Data Protection Information

With this data protection information we would like to inform you about the type and scope of processing of your personal data when you visit this website.

1. Responsibilities and Contact Details

The person responsible for processing your personal data in accordance with Art. 4 para. 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is  

SKALING Partners mbB
Cuxhavener Str. 14
10555 Berlin.

You can contact our data protection officer at the above address with the addition "data protection officer" as well as at datenschutzbeauftragter@skaling.de.  

2. Processing of Personal Data

When visiting our website, the browser automatically transmits information to our server, which is temporarily stored as log files. This information includes the browser used, the operating system used, the name of the access provider, date, time and duration of access, IP address of the device used (laptop, smartphone etc.), the website from which you visit our website (referrer URL) and the pages visited on our website. This information is processed by us to ensure the smooth use and display of our website and to guarantee the stability and security of the website. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 S.1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the listed purposes of data collection. The information is only evaluated for statistical purposes and only in pseudonymized form.

3. Disclosure to Third Parties

We do not pass on your personal data to third parties, unless one of the following exceptions applies:

  • You have given your express consent within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR;
  • The disclosure is legally permissible and required under Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR for the processing of contractual relationships with you;
  • It is required to comply with a legal obligation according to art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR;
  • According to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, the disclosure is necessary for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection which requires the protection of your data.

4. Cookies

We use cookies on our site. Cookies are small text files that are automatically created by your browser and stored on your device (laptop, smartphone etc.). They contain information about the user behavior when visiting a website, which is then available for further visits to the website. Cookies do not contain viruses or other malware and do not cause any damage to your computer. We use the information contained in the cookies to improve and analyse your visit to our website and to ensure our IT security. The legal basis for the use of cookies is Art. 6 Para. 1 S.1 lit. f GDPR.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by deactivating the automatic storage in the system settings of your browser. Cookies already stored can be deleted at any time. However, deactivating cookies may mean that you cannot use all the functions of our website.

On this website we use the services of the open source web analysis service Matomo Analytics (https://matomo.org/). Matomo Analytics also uses cookies, which enable us to analyse the use of the website. For this purpose, the information obtained by the cookie about the usage is transferred to the server used by us and stored so that the usage behavior can be evaluated. With Matomo, no data is transmitted to servers that are beyond our control. Matomo does not collect session data without your consent. Further information about the treatment of your data at Matomo can also be found at https://matomo.org/privacy/.

5. Erasure

We erase your personal data in the log files after 8 weeks, unless longer storage of the data is necessary to ensure the above-mentioned processing purposes. In this case we delete your personal data as soon as they are no longer required for the above-mentioned purposes and the corresponding legal retention periods have expired. Furthermore, we usually delete session cookies when the respective session on the Internet is terminated.

6. Your Rights

You have a right to information about the personal data stored by us and, if the respective legal requirements are met, a right to correction, deletion and restriction of processing. You also have the right to receive the personal data provided by you in a structured, common and machine-readable format. This includes the right to transfer this data to another responsible party. Insofar as this is technically possible, you can also request that we transmit the personal data directly to the other responsible party.

Insofar as the processing of your personal data is based on a balancing of interests in the sense of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right to object to this processing under the conditions described in Art. 21 GDPR.

You may also submit complaints to the competent supervisory authority.

7. Security

We use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

 8. Change of this Data Protection Information

This data protection information is valid as of October 2020. Due to the further development of our website and offers above or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may become necessary to change this data protection information. You can access and print out the current data protection information at any time on our website.