You can generally use our website without entering any personal data. Where we collect personal data (for example, name, address or email addresses), this is always voluntary as far as possible. We will not forward this data to third parties without your explicit consent.
Please note that there may be gaps in security when data is transferred on the internet (this applies to email communication, for example). We cannot guarantee any end-to-end protection of data against access by third parties.
- General information and legal information
- Designation of the data controller
- The controller for data processing on this website is:
If you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, or for information, rectification, blocking or erasure of data as well as withdrawal of consent, please contact:
Qualitätssprachendienste Deutschlands e. V.
Französische Straße 12
The data controller makes decisions either alone or with others about the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, contact details, etc.).
Withdrawing your consent to data processing
Certain data processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time. Simply send us an informal email if you want to withdraw your consent. This does not affect the lawfulness of the data processing operations based on consent before it is withdrawn.
Right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority
As the data subject, you have a right of lodge a complaint to the relevant supervisory authority in the case of an infringement of data protection law. The relevant supervisory authority for data protection law is the Data Protection Officer of the Federal State in which our company has its head office. The following link will provide you with a list of data protection officers and their contact details: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Right to data portability
You are entitled to ask us to provide the data that we have automatically processed based on your consent or in fulfilment of a contract to you or a third party. This data will be provided in a machine-readable format. If you ask for the data to be transferred directly to another controller, we will only do this if it is technically feasible.
Right to information, rectification, blocking, erasure
Under applicable laws, you are entitled at any time to request information without charge about your stored personal data, the source of the data, the recipients and the purpose of the data processing. You are also entitled to request rectification, blocking or erasure of this data, if applicable. If you have more questions about this and the topic of personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address specified in the legal notice.
Contact form / Application form
Any data transmitted via the contact form, including your contact details, will be saved so that we can process your enquiry or be ready for follow-up questions. We will not pass on this data to third parties without your consent.
The data entered during the registration process will be processed on the basis of your consent (point (a) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR). You can withdraw your consent at any time. Simply send us an informal email if you want to withdraw your consent. This does not affect the lawfulness of the data processing operations based on consent before it is withdrawn.
We will store any data transmitted via the contact form until you request its erasure, you withdraw your consent to its storage or there is no longer any need to store it. This does not affect any mandatory legal conditions – specifically retention periods.
Our website uses the functions of the Google Analytics web analysis service. The provider of this web analysis service is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics cookies are placed on the basis of point (f) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour to optimise our website and advertising, if applicable.
Demographic data in Google Analytics
Our website uses the “demographic data” function of Google Analytics. This allows reports to be compiled that contain information regarding the age, gender, and interests of visitors to the website. This data originates from interest-based advertising from Google as well as third-party visitor data. The data cannot be assigned to a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time using the display settings in your Google account, or you can generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the “Objection to data collection” section.