Data Protection Directive
General information and legal grounds
The following declaration is to inform you about what kind of personal data are collected for what purpose
in our capacity as Data Controller on this website, and to what extent these data will be disclosed to third
- Data Controller:
ARGE Neue Medien der deutschen SHK-Industrie e. V.
Klingenderstr. 10 – 14
33100 Paderborn, Germany
Phone no.: +49 5251 87288-0
Fax no.: +49 5251 87288-19
With sole power of representation:
Dr. Tillmann von Schroeter, Chairman of the Board
Vice Chairman of the Board: Volker Mauel, Thilo C. Pahl
Klingenderstr. 10 – 14, 33100 Paderborn, Germany
firstname.lastname@example.org, phone no.: +49 5251 87288-0
Entry in the register of associations: Register court: Paderborn, Register number: 1915
Responsible for the contents in accordance with Art. 55 (2) RStV [German Broadcasting Treaty]:
Data Protection Officer:
c/o Kanzlei Sieling
Frau Carola Sieling
Telefon: (040) 41923921
Fax: (040) 41923922
Legal grounds for data processing
The processing of personal data requires legal grounds that we would like to present to you on the
following pages. For the processing of personal data for which we obtain consent from the individual
question, the legal basis is Art. 6 (1) lit. a of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
For the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data
subject is party, the legal basis is Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR. This also includes steps at the request
the data subject prior to entering into a contract. Insofar as the processing of personal data
for compliance with a legal obligation to which the data controller is subject, the legal basis is
6 (1) lit. c GDPR.If processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by
controller or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or
fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data, the
basis is Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. The legitimate interest pursued by our enterprise is to conduct our
business and the analysis, optimization and maintenance of safety of our online offer.
In the server statistics data are recorded that are transmitted to us within the scope of our legitimate
interest in analysis and for safety reasons (so-called “logfiles”).
In particular, the following data are recorded:
In general, we are not able to assign these data to specific individuals. These data are not merged with
data sources. Moreover, after being evaluated statistically, the data will be deleted within 7 days. Data
need to be stored for evidentiary purposes are excluded from deletion until the incident in question has
clarified. We make use of hosting services. These serve to provide infrastructure- and platform services,
computing capacity, storage space and database services, security services, and technical maintenance
in order to keep the operation of this online offer running.
- Language and version of the browser software
- Operating system used and its user interface
- Referrer URL (the website visited before)
- Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
- Date and time of the server request
- Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
- Content of the request (concrete page)
- Data volume transmitted
- Access status/HTTP status code
In this context, we and/or our hosting provider process inventory data, contact data, content data,
data, usage data, meta- and communication data of customers, interested parties and visitors of this online
offer, on the basis of our legitimate interest in making this online offer available in an efficient and
Contractually agreed processing
The personal data provided by you e.g. in the course of enquiries, such as name, address or email address,
only be used in our house to respond to your queries, to process your orders, or to give you access to
When you contact us via email or the contact form, we store your data in order to be able to respond to your
queries. As a rule, these data will not be disclosed to third parties, unless applicable data protection
regulations justify such disclosure or we are obliged to do so by law. You may withdraw your consent at any
with future effect. In that case, your data will be deleted immediately unless there is a legal exception
regarding further processing. Otherwise, your data will be deleted once we have processed your query or the
storage purpose ceases to exist and there are no other contrasting legal exceptions. You may obtain
regarding your personal data being stored at any time.
information to the institution setting the cookie. They serve to make the Internet offer more user-friendly
more effective and/or to make navigating our website easier for you.
Of course, you can also use our website without accepting cookies. You may also configure your browser
according to your wishes and e.g. refuse acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies altogether, or
cookies set earlier. Should you choose not to accept cookies, please note that in that case our offer might
work faultlessly. To find out which function on our website sets cookies, please refer to the single
Our website offers the possibility to register. The personal data provided in the course of the registration
will be transmitted to the person responsible for data processing. The data will be stored by us for
usage only. During registration, the user’s IP address and the date and time of registration will be
This serves to prevent misuse of the services. The data will not be disclosed to third parties, except where
legal obligation to do so exists. Registration of the data is required for the provision of contents or
services. Registered individuals may delete recorded data or have them altered at any time. The data subject
obtain information on their personal data stored at any time.
Rights of the data subject
You are entitled to obtain information on your personal data stored by us. In accordance with the legal
regulations you are also entitled to have incorrect data corrected, and to have your personal data blocked,
transferred or deleted. For this, please send us an email with the subject line “Data protection”. You are
entitled to submit a complaint to a data protection supervisory authority if you are of the opinion that
processing your personal data violates legal provisions. If you have given consent, you are entitled to
that consent at any time. This withdrawal shall not affect the lawfulness of the data processing performed
on the consent up to the moment of withdrawal.
You are entitled to object to the future processing of your personal data in accordance with legal
at any time. Objection may be entered in particular against data processing for direct advertising purposes.
Duration of storage of personal data
We store personal data for the duration of the statutory retention period or until the purpose of the data
collection ceases to exist. Upon expiry of said retention period, all data will be deleted routinely unless
are required for contract negotiations or -fulfilment. If user data are not deleted because they are
for other and legally admissible purposes, their processing will be limited to the extent possible.
the data will be blocked if possible and not processed for other purposes. For instance, this applies to
data that have to be stored for commercial-law or tax-law reasons.
We work hard to ensure that your personal data are processed using all technological and organizational
possibilities in such a way that the relevant data protection regulations are complied with in order to
these data. Our website and the communication with us via our website are encrypted with HTTPS.
This Data Protection Directive has been made available by Technologiewerft
. Should you have any queries regarding data protection at the ARGE Neue Medien, please contact our Data
Protection Officer at