Information about Privacy and Data Security
Inter.link takes protecting the privacy of personal data very seriously. As a result, we would like to provide the users of our website information about what data we collect and how this data is used. Applicable privacy law obligates us to process user data in a lawful manner and only for the intended purpose. We will not use this data for anything other than the stated purposes.
Inter.link is subject to the provisions of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Germany’s Federal Data Protection Act (abbreviated BDSG in German), and Germany’s Telemedia Act (abbreviated TMG in German), and has implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure that the provisions of applicable data protection laws are observed.
2. Data Controller
Boxhagener Straße 80
Further information can be found in our Legal Notice.
3. Data Protection Officer
Mr. Kevin Niehage
Boxhagener Straße 80
4. Processing Personal Data
Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as a “data subject”); an identifiable natural person is anyone who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier, or to one or more specific factors.
5. Date Collected, Purpose of Data Processing, and Legal Basis
Each time a user visits a page on the Inter.link website and each time a file is accessed, data about this event is stored in a log file. Depending on the type of access log used, the log file may contain the following information:
- The IP address of the device that requested the information
- The name of the requested file
- The date and time of the request
- The requesting device’s desired method of access/functions
- The web server’s access status
- The URL from which the file was requested
- The device’s operating system and browser type or browser settings
The data stored in these log files is used exclusively for the purposes of identifying and tracking unauthorized access attempts/accesses to the web server and for statistical analyses, such as the number of visitors and the popularity of a page. Such analyses are only carried out by authorized employees of Inter.link.
6. Contact Forms/User Comments
Personal data entered into forms on our website will be transmitted to Inter.link. If a comment is posted on our website, the comment will be displayed on the site with the name that was entered.
Personal data provided to us in this manner is transmitted via a secure connection in encrypted form. The encryption method used corresponds to the current state of the art. SSL encryption (recognizable by the appearance of https:// in the browser’s address bar and a lock symbol in the status bar at the bottom of the browser) is a protocol for encrypting data transmitted from the web server to the browser. Personal data is encrypted during transfer between the user’s device and our SSL server using the SSL protocol.
7. Automated Decision-Making: Profiling
We do not use automated decision making/profiling.
8. Rights of Data Subjects and Right to Lodge a Complaint with a Supervisory Authority
Every user has the right to receive information about the data stored about them by Inter.link free of charge.
In addition, every user has the following rights with regard to their personal data:
- The right to rectification
- The right to restriction of processing
- The right to erasure
- The right to object
- The right to data portability
Users also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. The supervisory authority responsible for Inter.link can be contacted at:
Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
Updated: December 2021