For the website mycountrytalks.org

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

In the following, we inform you in detail about which personal data (i.e. data that make a reference to your person possible, such as name, address or IP address) we collect on this website and for which purpose and how long these data are stored. Subsequently, we will inform you in detail about your rights regarding data processing and how you can assert these rights.

1. Responsibility for Data Processing

Responsible for any data processing is in connection with this website

Good Conversations gGmbH

represented by the managing directors Christian Roepke und Enrique Tarragona

Speersort 1 20095 Hamburg, Germany

Telephone: 040 / 32 80 - 0

Email:info@mycountrytalks.org

Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted via dsb@zeit.de.

2. Data collected, purposes for which the personal data are to be processed, legal basis of the processing and storage period

a.) Application Form

On our website specific Organisations have the opportunity to apply for an event of the “My Country Talks”-Series. An application is possible if you meet the application requirements, that are defined in the My Country Talks General Terms and Conditions.

In order to apply using the appropriate application form, it is necessary that you provide us with the name and address of the applying Organisation, the name of their legal representative, the name of the person completing the application form and the contact e-mail address. You will also need to choose a password.

We store any personal data you may have provided solely to process your application and for the purpose of fulfilment of any contract concluded. We also process your data to send you information about My Country Talks events. The provision of the above-mentioned data is necessary for a possible conclusion of a contract. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Paragraph 1 S. 1 lit. b) GDPR.

We will store the data until the processing of the application is completed and - if the application was successful for as long as a personal account with us and thus a contractual relationship exists. After a termination of the contract, we will store the data until the expiry of the statutory limitation periods. We have a legitimate interest in the storage of your data in this respect, which already results from Art. 7 Para. 3 lit. e) GDPR.

Any data we process during and in fulfilment of the concluded contract is covered by the additional data protection agreement accompanying the contract.

b.) Data collected automatically

When you call up our website, the browser used on your end device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file.

The following information is recorded automatically (IP address, date and time of access, name and URL of the file accessed, website from which the access is made (referrer URL), the http method, the status code, the data volume of the server response, the browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer and the name of your access provider.

The above-mentioned data is processed by us for administrative purposes and to ensure a smooth connection and comfortable use of our website as well as to ensure that our system is secure and stable.

The IP address, i.e. the only information that could establish a reference to your person, is anonymised after two weeks, so that it is no longer possible to establish a personal reference.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Paragraph 1 S. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

3. Recipients of the personal data

As a matter of principle, we do not pass on any data to third parties. Exceptions are made where this is necessary for sending the information. We use service providers for hosting our website and the corresponding data as well as for sending information and advertising mails. The service providers process the data made available to them by us for the fulfilment of the purposes exclusively on our instructions and on our behalf.

4. Your rights

You have the right to obtain information about the stored personal data concerning you at any time. You also have the right to transfer, correct or delete your personal data and to limit the processing of your data. You can also object to the processing of your data at any time. For this in detail:

a.) Right to information

Under the conditions of Art. 15 GDPR you have the right to demand confirmation from the partner organisations as to whether personal data concerning you will be processed. If this is the case, you also have the right to obtain information about this personal data and about the purpose of the processing, the category of personal data being processed, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data has been or will be disclosed, the planned duration of the storage of the personal data, the existence of a right to rectify or delete data concerning you or to limit the processing or to object to such processing, the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority and, if the personal data have not been collected from you, to all available information on the origin of the data.

b.) Right to rectification

According to Art. 16 GDPR, you also have the right to immediately request the correction or completion of any incorrect personal data concerning you.

c.) Right to deletion

Under the conditions stated in Art. 17 GDPR you have the right to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

d.) Right to limitation

Under the conditions of Art. 18 GDPR, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your data.

e.) Right of transmission

According to Art. 20 GDPR you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you in a structured, common and machine-readable format, as well as the right, provided that the requirements of Art. 20 GDPR are met, to transfer these to another responsible person. In this context, you have the right to have your personal data transferred directly to the other responsible parties.

d.) Right to object

Pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR, if your personal data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data if there are reasons for doing so which result from your particular situation.

e.) Right of appeal

If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or your data protection claims have otherwise been violated in any way, you can complain to the competent supervisory authority.

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