1. General Information
Who has access to your personal data and to whom is it disclosed?
The data collected on this website are processed by the SUSMAGPRO partner responsible for communication, Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum ("website operator", "we", "us", "our"), as stated in the legal notice. The personal data you enter in the SUSMAGPRO contact form will be shared with further SUSMAGPRO project partners only if your request/information needs to be processed by them and if you give us prior consent. You may revoke your consent at any time by using the SUSMAGPRO contact form anew. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
How do we collect your data?
Some data is collected when you provide it to us by entering them in the SUSMAGPRO contact form. Other data is collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website (statistics).
When visiting our website, statistical analysis may be made of your surfing behaviour: date, user IP address, user country and document accessed. This happens primarily using cookies and analytics. The analysis of your surfing behaviour is anonymous, i.e. we will not be able to identify you from this data. In the framework of our progress reporting to the SUSMAGPRO project partners and the European Commission, we only give general numbers of visitors per month. By using or accessing our server, users automatically agree to this. Users not in agreement with this are entitled to stop using this website. Further details can be found about how to prevent this analysis in the section 5 - Analytics and Advertising below.
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of content, such as the data you enter in the SUSMAGPRO contact form. You can recognise an encrypted connection in your browser’s address line when it changes from “http://“ to “https://“ and the lock icon is displayed in your browser’s address bar. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.
What do we use your personal data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure proper functioning of the website and enhance the user experience. Other data entered in the SUSMAGPRO contact form are used to process the request/information you send us.
What rights do you have regarding your personal data?
You have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted, as provided in Articles 17 to 24 of Regulation (EU) 2018/1725. You may also revoke your consent to the processing of your data at any time with future effect. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed. You can use the SUSMAGPRO contact form at any time if you have such requests or further questions about the issue of privacy and data protection. If you would to have the presonal data which we process delivered to yourself or to a third party, this will be done in a standard, machine-readable format to the extent technically feasible.
If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the respective regulatory authorities. The regulatory authority for matters related to data protection legislation is the data protection officer of the German state in which the website operator is headquartered. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found here.
How long can personal data be kept?
Personal data will be kept only for the time needed to achieve the purpose to which it is processed. All data related to the project will be stored for the duration of the project and its review. In the event of a formal appeal, all data held at the time of the appeal will be retained until the completion of the appeal process.
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2. Data Protection Officer
The statuatory data protection officer of Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum is:
Steinbeis-Stiftung für Wirtschaftsförderung Haus der Wirtschaft
Willi-Bleicher-Str. 19 | 70174 Stuttgart
Phone: +49 711 1839-5 | E-mail
3. Data Collection on our Website
Most of the cookies we use are so-called 'session cookies'. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device's memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.
Cookies which are necessary to allow electronic communications or to provide certain functions you wish to use are stored pursuant to Art.6 paragraph 1, letter f of GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure optimized service provided free of technical errors. Cookies used to analyse your surfing behaviour are treated separatly in the section 4. Plugins and Tools,subsection Google Analytics.
Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in 'server log files'. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
- IP address
These data will not be combined with data from other sources. The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract for measures preliminary to a contract.
Should you send us requests or information via the SUSMAGPRO contact form, we will collect the personal data entered in the form to process your request / information. If your request/information needs to be processed by SUSMAGPRO project partners, we will ask for your consent before sharing the necessary data with them. You may revoke your consent at any time by using the SUSMAGPRO contact form anew. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
We will retain the data you provide in the SUSMAGPRO contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose for its storage no longer pertains (e.g. after fulfilling your request). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision.
If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require that you enter a valid e-mail address as well as a message such as "Please subscribe me to the SUSMAGPRO newsletter" in the newsletter topic of the SUSMAGPRO contact form. No additional data is collected or is only collected on a voluntary basis. We only use your e-mail address to regiser you to the SUSMAGPRO newsletter via the tool Mailchimp, an online marketing platform operated by The Rocket Science Group LLC, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308 USA. You can revoke consent to the storage and use of your personal data for sending the newsletter at any time, through the 'unsubscribe' link in the newsletter or the SUSMAGPRO contact form. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
4. Pluginds and Tools
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTuve servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.
If you're logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behaviour directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6(1) (f) GDPR.
Further information about handling user data can be found in the data declaration of YouTube under https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en&gl=en.
This website uses the web analytics tool Google Analytics. Web analytics tools collect and analyse data concerning the behaviour of website visitors, such as which sub-pages of the website were accessed and how often and for how long a subpage was viewed. Web analytics is mainly used to optimise a website and make it more user-friendly.
The operating company of Google Analytics is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser software accordingly. In this case you may not be able to use all functions of our website to their full extent. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. In addition, a cookie already set by Google Analytics can be deleted at any time via the internet browser or other software programs.
Google Web Fonts
For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.
When you call up a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser makes a direct connection with Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.