The data controller according to Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR is:
Deutsch-Koreanisches Forum e.V.
+49 921 76430-14
Our website address is: https://german-korean.business.
This website is not designed or intended for use by children under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect any Personal Data on this website from anyone under the age of 16 without the prior, verifiable consent of a parent or guardian. Such parent or guardian may have the right, upon request, to view the information provided by the child and require that it be deleted. Moreover, all minors should seek their parent’s or guardian’s permission prior to using or disclosing any Personal Data on this website or online resource.
How we process personal data
On this website, we may request Personal Data about you. Examples of Personal Data that we may collect that directly identifies you includes your name, contact information, email address, and other information in combination with these identifiers. We may also may collect certain Personal Data that does not directly identify you by name, but could be used to identify that a specific computer or device has accessed our website.
We process your Personal Data on our websites for many reasons, including:
- To respond to your requests or inquiries;
- To handle your application;
- To perform website analytics and measure website performance; and
- To maintain the website, including for security purposes.
Several places on our website require Personal Data if you choose to use them (i.e. surveys, contact form, application form). We are collecting this information about you only if you voluntarily provide it to us. Please be aware that certain features of this website may not be available to you if you elect not to provide certain Personal Data. Any Personal Data you provide to us on our websites will be used in accordance with this Privacy Notice.
Legal Basis for data processing
Below you can find the data processing activities on this website in detail with the respective legal basis.
|Purpose and categories of data||Legal basis of data processing|
|Responding to Requests or Applications|
We may use the information you provide to respond to your request and handle your application, such as when you submit an inquiry through the Site’s contact or application form. Depending on your request, we may collect the contact information provided by you (i.e. name and email address) and other information you provide in your request or application.
When visitors or users submit a form, we may capture the IP Address for spam protection. We also may capture the email address and might capture other personal data included in the Form fields.
|Article 6(1)(f) GDPR|
We collect and process your Personal Data for these purposes based on our legitimate interest to respond to your request and to handelt you application.
|Website Analytics and Tracking|
Where permitted by law, we may combine Personal Data you provide with other information you’ve provided to us through our website. More information about this can be found in the “Cookies” section below.
|Article 6(1)(f) GDPR|
Article 6(1)(a) GDPR
In cases where we collect this information automatically, we collect and process this information for our legitimate business interests. In other cases, we will collect and process this information pursuant to your consent.
|To Run and Maintain our Website|
We use this information to secure our websites, network systems, and other assets. This may include information concerning your IP Address, geographic location, resources you have accessed, and similar information.
|Article 6(1)(f) GDPR|
We collect this information automatically, for our legitimate business interests to run, maintain, and secure our websites.
Cookies and Web Trackers
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
When visitors or users submit a form we retain the data for 30 days.
What rights you have over your data
You may have certain rights regarding our use and processing of your Personal Data.
Your Rights If Your Data is Covered by the GDPR
If your Personal Data are covered by the GDPR (that is, if you are an individual within the European Economic Area), you have the following rights with respect to your Personal Data:
- The right to request access to the Personal Data that we have about you;
- The right to rectify or correct any Personal Data that is inaccurate or incomplete;
- The right to request a copy of your Personal Data in electronic format so that you can transmit the data to third parties, or to request that we directly transfer your Personal Data to one more third parties;
- The right to object to the processing of your Personal Data for marketing and other purposes;
- The right to erasure of your Personal Data when it is no longer needed for the purposes for which you provided it, as well as the right to restriction of processing of your Personal Data to certain limited purposes where erasure is not possible.
To exercise any of these rights, please contact us using the information provided above.
Please note that erasure or restriction of processing is only possible if and to the extent that the processing of Personal Data is based on your consent or our legitimate interests. If data processing is based on consent, note that you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, but that the withdrawal of your consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal. In the event of an erasure request, we may retain a copy of your Personal Data for our record-keeping purposes and to avoid entering your personal data in our systems after your request.
In the event that you believe or have the impression that our data processing does not comply with the GDPR, you are entitled to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
We take reasonable steps to protect Personal Data we access or receive through this website from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Nevertheless, we make no guarantee as to the security of your Personal Data and disclaims, to the fullest extent permitted by law, all liability and damages caused by loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We recommend that you take any available precautions to protect Personal Data you submit on this website.
Automated decision making
Automated decision making does not take place.
Updates to This Privacy Notice
From time to time, we may revise this Privacy Notice. Any such changes to this Privacy Notice will be reflected on this page. We recommend that you review this Privacy Notice regularly for any changes. The date on which this notice was last revised is located at the top of this notice.