Privacy Statement of the Schloss Dyck Foundation for the website of the European Garden Network EGHN (www.eghn.eu) according to GDPR

Subject of this Privacy Policy

The protection of your personal data (hereinafter referred to as “data”) is a great and very important concern for us. In the following, we would like to inform you in detail about which data are collected from us and how they are processed or used by us in the following as well as which accompanying protective measures we have also taken in technical and organizational terms.

Responsible authority / service provider

Responsible according to Art. 4 GDPR and at the same time service provider within the meaning of the German Telemedia Act (TMG) is the Stiftung Schloss Dyck, Jens Spanjer (Board), Schloss Dyck, 41363 Jüchen, Telephone: 02182-824103, Fax: 02182-824110, E-Mail: j.spanjer@stiftung-schloss-dyck.de

Jens Spanjer is responsible under § 55 of the Broadcasting Treaty.

Collection and use of your data

All personal data that we collect from you will only be collected, processed and used for the specified purpose. In doing so, we note that this only happens within the framework of the applicable legislation or otherwise only with your consent.

Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation GDPR, you have the right to free information about your stored data at any time, as well as the right to correct, block or delete this data.

In accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, you may object to the processing of your data in the cases mentioned there. Please contact j.spanjer@stiftung-schloss-dyck.de or send us your request by mail.

You have the right to complain to the competent supervisory authority for data protection (The State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information NRW, PO Box 20 04 44, 40102 Dusseldorf, Tel: 0211 / 38424-0, Fax: 0211 / 38424-10, E-mail : poststelle@ldi.nrw.de)

The extent and nature of the collection and use of your data differs depending on whether you visit our website for the retrieval of information only or use services offered by us:

a) Internet usage

For the purely informative use of our website, it is generally not necessary for you to provide personal data. Rather, in this case, we only collect and use those of your data that your internet browser automatically transmits to us, such as:

Date and time of retrieval of one of our websites
Your browser type
– T
he browser settings
– T
he operating system used
– T
he page you visited last
– T
he transferred amount of data and the access status (file transfer, file not found etc.) as well as
Your IP address.

We collect and use this data in an informative visit exclusively in non-personal form. This is done in order to enable the use of the websites you have retrieved for statistical purposes and to improve our internet presence. We store the IP address only for the duration of your visit, a personal evaluation does not take place. A merge of this data with other data sources is not performed, the data is also deleted after a statistical evaluation. According to the decision of the European Court of Justice of 19.10.2016 (Ref .: C 582/14), this is also admissible in view of the Telemedia Act.

b) Use of offers or data usage to fulfill the task

As far as you want to take advantage of services offered by us, e.g. When ordering informational materials, brochures or products, you will be asked for your name and other personal information. It is up to you to decide whether you want to communicate this data. These are the data required for the respective transaction. Further information may be provided voluntarily; they are marked as optional by us.

The collection or use of your data is for the purpose of providing you with the required service. Your data will be forwarded to the aforementioned purpose, if necessary, to us supporting service providers, which we have of course carefully selected and committed to comply with data protection laws. These may be, in particular, technical service providers or shipping service providers. The transfer of your data to other third parties is otherwise only if this is permitted by law or we have received your explicit consent.

c) Google Maps

This site uses the mapping service Google Maps via an API. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use the features of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer. The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers and an easy findability of the places we have indicated on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. More information on how to deal with user data can be found in the Google Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

Data protection consent

In addition to the processing of the services you want, we would like to provide you with an Internet presence that is tailored to your interests – and of course only occasionally by mail or e-mail (in the form of our newsletter) Based on your data provide interesting news and information about us and use your data for the necessary evaluation and for market research purposes. For this purpose, it is technically necessary that we summarize your accumulated and specified data in user profiles and evaluate them for the aforementioned purposes. This is done internally and only for the aforementioned purposes.

We may also require your consent to publish images that are under your copyright or on which you are pictured. You can give your consent separately. You can subsequently revoke it at any time with effect for the future.

The consent regarding cookies or advertising trackers is based on § 6 of this declaration below.

Newsletter

In order to be able to register for our e-mail newsletter service, we require at least your e-mail address, to which the newsletter is to be sent, in addition to your data protection consent. Any further information is voluntary and will be used to address you personally and to personalize the content of the newsletter as well as to be able to clarify questions regarding the e-mail address.

As a rule, we use the so-called double opt-in procedure for sending out newsletters, ie we will only send you the newsletter if you confirm your registration via a confirmation e-mail sent to you for this purpose using the link contained therein , We want to make sure that only you as the owner of the specified e-mail address can subscribe to the newsletter. Your confirmation of this must be made promptly after receipt of the confirmation e-mail, otherwise your newsletter subscription will be automatically deleted from our database.

You can unsubscribe from a newsletter subscribed to by us at any time. You can either send us an informal e-mail or cancel it using the link at the bottom of the newsletter.

 

Use of cookies

For our website we use the technology of cookies. Cookies are small text files that are sent from our web server to your browser as part of your visit to our website and are held by this on your computer for later retrieval. The information generated by cookies on the use of this website (including the IP address of users) and the delivery of advertising may also be transmitted to and stored by Google LLC servers in the European Union and the United States (see point 8). The transferred data can not be merged with other data you have stored.

Whether cookies can be set and retrieved can be determined by the settings in your browser. For example, you may disable your cookie altogether, restrict it to certain websites, or configure your browser to automatically notify you when a cookie is about to be placed and ask for your feedback. For technical reasons, however, it is necessary for the full functionality of our website to allow the aforementioned session cookies.

From the entry into force of the General Data Protection Regulation on 25.05.2018, we will obtain your explicit consent for the use of cookies prior to their use prior to the use of cookies.

 

Right of revocation and opposition

We would like to point out that you can revoke any data protection consent that we have been granted at any time with effect for the future. As far as legal requirements for collecting data exist, there is no right of revocation.

 

Use of statistics tools

It is important to us to make our websites as optimal as possible and to make them attractive to our visitors. For this it is necessary that we know which parts of it arrive as with our visitors.

WP Statistics

The Schloss Dyck Foundation uses the web analysis service “WP Statistics” on its website. WP Statistics is a free plug-in for WordPress, which is used for website optimization and also uses cookies to anonymously evaluate website visitors’ traffic. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website is not used for personal evaluation or profiling and also not disclosed to third parties. The analysis serves exclusively to optimize our offer.

Google Analytics

Our website also uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC (“Google”). Google Analytics also uses cookies, which are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to us as website operators. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website in full. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

 

Data security

We also use technical and organizational security measures to protect personal data arising or collected, in particular against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or against the attack of unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

If we provide you with online forms and services that you can use to send us personally identifiable information, it will be protected against third party access through the use of SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from “http: //” to “https: //” and the lock symbol in your browser line.

The data you enter or submit to us as a file may be stored by us and processed by agreement. If the use and processing requires the consent of the user or third parties, the consent can be revoked at any time without giving reasons. In this case, however, the contract performance may be affected by us.

Depeding on the service, you may be asked to provide various inputs for identifying or preventing abuse:

  1. a) For the identification of the delivery of data, the entry of a user-defined identifier or other appropriate authentication may be required. The data will be protected by SFTP or HTTPS against the knowledge of third parties, provided that the user uses the recommended methods of data transmission.
  2. b) CAPTCHAS can be used to prevent the use of machines, which contain images or tasks that can not be processed by computer scripts.

 

Deletion periods

In each case, we store personal data only until the purpose of data storage ceases to exist, as long as there are no statutory retention periods or limitation periods of potentially deleting data that is helpful for the prosecution (in this case, the processing of the data is restricted in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR).


Disclaimer

The material on our site is given for general information only, and was to the best of our knowledge at the time of entering. We do advise to check with the individual site, service providers etc. and their websites before you travel there. In particular if there are any specific elements that are vital to your visit.

Given that the Internet uses an open system we cannot warrant that the site and downloads reach you virus-free. You must, therefore, take all appropriate precautions for your own safety.

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