1. PERSONAL DATA
If you use the website purely for information purposes, i.e. if you do not log on to, register, or provide us with any other information to use the website, we do not collect any personal data, apart from data which your browser sends to enable you to visit the website. The purpose of this data collection is to enable you to visit the website and to ensure that the website functions properly. In addition, the data serves us to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. This is:

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the request
  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of the request(specific page)
  • Access status/HTTP status code
  • Data volume transmitted
  • Website from which the request comes
  • Browser
  • Operating system and its interface
  • Language and version of the browser software.

There is no obligation to provide the data, but if the data are not provided, we cannot provide the requested website content. The legal basis is the balancing of interests(point (f) of Article 6 paragraph 1 GDPR). Our legitimate interest is the provision of the website content requested by the user, ensuring the security of the IT infrastructure used to provide the website, in particular identifying, eliminating and preserving evidence of disruptions.

In order to facilitate an informational use of the website by you, we use cookies (see Section 6) on the website, by means of which personal data are processed.

Unless otherwise is stated in this Data Privacy Policy, we will only store your data for as long as is necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or processed, unless longer storage periods are required by law. Your personal data will therefore be deleted after your request has been processed unless otherwise has been agreed or required by law.

If you use a registration form, Plug & Teach will collect the information you provide to Plug & Teach, which may consist of your first and last name, email addresses, telephone numbers, location (country, state/province, city), company name, job title/role, department and function.

2. DATA CONTROLLER AND DATA PROTECTION OFFICER
The data controller for Plug & Teach’s website is: Plug & Teach. Our data protection officer can be reached at dpo (at) plugandteach.net

All requests for information, corrections and deletions, objections or revocations of consent, the assertion of the right to limit the processing or the right to data portability, as well as comments or questions by the user relating to data protection are to be sent to this address.

3. COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA ON REQUEST
Your personal data will be collected, processed and used in accordance with the provisions of the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz, TMG) and data protection law, in particular the German Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). By means of this data protection declaration we inform about the collection of personal data on and via our website in accordance with Art. 13 GDPR.

Unless otherwise described in section 4 et seq. your personal data is apart from these cases only collected and processed if you voluntarily provide it.

4. DATA PROCESSING TO ENABLE THE USE OF THE WEBSITE
We collect your personal data where necessary to enable your use of this website (usage data), to give you access to special information, or to otherwise communicate with you. This includes your IP address as well as data about the beginning and end of sessions and the telemedia used, it may also include data used to identify you. These data serve the purposes of delivering the service and designing it in a needs-based manner on the basis of Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit f GDPR.

5. DURATION OF PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA
Where Plug & Teach is processing and using your personal data as permitted by law or under your consent, Plug & Teach will store your personal data (i) only for as long as is required to fulfil the purposes set out herein or (ii) until you object to Plug & Teach’s use of your personal data (where Plug & Teach has a legitimate interest in using your personal data), or (iii) until you withdraw your consent (where you consented to Plug & Teach using your personal data). However, where Plug & Teach is required by mandatory law to retain your personal data longer or where your personal data is required for Plug & Teach to assert or defend against legal claims, Plug & Teach will retain your personal data until the end of the relevant retention period or until the claims in question have been settled.

6. COOKIES
When you visit our website, information may be stored on your computer in the form of cookies. Cookies are small text files that are transferred between a web server and your browser and are stored on your computer’s disk. This enables us to recognize you when you re-visit the website and we can offer you better functionality of our website and, for example, avoid that you have to log in repeatedly, or allow us to carry out web analysis.

Most browsers are configured to automatically accept cookies. You may deactivate that cookies are stored by your browser and erase cookies at any time. Please note that without cookies, the use and experience of our services via this website may be impeded or impossible. Via your browser settings, you can also prevent certain cookies (such as third-party-cookies) from being stored, e.g. if you want to prevent web tracking. You will find further information in your browser’s help section.

This website uses cookies to the following extent:

Session (transient) cookies: These cookies are erased when you close your browser, and do not collect information from your computer. They typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user.

Persistent (permanent or stored) cookies: These cookies are stored on your hard drive until they expire (at a set expiration date) or until you delete them. These cookies are used to collect identifying information about the user, such as web surfing behavior or user preferences for a specific site

Types of Cookies

6.1 Required cookies

These cookies are required to enable core site functionality.

6.2 Functional cookies
These cookies allow us to analyze site usage so we can measure and improve performance.

Company Cookie Description
Google Analytics _ga Used to distinguish users. Expiration time – 2 years
Google Analytics _gid Used to distinguish users. Expiration time – 24 hours
Google Analytics _gat Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_property-id. Expiration time – 1 minute
YouTube VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE This cookie tracks viewing of Youtube videos on the website
Plug & Teach wp-wpml_current_language Saves the current language in your browser set by the visitor
Plug & Teach uncode_privacy Saves the privacy settings in your browser set by the visitor

6.3 Advertising Cookies
Advertising cookies track activity across websites in order to understand a viewer’s interests, and direct them specific marketing. Some examples include: cookies used for remarketing, or interest-based advertising.

Company Cookie Description
Google Ads _gcl_aw Used through Google Ads to understand user interaction with the site and advertising

7. WEB TRACKING & COOKIES
In order to optimize the user experience of our website, we use web tracking technology such as Google Analytics, LinkedIn etc. Respective data is stored in pseudonymous usage profiles (your IP addresses is stored in anonymized form). Pseudonymous usage profiles will not be (re-)combined with personal data.

When you visit our website for the first time or if necessary again, we will ask whether you agree that we

  • process usage data in pseudonymous usage profiles (tracking) for advertising, market research, web analysis and website improvement purposes, and
  • we use cookies for this and other purposes that are not required for the technical provision of the website.

When visiting our websites, you will be asked in a cookie layer whether you consent to our using of any advertising cookies or function cookies (tracking mechanisms), respectively.

You can restrict your consent to the setting of cookies in whole or in part by configuring your browser settings accordingly and deactivating the setting of cookies in whole or in part. In addition, you can install a plugin in your browser to protect your privacy, which offers the possibility to prevent web analysis – e.g. AdBlock, Ghostery or NoScript (please note the data protection information of the respective plugin provider). In addition, some web analytics providers are members of industry associations whose websites allow you to centrally prevent the use of online advertising and web analytics by their members. Below you find the websites of these associations for a comfortable provider-spanning prevention of web analysis. In this way you can also prevent the creation of pseudonymous user profiles

  • „European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance“ (EDAA): www.youronlinechoices.com/de/praferenzmanagement
  • „Digital Advertising Alliance“ (DAA): aboutads.info/choices
  • „Network Advertising Initiative“ (NAI): www.networkadvertising.org/choices

7.1 GOOGLE ANALYTICS
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies (see section 4) in order to analyse your use of this website. The information about your use of this website is collected via cookies. It is usually transferred to and stored on servers of Google Inc. in the US. Prior to the transfer to the US, Google masks and thereby anonymizes your IP address within the territory of the EU or of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and masked by Google servers in the US. On behalf of the website provider, Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not combine your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse to have cookies stored on your device by appropriately configuring your browser (see section 6) or by using a privacy plugin (see section 7). Further, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB. Further information on the data processing in the context of Google Analytics is available under: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/

7.2 GOOGLE ADs
Our websites use Google Ads Conversion Tracking, a web analytics service that uses advertising cookies. Google Ads Conversion Tracking also creates a Remarketing Tag to retarget a user via Google Ads, which is an advertising cookie. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is transmitted to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or in so far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will in no case connect the data with other data from Google.

8. TRANSFER TO THIRD PARTIES
We will only transfer your personal data to third parties where allowed or required by law or if you have given prior consent. If you have given consent, you can withdraw it at any time with effect for the future. We only transfer data to public authorities if required by law, administrative order or court order.

9. DATA SECURITY AND CONFIDENTIALITY
We have taken the necessary technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data against loss, destruction, manipulation and unauthorized access. All our employees and all persons involved in the data processing are obliged to observe data protection law and to keep personal data confidential. To protect your personal data, we use a secure online transmission protocol called “Secure Socket Layer” (SSL). You can recognize this where an “s” is added to the URL part “http://” (making it “https://”) or by a green, closed lock icon shown in your browser. By clicking the lock icon, you will get information on the SSL certificate used. The appearance of the icon depends on the type and version of your browser. SSL-encryption ensures an encrypted and complete transmission of your data.

10. YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
The user and other data subjects may demand from us the following rights in respect of their personal data:

– Right of access by the data subject (Article 15 GDPR)
– Right to rectification (Article 16 GDPR)
– Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’) (Article 17 GDPR)
– Right to restriction of processing (Article 18 GDPR)
– Right to data portability (Article 20 GDPR)
– Right to object (Article 21 GDPR)
– Right to revoke consent given at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation, if the data processing is based on consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a or Article 9 para. 2 lit. a GDPR.
With respect to Art. 21 GDPR you may object
– on grounds relating to your particular situation
You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you which is based on lit. e (public interest) or lit. f (legitimate interests) of Article 6 para. 1, including profiling based on those provisions. We no longer process the personal data unless we demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
– relating to direct marketing
Where personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to processing of your personal data for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing. If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data is no longer be processed for such purposes.

11. NO AUTOMATED DECISION MAKING
We do not use your personal data for automated decision making under Art. 22 (1) GDPR.

12. CHANGES TO THIS DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION
New legal requirements, business decisions or technical developments may require changes to our data protection declaration. This data protection declaration will then be updated. The most current version is always available on our website.

Last Update: January 5th 2021