1. Name and contact details of the organization responsible for the processing as well as the company data protection officer

This privacy policy applies to data processing by:
European Federation for Catholic Adult Education (FEECA)
c / o Catholic Adult Education Germany – Federal Association e.V.
Rheinweg 34, 53113 Bonn
E-Mail: office [at] feeca.eu
Telephone: 0049/ 228 / 90247-0 

The operational data protection officer of the FEECA can be reached at the above mentioned address, for the attention of Andrea Hoffmeier, or by email: hoffmeier [at] feeca.eu.

2. Collection and storage of personal data as well as the nature and purpose of their use

When visiting the website

When you visit our website www.feeca.org, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information will be collected without your intervention and stored until automated deletion:

 IP address of the requesting computer,
– date and time of access,
– name and URL of the retrieved file,
– Website from which access is made (referrer URL),
– the browser used and, if necessary, the operating system of your computer as – well as the name of your access provider.

The data mentioned are processed by us for the following purposes:
– ensuring a smooth connection of the website,
– evaluation of system security and stability as well
– for further administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6, Para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. In no case we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you. In addition, we use cookies and analysis services when visiting our website. Further details can be found under no. 4 and 5 of this privacy policy.

3. Disclosure of data

A transfer of your personal data to third parties for purposes other than those listed below does not take place. 

We only share your personal information with third parties if:
– you yours according to Art. 6, Para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a DSGVO (Deutsche Datenschutzgesetzverordnung) have given express consent to this
disclosure pursuant to Art. 6, Para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO is required to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have a predominantly legitimate interest in not disclosing your data,
-in the event that disclosure pursuant to Art. 6, Para. c DSGVO, as permitted by law and in accordance with Art. 6, Para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b DSGVO is required for the settlement of contractual relationships with you.

4. Cookies

We use cookies on our site. These are small files that your browser automatically creates and that are stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our site. Cookies do not harm your device, do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malicious software.

In the cookie information is stored, each resulting in connection with the specific terminal used. However, this does not mean that we are immediately aware of your identity. 

On the one hand, the use of cookies serves to make the use of our offer more pleasant for you. For example, we use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual pages on our website. These are automatically deleted after leaving our page. 

In addition, to improve usability, we also use temporary cookies that are stored on your device for a specified period of time. If you visit our site again to take advantage of our services, it will automatically recognize that you have already been with us and what inputs and settings you have made, so you do not have to re-enter them. 

On the other hand, we use cookies in order to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offer (see Section 5). These cookies allow us to automatically recognize when you visit our site again that you have already been with us. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined time. 

The data processed by cookies are for the purposes mentioned in order to safeguard our legitimate interests as well as third parties according to Art. 6, Para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO required. 

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or always a hint appears before a new cookie is created. However, disabling cookies completely may mean that you won’t be able to use all features of our website.

5. Analysis tools 

a) Tracking tools

The tracking measures listed below and used by us are based on Art. 6, Para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. With the tracking measures to be used, we want to ensure a needs-based design and the continuous optimization of our website. On the other hand, we use the tracking measures to statistically record the use of our website and evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offer for you. These interests are to be regarded as justified within the meaning of the aforementioned provision. The respective data processing purposes and data categories can be found in the corresponding tracking tools. 

b) Google Analytics

For the purpose of customizing and continuously optimizing our pages, we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (https://www.google.com/intl/en/about/) (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, hereafter “Google”). In this context, pseudonymised usage profiles are created

and cookies (see point 4). The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website such as
– browser type / version,
– used operating system,
– Referrer URL (the previously visited page),
– host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
– time of server request, 

are transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. The information is used to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage for the purposes of market research and the design of these websites according to their needs. This information may also be transferred to third parties if required by law or if third parties process this data in the order. Under no circumstances will your IP address be merged with any other data provided by Google. The IP addresses are anonymized, so that an assignment is not possible (IP masking). You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting the browser software accordingly; however, we point out that in this case not all features of this website may be fully exploited. 

In addition, you may prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing a browser add-on

(https: // tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en).

 As an alternative to the browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can also prevent the collection by Google Analytics by clicking on this link: [ga_optout] An opt-out cookie will be set, which will be used to record your future Data prevented when visiting this website. The opt-out cookie is only valid in this browser and only for our website and is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you must set the opt-out cookie again.

 For more information about privacy in the context of Google Analytics, see the Google Analytics Help Center (https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/ 6004245?hl=de).

6. Affected rights

You have the right:

in accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO, to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you may provide information about the purposes of the processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been disclosed, the planned retention period, the right of rectification, cancellation, restriction on processing or opposition Existence of a grievance right, the origin of their data, if not collected from us, and the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling and, where appropriate, meaningful information about their details;

 pursuant to Art. 16 DSGVO, to demand the correction of incorrect or completed personal data stored by us immediately;

in accordance with Art. 17 DSGVO, to demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us, except where the processing is for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfillment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims is required;

 in accordance with Art. 18 DSGVO to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data, as far as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you reject their deletion and we no longer need the data, but you this to assert, exercise or defense of legal claims or you have objected to processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;

 pursuant to Art. 20 DSGVO to obtain your personal data provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another person responsible;

 pursuant to Art. 7, Para. 3 DSGVO your once granted consent to revoke against us at any time. As a result, we are not allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent for the future and

 according to Art. 77 DSGVO  to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of our office:

Die Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen
Anschrift:            Postfach 20 04 44, 40102 Düsseldorf
Telefon:               0211 38424 – 0
Telefax:               0211 38424 – 10
E-Mail:                 poststelle@ldi.nrw.de
Internet:              http://www.ldi.nrw.de

7. Right to object

If your personal data are based on legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6, Para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO are processed, you have the right to file an objection against the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO, provided that there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct mail. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is implemented by us without specifying any particular situation. If you would like to exercise your right of revocation or objection, please send an e-mail to hoffmeier [at] feeca.eu

8. Data security

We use the popular SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method within the site visit, in conjunction with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. In general, this is a 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we’ll use 128-bit v3 technology instead. Whether a single page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form is indicated by the closed representation of the key-related or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser.

We also take appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

 Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

9. Updating and changing this privacy policy

This privacy policy is currently valid and is valid as of May 2018.

As a result of the further development of our website and offers thereof or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may be necessary to change this privacy policy. The current privacy policy can be accessed and printed by you at any time on the website at https://feeca.org/datenschutz/.

10. Liability and links

On our website, we provide links to external websites of third parties on whose contents we have no influence. Therefore, we can’t assume any liability for these external contents. The respective provider or operator of the pages is always responsible for the contents of the linked pages. The linked pages were checked for possible legal violations at the time of linking. Illegal content was not recognizable at the time of linking. However, a permanent content control of the linked pages is not reasonable without concrete evidence of an infringement. Upon notification of violations, we will remove such links immediately.