Data protection

The responsible body within the meaning of the data protection laws, in particular the EU data protection basic regulation (DSGVO), is
Galka Emmy Scheyer Zentrum e.V., Menzelstr. 6, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany

Recording of general information
Should you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically recorded. This information (server log files) contain the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider and similar information as examples. This is purely information, which cannot be traced back to your person. This information is technically necessary in order to correctly deliver the content of websites, which you are requesting, and is required when using the Internet. We will statistically evaluate such anonymous information, in order to optimise our Internet presence and the underlying technology.

As is the case with many other websites, we also use so-called »cookies«. Cookies are small text files, which are transferred to your hard drive by a website server. By means of this, we automatically receive certain data, such as IP address, browser used, operating system of your computer and your Internet connection. Cookies cannot be used in order to start programs or transfer viruses to a computer. On the basis of the information contained in the cookies, we can make navigation easier and enable the correct display of our websites. Under no circumstances will the data recorded by us be passed on to third parties and no connection to personal data will be established without your consent. It does without saying that you can generally visit our website without cookies also..; Internet browsers are generally set in such a way that they accept cookies. You can de-activate the use of cookies at any time via the settings of your browser. Please use the assistance functions of your Internet browser in order to find out how you can alter these settings. Please bear in mind that individual functions of our website may not work if you have de-activated the use of cookies.

SSL encryption
In order to protect the security of your data during transfer, we use encryption procedures (for example SSL) via HTTPS, which correspond to the current state of technology.

Should you get in touch with us by email or via the contact forms, the information provided by you will be saved in order to process the query, as well as for possible follow up questions.

Deletion and blocking of the data
We comply the principles of data avoidance and data efficiency. Therefore, we only save your personal data for as long as is necessary to attain the purposes stated here or for as long as required by the numerous retention periods mandated by the legislator. Once the respective purpose has been completed or once these periods have expired, the corresponding data will be routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory regulations.

Your rights of information, correction, blocking, deletion and objection
You have the right to receive information at any time concerning your personal data, which is saved by us. You also have the right to correction, blocking or, apart from the required saving of data in order to process the transaction, the deletion of your personal data. Please contact our data protection officer in this respect. You can find the contact information below. So that a blocking of data can take place at any time, this needs to be held in a blocking file for checking purposes. You can also request the deletion of the data, unless a statutory archiving obligation exists. Should such an obligation exist, we will block your data on request. You can carry out changes or revoke your consent with effect for the future by means of a corresponding notification to us.

Web Analysis Tool Matomo (formerly Piwik)
This website uses Matomo (formerly Piwik), an open source software programme designed for the statistical analysis of user activity on the site. Matomo uses »cookies«, small text files which may be stored on your computer and which permit analysis of your website use. The information we collect about your use of the services offered on this site is stored on a GEI server located in Germany and will not be disclosed to any third party. After being processed, your IP address is immediately rendered into an anonymous form before being stored. You can decide whether a web analysis cookie may be placed on your computer in order to allow the website operater to capture and analyse certain statistical data.

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.

Changes to our data protection provisions
We reserve the right to adjust this data protection declaration, so that it always corresponds to the current legal requirements or in order to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, for example should we introduce new services. The new data protection declaration will then apply next time you visit.

Questions relating to data protection
Should you have any questions relating to data protection, please send us an email or get in touch directly with the person at our company who is responsible for data protection:

Gilbert Holzgang

The data protection declaration was created with the data protection declaration generator of activemind AG.