Last updated 14.04.2021
As a political dialogue platform, we have a high level of responsibility in dealing with your particularly sensitive data on political attitudes and opinions. We want to explain to you openly and comprehensibly which data we collect and how we handle it securely. In this way, we comply with our duty to inform you when collecting personal data from Unser Mühlbach. Article 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to.
Server in Germany and encrypted transmission
Your data is stored on servers in ISO/IEC 27001 certified data centers stored in Germany. The data transmission to our servers is securely encrypted throughout with SSL.
What personal data do we collect?
- E-mail address
- Language, determined from the browser language or the set language
- IP address
- Signed petitions
- Comment (if indicated)
How do we use your data?
- We display public signatures with name and comment (where indicated).
- We inform you about the progress of the project "Save the Mühlbach".
- We generate a signature list with all signatures for the submission and evaluation of the data.
Who can see what of your data and for how long?
- As a supporter of a petition through a signature, the full name, as well as an e-mail address must be provided. In order to stay informed about the petition, a valid e-mail address is required. Only the name and comment (if given) of supporters will be displayed on the website. The signatures will be deleted five years after the petition has been completed.
- Supporter data from non-public signatures is not publicly visible on the website or to search engines at any time.
- Petitioners see the name and email address of all supporter data, including non-public signatures.
- Signature lists and collection sheets may not be forwarded by the petitioner to anyone other than the petition recipient.
- After the petition has been delivered, the petitioner is required to destroy all signature data provided to him, either digitally or in hard copy.
- After a petition concern has been adjudicated, the petition recipient is required to destroy all signature data provided to him or her, either digitally or in hard copy.
How can you control your data?
- If you have entered an email address, you can have a confirmation link sent to you. Confirm your email address and you will become a confirmed supporter.
- As a confirmed supporter you will be recognized via a cookie. You can subsequently assign yourself a password in order to be able to log in to Unser Mühlbach at any time.
E-mail double opt-in
Our millstream sends newsletters and other emails only to people who have actively agreed to receive them. We verify each stored e-mail address by a so-called double opt-in process. For this purpose, we send you a confirmation email. Only when you have activated the confirmation link contained therein do we use the e-mail address for further communication with you. In this way, we effectively ensure that we do not send unsolicited e-mails to people.
The social media buttons on Unser Mühlbach are simple share links.
Cookies are small files that are stored on a visitor's hard drive. They allow information to be retained for a certain period of time and identify the visitor's computer. We use permanent cookies for better user guidance. We also use session cookies, which are automatically deleted when you close your browser. You can set your browser to inform you about the placement of cookies.
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-erlauben-und-ablehnen
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Our Mühlbach uses the local storage of your web browser to store form entries locally. The form entries are protected from accidental deletion in the local storage until the form is sent or you log out.
Matomo (formerly Piwik)
Our website uses the web analytics service Matomo, which is used by Our Mühlbach to analyse the use of the website. With the help of cookies, general usage information is transferred to our server. No personal usage behavior is stored. Your IP address will be anonymized. You can also object to the storage of general usage information:
Opposition: You may choose to prevent this website from aggregating and analyzing the actions you take here. Doing so will protect your privacy, but will also prevent the owner from learning from your actions and creating a better experience for you and other users.
You may choose to prevent this website from aggregating and analyzing the actions you take here. Doing so will protect your privacy, but will also prevent the owner from learning from your actions and creating a better experience for you and other users.
Storage of the IP address
For reasons of legal certainty, the IP address of the visitor is stored in combination with the date and time whenever he or she participates in the content of Unser Mühlbach. As a rule, the IP address can be used to determine the visitor's Internet provider. The identity of the connection owner can be deduced from the internet provider at any time. According to the Data Retention Act (Vorratsdatenspeichergesetz, VDS), connection owners can be identified retroactively for up to 10 weeks by means of the IP address.
Duty to provide information
According to §14 paragraph 2 TMG we will, by order of the competent authorities, provide information on personal data in individual cases, insofar as this is necessary for the purposes of criminal prosecution, for the prevention of danger by the police authorities of the federal states, for the fulfilment of the statutory tasks of the federal and state authorities for the protection of the constitution, the Federal Intelligence Service or the Military Counter-Intelligence Service or for the enforcement of intellectual property rights.
Server log files
Each time a page of the Unser Mühlbach platform or of pages in which a banner or petition widget of Unser Mühlbach is integrated, the visitor's browser information is automatically forwarded to us. This includes information on browser type, operating system, IP address, time and the last previously visited page (referrer). This data is not assigned to specific persons by Unser Mühlbach. The log files are statistically evaluated and help to ensure the error-free operation of the pages.
Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for processing operations involving personal data, Article 6(1)(a) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) serves as the legal basis for the processing of personal data.
When processing personal data that is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO serves as the legal basis. This also applies to processing operations that are necessary for the performance of pre-contractual measures.
Insofar as the processing of personal data is necessary for the fulfilment of a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Art. 6 (1) lit. c DSGVO serves as the legal basis.
In the event that processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller, Article 6(1)(e) DSGVO serves as the legal basis.
If the processing is necessary to protect a legitimate interest of our company or a third party and the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not outweigh the first-mentioned interest, Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO serves as the legal basis for the processing.
The controller is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.
The responsible party for data processing on this website is:
If you wish to exercise your rights as a user or if you have any further questions on the subject of data protection at Unser Mühlbach, please feel free to contact us at the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org.