Privacy policy


Thank you for your interest in our website.

The protection of your personal data during the collection, processing and use on the occasion of your visit to our website is an important concern for us. Your data will be protected within the framework of legal regulations.

Please take a moment to read the information below. This will tell you how we handle your personal data, how and for what purpose this data is used, to whom we pass this data and how we protect your personal data.

Your personal rights are our highest priority and we do our best to protect and ensure these rights.


The controller for the processing of your personal data within the meaning of the European Data Protection Regulation is:

Stiftung b├╝rgerlichen Rechts
Zentrale Evaluations- und Akkreditierungsagentur Hannover (ZEvA)

Lilienthalstr. 1
30179 Hanover

Telephone: +49 511 54355 - 701
Fax: +49 511 54355 - 999
Mail: schaefer@zeva.org

Collection and processing of data

Every access to our website and every retrieval of a file stored on the website is logged. The storage serves internal system-related and statistical purposes.

Logged are:

In addition, the IP addresses of the requesting computers are logged. However, the responsible party does not draw any conclusions about a person.

This data is only required to display the content of our website correctly, to optimize the content for you on a permanent basis and to support prosecutions in the event of hacker attacks. The data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) UAbs. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. The processing of the data is necessary for the operation of the website.

The data is stored as long as it is needed to fulfill the purpose and then automatically deleted.

Data subject rights

Pursuant to Art. 15 DSGVO, you are entitled to information about the processing of your personal data.

In addition, you are free to assert your rights to rectification, erasure or, if erasure is not possible, to restriction of processing and to data portability in accordance with Articles 16-18, 20 DSGVO. If you wish to exercise this right, please contact our data protection officer.

Furthermore, you have the right to complain to the competent supervisory authority at any time. If you are of the opinion that your personal data is not being processed in compliance with data protection laws, we would kindly ask you to contact our data protection officer.

Furthermore, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time.

Protection of stored data

We use technical and organizational security measures in order to protect the personal data you have made available to us from manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved and adapted according to the state of the art. It cannot be ruled out that data transmitted by you without encryption can be viewed by third parties during transmission. It is pointed out that with regard to data transmission via the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) no conclusive secure transmission can be guaranteed. Sensitive data should therefore either not be transmitted at all or only via a secure connection (SSL) over the Internet.

Protection of minors

Consent to the processing of personal data can only be given by a person of legal age. For information society services, the consent of a child is permissible from the age of sixteen in accordance with Art. 8 of the GDPR.

E-mail contact

On our website, it is possible to contact us via the e-mail address provided. If you take advantage of this option, the personal data transmitted with the e-mail will be stored and processed only for the purpose of handling and responding to your raised and processed.

As far as you contact us, you give your consent for the data processing according to Art. 6 para. 1 UAbs. 1 lit. a) DSGVO.
If you are interested in an offer, your personal data will be processed for the purpose of initiating a contract pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 UAbs. 1 lit. b) DSGVO.

If not provided, it is unfortunately not possible for us to process your request. An automated decision-making process will not be carried out.

Your personal data will not be passed on to external third parties.

A transfer of personal data provided by you to a third country or an international organization does not take place and is not planned.

You have the right to revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. The lawfulness of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected.

Your personal data, which you provide to us, will be stored by us for the duration of the processing of your request until the expiry of the relevant statutory periods.

Newsletter

Insofar as you order our electronic newsletter, your personal data will only be processed for the purpose of regularly sending our newsletter and the associated measurement of success on the basis of Art. 6 (1) UAbs. 1 lit. a) DSGVO. After registration, we will send you a confirmation e-mail, which allows us to verify your identity and again confirms your consent.

Your data will be forwarded to us by e-mail via our provider. In case of non-provision, it is unfortunately not possible for us to provide you with our newsletter, to contact you and to process your request. An automated decision-making process will not be used.

Your personal data will not be passed on to external third parties.

A transfer of personal data provided by you to a third country or an international organization does not take place and is not planned.

You have the right to revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. The lawfulness of the data processing until the revocation remains unaffected.

Your personal data, which you provide to us in the context of ordering the newsletter, will be stored by us until revocation of your consent to receive the newsletter and removed from the distribution list after you unsubscribe.

Registration form

All your personal data and other information that you provide to us in the course of registering on our website as well as within the registration form will only be collected and processed for the purpose of your registration on the basis of Art. 6 (1) UAbs. 1 lit. b) DSGVO. If not provided, it is unfortunately not possible for you to register online for events.
An automated decision-making process is not carried out.

Your personal data will not be passed on to external third parties.

A transfer of the personal data provided by you to a third country or an international organization does not take place and is not planned.

Your personal data, which you provide to us via registration and in our customer portal, will be stored by us until you log out or delete your user account or have it deleted and, if applicable, in accordance with a statutory retention period.

Cookies

Technically necessary cookies (session cookies)

On our website, we only use technical cookies to make the website more user-friendly. In order to use the full functionality of our website, it is therefore necessary for technical reasons to allow session cookies.

The purpose of using such cookies is to enable you to use the website in a simplified and more user-friendly way. It is therefore necessary for the browser to be able to identify you even after you have changed pages.

The data is not used to create a user profile of you. The legal basis for the use of technical cookies is our legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) UAbs. 1 lit. f) DSGVO.

Google Maps

Our website uses Google Maps API (Application Programming Interface) for the visual display of geographical information (maps). Google Maps is operated by Google Ireland Ltd (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; hereinafter: "Google"). This enables us to make it easier for you to find us or to point out specific locations.

Google is therefore also to be named as the recipient of the data. When Google Maps is used, information about the use of our website, including your IP address, is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

This data processing is based on Art. 6 (1) UAbs. 1 lit. a) DSGVO, as the IP address is needed to provide you with the content.

You have the right to revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. The lawfulness of the data processing until the revocation remains unaffected.

In this processing, the cooperation with Google takes place on the basis of a joint responsibility agreement pursuant to Art. 26 DSGVO. This can be accessed at privacy.google.com/intl/en/businesses/mapscontrollerterms/.

The transfer of data to the USA is associated with risks under data protection law. If you do not wish the transfer, you can deactivate your consent in the cookie settings. However, we would like to point out that in this case you will not be able to use the map display.

More information about the collection and processing of your data by Google and your rights as a data subject in this regard can be found in Google's privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/?hl=de and in the additional terms of use for Google Maps and Google Earth at https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html.

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