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1.) This data protection policy informs you about the processing of personal data on the website https://www.scs-luettgen.com (hereinafter referred to as “online offer”) by Ralf Lüttgen doing business as Superior Consulting Service Lüttgen,
Heinrichstraße 36, 50999 Cologne, Germany
Telefon: +49 2236-963541
Telefax: +49 2236-963542
(= responsible entity as defined by the General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR).
2.) The collection, processing and use of personal data by the online offer takes place according to the official GDPR regulations.
3.) When visiting the online offer, data is only collected, processed and used as required to use selected services. Personal data is collected if you transmit it to us via the contact or inquiry form, for the newsletter or directly by email. The use of the online offer is possible anonymously or using a pseudonym – with particular restrictions for technical reasons.
4.) No transfer of personal data to third parties takes place without consent from the user, as well as a notification sent to the user
(see below social media). Personal data is transferred to third parties if
5.) When calling up the website using a browser, data is sent to the server automatically and stored by the server in a log file. This takes place for the following purposes:
This processing is justified under Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. No personal data is analysed.
This relates to the following data:
7.) Contact form: Visitors can transmit messages to the person responsible via an online contact form on the website. In order to receive an answer, at the very least a valid email address must be stated. The requesting person can voluntarily provide all additional information. When the message is sent via the contact form, the visitor consents to the processing of personal data that was transmitted. The data processing takes place exclusively for the purpose of handling and answering queries via the contact form. This takes place on the basis of freely given consent under Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 Letter a) GDPR. The personal data collected for using the contact form is deleted automatically as soon as the query is completed and there are no reasons for ongoing storage (e.g. subsequent information query or request).
8.) Newsletter: When registering to receive the newsletter, the user explicitly declares their consent to the processing of their provided personal data. Only the visitor’s email address is required to register for the newsletter. The legal basis for processing the visitor’s personal data to send the newsletters is consent regarding Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 Letter a) GDPR. At any time the visitor can unsubscribe from receiving future newsletters. This can be achieved by using a special link at the end of the newsletter or a appropriate message sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
9.) The online offer uses so-called social media plug-ins, sharing buttons, sharing functions and links to social media services (see services listed below). These are offers (telemedia services) of other suppliers (third parties) to whom the data is transferred as soon as this is requested by the user during the use of the online offer. The user’s browser transfers data, for example whilst visiting the online offer, written content or comments posted to social media services and servers process it further to ,for example, share the content. We have no influence on the data processing after the user leaves the online offer. In regard to data flows, the collection of information or clarification of disagreements on the use of data the user can access their profile settings in their browser and social media(s) to prevent the use of their data.
10.) (Our) website sallows access and data transfer to the social network Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 USA, which is responsible in Europe via Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Facebook”). The legal provisions of Facebook can be found at https://de- de.facebook.com/legal/terms, the data protection regulations, in particular the purpose, range and ongoing use of data collection by Facebook are found at https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy. The use or activation of Facebook services takes place via the Facebook logo or the “Like” button or other links. One can find further information from Facebook Inc. at http://developers.facebook.com/plugins.
11.) Our online offer enables access to and data transfer with the contact and communication forum XING, a service provided by XING SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. The data protection provisions for using these services are found under “terms and conditions” (https://www.xing.com/terms) and “data protection” (https://www.xing.com/privacy).The supplier XING SE is responsible for these.
12.) Our website makes use of the social network Google+ and the Hangout messaging service, which are services provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). The legal provisions of Google are found at http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/terms/regional.html or https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/+/policy/content.html. The data protection regulations, in particular the purpose, scope and use of the data, as well as, contradictions and questions are found at http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/. The use takes place via the “Hangout” and “+1” button (for more information on this,see: https://developers.google.com/+/web/buttons-policy).
13.) We have integrated the Twitter service on our website (button with a blue “bird” and the title “Follow” ), which is provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the “retweet” function the website that the user visits is linked with the user’s Twitter account, which then notifies other user’s of the activity. Further information can be found in Twitter’s data privacy statement at http://twitter.com/privacy. The user can modify their data protection settings at Twitter in the account settings.
14.) Our online offer links to the LinkedIn offer provided by LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland. The usage terms for LinkedIn are found at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/user-agreement, the data protection provisions at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.
15.) Our online offer uses the service of YouTube, an offer by YouTube LLC with its head office at 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. The usage terms of YouTube apply and can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/t/terms, the Community Guidelines can be viewed here, https://www.youtube.com/yt/policyandsafety/de/communityguidelines.html, and YouTube’s data protection provisions are found here https://www.youtube.de/t/privacy.
16.) On our website we use the website analysis services of Google Analytics. The legal basis for the use of the analysis tool is Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 Letter f) GDPR. The website analysis is a justified due to the interest of our chambers and is used to statistically record page usage for the ongoing improvement of our website and the offering of our services. This online offering also uses the “Google Analytics” analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics also uses “cookies” (text files that are saved on your computer and enable the use of the website to be analysed). The information created by the cookie on the user’s use of this website is transferred to and stored on a Google server in the USA.
As a result of activating IP anonymity for this website (see use of the “anonymizeIp” code extension = the last 8 bits of the IP addresses are deleted and therefore anonymised), the user’s IP address is stored by Google within the European Union countries, and the states that are party to the Treaty on the European Economic Area, after having been shortened. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be sent to a Google server in the U.S. and shortened there.
We point out that the Google Analytics on this website have been supplemented with the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” in order to ensure the anonymous recording of IP addresses (called IP masking).
On behalf of the operator of this website, Google uses this information to analyse the user’s activity on the website, to create reports on the website activities, and to provide other services associated with the website and the internet use for the website operator. The IP address’ collected by Google Analytics are not combined with other Google data. The user can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the relevant setting in their browser software; but in this case we explicitly point out that you may not be able to use the full functions of this website.
The user can further prevent the collection of their data, chosen by the cookie related to the specific use of our online offering(incl. your IP address), and the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing a browser plug-in available from the following link (e.g. https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout).
The user can prevent the recording by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. An opt-out cookie is set that prevents the future entry of your data when visiting this website: Click here to opt-out.
Through the use of this website you declare agreement with the processing of the data collected about you by Google in the manner described and for the purpose stated above.
17.) As an “affected person” as defined by GDPR, the users and visitors to our online offer are able to exercise a number of rights. These are in detail the following GDPR rights. For such requests and also other questions, please contact us using the contact data stated in the legal notes (impressum) or by email to: info@scs- luettgen.com
a) Right of access: The user can request information on
b) Correction and completion: the user has the right to correction and/or completion, if the personal data processed by us is incorrect or incomplete.
c) Deletion: The user has the right of deletion (“right to be forgotten”) if the processing is not required to exercise the right to free expression, right to information or to fulfil a legal obligation or undertake a task that is in the public interest, required for statistical purposes and one of the following reasons applies:
d) Restricting the processing: The user can request the restriction on processing from us
e) Right to notification: If the user has asserted the right to correction, deletion or restriction on processing, the responsible entity is obligated to inform all recipients to whom the user’s personal data was disclosed, about this correction or deletion of data or restriction to processing, unless this proves to be impossible or is associated with unreasonable time and expense. The user has the right to be informed about these recipients by the person responsible.
f) Ability to transfer data: The user has the right to transfer data if the processing is based on their consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 Letter a) or Art. 9 Para. 2 Letter a) GDPR) or on a contract to which the user is a party and the processing is by means of an automated procedure. The right to transfer data includes, in this case, the following rights, if this does not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of other people:
The user can request that the personal data that they provided to us is sent to them in a structured, conventional and machine-readable format.
The user has the right to transfer this data to another responsible person without hindrance. If technically feasible, they can request that we transfer their personal data directly to another responsible person.
g) Objection: If the processing under Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 Letter e) GDPR (undertaking a task in the public interest or executing public force) or Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 Letter f) GDPR (justified interest of the person responsible or a third party),in particular situation the user has the right to object to the processing of their personal data. This also applies to profiling based on Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 Letter e) or f) GDPR.
After exercising the objection right, we no longer process the user’s personal data unless we can provide compelling and legitimate grounds for processing the data that outweigh their interests, rights and freedoms, or processing the data serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims. The user can object to the processing of their personal data for the purposes of direct advertising at any time.
This also applies to profiling connected with such direct advertising. After exercising this objection right, we will no longer use your personal data for the purposes of direct advertising.
The user has the opportunity to inform us about the objection by phone, email, possibly by fax or by sending notification in no specific form to the email address stated at the beginning of the data protection policy.
h) Revocation of consent: The user is entitled to cancel any data protection law consent given to become effective in the future. The revocation does not affect the legality of the data processing that occurred, based on consent before the revocation is received. After receiving the revocation, the data processing that is exclusively based on your consent is stopped.
i) Complaints: If the user is of the opinion that the processing of their personal data is illegal, they can submit a complaint to a data protection supervisory authority that is responsible for their place of residence or work or the location of the apparent invasion
Final provisions: This data protection policy is in the version dated 25/05/2018. We reserve the right to update the data protection policy at any time in order to improve the data protection and/or adapt it to modified official practice or jurisprudence.
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