser type, browser version, operating system, the name of the domain from your provider, the referrer URL (That address from which you opened this website) and the IP address. Without this information, it would be almost impossible to deliver and display the contents of this web site. Therefor the acquisition of this data is mandatory. Furthermore, we use this anonymous information for statistical purposes. The information help us to optimise both the contents and technology. We also reserve the right to examine the contents of the log files should we suspect that the use of the information we provide is illegal.

 

In addition, we or third party suppliers set cookies on the access machine. These are small files which allow the acquisition of specific information related to the access machine. This is stored on the access machine.

 

 

Processing Purposes

 

Cookies

Cookies are small files which allow the acquisition of specific information related to the access machine of the user (e.g. PC, Smartphone, etc.). This is stored on the access machine. Cookies serve to improve user friendliness of websites for the user (e.g. saving log in data). In addition, cookies can be used for acquiring statistical information about website usage and thus allowing the statistical analysis of our website data.

The legal basis for processing IP addresses is Article 6, paragraph 1 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR 2016/679). Our legitimate interest in collecting data is based on the necessity of using cookies for direct advertisement and optimising our online services.

 

Behavioural Data / Links to Accounts from Third Party Vendors

We integrate different services and contents from third party vendors into our website. These services provide behavioural data, which is established and processed from IP addresses and cookies. Additionally, the third party providers associate your accounts for statistical and marketing purposes. We include various third-party services and content on our website that uses IP addresses and cookies to create and process transactional data, or to associate accounts with you for statistical and marketing purposes with these third-party providers.

The legal basis for processing IP addresses is Article 6, paragraph 1 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR 2016/679). Our legitimate interest in collecting data is based on the necessity of using cookies for direct advertisement and optimising our online services.

 

 

Voluntary Consent for Provision of Data

The provision of personal data is neither a statutory or contractual requirement, nor a necessary requirement to enter into a contract. You are not obliged to provide any personal data when visiting our website, however, the IP address of your access machine is automatically recorded.

 

 

Data Minimisation

Personal data is recorded according to the principles of data avoidance and data minimization for as long as it is required or as defined by the legislative body (period of storage). Should the purpose of retaining the data be fulfilled or the legal storage period has expired then we either delete or lock the data.

 

 

Cookies

 

General

The user can influence the usage of cookies. Most browsers have an option where the saving of cookie data can be restricted or blocked. On restricting or blocking a cookie, a warning will be issued that the functionality and user friendliness may be impaired.

 

 

Right of Objection

The data subject shall have the right to object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her which is based on Article 6, paragraph 1f of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR 2016/679) at any time, in so far that reasons for the withdrawal of consent arise from the particular situation.

 

If we process your personal data for direct marketing purposes, then you have the right to object at any time, to the processing of personal data concerning him or her for such marketing. No further reasons are needed for the objection.

 

 

Revocation, Alterations, Rectification and Updating

You have the right to request and receive, free of charge, information about your personal data which has retained by us. Additionally you have the right to withdraw your previously granted consent. Please note that the withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal (no retroactive effect on cancellation).

 

Furthermore, you have the right of rectification, delegation, access to, erasure or restriction of the processing of your personal data, in particular regarding data portability to third parties

 

 

Right of Complaint

You have the right to raise a complaint to the data protection supervisory authorities should there be valid reason for doing so.

 

 

Contact Information

Provider as responsible instance: GEO-data Gesellschaft für Logging Service mbH, Leinestrasse 33, 30827 Garbsen, Germany, Tel: +49 (0)5131 4681 10, Fax: +49 (0)5131 4681 50, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Company data protection officer: Holger Schmitt, GEO-data Gesellschaft für Logging Service mbH, Leinestrasse 33, 30827 Garbsen, Germany, Tel: +49 (0)5131 4681 10, Fax: +49 (0)5131 4681 50, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Data protection supervisory authority: The State Commissioner for Data Protection in Lower Saxony, , Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hanover, Germany, Tel: +49 (0)511 120-4500, Telefax: +49 (0)511 120-4599, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Status: May 2018

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