Data Protection
The following notes give a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our website. Personal data is all data that personally identifies you. We are committed to protect and respect your data privacy.

Data collection at our website
The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. Its contact details can be found in the imprint of this website, which is at the bottom of every page on this website. We collect the data that your share with us directly – for example, your email address if you email us. Other data is collected automatically when visiting the website through our IT systems. These are above all technical data (for example your internet browser, the operating system or the visit time). The collection of this data happens automatically as soon as you enter our website. Part of the data is collected to ensure the continuity of providing this website. Other data can be used to analyse user behavior, for example which pages are visited the most.

What rights do you have regarding your data?
At any time you have the right to obtain free information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have a right to request the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. For this purpose and for further questions about data protection, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint. Furthermore, you have a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority.

Analysis tools and third-party tools
When you visit our website, your user behavior can be statistically evaluated. This happens mainly with cookies and with so-called analytics programs. The analysis of your user behavior is usually anonymous; the user behavior can not be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information can be found in the following privacy policy.

Mandatory information

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy. If you use this website, various personal data will be collected. Personal information is information that personally identifies you. This privacy policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens. Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via email) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke an existing consent at any time. An informal message by email to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right to data portability
You have the right to have data that we process on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract, in itself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another person in charge, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.

Information, blocking, deletion
You have the right to free information on your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to rectification, blocking or deletion of this data. For further information on personal data you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.

Data collection at our website
This website uses what are called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website. Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions that you wish to use (eg shopping cart function) are processed on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR saved. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and optimized provision of its services. Insofar as other cookies (such as cookies for analysing your surfing behavior) are stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. Googly Analytics uses cookies, which allow an analysis of your use of this website. To protect your privacy, your IP address will be anonymised by Google within member states of the EU or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The information generated by the cookie and remaining information about your use of this website is transmitted to a server of Google Inc. in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google will also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will never associate your IP address with other Google data. You find more information on Google’s privacy policy here: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

    Browser type and browser version
    
used operating system
    
Referrer URL
    
Host name of the accessing computer
    
Time of the server request
    
IP address

A merge of this data with other data sources will not be done. The basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or pre-contractual measures.

Plugins and Tools

This site uses so-called web fonts, provided by Google, for the uniform representation of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. In order to do so, the browser you use has to connect to Google’s servers. As a result, Google learns that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a consistent and attractive presentation of our online services. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer. More information about Google Web Fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Embedding of Social Media and Social Share Buttons
At our website, we embed content form social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Instagram. These platforms may collect data form your user experience at this website. You find their data policies under the provided links below.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/en/privacy
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/intl/en-GB/yt/about/policies/
Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875

We also use Social Share Buttons at this website which are provided by plugins. This means, that if you are logged into a social network such as for example Twitter or Facebook, and visit our website at the same time, you will be connected to the mentioned servers. The recognition of your browser automatically transmits the information to the servers of the networks that visited our website. If a user is not a member of a social network, there is still the possibility that these networks collect their IP address and user behavior. We have no influence on the extent of the data that social networks use the plug-in to collect and inform our users accordingly to our knowledge. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data as well as the related rights and setting options for protecting the privacy of users can be found in the privacy policy of the networks. The links are provided above.

Embedding of other web services
At our website, we embed content from services such as Soundcloud. You find Soundcloud’s data policy here: https://soundcloud.com/pages/privacy

Change of our privacy policy
We reserve the right to change this privacy policy from time to time to ensure that it complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the privacy policy; for example, when introducing new services. Your new visit will be subject to the new privacy policy, should it occur after such a change.

Questions about data protection
If you have questions about the protection of your data, please send an email to: communication[at]arc2020.eu