Privacy

    We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration. We ensure the security of our EDP system and the confidentiality of the persons handling your data.

    Use of data for electronic and letter mail, for donations and your right of objection

    If the opportunity for the input of personal data is given, the input of these data takes place voluntarily by the user. You can object to the use of this data at any time, e.g. if you no longer wish to be informed about the work of the schwelle Foundation. The contact data can be found in the imprint. The use of our website is possible without providing personal data. In addition, personal data is collected, processed and used by us in compliance with the provisions of the Basic Data Protection Regulation, the Federal Data Protection Act and the Telemedia Act. Online donations are accepted and administered via www.betterplace.org/de (including the dispatch of the donation receipt). We will not receive any data about you without your express consent.

    Data storage and data transmission

    Our servers are located in Germany and work with modern SSL encryption. SSL guarantees secure and encrypted data transmission that is not accessible from outside. We store your personal data to the extent necessary for foundation purposes. If you have consented, we will send you further information about the work of the schwelle Foundation.

    We do not sell your data to third parties, nor are these third parties made available or accessible for use outside of this declaration. We make data available to service providers when, for cost reasons, we make use of third-party services. This is the case, for example, with the dispatch of our letters and publications. We conclude data protection agreements with our external service providers beforehand. The service providers may use the data only for the completion of the order and the data will be deleted after the completion of the order.

    Use of your data for the newsletter and the mailing list

    If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require an e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. You can use a pseudonym. It is also possible to subscribe to the newsletter with a non-personal e-mail address. You can also subscribe to our mailing list by voluntarily providing us with your postal address. Further data will not be collected. We use these data exclusively for the dispatch of the requested information and pass them on only to service providers commissioned for this purpose. Otherwise we do not pass this data on to third parties.

    Cookies

    Some of our web pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

    You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, accept cookies for certain cases or generally exclude them and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.

    Web analysis service PIWIK of our web pages

    Our website uses the open source analysis tool PIWIK (www.piwik.org) to generate statistical evaluations of the use of the website. This gives us the opportunity to optimize the web pages for you and make them more visitor-friendly. PIWIK stores the collected data (e.g. time, page accessed, browser used, operating system) in a database. The evaluations generated with PIWIK are completely anonymous and cannot be used to identify individual persons. IP addresses are made unrecognisable before they enter the database in order to comply with legal requirements. The stored data is not linked to other data sources or passed on to third parties.

    Transparency: right to information, deletion, blocking

    You may at any time revoke your consent to the storage of your data and its use to send newsletters and postal mailings,  by sending an e-mail to: newsletter@dieschwelle.de. You can also contact us by e-mail, letter post or telephone to modify, update or delete your data.

    schwelle Foundation
    Wachmannstrasse 79
    28209 Bremen, Germany

    0421 30 32 575
    stiftung(at)dieschwelle.de

    You have the right at any time to free information about your stored data as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. 

    If you have any further questions or comments on the subject of data protection, please send an e-mail to stiftung(at)dieschwelle.de.