1. Data protection at a glance
DATA COLLECTION ON THIS WEBSITE
Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
Data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. The operator’s contact details can be found in the legal notice of this website.
How do we collect your data?
Some of your data are collected when you provide them to us. This could, for example, be data you enter on a contact form.
Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These consist primarily of technical data (such as your browser, your operating system, or the time you accessed the site). This data are collected automatically as soon as you visit this website.
What do we use your data for?
Some of the data are collected in order to ensure that the website functions properly. Other data may be used to analyse how you use the site.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have the right to request access, at all times and free of charge, to the source, recipients and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have a right to obtain the rectification or erasure of such data. To do that and for any further questions on data protection matters, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal notice. In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
2. Hosting and content delivery networks (CDNs)
This website is hosted by an external service provider (hosting service). The personal data collected on this website are stored on the servers of the hosting service. Such data may consist predominantly of IP addresses, contact requests, metadata and communication data, contractual data, contact details, names, instances of website access, and other data generated via a website.
The hosting service is used for the purpose of fulfilling the contract with our potential and existing customers (Art. 6 (1)(b) GDPR) and in the interest of secure, rapid and efficient provision of our online services by a professional provider (Art. 6 (1)(f) GDPR).
Our hosting service will only process your data insofar as this is required to fulfil our service obligations and to comply with our instructions regarding such data.
Conclusion of a commissioned data processing agreement
In order to ensure that processing takes place in compliance with data protection regulations, we have concluded a commissioned data processing agreement with our hosting service.
3. General and mandatory information
Please note that transmission of data via the Internet (for example when communicating by email) may involve security vulnerabilities. Complete protection of data from access by third parties is not possible.
NOTICE CONCERNING THE DATA CONTROLLER
The data controller responsible for processing the data on this website is:
VALUES. Projektentwicklung GmbH & Co. KG
Grosser Grasbrook 9
20457 Hamburg, Germany
General partner: DCV Berlin-Mitte GmbH
Directors authorised to represent the company: Dr Carsten Fischer, Lothar Schubert, Nicky Georg Kisitzky, Dr Thorsten Bischoff
Telephone: +49 (0)40 60 00 37-400
The data controller is the physical or legal person who decides on the purposes and methods of the processing of personal data (such as names, email addresses etc.) either alone or in tandem with others.
STATUTORY DATA PROTECTION OFFICER
We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.
ED Computer & Design GmbH & Co. KG
51149 Cologne, Germany
Telephone: +49 (0)221 28 88 77 66
WITHDRAWAL OF YOUR CONSENT TO DATA PROCESSING
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may at any time withdraw consent that you have already given. You can do this by simply sending us an informal notification by email. The legality of the data processing performed prior to the withdrawal will remain unaffected by the withdrawal.
RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THE COLLECTION OF DATA IN SPECIFIC CASES AND TO DIRECT MARKETING (ART. 21 GDPR)
WHERE YOUR PERSONAL DATA ARE PROCESSED FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA CONCERNING YOU FOR SUCH MARKETING, WHICH INCLUDES PROFILING TO THE EXTENT THAT IT IS RELATED TO SUCH DIRECT MARKETING. WHERE YOU OBJECT, YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL THEN NO LONGER BE PROCESSED FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES (OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 21(2) GDPR).
RIGHT TO LODGE A COMPLAINT WITH THE COMPETENT SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY
In the event of infringements of the GDPR, the data subjects have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of their habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement. The right to lodge a complaint exists without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy.
RIGHT TO DATA PORTABILITY
You have the right to have data that we process on the basis of your consent or in performance of a contract automatically transmitted to you or to a third party in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. If you request that the data be transmitted directly to another controller, this will only be done if it is technically feasible.
SSL OR TLS ENCRYPTION
This website uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to safeguard the transmission of confidential content, such as any orders or enquiries you send to us in our capacity as the website operator. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the fact that the URL shown in the address bar of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the padlock symbol shown on your browser bar.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.
ACCESS, ERASURE AND RECTIFICATION
In accordance with the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right of access, at any time and free of charge, to your stored personal data, its source and recipients, and the purpose of the data processing and, if applicable, a right to rectification or erasure of such data. To obtain this and for any further questions on the topic of personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal notice.
RIGHT TO RESTRICTION OF PROCESSING
You have the right to obtain restriction of the processing of your personal data. You can contact us at any time at the address stated on our legal notice page. The right to restriction of processing exists in the following cases:
- If you dispute the accuracy of your personal data stored with us, we usually need time to verify this.
During the verification period, you have the right to obtain restriction of the processing of your personal data.
- If the processing of your personal data has taken place/is taking place unlawfully, you may obtain the restriction of data processing instead of the erasure of the data.
- If we no longer need your personal data but you require them for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, you have the right to obtain the restriction of data processing instead of the erasure of the data.
- If you have lodged an objection pursuant to Art. 21 (1) GDPR, a balance must be struck between your interests and our interests. Pending the determination of whose interests prevail, you have the right to obtain the restriction of data processing.
Where you have restricted the processing of your personal data, such personal data may, with the exception of storage, only be processed with your consent or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the European Union or of a Member State.
4. Data collection on this website
Our websites make use of what are termed “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that do not harm your device. They are stored on your device either temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or permanently (persistent cookies). Session cookies are automatically deleted after your visit. Persistent cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them yourself or they are resolved automatically by your web browser.
Some third-party cookies may also be stored on your device when you arrive at our site (third-party cookies). These enable us or you to use certain third-party services (e.g. cookies for payment processing services).
Cookies have a variety of functions. A number of cookies are necessary for technical reasons, as certain website functions would not work without them (e.g. the shopping basket function or the display of videos). Other cookies are used to evaluate user behaviour or to display advertising.
Technically necessary cookies (e.g. shopping basket cookies) are stored on the basis of Art. 6 (1)(f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and optimised provision of our services. Other cookies are stored only with your consent on the basis of Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR. Consent may be withdrawn at any time with effect for the future.
CONSENTING TO COOKIES WITH COOKIEBOT
This website uses the cookie consent technology provided by Cookiebot to obtain your consent to the storage of certain cookies on your device and to document them in compliance with data protection regulations. The provider of this technology is Cybot A/S
Cookiebot does not store any personal data and only stores
- the end user’s IP number in anonymised form (so that the last three digits are set to ‘0’)
- date and time of agreement
- user agent of the end user’s browser
- the URL of the website from which the consent was sent
- an anonymous, random and encrypted key
- the end-user’s consent status, which serves as evidence of consent
|Saves the user’s consent status for cookies on the
|Used to check whether the user’s browser supports cookies.||
SERVER LOG FILES
The website provider automatically collects and stores information in what are termed “server log files” which your browser automatically transmits to us. This includes:
- browser type and browser version
- the operating system used
- referrer URL
- host name of the accessing computer
- time of the server request
- IP address
These data are not combined with other data sources.
These data are collected on the basis of Art. 6 (1)(f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically error-free display and optimisation of its website; the server log files need to be stored for this purpose.
ENQUIRY BY EMAIL, TELEPHONE OR FAX
When you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your enquiry, including all associated personal data (name, the enquiry itself), is stored and processed by us for the purposes of processing your enquiry. We do not share this data without your permission.
This data are processed on the basis of Art. 6 (1)(b) GDPR provided that your enquiry is related to the performance of a contract or is necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, processing is based on your consent (Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR) and/or on our legitimate interests (Art. 6 (1)(f) GDPR) as we have a legitimate interest in effectively processing the enquiries addressed to us.
We will retain the data you provide on the contact form until you ask us to erase it, your consent for storage is withdrawn or the purpose of its storage is no longer applicable (for example after the processing of your enquiry has been completed). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those regarding statutory data retention periods, remain unaffected.
5. Analytical tools and advertising
This website uses the WordPress Stats tool to perform statistical analyses of visitor traffic. This service is provided by Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco, CA 94110-4929, USA.
“Wordpress Stats” cookies remain on your device until you delete them.
The legal basis for “Wordpress Stats” cookies and the use of this analytical tool is Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the anonymised analysis of user behaviour in order to improve both its website and its advertising. Where relevant consent has been requested (for example, consent to store cookies), processing is carried out solely on the basis of Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR; the consent may be withdrawn at any time.
You can object to the collection and use of your data with effect for the future by clicking this link and thereby placing an opt-out cookie in your browser: https://www.quantcast.com/opt-out/.
If you delete the cookies on your computer, you will have to add the opt-out cookie again.
6. Plug-ins and tools
GOOGLE WEB FONTS
This site uses what are termed “web fonts” provided by Google so as to be able to display fonts in a uniform way. The Google Fonts are installed locally. This does not involve a connection to Google’s servers.
Further information about Google Web Fonts can be found