1. Data protection at a glance
The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is data which personally identifies you. Detailed information about data protection can be found in the data protection declaration below this text.
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. You can find their contact details in the imprint of this website.
How do we collect your data?
Firstly, your data is collected when you provide it to us. This can include e.g. data you enter in our contact form. Other data is automatically collected by our IT system when you visit the website. This mainly includes technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or the time the page was viewed). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?
Some of the data is collected to ensure the website is error-free. Other data can be used to analyse your user behaviour.
What are your rights regarding your data?
At any time you have the right to receive information about origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data free of charge. Furthermore, you have the right to request correction, blocking or deletion of this data. Should you have further questions about data protection, you can contact us at any time at the address indicated in the imprint. You also have the right to make a complaint with the relevant regulatory authority.
Moreover, under certain circumstances, you have the right to request a restriction of the processing of your personal data. Details can be found in the data protection declaration under “Right to restriction of processing”.
Analysis tools and tools from third party providers
When visiting our website, your surfing behaviour can be statistically evaluated. This mainly happens with cookies and with so-called analysis programs. The analysis of your surfing behaviour normally happens anonymously; the surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information about this can be found in the following data protection declaration.
You can object to this analysis. You will find information on the options of objection in the data protection declaration.
2. General and mandatory information
The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations as well as this data protection declaration.
When you are using this website, various personal data is obtained. Personal data is data that personally identifies you. The present data protection declaration explains which data is obtained and what it is used for. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done.
Please note that data exchange over the internet (e.g. when communicating by email) can have security loopholes. Complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.
Information about the accountable body
The accountable body for the data processing on this website is:
WEITZMANN – LET´S TALK HOSPITALITY GmbH
Phone: +49 89 215441133
The accountable body is the natural or legal person who, solely or jointly with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, email addresses, etc.).
Withdrawal of your consent to data processing
Many data-processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time. An informal email to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out before the withdrawal remains unaffected by the withdrawal.
Right to object against data collection in special cases as well as against direct advertising (Art. 21 GDPR)
If the data processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. e f GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation; this also applies to profiling based on these regulations. The relevant legal basis on which processing is based can be found in this data protection declaration. If you appeal, we will no longer process your personal data concerned, unless we can prove compelling legitimate reasons for the processing which prevail your interests, rights and liberties or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims (appeal in accordance with Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR).
If your personal data is processed in order to operate direct advertising, you have the right to appeal at any time of the processing of the personal data that concerns you for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to the profiling as far as it is connected to sch direct advertising. When you appeal, your personal data will no longer be used for the purpose of direct advertising (appeal in accordance with Art. 21 Para. 2 GDPR).
Right to appeal with the competent supervisory authority
In the event of violations against the GDPR, the data subject has the right to appeal with a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of their usual place of residence, place of work or the place of the alleged violation. The right to appeal exists without prejudice to other administrative or judicial remedies.
Right to data portability
You have the right to have data that we have processed automatically based on your consent or in fulfilment of a contract to be handed over to you or a third party in a common, machine-readable format. Provided you request the direct transfer of the data to another person responsible, this will only be done if it is technically feasible.
Disclosure, blocking, deletion
Within the valid legal regulations, at any time, you have the right to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and the right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. Should you have any questions around this or personal data, please contact us at the address indicated in the imprint.
Right to restriction of processing
You have the right to request that the processing of your personal data is restricted. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal notice. The right to restrict processing exists in the following cases:
- If you dispute the accuracy of your personal data stored by us, we usually need time to check this. For the duration of the test, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data is restricted.
- If the processing of your personal data happened / happens unlawfully, you can request the restriction of the data processing instead of the deletion.
- If we no longer need your personal data, but you need it to exercise, defend or assert legal claims, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data is restricted instead of being deleted.
- If you made an appeal in accordance with Art. 21 Paragraph 1 GDPR, your interests and ours must be weighed up. As long as it has not yet been determined whose interests prevail, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data is restricted.
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, this data – apart from its storage – may only be used with your consent or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest processed by the European Union or a member state.
Appeal against advertising mails
We hereby object to the use of contact details published in the context of the imprint obligation for sending unsolicited advertising and information material. The operators of the website explicitly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam emails.
3. Data collection on our website
The website uses so-called cookies to some extent. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser the next time you visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.
Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions you require (e.g. shopping cart function) are stored on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR saved. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies for the technically error-free and optimised provision of its services. If other cookies (e.g. cookies for analysing your surfing behaviour) are stored, these will be treated separately in this data protection declaration.
Enquiries by email, phone or fax
If you contact us by email, telephone or fax, your request, including all personal data derived from it (name, request) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We do not pass this data on without your consent.
This data is processed in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, if your request is related to the performance of a contract or is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR) and / or on our legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f GDPR), as we have a legitimate interest in the effective Processing the inquiries sent to us.
The data you send us via contact requests will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory statutory provisions – in particular statutory retention periods – remain unaffected.
Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are as follows:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
- IP address
Merging of this data with other sources of data is not carried out.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR, which allows the processing of data for the performance of a contract or pre-contractual measures.
4. Social Media
Facebook plugins (Like & Share button)
Plugins from the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated on our website. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our website. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins /.
When you visit our website, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook server via the plugin. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to assign your visit to our website to your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or its use by Facebook. You can find more information on this in Facebook’s data protection declaration at: https://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php .
If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our website. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the “Retweet” function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the website, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or of its use by Twitter. Further information can be found in Twitter’s data protection declaration at: https://twitter.com/privacy
You can change your data protection settings on Twitter in the account settings at https://twitter.com/account/settings .
Our pages use Google+ functions. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Collection and dissemination of information: You can use the Google+ button to publish information worldwide. You and other users receive personalised content from Google and our partners via the Google+ button. Google saves both the information that you have given +1 for content and information about the page that you viewed when you clicked +1. Your +1 can be shown as a hint together with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or in other places on websites and advertisements on the Internet.
Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve Google services for you and others. In order to be able to use the Google+ button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile that must contain at least the name chosen for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also replace another name that you used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your email address or have other identifying information about you.
Use of the information collected: In addition to the purposes outlined above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google data protection provisions. Google may publish summarised statistics about the +1 activities of users or pass them on to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or linked websites.
Functions of the Instagram service are integrated on our website. These functions are offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA.
If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. This enables Instagram to assign your visit to our website to your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or its use by Instagram.
You can find more information on this in Instagram’s data protection declaration: https://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/ .
Our website uses functions of the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.
Every time you visit one of our pages that contains XING functions, a connection to XING servers is established. To the best of our knowledge, personal data is not stored. In particular, no IP addresses are saved or usage behavior is evaluated.
Further information on data protection and the XING Share button can be found in XING’s data protection declaration at: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection .
5. Analysis tools and advertising
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are saved on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
The storage of Google Analytics cookies is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimise both its website and its advertising
We have activated the IP anonymisation function on this website. As a result, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before it is transmitted to the USA. The full IP address is only transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de .
Appeal against 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 on future visits to this website: Deactivate Google Analytics.
Contract data processing
We have concluded a contract data processing contract with Google and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
Demographic characteristics on Google Analytics
This website uses the “demographic characteristics” function of Google Analytics. This allows reports to be created that contain information on the age, gender and interests of the site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and visitor data from third-party providers. These data cannot be assigned to a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time using the ad settings in your Google account or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section “Objection to data collection”.
We use “Google reCAPTCHA” (hereinafter “reCAPTCHA”) on our websites. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”).
The purpose of reCAPTCHA is to check whether data is entered on our website (e.g. in a contact form) by a person or by an automated program. To do this, reCAPTCHA analyses the behaviour of the website visitor based on various characteristics. This analysis begins automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the website. For analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (e.g. IP address, length of stay of the website visitor on the website or mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis are forwarded to Google.
The reCAPTCHA analyses run completely in the background. Website visitors are not informed that an analysis is taking place.
The data processing takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its web offers from improper automated spying and from SPAM.
For more information on Google reCAPTCHA and Google’s data protection declaration, see the following links: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/ and https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android. html .
7. Plugins and tools
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plug-in, a connection to the YouTube servers will be established. The YouTube server is informed which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube is used in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
Further information on handling user data can be found in YouTube’s data protection declaration at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy .
Google Web Fonts
This site uses so-called web fonts, which are provided by Google, for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.
For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to the Google servers. This gives Google knowledge that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer.
Further information about Google Web Fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s data protection declaration: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ .
Source reference: www.e-recht24.de