This data protection information applies to data processing by data controller:
RIGK GmbH, Friedrichstr. 6, 65185 Wiesbaden. Statutory representative: Markus Dambeck
Tel.: +49 611 308600-0; Fax: +49 611 308600-30; Email: info(at)rigk.de
The Data Protection Officer of RIGK GmbH can be contacted at the following address:
RIGK GmbH - Datenschutzbeauftragter -, Friedrichstr. 6, 65185 Wiesbaden,
a) personal data
Personal data is all information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter: your etc.): A natural person is considered identifiable if they can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular using allocation to an identifier such as a name, ID number, location data, an online user name or one or more particular features that express the phyiscal, physiological, genetic, psychic, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person.
b) data subject
A data subject is any identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data is processed by the data controller for the processing.
Processing is any process executed with or without the help of automated methods or a series of such processes in connection with personal data, such as collection, recording, organisation, ordering, saving, adaptation or amendment, reading, querying, use, disclosure through transmission, distribution or any other form of provision, matching or linking, limitation, erasure or destruction.
d) data controller or person responsible for processing
The data controller or person responsible for processing is the natural person or legal entity, authority, institution or other body that decides alone or together with others on the purposes and means of processing personal data. Where the purposes and means of this processing are prescribed by the law of the European Union or the member states, the person responsible or the specific criteria for his appointment may be provided in accordance with the law of the European Union or the member states.
A processor is a natural person or legal entity, authority, institution or other body that processes personal data on behalf of the person responsible.
A recipient is a natural person or legal entity, authority, institution or other body to which personal data is disclosed, regardless of whether or not this is a third party. However, authorities that may receive personal data as part of a specific investigation assignment in accordance with the law of the European Union or the member states are not considered recipients.
g) third party
A third party is a natural person or legal entity, authority, institution or other body apart from you, the person responsible, the processor or the persons who are authorised to process the personal data under the direct responsibility of the person responsible or the processor.
Permission is any expression of consent submitted by you voluntarily, for the specific case, in an informed way and unmistakeably in the form of a declaration or other unambiguous, confirming action with which you make it understood that you agree to the processing of the personal data affecting you.
a) when visiting the website
When you access our website https://www.international-recycling-forum.de/, information is automatically sent to the server of our website by the browser used on your end device. This information is saved temporarily in a log file. The following information is collected and saved until the next automatic erasure:
RIGK uses the aforementioned data for the following purposes:
b) when registering for the international Recycling Forum
In order to registering for the international Recycling Forum, you need to provide RIGK with the following information about yourself:
Should you register for an event,
will also be recorded.
RIGK uses the aforementioned data for the following purposes:
Data processing for the purposes of registering for the international Recycling Forum with RIGK is in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR, based on your voluntarily given consent.
RIGK transmits the data required in order to process and send the registration confirmation for the international Recycling Forum to external service providers with whom a processing contract based on Art. 28 GDPR is in place.
The personal data collected by RIGK for the use of the contact form will be archived and saved until the purpose is met and the statutory erasure periods fulfilled.
Your personal data will not be transmitted to third parties for any purpose other than the purposes listed below.
RIGK only discloses your personal data to third parties in the following cases:
RIGK only processes personal data on their users where this is required in order to provide a functional website as well as content and services by RIGK. Personal data is usually only processed with the permission of the user. An exception applies in cases in which it is not possible to gain permission for practical reasons and the processing of the data is permitted by statutory provisions.
Where RIGK obtains permission from you for the processing of personal data, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR shall serve as the legal basis.
Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. b GDPR shall serve as the legal basis for the processing of personal data that is required in order to fulfil or process a contract or pre-contractual measures.
Where processing of personal data is required in order to fulfil a statutory obligation to which RIGK is subject, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c GDPR shall serve as the legal basis.
Where processing is required in order to safeguard a vital interest of RIGK or a third party and your interests, basic rights and basic freedoms do not outweigh the aforementioned interest, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR shall serve as the legal basis for the processing.
Your personal data will be erased or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage expires. Data may also be saved where this is prescribed by European or national legislation in the form of EU directives, laws or other provisions to which the responsible person is subject. Data may also be blocked or erased when a storage period prescribed by the aforementioned standards expires, unless further storage of the data is required for conclusion or fulfilment of a contract.
The cookie stores information gathered in relation to the specific device used. However, this does not mean that RIGK is directly aware of your identity.
Using cookies helps to make it easier and more pleasant for you to use RIGK’s website. RIGK uses session cookies, for example, to detect that you have visited individual pages on their website before. They are automatically deleted when you leave their website.
RIGK’s use of temporary cookies serves to optimise user-friendliness. They are saved on your end device for a specific, defined period. If you visit the website again to use RIGK’s services, these cookies automatically detect that you have visited the RIGK website before and remember the entries and settings you made, so that you do not have to do it again.
The data processed by cookies is required for the purposes stated in order to protect the vital interests of RIGK and of third parties in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 lit. f GDPR.
Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser to prevent any cookies from being saved on your computer or to always show notification before a new cookie is created. Deactivating cookies completely may prevent you from using some functions of the RIGK website.
is usually transmitted to a Google server within the EU or European Economic Area and saved there. However, saving in the USA cannot be ruled out. The information is used to analyse use of the website, compile reports on website activity and provide further services in connection with the use of the website and the internet for the purposes of market research and demand-based structure of this website. The information may also be transmitted to third parties where this is required by law or such third parties process it on our behalf. Your IP address will never be linked to other data by Google. The IP addresses are anonymised so that they cannot be attributed (IP masking).
You can prevent the installation of cookies by making the relevant settings in your browser software. However, please note that this may mean that some functions of this website do not work in full.
You can also prevent the data on your use of the website generated by the cookie (incl. your IP address) from being collected and from being processed by Google by downloading and installing a browser add-on.
As an alternative to the browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can prevent collection by Google Analytics by clicking this link. The opt-out cookie applies only for this browser and only for this website, and is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you need to reset the opt-out cookie. You can find more information on data protection in connection with Google Analytics in the Google Analytics Help, for example.
Based on Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 lit. f GDPR, RIGK uses links to the social networks YouTube and Linkedin on its website in order to raise the profile of the company. The advertising purpose of this is considered a vital interest under the GDPR. The provider in each case is responsible for guaranteeing operation that complies with data protection.
The website provides a link to the LinkedIn network provided by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Accessing the link to LinkedIn creates a connection to LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn receives notification that you have visited the RIGK website with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn link while you are logged in to your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn can attribute your visit to the RIGK website to you and your user account.
Where your personal data is processed based on vital interests in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right, in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, to object to the processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation or where the objection is to direct marketing. In the latter case, you have a general right to objection, which RIGK shall implement without specification of a particular situation.
If you would like to exercise your right of objection or withdrawal, an email to Datenschutzbeauftragter(at)rigk.de is sufficient.
During your visit to our website, RIGK uses the common SSL (secure socket layer) process combined with the highest level of encryption your browser supports. This is usually 256--bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, RIGK uses 128-bit v3 technology instead. You can see whether a particular page of the RIGK website is transmitted in encrypted form by the closed key or padlock icon in the status bar at the top of your browser.
RIGK also uses appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against accidental or deliberate manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or unauthorised access by third parties. RIGK’s security measures are continuously improved in line with technological progress.