Welcome to our website. We respect your privacy and protect your data. This is the main privacy policy for Following, we will detail which information is collected and stored for what reasons and to what extent by using this website.

Processing of protocol data

Every visit of this website and every transfer of files generates protocol data in a so called server log-file on the webserver. In detail the following data is logged:

  • IP address (anonymized)
  • Directory protection user
  • Date and time of the request
  • Names of the requested files
  • Protocols
  • Status code
  • Transferred amount of data
  • Referrer
  • User Agent
  • accessed host name

The server log files are stored for a maximum of 60 days and then deleted. The data is stored for security reasons, e.g. to be able to clarify attacks and cases of abuse. If data must remain stored for reasons of evidence, they are excluded from deletion until the incident has been finally clarified.

Error logs, which record incorrect page views, are deleted after 7 days. In addition to the error messages, these error logs contain the accessing IP address and, depending on the error, the accessed website.


In order to protect your transferred data we use an encryption via SSL. You can recognize this kind of connection by the prefix https:// in the address line of your web browser. Due to the SSL encryption, all data that is transferred to this website by you cannot be read by third parties.

All data is stored on servers located in EU/EEA member states. The EICT GmbH has commissioned the Mittwald CM Service GmbH & Co. KG, Königsberger Straße 4-6, 32339 Espelkamp with the hosting of this website. A corresponding agreement on the order processing between the EICT GmbH and the Mittwald CM Service GmbH & Co. KG exists

Social Media

In order to protect your personal rights we have not implemented any social media feeds into this website as to not transfer any personal information to third parties (like Twitter or Facebook) while you visit this website. Instead of embedded content, we provide external links to relevant social media profiles that you can actively click if you want to access those contents.

Email Newsletter and Email addresses

In case you subscribe to a email-newsletter on this website your email address will be stored. EICT GmbH has commissioned the CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG, Mühlenstr. 43, 26180 Rastede, Germany, as data processor with this task. The EICT GmbH and the CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG have signed a valid agreement for the commissioned data processing. Your email address will be stored on a European server for the duration of your subscription for the only purpose of delivering the emails done by CleverReach.

This email service is free of charge. The stored data will exclusively be used for the aforementioned information service. At no time will this data be used to send you other information or offers via email. This data will at no time be shared with third parties. A link to unsubscribe from this service is included in every email that is send to you. This does not affect your right to have full data disclosure and deletion of your data.

Consumer rights notice

If personal data has been stored while visiting this website you have the right to request information, deletion, repeal and correction of your stored personal data. You furthermore have the right to data portability. You furthermore have the right to file an appeal to the Data Protection and Freedom of Information Commissioner of the State of Berlin.

Data Protection and Freedom of Information Commissioner of the State of Berlin

Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit

Friedrichstr. 219
10969 Berlin
Telefon: +49 30 138890
Fax: +49 30 2155050

Every person who thinks that their personal rights in terms of data privacy and freedom of information has been violated has the right to address the Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information.

Contact of the entity responsible

Responsible according to the GDPR:

European Center for Information and Communication Technologies – EICT GmbH
EUREF Campus Haus 13
Torgauer Straße 12-15
10829 Berlin
Telefon: +49 30 3670235-000
Fax: +49 30 3670235-201

Contact of the data protection officer

The data protection officer of the EICT GmbH can be contacted:

European Center for Information and Communication Technologies – EICT GmbH
EUREF Campus Haus 13
Torgauer Straße 12-15
10829 Berlin

You may contact our data protection officer with questions and suggestions regarding the data privacy at any time.

External Links

On this website we link to content on external sites that are not located on our server. We check these external links and content at the time we link to it. Even though we check these links regularly, we cannot guarantee that these contents have been unaltered by their respective providers. If you notice that external content violates the law please let us know.

This privacy policy statement is only valid for content located on our servers.

Further Development

Due to the continuous development of our services there might be updates and changes to this privacy policy statement. We advise you to check back with this privacy policy from time to time to keep up with these changes.