The ESD FORUM e.V. takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidential and according to statutory data protection rules as well as this privacy notice.
Generally, our website can be used without providing personal data. Whenever personal data (e.g. names, addresses, email-addresses) are collected, it is always done on a voluntary basis. Without your explicit agreement, these data are not forwarded to third parties.
Please note, data transfers via internet (e.g. email communication) may be subject to security vulnerabilities. It is not possible to completely protect this data against unauthorised access by third parties.
Cookies are used on our website both to establish a SSL-encrypted connection and to allow registered users to access the member area.
Most cookies used on our website are session cookies. After your visit, they are automatically deleted. Other cookies are saved on your computer until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our website.
You can configure your web browser to get information about the creation of cookies and accept them on a case-by-case basis, to reject cookies under certain conditions or in general, or to enable the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. When disabling cookies, the functioning of this website may be limited.
The provider of our website routinely collects and saves data, that your browser automatically relays to us, in server log files. These data comprise:
- Type and version of your web browser
- Operating system of your computer
- Referrer URL
- Host name of your computer
- Time of the server request
These data cannot be assigned to specific individuals and are not pooled with other data sources. We reserve the right to inspect these data, when there are specific indications of unlawful use of our website.
When using our contact form to send us your requests, the information entered into the form including your contact details is stored by us in order to process your request and possible follow-up questions. We do not pass this information without your consent to third parties.
In order to use the information service offered on our website, we need your name, your email address and information to prove that you are the owner of the given email-address and agree to receive information sent by the ESD FORUM e.V.. More data is not collected. We use these data exclusively to distribute the requested information and do not pass them to third parties.
You can withdraw your consent to store these data, your name, email address as well as their use to distribute information, anytime e.g. by means of the contact form of our info-service on our website or by sending an email to info[at]esd-forum.de.
Guideline Request and Update Service
In order to request our guidelines and use the update service offered on our website, we need your name, your email address and information to prove that you are the owner of the given email-address and agree to receive information sent by the ESD FORUM e.V.. Information about your company and comments entered in the request form of the guidelines are optional. More data is not collected. We use these data exclusively to distribute the requested information and do not pass them to third parties.
You can withdraw your consent to store these data, your name, email address, company name and comments as well as their use to distribute information, anytime by sending an email to info[at]esd-forum.de.
For security reasons and to protect the transfer of confidential information, e.g. requests sent to us per our contact form, our web pages use SSL-encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the prefix of the URL displayed in the address bar of your web browser switching from “http://” to “https://” and by the padlock icon next to the website’s URL.
With SSL-encryption enabled, your data transmitted to us cannot be eavesdropped by third parties.
Right to Information, Rectification, Restriction of Processing and Erasure
You have the right to obtain information free of charge about your stored personal data, their sources, recipients and the purpose of processing as well as the right to rectification, restriction of processing and erasure of these data at any time.
You can contact us anytime at the address specified in the imprint, if you have questions on these topics or other questions on personal data.
Right to Lodge a Complaint
You have the right to lodge a complaint anytime with the supervisory authority:
Der Bayerische Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz
Postfach 22 12 19
Tel.: 089 212672-0
Fax: 089 212672-50
Opposition to Advertising Emails
We hereby oppose the use of the published contacts in the imprint to send advertising or informative material which has not been explicitly requested. The ESD FORUM e.V. reserves the right to take legal action in case of unsolicited advertising mailing, e.g. per spam emails.