Welcome to the 5th Taptastic Festival! The German Tapdance Festival!
What´s a better way to begin 2019 than a Tapfestival? Let´s welcome the New Year together!
For four days, there will be 9 Teachers from the USA, Spain, Belgium and England going to get you rocking. We will have classes for everybody - from Beginners to Advanced+! During the days you can learn from the artist - at night you can admire them on stage.
Wilhelmshaven is a beautiful city in northern Germany, located at the Jade Bight, a bay of the North Sea. The city counts many beautiful sights such as the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Bridge, lots of museums, the South Beach and the harbor. You can go shopping in Wilhelmshaven´s beautiful downtown area or enjoy the nightlife in the city´s many bars and clubs. There are many reasons to come to Wilhelmshaven!
Dunses Dance School and the Tapdance Factory are well known for their fantastic Tapdance Events in Wilhelmshaven. Now it´s time to host the second international Tapdance festival in Wilhelmshaven. Let´s make music together and learn from each other to make the Tap community bigger and stronger!
You can already look forward to Adele Joel (England) , Ruben Sanchez (Barcelona), Avalon Rathgeb (London), Charles Renato (New York), Aaron Tolson (New Hamsphire), Josh Hilberman (Belgium), Michelle Dorrance (New York), Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards (New York) and Derick Grant (New York)!
Gibt es etwas besseres, als das Jahr 2019 mit einem Steptanzfestival zu beginnen? Lasst uns zusammen das Neue Jahr begrüßen!
Vier Tage lang, werden 9 Lehrer aus den USA, Spanien, Belgien und England euch einheitzen. Wir haben Kurse für Jedermann - Vom Anfänger bis hin zum Professionellen Tänzer. Am Tag kannst du von den Dozenten lernen - Am Abend erlebst du sie auf der Bühne.
Wilhelmshaven ist eine schöne Stadt im Norden von Deutschland, direkt am Jadebusen, eine Bucht von der Nordsee. Die Stadt hat viele schöne Sehenwürdigkeiten, wie z.B. die Kaiser-Wilhelm-Brücke, viele Museen, den Südstrand und den Hafen. Du kannst in der Innenstadt einkaufen gehen oder das Nachtleben in den Bars und Clubs genießen. Es gibt viele Gründe nach Wilhelmshaven zu kommen!
Die ADTV Tanzschule Dunse und die Tapdance Factory e.V. sind bekannt für ihre fantastischen Steptanzveranstaltungen in Wilhelmshaven. Nun ist es Zeit für das zweite internationale Steptanzfestival in Wilhelmshaven. Lasst uns zusammen Musik machen, voneinander lernen und die Stepgemeinschaft größer und stärker werden lassen.
Freut euch auf Adele Joel (England), Ruben Sanchez (Barcelona), Avalon Rathgeb (London), Charles Renato (New York), Aaron Tolson (New Hamsphire), Josh Hilberman (Belgien), Michelle Dorrance (New York), Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards (New York) und Derick Grant (New York)!
Are you looking for a Hotel in Wilhelmshaven?
The Hotel Ankerplatz and Home Hotel offers special festival rates for you:
Price Double Room with Breakfast: 90,00€
Price Single Room with Breakfast: 70,00€
Code for special festival rate: Taptastic Festival
Price Single Room with Breakfast: 55,00€
Price Double Room with Breakfast: 75,00€
Price for 3-Bedroom with Breakfast: 85,00€
Price for 4-Bedroom with Breakfast: 95,00€
Code for special festival rate: Taptastic
Du möchtest im Hotel unterkommen? Das Hotel Ankerplatz und das Home Hotel haben besondere Konditionen für die Festivalteilnehmer:
Doppelzimmer mit Frühstück: 90,00€
Einzelzimmer mit Frühstück: 70,00€
Code für die besonderen Konditionen: Taptastic Festival
Einzelzimmer mit Frühstück: 55,00€
Doppelzimmer mit Frühstück: 75,00€
3-Bettzimmer mit Frühstück: 85,00€
4-Bettzimmer mit Frühstück: 95,00€
Would you like to stay with a host family? Please contact us and we will try to find a host family for you and your friends. The Host Family would get 50€ for the whole time at the Festival.
Würdest du gerne in einer Gastfamilie unterkommen? Bitte melde dich bei uns und zusamme werden wir eine passende Gastfamilie für dich und deine Freunde finden. Die Gastfamilie bekommt für diese Zeit 50€.
The closest airport is in Bremen (by car 1 Hour) or Hamburg (by car 2 Hours)! From there, you can go by train or bus to Wilhelmshaven!
If you want that we will organize a shuttle from Bremen Airport to Wilhelmshaven and from Wilhelmshaven back to Bremen Airport! Please contact us for more Information!
Der nächste Flughafen ist in Bremen (1 Autostunde entfernt) oder in Hamburg (2 Autostunden entfernt)! Von da aus kannst du mit dem Zug oder dem Bus nach Wilhelmshaven kommen.
Wenn du möchtest, organisieren wir einen Shuttel vom Bremer Flughafen nach Wilhelmshaven und wieder zurück! Bitte kontaktiere und für weitere Informationen!
The Workshops will be in the Danceschool called Tanzschule Dunse and the the Shows and Party in the Kulturzentrum Pumpwerk
Derick K. Grant (Performer, Choreographer, Director) has an establishes career that spans over three decades. Under the direction of two time Tone Award winning director George C. Wolfe, he was an original company member and Dance Captain for `Bring In Da Noise, Bring In Da Funk`at both The Public Theater and on Broadway and also starred in the role of da beat for the first National Tour of `Bring In da Noise, Bring In Da Funk`. He created the critically acclaimed show `Ìmagine Tap!´and was appointes as the Co-Artistic Director of Chicago Human Rhythm Project´s `Rhythm World`Summer Festival.
Mr. Grant was the recipient of the Princess Grace Award for Upcoming Young Artist, The Helen Hayes Award (Washington D.C.) for Outstanding Featured Actor as well as two additional for his role in `Bring In Da Noise, Bring In Da Funk. Mr. Grant also received two Los Angeles Ovation Awards for choreography and for best Ensemble performance in Noise/Funk, and was most recently recognized for Best Choreography for `Imagine Tap!`He was also nominated for the Lester Horton Dance Award for Best Male Performance from the Dance Resource Center of Los Angeles.
`Get On The Good Foot` (James Brown Tribute) local and national tour; The Kennedy Center for the Performing Art AFRICAN ODYSSEY program (EXPRESIONES LATINAS Festival); Opening number for Daniela Mercury with Brazilian artist Nego Gato; The Aaron Davis Hall Black History Month Celebration; The Queens Symphony Opera´s DUKE ELLINGTIN CONCERT, Ann Arbor´s ARTS FESTIVAL; The Embassy in Portugal; THE CONNECTICUT BALLET COMPANY´s celebration of MEN IN DANCE with Brett Paphael; and as a special guest artist with The Jazz Tap Ensemble. Mr. Grant´s own production of the history of tap, A NIGHT OUT: TAP! toured the country succesfully for three months. Mr. Grant also joined Mr. in Yonkers, NY, Vermont and Boston. He also appeared with violinist Sa-Idah for a tribute commemorating The Colonial African Heritage´s African Burial Ground Reinterment produced by Schomburg Center.
In an effort to celebate, nurture and cultivate the future of the art from of tap, Mr. Grant continues to teach locally as a faculty member at Steps On Broadyway and at venues worldwide, offering group and private instruction as well as lecture demonstrations. He is currently the national tap spokeperson for So Danca.
DORMESHIA SUMBRY-EDWARDS is a two-time Bessie Award winner (as performer and choreographer), Princess Grace Award, and Astaire Award for Best Female Performer in Broadway’s After Midnight. Additional Broadway credits include Black and Blue and Bring In Da’Noise, Bring In Da’Funk. Dormeshia was integral to Noise/Funk’s International Tour (dance captain/principal) and performed as special guest for Grammy artist Fantasia and International Jazz Day featuring the legendary Al Jarreau and Dee Dee Bridgewater. Film credits include “TAP” with Gregory Hines, Spike Lee’s “Bamboozled” (Assistant Choreographer/actress), and “The Rise and Fall of Miss Thang” (Best Lead Actress nomination). Choreography credits include Michael Jackson’s Rock Your World, The Cotton Club’s Sophisticated Ladies, The Blues Project (co-choreographer/creator), and Jacob’s Pillow debut And Still You Must Swing (New York Times’ The Best of Dance for 2016). With over 30 years touring the world, she also spent 11 years as Michael Jackson’s tap instructor.
A New Hampshire native, Aaron started dancing at the age of ten. At 14 the tap prodigy was invited to perform in the Great Tap Reunion at the Apollo Theatre alongside tap legends Derick Grant, Savion Glover, and Gregory Hines, as well as the rest of the cast of the movie TAP!
During his senior year to successfully auditioned for the New York Shakespeare Festival tap programm, also known as Funk U! Soon Aaron became a company member of Manhattan Tap and worked in the show Tap Dogs. Jumping feet-first into choreography, he landed a job with Absolut in a natinal tour titled Absolut Tap! Soon adter, Aaron accepted a role in the national and international tours of Riverdance. He was a featured soloist and captain of the tap dancers for six years as he performed on Broadway and at Radio City Music Hall, on various TV shows, at NBA ganes, and on stages the world over.
In 2006 Aaron began working with longtime friend Derick Grant on Imangine Tap!, a Chicago-bases show whose formation would become the subject of a feature-length documentary, titled Tap or Die. As a faculty member at The Boston Conservatory and Plymouth State University, Aaron choreographed, produced and directed Something to Tap About, Tapped, Tapped In and Inspired, all featuring performers from his own New England Tap Ensemble. Aaron formed New England Tap Ensemble, anon-profit organization, in May of 2007 to promote the art of tap in the community while fostering a sense of individuality in a professional artist.
From Montana to Moscow, Aaron has performed and taught at numerous festivals including LA Tap Festival, Chicago Human Rhythm Project, Beantown Tap Fest, Tap United, Tampa Bay Tap Festival, Tap Kids Brazil International Tap Festival and FeetxFeet. Other favorite performances include Bookline Chorus ´Duke Ellington Sacred Concert, The Late Show with Liam O´Conner in Ireland, and playing Drosselmeyer in Clara´s Dream in A Jazz Nutcracker. Aaron is currently on faculty with Broadway Dance Center and Peridance Capezio Center in New York City and is the director of Tap2You, an all-tap dance cometition. In addition, he is the national spokesperson for SoDanca, and the Director of Speaking in Taps, a pre-professional youth company. Body & Sole Fitness is Aaron Tolson´s latest project, and one that allows him to share his love of tap with non-dancers, while working out and staying fit at the same time. Not coincidentally, Body & Sole was conceived in 2013, the same year he welcomed his daugther Charlotte into the world. Aaron currently lives in New York with wife Emily, Charlotte, and their miniature schnauzer, Mighty.
Rubén Sánchez García, was borned in lleida in 1978. He starts learning dance at 6 years old such as classic ballet, contemporary dance, jazz, ballroom dance and others with most of the best well known teachers around the world. But it's tap what he likes the most studying with Tap Master Guillem Alonso, Jason Samuels Smith, Max Pollack, Josh Hillbermann, Derick Grant, Ted Levi, Leela Petronio, Sharon Lavi and Barbara Duffy.
In 2011 creates de show Swing and Gin in Barcelona, sharing stage with the tap dancer Ludovico Hombravella. The same year developes the brand RUBEN SANCHEZ DANCEWEAR being the Official Sponsor SFUMATO Show by L'A Rachid Ouramdane and Tap Factory by Vincent Pausanias. We also have been sponsorong several tap dance events all over the world such as TAP ON Barcelona 2013 and 2014, HOOFERZ Tap Fest in Antwerp 2013-2014, New York City Tap Festival 2014, Paris Tap Fest 2014, The Vancouver international Tap Festival 2014, Castellon Tap Fest 2012-2013-22014 between others. RUBEN SANCHEZ DANCE WEAR is also the Official Sponsor of the world wide well known tap dancer Jason Janas.
Professional Tap dancer Avalon Rathgeb was born in South Devon, UK, where she trained at her mothers dancing school Rathgeb school of Dance and Totnes School of Dance until the age of 18. In 2006 she was awarded a full time scholarship to the train at the renowed vocational dance school- Bird College, London. Graduating in 2009 she knew that tap dance was her passion and took decision to solely focus on that genre. Since graduating she has completed 2 internships for the American Tap Dance Foundation on NYC, was a company member of Grant Swifts TeAyPe n Melbourne, Australia and has danced in the leading Tap dance companies in the UK including Grounded, Juggling On Tap and The Pulse Collective. Avalon was invited to accept one of the 25 places reserved for outstanding dancers in the 2014 Tap programme at the school at Jacob´s Pillow in Massachusetts, USA.
Her career highlights include performing in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics as a tap dancing dementor, being asked to join Tapestry Dance Company, North America´s only full time and paid Tap dance company, the 1st INternational Chinese film awards with Ryan Campell-Birch at the Westminster´s Grand Hall, London, performing with Michelle Dorrance and the Michele Drees trio at Nolais 11, the closing ceremony for the 1st European games in Baku, Azerbaijan and recently creating her own company `Old Kent Road` for Resolution! 2015 at `The Place`, London.
Avalon regulay teaches for international tap festivals and workshops including the Stockholm Tap festival, Prague City Tap Festival, Australian Tap festival, Escola Luthier Dansa and MadTap- Madrid, Tanzhaus- Düsseldorf, Tip-Tap- Poland, Zig-Zag Studios Prague, and Dubrovnik Tap festival- Croatia. Here in London Avalon teaches at Bird College, Pineapple Dance Studios and South London Dance Studios. She has adjudicated at MCR International Copetition- Brno, Czech Republic and Imperial society for teachers of dance- Star Tap Awards.
Charles Renato was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He began tap dancing at the age of 6 years old at CBS located in Sao Jose dos Campos. At 14 he began teaching tap dance that lead to him win awards all over Brazil. He has won awards for Best Dancer at the Joinville Dance Festival and the TV Globo challenge show (2009 & 2010).
In 2008 Charles joined the cast of "Sinatra Blue Eyes" the musical in Lisbon, Portugal. Renato was also a member of the "KS Tap Company" which is responsible for bringing together highly sought after teachers from all over Brazil to perform. Charles spends his free time giving workshops and choreographing for many tap companies through out Brazil and America. He was invited to teach at the LA Tap Fest, DC Tap Fest, Tap City in NY, Chicago Human Rhythm Project, North Carolina Tap Festival, Portland Tap Festival and many others.
Charles Renato was invited to produce and create a section in one of the most prestigious event in Brazil called Carnaval. Since then he has been nominated for best choreographer of Desterro festival and Festidança in Brazil that has lead up to him teaching in America. Most recently he moved to NYC and has been working with Apt 33 directed by Chloe Arnold and performed with Michelle Dorrance and Dorrance Dance.
Renato has also recently been directing the Metropolitan Youth Tap Ensemble (MYTE), and teaching at Metropolitan School of Arts in Virginia. He also directed Apt 33’s new video “I’m not afraid” choreographed by Chloe Arnold. Since he moved to NYC he has been teaching at Broadway Dance Center and Steps On Broadway. At the moment Charles is Artist Resident at American Tap Dance Foundation and he is creating his first professional group project to be premiere in NY this summer.Check more info on www.charlesrenato.com
Clara Martinez is a young tap dancer from Barcelona, Spain. She is a member of Estefania Porequera´s UNUM Tap Project and also worked with Ivan Bouchain´s company. She is currently working as a choreographer with the spanish duo The Ground Sisters. Her tap dancing is generally based on musical concepts.
Kira von Kayser
Kira von Kayser is a professional tap dancer, choreographer and teacher resident in Munich, Germany. As a multi-genre performer, she combines tap dance and its rhythmic musicality with movements of modern and contemporary dance styles. Kira works all over Germany and throughout Europe performing and teaching in shows, fairs and festivals. Besides her tap dance skills, she is an honored graduate of the Iwanson International School of Contemporary Dance in Munich.
The highlights of her artistic work include dancing at the opening of the prestigious „Sofitel-House“ in Frankfurt 2017, performing with Daniel Borak at his Tap Dan’s Festival in 2016 and playing Duke Ellington’s „Sacred Concert“ in 2017 with the SwingIn Big Band. 2017 she also won the IDO European Tap Dance Championship. Frequently she and her students win medals at national and international tap championships as well as in contemporary or musical competitions. If not competing herself, Kira can also be hired as a judge for competitions.
For several years now, Kira is working with tap dancer Bernd Paffrath in various dance projects, including modern style tap dance, as well as recreating classic choreographies from Fred Astaire and Ginger Rodgers. Most recently Kira took over as leading tap dance instructor for the only state-approved tap dance education program in Germany.
Registration Taptastic Festival 2019!
Put together your individual Taptastic Schedule! You can choose from 40 different open Classes and/or 3 Intensive Residence! Just make sure that you don´t have 2 classes at the same time ;). We will send you a confirmation email with the total amount you will have to pay after you have finished the reservation.
Please note: We can only guarantee you a place for a class after your payment is received.
Kreiere deinen ganz individuellen Taptastic Stundenplan! Du hast die Auswahl aus 40 verschiedenen Kursen und/oder 3 Intensive Residence! Bitte pass auf, dass du nicht 2 Kurse zur selben Zeit buchst ;). Nach der Reservierung schicken wir dir eine Bestätigungsemail mit der endgültig zu zahlenden Summe.
Bitte beachte: Wir können dir deinen Platz in den Kursen erst garantieren, nachdem das Geld bei uns eingegangen ist.
You can choose from 40 different Classes a 75 minutes. You can try every kind of Level and Theme Classes like Slides, Impro or Wings&Pullbacks.
If you have questions just send us a message: email@example.com
Du hast die Möglichkeit aus 40 verschiedenen Kursen a 75 Minuten zu wählen. Du kannst sämtliche Leistungsstufen ausprobieren und natürlich auch die Themen-Kurse, wie z.B. Slides, Impro oder Wings&Pullbacks.
Wenn du irgendwelche Fragen hast dann schreib uns unter: firstname.lastname@example.org
We also have 3 Intensive Residences! Every Day you have class with the same Group of Students and the same Teacher! In 7,5 hours (5 Hours), you will learn a whole Choreogaphy and will get the chance to perform it at the Concert of the Masters! Chosse your Level and get ready for the Stage! This is an Experience you will never forget!
Ausserdem haben wir 3 Intensive Residences! Jeden Tag hast du mit der gleichen Gruppe and Schülern und demselben Lehrer! In 7,5 Stunden (5 Stunden) lernst du eine komplette Choreographie und bekommst die Möglichkeit sie beim Concert of the Masters vorzuführen! Such dir deine Leistungsstufe aus und sei bereit für die Bühne! Das ist eine Erfahrung, die du nie wieder vergessen wirst!
Legend and Recommended Tap Experience
Kids = age 6-11 years
Price goes up on November 19th, 2018
Open Class (a 75 min.) : 32,00€
Kids Classes: 32,00€
Morning Classes (a 60 min.) : 18,00€
Price goes up on November 19th, 2018
Intensive Residence (7,5 Hours) : 205,00€ included one Ticket for the Concert of the Masters
Tap Talk: 5,00€
We will have a nice sit in in a very cool Location! The Teachers will talk about Tap History and you will get the Chance to ask all the Questions you have! Tickets are Limited!
It´s always a nice Event with so many different Performances. Students from all over the World performing on Stage! Solo, Duo, Groups or Formations, with Music or Acapella!
Tap-Jam: Free Entree
Cutting Contest: 5,00€
Concert of the Masters: 22,50€
The Highlight of the Taptastic Festival!
The Intensive Residence-Students performing their new Choreography which they learned at the Festival! And of course every Teacher will perform to Livemusic! You can´t miss this Concert!
Combi-Ticket (Studentshowcase/Concert of the Masters): 28,50€ Limited Selection
Aftershowparty: Free Entry
Lunch and Snacks at Tanzschule Dunse:
Lunch per Day (Saladbar and something warm like Pasta): 6,50€
Terms and Conditions
Cancellation policy: To meet the responsibilities and commitments made by the Festival committee we thank you for accepting the following cancellation policy: If you cancel your registration before 24th December 2018, the full amount paid minus a non-refundable fee of 50,00€ will be returned. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made after 24th December 2018. Any class with insufficient enrollment may be cancelled but attendees will have the choice of an alternate class or a refund.
Please note: Your place for a class is not guaranteed until your payment is received.
Insurance policy: The attendees participating in the activities of the festival do this on their own accord and release ADTV Tanzschule Dunse and the Tapdance Factory Commitee, and all its locations, from liability.
Stornierungsbedingungen: Um die Planung des Festivals so zuverlässig wie möglich zu gestalten, bitten wir Sie die folgenden Stornierungsbedingungen zu akzeptieren: Wenn Sie ihre Registrierung vor dem 24. Dezember 2018 stornieren, wird Ihnen der von Ihnen bereits bezahlte Betrag abzüglich einer Gebühr in Höhe von 50,00€ erstattet. Für Stornierungen nach dem 24. Dezember 2018 können wir leider keine Erstattung vornehmen. Sollten einzelne Kurse mangels Anmeldungen nicht stattfinden können, so besteht wahlweise die Möglichkeit, ersatzweise einen anderen Kurs zu belegen oder das Geld für den ausgefallenen Kurs zu erstatten.
Bitte beachten Sie: Ihr Platz in einem Kurs ist erst mit Zahlungseingang verbindlich reserviert.
Versicherungsbedingungen: Die Teilnahme am Festival erfolgt auf eigene Gefahr. Die ADTV Tanzschule Dunse, das Komitee der Tapdance Factory e.V. und die Veranstaltungsorte übernehmen keine Haftung.
Payment and Requirements
The total amount is payable 2 weeks after your Registration. Please note: Your place for a class ist not guaranteed until your payment is received.
For international attendees, please note, that banking and currency conversion fees might be added to the total amount.
Name: TapDance Factory e.V.
Bank: Volksbank Wilhelmshaven
IBAN: DE68 2829 0063 1100 1115 80
Die gesamte Summe ist innerhalb von 2 Wochen nach Anmeldung zu bezahlen. Bitte beachte: Wir können dir deinen Platz in den Kursen erst dann garantieren, nachdem das Geld bei uns eingegangen ist.
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Bank: Volksbank Wilhelmshaven
IBAN: DE68 2829 0063 1100 1115 80
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5. Registration on our website
The data subject has the possibility to register on the website of the controller with the indication of personal data. Which personal data are transmitted to the controller is determined by the respective input mask used for the registration. The personal data entered by the data subject are collected and stored exclusively for internal use by the controller, and for his own purposes. The controller may request transfer to one or more processors (e.g. a parcel service) that also uses personal data for an internal purpose which is attributable to the controller.
By registering on the website of the controller, the IP addressâassigned by the Internet service provider (ISP) and used by the data subjectâdate, and time of the registration are also stored. The storage of this data takes place against the background that this is the only way to prevent the misuse of our services, and, if necessary, to make it possible to investigate committed offenses. Insofar, the storage of this data is necessary to secure the controller. This data is not passed on to third parties unless there is a statutory obligation to pass on the data, or if the transfer serves the aim of criminal prosecution.
The registration of the data subject, with the voluntary indication of personal data, is intended to enable the controller to offer the data subject contents or services that may only be offered to registered users due to the nature of the matter in question. Registered persons are free to change the personal data specified during the registration at any time, or to have them completely deleted from the data stock of the controller.
The data controller shall, at any time, provide information upon request to each data subject as to what personal data are stored about the data subject. In addition, the data controller shall correct or erase personal data at the request or indication of the data subject, insofar as there are no statutory storage obligations. The entirety of the controllerâs employees are available to the data subject in this respect as contact persons.
6. Contact possibility via the website
The website of the TapDance Factory e.V. contains information that enables a quick electronic contact to our enterprise, as well as 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 controller by e-mail or via a contact form, the personal data transmitted by the data subject are automatically stored. Such personal data transmitted on a voluntary basis by a data subject to the data controller are stored for the purpose of processing or contacting the data subject. There is no transfer of this personal data to third parties.
7. Routine erasure and blocking of personal data
The data controller shall process and store the personal data of the data subject only for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage, or as far as this is granted by the European legislator or other legislators in laws or regulations to which the controller is subject to.
If the storage purpose is not applicable, or if a storage period prescribed by the European legislator or another competent legislator expires, the personal data are routinely blocked or erased in accordance with legal requirements.
8. Rights of the data subject
a) Right of confirmation
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller the confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her are being processed. If a data subject wishes to avail himself of this right of confirmation, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller.
b) Right of access
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller free information about his or her personal data stored at any time and a copy of this information. Furthermore, the European directives and regulations grant the data subject access to the following information:
- the purposes of the processing;
- the categories of personal data concerned;
- the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organisations;
- where possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period;
- the existence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasure of personal data, or restriction of processing of personal data concerning the data subject, or to object to such processing;
- the existence of the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
- where the personal data are not collected from the data subject, any available information as to their source;
- the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, referred to in Article 22(1) and (4) of the GDPR and, at least in those cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and envisaged consequences of such processing for the data subject.
Furthermore, the data subject shall have a right to obtain information as to whether personal data are transferred to a third country or to an international organisation. Where this is the case, the data subject shall have the right to be informed of the appropriate safeguards relating to the transfer.
If a data subject wishes to avail himself of this right of access, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller.
c) Right to rectification
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning him or her. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, the data subject shall have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.
If a data subject wishes to exercise this right to rectification, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller.
d) Right to erasure (Right to be forgotten)
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay, and the controller shall have the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay where one of the following grounds applies, as long as the processing is not necessary:
- The personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
- The data subject withdraws consent to which the processing is based according to point (a) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR, or point (a) of Article 9(2) of the GDPR, and where there is no other legal ground for the processing.
- The data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) of the GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(2) of the GDPR.
- The personal data have been unlawfully processed.
- The personal data must be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject.
- The personal data have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services referred to in Article 8(1) of the GDPR.
If one of the aforementioned reasons applies, and a data subject wishes to request the erasure of personal data stored by the TapDance Factory e.V., he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller. An employee of TapDance Factory e.V. shall promptly ensure that the erasure request is complied with immediately.
Where the controller has made personal data public and is obliged pursuant to Article 17(1) to erase the personal data, the controller, taking account of available technology and the cost of implementation, shall take reasonable steps, including technical measures, to inform other controllers processing the personal data that the data subject has requested erasure by such controllers of any links to, or copy or replication of, those personal data, as far as processing is not required. An employees of the TapDance Factory e.V. will arrange the necessary measures in individual cases.
e) Right of restriction of processing
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller restriction of processing where one of the following applies:
- The accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject, for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data.
- The processing is unlawful and the data subject opposes the erasure of the personal data and requests instead the restriction of their use instead.
- The controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by the data subject for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
- The data subject has objected to processing pursuant to Article 21(1) of the GDPR pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override those of the data subject.
If one of the aforementioned conditions is met, and a data subject wishes to request the restriction of the processing of personal data stored by the TapDance Factory e.V., he or she may at any time contact any employee of the controller. The employee of the TapDance Factory e.V. will arrange the restriction of the processing.
f) Right to data portability
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator, to receive the personal data concerning him or her, which was provided to a controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. He or she shall have the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data have been provided, as long as the processing is based on consent pursuant to point (a) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR or point (a) of Article 9(2) of the GDPR, or on a contract pursuant to point (b) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR, and the processing is carried out by automated means, as long as the processing is not necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.
Furthermore, in exercising his or her right to data portability pursuant to Article 20(1) of the GDPR, the data subject shall have the right to have personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible and when doing so does not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.
In order to assert the right to data portability, the data subject may at any time contact any employee of the TapDance Factory e.V..
g) Right to object
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, at any time, to processing of personal data concerning him or her, which is based on point (e) or (f) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions.
The TapDance Factory e.V. shall no longer process the personal data in the event of the objection, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
If the TapDance Factory e.V. processes personal data for direct marketing purposes, the data subject shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her for such marketing. This applies to profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing. If the data subject objects to the TapDance Factory e.V. to the processing for direct marketing purposes, the TapDance Factory e.V. will no longer process the personal data for these purposes.
In addition, the data subject has the right, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, to object to processing of personal data concerning him or her by the TapDance Factory e.V. for scientific or historical research purposes, or for statistical purposes pursuant to Article 89(1) of the GDPR, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.
In order to exercise the right to object, the data subject may contact any employee of the TapDance Factory e.V.. In addition, the data subject is free in the context of the use of information society services, and notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, to use his or her right to object by automated means using technical specifications.
h) Automated individual decision-making, including profiling
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning him or her, or similarly significantly affects him or her, as long as the decision (1) is not is necessary for entering into, or the performance of, a contract between the data subject and a data controller, or (2) is not authorised by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject and which also lays down suitable measures to safeguard the data subject's rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, or (3) is not based on the data subject's explicit consent.
If the decision (1) is necessary for entering into, or the performance of, a contract between the data subject and a data controller, or (2) it is based on the data subject's explicit consent, the TapDance Factory e.V. shall implement suitable measures to safeguard the data subject's rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, at least the right to obtain human intervention on the part of the controller, to express his or her point of view and contest the decision.
If the data subject wishes to exercise the rights concerning automated individual decision-making, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the TapDance Factory e.V..
i) Right to withdraw data protection consent
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to withdraw his or her consent to processing of his or her personal data at any time.
If the data subject wishes to exercise the right to withdraw the consent, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the TapDance Factory e.V..
9. Data protection provisions about the application and use of Etracker
On this website, the controller has integrated components of the enterprise Etracker. Etracker is a Web analytics service. Web analytics is the collection, gathering and analysis of data about the behavior of visitors to websites. A web analysis service captures, among other things, data about from which website a person has arrived on another website (the so-called referrer), which sub-sites of the website were visited or how often and for what duration a sub-site was viewed. Web analytics are mainly used for the optimization of a website and in order to carry out a cost-benefit analysis of Internet advertising.
The operating company of Etracker is Etracker GmbH, Erste BrunnenstraÃe 1, 20459 Hamburg, Germany.
Etracker sets a cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. The definition of cookies is explained above. With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this Internet site, which is operated by the controller and into which an Etracker component was integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically prompted to transmit data for marketing and optimisation purposes to Etracker through the Etracker component. During the course of this technical procedure Etracker receives data that is used to create pseudonymous user profiles. The user profiles created in such a way are used for the analysis of the behaviour of the data subject, which has accessed Internet page of the controller and are evaluated with the aim of improving and optimizing the website. The data collected through the Etracker component is not used without first obtaining of a separate and explicit consent of the data subject to identify the data subject. This data is not merged with personal data or other data which contain the same pseudonym.
The data subject may, as stated above, at any time prevent the setting of cookies through our website by means of a corresponding adjustment of the Internet browser used and, permanently deny the setting of cookies. Such an adjustment to the Internet browser used would also prevent Etracker from setting a cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. In addition, cookies already set by Etracker may be deleted at any time via a Web browser or other software programs.
In addition, the data subject has the possibility of objecting to a collection of data relating to a use of this Internet site that are generated by the Etracker cookie as well as the processing of these data by Etracker and the chance to preclude such. For this purpose, the data subject must press the âcookie-setâ button under the link http://www.etracker.de/privacy?sid=58e31c864e66848984dfc79b8f6b51a9&id=privacy&et=V23Jbb&languageId=2, which sets an opt-out cookie. The opt-out cookie used for this purpose is placed on the information technology system used by the data subject. If the cookies are deleted from the system of the data subject, then the data subject must call up the link again and set a new opt-out cookie.
With the setting of the opt-out cookie, however, the possibility exists that the websites of the controller are not fully usable anymore by the data subject.
The applicable data protection provisions of Etracker may be accessed under https://www.etracker.com/de/datenschutz.html.
10. Data protection provisions about the application and use of Facebook
On this website, the controller has integrated components of the enterprise Facebook. Facebook is a social network.
A social network is a place for social meetings on the Internet, an online community, which usually allows users to communicate with each other and interact in a virtual space. A social network may serve as a platform for the exchange of opinions and experiences, or enable the Internet community to provide personal or business-related information. Facebook allows social network users to include the creation of private profiles, upload photos, and network through friend requests.
The operating company of Facebook is Facebook, Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, United States. If a person lives outside of the United States or Canada, the controller is the Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland.
With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this Internet website, which is operated by the controller and into which a Facebook component (Facebook plug-ins) was integrated, the web browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically prompted to download display of the corresponding Facebook component from Facebook through the Facebook component. An overview of all the Facebook Plug-ins may be accessed under https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. During the course of this technical procedure, Facebook is made aware of what specific sub-site of our website was visited by the data subject.
If the data subject is logged in at the same time on Facebook, Facebook detects with every call-up to our website by the data subjectâand for the entire duration of their stay on our Internet siteâwhich specific sub-site of our Internet page was visited by the data subject. This information is collected through the Facebook component and associated with the respective Facebook account of the data subject. If the data subject clicks on one of the Facebook buttons integrated into our website, e.g. the "Like" button, or if the data subject submits a comment, then Facebook matches this information with the personal Facebook user account of the data subject and stores the personal data.
Facebook always receives, through the Facebook component, information about a visit to our website by the data subject, whenever the data subject is logged in at the same time on Facebook during the time of the call-up to our website. This occurs regardless of whether the data subject clicks on the Facebook component or not. If such a transmission of information to Facebook is not desirable for the data subject, then he or she may prevent this by logging off from their Facebook account before a call-up to our website is made.
The data protection guideline published by Facebook, which is available at https://facebook.com/about/privacy/, provides information about the collection, processing and use of personal data by Facebook. In addition, it is explained there what setting options Facebook offers to protect the privacy of the data subject. In addition, different configuration options are made available to allow the elimination of data transmission to Facebook. These applications may be used by the data subject to eliminate a data transmission to Facebook.
11. Data protection provisions about the application and use of Google Analytics (with anonymization function)
On this website, the controller has integrated the component of Google Analytics (with the anonymizer function). Google Analytics is a web analytics service. Web analytics is the collection, gathering, and analysis of data about the behavior of visitors to websites. A web analysis service collects, inter alia, data about the website from which a person has come (the so-called referrer), which sub-pages were visited, or how often and for what duration a sub-page was viewed. Web analytics are mainly used for the optimization of a website and in order to carry out a cost-benefit analysis of Internet advertising.
The operator of the Google Analytics component is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, United States.
For the web analytics through Google Analytics the controller uses the application "_gat. _anonymizeIp". By means of this application the IP address of the Internet connection of the data subject is abridged by Google and anonymised when accessing our websites from a Member State of the European Union or another Contracting State to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
The purpose of the Google Analytics component is to analyze the traffic on our website. Google uses the collected data and information, inter alia, to evaluate the use of our website and to provide online reports, which show the activities on our websites, and to provide other services concerning the use of our Internet site for us.
Google Analytics places a cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. The definition of cookies is explained above. With the setting of the cookie, Google is enabled to analyze the use of our website. With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this Internet site, which is operated by the controller and into which a Google Analytics component was integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject will automatically submit data through the Google Analytics component for the purpose of online advertising and the settlement of commissions to Google. During the course of this technical procedure, the enterprise Google gains knowledge of personal information, such as the IP address of the data subject, which serves Google, inter alia, to understand the origin of visitors and clicks, and subsequently create commission settlements.
The cookie is used to store personal information, such as the access time, the location from which the access was made, and the frequency of visits of our website by the data subject. With each visit to our Internet site, such personal data, including the IP address of the Internet access used by the data subject, will be transmitted to Google in the United States of America. These personal data are stored by Google in the United States of America. Google may pass these personal data collected through the technical procedure to third parties.
The data subject may, as stated above, prevent the setting of cookies through our website at any time by means of a corresponding adjustment of the web browser used and thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Such an adjustment to the Internet browser used would also prevent Google Analytics from setting a cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. In addition, cookies already in use by Google Analytics may be deleted at any time via a web browser or other software programs.
Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of Google may be retrieved under https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/ and under http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html. Google Analytics is further explained under the following Link https://www.google.com/analytics/.
12. Data protection provisions about the application and use of Google Remarketing
On this website, the controller has integrated Google Remarketing services. Google Remarketing is a feature of Google AdWords, which allows an enterprise to display advertising to Internet users who have previously resided on the enterprise's Internet site. The integration of Google Remarketing therefore allows an enterprise to create user-based advertising and thus shows relevant advertisements to interested Internet users.
The operating company of the Google Remarketing services is the Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, United States.
The purpose of Google Remarketing is the insertion of interest-relevant advertising. Google Remarketing allows us to display ads on the Google network or on other websites, which are based on individual needs and matched to the interests of Internet users.
Google Remarketing sets a cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. The definition of cookies is explained above. With the setting of the cookie, Google enables a recognition of the visitor of our website if he calls up consecutive web pages, which are also a member of the Google advertising network. With each call-up to an Internet site on which the service has been integrated by Google Remarketing, the web browser of the data subject identifies automatically with Google. During the course of this technical procedure, Google receives personal information, such as the IP address or the surfing behaviour of the user, which Google uses, inter alia, for the insertion of interest relevant advertising.
The cookie is used to store personal information, e.g. the Internet pages visited by the data subject. Each time we visit our Internet pages, personal data, including the IP address of the Internet access used by the data subject, is transmitted to Google in the United States of America. These personal data are stored by Google in the United States of America. Google may pass these personal data collected through the technical procedure to third parties.
The data subject may, as stated above, prevent the setting of cookies through our website at any time by means of a corresponding adjustment of the web browser used and thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Such an adjustment to the Internet browser used would also prevent Google from setting a cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. In addition, cookies already in use by Google may be deleted at any time via a web browser or other software programs.
In addition, the data subject has the possibility of objecting to the interest-based advertising by Google. For this purpose, the data subject must call up the link to www.google.de/settings/ads and make the desired settings on each Internet browser used by the data subject.
Further information and the actual data protection provisions of Google may be retrieved under https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.
13. Data protection provisions about the application and use of Google-AdWords
On this website, the controller has integrated Google AdWords. Google AdWords is a service for Internet advertising that allows the advertiser to place ads in Google search engine results and the Google advertising network. Google AdWords allows an advertiser to pre-define specific keywords with the help of which an ad on Google's search results only then displayed, when the user utilizes the search engine to retrieve a keyword-relevant search result. In the Google Advertising Network, the ads are distributed on relevant web pages using an automatic algorithm, taking into account the previously defined keywords.
The operating company of Google AdWords is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, UNITED STATES.
The purpose of Google AdWords is the promotion of our website by the inclusion of relevant advertising on the websites of third parties and in the search engine results of the search engine Google and an insertion of third-party advertising on our website.
If a data subject reaches our website via a Google ad, a conversion cookie is filed on the information technology system of the data subject through Google. The definition of cookies is explained above. A conversion cookie loses its validity after 30 days and is not used to identify the data subject. If the cookie has not expired, the conversion cookie is used to check whether certain sub-pages, e.g, the shopping cart from an online shop system, were called up on our website. Through the conversion cookie, both Google and the controller can understand whether a person who reached an AdWords ad on our website generated sales, that is, executed or canceled a sale of goods.
The data and information collected through the use of the conversion cookie is used by Google to create visit statistics for our website. These visit statistics are used in order to determine the total number of users who have been served through AdWords ads to ascertain the success or failure of each AdWords ad and to optimize our AdWords ads in the future. Neither our company nor other Google AdWords advertisers receive information from Google that could identify the data subject.
The conversion cookie stores personal information, e.g. the Internet pages visited by the data subject. Each time we visit our Internet pages, personal data, including the IP address of the Internet access used by the data subject, is transmitted to Google in the United States of America. These personal data are stored by Google in the United States of America. Google may pass these personal data collected through the technical procedure to third parties.
The data subject may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies by our website, as stated above, by means of a corresponding setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Such a setting of the Internet browser used would also prevent Google from placing a conversion cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. In addition, a cookie set by Google AdWords may be deleted at any time via the Internet browser or other software programs.
The data subject has a possibility of objecting to the interest based advertisement of Google. Therefore, the data subject must access from each of the browsers in use the link www.google.de/settings/ads and set the desired settings.
Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of Google may be retrieved under https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.
14. Data protection provisions about the application and use of Instagram
On this website, the controller has integrated components of the service Instagram. Instagram is a service that may be qualified as an audiovisual platform, which allows users to share photos and videos, as well as disseminate such data in other social networks.
The operating company of the services offered by Instagram is Instagram LLC, 1 Hacker Way, Building 14 First Floor, Menlo Park, CA, UNITED STATES.
With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this Internet site, which is operated by the controller and on which an Instagram component (Insta button) was integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically prompted to the download of a display of the corresponding Instagram component of Instagram. During the course of this technical procedure, Instagram becomes aware of what specific sub-page of our website was visited by the data subject.
If the data subject is logged in at the same time on Instagram, Instagram detects with every call-up to our website by the data subjectâand for the entire duration of their stay on our Internet siteâwhich specific sub-page of our Internet page was visited by the data subject. This information is collected through the Instagram component and is associated with the respective Instagram account of the data subject. If the data subject clicks on one of the Instagram buttons integrated on our website, then Instagram matches this information with the personal Instagram user account of the data subject and stores the personal data.
Instagram receives information via the Instagram component that the data subject has visited our website provided that the data subject is logged in at Instagram at the time of the call to our website. This occurs regardless of whether the person clicks on the Instagram button or not. If such a transmission of information to Instagram is not desirable for the data subject, then he or she can prevent this by logging off from their Instagram account before a call-up to our website is made.
Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of Instagram may be retrieved under https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388 and https://www.instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.
15. Data protection provisions about the application and use of YouTube
On this website, the controller has integrated components of YouTube. YouTube is an Internet video portal that enables video publishers to set video clips and other users free of charge, which also provides free viewing, review and commenting on them. YouTube allows you to publish all kinds of videos, so you can access both full movies and TV broadcasts, as well as music videos, trailers, and videos made by users via the Internet portal.
The operating company of YouTube is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, UNITED STATES. The YouTube, LLC is a subsidiary of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, UNITED STATES.
With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this Internet site, which is operated by the controller and on which a YouTube component (YouTube video) was integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically prompted to download a display of the corresponding YouTube component. Further information about YouTube may be obtained under https://www.youtube.com/yt/about/en/. During the course of this technical procedure, YouTube and Google gain knowledge of what specific sub-page of our website was visited by the data subject.
If the data subject is logged in on YouTube, YouTube recognizes with each call-up to a sub-page that contains a YouTube video, which specific sub-page of our Internet site was visited by the data subject. This information is collected by YouTube and Google and assigned to the respective YouTube account of the data subject.
YouTube and Google will receive information through the YouTube component that the data subject has visited our website, if the data subject at the time of the call to our website is logged in on YouTube; this occurs regardless of whether the person clicks on a YouTube video or not. If such a transmission of this information to YouTube and Google is not desirable for the data subject, the delivery may be prevented if the data subject logs off from their own YouTube account before a call-up to our website is made.
YouTube's data protection provisions, available at https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/, provide information about the collection, processing and use of personal data by YouTube and Google.
16. Data protection provisions about the application and use of DoubleClick
On this website, the controller has integrated components of DoubleClick by Google. DoubleClick is a trademark of Google, under which predominantly special online marketing solutions are marketed to advertising agencies and publishers.
The operating company of DoubleClick by Google is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, UNITED STATES.
DoubleClick by Google transmits data to the DoubleClick server with each impression, clicks, or other activity. Each of these data transfers triggers a cookie request to the data subject's browser. If the browser accepts this request, DoubleClick uses a cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. The definition of cookies is explained above. The purpose of the cookie is the optimization and display of advertising. The cookie is used, inter alia, to display and place user-relevant advertising as well as to create or improve reports on advertising campaigns. Furthermore, the cookie serves to avoid multiple display of the same advertisement.
DoubleClick uses a cookie ID that is required to execute the technical process. For example, the cookie ID is required to display an advertisement in a browser. DoubleClick may also use the Cookie ID to record which advertisements have already been displayed in a browser in order to avoid duplications. It is also possible for DoubleClick to track conversions through the cookie ID. For instance, conversions are captured, when a user has previously been shown a DoubleClick advertising ad, and he or she subsequently makes a purchase on the advertiser's website using the same Internet browser.
A cookie from DoubleClick does not contain any personal data. However, a DoubleClick cookie may contain additional campaign IDs. A campaign ID is used to identify campaigns that the user has already been in contact with.
With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this website, which is operated by the controller and on which a DoubleClick component was integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically prompted by the respective DoubleClick component to send data for the purpose of online advertising and billing of commissions to Google. During the course of this technical procedure, Google gains knowledge of any data that Google may use to create commission calculations. Google may, inter alia, understand that the data subject has clicked on certain links on our website.
The data subject may, as stated above, prevent the setting of cookies through our website at any time by means of a corresponding adjustment of the web browser used and thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Such an adjustment to the Internet browser used would also prevent Google from setting a cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. In addition, cookies already in use by Google may be deleted at any time via a web browser or other software programs.
Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of DoubleClick may be retrieved under DoubleClick by Google https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/.
17. Legal basis for the processing
Art. 6(1) lit. a GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing operations for which we obtain consent for a specific processing purpose. If the processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party, as is the case, for example, when processing operations are necessary for the supply of goods or to provide any other service, the processing is based on Article 6(1) lit. b GDPR. The same applies to such processing operations which are necessary for carrying out pre-contractual measures, for example in the case of inquiries concerning our products or services. Is our company subject to a legal obligation by which processing of personal data is required, such as for the fulfillment of tax obligations, the processing is based on Art. 6(1) lit. c GDPR. In rare cases, the processing of personal data may be necessary to protect the vital interests of the data subject or of another natural person. This would be the case, for example, if a visitor were injured in our company and his name, age, health insurance data or other vital information would have to be passed on to a doctor, hospital or other third party. Then the processing would be based on Art. 6(1) lit. d GDPR. Finally, processing operations could be based on Article 6(1) lit. f GDPR. This legal basis is used for processing operations which are not covered by any of the abovementioned legal grounds, if processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by our company or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data. Such processing operations are particularly permissible because they have been specifically mentioned by the European legislator. He considered that a legitimate interest could be assumed if the data subject is a client of the controller (Recital 47 Sentence 2 GDPR).
18. The legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party
Where the processing of personal data is based on Article 6(1) lit. f GDPR our legitimate interest is to carry out our business in favor of the well-being of all our employees and the shareholders.
19. Period for which the personal data will be stored
The criteria used to determine the period of storage of personal data is the respective statutory retention period. After expiration of that period, the corresponding data is routinely deleted, as long as it is no longer necessary for the fulfillment of the contract or the initiation of a contract.
20. Provision of personal data as statutory or contractual requirement; Requirement necessary to enter into a contract; Obligation of the data subject to provide the personal data; possible consequences of failure to provide such data
We clarify that the provision of personal data is partly required by law (e.g. tax regulations) or can also result from contractual provisions (e.g. information on the contractual partner). Sometimes it may be necessary to conclude a contract that the data subject provides us with personal data, which must subsequently be processed by us. The data subject is, for example, obliged to provide us with personal data when our company signs a contract with him or her. The non-provision of the personal data would have the consequence that the contract with the data subject could not be concluded. Before personal data is provided by the data subject, the data subject must contact any employee. The employee clarifies to the data subject whether the provision of the personal data is required by law or contract or is necessary for the conclusion of the contract, whether there is an obligation to provide the personal data and the consequences of non-provision of the personal data.
21. Existence of automated decision-making
As a responsible company, we do not use automatic decision-making or profiling.