Legal Notice

Data protection declaration

The protection of your personal data is extremely important to us. For this reason, we record, process and use your personal data only in compliance with the BDSG ["Bundesdatenschutzgesetz": German Federal Data Protection Act] and the TMG ["Telemediengesetz": German Tele Media Act].

Usage data

Each time you access a site or a file, general data regarding this action are stored automatically in a log file. The data are stored solely for system-related and statistical purposes and, in exceptional cases, in order to report criminal offences.

The data are not passed on to third parties or otherwise evaluated unless there is a statutory obligation to do so.

In detail, the following data record is stored each time a site or file is accessed:

  • Name of the file accessed
  • Date and time of access
  • Volume of data transferred
  • Notification of whether access was successful
  • Description of the type of web browser used
  • Operating system used
  • Previous site visited
  • Provider
  • User’s IP address

Personal data

We record, process and use personal data only when permitted by law or when you have granted consent.

Contact

When you get in contact with us, we store your data in order to deal with your enquiry and in case further correspondence is needed.

Cookies

This website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are filed on the computer and that your browser stores. They allow a server to “recognise” users, for example while visiting the site, and thus serve to improve user friendliness. You can use the corresponding setting in your browser software to prevent cookies from being installed. We would like to point out, however, that you may not be able to use all of the functions of this platform in full in that case.
Cookies do not allow a server to read private data from your computer or the data filed by another server. They do not damage your computer and do not contain any viruses.

Additionally, you can prevent any recording by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. This then sets an opt-out cookie which prevents the further recording of your data when visiting this website. This approach is recommended in particular when accessing our site using mobile end devices.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files that are stored on your computer and that make it possible to analyse how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We have activated IP anonymisation on this website so that Google will first shorten your IP address within EU member states or in other countries that have signed the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services for us relating to website and internet use. Google will not combine the IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics with other data. You can use the corresponding setting in your browser software to prevent cookies from being saved. We would like to point out, however, that you may not be able to use all of the functions of this website in full in that case. In addition, you can prevent the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being recorded for Google and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available using the following link (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en).

You can find more detailed information on terms and conditions of use and data protection at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html and at www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

Information/revocation/correction

You have the right to revoke at any time your consent to data processing and data use with immediate effect. You can revoke your consent to the processing and use of your data in full or in part at any time. To do so, please simply send an e-mail to datenschutz@region-stuttgart.de.
Furthermore, you of course have the option to be informed free of charge at any time with regard to the information stored in our company concerning your person and to have such information corrected, blocked and/or deleted. To do so, please simply send an e-mail to datenschutz@region-stuttgart.de.

Für die Richtigkeit der vorliegenden englische Version dieses Textes kann keine Haftung übernommen werden. Im Zweifel gilt der ursprüngliche deutsche Text. / No legal responsibility can be accepted for the accuracy of this English version of this text. In case of doubt, the original German text prevails.