Privacy information

1. Name and address of the responsible person

The responsible party within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:

Breite Strasse 29
10178 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 203080
E-mail: info[a]

2. Name and address of the data protection officer

The data protection officer is:

Kei-Lin Ting-Winarto
Breite Strasse 29
10178 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 20308-2717
E-mail: datenschutz[a]

3. General information on data processing

3.1. Scope of the processing of personal data

As a matter of principle, we collect and process personal data of our users only to the extent that this is necessary for the provision of a functional website and our content and services. The processing of personal data of our users takes place regularly only after consent of the user. An exception applies in those cases where obtaining prior consent is not possible for actual reasons and the processing of the data is permitted by legal regulations.

4. Provision of the website and creation of log files

4.1. Description and scope of data processing

Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the accessing computer.

The following data is collected:

  1. Information about the browser type and version used
  2. The operating system of the user
  3. The IP address of the user
  4. Date and time of access

The data is also stored in the log files of our system. This data is not stored together with other personal data of the user.

4.2. Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the temporary storage of the data and the log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e GDPR in conjunction with § 3 BDSG.

4.3. Purpose of data processing

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable delivery of the website to the user's computer. For this purpose, the user's IP address must remain stored for the duration of the session.

The storage in log files is done to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, we use the data to optimise the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context.

4.4. Duration of storage

The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was 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.

4.5. Possibility of objection and removal

The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is mandatory for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no possibility of objection on the part of the user.

5. Cookies use

Our website does not use cookies.

6. Integration of the live stream

The live stream is integrated via the „two-click solution“. For more information, see the privacy information on this website.

7. Disclosure of personal data to third parties

The service providers for the technical support of the application have access to the log files.

8. Rights of the data subject

According to the EU General Data Protection Regulation, you have the following rights:

  • If your personal data is processed, you have the right to obtain information about the data stored about you (Art. 15 GDPR).
  • If incorrect personal data is processed, you have a right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR).
  • If the legal requirements are met, you may request the erasure or restriction of processing as well as object to processing (Art. 17, 18 and 21 GDPR).
  • If you have consented to the data processing and the data processing is carried out with the help of automated procedures, you may have a right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR).

Should you make use of your above-mentioned rights, DIHK will check whether the legal requirements for this are met.

8.1. Right to information

If you have asserted the right to rectification, erasure or restriction of processing against the controller, the controller is obliged to notify all recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been disclosed of this rectification or erasure of the data or restriction of processing, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort.

You have the right to be informed about these recipients by the data controller.

8.2. Right to revoke the declaration of consent under data protection law

You have the right to revoke your declaration of consent under data protection law at any time. The revocation of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

8.3. Right to complain to a supervisory authority

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your residence, workplace or the place of the alleged infringement, if you consider that the processing of personal data concerning you infringes the GDPR.

The supervisory authority responsible for DIHK is:

BfDI Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Graurheindorfer Strasse 153
3117 Bonn, Germany
Phone: +49 228 997799-0