Privacy Policy

(auf Deutsch: Datenschutzerklärung)

This privacy policy explains to you the type, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data (hereinafter referred to as “data”) within our online offer and the websites, functions and contents associated with it (hereinafter jointly referred to as “online offer”). With regard to the terms used, such as “processing” or “person responsible”, we refer to the definitions in Art. 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Person responsible

Responsible for all contents under webvoss.de, hauke-voss.de, hauke-voß.de, voß.de, and all sub-domains, is

Responsible Person

in Germany.

Types of data processed:

  • Inventory data (names).
  • Contact information (e-mail).
  • Content data (e.g. text input, photographs, videos).
  • Usage data (visited websites, access times).
  • Meta/communication data (e.g. device information, IP addresses).
  • Data provided by the user in uploaded files (e.g. EXIF information in images)

This is a privately owned, non-commercial online offer. We do not use analytics, user tracking or advertisements.

Categories of persons concerned

Visitors and users of the online offer are affected (hereinafter we refer to the persons concerned as “users”).

Purpose of processing

  • Provision of the online offer, its functions and contents.
  • Response to contact requests and communication with users.
  • Security measures.

Terms used

“Personal data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as “data subject”); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by assignment to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier (e.g. cookie) or to one or more special features that express the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

“Processing” means any operation or series of operations carried out with or without the aid of automated procedures in connection with personal data. The term goes a long way and covers practically every handling of data.

“Responsible” means the natural or legal person, authority, institution or other body that alone or together with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.

“Processor” means a natural or legal person, authority, institution or other body processing personal data on behalf of the controller.

Applicable legal bases

In accordance with Art. 13 GDPR, we inform you of the legal basis of our data processing. As far as the legal basis is not mentioned in the privacy policy, the following applies: The legal basis for obtaining consents is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a and Art. 7 GDPR, the legal basis for processing for the conduction of our services and performance of contractual measures as well as for answering inquiries is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, the legal basis for processing to fulfil our legal obligations is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR, and the legal basis for processing to protect our legitimate interests is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. In the event that the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Article 6(1)(d) GDPR serves as the legal basis.

Safety precautions

We take appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of protection appropriate to the risk, taking into account the state of the art, implementation costs and the nature, scope, circumstances and purposes of processing as well as the different probability of occurrence and severity of the risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons, in accordance with Art. 32 GDPR.

Such measures include in particular ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data by controlling physical access to the data, as well as the access, input, transmission, security of availability and its separation. Furthermore, we have established procedures to ensure the exercise of rights of data subjects, deletion of data and reaction to endangerment of data. Furthermore, we already consider the protection of personal data during the development or selection of hardware, software and procedures, in accordance with the principle of data protection through technology design and data protection-friendly presettings (Art. 25 GDPR).

Cooperation with contract processors and third parties

If we disclose data to other persons and companies (contract processors or third parties) within the scope of our processing, transmit it to them or otherwise grant them access to the data, this will only take place on the basis of a legal permission (e.g. if a transmission of the data to third parties, such as payment service providers, in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR for contract fulfilment is necessary), if you have consented, if a legal obligation provides for this or on the basis of our legitimate interests (e.g. when using agents, web hosting providers, etc.).

If we commission third parties with the processing of data on the basis of a so-called “order-related data processing contract”, this is done on the basis of Art. 28 GDPR.

Specifically, the hosting of the above-mentioned websites takes place via the company regworld internet GmbH, Franzstr. 51, D-52064 Aachen. An order-related data processing contract exists with the company regworld internet GmbH, which includes the requirements of Art. 44 ff. GDPR guaranteed.

Furthermore, these websites use the Antispam Bee Plugin, which works in compliance with GDPR.

Transfers to third countries

No data will be transferred to third countries.

Rights of data subjects

You have the right to request confirmation as to whether the data concerned are being processed and to request information about these data as well as further information and a copy of the data in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR.

In accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, you have the right to request the completion of data concerning you or the correction of inaccurate data concerning you.

In accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to demand that relevant data be deleted immediately or, alternatively, to demand a restriction on the processing of the data in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR.

You have the right to request that the data concerning you that you have provided to us be received in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR and to request its transmission to other persons responsible.

In accordance with Art. 77 GDPR, you also have the right to file a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority. The online offering is situated in Northrhine-Westfalia in Germany – the according authority is the Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen.

Right of revocation

You have the right to revoke consents granted pursuant to Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR with effect for the future.

Right of objection

You can object to the future processing of the data concerning you in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR at any time.

Cookies

Explanation of terms

“Cookies” are small files that are stored on the user’s computer. Different data can be stored within the cookies. A cookie is primarily used to store information about a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or after his or her visit to an online offer. Temporary cookies, or “session cookies” or “transient cookies”, are cookies that are deleted after a user leaves an online offer and closes his browser. In such a cookie, for example, the content of a shopping basket in an online shop or a login status can be stored. Cookies are referred to as “permanent” or “persistent” if they remain stored even after the browser is closed. For example, the login status can be saved for a visit of the online offer after several days. Third-party cookies” are cookies that are offered by providers other than the person responsible for operating the online offer (otherwise, if they are only its cookies, they are referred to as “first-party cookies”).

Use of cookies on these pages

Cookies are only used on these pages if content, in particular comments, are left.

Specifically, the following cookies can be used:

  • If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
  • If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
  • When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
  • If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after one day.

If users do not wish cookies to be stored on their computer, they are asked to deactivate the corresponding option in the system settings of their browser. Stored cookies can be deleted in the system settings of the browser. The exclusion of cookies can lead to functional restrictions of this online offer.

Deletion of data

The data processed by us will be deleted or their processing restricted in accordance with Articles 17 and 18 GDPR. Unless expressly stated in this privacy policy, the data stored by us will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required for its intended purpose and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory storage obligations. If the data are not deleted because they are necessary for other and legally permissible purposes, their processing is restricted. This means that the data is blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies, for example, to data that must be retained for commercial or tax reasons.

According to legal requirements in Germany, the storage is carried out in particular for 10 years in accordance with §§ 147 para. 1 AO, 257 para. 1 no. 1 and 4, para. 4 HGB (books, records, management reports, accounting documents, trading books, documents relevant for taxation, etc.) and 6 years in accordance with § 257 para. 1 no. 2 and 3, para. 4 HGB (commercial letters).

Comments and contributions

If users leave comments or other contributions, their IP addresses may be used on the basis of our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f). GDPR for 7 days. This takes place for our safety, if someone leaves illegal contents in comments and contributions (insults, forbidden political propaganda, etc.). In this case we can be prosecuted ourselves for the comment or contribution and are therefore interested in the identity of the author.

On the basis of our legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR the data of the users are checked for spam detection by the Antispam Bee Plugin, which works in compliance with GDPR.

The data provided in the context of comments and contributions will be permanently stored by us until the user objects.

Hosting and e-mail dispatch

The hosting services we use serve to provide the following services: Infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, e-mail delivery, security services and technical maintenance services that we use for the purpose of operating this online offer.

We or our hosting provider process inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta- and communication data of customers, interested parties and visitors of this online offer on the basis of our legitimate interests in an efficient and secure provision of this online offer according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR in conjunction with. Art. 28 GDPR (conclusion of order-related data processing contract).

Specifically, the hosting of the above-mentioned websites takes place via the company regworld internet GmbH, Franzstr. 51, D-52064 Aachen. An order-related data processing agreement exists with the company regworld internet GmbH, which includes the requirements of Art. 44 ff. GDPR guaranteed.

Collection of access data and log files

We, or our hosting provider, collect access data on the basis of our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR on each access to the server on which this service is located (so-called server log files). Access data includes the name of the accessed website, file, date and time of access, transferred data volume, notification of successful access, browser type and version, the user’s operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.

Log file information is stored for a maximum of 7 days for security reasons (e.g. to investigate misuse or fraud) and then deleted. Data whose further storage is required for evidentiary purposes are excluded from deletion until the respective incident has been finally clarified.


Created by Datenschutz-Generator.de of RA Dr. Thomas Schwenke, translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator and modified by the website operator.