Privacy (Datenschutzerklärung)

Protecting your privacy on our website is important to us. Below you can find information about personal data collected in this context. Personal data are all data that can be related to you personally, such as your name, address, email address, your behaviour as user.

We process personal data in compliance with EU law (GDPR), the data protection law of the Land Schleswig-Holstein (LDSG) and all other legal regulations that may apply.

The ZBW reserves the right to update this data protection notice from time to time. We recommend that you visit this page regularly to renew your acceptance.

Contact information

Responsible according to Art. 4 Clause 7 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation is the

ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics
Düsternbrooker Weg 120
24105 Kiel
Email:

For more information please consult our imprint: http://www.leibniz-openscience.de/en/impressum/

Data protection officer

If you have any questions regarding data protection, please contact our data protection officer

Sven Markgraf
-Data protection officer-
Neuer Jungfernstieg 21
20354 Hamburg
Email:

Your rights

In accordance with the GDPR, you shall have the following rights regarding the processing of your personal data:

  • right of access (Article 15 of the GDPR)
  • right to rectification (Article 16 of the GDPR)
  • right to erasure (Article 17 of the GDPR)
  • right to restriction of processing (Article 18 of the GDPR)
  • right to data portability (Article 20 of the GDPR)
  • right to object (Article 21 of the GDPR)
  • right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (Article 77 of the GDPR)

The consents to the data processing shall apply without any restrictions; however, you may revoke your consents at any time with effect for the future in text form without stating reasons and without this causing you any disadvantage.

General

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. The collection of any personal data (eg name, address or email addresses) are collected, this is as far as possible on a voluntary basis. These data are not without your express consent to third parties. We point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating via email) can have security gaps. A complete protection of data against unauthorized access by third parties is impossible. The use of published under the imprint obligation by third parties for sending unsolicited advertisements and information materials is hereby expressly prohibited. The operators of these pages expressly legal steps in case of unsolicited promotional information, such as spam e-mails.

Anonymous data collection

You can visit our websites without having to provide any personal details. We do not save any personal data in this connection. In order to improve our offer, we evaluate only the statistical data, which does not allow any inference of your personal details.

Collection and processing while using the contact form

When using the contact form, we collect personal data (particulars of personal or objective relationships of a particular or definable natural person) only within the scope provided by you. We use your email address only for processing your request. Your data is deleted subsequently if you do not approve of the further processing and use.

Collection, processing and use of personal data

We collect personal data (particulars of personal or objective relationships of a particular or definable natural person) only within the scope provided by you. Your personal data is processed and used for completing and processing your order and also for processing your requests. After the contract is processed completely, all the personal data is first saved taking into account the retention periods under fiscal and commercial law and then deleted after the expiry of the deadline, if you have not approved of the further processing and use.

Privacy Statement for the use of Facebook plugins (like button)

On our pages plugins of the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA) are integrated. The Facebook plugin, you agree to the Facebook logo or the “Like Button” (“Like”) on our side. You can find an overview of Facebook-plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/

When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established. Facebook gets this information that you have with your IP address visited our site. If you click on the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages on your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to assign your visit to our website to your user account. We point out that we as providers of the sites no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and use them through Facebook. For more information, refer to the privacy policy of Facebook among http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.If you do not wish that Facebook can assign to visit our pages to your Facebook user account, please log out from your Facebook account.

Privacy Statement for the Use of Twitter

Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our sites. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Through the use of Twitter and the function “Re-Tweet” the web pages you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter. We point out that we as providers of the sites no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and use them through Twitter. For more information, please see the privacy statement of Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy. Your privacy settings on Twitter, you can change the account settings under http://twitter.com/account/settings.

Information, erasure or blocking and deletion of data

You always have the right to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and destination and the purpose of data processing as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. To this end, as well as other questions relating to personal data, you can always turn on the specified address in the imprint of the webmaster to us.

Cookies

Our websites use so-called cookies at several places. Cookies are small text files, which are stored on your computer and which your browser saves. They help to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and reliable. In addition, cookies allow our systems to identify your browser and offer you services. Cookies do no contain any personal data.

Tracking

The ZBW uses the Matomo service to analyse usage data on this website. This service is configured to use cookie less tracking by default. The processing of the data is necessary for the optimisation of this website and is based on Article 6 section 1 lit. f of the GDPR. Data that allows us to reference individual persons are anonymised or pseudonymised as soon as possible. We will not use the data for other purposes, will not combine it with other data and will not forward it to third parties. The data is processed on a server of the ZBW.

You can revoke the described processing of the data for the purpose of optimising this website without having any disadvantages.

Last updated: 2021-03-23