In accordance with Article 13 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into effect on 25 May 2018, we provide you with information on the collection of personal data when using our website and on your rights in the following.
The Controller in accordance with Art. 4(7) GDPR is the
Akademie der Künste, Berlin, represented by Prof. Jeanine Meerapfel, Hanseatenweg 10, 10557 Berlin, email@example.com.
Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or by post at
Akademie der Künste
Personal data include all information that refers to you personally, e.g. your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. When you contact us by e-mail or using the contact form, the data provided by you are stored by us in order to respond to your inquiries or to make the material you request available to you. You must consent to this for the respective specific application.
We delete the relevant data regarding this once the storage of such data is no longer required, or restrict processing if statutory retention periods apply.
If we commission service providers to carry out individual functions relating to our offering, you will be informed of the respective procedures and storage periods. Otherwise, we will not forward your data to third parties.
In regard to your data, you have
- the right to information,
- the right to rectification or erasure,
- the right to restriction of processing,
- the right to object to processing and
- the right to data portability (receipt of a copy, taking your data with you)
You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority in regard to the processing of your personal data by us. The supervisory authority within the meaning of Section 9 of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG neu) is the German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information.
Collection of personal data when visiting our website
In the case of purely informational use of our website, that is if you do not register or otherwise provide information to us, we only collect the personal data sent to our server by your browser. If you wish to look at our website, we collect the following data, which are required for technical reasons in order to display our website to you and to ensure stability and security (the legal basis being Art. 6(1) S. 1 lit. f GDPR):
- IP address
- the date and time of the request
- time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
- content of the request (specific page)
- access status/HTTP status code
- the respective quantities of data transmitted
- operating system and user interface
- language and version of the browser software
Newsletter / Programme Information
By subscribing to the newsletter, you consent to the data you have entered being stored. These will be used by the Akademie der Künste exclusively to provide you with information on the Akademie. The data will not be passed on to third parties or made available to third parties. Your data will be deleted when you unsubscribe from the service.
Integration of third party services and content
This website uses plugins from the Vimeo video portal. The provider is Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA.
If you visit one of our pages containing a Vimeo video, a connection to the Vimeo servers is established. In the process, the Vimeo servers are informed as to which of our pages you visited. Vimeo also obtains your IP address. This also applies if you are not logged into Vimeo or do not have a Vimeo account. The information obtained by Vimeo is forwarded to the Vimeo servers in the USA.
If you are logged into your Vimeo account, you allow Vimeo to attribute your surfing activity directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account.
Vimeo is used in the interest of presenting our online offering attractively. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6(1) lit. f GDPR. If corresponding consent was requested, the data are processed exclusively on the basis of Art. 6(1) lit. a GDPR; consent can be withdrawn at any time.
The transmission of data to the USA is based on the Standard Contractual Clauses of the EU Commission and, according to Vimeo, on “legitimate business interests”. Details are available here: https://vimeo.com/privacy.
This website integrates videos from the YouTube website. The operator of the website is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
If you visit one of our websites with integrated YouTube content, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. In the process, the YouTube servers are informed as to which of our pages you visited.
Furthermore, YouTube can store various cookies on your end device or use comparable recognition technologies (e.g. device fingerprinting). This allows YouTube to obtain information on visitors to this website. This information is, among other things, used to collect video statistics, to improve user-friendliness and to prevent attempts at fraud.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to attribute your surfing activity directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube is used in the interest of presenting our online offering attractively. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6(1) lit. f GDPR. If corresponding consent was requested, the data are processed exclusively on the basis of Art. 6(1) lit. a GDPR; consent can be withdrawn at any time.
When you use our website, cookies are stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files stored on your hard disk that are assigned to the browser you are using to enable certain information to be sent to the body that sets the cookie (in this case by us). Cookies cannot execute any programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They are used to make the internet offering more user-friendly and effective overall.
The website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and functioning of which are explained below:
- Transient cookies (see a)
- Persistent cookies (see b)
- Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. In particular, these include session cookies. These store what is known as a session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be attributed to the joint session. This allows your computer to be recognised again if you revisit our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.
- Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a set period of time, which may differ according to the cookie. You can delete the cookies at any time using your browser’s security settings.
You can configure your browser settings according to your preferences and, for example, refuse to accept third party cookies or any cookies at all. Please note that this may mean that you are unable to use all of the functions of this website.
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