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Is it considered a breach of confidentiality if data is uploaded to a website which only makes that data available to the uploader?

Assuming none of these terms are defined elsewhere in the contract: A third party is a party (a person or company) that is neither you nor the other party to the contract (here, presumably the company ...
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Is it considered a breach of confidentiality if data is uploaded to a website which only makes that data available to the uploader?

As others have pointed out, you shared your code with a third party without getting the explicit okay from management. It doesn't matter what their stated policies are, you didn't give management the ...
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Is it considered a breach of confidentiality if data is uploaded to a website which only makes that data available to the uploader?

In addition to the discovery that GitHub IS A THIRD PARTY in your setup (detailed in the other answers), there are some additional considerations in this regard: GitHub is not immune to breaches. It ...
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Is it considered a breach of confidentiality if data is uploaded to a website which only makes that data available to the uploader?

Your data is now on a website owned by a third party, stored on the servers of a third party. If I did that at my current or at my previous company, I’d actually expect my contract to be finished. You ...
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Is who your employer is a public/accessable knowledge in Germany

That is private. Who you work for is not information that is disclosed publicly by any state actor in Germany, just like your taxes. In fact, that or who you are employed at is often regarded as ...
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Does John Demjanjuk ruling theoretically jeopardize members of the US armed forces residing on German soil as parts of a "mass murder machine"?

US troops deployed to Germany would be covered by the Status of Forces Agreement, which governs jurisdiction. Your question also ignores the nature of the prosecution services in Germany, which do not ...
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How can I sign and notarize a Power of Attorney written in the US when I live abroad?

Will a business (e.g. dealer) in Tennessee (or even another US-state) recognize a POA that was: Emailed to me Signed before a German notary Physically mailed back to the US? Yes, although an ...
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Is it considered a breach of confidentiality if data is uploaded to a website which only makes that data available to the uploader?

The best option is to reach out to your mentors/ senior developers and ask them what they do / what the policy is. At our org (healthcare - so PHI issues) we publish to a Azure based git system (...
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Are forced arbitration clauses legal in European countries?

Europe There is no generally European law on arbitration. Each state has its own laws. Most are parties to the European Convention on International Commercial Arbitration (signed on 21 April 1961). ...
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Gas heating for single flat

AFAIK, the new regulation isn't law yet. Currently there is only a concept by the Ministry of Commerce and Climate Protection: https://www.bmwk.de/Redaktion/DE/Downloads/Energie/65-prozent-erneuerbare-...
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