SIPS BERLIN WEBSITE
We maintain an online presence in social networks in order, among other things, to communicate with customers and interested parties and to provide information about our products and services.
User data is usually processed by the relevant social networks for market research and advertising purposes. In this way, usage profiles can be created based on the interests of the users. For this purpose, cookies and other identifiers are stored on the users' computers. On the basis of these usage profiles z. B. Advertisements placed within the social networks but also on third party websites.
As part of the operation of our online presence, there is the possibility that we can access information such as statistics on the use of our online presence, which are provided by the social networks. These statistics are aggregated and can in particular contain demographic information and data on the interaction with our online presence and the articles and content disseminated through it.
Details and links to the data of the social networks that we as the operator of the online presence can access can be found in the list below.
The legal basis for data processing is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 Letter f GDPR, based on our legitimate interest in effectively informing users and communicating with users, or Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 Letter b GDPR, in order to stay in contact with our customers and to inform them as well as to carry out pre-contractual measures with future customers and interested parties.
The legal basis of the data processing carried out by the social networks on their own responsibility can be found in the data protection information of the respective social network. Under the links below you will also find further information on the respective data processing as well as the possibilities of objection.
We would like to point out that data protection requests can most efficiently be submitted to the respective provider of the social network, as only these providers have access to the data and can take appropriate measures directly.
5. Disclosure of data
The data we collect will only be passed on if:
• You have given your express consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit.
• The transfer according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. we are legally obliged to pass on according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit.
• This is legally permissible and required according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit.
Part of the data processing can be carried out by our service providers. In addition to the service providers mentioned in this data protection declaration, this may include, in particular, data centers that store our website and databases, software providers, IT service providers who maintain our systems, agencies, market research companies, group companies and consulting companies. If we pass on personal data to our service providers, they may only use the data to fulfill their tasks. The service providers have been carefully selected and commissioned by us. They are contractually bound by our instructions, have suitable technical and organizational measures to protect the rights of the persons concerned and are regularly checked by us.
In addition, data may be passed on in connection with official inquiries, court decisions and legal proceedings if this is necessary for legal prosecution or enforcement.
6. Storage period
In principle, we only store personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we collected the data. We then delete the data immediately, unless we still need the data until the expiry of the statutory limitation period for evidence purposes for claims under civil law or due to the existence of statutory retention requirements.
For evidence purposes, we have to keep contract data for three years from the end of the year in which the business relationship with you ends. Any claims become statute-barred after the statutory limitation period at the earliest at this point in time.
Even after that, we still have to save some of your data for accounting reasons. We are obliged to do so due to legal documentation obligations, which can result in particular from the Commercial Code, the Tax Code, the Banking Act, the Money Laundering Act and the Securities Trading Act. The periods specified there for the retention of documents are two to ten years.
7. Your rights, especially revocation and objection
Under the respective legal requirements, the existence of which must be checked in each individual case, you have the right to receive information about your personal data and to request the correction or deletion of your personal data and / or to request the restriction of processing and your personal data in in a structured, common and machine-readable format (so-called data portability). If we process your personal data on the basis of predominant legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. To insert data. You can address your objection to the contact details given in section 1.
In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR). The responsible supervisory authority is in Berlin, where we are based: Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, Friedrichstr. 219, 10969 Berlin.
You have the right to revoke your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a in conjunction with 7 Para. 3 GDPR) to us at any time . As a result, we will no longer continue the data processing based on this consent in the future. Withdrawing your consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of your consent up to the point of withdrawal.
If we process your data on the basis of legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit.f GDPR), you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation. If you object to data processing for direct marketing purposes, you have a general right of objection, which we will implement without giving reasons.
If you would like to make use of your right of revocation or objection, an informal message to the contact details mentioned under section 1 is sufficient.
Any inquiries about the assertion of data protection rights and our answers to them will be stored for documentation purposes for a period of up to three years and in individual cases for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit.f GDPR, based on our interest in defending against any civil law claims under Art. 82 GDPR, avoiding fines under Art. 83 GDPR and fulfilling our accountability under Art. 5 para. 2 GDPR.
8. Changes to the data protection declaration
We occasionally update this data protection declaration, for example if we adapt our website or if the legal or official requirements change.
Version: 1.0 / October 2021