Welcome to NLSTMHS! The protection of your privacy and your personal data is taken very seriously and of utmost concern for NLSTMHS.

NLSTMHS is a community of trust. NLSTMHS ensures highest standards for the protection of your personal data and your privacy. This Privacy Policy is designed to help you better understand how NLSTMHS collects and deals with your personal data and information.

NLSTMHS works hard to earn and keep your trust. Therefore, NLSTMHS uses personal data solely to provide you with the NLSTMHS Services. NLSTMHS will never rent, sell, or otherwise provide personal data to any third party for advertising or for marketing purposes without your consent.

Processing of personal data on our website

  1. Visiting our websiteNLSTMHS – as it is usual and necessary for internet pages to be used – processes so-called server log files when you visit our internet page. When our website is accessed, our web server records the domain name or the IP address of your computer, the file name, and the URL which was requested, as well as the http response code and, if applicable, the URL referring to our website. This procedure is technically necessary and customary to enable the use of our website. Here we are supported by our technical service providers, which we use as contract processors. The above-mentioned data is logged and used for the purpose of defense against illegal use or attempted attacks on our web server. The data will be deleted after 60 days.
  2. Registration on the platformIf you register for our platform on our website, we process the data provided for this purpose in order to provide you with the platform (legal basis. The mandatory information requested during registration is a prerequisite for fulfilling the service. We require your date of birth as proof of age, as our offer is only aimed at persons who have reached the age of 18. We need your email address to send you a confirmation and notifications. Within the scope of registration and use of our service, the processing is necessary for the fulfilment of the contractual service such as the provision of the platform and payment processing. The contract with you is thus the legal basis for this processing. We will also process your data to the extent required by law to fulfill our archiving and storage obligations in accordance with commercial and tax law. The provision of personal data and registration data is necessary for the conclusion of the contract. In addition, we use your data for direct advertising – i.e. to send you information about our services and campaigns in order to win you as a customer. You can object to the use of your data for advertising purposes at any time under the above contact details. We will process your data within the scope of registration as long as you do not request deletion, unless there are contractual or legal reasons for not doing so.
  3. Registration on the platform premiumIf you order a service from us, it will be processed to fulfill the contractual service such as delivery and payment processing. The sales contract with you is the legal basis for this processing. We will also process your data to the extent required by law to fulfill our archiving and storage obligations under commercial and tax law. In addition, we use your data for direct advertising – i.e. to send you information about our products and campaigns in order to win you as a customer. You can object to the use of your data for advertising purposes at any time under the above-mentioned contact data. Further recipients of these data within the scope of the handling of the contract about the order are payment service providers (only payment data). The duration of the processing depends on the purpose of the fulfillment of the contract as well as the associated further legal requirements for storage and proof. We use the data for direct advertising as long as you have not objected.
  4. User contentAfter successful registration with NLSTMHS, you may provide additional information about yourself (e.g. international experience, professional background, interests). Providing additional information beyond what is required at registration is entirely optional and on a voluntarily basis but enables you to better use our services. Additionally, you can upload, publish, send, or display comments, photos, profiles, messages, notes, text, information, music, video, advertisements, listings, and other content (User Content) on or through NLSTMHS, or transmit to or share with other users accessing the NLSTMHS websites. You may also form relationships with other users, perform searches and queries, and form groups. NLSTMHS collects all the aforementioned information so that NLSTMHS can provide you with the services and offer personalized features. In most cases, NLSTMHS retains the information so that, for instance, you can return to view prior messages you have sent.

    If you visit a profile of another user of NLSTMHS, this user may see that you have visited his/her profile. This feature is an essential part of contact management on NLSTMHS and as such an essential part of the NLSTMHS services.

    Any information and user content (except personal messages to other users) you have submitted to NLSTMHS or to others via our platform may be accessed by third parties when they visit the NLSTMHS websites. Such information and content may also be found and made accessible by search engines.

    If you choose to invite other people to NLSTMHS to join your network, the names and email addresses of the invitees need to be entered. The names and email addresses of people that are invited will be used by NLSTMHS only to send your invitation email (including an optional personal message) and corresponding reminders. NLSTMHS stores this information to send the invitation email, to register a contact connection if your invitation is accepted, and to track the success of NLSTMHS’ referral program.

What are mandatory fields?

If certain data fields are designated as mandatory fields and/or marked with an asterisk ( * ), the provision of this data is either required by law or contract, or we need this data for the conclusion of the contract, the desired service, or the stated purpose. Of course, you also have the right to specify the data in the mandatory fields at your discretion. Failure to provide this information may result in the contract not being fulfilled by us or the desired service not being provided, or the stated purpose not being achieved.

Information on cookies and newsletters

  1. CookiesThe NLSTMHS website uses web analysis technologies to collect and use data for optimization purposes. These are described and explained below separately and in more detail. In the interest of clarity, we would like to explain the subject of cookies to you here. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer. These are used to enable the recognition of your internet browser. These data are used to create user profiles under a pseudonym. Unless you have given your separate consent, this data will not be used to identify you personally and will not be merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym. IP addresses are used in this procedure only in anonymous form. We use this data exclusively to optimize our services and to tailor them to the needs of our customers. You can object to the creation of pseudonymous user profiles by setting an opt-out cookie. In addition, we use cookies to make the use of our online platform customer friendly. For this purpose, we use information about the date and duration of a visit to our website as well as the pages viewed by the visitor. Most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. You can set your web browser so that it notifies you when cookies are set or generally rejects or restricts the setting of cookies. If you deactivate or restrict cookies using your browser, you will no longer be able to use various functions on our website. You can delete cookies stored in your web browser at any time, even automatically.
  1. LinksNLSTMHS may contain links to other websites. NLSTMHS is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. NLSTMHS encourages you to be aware when you leave the NLSTMHS websites to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by NLSTMHS.
  2. Data securityWe take technical and organizational security precautions to protect your personal data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction, or against access by unauthorized persons and to guarantee the protection of your rights and compliance with the applicable data protection regulations. The measures taken should guarantee the confidentiality and integrity of your data as well as the availability and resilience of the systems and services when processing your data in the long term. They should also quickly restore data availability and access in the event of a physical or technical incident. Our security measures also include encryption of your data. All information that you enter online is technically encrypted and only then transmitted. This means that this information cannot be viewed by unauthorized third parties at any time. Our data processing and security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments. The employees of NLSTMHS are or will be obliged in writing to maintain confidentiality and to comply with the data protection requirements of the GDPR.