We appreciate your interest in our website. The protection of your personal data when it is collected, processed and used during your visit to our website is important to us. Your data is protected in accordance with legal regulations. Please take a moment to read the information below. These give you information about how we handle your personal data, how and for what purpose this data is used, to whom we pass this data on and how we protect your personal data.
Senate of Economy eV (hereinafter: Senate),
Adenauerallee 206, D-53113 Bonn, Germany
Telephone: +49 (0) 228 915605-0
Fax: +49 (0) 228 915605-199.
Data Protection Officer
The operational data protection officer of the Senate can be contacted at dhpg IT-Services GmbH, Bunsenstr. 10a, 51647 Gummersbach, to the attention of Dr. Christian Lenz, or under firstname.lastname@example.org or 02261-8195-0.
Collection and processing of data
Every access to our website and every retrieval of a file stored on the website is logged. The storage serves internal system-related and statistical purposes.
- Name of retrieved file
- date and time of retrieval,
- amount of data transferred,
- notification of successful retrieval,
- operating system used,
- browser and browser type,
- the website from which the link was forwarded,
- the internet service provider,
- visited pages and
- requesting domain.
Additionally, the IP addresses of the requesting computers are logged. However, the person responsible does not draw any conclusions about a person. This data is only required to display the content of our website correctly, to optimize the content for you in the long term and to support criminal prosecutions in the event of hacker attacks. The data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interest in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Subparagraph 1 lit. f) GDPR. The processing of the data is necessary for the operation of the website. The data is stored as long as it is required to fulfill the purpose and then automatically deleted.
data subject rights
You have the right:
- to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. In particular, you can obtain information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data was or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to correction, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a Right to complain, the origin of your data, if not collected from us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if necessary, meaningful information about their details;
- in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
- According to Art. 17 GDPR, to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims is required;
- pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR, to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data if you dispute the accuracy of the data, the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it and we no longer need the data, but you use them to assert, exercise or defense of legal claims or you have objected to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR;
- in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another person responsible;
- pursuant to Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR, to revoke your consent once given to us at any time. As a result, we are no longer allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent for the future and
- to complain to a supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work.
Right to object
If your personal data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter f) GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Article 21 GDPR, provided there are reasons for this that arise from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right to object, which we will implement without specifying a particular situation. If you would like to make use of your right of revocation or objection, an e-mail to is sufficient email@example.com.
Protection of stored data
We use technical and organizational security measures to protect the personal data you have provided to us from manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved and adapted in accordance with the state of the art. It cannot be ruled out that data transmitted by you in unencrypted form can be viewed by third parties during transmission. We would like to point out that with regard to data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail), a final secure transmission cannot be guaranteed. Sensitive data should therefore either not be transmitted over the Internet at all or only over a secure connection (SSL).
protection of minors
Consent to the processing of personal data can only be given by an adult. For information society services, the consent of a child is permissible from the age of sixteen in accordance with Art. 8 GDPR.
E-mail contact, telephone and fax
It is possible to contact us via the specified e-mail address on our website. You can also contact us via the telephone or fax number given on the website. If you make use of these options, the personal data transmitted will be stored and only collected and processed for the purpose of processing and answering your request. If you contact us, you give your consent for data processing in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Subparagraph 1 lit. a) GDPR. If you are interested in an offer, your personal data will be processed for the purpose of initiating a contract in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Subparagraph 1 lit. b) GDPR. Apart from that, we only process your personal data insofar as this is necessary in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Subparagraph 1 lit. f) GDPR to protect a legitimate interest of us or a third party and your interests do not override ours. Automated decision-making is not carried out. Your personal data will not be passed on to external third parties. A transfer of the personal data provided by you to a third country or an international organization does not take place and is not planned. Your personal data, which you communicate to us, will be stored by us for the duration of the processing of your request and kept until the expiry of the relevant statutory periods.
a) Technically necessary cookies (session cookies)
We use technically necessary cookies on our website to make the website more user-friendly. In order to use the full range of functions of our website, it is therefore necessary for technical reasons to allow session cookies. The purpose of using such cookies is to give you the opportunity to use the website in a simplified and more user-friendly manner. It is therefore necessary for the browser to be able to identify you even after you have changed pages. The data will not be used to create a user profile for you.
The legal basis for the use of technical cookies is our legitimate interest in the external presentation of our company via the website you have accessed and in promoting user-friendliness in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Subparagraph 1 lit. f) GDPR and Article 25 Paragraph 2 TTDSG. It is not possible to use the website without session cookies.
b) Third-party cookies, plugins and other third-party elements
The third-party cookies, plugins and other third-party elements listed below and used by us are only used with your express consent and thus on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Subparagraph 1 lit. a) GDPR and Article 25 Paragraph 1 TTDSG used. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. Failure to grant or withdrawal of consent may mean that the website is not displayed correctly or that you cannot use all the functions of the website.
With the third-party cookies, plugins or other third-party elements used, we want to ensure that our website is designed to meet needs and is continuously optimized.
The respective function descriptions, any recipients of the data, information on possible transfers to a third country and the storage period can be found in the following information on the individual processing processes provided with third-party cookies, plugins or other third-party elements.
(1) Google Fonts
Information about the Google Fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq?hl=de-DE&csw=1.
We use social plugins from YouTube LLC (901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA; hereinafter "YouTube"), a subsidiary of Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA), on our website. to make our company better known.
The plugins are marked with a YouTube logo, for example in the form of a "YouTube camera" or a "Play" button.
We integrate these plug-ins using the so-called two-click method and the Youtube nocookie settingsto protect visitors to our website in the best possible way. This means that your personal data (in particular your IP address) is not transmitted to YouTube when you access the website. Rather, you must first activate the integrated "buttons" and videos by clicking on them. With this click you agree that a connection to the YouTube servers will be established. The transmitted data is reduced by the YouTube no-cookie settings.
This integration gives YouTube the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a YouTube profile or are not currently logged in to YouTube.
This information (including your IP address) is transmitted directly from your browser to a YouTube server in the USA and stored there. If you are logged in to YouTube, YouTube can immediately assign your visit to our website to your YouTube account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by pressing the "YouTube" button, this information is also transmitted directly to a YouTube server and stored there. The information is also published on your YouTube account and displayed to your contacts there.
If you do not want YouTube to directly assign the data collected via our website to your YouTube account, you must log out of YouTube before activating the plugin.
Data transfer by Google to the USA is based on the EU standard contractual clauses, for which you can see details here: https://business.safety.google/adscontrollerterms/sccs/c2c/
This website uses the online marketing tool DoubleClick, a service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (hereinafter: "Google"). Google is our processor in this context.
Due to the marketing tools used, your browser automatically establishes a direct connection to the Google server. We have no influence on the scope and further use of the data collected by Google through the use of this tool. By integrating DoubleClick, Google receives the information that you have accessed the relevant part of our website or clicked on one of our advertisements. If you are registered with a Google service, Google can assign the visit to your account. Even if you are not registered with Google or have not logged in, there is a possibility that the provider will find out and store your IP address.
When using DoubleClick, your data may be transferred to the USA. We have therefore concluded the EU's standard contractual clauses with Google.
For more information about DoubleClick by Google, visit https://www.google.de/doubleclick and http://support.google.com/adsense/answer/2839090, as well as on data protection at Google in general at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
We would like to get in touch with you and other interested parties, customers and users. For this we use different social networks. The individual social networks we use can be found in the following section. As a rule, data is collected which is used in the context of market research and for advertising purposes. Such data includes the assignment of your visit to our website to your user account on the social network or the assignment using your stored cookies or your IP address. This is usually done by creating user profiles and the interests identified from them. This makes it possible to display tailored advertising, both inside and outside the social network. Therefore, as a rule, cookies may be set on you through the use of social networks. However, we would like to point out that we generally have no influence on which data is collected. Through our social media appearances, we would like to provide you with information in the simplest and fastest possible way or give you the opportunity to share it. Cookies stored by you remain on your end device until you delete them. The data processed as a result of your visit to our appearances on social media websites are classified as data processing initiated by us and are therefore subject to joint responsibility with the operator of the social media website in accordance with Art. 26 DSGVO. Joint responsibility is limited to those processing operations where the purpose and means of processing are decided jointly. If you wish to assert your rights as a data subject, you can do so both against us and against the operator of the social media website. Furthermore, we would like to point out that your data can also be processed outside the European Union and that you therefore run the risk of not being able to properly enforce your rights.
On our website we use a reference (link) to our presence on the social network Facebook (Facebook fan page) in order to interact with Facebook users who call up the fan page. For this Facebook fan page we are in partnership with Facebook Ireland Ltd. (4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland; hereinafter: "Facebook") joint controller in accordance with Art. 26 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). See the Joint Controllership Agreement below
We hereby inform you about the type and scope of the personal data that is processed when you use our Facebook fan page. With the processing of your personal data, we pursue the purpose of providing visitors with a modern information platform and an opportunity to interact on Facebook. The basis of the processing is therefore our legitimate interest in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Subparagraph 1 lit. f) GDPR. The interests of the users are always taken into account. Information on the legal basis for processing on Facebook is available at http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/legal_bases/ to find.
Data transfer to the USA is based on the EU standard contractual clauses, for which you can see details here: https://www.facebook.com/legal/EU_data_transfer_addendum.
On our website we use a reference (link) to the social network LinkedIn, which is operated exclusively by LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company (Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland); hereinafter referred to as "LinkedIn". The link is identified by the LinkedIn logo (no LinkedIn plugin).
When you click on the LinkedIn logo, your browser establishes a direct connection to the LinkedIn servers. If you are already logged into your personal LinkedIn user account, the information about your visit to our website will be automatically forwarded to LinkedIn. It is then possible for LinkedIn to associate the visit to the website with your account. If you have consented to data processing at LinkedIn, your consent is required in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Subparagraph 1 lit Accessing information on your device relates to the legal basis of the processing.
On our website we use a reference (link) to our presence on the social network Instagram. This is an application of Facebook Inc. (Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland; hereinafter: "Facebook").
If you have consented to data processing on Instagram, your consent is required in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Subparagraph 1 lit Accessing information on your device relates to the legal basis of the processing.
Data transfer to the USA is based on the EU standard contractual clauses, for which you can see details here: https://www.facebook.com/legal/EU_data_transfer_addendum. We would like to point out that we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or how it is used by Instagram. For more information, see: https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875