Privacy Policy

General and compulsory information

Data controller

The controller for data processing at this website is:

WEP e.V.
Dr. Rainer Wichmann
Am Kreideberg 3a
21339 Lüneburg

The data controller decides either by himslf or jointly with others on the purpose and methods for processing of personal data.

Revocation of your consent to data processing

Processing of your personal data is only possible with your explicit consent. You may revoke already given consent at any time. For revocation, it is sufficient to send an informal notice via eMail. The revocation of already given consent does not affect the validity of data processing performed before that revocation.

Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority

As data subject you have the right to appeal to the competent supervisory authority if you believe your rights have been infringed by the collection, processing or use of your personal data. The competent supervisory authority for infringements of data protection provisions is the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information of the Federal State where our association is registered. For a list of Federal Commissioners for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (and their contact details), please refer to this link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Right of data transfer

You have the right to request that data we are processing with your consent or for the performance of a contract will be transferred to you or a third party. The data will be provided in a machine readable format. A request for a direct data transfer to another data controller can only be honoured if technically feasible.

Right of information, correction, blockage, erasure

Within the limits of the provisions of the law you are entitled - free of charge - to request information on stored personal data, the origin of that data, their recipient(s), and the purpose of data processing, as well as correction, erasure and blocking of that data. In regard to this, or any further questions concerning personal data you can contact us anytime via the contact details listed in our impressum/legal notice.

SSL/TLS-Encryption

For security reasons and to safeguard the transmission of confidential data you send to us, our website uses SSL/TLS encryption. This prevents third parties from eavesdropping on data in transmission. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the „https://“ in the address bar of your browser as well as from the lock symbol displayed there by your browser.

Contact form

Data sent via our contact form, as well as your contact details, will be stored to handle your enquiry and to be available for follow-up questions. These data will not be transferred to other bodies unless you have consented.

Processing of data sent via our contact form is performed based on your consent (Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a DSGVO). You may revoke already given consent at any time. For revocation, it is sufficient to send an informal notice via eMail. The revocation of already given consent does not affect the validity of data processing performed before that revocation.

We will store data sent via our contact form until you request erasure of this data, revoke your consent to their storage, or further storage is unnecessary. Retention periods prescribed by law, statutes or contracts remain in effect.

Storage of contributions and comments

Contributions, comments, as well as related data like eMail addresses, will be stored. Their content will remain on our website until it will be completely erased or erasure is neccesitaded by legal provisions.

Storage of contributions and comments is performed based on your consent (Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a DSGVO). You may revoke already given consent at any time. For revocation, it is sufficient to send an informal notice via eMail. The revocation of already given consent does not affect the validity of data processing performed before that revocation.

Subscribing to comments

As user of our website, you may register to subscribe to comments posted in the discussion forum. We will use a verification eMail to make sure you own the eMail address used for registration. You may cancel your subscription anytime by following the instruction included in the eMail you subscribed to. Data provided for subscription will be erased when you cancel your subscription. If these data have been transferred to us also in other ways and for other purposes, those will remain stored.

Newsletter

For sending our newsletter, we need your eMail address. If you subscribe to the newsletter, we will use a verification eMail to make sure you own the eMail address used for registration. You may cancel your subscription anytime by following the instruction included in the newsletter eMail. Your subscription eMail address will only be used for sending the newsletter.

Data provided by subscribing to the newsletter are processed based on your consent only (Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a DSGVO). You may revoke already given consent at any time. For revocation, it is sufficient to send an informal notice via eMail. The revocation of already given consent does not affect the validity of data processing performed before that revocation.

Data provided for subscription will be erased when you cancel your subscription. If these data have been transferred to us also in other ways and for other purposes, those will remain stored.

PayPal

Our website enables you to contribute to our efforts via PayPal. The provider of this payment service is PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg.

If you transfer money via PayPal, the payment data entered by you are transmitted to PayPal.

Transmission of your data to PayPal is performed based on Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent) und Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. b DSGVO (Processing for performance of a contract). You may revoke already given consent at any time. The revocation of already given consent does not affect the validity of data processing performed before that revocation.