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1000 Satellites is happy about your visit on our website and thanks you for your interest in our company. 1000 Satellites is a venture team of Chemovator GmbH and we take data protection seriously.

This privacy policy describes:

  • the personal data that we collect when you visit our website
  • the purposes for which we use this data
  • the legal basis for the processing of personal data
  • the recipients of this personal data
  • the period for which this personal data is to be stored
  • whether you are obliged to provide personal data

Furthermore we would like to inform you about:

  • the existence of your rights regarding the processing of your personal data
  • the party responsible for the data processing within the meaning of the data protection laws and, where appropriate, our data protection officer(s)

1. Visiting our website

If you visit our website without contacting us or logging in, your browser automatically transmits the following information to our server:

  • IP address of your device
  • information about your browser (e.g. language, user agent, version)
  • the website you were on just before you landed on our site
  • the URL or requested file, title of the displayed page
  • the URL of the page that was called before the current page
  • link clicks on external domains
  • date and time of your visit
  • location of the user
  • screen resolution
  • volume of the transmitted data
  • status information, e.g. error messages, generation time of the pages

We use this data,

  • to send the requested content to your browser. We only save the complete IP address to the extent necessary to deliver the requested content to you;
  • to send your IP address to a service provider to map your public IP address with company and industry related information (no personal information). This company and industry-related information is processed in our web measurement system. At no time during this process step is your IP address stored with our service provider or in our system;
  • to protect us from attacks and to ensure the proper operation of our website.

We save the IP address of your terminal device after we have removed the last octet of the IP address, i.e. in anonymous form, for web audience measurement purposes, which enables us to improve our website. We remove the last octet of the IP address immediately after it is collected. For this reason, we do not collect any personal information about your use of our website.

The data is processed in the interest of a secure, fast and efficient provision of our website and the defense against and pursuit of illegal attacks. The legal basis for the processing is Article 6 (1) 1 Sentence 1 lit. f of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

2. Contacting us

If you contact us by e-mail or via the contact form on our website, we will receive the following information:

  • your e-mail address and other information you provide by e-mail or contact form
  • the date and time of your message

We store this data as far as necessary to answer and fulfil your request or until we receive your request to delete your personal data. Please note that if you ask us to delete your personal data, we may not be able to answer and fulfil your request. Please also note that in some cases we may need to send messages containing personal data in order to protect our rights.

The legal basis for the processing is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a GDPR. By contacting us and providing us with your personal data, you agree to the use of the personal data you have provided us with. You can revoke your consent at any time by sending us an informal e-mail. In the event that we need to store the transmitted data in order to protect our rights, the legal basis for processing is further Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

3. Newsletter

If you order our newsletter, we will save the e-mail address you entered to send you our newsletter.

For sending our newsletter we use the services of “MailChimp”, a mailing platform operated by the provider Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE #5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA (“MailChimp”). For this purpose we have concluded a data processing agreement with MailChimp.

The e-mail addresses of our newsletter recipients, as well as their other personal data described in this notice, are stored on the servers of MailChimp in the USA. For the transmission of personal data to countries outside the European Union, especially the USA, MailChimp guarantees an adequate level of protection according to the standard contractual clauses. MailChimp uses this information to send and evaluate newsletters on our behalf. Furthermore, according to its own information, MailChimp may use this data to optimize or improve its own services, e.g. to technically optimize the sending and presentation of the newsletters or for economic purposes to determine from which countries the recipients come. However, MailChimp does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to contact them directly or pass them on to third parties.

The privacy policy of MailChimp can be found here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy

Newsletters sent via MailChimp contain a so-called “web-beacon”, i.e. a pixel-sized file which is retrieved by MailChimp’s server when the newsletter is opened. In the context of this retrieval, technical information such as information about the browser and your system as well as your IP address and time of retrieval are collected. This information is used for the technical improvement of the services based on the technical data or the target groups and their reading

behavior based on their retrieval locations (which can be determined by means of the IP address) or the access times.

Statistical surveys also include determining whether newsletters are opened, when they are opened and which links are clicked. For technical reasons, this information can be allocated to the individual newsletter recipients. However, it is neither our nor Mail-Chimp’s intention to observe individual users. The evaluations serve us rather to recognize the reading habits of our users and to adapt our contents to them or to send different contents according to the interests of our users.

The legal basis for the processing of personal data is your consent according to Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a GDPR, which is declared with the order of our newsletter. The data will be stored until you cancel the newsletter

4. User Account / Booking of Co-Working Spaces

If you want to book co-working spaces or use other services of 1000 Satellites via our website, you need a user account. You can register for a user account via our website. During the registration process, you will be asked to provide personal data such as your name, address or contact details. We use this data to provide our services, to manage and process the bookings you have made and to contact you in this context.

Your personal data will be stored for as long as you keep the user account. In the case of booking co-working spaces or the provision of other services, the data is stored for the duration of the contract processing/service provision. In individual cases, data may be stored for longer periods if we have a legitimate interest in doing so, for example in cases of protecting our legal rights. Statutory storage periods remain unaffected.

We use the following booking tools for the booking of our co-working spaces:

  • Cobot, a service of Upstream – Agile GmbH, Adalbertstr. 7-8, 10999 Berlin, Germany.
  • Nexudus, a service of Nexudus Ltd. House, Unit 205, 1-3 Brixton Road Chester, London SW9 6DE, UK

Both are external software providers. Please refer to their separate privacy statements, which can be found at

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a GDPR. By registering a member account for yourself, you grant your consent to the storing and processing of your personal data. You can revoke your consent at any time by deleting your user account. Please note that in this case you will no longer be able to use all our services. In the event that you make use of services from 1000 Satellites, the legal basis for data processing is also Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. b GDPR. For storing in individual cases due to our legitimate interests (e.g. legal prosecution), the legal basis is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. The legal basis for the fulfilment of our statutory retention obligations is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. c GDPR.

5. Cookies

Our website uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device and are saved by your browser. Cookies do not damage your device and do not contain viruses. Cookies can be used to make our website more user-friendly, effective and safer (so-called “functional cookies”). Furthermore, cookies can also be used for marketing or analysis purposes (so-called “tracking cookies” or “marketing cookies”).

You can deactivate or delete such cookies in your browser settings. Please note that by deactivating functional cookies you may not be able to access all functionalities of our website.

The cookies used by us are:

  • PHPSESSID: This cookie is used to maintain the user’s status for all page requests. This cookie applies to the respective session and is deleted when all browser windows are closed.
  • Cookie Consent: This cookie stores the user’s consent status for cookies on the current domain. This cookie expires after 1 year. The provider is Cookiebot. You can find more information at https://www.cookiebot.com/de/privacy-policy/.

We will inform you about the use of tracking or marketing cookies in our cookie banner when you first visit our website and whenever you visit our website without giving your consent to cookie tracking. If you do not agree to the use of cookies in our cookie banner, we will not place tracking or marketing cookies on your computer.

If you agree to the use of cookies, the following cookies will be stored on your computer:

  • Google Analytics
  • Google Tag Manager
  • Google Maps

6. Cookiebot

To operate our “cookie banner” we use the software “Cookiebot”, a product of Cybot A/S, Havnegade 39, 1058 Copenhagen, Denmark (“Cybot”).   

By using the “Cookiebot” function, we inform visitors of our website about the use of cookies on the website and enable our visitors to make a decision about their use.   

If you give your consent to the use of cookies, the following data will automatically be logged by Cybot:  

  • the anonymous IP number of the user;  
  • the date and time of consent;  
  • user agent of the end user’s browser;  
  • the URL of the provider;  
  • an anonymous, random and encrypted key.  
  • the cookies you allow (cookie status), which serves as proof of your consent.  

The encrypted key and the cookie status are stored on your end device using a cookie in order to establish the corresponding cookie status for future page visits. This cookie is automatically deleted after 12 months. You can prevent or revoke your consent at any time by adjusting your browser settings.   

You can find further information on data protection at Cybot under:  https://www.cookiebot.com/de/privacy-policy/    

The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter f GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the user-friendliness of our website and in the fulfilment of the legal requirements of the GDPR and the ePrivacy Directive.  

7. Google Analytics

In order to analyze the use of our website and regularly improve our offer, we use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). 

Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use. The information generated by the cookies is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google will, however, shorten your IP address within the member states of the European Union or within the various signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area and thus make it anonymous. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities for us and to provide further services related to website and internet use. The IP address transmitted by Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. 

The Google Analytics cookies are not stored on your computer unless you agree to the cookies via our cookie banner. You can further refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.  

Further information on data protection at Google can be found at  

http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html (terms of use); 

http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html (overview on data protection); 

http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy (privacy policy). 

Personal data will be stored by Google Analytics for a maximum of 14 months.  

The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Article 6 (1) Sentence 1 lit. a and lit. f GDPR. You grant your consent by consenting to the use via our cookie banner. Our legitimate interest is the analysis of user behavior to improve the content, functionality and security of our website.  

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8. Google Tag Manager

This website uses “Google Tag Manager”, a service provided by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States of America (“Google”).  

The Google Tag Manager is a tool for the administration of so-called tags, which are used for tracking in online marketing. The Tag Manager itself does not process any personal data, it is only used to manage other services (e.g. Google Analytics) and for this purpose it forwards the recorded interactions to the respective services. You can find out how the data is processed and stored there in the section on the respective service. 

Further information about the Google Tag Manager can be found under the following link: https://www.google.com/intl/de/tagmanager/use-policy.html.  

9. Google Maps

To be able to display interactive maps on our website, we use Google Maps, a service provided by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”).  

Our website has been set up so that Google Maps content is not automatically activated. Google Maps is a service which provides interactive maps for websites and other applications. To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to store your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We do not have any influence on this data transfer.  

You can find more information on how Google handles user data in the corresponding privacy policy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/  

Personal data will be stored by Google Maps for a maximum of 14 months.  

The legal basis for the processing of personal data in connection with the Google Maps  is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a and lit. f GDPR. By consenting to via our cookie banner or by activating and interacting with Google Maps content on our website, you consent to the use of your personal data. Our legitimate interest is to improve the functionality and content of our website. 

10. Social media, plugins and tools

With Shariff  

This website uses social media plugins (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, XING, LinkedIn, Tumblr). 

You can generally recognize such plugins by the respective social media logos. To ensure data protection on this website, we only use these plugins together with the so-called “Shariff” solution. This application prevents the plugins integrated on this website from transmitting data to the respective provider already upon you first entering the page. 

Only when you activate the respective plugin by clicking on the associated button is a direct connection to the social media provider’s server established. As soon as you activate the plugin, the respective provider receives the information that you have visited this website with your IP address. If you are logged into your respective social media account (e.g. Facebook) at the same time, the respective provider can assign your visit to our website to your user account. 

Activating the plugin constitutes consent within the meaning of Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a GDPR. You can revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future. 

YouTube plugin 

Our site uses content from the YouTube video portal. The service is provided by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. YouTube, LLC is a subsidiary of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA. 

Our website has been set up so that YouTube-plugins are not automatically activated. If you activate YouTube content on our website, your browser establishes a direct connection to the YouTube servers to download the content from the YouTube servers. As part of this technical process, YouTube and Google will receive information regarding which specific subpage of our website you have visited. If you are logged into a YouTube account while activating YouTube content on our website, YouTube will detect which specific subpage of our website you are visiting. This information will be collected by YouTube and Google and associated with your YouTube account. If you are logged in to YouTube when you activate YouTube content on our website, YouTube and Google will always be notified via the YouTube component that you have visited our website. If you do not wish for this type of information to be provided to YouTube and Google, you can prevent the transmission of these data by logging out of your YouTube account before accessing our website or by not activating the YouTube content. 

More information can be found in the YouTube privacy policy at https://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy/ 

We cannot exclude that by activating YouTube content, your personal data is being transferred outside the European Union, especially to the USA. YouTube, LLC and Google, Inc. have certified to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework regarding the collection and processing of personal data. 

The legal basis for the processing of personal data in connection with the YouTube plugin is Article 6 (1) lit. a and lit. f of the GDPR. By activating YouTube content on our website, you consent to the use of your personal data. Our legitimate interest is the improvement of the functionality and content of our website. 

11. Transfer of your personal data  

Your personal data will only be passed on to third parties to the extent described in this privacy policy.   

A transfer of your personal data to third parties for purposes other than those mentioned above will only take place in the following cases in individual cases:  

  • you have given your express consent to this in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a GDPR;  
  • the disclosure is required under Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. b GDPR for the processing of contractual relationships with you;  
  • there is a legal obligation under Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. c GDPR to pass on the data or  
  • according to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, the disclosure is necessary for the assertion, exercise of or defense against legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in not disclosing your data.  

12. Automated decision making  

The personal data collected and processed through this website is not subject to automated individual decision making by us.  

13. Data transfer to third countries  

Unless explicitly stated otherwise in this privacy policy, personal data will not be transferred to third countries outside the European Union.  

14. Obligation to provide personal data  

There is no contractual or legal obligation to provide your personal data. Please note that if you do not provide the personal data we require, we may not be able to provide all the features of the Sustragil software.  

15. Your rights  

You have certain rights under the GDPR:  

  • right to information: You have the right to receive information free of charge at any time about the personal data stored about you, its origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing;  
  • right to correction: If your personal data is incorrect or incomplete, you have the right to correct your personal data;  
  • right of deletion: this right is also known as “the right to be forgotten” and allows you to request the deletion or removal of your personal data if there is no compelling reason for us to continue using it. This is not a general right to deletion; there are exceptions. For example, we have the right to continue to use your personal data if such use is necessary to fulfil our legal obligations or to establish, exercise or defend legal claims;  
  • right to limit our use of your information: the right to suspend the use of your personal information or to limit the ways in which we can use it. Please note that this right is limited in certain situations: when we process the personal data we have collected with your consent, you can only request a restriction in the following cases: (a) if the accuracy of your personal data is disputed; (b) if our processing is unlawful and you do not want your personal data to be deleted; (c) if you need the data for legal purposes; or (d) if you have objected to the processing and it is not yet clear whether your legitimate reasons outweigh our legitimate interests. If the processing is restricted, we may still store the data, but may not use it further. We keep lists of people who have requested a restriction on the use of their personal data to ensure that the restriction is respected;  
  • right to data portability: the right to require us to obtain your personal data in a structured, common and machine-readable format in order to transfer it to another controller without hindrance by us;  
  • right of objection: the right to object to the use of your personal data by us;  
  • Right to information: the right to receive clear, transparent and easily understandable information about how we use your personal data; 
  • right to withdraw consent: If you have given your consent to the processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time (but if you do so, this does not mean that everything we have done with your personal data with your consent up to that point is unlawful). Exercising these rights is free of charge for you, but you are obliged to provide proof of your identity.   

To make enquiries or exercise any of your rights set out in this Privacy Policy and/or to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail or letter and we will endeavor to respond within 30 days. Contact details can be found at the end of this Privacy Policy.   

16. Complaints  

You have the right to lodge a complaint with us (see below for contact details) or with a regulatory body, in particular in the EU Member State in which you have your habitual residence or employment or in which the alleged infringement occurred.  

When we receive formal written complaints, we will contact the person who lodged the complaint to investigate the complaint. We will work with the relevant authorities, including the local data protection authority, to resolve any complaints that we cannot resolve directly.  

The local data protection authority is  

Der Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit Baden-Württemberg  

Königstrasse 10 a  

70173 Stuttgart  

www.baden-wuerttemberg.datenschutz.de   

17. Responsible party and data protection officer   

is the provider and operator of this website and therefore the party responsible within the meaning of the GDPR:  

Chemovator GmbH  
Industriestraße 35  
68169 Mannheim  
+49 (0)621 60-92350  
info@chemovator.com   

The data protection officer of Chemovator GmbH is  

Lisa Schneider  
Incubation Operations Manager  
Industriestraße 35  
68169 Mannheim  
+49 (0)621 60-92350  

Chemovator GmbH is part of the BASF group. The data protection officer of BASF is:  

Alexandra Haug  
EU Data Protection Officer of BASF  
67056 Ludwigshafen