Privacy Policy

The GLEIF's privacy policy



This website sets out the privacy policy for the GLEIF's website.
We explain which personal information we gather when you visit the GLEIF's website, and what we do with such information. We further provide an email address where you can send us inquiries and request corrections.

I. Name and address of the party responsible

The party responsible as defined by the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulation is:

Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF)

Bleichstrasse 59
60313 Frankfurt am Main
Germany
Email: info@gleif.org
Website: www.gleif.org

II. Name and address of the data protection officer

The data protection officer of the party responsible is:

mediadefine GmbH
Rüdiger van Hal
Marc-Chagall-Str. 2
D-40477 Düsseldorf
E-Mail dataprotection-operations@mediadefine.com
Internet www.mediadefine.com

III. General information about data processing

1. Extent of processing of personal data
In principle, we process personal data of our users only insofar as this is necessary to provide a functioning website and our content and services. The processing of personal data of our users takes place regularly only with the consent of the user. An exception applies to cases in which prior consent cannot be obtained for reasons of fact and the processing of the data is permitted by law.

2. Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Insofar as we obtain the consent of the person concerned for the processing of personal data, the legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Legal basis for processing personal data which is necessary for fulfilling a contract in which the person concerned is a contracting party is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR. This also applies to processing operations required to carry out pre-contractual actions.

If the processing of personal data is required to fulfill a legal obligation which our company has to follow, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR is the legal basis.

In case of vital interests of the person concerned or another natural person requiring the processing of personal data, the legal basis is Art. 6 para.1 lit. d GDPR.

If the processing is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of our company or a third party, and the interests, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms of the person concerned do not outweigh the former interest, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO is the legal basis for processing.

3. Data erasure and storage duration
The personal data of the person concerned will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage is omitted. In addition, data may be stored if the European or national legislator has stipulated this in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the party responsible is subject. Blocking or deletion of the data also takes place when a storage period prescribed by the standards mentioned expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for conclusion of a contract or fulfillment of the contract.

IV. Provision of the website and creation of log files

1. Description and scope of data processing
Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer.

The following data is collected:
a. Information about the browser type and version used
b. The operating system of the user
c. The Internet service provider of the user
d. The IP address of the user
e. Date and time of access
f. Websites from which the system of the user comes to our website
g. Websites that are accessed by the user's system through our website

The log files contain IP addresses or other data that allow an assignment to a user. This could be the case, for example, if the link to the website from which the user accesses the website or the link to the website to which the user is switching contains personal data.

The data is also stored in the log files of our system. A storage of this data together with other personal data of the user does not take place.

2. Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the temporary storage of the data and the log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

3. Purpose of data processing
The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to allow the delivery of the website to the user’s computer. To do this, the user's IP address must be kept for the duration of the session.

Storage in log files is done to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, the data is used to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context.

These purposes also establish our legitimate interest in data processing by type according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

4. Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. In the case of collecting the data for providing the website, this is the case when the respective session is completed.

In the case of storing the data in log files, this is the case after no more than 365 days. An additional storage is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are deleted or alienated, so that an assignment of the calling client is no longer possible.

5. Possibility of objection and removal
The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. Consequently, the user cannot object.

V. Use of cookies

1. Description and scope of data processing
Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the internet browser and by the internet browser on the user's computer system respectively. When a user visits a website, a cookie may be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string that allows the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is reopened.
We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website require that the calling browser is identified even after a page break.

The following data is stored and transmitted in the cookies:

a. language settings
b. Log-in information

In addition, we use cookies on our website that allow an analysis of the users' browsing behavior.

This way, the following data can be transmitted:
a. Entered search terms
b. Frequency of page views
c. Use of website features

The data of the users collected in this way are pseudonymized by technical precautions. Therefore, an assignment of the data to the calling user is no longer possible. The data will not be stored together with other personal data of the users.

When accessing our website, users are informed by an information banner about the use of cookies for analysis purposes and referred to this privacy policy. In this context, there is also an indication of how the storage of cookies in the browser settings can be prevented.

2. Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for processing personal data by using cookies is Art. 6 para. 1, lit. f GDPR.

The legal basis for processing personal data by using technically necessary cookies is Art. 6 para. 1, lit. f GDPR.

The legal basis for processing personal data by using cookies for analytical purposes is Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a GDPR if the user consented.

3. Purpose of data processing
The purpose of using technically necessary cookies is to facilitate the use of websites for users. Some features of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For these, it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page break.

We require cookies for the following applications:
a. Login processes
b. Description of individual website content
c. Transfer of language settings
d. Remembering keywords

The user data collected through technically necessary cookies will not be used to create user profiles.
These purposes also establish our legitimate interest in the processing of personal data according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

4. Duration of storage and possibility of objection and removal
Cookies are stored on the user's computer which transmits them to our website. Therefore, as a user, you have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your internet browser, you can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies. Already saved cookies can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are disabled for our website, it may not be possible to fully use all the functions of the website.

The transmission of Flash cookies cannot be prevented by the settings of the browser, but by changing the settings of the Flash Player.

VI. Newsletter/Mailings

1. Description and scope of data processing
The newsletter is sent because the user registered for it on the website.

On our website you can subscribe to a free newsletter. The data from the input mask are transmitted to us when registering for the newsletter. The following data are collected if entered:

  • E-Mail

Furthermore, the following data is collected upon registration:
a. IP address of the calling computer
b. Date and time of registration

For the processing of the data, we will obtain your consent during the registration process and refer to this privacy policy.

In connection with the processing of data for the sending of newsletters, there is no disclosure of the data to third parties. The data will be used exclusively for sending the newsletter.

2. The legal basis for sending newsletters is:
The newsletter is sent based on the user's registration on the website:
www.gleif.org/en/lei-data/email-notifications-on-technical-updates

The legal basis for the processing of data after registration for the newsletter by the user is in case of the user's consent Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

3. Purpose of data processing
The collection of the user's e-mail address serves to deliver the newsletter.

The collection of other personal data in the context of the registration process serves to prevent misuse of the services or the email address used.

4. Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. The e-mail address of the user is therefore stored as long as the subscription to the newsletter is active. : www.gleif.org/en/lei-data/email-notifications-on-technical-updates

The other personal data collected during the registration process will normally be deleted after a period of 90 days.

5. Possibility of objection and removal
Subscription to the newsletter may be terminated at any time by the user concerned. For this purpose, you can find a corresponding link in every newsletter or on the website in the newsletter registration area.

VII. Registration

1. Description and scope of data processing
On our website, we offer users the opportunity to register by providing personal information. The data is entered into an input mask and transmitted to us and stored. A transfer of data to third parties does not take place. The following data is collected during the registration process:

  • Name
  • E-Mail
  • Password

At the time of registration, the following data is also stored:
a. The IP address of the user
b. Date and time of registration

As part of the registration process, the consent of the user to process this data is obtained.

2. Legal basis for data processing
Legal basis for the processing of the data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR if the user consented.

Is the registration necessary for performing of a contract, to which user is a contract party, or the implementation of pre-contractual measures, the additional legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

3. Purpose of data processing
User registration is required for the provision of certain content and services on our website.

The content and services are:

  • Challenge LEI Data

4. Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection.

5. Objection and removal
As a user you always have the option to terminate the registration. You can change the data stored about you any time. Please send therefore an email to info@gleif.org

VIII. Forms and e-mail contact

1. Description and scope of data processing
There are serveral forms including contact forms on our website which may be used for electronic contact. If a user chooses this option, the data entered in the input mask will be transmitted to us and saved.

The following data can be entered into the input mask of the respective forms. These are transferred to us:

  • First name
  • Surname
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Subject
  • Message/Comment

At the time of sending the message, the following data is also stored:

  • Date and time of registration

For the processing of the data, we will obtain your consent and refer to this privacy statement during the sending process.

In this context, there is no disclosure of the data to third parties. The data is used exclusively for processing the conversation.

2. Legal base for data processing
Legal basis for the processing of the data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR if the user consented.

3. Purpose of data processing
The processing of the personal data from the input mask serves us only to process the contact. In the case of contact via e-mail, this also includes the required legitimate interest in the processing of the data.

The other personal data processed during the sending process serve to prevent misuse of the contact form and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.

4. Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. For the personal data from the input form of the contact form and those sent by e-mail, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation is ended when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the relevant facts have been finally clarified.

5. Possibility of objection and removal
The user can at any time revoke his consent to the processing of the personal data. If the user contacts us by e-mail, he may object to the storage of his personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation cannot continue.

The user can at any time object to the storage and processing of personal data with effect for the future and can have his data deleted unless another legal regulation prohibits this. The opposition to the storage and processing of personal data or the deletion request can be directed to us by e-mail: info@gleif.org

IX. Services

1. Description and scope of data processing
The description and scope of the data processing results from the information on the services used.

If you do not want the following services, tools, plugins, and social networks - abbreviated to services - to assign the data collected via our website directly to your profile in the respective service, you must log out from the appropriate service before visiting our website. You can completely prevent the plugins from being loaded with add-ons for your browser. With the script blocker "NoScript" (noscript.net).

2. Legal basis for the processing of personal data
The legal basis for the processing of personal data of users of all service is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a-f GDPR. The concretization takes place in the respective paragraph to the used services.

X. Used services

1. Service: Web analysis by PIWIK

Extent of processing personal data
On our website we use the open-source software tool Matomo (formerly PIWIK) to analyze the surfing behavior of our users. The software sets a cookie on the users’ computer (for cookies see above). If individual pages of our website are called, the following data is stored:
(1) IP address of the user's calling system
(2) The website called
(3) The website from which the user came to the called website (referrer)
(4) The subpages that are called from the called web page
(5) The length of stay on the website
(6) The frequency of calling the webpage

The software runs exclusively on the servers of our website. A storage of the personal data of the users takes place only there. A transfer of the data to third parties does not take place.

For more information about the privacy policy, how the data is processed and the service, see:

Legal basis for processing personal data
The legal basis for the processing of the users' personal data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Purpose of data processing
The processing of the users' personal data enables us to analyze the surfing behavior of our users. By analyzing the data obtained, we are able to compile information about the use of the individual components of our website. This helps us to steadily improve our website and its user-friendliness. These purposes also establish our legitimate interest in the processing of the data according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The anonymization of the IP address sufficiently takes into account the interest of users in their protection of personal data.

Duration of purpose
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer needed for our recording purposes. In our case, this is the case after 36 months .

Possibility of objection and removal
Cookies are stored on the computer of the user which transmits them to our website. Therefore, as a user, you have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your internet browser, you can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies. Already saved cookies can be deleted any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are disabled for our website, it may not be possible to fully use all the functions of the website.

2. Service: Google WebFonts

Scope of processing personal data & purpose of processing
We have integrated the Google Webfonts service into our website. Google Webfonts is a font or script library service. The purpose of the integration on our website is a nice typographic design of the website.

The operator and party responsible for the processing of personal data is

Google web fonts are transferred to the cache of your browser to prevent multiple loading. If the browser does not support Google Web fonts or prohibits access, content will be displayed in a standard font. The call of script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the operator of the library. It is theoretically possible - but currently unclear whether and for what purposes - that operators of such libraries collect data.

Google Webfonts sets cookies and can analyze the use of the website through the cookies that are placed on websites. The web pages accessed by the surfer can then automatically send data to Google for online analysis. Google uses this technical process to obtain personal data, such as the IP address of the person concerned, page views, access time, accessibility, frequency of visits, source links, follow-links, and how much time is spent on the site. This information is stored by Google in the United States of America and may be shared with third parties where appropriate.

Legal basis for processing personal data
Legal basis for the processing of the personal data of the users is Art. 6, para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer needed for our recording purposes.

Possibility of objection and removal
Cookies are stored on the computer of the user which transmits them to our website. Therefore, as a user, you have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your internet browser, you can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies. Already saved cookies can be deleted any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are disabled for our website, it may not be possible to fully use all the functions of the website.

3. Service: Google reCAPTCHA

Scope of processing personal data & purpose of processing
We use Google's reCAPTCHA service to determine if a human or computer is typing in our contact or newsletter form.

The operator and party responsible for the processing of personal data is

  • Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.
    For more information about the privacy policy, how the data is processed and the service, see:
  • www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Google uses the following data to check whether you are a human or a computer: the IP address of the device used, which website of us you visit and has the captcha included, the date and duration of the visit, the identification data of the used browser and OS type, Google account, when you're logged in to Google, mouse movements on reCAPTCHA surfaces, and tasks that require you to identify images. There is a legitimate interest on our part in this data processing to ensure the security of our website and to protect us from automated input (attacks).

Legal basis for processing personal data
Legal basis for the processing of the personal data of the users is Art. 6, para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer needed for our recording purposes.

Possibility of objection and removal
Cookies are stored on the computer of the user which transmits them to our website. Therefore, as a user, you have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your internet browser, you can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies. Already saved cookies can be deleted any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are disabled for our website, it may not be possible to fully use all the functions of the website.

4. Service: TypeKit

Scope of processing personal data & purpose of processing
We have integrated the Typekit service from Adobe into our website. Typekit is a service for providing fonts or script libraries. The purpose of the integration on our website is a nice typographic design of the website.

The operator and party responsible for the processing of personal data is

Typekit sets cookies and can retrieve the following data through the cookies set on websites: provided fonts, ID of the set, JavaScript version of the set (string), type of set (string "configurable" or "dynamic"), account ID (identifies the customer of whom the set is), service providing the fonts (e. g. Typekit or Edge Web Fonts), application requesting the fonts (e. g. Adobe Muse), server providing the font types (e. g. Typekit server or Enterprise CDN), hostname of the page on which the fonts are loaded, the time the web browser takes to download fonts, the time from downloading the fonts to the web browser to the application of fonts, whether an ad-blocker is installed to determine if the ad-blockers affects the proper tracking of page views. Adobe uses information from third party websites that use Typekit fonts to provide the Typekit service. The information is also used to diagnose delivery or download issues and to pay font manufacturers. Adobe works with font manufacturers to provide you fonts through the Typekit service. In addition, these manufacturers can offer fonts for sale in the Typekit Marketplace via the Typekit service. In this case, Adobe will provide information, such as your contact information and a purchase summary of the licensed font(s), to the font manufacturers to verify that you have a valid license for the Typekit Marketplace font(s) purchased.

Legal basis for processing personal data
Legal basis for the processing of the personal data of the users is Art. 6, para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer needed for our recording purposes.

Possibility of objection and removal
Cookies are stored on the computer of the user which transmits them to our website. Therefore, as a user, you have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your internet browser, you can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies. Already saved cookies can be deleted any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are disabled for our website, it may not be possible to fully use all the functions of the website.

5. Service: YouTube

Scope of processing personal data & purpose of processing
We have integrated the service YouTube into our website. YouTube is a social network and video portal. The video portal is used to publish, review, rate and comment on video clips. The purpose of the integration into our website is to spread our content via the service.

The operator and party responsible for the processing of personal data is

  • YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. YouTube, LLC is an affiliate of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.
    For more information about the privacy policy, how the data is processed and the service, see:
  • www.youtube.com/yt/about/
  • www.google.de/intl/policies/privacy/

If there are buttons integrated into our website, YouTube can automatically download information technology content. The individual pages viewed by the surfer can then automatically send data to YouTube. Through this technical process, YouTube receives personal data, such as the IP address of the person and their browsing habits, in order to optimize user-directed advertising. This information is stored by YouTube in the United States of America and may be shared with third parties where appropriate. If the user is logged in to YouTube with his profile, YouTube recognizes the user at each activity. Personal data such as the IP address of the person concerned, clicks on pages, access time, access location, the frequency of visits, source links, follow-links and data on the length of stay on the website are sent. YouTube may, if buttons are integrated into our website, assign any activity made by the user to his profile as well as store and process it.

The information will also be posted on the social network and displayed there to your contacts. The information will be used to protect our predominant legitimate interests to optimally market our services in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. 1 f GDPR.

Legal basis for processing personal data
Legal basis for the processing of the personal data of the users is Art. 6, para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer needed for our recording purposes.

Possibility of objection and removal
Cookies are stored on the computer of the user which transmits them to our website. Therefore, as a user, you have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your internet browser, you can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies. Already saved cookies can be deleted any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are disabled for our website, it may not be possible to fully use all the functions of the website.

If the transmission of personal data is not desired, it can be prevented by logging out of the account.

6. Service: Twitter

Scope of processing personal data & purpose of processing
We have integrated the service Twitter into our website. Twitter is a social network and blogging service. The social network is used for profiling, communication, connection, creation and sharing of content between users and users as well as users and the public. Tweets - short messages - can be created and sent via Twitter. The tweets are displayed to followers, Twitter users and the public. The purpose of the integration into our website is to spread our content via the service.

The operator and party responsible for the processing of personal data is

If buttons are integrated into our website, Twitter can automatically download information technology content. The indvidual page viewed by the surfer can then automatically send data to Twitter. This technical method allows Twitter to collect personal data such as the IP address of the person concerned and the surfing habits in order to optimize the user-related advertising. This information is stored by Twitter in the United States of America and may be shared with third parties. If the user is logged into Twitter with his profile, Twitter recognizes the user at each activity. Personal data such as the IP address of the person concerned, clicks on pages, access time, access location, the frequency of visits, source links, follow- links and data on the length of stay on the website are sent. Twitter may, if buttons are integrated into our website, assign any activity made by the user to his profile as well as store and process it.

The information will also be posted on the social network and displayed there to your contacts. The information will be used to protect our predominant legitimate interests to optimally market our services in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. 1 f GDPR.

Legal basis for processing personal data
Legal basis for the processing of the personal data of the users is Art. 6, para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer needed for our recording purposes.

Possibility of objection and removal
Cookies are stored on the computer of the user which transmits them to our website. Therefore, as a user, you have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your internet browser, you can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies. Already saved cookies can be deleted any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are disabled for our website, it may not be possible to fully use all the functions of the website.

If the transmission of personal data is not desired, it can be prevented by logging out of the account.

Use of social plugins from Twitter
Our website uses social plugins ("plugins") from social networks. If you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser connects directly to the servers of Twitter. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Twitter directly to your browser and integrated into the page. By integrating the plugin, the provider receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website. This also applies if you do not have a profile or are currently not logged in. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted by your browser directly to a server of Twitter (possibly in the US) and stored there. If you are logged in on one of the services, the providers can directly allocate the visit to our website to your profile in the respective social network. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking on the "Like" or the "Share" button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a Twitter server and stored there. The information will also be posted on the social network and displayed there to your contacts. The information will be used to protect our predominant legitimate interests to optimally market our services in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. 1 f GDPR.

If you do not want the social networks to assign the data collected via our website directly to your profile in the respective service, you must log out of the corresponding service before you visit our website. You can completely prevent the plugins from being loaded with add-ons for your browser, e. g. with the script blocker "NoScript" (http://noscript.net/).

XI. Rights of the person concerned

If your personal data is processed, you are concerned according to the GDPR and thus have the following rights to the party responsible:

1. Right of information
You may ask the person responsible to confirm if personal data concerning you is processed by us.

If such processing takes place, you can request information from the person responsible about the following information:
(1) the purposes for which the personal data are processed;
(2) the categories of personal data that are processed;
(3) the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data relating to you have been disclosed or are still being disclosed;
(4) the planned duration of the storage of your personal data or, if specific information is not available, criteria for determining the duration of storage;
(5) the existence of a right to rectification or erasure of personal data concerning you, a right to restriction of processing by the person responsible or a right to object to such processing;
(6) the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;
(7) all available information on the source of the data if the personal data are not collected from the person concerned;
(8) the existence of automated decision making including profiling according to Art. 22 para. 1 and 4 GDPR and, at least in these cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the scope and intended impact of such processing on the data subject.

You have the right to request information about whether your personal data relates to a third country or an international organization. In this context, you can request the appropriate guarantees to be informed about the transmission in accordance with. Art. 46 GDPR.

2. Right of rectification
You have a right to rectification and / or completion to the person responsible, if your personal data is incorrect or incomplete. The responsible person must make the correction without delay.

3. Right of restriction of processing
You may request the restriction of the processing of your personal data under the following conditions:
(1) if you contest the accuracy of your personal information for a period of time that enables the person responsible to verify the accuracy of your personal information;
(2) the processing is unlawful and you refuse the deletion of the personal data and instead request the restriction of the use of the personal data;
(3) the person responsible no longer requires personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or
(4) if you object to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 para. 1 GDPR and it has not yet been determined whether the legitimate reasons of the person responsible outweigh your reasons.

If the processing of personal data concerning you has been restricted, this data may only be used with your consent (with the exception of storage) for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the Union or a member state.

If the processing has been restricted in accordance with the above-mentioned conditions, the person responsible will inform you before the restriction is lifted.

4. Right of deletion
a) Obligation for deletion
You may require the person responsible to delete your personal information without delay, and the person responsible is required to delete that information immediately if one of the following reasons is true:
(1) Your personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
(2) You revoke your consent to the processing gem. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a GDPR and there is no other legal basis for processing.
(3) You file an objection to the processing according to Art. 21 para. 1 GDPR and there are no prevailing justifiable grounds for processing, or you file an objection to the processing according to Art. 21 para. 2 GDPR.
(4) Your personal data has been processed unlawfully.
(5) The deletion of personal data concerning you is required to fulfill a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the member states to which the person responsible is subject.
(6) Your personal data was collected in relation to services provided by the information society in accordance with Art. 8 para. 1 GDPR.

  1. Information to third parties
    If the Data Controller has made the personal data concerning you public and is obliged to delete them according to Art. 17 para. 1 GDPR, it takes appropriate measures, including technical means, to inform data controllers who process the personal data that you as person concerned have demanded the deletion of all links to the personal data or of copies or replicas, taking into account the technology available and the implementation costs.
  2. Exceptions
    The right to deletion does not exist if the processing is necessary
    (1) to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;
    (2) to fulfill a legal obligation required by the law of the Union or of the member states to which the person responsible is subject, or to carry out a task of public interest or in the exercise of official authority conferred on the controller;
    (3) for reasons of public interest in the field of public health, in accordance with Art. 9 para. 2 lit. h and i as well as Art. 9 para. 3 GDPR;
    (4) for archival purposes of public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes according to Art. 89 para. 1 GDPR, insofar as the law referred to in section a) is likely to render impossible or seriously affect the achievement of the objectives of this processing, or
    (5) to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

5. Right of information
If you have the right of rectification, deletion or restriction of processing to the person responsible, he / she is obliged to notify all recipients to whom your personal data have been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction of processing, unless: this proves to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort.

You have a right to the person responsible to be informed about these recipients.

6. Right of possibility of data transfer
You have the right to receive your personal data which you provided to the person responsible in a structured, common and machine-readable format. In addition, you have the right to transfer this data to another person reponsible without hindrance by the person responsible for providing the personal data, provided that
(1) the processing is based on a consent according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a GDPR or on a contract according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR and
(2) the processing is done by automated means.

In exercising this right, you also have the right to obtain that your personal data are transmitted directly from one person to another, insofar as this is technically feasible. Freedoms and rights of other persons may not be affected.

The right to data portability does not apply to the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority delegated to the person responsible.

7. Right of objection
At any time, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e or f GDPR for reasons that arise from your particular situation; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.

The person responsible will no longer process the personal data concerning you unless it can demonstrate compelling legitimate reasons for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the purpose of enforcing, exercising or defending legal claims.

If the personal data relating to you are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct mail.
If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, your personal data will no longer be processed for these purposes.

Regardless of Directive 2002/58/EC, you have the option, in the context of the use of services of the information society, of exercising your right to object through automated procedures that use technical specifications.

8. Right of revoking the data protection consent declaration
You have the right to revoke your data protection declaration at any time. The revocation of consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

9. Automated decision on an individual basis including profiling
You have the right not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing - including profiling - that will have legal effect or similarly affect you in a similar manner. This does not apply if the decision
(1) is required for the conclusion or performance of a contract between you and the person responsible,
(2) is permissible on the basis of Union or member state legislation to which the person responsible is subject, and that legislation contains adequate measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests, or
(3) takes place with your express consent.

However, these decisions may not apply to specific categories of personal data under Art. 9 para. 1 GDPR, unless Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a or g GDPR applies and reasonable measures have been taken to protect the rights and freedoms as well as your legitimate interests.

With regard to the cases referred to in (1) and (3), the person responsible shall take appropriate measures to uphold the rights and freedoms and their legitimate interests, including at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person by the person responsible, to express his / her own position and heard on challenge of the decision.

10. Right to complain to a supervisory authority
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you shall have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of your residence, place of work or place of alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of the personal data concerning you violates the GDPR.

The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been submitted shall inform the complainant of the status and results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy according to Art. 78 GDPR.

The responsible supervisory authority is:

Der Hessische Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
Gustav-Stresemann-Ring 1
65189 Wiesbaden
Telephone: +49 611 1408 - 0
Fax: +49 611 1408 - 61
Web: datenschutz.hessen.de

Die Bundesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit
Husarenstr. 30
53117 Bonn
Telephone: +49 228 997799-0
Telefax: +49 228 997799-550
E-Mail: poststelle@bfdi.bund.de
Web: www.bfdi.bund.de

Valid as of 2018-05-24