Declaration of data protection
We are pleased that you have chosen to visit our web site. The protection of data and privacy have high priorities for us and we want you to feel safe during your visit to our web site.
You can therefore visit our web site without needing to state personal data. However, as soon as you select particular functions or services on our web site, personal data can be processed. We do not record, process or use personal data, unless you have given your consent to the recording, processing and use or if an appropriate legal basis exists.
We reserve the right to revise this declaration of data protection at any time with effect for the future. The current version of the declaration of data protection can be called-up from our web site and saved and be printed out at any time.
We inform you in detail below about the type, scope and purpose of the personal data which we record, use and process and explain your rights as an affected person.
1.Name and address of the Data Protection Officer
The Data Protection Officer in the sense of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), of the domestic data protection laws of the Member States and other data protection requirements is:
BLOCKCHAIN Service UG (limited liability)
Richard Strauss Allee 29
Tel +49 (0) 202 26 15 83 55
2.Access data in server log files
Each time our web site is called-up, we automatically store access data in so-called server log files.
These comprise the date and time of the call-up, the volume of data transmitted and possibly the name of the requested file, the browser used and its version, the operating system used, the IP address and the requested URL, including the pages.
Temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable the web site to be delivered to your end device. Your IP address must remain stored for the duration of the session for this purpose.
The legal basis for the temporary storage of your data and of the log files is Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter f DSGVO.
The data are used solely to ensure that the web site can be operated permanently without disturbances, to improve the contents of our web site, to transmit to criminal authorities in case of a cyber-attack and to evaluate the security of our technical information systems. We do not evaluate your data in this context for marketing purposes.
Our legitimate interest in data processing in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter f DSGVO also lies in these purposes.
The server log file data are saved separate from all other personal data you may disclose.
The recording of data for the provision of the web site and saving the data in log files is essential to operate our web site. There is therefore no opportunity to object.
You can subscribe to our newsletter. In order to send our newsletters, we use the newsletter dispatch service MailChimp, operated by the Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE #5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA (“Mailchimp”). We transmit the data described below to MailChimp in the USA. The USA is an unsecure third country. MailChimp is nevertheless voluntarily certified under the US-EU data protection treaty “Privacy Shield” and is thereby obliged to comply with EU data protection requirements.
Our newsletter appears regularly and it contains news about Federal Coin and the products and services of Blockchain Service UG, as well as new offers concerning our up-coming Blockchain projects and digital currencies.
You must inform us of your E-Mail address when you subscribe. You can voluntarily give us additional details, such as your name. Subscription follows the so-called double opt-in process. After registration on our web site, we send you confirmation by e-Mail, in which you must once again confirm your subscription. This entire process is documented and stored. This not only includes storing the time of registration and of confirmation, but also your IP address. It is necessary to record this data so that we can trace the progress in case the e-Mail address is misused. It therefore serves our legal security. When you subscribe to our newsletter, you consent to its receipt.
The legal basis for processing your data after subscribing to the newsletter is Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter a DSGVO, providing we have obtained your consent.
Your data are stored on the servers of MailChimp in the USA. MailChimp uses this information to dispatch and evaluate the newsletter. The evaluation is done on our behalf, although MailChimp can also use the data to assure and improve the quality of its own service.
When you open the newsletter, the “web-beacon” contained in the newsletter calls-up the MailChimp server. Information on the browser, on your system, on your IP address and on the time of the request are recorded in the course of this call-up. In addition, information on whether the newsletter is opened, when it is opened and which links are clicked is recorded. These statistical records are used for the technical improvement of the service described above.
You can revoke your consent to the storage and use of your personal data to receive the newsletter and the statistical recording described above at any time with effect for the future. In order to revoke your consent, you can use the link provided in the newsletter for this purpose.
Your data are deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose of their recording. Your e-Mail address is therefore stored for as long as your subscription to the newsletter is active.
Please find further information on data protection in the data protection policy https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/ of MailChimp.
4.Use of Facebook remarketing
We use Custom Audience, a remarketing function of Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland ("Facebook") on our web site.
The legal basis for processing personal data using cookies is Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter f DSGVO.
In order to execute the functions of Custom Audience, we have implemented the remarketing pixel from Facebook on our web site. Your visit to our web site creates a direct link to the Facebook servers via this pixel. This informs the Facebook server of the pages on our web site that you have visited. Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account.
We can address advertising to you in a targeted manner with this function. We can place interest-related Facebook ads personalised for you when you visit the Facebook social network (called-up at www.facebook.com). The purpose of remarketing is to be able to show you advertising for products which are targeted to be of interest to you.
Our legitimate interest in data processing in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter f DSGVO also lies in these purposes.
Due to legal requirements, we have provided details on our web site that enable us to be contacted quickly by electronic means and allow direct communication with us. This primarily concerns our e-Mail address. If you contact us by e-Mail, the personal data you disclose are saved automatically.
The legal basis for processing the data transmitted in the course of sending an e-Mail is Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter f DSGVO. If the aim of the contact is to conclude a contract, the additional legal basis for processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter b DSGVO.
The data are deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose of their recording. This is the case for personal data transmitted by e-Mail once the conversation with you has ended. The conversation ends when it can be assumed from the circumstances that the matter in question has been definitively clarified.
You have the opportunity to revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time. If you get in contact with us, you can object to the storage of your personal data at any time. The conversation cannot be continued in such a case.
We secure our web site and other systems through numerous technical and organisational means against the loss, destruction, access, change or distribution of your data by unauthorised persons. However, complete protection against all dangers is not possible, despite regular controls, and we cannot warrant this. For this reason, you are always free to transmit your personal data to us down other paths, such as by telephone or by post.
7.The legal basis of processing personal data
Insofar as we obtain your consent for the procedures of processing personal data, Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter a DSGVO serves as the legal basis for processing personal data.
When processing personal data is required to fulfil a contract to which you are a party, Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter b DSGVO serves as the legal basis. This also applies to processing procedures that are required to perform pre-contractual measures.
If processing of personal data is required to fulfil a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter c DSGVO serves as the legal basis.
In case your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter d DSGVO serves as the legal basis.
If processing is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest of our company or that of a third-party and if your interests, basic rights and basic freedom do not outweigh the first-said interests, Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter f DSGVO serves as the legal basis for processing.
8.Legitimate interests in processing
If the processing of your personal data is based on Article 6 I Letter f DSGVO, our legitimate interest is the performance of our business, unless stated otherwise. For the rest, we have stated our purposes and interests in the course of the foregoing listing of processing.
9.Data deletion and duration of storage
Your personal data are deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of their storage exists no more or if you revoke your consent. Personal data can furthermore be stored if this is foreseen by European or German law-makers in provisions of Union legislation, laws or other regulations, to which the Data Protection Officer is subject. If the purpose of storage exists no more, if you revoke your consent or if a storage deadline prescribed by European directives, regulations or another applicable law expires, the personal data are routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with legal provisions, unless continued storage of the data is necessary for the conclusion of a contract or fulfilment of a contract.
10.Right to information
In addition, you have the right to receive information from us at no charge concerning the personal data saved about your person at any time and receive a copy of this notification. Moreover, you have a right to information about the following:
The purposes of processing
The categories of personal data that are processed
The recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data has been or will be disclosed (in particular, in the case of recipients in third countries or international organisations)
If possible, the duration planned to store the personal data or, if this is not possible, the criteria applied to determine this duration
The existence of a right to correct or delete the personal data affecting you, to a restriction on processing imposed by the Data Protection Officer or a right of revocation to this processing
The existence of a right of objection to a supervisory authority
If the personal data have not been recorded from the person affected: all the information available on the origins of the data
The existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, in accordance with Article 22 Paras. 1 and 4 DSGVO and – at least in these cases – meaningful information on the logic involved, the scope and the intended outcome of such processing on the person affected
You furthermore have a right to information on whether personal data has been transmitted to a third country or to an international organisation. If this is the case, you additionally have the right to receive information on the suitable guarantees in the context of the transmission.
11.Right to correction
You have the right to demand the correction and/or completion of the incorrect or incomplete personal data affecting you without delay. We must correct these without delay.
12.Right to restrict processing
You have the right to demand from us that processing is restricted if one of the following prerequisites applies:
The correctness of the personal data is disputed by the person affected for a time long enough to enable the Data Protection Officer to check the correctness of the personal data.
Processing is unlawful, although the person affected rejects the deletion of his or her personal data, but rather demands that the use of the personal data be restricted.
The Data Protection Officer no longer requires the personal data for the purpose of processing, although the person affected requires them to pursue, exercise or defend against legal claims.
The person affected has objected to processing in accordance with Art. 21 Para. 1 DSGVO and it has still not been established whether the Data Protection Officer’s justified reasons outweigh those of the person affected.
If processing of the personal data concerning you has been restricted, these data may only be processed – apart from their storage – with your consent, to pursue, exercise or defend against legal claims, to protect the rights of another natural person or legal entity or for reasons of a major public interest of the Union or of a Member State.
If processing has been restricted under the aforesaid prerequisites, you will be notified by us before the restriction is lifted.
13.Right to deletion
You have the right to demand that we delete personal data concerning you without delay, insofar as one of the following reasons applies and if processing is not required:
The personal data were recorded for purposes or processed in some other way that is no longer required.
The person affected revokes his or her consent on which processing is based in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter a DSGVO or Art. 9 Para. 2 Letter a DSGVO, and there is no other legal basis for processing.
The person affected objects to processing in accordance with Art. 21 Para. 1 DSGVO, and there are not any justified, overriding reasons for processing or the person affected objects to processing in accordance with Art. 21 Para. 2 DSGVO.
The personal data were processed unlawfully.
Deletion of the personal data is required to fulfil a legal obligation under the law of the Union or the law of the Member States to which the Data Protection Officer is subject.
The personal data were recorded in reference to the services offered by the information society in accordance with Art. 8 Para. 1 DSGVO.
If we have disclosed personal data and if we are obliged to delete the personal data as the responsible party in accordance with Art. 17 Para. 1 DSGVO, we take appropriate action (in consideration of the available technology and the costs of implementation, including of a technical nature) to inform other parties responsible for processing the disclosed personal data that the person affected has demanded that these other parties responsible for data processing delete all links to this personal data and copies or duplications of this personal data, insofar as processing is not necessary.
The right of deletion does not exist if processing is required in the following cases:
To exercise the right of expressing free opinions and information;
To fulfil a legal obligation required by processing under the law of the Union or of the Member States to which the Data Protection Officer is subject, or to safeguard a task in the public interest or which is used in the capacity of public authority transferred to the Data Protection Officer;
For reasons of public interest in public healthcare in accordance with Art. 9 Para. 2 Letters h and i and Art. 9 Para. 3 DSGVO;
For archiving purposes, scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes in the public interest in accordance with Art. 89 Abs. 1 DSGVO, insofar as the right stated under Section a) does not make the achievement of the aims of this processing impossible or seriously impairs it;
To pursue, exercise or defend against legal claims.
14.Right to notification
If you have exercised your right of correction, deletion or restricted processing to us, we are obliged to inform all recipients to whom the personal data concerning you has been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or the restriction on processing, unless this turns out to be impossible or would take a disproportionate amount of time.
You have the right that we inform you of these recipients.
15.Right to data portability
You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you (which you provided to us) in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You furthermore have the right to transfer these data to a different data protection officer without hindrance by us, insofar as processing is based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter a DSGVO or Art. 9 Para. 2 Letter a DSGVO or on a contract in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter b DSGVO and processing is performed with the help of automated processes, insofar as processing is not required to safeguard a task, which is in the public interest or which is used in the capacity of public authority transferred to us.
When exercising your right of data portability in accordance with Art. 20 Para. 1 DSGVO, you furthermore have the right to demand that we transfer the personal data directly to a different data protection officer, insofar as this is technically feasible and insofar as this does not impair the rights and freedom of other persons.
The right to data portability does not apply to the processing of personal data, which is required to safeguard a task, which is in the public interest or which is used in the capacity of public authority transferred to the Data Protection Officer.
16.Right of revocation
You have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data affecting you, which we perform on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 Letters e or f DSGVO for reasons that result from your particular situation. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions.
In case of a revocation, we no longer process personal data, unless we can prove urgent reasons worthy of protecting for their processing, which outweigh your interests, rights and freedom, or if processing serves to pursue, exercise or defend against legal claims.
If we process your personal data in order to operate direct advertising, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising at any time. The same applies to profiling, insofar as it is connected with such direct advertising. If you revoke your consent for us to process data for the purpose of direct advertising, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes.
In addition, you have the right to lodge an objection to the processing of the personal data affecting you, which we perform for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes in accordance with Art. 89 Para. 1 DSGVO for reasons that result from your particular situation, unless such processing is required to fulfil a task in the public interest.
You can contact us at any time to exercise your right of revocation. In the context of use of services of the information society, and without regard to the Directive 2002/58/EC, you are furthermore free to exercise your right of revocation by means of automated processes that use technical specifications.
17.Right to revoke consent given under data protection laws
You have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of personal data at any time. The legality of processing performed on the basis of the consent up to the revocation is not affected by the revocation of your consent.
18.Right to automated decision-making in a single case, including profiling
You have the right to not be subject to decision-making based solely on automated processing – including profiling - that has legal consequences for you or considerably impairs you in a similar way, if the decision
is not required to conclude or fulfil a contract between you and us,
is admissible on the basis of legal provisions of the Union or of the Member States that we are subject to and these legal provisions contain reasonable measures to safeguard your rights, freedom and legitimate interests or
is made with your express consent.
If the decision
is required to conclude or fulfil a contract between you and us or
is made with your express consent,
we take appropriate action to safeguard your rights, freedom and legitimate interests, which at least includes the right to arrange for a person to intervene on our behalf to present our own point of view and to contest the decision.
19.Existence of automated decision-making
We do not perform any automated decision-making or profiling.
20.Right to object to a supervisory authority
Without regard to other legal remedies under administration law or in front of court, you have the right to object to a supervisory authority, particularly in the Member State of your place of residence, your workplace or the place of the alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you violates the DSGVO.
The supervisory authority that receives the objection notifies the objector of the status of its inquiries and the outcome of the objection, including the opportunity of initiating a legal remedy before a court in accordance with Art. 78 DSGVO.
AS AT: March 2018