- The name and contact details of the controller and the company data protection officer
This privacy information applies to data processing by:
Responsible: Federal Ministry of the Interior, for Construction and Homeland, Division SW III 2, Smart Cities, International Urban Development, Alt-Moabit 140, 10557 Berlin, SWIII2@bmi.bund.de
2. Collection and storage of personal data and the nature and purpose of their use
When you call up our website http://www.smart-city-dialog.de, information is automatically sent to the server of our website by the browser used on your end device. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is recorded without your intervention and stored until it is automatically deleted:
IP address of the requesting computer,
Date and time of access,
Name and URL of the retrieved file,
Website from which the access takes place (referrer URL),
the browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer and the name of your access provider.
The above-mentioned data will be processed by us for the following purposes:
To ensure a smooth connection of the website,
Guarantee a comfortable use of our website,
Evaluation of system security and stability and
for other administrative purposes.
The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest follows from the above-mentioned purposes for data collection. Under no circumstances do we use the data collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person.
3. Passing on of data
Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties for purposes other than those listed below.
We will only pass on your personal data to third parties if:
you have given your express consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a DSGVO,
the disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO is necessary for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in not disclosing your data,
in the event that there is a legal obligation to pass on the data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c DSGVO, and
this is legally permissible and required for the processing of contractual relationships with you in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b DSGVO.
Information is stored in the cookie that is related to the specific terminal device used. This does not mean, however, that we are immediately informed of your identity.
In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimise user-friendliness, which are stored on your end device for a certain defined period of time. If you visit our site again to make use of our services, it is automatically recognised that you have already been with us and which entries and settings you have made so that you do not have to enter them again.
The data processed by cookies is required for the above-mentioned purposes to protect our legitimate interests and those of third parties in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or so that a message always appears before a new cookie is created. However, completely deactivating cookies may mean that you cannot use all the functions of our website.
5. Analysis Tools
On the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e DSGVO in conjunction with Section 3 of the Federal Data Protection Act, the FMI evaluates usage information for statistical purposes within the framework of public relations work and for the demand-oriented provision of information on the tasks to be performed by the FMI.
This is done with the web analysis service Matomo.
If individual pages of our website are called up, the following data are stored:
- two bytes of the IP address of the calling system of the user (anonymous)
- the website accessed
- the website from which the user accessed the accessed website
- the sub-pages that are called up from the called up web page
- the time spent on the website
- the frequency of access to the website
Within the scope of our web analysis, no cookies are set on the user’s computer. The data is also not passed on to third parties.
If you do not agree with a completely anonymous storage and evaluation of this data from your visit, you can object to the storage and use of this data at any time by clicking on the mouse.
In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser, which means that Matomo will no longer collect any session data.
You can decide here whether a unique web analysis cookie may be stored in your browser to enable the operator of the website to collect and analyse various statistical data.
If you want to decide against it, remove the following check mark to store the Matomo deactivation cookie in your browser.
6. Rights of data subjects
You have the right:
to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO. In particular, you may request information on the purposes of the processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, the envisaged storage period, the existence of a right of rectification, cancellation, restriction of processing or opposition, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data, if not collected by us, as well as the existence of automated decision making including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information on the details thereof;
in accordance with Art. 16 DSGVO, to demand without delay the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
pursuant to Art. 17 DSGVO to demand the deletion of your personal data stored with us, unless processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;
pursuant to Art. 18 DSGVO, to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it and we no longer require the data, but you require it for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims or you have lodged an objection to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO;
in accordance with Art. 20 DSGVO, to receive your personal data that you have provided us with in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transferred to another responsible party;
in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 DSGVO, to revoke your consent to us at any time. As a result, we may no longer continue data processing based on this consent in the future and
to complain to a supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 DSGVO As a rule, you can turn to the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or workplace or to the supervisory authority of our registered office.
7. Right of objection
If your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO, if there are reasons for doing so that arise from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which will be implemented by us without indicating a special situation.
If you wish to exercise your right of revocation or objection, simply send an e-mail to SWIII2@bmi.bund.de.
8. Data security
We use the common SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method in connection with the highest encryption level supported by your browser. As a rule, this is a 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we use 128-bit v3 technology instead. You can tell whether an individual page of our website is being transmitted in encrypted form by the closed display of the key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser.
We also use suitable technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against accidental or deliberate manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.
This data protection declaration is currently valid and is dated December 2019.
It may become necessary to amend this data protection declaration as a result of the further development of our website and offers on it or due to changes in legal or official requirements. You can access and print out the current data protection declaration at any time on the website at http://www.smart-city-dialog.de.