We are pleased that you are visiting our website. The protection and security of your personal information when using our website is very important to us. We would therefore like to inform you at this point which of your personal data we collect when you visit our website and for what purposes it is used.
This data protection declaration applies to the website of the Industrial Digital Twin Association e.V. (IDTA), which can be reached under the domain idtwin.org as well as the various subdomains (“our website”).
Who is responsible and how can I reach you?
Responsible for the processing of personal data within the meaning of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO).
Industrial Digital Twin Association e.V. (IDTA)
Lyoner Street 18
60528 Frankfurt am Main
+49 69 6603 1939
Data Protection Officer
What is it about?
This privacy statement meets the legal requirements for transparency in the processing of personal data. This is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes, for example, information such as your name, age, address, telephone number, date of birth, email address, IP address or user behavior when visiting a website. Information for which we cannot (or can only with a disproportionate effort) establish a reference to your person, e.g. by anonymization, is not personal data. The processing of personal data (e.g. collection, retrieval, use, storage or transmission) always requires a legal basis and a defined purpose.
Stored personal data will be deleted as soon as the purpose of the processing has been achieved and there are no legitimate grounds for further storage of the data. We will inform you about the specific storage periods or criteria for storage in the individual processing operations. Irrespective of this, we store your personal in individual cases for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims and if there are legal retention obligations.
Who receives my data?
We only share your personal data that we process on our website with third parties if this is necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes and is covered by the legal basis in the individual case (e.g. consent or safeguarding legitimate interests). In addition, we disclose personal data to third parties in individual cases if this serves the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims. Possible recipients may then be, for example, law enforcement agencies, lawyers, auditors, courts, etc.
Insofar as we use service providers for the operation of our website who process personal data on our behalf within the scope of commissioned processing pursuant to Art. 28 DSGVO, they may be recipients of your personal data. For more information on the use of processors as well as web services, please refer to the overview of the individual processing operations.
We have concluded an order processing agreement (AVV) with the above-mentioned provider. This is a contract required by data protection law, which ensures that this provider only processes the personal data of our website visitors in accordance with our instructions and in compliance with the DSGVO.
SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as for example, orders or requests that you send to us as the site operator, SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
What rights do I have?
Under the conditions of the statutory provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), you have the following rights as a data subject:
- Information pursuant to Art. 15 DSGVO about the data stored about you in the form of meaningful information about the details of the processing and a copy of your data;
- Correction pursuant to Art. 16 DSGVO of incorrect or incomplete data stored by us;
- Erasure pursuant to Art. 17 DSGVO of the data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims;
- Restriction of processing pursuant to Art. 18 DSGVO, insofar as the accuracy of the data is disputed, the processing is unlawful, we no longer need the data and you object to their erasure because you need them for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims or you have objected to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO.
- Data portability pursuant to Art. 20 DSGVO, insofar as you have provided us with personal data within the scope of consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) a DSGVO or on the basis of a contract pursuant to Art. 6 (1) b DSGVO and these have been processed by us with the aid of automated processes. You will receive your data in a structured, common and machine-readable format or we will transfer the data directly to another responsible party, insofar as this is technically feasible.
- Objection according to Art. 21 DSGVO against the processing of your personal data, insofar as this is done on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e, f DSGVO and there are reasons for this that arise from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct advertising. The right to object does not exist if overriding compelling legitimate grounds for the processing are demonstrated or the processing is carried out for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims. Where the right to object does not exist for individual processing operations, this is indicated there.
- Revocation pursuant to Art. 7 (3) DSGVO of your granted consent with effect for the future.
- Complaint pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO to a supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the DSGVO. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence, your place of work or our company headquarters.
How is my data processed in detail?
In the following, we will inform you about the individual processing operations, the scope and purpose of the data processing, the legal basis, the obligation to provide your data and the respective storage period. An automated decision in individual cases, including profiling does not take place.
Provision of the website
Type and scope of processing
When calling up and using our website, we collect the personal data that your browser automatically transmits to our server. The following information is stored temporarily in a so-called log file:
- IP address of the requesting computer
- Date and time of access
- Name and URL of the accessed file
- Website from which the access is made (referrer URL)
- Browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer, as well as the name of your access provider.
Our website is not hosted by ourselves, but by a service provider who processes the aforementioned data on our behalf in accordance with Art. 28 DSGVO for the purpose of.
Purpose and legal basis
The processing is carried out to protect our overriding legitimate interest in displaying our website and ensuring security and stability on the basis of Art. 6 para. lit. f DSGVO. The collection of data and storage in log files is mandatory for the operation of the website. There is no right to object to the processing due to the exception under Art. 21 (1) DSGVO. Insofar as the further storage of log files is required by law, the processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DSGVO. There is no legal or contractual obligation to provide the data, however, calling up our website is not technically possible without providing the data.
The aforementioned data is stored for the duration of the website display and for technical reasons beyond that for a maximum of 7 days.
Type and scope of processing
On our website, we offer you to contact us via a provided form. The information collected via mandatory fields is necessary to process the request. In addition, you can voluntarily provide additional information that you consider necessary to process the contact request.
When using the contact form, your personal data will not be passed on to third parties.
Purpose and legal basis
The processing of your data by using our contact form is carried out for the purpose of communication and processing of your request on the basis of your consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. Insofar as your inquiry relates to an existing contractual relationship with us, the processing is carried out for the purpose of fulfilling the contract on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO. There is no legal or contractual obligation to provide your data, but the processing of your request is not possible without providing the information of the mandatory fields. If you do not wish to provide this data, please contact us by other means.
Insofar as you use the contact form on the basis of your consent, we store the collected data of each inquiry for a period of three years, starting with the completion of your inquiry or until you revoke your consent.
If you use the contact form in the context of a contractual relationship, we store the collected data of each request for a period of three years from the end of the contractual relationship.
Presence on social media platforms
We maintain so-called fan pages or accounts or channels on the networks mentioned below in order to also provide you with information and offers within social networks and to offer you further ways of contacting us and finding out about our offers. In the following, we inform you about which data we or the respective social network process from you in connection with the call and use of our fan pages/accounts.
Data that we process from you
If you wish to contact us via Messenger or via Direct Message via the respective social network, we generally process your user name via which you contact us and, if applicable, store further data provided by you insofar as this is necessary to process/respond to your request.
The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f) DSGVO (processing is necessary to protect the legitimate interests of the controller).
(Static) usage data we receive from social networks
We receive automatically provided statistics regarding our accounts via Insights functionalities. The statistics include, among other things, the total number of page views, likes, details on page activities and post interactions, reach, video views/views, and details on the proportion of men/women among our fans/followers.
The statistics only contain aggregated data that cannot be related to individual persons. You are not identifiable to us via this.
What data the social network process from you
In order to view the content of our fan pages or accounts, you do not have to be a member of the respective social network and, to this extent, no user account for the respective social network is required.
Insofar as you wish to interact with the content on our fan pages/accounts, e.g. comment on, share or like our postings/contributions and/or contact us via messenger functions, prior registration with the respective social network and the provision of personal data is required.
We have no influence on the data processing by the social networks within the scope of their use by you. To our knowledge, your data is stored and processed in particular in connection with the provision of the services of the respective social network, as well as for the analysis of user behavior (using cookies, pixels/web beacons and similar technologies), on the basis of which advertising based on your interests is played both within and outside the respective social network. It cannot be ruled out that your data will be stored by the social networks outside the EU/EEA and passed on to third parties.
LinkedIn is a social network of LinkedIn Inc. based in Sunnyvale, California, USA, which enables the creation of private and professional profiles. Users can maintain their existing contacts and make new ones. Businesses can create profiles where photos and other company information are uploaded. Other LinkedIn users have access to this information and can write their own articles and share this content with others.
The focus is on professional exchanges on specialized topics with people who share the same professional interests. In addition, LinkedIn is often used by businesses and other organizations to hire employees and present themselves as an interesting employer.
For more information about LinkedIn, please visit: https://about.linkedin.com/
For more information about LinkedIn’s privacy practices, please visit:
We do not collect or process any personal data through our LinkedIn company page.
This website embeds videos from YouTube. The operator of the pages is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. We use YouTube in extended data protection mode. According to YouTube, this mode has the effect that YouTube does not store information about visitors to this website before they view the video. view. However, the transfer of data to YouTube partners is not necessarily excluded by the extended data protection mode. However, is not necessarily excluded. Thus, YouTube – regardless of whether you watch a video YouTube connects to the Google DoubleClick network.
As soon as you start a YouTube video on this website, a connection to the servers of
YouTube servers is established. This tells the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to associate your surfing behavior directly with your personal profile. to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
Furthermore, after starting a video, YouTube may store various cookies on your end device
or use comparable recognition technologies (e.g. device fingerprinting). In this way
YouTube can obtain information about visitors to this website. This information is used, among other things video statistics, to improve the user experience, and to prevent fraud attempts.
prevent fraud attempts. If necessary, further data processing operations may be triggered after the start of a YouTube video, over which we have no control.
YouTube is used in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers.
This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. If a corresponding
consent has been requested, the processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a
DSGVO; the consent can be revoked at any time
Type and scope of processing
We use Google Fonts from Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, as a service to provide fonts for our online offering. To obtain these fonts, you connect to servers of Google Ireland Limited, whereby your IP address is transmitted.
Purpose and legal base
The use of Google Fonts is based on our legitimate interests, i.e. interest in a uniform provision as well as the optimization of our online offer pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO.
For the integration and display of map content, our website uses the map service Google Maps. The provider of this service is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
When you call up a page with an integrated map from Google Maps, your IP address is recorded. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google learns your IP address even if there is no user account through which you are logged in. If you are logged into your user account, Google can assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. By logging out beforehand, you have the option of preventing this. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transmission.
Our website uses the web analytics service Google (Universal) Analytics, operated by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland (“Google”). Google (Universal) Analytics uses “cookies.” Cookies are text files that enable an analysis of your use of our website. Cookies are stored on your device. Information collected in the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address in shortened form) is transmitted from your browser to a Google server and stored there. In doing so, a transmission to the servers of Google LLC. located in the USA is possible. This website uses Google (Universal) Analytics exclusively with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”.
This configuration of the web analytics service ensures anonymization of your IP address by shortening it and excludes direct personal reference. The shortening of your IP address by Google takes place within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is it possible for the full IP address to be transferred to a Google LLC. server in the USA and shortened there. In the event of such an exception, this processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes. On our behalf, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Your IP address transmitted as part of Google (Universal) Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google. You can prevent cookies from being saved by configuring your browser. In this case, however, we point out that not all functions of our website may be fully usable. In addition, you can prevent the collection of data generated by cookies and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google. This is possible by installing the following browser plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
As an alternative to the browser plugin or within browsers on mobile devices, please click on the following link. Via this link, you set an opt-out cookie that prohibits the collection by Google Analytics within this website in the future. (This opt-out cookie only works in this browser and only for this domain. If you delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again): Google Analytics Opt Out. Further information on Google (Universal) Analytics can be found here: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de&gl=de. Insofar as the legal requirement exists, we have obtained your consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO for the processing of your data as outlined above. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please follow the objection option described above.
Type and scope of processing
Purpose and legal basis
We process your data with the help of MyFonts Counter for the purpose of optimizing our website and for marketing purposes on the basis of your consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a. DSGVO.
References and links
Third party service providers may have different and their own regulations regarding the collection, processing and use of personal data. It is therefore advisable to inform yourself on the websites of third parties about their practices regarding the handling of personal data before entering personal data.
Changes to the privacy policiy
We are constantly developing our website in order to provide you with an ever-improving service. We will always keep this privacy statement up to date and adapt it accordingly if and when this should become necessary.
We will of course inform you in good time of any changes to this data protection declaration. We will do this, for example, by means of an e-mail to the e-mail address you have provided to us. If, in addition, further consent from you should become necessary for our handling of your data, we will of course obtain this from you before corresponding changes become effective.
You can access the current version of our data protection declaration at any time on the Internet under Data protection.