Last Updated: May 25th, 2018
The responsible Data Protection Officer in the sense of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is:
M.Sc. Thorsten Reitz
You can always exercise the following rights by sending a message to our data protection officer:
If you have given us your consent, you can withdraw it at any time with effect for the future.
You can always contact the supervisory authority responsible for you with a complaint. Your competent supervisory authority will depend on the state of your domicile, work or alleged violation. You can find a list of the supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with addresses here.
You have given your express consent,
the processing is required to complete a contract with you,
the processing is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation,
the processing is necessary to protect legitimate interests and there is no reason to believe that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not disclosing your information.
We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data minimisation. Therefore, we only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes mentioned here or as provided for by the various storage periods provided for by law. After discontinuation of the respective purpose or expiration of these deadlines, the corresponding data will be routinely and in accordance with the statutory provisions blocked or deleted.
When you access our website, we use a cookie to automatically record information of a general nature. This information includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider and the like. This is only information that does not allow conclusions about your person.
This information is required to correctly deliver the contents of web pages requested by you and is mandatory when using the internet. They are processed in particular for the following purposes:
Ensuring a stable connection to the website,
Ensuring a smooth use of our website,
Evaluation of system security and stability as well as
additional administrative purposes.
The processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interest for the aforementioned purposes of data collection. We do not use your information to draw conclusions about you. The recipient of the data is only the responsible body and, in specified cases, additional processors.
Anonymous information of this kind may be statistically evaluated by us to optimize our website and the underlying technology.
Your personal data is always protected by encryption, both at rest and in transmission. Access to personal data is limited to staff that needs to access the data to fulfil their duties with respect to the consent you have given or the contract you have with us.
To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption techniques (such as SSL) over HTTPS.
If you want to deactivate the usage of Google Analytics for this website in this browser please click here: Google Analytics Opt-Out
In addition, you can prevent data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google, by downloading and installing a browser plug-in from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
This website uses Google Maps API to visually display geographic information. When using Google Maps, Google also collects, processes and uses data about the use of map features by visitors. For more information about Google’s data processing, please refer to the Google Privacy Notice. There you can also change your personal privacy settings in the privacy centre.
For detailed instructions on how to manage your own data related to Google products, visit the Data Liberation page.
On some pages on our websites we embed YouTube videos. The corresponding plug-ins are operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a page with the YouTube plug-in, it will connect to Youtube’s servers. Youtube will be informed which pages you visit. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can assign your surfing behaviour to you personally. This can be prevented by logging out of your Youtube account beforehand.
Our websites use two-click social plugins to connect with the providers listed below. The plugins can be recognized by the fact that they are marked with the appropriate logo.
These plug-ins may be used to send information, which may include personal information, to the service provider and may be used by the service provider. We prevent the unconscious and unwanted collection and transmission of data to the service provider through a 2-click solution. To activate a desired social plugin, it must first be activated by clicking on the corresponding button. Only through this activation of the plugin is the detection of information and its transmission to the service provider triggered. We do not collect personally identifiable information by means of social plugins or their use.
We have integrated the social media buttons of the following companies on our website:
On the basis of your expressly given consent, we will regularly send you our newsletter or comparable information by e-mail to your specified e-mail address.
Subscribers may also be notified by email about circumstances relevant to the service or registration (such as changes to the newsletter offer or technical conditions).
For an effective registration we need a valid e-mail address. In order to verify that an application is actually made by the owner of an e-mail address, we use the “Double opt-in” procedure. For this purpose we record the order of the newsletter, the dispatch of a confirmation mail and the receipt of the requested answer. Further data is not collected. The data will be used exclusively for the newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties.
The consent to the storage of your personal data and their use for the newsletter can be revoked at any time. Each newsletter has a link to revoke the consent at the bottom. In addition, you can inform us of your request via the contact option indicated at the beginning of this Privacy Notice.
When you create a haleconnect.com trial account using this form, you explicitly give consent to the following storage and processing of your entered data (Username, Name, Organisation, E-Mail):
If you have created a hale»connect account for participation in the discussion forum using this form, you give consent to the following storage and processing of your entered data (Username, Name, Organisation, E-Mail):
We store this information for our security, as we may be prosecuted for any illegal content on our website, even if created by users.
If you have questions of any kind contact us by e-mail or contact form, you give us your consent for establishing contact. This requires the specification of a valid e-mail address. This serves for the assignment of the request and the subsequent answering of the same. The specification of further data is optional. The information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and for possible follow-up questions. After completing your request, we will store the communication and the data you have sent us to better be able to support you in future requests. You can at any time request us to delete the communication and any data we have received from you.
This data policy has been created with support from activeMind’s Data Policy Generator.