Privacy and data security notice
Privacy and data security notice
Privacy and data security notice
- Privacy and data security notice of ADAC e.V.
- Collecting personal data from our Internet users
- How we process our Internet users’ personal data
- How we use our Internet users’ personal data
- Your privacy rights as a data subject
- Your privacy and data security contact information
- Documentation under Section 4e, Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG)
Privacy and data security notice of ADAC e.V.
ADAC e.V. shall be responsible for the contents of this website and the use of the data generated by users in conformity with data protection requirements. Links to the websites of contractual partners and other providers/vendors may be placed on this website, for which ADAC e.V. shall not be responsible (see Disclaimer).
Collecting personal data from our Internet users
In line with the principle of data minimisation, our website collects only the types of personal data listed below:
- When you access information on this website: no “personal data”.
- When you review a harbour: Full name, membership no., post code and e-mail address. This data serves to verify the reviewer’s identity. We will publish only your first name and the first letter of your last name as well as the last four digits of your membership number.
- When you send us an e-mail: at least your name, your sender’s e-mail address and your message as well as other information you volunteer, such as a contact (address, phone number) under which you may want to receive our reply or where we may contact you. Please be aware that, for the time being, the lack of encryption for e-mail communications makes it unsafe for the transmission of confidential information.
How we process our Internet users’ personal data
In just a few cases this website is linked directly to the websites of other contractual partners for which each partner is directly responsible. You will receive a clear warning if you are about to access such websites.
How we use our Internet users’ personal data
ADAC will use any data or information obtained from our members, prospects or visitors during an Internet session strictly within the legal limits for such use. We exclusively use anonymised and pseudonymised visitor data, for purposes including but not limited to marketing and academic research or for advertising campaigns of ADAC e.V. and its subsidiaries.
Cookies are small text files placed and stored on the Internet user’s hard drive. They are used to manage your Internet connection during your visit on our web pages. They also provide information helping us to better adapt our web pages to your needs. ADAC uses “session cookies” and “persistent cookies”.
Your rights under the GDPR
In addition to the above-mentioned right to withdraw consent for and object to data processing (see no. 5), the GDPR gives you the rights below, which you can assert against us as the Controllers of your personal data:
- Right of access
- Right to rectification
- Right to restriction of processing
- Right to erasure
- Right to be informed
- Right to data portability
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement if you consider that the processing of your personal data infringes the GDPR.
Analytics tools and advertising
Matomo (formerly Piwik)
Matomo cookies will remain on your device until you delete them.
The storage of Matomo cookies is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimise both their website and their advertising.
The information about your use of this website generated by the cookies will not be disclosed to third parties. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer by adapting the settings of your browser accordingly. Please note that if you do this, you may not be able to fully use all the features on this website.
If you do not agree with the storage and use of your data, you can disable this feature here. In this case, an opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser to prevent Matomo from storing your usage data. If you delete your cookies, the Matamo opt-out cookie will also be deleted. You will then need to reactivate it when you return to our site if you wish your activity not to be tracked.
You may choose whether to have a unique web analytics cookie assigned to your computer so as to enable the website operator to acquire and analyse various statistical data.
Should you decide against this, please click on the link below in order to store the Matomo deactivation cookie in your browser.
Your use of this website is being tracked by the Matamo web analytics tool. Click here to opt out of this feature.
We use “Google reCAPTCHA” (hereinafter referred to as “reCAPTCHA”) on our websites. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”).
reCAPTCHA is used to check whether the data entered on our website (e.g. on a contact form) has been entered by a human or by an automated program. For this purpose, reCAPTCHA analyses the website visitor’s behaviour based on various features. This analysis starts automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the website. For the analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various kinds of information (e.g. IP address, how long the visitor has been on the website, or mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis is forwarded to Google.
The reCAPTCHA analytics run completely in the background. Website visitors are not advised that such analysis is taking place.
Data processing is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its site from abusive automated crawling and spam.
Plugins and tools
Our website uses plugins from Google’s YouTube site. The site is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our pages using a YouTube plugin, you will be connected to YouTube’s servers. The Youtube server will be advised which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube will be able to link your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
We are using YouTube in order to present our online contents in an appealing manner. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.
This site uses the Google Maps service via an API. The service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To use Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.
We are using Google Maps in order to present our online contents in an appealing manner and to facilitate the location of places specified by us on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.
Your privacy and data security contact information
Should you have further questions, please contact the data protection officer(s) of ADAC e.V. or its subsidiaries directly:
Data Protection and Data Security (DSS)
80686 Munich / Germany
Fax: +49 89 76 76 53 62
Version: May 2018