Data protection at a glance
The following hints will give you an easy overview about the treatment of your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is information that identifies you personally. For further information regarding data protection, see our privacy statement below.
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
On this website data are processed by the website owner. You will find their contact details in the web imprint.
How do we collect your data?
First your data are compiled when you enter them, for example, into a contact form.
Other data are collected automatically by the IT systems when you visit our website. These data are above all technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of page call). These data are collected automatically when you enter our website.
What is your data used for?
Part of the data is collected to guarantee a faultless provision of the website. Other data can be used to analyse your user behaviour.
What are your rights concerning your personal data?
You have the right at any time to obtain free information about the origin and the recipients of your personal data as well as the purpose of their collection. You also have the right to demand the correction, blocking or deletion of these data. Concerning these and other data protection issues, you may contact us at the address mentioned in the web imprint at any time. You also have the right to appeal with the responsible regulatory authority.
Analysis tools and tools of third-party suppliers
When you visit our website, your surf behaviour may be evaluated statistically. This is done primarily with the help of cookies and so-called analysis tools. Usually, your surf behaviour is analysed anonymously and it cannot be traced back to you. You can revoke this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. You will find detailed information about these tools and your right to object in the following privacy statement.
General and compulsory information
The owner of this website takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We will keep your personal data confidential in accordance with the legal data protection regulations and this privacy statement. When you use this website, various personal data are collected. Personal data is information that identifies you personally. The present privacy statement explains which data are collected and what purposes they are used for. It also states how this is done and to what end. We would like to stress that data transfer on the internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may involve gaps in security. It is not possible to protect such data completely against access by third parties.
The responsible entity for data processing on this website is:
Kulturlöwe Niederrhein e.V.
Postal address: Poethenberg 93 in 41068 Möchengladbach
Visiting address: Hindenburgstr. 12 in 41061 Mönchengladbach
Responsible person: Miriam Colonna, Manager
‘Responsible entity’ stands for the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of personal data processing (e.g. names, e-mail addresses and the like).
Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only feasible with your explicit consent. You may at any time revoke any permission you have given us. You need only send us an informal e-mail. The legality of data processing carried out before your revocation remains unaffected from such revocation.
Right to appeal with the responsible regulatory authority
In case of violation of the data protection law, the party concerned has the right to appeal with a regulatory authority.
The responsible regulatory authority for data protection issues is the data protection commissioner of the state in which our association is located. You will find a list of data protection commissioners and their contact data at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Right to data portability
You have a right to a handout of the data we process automatically based on your consent or in performance of a contract in a common, machine-readable format. They can be handed out to you or to third parties. If you ask for these data to be transmitted electronically, either to you or another responsible person, it can only be done as far as technically feasible.
SSL/ TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential contents, e.g. orders or inquiries you send to us as the website operator, this site uses SSL/TLS encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection by your browser’s address line. It changes from “http://” to “https://” and displays a lock symbol.
When the SSL or TLS encryption is active, the data you send us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, blocking, deletion
In the framework of the valid legal provisions, you have the right at any time to get free information on your personal data we stored, on their origin, their recipients and the purpose of data processing. You also have the right to have these data corrected, blocked or deleted. Concerning these and other data protection issues, you may contact us at the address mentioned in the web imprint at any time.
Objection to e-mail advertisements
We hereby expressly prohibit the use of the contact data published as part of our duty to publish an imprint. Consequently, we prohibit sending us any unsolicited marketing and information material. The operator of this site expressly reserves the right to legal steps in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertisements, possibly via spam e-mails.
Collection and processing of personal data
We will only collect personal data if you register for our newsletter or contact us via our contact form. The data you entered into the contact form, such as name, company, e-mail address and phone number will be used exclusively to communicate with you, to process your inquiry and for technical administration purposes. After having processed your inquiry, we will delete your data if you wish and if we do not have to fulfil any statutory storage obligations.
Data collection on our website
Some of our sites apply so-called cookies. Cookies neither damage your computer, nor do they contain viruses. Cookies serve the purpose of making our offer safer, more user-friendly and effective. Cookies are small text files, which are stored on your computer by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted as soon as you leave our website. Other cookies are stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser upon your next visit.
You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. You can allow specific cookies or those used for certain purposes or you can generally exclude them. You can activate automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. When cookies are deactivated, you may not be able to use some of the website’s functions.
In accordance with article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f EU-DSGVO, such cookies are stored which are required to enable electronic communication or any functions requested by you (e.g. shopping cart function). The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies in order to provide technically flawless, optimised services. As far as other cookies are concerned, e.g. the storage of cookies analysing your surfing habits, they will be treated separately in this privacy statement.
Server log files
When you visit our website, the website provider automatically collects information of general nature. This information (server logfiles) comprises, for example, the browser type, the operating system used, the referrer URL and more. These data do not allow the identification of a person. They are required technically to provide the contents which you asked for correctly and they automatically come up when using the internet. Such anonymous information will be analysed statistically by us in order to optimise our website and the technology used to operate it.
These data will not be merged with any other data sources.
We process data on the basis of article 6, paragraph 1 lit. b EU-DSGVO, which authorises data processing for the performance of a contract or for precontractual measures.
If you send us an inquiry via the contact form, all the data you enter including your contact data are stored for the purpose of processing your inquiry and to answer any future questions. We will not forward these data without your consent.
Processing the data entered into the contact form is exclusively based on your consent (article 6, paragraph 1 lit. a DSGVO). You may at any time revoke your consent. You need only send us an informal e-mail. The legality of data processing carried out before your revocation remains unaffected from such revocation.
The data you entered into the contact form will be stored until you ask for them to be deleted, until you revoke their storage or until the purpose of storage becomes obsolete (e.g. after having processed your inquiry). Any legal provisions – particularly regarding storage periods – remain unaffected.
Facebook-Plugins (like & share button)
On this website we use plugins of the social network Facebook, provider: Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You will recognise the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo and the Like button on our website. For an overview of the Facebook plugins go to https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our website, the plugin will establish a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook will then receive the information that your IP address has visited our website. When you click on the Facebook Like button while being logged onto your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our website to your Facebook profile. This is how Facebook can allocate your user account to our website. We point out that we as providers of this website will not receive any information about the data transmitted to Facebook, nor about their use. You will find further information in Facebook’s privacy statement at: https://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not want Facebook to match your visit of our website with your Facebook account, log out of your Facebook account.
On our website we use some Instagram functions. They are offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA.
When you log into your Instagram account, you can link our contents with your Instagram profile by clicking on the Instagram button. This is how Instagram can allocate your user account to our website. We point out that we as providers of this website will not receive any information about the data transmitted to Instagram, nor about their use.
You will find further information in Instagram’s privacy statement: https://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.
Analysis tools and advertising
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. It is offered by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies“. Cookies are text files, which are stored on your computer allowing you to analyse the visits at your website. The data collected by this cookie concerning the use of your website are usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored subsequently.
Google Analytics cookies are stored in accordance with article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f EU-DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimise their website and advertising.
You can avoid the storage of cookies by adapting your browser settings accordingly. We would like to point out, however, that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of our website. Furthermore, you can prevent Google from cookie data collection concerning the use of our website (including your IP address) and data processing by Google if you download the respective browser plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Objection to data collection
You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set which prevents the collection of your data in future. Deactivating Google Analytics.
You will find more information on the handling of user data at Google Analytics in Google’s privacy statement: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.
If you want to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we need your e-mail address and some information enabling us to check whether you are the owner of the given e-mail address and whether you agree with the receipt of our newsletter. Further data will not be collected unless you provide them voluntarily. We will use these data exclusively for sending you the desired information and we will not forward them to third parties.
We will process the data you entered into the newsletter registration form exclusively on the basis of your consent (article 6 paragraph 1 lit. a EU-DSGVO). You can revoke your consent to store your data, your e-mail address and its use to send you the newsletter at any time, for example by clicking on the deregistration link in the newsletter. The legality of data processing carried out before your revocation remains unaffected from such revocation.
The data you entered to receive our newsletter will be stored by us until you deregister from the newsletter. Directly afterwards they will be deleted. The data we store for other purposes (e.g. orders, delivery notes, invoices) will remain unaffected.
Plugins and tools
This website uses Google Maps via an API. It is offered by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
In order to use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to store your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA, where it is stored subsequently. The operator of this website cannot influence this data transmission.
We use Google Maps to make our website more attractive and to facilitate the localisation of the places mentioned on our website. This is a legitimate interest according to article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f EU-DSGVO.
You will find more information on the handling of user data in Google’s privacy statement: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
We reserve the right to update this privacy statement occasionally. This concerns changes in law or in our services offered, e.g. when we introduce a new service. If you visit our website repeatedly, it is the current privacy statement that is effective.
Questions concerning data protection
Should you have any questions about data protection, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.