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Personal data (usually referred to as "data" below) is only processed by us to the extent necessary and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its content and the services offered there.

According to Art. 4 No. 1 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as “GDPR”), “processing” is any process carried out with or without the help of automated processes or any such series of processes in connection with personal data, such as collecting, recording, organizing, arranging, storing, adapting or changing, reading out, querying, using, disclosing through transmission, distribution or any other form of provision, comparison or linking, restricting, deleting or destroying.

With the following data protection declaration we inform you in particular about the type, scope, purpose, duration and legal basis of the processing of personal data, insofar as we decide on the purposes and means of processing either alone or together with others. In addition, we will inform you below about the third-party components we use for optimization purposes and to increase the quality of use, insofar as third parties process data on their own responsibility.

Our privacy policy is structured as follows:

I. Information about us as controllers

Responsible provider of this website in terms of data protection is:

Integrity Design GbR

Am Sandtorkai 50, D - 20457 Hamburg

Shareholders: Bastian Burghardt, Inken Cornelius, Nicole Fassold, Christina Rüter

Email: hello@integrity-design.de

 

II. Rights of users and data subjects

With regard to the data processing described in more detail below, the users and those affected have the right

  • for confirmation as to whether data relating to them is being processed, for information about the data processed, for further information about data processing and for copies of the data (cf. also Art. 15 GDPR);

  • to correct or complete incorrect or incomplete data (see also Art. 16 GDPR);

  • to the immediate deletion of the data concerning them (see also Art. 17 GDPR), or, alternatively, if further processing is required in accordance with Art. 17 (3) GDPR, to restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR;

  • to receive the data relating to them and provided by them and to transmit this data to other providers/responsible parties (cf. also Art. 20 GDPR);

  • to complain to the supervisory authority if you believe that the data concerning you is being processed by the provider in violation of data protection regulations (see also Art. 77 GDPR).

 

In addition, the provider is obliged to inform all recipients to whom data has been disclosed by the provider about any correction or deletion of data or the restriction of processing that takes place on the basis of Articles 16, 17 para. 1, 18 DSGVO teach. However, this obligation does not exist if this notification is impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. Irrespective of this, the user has a right to information about these recipients.

According to Art. 21 GDPR, users and data subjects also have the right to object to the future processing of the data concerning them, provided that the data is processed by the provider in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f) GDPR. In particular, an objection to data processing for the purpose of direct advertising is permissible.

III. Information on data processing

Your data processed when using our website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage no longer applies, the deletion of the data does not conflict with any statutory storage requirements and no other information on individual processing methods is subsequently given.

 

Server data

For technical reasons, in particular to ensure a secure and stable website, data is transmitted to us or to our web space provider by your internet browser. These so-called server log files record, among other things, the type and version of your Internet browser, the operating system, the website from which you switched to our website (referrer URL), the website(s) of our website that you visit, the date and time of the respective access as well as the IP address of the Internet connection from which our website is used.

The data collected in this way is stored temporarily, but not together with other data from you.

This storage takes place on the legal basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the improvement, stability, functionality and security of our website.

The data will be deleted after seven days at the latest, provided that no further storage is required for evidentiary purposes. Otherwise, the data is completely or partially excluded from deletion until the final clarification of an incident.

 

Cookies

a) Session cookies/session cookies

We use so-called cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files or other storage technologies that are stored and stored on your end device by the Internet browser you use. These cookies process certain information about you, such as your browser or location data or your IP address, to an individual extent.

This processing makes our website more user-friendly, effective and secure, since the processing enables, for example, our website to be displayed in different languages or to offer a shopping cart function.

The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit b.) GDPR, insofar as these cookies are used to process data for contract initiation or contract execution.

If the processing does not serve to initiate or process a contract, our legitimate interest lies in improving the functionality of our website. The legal basis is then Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f) GDPR.

These session cookies are deleted when you close your internet browser.

b) Third Party Cookies

If necessary, our website also uses cookies from partner companies with whom we work for the purpose of advertising, analysis or the functionalities of our website.

For details on this, in particular on the purposes and legal basis for processing such third-party cookies, please refer to the information below.

c) Possibility of disposal

You can prevent or restrict the installation of cookies by setting your Internet browser. You can also delete cookies that have already been saved at any time. However, the steps and measures required for this depend on the specific Internet browser you are using. If you have any questions, please use the help function or documentation of your Internet browser or contact its manufacturer or support. In the case of so-called Flash cookies, however, the processing cannot be prevented via the browser settings. Instead, you must change the settings of your Flash player in this respect. The steps and measures required for this also depend on the Flash player you are using. If you have any questions, please also use the help function or documentation of your Flash player or contact the manufacturer or user support. However, if you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, this may mean that not all functions of our website can be used to their full extent.

 

Contact requests / contact option

If you contact us via the contact form or email, the data you provide will be used to process your request. Providing the data is necessary for processing and answering your request - without providing it, we cannot answer your request at all or only to a limited extent.

The legal basis for this processing is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b) GDPR.

Your data will be deleted if your request has been answered conclusively and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory retention requirements, such as in the case of any subsequent contract processing.

Linking social media via graphic or text link

 

We also advertise presences on the social networks listed below on our website. The integration takes place via a linked graphic of the respective network. The use of this linked graphic prevents a connection to the respective server of the social network being automatically established when calling up a website that has a social media application in order to display a graphic of the respective network itself. The user is only forwarded to the service of the respective social network by clicking on the corresponding graphic.

After the user has been forwarded, information about the user is recorded by the respective network. It cannot be ruled out that the data collected in this way will be processed  Data takes place in the USA.

This is initially data such as IP address, date, time and page visited. If the user is logged into his user account of the respective network at the same time, the network operator can, if necessary, assign the information collected from the user's specific visit to the user's personal account. If the user interacts via a "Share" button of the respective network, this information can be stored in the user's personal user account and, if necessary, published. If the user wants to prevent the collected information from being directly assigned to his user account, he must log out before clicking on the graphic. It is also possible to configure the respective user account accordingly.

The following social networks are linked to our site:

 

Facebook:

Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, a subsidiary of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.

Privacy Policy: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Certification EU-US data protection ("EU-US Privacy Shield") https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

 

LinkedIn

LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland, a subsidiary of LinkedIn Corporation, 1000 W. Maude Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085 USA.

Privacy Policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Certification EU-US data protection ("EU-US Privacy Shield") https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000L0UZAA0&status=Active

 

Instagram

Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, a subsidiary of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.

Privacy Policy: https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875

Certification EU-US data protection ("EU-US Privacy Shield") https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

 

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics on our website. This is a web analysis service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter referred to as "Google".

Through certification under the EU-US Privacy Shield ("EU-US Privacy Shield")

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that the data protection regulations of the EU are also observed when processing data in the USA.

The Google Analytics service is used to analyze the usage behavior of our website. The legal basis is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our website.

Usage and user-related information, such as IP address, location, time or frequency of visits to our website is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, we use Google Analytics with the so-called anonymization function. With this function, Google already shortens the IP address within the EU or the EEA.

The data collected in this way is in turn used by Google to provide us with an evaluation of the visit to our website and the usage activities there. This data can also be used to provide other services related to the use of our website and the use of the Internet.

Google states that it does not associate your IP address with other data. In addition, Google entertains

https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/partners

Further data protection information is available for you, e.g. also on the possibilities of preventing the use of data.

In addition, Google offers under

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

a so-called deactivation add-on along with further information on this. This add-on can be installed with the most common Internet browsers and offers you further control over the data that Google collects when you visit our website. The add-on informs the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) that information about the visit to our website should not be transmitted to Google Analytics. However, this does not prevent information from being transmitted to us or to other web analysis services. You can of course also find out whether and which other web analysis services we use in this data protection declaration.

 

Google Maps

We use Google Maps on our website to show our location and to create directions. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter referred to as "Google".

Through certification under the EU-US Privacy Shield ("EU-US Privacy Shield")

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that the data protection regulations of the EU are also observed when processing data in the USA.

In order to enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established when our website is accessed.

If you call up the Google Maps component integrated into our website, Google will store a cookie on your device via your Internet browser. Your user settings and data are processed in order to display our location and create a route description. We cannot rule out that Google uses servers in the USA.

The legal basis is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in optimizing the functionality of our website.

Through the connection to Google established in this way, Google can determine from which website your request was sent and to which IP address the directions are to be sent.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your Internet browser. You can find details on this under “Cookies” above.

In addition, the use of Google Maps and the information obtained via Google Maps is based on the Google Terms of Use  https://policies.google.com/terms?gl=DE&hl=de and the terms and conditions for Google Maps https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html.

In addition, Google offers under

https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated

https://policies.google.com/privacy

further information.

 

Google reCAPTCHA

We use Google reCAPTCHA on our website to check and avoid interactions on our website through automated access, e.g. through so-called bots. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter referred to as "Google".

Through certification under the EU-US Privacy Shield ("EU-US Privacy Shield")

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that the data protection regulations of the EU are also observed when processing data in the USA.

This service enables Google to determine from which website a request is being sent and from which IP address you are using the so-called reCAPTCHA input box. In addition to your IP address, Google may also collect other information that is necessary to offer and guarantee this service.

The legal basis is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the security of our website and in preventing unwanted, automated access in the form of spam or similar.

 

Google offers under

https://policies.google.com/privacy

further information on the general handling of your user data.

 

Google Fonts

We use Google Fonts to display external fonts on our website. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter referred to as "Google".

Through certification under the EU-US Privacy Shield ("EU-US Privacy Shield")

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that the data protection regulations of the EU are also observed when processing data in the USA.

In order to enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established when our website is accessed.

The legal basis is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimization and economic operation of our website.

By connecting to Google when you visit our website, Google can determine from which website your request was sent and to which IP address the display of the font is to be sent.

 

Google offers under

https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated

https://policies.google.com/privacy

further information, in particular on the possibilities of preventing the use of data.

 

YouTube

We use YouTube on our website. This is a video portal operated by YouTube LLC., 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, hereinafter referred to as "YouTube".

YouTube is a subsidiary of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter referred to as "Google".

Through certification under the EU-US Privacy Shield ("EU-US Privacy Shield")

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

guarantees Google and thus also the subsidiary YouTube that the data protection regulations of the EU are also observed when processing data in the USA.

We use YouTube in connection with the "extended data protection mode" function to be able to show you videos. The legal basis is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our website. According to YouTube, the "extended data protection mode" function ensures that the data described in more detail below is only transmitted to the YouTube server if you actually start a video.

 

Without this "extended data protection" a connection to the YouTube server in the USA will be established as soon as you access one of our websites on which a YouTube video is embedded.

This connection is required in order to be able to display the respective video on our website via your Internet browser. In the course of this, YouTube will record and process at least your IP address, the date and time and the website you have visited. In addition, a connection to Google's "DoubleClick" advertising network is established.

 

If you are logged into YouTube at the same time, YouTube assigns the connection information to your YouTube account. If you want to prevent this, you must either log out of YouTube before visiting our website or make the appropriate settings in your YouTube user account.

For the purpose of functionality and to analyze usage behavior, YouTube permanently stores cookies via your Internet browser on your end device. If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the storage of cookies by making a setting in your Internet browser. See “Cookies” above for more information.

Google provides further information about the collection and use of data as well as your rights and protection options in this regard in the

https://policies.google.com/privacy

retrievable data protection information.

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