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Privacy Policy

As of: 25.05.2018

General information

The protection of your personal data is very important to Deutsche Telekom AG, Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 140, 53113 Bonn, Germany. It is important to us to inform you about the personal information we collect during your visits to our websites, how we use this information and what choices you have in relation to our use.


1. Where can I find the information that is important for me?

This privacy notice summarizes the points that apply to the processing of your data in this web portal by Deutsche Telekom.
For more information, also on data protection in specific products, please go to https://www.telekom.com/de/verantwortung/datenschutz-und-datensicherheit/datenschutz and http://www.telekom.de/datenschutzhinweise.
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2. Who is responsible for our data processing? Who is my contact at Deutsche Telekom if I have questions about privacy?

The responsible party with regard to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and further national data protection laws of the EU Member States, as well as other data protection regulations:

Deutsche Telekom AG
Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 140
53113 Bonn

Deutsche Telekom is the service provider of the internet site www.teachtoday.de and therefore also responsible for data collection.

The data are processed under the data management order by:

Helliwood media & education im fjs e.V.
Marchlewskistraße 27
10243 Berlin
Telephone: +49 30 2938 1684
Email: info@helliwood.de
Website: www.helliwood.de

If you have questions, you can contact the Teachtoday Project Office’s data protection officer, who has express authority from Deutsche Telekom AG, and who is responsible for data protection at the initiative:

Stefan Deumer
HELLIWOOD media & education im fjs e.V.
Marchlewskistraße 27
10243 Berlin
Email: deumer@helliwood.com


3. What are my data rights?

You have the right
a) to request information on the categories of processed data, processing purposes, possible recipients of the data, the planned storage period (Art. 15 GDPR);

b) to request correction or addition of inaccurate or incomplete data (Art. 16 GDPR);

c) to revoke consent at any time with future effect (Art. 7 para 3 GDPR);

d) to refuse data processing, which takes place on the basis of a legitimate interest, for reasons arising from your particular situation (Art. 21 para.1 GDPR);

e) to demand the deletion of data in certain cases in the context of Art. 17 of the GDPR – especially when the data are no longer required for the intended purpose or unlawfully processed, or you have revoked consent according to (c) above or have declared an opposition in accordance with (d) above;

f) to require under certain conditions the limitation of data, insofar as such deletion is not possible or the obligation to delete is in dispute (Art. 18 GDPR);

g) to demand data portability, i.e. you can receive your data that you have provided to us in the form of a standard machine-readable format such as CSV and if necessary submit to others (Art. 20 GDPR);

h) to lodge a complaint to the authorities about the data processing (for telecommunications contracts:) Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information; in addition: Land Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information of North Rhine-Westphalia).


4. Who does the telecommunications my information to?

To data processors, these are companies that we hire within the predefined framework of the processing of data, Art. 28 GDPR (service provider, agents). Deutsche Telekom remains responsible in this case for the protection of your data. We hire companies in particular in the following areas: IT, sales, marketing, finance, consulting, customer service, human resources, logistics, print.

Due to legal obligations: In certain cases, we are legally obliged to transmit data to a requesting state authority.


5. Where are my data processed?

Your data will principally be processed in Germany and in other European countries.

Insofar as processing of your data in exceptional cases is transferred to countries outside the European Union (i.e. to so-called third countries), this will be done only with your express consent or is required for us to fulfill our services to you or it is provided by law (Art. 49 GDPR). Additionally, any processing of your data that occurs in third countries shall only take place, insofar as is ensured through specific measures, that an adequate level of data protection exists (e.g. the EU Commission’s adequacy determination or so-called appropriate safeguards, Art. 44ff. GDPR).


6. What data are collected and how is it used and how long is it stored?

a) Provision of the website and creation of log files
With each visit to our website our system automatically captures data and information from the system of accessing computer.

The following data are collected for this:

(1) information about the type of browser and version being used
(2) the user’s operating system
(3) the user’s internet service provider
(4) the IP address of the user
(5) date and time of access
(6) websites via which the user’s system access our internet page
(7) websites to which the user’s system gains access via our internet page

The log files contain IP addresses or other data that could enable attribution to the user. This could be the case, for instance, if personal data is contained within the link to the website from which the user gains access to the internet page or the link to the website that the user visits via our internet page.

The data are also stored in the log files of our system. Storage of this data along with other personal data of the user does not take place.

Purpose of the data processing
The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable the website to be delivered to the user's computer. For this purpose, the user’s IP address must be stored for the duration of the session.

It is stored in log files to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, the data serve to optimize the site and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An analysis of data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context.

Duration of storage
The data will be deleted when they are no longer necessary for the achievement of the purpose of their collection. In the case of the collection of data to allow access to the website, this is the case when that session is finished.

In the case of storage of the data in log files, this is the case no later than seven days. Storage for longer periods is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of users are anonymized so that attribution to the current client is no longer possible.


7. Is my usage behavior evaluated, e.g. for advertising, tracking or fraud prevention?

a) Use of Cookies
Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the internet browser or by the internet browser on the user’s computer system. If a user visits a website, a cookie may be stored on the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic character string that enables a unique identification of the browser when the website is called up again.

We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website require that the accessing browser be identified even after a page change. The following data are stored in the cookies and transmitted:

(1) session key
(2) privacy policy accepted

We also use cookies on our website which enable an analysis of the user’s online behavior. (see section 7b: web analysis by Matomo).

The user data collected in this way is anonymized with technical precautionary measures. Therefore, it is no longer possible to assign the data to the user. The data will not be stored together with same user’s other personal data.

When you visit our website, an information banner informs you about the use of cookies and refers you to this data protection statement. In this context, there is also a note on how the storage of cookies can be prevented in the browser settings.


Purpose of data processing
The purpose of using technically necessary cookies is to simplify the use of websites for users. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For such functions, it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change.

We need cookies for the following applications:

(1) session key
(2) privacy policy accepted

Analysis cookies are used to improve the quality of our website and its content. Through the analysis cookies we learn how the website is used and can thus continuously optimize our offer. (see section 7b: web analysis by Matomo)


Duration of storage, possibility of objection and Elimination
Cookies are stored on the user’s computer and transmitted to our website. Therefore, you as a user also have full control over the use of cookies. You can deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings in your internet browser. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are deactivated for our website, it may no longer be possible to use all functions of the website in full.

You can read more information about cookies and the individual providers on the websiteswww.meine-cookies.org or www.youronlinechoices.com

There you also have the opportunity to object to usage-based online advertising by individual companies or by all companies at http://www.youronlinechoices.com/de/praferenzmanagement/

We have voluntarily submitted to the self-regulation of the German Data Protection Council Online Advertising (DDOW).


b) Web analysis by Matomo (formerly PIWIK)
On our website we use the open source software tool Matomo (formerly PIWIK) to analyze the online behavior of our users. The software places a cookie on the user’s computer (see above for cookies). If individual pages of our website are accessed, the following data are stored:

(1) two bytes of the IP address of the visiting user’s system
(2) the accessed website
(3) the URL of the website from which the user has accessed the current website
(4) the sub-pages accessed from the accessed website
(5) time spent on the website
(6) frequency of website access
(7) system information of the user

The software runs exclusively on a server in a German data center that is specially operated for data protection-compliant web analysis. The personal data of users is only stored there. The data processing is carried out by a third party selected and monitored by the person responsible in compliance with the statutory provisions by means of order data management.

The software is set so that the IP addresses are not completely stored, instead 2 bytes of the IP address are masked (e.g..: 192.168.xxx.xxx). This way, it is no longer possible to assign the shortened IP address to the accessing computer.

Purpose of data processing
The processing of users’ personal data enables us to analyze the website use of our users. We are in a position to compile information about the use of the individual components of our website by evaluating the data obtained. This helps us to continuously improve our website and its user-friendliness. For these purposes, it is also in our legitimate interest to process the data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. By anonymizing the IP address, the users’ interest in protecting their personal data is sufficiently taken into account.

Duration of storage
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 termination of the service offered via the website (i.e. after the completion of the internet offer of the Medienführerschein Bayern).

More information about the privacy settings of the Matomo software can be found under the following link: https://matomo.org/docs/privacy/.