Data protection

This data privacy statement provides information concerning the processing and storage of your personal data logged each time you access this website or make use of the services offered.

Controller of the personal data (responsible entity) in the sense of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other relevant data protection regulations:

AKRYL digital agency GmbH
Eppendorfer Weg 198/200
20253 Hamburg
Germany
Phone +49 40 411 618 0
Email contact[at]akryl.net

Data protection officer
AKRYL Datenschutzbeauftragter
Eppendorfer Weg 198/200
20253 Hamburg
Germany
Phone +49 40 411 618 0
Email contact[at]akryl.net

Data collection when visiting and using this website

This website temporarily logs certain information each time you visit our website or any files offered (log files). In particular, the following data will be logged:

  • IP address
  • date and time of the visit
  • site visited
  • file requested
  • operating system
  • used browser (type and version)
  • name of the internet access provider

This information will be kept only for the following purposes:

  • statistic purposes
    managing and
  • optimizing the site system

The temporary storage of your IP address by the system is necessary in order to be able to deliver the website to your computer. Your IP address therefore must remain stored for the duration of the session.
Your data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer needed for the purpose for which they have been collected (log files: regularly after 7 days). With regard to the collection of data for reasons of the provision of the website, data will be deleted when the respective session has ended.
Data processing in the context of storage of log files is legally based on Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR.

Session Cookies
This website uses session cookies that are stored on your computer and transferred to our servers. Cookies allow an assignment of the user as well as a better managing of the site system. They make this website more effective and user-friendly.
The usage of cookies is legally based on Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR.

The purpose of cookies is to simplify the usage of this website.
The storage of cookies can be undone or prevented at any time by setting your browser. Please note, however, that this may prevent you from using all the functions of this website.

Registration/Login/Usage
You may register and login at this website by providing personal data.
User registration and login are necessary in order to be able to make use of the specific content on this website, including the creation and administration of user accounts, participation in courses and communication among users.
In case we obtain your consent for processing of personal data logged in the context of registration and/or login as well as usage of the platform your data are processed only for those specific above mentioned purposes, and are only stored as long as required for the respective processing or related purposes.
We collect the following data as part of the registration process:
username, email address, first name, surname, city/town, country
plus, on a volunteer basis:
photo.
As part of the registration, also the following data will be collected:
IP address and time stamp (date and time of registration).
As part of the registration you agree to the processing of these data.
Regarding personal data and any other data you insert to the extent you decide, Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. a GDPR serves as legal basis.

SSL encryption
In order to protect your transmitted data in the best possible way, we use SSL encryption. You can recognize encrypted connections by the prefix https:// in the URL of the website called up in your browser. (Unencrypted pages are marked by “http://”.) SSL encryption ensures that all data that you transmit to this website – such as inquiries or logins – cannot be read by third parties.

Embedded videos
When you click on a video or audio file (this applies to videos and audio files produced by third parties, too), your IP address, the site from which you access it, the date, time, the operating system and the browser you used are automatically stored in the log files created by the server. This is necessary in order to display the content.
The processing of the information stored in the log files is only anonymous for statistical purposes (such as to analyse the use of which pages are accessed, which browsers are used, etc.), so that the services can be improved, protected and developed further. Podcampus saves your IP address anonymously; they do not log the last three digits.
Data processing with regard to the integration of content is legally based on Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. a GDPR. Our legitimate interest is to make this website more interesting and educational through different media formats.

Matomo (formerly Piwik)

This website uses the open source web analytics service Matomo. Matomo uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. For this purpose, the information generated by the cookie about the use of this website is stored on our server. The IP address is anonymized before it is stored.

Matomo cookies remain on your device until you delete them.

The storage of Matomo cookies is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising.

The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website will not be disclosed to third parties. You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website.

If you do not agree with the storage and use of your data, you can disable this feature here.

You may choose to prevent this website from aggregating and analyzing the actions you take here. Doing so will protect your privacy, but will also prevent the owner from learning from your actions and creating a better experience for you and other users.

In this case, an opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser to prevent Matomo from storing your usage data. If you delete your cookies, this will mean that the opt-out cookie will also be deleted. You will then need to reactivate it when you return to our site if you wish your activity not to be tracked.

Revocation of consent
You are entitled to revoke your consent with effect for the future at any time. We will delete your personal data in case you revoke your consent,
if they are no longer necessary for the fulfilment of the purpose of storage, or if the storage is not allowed due to other legal reasons.
If you wish to revoke your consent, please send your request to the following email address: info(at)akryl.net.

Applicability privacy Statement
This privacy statement is only applicable to content directly offered by us; for embedded and linked content the privacy statement of the corresponding offers apply.

Rights of the persons concerned
You have the following rights regarding the processing of your personal data.

Right to information
You may contact us at any time in order:
to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed (see Article 15 GDPR);
to obtain rectification of inaccurate personal data about you (see Article 16 GDPR);
to obtain the erasure of personal data about you (‘right to be forgotten’, see Article 17 GDPR);
in certain cases – to obtain restriction of processing personal data about you (see Article 18 GDPR);
(where suitable) and/or to receive personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format (see Article 20 GDPR).

Right to object
You also have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you (see Article 21 GDPR).

Right to complaint
You also have, at any given time, the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement, if you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes the regulations stipulated in GDPR (see Article 22 GDPR).

Right to revoke your consent
You have the right to revoke your consent with effect for the future at any time (see Article 7 section 3 GDPR).

Further information/contact
In case you wish any further information on your personal data stored, or in case you wish to revoke your consent, please sent your request to the following email address:
info[at]akryl.net

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