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SOZIALHELDEN e.V. is responsible for the content of this website.

SOZIALHELDEN e.V. is registered with the VR number 28655 at the Register of Associations at the registry court Amtsgericht Charlottenburg.

Sozialhelden e.V. c/o Immobilien Scout GmbH Andreasstr. 10 10243 Berlin info @ sozialhelden.de

Seat of the association: Berlin, Germany Registry court: AG Charlottenburg, Register of Associations VR 28655

Chairman: Raúl Krauthausen

Responsible for content in accordance with §6 MDStV: SOZIALHELDEN e.V. Raúl Krauthausen (address above)


Website co-concept and technical development: HENKELHIEDL GmbH, Berlin

Terms of Use for MapMyDay.org


Last update: November 1, 2015

MapMyDay.org is an online campaign website owned by SOZIALHELDEN e.V. by means of which users can mark public places on a map, showing the wheelchair accessibility of places such as train stations, restaurants, government agencies and stores. The map shows to what extent the entrances of these places are accessible for users of wheelchairs and wheeled walkers and for parents with a baby carriage. MapMyDay.org is available online at http://MapMyDay.org (hereinafter referred to as the “website”). The following provisions govern your use of the website, including the incorporated features such as the the social share features. By visiting the website you agree to the following Terms of Use:

1. Use of MapMyDay.org

1.1 At this time it is not necessary for users of the website to be registered in order to obtain information, by way of a widget, on the accessibility of places on the Wheelmap or to mark places on the Wheelmap according to their accessibility status, for example from red (not wheelchair accessible) to green (wheelchair accessible).

1.2 Only places that are open to the public, primarily train stations, bus stops, government agencies, restaurants and stores on Wheelmap may be marked by way of the widget. Apartments and areas within businesses and government agencies that are not open to everyone are examples of places that are not open to the public. You are obliged to mark locations and the status of locations truthfully. We can delete incorrect marks at any time. In addition, we reserve the right to delete or partially remove entries and changes made by users who repeatedly (at least twice) add or mark locations incorrectly and if need be, to delete such a user’s account.

1.3 We do not check or monitor whether the entries and markings of places made by the users of MapMyDay.org and Wheelmap.org. are accurate or up-to-date. Also, changes can occur after a place has been added or marked that have not yet been taken into account on the Wheelmap and of which we have no knowledge.

As a result, we are not responsible for the accuracy and currency of entries and are not liable therefor. In this we are also dependent upon your assistance. Should you find that a place has been added or marked incorrectly, you can correct this error yourself.

1.4 Users who mark places on Wheelmap.org using MapMyDay.org grant Sozialhelden e.V. the irrevocable, unlimited right of use of those place markings. Sozialhelden e.V. will make this data available to the free world map OpenStreetMap under its currently applicable license https://www.openstreetmap.org/copyright/en

1.5 MapMyDay.org may only be used in a contractual and lawful manner. Users may not undertake any actions or use any mechanisms, software, scripts or sniplets in conjunction with the use of MapMyDay.org that could disrupt the functioning of the website or the app. You may not take any measures that could lead to an unacceptable strain of the website or the app.

2. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

This agreement is subject to the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany exclusively. Insofar as the user is a merchant, a legal person of the public sector or a special fund under public law it is agreed upon that the exclusive place of jurisdiction for all conflicts arising out of, or in connection with, this agreement will be the place of registration of the headquarters of SOZIALHELDEN e.V. Likewise, it is agreed upon, insofar as the user has no place of general jurisdiction (for natural persons their permanent address or their usual place of residence when lacking a permanent address, for legal persons their place of business) within the Federal Republic of Germany, that the exclusive place of jurisdiction for all conflicts arising out of, or in connection with, this agreement, will be the place of registration of the headquarters of SOZIALHELDEN e.V. If however, another place of jurisdiction is exclusively or additionally competent according to mandatory law then that will be the place of jurisdiction, exclusively or additionally.

The English version of these Terms of Use only constitutes a convenient translation. In case of differing interpretations of the text of this agreement the German version shall prevail.

3. Changes to the Terms of Use

We are entitled to change these Terms of Use at any time. Changes made will come into effect in the future. For users that are not registered with us those Terms of Use are applicable that are valid at the time of each use of the website and which can be found on the website. We will call attention to changes to the Terms of Use on our website. If you continue to use the website or the app in such a case, your continued use of the website or the app constitutes your agreement to the use of the modified Terms of Use.

Data Protection Policy


Responsible entity

The responsible entity according to data protection regulations is SOZIALHELDEN e.V., c/o Immobilien Scout GmbH, Andreasstraße 10, 10243 Berlin, Germany.


Collection of personal data

1. Protocol data
We collect and store only an abbreviated version of your IP-address when you visit our website. When you use a mobile device, we only collect and store information on the type of mobile phone, the operating system and the version of the app which were used.

2. Cookies In order to make the use of our website and our services as convenient as possible for you, we use cookies. Cookies are packets of data, that are deposited on your hard drive, thereby making it possible for our website to recognize you. We store information there regarding the types of places you have filtered for, your last location on the map and if, for instance, the sidebar is collapsed or extended. Unless you have set up your internet browser differently, these cookies will usually be deleted after 14 days. You can set up your internet browser in such a way that the storing of cookies is blocked, if you do not want cookies to be used. However, this could result in your not being able to use all the functions of MapMyDay.org to their full extent.

3. Web analysis services
Our website MapMyDay.org uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so called “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and which make it possible to analyze your website use. As a general rule, the information that is generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website are transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, because we have activated the IP anonymization on our website, Google will abbreviate your IP address within the member states of the European Union and within the other states of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use this information on behalf of SOZIALHELDEN e.V. to analyze your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide SOZIALHELDEN e.V. with other services connected to the use of the website and the internet. The IP address provided by your browser to Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. We will only use the results to improve the website and its functions. You can block Google from storing cookies by changing the respective setting on your browser software. However, we would like to point out that then you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. Furthermore, the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP-address), as well the processing of this data by Google, can be prevented at any time, with effect for the future, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

4. Facebook Plug-Ins
Our website has integrated plug-ins of the social network Facebook (the provider for the German Facebook websites is Facebook Ireland Limited, Hanover Reach, 5-7 Hanover Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland). You can recognize the Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button.
You will find a list of Facebook plug-ins at: http://de-de.facebook.com/help/social-plugins. Upon visiting our website a direct connection is made between your browser and the Facebook server when you click on the “Like” button. Facebook can then receive data regarding your visit to our website, including your IP-address, browser information and operating system, screen resolution, installed browser plug-ins such as Adobe Flash player, websites that you visited when you followed a link (referrer), and the URL of the current page. This is true even if you are not logged into your Facebook account or do not even have a Facebook account.
According to information provided by Facebook, Facebook stores the gathered data for a period of up to 90 days and then removes your name as well as all other personal information from the data or combines the data with the data of other persons, whereby your data is no longer linked to you. By clicking the Facebook “like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our website to your Facebook profile. Facebook can thereby match your visit to our website with your Facebook account. We would like to inform you that as the provider only of our own website we do not have full information regarding the content which your browser transfers to Facebook or Facebook’s use thereof. You can find more information on this in Facebook’s data privacy statement at: http://de-de.facebook.com/full_data_use_policy. If you do not wish Facebook to match your visit to our website with your Facebook account, then please log out of your Facebook account first.


Use of the data

1. Use by MapMyDay.org
We use your personal data to make the use of MapMyDay.org possible for you via the website.

2. Newsletter
If you give us your consent we will occasionally send you a newsletter per email. If you no longer wish to receive the newsletter, you can unsubscribe at any time over the link provided in every newsletter or through your user account.3. Prosecution of unlawful activities and contract violations; guarantee of data security.

3. We are permitted to use your personal data for the purpose of data security and to prevent and to prosecute activities in connection with the use of MapMyDay.org, which are suspected to be unlawful or to be a contract violation, in particular if they are criminal offenses or constitute a considerable breach of our Terms of Use.

4. Data transfer
We will transfer your personal data to third parties only in the following cases:

4.1 Transfer by order of a competent authority
The transferral of personal data to a public sector entity or to an entitled third party, such as police authorities or the bearer of intellectual property rights, for example for the purpose of criminal persecution or to avert a danger, will take place by order of the competent entity and insofar as we are legally bound to comply with the order.

4.2 Data processing carried out by external service providers
Within the scope of the operation of our website we occasionally work with third parties, who process personal data of our users on our behalf. These service providers work according to our instructions and under our supervision. These service providers are obliged to process your personal data according to the currently valid data privacy laws.

5. Right to information
In accordance with the current data privacy laws, as a registered user you have the right to obtain information at any time regarding the type and scope of the data that we have stored about you. Please send a message stating your information request and including your name and your email address to info@wheelmap.org.

6. Revisions to this data privacy statement
We reserve the right to revise this data privacy statement at any time in accordance with the currently valid data privacy laws. We will inform our users of the revisions in a suitable manner on our website. The revised data privacy statement will become effective on the date named in the revised data privacy statement.


The English version of these Terms of Use only constitutes a convenient translation. In case of differing interpretations of the text of this agreement the German version shall prevail.