The person responsible within the meaning of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:
Energy Watch Group
10117 Berlin / Germany
1. Scope of processing of personal data
In principle, we process personal data of our users only insofar as this is necessary to provide a functioning 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 to cases in which prior consent can not be obtained for reasons of fact and the processing of the data is permitted by law.
2. Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as legal basis.
In the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO as legal basis. This also applies to processing operations required to carry out pre-contractual actions.
Insofar as processing of personal data is required to fulfill a legal obligation that is subject to our company, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DSGVO as 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 DSGVO as 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 prevail over the first interest, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO as legal basis for processing.
3. Data deletion and storage duration
The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage is deleted. In addition, such storage may be provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the controller is subject. Blocking or deletion of the data also takes place when a storage period prescribed by the standards mentioned expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for conclusion of a contract or fulfillment of the contract.
1. 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 calling computer.
The following data is collected here:
The data is also stored in the log files of our system. A storage of this data together with other personal data of the user does not take place.
2. Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
3. Purpose of the data processing
The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to allow delivery of the website to the computer of the user. To do this, the user’s IP address must be kept for the duration of the session.
Storage in log files is done to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, the data is used to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context.
For these purposes, our legitimate interest in the processing of data according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
4. Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. In the case of collecting the data for providing the website, this is the case when the respective session is completed.
In the case of storing the data in log files, this is the case after no more than seven days. An additional storage is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are deleted or alienated, so that an assignment of the calling client is no longer possible.
5. Opposition and removal possibility
The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. There is consequently no contradiction on the part of the user.
1. Description and scope of data processing
Our website uses various types of cookies, the nature and function of which are explained in more detail below.
Persistent cookies are used on our website. Persistent cookies are cookies that are stored in your browser for a longer period of time and that transmit information to us. The respective storage duration differs depending on the cookie. You can independently delete persistent cookies through your browser settings.
With the help of these cookies, we are able to carry out an analysis of the website usage and to improve the performance and functionality of our website. For example, it collects information about how our website is used by visitors, which pages are accessed most frequently, or if error messages appear on certain pages.
2. Legal basis for data processing
3. Purpose of the data processing
We require cookies for the following applications:
(1) adoption of language settings
(2) Remember keywords
The user data collected through technically necessary cookies will not be used to create user profiles.
For these purposes, our legitimate interest in the processing of personal data pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
4. Duration of storage, objection and disposal options
The transmission of Flash cookies can not be prevented by the settings of the browser, but by changing the settings of the Flash Player.
5. Configure the browser settings
Most browsers are pre-set to accept cookies by default. However, you can configure your browser to accept only certain or no cookies at all. We point out, however, that you may not be able to use all functions of our website if cookies are deactivated by your browser settings on our website. Your browser settings also allow you to delete cookies already stored in your browser. It is also possible to set your browser to notify you before cookies are stored. Since the different browsers may differ in their respective functions, we ask that you use the respective help menu of your browser for the configuration options.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountainview, CA 94043 USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you.
The information generated by these cookies, such as the time, place and frequency of your use of this website, is usually transmitted to and stored by Google on a server in the United States. When using Google Analytics, it is not excluded that the cookies set by Google Analytics in addition to the IP address can also collect other personal information. We point out that Google may transfer this information to third parties, if required by law, or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google.
The information generated by cookies will be used by Google on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by Google Analytics within the framework of Google Analytics is not combined by Google with other data provided by Google.
You can generally prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. We point out, however, that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to the full extent.
It is not excluded that the cookies set by Google Analytics can collect other personal data in addition to the IP address. In order to prevent information about your use of the website from being collected by Google Analytics and transmitted to Google Analytics, you can download and install a plugin for your browser under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
This plugin prevents information about your visit to the website from being transmitted to Google Analytics. Any other analysis will not be prevented by this plugin.
We point out that you can not use the browser plug-in described above when visiting our website via the browser of a mobile device (smartphone or tablet). When using a mobile device, you can prevent the collection of your usage data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
By clicking on this link, a so-called opt-out cookie is set in your browser. This prevents information about your visit to the website from being transmitted to Google Analytics. Please note that the opt-out cookie is only valid for this browser and only for this domain. If you delete the cookies in this browser, the opt-out cookie will also be deleted. To continue to prevent Google Analytics tracking, you must click the link again. The use of the opt-out cookie is also possible as an alternative to the above plug-in when using the browser on your computer.
To ensure the best possible protection of your personal data, Google Analytics has been expanded to include the code “anonymizeIp” on this website. This code causes the last 8 bits of the IP addresses to be deleted and your IP address to be recorded anonymously (so-called IP masking). Your IP address will be shortened by Google in principle before the transfer within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area and thereby anonymized. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there.
Your data processed on the use of our website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage is omitted, the deletion of the data does not conflict with statutory retention requirements and subsequently no other information is given about individual processing methods.
1. “Twitter” -Social plug-in
In our website we use the plug-in of the social network Twitter. Twitter is an Internet service provided by Twitter, Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA, hereafter referred to as “Twitter.”
Certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield
Twitter warrants that EU data protection standards will be respected, including when processing data in the United States.
The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the quality improvement of our website.
If the plug-in is stored on one of the pages you visit on our website, your Internet browser downloads a representation of the plug-in from the servers of Twitter in the USA. For technical reasons, it is necessary that Twitter processes your IP address. In addition, however, the date and time of the visit to our website are recorded.
If you are logged in to Twitter while visiting any of our plug-ins, the information collected through the plug-in will be recognized by Twitter. The information collected in this way may be assigned to your personal account by Twitter. If you use the so-called “Share” button of Twitter, for example, this information will be stored in your Twitter user account and, if applicable, published via the Twitter platform. If you want to prevent this, you must either log out of Twitter before visiting our website or make the appropriate settings in your Twitter account.
Further information about the collection and use of data as well as your related rights and protections Twitter holds in the under
available data protection information.
2. MailChimp – Newsletter
We offer you the opportunity to register with us via our website for our free newsletter.
For the purposes of newsletter distribution, we use MailChimp, a service of The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 512 Means Street, Suite 404, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA, hereinafter referred to as “The Rocket Science Group”.
Certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield
The Rocket Science Group guarantees that the EU’s data protection standards will also be complied with when processing data in the USA. The Rocket Science Group also offers
further privacy information.
The newsletter, which is subsequently sent via The Rocket Science Group, also contains a so-called “counting pixel”, also known as Web Beacon “. With the help of this pixel we can evaluate if and when you have read our newsletter and if you have followed the links in the newsletter. In addition to other technical data, such as the data of your computer system and your IP address, the processed data are stored so that we can optimize our newsletter offer and respond to the wishes of readers. So the data will increase to increase the quality and attractiveness of our newsletter offer.
The legal basis for sending the newsletter and the analysis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a.) GDPR.
You can revoke your consent to the newsletter dispatch at any time with effect for the future in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR. For this you only have to inform us about your withdrawal or press the unsubscribe link contained in each newsletter.
If you process personal data, you are i.S.d. DSGVO and you have the following rights to the person responsible:
1. Right to information
You may ask the person in charge to confirm if personal data concerning you is processed by us.
If such processing is available, you can request information from the person responsible about the following information:
(1) the purposes for which the personal data are processed;
(2) the categories of personal data being processed;
(3) the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data relating to you have been disclosed or are still being disclosed;
(4) the planned duration of the storage of your personal data or, if specific information is not available, criteria for determining the duration of storage;
(5) the existence of a right to rectification or erasure of personal data concerning you, a right to restriction of processing by the controller or a right to object to such processing;
(6) the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;
(7) all available information on the source of the data if the personal data is not collected from the data subject;
(8) the existence of automated decision-making including profiling under Article 22 (1) and (4) GDPR and, at least in these cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, and the scope and intended impact of such processing on the data subject.
You have the right to request information about whether your personal information relates to a third country or an international organization. In this connection, you can request the appropriate guarantees in accordance with. Art. 46 GDPR in connection with the transfer.
This right of access may be limited to the extent that it is likely to render impossible or seriously affect the realization of the research or statistical purposes and the restriction is necessary for the performance of the research or statistical purposes.
2. Right to rectification
You have a right to rectification and / or completion to the controller, if the personal data you process is incorrect or incomplete. The responsible person must make the correction without delay.
Its right of rectification may be limited to the extent that it is likely to render impossible or seriously affect the realization of research or statistical purposes and the restriction is necessary for the performance of research or statistical purposes.
3. Right to restriction of processing
You may request the restriction of the processing of your personal data under the following conditions:
(1) if you contest the accuracy of your personal information for a period of time that enables the controller to verify the accuracy of your personal information;
(2) the processing is unlawful and you refuse the deletion of the personal data and instead demand the restriction of the use of the personal data;
(3) the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims; or
(4) if you have objected to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 (1) GDPR and it is not yet certain whether the legitimate reasons of the person responsible outweigh your reasons.
If the processing of personal data concerning you has been restricted, this data may only be used with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest Union or a Member State.
If the limitation of the processing after the o.g. If conditions are restricted, you will be informed by the person in charge before the restriction is lifted.
Its right to restriction of processing may be restricted to the extent that it is likely to render impossible or seriously affect the realization of the research or statistical purposes and the restriction is necessary for the performance of the research or statistical purposes.
4. Right to cancellation
a) Obligation to delete
You may require the controller to delete your personal information without delay, and the controller is required to delete that information immediately if one of the following is true:
(1) Personal data concerning you are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
(2) You revoke your consent, to which the processing acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. DSGVO and there is no other legal basis for processing.
(3) According to. Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO objection to the processing and there are no prior justifiable reasons for the processing, or you lay gem. Art. 21 para. 2 DSGVO Opposition to processing.
(4) Your personal data have been processed unlawfully.
(5) The deletion of personal data concerning you shall be required 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 concerning you were collected in relation to information society services offered pursuant to Art. 8 (1) GDPR.
b) information to third parties
If the person in charge has made the personal data concerning you public and is acc. Article 17 (1) of the GDPR, it shall take appropriate measures, including technical means, to inform data controllers who process the personal data that you have been identified as being affected, taking into account available technology and implementation costs Persons requesting deletion of all links to such personal data or of copies or replications of such personal data.
The right to erasure 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 required by the law of the Union or of the Member States to which the controller is subject, or to carry out a task which is in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority conferring on the controller has been;
(3) for reasons of public interest in the field of public health pursuant to Art. 9 (2) lit. h and i and Art. 9 (3) GDPR;
(4) for archival purposes of public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes acc. Article 89 (1) GDPR, to the extent that the law referred to in subparagraph (a) is likely to render impossible or seriously affect the achievement of the objectives of that processing, or
(5) to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
5. Right to information
If you have the right of rectification, erasure or restriction of processing to the controller, he / she is obliged to notify all recipients to whom your personal data 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 a right to the person responsible to be informed about these recipients.
6. Right to Data Portability
You have the right to receive personally identifiable information you provide to the controller in a structured, common and machine-readable format. In addition, you have the right to transfer this data to another person without hindrance by the person responsible for providing the personal data, provided that
(1) the processing on a consent acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a DSGVO or on a contract acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO is based and
(2) the processing is done by automated means.
In exercising this right, you also have the right to obtain that your personal data relating to you are transmitted directly from one person to another, insofar as this is technically feasible. Freedoms and rights of other persons may not be affected.
The right to data portability does not apply to the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority delegated to the controller.
7. Right to object
You have the right at any time, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, against the processing of your personal data, which pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e or f DSGVO takes an objection; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.
The controller will no longer process the personal data concerning you unless he can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the purpose of enforcing, exercising or defending legal claims.
If the personal data relating to 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 associated with such direct mail.
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, in the context of the use of information society services, of exercising your right to object through automated procedures that use technical specifications.
You also have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, in processing personal data relating to you for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes. Art. 89 para. 1 GDPR is to be contradicted.
Its right of objection may be limited to the extent that it is likely to render impossible or seriously affect the realization of the research or statistical purposes, and that the restriction is necessary for the performance of the research or statistical purposes.