Data Protection Information according to Art. 13. and Art. 14 GDPR
- We process the contact data of our authors to publish their article.
- We my look up your contact data and data of your professional background on the internet, if your are a potential author.
- We are storing the log and IP address of our readers but seek to identify you only in case of potential misuse or infringement of law.
- We need to publish your name or your pseudonym, if you send us a comment.
1. Who is responsible for the data processing?
The entity responsible for the data processing:
DPOblog UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Margaretenstr. 11 – 17
60489 Frankfurt a. M.
In case you have any request concerning data protection please send an e-mail to:
2. Which data is processed for which purpose?
We process your personal data for the purpose of driving the DPOblog.
We process contact data of authors for the purpose to publish their articles on DPOlog. For that purpose, we publish the name and other contact data of the authors together with the article on our website. We do publish an CV or data of the professional background of our authors if authors send us such information for that purpose. We process your data for the performance of the agreement to publish your article (Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR).
2.2. Potential authors
When we are looking for potential authors we may look up your contact data and data of your professional background (like your CV) which is published in the internet on basis of legitimate interest (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR). You have the right to object such a processing on grounds relating to your specific situation according to Art. 21 GDPR.
2.3. Our readers
We log your access to DPOblog and store date, time, IP address, opened file, browser and referrer-url. The IP address will be anonymised after 7 days. The logs will be erased after 9 weeks. We process the loging-data to check in which way and in which frequency our blog is read. Only in case of misuse of our blog or other potential infrindgement of law we are interested to identify you. We process the respective data on basis of legitimate interest according to Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. You have the right to object such a processing on grounds relating to your specific situation according to Art. 21 GDPR.
2.4. Your comments
You may comment our articles. We will store your name (you may use a pseudonym), your e-mail address, your website (optional) and your comment. We will use your e-mail address to contact you, e.g., in case of any comment or complaint. Without being provided with your name or a pseudonym we are unable to publish your comment.
Your data (except your e-mail address) will be publicly available. We may not control and have no influence how other users will use this data. Your comment will be stored in a durable way. If you like your comment being erased please inform us accordingly. We process any personal data in connection with a comment to provide you with this feature according to Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR.
2.5. Our partner
We cooperate with a hosting service provider (1und1) and use WordPress as software of our blog. We have formed a contract of data processing on behalf with our hosting provider.
2.6. Purposes connected to DPOblog
If you or the company you are working for are providing services which are connected with the establishment of the DPOblog – like advertising on DPOblog – we use your personal data for the execution of the relevant contract. If we form a contract directly with you, we will use the data for the performance of the contract. If we conclude a contract with your employee we will process your data on basis of legitimate interest according to Art. 6 (f) GDPR. You have the right to object such a processing according to Art. 21 GDPR on grounds relating to your specific situation.
2.7. No transfer to third countries
We do not transfer your personal data to third countries – except you currently travel, live or have a residence in such a country.
2.8. Storage period
We store the non-public data of our authors, potential authors and comments for a period of 1 year since our last contact with you – except if we are required by law to store the personal data for the purpose of data retention.
3. What are your rights?
3.1. Right to access
You have the right to get the information, whether your data is processed by DPOblog and access your personal data including receiving a copy of the personal data in electronic form according.
3.2. Right to rectification
You have the right your personal being rectified, if this data is inaccurate. This right includes that your personal data is being completed, if this data is incomplete.
3.3. Right to erasure
You have the right your personal data is being erased, especially if your personal data is no longer necessary for the purpose for which they were collected, or the legal basis of the processing is no longer valid.
3.4. Right to restriction of processing
You have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data: if the accuracy of the personal data is disputed by you, you oppose the erasure of personal data and request the restriction instead, you need the personal data longer than we do – eg for a legal proceeding, you have objected the processing of personal data according to Art. 21 (1) GDPR.
3.5. Right to data portability
You have the right to receive the personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format and to transmit the personal data to another controller without hindrance, if the processing is based on consent or for the performance of a contract.
3.6. Right to object
You have the right to object the processing of your personal data on basis of your particular situation. This right exists in case the data is processed on basis of public interest or of an official authority which is vested in us ase controller or the data is processed on basis of legitimate interest.
3.7. Right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority
You have the rigth to lodge a complaint with the data protection authority (DPA):
Der Hessische Datenschutzbeauftragte
Telefon: +49 611 1408 – 0
Telefax: +49 611 1408 – 611
4. Date of last update
This data protection information was last updated on 25th April 2018.