14167 Berlin, Germany
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Privacy Policy

Data protection

All personal data will be treated confidentially. Our data protection practice is in line with the Federal Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG) and the Datenschutzgrundverordnung (DSGVO) of Germany. In the following we inform you about the details of data protection:
Responsible person
Utopia-Community GbR
Inh. Juri Grenz, Philipp Hauschke, Chris Lemkemeier, Michel Büdenbender, Cedrik Kleine-Beek
Ernst-Böhmstr. 39
49 451 Holdorf
E-Mail: info@utopia-community.com
Website: https://utopia-community.com

1. The reasons for data collection

We collect and process your data to provide our website and to provide you with the best possible service by convenient access to our services.

2. What data is collected, processed or used?

2.1 Visiting our website

When you access our websites, our servers automatically collect information of a general nature, in
particular for the purpose of establishing a connection, functionality and system security. This
includes the type of browser used, the operating system used, the domain name of the Internet
Service Provider, the connection data of the computer used (IP address), the website from which you
visit us (referrer URL), the pages you visit on our website and the date and duration of your visit. It is
not possible for us to draw conclusions from this data about certain persons due to a
pseudonymisation. This data will not be merged with other data sources.

2.2 Contact form

If you contact us via the contact form, you must at least provide your name, email address and
message to us. All data entered will be stored for the purpose of processing your request. We will not
share this information without your consent. We delete the data arising in this connection after the
storage is no longer necessary, or restrict processing if there are statutory retention obligations. The
legal basis for the processing of your personal data is Art. 6 Para. 1 Bed. b) DSGVO.

3. Deletion

Personal data will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage ceases to exist or you
request its deletion. The data will also be deleted if a storage period prescribed by the
aforementioned standard expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for the
conclusion of a contract or performance of a contract or you have given your consent to this.

4. Cookies

Cookies are used to make the use of the websites and the preferences of the website visitors
attractive. This will, for example, store your information for selecting a language. Cookies are text
files that are placed on your hard drive to enable the browser to be identified when you visit the
website again.
You can prevent cookies from being stored on your hard drive by making the appropriate browser
settings. Cookies that have already been set can be deleted at any time. Please refer to the
respective browser instructions for how to delete cookies or prevent their storage. If you do not
accept cookies, this may affect the use of our website.
The legal basis for the processing of cookies is Art. 6 Para. 1 Bed. f) DSGVO.

5. Data security

We secure our website and other systems by means of technical and organisational measures against
loss, destruction, access, modification or dissemination of your data by unauthorised persons.
Depending on the browser used, the data is transmitted with 128 bit to 256 bit SSL encryption.
Despite regular checks and continuous improvement of our security measures, it is not possible to
fully protect against all hazards.

6. Use of Google Analytics for web analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc.
(www.google.com). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, which are text files placed on your
computer. This allows an analysis of the use of the website by you. 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. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated
beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states party to the
Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be
transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. IP anonymization is active on this
website. 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 the website operator with
other services related to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your
browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data held by Google. You may
refuse the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, please
note that if you do so, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to their full extent.
The data will be deleted after 14 months.
In addition, you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your
use of the website (including your IP address) by Google and the processing of this data by Google by
downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl= .
As an alternative to the browser plugin, you can click on this link to set an opt-out cookie to prevent
the collection by Google Analytics on this website in the future. An opt-out cookie is stored on your
device. If you delete your cookies, you must click the link again. The terms of use and information on
data protection can be found at https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/

7. Google AdWords

Our website uses Google conversion tracking. If you have reached our website via an ad placed by
Google, Google AdWords places a cookie on your computer. The cookie for conversion tracking is set
when a user clicks on an ad placed by Google. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days Validity
and do not serve for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages of our website and the
cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can recognise that the user clicked on the ad and was
redirected to this page. Every Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies cannot
therefore be tracked via the websites of AdWords customers. The information collected using the
conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for
conversion tracking. Customers learn the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were
redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, they do not receive any information
that can be used to identify users personally.
If you do not wish to participate in tracking, you can refuse the required setting of a cookie – for
example by setting your browser to generally deactivate the automatic setting of cookies or by
setting your browser to block cookies from the domain “googleleadservices.com. ”
Please note that you may not delete the opt-out cookies as long as you do not wish to record
measurement data. If you have deleted all your cookies in the browser, you must set the respective
opt-out cookie again.

9. Merch Store

We work with sprd.net AG, also known as Spreadshirt, Gießerstraße 27, 04229 Leipzig, Germany.
They produce and ship the products from the product range of our Merchstore. Check out
Spreadshirt’s detailed privacy policy here:

10. Rights of the data subject

If your personal data are processed, you are a data subject within the meaning of the DSGVO and you
have the following rights vis-à-vis the controller:

10.1 Right of access

You may request confirmation from the controller as to whether personal data concerning you are
being processed by us. If such processing takes place, you may request the following information
from the controller:
  • the purposes for which the personal data are processed;

  • the categories of personal data that are processed;

  • the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data concerning you has been or will be disclosed;

  • the planned duration of storage of the personal data concerning you or, if specific information is not possible, criteria for determining the duration of storage;

  • the existence of a right to rectification or erasure of personal data concerning you, a right to restriction of processing by the controller or a right to object to such processing;

  • the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;

  • all available information on the source of the data if the personal data are not collected from the data subject;

10.2 Right to rectification

You have a right to rectification and/or completion vis-à-vis the controller if the processed personal
data concerning you is incorrect or incomplete. The controller shall make the correction without

10.3 Right to restriction of processing

Under the following conditions, you may request the restriction of the processing of personal data
concerning you:
• if you dispute the accuracy of the personal data concerning you for a period that allows the
controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
• the processing is unlawful and you refuse the erasure of the personal data and instead request the
restriction of the use of the personal data; • the controller no longer needs the personal data for the
purposes of processing, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or
• if you object to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO and it is not yet clear whether the
legitimate reasons of the controller outweigh your reasons.
If the processing of personal data concerning you has been restricted, such data may only be
processed with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or
protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of
the Union or a Member State.
If the restriction of processing has been restricted in accordance with the above conditions, you will
be informed by the controller before the restriction is lifted.

10.4 Right to erasure

Obligation to erase
You may request the controller to delete your personal data without undue delay and the controller
is obliged to delete such data without undue delay if one of the following reasons applies:
• The personal data concerning you are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were
collected or otherwise processed.
• You revoke your consent, on which the processing is based according to. Art. 6 para. 1 Bed. a) or
Art. 9 para. 2 Bed. a) DSGVO, and there is no other legal basis for processing.
• You place acc. Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO object to the processing and there are no overriding
legitimate grounds for the processing, or you file an objection pursuant to Art. Art. 21 para. 2 DSGVO
objection to processing.
• The personal data concerning you have been processed unlawfully.
• The erasure of personal data concerning you is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation under EU law or
the law of the Member States to which the controller is subject. - The personal data concerning you
has been collected in relation to information society services offered in accordance with Art. 8(1)
Information to third parties
If the controller has made the personal data concerning you public and is obliged to erase it pursuant
to Article 17(1) of the DSGVO, it shall take reasonable steps, including technical measures, having
regard to the available technology and the cost of implementation, to inform data controllers which
process the personal data that you, as the data subject, have requested that they erase all links to, or
copies or replications of, that personal data.
The right to erasure does not apply to the extent that the processing is necessary
- For the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information;
- for compliance with a legal obligation which requires processing under Union or Member State law
to which the controller is subject, or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest
or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller;
- for reasons of public interest in the area of public health pursuant to Art. 9(2)(h) and (i) and Art. 9(3)
- for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.

10.5 Right to information

If you have asserted the right to rectification, erasure or restriction of processing against the
controller, the controller is obliged to inform all recipients to whom the personal data concerning
you have been disclosed of this rectification or erasure of the data or restriction of processing, unless
this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed of
these recipients by the controller.

10.6 Right to data portability

You have the right to receive the personal data relating to you that you have provided to the
controller in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. format. In addition, you
have the right to transfer this data to another controller without hindrance by the controller to
whom the personal data was provided, to send, in case
- the processing is based on consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (a) DSGVO or Art. 9 (2) (a) DSGVO or on a
contract pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO and
- the processing is carried out with the help of automated procedures.
In exercising this right, you also have the right to have the personal data concerning you transferred
directly from one controller to another controller, insofar as this is technically feasible. The freedoms
and rights of other persons must not be affected by this.

10.7 Right to object

You have the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the
processing of personal data concerning you which is carried out on the basis of Article 6(1)(e) or (f)
DSGVO; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.
The controller shall no longer process the personal data concerning you unless it can demonstrate
compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms,
or the processing serves the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.
If the personal data concerning you is processed for the purposes of direct marketing, you have the
right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you for the purposes of such
marketing; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is related to such direct marketing.
If you object to the processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data concerning you will
no longer be processed for these purposes.
You have the possibility, in connection with the use of information society services, notwithstanding
Directive 2002/58/EC, to exercise your right to object by means of automated procedures using
technical specifications.

10.8 Right to revoke the declaration of consent under data protection law

You have the right to revoke your declaration of consent under data protection law at any time. The
revocation of the consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of
the consent until the revocation.

10.9 Automated decision-making in individual cases including profiling

You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing - including
profiling - which produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you. This does
not apply if the decision
  • is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between you and the controller,

  • is permitted under Union or Member State legislation to which the controller is subject and that
    legislation contains appropriate measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and your legitimate
    interests, or

  • is done with your explicit consent.

However, these decisions may not be based on special categories of personal data pursuant to Article
9(1) of the DSGVO, unless Article 9(2)(a) or (g) of the DSGVO applies and appropriate measures have
been taken to protect the rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests.

10.10 Right to complain to a supervisory authority

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a
complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your residence, place of
work or the place of the alleged infringement, if you consider that the processing of personal data
concerning you infringes the DSGVO.
The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been lodged shall inform the complainant of
the status and outcome of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy under Article