The protection of your personal data is important to us. On this page you will find out in our Privacy Protection Statement what we do for data protection and what your rights are.
Information on the collection of personal data
(a) In the following we provide information about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data are all data that are personally identifiable to you, e.g. name, address, e-mail address and – with your consent – user behavior.
(b) The Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiellinie 66, 24105 Kiel, Germany, email@example.com (see our Legal Notice) is responsible according to Art. 4 Sect. 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You can reach our data protection officer at: firstname.lastname@example.org or at our postal address with the addition “The Data Protection Officer”.
Collection of personal data when visiting our website
(a) When using the website for information purposes only, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data, which are technically necessary for us to present our website to you, to guarantee stability and security and to perform the task assigned to us in accordance with our statutes the knowledge transfer to the interested public. (legal basis is Art. 3 Sect 1 LDSG Schleswig-Holstein; Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit e GDPR):
- IP address
- date and time of the request
- Content of the request (specific page)
- Access status/HTTP status code
- the amount of data transferred in each case
- Website from which the request originates
- Browser software, including language and version
- Operating system and its interface
(b) We store this data in so-called server log files. We neither pass on this data nor do we merge it with other data sources. We need this data in order to be able to analyze errors or track illegal use. This interest justifies the storage of the IP address that cannot easily be personalized by us for 180 days.
Further processing of personal data and their deletion
(a) On the legal basis of Art. 3 Sect. 1 LDSG and Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. e GDPR we process generally accessible contact data, which we have included in our mailing list after a targeted and conscientious search. We inform these contacts exclusively about our work and events, in order to fulfill our public statutory mandate and purpose. A transfer of the data to third parties or a use for commercial purposes does not take place.
However, we use service providers for the operation of this website or for our mailing services. In doing so, it is possible that the service provider obtains knowledge of personal data. To protect your data, we conclude the legally necessary contracts with these service providers and take the measures required by data protection law.
(b) Processing and storage of this data will only take place for the period required to achieve the purpose of storage and in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and the federal state regulations. Upon achievement of the purpose, the data will be deleted in accordance with the law.