Privacy Policy

2050 Media Projekt gGmbH Privacy Policy

1      Introduction

Regardless of whether you are an interested party, an applicant or a visitor of our website: for us, „2050 Media Projekt gGmbH“, (hereinafter: "we") the protection of your personal data is very important. But what does this mean in concrete terms?

Below we provide you with an insight into what Personal Data we collect from you and how we process it. Furthermore, you will receive an overview of the rights you are entitled to according to the applicable data protection law. Should you have any questions we will provide you with the details of someone to contact.

1.1  Who we are?

Within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws, as Controller,

2050 Media Projekt gGmbH
Anna-Louisa-Karsch-Str. 2
10178 Berlin
Deutschland
E-Mail: info(at)cleanenergywire.org
Phone number: + 49 30 700 1435 212

We take all measures required by applicable data protection laws to ensure the protection of your Personal Data.

f you have any questions about how we process your Personal Data as well as how to exercise your rights, please contact our Data Protection Officer:

Data Protection Officer
2B Advice GmbH
Joseph-Schumpeter-Allee 25
53227 Bonn

Deutschland
E-Mail: 2050@2b-advice.com
Phone: +49 (0)228 926165-120

2      Scope of the Data Protection Decleration

Processing” means any operations such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction of personal data.

Personal data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

The present privacy policy concerns the personal data of users of our website, interested party, applicants and visitors.

The present privacy policy applies to the following websites:

www.cleanenergywire.org
www.klimafakten.de

3      Which Personal Data Do We Process?

We may collect your personal data, for example, when you subscribe to our newsletter. The personal data we collect may differ according to the purposes for which we collect it. When you visit our website for example, your web browser may transmit to our web server specific information (such as the IP-Address and login) to provide you with the called-up information. We only process data that are necessary for the fulfilment of the purpose for which they were firstly collected.

We have taken extensive technical and organisational security precautions to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our safety procedures are regularly checked and adapted to conform with the latest technological developments.

Your personal data will be in no case sold to any third party!

3.1  Sensitive Data

We do not collect sensitive data and special categories of personal data such as data concerning health, political opinions, religion or trade union membership.

3.2  Personal Data of Minors

Personal data of children or minors are collected only if they use our communication channels. Our offers are usually not addressed to minors. If personal data of minors is processed without the consent of the parent or guardian, it will be deleted immediately.

3.3  Use of Cookies

What are Cookies?

Cookies are files that are installed on your computer by our website when you visit the website. These files store information that makes the use of the website more efficient.

We use cookies on the following websites: www.klimafakten.de and www.cleanenergywire.org.

Webanalytics Service

On the websites www.cleanenergywire.org and www.klimafakten.de we use Matomo as web analysis service to analyse the user behaviour on the website and in the customer portals. For this analysis, the information generated by the cookie (including the shortened IP address of the user) is transmitted to our servers and stored for analysis purposes. We use the analysis on the utilization to optimize our websites and our newsletter offerings. The IP address of the user is immediately shortened during this process, so that the identification of the user via the IP address is no longer possible.

3.4  Usage of Plug-ins

Twitter

Our websites www.cleanenergywire.org, www.klimafakten.de use plugins of the microblogging service twitter.com, which is operated by Twitter, Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA ("Twitter"). The plugins are branded with a Twitter-Logo. If you access a page on our website that contains such a plug-in, a connection will be established to the Twitter servers and the plugin will be displayed on the internet page by notifying your browser. Information related to the internet pages you have visited will be then transferred to the servers of Twitter. If you are logged in to your Twitter user-account, Twitter will add this information to your personal Twitter user account. When using the plugin functions (for example, when your write a comment), this information may also be assigned to your Twitter user account. You can prevent this by logging out before using the plugin. For more information about Twitter's collection and use of data, your rights and ways to protect your privacy, please visit Twitter's privacy policy.

Youtube

Our website www.klimafakten.de contains at least one plugin from YouTube, which is part of Google Inc. based in San Bruno/California, USA. As soon as you visit pages on our website, which contain a YouTube plugin, a connection will be established to YouTube servers. The YouTube server will thereby be informed about which pages of our website you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube user account, YouTube will directly associate your surfing actions with your user account. You can prevent it by logging out of your user account before. For more information about YouTube's collection and use of your data, please see YouTube's privacy policy.

4      Why do we process your personal data and on what legal basis?

4.1  Performance of the Contract

We process your data in order to perform our duties arising from our contract. This also applies to information that you provide to us in the context of pre-contractual correspondence.

Performance of the contractual relationship

For the execution of the contractual relationship, we need your name, your address, your phone number or your e-mail address so that we can contact you.


Carrying Out the application process

We process your data that you have sent us to verify whether your professional qualifications are suitable for the job that is being advertised. We only use your information for the purpose of the recruitment procedure and will keep it in your personnel file in the case that a work contract is concluded with you. If your application is unsuccessful, we will delete or destroy the information you provided us with. We will not use your personal data for any other purpose other than the one it was collected for (for the purpose of the recruitment procedure).

4.2  Legitimate interests

Important: you may object to the processing of your personal data for these purposes at any time.

For strengthening and optimizing customer relations

As part of our efforts to improve on a continuous basis our relationship with you, we may occasionally ask you to take part in our customer surveys. The results of the surveys help us to adapt our products and services to your needs.

Data processing and analysis For marketing purposes

Your needs are important to us and we try to provide you with information about products and services that exactly suit you. For this purpose, we use the findings from our business relationship and market research. Our main goal is to adapt our product offerings to your needs. In this context, we ensure that we always process the data in accordance with applicable data protection law.
What do we analyse and process exactly?

  • Results of our marketing activities to measure the efficiency and relevance of our campaigns;

  • Information related to your visits of our website;

  • We analyse the possible needs of our products and services.

Measures to Ensure Your Protection

Among others, we use your personal data to ensure the security of our IT-system.

In case of a dispute

 

We may process your personal data for documentation and proof purposes in the case of litigation or dispute.

4.3  On the basis of your consent

We may process your data if you have consented to the processing of your personal data for one or more specific purposes. You can withdraw your consent at any time for the future without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs (costs of your Internet connection). However, the withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out up to the time of withdrawal.

 

Newsletter

You have the possibility to subscribe to our newsletter via our website. In order to send it we only need your e-mail address. All other information you may provide to klimafakten.de / Clean Energy Wire is voluntary. Only after a successful completion of a double opt-in process you will receive our newsletter. You have the right to view your declaration of consent or to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. Corresponding links are implemented in every cover letter of our newsletter. If you unsubscribe from our newsletter, we will immediately delete your contact details from our newsletter distribution list.

 

The effectiveness of an electronic consent, as it is used for the subscription to the newsletter, is subject to certain law requirements. This also includes the recording of your consent. We therefore log the date and time when the consent has been given, the content of the consent form, the information whether the checkbox was selected, your e-mail address and all other voluntary information you provided us with. We also log the date and time of the click on the confirmation link and on the link in the confirmation e-mail. We collect this information exclusively to comply with our legal obligations.

 

4.4  Due to legal requirements

As a company, we are subject to a range of legal requirements (e.g. from tax legislation). We process your personal data to comply with our legal obligations.

 

5      Whom do we transfer personal data and why?

5.1  The use of personal data within 2050 Media Projekt gGmbH

Within 2050 Media Projekt gGmbH only those people that need your personal information to fulfil our contractual or legal obligation or to protect our legitimate interest will have access to them.

5.2  Use of personal data outside 2050 Media Projekt gGmbH

We respect the protection of your personal data and we pass on information about you only if required by law, if you have given your consent or to fulfil contractual obligations.

For the following recipients, for example, there is a legal obligation to pass on your personal data:

  • Public authorities or supervisory authorities, e.g. tax authorities, customs authorities;

  • Judicial and law enforcement authorities, e.g. police, courts, public prosecutors;

  • Lawyers or notaries, e.g. in legal disputes;

  • Auditors.

In order to fulfil our contractual obligations, we cooperate with other companies such as:

  • Transport service providers and freight forwarders;

  • Event organiser and training providers, if you have registered through us for certain trade fairs or events;

  • Banks and financial service providers to handle all financial matters.

 

 

Our own service providers

In order to make our operations more efficient, we use external service providers who may receive personal data from you for the purposes described, including IT service providers, printing and telecommunications service providers.

In order to ensure that the service providers comply with the same data protection standards as in our company, we have concluded appropriate contracts for data processing. These contracts regulate, among other things:

  • that third parties only have access to the data they need to carry out the tasks assigned to them;

  • that the service providers only grant access to your data to employees who have explicitly committed themselves to comply with data protection regulations;

  • that the service providers comply with technical and organisational measures that guarantee data security and data protection;

  • what happens to the data when the business relationship between the service provider and us is terminated

For service providers established outside the European Economic Area (EEA), we take special security measures (e.g. by using special contractual clauses) to ensure that the data is treated with the same level of caution as in the EEA. We regularly check our service providers for compliance with our requirements.

6      Data retention period

In accordance with the applicable data protection regulations, we do not store your personal data longer than we need for the purposes of the respective processing. If the data is no longer required for the fulfilment of contractual or legal obligations, it will be deleted, unless its temporary storage is still necessary. There may be the following reasons for further storage:

  • Obligations under commercial and tax law to retain data must be observed: the periods for storage, primarily in accordance with the provisions of the Commercial Code and the Fiscal Code, are up to 10 years.

  • As evidencein the event of legal disputes within the framework of statutory limitation periods: in civil law, statutory limitation periods may be up to 30 years, with the regular limitation period occurring after three years.

 

7    Your Rights

Within the scope of processing your personal data, you also have certain rights. More information can be found in General Data Protection Regulation under Articles 15 to 21.

7.1  Right of access and rectification

You have the right to obtain information from us on what personal data we process. If this information is not or no longer correct, you can ask us to rectify the data, or, if it is incomplete, to complete it. If we have passed on your data to third parties, we will inform the relevant third parties where the law allows it.

 

7.2  Right to erasure

You can request the immediate erasure of your personal data under the following circumstances:

  • when your personal information is no longer needed for the purposes for which it was collected;

  • if you have withdrawn your consent and there is no other legal basis for data processing;

  • if you object to the processing and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for data processing;

  • if your data is processed unlawfully;

  • if your personal data must be deleted in order to comply with legal obligations.

Please note that we must check whether there is not a legitimate reason for processing your personal data before deleting your data.

7.3  Right to Restriction of processing ("the right to have data blocked")

You may request us to restrict the processing of your personal data for one of the following reasons:

  • if you contest the accuracy of the data until we have had the opportunity to verify the accuracy of the data;

  • if the data is processed unlawfully, but instead of being deleted, you merely request the restriction of the use of personal data;

  • if we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you still need them for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;
    if you have filed an objection against the processing and it is not yet clear whether your legitimate interests override ours.

 

7.4  Right to Object

Right of objection in individual cases

If the processing is carried out in the public interest or on the basis of our legitimate interest, you have the right to object to the processing for reasons arising from your particular situation. In the event of an objection, we will not further process your personal data, unless we can prove compelling reasons for processing your data, which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or because your personal data serve to assert, exercise or defend legal claims. The objection shall not preclude the legality of the processing carried out up to the time of the objection.

Right to object against the Use of Data for marketing purposes

f your personal information is used for marketing purposes, you can object to this form of processing at any time. We will no longer process your personal information for these purposes.

The objection can be made form-free and should be addressed to:

2050 Media Projekt gGmbH
Anna-Louisa-Karsch-Str. 2
10178 Berlin
Deutschland
Email: info(at)cleanenergywire.org
Email: redaktion(at)klimafakten.de

Phone: +49 30 700 1435 212

7.5  Right to data portability

Upon requests, you have the right to receive personal data that you have given us for processing in a transferable and machine-readable format.

7.6  Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR)

We try to process your requests and claims as quickly as possible in order to protect your rights appropriately. Depending on the frequency of enquiries, however, it may take up to 30 days before we can provide you with further information about your request. If it should take longer, we will inform you promptly of the reasons for the delay and discuss the further process with you.

In some cases we may not or cannot give you any information. If legally permissible, we will inform you of the reason for refusing to disclose the information.

However, should you not be satisfied with our answer and responses or should you be of the opinion that we are violating the current data protection law, you are free to file a complaint with our Data Protection Officer as well as the relevant supervisory authority. The supervisory authority responsible for us is:

Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
Friedrichstr. 219
10969 Berlin
Tel.: +49 (0)30 13889-0
Fax: +49 (0)30 2155050
E-Mail: mailbox@datenschutz-berlin.de

7.7  Version

The present Privacy Policy is valid as August 2nd 2021. Registered customers will be informed about changes in the Privacy Policy.

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