Data protection

The following data protection declaration applies to the use of our online offering www.aristoteles-institut.de (hereinafter "website").

By using this website, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your data in accordance with this data protection declaration.

1. Responsible party

The responsible party for the collection, processing and use of your personal data within Art. 4 No. 7 of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation):

Aristoteles Institut Pantidis and Weigle-Pantidis (company constituted under civil law), Argonnenstraße 3, 28211 Bremen

If you wish to object to the collection, processing or use of your data by us in accordance with these data protection provisions as a whole or for individual measures, you can address your objection to the responsible party.

You can save and print this data protection declaration at any time.

2. General use of the website

2.1. Hosting

The hosting services we use provide the following services: infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, security services as well as technical maintenance services, which we use to operate the website.

In so doing, we or our hosting provider process inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta and communication data from customers, interested parties and visitors to this online offering on the basis of our legitimate interests in an efficient and secure provision of this online offering in accordance with. Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 f) GDPR in conjunction with Art. 28 GDPR.

2.2. Access data

We do not collect any information about you when you use this website. This website serves as information on the offerings of Aristoteles Institutes or its affiliates.

2.3. E-Mail contact

If you contact us by e-mail, we will save your information to order to process the request and in case follow-up questions arise.

This is also our legitimate interest in accordance with Art 6 Para. 1 S. 1 f) GDPR.

We only store and use further personal data if you consent to this or if this is legally permissible without special consent.

2.4. Storage period

Unless specifically stated, we only store personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfill the purposes pursued.

3. Legal basis and storage period

The legal basis for data processing in accordance with the preceding paragraphs is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 a), b) and f) GDPR. Our interests in data processing are the initiation, conclusion and fulfillment of contracts as well as direct advertising and product information.

Unless specifically stated, we only store personal data for as long as is necessary or required by law to fulfill the purposes pursued.

4. Your rights as a person affected by data processing

According to the applicable laws, you have various rights regarding your personal data. If you would like to assert these rights, please send your request by e-mail or post, clearly identifying yourself, to the address given in (1).

You will find an overview of your rights below.

4.1. Right to confirmation and information

You have the right to receive confirmation from us at any time as to whether personal data relating to you is being processed. If this is the case, you have the right to request free information from us about the personal data stored about you, along with a copy of this data. You also have the right to the following information:

  1. the purposes of processing;
  2. the categories of personal data that are being processed;
  3. the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been disclosed or are still being disclosed, in particular for recipients in third countries or international organizations;
  4. if possible, the planned duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration;
  5. the existence of a right to correction or deletion of your personal data or to restriction of processing by the responsible party or a right to object to this processing;
  6. the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
  7. if the personal data are not collected from you, all available information about the origin of the data;
  8. the existence of automated decision making process including profiling in accordance with Art. 22  ¶ ¶  1 and 4 GDPR and - at least in these cases - meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing on you.

If personal data is transmitted to a third country or to an international organization, you have the right to be informed about the appropriate guarantees in accordance with Art. 46 GDPR in connection with said transmission.

4.2. Right to rectification

You have the right to demand that we correct any incorrect personal data concerning you without delay. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, you have the right to demand the completion of incomplete personal data - including by means of a supplementary declaration.

4.3. Right to deletion ("Right to be forgotten")

In accordance with Art. 17  ¶ 1  GDPR, you have the right to demand that we delete personal data relating to you immediately, and we are obliged to delete personal data immediately if one of the following reasons applies:

  1. The personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
  2. You revoke your consent, on which the processing was based in accordance with Art. 6 ¶ 1 clause 1a) GDPR or Art. 9 ¶ 2 a) GDPR, and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
  3. You object to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 ¶ 1 GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for the processing, or you object to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 ¶ 2 GDPR.
  4. The personal data was processed unlawfully.
  5. The deletion of personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation under federal law or the law of the member states to which we are subject.
  6. The personal data was collected in relation to services offered by the information society in accordance with Art. 8 ¶ 1 GDPR.

If we have made the personal data public and are obliged to delete it in accordance with Art. 17 ¶ 1 GDPR, we will take appropriate measures, including technical measures, taking into account the available technology and implementation costs, in order to ensure that those responsible for the processing of data, and who are currently processing personal data, are informed that you have demanded the deletion of all links to this personal data or of copies or replications of said data.

4.4. Right to restriction of processing

You have the right to demand that we restrict processing if one of the following conditions is met:

  1. You dispute the correctness of the personal data for a period that enables us to check the correctness of the personal data;
  2. the processing is unlawful, and you have refused to delete the personal data and instead have requested that the use of the personal data be restricted;
  3. we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need the data to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or;
  4. you have filed an objection to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 ¶ 1 GDPR, and it has not yet been determined whether the legitimate reasons of our company outweigh yours.

4.5. Right to data portability

You have the right to receive the personal data relating to you that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format, and you have the right to transfer this data to another responsible party without interference from us, provided that

  1. The processing is based on consent in accordance with Art. 6 ¶ 1 clause 1 a) GDPR or Art. 9 ¶ 2 a) GDPR or on a contract in accordance with Art. 6 ¶ 1 clause 1 b) GDPR and;
  2. the processing is carried out using automated procedures.

When exercising your right to data portability in accordance with ¶ 1, you have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from us to another responsible party, insofar as this is technically feasible.

4.6. Right to object

You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of personal data relating to you, which is based on Art. 6 ¶ 1 clause 1 e) or f) GDPR; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. We no longer process the personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

If we process personal data for the purposes of direct advertising, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct advertising.

You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to object to the processing of personal data concerning you that is carried out for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes in accordance with Art. 89 ¶ 1 GDPR unless the processing is necessary to fulfill a task in the public interest.

4.7. Automated decisions including profiling

You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing - including profiling - which has legal effects on you, or which significantly affects you in a similar manner.

There is no automated decision-making based on the personal data collected.

4.8. Right to withdraw consent under data protection law

You have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of personal data at any time.

4.9. Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the member State of your place of residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement, if you are of the opinion that the processing of the personal data concerning you is unlawful.

5. Data security

We make every effort to ensure the security of your data within the framework of the applicable data protection laws and technical possibilities.

To secure your data, we maintain technical and organizational security measures in accordance with Art. 32 GDPR, which we constantly adapt to the current state of the art.

Furthermore, we do not guarantee that our offering will be available at certain times; faults, interruptions or failures cannot be ruled out. The servers we use are carefully backed up on a regular basis.

6. Transfer of data to third parties, no data transfer to non-EU countries

In principle, we only use your personal data within our company.

If and to the extent that we involve third parties in the context of the fulfillment of contracts (such as logistics service providers), said third parties will only receive personal data to the extent that they are necessary for the corresponding service.

In the event that we outsource certain parts of the data processing ("delegated processing"), we contractually oblige the processors to use personal data only in accordance with data protection laws and to ensure rights of any affected parties are protected.

A data transfer to locations or persons outside the EU, other than in the cases mentioned in this declaration in section 2, is not currently taking place and is not planned.