Privacy policy

Privacy Policy

Preamble

This privacy policy provides you with information on the forms, extent and purposes of personal data processing associated with our online offering. For further information on the specific terms used, please consult Article 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

1. Data controller

This data privacy information applies for the data processing on all the pages of the http://www.ahw-bremen.de/ website.

Data controller: See Imprint

Data protection officer: datenschutz@ahw-bremen.de

 

 

2. Collection and storage of personal data as well as the type and purpose of use

a) Visit to website

When you visit our website, the Internet browser you use on your end device (PC, laptop, smartphone, tablet etc.) automatically sends information to the server on which our website is hosted. The following access data are collected without any action on your part and saved until being deleted automatically:

  • IP address of the accessing computer;
  • date and time of access;
  • name/URL of visited website;
  • referrer URL (previously visited website from which the access occurred);
  • transferred data volume:
  • browser used including version and operating system of your computer as well as the name of the access provider submitting the request.

This information is temporarily stored in a server log file by us or our web hosting service. The specified access data are collected and processed for the following purposes:

  • to allow problem-free establishment of a connection;
  • for practical and convenient use of our website;
  • to maintain the system security and stability; and
  • for additional administrative purposes.

 

This data processing is performed on the basis of our legitimate interests based on the specified purposes in accordance with Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR (legal basis). Under no circumstances are the data collected employed with the aim of identifying you personally.

In addition to the data processing specified above, we also employ cookies and an analysis service for visits to our website. Further information on these aspects can be found in sections 4 and 5 of this privacy policy respectively.

In addition, you can essentially use our website without any need to enter personal data. The aim of our website is to provide you with information on our company, our location and possibilities for contacting us.

 

b) Contacting us

Our website offers a number of possibilities for contacting us. However, the contact is not established directly via the website, but rather separately.

When you contact us (e.g., via e-mail, telephone or fax), the data you volunteer is used to allow us to process and deal with your contact enquiry in accordance with Article 6 (1) b) GDPR.

We delete the enquiries and the data collected as a result as soon as they are no longer required – compliance with legally prescribed archiving and storage periods is also ensured. We check the necessity regularly.

 

3. Collaboration with third parties in the scope of this online offering

Insofar as it proves necessary to commission third parties to process the data on the basis of a so-called “order processing contract”, this occurs in accordance with Article 28 GDPR.

We only provide your personal data to third parties insofar as this is legally permissible (e.g., in acc. with Art. 6 (1) b) GDPR, if necessary for conclusion of contractual relationships with you), if you have freely given your consent (Art. 6 (1) a) GDPR), if it is dictated by a legal obligation (Art. 6 (1) c) GDPR) or on the basis of our legitimate interests (Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR).

 

4. Cookies

We employ cookies on our site. Cookies are small files that your browser automatically creates and saves on your end device when you visit our website. Cookies do not damage your end device and do not contain any viruses, Trojans or other harmful software. We use cookies to render the use of our offering more convenient for you. Their use provides us with certain data concerning the use of your end device. However, we are by no means directly informed of your identity.

There are different types of cookies. Cookies may be stored temporarily or permanently. There are “first-party cookies” from us and “third-party cookies” from other providers. For information on the other providers, please consult section 5 below in particular.

Temporary cookies, also known as “session cookies”, are used to identify that you have already visited individual pages of our website. They are automatically deleted when you leave our site.

In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimise the user-friendliness of our offering. These are saved on your end device for a specified period of time. If you revisit our website to use our services, it may be automatically established that you have visited us before and what settings or preferences you chose at that time so as to save you from repeating the actions this time.

Moreover, cookies are used for statistical evaluation of the use of our website. These cookies are deleted automatically after a respectively defined period of time.

The data processed by the cookies are required for the specified purposes to protect our legitimate interests and those of third parties in accordance with Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR.

The majority of browsers accept cookies automatically. If you do not want cookies to be stored on your computer, you need to change the corresponding settings in your browser’s system settings accordingly. It is also possible to delete already saved cookies in the respective browser’s system settings.

Please note that the limitation or complete disabling of the possibility of employing cookies may result in the website’s not being displayed completely or not functioning to its fullest extent.

 

5. Plug-ins and tools

a) Google Fonts

This page uses ‘Google Fonts’ for the standardised display of fonts. When you open a page, your browser loads the required fonts in your browser cache so as to be able to display the texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you use needs to connect to Google’s servers. This provides Google with the information that you have visited our website using your IP address. Google Fonts are employed in the interest of making the presentation of our online offers standardised and appealing. This constitutes a legitimate interest as defined by Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR.

If your browser does not support the special fonts, your computer will utilise a standard font. The same applies if you disable the plug-in via your browser settings as explained above. Opt-out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

Google Fonts are provided by Google, Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Further information on Google Fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s data privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

 

b) Google Maps

This site uses the Google Maps service via an API. The provider in this case is also Google. Privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, Opt-out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

Use of the Google Maps functions requires saving of your IP address. This information is generally sent to a Google server in the USA and saved there. We have no influence on this data transfer.

The use of maps is included in the interest of the appealing display of our online offering and making it easier to find our business premises. This constitutes a legitimate interest as defined by Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR.

 

6. Your rights as a user

Except in cases contradicted by other pertinent statutory provisions, e.g., commercial and fiscal legislation, you have the following rights:

  • In accordance with Art. 15 GDPR, the right to obtain information on the personal data concerning you that we process. In particular, you may demand information on the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or is to be made available, the planned period of storage, the existence of the right to rectify or have your data erased as well as to restrict the processing of or object to its processing entirely, the existence of a right to lodge a complaint, the origin of your data should they not have been collected by us directly as well as the existence of an automated decision-making model including profiling and, if applicable, comprehensive information pertaining to its particulars;
  • In accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, the right to demand immediate rectification of inaccurate personal data saved concerning you or the completion thereof;
  • In accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, the right to demand erasure of the personal data we have saved concerning you (“right to be forgotten”) unless the processing is required for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation or for reasons of public interest;
  • In accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, the right to demand restriction of the processing of your personal data insofar as you contest the accuracy of the data, the processing is unlawful but you oppose the erasure and we no longer need them or you have voiced an objection to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
  • In accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to transmit those data to another controller;
  • In accordance with Art. 7 (3) GDPR, the right to withdraw your consent at any time. As a consequence, we shall no longer be able to continue the data processing on the basis of this consent in the future; and
  • In accordance with Art. 77 GDPR, the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. In general, you may do so with the responsible supervisory authority at your place of habitual residence or workplace or our company headquarters.

 

7. Exercising of the right to withdraw consent or object

You also have the right to withdraw consents in accordance with Art. 7 (3) GDPR with immediate effect for the future.

You may also object to the future processing of the data concerning you in accordance with the provisions of Art. 21 GDPR at any time. This objection may be enforced with regard to the processing for direct advertising purposes in particular.

If you would like to assert your right to withdraw your consent or object, it is sufficient to send an e-mail to that effect to datenschutz@ahw-bremen.de.

 

8. Data security

In the scope of every visit to the website we employ the widely used SSL (secure socket layer) procedure in combination with the respectively highest layer of encryption supported by your browser. You can recognise the enabled encryption of the individual pages by the closed key or lock symbol in your browser’s status bar.

Furthermore, in accordance with technological advances, we also implement state-of-the-art and continually updated technical and suitable organisational security measures to protect your data from manipulation, loss, destruction and being accessed by third parties without authorisation.

 

9. Validity and changes to this privacy policy

This privacy policy is currently valid and was last updated in May 2018. We reserve the right to make any necessary changes. The respectively valid privacy policy can be viewed and printed at any time on our website www.ahw-bremen.de.

 


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