Data protection

The responsible body within the meaning of the data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:

Matthias Clasen
Schloßgraben 4
29451 Dannenberg (Elbe)

Your data subject rights

You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details provided for our data protection officer:
– Information about your data stored by us and their processing,
– rectification of inaccurate personal data,
– Deletion of your data stored by us,
– Restriction of data processing if we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations,
– Objection to the processing of your data by us and data transferability, provided that you have consented to the data processing or have concluded a contract with us.

If you have given us your consent, you can revoke this at any time with effect for the future.

You can contact the supervisory authority responsible for you at any time with a complaint. Your responsible supervisory authority depends on the state of your residence, your work or the alleged infringement. You can find a list of the supervisory authorities (for the non-public area) with their addresses at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Purposes of data processing by the responsible body and third parties

We only process your personal data for the purposes stated in this data protection declaration. Your personal data will not be transmitted to third parties for purposes other than those mentioned. We only pass on your personal data to third parties if:

– you have given your express consent to this,
– the processing is necessary to process a contract with you,
– the processing is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation
- the processing is necessary to protect legitimate interests and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not disclosing your data.

Collection of general information when visiting our website

When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected by means of a cookie. This information (server log files) includes the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your internet service provider and similar. This is exclusively information that does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about your person.

This information is technically necessary in order to correctly deliver the content you have requested from websites and is mandatory when using the Internet. In particular, they are processed for the following purposes:

– Ensuring a problem-free connection to the website,
– ensuring smooth use of our website,
– Evaluation of system security and stability as well as for other administrative purposes.

The processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interest in the aforementioned data collection purposes. We do not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. Recipients of the data are only the responsible body and, if necessary, the processor.

Anonymous information of this type may be statistically evaluated by us in order to optimize our website and the technology behind it.

cookies

Like many other websites, we also use so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files that are transferred to your hard drive by a website server. As a result, we automatically receive certain data, e.g. B. IP address, browser used, operating system and your connection to the Internet.

Cookies cannot be used to start programs or deliver viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can make navigation easier for you and enable our websites to be displayed correctly.

Under no circumstances will the data we collect be passed on to third parties or be linked to personal data without your consent.

Of course, you can also view our website without cookies. Internet browsers are regularly set to accept cookies. In general, you can disable the use of cookies at any time through your browser settings. Please use the help functions of your internet browser to find out how you can change these settings. Please note that individual functions of our website may not work if you have deactivated the use of cookies.

SSL encryption

In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.

comment function

If users leave comments on our website, in addition to this information, the time of their creation and the username previously selected by the website visitor is saved. This is for our security, as we can be prosecuted for illegal content on our website, even if it was created by users.

Newsletter

On the basis of your expressly given consent, we will send you our newsletter or comparable information by e-mail to the e-mail address you have provided on a regular basis (approx. once a month, temporarily more frequently for important reasons). The newsletter provides information about Mat Clasen's activities, e.g. performances, sound recordings, videos, projects, cooperations, recommendations, social media etc.

We have commissioned the service provider Getresponse with the administration and implementation of our newsletter offer, which also stores the e-mail addresses and other information on the dispatch and analysis of the newsletter. By submitting your email address, you consent to our evaluation of how often the newsletter is opened and which links readers click on.

To receive the newsletter, it is sufficient to provide your name and email address. When registering to receive our newsletter, the data you provide will be used exclusively for this purpose. Subscribers can also be informed by e-mail about circumstances that are relevant to the service or the registration (e.g. changes to the newsletter offer or technical conditions).

For an effective registration we need a valid e-mail address. In order to check that the owner of an e-mail address is actually registering, we use the "double opt-in" procedure. To do this, we log the subscription to the newsletter, the sending of a confirmation email and the receipt of the response requested here. The data will only be used to send the newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties.

You can revoke your consent to the storage of your personal data and its use for sending the newsletter at any time. There is a corresponding link in every newsletter. You can also unsubscribe directly on this website at any time or inform us of your request via the contact option given at the end of this data protection notice.

contact form

If you contact us via e-mail or the contact form with questions of any kind, give us your voluntary consent for the purpose of establishing contact. This requires the specification of a valid e-mail address. This is used to allocate the request and then to answer it. Providing further data is optional. The information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and for possible follow-up questions.

Embedded YouTube videos

We embed YouTube videos on some of our websites. The operator of the corresponding plugins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a page with the YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. YouTube is informed which pages you are visiting. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can assign your surfing behavior to you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.

If a YouTube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about user behavior.

Anyone who has deactivated the storage of cookies for the Google Ad program will not have to reckon with such cookies when watching YouTube videos. However, YouTube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you want to prevent this, you must block the storage of cookies in the browser.

Further information on data protection at "Youtube" can be found in the provider's data protection declaration at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Business Achievements

We process the data of our contractual and business partners, e.g. customers and interested parties (collectively referred to as "contractual partners") within the framework of contractual and comparable legal relationships and related measures and within the framework of communication with the contractual partners (or pre-contractual), e.g respond.

We process this data to fulfill our contractual obligations. This includes in particular the obligations to provide the agreed services, any updating obligations and remedy in the case of warranty and other service disruptions. In addition, we process the data to protect our rights and for the purpose of the administrative tasks associated with these obligations and the corporate organization. In addition, we process the data on the basis of our legitimate interests in proper and economical business management and security measures to protect our contractual partners and our business operations from misuse, endangerment of their data, secrets, information and rights (e.g. to involve telecommunications, transport and other auxiliary services as well as subcontractors, banks, tax and legal advisors, payment service providers or tax authorities). Within the framework of the applicable law, we only pass on the data of contractual partners to third parties to the extent that this is necessary for the aforementioned purposes or to fulfill legal obligations. The contractual partners will be informed about other forms of processing, e.g. for marketing purposes, within the scope of this data protection declaration.

We inform the contractual partners which data is required for the aforementioned purposes before or during data collection, e.g. in online forms, by means of special markings (e.g. colours) or symbols (e.g. asterisks or similar), or personally.

We delete the data after statutory warranty and comparable obligations have expired, i.e. generally after 4 years, unless the data is stored in a customer account, e.g. for as long as it has to be kept for legal archiving reasons (e.g. for tax purposes usually 10 years). We delete data disclosed to us by the contractual partner as part of an order in accordance with the specifications of the order, generally after the end of the order.

Insofar as we use third-party providers or platforms to provide our services, the terms and conditions and data protection notices of the respective third-party providers or platforms apply in the relationship between the users and the providers.

Store and eCommerce

We process the data of our customers in order to enable them to select, purchase or order the selected products, goods and associated services, as well as their payment and delivery or execution. If necessary for the execution of an order, we use service providers, in particular postal, forwarding and shipping companies, to carry out the delivery or execution for our customers. We use the services of banks and payment service providers to process payment transactions. The required information is marked as such in the context of the ordering or comparable acquisition process and includes the information required for delivery or provision and billing as well as contact information in order to be able to hold any consultation.

educational and training services

We process the data of the participants in our education and training offers (uniformly referred to as "apprentices and trainees") in order to be able to provide them with our training services. The data processed here, the type, scope, purpose and necessity of their processing are determined by the underlying contractual and training relationship. The forms of processing also include the performance assessment and the evaluation of our performance and that of the teachers.

As part of our activities, we can also process special categories of data, in particular information on the health of trainees and trainees as well as data revealing ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or ideological beliefs. If necessary, we obtain the express consent of the apprentices and trainees and otherwise only process the special categories of data if it is necessary to provide the training services, for the purposes of health care, social protection or the protection of vital interests of the apprentices and trainees is required.

Artistic and literary achievements

We process the data of our clients in order to enable them to select, purchase or commission the selected services or works and related activities as well as their payment and delivery or execution or provision.

The required information is marked as such within the framework of the contract, order or comparable contract and includes the information required for delivery and billing as well as contact information in order to be able to hold any consultations.

meetings and events

We process the data of the participants of the events, events and similar activities offered or organized by us (hereinafter referred to as “participants” and “events”) in order to allow them to participate in the events and use the services or promotions associated with participation make possible.

If we process health-related data, religious, political or other special categories of data in this context, then this is done within the scope of obviousness (e.g. in the case of thematically oriented events or is used for health care, security or with the consent of those affected).

The information required is marked as such within the framework of the conclusion of the contract, order or comparable contract and includes the information required for the provision of services and billing as well as contact information in order to be able to hold any consultations. Insofar as we have access to information from end customers, employees or other persons, we process this in accordance with the legal and contractual requirements.

* Types of data processed: Inventory data (e.g. names, addresses); payment data (e.g. bank details, invoices, payment history); Contact information (e.g. email, phone numbers); Contract data (e.g. subject of the contract, term, customer category); Usage data (e.g. websites visited, interest in content, access times); Meta/communication data (e.g. device information, IP addresses).

* Affected persons: customers; Interested persons; business and contractual partners; pupils/ students/ participants.

* Purposes of processing: provision of contractual services and customer service; Safety measures; contact requests and communication; office and organizational procedures; Management and response to inquiries.

* Legal basis: Fulfillment of contract and pre-contractual inquiries (Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b. GDPR); Legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f. GDPR); Legal obligation (Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. c. GDPR).

payment procedure

As part of contractual and other legal relationships, due to legal obligations or otherwise on the basis of our legitimate interests, we offer the data subjects efficient and secure payment options and use other service providers in addition to banks and credit institutions (collectively "payment service providers").

The data processed by the payment service provider includes inventory data such as name and address, bank details such as account numbers or credit card numbers, passwords, TANs and checksums, as well as contract, total and recipient-related information. The information is required to carry out the transactions. However, the data entered will only be processed and stored by the payment service providers. This means that we do not receive any account or credit card-related information, only information with confirmation or negative information about the payment. Under certain circumstances, the payment service provider may transmit the data to credit agencies. The purpose of this transmission is to check identity and creditworthiness. For this we refer to the terms and conditions and the data protection information of the payment service provider.

The terms and conditions and data protection notices of the respective payment service providers apply to the payment transactions, which can be accessed within the respective websites or transaction applications. We also refer to this for the purpose of further information and the assertion of revocation, information and other data subject rights.

* Types of data processed: Inventory data (e.g. names, addresses); payment data (e.g. bank details, invoices, payment history); Contract data (e.g. subject of the contract, term, customer category); Usage data (e.g. websites visited, interest in content, access times); Meta/communication data (e.g. device information, IP addresses).

* Affected persons: customers; Interested persons.

* Purposes of processing: Provision of contractual services and customer service.

* Legal basis: Fulfillment of contract and pre-contractual inquiries (Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b. GDPR); Legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f. GDPR).

Further information on processing processes, procedures and services:

* American Express: payment services (technical connection of online payment methods); Service Provider: American Express Europe SA, Theodor-Heuss-Allee 112, 60486 Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Website: https://www.americanexpress.com/de; Data protection declaration: https://www.americanexpress.com/de/legal/online-datenschutzerklarung.html.

* Mastercard: payment services (technical connection of online payment methods); Service Provider: Mastercard Europe SA, Chaussée de Tervuren 198A, B-1410 Waterloo, Belgium; Website: https://www.mastercard.de/de-de.html; Data protection declaration: https://www.mastercard.de/de-de/datenschutz.html.

* PayPal: payment services (technical connection of online payment methods) (e.g. PayPal, PayPal Plus, Braintree); Service provider: PayPal (Europe) S.à rl et Cie, SCA, 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg; Website: https://www.paypal.com/de; Privacy Policy: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.

* Visa: payment services (technical connection of online payment methods); Service Provider: Visa Europe Services Inc., London Branch, 1 Sheldon Square, London W2 6TT, UK; Website: https://www.visa.de; Data protection declaration: https://www.visa.de/bedingungen/visa-privacy-center.html.

Contact and request management

When contacting us (e.g. via contact form, e-mail, telephone or via social media) as well as in the context of existing user and business relationships, the details of the requesting person are processed to the extent necessary to answer the contact request and any requested measures.

The answering of contact inquiries as well as the administration of contact and inquiry data within the framework of contractual or pre-contractual relationships takes place to fulfill our contractual obligations or to answer (pre)contractual inquiries and otherwise on the basis of the legitimate interests in answering the inquiries and maintenance of User or Business Relationships.

* Types of data processed: Inventory data (e.g. names, addresses); Contact information (e.g. email, phone numbers); Content data (e.g. entries in online forms).

* Affected persons: communication partners.

* Purposes of processing: contact requests and communication; Provision of contractual services and customer service.

* Legal basis: Fulfillment of contract and pre-contractual inquiries (Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b. GDPR); Legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f. GDPR); Legal obligation (Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. c. GDPR).

Further information on processing processes, procedures and services:

* Contact form: If users contact us via our contact form, e-mail or other communication channels, we process the data communicated to us in this context to process the communicated request. For this purpose, we process personal data within the framework of pre-contractual and contractual business relationships, insofar as this is necessary for their fulfillment and otherwise on the basis of our legitimate interests and the interests of the communication partners in answering the concerns and our legal storage obligations.

Customer reviews and rating methods

We participate in review and rating processes to evaluate, optimize, and promote our services. If users rate us via the rating platforms or methods involved or give us feedback in any other way, the general terms and conditions of business or terms of use and the data protection notices of the providers also apply. As a rule, the evaluation also requires registration with the respective providers.

In order to ensure that the reviewers have actually used our services, we transmit the data required for this with regard to the customer and the service used to the respective rating platform (including name, e-mail address and order number or article number). This data is only used to verify the authenticity of the user.

* Types of data processed: contract data (e.g. subject matter of contract, term, customer category); Usage data (e.g. websites visited, interest in content, access times); Meta/communication data (e.g. device information, IP addresses).

* Affected persons: customers; Users (e.g. website visitors, users of online services).

* Purposes of processing: feedback (e.g. collecting feedback via online form); Marketing.

* Legal basis: Consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a. GDPR); Legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f. GDPR).

Further information on processing processes, procedures and services:

* Rating widget: We integrate so-called "rating widgets" into our online offer. A widget is a function and content element integrated into our online offering that displays variable information. It can be displayed, for example, in the form of a seal or comparable element, sometimes also called a "badge". The corresponding content of the widget is displayed within our online offer, but it is retrieved from the servers of the respective widget provider at that moment. This is the only way to always show the current content, especially the current rating. To do this, a data connection must be established from the website called up within our online offer to the widget provider's server and the widget provider receives certain technical data (access data, including IP address) that are necessary for the content of the widget to be sent to the browser of the user can be delivered. Furthermore, the widget provider receives information that users have visited our online offer. This information can be stored in a cookie and used by the widget provider to identify which online offers that participate in the evaluation process have been visited by the user. The information may be stored in a user profile and used for advertising or market research purposes

Partly created with the free data protection generator.de by Dr. Thomas Schwenke

Change to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration so that it always corresponds to the current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. The new data protection declaration will then apply to your next visit.

Questions to the data protection officer

If you have any questions about data protection, please send us an email or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organization directly:

Matthias Clasen
mat(at)matclasen.de

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