Data protection declaration

1. Information about the collection of personal data

1.1 In this data protection declaration we inform you about the collection of personal data from you as the data subject and its processing in the context of the use of our website. Personal data is all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, such as name, address, e-mail addresses, user behavior. The processing of data is understood in particular as their collection, storage, use and transmission.

1.2 Responsible for data processing is:

Harzer Str. 39
12059 Berlin
Tel.: +49 (30) 68 98 96 0
Fax: +49 (30) 68 98 96 44
E-Mail:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

1.3 You can contact our data protection officer at:

BGfD Bayreuther Gesellschaft für Datenschutz mbH
Telemannstr. 1
95444 Bayreuth

Tel.: +49 (0) 921 / 507201-14
Fax: +49 (0) 921 / 507201-15
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2. Collection of personal data when visiting our website

2.1 General information

When using our website for information purposes only, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser automatically transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we therefore use this method to collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us and the purpose of which is to enable the website to be delivered to your computer, to display our website and to guarantee its stability and security:

  • IP address
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Date and time of the server request
  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of the request (specific page)
  • Access Status/HTTP Status Code
  • The amount of data transferred in each case
  • Web page from which the request comes
  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Language and version of the browser software.

These data are stored in so-called server log files.
The legal basis for such processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. The legitimate interest lies in the delivery of the website to the user's computer and the proper presentation of the website.
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. In the case of the collection of data for the provision of the website, this is the case when the respective session has ended.
The collection of this data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no possibility of objection on the part of the user.

2.2 Cookies

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 disk in the browser you use and through which certain information flows to the place that sets the cookie (here by us). Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve the purpose of making the Internet offer more user-friendly and effective overall.

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

2.2.1 Use of Cookies

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

  • Transient cookies (see 2.2.2)
  • Persistent Cookies (see 2.2.3)

2.2.2 Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. These include in particular the so-called session cookies. These store a session ID, with which different requests of your browser can be assigned to the common session. This will allow your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.

2.2.3 Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.

2.2.4 You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and, for example, refuse the acceptance of third party cookies or all cookies. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of our website.

2.3 Objection and elimination options for all services that use cookies

2.3.1 Cookies are stored on the user's computer and transmitted to our website. Therefore, you also have full control over the use of cookies. You can deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings in your Internet browser. You can delete cookies that have already been saved at any time. This can also be done automatically. If you deactivate cookies for our website, you may no longer be able to use all functions of our website in full.

2.3.2 Below you will find links where you can find information on how to manage and deactivate cookies for some of the most important browsers:

Mozilla Firefox:
Internet Explorer:
Chrome Browser:

3. Further features and offers of our website and related data processing

3.1 In addition to the possibility of purely informational use of our website, we offer further services which you can use if you are interested. As a rule, you must provide additional personal data that we use to provide the service.

3.2 E-Mail Contact

It is possible to contact us via an e-mail address provided by us. In this case, the personal data transmitted by you by e-mail will be stored. In any case, this is your e-mail address.

When you contact us, the data you provide will be processed by us exclusively for the purpose of processing your contact. No data will be passed on to third parties in connection with this data processing.

Send us an e-mail is the legal basis of processing Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. If the aim of the contact is to conclude a contract, the additional legal basis of the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.

We delete the data arising in this context if it is no longer necessary to achieve the purpose. For the personal data sent by you by e-mail, this is the case when the conversation is over. The conversation is terminated when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the facts in question have been finally clarified.

If you have contacted us by e-mail, you can object to the storage of your personal data. You can send your objection to the contact data mentioned in section 1.2.

Please note that in such a case the conversation cannot be continued and must be ended. We will then delete the data transmitted and stored in the course of contacting us.

4. Your rights as a data subject

You have the following rights towards us with regard to personal data concerning you:
4.1.1    Information
You have the right to request information about your personal data stored by us. We will be happy to provide you with this information upon your request. Furthermore, we will be pleased to inform you on request to which third parties your personal data has been transmitted.
4.1.2    Correction
You have the right to request us to correct or complete your personal data. If you do not inform us accordingly, this will be done immediately if we become aware that the data stored by us is incorrect or incomplete.
4.1.3    Deletion
You have the right to request us to delete the personal data stored by us. The possibility of actual deletion depends on whether the fulfilment of a legal obligation by us, such as compliance with statutory retention obligations and the assertion, exercise and defence of legal claims, makes this possible.
Legal retention periods on the basis of commercial and tax regulations amount to up to 10 years. The limitation period for claims is up to 30 years.
4.1.4    Limitation of processing
You have the right to request us to restrict processing. This is particularly relevant if there are reasons for deletion. From this point on, your personal data will only be processed with your consent.
4.1.5    Right to data transferability
You have the right to ask us to transfer your personal data to yourself or to third parties in a structured, common and machine-readable format.
4.1.6    Objection to data processing
If we base the processing of your personal data on the weighing of interests, you may object to the processing. This is the case if processing is not necessary to fulfil a contract with you. When exercising such 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 examine the situation and either stop or adjust data processing or point out to you our compelling reasons worthy of protection, on the basis of which we will continue processing.
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 about your advertising contradiction under the following contact data:
Harzer Str. 39
12059 Berlin
Tel.: +49 (30) 68 98 69 0
Fax: +49 (30) 68 98 96 44
E-Mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
4.1.7    Revocation of consent
If you have given your consent for data processing, you have the right to revoke the consent given to us at any time. However, this does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation.
4.1.8    Right of appeal
You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data.

5. No automated decision making

5.1 We do not carry out automated decision-making within the meaning of Art. 22 DSGVO.