1.1 Operator and object
RESET gemeinnützige Stiftungs-GmbH (hereinafter referred to as "RESET") operates this online service in compliance with the relevant European and German data protection regulations.
1.2 Right to information and objection
You have the right to information about any personal data that is processed. Additionally, you have the right to modify and delete your personal data, as well as limit the processing of it as far as you are legally entitled to do so. You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data to the extent permitted by law. The same applies to the right for data portability.
1.3 Contact person for data protection
If you have any questions regarding data protection, please contact our Privacy Officer Lydia Skrabania by mail or email.
1.4 Supervisory Authority
You also have the option to contact a data protection authority and file a complaint. The authority responsible for RESET is:
The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Klosterwall 6 (Block C)
2. Data collection
When you visit the website, information (hereinafter referred to as "access data") is automatically collected from the visiting computer. This access data includes server log files which usually consists of information about the browser type and version, the operating system, the Internet service provider, the date and time the website was used, previously visited websites, websites newly-accessed from this website and the IP address of the computer. With the exception of the IP address, the server log files are not personally identifiable. An IP address is personally identifiable if it is permanently assigned when using an Internet connection and the Internet provider is able to match this address to a person.
If you continue to use the services of the website, pseudonymous usage profiles and the data you enter on the website (e.g. search words, login information, form entries and registration information) will be processed.
Some services on the website require you to provide RESET with personally identifiable information. In these cases, the information provided by you will be used to provide you with the service you require or in order to be able to process your request. The following personal data will be processed on the website:
User data such as e-mail address and password; name data, address data; contact details; donation data; comments, image data,
User data such as e-mail address and name data (depending on the type of newsletter) for sending the newsletter.
All data is collected directly from the people concerned.
Basically, cookies are only an online identifier without personal reference. Personal cookies are then, if in addition to the information generated by the cookies with other data are merged. A distinction can be made between the cookies required to provide the website and the cookies required for other purposes, such as user behavior analysis or advertising.
The cookies required to provide the Website include, in particular, cookies used to identify or authenticate users and cookies that store certain user preferences (eg language settings).
The cookies that are required for further purposes include, in particular, analysis cookies in order to be able to record the usage behavior (eg clicked articles, visited subpages, queries made, clicked AdWords) of our users and to evaluate them in statistical form.
4. Purpose of the data processing
We use the collected data for the following purposes:
to provide the Website and to ensure technical safety, in particular to remedy technical errors and to ensure that unauthorized persons do not gain access to the systems of the Website;
Reach measurements and web analytics to make the website more efficient and interesting for you;
for communication and user support;
to send newsletters and updates via e-mail;
to register a user;
to receive and process donations by registered and unregistered users of the online platform;
to create and send donation receipts;
to manage donation projects
4.1 Technical website provision
To ensure the functionality of the website, to carry out security analyzes and to prevent attacks, the server log files of the visiting computer are automatically recorded and saved for a short while when entering and using the website. RESET uses the server log files for statistical evaluations, to analyze and remedy technical incidents, to ward off attack and fraud attempts and to optimize the functionality of the website.
After visiting the website, the server log files are stored on the web server and the IP address contained within is deleted at the latest within 7 days.
4.2 Online services
If you register for one of our personalized online services, such as subscribing to an online newsletter or donating online, we'll ask you for your name and other personal information we need. In no case will we use your personal data without your consent for other purposes.
You data is principally encrypted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) procedures before being transmitted to us and, if necessary, to credit institutions that process your data for the purposes of donation processing on their systems. This is done in order to prevent your data being accessed by unauthorized third parties. Access to donation data is, in particular, only allowed to a few specially authorized persons who are familiar with the relevant data protection regulations.
4.3 Google Analytics web tracking
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website, such as:
operating system used,
Referrer URL (the previously visited page),
host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
time of server request,
is usually transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. As part of Google Analytics, the IP address transmitted by your computer will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by changing your browser settings accordingly. However, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all of the functions of this website in full.
To prevent the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) being sent to and processed by Google, you can download and install the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com
Opt-Out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. To prevent Universal Analytics tracking across devices, you must opt-out on all systems you use. (You can find information on how to integrate the opt-out cookie here.)
We continue to use Google Analytics to analyze data from AdWords for statistical purposes. If you do not want this, you can disable it through the Ads Preferences Manager.
5. Facebook Login / Comments
You can use your Facebook profile details from your Facebook user account to authenticate yourself on our website ("Facebook Login"). This avoids you having to carry out an additional registration. For sign in/registration you will be redirected to the website of Facebook. This will link your Facebook profile and our service.
If you decide to register or sign in with your Facebook user account, Facebook will provide RESET with access your first and last name, your email address, your profile picture and your language. RESET stores this data in your user profile, where you are also able to edit it.
You are also able to use a Facebook plug-in to post comments on RESET.org.
If you do not agree with your data being transferred in this way, avoid using the Facebook login.
6. Social media
RESET maintains an online presence within social networks and platforms in order to communicate with our users and interested persons and to inform them there about sustainable digital-green and social innovations. This includes Facebook, Twitter, Gutefrage and Instagram. When visiting those platforms, the terms and conditions and the data processing guidelines of the respective operators apply.
Profiling as set out in Article 22 (1) and (4) of the GDPR is not carried out.
8. Version Information
Issue: V 01 from 23.05.2018