Privacy Policy

Data protection has a high priority at humanIT Software GmbH [humanIT]. This privacy statement explains the personal data collected when you use our website. Personal data means any data which refer directly to you, e.g., name, address, e-mail addresses, user actions. We have taken comprehensive technical and operational precautions to protect your data from accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security procedures are regularly reviewed and adapted to technological progress.

This privacy policy applies to both https://www.infozoom.com/ and http://elearning.infozoom.com.

The privacy policy also applies to our social media profiles unless otherwise stated there.

1. Information About the Party Responsible

The party responsible for processing data on this website is:

humanIT Software GmbH
Brühler Straße 9
53119 Bonn

Phone: +49 (228) 90954-0
Fax: +49 (228) 90954-11

Board of Management
Stefan Dornseifer
Eric Verniaut

info@humanit.de

2. Contact to Data Protection Officer

We have hired a data protection officer for our company.

Mr. Maximilian Mertin, Datenschutz@proalpha.de
c/o intersoft consulting services AG
Beim Strohhause 17, 20097 Hamburg

Datenschutz@proalpha.com

3. Purpose and Legal Basis for the Processing

Personal data are only collected if provided by you, for example, when you fill in a contact form. We use these data only for the purpose for which you have entered your data. We shall only use your data for other purposes if you have given your consent, Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR. In some cases, personal data are processed on the basis of a legitimate interest according to Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. f GDPR.

4. Processing on the Basis of a Legitimate Interest

Personal data shall be processed according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR in the following cases:

If you only use our website for information purposes, we only collect the personal data automatically transmitted to our server by your browser. If you want to view our website, we collect the following data, which we need in order to display our website and to ensure stability and security:

IP address (last octet anonymized), date and time of the request, time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), content of the request (precise site), access status/HTTP status code, data volume transferred respectively, website from which the request is issued, browser, operating system and its interface, language and version of the browser software.

The legitimate interest of the party responsible is the proper display of their web presence as well as the guarantee of the stability and security of their website.

4.1 Use of Cookies

What are cookies? Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your computer when you visit a website in order to recognize your computer again the next time. Cookies are used by a website to collect information. Cookies may store various information, for example, your language settings, the time you spent on our website, or the information you entered. For instance, this spares you from having to enter the required form data for every use. The information stored in cookies may also be used to honor preferences and base content on areas of interest.

There are different types of cookies: Session cookies are pieces of data which are only temporarily stored in the memory and deleted when you close your browser. Permanent or persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a predefined period, which might be different for each cookie. These types of cookies may also store the information in text files on your computer. You can always delete these cookies in the settings of your browser.

First-party cookies are set by the website you are currently browsing. Only this website may read information from these cookies. Third-party cookies are set by organizations which are not the provider of the website you are currently browsing. These cookies are used by marketing companies, for example.

The legal bases for processing personal data by means of cookies and their storage time may vary. Insofar as you have given your consent, the legal basis for this is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. Insofar as the data has been processed on the basis of our predominant legitimate interests, the legal basis for this is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The indicated purpose then corresponds to our legitimate interest.

We use cookies to ensure the proper operation of our website, to provide basic functionalities and interest-based services – with your consent –, and to measure our reach. For these purposes, we use transient cookies as well as persistent cookies.

You can delete cookies stored on your device at any time. If you want to prevent cookies from being stored on your computer, you can do so in your browser settings. You can find instructions for the most common browsers here: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, Google Chrome mobile, Microsoft Edge, Safari, Safari mobile. Alternatively, you can install so-called ad blockers. Please note that individual functions of our website might not work if you disable cookies.

We also use a consent management platform on our websites, where you can centrally adjust your given consent. You can do so at any time: Change cookie settings

4.2 Borlabs Cookie

We use the cookie plugin Borlabs Cookie for our website. Service provider is Borlabs – Benjamin A. Bornschein, Rübenkamp 32, 22305 Hamburg, Germany.
This serves to meet legal requirements and to store your consent. A cookie is used for this.
The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. c GDPR.

4.3 Use of Social Plugins and Integrated Functions

Google YouTube

We use YouTube, a provider of video content by Google LLC, on our website. The responsible service provider within the EU is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland („Google“). This serves to improve our online content.

This always requires that the providers of these contents (hereinafter referred to as “third parties”) can see the IP address of the users. Without the IP address, they would not be able to send the contents to the browser of the respective user. The IP address is a requirement in order for the contents to be displayed. We make every effort to use only those contents whose respective providers use the IP address only for the delivery of the contents. However, we have no influence on whether third parties store the IP address, e.g. for statistical purposes. As far as this is known to us, we inform the users about this.

The legal basis and right of withdrawal
for this data processing is your consent, Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. a GDPR. You may revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by adjusting your cookie settings on our consent management platform: Change cookie settings

Google Maps

We use the web mapping service Google Maps on our website. Google Maps is a mapping service by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland („Google“).
In order to use the functions of Google Maps, information like the IP address or the address entered to use the route planning function may be transmitted to the servers of the provider. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA, where it will be stored. When you visit a website which uses Google Maps, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Google servers, whereby the map content is sent to your browser and integrated. The provider of the website has no influence on this data transfer. Based on current knowledge, this includes the following data:

– date and time of the visit to the respective website,
– Internet address or URL of the visited website,
– IP address, (start) address entered for the route planning

We use Google Maps in order to present our online offers in an appealing way and to make it easier to find the places mentioned on our website. If you do not wish for Google to process your data via this service, you can disable JavaScript in your browser settings. Please note that in this case you will not be able to use the interactive mapping function by Google Maps.

For further information on the handling of user data, please refer to the privacy policy of Google: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

The legal basis and right of withdrawal
for this data processing is your consent, Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. a GDPR. You may revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by adjusting your cookie settings on our consent management platform: Change cookie settings

4.4 Website Analysis

For the purpose of analyzing and optimizing our websites we use various services, which are described below. For instance, we can analyze the number of users visiting our website, the information in highest demand and the way users come across our offer. Among other things, we collect data about the website from which a person has accessed our website (so-called referrer), which subpages of the website were accessed, and how often and for how long a subpage was viewed. This helps us improve our offers and design them in a user-friendly way. The data collected are not used to identify individual users.

Wiredminds

Our website uses counting pixel technology provided by wiredminds GmbH, Lindenspürstraße 32, 70176 Stuttgart (https://wiredminds.de/en/) to analyze visitor behavior. Data may be collected, processed and stored, and used to create user profiles under a pseudonym. Wherever possible and reasonable, the user profiles are completely anonymized. Cookies may be used for this purpose. The collected data, which may also contain personal data, will be transmitted to WiredMinds or collected directly by WiredMinds. WiredMinds may use information that is left by visits to the websites to create anonymized user profiles. The data obtained will not be used without the express consent of the person concerned to identify the visitor of this website and will not be merged with personal data of the bearer of the pseudonym. If IP addresses are collected, they are immediately anonymized by deleting the last number block. You may object to the collection, processing and storage of your data at any time with effect for the future.

Exclude from Website Tracking

The legal basis and right of withdrawal
for this data processing is your consent, Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. a GDPR. You may revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by adjusting your cookie settings on our consent management platform: Change cookie settings

Matomo
We use the web analysis service Matomo on our website. Matomo is an open source project, which is legally represented by founder Matthieu Aubry. Matomo uses cookies, which allow for an analysis of the use of the website. For this purpose, the user information stored in the cookies (including your shortened IP address) is transmitted to our server and stored for the purpose of usage analyses. Matomo shall not transmit data to servers outside of our control. During this process, your IP address is immediately anonymized so that we cannot identify you as a user. The information collected about your use of this website is not forwarded to third parties. We use the collected data for the statistical analysis of user actions for the purpose of optimizing the functionality and stability of our website, and for marketing purposes. Our interest in, and the purpose of data processing is the optimization of our website, the adjustment of the contents, and the improvement of our offers. The anonymization properly protects the interests of the user.
We store the analysis data only as long as the purpose of data processing requires, but no more than [individual setting in Matomo, specify period] You can obtain information about how long Matomo stores the data from the provider or under https://matomo.org/privacy
You can prevent (individual or all) cookies from being set by means of the corresponding setting of your browser, but please note that you might not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent in this case.
If you do not want the usage data from your visit to our website to be stored and analyzed, you can prevent the collection by Matomo by means of a click below at any time. Your browser then sets an opt-out cookie, which prevents Matomo from collecting session data. Note that if you delete your cookies, the opt-out cookie is deleted as well and must be set again.

We also use a consent management platform on our websites, where you can centrally adjust your given consent. You can do so at any time: Change cookie settings

5. Registration at this Website

You can register at our website to use additional functions. We use the data entered only in the context of the respective offer or service for which you have registered. In case of important changes to the scope of the offer or in case of essential technical changes, we use this e-mail address to inform you accordingly.

– Salutation
– First name
– Last name
– E-mail (user name)
– Password
– Company
– Telephone and fax
– Academic degree
– Company address
– Website

We use the so-called double opt-in procedure for the registration, i.e. your registration is not complete until you have confirmed your registration by clicking on the link in the confirmation e-mail sent to you for this purpose. If we do not receive your confirmation within [1 week], your registration will be automatically deleted from our database. The provision of the aforementioned data is mandatory; all further information can be provided voluntarily by using our portal.

After registration you will receive a personal, password-protected account where you can view and manage the data you have provided. Registration is voluntary, but may be a prerequisite for using our services.

If you use our portal, we store your data necessary for the fulfillment of the contract until you delete your account; this might also include information on the method of payment. Furthermore, we store the data you have provided for the duration of your use of the portal, unless you delete them beforehand. You can manage your data in the protected customer area. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 Par. 1 lit a, b and f GDPR.

6. Registration ans USe of Training Tool

In order to be able to use our e-learning tool under http://elearning.infozoom.com, you will have to register. For your registration, we collect and store the following data:

– User name
– First name
– Last name
– E-mail address
– Password
– Language chosen (English/German)

After registration you will receive a personal, password-protected account where you can view and manage the data you have provided.

When you use the tool, we collect and store data of your learning progress (completed chapters and answers given, started/completed assessment test, percentage of tests passed / not passed for all participants, date and time of final test, certificate).

7. Newsletter

General Information

For some of our websites, you can subscribe to a newsletter, with which we keep you updated on the activities of humanIT, current information about our services, special offers, actions, and events. The content of the individual newsletter is described shortly in the context of the subscription. The legal basis for the subscription to the newsletter is your consent according to Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. a GDPR in conjunction with Section 7 Par. 2 No. 3 of the German UWG or the legal permission according to Section 7 Para. 3 of the German UWG.

For the subscription to our newsletters we use the so-called double opt-in procedure. This means, that we will send you an e-mail to the e-mail address you have specified for the subscription, in which we ask you to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter. If you do not confirm your subscription, your information will be automatically deleted after 3

The obtained information is used to be able to address you personally. After your confirmation, we will save your e-mail address for the purpose of sending you the newsletter until further notice. Furthermore, we store your IP address at the time of your subscription, the time of the subscription, and the confirmation up to three years after the subscription (limitation period). The purpose of this is to be able to prove your subscription in case of doubt and, if necessary, to clarify a possible misuse of your personal data. The legal basis for the logging of the subscription is our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR with the proof of a given consent, see also Art. 7 Para. 1 GDPR.

You can revoke your consent to receive the newsletter at any time and unsubscribe from the newsletter. To do so, click on the link provided in every newsletter or send an e-mail to info@humanit.de.

8. Applications

You can apply to our company by electronic means, in particular by e-mail. We will of course use your data exclusively to process your application and will not pass them on to third parties. Please note that unencrypted e-mails are not transmitted with access protection.

If you have applied for a specific position that has already been filled, or if we consider you suitable for another position, we would be happy to forward your application within the company. Please let us know if you agree to our forwarding of your data for this purpose.

Your information is used for processing your application and the decision to establish an employment relationship. The legal basis for this is Section 26 Para. 1 in conjunction with Para. 8 Sentence 2 of the German Federal Data Protection Act. Furthermore, we may process your personal data insofar as this may be necessary to defend against legal claims asserted against us in the application process. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. f GDPR. The specified purposes also include the legitimate interest in the processing.

If your application results in an employment relationship between you and us, we may process the personal data already received from you for the purpose of the employment relationship in accordance with Section 26 Par. 1 of the German Federal Data Protection Act, if this is necessary for the performance or termination of the employment relationship, or the exercise or fulfillment of rights and obligations regarding the representation of interests resulting from a law, collective agreement, works agreement or service agreement.

Your application data are not processed in any other way than specified.

Your personal data will be deleted immediately after a maximum of 6 months, unless the deletion is in conflict with other legitimate interests on our side or you have given us your express consent for a longer retention of your data. Other legitimate interest in this sense is, for example, a burden of proof in proceedings under the Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz (AGG, General Act on Equal Treatment).

9. Data Transfer and Recipients or Recipient Categories

We do not transmit your data to third parties, unless we are legally obliged to do so, or the transmission of data is necessary for the execution of the contractual relationship, or you have given your prior express consent to the transmission of your data. Retention of Data

10. Retention of Data

The personal data we collect are deleted within the legal retention periods or if the processing purpose becomes void.

11. Existance of Automated Decision-Making Including Profiling

There is no automated decision-making including profiling according to Art. 22 GDPR.

12. Your Rights

You have the following rights regarding your personal data:

12.1 General Rights

You have the right to information, correction, deletion, and limitation of the processing, objection to the processing, and data portability. If you have given your consent to the processing, you are entitled to revoke it with effect for the future.

12.2. Rights in Data Processing According to the Legitimate Interest

Pursuant to Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. e GDPR (data processing in the public interest) or Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR (data processing to safeguard a legitimate interest) at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation; this also applies to profiling based on this provision. If you lodge an objection, we will no longer process your personal data, unless we demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing that override your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

12.3. Rights in Direct Marketing

If we process your personal data for direct marketing purposes, you have the right pursuant to Art. 21 Para. 2 GDPR 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 associated with such direct marketing.

If you object to the processing of your personal data for the purposes of direct marketing, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes.

12.4. Right to Appeal to a Supervisory Authority

You have the right to lodge an objection with the competent supervisory authority for data protection about our processing of your personal data.

13. Contact by E-Mail or Contact Form

If you get in contact with us via e-mail or contact form, we store the data you provided (e.g., your e-mail address or your first and last name) in order to answer your questions. Fields for supplementary information that is not required to establish contact are always marked as optional. This information helps us to specify your request and to better process your matter. This information is communicated on a strictly voluntary basis and with your consent, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. Insofar as this information concerns communication channels (for example, e-mail address, phone number), you also agree that we may contact you via this communication channel in order to process your matter. You can revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future.

We shall delete the data collected in this context after the retention becomes obsolete, or limit the processing if there are statutory retention regulations.

14. Data Security

We have taken comprehensive technical and operational precautions to protect your data from accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security procedures are regularly reviewed and adapted to technological progress.

15. Data Transmission and Intended Data Transmission to a Third Country or International Organization

We do not transmit your data to third parties, unless we are legally obliged to do so, or the transmission of data is necessary for the execution of the contractual relationship, or you have given your prior consent to the transmission of your data.

November 2020

Contact

humanIT Software GmbH
Brühler Straße 9
D-53119 Bonn · Germany

info@humanit.de
+49 (0)228 90 95 4-0

About us

Since its foundation in 1997, humanIT Software GmbH has dedicated itself to the development of its data analysis software InfoZoom. humanIT Software GmbH started as a spin-off of the Fraunhofer institute and is now part of the proALPHA group.

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