Privacy policy

Privacy statement for the visitors to our website

Hello and thank you for your interest in our website. Besides other matters we take your rights to privacy, data protection and informational self-determination very seriously. Therefore, we would like to inform you as follows:

Who are we?

Humboldt-Innovation GmbH
Ziegelstraße 30
10117 Berlin

Managing Director: Volker Hofmann

Tel.: +49 (30) 2093 70752
Fax: +49 (30) 2093 70779

E-Mail: info(at)humboldt-innovation.de
Web: www.humboldt-innvation.de

Who is responsible for data protection in our company (data protection officer)?

Everyone is responsible for the topic of data protection in our company. In addition we decided to appoint a data protection officer. In order to guarantee his independence we have commissioned an external consultant.
This concerns the lawyer Dr. Stephan Gärtner. You are welcome to contact him at all times.

His contact details are as follows:

Rechtsanwalt Dr. Stephan Gärtner
StanhopeONE
Voßstraße 20
10117 Berlin

Tel.: +49 (30) 896 142 37
Fax: +49 (30) 120 530 979

Email: gaertner(at)stanhope.de

What happens when using the website for purely informational purpose?

When you use our website for purely informational purposes, i.e. if you as a user neither register, nor transmit information otherwise, we will collect the following data from you: IP address, date and time of the inquiry, time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), contents of the request (specific site), requested URL, access status/http status code, respectively transmitted data volume, referrer, operating system and its interface, language, version of the browser software and user agent. We receive these data via cookies and directly from your browser. The purpose of this processing is the provision of our website as well as the statistical evaluation. The legal basis for this is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, according to which the processing of personal data is also possible without the consent of the data subject if the processing is necessary in order to safeguard the legitimate interests of the data controller or a third party, if the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject, which require the protection of personal data, do not prevail, in particular if the data subject is a child. The aforementioned purposes are in our interest. Insofar as we use cookies we refer to our statements under “How do we use cookies on this website?”.

Hosting

This website is hosted by an external service provider (hoster). The personal data that are recorded on the website are stored on the servers of the host. This can be v. a. be IP addresses, contact requests, meta and communication data, contract data, contact details, names, website access and other data generated via a website.

The hoster is used for the purpose of fulfilling the contract with our potential and existing customers (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.b GDPR) and in the interest of a secure, fast and efficient provision of our online offers by a public provider (Art. 6 Para 1 letter f GDPR).

Our host will only process your data insofar as this is necessary to fulfill its performance obligations and follow our instructions with regard to this data.

We use the following hosters:

IONOS SE
Elgendorfer Strasse 57
56410 Montabaur
Germany

Agreement for contract data processing
We have concluded an agreement for contract data processing with the above-mentioned provider. This is a contract stipulated by data protection law, which ensures that it processes the personal data of our website visitors only in accordance with our instructions and in compliance with the GDPR.

IONOS WEB ANALYTICS

This website uses the analysis services of IONOS WebAnalytics (hereinafter: IONOS). The provider is 1 & 1 IONOS
SE, Elgendorfer Strasse 57, D – 56410 Montabaur. As part of the analyzes with IONOS can, etc.
Visitor numbers and behavior (e.g. number of page views, duration of a website visit,
Bounce rates), visitor sources (i.e. which side the visitor is coming from), visitor locations, and technical
Data (browser and operating system versions) are analyzed. For this purpose, IONOS saves in particular
following data:

  • Referrer (previously visited website)
  • requested web page or file
  • Browser type and browser version
  • operating system used
  • used device type
  • Time of access
  • IP address in anonymized form (is only used to determine the location of access)

According to IONOS, data is collected completely anonymously so that it does not relate to individual people
can be traced. IONOS WebAnalytics does not save cookies.

The storage and analysis of the data takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has
a legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behavior in order to be able to use both its website and
optimize its advertising. If a corresponding consent has been requested, the processing takes place
exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the consent can be revoked at any time.

Further information on data collection and processing by IONOS WebAnalytics can be found in the
IONOS data protection declaration under the following link:

https://www.ionos.de/terms-gtc/index.php?id=6

Agreement for contract data processing
We have concluded an agreement for contract data processing with the above-mentioned provider. This is a contract stipulated by data protection law, which ensures that it processes the personal data of our website visitors only in accordance with our instructions and in compliance with the GDPR.

What happens when using our registration form?

If you communicate with us via our registration form, we hereby collect the following data: name, e-mail address, company/institution (mandatory fields), declaration of consent for processing of photos, comments (voluntary fields). Only you know the reasons for contacting us; the reaction to this describes at the same time the purpose of the processing. Insofar as it concerns a concrete contractual obligation (contract with spectator), be it in connection with the initiation, execution or termination, the legal basis for the processing is Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR. In this case we store the data until the end of the statutory storage deadline. In all other cases the legal basis is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, according to which the processing of personal data is also possible without the consent of the data subject if the processing is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of the data controller or a third party, if the interests of the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject, which require the protection of the personal data, do not prevail, in particular if the data subject is a child. The communication outside of a contractual obligation is in our mutual interest. We will store your data until the purpose arising from the legitimate interest has been fulfilled.

Are we obligated to collect these data?
What happens if we do not collect these data?

There is no statutory obligation to collect these data. However, there is the possibility that if the data are not collected the visit to our website will be made more difficult.

To whom do we transmit the data?
And: do the data leave the European Union or the European Economic Area?

We do not hand over your data through this website to third parties.

Do we guarantee sufficient data security?

We maintain current technical measures in order to guarantee data security, in particular for the protection of your personal data against risks when transmitting data as well as against third parties gaining knowledge of the personal data. These are respectively adjusted to the current technical standards.

How do we use cookies on this website?

Cookies are stored on your computer when using the website. Cookies are small text files, which are stored on your hard disk and allocated to the browser used by you and through which the body (in this case us), which sets the cookies, receives certain information. Cookies cannot run any programs or transfer viruses to your computer. They serve to make the internet service more user-friendly and more effective.

Transient cookies are automatically deleted when the user closes the browser. These include in particular the session cookies. These store a so-called session ID, with which various requests of the visitor’s browser can be assigned to the common session. This will allow the visitor’s computer to be recognized when the visitor returns to your site.

Which rights do you have?

You have several rights. You have the right to information about the personal data processed in relation to rectification or deletion, to restriction to the processing, to object to the processing as well as to data portability. You also have the possibility to complain about us to the supervisory authority that is responsible for us. We politely point out that these rights are, if applicable, linked to prerequisites, the existence of which we will insist upon.