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Data Protection

Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our information. The protection of your personal data during processing during your visit to our website is important to us and we want you to feel safe here.

HTTPS is used to secure the data traffic between a visitor's client and the PayComm server. This protocol implements SSL with the help of RSA encryption and PKI certificates and thus protects data during transmission from being changed and, to a high degree, from being spied on. The verification of the server operator (PayComm e. V.) and generation of the certificate was carried out by COMODO.

In the following we explain what information we collect during your visit to our website and how it is used. You can also find out here how we handle other data that you transmit to us.

Personal data

Personal data are individual details about personal or factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person. This includes information such as your real name, your address, your telephone number and your date of birth. Information that is not directly related to your real identity - such as favorite websites or the number of users of a page - is not personal data.

Collection and processing of personal data

When you visit our website, the web server temporarily saves the connection data of the requesting computer, the websites you visit on our site, the date and duration of the visit, the identification data of the browser and operating system type used and the Website from which you are visiting us. Additional personal information such as your name, address, telephone number or email address is not recorded unless you provide this information voluntarily, e.g. when registering for an event, ordering information material, a newsletter or an information request.

Use and disclosure of personal data

We mainly use the personal data you provide for the purpose of technical administration of the website and to fulfill your wishes and requirements, i.e. usually to prepare events, to process a contract concluded with you or to answer your request.

Your personal data will not be passed on, sold or otherwise transferred to third parties, unless otherwise stated below.

We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. We therefore only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes mentioned here or as stipulated by the various storage periods provided by law. After the respective purpose or expiry of these deadlines, the corresponding data will be routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions.

Use of cookies

We use so-called tracking cookies on our website to track the use of our website. To do this, we use a service provider who manages and stores the control of the cookie and the storage of your settings. Usercentrics GmbH is the recipient of your data within the meaning of Art. 13. Paragraph 1. e) GDPR. As part of the order processing, PayComm e. V. transfers personal data (consent data) to Usercentrics GmbH, Sendlingerstr. 7, 80331 Munich as a processor. Consent data is understood to mean the following data: date and time of the visit or consent / rejection, device information. The data is processed for the purpose of compliance with legal obligations (obligation to provide evidence in accordance with Art. 7 Paragraph 1 GDPR) and the associated documentation of consents and thus on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. c) GDPR. Local storage is used to store the data. The consent data are stored for 3 years. The data is stored in the European Union. Further information on the data collected and contact options can be found at https://usercentrics.com/privacy-policy.

PayComm e. V. also uses the services of third parties that you have agreed to. The data protection provisions of these services can be found in the Usercentric menu, which you can access on every page via the blue fingerprint. There you can also view and change the settings you have made at any time.

In exceptional cases, so-called session cookies are also used, which store data for technical session control in your browser's memory. These data are not personal and are deleted at the latest when you close your browser.

We would also like to point out that browsers usually have functions for managing cookies.

Security

We take all necessary technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from loss and misuse.

If you want to contact us by email, we would like to point out that the confidentiality of the information transmitted cannot be guaranteed. The content of emails can be viewed by third parties. Communication via the contact form also uses this channel of information transfer.

Children

Persons under the age of 18 should not transmit any personal data to us without the consent of their parents or legal guardians. We do not request any personal data from children, do not collect them and do not pass them on to third parties.

Information, blocking, deletion

Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to correct, block or delete this data.

Contact

If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, you can contact us. We will also be at your disposal in the event of requests for information, suggestions or complaints.

Communication by email

Communication via email can have security gaps. For example, emails can be stopped and viewed on their way by experienced Internet users. If we receive an email from you, we assume that we are entitled to reply by email. Otherwise you must explicitly refer to a different type of communication.

Use of the PayComm knowledge database, PayComm Briefing, PayComm media review and provision of further information outside of our website

As a PayComm member or a member of a PayComm member company, you have the option of registering to use the PayComm knowledge database, the PayComm briefing and the PayComm media review.

To use the PayComm knowledge database, PayComm will provide you with a user name and a password so that you can log into the knowledge database. We save the following information for registration: salutation, first and last name, email address and, in the case of company memberships, the name of the company. You must agree to these conditions when you register for the first time. You can view the conditions at any time via your profile after you have logged in with your user name and password (Function Profile >Data protection and email settings).

The PayComm Briefing is only available to users of the PayComm knowledge database. You manage the subscription yourself via your profile after you have logged in with your user name and password (Function Profile >Data protection and email settings). The PayComm Briefing is sent to you by email and contains a tracking function in order to be able to evaluate the use of our site and the reaction to the content of the PayComm Briefing.

The PayComm media review can be made available to members and all users of the PayComm knowledge database by email. Users of the database manage the subscription themselves via their profile after they have logged in with a user name and password (Function Profile >Data protection and email settings). Members without access to the knowledge database can subscribe to the PayComm media review at the PayComm head office by ordering the receipt by email to info@paycomm.org stating the title, first and last name and email address; You can also unsubscribe at any time by email. The PayComm media review is sent by the company [DIA'LO: K], Kölner Strasse 2, 65760 Eschborn, as a contract service provider. To carry out this service, PayComm e. V. transfers the following of your personal data to [DIA'LO: K]: title, first and last name, email address.

To provide further information, we need your first and last name, address, email address and telephone number. It is up to you to decide which data you want to give us. We will not share your information with third parties. You can unsubscribe from receiving information at any time.

Information on responsibility for the content provided can be found in the imprint.

Changes to the information on data protection

PayComm e. V. reserves the right to change this information on data protection (privacy) at any time.