Privacy statement

Privacy statement

The responsible party within the meaning of data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:

DUC Club e.V.
Dieker Str. 57
42781 Haan (Germany)
info@duc-club.org

Represented by:
Linda Wirth, Constantin Bremer, Luis Klose

Your data protection rights

You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details provided:

  • Information about your data stored by us and its processing (article 15 GDPR),
  • Correction of incorrect personal data (article 16 GDPR),
  • Deletion of your data stored by us (article 17 GDPR),
  • Restriction of data processing if we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations (article 18 GDPR),
  • Objection to the processing of your data by us (article 21 GDPR) and
  • Data portability, provided that you have consented to the data processing or have concluded a contract with us (article 20 GDPR).

If you have given us consent, you can revoke this at any time with effect for the future.

You may at any time lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, e.g. the competent supervisory authority in the federal state of your residence or the authority responsible for us as the responsible body.

You can find a list of the supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with address at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/EN/Service/Anschriften/Laender/Laender-node.html;jsessionid=7B1EF79E40BBFC3B19E22C99A94CA1B4.intranet221.

Collection of general information when visiting our website

Nature and purpose of processing:

When you access our website, i.e., when you do not register or otherwise submit information, information of a general nature is automatically collected. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your internet service provider, your IP address and the like.

In particular, they are processed for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection setup of the website,
  • Ensuring a smooth use of our website,
  • evaluating system security and stability, and
  • to optimize our website.

We do not use your data to draw conclusions about you personally. Information of this kind will be statistically evaluated anonymously by us, if necessary, in order to optimize our website and the technology behind it.

Legal basis and legitimate interest:

The processing is carried out pursuant to article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.

Recipients:

Recipients of the data may be technical service providers who act as order processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.

Storage period:

The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the purpose for which it was collected. This is generally the case for data used to provide the website when the respective session has ended.

Provision prescribed or required:

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither legally nor contractually required. However, without the IP address, the service and functionality of our website is not guaranteed. In addition, individual services and services may not be available or may be limited. For this reason, an objection is excluded.

Cookies

Like many other websites, we also use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or similar) when you visit our website.

You can delete individual cookies or the entire cookie inventory. In addition, you will receive information and instructions on how to delete these cookies or block their storage in advance. Depending on the provider of your browser, you can find the necessary information under the following links:

Storage duration and cookies used:

If you allow us to use cookies through your browser settings or consent, the following cookies may be used on our websites:

Technically necessary cookies

Type and purpose of processing:

We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website require that the calling browser can be identified even after a page change.

The purpose of using technically necessary cookies is to simplify the use of websites for users. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For these, it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change.

We require cookies for the following applications:

NamePurposeValidity
ElementorElementor is a software used to create the layout of this website. Cookies are used to store the number of page views and active sessions of the user. The collected data is not used for analysis purposes, but only to ensure that, for example, hidden elements are not displayed again during multiple active sessions.Session
Real Cookie BannerReal Cookie Banner asks the user to agree to the cookies used on this website. The cookies store the UUID (pseudonymous identification of the user) and the selection of the agreed cookie groups and cookies.365 days
Legal basis and legitimate interest:

The processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in a user-friendly design of our website.

Recipients:

Recipients of the data may be technical service providers who act as processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.

Provision prescribed or required:

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is not required by law or contract. However, without this data, the service and functionality of our website cannot be guaranteed. In addition, individual services and services may not be available or may be limited.

Objection:

Please read the information about your right to object according to article 21 GDPR below.

Technically not necessary cookies

Furthermore, we use cookies to better tailor the offer on our website to the interests of our visitors or to generally improve it on the basis of statistical evaluations.

To find out which providers use cookies, please refer to the information below on the display, tracking, remarketing and web analysis technologies used.

NamePurposeValidity
EmojisWordPress Emoji is an emoji set loaded from wordpress.org. No cookies in the technical sense are set on the user’s client, but technical and personal data such as the IP address are transferred from the client to the service provider’s server to enable the use of the service.Variable
HelpDirectProvision of the donation form for SEPA direct debits 365 days
PolylangProvision of the website in several languages (German, English) 365 days
CommentsWordPress as a content management system offers the possibility to write comments under blog posts and similar content. The cookie stores the name, email address and website of a commenter to display them again when the commenter wants to write another comment on this website. 365 days
Google FontsGoogle Fonts is a service that downloads fonts that are not installed on the user’s client device and embeds them in the website. No cookies in the technical sense are set on the user’s client device, but technical and personal data such as the IP address are transferred from the client to the service provider’s server to enable the use of the service. Variable
Monster InsightsEnabling analysis of user data via Google Analytics.365 days
Legal basis:

The legal basis for these processing operations is in each case your consent, article 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Recipients:

Recipients of the data may be technical service providers who act as order processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.

For further recipients, please refer to the information below on the display, tracking, remarketing and web analysis technologies used.

Third-country transfer:

Please refer to the listings of the individual display, tracking, remarketing and web analytics providers for information on this.

Provision prescribed or required:

Of course, you can generally view our website without cookies. Web browsers are regularly set to accept cookies. In general, you can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via your browser settings (see Revocation of consent).

Please note that individual functions of our website may not work if you have deactivated the use of cookies.

Withdrawal of consent:

You can revoke your consent at any time via our Cookie Consent Tool.

Profiling:

To what extent we analyze the behavior of website visitors with pseudonymized user profiles, please refer to the information below on the display, tracking, remarketing and web analysis technologies used.

Comment function

Nature and purpose of processing:

When users leave comments on our website, in addition to these details, the time of their creation and the user name previously selected by the website visitor are also stored. This serves our security, as we can be prosecuted for unlawful content on our website, even if it was created by users.

Legal basis:

The processing of data entered as comments is based on a legitimate interest (article 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR).

By providing the comment function, we would like to enable you to interact in an uncomplicated manner. The information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and for possible follow-up questions.

Recipients:

Recipients of the data are, if applicable, order processors.

Storage period:

The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the purpose of collection. This is generally the case when communication with the user has been completed and the company can infer from the circumstances that the matter in question has been conclusively clarified. We reserve the right to delete without giving reasons and without prior or subsequent information.

You can also have your comment deleted by us at any time. To do so, please write an e-mail to the data protection officer listed below or the person responsible for data protection and submit the link to your comment as well as, for identification purposes, the e-mail address used when creating the comment.

Provision mandatory or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary. Without the provision of your personal data, we cannot grant you access to our comment function.

Contact form

Nature and purpose of processing:

The data you enter will be stored for the purpose of individual communication with you. For this purpose, it is necessary to provide a valid e-mail address and your name. This serves the assignment of the request and the subsequent response to the same. The provision of further data is optional.

Legal basis:

The processing of the data entered in the contact form is based on a legitimate interest (article 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR).

By providing the contact form, we would like to enable you to contact us in an uncomplicated manner. The information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and for possible follow-up questions.

If you contact us to request a quote, the data entered in the contact form will be processed for the implementation of pre-contractual measures (article 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR).

Recipients:

Recipients of the data are, if applicable, order processors.

Storage period:

Data will be deleted no later than 6 months after processing the request.

If a contractual relationship arises, we are subject to the statutory retention periods under the German Commercial Code (HGB) and delete your data after these periods have expired.

Provision mandatory or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary. However, we can only process your request if you provide us with your name, e-mail address and the reason for the request.

Use of script libraries (Google Web Fonts)

In order to display our content correctly and graphically appealing across browsers, we use “Google Web Fonts” from Google LLC (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter “Google”) on this website to display fonts.

Further information on Google Web Fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

SSL encryption

To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.


Information about your right of objection according to article 21 GDPR

Individual right of objection

You have the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of personal data relating to you which is carried out on the basis of article 6(1)(f) GDPR(data processing on the basis of a balance of interests); this also applies to profiling based on this provision within the meaning of article 4 No. 4 GDPR.

If you object, we will no longer process your personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.

Recipient of an objection

DUC Club e.V.
Dieker Str. 57
42781 Haan (Germany)
info@duc-club.org


Changes to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration so that it always complies with the current legal requirements or in order to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. The new privacy policy will then apply to your next visit.

Questions about data protection

If you have any questions about data protection, please send us an e-mail: info@duc-club.org.

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