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Data Privacy Statement

Applicability

 

This data protection declaration informs users about the manner, the extent and the reasons of the recording and usage of personal data by the responsible provider ABACUS Zentrale Schweiz GmbH, Industriestr. 24, D-70565 Stuttgart, E-Mail: info@abacus-nachhilfe.ch, Phone: +49 (0)711 99770755 at this website (in the following “offer”).


The basic law of privacy and the data protection declaration can be found in the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the law of telemedia (TMG) of Germany.
 

Access data/ Server-logfiles

The responsible provider (or the webspace-provider) collect data about every usage concerning the offer (so called Server-logfiles). These access data contain:

The name of the website, data files, date and time of access, amount of data, notifications of successful access, type of browser and version, user’s operation software, referrer URL (the last visited page), IP-address and the inquired provider.

The provider uses the collected data only for statistical analysis for the purpose of service, security and optimisation of the offer. The provider reserves himself the right to verify the data retrospectively if any reasonable suspicion of unlawful use can be indicated due to concrete evidence.
 

Processing of individual-related data

Individual-related data are information due to which a person can be identified and therefore data that can be retraced to a person. This data contains name, mail address or a personal phone number. Furthermore, data that contains fondness, hobbies, memberships or accessed websites are acknowledged as individual-related data.

Individual-related data can only be collected, used and imparted by the responsible provider if this is accepted by the law or if the users accept the data protection declaration.
 

Establishing contact

By establishing contact with the provider (e.g. via Mail or a contact form) data concerning the user will be saved due to the processing of the application and in case of any further questions.
 

Comments and articles

In case users leave any comment or post any kind of article in our blog, their IP-addresses will be saved. This procedure is undertaken to safeguard the provider against any kind of illegal content (insults, illegal political content, propaganda etc.) published by the users of our platform. In this case the provider can be prosecuted himself because of the commentary or post and is therefore interested in the identity of the publisher.
 

Cookies

Cookies are small files that allow to safe data concerning the device of usage (such as PC, smartphone, etc.) on the user’s device itself. They serve to improve the usability of websites and therefore optimise the users online experience (e.g. due to memorisation of the user’s login data). Furthermore, cookies storage statistic data concerning the general usage of a website so that this data can be analysed easily, and the online offer can be optimised. Users can influence the use of cookies. Most of the browsers include an option due to which the use and the memorisation of cookies can be limited or even be compleely blocked. Indeed, it is recalled that the usage and especially the comfort of usage will be limited without the use of cookies.

You can administrate many online-advertisement-cookies of enterprises online at the US-American website http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU-website http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/
 

Google Analytics

Our website uses the web analysis service Google Analytics by Google Inc. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files which are stored on the user’s computer and which make it possible to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookies regarding your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

In case of any activation of an IP-anonymisation software on this website Google uses this to shorten your IP address beforehand within Member States of the European Union or in other signatories to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. IP anonymisation is activated on this website. Under the authority of the provider of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of analysing the usage of this website, to create reports concerning the online activity and to provide further attendances towards the website owner which are connected with the usage of the website and the usage of the internet.

The IP address communicated by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not associated with any other data held by Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by choosing corresponding technical settings in your internet browser; we would, however, like to point out that this may prevent you from making full use of all the functions of this website. You can also prevent collection of the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookies and related to your use of the website by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Further information about the usage of data for the purpose of advertising by Google, setting- and contradiction possibilities can be found at the homepages of Google: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/partners/ („Use of data by Google if you make use of websites or apps of our partners“), http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads („Use of data for the purpose of advertising“), http://www.google.de/settings/ads („to administer information used by Google to offer you personalised advertisement“) and http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/ („decide which advertisement is shown by Google“).

Alternatively to the Browser-Add-On or in browsers on mobile devices, please click on this link to prevent the recording by Google Analytics on this website. Consequently, an Opt-Out-cookie will be stored on your device. If you delete the cookies on your device, you must activate the link again.

Personalised data of our users will be deleted or anonymised after 14 months.
 

Data privacy statement of the remarketing or “similar target groups” function by Google Inc.

Our website uses the remarketing or “similar target groups” function by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; (“Google”). Due to your online visit of other websites in the “Google-display-Network” you will receive personalised and interest-focused advertisement. “Google Remarketing” and the function “similar target groups” use cookies, small files that allow to safe data on the user’s device itself and therefore allow an analysis of the usage of the visited website. Cookies allow the recording of website visits as well as anonymised data on the use of the website. The personal data of website visitors is not saved. If you then visit another website in the Google display network, you will then be shown adverts which are more likely to take previous areas of product and information interest into account. You can prevent the use of “Google Remarketing” or the “similar target groups” function by choosing corresponding technical settings in your internet browser. we would, however, like to point out that this may prevent you from making full use of all the functions of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the recording and the further treatment of the data produced by the cookies and adjusted on your personal usage of the website by Google by downloading and installing the appropriate browser-plugin which can be found here: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin?hl=de. Alternatively, you can deactivate the use of cookies by third-parties by calling up the Network Advertising Initiative deactivation page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and following the opt-out instructions. You can find more detailed information on Google remarketing as well as the associated data protection declaration at http://www.google.com/privacy/ads/.
 

Data protection declaration for the “Google AdWords Conversion Tracking” function by Google Inc.

Our website uses the online marketing programme “Google AdWords”, including conversion tracking. Google conversion tracking is a service operated by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). If you click on adverts placed by Google, a cookie which allows an analysis of the usage of the website is placed on your computer for conversion tracking. These cookies have a maximal validity of 90 days. Personal data will not be stored. If you visit certain pages on our website and the cookie is still active, we and Google can recognise that you have clicked on the advert and were forwarded to aimed pages such as order confirmation, newsletter registration, etc. For other users, it is not possible to track cookies relating to the websites of AdWords customers. Due to the cookies, conversion-statistics will be created in “Google AdWords”. This allows us to find out the total number of users who have clicked on our adverts. Furthermore, we get to know how many users were forwarded to a page equipped with a conversion tracking tag. However, the statistics do not contain any data which serve to identify any user
You can prevent the storage of cookies on your hard disk by selecting “Do not accept cookies” in your browser settings (In the MS Internet-Explorer under “Extras>options>privacy>settings”; in Firefox under “Extras>settings>privacy>cookies”); however, please note that in this case you may not be able to make full use of all features of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of your data by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. Further information about how Google conversion-data is used and the data protection declaration of Google can be found via the following link: https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/93148?ctx=tltp, http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

 

Integration of third-party providers

Content or services of third-party providers (e.g., YouTube, Google Maps, etc.) are integrated within our website due to our interest in the analysis and the optimisation of our online offer (referring to: Art. 6 subs. 1 f. GDPR). The integration of such content requires that the third-party providers detect the IP address of the user, since they would not be able to send the content to the user’s browser without the IP address. The IP address is therefore required for this content to be displayed. We try to integrate only contents whose providers use the IP-address for the purpose of transmitting their contents. Furthermore, third-party providers might integrate Pixel-Tags (invisible diagrams also known as Web Beacons) for marketing and statistic purpose. Pixel-Tags allow the evaluation of information such as Web-traffic on the individual websites. The pseudonymous information can be stored on the user’s device in the form of cookies and might therefore contain information about the browser and the operation system, further websites, visiting times and further information about the usage of our online offer. This information could be connected with information from other sources.

 

Youtube

We integrate videos from the online platform “YouTube” offered by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, Privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, Opt-Out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

 

Revocation, changes, rights and updates

The user has the right, via request, to receive information about the personal data stored in our system. Furthermore, the user has the right to correct wrong data as well as to delete and lock the personal data, insofar no statutory storage obligations is existent.

 

Online presence in social media

We maintain online presence on social media and other platforms to communicate with our active clients, interested visitors and users and furthermore to inform them about our offers. By using these platforms, the general terms and conditions as well as the handling of data security of the responsible operators apply.

Insofar no circumstances are explained differently in our data protection declaration, we process the data of our users if they communicate with us via social networks (e.g. in the form posts or messages).

 

Data protection notice in the application process

We process the data of our applicants only for the purpose of the application process by respecting the legal requirements. The treatment of the applicant’s data will be carried out due to the fulfilment of our contractual liabilities including the application process in the sense of Art. 6 subs. 1 lit. b. GDPR Art. 6 subs. 1 lit. f. GDPR insofar the processing of the data becomes required (e.g. due to judicial proceedings). In Germany, § 26 BDSG is applicable additionally. The application process requires the transmission of the applicant’s data. The necessary application data are, insofar we offer an online application form, information concerning the person, address, and the required documents such as motivation letter, curriculum vitae and certifications. Further information can be found at the detailed description of the job advertisement. Furthermore, applicants can share additional information with us. By transmitting your application, you consent to the processing of your personal data in the purpose of our application process in the manner and for the purposes set out above. If particular categories of personal data (such as health data which might be important due to the advertised position) are required to the extent and context of the application process (respecting Art. 9 subs. 1 GDPR), the treatment of these data will furthermore accord to Art. 9 subs. 2 lit. a GDPR. Insofar an application form is offered, applicants can transmit their application online on our homepage. Data will be encoded appropriately and afterwards transmitted. Furthermore, applicants can send us their application via E-mail. Please note, however, that E-mails are generally not encoded. You as the sender must take charge of the encoding. Thus, we cannot take any responsibility concerning the applications transmission path between sender and receiving server. This is why we recommend the use of our online application form or a transmission of the application via post. Apart from the online way of transmission, our applicants can still send their application via post. In case of a successful application the transmitted data can be processed further regarding the employment. In any other cases, the transmitted data will be deleted. Data of an applicant who recalls the application will be deleted as well. The deletion takes place, conditional a revocation by the applicant, after a period of six months. Thus, we can treat any kind of belated question concerning the application correctly and fulfil our duties of evidence according to the equal treatment act. Commitments of the compensation for travel expenses will be stored according to tax-law.

 

Safety precautions

According to art. 32 GDPR, considering the status of technology, costs of implementation, manner, extent, circumstances and the purpose of processing as well as the different probabilities of occurrence and gravity of risk for the rights and liberties of natural people, we try to include appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure appropriate safety precautions according to the occurring risks. The measures cover especially the safety of confidentiality, integrity, and the availability of data under control of the physical accessibility to the data as well as the access to data, the intake, further transmission, protection of availability and separation. Furthermore, we established a procedure that ensures a notification of the rights of people concerned, deletion of data and reaction concerning the endangering of data. We respect the safety of personal data from the beginning and therefore from the development or choice of hardware, software and procedures according to the principle of data protection due to configuration of technology and protection of privacy-friendly pre-settings.

 

Significant legal foundation

According to the requirements of Art. 13 GDPR we inform you about the legal foundations of our data protection declaration. Insofar the legal foundation is not referred to as such, the following conditions apply: The legal foundation concerning the acquisition of the necessary permission is Art. 6 subs. 1 lit. a and Art. 7 GDPR, the legal foundation concerning the treatment of the fulfilment of our benefits and the realisation of contractual measures as well as the responding to inquiries is Art. 6 subs. 1 lit. b GDPR, the legal foundation concerning the treatment regarding the fulfilment of our legal obligations is Art. 6 subs. 1 lit. c GDPR and the legal foundation of the treatment of our legitimated interest. Is Art. 6 subs. 1 lit. f GDPR. In case essential interest of a person concerned or another natural person requires a treatment of personal data, the legal foundation is Art. 6 subs. 1 lit. d GDPR.

 

Additional information according to Art. 13 of the Data protection declaration (GDPR)

Your responsible ABACUS-institution (indicate the director and the address on the letterhead of the registration letter) will record and treat your personal data under the following requirements:

 

Person in charge:Your responsible ABACUS-director (see letterhead)
Purpose:The realisation of the contract, to fulfil the contractual and pre-contractual duties.
Legal basis:Your acquiescence is not required. Without a furnishing of your data, the contract cannot be completed.
Transmission to third-parties:Information will be transmitted to the responsible teacher.
Transmission into third-countries:does not take place.
Duration of the data storage:Data will be deleted immediately after the purpose of their recording is fulfilled insofar no requirements relating to commercial law and to tax law are opposed.
Your rights:You have the rights to information concerning your personal data, correction, deletion, restriction of processing. You also have a right of objection against processing and a right of data portability. A right of deletion does not exist insofar the personal data are required to enforcement, processing or defending of our legal claims.
Your acquiescence:In case you consented to the treatment of your data (Art. 6 subs. 1a or Art 9 subs. 2 a GDPR) you have the right to recant your acquiescence anytime. The legalities concerning the treatment of your data stay untouched until your revocation.
Complaints to the supervisory authority:You have the right to complain to the supervisory authority.