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Data Protection Statement

Thank you for your interest in our website. Our data protection statement provides detailed information about how we handle your data.

Section 1 Information on the collection of personal data
1. Personal data are all data that relates to you personally, e.g. name, address, email addresses, user behaviour.
2. The controller pursuant to Article 4(7) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is DMO Deutsche Modellsportorganisation GmbH & Co. KG, represented by DMO Deutsche Modellsportorganisation Verwaltungs-GmbH, which is in turn represented by its Managing Directors Hans Otto Köddermann and Andrea Dörpelkus, Uellendahl 71a, 42109 Wuppertal (also see our Legal Notice).
3. For questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data and for the access to or rectification, blocking or erasure of data, as well as the withdrawal of consent given, please contact our controller pursuant to Article 4(7) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Contact details can be found in Section 1(2) of this Data Protection Statement.

Section 2 Your rights
1. You have the following rights with respect to your personal data processed by us:
– Right of access,
– Right to rectification or erasure,
– Right to restriction of processing,
– Right to object to processing,
– Right to data portability.
2. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection authority about the processing of your personal data by us. Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of the personal data concerning you infringes the GDPR. The supervisory authority where the complaint is lodged will inform the complainant of the status and outcome of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial legal remedy in accordance with Article 78 GDPR.

Section 3 Scope of data collection and data storage for purely informational use
If using our website for purely informational purposes, in other words when you send us no information, we do not collect any personal data with the exception of the data that your browsers send us to allow you to visit our website. If you would like to view our website, we collect the following data we require for technical purposes to display our website to you and to guarantee stability and security: IP address, date and time of request, time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), content of the request (specific page), access status/HTTP status code, the data volume transferred if any, the website from which the request originates, browser, operating system and its interface, and the language and version of the browser software. Storage in log files is carried out to ensure the functionality of the website. We also use the data to optimise the website and to ensure the security of our IT systems. This data is only analysed by us to improve our offer and does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about you. An analysis of the data for marketing purposes is not carried out in this context. The legal basis for this is Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR. The data will be erased as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose of their collection. When data are collected to operate the website, this is the case when the relevant session ends. When data are stored in log files, this is the case after one month at the latest. No further storage is possible. In this case, users’ IP addresses will be erased or distorted so that assignment to the requesting client is no longer possible.

 

Section 4 Cookies
In addition to the data mentioned above, we use cookies on several pages to make the visit to our website appealing and to enable usage of certain functions, to display appropriate products. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests to optimise the presentation of our products, which prevail in the context of a balancing of interests. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your end device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted at the end of your browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and allow us to recognise your computer upon your next visit (persistent cookies). When visiting our website, you are informed of the use of cookies for analytical purposes and your consent is obtained for processing the personal data used in this regard. Reference is also made to this data protection notice in this regard. The legal basis for the processing of data using cookies for analytical purposes when the user’s consent has been obtained in this regard is Article 6(1)(a) GDPR. Otherwise, the legal basis for the use of technically necessary cookies is Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR. You can find out how long they are stored in your web browser’s cookie settings. You can set up your browser in such a way that you are informed about the placement of cookies and can decide separately whether to accept cookies, accept cookies for particular cases, or generally exclude them. Each browser differs in the way it manages cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser which explains to you how you can change your cookie settings. Our website’s functionality can be restricted if you do not accept cookies.

Section 5 Collection, processing, use and forwarding of personal data
In addition to the purely informational use of our website, we offer various services which could be of interest to you. For this you generally have to enter additional personal data which we use to provide the respective service and for which the aforementioned principles of data processing apply.
1. Getting in contact via email or via our contact form
When getting in contact with us via email or the contact form on our website, we will store your email address and, if provided voluntarily, your surname, your first name, your message and the file you send with the form in order to respond to your queries and messages. In the event of contact by email, there is also the necessary legitimate interest in processing the data provided. The other personal data processed during submission and provided voluntarily are used to prevent misuse of the form and ensure the security of our IT systems. The legal basis for the processing of data that are transmitted when sending an email or via the contact form is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR. If the aim of contact by email or via the contact form is to conclude a contract, Article 6(1)(b) GDPR is also a legal basis for processing. The information that is mandatory in order to respond to your queries and messages is marked as such; all other information is optional. The data will be deleted or we will restrict processing, if statutory retention periods exist, as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose of their collection. For personal data from the contact form and that which has been sent by e-mail, this is the case when the conversation with the user ends. The conversation is considered to have ended when it is clear from the circumstances that the matter in hand has been fully clarified. Additional personal data collected during submission will be erased after 7 days at the latest.
2. Data processing by external service providers
We may use external service providers to process your data. We have selected and engaged these service providers carefully; they are bound to our instructions and are regularly monitored. As part of processing, we use a third party provider to host and display the website. This service provider is located in a country of the European Union or the European Economic Area. All data collected when using this website or in the forms provided as described in this Data Protection Statement are processed on the service provider’s servers. The legal basis for this is Article 6(1)(1)(b) GDPR. Processing on any other servers only takes place within the scope provided for in this Data Protection Statement.
3. Use of online application forms on our website
If you use the online application forms on our website, we do not process the data and information you enter in the forms. Only once you print out or convert the forms to PDF and send these to us via the contact form on our website or via email do we process you data pursuant to Section 5(1) of this Data Protection Statement. The legal basis for the processing of data that are transmitted when sending an email or via the contact form is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR. If the aim of contact by email or via the contact form is to conclude a contract, Article 6(1)(b) GDPR is also a legal basis for processing. The information that is mandatory in order to respond to your queries and messages is marked as such; all other information is optional. The data will be deleted or we will restrict processing, if statutory retention periods exist, as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose of their collection. For personal data from the contact form and that which has been sent by e-mail, this is the case when the conversation with the user ends. The conversation is considered to have ended when it is clear from the circumstances that the matter in hand has been fully clarified. Additional personal data collected during submission will be erased after 7 days at the latest.

Section 6 Data security
We maintain up-to-date technical measures to guarantee data security, in particular to protect your personal data against risks posed by data transmissions as well as by knowledge being obtained by third parties. This will be updated in line with new state-of-the-art software. Your personal data are sent over the Internet in encrypted form (SSL encryption), particularly when you place an order. We secure our website and other systems against loss, destruction, access, change and dissemination by unauthorised persons with technical and organisational measures. If you have a customer account, access to your customer account is only possible by entering your email address and your personal password. You should therefore always treat your login details confidentially, do not disclose them, and close browser windows when you have finished communicating with us. This is particularly important if you share the computer with others.

Section 7 Use of Google Analytics
1. Only if you have given your consent does this website use Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to enable your use of the website to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within the member states of the European Union or other signatories to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services to the website operator regarding website and internet use.
2. The IP address sent by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be linked to any other data held by Google.
3. You may prevent cookies being stored on your computer by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, please note that if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie related to your usage of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser add-on available through the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout .
4. As an alternative to the browser plug-in, you can prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by selecting the following checkbox. An opt-out cookie is then installed which prevents the collection of your information when you visit this website in the future.

If you delete your cookies, you need to click on the link again.
5. This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”. This means that IP addresses are further processed in a truncated form so that personal identification is excluded. If personal identification becomes possible via the data collected, this is immediately excluded and the personal data fully deleted.
6. We use Google Analytics to analyse and regularly improve use of our website. The statistics obtained from this allow us to optimise our content and to make it more interesting for you. In the exceptional cases where personal data are transferred to the USA, Google is subject to the EU-US Privacy Shield, www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Article 6(1)(1)(a) GDPR if consent has been given. Use is otherwise permitted pursuant to Article 6(1)(1)(a) GDPR.
7. Information on the third-party service provider: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd.; Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001.

Terms of service: www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html, data privacy summary: www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/learn/privacy.html, and data privacy policy: policies.google.com/privacy.

As of 19/07/2018