Privacy Policy of www.mitost.org

In adherence to Data Protection law we make it a high priority to ensure the security and confidentiality of the personal data you provide to us. Please read this policy to learn about our privacy practices. We collect, process and use your personal data on our website to provide our services and to prevent their unlawful and improper use and to take action against it.
The legal basis of data protection can be found in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).
We reserve the right to update this privacy policy in the future. We will notify you about changes on our website or by sending a notice to the email address you provided to us.
We also may share, process and use your information in case of cooperate transactions such as merger and acquisition in which these privacy policy will remain valid.

Data collection Our webserver collects and stores the following information you enter on our website and your browser transmits to us:

  • Browser type and browser version, 
  • Operating system 
  • Referring website (website visited prior to our website) 
  • IP-address of the accessing computer 
  • Time of page view 

From this data we, or third parties, may not draw any conclusions about the identity of the user. The data are thus not related to your person. Please note that we do not consolitdate the information we collect about you with other data sources.
Personal data collected by us will be used for statistical evaluations for the purpose of operation, security and the optimization of the offer. We reserve the right to investigate information if there is reasonable suspicion of illegal activities due to concrete indications.

Communication
When we are contacted by you (for example via contact form or E-mail) we may store your information for the purpose of processing your request and to respond to you in case of follow-up questions.

Newsletter
If you would like to receive our newsletter we need your full name and your E-mail address to which the newsletter should be sent. By ordering the newsletter you are accepting the storage of your E-mail address on our computers. You can revoke your consent for the storage of the data, the E-mail address as well as their use for the delivery of the newsletter at any time without stating any reasons effective for future newsletters.

Integration of services and third party content
It can happen that content from other websites is embedded within this online offer, such as Vimeo videos or graphics. This always assumes that the provider of such content (hereinafter referred to as "third-party") perceive the IP address of the user. Without the IP address, they could not send the content to the browser of the respective user. The IP address is necessary for the presentation of that content. We strive to only use content of such providers that are using the IP address for the purpose of the delivery of content. However, please note that we as the provider are not notified if third-party stores the IP address for example for statistical purposes. Forasmuch as we are aware of it we will inform the user about it.

Cookies
Cookies are small data text files and can be stored on your computer's hard drive (computer, smartphone, etc.). They serve on the one hand to enhance user experience from websites and thus also you. On the other hand they are used to detect the statistical data of the website usage.
You can decide on the use of cookies yourself. Please note that most browsers allow you to change your cookie settings and give you the option to limit your browser from accepting new cookies or to disable cookies altogether. You can manage many online ad cookies from companies via the website http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/. Please note that if you refuse to accept cookies from this site, you may not be able to access parts of our site.
You also have the option to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie. You can always delete once set cookies. The same applies to the use of our websites via mobile devices.

Statistical analysis with Piwik
This website uses Piwik, an open-source software for the statistical analysis of visitor accesses. Piwik uses the cookies mentioned above.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is stored on our server in Germany. The IP address is anonymized immediately after processing and before its storage.
As described under the heading "Cookies", you can prevent the installation of the cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. However, we would point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of our website.

Social-Media-Buttons
You find on this website Social Media Buttons; they can be recognized by the logos of the social media platforms (hereinafter "platforms") (Facebook: blue "f", Twitter: blue bird silhouette). These are links to the respective platforms based in the United States (USA). Clicking on such a link calls the respective Platform's website; at the same time, the IP address of your device and the address of the page where the link is placed ("Referrer") will be transmitted to the Platform in the USA. The vendor himself will neither collect, transmit nor otherwise process any data related to the use of the social media buttons.

Access, modification and deletion
Should you have any questions regarding the handling of your personal information particularly data that we have stored about your person please contact our tecnical support under ...@mitost.org .At any time you have the right, on request, to receive information about the personal data stored about you free of charge. In addition, you have the right to rectify, block and delete this personal data in accordance with legal requirements. We will delete your personal data if we no longer need them for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy, or if statutory storage periods have expired, as long as statutory storage obligations do not contravene this.

Security
We have take technical and organizational security measures in order to protect our website and your personal data from unauthorized access.

Contact person and controller responsible
If you have any questions regarding the use of your data, please feel free to contact us at any time:

MitOst e. V., Alt-Moabit 90, 10559 Berlin, Germany
Tel. +49 (0)30 31 51 74 70 , info(at)mitost.org