Privacy policy of MintiCity

Section 1 Information about the collection of personal data

(1) In the following, we inform you about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data that can be related to you personally, e.g. name, address, e-mail addresses, user behavior.

(2) The responsible party pursuant to Article 4 (7) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO) is D.A.S. Akademie GmbH, Torstraße 125, 10119 Berlin, represented by the Managing Director Nezih Sorguc, (see our imprint – link).

(3) When you contact us by e-mail or via a contact form, the data you provide (your e-mail address, name and telephone number, if applicable) will be stored by us in order to answer your questions. We delete the data accruing in this context after the storage is no longer necessary or restrict the processing if there are legal retention obligations.

(4) If we use contracted service providers for individual functions of our offer or would like to use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you in detail about the respective processes below. In doing so, we will also state the defined criteria for the storage period.

Section 2 Your rights

(1) You have the following rights vis-à-vis us with regard to the personal data concerning you:

– Right to information,

– Right to rectification or deletion,

– Right to restriction of processing,

– Right to object to processing,

– right to data portability.

(2) You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.

Section 3 Collection of personal data when visiting our website

(1) In the case of mere informational use of the website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise transmit information to us, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to ensure stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DS-GVO):

– IP address

– Date and time of the request

– Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

– Content of the request (specific page)

– Access status/HTTP status code

– Amount of data transferred in each case

– Website from which the request comes

– browser

– Operating system and its interface

– Language and version of the browser software.

(2) In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive associated with the browser you are using and through which the entity that sets the cookie (in this case by us) receives certain information. Cookies cannot execute programs or transfer viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offer as a whole more user-friendly and effective.

(3) Use of cookies:

– Transient cookies (for this purpose b)

a) This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and functionality of which are explained below:

– Persistent cookies (c).

b) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include, in particular, session cookies. These store a so-called session ID, with which various requests of your browser can be assigned to the common session. This allows your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser. c) Persistent cookies are deleted automatically after a specified period of time, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time. d) You can configure your browser settings according to your preferences and, for example, refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. Please note that you may not be able to use all functions of this website.

Section 4 Other features and offers of our website

(1) In addition to the purely informational use of our website, we offer various services that you can use if you are interested. For this purpose, you usually have to provide further personal data, which we use to provide the respective service and for which the aforementioned data processing principles apply.

(2) In some cases, we use external service providers to process your data. These have been carefully selected and commissioned by us, are bound by our instructions and are regularly monitored.

(3) Furthermore, we may pass on your personal data to third parties if we offer participation in promotions, competitions, conclusion of contracts or similar services together with partners. You will receive more information about this when you provide your personal data or below in the description of the offer.

We offer payment through the following payment service providers on our website at

The provider here is PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter “PayPal”).

The payment data you enter will be transmitted to PayPal if you have selected payment via PayPal.

All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal Privacy Policy, which you can find and view at For more information on the conditions for the use of PayPal PLUS, please visit

Legal bases are Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a and b DS-GVO. For the revocation of your consent to the processing of your data, § 5 paragraph 1 of this privacy policy applies in this respect.

(4) If our service providers or partners are based in a country outside the European Economic Area (EEA), we will inform you about the consequences of this circumstance in the description of the offer.

Section 5 Opposition or revocation against the processing of your data

(1) If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you may revoke this consent at any time. Such revocation affects the permissibility of the processing of your personal data after you have expressed it to us.

(2) Insofar as we base the processing of your personal data on the balance of interests, you may object to the processing. This is the case if the processing is not necessary, in particular, for the performance of a contract with you, which is shown by us in each case in the following description of the functions. When exercising such an objection, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In the event of your justified objection, we will review the situation and either discontinue or adjust the data processing or show you our compelling reasons worthy of protection on the basis of which we will continue the processing.

(3) Of course, you can object to the processing of your personal data for purposes of advertising and data analysis at any time. You can inform us of your advertising objection using the following contact data: [see our imprint – link].

Section 6 Special forms of use

Use of our portal

(1) If you would like to use our portal, you have the option to open a free trial account or to register for a paid subscription. As part of the registration process, registration takes place by providing your first and last name, your e-mail address and a click box regarding the acceptance of our terms of use and our privacy policy. There is a clear name obligation, a pseudonymous use is not possible. After clicking the button “Create test account” or “Register”, a text will appear informing you that the preliminary access data has been sent to the e-mail address you provided. We will then send you an e-mail with a randomly generated password and a button that leads to logging in to the test account or subscription (Parent Dashboard/Parent Dashboard). After logging in, a pop-up window will appear with the text “Welcome to MintiCity Kids!”. – You have just created your parent account. This will allow you to set up your child’s account and use your parent guide – Alright!”. After clicking the “All clear!” button, another form will appear for you to create an account for your child. After entering the child’s username, the child’s password, confirming the child’s password as well as the avatar type (boy or girl) and pressing the “Next” button, select the language that will be used for support and guidance. The support here is provided with videos on demand. You must note here that you can only select one language. It is not possible to change the language selection later. With each renewal/extension of the subscription, you can select the language again, however, also here always only one language.

After clicking the “All clear!” button, the creation of the user account for the child is completed. The test account is currently created for a period of 14 days and can be used free of charge to a limited extent during this period. Any paid subscription can be used without restrictions for the contractually agreed duration.

(2) If you use our portal, we store your data required for the fulfillment of the contract, including information on the method of payment, until you finally delete your access. Furthermore, we store the voluntary data provided by you for the time of your use of the portal, unless you delete them beforehand. You can manage and change all information in the protected customer area. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DS-GVO.

(3) If you use the portal, your data may become accessible to other participants of the portal in accordance with the contractual performance. Non-registered members will not receive any information about you. Data of registered parents cannot be viewed by other parents or children. However, registered children may be able to view the avatar as well as the user name of other children. For all logged in members, your [username and photo] are visible, regardless of whether you have shared them. In contrast, your entire profile with the data you have shared is visible to all members who have confirmed you as a personal contact. If you make content available to your personal contacts that you do not send by means of a private message, this content is visible to third parties, provided that your personal contact has given the release. If you post contributions in public groups, these are visible to all registered members of the portal.

(4) To prevent unauthorized access by third parties to your personal data, especially financial data, the connection is encrypted using TLS technology.

Section 7 Web Analytics

Use of Google Analytics

(1) This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the event that IP anonymization is activated on this website, however, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.

(2) The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.

(3) You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:

(4) This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”. This means that IP addresses are processed in abbreviated form, thus excluding the possibility of personal references. Insofar as the data collected about you is related to a person, this is therefore immediately excluded and the personal data is thus immediately deleted.

(5) We use Google Analytics to analyze and regularly improve the use of our website. The statistics obtained enable us to improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DS-GVO.

(6) Information from the third-party provider: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. User terms and conditions:, overview of data protection:, as well as the data protection declaration:

(7) This website also uses Google Analytics for a cross-device analysis of visitor flows, which is carried out via a user ID. You can deactivate the cross-device analysis of your usage in your customer account under “My Data”, “Personal Data”.
Section 8 use of Google Web Fonts
Use of social media plug-ins

For the uniform display of fonts, we use Google Web Fonst (Raleway and Great Vibes), a service of Google LLC. Further information on this service can be found at and

General information on Google’s privacy policy can be found at

The legal basis for the use of Google Web Fonts is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DS-GVO.

Section 9 External Hosting / Content Delivery Networks (CDN)

The hosting of this website is carried out by an external service provider, which is

Hetzner Online GmbH,
Industriestraße 25,
91710 Gunzenhausen

The personal data collected on this website is stored on the servers of the external service provider, see the list in § 3 (1). Our external service provider will only process your data if this is necessary for the fulfillment of its contractual obligations and it complies with our instructions regarding your data.

Since the external service provider acts on our behalf with regard to the collection, processing and use of personal data, we have concluded a contract for commissioned data processing with the service provider to implement the requirements of Art. 28 DS-GVO.

The legal basis for the use of the external service provider is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b and f DS-GVO.

Section 10 Social Media

  1. Use of social media plug-ins

We currently do not use any social media plug-ins.

  1. Integration of Vimeo videos

(1) We use the offer of Vimeo LLC 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA, to embed videos on our website.

(2) By visiting the website, Vimeo receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding sub-page of our website. In addition, the data mentioned under § 3 of this declaration are transmitted. This occurs regardless of whether Vimeo provides a user account through which you are logged in or whether no user account exists. If you are logged in to Vimeo, your data will be directly assigned to your account. If you do not want the assignment with your profile at Vimeo, you must log out before activating the button. Vimeo stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (even for users who are not logged in) for the provision of needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact Vimeo to exercise this right.

(3) For more information on the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by Vimeo, please refer to the privacy policy. There you will also find further information about your rights and setting options to protect your privacy:;
Section 11 use of the Zoom conference tool

To conduct real-time video or audio conferences, we use Zoom, a service provided by Zoom Communications Inc. (hereinafter “Zoom”), San Jose, 55 Almaden Boulevard, 6th Floor, San Jose, CA 95113, USA.

If there is a communication with us via video or audio conference, your personal data will be collected both by us and by Zoom.

The following data will be collected:

– Email address

– telephone number

– Start and end time of the conference

– Duration of the conference

– Number of conference topics

– Other “context information” in connection with the communication process (metadata)

– all technical data required for handling the online communication (in particular IP address, MAC address, device IDs, device type, operating system and its interface, client version, camera type, microphone, speakers, type of connection)

Zoom also stores on its servers the exchange, upload or provision of content in any other way. This includes, in particular, the following content:

– Chat/instant messages

– cloud recordings

– photos and videos uploaded via voicemails, files, whiteboards, and other information shared in the course of using the Service.

We initially process and store your personal data for the duration for which the respective purpose of use requires corresponding storage. If applicable, this also includes the periods of initiating a contract and processing a contract. On this basis, personal data is regularly deleted as part of the fulfillment of our contractual and/or legal obligations, unless its temporary further processing is required for the following purposes:

– Fulfillment of legal duties of retention, which arise, for example, from the German Commercial Code (§§ 238, 257 para. 4 HGB) and the German Fiscal Code (§ 147 para. 3, 4 AO). The periods specified there for retention or documentation are up to ten years.

– Preservation of evidence taking into account the statute of limitations. According to Sections 194 et seq. of the German Civil Code (BGB), these limitation periods can be up to 30 years, with the regular limitation period being three years.

The provisions in §§ 3 and 5 of this privacy policy apply to the exercise of your rights.

Further legal information (such as guidelines and general terms and conditions) regarding this service can be found at The data protection declaration can be viewed at

Since Zoom acts on our behalf with regard to the collection, processing and use of personal data, we have concluded a contract for commissioned data processing with Zoom to implement the requirements of Art. 28 DS-GVO.

The legal basis for the use of Zoom is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b and f DS-GVO.
Section 12 Data security

All information you submit to us is stored on servers within the European Union. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure, which is why we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to our website via the Internet. However, we secure our website and other systems by technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification or distribution of your data by unauthorized persons. In particular, we transmit your personal data in encrypted form. We use the coding system SSL (Secure Socket Layer) or TLS (Transport Layer Security).
Section 13 No disclosure of personal data

We do not disclose your personal data to third parties unless you have consented to the disclosure of data or we are entitled or obliged to disclose data due to statutory provisions and/or official or court orders. This may involve, in particular, the disclosure of information for the purposes of criminal prosecution, the prevention of danger or the enforcement of intellectual property rights.
Section 14 Data Protection and third-party websites

The Website may contain hyperlinks to and from third-party websites. If you follow a hyperlink to one of these websites, please note that we cannot accept any responsibility or warranty for third-party content or data protection conditions. Please make sure you are aware of the applicable data protection conditions before submitting personal data to these websites.
Section 15 Changes to this privacy policy

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy at any time with effect for the future. A current version is available on the website. Please visit the website regularly and inform yourself about the applicable data protection provisions.

October 2021

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