We are very pleased that you are interested in our company. Data protection is of particular importance to the management of esc mediagroup GmbH. Use of the esc mediagroup GmbH website is generally possible without providing any personal data. If a data subject wishes to use our company’s special services via our website, processing of personal data may be necessary. If the processing of personal data is required and there is no legal basis for such processing, we generally obtain the consent of the data subject.
The processing of personal data, for example the name, address, email address or telephone number of a data subject, is always carried out in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and in accordance with the country-specific data protection regulations applicable to esc mediagroup GmbH. By means of this data protection declaration, our company would like to inform the public about the type, scope and purpose of the personal data we collect, use and process. Furthermore, data subjects are informed about their rights by means of this data protection declaration.
As the controller, esc mediagroup GmbH has implemented numerous technical and organizational measures to ensure the most complete protection possible for the personal data processed via this website. Nevertheless, Internet-based data transmissions can generally have security gaps, so that absolute protection cannot be guaranteed. For this reason, every data subject is free to transmit personal data to us in alternative ways, for example by telephone.
The data protection declaration of esc mediagroup GmbH is based on the terminology used by the European guideline and regulation giver when issuing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Our data protection declaration should be easy to read and understand for the public as well as for our customers and business partners. To ensure this, we would like to explain the terms used in advance.
We use the following terms in this data protection declaration:
a) Personal data
Personal data is all information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter “data subject”). A natural person is considered to be identifiable if, directly or indirectly, in particular by means of assignment to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or one or more special characteristics, the expression of the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person can be identified.
b) data subject
Affected person is every identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data are processed by the controller.
Processing is any operation or series of operations carried out with or without the help of automated processes in connection with personal data such as the collection, collection, organization, organization, storage, adaptation or modification, reading, querying, use, the disclosure by transmission, distribution or any other form of provision, comparison or linking, restriction, deletion or destruction.
d) restriction of processing
Restriction of processing is the marking of stored personal data with the aim of restricting their future processing.
Profiling is any type of automated processing of personal data, which consists in the fact that this personal data is used to evaluate certain personal aspects that relate to a natural person, in particular to aspects related to work performance, economic situation, health, personal Analyze or predict the preferences, interests, reliability, behavior, location or relocation of this natural person.
Pseudonymization is the processing of personal data in such a way that the personal data can no longer be assigned to a specific data subject without the use of additional information, provided that this additional information is kept separately and is subject to technical and organizational measures that ensure that the personal data cannot be assigned to an identified or identifiable natural person.
g) controller or controller
The person responsible or responsible for processing is the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body that alone or together with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data. If the purposes and means of this processing are specified by Union law or the law of the Member States, the person responsible or the specific criteria for his naming can be provided according to Union law or the law of the Member States.
The processor is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body that processes personal data on behalf of the person responsible.
The recipient is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body to which personal data is disclosed, regardless of whether it is a third party or not. However, authorities that may receive personal data as part of a specific investigation mandate under Union law or the law of the Member States are not considered recipients.
j) Third party
Third party is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body apart from the data subject, the controller, the processor and the persons who are authorized to process the personal data under the direct responsibility of the controller or processor. </li >
Consent is any expression of will voluntarily given by the data subject for the specific case in an informed manner and unequivocally in the form of a declaration or other clear confirmatory act with which the data subject indicates that they consent to the processing of their personal data is.
2. Name and address of the data controller
Responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation, other data protection laws applicable in the member states of the European Union and other provisions with data protection character is:
esc mediagroup GmbH
Josef Felder Str. 53 / 3rd floor
3. Contact details for the data protection officer:
Any data subject can contact our data protection officer directly at any time with any questions and suggestions regarding data protection.
by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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The person concerned can prevent the setting of cookies by our website at any time by means of an appropriate setting of the internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Furthermore, cookies that have already been set can be deleted at any time using an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all common internet browsers. If the person concerned deactivates the setting of cookies in the internet browser used, under certain circumstances not all functions of our website can be used to their full extent.
5. Collection of general data and information
The website of esc mediagroup GmbH collects a series of general data and information each time the website is accessed by a data subject or an automated system. This general data and information is stored in the server’s log files. The following can be recorded: (1) the browser types and versions used, (2) the operating system used by the accessing system, (3) the website from which an accessing system accesses our website (so-called referrer), (4) the sub-websites that use an accessing system on our website can be controlled, (5) the date and time of access to the website, (6) an internet protocol address (IP address), (7) the internet service provider of the accessing system and (8) other similar data and information that serves to avert risks in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.
When using this general data and information, esc mediagroup GmbH does not draw any conclusions about the person concerned. Rather, this information is required to (1) deliver the content of our website correctly, (2) optimize the content of our website and the advertising for it, (3) to ensure the long-term functionality of our information technology systems and the technology of our website and ( 4) to provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for law enforcement in the event of a cyber attack. This anonymously collected data and information is therefore statistically evaluated by esc mediagroup GmbH on the one hand and also with the aim of increasing data protection and data security in our company in order to ultimately ensure an optimal level of protection for the personal data we process. The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately from all personal data provided by a data subject.
6. Registration on our website
The data subject has the option of registering on the website of the data controller by providing personal data. Which personal data are transmitted to the person responsible for processing results from the respective input mask used for registration. The personal data entered by the data subject are collected and stored exclusively for internal use by the controller and for their own purposes. The controller can arrange for the transfer to one or more processors, for example a parcel service provider, who also uses the personal data exclusively for internal use, which is attributable to the controller.
By registering on the website of the controller, the IP address assigned by the data subject’s Internet service provider (ISP), the date and time of registration are also saved. This data is stored against the background that the misuse of our services can only be prevented in this way and, if necessary, this data enables crimes committed to be investigated. In this respect, the storage of this data is necessary to secure the data controller. As a matter of principle, this data will not be passed on to third parties unless there is a legal obligation to pass it on or the passing on is used for criminal prosecution.
The registration of the data subject with the voluntary provision of personal data serves the data controller to offer the data subject content or services that, due to the nature of the matter, can only be offered to registered users. Registered persons are free to change the personal data provided during registration at any time or to have them completely deleted from the data base of the controller.
The data controller will provide each data subject with information on what personal data about the data subject are stored at any time on request. Furthermore, the person responsible for processing corrects or deletes the personal data at the request or advice of the data subject, provided that there are no statutory retention requirements. The entire staff of the controller is available to the data subject as a contact person in this context.
7. Subscribe to our newsletter
On the esc mediagroup GmbH website, users are given the opportunity to subscribe to our company’s newsletter. Which personal data are transmitted to the person responsible for processing when you order the newsletter is determined from the input mask used for this purpose.
Esc mediagroup GmbH informs its customers and business partners at regular intervals by means of a newsletter about offers, news and information about the company.
The newsletter of our company can only be received by the data subject if (1) the data subject has a valid e-mail address and (2) the data subject registers for the newsletter. For legal reasons, a confirmation email will be sent to the email address entered by the data subject for the first time for sending the newsletter in a double opt-in procedure. This confirmation email is used to check whether the owner of the email address as the person concerned has authorized the receipt of the newsletter.
When registering for the newsletter, we also save the IP address assigned by the internet service provider (ISP) of the computer system used by the person concerned at the time of registration, as well as the date and time of registration. The collection of this data is necessary in order to be able to understand the (possible) misuse of the e-mail address of a data subject at a later point in time and therefore serves to provide legal protection for the controller.
The personal data collected when you register for the newsletter will only be used to send our newsletter. In addition, subscribers to the newsletter could be informed by email if this is necessary for the operation of the newsletter service or for a registration in this regard, as could be the case in the event of changes to the newsletter offer or changes in the technical circumstances. The personal data collected as part of the newsletter service is not passed on to third parties. The person concerned can cancel the subscription to our newsletter at any time. The consent to the storage of personal data that the data subject has given us for sending the newsletter can be revoked at any time. For the purpose of withdrawing consent, there is a corresponding link in every newsletter. There is also the option to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time directly on the website of the controller or to inform the controller in another way.
8. Newsletter tracking
The esc mediagroup GmbH newsletters contain so-called tracking pixels. A tracking pixel is a miniature graphic that is embedded in emails that are sent in HTML format to enable log file recording and log file analysis. This enables a statistical evaluation of the success or failure of online marketing campaigns to be carried out. Based on the embedded tracking pixel, esc mediagroup GmbH can recognize whether and when an email was opened by a data subject and which links in the email were called up by the data subject.
Such personal data collected via the tracking pixels contained in the newsletters are stored and evaluated by the data controller in order to optimize the sending of the newsletter and to adapt the content of future newsletters even better to the interests of the data subject. This personal data will not be passed on to third parties. Affected persons are entitled at any time to revoke the separate declaration of consent relating to this, which is made using the double opt-in procedure. After revocation, this personal data will be deleted by the controller. If you unsubscribe from the newsletter, esc mediagroup GmbH automatically interprets this as a revocation.
9. Contact options via the website
Due to legal regulations, the website of esc mediagroup GmbH contains information that enables quick electronic contact with our company and direct communication with us, which also includes a general address for the so-called electronic mail (email address). If a data subject contacts the data controller by email or via a contact form, the personal data transmitted by the data subject will be automatically saved. Such data voluntarily transmitted from a data subject to the data controller are stored for the purposes of processing or contacting the data subject. This personal data is not passed on to third parties.
10. Comment function in the blog on the website
Esc mediagroup GmbH offers users the opportunity to leave individual comments on individual blog posts on a blog located on the website of the controller. A blog is a portal, which is usually publicly accessible, and in which one or more people, who are called bloggers or web bloggers, can post articles or write down thoughts in so-called blog posts. The blog posts can usually be commented on by third parties.
If a data subject leaves a comment on the blog published on this website, in addition to the comments left by the data subject, information on the time the comment was entered and the user name (pseudonym) chosen by the data subject are saved and published. Furthermore, the IP address assigned by the data subject’s Internet service provider (ISP) is also logged. This IP address is saved for security reasons and in the event that the data subject violates the rights of third parties by posting a comment or posts illegal content. The storage of this personal data is therefore in the own interest of the person responsible for the processing, so that he could, if necessary, exculpate himself in the event of an infringement. The personal data collected will not be passed on to third parties unless such transfer is required by law or to serve as legal defense for the controller.
11. Subscription to comments in the blog on the website
The comments made on the esc mediagroup GmbH blog can in principle be subscribed to by third parties. In particular, it is possible for a commentator to subscribe to the comments following a comment on a particular blog post.
If a data subject chooses the option to subscribe to comments, the controller sends an automatic confirmation email to double-check whether the owner of the email address provided really is for them Option. The option to subscribe to comments can be terminated at any time.
12. Routine deletion and blocking of personal data
The data controller processes and stores personal data of the data subject only for the period of time necessary to achieve the storage purpose or if this is done by the European legislator or other legislator in laws or regulations, which of the data controllers is subject to, was provided.
If the storage purpose no longer applies or if a storage period prescribed by the European directive and ordinance provider or another responsible legislator expires, the personal data will be routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions.
13. Rights of the data subject
a) Right to confirmation
Every data subject has the right granted by the European directive and regulation giver to ask the data controller for confirmation as to whether personal data concerning them are being processed. If a data subject wishes to exercise this right of confirmation, they can contact an employee of the controller at any time.
b) Right to information
Any person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European directive and regulation giver to receive free of charge information about the personal data stored about him and a copy of this information from the controller at any time. Furthermore, the European directive and regulation giver has granted the data subject information about the following information:
- the processing purposes
- the categories of personal data that are processed
- the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data has been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organizations
- if possible, the planned duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration
- the existence of a right to correction or deletion of the personal data relating to them or to restriction of processing by the person responsible or a right to object to this processing
- the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
- if the personal data is not collected from the data subject: All available information about the origin of the data
- the existence of automated decision-making including profiling in accordance with Article 22 Paragraph 1 and 4 GDPR and – at least in these cases – meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing for the data subject
The data subject also has the right to information as to whether personal data has been transferred to a third country or to an international organization. If this is the case, the data subject also has the right to receive information about the appropriate guarantees in connection with the transfer.
If a data subject wishes to exercise this right to information, they can contact an employee of the controller at any time.
c) Right to rectification
Any person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European directive and regulation giver to request the immediate correction of incorrect personal data concerning them. Furthermore, the data subject has the right, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to request the completion of incomplete personal data – also by means of a supplementary declaration.
If a data subject wishes to exercise this right to correction, they can contact an employee of the controller at any time.
d) Right to erasure (right to be forgotten)
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European directive and regulation giver to demand from the responsible person that the personal data concerning them be deleted immediately if one of the following reasons applies and as far as the processing is not necessary:
- The personal data was collected for such purposes or otherwise processed for which it is no longer necessary.
- The data subject withdraws their consent on which the processing was based in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR or Article 9 (2) (a) GDPR, and there is no other legal basis for this processing.
- The data subject objects to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 (1) GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for the processing, or the data subject objects in accordance with Art. 21 (2) GDPR Objection to processing.
- The personal data was processed illegally.
- The deletion of personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the member states to which the controller is subject.
- The personal data was collected in relation to information society services offered in accordance with Art. 8 Para. 1 GDPR.
If one of the above reasons applies and a data subject wishes to have personal data stored at esc mediagroup GmbH deleted, they can contact an employee of the controller at any time. The esc mediagroup GmbH employee will arrange for the request for deletion to be complied with immediately.
If the personal data has been made public by esc mediagroup GmbH and our company as the responsible party is obliged to delete the personal data in accordance with Art. 17 Para. 1 GDPR, esc mediagroup GmbH takes appropriate measures taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs , also of a technical nature, in order to inform other data controllers who process the published personal data that the data subject has deleted all links to this personal data or copies or replications thereof from these other data controllers has requested personal data insofar as processing is not necessary. The employee of esc mediagroup GmbH will arrange the necessary in individual cases.
e) Right to restriction of processing
Any person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European directive and regulation giver to request the controller to restrict processing if one of the following conditions is met:
- The correctness of the personal data is contested by the data subject, for a period that enables the controller to check the correctness of the personal data.
- The processing is unlawful, the data subject refuses to delete the personal data and instead requests that the use of the personal data be restricted.
- The controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but the data subject needs them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
- The data subject has objected to the processing acc. Art. 21 para. 1 GDPR and it is not yet clear whether the legitimate reasons of the person responsible outweigh those of the data subject.
If one of the above conditions is met and a data subject wishes to restrict the personal data stored at esc mediagroup GmbH, they can contact an employee of the controller at any time. The esc mediagroup GmbH employee will arrange for the processing to be restricted.
f) Right to data portability
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European directive and regulation giver to receive the personal data concerning them, which were provided to a responsible person by the data subject, in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You also have the right to transfer this data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to whom the personal data has been provided, provided that the processing is based on consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter a GDPR or Art. 9 Para . 2 letter a GDPR or on a contract pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 letter b GDPR and the processing is carried out using automated processes, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task that is in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority, which has been transferred to the person responsible.
Furthermore, when exercising their right to data portability in accordance with Art. 20 Para. 1 GDPR, the data subject has the right to have the personal data transferred directly from one responsible person to another, if this is technically feasible and if so this does not affect the rights and freedoms of other people.
To assert the right to data portability, the data subject can contact an employee of esc mediagroup GmbH at any time.
g) Right to object
Any person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European directive and regulation giver, for reasons arising from their particular situation, at any time against the processing of personal data concerning them, which is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter e or f DS-GVO takes place to object. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions.
In the event of an objection, esc mediagroup GmbH will no longer process the personal data, unless we can demonstrate compelling reasons for processing worthy of protection that outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or Defense of legal claims.
If esc mediagroup GmbH processes personal data in order to carry out direct advertising, the person concerned has the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data for the purpose of such advertising. This also applies to profiling insofar as it is connected to such direct advertising. If the data subject objects to esc mediagroup GmbH processing for direct marketing purposes, esc mediagroup GmbH will no longer process the personal data for these purposes.
In addition, the person concerned has the right, for reasons arising from their particular situation, against the processing of personal data relating to them, which is carried out at esc mediagroup GmbH for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes in accordance with Art. 89 Para. 1 DS GMOs to raise an objection, unless such processing is necessary to fulfill a task in the public interest.
To exercise the right to object, the data subject can contact any esc mediagroup GmbH employee or another employee directly. The data subject is also free to exercise their right to object in connection with the use of information society services, regardless of Directive 2002/58 / EC, using automated processes that use technical specifications.
h) Automated decisions in individual cases including profiling
Any person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European directors and regulators not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing – including profiling – which has legal effects or similarly significantly affects them, if the decision (1) is not necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between the data subject and the controller, or (2) is permissible due to Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject and this legislation takes appropriate measures to protect the rights and freedoms as well as the legitimate interests of the data subject or (3) with the express consent of the data subject.
If the decision (1) is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between the data subject and the person responsible or (2) it is made with the express consent of the data subject, esc mediagroup GmbH takes appropriate measures to protect the rights and freedoms as well as the to protect the legitimate interests of the data subject, which includes at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person on the part of the person responsible, to state their own position and to contest the decision.
If the data subject wishes to assert rights in relation to automated decisions, they can contact an employee of the controller at any time.
i) Right to withdraw consent under data protection law
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European directive and regulation giver to revoke their consent to the processing of personal data at any time.
If the data subject wishes to exercise their right to withdraw consent, they can contact an employee of the controller at any time.
14. Data protection for applications and in the application process
The controller collects and processes the personal data of applicants for the purpose of processing the application process. Processing can also be done electronically. This is particularly the case if an applicant sends the relevant application documents to the person responsible for processing by electronic means, for example by email or via a web form on the website. If the controller concludes an employment contract with an applicant, the data transmitted will be stored for the purpose of processing the employment relationship in compliance with the statutory provisions. If the data controller does not conclude an employment contract with the applicant, the application documents will be automatically deleted two months after the announcement of the rejection decision, provided that there are no other legitimate interests of the data controller contrary to deletion. Other legitimate interest in this sense is, for example, an obligation to provide evidence in a procedure under the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG).
15. Data protection regulations for the application and use of AddThis
The controller has integrated components of the company AddThis on this website. AddThis is a so-called bookmarking provider. The service enables a simplified bookmarking of websites via buttons. By hovering over the AddThis component with the mouse or by clicking on it, a list with bookmarking and sharing services is displayed. AddThis is used on over 15 million websites, and the buttons are displayed over 20 billion times a year, according to the operating company.
AddThis is operated by AddThis, Inc. 1595 Spring Hill Road, Suite 300, Vienna, VA 22182, USA.
Each time one of the individual pages of this website is accessed, which is operated by the controller and on which an AddThis component has been integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically prompted by the respective AddThis component to collect data from the Website www.addthis.com to download. As part of this technical process, AddThis receives knowledge of the visit and which specific individual page of this website is used by the information technology system used by the data subject. AddThis also receives knowledge of the IP address of the computer system used by the person concerned, assigned by the Internet service provider (ISP), the browser type, the browser language, the website accessed before our website, the date and time of the visit to our website. AddThis uses this data to create anonymized user profiles. The data and information transmitted to AddThis in this way enable the company AddThis itself, as well as the companies affiliated with AddThis or its partner companies, to address visitors to the website of the controller in a targeted manner with personalized and interest-based advertising.
AddThis displays personalized and interest-based advertising based on a cookie set by the company. This cookie analyzes the individual surfing behavior of the computer system used by the data subject. The cookie stores visits to websites from the computer system.
The person concerned can prevent the setting of cookies by our website, as already described above, at any time by means of a corresponding setting of the internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Such a setting of the internet browser used would also prevent AddThis from setting a cookie on the information technology system of the person concerned. In addition, cookies already set by AddThis can be deleted at any time via an internet browser or other software programs.
The data subject also has the option of permanently objecting to the processing of personal data by AddThis. To do this, the person concerned must click the opt-out button under the link http://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out, which sets an opt-out cookie. The opt-out cookie set with the objection is stored on the information technology system used by the person concerned. If the cookies on the data subject’s