NUTRITION HUB is the largest network for the new generation of nutrition experts. We are driven to spread nutrition knowledge and innovation based on scientific evidence - leading to a better-informed consumer. Founded by leading nutrition experts, Nutrition Hub connects specialists with industry, start-ups, and NGOs.

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DATA PROTECTION

This privacy policy applies to our websites and newsletters.

Thank you for visiting our website. Compliance with data protection regulations is of particular importance to us. The purpose of this privacy policy is to inform you, as a user of the website, about the nature, extent, and purpose of the processing of personal data and the rights that exist for you, insofar as you are the data subject within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 1 of the General Data Protection Regulation. The following privacy policy already takes into account the changes according to the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) valid from 25.5.2018.

 A. RESPONSIBLE AUTHORITY

 

This website and the service offer are provided by:

NUTRITION HUB 

NuHub UG (haftungsbeschränkt)

Bergstr. 22

10115 Berlin

Germany

 

For more detailed contact information, please refer to the Imprint of this website.

 B. GENERAL

 

We have designed the development of the website to collect as little data as possible from you. Basically, it is possible to visit our website without providing personal information. Only when you decide to use certain services (eg use of the contact form, subscribe to our newsletter, or shop) will the processing of personal data become necessary. In doing so, we always take care to process your personal data only in accordance with a legal basis or your consent. We comply with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), which applied from 25.5.2018.

 

 C. COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA

 

Nutrition Hub collects your personal data when:

  • you use the Nutrition Hub Sites or use and/or receive the Nutrition Hub Services,

  • you contact Nutrition Hub via any means, including via phone, email, social media or contact forms,

  • you disclose or submit information via channels operated by Nutrition Hub (including the Nutrition Hub Sites and the Nutrition Hub Services, blogs and community forums) or register for or log-in to such channels operated by Nutrition Hub, and

  • when third parties (e.g. business partners, resellers, subcontractors) provide Nutrition Hub your personal data in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

 

If you visit our website, by default our web servers store your IP address, the website you used to visit us, a link you followed, for example, the websites you visited via us, information about the internet browser that you use and its display characteristics and language settings, the operating system as well as the date and duration of the visit. Furthermore, personal data is only collected and processed if you provide it to us independently, e.g. as part of a registration, the use of a contact form or a request.

 

We immediately delete personal data collected in such a way on this website provided it is no longer required for the purpose for which it was collected.

 

Nutrition Hub uses this personal data for the technical administration of the websites, in particular, to allow you access as well as for statistical evaluations of use. We also use this technical access data in order to continually improve the attractiveness and user-friendliness of our websites including their content and to identify potential technical problems in our internet services.

 

Nutrition Hub will not transfer the personal data provided by you to third parties without your express consent. Details are regulated in this data protection information.

 

Contact form and email contact

Contact forms are available on our website, which can be used for contacting us electronically. If the user makes use of this option, the data entered into the input mask is transmitted to us and stored. These data are first name and last name as well as email address. Alternatively, it is possible to contact us via the email address provided. In this case, the user’s personal data transmitted by email are stored.

 

Data are used exclusively for processing the transmitted request. As regards personal data from the input mask of the contact form and those that were sent via email, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user is finished. The conversation is finished when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the facts in question have been finally clarified. In the event of billing the services, data are stored accordingly until the end of the consultation and its billing.

The legal basis for the processing of data that is transmitted when sending an email or using the contact form is Article 6 paragraph 1 lit.b and Article 9 paragraph 2 lit. a General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO).

 

Links and references to other websites

This website contains links to other websites. Please take note that Nutrition Hub is not responsible for their data protection or the content of these other websites.

We recommend that all internet users inquire about the respective data privacy statements of other websites visited upon leaving the Nutrition Hub website.

 

In addition, this website refers to Nutrition Hub social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Xing, and LinkedIn. As part of using these third party websites, personal data is collected from them in accordance with their data protection regulations, over which Nutrition Hub has no influence. In the case of Facebook, Instagram, Xing, and LinkedIn, data processing may also take place outside the scope of European data protection legislation. Please refer to the data protection regulations of the respective provider for details:

 

D. COOKIES 

 

The Website may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. The Website may use both session cookies, which expires when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses.

 

Why do we use cookies?

Cookies enable our systems, recognize the user’s device and make any presets immediately available. As soon as a user accesses the platform, a cookie is transmitted to the hard disk of the respective user’s computer. Cookies help us improve our website and offer you a better and more personalized service. They enable us to recognize your computer or your (mobile) device when you return to our website and thereby:

  • To save information about your favorite activities on the website and thus to tailor our website to your individual interests.

  • Speed up the processing of your requests.

 

We work with third-party services that help us make the website more interesting to you. When using our website, you declare that you expressly consent to the use of cookies and of your personal data in order to improve our web presence by analyzing the way in which it is utilized. This consent also includes the use of service providers by Nutrition Hub, such as Google Analytics and the transfer of data to them for this purpose.

You can revoke your consent at any time and delete existing cookies by turning off and removing them via your internet browser. You can obtain further information about deleting and preventing cookies in the help texts for your browser or on the internet under the search term “deactivate cookies” or “delete cookies”, for instance.

 

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service owned by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, text files, which are stored on your computer and make it possible to analyze your use of the website. As a rule, the information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address), is transferred to a Google server in the US and stored there.

 

However, if the IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google will shorten your IP address beforehand for those residing within member states of the European Union or in other states party to the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be transferred to a Google server in the US and shortened there in exceptional cases.

Google uses this information on behalf of the website owner in order to evaluate your website use, to compile reports about website activities and to provide the website owner with other services associated with the website and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the storage of cookies with the relevant setting on your browser software. We do, however, point out that in this case, you might not be able to use all functions of this website to the full extent. You can also prevent the collection of data as generated by the cookie, which refers to your website use including your IP address, is sent to and being processed by Google, by downloading and installing the appropriate browser add-on.

 

Alternatively, you can prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by setting a specific opt-out cookie, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website.

You can obtain further information in Google’s terms of use and the overview of data protection. For more information about Terms of Use and Privacy, please see https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or  under https://policies.google.com/?hl=de

 

Newsletter

In order to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need an email address from you. In addition, we must prove that you are the owner of the given email address and that you agree to receive the newsletter. Therefore, you will receive an email after registration, in which you can complete your newsletter registration by clicking on the confirmation link. Only after this confirmation will we send our newsletter to you. Further data are not collected or only on a voluntary basis. We use this data exclusively for the delivery of the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties. We only store your login details for as long as they are needed to send the newsletter.

The consent to sending the newsletter to your email address is based on Art. 6 para. 1a DSGVO as well as § 7 Abs. 2 Nr. 3 UWG and if applicable § 7 Abs. 3 UWG. The use of the shipping service provider is based on our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 of DSGVO. Our interest is in sending a safe and user-friendly newsletter. This serves both our business interests, including direct mail and the expectations of users. You can revoke your consent to receive our newsletter at any time. The deregistration can take place, with the help of the button in the newsletter or by communication to the contact data mentioned in point 1.

Registration for the newsletter will be logged in order to prove the registration process according to the legal requirements. This includes the storage of the IP address and the login and confirmation time. If changes are made to your stored data, this will also be logged.

 

For the delivery of our newsletter, we use Mailchimp. Mailchimp will not forward the data described here to third parties. Mailchimp is an American marketing automation platform and an email marketing service. It uses "cookies" that are stored on your computer. These allow an analysis of the use of the newsletter. The information generated by the "cookie" about your use of the newsletter, including your IP address will be read out and stored on a server in Germany.

Data to fulfill our contractual obligations

We process personal data that we need to fulfill our contractual obligations, such as name, address, email address, ordered products, billing, and payment data. The collection of this data is required for the conclusion of the contract.

The deletion of the data takes place after the expiry of the warranty periods and legal retention periods. Any data associated with a user account (see below) will, in any case, be retained for the time this account is maintained.

The legal basis for the processing of this data is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 (b) GDPR because this data is needed so that we can fulfill our contractual obligations to you.

 

DATA SUBJECT RIGHTS

As a user of our website, you have the right to request information from us about data stored about you or your pseudonym. The information can also be issued electronically upon request. You have the right to request that personal data processed by us is deleted or restricted or that it is transferred to third parties in one of the common formats that we use. You can request that incorrect data is rectified. Any consent given e.g. to the use of analyzes by cookies, can be revoked at any time.

Relevant requests can be addressed by sending an e-mail to hello@nutrition-hub.com.

 

DATA SECURITY

In general, the transmission of information over the internet is never 100% secure, which is why we can not guarantee the security of data transmitted over the internet to our website. However, Nutrition Hub has established a privacy program designed to help protect your personal data. Nutrition Hub maintains reasonable administrative and technical safeguards intended to protect against the loss, misuse, unauthorized access, alteration, or disclosure of your personal data. All data is securely stored and can only be accessed by entitled employees of Nuhun UG (haftungsbeschränkt) on a “need to know basis”.

 

Contact

You can contact us by email (hello@nutrition-hub.com) or via our contact form. In this case, we will store the personal data you provide to process your request and to contact you to process your request. This data will be transmitted to us on a purely voluntary basis. A transfer of the personal data communicated to us in this way to third does not take place.

The information for contacting us can be found above in this privacy policy and in our imprint.

 

SCOPE OF APPLICATION

These data privacy statements shall exclusively apply to our websites and their services provided. We are constantly evolving our website to provide you with an ever-improving service. Moreover, we point out that these data privacy statements are continually adapted in line with current requirements.

Version: January 2020