1. Genereal Information
We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest.
The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is any data with which you can be personally identified. For detailed information on the subject of data protection, please refer to our data protection explanation below this text.
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
Responsible for data processing on this website within the meaning of the German Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is
Berlin 2020 gGmbH
eine Gesellschaft des Architekten- und Ingenieur-Verein zu Berlin-Brandenburg e.V.
Registered office: Berlin Charlottenburg Local Court HRB 193440 B,
Managing directors: Dipl.-Ing. Arch. Tobias Nöfer, Dr. Benedikt Goebel,
Tel.: (030) 883 45 98
Fax: (030) 885 45 83
How do we collect your data?
Your data is collected when you provide it to us. This may be data that you enter, for example, in the form for booking a time slot or when placing an order in our shop. Other data, which is used for the mere informational use of our website, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server. These are mainly technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of the page call). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?
Some of the data is collected to ensure that the website is available without error. Other data may be used to analyse your usage behaviour.
What rights do you have with regard to your data?
You have the right to obtain information free of charge at any time about the origin, recipient and purpose of your personal data. You also have the right to demand that such data be corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint with regard to this and other questions on the subject of data protection. Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority. In addition, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data under certain circumstances. For details, please refer to the data protection declaration under “Right to restrict processing”.
Analysis tools and tools from third-party providers
When you visit our website, your surfing behaviour can be statistically evaluated. This is done mainly with cookies and so-called analysis programmes. The analysis of your surfing behaviour is usually anonymous; the surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You can contradict this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. You will find detailed information on this in the following data protection explanation. You can also speak to this analysis. We will inform you about the possible objections in our data protection declaration.
2. General notes and mandatory information
The operators of these pages 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 our data protection declaration. When you use this website, various data related to your person will be collected. Personal data is data with which you can be personally identified. This privacy statement explains what data we collect and how we use it. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done. We would like to point out that the transmission of data via the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can result in security gaps. A gapless protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.
Note on the responsible party
The responsible office for data processing and data protection on our website is:
Berlin 2020 gGmbH
eine Gesellschaft des Architekten- und Ingenieur-Verein zu Berlin-Brandenburg e.V.
Phone: (030) 883 45 98
Fax: (030) 885 45 83
The responsible office is the natural or legal person who, alone or jointly with others, decides on the purposes and means of distributing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
SSL or TLS encryption
This website uses SSL or TLS encryption for reasons of security and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as messages or enquiries that you send to us as the website operator. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Revocation of your consent to data processing (Art. 7 § 3 GDPR)
Many data processing procedures are only possible with your express consent. You can change an already issued consent at any time. All you need to do is send us an informal notification by e-mail. The legality of the data processing carried out up to the objection remains unaffected by the objection.
Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR) You have the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transferred to another controller, insofar as this is technically feasible.
Right of objection to the collection of data in special cases and to direct marketing (Art. 21 of the GDPR)
If the data processing is based on Art. 6 §1 lit. e or f of the Data Protection Regulation, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation; This also applies to a profiling based on these opinions. The respective legal basis on which a processing is based can be found in this data protection declaration. If you file an objection, we will no longer process your affected personal data unless we can prove compelling grounds for the processing, which outweigh your rights, interests and freedoms, or the processing serves the purpose of asserting, exercising or distributing legal claims (objection in accordance with Art. 21 §1 GDPR). If your personal data is processed for the purpose of direct advertising, 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 advertising. If you object, your personal data will no longer be used for the purpose of direct advertising (objection in accordance with Article 21 (2) of the Data Protection Regulation).
Information, blocking, deletion and rectification (Art. 15,17,16 GDPR)
Within the framework of the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right to obtain information free of charge about your personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if applicable, the right to request the rectification, blocking or deletion of this data. a right to notification, blocking or deletion of such data. You can contact us at any time about this and other questions on the subject of personal data at the address given in the imprint.
Right to information (Art. 19 GDPR)
If you have asserted the right to rectification, erasure or restriction of processing against the controller, the controller is obliged to inform all recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been disclosed of this rectification or erasure of the data or restriction of processing, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed about these recipients.
Right to restrict processing (Art. 18 GDPR)
You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint. The right to restrict the processing exists in the following cases:
- If you dispute the accuracy of your personal data registered with us, we will usually need time to check this. For the duration of the review, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
- If the processing of your personal data has been unlawful, you can request the restriction of the processing of your data instead of deletion.
- If we no longer need your personal data, but you do need them to exercise, distribute or assert legal claims, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data instead of deletion.
- If you have lodged an objection in accordance with Article 21 (1) of the Data Protection Regulation, a balance must be struck between your and our interests. As long as it has not yet been determined which interests outweigh yours, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, this data may only be used with your consent or for assertion purposes, except for your own spe¬ches, The data may only be processed with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or distributing legal claims or for the protection of the rights of a third party, whether natural or legal, or for reasons of an important public interest of the European Union or of a Member State.
Right of complaint to the competent supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR)
In the event of infringements of the GDPR, the victims have a right of complaint to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of their habitual residence, place of work or the place of the alleged infringement. The right of complaint exists without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedies.
Duration of the storage of personal data
The duration of the storage of personal data is determined by the respective statutory retention period (e.g. retention periods under commercial and tax law). After expiry of the period, the corresponding data is routinely deleted, provided that it is no longer required for the fulfilment or initiation of the contract and/or there is no further justified interest on our part in its continued storage.
3. Data collection on our website
Some of the companies in the network use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your account and do not contain any viruses. Co-occurrences serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more efficient and more reliable. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are deleted automatically after the end of your test. Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser the next time you visit it. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only receive cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or on a general basis and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. When deactivating cookies, the functionality of the website may be restricted. Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions requested by you (e.g. shopping basket function) are stored on the basis of Art. 6 §1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and optimised provision of its services. If other cookies (e.g. cookies for analysing your surfing behaviour) are stored, they will be discussed in detail in this data protection declaration.
Server log files
The provider of the services collects and stores information on an ongoing basis in so-called server log files, which your browser transmits to us on an ongoing basis. These are:
- Browsertype and Browserversion
- Reduced operating system
- Referring URL
- Host name of the accessing server
- Time of the server request
- IP address
We do not combine our data with other data sources. The collection of our data is based on Art. 6 §1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically error-free presentation and optimisation of its website – the server log files must be collected for this purpose.
If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your enquiry will be stored and processed for the purpose of dealing with your enquiry. We will not pass on this data without your consent. The processing of this data is based on Art. 6 §1 lit. b of the GDPR, insofar as your request is related to the performance of a contract or is necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on your consent (Art. 6 §1 lit. a GDPR) and / or on our legitimate interests (Art. 6 §1 lit. f GDPR). 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR), as we have a legitimate interest in the efficient processing of the requests sent to us. The data sent to us by you via contact requests will remain with us until you request us to delete the data, you withdraw your consent to storage or the purpose for storing the data no longer applies (e.g. after conclusive processing of your request). Mandatory statutory provisions – in particular statutory periods of notice – remain unaffected.
Data processing for booking tickets or processing contracts
Pursuant to Art. 6 §1 lit. b GDPR, personal data will continue to be collected and processed if you provide it to us for the purpose of executing a contract, booking a time slot to visit the exhibition or booking a ticket for the Metropolis Talks. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective entry forms. We store and use the data you provide for the purpose of processing the contract. After the contract has been fully processed, your data will be blocked with regard to tax and commercial law retention periods and deleted after these periods have expired. Statutory retention periods remain unaffected.
Data processing for order processing
In order to process your order, we work together with the service provider(s) listed below, who support us in whole or in part in the execution of concluded contracts. Certain personal data is transmitted to these service providers in accordance with the following information.
The personal data collected by us will be passed on to the transport company commissioned with the delivery as part of the contract processing, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. We pass on your payment data to the commissioned credit institution within the framework of payment processing, insofar as this is necessary for payment processing. If payment service providers are used, we will explicitly inform you about this below. The legal basis for the transfer of data is Art. 6 §1 lit. b GDPR.
Use of payment service providers (payment service providers)
When paying via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or – if offered – “purchase on account” via PayPal, we pass on your payment data to PayPal (Europe) S.a.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter “PayPal”) as part of the payment processing. The transfer takes place in accordance with Art. 6 §1 lit. b GDPR and only insofar as this is necessary for the payment processing.
For the payment methods credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or – if offered – “purchase on account” or “payment by instalments” via PayPal, PayPal reserves the right to carry out a credit check. For this purpose, your payment data may be passed on to credit agencies in accordance with Art. 6 §1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of PayPal’s legitimate interest in determining your solvency. PayPal uses the result of the credit check in terms of the statistical probability of non-payment for the purpose of deciding on the provision of the respective payment method. The creditworthiness information may contain probability values (so-called score values). Insofar as score values are included in the result of the credit report, they have their basis in a scientifically recognised mathematical-statistical procedure. The calculation of the score values includes, but is not limited to, address data. For further information on data protection law, including information on the credit agencies used, please refer to PayPal’s data protection declaration: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.
You can object to this processing of your data at any time by sending a message to PayPal. However, PayPal may still be entitled to process your personal data if this is necessary for the contractual processing of payments.
Transfer of data upon conclusion of a contract for services and services-related content
We only transfer personnel-related data to third parties if this is necessary within the scope of the processing of the contract, for example to the credit institution commissioned with the processing of payments. A further transmission of the data will not take place or will only take place if you have expressly consented to the transmission. Your data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent, for example for advertising purposes. The basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 §1 lit. b of the GDPR, which provides for the processing of data for the performance of a contract or pre-contractual measures.
This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mounttain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The storage of Google analytics cookies and the use of this analytics tool are based on Art. 6 §1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the analysis of user behaviour in order to optimise both its website and its advertising.
We have activated IP anonymisation on our website. This means that your IP address is shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other treaty states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before being transmitted to the USA. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of the website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to aggregate reports about your use of the website and to provide other services related to the use of the website and the Internet to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by configuring your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you will not be able to use all the functions of our website to their full extent. You may also refuse the collection of any data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address). You may prevent the transfer of your IP address to Google and the processing of your data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Please note that if you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.
Objection to data collection
You can prevent your data from being collected by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected when you visit our website in the future: Google Analytics deactivate. You can find more information on the handling of user data at Google Analytics in Google’s data protection statement: https://sup-port.google.com/analytics/user/6004245?hl=en.
We have concluded a contract with Google for the provision of services and fully comply with the strict provisions of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
Demogratical features of Google Analytics
This web site uses the “demogratic features” function of Google Analytics. This enables the creation of reports containing information on the age, gender and interests of the site visitors. The data came from Google’s own advertising as well as from the data of third-party advertisers. These data cannot be assigned to a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time via the settings in your Google account or object to the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section “Objection to data collection”.
5. Plugins, tools and social media
YouTube with enhanced data protection
Facebook as standard plugin
Our website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) of the social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are marked with a Facebook logo or the addition “Social Plug-in from Facebook” or “Facebook Social Plugin”. You can find an overview of the Facebook plug-ins and their appearance here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins.
When you call up a page of our website that contains such a plug-in, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Facebook directly to your browser and integrated into the page. Through this integration, Facebook receives the information that your browser has called up the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a Facebook profile or are not currently logged in to Facebook. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted by your browser directly to a Facebook server in the USA and stored there.
If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can directly assign your visit to our website to your Facebook profile. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking the “Like” button or posting a comment, this information is also transmitted directly to a Facebook server and stored there. The information is also published on your Facebook profile and displayed to your Facebook friends.
The described data processing operations are carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR on the basis of Facebook’s legitimate interests in displaying personalised advertising to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website and for the needs-based design of the service.
If you do not want Facebook to assign the data collected via our website directly to your Facebook profile, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website. You can also object to the loading of the Facebook plugins and thus the data processing operations described above for the future using add-ons for your browser, e.g. the script blocker “NoScript” (http://noscript.net/).
Facebook Inc. with headquarters in the USA is certified for the us-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which ensures compliance with the level of data protection applicable in the EU.
Instagram as standard plugin
Our website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) from Instagram, which is operated by Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Instagram”). The plugins are marked with an Instagram logo, for example in the form of an “Instagram camera”. You can find an overview of the Instagram plugins and their appearance here: http://blog.instagram.com/post/36222022872/introducing-instagram-badges