Collection and processing of personal data
You may use our online services without revealing your identity. We may request data such as your name, address or e-mail address, such as when you fill out a contact form or when you register or log in to our website. Submitting this data is voluntary. We will only use this information for our own purposes, such as sending you the materials or information you have requested. You may use the contact form on this website if you have any enquiries of any kind. We need the information marked as required to know who has made the enquiry and requires an answer. Any further information may be given on a voluntary basis. Data processing for the purpose of contacting us is based on consent you have voluntarily given us according to German law on data protection for churches (KDG) §6 para. 1 sentence 1 (c). The personal data collected when you use our contact form will be automatically deleted after your enquiry has been dealt with, or after the retention periods according to tax and commercial law have expired. You may at any time for future effect and without giving reasons withdraw the consent you have previously granted us such as to send you our newsletter or other information that may interest you. Please use the above contact form or any other method shown in the newsletter.
We maintain logs on every visit to our website for statistical reasons; individual visitors are kept anonymous, however.
- Referrer (the page with the link you clicked to reach this website)
- Searches (if a search engine referred you to us)
- IP address to determine the country and provider of each visitor
- Browser, operating system, installed plug-ins and screen resolution
- Time spent on each page on the website
We will use the above data in accordance with our own vested interest according to German law on data protection for churches (KDG) §6 para. 1 sentence 1 (g) for the following purposes:
- Ensuring smooth and reliable connectivity to our website
- Website usability for visitors
- Evaluation of system security and stability
- Other administrative purposes
We reserve the right to review data if we know of grounds to suspect that our website has been abused. We will immediately delete any data no longer necessary for the purpose of collection, or in six months at the latest.
Transmission of data
We will not pass on your data to third parties for commercial or non-commercial reasons without your explicit consent. We will only pass on your personal data as permissible or required by law, such as on the basis of German law on data protection for churches (KDG) §6. We may hire contractors for statutory services involving data; as an example, our website is hosted at All-Inkl.com – Neue Medien Münnich and maintained by Alexianer DaKS GmbH. We as the controller are solely responsible for data processing. We use plugins from other vendors on our website; see below for details.
Liability for own content
We have exercised great care in preparing the content on this website. However, we cannot entertain any liability for completeness and validity of this content. As a service provider, we are responsible for our own content on this website according to the general laws applicable.
Liability for links (third-party content)
There is a distinction between our own content and content accessed by external links, which originate from other sources. We have no influence on the content of third-party sources, and the respective providers or maintainers of the content are solely responsible for the content they provide.
Rights of data subjects
We advise that German law on data protection for churches (KDG) §14 et seq. entitles you to the disclosure, correction or deletion, or restriction on processing of personal data we have stored on you, and you have the right to object to processing or transmission under the circumstances prescribed by the law. German law on data protection for churches (KDG) Art. 48 also entitles you to lodge an objection with the data protection authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data violates this regulation. You may also revoke the consent that you granted in supplying your data to us according to German law on data protection for churches (KDG) §6 para. 1 (c) or §8 (consent) without affecting the legality of processing your data up to your revocation. Right to disclosure according to German law on data protection for churches (KDG) §17 You may demand disclosure on how we are processing your personal data, especially the purpose of processing, data recipients, and retention times. Right to correction according to German law on data protection for churches (KDG) §18
You may request that your stored personal data be corrected if inaccurate or incomplete. This includes the right to completeness due to supplementary declarations or notifications. Right to deletion according to German law on data protection for churches (KDG) §19
You may have your personal data deleted. This also applies to personal data longer required for the purposes of collection, or the law requires that the data be deleted. There are however some exceptions to this right. Right to restriction on processing according to German law on data protection for churches (KDG) §20
You may have a restriction imposed on processing your personal data, such as where the data has been incorrectly collected or processing the data would violate law. Personal data subjected to restricted processing may only be processed in tightly defined situations. Right to data portability according to German law on data protection for churches (KDG) §22
You may request your personal data be given to you in a common electronic, machine-readable data format as long as you have provided this data yourself. Right to objection according to German law on data protection for churches (KDG) §23
You may object to the processing of personal data concerning any time with effect for the future for reasons arising from your particular situation where data processing otherwise serves vested interests; cf. German law on data protection for churches (KDG) §6 para. 1 (g). If you do object as above, we will determine whether the legal requirements for processing your personal data apply, and if not, we will refrain from processing your personal data any further. Right to address an objection to the supervisory authority according to German law on data protection for churches (KDG) §48 You may address at any time address an objection to the competent supervisory authority in the European Union or a member state for possible violation of data protection regulations.
Do not hesitate to contact our Data Protection Officer with any questions on processing your personal data. Our Data Protection Officer works in a team handling questions, requests and objections.
Contacting our Data Protection Officer:
Dr. Heiko Haaz, externer Datenschutzbeauftragter,
Nützenberger Straße 119, 42115 Wuppertal
Tel: +49 202 26574-0