Data Privacy Policy

By visiting the website http://www.inplas.de/en we may collect personal information from you (e.g. name, address, email address, telephone number, etc.) in accordance with German data protection statutes.

 

Information is considered personal if it can be associated exclusively to a specific natural person. The legal framework for data protection may be found in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).

 

The provisions below serve to provide information as to the manner, extent and purpose for collecting, using and processing personal information by the provider.

Data collected

 

I.          Name and Address of the Person Responsible / Data Protection Commissioner

The person responsible for the purposes of the Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the Member States as well as other data protection regulations is:

 

Network of Competence Industrial Plasma Surface Technology e.V.

c/o Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST

Bienroder Weg 54 E

38108 Braunschweig

Tel .: +49 (0) 531 / 2155-574

Fax.:+49 (0) 531 / 2155-900

E-mail: info@inplas.de

website: www.inplas.de

 

We have not named a Data Protection Officer. Feel free to submit your request via the above contact details to us.

 

II.       General Information on Data Processing

1.        Scope of the Processing of Personal Data

We process personal data of our users generally only to the extent necessary to provide a functioning website and our content and services. The processing of personal data of our users are regularly used only after consent of the user. An exception applies in cases where prior obtaining of consent for factual reasons is not possible and the processing of the data is permitted by applicable law.

 

Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; as identifiable natural person is one who, directly or indirectly, in particular by means of assignment to an identifier such as a name, can be identified to an identification number, location data, to an online identifier or to one or more special features that reflect the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that individual.

 

2.        The legal Basis for the Processing of Personal Data

As far as we seek a data subject's consent to processing operations of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a EU privacy regulation (DSGVO) is defined as the legal basis.

In the processing of personal data that is used to perform a contract and the contracting party is the person concerned, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO is defined as the legal basis. This also applies to processing operations that are required to perform pre-contractual measures.

As far as the processing of personal data to fulfill a legal obligation is required, subject to our company, is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DSGVO defined as legal basis.

In the event that the vital interests of the data subject or of another individual may require the processing of personal data type, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d DSGVO is valid as legal basis.

If the processing to protect a legitimate interest of our company or of another does not outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO is valid as legal basis for processing.

3.        Data Deletion and Storage Time

The personal data of the person concerned will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage is eliminated. Storage can be done beyond, if this has been provided by the European or national legislation in EU law regulations, laws or regulations that govern the person responsible. A blocking or deletion of data occurs even when a prescribed by the standards mentioned retention period expires, unless that a necessity for continued storage of the data for a contract or a contract completion exists.

III.     The Website and Creating Log Files

1.        Description and Scope of Data Processing

Each time you visit our website, our system automatically detects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer.

The following data are collected here:

 

(1)       Information about the browser type and version used

(2)       The operating system of the user

(3)       The Internet service provider of the user

(4)       The user's IP address

(5)       Date and time of access

(6)       Web sites that the user's system come to our website

(7)       Web sites that are accessed from the user's system via our website

 

The log files contain particular IP addresses that are stored temporarily only to resolve technical problems in log files. In addition, other data are then stored, if for example, the link to the website from which the user arrives at the website, or the link to the site to which the user enters, contains personal data.

 

The data is also stored in the log files of our system. A storage of this data together with other personal data of the user does not take place.

2.        Legal Basis for Data Processing

The legal basis for the temporary storage of the data and the log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

 

3.        Purpose of Data Processing

The temporary storage of the IP address through the system is necessary to enable delivery of the site to the computer of the user. For this, the IP address of the user must be stores for the duration of the session.

 

If storage of IP addresses is done in log files:

 

storage is done in log files to ensure the functionality of the site. Moreover, the data serves us to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.  An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context.

 

In these purposes and our legitimate interest in the data processing is one of Art. 6 para. Lit. f DSGVO.

 

4.        Duration of Storage

The data are deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary for the achievement of the purpose it was collected. In the case of acquisition of the data to provide the site is the case when the current session ends.

 

In the case of storing the data in log files, the deletion takes place in a maximum of seven days. Any further storage is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of users are deleted or distorted, so that an assignment of the calling client is no longer possible.

 

5.        Possibility of Objection and Elimination

The collection of data to provide the site and storing the data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no part of the user of objection.

 

IV.     Use of Cookies

a) Description and Scope of Data Processing

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored on the web browser and the Internet browser on the computer system of the user. When a user browses a Web site, a cookie can be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string that makes clear identification of the browser you rerun the website.

We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly and provide the area for registered users. Some elements of our website therefore require that the calling browser can also be identified by a page break.

In the cookies, following data is stored and transmitted:

(1)   session ID

(2)   form input

On our website, we use additional cookies that enable an analysis of the surfing behavior of users.

In this way, the following data can be transmitted:

Here is a breakdown of the data collected. These can be, for example:

(1)       entered search
(2)       Frequency of page views
(3)       Use of site features

The user data collected in this way are given a pseudonym by technical means. Therefore, an association of the data to the calling user is no longer possible. The data is not stored along with other personal data of users.

Since most browsers accept cookies automatically, you have to configure your browser accordingly if you do not want your data stored in Cookies (either so that no cookies are stored on your computer or a message appears always before a new cookie is created). However, the complete deactivation of cookies can cause you can not use all features of our website.

 

b) The Legal Basis for Data Processing

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

c) The Purpose of Data Processing

The purpose of using technically necessary cookies is to simplify the use of websites for users. Some features of our website may not be offered without the use of cookies. For this, it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change.

For the following applications, we use cookies:

(1)       Acquisition of language settings

(2)       Registration and use of the area for registered users

The user data collected by technically necessary cookies are not used to create user profiles.

The use of cookies analysis are for the purpose of improving the quality of our website and its contents. By analyzing cookies we learn how the site is used and can improve our services constantly.

In these purposes and our legitimate interest is the processing of personal data valid under Art. 6 para. Lit. f DSGVO.

e) Duration of Storage, Possibility of Objection and Elimination

Cookies are stored on the user's computer and transmitted by him to our side. Therefore, you as a user the full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your internet browser you can turn off or limit the transmission of cookies. Already stored cookies can be deleted at any time. This can also be automated. Cookies are disabled on our website may not be used to the full all the features of the site.

The transmission of Flash cookies can not be on the settings of the browser, however, be prevented by changes to the setting of the Flash Player.

 

V.       Web Analysis by Matomo

6.        Scope of the Processing of Personal Data

We use our website, the open source software tool Matomo (formerly PIWIK) to analyze the surfing behavior of our users. The software requires a cookie on the computer of the user (Regarding Cookies: See above). If single pages are approached on our website, the following data is stored:

(1)   Two bytes of the IP address of the user calling system

(2)   The requested Website

(3)   The website from which the user has come to the referring website (referrer)

(4)   The bases, which are called by the website is open from

(5)   The time spent on site

(6)   The frequency of calling the website

The software runs exclusively on the servers of our website. Storage of users' personal data only takes place there. There is no transfer of data to third parties.

 

The software is set so that the IP addresses are not stored completely, but two bytes of the IP address are masked (Ex .: 192.168.xxx.xxx). In this way, an assignment of the truncated IP address to the calling computer is no longer possible.

7.        The Legal Basis for the Processing of Personal Data

Legal basis for the processing of the personal data of the user is Art. 6, para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

8.        Purpose of Data Processing

The processing of personal data of users allows us to analyze the surfing behavior of our users. By evaluating data, we are in a position to compile information on the use of the individual components of our website. This helps us to continuously improve our website and its user-friendliness. In these purposes lay our legitimate interest in the processing of the data according to Art. 6 para. 1 Lit. f DSGVO. By anonymizing the IP address of the user, interest is sufficiently carried on the protection of personal data.

9.        Duration of Storage

The data are deleted as soon as they are no longer needed for our record purposes. In our case this is the case after a month.

10.    Possibility of Objection and Elimination

Cookies are stored on the user's computer and are transmitted to our site. Therefore, you as a user have the full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your internet browser you can turn off or limit the transmission of cookies. Already stored cookies can be deleted at any time. This can also be automated. If Cookies are disabled on our website, you may not use the full features of the site.

You can disable the Tacking in which you activate either your browser setting the DNT header (Do-Not-Track) in your web browser or via this link. For more information on the privacy settings of the Matomo software under the following link: https://matomo.org/docs/privacy/,

 

VI.     Registration

1.        Description and Scope of Data Processing

On our website, we offer users the ability to register, stating personal data. Registration is not possible via a form but only manually by contacting us. The transmitted information is then stored by us and a creation of an access for you is set. A transfer of data to third parties does not take place. The following data are collected as part of the registration process:

 

Address, title, first name, last name, username, password, e-mail address

 

In this process, a user consent to the processing of this data is obtained.

2.        Legal Basis for Data Processing

The legal basis for the processing of the data is in the presence of a user consent Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO.

3.        Purpose of Data Processing

A user registration is required for making available of certain content and services on our website.

 

In the members area, you get the opportunity to access reports and presentations which took place in working groups, depending on in which group you are a member. Files can only be uploaded and modified from the side Administrators (branch). You can only retrieve the data. In addition, you can view dates and news in the members area.

 

Their identification is this necessary to protect your case visible to other registered members data (title, first name, last name) for access by third parties.

4.        Duration of Storage

The data are deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary for the achievement of the purpose it was collected.

 

This is the case for the collected data during the registration process if the registration is canceled on our website or amended.

 

5.        Possibility of Objection and Elimination

As a user, you always have the option to terminate the registration. The data stored about you can alter at any time.

 

To cancel your registration, please contact our aforementioned contact details with your concerns. The site administrators (office) will immediately and completely delete your account.

 

 

VII.       Contact Form to Sign up for Events

1.             Description and Scope of Data Processing

On our website, contact forms are available that can be used for registration for events. If a user uses this opportunity, the input in the input form data is sent to us and saved. These data are:

 

Identification of the event

Title, first name, last name,

if necessary: companies

if necessary: position in the company,

Street, postal code, city, country

E-mail address,

if necessary: phone number,

if necessary: Fax

Free text input in the comment box

 

In the time of sending the message, the following information also is stored:

 

(1)       The user's IP address

(2)        Date and time of registration

 

For the processing of the data within the submission process, your consent is obtained and referred to this Privacy Policy.

 

In this context, a transfer of your data (name, first name, company) to the other participants of each event as part of an event directory takes place, unless you have consented to this also. To this end, we pick your express consent under the submission process one having regard to the data processing instructions.

2.        Legal Basis for Data Processing

The legal basis for the processing of the data is in the presence of a user consent Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO.

 

Regarding the submitted participation data for the conclusion of a contract, one is an additional legal basis for the processing of Art. 6 para. Lit. b DSGVO.

3.        Purpose of Data Processing

The processing of personal data from the application is used to process the contract to carry out your participation in the event as the circumstances may require, to create a participant list for the event.

 

The other personal data processed during the submission are used to prevent misuse of the contact form and ensure the security of our information technology systems.

4.        Duration of Storage

The data are deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary for the achievement of the purpose it was collected. To the personal data of the input screen of the contact form, this will be the case when each conversation has ended with the user. Unless there is a contract to perform your participation in the particular event, your data will be stored until the conclusion of the contract and adjoining limitation periods (3 years from the end of the year in which a claim arose).

 

The additionally collected personal data during the submission process will be deleted after a period of seven days.

5.        Possibility of Objection and Elimination

A contradiction possibility exists in terms of performance in the event directory. Success of this contradiction concludes only after creation of the respective event documents, the contradiction leads only to future deletion of information and disclosure.

 

With regard to the contract for the settlement of the participation in the event associated required data (name, address, contact details), the revocation of processing is not possible.

VIII.     E-Mail Contact

1.             Description and Scope of Data Processing

It is possible to contact via the provided email address(es). In this case, the personal user data transmitted with the e-mail are stored.

 

There is in this context no transfer of data to third parties. The data will be used for the processing of the conversation.

2.        Legal Basis for Data Processing

The legal basis for the processing of the data is in the presence of a user consent Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO.

 

The legal basis for the processing of the data received during the sending of an e-mail, is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Aims of the e-mail contact to the conclusion of a Treaty, it is one additional legal basis for the processing of Art. 6 para. Lit. b DSGVO.

3.        Purpose of Data Processing

The processing of personal data serves us just to edit the contact. When contacting us by e-mail, thereto is also required legitimate interest in the processing of the data.

The other personal data processed during the submission process are used to prevent misuse of the contact form and ensure the security of our information technology systems.

4.        Duration of Storage

The data are deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary for the achievement of the purpose it was collected. To the personal data of the input screen of the contact form and those who were sent by e-mail, is the case when each conversation has ended with the user. End of the conversation is when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the affected situation is clarified.

 

The additionally collected personal data during the submission process will be deleted after a period of seven days.

5.        Possibility of Objection and Elimination

The user always has the possibility to withdraw his consent to the processing of personal data. If the user contacts us via e-mail, he can object to the storage of personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation cannot be continued.

 

You can contradict with using contact channels given above and transmit to the previous contact used e-mail address to us, at best, by a text message.

 

All personal data that has been stored in the course of the contact, are deleted in this case.

 

IX.     Subject Rights

If personal data are processed by you, you are affected within the meaning DSGVO and there you have the following rights against the person responsible to:

1.        Access Right

You can request a confirmation of the responsible person, whether or not personal data concerning you are processed by us.

If such a process is active, you can ask the person responsible for providing the following information:

(1)       The purposes for which the personal data are processed;

(2)       The categories of personal data, which are processed;

(3)       The recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data concerning you were disclosed or not disclosed;

(4)       the planned duration of the storage of personal data concerning, or if specific information is not available for this purpose, criteria for determining the validity period;

(5)       the existence of a right to correct or delete any personal data concerning the subject, a right of limitation of processing by the person responsible or the right of appeal against this processing;

(6)       The Consist of a right of application with a regulatory body;

(7)       All available information on the origin of the data, when personal data are not collected from the data subject;

(8)       The existence of an automated decision-making including profiling according to Art. 22 para 1 and 4 DSGVO and -. At least in these cases - meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and the desired impact of such processing for the person concerned.

You have the right to request information about whether your personal data shall be transmitted to a third country or to an international organization. In this regard, you may require appropriate guarantees according to Art. 46 DSGVO to be taught in the context of the submission.

2.        Right of Correction

You have the right for an amendment and/or completion with respect to the person responsible that the processed personal data concerning you is incorrect or incomplete. The person in charge must make the corrections immediately.

3.        Right to Restrict the Processing

Under the following conditions, you may require limiting the processing of personal data concerning:

(1)       If you challenge the accuracy of your personal question for a period which allows the person in charge to verify the accuracy of personal data;

(2)       The processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of personal data and instead require the restriction of the use of personal data;

(3)       The person in charge needs the personal data for the purposes of processing no longer, but you will need this for the enforcement, exercise or defense of legal claims, or

(4)       if you have inserted an objection to processing in accordance to Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO and it is not yet clear, whether the legitimate reasons of responsible outweigh your reasons.

If the processing of personal data concerning was limited, these data may - apart from their storage - only with your consent, or for the enforcement, exercise or defense of legal claims or to protect another person or entity's rights or for reasons of substantial public interest the Union or a Member State are processed.

If the limitation of processing was limited after the abovementioned prerequisites, you will be informed by the person in charge before the restriction will be lifted.

4.        Right of Erasure

a)        Deletion obligations

You can ask the person responsible that the personal data concerning you will be immediately deleted, and the person in charge is obligated to delete that information immediately, if one of the following reasons applies:

(1)       The personal data concerning to the purposes for which they were collected or processed in any other way, are no longer necessary.

(2)       You withdraw your consent, whereupon the processing was based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. or a Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a DSGVO, and there is a lack of otherwise legal basis for the processing.

(3)       You enter an objection according to  Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO to the processing and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for processing, or you enter an objection according to Art. 21 para. 2 DSGVO to processing one.

(4)       The personal data has been unlawfully processed.

(5)       The deletion of personal data concerning is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States, whereas person in charge is obliged to.

(6)       The personal data concerning were charged in relation to the information society services provided in accordance with Art. 8 para. 1 DSGVO.

 

b)        Information to third parties

If the person in charge has made the personal data in question publicly and is obliged to delete them according to Art. 17 para. 1 DSGVO, it shall take consideration of the available technology and the cost of implementation appropriate measures, including technical in order to inform who process personal data about you as affected person who requires the deletion of all links to these personal data or copies or replications of personal data from them.

 

c)        exceptions

The right to delete does not apply if the processing is necessary

(1)       to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;

(2)       for discharge of a legal obligation that requires processing by the law of the Union or the Member States, where the subject of charge is situated, or the perception of a task that is of public interest or is carried out in the exercise of official authority, which was transferred to the person in charge;

(3)       For reasons of public interest relating to the public Health pursuant according to  Art. 9 para. 2 lit. . H and i and Art. 9 para. 3 DSGVO;

(4)       For archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research or statistical purposes according to Art. 89 para. 1 DSGVO, as far as the right referred to in section a) makes expected achievements of the objectives of this processing impossible or seriously impaired, or

(5)       For the enforcement, exercise or defense of legal claims.

5.        Right for Information

If you clarified the right to rectification, erasure or restriction of processing to the person in charge, then he is obliged to all recipients to whom the personal data concerning you were exposed, this correction or deletion of data or restriction of processing notified, unless this proves to be impossible or would involve disproportionate effort.

You have the right to be informed of these recipients by the person in charge.

6.        Right to Data Portability

You have the right to get your personal data that you have provided the person in charge, in a structured, consistent and machine-readable format. You also have the right to transmit this data to another person in charge without being hindered by those responsible, which the personal data have been provided, if

(1)       processing is pursuant to a consent according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a DSGVO or pursuant to a contract based on  Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO and

(2)       the processing is carried using automated procedures.

With exercising this right, you have also the right to enable that your personal data shall be transmitted directly from one responsible person to another, if it is technically feasible. Freedoms and rights of other persons may not thereby be impaired.

The right to data portability does not apply to the processing of personal data that is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or done in the exercise of public authority that has been delegated to the person in charge.

7.        Right of Objection

You have the right, for reasons arising from specific situations, to object to the processing of personal data according tom Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e or f DSGVO at any time; this also applies to a system based on these provisions profiling.

The person in charge no longer processes the personal data concerning you, unless it can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the enforcement, exercise or defense of legal claims.

If the personal data concerning you are processed to operate direct mailing, you have the right at any time to object to the processing of personal data concerning the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to the profiling, as far as it is in connection with such direct mailing.

If you contradict the processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data concerning you will not be processed for these purposes.

You have the option in connection with the use of information society services - regardless of Directive 2002/58/EG – to exercise your right to object by means of automated processes in which technical specifications are defined.

8.        Right to Revoke the Data Protection Consent

You have the right to withdraw your data protection declaration of consent at any time. By the withdrawal of consent, the legality of up to the revocation occurred because of the consent process is not affected.

9.        Automated Decision in the Case, including Profiling

You have the right, not one solely on automated processing – including profiling - to be subject-based decision that will unfold over legal effect or get serious in a similar way. This does not apply if the decision

(1)       is required for the conclusion or performance of a contract between you and the person in charge,

(2)       Is authorized by the laws of the Union or the Member States, which is subject to the person in charge and this legislation contains adequate measures to protect your rights and freedoms, and your vital interests or

(3)       takes place with your explicit consent.

However, these decisions cannot be based on special categories of personal data according to Art. 9 para. 2 lit a or g DSGVO, unless Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a or g DSGVO is valid and appropriate measures to protect the rights and freedoms, and your vital interests were made.

With regard to the in (1) and (3) mentioned cases, the person in charge shall take appropriate measures to protect the rights and freedoms as well as your legitimate interests, including at least the right to obtaining of a person's intervention on the part of those responsible, to a statement of his own position and listened to challenge the decision.

10.    Right to Appeal to a Supervisory Authority

Notwithstanding an otherwise administrative or legal proceedings, you have the right to appeal to an oversight authority, in particular in the Member State of their residence, their place of work or the location of the alleged violation to, if you are of the opinion that the processing of personal data is concerning against the DSGVO contrary.

The supervisory authority to which the complaint was filed, informs the complainant about the status and results of the appeal including the possibility of a judicial remedy pursuant to Art. 78 DSGVO.

Rights of Information/Cancellation/Deletion

In case of questions relating to collecting, processing or usage of your personal information, correction requests, requests of blocking or deletion of your information, or if you wish to cancel explicitly granted consent you may contact us e.g. by sending an E-Mail or telephone based on the BDSG.

 

You have the right to have incorrect data corrected or to have personal data deleted, except such claim is barred by any legal obligation to keep this data.