Data Protection Policy
1.1 What is Personal Data
Personal data are data which disclose or can disclose the customer’s identity. We adhere to the policy of data avoidance. As far as possible, a collection of personal data is avoided.
1.2 Dealings with Personal Data
Personal Data exclusively serve the purpose of establishing a contract, content definition, execution, or processing of a contract agreement (Article 6 I S.1 b GDPR). Also, personal data will only be processed if we have your consent (Art. 6 I S. 1 a GDPR). As a matter of principle, they are not forwarded to third-parties. Merely for the fulfillment of the contract, the data will be forwarded to the shipping company responsible for the delivery, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of ordered goods. To process payments, the payment data required are forwarded to the credit institution commissioned and, if necessary, to the commissioned and chosen payment service provider. The processing of your personal data takes place exclusively within the EU.
1.3 User Data
When visiting this website, general technical information is raised. These are the IP-address used, time, length of visit, browser type and, if necessary, the site of origin. These user data are registered in a log file due to technical conditions and can be used and stored for statistical purposes of this website. Additional personal data are not linked to this user data.
1.4 Registration Data
For the full use of the functions of our website registration is required. The registration data are collected through your respective input and used for the purpose specified by your consent (Article 6 I S. 1 a DSGVO).
1.5 Length of Storage
We store your personal data beyond the end of the purpose for which the data was raised, but only for the length of time which is required based on legal regulations (esp. fiscal tax law).
2. Your Rights
You can require information from us whether we process your personal data and as far as this is the case, you have the right to information of these personal data and the additional information mentioned in Article 15 GDPR.
2.2 Right to Correction
You have the Right to Correction of the incorrect personal data relating to you; you can demand the completion of incomplete personal data according to Article 16 GDPR.
2.3 Right to Deletion
You have the Right to demand from us to immediately delete your personal data referring to you. We are required to delete them immediately, especially for one of the following reasons:
Your personal data are no longer necessary for the purpose for which they were raised or were processed otherwise.
You revoke your permission which was the basis for processing your data, and an otherwise legal basis for the processing does not exist.
Your data were processed illegally.
The Right to Deletion does not exist if your personal data relating to you are required for enforcement, execution, or defense of our legal claims.
2.4 Right to Limitation of Processing
You have the Right to require from us the Limitation of Processing of your personal data, if
you argue the accuracy of data, and we examine and verify the accuracy,
the processing is unlawful, and you refuse the deletion of data and instead demand the limitation of the use thereof,
we no longer require the data, you, however, require them for enforcement, execution, or defense of legal claims,
you filed an objection against the processing of your data, and it is not clear yet, whether our warranted reasons outweigh your reasons.
2.5 Right to Transferability of Data
You have the Right to receive the relevant data pertaining to your person provided to us by you in a structured, common and machine-readable form, and you have the Right to transfer those data towards another person responsible without hindrance from us, as far as the processing is based on a permission or a contract, and our processing takes place with the help of automatized processes.
2.6 Right of Cancellation
As far as the processing of your personal data is based on permission, you have the Right to cancel this agreement at any time.
2.7 General and Right to Complain
The execution of your Rights above is, in principle, free of charge to you. You have the Right to Complain directly to the appropriate Regulating Authority governing us, which is the Commissioner for Data Protection.
3. Data Security
3.1 Data Security
All data on our website are secured through technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification, and distribution. We shall, however, not assume any liability for the destruction and damage of data.
3.2 Sessions and Cookies
4. Presence on social media platforms
We use the following social media platforms for corporate presentation and communication (the following linked privacy statements and opt-out options are expressly referred to).
Opt-Out: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads alternatively http://www.youronlinechoices.com
YouTube (Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA)
These social media platforms may be able to process personal data outside the EU, we refer in this respect to the above data protection declarations of the social media platforms.
The respective social media platforms may create user profiles and store cookies on your computer, in which your user behavior is stored, based on your user behavior and the resulting interests on your part. If you have an account on the respective social media platform and are logged in, your usage behavior can even be stored independent of the device. Your user profile can be used, for example, to place advertisements that presumably correspond to your interests.
We process the personal data exclusively for communication with you via the social media platform selected by you and for the optimization of our online presence and ensure that no interests on your part are affected which outweigh this justified interest on our part (Art. 6 I S. 1 f DSGVO). If you have already given the respective operator of the social media platform effective consent to the corresponding data processing, your personal data will also be processed on the basis of this consent (Art. 6 I S. 1 a DSGVO).
5. Third party services
5.1 Social Media Links
Our social media sites can be reached through links on this website to the respective Third-Party Providers. Using the links, you shall reach the corresponding Internet sites of the Third-Parties (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Google+). As soon as you shall have opened the Third-Party Site, you shall enter the Third Parties Area of Responsibility, so that their Data Protection Policy or their explanation of data use is applicable. We have no bearing on this; we recommend, however, to log out from the respective Third-Party Provider’s website to avoid unnecessary forwarding of data before the use of the respective link, so that the Third-Party Provider cannot create user profiles through the use of the inks.
5.2 Use of Google Maps
This website uses Google Maps, a Google map service operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). When using Google Maps, data on the use of the Maps functions by visitors to the websites are also collected, processed and used. Here no interests of the users are affected, which outweigh this technical necessity of the integration of the videos (Art. 6 I S. 1 f GDPR). Google privacy notices are available at http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. The additional usage information for Google Maps can be viewed at http://www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html.
5.3 Using Youtube
5.4 Affiliate Links and Advertising
5.5 Google Web Fonts
6. Donate online
If you wish to make a donation on our website, personal data will be collected. The legal basis is the conclusion and execution of a contract in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 b DSGVO. The data is entered into an input mask, transmitted to us and stored. For payment processing, we use various payment service providers, which are always identified and accept your input directly and are therefore recipients of your personal data collected in connection with the payment process. The storage for the purpose of payment takes place for the duration of the payment processing. Upon completion of the process, you will receive a donation receipt.
7. Application procedure
You can apply to us electronically, in particular by e-mail. We will of course only use your details to process your application and will not pass them on to third parties. Please note that e-mails sent unencrypted will not be transmitted with access protection.
Your personal data will be deleted immediately after completion of the application procedure, or after a maximum of 6 months, unless you have expressly given us your consent for a longer storage of your data or a contract has been concluded. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 a, b and f DSGVO as well as § 26 BDSG.
8. Contact regarding Data Protection
To contact us regarding Data Protection, you are welcome to contact using one of the following contact options. Responsible within the meaning of the GDPR:
Europäisches Theologisches Seminar
Rippoldsauer Str. 50
Telefon: 07442 4905 0