Here is our data protection information.
1. Data protection at a glance
Collection of data on our website
Who is responsible for data collection on this website? The data processing on this website is completed by the website operator. For their contact details, please refer to the legal notice of this website.
How do we collect your data? One way in which we collect your data is when you provide it to us. This data may include information that you enter in a contact form, for example. Other data are automatically recorded by our IT systems when you visit the website. Such data are mainly of a technical nature (for example, Internet browser, operating system or the time at which the website was accessed). Such data are recorded automatically as soon as you visit our website.
For what purpose do we use your data? Part of the data is collected in order to ensure an error-free provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyse your user behaviour.
Analysis tools and third-party tools
2. General information and mandatory information
Information on the data controller
The data controller responsible for data processing on this website is:
International Academy of Media and Arts e.V.
Mansfelder Straße 56
06108 Halle (Saale)
Telephone: 0345 47 80 800
The data controller is the natural or legal person who – either alone or together with others – decides on the purposes and means of the processing of personal data (for example, names, email addresses, etc.).
Withdrawal of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You can withdraw the consent that you provided on a previous occasion at any time. To do so, sending us an informal message by email is sufficient. In this respect, the lawfulness of the
data processing prior to the withdrawal of consent remains unaffected.
Right to object to the collection of data in certain cases and to direct marketing (Art. 21 GDPR)
If we process your personal data for the purposes of direct advertising, you have the right to submit an objection to the processing of your personal data for such advertising purposes; insofar as it is associated with such direct advertising, this also applies to profiling. If you object, your personal data will subsequently no longer be used for the purpose of direct marketing (objection pursuant to Art. 21 (2) GDPR).
Right to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority
In the event of infringements of the GDPR, data subjects have a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of their habitual residence, place of work or the place of the alleged infringement. The right to lodge a complaint applies without prejudice to other administrative or judicial remedies.
Right to data portability
You have the right for the data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or for the fulfilment of a contract to be provided to you or to a third party in a commonly used, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another controller, this will only take place insofar as it is technically feasible.
Access, blocking, erasure and rectification
Within the scope of the applicable legal provisions, you are at any time entitled to free access to your stored personal data, its origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing and to the rectification, blocking or erasure of this data, if applicable. To this end, or if you have more questions regarding the personal data topic, you can contact us at the address specified in the legal notice at any time.
Right to the restriction of processing
You have the right to request the restriction of processing of your personal data. For this purpose, you can contact us on the address specified in the legal notice at any time. The right to the restriction of processing exists in the following cases:
- If you dispute the accuracy of your personal data held by us, we will usually need
time to verify this. For the duration of the review, you have the right to request
the restriction of processing of your personal data.
- If the processing of your personal data has taken place / is taking place on an
unlawful basis, you can request the restriction of the data processing instead of
- If we no longer need your personal data, but you need it in order to exercise,
defend or enforce legal claims, you have the right to request the restriction of
processing of your personal data instead of erasure.
- If you have submitted an objection pursuant to Art. 21 (1) GDPR, a balancing of
your and our interests must be carried out. As long as it has not yet been
determined whose interests prevail, you have the right to demand the restriction
of processing of your personal data.
If you have restricted the processing of the personal data relating to you, such data shall – with the exception of its storage – only be processed with your consent or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the European Union or of a member state.
Objection to advertising emails
The use of contact data published to comply with legal notice obligations for the purposes of sending not expressly requested advertisement and information material is hereby expressly rejected. The operator of the web pages expressly reserves the right to take all legal steps in the case of the unsolicited sending of advertisement information, for example spam emails.
3. Collection of data on our website
Enquiries by email, telephone or fax
If you contact us by email, telephone or fax, your enquiry including all the associated personal data (name, enquiry) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your concern. We will not pass such information on without your consent.
The processing of this data is based on point (b) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR, insofar as your enquiry is related to the fulfilment of a contract or is necessary for the implementation of pre- contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on your consent (point (a) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR) and/or on our legitimate interests (point (f) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR), as we have a legitimate interest in the effective processing of enquiries that are addressed to us.
The data sent to us via contact enquiries will remain with us until you ask us to erase it, withdraw your consent to its storage, or the purpose for the data storage is omitted (for example, after the processing of your enquiry is complete). Mandatory statutory provisions specifically retention periods – remain unaffected by this.
4. Social media
Facebook plugins (Like & Share button)
If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign the visit to our websites to your Facebook user account, please log out from your Facebook user account. The use of the Facebook plugins takes place on the basis of point (f) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR. The
website operator has a legitimate interest in achieving the greatest possible visibility in social
5. Analysis tools and advertising
This website uses the functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses “cookies”. These are text files stored on your computer which enable
an analysis of how you use our website. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. The saving of the Google Analytics cookies and the use of this analysis tool take place on the basis of point (f) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the analysis of the user behaviour in order to optimize both their web offer and their advertisement.
We have activated the IP anonymisation function on this website. This means that your IP address will be abbreviated by Google within European Union member states or other states which are part of the European Economic Area before it is transferred to the US. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the provider of this website, Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports about the website activity and to provide further services which are connected to the use of this website and of the Internet for its operator. The IP address transferred by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be combined with any other data of Google.
Browser plug in
You can prevent the storage of such cookies by changing the settings of your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to draw your attention to the fact that, in this case, you might not be able to use all functions of this website to the fullest extent. In
addition, you can prevent any transmission to and processing of data created by the cookie and relating to website usage on your part (including your IP address) by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the link below: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Objection to collection of data
Demographic data in Google Analytics
This website uses the “demographic data” function of Google Analytics. This allows for the compilation of reports that contain information regarding the age, gender, and interests of the visitors to the website. These data originate from interest-based advertising from Google as well as third-party visitor data. This data cannot be associated with a specific person. You can deactivate this function using the display settings in your Google account at any time, or you can generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section “Objection to data processing”.
If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter which is offered on the website, we require your email address and information which enables us to verify that you are the owner of the email address provided, as well as your confirmation that you agree to the receipt of the newsletter. Other data will only be collected on a voluntary basis. We exclusively use these data for distribution of the requested information and offers and do not forward it to third parties. The processing of the data entered in the newsletter subscription form only occurs on the basis of your consent (point (a) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR). You can withdraw your consent to the storage of data, the email address and its use for distribution of the newsletter at any time; you can use the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter, for example. The lawfulness of the data processing prior to the withdrawal of consent shall remain unaffected. The data you provide us with for the purpose of receiving the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and will be erased after you cancel the newsletter. Data that has been stored by us for other purposes remains unaffected by this.
This website uses CleverReach to send newsletters. The supplier of this service is CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG, Mühlenstr. 43, 26180 Rastede. CleverReach is a service with which the sending of our newsletter can be organised and analysed. The data you enter for the purpose of receiving newsletters (such as your email address) is stored on the servers of CleverReach in Germany and Ireland.
Our newsletters that are sent with CleverReach allow us to analyse the behaviour of newsletter recipients. This includes analysing how many recipients have opened the newsletter message and how often which link was clicked in the newsletter. With the help of
the conversion tracking, it is also possible to analyse whether a predefined action (such as the purchase of a product on our website) has taken place after clicking on the link in the newsletter. For more information on data analysis through CleverReach newsletters, please visit: https://www.cleverreach.com/de/funktionen/reporting-und-tracking/. The data processing takes place on the basis of your consent (point (a) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR). You can withdraw this consent at any time by cancelling your subscription to the newsletter. The lawfulness of the data processing prior to the withdrawal of consent shall remain
unaffected. If you do not wish for analysis to be carried out by CleverReach, you must cancel your newsletter subscription. An appropriate link is included in every newsletter email that allows you to do so. Furthermore, you can also cancel your newsletter subscription directly on the website.
The data you provide us with for the purpose of receiving the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and will be erased from both our servers and those of CleverReach after you cancel the newsletter. Data that has been stored by us for other purposes remains unaffected by this. For further information about the data protection conditions of CleverReach, refer to: https://www.cleverreach.com/de/datenschutz/.
7. Plugins and tools
Our website uses plugins of the YouTube website operated by Google. The operator of the websites is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our websites that features a YouTube plugin, a connection with the YouTube servers will be established. In this context, the YouTube server is informed about which of our web pages you have visited. YouTube is also able to store various cookies on your device. With these cookies, YouTube is able to obtain information about visitors to our website. This information is used, among others, to collect video statistics, improve the user experience and prevent attempts at fraud. The cookies will remain on your device until you erase them. If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to assign your browsing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.