Data protection (social media)

Privacy policy social media

If you visit our social media pages, data relating to you will be processed. Therefore, we would like to inform you below in accordance with Art. 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) about our handling of your data and your rights resulting from this.

We, the :do Foundation, operate the following social media pages:


You can find our contact details in the imprint.

Data processing by us
Public relations work
The data you provide on our social media pages, such as user names, comments, videos, images, likes, public messages, etc., are published by the social media platform and are not processed by us for any other purposes at any time. We only reserve the right to delete content should this be necessary. We may share your content on our site if this is a function of the social media platform and communicate with you via the social media platform.

If you send us an enquiry on the social media platform, we may also refer you to other, secure communication channels that guarantee confidentiality, depending on the content. For example, you can send us your enquiry at any time to the address given in the legal notice or to The choice of the appropriate communication channel is your own responsibility.

The legal basis for the aforementioned processing of your data is Art. 6 (1) 1 lit. f GDPR. The data processing is carried out in the legitimate interest of conducting public relations work for our company and being able to communicate with you.

Data processing under joint controllership
For some of the processing activities, we are joint controllers with the respective operator of the social media platform. Accordingly, we have concluded the necessary agreement in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR, insofar as the operator of the social media platform allows this.




The main elements of the joint controllership can be found in the following section.

Statistics (insights)
The social media platforms used regularly compile statistics (insights) based on usage data that contain information about your interaction with our social media site. We cannot influence or prevent the performance and provision of these statistics.

We use optional social media platform statistics (data that social media platforms normally collect and make available, such as the number of likes, comments, shares and followers) to improve our social media strategies and to better understand our target group.

We process the aforementioned information (statistics) in accordance with Art. 6 (1) 1 lit. f GDPR in the legitimate interest of validating the use of our social media pages and improving our content in a target group-oriented manner.

Data processing by the operator of the social media platform
The operator of the social media platform uses web tracking methods. Web tracking can also take place regardless of whether you are logged in or registered with the social media platform.

We would therefore like to point out that it cannot be ruled out that the operator of the social media platform may use and evaluate your profile and behavioral data for its own purposes. We have no influence on the processing of your data by the operator of the social media platform. Please bear this in mind when using the social media platform.

For more information on data processing by the operator of the social media platform, configuration options to protect your privacy and other objection options, please refer to the operator’s privacy policy.

Storage period
We delete your personal data when it is no longer required for the aforementioned processing purposes and no statutory retention obligations prevent deletion.

Your rights as a user
As a user, you have the option of asserting the following rights against us as well as against the operator of the social media platform if the requirements are met:

Right of access (Art. 15 GDPR)
You have the right to request confirmation of whether your personal data are being processed; if so, you have a right to access these personal data and the information detailed in Art. 15 GDPR.

Right to rectification and to erasure (Art. 16 and 17 GDPR)
You have the right to request immediate rectification of incorrect personal data about you and completion of incomplete data as applicable. You have the right to request that your personal data be erased without delay if one of the reasons detailed in Art. 17 GDPR applies, e.g. if the data is no longer required for the purposes pursued.

Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR)
You have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted if one of the conditions set out in Art. 18 GDPR is fulfilled, for instance if you have objected to the processing, for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data.

Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR)
In certain cases detailed in Art. 20 GDPR you have the right to receive the personal data relating to you in a structured, commonly-used and machine-readable format and the right to transmit those data to a third party.

Right to object (Art. 21 GDPR)
If data are collected on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR (data processing to uphold a legitimate interest) or on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. e GDPR (data processing for a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority), you have the right to object to the processing at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation. We will no longer process the personal data unless there are demonstrable, compelling, protectable reasons that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

If the data is processed on the basis of legitimate interest for the purpose of direct advertising, you have your own right of objection, which you can assert at any time without giving reasons and the exercise of which leads to the termination of processing for the purpose of direct advertising.

Right to object (Art. 7 GDPR)
If the data is processed on the basis of your consent, according to Art. 7 (3) GDPR you are entitled to withdraw your consent to the use of your personal data at any time. Please note that withdrawal only takes effect in the future. Processing carried out before consent is withdrawn is not affected.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR)
According to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority if you are of the opinion that processing of your data violates data protection law provisions. In particular, the right to complain can be lodged with a supervisory authority in the member state where you habitually reside, the member state for your place of work or the place of the presumed violation.

Assertion of your rights
Unless described otherwise above, in order to assert your rights as a data subject please contact the organization given in the legal notice or

Data protection officer´s contact details
Our external data protection officer is available to provide information on the subject of data privacy and can be contacted at this address:

datenschutz nord GmbH
Phone: +49 40 593 61 60-400

If you contact our data protection officer directly, please also indicate the responsible body named in the legal notice.