Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

We are very pleased about your interest in our non-profit association. Data protection is particularly important to us. The use of the Internet pages of Socialis for The Gambia e.V. is basically possible without any indication of personal data. However, if a person concerned wishes to make use of special services of our association via our website, processing of personal data may become necessary. If the processing of personal data is necessary and there is no legal basis for such processing, we generally obtain the consent of the data subject.

The processing of personal data, such as the name, address, e-mail address or telephone number of a person concerned, is always carried out in accordance with the basic data protection regulation and in accordance with the country-specific data protection regulations applicable to the Socialis for The Gambia e.V.. By means of this data protection declaration, our association would like to inform the public about the type, scope and purpose of the personal data collected, used and processed by us. Furthermore, data subjects will be informed of their rights by means of this data protection declaration.

Socialis for The Gambia e.V. has implemented numerous technical and organisational measures to ensure that the personal data processed via this website is protected as completely as possible. Nevertheless, Internet-based data transmissions can have security gaps, so that absolute protection cannot be guaranteed. For this reason, every person concerned is free to transmit personal data to us by alternative means, for example by telephone.

1. DEFINITIONS

The Socialis for The Gambia e.V. Privacy Policy is based on the terms used by the European Directive and Regulation Giver in the adoption of the Basic Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO). Our data protection declaration should be easy to read and understand both for the public and for our customers and business partners. To ensure this, we would like to explain the terms used in advance.

We use the following terms, among others, in this data protection declaration:

a) Personal data
Personal data are all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter „data subject“). Identifiable is a natural person who can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by assignment to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or one or more special characteristics that express the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

b) Data subject
Data subject is any identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data are processed by the controller.

c) Processing
Processing means any operation or series of operations carried out with or without the aid of automated procedures in relation to personal data, such as the collection, collection, organisation, sorting, storage, adaptation or alteration, reading, retrieval, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or any other form of provision, reconciliation or linking, restriction, erasure or destruction.

d) Restriction of processing
Restriction of processing is the marking of stored personal data with the aim of restricting their future processing.

e) Profiling
Profiling is any form of automated processing of personal data consisting in the use of such personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyse or predict aspects relating to the performance of work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, location or relocation of that natural person.

f) Pseudonymization
Pseudonymisation is the processing of personal data in such a way that the personal data can no longer be assigned to a specific data subject without the use of additional information, provided that this additional information is kept separately and is subject to technical and organisational measures which ensure that the personal data are not assigned to an identified or identifiable natural person.

g) Controller
The data controller or controller is the natural or legal person, public authority, institution or other body which alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data. Where the purposes and means of such processing are laid down by Union law or by the law of the Member States, the controller or the specific criteria for his appointment may be laid down in accordance with Union law or the law of the Member States.

h) Contract processors
Processor is a natural or legal person, authority, institution or other body that processes personal data on behalf of the data controller.

i) Recipient
Recipient is a natural or legal person, authority, institution or other body to which personal data is disclosed, regardless of whether it is a third party or not. However, authorities which may receive personal data under Union law or the law of the Member States within the framework of a particular investigation mandate shall not be regarded as recipients.

j) Third parties
A third party is a natural or legal person, authority, institution or other body other than the data subject, the data processor, the data processor and the persons authorised to process the personal data under the direct responsibility of the data processor or the data processor.

k) Consent
Consent shall mean any informed and unequivocal expression of will voluntarily given by the data subject in the particular case in the form of a declaration or other clear affirmative act by which the data subject indicates his or her consent to the processing of personal data concerning him or her.

2. NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR PROCESSING

The person responsible within the meaning of the Basic Data Protection Regulation, other data protection laws in force in the Member States of the European Union and other provisions of a data protection nature is the Association:

Socialis for The Gambia e.V.
Egerer Straße 11
92224 Amberg
Germany

Phone.: +49 9621-31754
E-Mail: info@socialis-for-the-gambia.de
Website: socialis-for-the-gambia.de

3. NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE DATA PROTECTION OFFICER

The data protection officer of the controller:

Maximilian Mayer
Süddeutsche Datenschutzgesellschaft mbH
Von-Brettreich-Straße 4
93049 Regensburg
Germany

Phone: 0941-83 09 62 38
E-mail: service@sddsg.de
Website: www.sddsg.de

Any person concerned can contact our data protection officer directly at any time with any questions or suggestions regarding data protection.

4. Cookies

The websites of Socialis for The Gambia e.V. use cookies. Cookies are text files which are stored on a computer system via an Internet browser.

Many websites and servers use cookies. Many cookies contain a so-called cookie ID. A cookie ID is a unique identifier of the cookie. It consists of a string of characters through which Internet pages and servers can be assigned to the specific Internet browser in which the cookie was stored. This enables the visited Internet pages and servers to distinguish the individual browser of the person concerned from other Internet browsers that contain other cookies. A particular Internet browser can be recognized and identified by its unique cookie ID.

Through the use of cookies, Socialis for The Gambia e.V. can provide users of this website with more user-friendly services that would not be possible without setting cookies.

By means of a cookie, the information and offers on our website can be optimized for the user. Cookies enable us, as already mentioned, to recognize the users of our website. The purpose of this recognition is to make it easier for users to use our website. For example, the user of a website that uses cookies does not have to re-enter his access data each time he visits the website because this is taken over by the website and the cookie stored on the user‘s computer system. Another example is the cookie of a shopping basket in the online shop. The online shop remembers the items that a customer has placed in the virtual shopping basket via a cookie.

The person concerned can prevent the setting of cookies by our website at any time by means of an appropriate setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Furthermore, cookies that have already been set can be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all common internet browsers. If the person concerned deactivates the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, not all functions of our Internet site may be fully usable.

5. COLLECTION OF GENERAL DATA AND INFORMATION

The Socialis for The Gambia e.V. website collects a series of general data and information each time a person or an automated system accesses the website. This general data and information is stored in the log files of the server. We may record (1) the browser types and versions used, (2) the operating system used by the accessing system, (3) the website from which an accessing system reaches our website (so-called referrer), (4) the subwebsites which are accessed via an accessing system on our website, (5) the date and time of access to the Website, (6) an Internet Protocol address (IP address), (7) the Internet service providers of the accessing system, and (8) other similar data and information used for security purposes in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.

Socialis for The Gambia e.V. does not draw any conclusions about the person concerned when using this general data and information. Rather, this information is required to (1) correctly deliver the contents of our website, (2) optimize the contents of our website and the advertising for it, (3) ensure the permanent functionality of our information technology systems and the technology of our website, and (4) provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for criminal prosecution in the event of a cyber attack. These anonymously collected data and information are therefore evaluated by Socialis for The Gambia e.V. statistically and with the aim of increasing data protection and data security in our association in order ultimately to ensure an optimal level of protection for the personal data processed by us. The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately from all personal data provided by a person concerned.

6. CONTACT VIA THE WEBSITE

The website of Socialis for The Gambia e.V. contains information due to legal regulations, which allows a quick electronic contact to our association as well as a direct communication with us, which also includes a general address of the so-called electronic mail (e-mail address). If a data subject contacts the data controller via e-mail or a contact form, the personal data transmitted by the data subject will be stored automatically. Such personal data voluntarily provided by a data subject to the controller will be stored for the purpose of processing or contacting the data subject. This personal data is not passed on to third parties.

7. ROUTINE ERASURE AND BLOCKING OF PERSONAL DATA

The controller shall process and store the personal data of the data subject only for the time necessary to achieve the data retention purpose or to the extent provided for by the European regulator or other legislator in laws or regulations to which the controller is subject.

If the storage purpose ceases to apply or if a storage period prescribed by the European Directive and Regulation Giver or another competent legislator expires, the personal data is routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions.

8. legitimate rights of the persons

a) Right to confirmation
Every data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator of directives and regulations to require the controller to confirm whether personal data concerned are being processed. If a data subject wishes to exercise this right of confirmation, he may contact an employee of the controller at any time.

b) Right to information
Any person concerned by the processing of personal data shall have the right granted by the European legislator of directives and regulations to obtain, at any time and free of charge, information from the controller concerning the personal data relating to him/her stored and a copy of that information. Furthermore, the European regulator has granted the data subject the following information:

– the processing purposes
– the categories of personal data to be processed
– the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or are still being disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organisations
– if possible, the planned duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration
– the existence of a right of rectification or deletion of personal data concerning him or of a restriction on processing by the controller or of a right of opposition to such processing
– the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority
– if the personal data is not collected from the data subject: All available information about the origin of the data
– the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling in accordance with Article 22(1) and (4) DS-GMO, and – at least in these cases – meaningful information on the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing for the data subject.

Furthermore, the data subject has a right of access to information as to whether personal data have been transferred to a third country or to an international organisation. If this is the case, the data subject also has the right to obtain information on the appropriate guarantees in connection with the transfer. If a data subject wishes to exercise this right of access, he may contact an employee of the controller at any time.

c) Right to correction
Any person data subject to the processing of personal data shall have the right granted by the European legislator of directives and regulations to request the immediate correction of inaccurate personal data concerning him/her. Furthermore, taking into account the purposes of the processing, the data subject has the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data, including by means of a supplementary declaration.

If a data subject wishes to exercise this right of rectification, he or she may contact an employee of the controller at any time.

d) Right to cancellation (right to be forgotten)
Any person concerned by the processing of personal data shall have the right granted by the European legislator of directives and regulations to require the data controller to request that the personal data concerning him/her be deleted immediately, provided that one of the following reasons applies and insofar as the processing is not necessary:

– The personal data have been collected or otherwise processed for such purposes for which they are no longer necessary.
– The data subject withdraws his/her consent on which the processing was based pursuant to Article 6(1)(a) DS-GMO or Article 9(2)(a) DS-GMO, and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
– The data subject opposes processing under Article 21(1) DS-GMO and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for processing or the data subject opposes processing under Article 21(2) DS-GMO.
– The personal data have been processed unlawfully.
– The deletion of personal data is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which the data controller is subject.
– The personal data was collected in relation to information society services offered in accordance with Art. 8 para. 1 DS-GMO.

If one of the above-mentioned reasons applies and a data subject wishes to have personal data stored by Socialis for The Gambia e.V. deleted, he/she may contact an employee of the data controller at any time. The employee of Socialis for The Gambia e.V. will arrange for the request for deletion to be complied with immediately.

If the personal data was made public by Socialis for The Gambia e.V. and our association is obliged to delete the personal data in accordance with Art. 17 Para. 1 DS-GVO, Socialis for The Gambia e.V. will take the following action to inform other data processors processing the published personal data, taking into account available technology and implementation costs, that the data subject has requested the deletion of all links to such personal data or of copies or replications of such personal data from those other data processors, where processing is not necessary. The employee of Socialis for The Gambia e.V. will take the necessary steps in individual cases.

e) Right to limitation of processing
Any person data subject to the processing of personal data shall have the right granted by the European legislator of directives and regulations to require the controller to restrict the processing if one of the following conditions is met:

– The accuracy of the personal data is disputed by the data subject for a period that enables the data controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data.
– The processing is unlawful, the data subject refuses to delete the personal data and instead requests that the use of the personal data be restricted.
– The data controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but the data subject needs them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
– The data subject has lodged an objection to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 1 DS-GMO and it has not yet been determined whether the legitimate reasons of the data subject outweigh those of the data subject.

If one of the above conditions is met and a data subject wishes to request the restriction of personal data stored by Socialis for The Gambia e.V., he/she may contact an employee of the data controller at any time. The employee of Socialis for The Gambia e.V. will cause the restriction of the processing.

f) Right to data transferability
Any data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to receive personal data relating to him/her provided by the data subject to a data controller in a structured, current and machine-readable format. It shall also have the right to transmit such data to another data controller without obstruction by the controller to whom the personal data have been made available, provided that the processing is based on the consent provided for in Article 6(1)(a) DS GMO or Article 9(2)(a) DS GMO or on a contract in accordance with Article 6(1)(b) DS GMO and that the processing is carried out using automated procedures, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of public authority conferred on the data controller.

Furthermore, in exercising his right to data transferability pursuant to Article 20(1) DS-GMO, the data subject has the right to obtain that the personal data be transferred directly by a data controller to another data controller, provided this is technically feasible and provided that the rights and freedoms of other persons are not affected thereby.

To assert the right to data transferability, the person concerned can contact an employee of Socialis for The Gambia e.V. at any time.

g) Right of objection
Any person concerned by the processing of personal data shall have the right granted by the European legislator for reasons arising from their particular situation to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning them under Article 6(1)(e) or (f) of the DS-GMO. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions.

Socialis for The Gambia e.V. will no longer process personal data in the event of an objection, unless we can prove compelling reasons worthy of protection for the processing, which outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the person concerned, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

If Socialis for The Gambia e.V. processes personal data for direct marketing purposes, the person concerned has the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data for the purpose of such advertising. This also applies to profiling insofar as it is connected with such direct advertising. If the person concerned objects to Socialis for The Gambia e.V. processing for direct advertising purposes, Socialis for The Gambia e.V. will no longer process the personal data for these purposes.

Furthermore, the data subject has the right to object to the processing of personal data concerning him/her that is carried out at Socialis for The Gambia e.V. for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes in accordance with Art. 89 para. 1 DS-GMO, for reasons arising from his or her particular situation, unless such processing is necessary to fulfil a task in the public interest.

To exercise the right of opposition, the person concerned may contact directly any representative of Socialis for The Gambia e.V. or another representative. The data subject shall also be free to exercise his right of opposition in relation to the use of information society services by means of automated procedures using technical specifications, notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC.

h) Automated decisions in individual cases including profiling
Any person data subject to the processing of personal data shall have the right granted by the European legislator of directives and regulations not to be subject to a decision based exclusively on automated processing, including profiling, which has legal effect against him or significantly affects him in a similar manner, provided that the decision (1) is not necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between the data subject and the data controller, or (2) is admissible under Union or Member State law to which the data controller is subject and that such law contains appropriate measures to safeguard the rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of the data subject, or (3) with the express consent of the data subject.

If the decision (1) is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between the data subject and the data controller or (2) is made with the express consent of the data subject, Socialis for The Gambia e.V. takes appropriate measures to protect the rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of the data subject, including at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person by the data controller, to state his own position and to challenge the decision.

If the data subject wishes to assert rights relating to automated decisions, he or she may contact an employee of the controller at any time.

i) Right to revoke consent under data protection law
Any person concerned by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European legislator of directives and regulations to revoke consent to the processing of personal data at any time.

If the data subject wishes to exercise his/her right to withdraw his/her consent, he/she may contact an employee of the controller at any time.

9. DATA PROTECTION FOR APPLICATIONS AND IN THE APPLICATION PROCEDURE

The controller collects and processes the personal data of applicants for the purpose of processing the application procedure. Processing may also be carried out electronically. This is particularly the case if an applicant sends corresponding application documents to the controller by electronic means, for example by e-mail or via a web form on the website. If the controller concludes an employment contract with an applicant, the data transmitted will be stored for the purpose of processing the employment relationship in compliance with the statutory provisions. If the controller does not conclude an employment contract with the applicant, the application documents shall be automatically deleted two months after notification of the decision of refusal, provided that no other legitimate interests of the controller stand in the way of deletion. Other legitimate interest in this sense is, for example, a burden of proof in proceedings under the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG).

10. Webhosting

To maintain our online presence, we use an Internet service provider on whose server the website is stored (hosting) and who makes our website available on the Internet. The Internet service provider processes contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, inventory data as well as meta and communication data on our behalf. Legal basis: The legal basis for the aforementioned processing is our legitimate interest in an efficient and secure provision of our online offer, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO in conjunction with Art. 28 DSGVO (order processing contract).

If you use our website for information purposes only, our Internet service provider will only collect the personal data that the browser you are using transmits to its server. This is the following data:

– IP address
– the date and time of access to our website
– Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
– Access status (HTTP status)
– the amount of data transferred
– the Internet service provider of the accessing system
– the type of browser you are using and its version
– the operating system you are using
– the website from which you may have accessed our website
– the pages or sub-pages which you visit on our website.

The aforementioned data is stored as log files on the servers of our Internet service provider. This is necessary to display the website on the device you are using and to ensure stability and security. Our legitimate interest in data processing lies in the
above purposes. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. The above data for the provision of our website will be stored for a period of 7 days and then deleted. Since the processing of the above data is absolutely necessary for the provision of our Internet presence, there is no right of objection.

11. PRIVACY POLICY REGARDING THE USE AND APPLICATION OF GOOGLE SERVICES

We use third party services such as plugins or APIs (Application Programming Interface) on our website to extend the functionality of our website. Data may be transferred to the provider of these services. In detail we use the following services:
Our website uses services of Google LLC („Google“), 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google complies with the requirements of the „EU Privacy Shield“. The Privacy Shield Agreement regulates the protection of personal data transferred from a member state of the European Union to the USA. It shall ensure that the data transmitted there is also subject to a level of data protection comparable to that of the European Union. The list of certified companies is available here: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list. You can find more information on the handling of user data in Google‘s data protection declaration: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

a) Google APIs
Our website uses „Google APIs“ from Google. This service allows us to extend our website through the external integration of code frameworks. The required frameworks are usually requested from a Google server in the USA. This request transfers the following information to the Google server and stores it there: The one of our Internet pages that you have visited and the IP address of your terminal. The legal basis for the processing of your data in relation to the „Google APIs“ service is Art. 6 par. 1 p. 1 letter f) DSGVO (legitimate interest in data processing). The legitimate interest arises from our need for an attractive and uniform presentation of our online offer and for a technically flawless and fast presentation of our website.

b) Google Fonts
Our website uses the external font service „Google Fonts“ from Google. This service enables us to present our website in a uniform and attractive manner, even on user devices with very different configurations, by loading fonts from an external server instead of the user‘s device. The required fonts are usually requested from a Google server in the USA. This request transfers the following information to the Google server and stores it there: The one of our Internet pages that you have visited and the IP address of your terminal. The legal basis for the processing of your data in relation to the „Google Fonts“ service is Art. 6 par. 1 p. 1 letter f) DSGVO (legitimate interest in data processing). The legitimate interest arises from our need for an attractive and uniform presentation of our online offering.

12. PRIVACY POLICY REGARDING THE USE AND APPLICATION OF FACEBOOK

We maintain online presences within social networks and platforms, offered by Facebook Ireland Ltd, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland, to communicate with active customers, prospects and users and to inform them about our services there.

We would like to point out that user data can be processed outside the European Union. This can pose risks for users because, for example, the enforcement of users‘ rights could be made more difficult. With regard to US providers that are certified under the privacy shield, we would like to point out that they are thus committed to complying with EU data protection standards.

Furthermore, user data is usually processed for market research and advertising purposes. Thus, for example, user profiles can be created from the user behavior and the resulting interests of the users. The usage profiles can in turn be used, for example, to place advertisements inside and outside the platforms that presumably correspond to the interests of the users. For these purposes, cookies are usually stored on the user‘s computer, in which the user‘s usage behavior and interests are stored. Furthermore, data can also be stored in the user profiles independently of the devices used by the users (especially if the users are members of the respective platforms and are logged in to these).

The processing of users‘ personal data is carried out on the basis of our legitimate interests in effective user information and communication with users pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO.

For a detailed description of the respective processing and the possibilities of objection (opt-out), we refer to the Facebook information linked below.

Also in the case of requests for information and the assertion of user rights, we point out that these can be asserted most effectively with the provider. Only the provider has access to the users‘ data and can directly take appropriate measures and provide information. If you still need help, you can contact us.

Privacy Policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
Opt-Out: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads and https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab
Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active.

13. PRIVACY POLICY REGARDING THE USE AND APPLICATION OF FACEBOOK SOCIAL PLUGINS

On the basis of our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in analysis, optimisation and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO) Social Plugins („Plugins“) of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Ireland Ltd, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland („Facebook“). This may include, for example, content such as images, videos or texts and buttons with which users can share content from this online offer within Facebook. The list and appearance of Facebook Social Plugins can be viewed here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

Facebook is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and thus offers a guarantee to comply with European data protection law.
(https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active).

When a user calls up a function of this online offer that contains such a plugin, his device establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Facebook directly to the user‘s device and integrated into the online offer. The processed data can be used to create user profiles. We therefore have no influence on the amount of data Facebook collects with the help of this plugin and therefore inform users according to our level of knowledge.

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