Scope of Application

This Data Protection Statement informs the user on type, scope and purpose of collection and use of personal data by the responsible provider IRZ e.V. (Deutsche Stiftung für internationale rechtliche Zusammenarbeit eingetragener Verein), Ubierstraße 92, D-53173 Bonn on this website (hereinafter referred to as „Service“).

The legal basis of the data protection is set forth in the German Federal Protection Act (BDSG) and Telemedia Act (TMG).

Access Data/ Server Log Files

The provider (or his/her web space provider) collects data on each access to the service (known as server log files). Access data contain: Name of the requested website, file, request date and time, transmitted data volume, report on successful request, browser type and version, operating system of the user, referrer URL (last visited website), IP address and the requesting provider.

The provider uses the log data only for statistical evaluation for business purposes, security and optimization of the service. However, the provider reserves the right to control later the log data if a justified suspicion of an illegal use exists based on concrete evidence.

Collection, Processing and Use of Personal Data

The personal data of the user are used to provide services, contents and user experience.

While contacting the provider (for example using contact form or email), the user’s data are stored in order to process the query as well as in case of additional questions.

The data are forwarded to the third parties in compliance with applicable laws only insofar it is required in order to fulfill contractual obligations of the provider towards users.

Cookies

Cookies are small files which allow storing specific device-related information on the access device of the user (PC, Smartphone etc.). On the one hand, they are used to optimize the usability of the website and, thus, serve the users (e.g. storage of login data). On the other hand, they are used to collect statistical data on the website usage and allow analyzing these data for improving the services. Users can impact the use of cookies. Most browsers provide an option to restrict or fully prevent the storage of cookies. However, note that the use, particularly the comfort of use, may be limited without cookies.

You can manage many online ad cookies of companies on the American website: http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or on the EU website: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. („Google“). Google Analytics uses the so-called „Cookies“, which are text files placed on the PC of the user and allow analyzing how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about the use of the website by users will be typically transmitted and stored on Google’s server in the USA.

In case of activation of the IP anonymization on this website, Google will truncate the IP address of the user for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement of the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be sent to Google’s server in the USA and truncated there. The IP anonymization is activated for this website.

On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating the website usage by the user, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services related to the website and Internet usage to the website provider.

Within Google Analytics, Google will not associate your IP address transmitted by your browser with other data held by Google. Users may refuse to store cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in the browser software. However, please be aware that probably you will not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Further, users can prevent Google’s collection and processing of the data (including the IP address) generated by the cookie and related to the usage of this website by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

As an alternative to add-ons for browsers on mobile devices, please click on this link in order to prevent the collection by Google Analytics for this website. An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device. If you delete cookies, you will have to click on this link again.

Withdrawal, Changes, Correction and Updates

The user is entitled to obtain upon request free information on his/her stored personal data. Furthermore, he/she is entitled to correction of incorrect data, blocking and deletion of personal data insofar there is no legal obligation to retain such data.