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Data protection

Privacy policy

This is the privacy policy (“Policy”) for this website, which is operated and provided by MediaTech Hub Potsdam Management GmbH, (“MTHP”, “we”, “us” and “our”) at MTH Potsdam is the controller within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 7 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). We process the personal data collected via this website exclusively as set out in this declaration. Below you can find out how we process your personal data, for what purposes it is processed, with whom it is shared and what control and information rights you may have.

1. definitions

Personal data means any information relating to a living individual who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data or an online identifier. Processing is any operation which is performed on personal data, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, disclosure or any other form of use.

2. use of the website for informational purposes

If you visit our website for informational purposes, i.e. without logging in to the site and without providing us with personal data in any other way, we may automatically collect additional information about you, which only contains personal data in limited cases and is automatically collected by our server, such as:

  • The IP address of the user (anonymized, only the first 3 bytes)
  • Name of the website or file accessed
  • Date and time of access
  • Amount of data transferred
  • Notification of successful retrieval
  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system of the user
  • End device used by the user, including MAC address
  • Referrer URL (the previously visited page)

We only use this information to be able to offer you our services effectively (e.g. by adapting our website to the needs of your device) and to compile data to create anonymized statistics on the use of our website.
This data is not merged with other personal data that is actively provided on the website.
We require the automatically collected personal data for the provision of our website, Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR, as well as for our legitimate interest in ensuring the stability and security of the website, Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

3rd Newsletter

With your e-mail address you can register for our newsletter, which will inform you about news from the MTH Potsdam, if you agree to receive the newsletter. The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR. We store your e-mail address for as long as you subscribe to our newsletter. The service is provided using the so-called “double opt-in” procedure. You will receive an e-mail with a link that you can use to confirm that you are the owner of the e-mail address and would like to be notified via our e-mail service. If your subscription is not confirmed within 96 hours of requesting the confirmation email, the personal data you have provided will not be processed and will be automatically deleted. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter by clicking on the link contained in each newsletter.
We use the software of Mailjet GmbH (Global Headquarters: 13-13 bis, rue de l’Aubrac, 75012 Paris), with whom we have concluded an order processing agreement, to send newsletters. You can find out more about data protection at Mailjet at:

4. third party content

We have integrated YouTube videos into our online offering, which are stored on and can be played directly from our website. The videos are all integrated in “extended data protection mode”, i.e. no data about you as a user is transferred to YouTube if you do not play the videos. Only when you play the videos will the data mentioned in the next paragraph be transmitted. We have no influence on this data transfer. When you visit the website, YouTube (YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA) receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, the data mentioned under II. of this declaration will be transmitted. This takes place regardless of whether YouTube provides a user account through which you are logged in or whether no user account exists. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account. If you do not wish your data to be associated with your YouTube profile, you must log out before activating the button. YouTube stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or the needs-based design of its website. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (even for users who are not logged in) to provide needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact YouTube to exercise this right. This processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. By embedding such videos, we are pursuing our legitimate interest in enhancing your user experience and optimizing our services. Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by YouTube can be found in YouTube’s privacy policy. There you will also find further information on your rights and setting options to protect your privacy: YouTube is a service of Google Inc. and is therefore also subject to the EU-US Privacy Shield,

Links to third party websites
This website may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the content and data processing on the corresponding third-party websites. Information on data processing on the relevant websites can be found in the privacy policy of the relevant websites.

Disclosure of personal data to third parties
Your personal data will be disclosed to contractors who support us in the provision of our services (IT service, hosting of the website, range measurement, optimization of the offer). We contractually obligate these contractors in accordance with. Art. 28 GDPR. We may disclose your personal data if we are legally entitled or obliged to do so (e.g. due to applicable law or a court order).
When you register for events organized by us, we pass on your personal data, such as your name, to third-party service providers Eventbrite Inc. (155 5th Street, Floor 7, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA). The transfer serves the organization of the event. The legal basis for the transfer is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b GDPR. Further information on cross-border transfers in general and transfers to the USA can be found below.

5. transfer of personal data to third countries

Within the scope mentioned above, it is possible that we may transfer your personal data to other countries (including countries outside the EU) where different data protection standards may apply than at your place of residence. Please note that data processed in other countries may be subject to foreign laws and may be accessible to local governments, courts, law enforcement and supervisory authorities. However, when transferring your personal data to such countries, we will take appropriate measures to adequately secure your data.
When personal data is transferred to Eventbrite in the USA, the transfer is protected by an adequacy decision of the European Commission in connection with the EU-US Privacy Shield. Eventbrite has certified itself in accordance with the EU-US Privacy Shield. Further information can be found at

6. safety

We have appropriate, state-of-the-art security measures in place to protect your data from loss, misuse and alteration. For example, our security guidelines and data protection declarations are regularly reviewed and improved where necessary. In addition, only authorized employees have access to personal data. Although we cannot guarantee or warrant that loss, misappropriation or alteration of data will never occur, we do everything in our power to prevent this. Please bear in mind that data transmission via the Internet is never completely secure. We cannot guarantee the security of the data entered on our website during transmission via the Internet. This is at your own risk.

7. blocking periods

Our aim is to process your personal data only to the smallest possible extent. If no specific retention periods are specified in this statement, we will only store your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was originally collected and, if applicable, for as long as required by law.

8. your rights

  • Depending on the circumstances of the specific case, you have the following data protection rights:
  • Information: to request access to your personal data and/or copies of this data. This includes information about the purpose of use, the category of data used, its recipients and authorized persons and, if possible, the planned duration of data storage or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration;
  • to demand the correction, deletion or restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as their use is not permitted under data protection law, in particular because
  • the data is incomplete or incorrect,
  • they are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected,
  • the consent on which the processing was based has been withdrawn, or
  • you have successfully exercised a right to object to data processing; in cases where the data is processed by third parties, we will forward your requests for rectification, erasure or restriction of processing to these third parties, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort;
  • Objection, revocation: to refuse consent or – without affecting the lawfulness of the data processing carried out before the revocation – to revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time;
  • not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing which produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you;
  • Data portability: to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from us; where technically feasible, you also have the right to have us transmit the personal data directly to another controller;
  • Complaint: to take legal action or contact the competent supervisory authorities if you believe that your rights have been violated as a result of the processing of your personal data that does not comply with data protection regulations.
  • You can
  • exercise the above-mentioned rights or
  • Ask questions or
  • object to the processing of your personal data by us by contacting us as indicated below.
  • In addition, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time:
    if we process your personal data for direct marketing purposes; or
  • if we process your personal data to pursue our legitimate interest and there are grounds relating to your particular situation.

9. contact

If you have any questions, concerns or comments about this privacy policy or requests regarding your personal data, please send us an e-mail. You can reach us at contact(at) The information you provide to us when you contact us (e.g. your name or e-mail address) will only be processed in order to deal with your request. They will then be deleted immediately. Alternatively, we restrict the processing of your personal data in accordance with the statutory provisions on retention obligations.

10. changes to this privacy policy

We reserve the right to amend this data protection declaration in accordance with updates to our website. Please visit this website regularly and take a look at the current privacy policy. This privacy policy was last updated on 04.04.2019