1. Data Controller
UCA United Canal Agency GmbH, Maklerstraße 11, 24159 Kiel, Germany
For any questions regarding data privacy related issues, please contact our Data Protection Officer. You can reach our Data Privacy Officer at the above stated address or by e-mail: ed.ne1620891164ssrez1620891164@ztuh1620891164csnet1620891164ad1620891164
2. Personal data
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 name, address, location data, an online identifier (IP Address) of that natural person.
3. Scope and purpose of the processing of personal data
3.1 Usage of the website
The website of UCA www.kiel-canal.de collects a series of general data and information when a data subject or automated system calls up the website. This general data and information are stored in the server log files. Collected may be
- the browser types and versions used,
- the operating system used by the accessing system,
- the website from which an accessing system reaches our website (so-called referrers),
- the date and time (so-called timestamp) of access to the Internet site,
- an Internet protocol address (IP address),
- the internet service provider (ISP) of the accessing system, and
- any other similar data and information that may be used in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.
The processing of these personal data is justified acc. Article 6 para. 1 sent. 1f GDPR. When using these general data and information, UCA does not draw any conclusions about the data subject. Rather, this information is needed to
- deliver the content of our website correctly,
- optimize the content of our website as well as its advertisement,
- ensure the long-term viability of our information technology systems and website technology, and
- provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for criminal prosecution in case of a cyber-attack.
3.2 Contact form and expenses calculation forms
On our website, we offer you the possibility to contact us by e-mail, direct communication with us by using the contact form and the expenses calculation forms. If a data subject contacts the controller by e-mail, via a contact form or the expenses calculation forms the personal data transmitted by the data subject are automatically stored. Such personal data transmitted on a voluntary basis by a data subject to the data controller are stored solely for the purpose of processing or contacting the data subject according to the request made by the data subject. There is no transfer of this personal data to third parties.
4. Data transmission to third parties
Personal Data will be transmitted to third parties, if
- the data subject expressly consented acc. Article 6 para. 1 sent. 1a GDPR,
- transmission acc. Article 6 para. 1 sent. 1f GDPR is required to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there are no reasonable grounds to believe that the data subject has an overriding interest for nondisclosure of his personal data,
- transmission is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject acc. Article 6 para. 1 sent. 1c GDPR,
- transmission is necessary for the performance of a contract or precontract with the data subject, Article 6 para. 1 sent. 1b GDPR,
In other as the listed cases, personal data will not be disclosed to third parties.
7. Duration of the data storage
The data controller shall process and store the personal data of the data subject only for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage, or as far as this is granted by the European laws or regulations to which the controller is subject to. If the storage purpose is not applicable, or if a storage period prescribed by the European legislator or another competent legislator expires, the personal data are routinely blocked or erased in accordance with legal requirements.
8. Rights of the data subject
8.1 Right of confirmation and access
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller the confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her are being processed. Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller free information about his or her personal data stored at any time and a copy of this information. Furthermore, the European directives and regulations grant the data subject access to the following information:
- the purposes of the processing;
- the categories of personal data concerned;
- the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organisations;
- where possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period;
- the existence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasure of personal data, or restriction of processing of personal data concerning the data subject, or to object to such processing;
- the existence of the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
- where the personal data are not collected from the data subject, any available information as to their source;
- the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, referred to in Article 22 para. 1 and 4 GDPR and, at least in those cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and envisaged consequences of such processing for the data subject.
Furthermore, the data subject shall have a right to obtain information as to whether personal data are transferred to a third country or to an international organisation. Where this is the case, the data subject shall have the right to be informed of the appropriate safeguards relating to the transfer.
8.2 Right to rectification
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning him or her. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, the data subject shall have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.
8.3 Right to erasure
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay, and the controller shall have the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay where one of the following grounds applies, as long as the processing is not necessary.
- The personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
- The data subject withdraws consent to which the processing is based according to Article 6 para. 1 sent. 1a GDPR, or Article 9 para. 2a GDPR, and where there is no other legal ground for the processing.
- The personal data have been unlawfully processed.
- The personal data must be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject.
There is no entitlement for erasure if, in the case of legitimate non-automated data processing, deletion is not possible or only possible with disproportionately amount of effort due to the special nature of the storage and your interest in deletion is low. In this case, the deletion is replaced by the restriction of processing.
8.4 Right of restriction of processing
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller restriction of processing where one of the following applies:
- The accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject, for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data.
- The processing is unlawful and the data subject opposes the erasure of the personal data and requests instead the restriction of their use instead.
- The controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by the data subject for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
- The data subject has objected to processing pursuant to Article 21 para. 1 GDPR pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override those of the data subject.
8.5 Right to data portability
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator, to receive the personal data concerning him or her, which was provided to a controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. He or she shall have the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data have been provided, as long as the processing is based on consent pursuant to point (a) of Article 6 para. 1 GDPR or point (a) of Article 9 para. 2 GDPR, or on a contract pursuant to point (b) of Article 6 para. 1 GDPR, and the processing is carried out by automated means, as long as the processing is not necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller. Furthermore, in exercising his or her right to data portability pursuant to Article 20 para. 1 GDPR, the data subject shall have the right to have personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible and when doing so does not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.
8.6 Right to object
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, at any time, to processing of personal data concerning him or her, which is based on point (e) or (f) of Article 6 para. 1 GDPR. UCA shall no longer process the personal data in the event of the objection, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims. If UCA processes personal data for direct marketing purposes, the data subject shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her for such marketing. This applies to profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing. In order to exercise the right to object, the data subject may directly contact the Data Protection Officer or another employee.
8.7 Right to withdraw data protection consent
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to withdraw his or her consent to processing of his or her personal data at any time. If the data subject wishes to exercise the right to withdraw the consent, he or she may at any time directly contact our Data Protection Officer or another employee of the controller.
If you believe that the processing of your personal information is unlawful, you may file a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over your place of residence or employment or the location of the alleged breach.