Last Modified: 14 October 2022
The Work For Your World website at https://www.workforyourworld.com provides services (“Services”) by Work For Your World GmbH, Wilmersdorfer Str. 68, 10629 Berlin, Germany (“we”, “us”, or “our”).
We reserve the right to modify the Policy at any time and will indicate when changes have been made by revising the date at the top of this Policy. We encourage you to review the Policy whenever you access the Services to make sure that you understand our information collection, use, and disclosure practices. If we make material changes to this Policy, we will provide you with prominent notice as appropriate under the circumstances, e.g., by displaying a prominent notice within the Service or by sending you an email.
Please note that data transmitted over the Internet (for example, when communicating by e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. Complete protection of data from third party access is not possible.
A. Information that you provide to us
We will collect information that you provide to us when you use the Services, such as when you send us questions or comments via the contact form, request an invite, create an account, like or connect to teams, or subscribe to our Services. The information you provide will be stored in order to process your request or deliver relevant Services to you. By submitting your data in this form, you give us permission to share your data with the appropriate contact person who may contact you. Information collected may contain personal information such as your name, email address, job title, employer name, professional profile link, contact and payment information, and other identifying information you may provide to us (“Personal Information”). Aggregated, non-personally identifiable information is not your personal information. We may use aggregated, non-personally identifying information to operate, analyze, improve, and optimize our website and service.
Incidentally, your data will not shared further and you can revoke your consent to data sharing at any time.
B. Information we collect about the use of our Services
Certain data will be collected when you access the Service in order to resolve the technical request of your device, display the site and maintain the safety and security of our systems. This data is stored in server log files and comprise the following:
– Browser type, language, and your country
– Type of computer or mobile device used and the operating system and version
– IP address
– Referring URL
– Number of clicks on a page, pages viewed, time spent on particular pages
– Host name of the accessing computer
– Time or the server request
– Technical performance data (e.g. average load time, time to render pages, etc.)
Even though IP addresses are generally considered personal data, we can not derive any direct conclusions about your identity from such data. The legal basis for this data processing is Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or pre-contractual measures.
All of our pages are secured using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology, which encrypts data transmitted between our servers and your devices. We also apply other appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data.
We use your Personal Information in connection with delivering our Services to you. Our legal basis for this processing this data is Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. Here are some examples of how we use your data:
– To provide and deliver the products and services you request;
– To provide and improve our Services;
– To ensure network and information security;
– To prevent, detect, process and investigate malfunctions, incidents, fraudulent or other illegal activities, or mitigate the risk of occurrence of the aforementioned events;
– To contact you, if requested by you or to fulfill the contract or permitted by law;
– To process transactions, and to send you related information including confirmations and invoices;
– To enforce our terms or rights under any contract between you and us;
– To perform any other action deemed necessary by us in our provision of Services, interactions with you, or any other third party;
– To comply with legal obligations, e.g. to observe retention periods required by trade or tax law or to comply with obligations to disclose data based on a legally binding court decision or official order. The legal basis for this is Art. 6(1)(c) GDPR.
We may also store information locally on your device (e.g. your local cache). We reserve the right to review any information to help resolve problems with our Services or to ensure compliance with our Terms of Service.
What are cookies?
Work For Your World (WFYW) uses two types of cookies: cookies set by WFYW and cookies set by third parties (i.e. other websites or services). WFYW cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit. We use third party cookies to better understand how the features and functions of the site are used so we can improve our service.
Below, please find information on the cookies we use.
What cookies do we use on Work For Your World?
Cookies set by Work For Your World and their purpose:
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What cookies are set by third parties we work with?
This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies” which are small text files stored on your computer that allow an analysis of your usage of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Google Analytics cookies are stored on the basis of Art. (6)(1)(f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize its website.
IP Anonymization We have activated IP anonymization on this website. This will result in your IP address being shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google information.
Browser Plugin You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, if you do so, you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser
Cookies on third party sites
Cookies required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions desired by you (e.g. shopping cart function) are processed on the basis of Art. (6)(1)(f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies for the function and optimized delivery of its services. If other cookies (such as cookies for analyzing your browsing behavior) are stored, they will be treated separately in this Policy.
We use Sendinblue for sending information via email and SMS. Sendinblue is a service that organizes and analyzes the delivery of electronic communications. If you enter data for the purposes of obtaining information from us (e.g. email address or mobile phone number), it will be stored on Sendinblue’s servers in the European Union.
We use Sendinblue to analyze our email and SMS campaigns. When you open an electronic message sent by Sendinblue, a file in the message connects to Sendinblue’s servers in the European Union. This will determine if a message has been opened and which links may have been clicked. In addition, technical information is collected (e.g., time of retrieval, IP address, browser type, and operating system). This information cannot be assigned to the respective electronic communication recipient. It serves exclusively for the statistical analysis of digital campaigns. The results of these analyses can be used to better tailor future electronic communications to the interests of the recipients.
If you do not want to be analyzed by Sendinblue, you must unsubscribe. Each electronic message contains an unsubscribe link.
5.2. Google Analytics
We use functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Google Analytics uses “cookies” which are small text files stored on your computer that allow an analysis of your usage of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Google Analytics cookies are stored on the basis of Art. (6)(1)(f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising.
We have activated IP anonymization on this website. This will result in your IP address being shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google information.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, if you do so, you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link and install.
Opposition to Data Collection
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics
5.3. Google Web Fonts
Our site uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform representation of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to correctly display texts and fonts. If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.
To do this, the browser you use must connect to Google’s servers. As a result, Google learns that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a consistent and attractive presentation of our online services. This constitutes a legitimate interest under Art. (6)(1)(f) GDPR.
5.4. Google Maps
Our site uses the mapping service Google Maps via an API provided by Google. To use the features of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. The provider of this page has no influence on this data transfer.
We only use Google Maps on our site to illustrate the location of portrayed teams and organizations.
The use of Google Maps is for the sake of an appealing presentation of our online offers and enabling users to discover teams and organizations. This constitutes a legitimate interest under Art. (6)(1)(f) GDPR.
Our website uses plugins from YouTube. If you visit any of our YouTube plug-in-enabled sites, you will be connected to the servers of YouTube. The YouTube server will know which of our pages you visited.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube will allow you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
The use of YouTube is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest under Art. (6)(1)(f) GDPR.
Our website uses the open-source web analytics platform from Matomo. This site uses Matomo to measure, collect, analyze and report visitors data for purposes of understanding and optimizing the website. It analyzes the behavior of website visitors to identify potential pitfalls (i.e. not found pages, search engine indexing issues, and popular content) in order to provide the best possible user experience.
Our website uses the feedback and analytics tool from TruConversion to collect, measure, analyze and report visitor data for purposes of understanding and optimizing the website. It analyzes the behavior of website visitors to identify potential pitfalls (i.e. not found pages, search engine indexing issues, and popular content) in order to provide the best possible user experience.
Our website uses plugins from Vimeo. Provider is Vimeo, 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA.
If you visit any of our Vimeo plug-in-enabled sites, you will be connected to the servers of Vimeo. The Vimeo server will know which of our pages you visited.
If you are logged in to your Vimeo account, Vimeo will allow you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account.
The use of Vimeo is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest under Art. (6)(1)(f) GDPR.
We do not sell any of your personal data.
The personal data we collect from you and that you provide to us is processed in Germany and stored on servers in Germany. Some of your personal data is provided to other Users of our platform who may, for example, contact you to discuss employment opportunities.
We may also disclose personal data in response to legal process or when the law requires it (for example, in response to a court order) or, to the extent permitted by applicable law, to protect the rights, property, or safety of us, our Services, Users of the Services (including you), and others.
We may use third party service providers, in particular for technical and business services, tax advisors and legal counsel. These service providers receive personal data solely for the performance of their services for us on our behalf. They are contractually obliged not to use personal data for other purposes.
Some of the third parties with whom your personal data will be shared are located outside of the European Economic Area, in countries whose data protection laws may not be as extensive as those which apply to us.
If we transfer your personal data to countries outside of the European Economic Area or which do not offer adequate and similar protection, we will ensure that we do this in accordance with applicable data protection regulations (for example, by putting in place an appropriate data transfer instrument such as the European Standard Contractual Clauses).
We will do this with a view to ensuring that the level of protection applied to the processing of your personal data in these countries is similar to that applied within the European Economic Area.
We only keep personal data for the time strictly necessary in order to enable the use of our Service and/or to fulfill the purposes identified above, and/or to comply with any legal or regulatory obligations. In all other cases, we delete your personal data with the exception of such data that we are required to retain for the purpose of contractual or statutory (e.g., taxation or commercial law) retention periods. In particular, we keep payment and invoice related information or support inquiries to the extent required by trade and tax law for the statutory retention periods (ten, respectively six years).
Right to information, erasure and restrictions
If you are a resident of the European Economic Areas (EEA) and Switzerland, you have the right to:
– Revoke your previously given consent to us at any time. Then we are not allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent for the future. Art. (7)(3) GDPR.
– Request information about how we process your personal data. In particular, you may request information about the purpose, categories of personal data, categories of recipients to whom your data has been disclosed, the planned retention period, the right of correction, erasure, limiting of processing or objection to processing, the right to lodge a complaint, the source of your data, if not collected from us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, where appropriate, meaningful information about the logic, significance and envisaged consequences of such processing. Art. (15) GDPR.
– Immediately demand the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored with us. Art. (16) GDPR.
– Demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us, except where the processing is for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfillment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the establishment, exercise or defense of Legal claims. Art. (17) GDPR.
– Demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data, where the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful but you oppose its erasure, or we no longer need the data, but you require this for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims. Art. (18) GDPR.
– Object to the processing of your personal data. Art. (21) GDPR.
– Obtain your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, standard and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another entity or person. Art. (20) GDPR.
– Lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your habitual residence, place of work or our company headquarters. Art. (77) GDPR.
You have the right to object to all types of processing that are based on Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR (legitimate interests), based on grounds relating to your particular situation, Art. 21(1) GDPR. To the extent we process your personal data pursuant to Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR for direct marketing purposes, you can object to such processing at any time without giving a particular reason.
You may (i) exercise the rights referred to above or (ii) pose any questions or (iii) make any complaints regarding data processing by contacting us.
For further information on personal data, please contact us at any time at the address given in the Imprint.
California’s “Shine the Light” law, Civil Code Section 1798.83, permits customers who are California residents and who have provided us with “personal information” (as that term is defined in Section 1798.83) to request certain information about the disclosure of that information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident with questions regarding this, please contact us.
California’s “Online Erasure” law, Business and Professions Code Section 22580-22582, allows any California residents under the age of eighteen (18) who have registered and posted content to request that such content be removed by contacting us. Requests must specify where the content is posted and state that the user personally posted the content. In response to your request, we will make good faith efforts to remove the post from public view.
Our policy towards children
Our Services are not directed to individuals under 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18. If we become aware that a child under 18 has provided us with personal information, we will take steps to delete such information. If you become aware that a child has provided us with personal information, please contact us.
Work For Your World GmbH
Wilmersdorfer Str. 68
In the event you still have requests or complaints, please contact the Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom.
Tel.: +49 30 13889-0
Fax: +49 30 2155050