The protection of your personal data is of particular concern to us. This data protection declaration provides you with an overview of how the Werbegemeinschaft Vechte Arkaden GbR mbH, Hagenstraße 10, 48529 Nordhorn (hereinafter referred to as “we”), as the responsible body within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws, processes your personal data.
Your personal data will be treated confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration. As a rule, you can make full use of our website without providing any personal data. As far as on our sides personal data are raised, this takes place, as far as possible, always on voluntary basis.
Data collection and processing on this website
We collect personal information from you when you provide it to us. We use this data to answer your inquiry and do not pass the data on to third parties without your consent. The data processing is based on your consent or our legitimate interests in processing your request in accordance with gem. Art. 6 para. 1 S. 1 lit. a and f respectively of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). In addition, we collect data via our IT systems when you visit our website. This data is collected automatically as soon as you visit the website. Part of the data is collected to ensure the error-free provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyze your user behavior. We process this data either on the basis of your consent or on the basis of our legitimate interests in the efficient and secure provision of this website in accordance with the Data Protection Act. Art. 6 para. 1 S. 1 lit. a or f DSGVO. Your data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent, for example for advertising purposes.
Server log files
Each time you visit our website, your browser automatically sends certain information to the website server to enable communication between your browser and the server. This information is stored in so-called log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are for example information on
- the type and version of browser you are using,
- the operating system you are using,
- the website from which you came to the current page,
- Host name (IP address) of the accessing computer and
- the time of the server request.
This data cannot be assigned to specific persons. This data is not merged with other data sources. Subject to any statutory storage obligations, we delete or anonymise your IP address after you leave the website, unless otherwise stated in this data protection declaration and unless this is legally permissible. In addition, we use the information transmitted by your browser to our server in anonymous form – i.e. without it being possible to draw any conclusions about you – to analyse and improve our services. In this way we can, for example. detect possible errors or determine on which days and at which times our website is particularly heavily used.
Recipients of the data
We may engage third parties to perform certain services for us as processors, in connection with which the third party may gain access to your personal information. This includes in particular services in the IT, e-mail, website and marketing areas. The service providers used are contractually obliged to us to take appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect the personal data processed and to process this data only in accordance with our instructions.
In addition, we may disclose your personal information to law enforcement and other authorities, legal advisors or other third parties as necessary in accordance with applicable data protection law. The legal basis for this can be found in the necessity of the data transfer for compliance with legal obligations (Art. 6 (1) p. 1 lit. c) DSGVO), to which we are subject, as well as in our legitimate interests (Art. 6 (1) p. 1 lit. f) DSGVO), such as the exercise or defense of legal claims.
Data transfer to third countries
Storage period of your data, criteria of the storage period
Your personal data will be kept for as long as necessary for the purposes of the respective data processing operations. When we no longer need your personal information for the purposes for which it was collected, we will delete it from our systems and records or make it completely anonymous so that you can no longer be identified. Your personal data will not be deleted or made completely anonymous if and as long as we have to retain the data in order to fulfil legal or official obligations, e.g. legal retention obligations that may arise from the German Commercial Code or the German Fiscal Code, among others, which provide for retention periods of six to ten years, or if we need the data to preserve evidence within the statute of limitations, which is usually three years, but may be up to 30 years in individual cases.
Your rights as a data subject and how to exercise them
If you have declared your consent to the processing of your personal data, you can revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future. Such withdrawal shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing prior to the withdrawal of consent. If you object, we will no longer process your personal data unless another (legal) basis permits this. However, if a revocation is made and there is no other legal basis, we must delete the personal data without delay (Art. 17 (2) (b) DSGVO).
According to applicable data protection law, you as a data subject have the right to information (Art. 15 GDPR), the right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR), the right to erasure (Art. 17 GDPR), the right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR) and the right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR). The right of access as well as the right of erasure may be limited under certain circumstances according to national provisions of the applicable data protection law. In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection authority (Art. 77 DSGVO).
Under certain circumstances, you have the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you which is carried out on the basis of our legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) DSGVO) (Article 21(1) DSGVO). In addition, if your personal data is processed for the purpose of direct marketing, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you for such purposes, insofar as it is related to such direct marketing (Article 21(2) of the GDPR). In this case, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes.
To exercise your rights and any revocations, please send your request to the following address: Werbegemeinschaft Vechte Arkaden GbR mbH c/o Multi Germany GmbH Hagenstraße 10 48529 Nordhorn
We use so-called cookies on various pages of our online offer in order to make the use of our website more comfortable and to enable the use of certain functions. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.
You can also set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally or activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of our website may be limited.
Browser-Add-on to deactivate Google Analytics
Google – general information
Google Web Fonts
We use so-called web fonts from Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”) to display fonts.
Google is certified for the “Privacy Shield” (https://www.privacyshield.gov/), which is intended to ensure compliance with the level of data protection applicable in the EU. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.
For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to Google’s servers. This enables Google to know that our website has been accessed via your IP address. Google Web Fonts are used in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.
Use of social media plugins
Plugins of the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc. 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA) may be integrated on our website. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like button” or “Like me” on our page. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here:
When you visit our pages, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established by you actively pressing the plugin button. The confirmation of the social media plugin is done by your active decision. This means that the center itself does not come into possession of personal data.
By each call of web pages, which are operated by us and on which a Facebook component (Facebook plug-in) was integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically caused by the respective Facebook component to download a representation of the corresponding Facebook component from Facebook. A complete overview of all Facebook plug-ins can be found at https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=de_DE.
can be retrieved. Within the framework of this technical procedure, Facebook receives information about which specific sub-page of our website is visited by the person concerned.
We use Facebook Fanpages, for which we are jointly responsible with Facebook Ireland Limited:
In joint responsibility with Facebook, we analyze how you use our fan page (page insights). The information required by the DSGVO regarding data processing within the scope of Page Insights can be obtained from Facebook; currently by name in Facebook’s privacy notices at https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.
Facebook also provides you with the relevant contents of the joint responsibility processing agreement concluded between Facebook and us in accordance with Art. 26 DSGVO; currently at the following link: https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum.
Within the scope of Page Insights, we ourselves only receive anonymised statistics – we have no access to personal data processed by Facebook. The processing of the anonymised data by us is based on legal regulations which allow us to process personal data because we have an overriding legitimate interest in gaining a better understanding of the interests of the visitors to our Fanpage (Art. 6 (1) f) DSGVO.
We offer various community functions on our fan pages with which you can interact with other users, for example by posting articles on our Wall, leaving comments or liking or sharing articles. Please note that these areas are publicly accessible and any personal information you post or provide when you register may be viewed by others. We cannot control how other users of our Fanpage use this information. In particular, we cannot prevent unsolicited messages from being sent to you.
We collect all data entered within the framework of the community functions in order to be able to provide you with the community functions as intended. Without this information, we are unable to provide you with the appropriate community features. This data is processed on the basis of legal regulations which allow us to process personal data insofar as it is necessary for the use of a service or the fulfilment of a contract (e.g. § 15 para. 1 TMG; Art. 6 para. 1 b) DSGVO), or because we have an overriding legitimate interest in making the use of our offer as easy and efficient as possible (Art. 6 para. 1 f) DSGVO).
Content posted in community areas can be saved for an unlimited time. If at any time you wish to have any posted content removed, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) from Instagram, which is operated by Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Instagram”). The plugins are marked with an Instagram logo, for example in the form of an “Instagram camera”. An overview of the Instagram plugins and their appearance can be found here: http://blog.instagram.com/post/36222022872/introducing-instagram-badges
If you call up a page of our website that contains such a plugin, a direct connection to the servers of Instagram is established by you actively clicking on this plugin button. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Instagram directly to your browser and integrated into the page. Through this integration, Instagram receives the information that your browser has called up the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have an Instagram profile or are not currently logged in to Instagram. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted from your browser directly to a server of Instagram in the USA and stored there.
If you do not want Instagram to directly assign the data collected via our website to your Instagram account, you must log out of Instagram before visiting our website. You can also completely prevent the loading of Instagram plugins with add-ons for your browser, e.g. with the script blocker “NoScript” (http://noscript.net/).
We use the provider YouTube, among others, for the integration of videos. YouTube is operated by YouTube LLC with its principal place of business at 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. YouTube is represented by Google Inc. located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
On some of our internet pages we use plugins of the provider YouTube. If you call up the Internet pages of our website that are provided with such a plug-in – for example, our media library – and you actively click on the corresponding plug-in button, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. This transmits to the YouTube server which of our Internet pages you have visited. If you are logged in as a member of YouTube, YouTube assigns this information to your personal user account. When using the plugin, such as clicking on the start button of a video, this information is also assigned to your user account. You can prevent this assignment by logging out of your YouTube user account and other user accounts of the companies YouTube LLC and Google Inc. before using our website. log out and delete the corresponding cookies of the companies. Further information on data processing and notes on data protection by YouTube (Google) can be found at www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
Questions about data protection
If you have any questions about data protection or wish to exercise your rights as set out above, you can contact us as follows:
Werbegemeinschaft Vechte Arkaden GbR mbH