This website collects personal data from its users.
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Provider and responsible person
10243 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 30 120 85 919
Data Protection Officer (DPO)
E-mail address of the provider: firstname.lastname@example.org
Types of data collected
The personal data that this website processes independently or through third parties includes Cookie; Usage data; E-mail; Address; City; Budget; Academic education; Billing address; First name; Last name; Gender; Date of birth; Phone number; User name; Company name; Country; Different types of data; Profession.
Personal data may be provided voluntarily by the user or, in the case of usage data, collected automatically when this website is used.
Unless otherwise indicated, the provision of all data requested by this website is mandatory. If the user refuses to provide the data, this may result in this website not being able to provide its services to the user. In cases where this website expressly states that the provision of personal data is voluntary, users may choose not to provide such data without any consequences for the availability or functioning of the service.
Users who are unsure about which personal data is mandatory may contact the provider.
Users are responsible for all personal data of third parties obtained, published or disclosed through this website and confirm that they have obtained consent to the transfer of personal data of any third party to this website.
Nature and place of data processing
The provider processes the user data in a proper manner and takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access and unauthorized forwarding, modification or destruction of data.
Data processing is carried out by means of computers or IT-based systems in accordance with organizational procedures and practices that are specifically geared to the stated purposes. In addition to the data controller, other persons could also operate this website and have access to the data, either internally (personnel management, sales, marketing, legal department, system administrators) or externally – and in the case of the latter, to the extent necessary, designated as processors by the data controller (such as providers of technical services, delivery companies, hosting providers, IT companies or communication agencies). An up-to-date list of these parties can be requested from the provider at any time.
Legal basis of the processing
The provider may only process personal data of users if one of the following points applies:
- Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes. Note: In some jurisdictions, the provider may be permitted to process personal data until the user objects to such processing (“opt-out”) without relying on consent or any other of the following legal grounds. However, this does not apply if the processing of personal data is subject to European data protection law;
- the data collection is necessary for the performance of a contract with the user and/or for pre-contractual measures resulting therefrom;
- the processing is necessary for the fulfilment of a legal obligation to which the provider is subject;
- the processing is in connection with a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority delegated to the provider;
- the processing is necessary to protect the legitimate interests of the provider or of a third party.
In any case, the provider will gladly provide information about the specific legal basis on which the processing is based, in particular whether the provision of personal data is a legal or contractual obligation or a prerequisite for the conclusion of a contract.
The data will be processed at the Provider’s premises and at all other places where the parties involved in the data processing are located.
Depending on the location of the users, data transfers may involve the transfer of the user’s data to a country other than the user’s own. In order to know more about the place where the transmitted data is processed, users can consult the section containing detailed information on the processing of personal data.
Users also have the right to be informed of the legal basis for the transfer of data to a country outside the European Union or to an international organization governed by international law or established by two or more countries, such as the UN, as well as to be informed of the security measures adopted by the provider to protect their data.
If such a transfer takes place, the user can learn more about it by checking the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the Provider using the information provided in the contact section.
Personal data is processed and stored for as long as required for the purpose for which it was collected.
Personal data collected for the purpose of fulfilling a contract concluded between the provider and the user will be stored until the contract is fulfilled in full.
Personal data collected to protect the legitimate interests of the provider will be stored for as long as necessary to fulfill these purposes. Users can obtain more detailed information about the provider’s legitimate interests in the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the provider.
Furthermore, the provider is permitted to store personal data for a longer period of time if the user has consented to such processing, as long as the consent is not revoked. In addition, the provider may be obliged to store personal data for a longer period of time if this is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation or on the order of an authority.
After the retention period has expired, personal data will be deleted. Therefore, the right of information, the right of deletion, the right of correction and the right of data transferability cannot be exercised after the retention period has expired.
Purposes of processing
Personal data about the user is collected so that the provider can provide the service and also comply with its legal obligations, respond to enforcement requests, protect its rights and interests (or those of the user or third parties), detect malicious or fraudulent activities. In addition, data is collected for the following purposes: Analytics, heat mapping and session recording, viewing content from external platforms, interacting with external social networks and platforms, managing user databases, monitoring infrastructure, advertising, platform services and hosting, social features, login and authentication, access to third-party profiles, registration and login directly from this site, remarketing and behavioral targeting, managing contacts and sending messages, and handling payments.
Users can find more detailed information about these processing purposes and the personal data used for each purpose in the “Detailed information about personal data processing” section of this document.
Facebook permissions required for this website
This site may require certain Facebook permissions to perform actions and obtain information, including personal information, from the user’s Facebook account. This website connects through this service to the user profile on the social network Facebook, provided by Facebook Inc.
For more information about the following permissions, please refer to the Facebook Permissions documentation and the Facebook Privacy Statement.
The following permissions are required: General Information, App Notifications, Access Requests, Access Friends List, Access Private Information and Access Page CTA.
Detailed information about the processing of personal data
Personal data is collected for the following purposes using the following services:
With the services listed in this section, the provider can monitor and analyze traffic and track user behavior.
Google Analytics (Google Ireland Limited)
Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited (“Google”). Google uses the collected data to track and investigate how this website is used, to compile reports on its activities and to share this information with other Google services.
Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads in its own advertising network.
Fabric.io, a company of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. We use Fabric.io to detect, analyze, and troubleshoot errors in the app. Fabric includes crash reports with details of affected code locations, device information and recent log file messages.
Fabric.io is used in the interest of a stable and error-free App. This constitutes a legitimate interest in the sense of the DSGVO, Art. 6, Paragraph 1 f.
More information on the handling of user data can be found in the Fabric.io data protection declaration
Appsflyer (AppsFlyer Ltd)
Appsflyer is an analysis service of AppsFlyer Ltd.
Facebook Ads Conversion Tracking (Facebook pixels) (Facebook, Inc.)
Facebook Ads Conversion Tracking (Facebook Pixels) is an analysis service of Facebook, Inc. that links data from the Facebook advertising network to actions taken through this website. The Facebook pixel tracks conversions resulting from ads on Facebook, Instagram and the Audience Network.
Apple Search Ads
Apple Search Ads is a web analytics service provided by Apple Inc. and the information collected is used for tracking and advertising Apple Search Ads.
Personal Information Collected: Usage data
KISSmetrics (Space Pencil, Inc.)
KISSmetrics is an analysis service from Space Pencil, Inc.
MixPanel is an analysis service of Mixpanel Inc.
App Annie is an app analysis service App Annie Inc. that can identify and track the entire app lifecycle. Here we gain valuable insights into competitor and market data using metrics on app downloads, revenue, usage, interactions and ads. (Art.6 para.1 lit. f DSGVO)
Personal data collected: usage data.
Registration and authentication
By registering or authenticating, users authorize this site to identify them and grant them access to specific services.
Depending on what is stated below, third party providers may provide login and authentication services. In this case, this Site may access some data stored by these third parties for login or identification purposes.
Facebook Authentication (Facebook, Inc.)
Facebook Authentication is a registration and login service provided by Facebook, Inc. that is connected to the Facebook social network.
Displaying content from external platforms
This type of service allows users to view and interact with content hosted on external platforms directly through this website.
This type of service may still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when users are not using it.
Button and social widgets for GitHub (GitHub Inc.)
The GitHub button and social widgets are services designed to interact with GitHub and Gist services from GitHub, Inc.
Heat Mapping and Session Recording
Heatmap services show the areas of a page where the mouse is moved most often or where it is clicked on most often. In this way, the main areas of interest can be identified. These services can be used to monitor and analyze website traffic and track user behavior.
Some of these services can record user sessions and later replay them visually.
Hotjar Heat Maps & Recordings (Hotjar Ltd.)
Hotjar is a session recording and heat map service from Hotjar Ltd.
Hotjar considers generic “Do Not Track” headers. This means that the browser can prohibit the Hotjar script from collecting data from the user. This setting is available in all major browsers. Hotjars opt-out information can be found here.
Interaction with external social networks and platforms
These types of services allow you to interact with social networks or other external platforms directly through this website.
The interaction as well as the information collected via this website is always subject to the privacy settings set by the users for the respective social network.
This type of service may continue to collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even if users do not use it.
It is recommended that users log out of the respective services to ensure that the processed data is not reconnected to the user’s profile via this website.
Button and social widgets for YouTube (Google Ireland Limited)
The button and social widgets for YouTube are services for interacting with the YouTube social network from Google Ireland Limited.
Platform Services and Hosting
The purpose of these services is to host and operate main components of the application for this website, so that this website can be offered from a single platform. Such platforms provide the provider with a whole range of tools – for example analysis and comment functions, user and database management, e-commerce and payment processing – which include the processing of personal data.
Some of these services work with geographically dispersed servers, making it difficult to determine the location where personal data is stored.
Rapid7 is a security analysis platform from Rapid7, Inc. Rapid7 processes data for server monitoring purposes for a secure Internet presence (Art.6 para.1 lit. f DSGVO).
Collected personal data: usage data.
WordPress.com (Automattic Inc.)
WordPress.com is a platform provided by Automattic Inc. that allows the owner to build, host and operate this website.
Wordfence is a WordPress security plug-in from Automattic Inc. Wordfence uses the information it collects to integrate security features into Wordfence, making this site more secure against brute force attacks and unauthorized access.
Personal Information Collected: Cookie – To uniquely identify visitors – The use of Wordfence is therefore in the interest of the safe use of our online services. This represents a legitimate interest in the sense of Art.6 para.1 lit. f DSGVO.
Registration and login directly via this website
By registering or logging on, users authorize this site to identify them and grant them access to specific services. Personal data is collected and stored exclusively for registration and identification purposes. Only such data that is necessary for the provision of the service requested by the user is affected.
Direct registration (this website)
Users register by filling out the registration form and providing their personal information directly through this website.
Processed personal data: Address; Academic training; Budget; Billing address; City.
Remarketing and Behavioural Targeting
This type of service allows this website and its partners to analyze how this website was used in previous sessions of the user in order to distribute, optimize and use advertising in a targeted manner.
This activity is done by tracking usage data and using cookies – information sent to partners responsible for remarketing and behavioral targeting campaigns.
Some services offer a remarketing option based on email address lists.
Users may also opt-out of certain advertising features through appropriate device settings, such as the device advertising settings for cell phones or advertising settings in general.
Google Ads Remarketing (Google Ireland Limited)
Google Ads Remarketing is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Google Ireland Limited that links the activity of this website to the Google Ads advertising network and the DoubleClick cookie.
Hootsuite Media Inc.
Hootsuite is a social media management company of Hootsuite Inc. Hootsuite primarily processes data from social media articles that we write. Because social media content is user-generated, it may contain personal information at any time if you decide to share this information.
Personal data collected: User-generated data content.
Processing Location: Canada Hootsuite Inc, 5 East 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5T 1R6
We have also entered into a Data Processing Addendum (“DPA”) with Hootsuite regarding commissioned data processing to ensure data security.
Dealing with payments
Unless otherwise stated, this site processes all payments by credit card, bank transfer or otherwise through external payment service providers. In general and unless otherwise stated, users are requested to provide their payment and personal information directly to these payment service providers.
This website is not involved in the collection and processing of such information, but only receives a notification from the respective payment service provider whether the payment has been successfully completed.
Stripe (Stripe Inc)
Stripe is a payment service of Stripe Inc.
Administration of user databases
These types of services allow the provider to create user profiles by first using the e-mail address, name or other information that the user has submitted to this website, as well as tracking user activities through analysis functionalities. This personal data can also be matched with publicly available information about the user (such as profiles in social media) and used to build a personal profile that the provider can display and use to improve this website.
Some of these services may also provide for the sending of scheduled messages to the user, such as e-mails that link this website to specific actions.
Intercom (Intercom Inc.)
Intercom is a user database management service provided by Intercom Inc.
Intercom can also be used as a means of communication, either by e-mail, or by messages within this application (this website).
Managing contacts and sending messages
These types of services allow the management of a database of e-mail contacts, phone numbers or any other contact information to communicate with the user.
The Services may also collect information about the date and time the user read the message and when the user interacts with incoming messages, such as by clicking on links contained therein.
Mailchimp (The Rocket Science Group LLC)
Mailchimp is a service provided by The Rocket Science Group LLC for managing e-mail addresses and sending messages.
Mandrill (The Rocket Science Group LLC)
Mandrill is an e-mail address management and messaging service provided by The Rocket Science Group, LLC.
With these types of services, this site may use user data to communicate advertising in the form of banners and other marketing methods, possibly based on the interests of the user.
Users may also opt-out of certain advertising features by changing device settings, such as the device advertising settings for cell phones or advertising settings in general.
Outbrain (Outbrain Inc.)
Outbrain is an advertising service of Outbrain Inc.
Access to third party profiles
This site uses these types of services to read profile information from your profiles with third party providers and convert it into actions.
These services are not activated automatically, but require the explicit consent of the user.
Access to the Facebook profile (Facebook, Inc.)
This website uses this service to connect to the user profile on the social network Facebook, provided by Facebook, Inc.
This type of service allows this site to monitor the use and behavior of its individual components for the purpose of improving performance, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting.
The type of personal data processed depends on the characteristics and the way in which the services are carried out, the function of which is to filter the activities carried out through this website.
Monitis (Monitis US LLC.)
Monitis is an application monitoring service provided by Monitis US LLC.
Rollbar (Rollbar, Inc.)
Rollbar is an application monitoring service provided by Rollbar, Inc.
Further information on personal data
We offer you the opportunity to apply for a job with us (e.g. by e-mail, post or via online application form). In the following we will inform you about the scope, purpose and use of your personal data collected during the application process. Your applicant data will be processed in accordance with the applicable data protection laws and all other legal provisions and your data will be treated in strict confidence.
The legal basis for this is § 26 BDSG-neu according to German law (initiation of an employment relationship), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO (general contract initiation) and – if you have given your consent – Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. Consent can be revoked at any time. Within our company, your personal data will only be passed on to persons involved in the processing of your application.
If you send us an application, we will process your related person
Storage of applicant data
We reserve the right to keep the data you have submitted to us for up to 6 months from the end of the application procedure (rejection or withdrawal of the application) on the basis of our legitimate interests (Art. 6 para. 1 letter f DSGVO).
After this period your application will be deleted or destroyed in accordance with data protection regulations. There is a legitimate interest in keeping your application for 6 months in connection with a possible legal dispute. If it is evident that the data will be required after the 6-month period (e.g. due to an imminent or pending legal dispute), the data will only be deleted when the purpose for further storage no longer applies.
Registration on this website
You can register on this website to use additional features on the site. We will use the data entered for this purpose only for the purpose of using the respective offer or service for which you have registered. The mandatory data requested during registration must be provided in full. Otherwise we will refuse the registration.
In the event of important changes, for example in the scope of the offer or technically necessary changes, we will use the e-mail address provided during registration to inform you in this way.
The data entered during registration is processed for the purpose of implementing the user relationship established by the registration and, if applicable, for the initiation of further contracts (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO).
The data entered during registration is stored by us for as long as you are registered on this website and is then deleted. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.
Online sale of goods and services
The personal data collected is used to provide services or sell goods to users, including payments and possibly deliveries.
The personal data collected to make the payment may include credit card details, bank account details used for the transfer or other intended payment methods. The type of data collected by this website depends on the payment system used.
The rights of the users
Users can exercise certain rights in relation to their data processed by the provider.
In particular, users have the right to do the following:
Withdraw their consent at any time. If the User has previously consented to the processing of personal data, the User may revoke his/her own consent at any time.
object to the processing of their data. The user has the right to object to the processing of his/her data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. Further information on this is given below.
Obtain information regarding your data. The user has the right to know whether the data is being processed by the provider, to receive information about individual aspects of the processing and to receive a copy of the data.
Have the data checked and corrected. The user has the right to verify the accuracy of his/her data and to request that it be updated or corrected.
to request limitation of the processing of their data. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to limit the processing of their data. In this case, the provider will not process the data for any other purpose than storage.
Request deletion or other removal of the personal data. Under certain circumstances, users have the right to request the Provider to delete their data.
Receive their data and have it transferred to another responsible person. The user has the right to receive his data in a structured, common and machine-readable format and, if technically possible, to have it transferred unhindered to another responsible person. This provision is applicable if the data is processed by automated means and the processing is based on the user’s consent, on a contract to which the user is a party or on pre-contractual obligations.
Submit a complaint. Users have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
Details of the right to object to processing
If personal data are processed in the public interest, in the exercise of official authority conferred on the provider or to safeguard the provider’s legitimate interests, the user may object to this processing by providing a justification relating to his particular situation.
Users are informed that they may object to the processing of personal data for direct marketing purposes at any time without giving any reason. Users can find out whether the provider processes personal data for direct marketing purposes in the relevant sections of this document.
How to exercise the rights
All requests to exercise user rights can be addressed to the provider via the contact details provided in this document. Requests can be exercised free of charge and will be processed by the provider as soon as possible, at the latest within one month.
This website uses trackers. Further information can be found in the cookie guidelines.
Further information on data collection and processing
The user’s personal data may be processed by the provider for the purposes of legal enforcement within or in preparation of legal proceedings arising from the improper use of this website or related services.
The user declares to be aware that the provider could be obliged by the authorities to release personal data.
Further information about the user’s personal data
System logs and maintenance
This website and the services of third party providers may collect files for operational and maintenance purposes that record the interaction taking place via this website (system logs) or use other personal data (e.g. IP address) for this purpose.
Information not included in this privacy statement
Further information on the collection or processing of personal data can be requested from the provider at any time via the contact details listed.
How “Do Not Track” requests are handled
This website does not support “Do Not Track” requests by web browsers.
If changes affect the use of data based on the user’s consent, the provider will – if necessary – obtain a new consent.
Definitions and legal information
Personal data (or data)
All information by which, directly or in connection with further information, the identity of a natural person is or can be determined.
Information that this website (or third party services that this website uses) automatically collects, such as: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers of users who use this website, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the response file received, the numeric code indicating the status of the server response (successful result, error, etc.), the date and time of the request, the type of service requested, the type of service requested, the type of service requested, and so on. the country of origin, the functions of the browser and operating system used by the user, the various time data per call (e.g. how much time was spent on each page of the application) and information on the path followed within an application, in particular the order of the pages visited, as well as other information on the operating system of the device and/or the IT environment of the user.
The person using this website, who, unless otherwise specified, is the same as the person concerned.
The natural person to whom the personal data relates.
Responsible (or provider, partly also owner)
The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or any other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data and the means used for this purpose, including the security measures relating to the operation and use relating to this website. Unless otherwise specified, the person responsible is the natural or legal person through whom this website is offered.
This website (or this application)
The hardware or software tool used to collect and process the user’s personal data.
European Union (or EU)
Unless otherwise stated, all references in this document to the European Union refer to all current Member States of the European Union and the European Economic Area (EEA).
Small file that is stored on the user’s device.
This privacy statement applies exclusively to this website, unless otherwise stated in this document.
Information on the processing of your data collected on this website in the USA