Privacy Policy

Information on the collection of personal data:
In the following, we inform you on the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data are all data that can be attributed to you personally, e.g., name, address, e-mail address, user behavior.
Responsible under Art. 4 para. 7 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Olga Isaeva, presse@kunstverein-hannover.de.
When you contact us via e-mail or a contact form, the data you provide to us (your e-mail address, if applicable, your name and telephone number) is stored so that we can answer your questions. We delete the data collected in this context, once storage is no longer required, or limit processing, in case statutory storage obligations exist.
In case we would like to make use of commissioned service providers for individual functions of our offer, or use your data for advertising purposes, you will be informed in detail below on the respective procedures. We also specify the fixed criteria for the retention period.

Your Rights
You have the following rights in regard to your personal data:
–a right of information,
–a right to rectification or erasure,
–a right to restriction of processing,
–a right to object to processing,
–a right to data portability.
(2) You also have the right to contact a Data Protection Authority to complain about our processing of your personal data.

Collecting personal data when visiting our website
When you use our website merely for information, i.e., if you don’t register or provide information to us in other ways, we only collect the personal data that your browser transfers to our server. When you browse our website, we collect the following data that we require technologically to display our website to you and to guarantee stability and security (the legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR):
–IP address
–date and time of the retrieval
–time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
–content of the retrieval (specific page)
–access status/http status code
–transferred amount of data
–website from which the request originates
–browser
–operating system and its interface
–language and version of the browser software.
In addition to the abovementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive attributed to the used browser, through which certain information is transferred to the location placing the cookie (in this case through us). Cookies cannot execute programs or transfer viruses to your computer. They serve to make the internet offer more user-friendly and efficient.

Use of cookies:
a)This website uses the following types of cookies, whose scope and function is explained in the following:
–Transient cookies (see b)
–Persistent cookies (see c).
b)Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. They mainly include session cookies. They store a so-called session ID with which various requests of your browser can be attributed to the joint session. This allows your computer to be recognized again when returning to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.
c)Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period that can differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies anytime in the security settings of your browser.
d)You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and reject the acceptance of third party cookies or all cookies, for example. Please not that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of our website.
f)[The used Flash cookies are not collected by your browser, but by your Flash plug-in. Furthermore, we use HTML5 storage objects that are stored on your terminal device. These objects store the required data independently of the browser you are using and have no automatic expiration date. If you do not want any processing of Flash cookies, you must install the corresponding add-on, e.g., “Better Privacy” for Mozilla Firefox (https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/betterprivacy/) or the Adobe Flash Killer Cookie for Google Chrome. You can prevent the use of HTML5 storage objects by using the private mode in your browser. We additionally recommend manually deleting your cookies and the browser history]

Newsletter
With your consent, you can subscribe to our newsletter with which we inform you of our current interesting offers. The promoted goods and services are listed in the declaration of consent.
To register for our newsletter, we use the so-called double opt-in method, meaning that after you register we send an e-mail to the specified e-mail address, in which we ask you to confirm the delivery of the newsletter. If you do not confirm your registration within 24 hours, your information is locked and automatically deleted after one month. Furthermore, we store your used IP address and the time of registration and confirmation. The purpose of the procedure is to be able to provide evidence of your registration and, if necessary, to elucidate a possible misuse of your personal data.
The only compulsory information that we require to send you the newsletter is your e-mail address. After your confirmation, we store your e-mail address for the purpose of sending you the newsletter. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR.
You can revoke your consent to receiving the newsletter at any time and unsubscribe to the newsletter. Simply send an e-mail to kunstverein-unsubscribe@hannover.kulturkurier.de and you will automatically be deleted from the mailing list.
Subscriber to our newsletter
Our internet site offers users the possibility to subscribe to one or several newsletter. We use the system kulturkurier.de of the data kulturlink ag (Berlin) as our newsletter system. To conform with legal stipulations and data privacy, the so-called double opt-in method is used. The potential receiver is first sent an e-mail with a confirmation link. Only after confirmation is the address included in the mailing list. You can revoke the consent to the storage of your data and the use of your address for delivery via the “Abmelden Link” at the end of each newsletter. Further information at: http://hilfe.kulturkurier.de/kulturnewsletter/ The form used to this end shows which personal data is transferred to the responsible person when ordering the newsletter. When registering for the newsletter, we additionally store the IP address of the computer system used by the registering person, which is allocated by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), as well as the date and time of registration. The collection of these data is required to be able to retrace the (possible) misuse of the e-mail address of the affected person at a later point in time and therefore serves to legally safeguard the person responsible for processing. The personal data collected in the scope of the registration for the newsletter is used exclusively for sending our newsletter. Subscribers to the newsletter can additionally be informed via e-mail, if required, for the operation of the newsletter service or an attendant registration, as could be the case if there are changes to the newsletter offer or the technical conditions. No personal data collected in the scope of the newsletter service is made available to third parties. In order to track opening and click rates, we place so-called tracking cookies in the newsletter (but not in the system e-mails for registration and unsubscribing), in order to record the opening of the newsletter and the retrieval of web links. The recording takes place in a pseudonymous storage that replaces all personal data (e.g., e-mail address) with a pseudonym. We therefore do not store personal data together with usage data, such as opening the newsletter or retrieving web links. It is furthermore guaranteed that no connection between these data can be established at a later point in time. If you would like to object to this pseudonymous tracking, you can sign out from the list via the opt-out link at the end of each newsletter.

Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, text files, that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, the IP address will be shortened prior to transmission within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the activities within this online offering and to provide us with further services related to the use of this website and the internet usage.
The IP address provided by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data provided by Google.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; but we inform you that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website. In addition, you may also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()” and will therefore only send IP addresses in a shortened form which do not enable individual identification of the user. If the data collected on you makes personal references, it will be immediately excluded and the personal data will thus be immediately deleted.
We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website and to enhance it on a regular basis. The acquired statistics allow us to improve our offer and make it more interesting to you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data are sent the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.
Information on the third-party provider: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436?1001. Terms of use: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html, overview of data privacy: http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html, and the privacy policy: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
This website also uses Google Analytics for a cross-device analysis of visitor flows conducted via a user ID. You can deactivate the cross-device analysis of your usage in your user account under “My Data”, “Personal Data”.