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Data privacy statement
For the range of online courses offered by the Insiders Akademie, Insiders Technologies GmbH uses an online learning platform provided by lern.link GmbH, which is based on the free course management system Moodle. It is a matter of course that we respect your individual rights when you visit the Insiders Akademie online learning platform, register there or take part in our courses. We thus act in accordance with the valid data protection legislation. Below, you can find out how we treat your personal data. In particular, we provide information on which data we process for what purpose on the Insiders Akademie online learning platform and what rights you have in this context.
Data privacy statement as per EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
1.1. This data privacy statement applies to the online learning platform provided by Insiders Technologies GmbH at www.insiders-akademie.de (hereinafter referred to as the "Insiders learning platform"). This data privacy statement does not apply to other Insiders Technologies GmbH websites, nor to websites of other service providers that the Insiders website provides a link to.
1.2. The body responsible as per the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is:
Insiders Technologies GmbH
Brüsseler Straße 1
2. Personal data
Personal data is all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. The most basic piece of personal data is your name. Examples of other data deemed personal are your gender, your date of birth, your postal address, your profession, your e-mail address and your IP address. In contrast, non-personal data is data with which it is impossible to determine your actual identity or with which a great deal of work would be needed to do this. This includes, for example, the aforementioned information if we receive it in anonymous form or under a pseudonym and we thus cannot match it to any natural person.
3. Providing personal data
3.1. For simply visiting the Insiders learning platform, there are no statutory or contractual obligations to provide personal data and it is also not required for concluding a contract. You are not obliged to provide personal data about yourself. However, without the IP address you use being transmitted you cannot visit the Insiders learning platform.
3.2. Creating a user account for using the offerings on the Insiders learning platform requires the data described in Point 4 to be provided/collected. If you do not provide us with this data you cannot create a personal account, enroll for courses or use any other offerings.
4. Processing personal data
4.1. Each time you visit the Insiders learning platform, we automatically collect and record the following data.
- Country of origin
- Requesting domain
- Web browser used
- Operating system used
- Notification of successful and unsuccessful website access
- Entry and exit pages
- Data volume transferred
- Date and time of the request
- Name of the requested file
- IP address of the requesting computer
This data is saved on our web server in log files by default. The IP address is stored for one week; it is then automatically deleted.
4.2. When you register on our learning platform, we process the following master data that you have entered.
- First name, last name
- E-mail address
- Your login data (login name and password you have chosen)
Registration on our Insiders learning platform is a requirement for enrolling on one of our courses.
4.3. The following additional data is processed during a course.
- Course analysis (e.g. access time, session duration, test results)
- Your forum, chat and Wiki posts
4.4. The data listed in Points 4.2 and 4.3 is pooled in a user profile.
4.5. Your personal data is not passed on, sold or transferred in any other way to third parties. A different provision only applies if this is required for the purposes disclosed/agreed on and if this is permitted without consent in accordance with valid data protection legislation, you have given your express consent or we are legally obliged to do this. Point 8 shall not be affected and applies regardless of this Point 4.5.
4.6. The personal data provided by you or collected by us on the Insiders learning platform is not used for automated decision-making.
5. Purposes of the processing activities
Your data is processed for the purpose of the provision and the operation of the Insiders learning platform. Other purposes are the registration of your user account, booking courses (with fees) and participation in the courses. We also process your data for invoicing and analysis purposes.
6. Legal basis for processing your data
6.1. If you use the Insiders learning platform for yourself (e.g. as a businessperson or a self-employed person), the completion of a contract of which you are the contractual party is, as per Article 6 Paragraph 1 Item b GDPR, the legal basis for processing your data.
6.2. If you use the Insiders learning platform as a staff member of a company (e.g. as an employee), our legitimate interest in enabling you to use the Insiders learning platform and its functions is, as per Article 6 Paragraph 1 Item f GDPR, the legal basis for processing your data.
6.3. If, when booking a course, you consent that course participants address you by name and the name of the company during training courses, your consent is, as per Article 6 Paragraph 1 Item a GDPR, the legal basis for processing your data. You have made the following declaration of consent related to being referred to by your name during training courses. "Yes, I give my consent that my name and the name of the company I work for can be used by Insiders Technologies GmbH in the form of participant lists for the purpose of addressing me during training courses. In this context, I agree to the data privacy statement. I can revoke this consent at any time, effective in the future. The processing of my personal data carried out by Insiders Technologies GmbH on the basis of my consent until I revoked this consent shall not be affected by this revocation and shall remain lawful."
6.4. An additional legal basis for processing your data is, as per Article 6 Paragraph 1 Item f GDPR, our legitimate interest in ensuring the security of our systems, protecting them from misuse, improving their functions and charging for our services.
7. Recipients of the data
lern.link GmBH, Guido Hornig, Kirchstr. 4, 82211 Herrsching, and its hosting partner are responsible for the operation and technical implementation and they are thus the recipients of your data.
8. Deletion and storage
8.1. The data in your user profile will be stored until your user profile is deleted. Then this data will be deleted. The user profile data that is related to a particular course will be deleted as soon as the course has been removed from the learning platform. Despite the above occurring, it may be necessary to continue to process certain data from your user profile for a limited period of time in order to comply with contractual or statutory obligations (e.g. retention obligations related to invoicing under commercial or tax law).
8.2. With lern.link, we have agreed by contract that personal data shall only be processed on servers within the European Union. As the provider of the service for using the online learning platform and the recipient of personal data, Lern.link is contractually obliged to comply with data protection stipulations via a "data processing agreement"; the statutory data protection stipulations apply to lern.link in all cases.
9. Revocation of consent
9.1. Within the framework of the statutory stipulations, you have the option, at any time, of revoking the consent you gave for the processing of your personal data as per Point 6.3, effective in the future. To do this, please contact the person specified in Point 14.
9.2. We hereby point out that the processing of your personal data that we have carried out on the basis of your consent until you revoked this consent shall not be affected by this revocation and shall remain lawful.
10. Right to information, correction, deletion, restricted processing, objection, data transferability
Within the framework of the statutory stipulations, you have the right to obtain information from us about your personal data processed by us, as well as to assert the right to correction, deletion, restricted processing, objection to processing as well as to data transferability. Information on the precise prerequisites needed for you to be entitled to the aforementioned rights can be found in Articles 15 to 21 GDPR as well as Sections 34, 35 and 37 German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). If you want to exercise one or more of the aforementioned rights please contact the contact person named in Point 14.
We would also like to inform you of your right to object as per Art. 21 GDPR. As per this article, you have the right, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of your data that we carry out based on Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 Item f GDPR (data processing on the basis of an assessment of interests). This also applies to profiling based on this provision as per Article 4 No. 4 GDPR; however, we do not use your data for profiling. If you make an objection, your data will no longer be processed unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or processing is for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
11. Right of complaint
Within the framework of the statutory stipulations, you have the right to contact the supervisory body responsible in the event of a complaint related to data protection. The "Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit Rheinland-Pfalz" [Rhineland-Palatinate state officer for data protection and freedom of information], who you can contact together with the supervisory body via https://www.datenschutz.rlp.de/de/startseite/, is responsible for us.
12.2. The cookies placed in this way are all essential and do not facilitate user tracking. They are therefore permitted to be used without your consent (as per Article 6 Paragraph 1 Item f GDPR).
12.3. A "session cookie" is placed for the duration of your visit to the learning platform. A "persistent cookie" is also placed; it saves your login name in the web browser and is retained after you log out. The persistent cookie ensures that you do not have to enter your login name every time you visit.
12.4. Most browsers are set so that they automatically accept cookies. You can disable the saving of cookies or set your browser so that it informs you about the sending of cookies. Please bear in mind that the availability of our offerings on the Insiders learning platform may then be restricted or not all their functions may be available.
12.5 The content of the cookies is encrypted (except for cookieconsent_dismissed) to prevent third parties from gaining unauthorized access to the data they contain.
13. IT security
We implement various technical and organizational security measures to protect the integrity and confidentiality of your personal data. To achieve this, your personal data is encrypted via the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology when it is transferred. This means that communication between your computer and the Insiders learning platform servers takes place using a recognized encryption process that is deemed secure when used in the version that is current at the time.
14. Data protection contact data
Our Data Protection Officer is available to answer any questions in connection with and related to our data protection and concerning your data stored by our company.
Attorney at Law
C/O Insiders Technologies GmbH
Brüsseler Straße 1
Tel.: +49 (0) 631 92081-1700
Fax: +49 (0) 631 92081-1711