1. Name and Contact Details of the Party Responsible for the Processing of Personal Data as well as the Company’s Data Protection Officer.

This data protection information applies to data processing by:

Responsible party: Zoo Leipzig GmbH, Prof. Dr. Junhold, Pfaffendorfer Straße 29, Germany 04105 Leipzig, E-mail: office@zoo-leipzig.de Phone: +49 (0)341 – 59 33 500 Fax: +49 (0)341 – 59 33 303

The data protection officer of Zoo Leipzig GmbH, Mr. Hagen Albus, can be contacted at the above address or at datenschutz@zoo-leipzig.de.

  1. Collection and Storage of Personal Data as well as Type and Purpose of Said’s Use
    a) When Visiting vietnamazing.eu
    When you visit our website, www.vietnamazing.eu, the browser you use automatically sends information to our website’s server.

    This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is collected without your intervention and stored until automatically deleted:

    IP address of the inquiring computer,
    Date and time of access,
    Name and URL of the accessed file,
    Website from which the inquiry was made (referrer URL),
    Browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.

    The aforementioned data is processed by us for the following purposes:

    to ensure a smooth connection to the website,
    to ensure a comfortable use of our website,
    to evaluate our system security and stability as well as
    for other administrative purposes.

    The legal basis for the data processing is GDPR Art. 6 (1)(f). Our legitimate interests for data collection are those listed above. Under no circumstances do we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person.

    In addition, we use cookies and analysis services when you visit our website. You can find more detailed explanations of these under points 4 and 5 of this data protection declaration.


  1. b) Contacting Us
    Should you have questions of any kind, we offer you the possibility to contact us via the e-mail addresses provided on www.vietnamazing.eu. When doing so, you must provide a valid e-mail address so that we know from whom the inquiry originated and so that we can answer it. Further information can be provided voluntarily.

    Data processing for the purpose of contacting us is based on your voluntarily given consent in accordance with GDPR Art. 6 (1)(a).

    Your personal data stored to process your request will be deleted after the completion of your request.

  1. c) Donations
    You have the option of donating to the project by making a monetary donation to us via PayPal or supporting the project by making a purchase from our Spreadshop shop.

    We process the following personal data to process your donations:

    First and Last Name
    E-mail address
    Telephone number
    Date of donation or purchase
    Transaction number (PayPal)
    Order number (spreadshop)
    Amount of money

    This data is processed in accordance with GDPR Art. 6 (1)(b) and Art. 6 (1)(c) for donor and payment service provider accounting of donations, creation and sending of proof of payment as well as for the fulfillment of legal bookkeeping requirements.

    In this regard, we are supported by the following service providers:

    PayPal, provider: PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg, privacy policy: https://www.paypal.com/myaccount/privacy/privacyhub

Spreadshop, Provider: sprd.net AG, Gießerstraße 27, 04229 Leipzig, Privacy policy: https://www.spreadshop.com/de/datenschutz

Said data will be deleted immediately after expiry of the statutory retention period of ten years as per GDPR Art. 17 (3)(b) and § 147 Para. 3 AO. The period begins with the end of the calendar year in which the document was created.

  1. d) Membership
    Zoos and similar institutions have the possibility to register with the website. When registering, the institution’s representative must provide the following mandatory personal data:

    First and last name
    E-mail address
    Company name
    Job description

    Based on this information, we will check whether you are eligible to receive a membership.

    Your data will be processed on the basis of your consent pursuant to GDPR Art. 6 (1)(a) DSGVO.

    Your data will be deleted as soon as you ask us to do so.

  1. e) Newsletter
    We will be happy to inform you at regular intervals about our latest developments by means of a newsletter. The newsletter can only be received by you if you have (1) registered to recieve the newsletter and (2) have provided us a valid e-mail address.

    The newsletter is sent by the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), which in turn uses Selligent SA’s Campaign Monitor service. For the purpose of sending the newsletter out, your personal data will be passed on to them.

    Further related information about data protection can be found by following the following links:
    EAZA: https://www.eaza.net/privacy-and-cookies
    Selligent SA: https://www.selligent.com/de/privacy-policy/

    Your e-mail address will only be processed on the basis of your consent pursuant to GDPR Art. 6 (1)(a).

    The collected data will be stored as long as you wish to receive the newsletter. If you ask to no longer receive the newsletter, all newsletter related personal data will be deleted immediately.

  1. Transfer of Data
    We will not transfer your personal data to third parties for purposes other than those listed below.

    We only pass on your personal data to third parties if:

    You have given your express consent to do so in accordance with GDPR Art. 6 (1)(a), in the event that there is a legal obligation for the transfer in accordance with GDPR Art. 6 (1)(c), and/or if this is legally permissible and necessary for the processing of contractual relationships with you in accordance with GDPR Art. 6 (1)(b).

  1. Cookies
    We use cookies on our site. These are small files that are automatically created by your browser and stored on your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, or similar) when you visit our site. Cookies do not cause any damage to your end device, nor do they contain viruses, trojans or other malware. Cookies store information arising from the specific end device used. This does not mean, however, that we gain direct knowledge of your identity.

    The use of cookies serves, on the one hand, to make the use of our website more convenient for you. For example, we use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual pages of our website. These are automatically deleted after you leave our site.

    In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimize user-friendliness, which are stored on your terminal device for a certain fixed period of time. If you visit our site again to use our services, our site automatically recognizes that you have been to our site before and which entries and settings you have made so that you do not have to re-enter them.

    On the other hand, we use cookies to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing it for you (see section 5). These cookies enable us to automatically recognize that you have already been to our site when you visit it again. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined period of time.
    The processing of data by means of cookies only takes place in the case of non-essential cookies if you have expressly given your consent to this in accordance with GDPR Art. 6 (1)(a).
    Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or a notice always appears before a new cookie is created. However, the complete deactivation of cookies may mean that you cannot use all the functions of our website.

    Revocation against data collection
    You can prevent the collection of your data by clicking on the following link: Customize cookie settings.

  1. Social Media
    We maintain an online presence on the following social media platforms:

    Facebook: Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland.
    Instagram: Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland.
    YouTube: Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, a subsidiary of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA.

    We and the listed platforms are joint controllers as defined by GDPR Art. 26.

If you visit one of our online presences and interact with it (e.g. liking posts, leaving comments, etc.), we may gain knowledge of the following personal data:

First and last name

Date of birth
e-mail address
Postings, comments, and messages

A storage of your data by us outside of the respective social media platforms does not take place, unless we must contact you outside the platform. In such a case, your data that we have stored for said purpose will be deleted after the matter has been processed. Incidentally, you have the option of deleting your data on the respective social media platform yourself at any time.

It cannot be ruled out that providers based in the EU may transfer your data to the USA or other non-EU countries for further processing. The processing of your personal data on social networks or platforms, including the transfer of your personal data to the operator of the platform in their respective non-EU countries, is based on your (implied) consent pursuant to GDPR Art. 6 (1)(a) and Art. 49 (1)(a).

We expressly point out that no assurances can be made that the protections afforded by the General Data Protection Regulation will available if your personal data is processed in an insecure third country (e.g. USA). In particular, due to legal requirements in the respective third country, the operator may be forced to disclose your personal data to authorities and other government institutions.

You can find more detailed information on data protection at the individual platforms by following the following links:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation (link opens a new tab)
Instagram: privacycenter.instagram.com/policy/ (link opens a new tab)
YouTube: policies.google.com/privacy (link opens a new tab)

  1. Data Subject Rights

You have the right:

In accordance with GDPR Art. 15, to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you can request information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, erasure, restriction or objection to processing, the existence of a right of complaint, the origin of your data if it was not collected by us, as well as the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, and, if applicable, meaningful information about its details;

pursuant to GDPR Art. 16, to request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us without undue delay;

pursuant to GDPR Art. 17, to request the erasure of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims;

pursuant to GDPR Art. 18, to request a restriction of the processing of your personal data for one of the four following reasons, (1)if the accuracy of the data is contested by you, (2)the processing is unlawful, but you object to its erasure, (3)we no longer require the data, but you need it for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims, or (4) you have objected to the processing pursuant to GDPR Art. 21(1);

pursuant to GDPR Art. 20, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transferred to another controller;

pursuant to GDPR Art. 7 (3), to revoke the consent you gave to us at any time, which would have the consequence that we may no longer conduct any data processing, which required this consent in the future; and

pursuant to GDPR Art. 77, to file a complaint against us with a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or workplace or our company headquarters for this purpose.

Pursuant to GDPR Art. 21, to object to the processing of your personal data, insofar as there are grounds for doing so that arise from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right to object, which will be implemented by us without specifying a particular situation.

If you would like to exercise your right of revocation or objection, it is sufficient to send an e-mail to datenschutz@zoo-leipzig.de.