Privacy Policy

Name And Address Of The Person Responsible

The person responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:

The Cultural and Creative Industries Union of Georgia

Dighomi Massive III, Quarter 35
0159 Tbilisi
Georgia

Phone: +995 595 18 45 10
Email: geounionofcreativeindustries@gmail.com

General information on data processing

Scope of processing personal data

We generally only process personal data of our users insofar as this is necessary to provide a functional website and our content and services. The processing of personal data of our users takes place regularly only with the consent of the user. An exception applies in cases in which prior consent cannot be obtained for factual reasons and the processing of the data is permitted by law.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data

Insofar as we obtain the data subject’s consent for the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as the legal basis.

When processing personal data, which is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR as the legal basis. This also applies to processing operations that are necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures.

Insofar as the processing of personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR as the legal basis.

In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d GDPR serves as the legal basis.

If processing is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of our company or a third party and if the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not outweigh the former interest, Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR as the legal basis for processing.

Deletion of data and duration of storage

The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage no longer applies. Storage can also take place if this has been provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the person responsible is subject. The data will also be blocked or deleted if a storage period prescribed by the standards mentioned expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for the conclusion or performance of a contract.

Provision of the website and creation of log files

Description and scope of data processing

Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the accessing computer.

The following data is collected:

  • Information about the browser type and the version used
  • The user’s operating system
  • The user’s IP address
  • Date and time of access
  • the HTTP request method, the requested file, the version of the HTTP protocol used, the HTTP response status code of the server, the size of the server response in bytes
  • Websites from which the user’s system reaches our website (HTTP referer)
  • Websites that are accessed by the user’s system via our website

The data is also stored in the log files of our system. This data is not stored together with other personal data of the user.

Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Purpose of data processing

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable the website to be delivered to the user’s computer. To do this, the user’s IP address must remain stored for the duration of the session.

The log files are saved to ensure the functionality of the website. We also use the data to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. The data is not evaluated for marketing purposes in this context.

Our legitimate interest in data processing according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. In the case of the collection of data for the provision of the website, this is the case when the respective session has ended.

If the data is stored in log files, this is the case after sixty days at the latest. Further storage is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are deleted or alienated, so that it is no longer possible to assign the calling client.

Opposition and removal options

The collection of the data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website. There is consequently no possibility for the user to object.

Use of cookies

Description and scope of data processing

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the internet browser or by the internet browser on the user’s computer system. If a user calls up a website, a cookie can be stored on the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string that enables the browser to be clearly identified when the website is called up again.

We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website require that the calling browser can be identified even after a page change.

The following data is stored and transmitted in the cookies:

  1. Log-In-Informationen

Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Purpose of data processing

The purpose of using technically necessary cookies is to simplify the use of websites for the users. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For this it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change.

Our legitimate interest in the processing of personal data in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Duration of storage, objection and removal options

Cookies are stored on the user’s computer and transmitted from there to our website. As a user, you therefore have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your Internet browser, you can deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are deactivated for our website, it may not be possible to use all functions of the website to their full extent.

Notes on the newsletter and consent

With the following information, we will clarify the content of our newsletter as well as the registration, shipping and statistical evaluation procedure as well as your right to object. By subscribing to our newsletter, you agree to the receipt and the procedures described.

Content of the newsletter

We send newsletters, e-mails and other electronic notifications with advertising information (hereinafter “newsletter”) only with the consent of the recipient or with a legal permission. Insofar as the content of a newsletter is specifically described, it is decisive for the consent of the user. In addition, our newsletters contain information on personnel issues, in particular in the area of ​​junior staff and our agency (this may include references to blog posts, lectures or workshops, our services or online presence).

Double opt-in and logging

The registration for our newsletter takes place in a so-called double opt-in procedure. I.e. After registering, you will receive an email asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that nobody can register with someone else’s email address.

The registrations for the newsletter are logged in order to be able to demonstrate the registration process in accordance with the legal requirements. This includes storing the time of registration and confirmation, as well as the IP address. Changes to your data stored at MailChimp are also logged.

Use of the shipping service provider “MailChimp”

The newsletter is sent using “MailChimp”, a newsletter distribution platform from the US provider Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE # 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA.

The email addresses of our newsletter recipients, as well as their other data described in the context of this information, are stored on MailChimp’s servers in the USA. MailChimp uses this information to send and evaluate the newsletter on our behalf. According to its own information, MailChimp can also use this data to optimize or improve its own services, e.g. for the technical optimization of the dispatch and presentation of the newsletter or for economic purposes to determine from which countries the recipients come. However, MailChimp does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to write to them themselves or to pass them on to third parties.

We trust in the reliability and IT and data security of MailChimp. MailChimp is certified under the US-EU data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and is therefore committed to complying with EU data protection regulations. Furthermore, we have concluded a “data processing agreement” with MailChimp. This is a contract in which MailChimp undertakes to protect the data of our users, to process it in accordance with its data protection regulations on our behalf and, in particular, not to pass it on to third parties. You can view MailChimp’s privacy policy here.

Login credentials

To register for the newsletter, it is sufficient to provide your email address.

Optionally, we ask you to provide your first and last name. This information only serves to personalize the newsletter. We also ask you to optionally provide your date of birth, gender and your industry. We only use this information to adapt the content of the newsletter to the interests of our readers.

 Statistical survey and analysis

The newsletters contain a so-called “web beacon”, i.e. a pixel-sized file that is retrieved from the MailChimp server when the newsletter is opened. As part of this retrieval, technical information, such as information about the browser and your system, as well as your IP address and time of retrieval, are initially collected. This information is used to technically improve the services based on the technical data or the target groups and their reading behavior based on their access locations (which can be determined using the IP address) or the access times.

The statistical surveys also include determining whether the newsletters are opened, when they are opened and which links are clicked. For technical reasons, this information can be assigned to the individual newsletter recipients. However, it is neither our aim nor that of MailChimp to observe individual users. The evaluations serve us much more to recognize the reading habits of our users and to adapt our content to them or to send different content according to the interests of our users.

Online access and data management

There are cases in which we direct the newsletter recipients to the MailChimp website. E.g. our newsletters contain a link with which the newsletter recipients can access the newsletters online (e.g. if there are display problems in the email program). Newsletter recipients can also save their data, e.g. correct the email address later. Likewise, MailChimp’s privacy policy is only available on their website.

In this context, we would like to point out that cookies are used on the MailChimp website and thus personal data are processed by MailChimp, its partners and service providers (e.g. Google Analytics). We have no influence on this data collection. You can find further information in MailChimp’s data protection declaration. We would also like to point out the options for objection to data collection for advertising purposes on the websites http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ and http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ (for the European region).

Termination / Revocation

You can cancel the receipt of our newsletter at any time, i.e. Withdraw your consent. This will simultaneously expire your consent to its dispatch via MailChimp and the statistical analyzes. A separate revocation of the dispatch via MailChimp or the statistical evaluation is unfortunately not possible.

You will find a link to cancel the newsletter at the end of each newsletter.

Legal basis of the General Data Protection Regulation

In accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that will apply from May 25, 2018, we inform you that the consent to the sending of email addresses is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a, 7 GDPR and Section 7 Paragraph 2 No. 3 and Paragraph 3 UWG. The use of the mail service provider MailChimp, the implementation of statistical surveys and analyzes and the logging of the registration process are based on our legitimate interests in Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. We are interested in the use of a user-friendly and secure newsletter system that serves both our business interests and the expectations of the users.

We would also like to point out that you are responsible for the future processing of your personal data in accordance with the legal requirements in accordance with 21 GDPR at any time. The objection can in particular be made against processing for direct marketing purposes.

Google reCAPTCHA

We use “Google reCAPTCHA” or “Google Invisible reCAPTCHA” (hereinafter “reCAPTCHA”) on our websites. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). You have given your consent to this in the cookie settings. If you do not wish any further use, you can revoke your consent at any time in the cookie settings. You can see at any time whether you have given your consent by clicking on the “Cookies” button. Your settings are stored there and can be changed with a click.

ReCAPTCHA is intended to check whether the data entry on our websites (e.g. in a contact form) is carried out by a person or by an automated program. For this purpose, reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website visitor based on various characteristics. This analysis begins automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the website. For analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (e.g. IP address, length of time the website visitor stays on the website or mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis are forwarded to Google.

The reCAPTCHA analyzes run completely in the background. Website visitors are not advised that an analysis is taking place.

Data processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its web offerings against abusive automated spying and against SPAM.

Further information on Google reCAPTCHA and Google’s privacy policy can be found at the following links: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/ and https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html.Warning: file_get_contents (includes / text / ssl.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /Users/marcoherzog/Sites/_datenschutzerklaerung/index.php on line 65

Google Analytics

If you have given your consent to this in the cookie settings, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of your use of the website. If you do not wish any further use, you can revoke your consent at any time in the cookie settings. You can see at any time whether you have given your consent by clicking on the “Cookies” button. Your settings are stored there and can be changed with a click. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website such as

  • Browser type / version,
  • operating system used,
  • Referrer URL (the page previously visited),
  • Host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
  • Time of the server request,

are usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. We have also added the code “anonymizeIP” to Google Analytics on this website. This guarantees the masking of your IP address so that all data is collected anonymously. The full IP address is only transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases.

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.

You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. As an alternative to the browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can also prevent Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking on this link. An opt-out cookie is set which prevents the future collection of your data when you visit this website. The opt-out cookie is only valid in this browser and only for our website and is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you have to set the opt-out cookie again.

Facebook chat plug-in

The Facebook Chat Plugin does not contact the Facebook servers until you have given your consent in the cookie settings. Data will then be transferred to Facebook, even if you do not have your own Facebook account.
If you log in to your Facebook account or are already logged in, the data is transferred to Facebook, whose technical infrastructure provides the chat.
You can revoke this consent at any time in the cookie settings. You can see at any time whether you have given your consent by clicking on the “Cookies” button. Your settings are stored there and can be changed with a click.

All functions of the Facebook chat are offered and operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. Facebook directs content directly to the browser and only displays it on the page. We have no influence on the content.
Content and settings from the personal Facebook account may be displayed via the chat window. Facebook can assign the visit to this page to the user account. We only receive statistics about this data usage insofar as Facebook makes it available to us and this data usage is permitted via the data protection declaration of the service offering -Facebook-. Find out more about data use by Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation

Social plugins: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

On our page there are three links to social networks in the top menu bar: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. These are only links, so contact to the plugins’ servers is only made when the link is clicked. If the links are not used, there is no data transmission to the operators of the networks. If your account is open when you click on the link, the operator platform will find out from which page you opened the link and can draw conclusions if necessary. If you are interested, this data can only be made available by the relevant platforms.

Rights of the data subject

If personal data is processed by you, you are the person concerned in the sense of GDPR and you have the following rights vis-à-vis the person responsible:

Right of providing information

You can ask the person responsible to confirm whether we process personal data relating to you.

If such processing is available, you can request the following information from the person responsible:

  1. the purposes for which the personal data are processed;
  2. the categories of personal data that are processed;
  3. the recipients or the categories of recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been or will be disclosed;
  4. the planned duration of the storage of your personal data or, if specific information is not possible, criteria for determining the storage duration;
  5. the existence of a right to correction or deletion of your personal data, a right to restriction of processing by the person responsible or a right to object to this processing;
  6. the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
  7. all available information about the origin of the data if the personal data is not collected from the data subject;
  8. the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, in accordance with Art. 22 Para. 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 for the data subject.

You have the right to request information as to whether the personal data concerning you will be transferred to a third country or to an international organization. In this context, you can request the appropriate guarantees in accordance with Art. 46 GDPR to be informed in connection with the transmission.

Right to rectification

You have a right to correction and / or completion vis-à-vis the person responsible if the processed personal data concerning you is incorrect or incomplete. The person responsible must make the correction immediately.

Right to restriction of processing

You can request that the processing of your personal data be restricted under the following conditions:

  1. if you dispute the accuracy of your personal data for a period of time that enables the person responsible to check the accuracy of the personal data;
  2. the processing is unlawful and you refuse to delete the personal data and instead request that the use of the personal data be restricted;
  3. the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or
  4. if you have objected to processing pursuant to Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR and it is not yet certain whether the legitimate reasons of the person responsible outweigh your reasons.

If the processing of your personal data has been restricted, this data – apart from its storage – may only be obtained with your consent or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or to protect the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest the Union or a Member State.

If the restriction of processing according to the above You will be informed by the person responsible before the restriction is lifted.

Right to cancellation

Obligation to delete

You can request the data controller to delete your personal data immediately, and the data controller is obliged to delete this data immediately if one of the following reasons applies:

  1. The personal data relating to you 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 para. 1 lit. a or Art. 9 Para. 2 lit. a GDPR was based, and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
  3. According to Art. 21 para. 1 GDPR and there is no overriding legitimate reason for the processing, or you file an objection pursuant to Art. Art. 21 para. 2 GDPR to object to processing.
  4. The personal data concerning you have been unlawfully processed.
  5. The deletion of your personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the member states to which the controller is subject.
  6. The personal data relating to you was collected in relation to information society services offered in accordance with Article 8 (1) GDPR.

Information to third parties

If the person responsible has made your personal data public and is acc. Article 17 (1) GDPR obliges them to delete them, taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs, appropriate measures, including technical ones, to inform those responsible for data processing who process the personal data that you as the data subject Person has requested that they delete all links to this personal data or copies or replications of this personal data.

Exceptions

The right to deletion does not exist if the processing is necessary

  1. to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;
  2. to fulfill a legal obligation that requires processing in accordance with the law of the Union or the Member States to which the controller is subject, or to perform a task that is in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller;
  3. for reasons of public interest in the area of ​​public health in accordance with Art. 9 para. 2 lit. h and i and Art. 9 Para. 3 GDPR;
  4. for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes acc. Art. 89 Para. 1 GDPR, insofar as the right mentioned under section a) is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the objectives of this processing, or
  5. to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

Right to be informed

If you have asserted the right to correction, deletion or restriction of processing against the person responsible, he is obliged to inform all recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction of processing, unless this proves to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort.

You have the right vis-à-vis the person responsible to be informed about these recipients.

Right to data portability

You have the right to receive the personal data that you have provided to the person responsible in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You also have the right to transfer this data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to whom the personal data has been provided, provided that

  1. processing based on consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 Para. 2 lit. a GDPR or on a contract acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR is based and
  2. processing is carried out using automated processes.

In exercising this right, you also have the right to have your personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, insofar as this is technically feasible. The freedoms and rights of other people must not be affected by this.

The right to data portability does not apply to the processing of personal data that is necessary for the performance of a task that is in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority that has been transferred to the person responsible.

Right to object

You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, at any time against the processing of your personal data, which is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. e or f DSGVO takes place to object; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.

The controller will no longer process your personal data unless he can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

If the personal data concerning you are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is connected to such direct advertising.

If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, your personal data will no longer be processed for these purposes.

Regardless of Directive 2002/58 / EC, you have the option of exercising your right to object in connection with the use of information society services using automated procedures that use technical specifications.

Right to withdraw the data protection declaration of consent

You have the right to withdraw your declaration of consent under data protection law at any time. Withdrawing consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

Automated decision in individual cases including profiling

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 similarly significantly affects you. This does not apply when making the decision

  1. is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between you and the person responsible,
  2. is permissible on the basis of legal provisions of the Union or of the Member States to which the person responsible is subject and these legal provisions contain appropriate measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests or
  3. with your express consent.

Allerdings dürfen diese Entscheidungen nicht auf besonderen Kategorien personenbezogener Daten nach Art. 9 Abs. 1 DSGVO beruhen, sofern nicht Art. 9 Abs. 2 lit. a oder g DSGVO gilt und angemessene Maßnahmen zum Schutz der Rechte und Freiheiten sowie Ihrer berechtigten Interessen getroffen wurden.

However, these decisions may not be based on special categories of personal data according to Art. 9 Para. 1 GDPR, unless Art. 9 Para. 2 lit. a or g GDPR applies and appropriate measures have been taken to protect your rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests.

With regard to the cases mentioned in 1 and 3, the person responsible takes appropriate measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms as well as your legitimate interests, including at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person on the part of the person responsible, to state your own position and to contest heard the decision.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of your residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged violation, if you believe that the processing of your personal data is against the GDPR violates.

The supervisory authority to which the complaint was lodged shall inform the complainant of the status and results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy in accordance with Art. 78 GDPR.

Up-to-dateness and change of this data protection declaration

This data protection declaration is currently valid and was last updated in April 2020.

Due to the further development of our website and offers about it or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may become necessary to change this data protection declaration. You can access and print out the current data protection declaration at any time from this website under data protection.

Sources

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