Privacy

Data protection

Our privacy policy

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and want you to feel comfortable and secure about using our website. We assure you that your data is handled in compliance with effective data protection regulations and that we have taken the technical and organizational measures required under data protection law.

In the following we have provided you with an overview of how Atlantik-Brücke e.V. processes your data.

The controller pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulation is
Atlantik-Brücke e.V.
Am Kupfergraben 7
10117 Berlin
Tel.: +49 30 2039830
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Please address your enquiries and concerns to our data protection officer Christopher Becker: c.becker@atlantik-bruecke.org

Your data

You can visit our website without disclosing any personal data. We only collect, process, store and use personal data if this is necessary to provide a service, to optimize or protect our website or if you provide the data voluntarily, e.g. when you subscribe to our newsletter or contact us.

When you visit our website our server regularly collects standard access data in so-called server log files. This data includes the URL of the accessed website, date and time of access, referrer URL and your web browser or operating system’s fingerprint. We only use this data for statistical analysis to help us run our business, and for the purposes of maintaining website security and optimizing the user experience. This data is not personally identifiable. However, we reserve the right to check log files at a later date if there are substantiated grounds to suspect illegal use.

Your personal data is only disclosed to third parties if we are under a legal obligation to disclose it, if disclosure is necessary to execute a contract with your or provide our services and it is in our legitimate interest to disclose it or you have provided your explicit consent. All the external service providers that we engage are meticulously selected and have concluded contracts with us. They are required to act in accordance with our instructions and we regularly check up on them. These service providers will not disclose your data to third parties.

Data security

We have implemented technical and operational measures to protect your data against accidental or wilful manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized third parties. Our security measures are regularly reviewed and adapted to reflect technological progress. All of our employees have provided a written confidentiality undertaking.

This website has SSL encryption for security reasons, to protect transmissions of confidential content and to ensure that your data is optimally protected. When SSL encryption is enabled third parties cannot intercept and read the data you send to us.

Your rights

You have the right, at any time and without charge, to obtain information about the personal data concerning you that we store, where we obtained the data, the recipients of the data and the purposes of processing. You also have the right to the erasure of your personal data if you do not wish us to continue storing it, and to the restriction of processing of your personal data, and to the rectification of inaccurate personal data. You can withdraw your consent to the processing of your data at any time without stating reasons.

Please address your enquiries and concerns to our data protection officer Christopher Becker: c.becker@atlantik-bruecke.org

Our newsletter

We inform you about ourselves and our services in our newsletter. When you subscribe to our newsletter we store your name and e-mail address and use them with your consent exclusively for the purpose of sending the newsletter to you. When you subscribe to our newsletter we store your IP address and the date of subscription. This data is only stored for the purpose of proof in case a third party has used your e-mail address to subscribe to the newsletter without your knowledge.

We do not collect any other data. This data is only used for the purpose of sending the requested information to you and it is not disclosed to third parties. You can withdraw your consent to storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for the purpose of sending you the newsletter at any time. To withdraw your consent you can use the link provided in the each newsletter, in your profile section or in writing to the aforementioned address or e-mail address.

Cookies

We use cookies on our website to help us to enhance the user experience and make our website more efficient and secure. Cookies are text files containing information that enables us to identify repeat visitors for the duration of their visit to our website. They are stored on your computer’s hard disk and cause no damage to it. Most of the cookies we use are automatically deleted when you leave our website. Others are stored on your device until you delete them so that we can recognize your browser when you next visit our website. You can change your browser settings so that it informs you when cookies are sent, to block certain sites’ cookies, to block all cookies or to automatically delete cookies when you close the browser. However, we would like to point out that if you do not allow cookies you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent.

Matomo

We use the open source software Matomo [formerly Piwik] for statistical analysis of visits to this website. Matomo uses cookies which are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. Your IP address is anonymized and we do not disclose the collected data to third parties. If you have enabled the “Do not Track” setting in your browser Matomo will not save any data.

You can decide whether a web analysis cookie can be saved in your browser to enable us to collect and analyze a range of statistical data. However, we would like to point out that if you do not allow cookies you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent.

Click on the following link to prevent Matomo web analytics on the Atlantik-Brücke e.V. website:
Your visit to our website is currently being tracked by the Matomo web analytics platform. Click here to stop the tracking.

Google Fonts

This website uses web fonts provided by Google that are loaded to your browser cache when you access a web page so that the texts and fonts can be correctly displayed. Google Fonts are used in order to display our online content in a uniform and appealing way. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font on your computer will be used. You can find out more about Google Fonts at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in the Google privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Social media

The Atlantik-Brücke e.V. website has share buttons for the social networks Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. These are plug-ins that can be identified by their logos that can send personal data to these external providers. The providers can then use that data. Please note that we have no knowledge of what data is transmitted or how it is used by the social networks, and we also have no control over this.

You can find further information on the external social media platforms’ privacy policies and your rights, as well as setting options, on their websites:

  • Facebook Inc., 1601 S California Ave, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA, Privacy Policy
  • Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, California 94103, USA, Privacy Policy
  • LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, Privacy Policy

Contact

Please address your enquiries and concerns to our data protection officer Christopher Becker: c.becker@atlantik-bruecke.org

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