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IMIC – Intercultural Migrant Integration Center e.V. Privacy Policy

Last modified: Tuesday, April 09, 2019

We know that the careful handling of your personal information is important to you. Therefore, we appreciate your trust that IMIC – Intercultural Migrant Integration Center e.V. conscientiously handles this information. This privacy policy describes how we collect and process your personal information about IMIC – Intercultural Migrant Integration Center e.V. Web sites, as well as devices, online and physical applications that link to this privacy statement (collectively, “IMIC – Intercultural Migrant Integration Center e.V.“).

IMIC – Intercultural Migrant Integration Center e.V. takes the protection of personal data very seriously. We want you to know when we collect what information and how we use it.

Privacy Policy This is how we handle your data

Dear reader,
how do we analyze movements on our websites? Which advertising will you play? Who can see your personal information if you are a digital subscriber or registered user? In short, how do we handle the data that comes from using our digital services? We want to answer these questions and many more in this privacy policy, for all titles of our media group: the IMIC – Intercultural Migrant Integration Center e.V.

The data collection, processing and usage rules described here apply as soon as you use one of our digital offers, create a user account or otherwise navigate our pages. They describe the basis for data protection on our pages – important: For some campaigns we work together with selected partners, for example on service pages, in the analysis of the use of our contents and offers as well as in the integration of advertising. If necessary, you will find additional references to the privacy rules of these partners. Also in the integration of third party content, especially social networks and platforms.

1. Personal data
Personal data are details of the personal and material circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person. This includes information such as your name, address, postal address, telephone number. Information that is not associated with your identity (such as number of users of the website) are not included. The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. We store your information on specially protected servers in Germany. Access to it is only possible for a few specially authorized persons who are responsible for the technical, commercial or editorial support of the servers. In connection with your access, data is stored on our servers at short notice for backup purposes, which could possibly permit identification (for example IP address, date, time and pages viewed). The IP address is then anonymized. It is not used to identify the user and neither personally nor pseudonymised user profiles are created. The statistical analysis of anonymous data records remains reserved.

2 Newsletter
If you have expressly consented, we will use your e-mail address to send you our newsletter on a regular basis. For the receipt of the newsletter the indication of an e-mail address is sufficient. The deregistration is possible at any time, for example via a link at the end of each newsletter. Alternatively you can also send your unsubscribe request to info@imicenter.com by e-mail.

3. Disclosure of personal data to third parties
We use your personal information (such as name, address or e-mail address) in the case of a newsletter subscription only within Topafric e.V. It is your choice whether to enter this information. These data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent.

4. Use of cookies
We use cookies on our site. Cookies are small text files that your browser automatically creates, which are stored locally in the cache of the site visitor’s Internet browser when you visit our site. Cookies enable recognition of the Internet browser. Cookies do not harm your device, do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malicious software. In the cookie information is stored, each resulting in connection with the specific terminal used. However, this does not mean that we are immediately aware of your identity. We use cookies to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offer (see point 5). These cookies allow us to automatically recognize when you visit our site again that you have already been with us. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined time. (The data processed by cookies are required for the purposes mentioned to protect our legitimate interests as well as those of third parties under Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 DSGVO). Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or a note always appears before a new cookie is created. However, disabling cookies completely may mean that you can not use all features of our website.
5. Social Media Pugins from Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest using the “2-Click Solution”
On our website so-called social plugins, “plugins” of the social networks Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest are used. These services are provided by the companies Facebook Inc., Facebook Ireland Limited and Pinterest Inc. In order to increase the protection of your data when visiting our website, the plugins are integrated into the site via a so-called “2-click solution”. This integration ensures that when you visit a page on our website that contains such plugins, no connection is established with the servers of Facebook, Instagram or Pinterest. Only when you activate the plugins and thus give your consent to the data transmission, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of Facebook, Instagram or Pinterest. The content of the respective plugin is then transmitted directly from the provider to your browser and integrated into the page. By integrating the plugins, the providers receive the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a profile with the corresponding provider or are currently not logged in.

This information (including your IP address) is transmitted by your browser directly to a server of the respective provider and stored there. If you are logged in to one of the social networks, the providers can directly assign the visit to our website to your profile on Facebook, Instagram or Pinterest. If you interact with the plugins, for example, the “Like” or the “Share” button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a server of the provider and stored there. The information will also be posted on the social network or your account and displayed there to your contacts. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by the provider as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for the protection of your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy of the provider.

Privacy policy of Facebook:
Privacy Policy of Instagram:
Privacy policy of Pinterest:

If you do not want Facebook, Instagram or Pinterest to directly allocate the data collected via our website to your profile in the relevant service, you must log out of the relevant service before activating the plug-ins.

6. Links to other websites
Our online offer contains links to other websites. We have no control over the fact that their operator or their operators comply with the data protection regulations.

7. Protection of minors
Children and persons under the age of 18 should not submit any personal information to us without the consent of their parents or guardians. We do not solicit personal information from children, do not collect them and do not share them with third parties.

8. Affected rights
You have the right to demand information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. In particular, you can provide information on the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the planned storage period, the right of rectification, deletion, limitation of processing or opposition, the existence of a right to complain, the origin of your data, if they were not collected from us , as well as the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, where appropriate, meaningful information about their details.

9. Right to object
If your personal data are based on legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO are processed, you have the right to file an objection against the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO, provided that there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct mail. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is implemented by us without stating a particular situation. If you would like to exercise your right of revocation or objection, please send an e-mail to info@imicenter.com

10. Updating and changing this privacy policy
This privacy policy is currently valid as of February 2019. As our website evolves and offers become available, or as a result of changes in legal or regulatory requirements, it may be necessary to change this privacy policy. The current data protection declaration can be viewed on our website at any time.