Data Privacy Statement
Welcome to our website and thank you very much for your interest in our agency and our offered services.
Data privacy is not just a legal obligation for us. It is also an instrument to support a higher level of transparency in our daily handling of your personal data. The safe-keeping of your personal data (in short: data) is of utmost importance to us.
Hereinafter we would like to provide you with detailed information about data collected through your visit to and use of our website and to what extend this data is processed subsequently. We will also explain to you the concomitant technical and organizational security measures taken by us.
Controller of Data Processing
Responsible entity as defined by current data protection laws is
ddp media GmbH
Data Protection Officer
Responsible for the supervision and compliance with current data protection laws is the Data Protection Officer.
The details of data collected from our contact form, name, email address and telephone number (if applicable) as well as your message are used by us only for the purpose of responding to your request. Subsequently these details will be deleted. Merely in the context of compliance with regulations demanding the storage of emails for 10 years, your data will be made available to service providers contracted and of course carefully chosen by us. Such parties may be providers of technical support or those that serve our distribution needs.
Otherwise we reserve the right to disclose personal data to third parties if required to do so by law.
In order to register you for our email newsletter service, we require at least your email address to which the newsletter will be sent. Any additional details are voluntary and will be used to address you personally, to personalize content as well as to enable us to communicate with you.
We usually employ a double-opt procedure for our newsletter dispatch by email. This means we will start sending you our newsletters as soon as you have confirmed your registration through the designated link in a confirmation email sent to your inbox. This process guarantees that only you personally as owner of this email address can sign up for our newsletter. Your response to this confirmation must ensue within a narrow time frame. Otherwise your subscription request will be deleted from our system automatically.
You may unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time by clicking the designated link at the bottom of every newsletter.
Facebook-Plugins (“Like”- button)
Our websites employs plugins for social media network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA). You can recognize them by the Facebook logo or the “Like”-button on our website. Please feel free to follow this link to a list of Facebook’s plugins: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
A plugin connects your browser directly with Facebook’s server every time you visit our websites. As a consequence Facebook receives information that you have visited our website, identified through your IP address. Clicking the “like”-button while you are logged into your own Facebook account, links our web content with your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to track your visit to our website. Please be informed that as the provider of our websites, We do not control and do not assume any responsibility for the use of personal information by Facebook. For further information regarding Facebook’s data policy go to: https://www.facebook.com/policies.
If you do not wish to allow Facebook the tracking of your visit to our websites, please log out of your Facebook user account prior to your visit.
This website employs Google Analytics, a web-based analysis service offered by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses so-called “Cookies”, small lines of text stored on your computer. They help Google to analyze users’ behavior on our website. Usually data about your visit to our website collected via cookies is transmitted and saved to a server owned by Google in the United States. In case of a request for IP anonymization on our site, Google shortens your IP address within member states of the European Union as well as in other contracting states of the European Economic Area.
Only in cases exceptional to the rule, a full IP address will be transmitted to a server owned by Google in the United States and shortened on their side. Google may use data on behalf of this website’s owner to analyze user traffic on our website, to compile activity reports and to offer additional services to us as website owner with the goal to improve the current website’s performance and usability. Your IP address, transmitted by your browser and collected by Google Analytics, will not be merged with other data held by Google.
You may choose to decline cookies by modifying your browser setting. Please be aware, though, that if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to use all features of our website to their full extent. You also have the option to block the compilation and processing of your user usage data (including your IP address) via cookies by downloading and installing the browser plugin available here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
We use Google Maps on our websites to provide easy access to the exact location of our offices. If you use this feature, an automatic connection between your browser and the Google Maps server is established, transmitting also your IP address. In case of a simultaneous login into your personal Google user account, Google may be enabled to match the visit to our website with your user behavior data. In addition, more cookies may get sent to your browser. We do not control and receive no information from Google regarding the nature of any submitted data.
Google Maps is provided by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Lawfulness of Processing
Find here an overview of legal bases of data protection regulation governing the processing of your data.
The processing of data is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract. Art. 6 Par. 1b General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This serves as legal basis for registration, ordering, payment and consignment as well as the collection of data via a contact form.
The delivery of our newsletters shall be effected according to your consent given to the processing of your personal data for the specific purpose of newsletter subscription. Art. 6 Par. 1a General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Overview of rights of those impacted by data collection through our website (your rights) according to applicable regulation requirements.
Right of Access
You have the right to obtain confirmation as to where personal data concerning you is being processed, and access to the personal data and information about their source and their recipients as well as the purposes of the processing.
Right to Rectification
You have the right to obtain without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you. Should you encounter discrepancies, you are welcome to make revisions in your customer account.
Right to Erasure (‘right to be forgotten’)
At any time you have the right to obtain the erasure or blocking of your personal data from further processing, when we are legally obligated to hold your data in readiness. See also: Restriction of processing.
Right to Object to Processing
Where personal data is processed by us for the purposes of direct marketing, you have the right to object to such processing at any time. This right will be brought to your attention by means of an explicit authorization and presented clearly and separately along with guidance towards an easy implementation. Such processing includes possible profiling in context with the aforementioned direct marketing.
Right to File a Complaint with a Supervisory Authority
You have the right to file a complaint with the proper supervisory authority for data protection at any time.
Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information for the German State of Hamburg.
In addition, we have implemented technical and organizational security measure to ensure safety for incoming or previously collected personal data, especially against accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction or against attacks aimed at unauthorized access. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological progress.
When it comes to communication by email, we cannot guarantee absolute security for your personal data. We therefore recommend use of the postal route when sending highly confidential information.
Data Protection Officer
UvH Datenschutzberatung UG
Heimhuder Straße 71