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Data privacy

It is important to us that our customers and business partners be able to place their trust in Meissen Porzellan-Stiftung GmbH. We respect your data privacy and will notify you both of the data we gather and store and of your rights. The business activities pursued by Meissen Porzellan-Stiftung GmbH accord with the data privacy principles set forth in Articles 4 and 5 (1) of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Your contact person

The body responsible for operating this website and for gathering, processing and utilising your personal data within the meaning of the German Data Protection Act, the European Data Protection Regulation and the German Telemedia Act is:

Meissen Porzellan-Stiftung GmbH
Talstr. 9

Telephone: +49 (0)3521 4760328
Fax: +49 (0)3521 4760329
Web: www.porzellan-stiftung.de
Email: meissen[at]porzellan-stiftung[dot]de

Authorised representative

Managing Director: Anja Hell

Registry number: 33931
Registry court: Dresden
VAT ID number: DE297815143

1. General information on the gathering and storing of data, the type, extent and purpose of the use made of said data and where this done

Whenever you visit a website, your browser will always send information about its type and version, the operating system used, the referrer URL, the IP address, the file name, the access status, the volume of data transmitted and the date and time of the server enquiry. These data cannot be assigned either to any person or to other data sources; they are stored temporarily and then deleted once they have been statistically evaluated.

2. Emails

Should you contact us by email, we will only use your email address to answer your enquiry and will subsequently delete it. Any additional details you may voluntarily furnish about yourself are to be regarded as forming part of the process of establishing contact or replying to your enquiry. We will not use these for advertising purposes without your express consent. Where they are not stored for billing purposes, such data are deleted immediately or at the latest within 180 days of their having been used.

3. Copyright

The textual material and works published on our website are subject to German copyright law. They shall not be reproduced, processed, distributed or exploited without the written assent of the Meissen Porcelain Foundation. It is not generally permissible to reproduce or otherwise use this material in other electronic or printed publications – even in extract form – without obtaining express permission in writing beforehand.

Our sites may include content that was not produced by the user of the site. Regard is had to third-party copyright in the case of such content. Content to which third parties own the copyright is marked accordingly. Should you nevertheless encounter any breach of copyright on our website, please notify us of same. We will then remove the applicable content from our website forthwith.

4. Cookies

“Cookies” is the name given to small files stored on users’ computers. A variety of details may be stored in cookies. A cookie serves primarily to store details about a user (or the device in which the cookie is stored) during or also after their visit to an online offering. Cookies deleted once a user has left an online offering and closed their browser are referred to as temporary cookies, “session cookies” or “transient cookies”.

Permitting/blocking cookies
The Help button in the browser menu bar on your computer explains how the acceptance of new cookies in your browser can be blocked, how to adjust your settings so your browser notifies you of your having received a new cookie, and how you can deactivate cookies completely.

Deactivating all cookies invariably also disables core functionalities, hence we recommend leaving cookies switched on. You can find out more about how cookies operate at www.allaboutcookies.org.

5. Rights of data subjects to information on data and the correction, transfer, blocking, withdrawal, deletion and transmission thereof

Personal data are only gathered with your consent for the purpose of replying to enquiries, completing contracts and performing technical administration tasks and are stored so as not to be accessible to third parties. Where they are not stored for billing purposes, such data are deleted immediately or at the latest within 180 days of their having been used. Data are only passed on to third parties for the purpose of completing contracts or should you have given your consent, which can be withdrawn at any time. No personal data are passed on or sold. You may at any time demand information on data that have been stored, the reason for their being stored and where they originated. You additionally have the right pursuant to statutory provisions to correct, transfer, block, transmit and delete personal data. A request to correct, block, transmit or delete personal data can be made via the contact persons cited on this website or at meissen[at]porzellan-stiftung[dot]de.

6. Data privacy complaints

You have the right of complaint in the event of data-privacy laws being infringed. Please contact: meissen[at]porzellan-stiftung[dot]de or the relevant regulatory authority:

Saxon Data Protection Officer

Herr Andreas Schurig
Devrientstr. 5
01067 Dresden


Web: www.datenschutz.sachsen.de

Email: saechsdsb@slt.sachsen.de

7. Use made of web tracking evaluations

When you visit our website, our webserver stores details of your terminal device and the browser used in standardised logfile form, just as any other webserver does. We process these data so we are able to analyse faults in our server and instances of attempted misuse. The details logged comprise the IP address, the specific address of the site you call up, where applicable the site via which you reach us (link source), the browser identifier transmitted plus the system date and time on/at which the site was called up. We are not in a position to link these data to any person. We store such data for no more than a year. The legal basis for processing such data is deemed to be our justified interest.

8. Legal basis for gathering and processing data

The legal basis for gathering and processing data is the applicable business contract, our General Terms & Conditions of Trade and Articles 5 and 6 of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

9. Liability for links

Our Internet offering contains links to external websites. We must emphasize that we have no influence whatsoever over the content of such websites. We cannot, therefore, assume any liability or guarantee for that content. Responsibility resides instead with the relevant provider or user. We checked these sites for possible statutory violations when the links were set up and were unable to identify any illegal content. It is not, however possible to monitor such sites continuously. Re-examination is only possible given specific indication of laws having been infringed. Where we do become aware of legal infringements on linked sites, we will remove the applicable content from our website forthwith.

10. Unauthorised data access

There is always a risk when transferring data via the internet that unauthorised third parties will gain access to those data. It is not possible to completely guarantee the security of your communication by, for instance, email.

11. Transmission to third-party countries

Should we process data in a third-party country (i.e. outside the European Union [EU] or the European Economix Area [EEA]) or should this occur in the course of third-party services being availed of or of data being disclosed or transmitted to third parties, we shall only do so where this is necessary to fulfil (pre-)contractual duties, on the basis of your having given your consent, in compliance with a legal obligation, or on the basis of our own justified interests. Subject to legal or contractual permission obtaining, we shall only process data, or have them processed, in a third-party country should the special prerequisites laid down in Art. 44 ff. GDPR be met. This specifically means that data will only, for instance, be processed given special guarantees such as a level of data protection officially recognised as being on a par with that in the EU or observance of officially recognised special contractual obligations (“standard contractual clauses”).

12. Deletion of data

The data we process are deleted or else their processing is restricted pursuant to Art. 17 and 18 GDPR. Unless expressly stated otherwise in this Data Privacy Statement, the data we store are deleted as soon as they cease to be required for a given purpose assuming their deletion is not barred by any statutory duty of retention. Where data are not deleted owing to their being required for other, legally admissible purposes, the degree to which they are processed is restricted, meaning they are blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies, for instance, to data that are required to be retained for up to 16 years on grounds of commercial or fiscal law.

Meissen, June 2021

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