1. Person responsible for data processing (hereinafter: “we”)
40474 Düsseldorf, Germany
You can find more details about us in our provider identification.
2. Personal data, purposes of their processing and legal bases
As a rule, it is possible to use our website without having to provide personal data.
The provision of personal data is voluntary.
Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural
person (hereinafter “data subject”). An identifiable natural person is one who can be
identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a
name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more
factors specific to the identity of that natural person.
The purpose of the processing of data is the operation of this website with
information on our range of services together with contact options and online
Personal data is only collected on our website if this is necessary to
• for the use of the website (legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a) and/or
Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b) Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO),
• to protect our interest in improving the user experience and maintaining
the security of use (legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f) DSGVO),
• for the use of the services offered on the website as well as pre-
contractual measures, in particular for form entries (legal basis: Art. 6
para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a) and/or Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a)).
(b) GDPR) or
• for the conclusion and performance of a contract (legal basis: Art. 6
para. 1 p. 1 lit. a) and lit. b) DSGVO)
Further details on the processing of data can be found below under the relevant
3. Access data/server log files
When you visit our website, the servers automatically save the information that your
browser sends, so-called server log files. The information includes
• Name of the accessed website,
• Date and time of retrieval,
• Message about successful retrieval,
• Browser type and version,
• Operating system of the user,
• Referrer URL,
This data is not merged with other data sources. The information is used in
accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f) DSGVO exclusively for the analysis and
maintenance of the technical operation of the servers and the network.
Our website stores cookies. Cookies are small files that enable specific information
related to the device to be stored on the user’s access device (PC, smartphone or
similar). On the one hand, they serve the user-friendliness of websites and thus the
users (e.g. storage of login data). On the other hand, they serve to collect statistical
data on website use and to be able to analyse it for the purpose of improving the
offer. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f) DSGVO.
which the storage of cookies can be restricted or completely prevented. However, it is
pointed out that the use and in particular the user comfort are restricted without
You can manage many online ad cookies from companies via the US site
http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU site
5. Contact via e-mail
If you send us enquiries by e-mail, the information you provide in the e-mail, including
the contact details you provide there, will be used for the purpose of processing the
enquiry and in the event of follow-up enquiries in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Sent.
1 lit. b) DSGVO is stored by us. We never disclose this data without your consent. We will treat the data voluntarily provided by you as strictly confidential. We will store and use personal data voluntarily provided by you to the extent necessary
for further correspondence with you.
6. Contact form
If you send us enquiries via the contact form, your details from the enquiry form,
including the contact data you provide there, will be stored by us for the purpose of
processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up enquiries in accordance with Art.
6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b) DSGVO. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
7. User account
You can register as a member on our website to post events or to register for events.
To register, you create a customer account. The information required for this
(mandatory information) is provided in the registration process. These mandatory
details are required in order to be able to use our offer.
When you register, we process the data you provide in order to be able to offer you
our range of events. The data processing is based on the need to carry out pre-
contractual measures or the execution of the contract in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p.1 lit. b) DSGVO.
8. Recipients of personal data
We disclose personal data to the following categories of recipients:
To our employees and to the hoster of our website. The hoster is 1&1 IONOS SE,
Elgendorfer Str. 57. 56410 Montabaur.
Beyond this, your personal data will not be passed on to third parties without your
express consent, unless we are legally obliged to do so within the meaning of Art. 6
(1) sentence 1 lit. c) DSGVO or the passing on of data is absolutely necessary for the
implementation of a contractual relationship in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1
lit. b) DSGVO.
We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. communication
by e-mail) can have security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by
third parties is not possible.
9. Duration of storage
We delete your personal data immediately after the purpose has been achieved. This
is how we store your data from your emails and the contact form until your enquiry has been fully processed and settled.
After that, the information is usually deleted. Furthermore, it is checked on an annual basis whether the data stored about you can
Session cookies are automatically deleted by us after your website visit. Access data
and server log files are deleted after one week.
Please note that for certain data there are retention obligations under commercial
and tax law of at least six (§ 257 HGB) or ten (§147 AO) years.
10. Rights of the data subjects
You are not legally obliged to provide your personal data. However, the provision
may be necessary for the conclusion of a contract or for functions on the website. If
you do not provide it, a contract or a function on the website may not be offered.
There is no automated decision making on the website, profiling does not take place.
The rights of data subjects arise in particular from Articles 15 to 23 and Article 77 of
the GDPR as well as from Sections 32 to 37 of the Federal Data Protection Act
You have the right with respect to your personal data to
• Information, Art.15 DSGVO
• Rectification, Art. 16 DSGVO
• Deletion, Art. 17 DSGVO
• Restriction of processing, Art.18 DSGVO
• Portability, Art. 20 GDPR.
If you have given consent to the processing of personal data, you have the right of the
• revocation, Art. 7 DSGVO
with effect for the future.
You also have the right to object to the processing of personal data.
• Objection, Art. 21 DSGVO to raise.
1. You have the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to your particular
situation, to the processing of personal data relating to you which is carried out on
the basis of Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f) DSGVO (data processing on the basis of a
balance of interests).
If you object, we will no longer process your personal data unless we can
demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your
interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or
defend legal claims.
2. In individual cases, we process personal data in order to carry out direct
advertising. If this is the case with you, you have the right to object at any time to
the processing of data concerning you for the purpose of such advertising.
If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, we will no longer process
your personal data for these purposes.
The objection can be made form-free and should preferably be addressed
to us, see above under 1.
If you are of the opinion that the processing of personal data concerning you violates
data protection law, you always have the right to request the
• Right to complain
to the competent supervisory authority, cf. Art. 77 DSGVO. Without prejudice to any
other administrative or judicial remedy, you have this right to lodge a complaint with a
supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your residence, place of
work or place of the alleged infringement, if you consider that the processing of
personal data concerning you infringes the GDPR.
The contact details of the data protection commissioners in the federal states, the
supervisory authorities for the non-public sector, broadcasting, the churches, in
Europe and the rest of the world as well as the Virtual Data Protection Office can be found there: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html
The supervisory authority responsible for us is the Landesbeauftragtefür den
Datenschutz Nordrhein-Westfalen, Kavalleriestraße 2-4, 40213 Düsseldorf.