Privacy Policy

We take the matter of protecting the personal data of our users very seriously and strictly adhere to the relevant provisions of data protection legislation (such as TMG; BDSG). Similarly, all data collected is protected to the very best of our ability by the technological and organizational measures put in place in our IT security and privacy policies. As a matter of principle, your data is not forwarded to third parties. Exceptions to this rule shall apply solely in the case of statutory or legal requirements, or when you have specifically approved such forwarding of data, or have expressed a wish for this to be done.

This statement provides you with an overview of the measure designed to assure such protection, together with an outline of the type of data collected and the purposes for which this is used.

If you wish to be sent more detailed information, or have questions relating to the use of your data on these internet pages that are not answered in this data protection statement (”Privacy Policy”), please do not hesitate to contact us. You will find our contact data at Imprint.

Cookies

In several different places, internet pages use so-called cookies. These are employed to make our service more user-friendly, more effective, and safer. Cookies are little text files deposited on your computer and stored by your browser. You can block the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; yet we must point out that, in such an event, you may be unable to use the website’s many functions to the fullest extent possible. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are not used by us as a means of storing personal data.

Revoking the (continued) processing and utilization of data

At any time, you may notify us that you wish to revoke the authorization previously given to us to store your personal data, and to make use thereof to provide the respective services.

Please note that, even in the event of such a revocation notice instructing us to stop using and/or stor-ing data, we reserve the right to continue to use your data to the extent that this may be required for billing purposes.

Moreover, instructions preventing us from making continued use of your data will inevitably mean that you may no longer be able to receive the services (newsletters, etc.) to which you subscribe, and that we shall have to terminate the supply of the services without further delay. As part of this process, your personal data will immediately be deleted and no longer retained in our data records.

Right to information

At all times, you have the right to be given information about the type and extent of the stored data relating to your person, the origin thereof, the persons receiving such data, and the storage purpose. (Contact data, see below, VIII.)
VI. Further information

Your trust in the security of our services is something we consider especially important. Accordingly, we shall, at all times, be happy to answer any questions you may have with regard to the processing of your personal data. If you have queries that were not answered in this Privacy Policy statement, or if you would like more detailed information on a specific point, please do not hesitate to email us at datenschutz@dfv.de or to contact us by post.

On request, we shall naturally be happy to answer queries or requests for information and, for your own safety, shall also do so in writing/by post.

Amendments to and accessibility of data protection provisions

Due to changes and adjustments to the services provided, to new statutory and legal requirements and, in certain instances, to previously undetected gaps or loopholes in existing provisions, it may prove necessary to amend this data protection statement. We shall advise you of any such changes – to the extent that this occurs – by emailing you at the address with which we have been provided. Additionally, you may access and print out this Privacy Policy statement from any page of this internet service by clicking on the “PRIVACY POLICY” link.

Privacy Statement for the Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information about your use of this website generated by the cookie is usually transferred to a Google server located in the US and stored there. In case of activation of IP anonymization on this website your IP address will be truncated from Google within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this site, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website and compile reports on website activity and provide other website and internet-related services to the website operator. The IP address transferred as part of Google Analytics that your browser sends cannot be merged with other data of Google. You can refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you might not use all features of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. Your IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google, by using the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de) to download and install the available browser plug-in.
You can prevent the acquisition by Google Analytics by clicking on the link below. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent future collection of your information by visiting this website:
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For more information about the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy see http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/. We point out that Google Analytics code “anonymizeIp” was added to this website to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking)

Overview of contact data for information and cancellation/revocation:

Contact data/data protection officer: datenschutz@dfv.de