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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy also applies to the website www.innovatorspitch.com

General information

Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in the Bitkom Group. The protection and security of the data of our customers and users are important to us. Therefore we designed our website and our business processes to ensure that as little personal data as possible is collected or processed. The following privacy statement explains what information we collect during your visit to our website as well as which parts of this information may be used and how.

Server log files

When you visit our website, our web server, like any other web server, stores standardised information about your end device and the browser used in a log file. We process this data in order to analyse errors on our server and attempts at misuse. In detail, the IP address, the specific address of the page called up by us, if applicable the page from which you accessed us (link source), the transmitted identification of the browser, as well as the system date and time of the page call are recorded here. We are not in a position to link this data to a person unless you yourself provide details of your person in one of the forms offered. We will store this data for a maximum of 90 days. The legal basis for this data processing is our legitimate interest, according to  Art. 6 lit. F) GDPR.

Technical control – Cookies

So-called „cookies“ are used on our site. These facilitate and accelerate the navigation of your visit to our website or are necessary to enable you to use our website. If you do not wish our website to use cookies on your computer, you can deactivate cookies in your browser settings or adjust the settings so that you are informed when cookies are used on a website.

Statistical analysis – Tracking

We use tracking technology on our website to measure, evaluate and optimize our content. To protect our users and partners, we also identify and mitigate fraud and security risks. The legal basis for this data processing is our legitimate interest, according to  Art. 6 lit. F) GDPR.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4. Ireland („Google“) The protection of your data is important to us, which is why we have added the configuration parameter „anonymizeIp“ to Google Analytics. Your IP address is only abbreviated by the code. We therefore process your personal usage data anonymously in Google Analytics. Otherwise, your data will only be processed pseudonymised. It is not possible for us to draw any conclusions about your person.

Further information on the terms of use of Google Analytics and the data protection regulations can be found at:

http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html  or under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/ .

If you do not wish to be tracked by Google Analytics: Deactivate Google Analytics

Matomo

We use Matomo (formerly Piwik) for web analysis, a service of InnoCraft Ltd, 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand, NZBN 6106769, („Matomo“) using cookie technology. The protection of your data is important to us, which is why we have additionally configured Matomo in such a way that your IP address is only recorded in abbreviated form. We therefore process your personal usage data anonymously. It is not possible for us to draw any conclusions about your person.

Further information on Matomo’s terms of use and data protection regulations can be found at: https://matomo.org/privacy/

Newsletter

You can subscribe to various services on our website to receive information via e-mail. If you provide data about yourself on the registration form, this will only be used within the scope of the consent you have given there. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future.

Rights of data subjects

Information: You have the right to request information at any time about the personal data we have stored about you (Art. 15 GDPR). This also applies to the recipients or categories of recipients to whom this data is forwarded, the purpose and duration of the storage.

Correction, deletion, restriction of processing: In addition, you have the right to demand correction under the conditions of Art. 16 GDPR, deletion under the conditions of Art. 17 GDPR  or restriction of processing under the conditions of Art. 18 GDPR.

Data transferability: You may also request data transfer at any time under the conditions of Art. 20 GDPR.

Objection to processing: In the case of processing personal data for the performance of tasks in the public interest or for the performance of legitimate interests, you may object to the processing of your personal data at any time with effect for the future. In the event of objection, we shall refrain from any further processing of your data for the aforementioned purposes, unless there are compelling reasons for processing which are worthy of protection and which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is necessary for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims Under the conditions of Art. 21 para. 1 GDPR, data processing may be objected to for reasons arising from the particular situation of the person concerned.

How can you exercise your rights? To exercise these rights, please contact Bitkom Service Gesellschaft, Albrechtstrasse 10, 10117 Berlin or send an e-mail to datenschutz@bitkom-consult.de .

Right of appeal to supervisory authority: Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority. You can contact the data protection supervisory authority at your usual place of residence or at our company headquarters. The address of the supervisory authority responsible for us is:

Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
Friedrichstraße 219
10969 Berlin

Further information

If you have any further questions, e.g. about personal data we might have stored about you, please feel free to contact us. Our data protection officer is Manon Adam, data protection officer at Bitkom Servicegesellschaft mbH, Albrechtstraße 10, 10117 Berlin, Germany. You can send your contact requests by e-mail to m.adam@bitkom-service.de . In this context, we naturally also fulfil your right to information.