Limitation of liability for internal content
The content of our website has been compiled with meticulous care and to the best of our knowledge. However, we cannot assume any liability for the up-to-datedness, completeness or accuracy of any of the pages. Pursuant to section 7, para. 1 of the TMG (Telemediengesetz – Tele Media Act by German law), we as service providers are liable for our own content on these pages in accordance with general laws. However, pursuant to sections 8 to 10 of the TMG, we as service providers are not under obligation to monitor external information provided or stored on our website. Once we have become aware of a specific infringement of the law, we will immediately remove the content in question. Any liability concerning this matter can only be assumed from the point in time at which the infringement becomes known to us.
Limitation of liability for external links
Our website contains links to the websites of third parties (“external links”). As the content of these websites is not under our control, we cannot assume any liability for such external content. In all cases, the provider of information of the linked websites is liable for the content and accuracy of the information provided. At the point in time when the links were placed, no infringements of the law were recognizable to us. As soon as an infringement of the law becomes known to us, we will immediately remove the link in question.
The content and works published on this website are governed by the copyright laws of Germany. Any duplication, processing, distribution or any form of utilization beyond the scope of copyright law shall require the prior written consent of the author or authors in question.
To be able to provide you with our services we, as well as external service providers, are processing personal data (“data” further on) collected on this website. Further on we list the purpose of our data processing and external service providers, to show transparently and clear how and where your data is being processed, as well as how you can refuse the processing.
You can get insight into, change or delete the processed data concerning you at any time. In order to do so please contact dataprivacy[at]crowd-literature.eu. They will get back to you within 72 hours. Alternatively you can also contact the individual external service providers, insofar they are processing the data that concerns you, in order to get insight into, change or delete your data.
We reserve the right to change the content of this data privacy statement without prior notification, in order to comply with the statutory guidelines.
To the individual purposes of data processing
1. Hosting and E-Mail
The web space for the application accessible through the URLs crowdlit.net and crowdlitbus.eu is hosted with the German service provider ADDRESS. When visiting the aforementioned URLs the following data is processed in server log files: your IP-address, the accessed file or link, the time of your access, your browser and your operating system. The data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interest according to Article 6 Paragraph 1 of the GDPR, for the purpose of safety and troubleshooting.
In case you contact us through a [at] crowd-literature.eu e-mail address, our mailserver is hosted by webgo GmbH, Wandsbeker Zollstr. 95, 22041 Hamburg. It saves mail log files that contain each e-mail received or sent from the server. The log files do not contain the content of the e-mails, but the IP-address of each server, as well as the sender and recipient e-mail address. The data is either deleted or made anonymous after four weeks.
2. Website functionality
In order to provide the necessary functionality the application uses OpenStreetMap and Mapbox APIs. The stated service providers may collect the following data: IP-address, browser and device type, operating system, the content of the request, the date and time of the request, and limited location and usage data. The above mentioned data is processed by the OpenStreetMap Foundation on a legitimate interest basis (see GDPR article 6.1f ). Data transferred to Mapbox Inc. is being transferred to the USA. Mapbox Inc. has been certified by the Cloud Security Alliance as Skyhigh Enterprise-Ready, meaning the security measures for the data transfer are GDPR compliant.
To read more about what data is being processed by OpenStreetMap (OpenStreetMap Foundation, St. John’s Innovation Centre, Cowley Road, Cambridge CB4 0WS, United Kingdom) visit their website on data privacy.
To read more about what data is being processed by Mapbox (Mapbox Inc., 1714 14th Street NW Washington, DC 20009-4309, United States) visit their website on data privacy.
3. Embedded content from other websites
Sections of the application can contain content from others (videos, photos, text…) Embedded content from other websites behave exactly as if you’d visit the individual website.
Audiodata is uploaded and embedded through the platform Soundcloud:
SoundCloud Limited, Rheinsberger Str. 76/77, 10115 Berlin, Deutschland
Audiodata saved at Soundcloud is embedded through a software, that enables you to play the audio in your browser. When playing the data Soundcloud can measure which data are listen do in what capacity and process the data in a pseudonym form for statistical and business assessment purposes.
The data privacy of Soundcloud gives more information about the data they process and how you can object their usage of your data: https://soundcloud.com/pages/privacy
Some videos are embedded through the platform Vimeo:
Vimeo Inc., Attention: Legal Department, 555 West 18th Street New York, New York 10011, USA
Their data privacy: https://vimeo.com/privacy
Vimeo may use Google Analytics. For more information please consult the data privacy from Google: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy
If you don’t want Google to collect data about you, you can choose so under the opt-out settings for Google Analytics: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Some videos are embedded through the platform Youtube:
Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
Their data privacy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
If you don’t want Google to collect data about you, you can choose so under the opt-out settings: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated