Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement2019-12-09T15:52:58+00:00

Privacy Statement

The Institute of Culinary Art offers comprehensive information for contractual partners, customers and interested parties through the website https://ica-germany.com. We place a particular value on trustworthy and secure handling of your personal data and the data of the company. The following privacy statement is the foundation of our corporate activity and part of the business relationship with customers, interested parties and third parties. Due to legal and technical changes, we adapt the privacy statement as needed. In any case, it is the current version of the privacy statement published on the website which is valid.

  1. Name and address of those responsible for processing all data

Responsible in terms of the General Data Protection Regulation, other applicable data protection laws of the member states of the European Union and other regulations with the character of data protection law is:Institute of Culinary Art Foodservice Network GmbH & Co. KG Valluhner Straße 1 19246 Zarrentin am Schaalsee +49 3 88 51-3 33 99 E-Mail: info@institute-culinary.de.com Website: https://ica-germany.com/

  1. Name and address of the Data Protection Officer

  The Data Protection Officer of those responsible for processing all data is: Gerhard Bruder Valluhner Straße 1 19246 Zarrentin am Schaalsee Germany

  1. Use of Cookies

The websites of the Institute of Culinary Art use cookies. Cookies refer to data which is saved by the internet browser onto the computer system of the user. On opening a website, it can be provided with the cookies, through which an association to the user is made possible. It is possible at any time to disable the use of cookies through relevant changes to the settings of the internet browser. Cookies, which have been created, can be deleted. It should be noted, that it is possible, that some functions of our website may not be fully available for use, when cookies have been deactivated.

  1. Creation of Log Files

Each time the website is opened, the Institute of Culinary Arts collects data and information through an automated system. These are saved in the log files on the server. Through this, the following data can be collected:

  • Information about the type of browser and the version used
  • The operating system of the user
  • The internet service provider of the user
  • The IP address of the user
  • The date and time of access
  • Websites, from which the user’s system accesses our website (Referers) 
  • Websites, from which our website is opened on the user’s system

Processing data serves to deliver the content of our website, to guarantee functionality of our information technology services and the optimisation of our website. The data stored in the log files is permanently saved separately from other personal user data.

  1. Analytics Tools

The Institute of Culinary Arts uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies”, text-based data, which is saved on your computer and which allows for analysis of the website’s use. The information collected by cookies regarding your use of this website (including your IP address) is transferred to and saved on a Google server in the USA. Google uses this information to create reports on website activity for website providers and to provide services relating to website usage and internet usage. Google also provides this information to third parties, where it is required by law or used by third parties working on behalf of Google. Under no circumstance will Google connect your IP address to other data from Google. You can prevent the use of cookies through the relevant settings of your browser software; it should be noted, that in this case, full functionality of our website may not be possible. By using our website, you are consenting to the use of your collected data by Google in the previously described manner and for the previously named purpose.

  1. Links and Third-party Content

On the webpages, you can find links to offers from third parties. The Institute of Culinary Art accepts no responsibility for these websites, nor their handling of personal data.
Disclaimer: In its judgement on the 12th May 1998, the Hamburg Regional Court decided that one is co-responsible for the content of included links. This can, according to the Hamburg Regional Court, only be prevented, when one explicitly distances oneself from the content. The Institute of Culinary Art has included on its website links to other websites. The following applies to all links: The Institute of Culinary Art explicitly declares that the Institute of Culinary Art has no influence on the design and content of the linked pages. Therefore, the Institute of Culinary Arts hereby explicitly distances itself from all content of every linked page on the website, and that it is not the owner of this content. This declaration applies to all links included on the website and all content of the websites, to which the visible banners, buttons and links on the pages of the Institute of Culinary Art lead.

  1. SSL Encryption

 Diese Seite nutzt aus Gründen der Sicherheit und zum Schutz der Übertragung vertraulicher Inhalte, wie zum Beispiel der Anfragen, die Sie an uns als Seitenbetreiber senden, eine SSL-Verschlüsselung. Eine verschlüsselte Verbindung erkennen Sie daran, dass die Adresszeile des Browsers von “http://” auf “https://” wechselt und an dem Schloss-Symbol in Ihrer Browserzeile. Wenn die SSL Verschlüsselung aktiviert ist, können die Daten, die Sie an uns übermitteln, nicht von Dritten mitgelesen werden.

  1. Registration on our Website

If the person concerned uses the possibility to register using their personal data on the website of those responsible for data processing, the data provided in the input mask will be provided to the responsible persons. This data is saved by the responsible persons exclusively for internal purposes. Upon registration, the user’s IP address, as well as the time and data of the registration are saved. This serves to prevent misuse of the services. The data is not provided to third parties. An exception to this is made when there is a legal obligation to provide data. The registration of data is obligatory for the provision of content or services. Registered persons have the opportunity at any time to request the deletion or amendment of the stored data. The person concerned can at any time receive information regarding confidential information saved about themselves.

  1. Newsletter

If the user subscribes to our company newsletter, the data provided in the corresponding input mask is provided to the responsible persons Upon registration for the newsletter, the user’s IP address, as well as date and time of registration, are stored. This serves to prevent misuse of the services or the email address of the person concerned. This data is not provided to third parties. An exception to this is made when there is a legal obligation to provide data.
The data is used exclusively for the delivery of the newsletter. The newsletter subscription can be cancelled by the person concerned at any time. As well as this, consent for the storage of personal data can be withdrawn at any time. In order to do this, the relevant link can be found in every newsletter.

  1. Routine deletion and blocking of personal data.

The responsible persons process and save personal data of the person concerned for no longer than the necessary duration to achieve the aims of storage. Furthermore, data can be stored, to the extent that it complies with the European or national legislators in union legislative regulations, laws, or other requirements, to which the responsible persons are subject.
As soon as the aim of storage no longer applies, or a deadline, which is prescribed by one of the previously mentioned requirements, has been reached, the personal data will be routinely blocked or deleted.

  1. Use of Social Network Plug-ins

Facebook-Plugins Our page includes plug-ins of the social network Facebook, provided by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. The Facebook plug-ins can be recognised by the Facebook logo or the “like” buttons on our site. A social network is an online social meeting space, or an online community, which usually offers its users the chance to communicate with one another and to interact in a virtual space. A social network can serve as a platform for the exchange of opinions and experiences, or allow for an online community to provide personal or business-related information. Facebook allows the users of its social network to create private profiles, to upload photos and to network via friend requests, amongst other possibilities.
Each time an individual page of this website is opened, which is operated by the responsible persons, and on which a Facebook component (Facebook plug-in) is integrated, the internet browser on the information technological system of the person concerned is, through the corresponding Facebook components, automatically granted the ability to download a representation of these Facebook components from Facebook.
You can find an overview of the Facebook plug-ins here:  https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our web pages, a direct connection is created between your browser and the Facebook server. Through this, Facebook receives the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our website to your Facebook profile. Through this, Facebook can connect your visit to our site to your user profile. It should be noted that we, as providers of the website, have no knowledge of the content of transferred data, nor of Facebook’s use of this data. Further information on this can be found in the privacy statement of Facebook at https://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
Insofar as the person concerned is simultaneously logged in to Facebook, Facebook can recognise which concrete sub-pages of our website are visited by the person concerned, from each instance of the user opening our website and for the entire duration of the time spent on our website. This information is collected by the Facebook components and assigned by Facebook to the Facebook account of the person concerned. If the person concerned uses one of the Facebook buttons, which is integrated onto our website, for example the “Like” button, or if the person concerned provides a comment, Facebook assigns this information to the personal Facebook account of the person concerned and stores this personal information.
Through the Facebook components, Facebook is informed that the person concerned has visited our website, if the person concerned is simultaneously logged into Facebook at the time, at which they open our website. This takes place regardless of whether the person concerned clicks on the Facebook components. If the person concerned does not wish for information transfer in this manner, they can prevent this by logging out of their Facebook account, before visiting our website.
The data policies published by Facebook, which can be found at https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/, provide information regarding the acquisition, processing and use of personal data by Facebook. Furthermore, it is explained within, which settings options Facebook offers for the protection of the privacy of the person concerned. In addition to this, there are a variety of applications available, which make it possible to suppress the transfer of information to Facebook. Such applications can be used by the person concerned to prevent the transfer of data to Facebook. If you do not wish for Facebook to have the ability to associate your visit to our website with your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.

  1. Rights of the person concernedIf your personal data is processed, you are a person concerned in accordance with GDPR and you reserve the following rights regarding the responsible persons:
    All rights can be asserted to the organisation, via the contact information in point 1, or to the Data Protection Officer, via with the contact information in point 2.
  • Right to information

You have the right to demand a confirmation from the responsible persons, whether we use your personal data.
If such use is present, you can demand information from the responsible persons regarding the following information:

  1. The aims, with which the personal data is used;
  2. The categories of personal data used;
  3. The recipients or categories of recipients, for whom your personal data has been made available or will be made available;
  4. The planned duration of storage of your personal data, or, if exact information is not available regarding this, criteria for the establishment of storage duration;
  5. The existence of your right to the amendment or deletion of your personal data, of your right to limit the use by the responsible persons, or the right to withdraw consent to the use of your data;
  6. The existence of your right to make a formal complaint to a regulatory authority;
  7.  All information regarding the origin of data, if the personal data is not collected by the person concerned;
  8. The existence of an automated decision process including profiling, in accordance with Article 22, paragraph 1 and 4 GDPR and, at least under these circumstances, comprehensive information concerning the involved logic, as well as the scope and the pursued impact of such use on the person concerned.

Ihnen steht das Recht zu, Auskunft darüber zu verlangen, ob die Sie betreffenden personenbezogenen Daten in ein Drittland oder an eine internationale Organisation übermittelt werden. In diesem Zusammenhang können Sie verlangen, über die geeigneten Garantien gem. Art. 46 DS-GVO im Zusammenhang mit der Übermittlung unterrichtet zu werden. Bei Datenverarbeitung zu wissenschaftlichen oder historischen Forschungszwecken oder zu statistischen Forschungszwecken: Dieses Auskunftsrecht kann insoweit beschränkt werden, als es voraussichtlich die Verwirklichung der Forschungs- oder Statistikzwecke unmöglich macht oder ernsthaft beeinträchtigt und die Beschränkung für die Erfüllung der Forschungs- oder Statistikzwecke notwendig ist.

  • Right to amendment

You have the right to amendment and/or completion, insofar as your personal data used is incorrect or incomplete. The responsible persons are responsible for carrying out amendments without delay.
Regarding data processing for academic or historical research purposes or for statistical research purposes: The right to amendment of information can be limited, according to the extent to which it is expected to render impossible, or seriously hinder, the realisation of the research or statistical aims and to which the limitation is necessary for the fulfillment of research or statistical purposes.

  • Right to limitation of data usage

Under the following circumstances, you may demand the limitation of use of your personal data:

  1. You dispute the correctness of your personal data for a sufficient period of time, which allows the responsible persons to review the accuracy of your personal data.
  2. The use is unlawful, you refuse the deletion of your data and instead demand the limitation of the use of your personal data.
  3. The responsible persons no longer need your personal data for the purposes of use, however you need the data for to assert, to carry out or defend a legal claim or
  4. You have filed a contestation against the use of your data according to Article 21, paragraph 1 of the GDPO and it has not yet been established, whether the legitimate grounds of the responsible persons overrule your reasons.

If the use of your personal data is limited, this data – aside from its storage –may only be used with your consent, to assert, carry out or defend a legal claim, or to protect the rights of another natural or legal entity or for reasons of vital public interest of the Union or a Member state.
If the limitation of the use of your data is reduced according to the above-mentioned requirements, you will be informed by the responsible persons, before the limitation is removed.
Regarding data processing for academic or historical research purposes or for statistical research purposes: The right to limitation of the use of information can be limited according to the extent to which it is expected to render impossible, or seriously hinder, the realisation of the research or statistical aims and to which the limitation is necessary for the fulfillment of research or statistical purposes.

  • Right to deletion
  • You can request of the responsible persons for the immediate deletion of your personal data and the responsible persons are obliged to delete the data without delay, as long as one of the following reasons apply:
  1. Your personal data is no longer needed to serve the purpose, for which it was collected or used in any other way.
  2. You withdraw your consent, upon which the use of your data was based, in accordance with Article 6, paragraph 1 lit. a or Article 9, paragraph 2 lit. a GDPR, and there are no other legal grounds for the use of the data concerned.
  3. You contest the use of your data, in accordance with Article 21, paragraph 1 GDPR and there do not exist any legitimate grounds of higher priority for the use of your data, or you contest the use of your data in accordance with Article 21, paragraph 2 GDPR.
  4. Your personal data was unlawfully used.
  5. The deletion of your personal data is mandatory for the fulfillment of a legal obligation, according to Union law or the law of the Member states, to which the responsible persons are a subject.
  6. Your personal data was collected in relation to information society services according to Article 8, paragraph 1 GDPR.
  • If the responsible persons published your data and are obliged to delete your data, in accordance with Article 17, paragraph 1 GDPR, the responsible persons, who used your personal data, must, under consideration of available technologies and the costs of implementation of appropriate measures, including technical measures, provide the information that you, as the person concerned, have requested the deletion of all links to, copies or replicates of this personal data.
  • The right to deletion does not exist, as long as its use is necessary
  1. To exercise the right to free speech and information;
  2. To fulfil a legal duty, which requires the use of the data, according to the law of the Union or the Member states, to which the responsible persons are subject, or to execute an assignment, which is in the public interest or in the exercise of public authority, which has been transferred to the responsible persons;
  3. For reasons of public interest, in the area of public health, in accordance with Article 9, paragraph 2 lit. h and i, as well as Article 9, paragraph 3 GDPR;
  4. For archival, academic or historical research purposes, or statistical purposes, which are of public interest, according to Article 89, paragraph 1 GDPR, insofar as the right mentioned in paragraph 1 is expected to either render the realisation of the aims of the usage impossible or seriously hindered, or
  5. In order to assert, carry out or defend a legal claim.
  • Right to consultation

If you have asserted your right to amendment, deletion or limitation of the use of your data to the responsible persons, they are obliged to inform all recipients, to whom your personal data has been made available, of the amendment or deletion of the data or limitation of use, except if this proves to be impossible or entails a disproportionate amount of effort.
You have the right to be informed by the responsible persons with regards to the mentioned recipients.

  • Right to transferability of data

You have the right to receive your personal data, which you have provided to the responsible persons, in a structured, standard and machine-readable format. In addition to this, you have the right to transfer this data, without hindrance by the responsible persons, to another responsible person, as long as

  1. The processing of the data is based on consent provided in accordance with Article 6, paragraph 1 lit. a GDPR or Article 9, paragraph 2, lit. a GDPR or with a contract in accordance with Article 6, paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR and
  2. The processing of the data is carried out with the assistance of an automated process.

In exercising this right, you also have the right to ensure that your personal data is directly transferred from one responsible persons to another responsible person, as long as this is technically possible. The rights and freedoms of other persons may not be affected by this.
The right to the transfer of data is not applicable to the usage of personal data, which is necessary for the accomplishment of an assignment, which is in the public interest, or which is carried out through public authority, which has been transferred to the responsible persons.

  • Right to contestation

You have the right to contest the use of your data at any time, for reasons specific to your situation, if the data is used in accordance with Article 6, paragraph 1 lit. e or f GDPR. This also applies to profiling, which is enabled by these provisions.
The responsible persons will no longer use your personal data, unless they can provide evidence for compelling, legitimate reasons for the data usage, which overrule your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the data usage serves the assertion, exercising or defence of legal claims.
If your personal data is used to carry out direct advertising, you have the right at any time to contest the use of your data to serve the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling, to the extent that it is associated with such direct advertising.
If you contest the use of your data for direct advertising purposes, your personal data will no longer be used to serve this purpose.
You have the opportunity, in association with the use of information society services – notwithstanding the regulation 2002/58/EG – to exercise your right to contestation via an automated procedure, for which technical specifications will be utilised.
With regards to the use of data for academic or historical research purposes, or for statistical research purposes:
You have the right, for reasons specific to your situation, to contest the use of your data, which is used for academic or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes, in accordance with Article 89, paragraph 1 GDPR.
The right to contest the use of information can be limited according to the extent to which it is expected to render impossible, or seriously hinder, the realisation of the research or statistical aims and to which the limitation is necessary for the fulfillment of research or statistical purposes.

  • Right to withdrawal of data protection consent

You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. The legality of the use of data, which was made possible by previous expression of consent, before the withdrawal of consent, is not affected.

  • Automated decisions in individual cases, including profiling:

You have the right to not be subjected to a decision, which is based upon an exclusively automated procedure, including profiling, which has a legal impact on yourself, or which affects you considerably in a similar manner. This does not apply, if the decision

  1. Is necessary for the completion or fulfillment of a contract between you and the responsible persons.
  2. Is allowed on grounds of legal requirements of the Union or the Member states, to which the responsible persons are subject, and these legal requirements include appropriate measures to protect your rights and freedoms, as well as your legitimate interests.
  3. Is carried out with your express consent.

Additionally, these decisions may not be based upon specific categories of personal data, in accordance with Article 9, paragraph 1 GDPR, insofar Article 9, paragraph 2 lit. a or g. is applicable, and appropriate measures have been taken in order to protect your rights and freedoms, as well as your legitimate interests.
With regards to the cases mentioned in a and c, the responsible persons are, using appropriate measures, obliged to protect your rights and freedoms, as well as your legitimate interests, to which belong the right to enforce an intervention on behalf of the responsible persons, an explanation of an individual position and an appeal against the decision.

  • Right of complaint to a regulatory authority

Regardless of other administrative or judicial proceedings, you have the right to complain to a regulatory authority, in particular within the Member state of your residence, your place of work, or the location of the suspected violation, if you are of the opinion, that the use of your personal data violates the GDPR.
The regulatory authority, to which the complaint is made, informs the complainant with regards to the status and the results of the complaint, including the possibility of court proceedings, according to Article 78 GDPR.

  1. Transfer of data to third parties

The transfer of data fundamentally does not occur, potential exceptions are regulated according to the previous points. Above all, the transfer of data does not occur for commercial purposes (address trading).

  1. Legal grounds for data usage

Insofar as we have obtained consent for processing personal data of the person concerned, Article 6, paragraph 1 lit. a EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) serves as legal grounds.
Regarding the use of personal data, which are necessary for the fulfillment of a contract, of which the person concerned is a party, Article 6, paragraph 1 lit.b GDPR serves as legal grounds. This also applies to processes, which are necessary, for the execution of pre-contractual measures.
As long as the use of personal data is obligatory for the fulfilment of a legal obligation, to which our organisation is subject, Article 6, paragraph 1 lit. c GDPR serves as legal grounds.
In the case, that vital interests of the person concerned or other natural persons render the use of personal data obligatory, Article 6, paragraph 1 lit. d GDPR serves as legal grounds.
If the use of data is mandatory for the protection of a legitimate interest of our organisation, or is essential for a third party and overrules the interests, basic rights and basic freedoms of the person concerned, Article 6, paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR serves as legal grounds for the use of data.
The legitimate interests of our organisation lie in the execution of our business activities.

  1. Duration of storage of personal data

Personal data is stored for the duration of the corresponding legal time limit for storage. After the deadline has been reached, a routine deletion of data is carried out, insofar as there exists no demand for a contract initiation or fulfilment.

  • Questions and comments

Please send questions and comments to us via Email at: info@institute-culinary.de

IN CASE OF ANY INCONSISTENCY BETWEEN THE GERMAN, ENGLISH
AND CHINESE VERSIONS, THE GERMAN VERSION SHALL PREVAIL.

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