Data privacy statement
Any collection, processing and use (hereinafter “use”) of data is solely for the purpose of providing our services. The services of Trendcity have been designed to use as little personal information as possible. For that matter, “personal data” is understood as all individual details about a person or factual circumstances of an identifiable natural person (so-called “affected person”). The following statements on data protection describe what types of data are collected when accessing our website, what happens with these data and how you may object to data usage.
Person Responsible (controller)
Responsible within the meaning of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is:
Data Security Officer
The data security officer is: Christian Scholtz of Webersohn & Scholtz GmbH If you have questions about data protection, you can contact Webersohn & Scholtz at the following e‑mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail: WS Datenschutz GmbH Meinekestraße 13 D‑10719 Berlin www.ws-datenschutz.de
Which data will be used
When visiting our website, our web servers temporarily store every access in a log file. The following data is collected and stored until automated deletion:
- IP address of the requesting computer
- Date and time of access
- Name and URL of the retrieved file
- Other data may be retrieved by our partners. You will find information about this below
The processing of this data serves: the purpose of enabling the use of the website (connection establishment), the system security, the technical administration of the network infrastructure, as well as to optimize the Internet site. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f) GDPR. The IP address is evaluated only in case of attacks on our network infrastructure or the network infrastructure of our Internet provider. Furthermore, no input of your personal data is required to use our website.
Protection of your data
We have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are met by us, as well as, by external service providers working for us. If we work with other companies to provide our services, such as email and server providers, this will only be done after an extensive selection process. In this selection process, each individual service provider is carefully selected for its suitability in terms of technical and organizational data protection skills. This selection procedure will be documented in writing and an agreement on the order processing of data (order processing contract) will only be concluded if the third party complies with the requirements of Art. 28 GDPR. Your information will be stored on specially protected servers. Access to it is only possible for a few specially authorized persons. Our website is SSL/TLS encrypted, as can be seen by the https:// at the start of our URL.
a) In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive assigned to the browser you use. Through this the stored information flows to Trendcity or the party that sets the cookie. Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. Cookies are used to analyze the use of www.trendcity.de in anonymized or pseudonymized form. Also, cookies enable personalized advertisements on this website. This website uses the following types of cookies. The extend and function of which are explained below:
- Transient cookies (see b)
- Persistent cookies ©
b) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include session cookies. Transient cookies store your session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the common session. This will allow your computer to be recognized when you return 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 of time, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time. Please be aware that you may not be able to use all features of this site, when deleting the cookies from your browser history. The setting of cookies can be prevented by appropriate settings in the user’s Internet browser at any time. This processing is legally based on Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interests are to provide a stable connection and an easy, uninterrupted user experience for the visitors of our website. Also, we evaluate all visits of our website. This happens for safety, improvement and stability reasons.
Deletion of personal data
Trendcity processes the personal data only if necessary. As soon as the purpose of the data processing is fulfilled, deletion of the data is carried out according to the standards of the deletion concept, unless legal regulations oppose this.
Via the website www.trendcity.de it is possible to contact us via e‑mail or via our contact form. This will require different data to answer the request, which will be automatically saved for processing. The following data are required to process your request: email address. Furthermore you can enter the following data optionally: name and surname, phone number, number of your flat, subject of your message as well as your message. Your data will not be passed on to third parties, unless you have given your consent. The legal basis depends on what the reason for your request is: Therefor data processing will be based on Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. a) GDPR or Art. 6 para. s.1 lit. b) GDPR.
Data processing for applications
Trendcity offers the opportunity to apply for jobs via an application form and via email. For this purpose, personal data is processed and stored for further processing during the respective application process. In case of successful application and employment, the personal data is stored in accordance with the legal requirements. In case of unsuccessful application, the data will be deleted in accordance with the rules of the local deletion concept. In doing so the provisions of the AGG (German Employment Law), in particular the existing evidence pursuant to § 22 AGG, are taken into account. The processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. a) GDPR and Art. 6 para. s.1 lit. b) GDPR.
Tracking and analytics
For the continuous improvement of our website www.trendcity.de we use the following tracking and analysis tools. Which personal data is processed in each case and how you can reach the respective service providers, you will find below:
Google Tag Manager
Google Tag Manager is a solution that allows us to manage web site tags through one interface (including Google Analytics and other Google marketing services in our website). The tag manager itself (which implements the tags) does not process users’ personal data. Regarding the processing of users’ personal data, reference is made to the details of the Google services. Google Tag Manager usage policies can be viewed here: https://www.google.com/intl/de/tagmanager/use-policy.html
Other tools of third-party providers
We also use third-party providers to help us with the site’s appearance and functionality. These are listed below:
This website uses the Google Maps map service via an API. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 s.1 lit. f) GDPR. The use of Google Maps is in the interest of making our website appealing and to facilitate the location of places specified by us on the website. Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of Google at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
Google Web Fonts
Service providers from third countries
In order to be able to provide our services, we use the support of service providers from third party countries (non-EU countries). In order to ensure the protection of your personal data in this case, we conclude processing contracts with each — carefully selected — service provider. Our third country data processors are either located in a country with an adequate level of data protection (Art. 45 GDPR) or provide appropriate safeguards (Art 46 GDPR). Below you may find our categories of processors, the country they are located at and the safeguards or guarantees they provide. We use the support of the following providers:
• Tracking service and Analysis Service, Google Inc., USA, member of the EU-US Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TOWQAA4
You have the following rights with respect to the personal data concerning you:
- Right to information,
- Right to rectification or deletion,
- Right to restriction of processing,
- Right to object to the processing,
- Right to data transfer,
- Right on confirmation.
How you perceive these rights
To exercise these rights, please contact our data security officer: Christian Scholtz from Webersohn & Scholtz GmbH
or by mail:
WS Datenschutz GmbH
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you shall have the right to complain to a supervisory authority in the Member State of its residence, place of work or place of alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of your personal data infringes on the GDPR. The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been submitted shall inform the complainant of the status and results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy according to Article 78 GDPR.
Subject to change