Impact Circles

Privacy policy

Responsible for this website in terms of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), national data protection laws of the EU member states and other data protection regulations is the association:

Impact Circles e.V.
E-Mail: [email protected]
E-Mail: [email protected]

Data processing
We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration. As a rule, it is possible to use our website without providing personal data. We do not combine this data with other data sources.

Knowledge of your data
On the basis of Art. 28 DSGVO, we have concluded the legally required order processing agreement with the hoster of this website. In this contract, the hoster undertakes to handle personal data in accordance with data protection regulations. Our web designer has also committed himself in writing to data protection confidentiality.

Server log files
The hoster of the website collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
– browser type and browser version
– Operating system used
– referrer URL
– Host name of the accessing computer
– Time of the server request
This data cannot be assigned to specific persons. This data is not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if we become aware of specific indications of unlawful use.

Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the temporary storage of the data and the log files is Art. 6 (1) lit. F DSGVO.

Purpose of data processing
The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable delivery of the website to your computer. For this purpose, your IP address must remain stored for the duration of the session.

Duration of storage
The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. In the case of the collection of data for the provision of the website, this is the case when the respective session has ended.

Possibility of objection and removal
The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no possibility to object.

SSL encryption
In order to protect your data transmission when visiting the website, we use the state-of-the-art SSL encryption method via HTTPS. Data that you transmit to us can thus not be read by third parties. However, we would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet, e.g. when communicating by e-mail, can have security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Like all Internet sites, we also use so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer, specifically in your browser cache. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. They are used to make offers more user-friendly, effective, and secure.

Our website uses a cookie that is set to load-balance the servers and is only valid until the end of the session. Apart from that, we do not use cookies or other techniques that are used to track your access behavior.
The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Art. 6 (1) lit. F DSGVO.
You have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your browser, you can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies. Already stored cookies can be deleted at any time by clearing the browser cache. This can also be done automatically. Please note: If cookies are deactivated for our website, it may no longer be possible to use all website functions to their full extent.

Google Web Fonts
For the uniform display of fonts, we use so-called web fonts on this website, which are provided by Google (Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.). These fonts are loaded locally from our web space. No personal data is transferred to Google.

Social Media Buttons
For sharing our blog posts on Facebook, Twitter and Google +, we offer so-called social media buttons on our website. For this purpose, we use privacy-safe “Shariff” buttons. These buttons are only integrated as graphics. Only when you click on them will you be redirected to the services of the respective providers and only then will your data be sent there. Without clicking on the graphic, no exchange of any kind takes place between you and the providers of the social media buttons.
More information about the Shariff solution:

Information about the collection and use of your data in social networks can be found in the respective terms of use. Our social media buttons link to the following social media companies:
Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Ave – Palo Alto- CA 94304 – USA)
Twitter Inc. (795 Folsom St. – Suite 600 – San Francisco – CA 94107 – USA)
Google LLC (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway – Mountain View -CA 94043 – USA)YouTube
We link to videos on YouTube on this website. The company headquarters is LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. Without clicking on these links, no data is transmitted to YouTube. If you click on these links, you will go directly to YouTube. If you are logged into your YouTube account while viewing a YouTube video, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand. For more information about the collection and use of your data by YouTube, please see the terms of use there:

E-mail and other contacts
E-mails to Helpu, including your name and e-mail address, will be used exclusively for correspondence with you. Your other requests on paper or in electronic form will be kept in accordance with the time limits applicable to the retention of documents in the Records Directive.Right to information, deletion, blocking
You have the right at any time to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing, as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given above.

Right to complain to a supervisory authority
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you violates the GDPR. The state data protection commissioners are responsible:
The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been submitted will inform the complainant of the status and outcome of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy under Article 78 GDPR.

Updating the privacy policy
We regularly update this privacy policy to ensure that it always complies with the legal requirements. For your revisit, the current privacy policy will then apply.