Data controller is Techmap GmbH, Welfenstr. 32, 76137 Karlsruhe, Germany (hereafter referred to as "Techmap", "we", or "us"), registered with the commercial register at local court (Amtsgericht) of Mannheim under HRB 737926 (VAT-ID / UmSt-ID: DE334736730), represented by the managing director Dr. Jörg Rech, email: email@example.com.
Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. Applicable legal provisions are in particular those of the regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and Council of 27 April 2016, repealing the directive 95/46/EC, on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data, on the free movement of such data ("General Data Protection Regulation", GDPR) as well as in the Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz, TMG).
We as well as our external service partners process your data for the purpose of providing the Website and services, including providing hard- and software through such external service partners. You provide data if this is necessary for the mentioned purposes. For more information please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the event you refrain from providing such data you may face legal disadvantages, for example, limited or no possibility of using our Website or no answer to your email send to us.
In accordance with the statutory provisions, you as the data subject have the following rights:
To exercise these rights named above you may contact us at any, for example via email to email@example.com.
You have also the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority at your choice (for example: Der Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit Baden-Württemberg https://www.baden-wuerttemberg.datenschutz.de). An overview of the Data Protection Authorities may be found at theBFDI Websiteor theWebsite of the European Commision
Furthermore, we store your data if we are obliged to do so in accordance with legal retention periods (e.g. German Commercial Code (HGB) or German Fiscal Code (AO)) (legal basis: Art. 6 (1) c. GDPR). We may also store your data to enforce, exercise and defense legal claims (legal basis: Art. 6 (1) f. GDPR) with our legitimate interest that may be, for example, in the assertion of legal claims and defense in legal disputes. Criteria for storing data are the respective interests of you or us for storing such data for example considering economic and technical restrictions, the time periods offered by third party providers engaged by us etc.
We do not use automated decision-making including profiling when processing data concerning our Website or Platform except as set forth herein. However, our third party providers may carry out such profiling in individual cases. We will inform you about such fact if possible.
Profiling means any form of automated processing of personal data consisting of the use of personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyse or predict aspects concerning that natural person's performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, location or movements.
You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which has legal effect on you or substantially impairs you in a similar manner.
For a best possible security of user data our service through the Website is provided via a secured SSL connection between your server and the browser. That means that the data shall be transferred in encrypted form. We have implemented suitable technical and organizational measures.
If you send us an email or otherwise contact us, your details in this online format or request, including the contact data, name, email address and other data provided respectively, are processed by us in order to deal with your inquiry or to be able to contact you at a later time for follow up questions. These data is processed only on the basis of your consent (legal basis Art. 6 (1) a. GDPR) or on the basis of an initiating or existing business relationship with us (legal basis Art. 6 (1) b. GDPR or TMG).
We (or the webspace provider) collect data on each visit to our website techmap.io ("Website") (so-called Server log files), which include:
as well as the following, if a mobile end device is being used: country code, language, name of device, name of operating system and version.
We use these server log files only for statistical evaluations for the purpose of optimizing our services and in order to guarantee the stability and operational security of the Website. When personal data (such as the IP-address) are stored the legal basis for this is Art. 6 (1) c. GDPR or Art. 6 (1) f. GDPR based on our legitimate interest of quality assurance or TMG.
In our newsletter we inform you about our services, products, and company news as well as news on technologies, companies, or regions you indicated interest in.
When registering for the newsletter, you have to provide an email address. This email address will be transmitted to and stored by us (or a provider as specified below). After registration, the user will receive an email to confirm the registration ("double opt-in"). Via clicking the registration link you have given your consent to the processing of your personal data for receiving our newsletter and we may process such data accordingly. In case of registration for the newsletter we (or our provider as specified below) also store the IP address, the device name, the mail provider as well as the user's first and last name and the date of registration.
We use the mail provider "Mailchimp" by Rocket Science Group LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA who receives and processes on our behalf the data necessary for the mailing, in particular email address, IP address, device name. These data is processed on servers in the USA. Mailchimp is a service with which the dispatch of emails can be organized and analyzed. With the help of Mailchimp we can analyze our emails. When you open an email sent with Mailchimp, a file contained in the email (so-called web beacon) connects to the Mailchimp servers in the USA. This allows you to determine whether a message has been opened and which links have been clicked on. In addition, technical information is recorded (e.g. time of registration, IP address, browser type and operating system). This information cannot be assigned to the respective email recipient. They are used exclusively for statistical analysis of our emails. The results of these analyses can be used to better adapt future emails to the interests of the recipients. Mailchimp is certified according to "privacy shield". The "privacy shield" is an agreement between the European Union (EU) and the USA to ensure compliance with European data protection standards in the USA. For more information please refer toMailchimp's privacy page.
The data processing for sending and analyzing our newsletters as described above is based on your consent (Art. 6 (1) f. GDPR) and/or on Art. 6 (1) f. GDPR with our legitimate interest of quality assurance and marketing.
OPT-OUT: If you do not want to receive any newsletters by us in the future and/or wish to object to the analysis of your data through such newsletters please use the "unsubscribe" link contained in each newsletter or send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to our general newsletter we inform customers, partners, advisors, or investors about internal metrics such as amount of data collected in an internal newsletter.
We process your personal data for fulfilling our contractual or pre contractual obligations (based on Art. 6 (1) b. GDPR) or -- as applicable -- for the purpose of the employment relationship with you (Section 26 BDSG), in particular, we use your data:
With your explicit consent, we may also use your data (based on Art. 6 (1) a. GDPR or Section 26 BDSG), for example to keep you informed about other opportunities if you wish us to do so. If you do not provide your personal data, you may face certain disadvantages, for example we will not be able to provide you with our recruiting processes or keep you informed about future opportunities.
In case any other opportunities become available which you might be interested in, we will keep your information - with your explicit consent; we will only keep your information for a limited period and your details will be deleted on a general basis after 12 months of inactivity on your account latest.You may withdraw such consent with effect for the future at any time via email to email@example.com.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called session cookies. After the end of the session these cookies will be deleted automatically. The session cookies are used in order to associate successive page requests with the individual users, who at the same time access our Website. Other cookies will be stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser, last search query, or region you searched in during your next visit.
By clicking "I agree" or "I understand" in the cookie banner appearing on your screen when visiting techmap.io for the first time you agree that all cookies set out in this clause will be set. This applies both to regular cookies and essential cookies; essential cookies are such cookies which are necessary to correctly display the Website and/or carry out its basic functionalities. If you, however, choose to not agree with our usage of those non-essential cookies – either by ignoring the banner or by clicking the top right "X" – only essential cookies will be set. Your decision will be stored in one cookie which is used to recognize your browser during your next visit, so you will not be asked again until you decide to delete this cookie. Please find information on how to opt-out in connection with cookies in general in the following paragraph and in particular in the respective subsection of this clause.
You can adjust your browser to notify you, before you receive a cookie or to decide to accept cookies on a case-by-case basis, to completely or partly exclude all incoming cookies and to activate the deletion of cookies automatically when the browser is closed. You may manage many online advertisement cookies provided by companies via the American web page "About Ads" or the web page of the European Union "Your Online Choices". We would like to inform you that the usage and especially the convenience of usage without using any cookies may be limited.
In the event personal data is processed such processing is based on Art. 6 (1) a. GDPR.
The service offered here uses Google Analytics, a web analytics tool offered by Google LLC, Mountain View, CA, USA ("Google"). This analysis service uses so-called "cookies". For analysis, text files will be stored on your device. The information stored in the corresponding files about the use of this website are generally transmitted and stored in Google server in the USA. As the IP anonymization is active on this Website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union (EU). This information will be used to evaluate your use of the services offered here and enable the operator of this website to analyze your website activity and provide other services associated with the website service. The IP address transmitted from your browser, as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.
We point out that an automated decision making ("profiling") can take place when integrating Google and an existing Google account. You can view and Opt-out on the Ads-Settings page
Google LLC, USA is certified according to the EU-US agreement "Privacy Shield". The "Privacy Shield" is an agreement between the European Union (EU) and the USA to ensure compliance with European data protection standards in the USA.
Should you use the Google Analytics integration in Techmap, we will have the ability to view your Google Analytics data, the public information of your Google account, and your Gmail address. Analytics data authorization is granted on a per-user basis and can be revoked when the user deauthorizes Techmap in their Google Account Settings. We only use this data to import Google Analytics data in Techmap (legal basis: Art. 6 (1) a GDPR). You can find further information about the processing of your data by Google under the following link:https://developers.google.com/terms/api-services-user-data-policy.
Our Website uses the "Google Fonts" service of Google LLC, Mountain View, CA, USA to integrate and display text on the Website. For this purpose Google may process your data (including the IP address) on servers located in the USA.
When the IP address is processed this is based on our legitimate interests of technical functionality of the Website based on Art. 6 (1) f. GDPR or TMG.
Should you access our Service using Google Sign-In, we will have the ability to view your list of contacts via the Google “People API”. The sole use of this data is to populate the auto-completion of your colleagues when inviting users to your Techmap workspace. (legal basis: Art. 6 (1) a GDPR). You can find further information about the processing of your data by Google under the following link: https://developers.google.com/terms/api-services-user-data-policy.
When using this online service, contents of third parties, like for instance, links to Instagram, YouTube videos, map material provided by Google Map, RSS feeds or graphics are integrated from other websites. This always requires that the providers of this content ("Third Party Providers") use the IP address. Without this IP address these Third Party Providers would not be able to send the content to your browser. Consequently, the IP address is required in order to display the content. We make every effort to only use such content by Third Party Providers which use the IP address for the delivery of content only.
Such data is used in order to guarantee the stability and operational security of the websites of the Third Party Providers as well as for the purpose of optimizing our services via quality assurance. If the IP address is stored such processing is basedon Art. 6 (1) b., c. GDPR, Art. 6 (1) a. GDPR or TMG.
In the event of displayed content by Third Party Providers your data may be processed outside the EU.
We operate pages on the following social media channels:
When you visit our social media pages, data is processed both by us and by the responsible social media provider as the responsible party.
The respective provider of social media assumes the data protection obligations towards you as the user, such as information on data processing, and is the contact person for your rights. This follows from the fact that such provider has direct access to the relevant information on the social media page and the processing of your data. However, you are also welcome to contact us if this should become necessary and we will then forward the request to them.
When using Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn data may also be processed outside the EU. The US companies of Facebook/Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn are certified in accordance with the EU-US Privacy Shield agreement, which guarantees compliance with data protection regulations in the EU. For more information please refer to: https://www.privacyshield.gov
With our social media pages, we can communicate with you and provide you with interesting information. We may receive further data from you through your comments, shared images, messages and reactions, which we then process to answer or communicate with you. If you use social media on several end devices, a cross-device analysis of the data can take place.
Data processing takes place with your consent or for the purpose of answering your enquiry (Art. 6 (1) a, b GDPR) or on the basis of legitimate interests in improving the services and presentation to the outside world (Art. 6 (1) f GDPR).
Facebook and we use the Page Insights function to process statistical data from users of our Facebook pages (see also the agreement at: https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum). This involves the processing of data in the form of so-called 'page insights', which are described in more detail at https://www.facebook.com/business/a/page/page-insights.
Evaluations and statistics are generated in the form of page insights from the usage data of the Facebook pages, which support us in improving our marketing activities and our external presence. We may also learn about users and their behavior who interact with or use our Facebook Pages to display relevant content and develop features that may be of interest to them. These page statistics show us, for example, which people from certain target groups interact most with our Facebook Page or which content on the Facebook Page was visited, shared or licked when and how often. When classifying people into target groups, demographic data or data about the location of a person is also included in order to place targeted advertisements with these people. If you use Facebook on several end devices, a cross-device analysis of the data can take place. The data collected in this way is statistically processed and usually anonymous, i.e. we cannot establish any reference to the individual person.
Information on these page insights and data processing can be found, for example, in Facebook's data protection statement at https://www.facebook.com/policy.php or athttps://www.facebook.com/business/a/page/page-insights.
As a Facebook user, you can at any time influence how your user behavior is recorded when you visit Facebook pages. To do this, you can manage the settings for advertising preferences in your Facebook account or at https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences, or the Facebook settings in your account or at https://www.facebook.com/settings. Facebook also provides opportunities to contact or exercise rights at https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/2061665240770586 or https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/308592359910928.
When using Instagram and you have an account there, Instagram can assign your activities to your profiles there. Instagram and we use the Instagram Insights function to process statistical data from users of our Instagram pages (see also for Facebook which is connected to the provider of Instagram the agreement at:https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum). This involves the processing of data in the form of so-called 'Instagram Insights' which are described in more detail athttps://help.instagram.com/788388387972460?helpref=faq_content.
Evaluations and statistics are generated in the form of Instagram Insights from the usage data of the Instagram pages, which support us in improving our marketing activities and our external presence. Instagram Insights lets us learn more about our users and the performance of our content with you as audience. For this purpose Instagram provides us with statistics on specific posts and stories created to find out how users interacted with them. When classifying people into target groups, demographic data or data about the location of a person is also included in order to place targeted advertisements with these people. If you use Instagram on several end devices, a cross-device analysis of the data can take place. The data collected in this way is statistically processed and usually anonymous, i.e. we cannot establish any reference to the individual person.
As an Instagram user, you can at any time influence how your user behavior is recorded when you visit Instagram pages. To do this, you can manage the settings for advertising preferences in your Instagram account or underhttps://www.instagram.com/accounts/privacy_and_security/. Instagram also provides opportunities to contact or exercise rights athttps://help.instagram.com/contact/1845713985721890or http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.
As Twitter user, you can at any time influence how your user behavior is recorded when you visit Twitter pages. To do this, you can manage the settings for advertising preferences in your Twitter account or under https://twitter.com/personalizationorhttps://twitter.com/de/privacy#overlay-chapter2.10.1or without an account under https://pscp.tv/account/settings. Twitter also provides opportunities to contact or exercise rights at https://help.twitter.com/forms/privacy.
LinkedIn and we may use your data for careers and recruiting services for our LinkedIn pages (see also the data processing agreement: https://legal.linkedin.com/dpa). Data on how you use LinkedIn may be shared with us and certain third parties as described in detail here:https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy#share
As LinkedIn user you can at any time influence how your user behavior is recorded when you visit LinkedIn pages. To do this, you can manage the advertising and general settings in your account under https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/privacy. LinkedIn also provides opportunities to contact and exercise rights under https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy, https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy and for individual messages online via https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/ask/TSO-DPO.
We may revise this Policy from time to time by posting an updated version on the Platform. The revised Policy will be effective immediately for unregistered users and users registering accounts or otherwise acknowledging the Policy on or after the revision date. For other users who registered accounts before the revision date, it will also become effective immediately. However, they can object to the new Policy within thirty (30) days after the revision date. If we make a change that we believe materially reduces your rights or increases your responsibilities, we will notify you by email (sent to the email address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this website prior to the change becoming effective. We may provide notice of changes in other circumstances as well. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices. Your continued use of the Platform is subject to the most current effective version of this Policy. If you object to the Policy after it becomes effective for you, you may no longer use the Platform.
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