This privacy statement informs you as a visitor to our internet pages about the use of personal data which is processed within WISEMS.org. With this privacy statement, Bielefeld University as the data controller fulfils its obligation to provide information in accordance with Art. 13 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR).
On internet pages in which data is collected via forms, additional information is provided on the processing of personal data gathered there.
Bielefeld University – Faculty of Psychology and Sports Science – Department of Sports Science – Chair III: Sport and Society is responsible for this website. The university is a statutory body under public law supported by the State of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is represented by the Rector, Professor Dr. Ing. Gerhard Sagerer.
Contact details of Data Controller
Faculty of Psychology and Sports Science
Chair III: Sport and Society
33615 Bielefeld, Germany
National +49 (0)521 106-00
Contact details of the data protection officers
The data protection officers of Bielefeld University can be contacted by post at the above address or as follows:
Phone: 0521 / 106 – 5225
Storage of browser data by WordPress.org
Bielefeld University – Faculty of Psychology and Sports Science – Department of Sport Science – Chair III: Sport and Society uses wordpress.org to display the website.
Thereby WordPress.org collects non-personally identifying information, such as:
– browser type
– language preference
– referring site
– date and time of each visitor request
WordPress.org’s purpose in collecting that information is to better understand visitors’ usage of its website. WordPress.org may release non-personally identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
WordPress.org also collects potentially personally identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. WordPress.org does not use IP addresses to identify its visitors. WordPress.org collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with WordPress.org.
All of the information that is collected on WordPress.org will be handled in accordance with GDPR legislation.
For more detailed information refer to: https://wordpress.org/about/privacy/
The Word Press Plugin “Ultimate Member” was used to create the member network. Registration is via a double opt-in process, so you must confirm your registration by e-mail. You can use our website without creating an account. You can subsequently edit details in your account, as well as delete your account.
Forms and web-based services
At some places on the WISEMS.org website, there is the option to share additional personal data by way of forms or through the use of web-based services. For example, a user may subscribe to the network. The use of these services takes place on a voluntary basis. Details as to which data are collected and processed in each case are stated in the corresponding forms or web-services. The use of these additional features and the associated input of personal data is undertaken solely on a voluntary basis by the user. The data will be processed exclusively for the purpose stated there. If data is passed on to a third party, this will only be done on the basis of a legal permission or with the informed consent of the data subject.
Your browser also stores so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small files that can be stored by the website provider in the directory of the browser program on the user’s computer. These files contain text information and can be read again by the provider when the page is revisited. The provider can use these cookies, for example, to always deliver pages in the language selected by the user.
The storage of cookies can be switched off in your browser settings or assigned an expiry date. By deactivating cookies, however, you may not be able to use certain functions of the website that are managed via cookies which could have a negative impact upon the usability of the website.
Use of social media services
The WISEMS.org website does embed Twitter on its subpage “Latest news”. To display the content, you will be asked to give consent to the use of marketing cookies by Twitter. Twitter may receive information, including the web page you visited, your IP address, browser type, operating system, and cookie information. Twitter never associates those web browsing history with information used for personal identification. Information will not be stored more than 30 days. If you don’t give consent no marketing cookies will apply.
On all other pages WISEMS.org does not embed social media plugins (e.g. “like” buttons) of the social networks Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. This means that no data is transferred to external social networks when you access the website. However, once you click on the icons/symbols/links of the social networks which are found on the WISEMS.org website you will visit the pages they link to and therefore leave the webpages which lie within the responsibility of Bielefeld University – Faculty of Psychology and Sports Science – Department of Sports Science – Chair III: Sport and Society. Upon visiting the external websites, the conditions of the respective provider/social network apply.
For the integration of podcasts onto the WISEMS.org website, Bielefeld University – Faculty of Psychology and Sports Science – Department of Sports Science – Chair III: Sport and Society uses the service provider Ltd. Apple Inc., One Apple Park Way, Cupertino, CA 95014, USA. Embedded onto this website Apple Podcasts does not use tracking cookies. However, once you click on the icon “See More Episodes” found on the WISEMS.org website you will visit the pages they link to and therefore leave the webpages which lie within the responsibility of Bielefeld University – Faculty of Psychology and Sports Science – Department of Sports Science – Chair III: Sport and Society. Upon visiting the external websites, the conditions of the respective provider/social network apply.
Use for content creation
Elementor is a WordPress-Plugin of the provider Elementor Ltd., that helps with the content creation of websites. Elementor works with the Local Storage and Session Storage to store performed actions on the website. Local storage and session storage are responsible for ensuring that popups, sidebars, etc. are not displayed again so that the visitor can use the website undisturbed. This data is not shared with third parties.
Bielefeld University – Faculty of Psychology and Sports Science – Department of Sports Science – Chair III: Sport and Society collects and processes the above-named data and log files required for the technical operation of the website in order to safeguard the technical security of the systems. It also collects and processes data in the context of web analysis in order to safeguard the legitimate interests of the University in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f. of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR). These data are necessary to deliver our online services, for the secure operation of the web servers as well as to improve our website and are only used for the purposes as stated in each case.
The processing of additional data via forms and web-based services shall only be lawful if the data subject has given consent pursuant to Art. 6 para.1 lit. a. of EU GDPR or is necessary for the performance of a task carried out by Bielefeld University – Faculty of Psychology and Sports Science – Department of Sports Science – Chair III: Sport and Society pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e. in conjunction with the Higher Education Act of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (HG NRW).
As a matter of principle, we do not pass on personal data which is processed during a visit to WISEMS.org internet pages to third parties. In some circumstances, this may be necessary if we are required by law to do so, for example, transmission to criminal prosecution authorities to clarify criminal offences within the framework of the provisions of the German Code of Criminal Procedure (StPO) or for the purpose of asserting claims for damages in the event of copyright infringements. Where technical service providers have access to personal data, this happens on the basis of a contract pursuant to Art. 28 of EU GDPR.
No personal data is transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area and associated countries (no third country transfer). If this should become necessary you will be informed.
As a data subject, you can assert the rights granted to you by the EU-GDPR at any time, insofar as these apply to the data processing:
- the right of access by you as the data subject to obtain confirmation of whether and which data concerning you are being processed (Art. 15 EU GDPR);
- the right to request rectification of inaccurate or incomplete data pertaining to you (Art. 16 EU GDPR)
- the right to erasure of your personal data in accordance with Art. 17 EU GDPR
- the right in accordance with Art. 18 EU GDPR to obtain restriction of data processing;
- the right to object to the future processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 EU GDPR.
In order to operate and maintain the web services of Bielefeld University– Faculty of Psychology and Sports Science – Department of Sports Science – Chair III: Sport and Society it is necessary that we collect data and store data in log files. Users may therefore not object to this. Although IP addresses may be regarded as personal data, the University does not assign them to individuals. Because of this, the University cannot fulfil a request by the user for information as there is no IP address associated with them.
In addition to the aforementioned rights, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the respective data protection supervisory authority (Art. 77 EU GDPR).
Validity of this privacy statement