The City of Waiblingen is in possession of the following internet sites/portals:
- 1. Quick overview of data protection
The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data are all data that make it possible for you to be personally identified. Detailed information about the topic of data protection can be found in our data protection declaration found in this text.
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for collecting data on our website?
The website operator processes all data on this website. Contact information for the website operator can be found on the imprint page of this website.
How do we collect your data?
We only collect data that you share with us. This may include information that you provide on a contact form.
Our IT systems automatically collect other types of data when you visit our website. This specifically includes technical data (e.g., your internet browser, operating system and time of access). Such data are automatically collected as soon as you visit our website.
What do we use your data for?
Some of the data are collected in order to ensure that our website operates seamlessly. Other data may be collected for the purpose of analysing your use behaviour.
Which rights do you have in terms of your data?
You always have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data free of charge. You also have the right to request that this data be corrected, no longer collected or erased. You can refer to the address indicated on the imprint page at any time if you have any questions or inquires related to the topic of data protection. Additionally, you have a right to lodge a complaint with the responsible monitoring authority.
Analysis tools and tools provided by third parties
Your web-browsing behaviour can be statistically evaluated when you visit our website. Cookies and so-called analysis programmes are two of the main tools that enable this. Analysing your web-browsing behaviour is done anonymously: data about your browsing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You can object to such analyses or prevent them by refraining from using certain tools. Detailed information about this can be found in the following data protection declaration.
You can object to such analyses; the data protection declaration outlines the options available for doing so.
2. General information and mandatory information
The operator of these sites take the protection of your data to be a very serious matter. We handle your personal data confidentially. In accordance with the legal data protection requirements and in line with this data protection declaration.
Various personal data are collected whenever you visit our website. Personal data are all data that make it possible for you to be personally identified. This data protection declaration explains which data we use and for what purpose. It also outlines how we do so and why.
Please be aware that transferring data on the Internet (e.g., via email communications) may entail security risks. Complete protection of your data against infringements of third parties cannot be guaranteed.
Note about the responsible offices
The responsible office for data processes on this website is:
City of Waiblingen
Oberbürgermeister Andreas Hesky
Kurze Strasse 33
71332 Waiblingen, Germany
Telefon: +49 7151 5001-0
The responsible office is either a natural or a legal entity that decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g., names, email addresses, etc.), either alone or collectively.
Withdrawing your consent to data processing
Many data processing actions can only be performed with your express consent. You have the right to withdraw consent that you have previously provided at any time. To do so, you may simply send us an informal email. The legality of any data processing performed up until you withdraw your consent will remain unaffected.
Right to lodge a complaint with the responsible authority
In the event of an infringement on your data protection rights, you may exercise your right to lodge a complaint with the responsible regulatory authority. The responsible regulatory authority for matters related to data protection is the State Data Protection Office of the German federal state in which the company is located. A list of Data Protection Officers and their contact information can be found under the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Right to data portability
You have the right to request that any data, which we have automatically processed on the basis of your consent or to fulfil a contract, be provided to you or to a third party in a conventional, computer-readable format. In the event that you request for your data to be sent to another responsible party, we can only fulfil this request if technically possible.
SSL and TLS encryption
SSL and TSL encryption serves as the basis for ensuring secure transactions and for protecting the transfer of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries, that you send us as the site operator. You can identify if a connection is encrypted if “http://” changes to “https://” in your web browser or if you see a padlock in the address bar.
Whenever SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you send us cannot be viewed by third parties.
Information, blocking, erasure
Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you always have the right to receive information, free of charge, about your personal data that has been stored, its origin and recipient, and the purpose of its processing; moreover, you always have the right to have these data corrected, no longer collected or erased. In the event of any further questions or inquires related to your personal data, please get in touch with us using the address provided in the imprint.
Opting out of advertising emails
In relation to our obligation to include an imprint page, the use of our published contact data for distributing promotional and informational material, which has not been specifically requested by us, is hereby excluded. The operator of the website explicitly retains the right to take legal action in the event that we receive unsolicited promotional information, such as via spam email.
3. Data protection officer
Legal prescribed data protection officer
We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.
City of Waiblingen
Kurze Strasse 33
71332 Waiblingen, Germany
Phone: +49 7151 5001-1300
4. Data collection on our website
Our internet sites make use of “cookies”. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer nor do their contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our web presence more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that your web browser saves and stores onto your computer.
Most of these cookies fall under the category of “session cookies”, which are automatically deleted once your visit has concluded and your close your browser. Other types of cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser when you visit our site again.
You can adjust the settings in your browser to inform you any time a cookie is being saved and request your permission to save cookies on a case-by-case basis, to only allow cookies to be saved in certain cases, to prevent the saving of cookies altogether, and/or to automatically delete cookies when you close your browser. Deactivating cookies can, however, limit some of the functions provided by this website.
Cookies that are required to enable electronic communication or to provide certain functions, which have been requested by you (e.g., shopping cart function), will be saved pursuant to Article 6 (1) letter f of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The website operator has a legitimate interest in having cookies saved to ensure the error-free and optimal technical provision of such services. Provided the other cookies are saved (e.g., cookies for analysing your web surfing history), these are handled separately in this data protection declaration.
Server log files
The provider of the website collects and automatically saves information in so-called serve log files that your web browser automatically sends us. These include:
-browser type and version
-host name of the accessing computer
-time of server request
Such data will not be combined with data from other sources.
The basis of data processing is Article 6 (1) item f of the GDPR, which allows for the processing of data for the purpose of fulfilling a contract or pre-contractual measure.
When you send us a contact form inquiry, we save the information you provided us on the form, including the contact data you provided for the purpose of processing the request in the case of follow-up questions. We will not share any of your data without our consent.
Processing the data provided in the contact for will, as such, only be performed on the basis of your consent (Article 6 (1) letter a of the GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. To do so, you may simply send us an informal email. The legality of any data processing performed up until you revoke your consent will remain unaffected.
We will store the data provided by you on the contact form until you request their deletion, once you withdraw your consent for their storage, or if the original purpose for saving the data no longer exists (e.g., once your request had been completed). Mandatory legal requirements shall remain unaffected by this, especially the storage obligation.
5. Analysis tools and promotions
This website makes use of the web-analysis service Google Analytics. The provider of this service is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”: text files that are saved onto your computer and allow for your use of the website to be analysed. Information pertaining to your usage of this website that is generated by the cookies is generally transferred and stored on a Google server in the USA.
Google Analytics cookies are saved on the legal basis of Article 6 (1) letter f of the GDPR. The website operator has a justified interest in analysing your website use in order to optimise the online service offerings and marketing activities.
We have activated the IP anonymisation function on this website. This function allows Google to abbreviate your IP address within the territory of the member states of the European Union or other signatory states of the European Economic Community agreement before this information is sent to the US. Only in exceptional cases will the entire IP address be transmitted to the Google server in the US and subsequently abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of this website to compile reports of website activities and to provide the website operator with additional services related to website use and internet use. Google will not combine the IP address transmitted by your browser in the framework of Google Analytics with other data.
You can prevent your browser from saving cookies by adjusting the corresponding settings in your browser software; please be advised that doing so could inhibit the functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data (including IP address) collected by the cookie and related to your website use from being transmitted to Google or processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin found under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Opposing data collection
You can prevent your data from being collected by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. This will cause an opt-out cookie to be saved onto your device that prevents this website from collecting data during future visits. Google Analytics deaktivieren.
Additional information about the use of user data by Google Analytics can be found in Google’s data protection declaration: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.
Order data processing
We have concluded an agreement with Google about order data processing and we strictly implement the requirements put forth by the German data protection authorities in the use of Google Analytics.
Demographic characteristics with Google Analytics
This website uses the function “demographic characteristics” offered by Google Analytics. This allows us to generate reports containing information about the age, sex and interest of our website users. These data are based on interest-related marketing from Google as well as visitor data from third parties. These data cannot be ascribed to any specific persons. You can deactivate this function at any time by going to the display settings in your Google account or generally oppose the collection of your data by Google Analytics, as outlined in the section “Opposing data collection” above.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered by our website, we will require you to provide us with an email address along with information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the email address you have provided us and that you consent to receiving the newsletter. Additional data will not be collected, unless provided voluntarily. We will only use these data for sending you the requested information and we will not share these data with any third parties.
The information provided in the newsletter registration form will only be processed on the basis of your consent (Article 6 (1) letter a of the GDPR). You may withdraw your consent to the storage of your data, email address and their use to send you the newsletter at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter. The legality of any data processing performed up until you revoke your consent will remain unaffected.
Any data that have been stored for the purpose of providing the newsletter will be stored until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and deleted once you have been unsubscribed. Data that we store for other purposes (e.g., email addresses for the members area) will remain unaffected.
7. Plugins and tools
Our website makes use of plugins from the Google-operated site YouTube. The operator of these sites is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
Whenever you visit one of our sites with an embedded YouTube plugin, a connection will be established to the YouTube server. The YouTube server will then receive information about which of our sites you have visited.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you will allow YouTube to include your surfing behaviour directly with your personal profile. You may prevent this from occurring by logging out of your YouTube account.
The use of YouTube is carried out due to our interest in providing users with an attractive presentation of our online offerings. This constitutes a justified interest in accordance with Article 6 (1) letter f of the GDPR.
Additional information about the use of user data can be found in YouTube’s data protection declaration at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
Google Web Fonts
This website uses Web Fonts provided by Google to offer a uniform depiction of fonts. When you access a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to correctly display texts and fonts.
To do so, the browser you use must connect to Google's servers. This informs Google that our website has been accessed via your IP address The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of providing a consistent and attractive presentation of our online services. This constitutes a justified interest in accordance with Article 6 (1) letter f of the GDPR.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.
Additional information about Google Web Fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s data protection declaration: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
This website makes use of the Google Maps service via an API. The provider of this service is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
In order to be able to use the functions of Google Maps, your IP address will have to be stored. This information will generally be transferred to and stored on Google’s servers in the USA. The provider of this website does not have any influence on this data transfer.
The use of Google Maps is carried out in the interest of providing attractive online offerings and to ensure that the place locations we provide on our website are easy to find. This constitutes a justified interest in accordance with Article 6 (1) letter f of the GDPR.
Additional information about the handling of user data can be found in Google’s data protection declaration: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
Record accesses using Google Analytics
You have the right to receive information about your stored personal data, free of charge, and to request that they be corrected, blocked from being collected or erased. In the case of questions or inquiries, please get in contact with the State Data Protection ( Gerhard Elser ) of the City of Waiblingen