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Privacy Policy

Introduction and general information

Thank you for your interest in our website. The protection of your personal data is very important to us. In the following, you will find information on how we handle your data that is collected through your use of our website. Your data will be processed in accordance with the legal regulations on data protection.

Responsible party in the sense of data protection law

Clevis Research GmbH
Gabelsbergerstraße 4
80333 München
info@clevis-research.de

Contact details of the data protection officer

E-mail: datenschutzbeauftragter@datenschutzexperte.de
www.datenschutzexperte.de

Definitions

Our data privacy statement should be straightforward and understandable for everyone. As a rule, the data privacy statement uses the official terms of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The official definitions are explained in Art. 4 GDPR.

Data protection information for customers

Our DATA PROTECTION INFORMATION FOR CUSTOMERS/OTHER CONTRACTUAL PARTNERS AND INTERESTED PERSONS can be found here: https://clevis-research.de/en/data-protection-information-for-customers/

Data protection information for applicants

Our DATA PROTECTION INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS can be found here: https://clevis-research.de/data-protection-information-for-applicants/

Access to and storage of information in terminal equipment 

By using our website, access to information (e.g. IP address) or storage of information (e.g. cookies) in your terminal equipment may occur. This access or storage may involve further processing of personal data pursuant to the GDPR.

In cases where such access to information or such storage of information is strictly necessary for the technically error-free delivery of our services, this is done on the basis of § 25 para. 1 s. 1, para. 2 no. 2 TTDSG. 

In cases where such a process serves other purposes (e.g. the needs-based design of our website), this will only be carried out on the basis of § 25 para. 1 TTDSG with your consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. The consent can be revoked at any time with effect for the future.

For more information on the processing of your personal data and the relevant legal basis in this context, please refer to the following sections on the specific processing activities on our website.

Data processing by visiting our website

When you visit our website, it is technically necessary for data to be transmitted to our web server via your Internet browser. The following data is recorded during an ongoing connection for communication between your Internet browser and our web server:

  • Date and time of the request
  • Name of the requested file
  • Page from which the file was requested
  • Access status
  • Web browser and operating system used
  • (Complete) IP address of the requesting computer
  • Amount of data transferred

We collect the listed data to ensure a smooth connection setup of the website and to enable a comfortable use of our website by the users. In addition, the log file is used to evaluate system security and stability as well as for administrative purposes. The legal basis for the temporary storage of the data or the log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

For reasons of technical security, in particular to defend against attempted attacks on our web server, we store this data for a short period of time. On the basis of this data, it is not possible for us to draw any individuals is not possible. After the latest, the data is anonymized by shortening 7 days of the IP address at domain level, so that it is no longer possible to establish a relationship to the individual user. 

In addition, the data is processed in anonymized form for statistical purposes, if necessary. This data is never stored together with other personal data of the user, compared with other data or passed on to third parties.

Contact form and contact by e-mail

If you send us inquiries via contact form or e-mail, your data from the inquiry form or your e-mail, including the first and last name you provide there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in case of follow-up questions. The specification of an e-mail address is required for contact, the specification of your name and telephone number is voluntary. We will not pass on this data in any case without your consent. The legal basis for the processing of the data is our legitimate interest in responding to your request in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR and, if applicable.

Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, if your request is aimed at the conclusion of a contract. Your data will be deleted after final processing of your request, provided that there are no legal obligations to retain data. You can object to the processing of your personal data at any time in the case of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Web analysis and data tracking

Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. We use Google Analytics only with activated IP anonymization. This means that the IP address of the user is shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area, which excludes the possibility of a correlation with a particular person. Google Inc. based in the USA is certified for the “Privacy Shield” US-European data protection agreement, which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU. Processing takes place in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR or § 15 para. 3 Telemedia Act on the basis of our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes. 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 other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google. The terms of use of Google Analytics and information on data protection can be accessed via the following links:

http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html

and at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/.

You may block the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at URL http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. A click on the following link prevents Google Analytics from capturing the data by activating an opt-out cookie:

Deactivating Google Analytics

Information on the handling of user data by Google Analytics can be found in Google’s privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

Website analysis with Hubspot

We use Hubspot on our website for marketing activities. We use this integrated software solution for our own marketing, lead generation and customer service purposes. This includes email marketing, which handles the sending of newsletters as well as automated mailings, social media publishing and reporting, contact management such as user segmentation and CRM, landing pages and contact forms. Hubspot uses cookies, which are small text files that are stored locally in the cache of your web browser on your terminal device and enable an analysis of your use of the website by us. Hubspot analyzes the information collected (e.g., IP address, geographic location, browser type, length of visit, and pages viewed) on our behalf so that we can generate reports about the visit and the pages viewed. Information collected by Hubspot and the content of our website is stored on servers of Hubspot’s service providers. Insofar as you have given your consent to this in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR, the processing on this website takes place for the purpose of website analysis.

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. Data will be deleted no later than 48 months after it has been collected.

You can permanently object to the collection of data by Hubspot and the setting of cookies by preventing the storage of cookies accordingly through your browser settings.

Service provider: Hubspot

European branch: HubSpot Ireland Limited at 2nd Floor 30 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland.

Address USA: HubSpot, Inc., 25 First St., 2nd floor, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02141, USA.

Privacy Policy: https://legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy

Standard Contractual Clauses: We have concluded Standard Contractual Clauses with the provider based in the USA pursuant to Art. 46 (2) lit. c GDPR to ensure an adequate level of data protection. https://legal.hubspot.com/dpa

Cookies

Our website uses cookies, which are stored by the browser on your device and which contain certain settings for the use of the website (e.g. for the current session). Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. 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, which are automatically deleted after closing the browser. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them or the storage period expires. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

In part, the cookies are used to simplify website processes by storing settings (e.g. providing already selected options). If personal data is also processed by individual cookies implemented by us, the processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR either for the execution of the contract or in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR to protect our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website as well as a customer-friendly and effective design of the site 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 in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The Cookie settings can be managed under the following links for the respective browsers.

You can also individually manage the cookies of many companies and features that are used for advertising. To do this, use the corresponding user tools, available at https://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices. Most browsers also offer a so-called “do-not-track” function, which allows you to indicate that you do not want to be “tracked” by websites. When this feature is enabled, the browser tells ad networks, websites, and applications that you do not want to be tracked for behavioral advertising and the like. For information and instructions on how to edit this feature, depending on the provider of your browser, see the links below:

Additionally, you can prevent loading of so-called scripts by default. NoScript allows JavaScripts, Java and other plug-ins to run only on trusted domains of your choice. Information and instructions on how to edit this feature are available from your browser vendor (e.g. for Mozilla Firefox at: https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/noscript/).

Please note that if you disable cookies, the functionality of this website may be limited.

Data transfer and receiver

We will not transfer your personal data to third parties unless

  • we have explicitly indicated this in the description of the data processing in question. 
  • you have given your express consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR
  • the disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR is necessary to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to believe that you have an overriding legitimate interest in the non-disclosure of your data,
  • in the event that the disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR is not necessary for the purpose of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR there is a legal obligation and
  • insofar as this is necessary pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR for the execution of contractual relationships with you. 

Furthermore, we use external service providers for the processing of our services, all of whom we have carefully selected and commissioned in writing. These are strictly bound by our instructions and are monitored by us on a regular basis. If necessary, we have concluded contract processing agreements with them pursuant to Art. 28 GDPR. These are service providers for web hosting, sending e-mails, maintenance and servicing of our IT systems, etc. The service providers will not pass this data on to third parties.

Data security

We take appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of protection appropriate to the risk in accordance with Article 32 of the GDPR, taking into account the state of the art, the costs of implementation and the nature, scope, circumstances and purposes of the processing, as well as the varying likelihood and severity of the risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons. This website uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of transmission of confidential content, this website uses SSL encryption.

Duration of storage of personal data

The duration of the storage of personal data is determined by the relevant statutory retention periods (e.g. from commercial law and tax law). After expiry of the respective period, the corresponding data is routinely deleted. If data is required for contract fulfillment or contract initiation or if we have a justified interest in further storage, the data will be deleted if they are no longer required for these purposes or if you make use of your right of revocation or objection.

Rights of affected parties

Your rights. Below you will find information on the rights of affected parties which the applicable data protection law grants you vis-à-vis the person responsible with regard to the processing of your personal data: The right, pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR, to request information about your personal data that we have processed. In particular, you may request information about the purposes of the processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right of rectification, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of complaint, the origin of your data if it has not been collected from us, as well as the existence of an automated decision-making process including profiling and, if applicable, specific information on its details.

The right, pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR, to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us. The right, pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR, to demand the deletion of your personal data stored with us, unless processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfillment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims. The right, pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR, to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you refuse its deletion and we no longer need the data, but you need it for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims or you have lodged an objection against the processing pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR. The right, pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data, which you have provided to us, in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to demand the transfer of your personal data to another responsible person. The right to complain to a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of the federal state in which our registered office is located or, if applicable, your usual place of residence or workplace. Right to revoke consent granted pursuant to Art. 7 (3) GDPR: You have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of data which can be rescinded with future effect at any time. In the event of revocation, we will immediately delete the data concerned, unless further processing can be supported on a legal basis for processing without consent. The revocation of the consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation.

Right of objection

If your personal data is processed by us on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR to object to the processing of your personal data if this is done for reasons arising from your particular situation. If the objection is directed against the processing of personal data for the purpose of direct marketing, you have a general right of objection without the requirement to state a particular situation. If you wish to exercise your right of revocation or objection, simply send an e-mail to info@clevis-research.de.

External links

Social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Xing, etc.) are only integrated on our website as links to the corresponding services. After clicking on the embedded text/image link, you will be redirected to the page of the respective provider. Only after the redirection is user information transmitted to the transferred to the respective provider. For information on the handling of your personal data when using these websites, please refer to the respective data protection regulations of the provider.

Adaption and status of the data privacy statement

We reserve the right to adapt or update this data privacy statement if necessary in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations. In this way, we can adapt it to the current legal requirements and take account of changes to our services, e.g. the introduction of new services. The most current version applies to your browsing session.

Date of this privacy statement: 09.03.2022