Mindful Drinking Club

Privacy

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Thank you for reading our privacy policy. On this page we inform you about the collection and processing of your personal data on our website and your rights in connection to that.

We want to offer full transparency into our processing activities. Should something be unclear or should you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us directly. Our contact information is listed below.

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Personal Data

According to Article 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

Controller

Mindful Drinking Club GbR
Jennifer Kießling & Maximlian Lielje
Schönhauser Allee 73, 10437 Berlin
hello@mindfuldrinking.club

Your Rights

You have certain rights under data protection law, which we must and want to inform you of. The rights available to you depend on our reason for processing your data. In general, you have the following rights:

  1. Right to access (Article 15 GDPR)
  2. Right to rectification (Article 16 GDPR)
  3. Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’) (Article 17 GDPR)
  4. Right to restriction of processing (Article 18 GDPR)
  5. Right to data portability (Article 20 GDPR)
  6. Right to object (Article 21 GDPR)

If and to the extent the processing is based on consent pursuant to Article 6 (1)(1)(a) or Article 9 (2)(a) GDPR, you have the right to revoke the consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation.

Please note your right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority. You can find a list of the supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) here.

There is no automated decision making.

Your Right to Object Pursuant Article 21 GDPR

You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you which is based on point (e) or (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR, including profiling based on those provisions. We will no longer process the personal data unless we demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

Processing Activities

Using Our Website for Information Purposes

Processing Activity

If you visit our website without registering, contacting us or otherwise providing us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser sends to our server automatically.

If you wish to view our website, we collect the general data necessary to deliver the website correctly, e.g. your IP address, date and time of the request, content of the requests (the correct page), etc.

The data is stored because it is technically necessary to display the website and to ensure stability and security.

The legal basis is Article 6 (1)(1)(f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest in making our website available to you in a fully functional form.

Storage Period

As soon as the aforementioned personal data is no longer required to display the website, it will be deleted. The temporary collection of data for the provision of the website is mandatory for the provision and operation of the website. Further storage may be carried out in individual cases if this is required by law.

Data Receiver

The data is transfered to and stored with our hosting provider.

Obligation to Provide the Data

The provision of the personal data is neither a statutory nor a contractual requirement, nor is it a requirement necessary to enter into a contract. You are also not obliged to provide the personal data. However, if you do not provide this data, you may not be able to access our website.

Note: You have a right to object under Article 21 GDPR. You can send us your objection at any time, for example by email or by post using the contact details given above.

Subscribing to Our Newsletter

Processing Activity

When you subscribe to our newsletter we collect the following in order to provide the service:

  • Your email address
  • Date and time of when you subscribed
  • Date and time of when you confirm your email address via double opt-in (by clicking the personalized confirmation link)
  • The language of the page on which you signed up (English or German)

The purpose of the storage and processing of your data is the delivery of our newsletter to you as well as to prove that you have confirmed your subscribtion to our newsletter by completing the double opt-in flow.

The legal basis is Article 6 (1)(1)(f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest in providing a newsletter and being able to send it to you in a fully functioning form.

Storage Period

The data mentioned above is stored as long as you are subscribed to our newsletter. You can unsubscribe by taking one of the following actions:

  1. Click “unsubscribe” in one of our newsletters which you received
  2. Contact us directly (e.g. by email or by post) and request to be unsubscribed from our newsletter

The temporary storage of this data is required to provide the newsletter service to you.

If you subscribe to our newsletter but do not complete the double opt-in flow, your data is deleted from our system after two (2) weeks.

Data Receiver

The data is transfered to and stored with our hosting provider.

Obligation to Provide the Data

The provision of the personal data is neither a statutory nor a contractual requirement, nor is it a requirement necessary to enter into a contract. You are also not obliged to provide the personal data. However, if you do not provide the mandatory data, you would be unable to receive our newsletter.

Note: You have a right to object under Article 21 GDPR. You can send us your objection at any time, for example by email or by post using the contact details given above.

Use of Cookies

Processing Activity

Our website only uses technically necessary (essential) cookies. Cookies are small files that are sent by us to the browser of your terminal device when you visit our website and stored there. Different types of cookies are used on our website, the type and function of which are explained below:

Session Cookies

Our website uses so-called temporary cookies or session cookies, which are automatically deleted as soon as you close your browser. Through this type of cookie it is possible to record your session identifier. This allows repeated requests from your browser to be assigned to a common session and makes it possible to recognize your terminal device during subsequent visits to the website.

Our session cookies have the following names and functions:

Cookie Description Expiration
_mdc_session Contains temporary application and framework state between pages like what step the user is on in a multiple step form. Session

Permanent Cookies

Our website uses so-called permanent cookies. Permanent cookies are cookies that are stored in your browser over a longer period of time and can transmit information. The respective storage period varies depending on the cookie. You can delete permanent cookies independently via your browser settings.

Our permanent cookies have the following names and functions:

Cookie Name Description Expiration
browser_id Contains a randomly generated ID that is assigned to your browser for security purposes. 6 Months

Configuration of Browser Settings

Most web browsers are preconfigured to automatically accept cookies. However, you can configure your browser so that it only accepts certain cookies or none at all. We would like to point out, however, that you may then no longer be able to use all the functions of our website.

You can also use your browser settings to delete cookies already stored in your browser. Furthermore, it is possible to set your browser to notify you before cookies are stored. Since the various browsers may differ in their respective functions, we ask you to use the respective help menu of your browser for the corresponding configuration options.

Disabling the use of cookies may require a permanent cookie to be stored on your computer. If you delete this cookie afterwards, you will have to deactivate again.

Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of technically necessary cookies. For example, some cookies may recognise the browser you are using when you visit our website again and transmit various information to us. We use cookies to facilitate and improve the use of our website. For example, cookies enable us to make our website more user-friendly and effective for you, for example by tracking your use of our website and determining your preferred settings (e.g. country and language settings).

Legal basis for the processing of personal data using technically necessary cookies is Article 6 (1)(1)(f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest is the operation of those functions which are only possible through the use of cookies.

Storage Period

As soon as the data transmitted to us via cookies is no longer required for the purposes described above, this information is deleted. Further storage may be carried out in individual cases if this is required by law.

Obligation to Provide the Data

The provision of the personal data is neither a statutory nor a contractual requirement, nor is it a requirement necessary to enter into a contract. You are also not obliged to provide the personal data. However, if you do not provide this data, you may not be able to use our website or parts thereof as intended.

Note: You have a right to object under Article 21 GDPR. You can send us your objection at any time, for example by email or by post using the contact details given above.

Infrastructure

Your personal data is stored and processed exclusively in Germany. Our systems have been designed and developed from scratch to be able to meet all aspects of the GDPR

Our hosting provider is Hetzner with server locations in Nürnberg, Germany.

Our email provider is Hosting.de.