Data protection information

  1. Data protection information

The data controller responsible for the data processing is

International Assignment Consulting
IAC Unternehmensberatung GmbH
Dipl.-Betriebswirt Kai Mütze
Spohrstraße 9
D-34117 Kassel

Email: info@i-a-c.de, Phone: +49 (0)561 703 453-0

The company data protection officer is: (no especially appointed data protection officer is necessary. Please contact the data controller).

  1. When visiting our website www.i-a-c.dethe browser used by you automatically sends information to the website server and the information is stored there. This concerns the following data:
  • IP address of the computer from which a request stems, initially in full length, automatically anonymised after 24 hours.
    • date and time of access,
    • name and URL of the retrieved file,
    • website from which access was made (referrer URL),
    • browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer and the name of your access provider.

These data are processed by for the following purposes:
• to ensure a smooth connection to the website,
• to ensure a comfortable use of our website,
• evaluation of system safety and stability, as well as
• for further administrative purposes.

The data will be erased automatically. The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. The legitimate interest lies in the purposes for the data collection as listed above. No conclusions will be drawn relating to any persons.
So-called cookies are used when our website is visited to enable further analyses. Cookies are small files, which the browser creates at the initiation of the server and which are stored on your terminal device (laptop, tablet, smart phone or similar devices). Cookies do not pose any danger to the security of your terminal device as they only contain text data. The data to be contained are stipulated by the server. In no way is it possible to access other data of your terminal device. Cookies give information as to whether you have visited a site before. Cookies can also contain data, which you have entered on a website and which you no longer need to enter again when you revisit the site. Cookies are partly deleted automatically again after leaving the website. Other cookies can be stored on your terminal device for a stipulated period of time before these are also finally deleted.
The data processed by cookies are necessary for the stated purposes in order to safeguard our legitimate interests as well as those of third parties according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR.
If you do not want any cookies to be stored, you can configure the browser of your terminal device so that it either asks before each storage or rejects all cookies.

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  1. Newsletter

We offer you the service of a newsletter. We have to store and use your email address for this purpose. The email address is entered voluntarily and with that, you explicitly consent to the storage and processing according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can cancel the newsletter at any time by using a link in the newsletter or by sending us an email.

We use Newsletter2Go as a service provider for sending our newsletter. With your registration, you declare that you agree that your entered data will be transmitted to Newsletter2Go. Please read carefully the Data protection provisions and General Business Terms and Conditions  of Newsletter2Go.</115>

  1. Contact form

We offer a contact form for requests for appointments or questions of a simple kind. It is essential to enter your telephone number and your name to use this form. Any further data is voluntary. We need the telephone number only in order to contact you quickly and to discuss your matter. The name serves the purpose of personal address. The legal basis for the storage and processing of these data is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR and your voluntarily granted consent. The data will be erased automatically after the contact request has been settled and if no further consent is granted.

  1. Forwarding of data

We principally do not forward any data to third parties. Exceptions are:
• your explicit consent was granted according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR,
• the forwarding, according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR, is necessary to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have a prevailing interest that is worthy of protection in your data not being forwarded,
• a legal obligation that exists according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. c GDPR,
• the forwarding is permitted by law, according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR, and is necessary for processing contractual relationships with you.

  1. Analytic tools

We use tracking measures based on Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. This way we optimise the design, content and ability to find our website. These interests can be construed as legitimate within the meaning of the aforementioned Article.

  1. a) Google Analytics
    We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (https://www.google.de/intl/de/about/) (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter “Google”). The service places cookies on your terminal device and creates a pseudonymised usage profile. These contain data such as:
    browser type/version,
    • operating system,
    • website, from which the access was made (Referrer URL),
    • host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
    • time of the server request.

These data are transferred to a server of Google in the USA and are stored there. The information is used for market research and optimisation of this website. The data will only be transferred to third parties if this is stipulated by law or the third party processes the data by order. Your data are anonymised in this case (IP masking) so that an allocation to persons is not possible. If you do not want data to be collected you can either prevent cookies being stored by configuration of your browser or download and install a browser extension (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).
You can find further information relating to data protection in connection with Google Analytics in the Google Analytics Help (https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de).

 

Objection to data collection

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. Opt-out cookies will be set, which prevents the collection of your data on future visits:

You can find more information relating to the handling of user data at Google Analytics in the privacy policy of Google: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de

 

  1. b) Google Adwords Conversion Tracking
    For statistical purposes and to optimise our advertising, we use Google Conversion Tracking. If you reach our site via a Google advertisement, Google Adwords will set a cookie. This will be deleted automatically after 30 days. It is solely for the purpose of tracking the advertisement you and other users used to reach the site. Personal identification is not carried out.
    You can prevent tracking here by stopping the storage of cookies. You can find further information about the Conversion-Tracking of Google here (https://services.google.com/sitestats/de.html).
  2. c) Matomo
    The Matomo programme (Open-Source-Software) serves the purpose of statistical evaluation of the use of the website. We use this software. Data are collected by setting a cookie. The data are processed on the server of our Content Provider in an area to which only we have access. No data are forwarded. The data are stored in pseudonymous form, so that no connection can be established to a natural person. Neither will the data of Matomo be linked with other user data, which are collected or entered voluntarily during the visit.
    If you do not wish data to be collected by Matomo you can find out more here: https://matamo.org/ docs/privacy/)
  3. d) AWStats
    The analysis software AWStats is used on the servers of our web hoster. The programme is OpenSource. The log files of the web server are analysed. Therefore, no cookies through your browser are necessary. Our web hoster only uses anonymised IP address data for the analysis. These data cannot be allocated to individual persons. AWStats does not transmit any data to third parties.
  4. Social media plugins

We use social media plugins (hereinafter: Plugins) in order to make our website and our services more well-known. The promotional purpose is a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. The companies, which make such plugins available are responsible for the collection, storage, use and erasure of the data conform to data protection law. We would like to inform you how data are collected and forwarded via our website.

  1. a) Facebook
    With the plugin of the Facebook company (USA) the visit to our site should be made more personal. By using the click field “Like” you show that you like news, articles or pages of our website. By clicking on “Share”, you can share references to news, articles or pages with third parties and thus encourage them to visit our website.
    By using the plugin, the content of the website concerned will be transmitted directly to servers of the Facebook company. If you have a user account at Facebook yourself and are logged in, the data of the website will be linked with your user account. The data will be published via Facebook and will be shown to your Facebook contacts. Even if you are not logged in to Facebook or do not maintain a user account there, when using the plugin the corresponding data including your IP address will be sent to a server at Facebook.
    Facebook additionally processes the data for purposes of market research and for placing advertising suitable to your needs. All data collected by Facebook will be linked to your Facebook user account and a usage, interest and relationship profile will be created automatically.
    If you do not want the data collected by Facebook by our company to be linked with your user account, you must log out from Facebook before visiting our website.
    You can find further references regarding the information relating to data protection at Facebook under (https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/)
  2. b) Twitter
    We use a plugin of the short message network of the company Twitter Inc. (hereinafter: Twitter). The plugin consists of click fields, the so-called tweet buttons, to be recognised by the logo of the Twitter company. You can recognise the Twitter plugins (tweet button) by the Twitter logo, followed by a further word (e.g. “tweet”, “follow”), on our site.
    When using the plugin, a connection is established to a server at Twitter. Twitter receives the information that your IP address visited our website. If you are registered at Twitter yourself and logged in this information will be linked with your user account at Twitter.
    We have no knowledge ourselves about the content of the data that are transmitted and how these are used by Twitter. You can prevent the data transfer by logging out from Twitter.
    You can find the privacy policy of Twitter under https://twitter.com/privacy.
  3. c) Instagram
    The plugin of the company Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (hereinafter: Instagram) can be recognised by the Instagram logo (symbol of a camera). When using the plugin your browser transmits data of your visit directly to an Instagram server. The data are linked to your user account and published there (display of the data to your contacts) if you are registered and logged in at Instagram. Even without your own user account at Instagram, Instagram will receive the information, when using the plugin, that your IP address called our site using the plugin.
    If you would like to prevent the storage and publication of the data at Instagram log out from Instagram. You can find the privacy policy of Instagram under https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388.
  4. Google Fonts
    We use fonts on our website, which are made available by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter: Google Fonts). The font is respectively loaded from the servers of Google Fonts onto the terminal device by your browser. With this, we would like to ensure that our texts are presented to you in an attractive form (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR).
    You can find further information relating to the data protection of Google under https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
  5. Google Maps
    In order to display addresses on a map and help you find routes more easily, we use Google Maps of the company Google Inc. (hereinafter: Google). Insofar as you use the map data, this is also collected, processed and used by Google. If you are logged into Google, data can be linked with your user account. Please refer to the privacy policy of Google for more detailed information regarding the data processing by Google. In Google’s Privacy Center, you can if applicable also adjust your personal privacy settings.
  6. Google reCAPTCHA
    reCAPTCHA of the company Google Inc. (hereinafter: Google) is used for protection against automated inputs and misuse of our form functions. By using reCAPTCHA, your IP address and the data entered under reCAPTCHA are transmitted to Google.
    You can find further information relating to the privacy policies of Google reCAPTCHA under http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
  7. YouTube videos, embedded
    You can find embedded videos on our website, which are made available (stored) by the YouTube service. The operator of YouTube is the company YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you play a video, a direct connection is established to the servers of the YouTube company. Your IP address and the address of the site are transmitted, from where you view the video. In addition, a cookie is used which collects further user data in order to be able to offer you suitable videos in this respect. If you have a user account of Google and are currently logged in, data, such as the clicked video, can be linked with your user account at Google. If you do not want these data to be linked, you must log out of Google.
    You can find further information relating to data protection of YouTube in the privacy policy under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
  8. Rights of data subjects

According to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) you have the right:

  • to request information (Art. 15 GDPR) about your personal data processed by us. You can request information about processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients, to whom your data were or will be disclosed, the planned storage duration, the existence of a right to rectification, erasure, limitation of the processing or to object, the existence of a right to lodge a complaint, the origin of your data, if these were not collected from us, and regarding the existence of an automated decision-making including profiling and, if applicable, feasible information relating to their details;
    • to rectification of incorrect or incomplete data stored in our company (Art. 16 GDPR);
    • to erasure of your data stored in our company (Art. 17 GDPR), insofar as the processing is not necessary to exercise the right to express a free opinion and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;
    • to limitation of the processing of your personal data (Art. 18 GDPR), if the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, however you refuse their erasure and we no longer require the data, however you need these to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR you have filed an objection to the processing;
    • to receive your data provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or transmission to another data controller (Art. 20 GDPR);
    • to revocation of your granted consent (Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR) with the consequence that we may no longer continue the data processing, which was based on this consent, in the future;
    • to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR), which is responsible depending on your customary place of abode or workplace or according to our registered seat.
  1. Right to object

According to Art. 21 GDPR you have the right to object if your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. Reasons must be presented for this, which arise from your particular situation or the objection is oriented against direct marketing. In the latter case we grant the right to object without stating a particular situation and assure the immediate implementation of the objection.
An email to us is sufficient for your right to object.

  1. Data security

The transfer of our website from the server of our Content Provider to the browser of your terminal device is encrypted. The Secure Socket Layer procedure (SSL) is used in conjunction with the highest encryption level supported by your browser. The data entered by you on our website are also encrypted. As a rule, you can recognise the correct function of the encryption by a symbol with a “key” or a “locked padlock” in the status bar or address line of your browser.
On the server of our Content Provider, the data are also protected according to the state of technology against accidental or deliberate manipulation. The same applies to the data transmitted to us by you, if these are stored on own servers. We take all reasonable technical and organisational measures to guarantee the greatest possible protection of the data.  Our security measures are optimised continuously in accordance with the technological development.

  1. Actuality and change to this privacy policy

Our website is constantly optimised, improved and extended. In this case and in the event that it is necessary to update the privacy policy owing to statutory or court stipulations, we reserve the right, also at short notice, to change the privacy policy. You can find the respectively valid policy under www.i-a-c.de/index.cfm?pt=IAC_DE_Impressum_Datenschutz.

This privacy policy was created on 23 May 2018 by DSB Kassel Christian Henkel und Stefan Zeidler GbR (www.dsb-kassel.de) based on the details of the data controller with the status of 23 May 2018. The use requires a valid licence.

The data controller within the meaning of the GDPR is the following company:
Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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