Privacy statement

1 General Information

We are pleased about your visit on our website The protection and security of our customers' and users' data is important to us. We have therefore designed our website and our business processes in such a way that as little personal data as possible is collected or processed. The following privacy policy explains which information we collect during your visit to our website and which parts of this information may be used in which way.

2 Server Logs

When visiting our website, our web server, like any other web server, stores standardized information about your device and the browser used in a log file. We process this data in order to analyse errors on our server and attempts at misuse. In detail, the IP address, the specific address of the page visited by you, if applicable the page from which you reached us (link source), the transmitted identification of the browser, as well as system date and time of the page visit are recorded here. We are not able to link this data to a person unless you provide more information about yourself in one of the forms provided. Even in these cases, we store the data in separate systems and only merge them in exceptional cases (attempted misuse). The legal basis for this data processing is our legitimate interest.

3 Technical provisioning - Cookies

"Cookies" are used on our site. These simplify and accelerate the provisioning of your visit to our website or are necessary to enable you to use our website. If you do not wish our website to store cookies on your computer, you can deactivate the cookie feature in your browser settings or adjust the settings so that you are informed when cookies are used on a website.

4 Statistical analysis – tracking via Google Analytics

We use tracking technology on our website to measure, evaluate and optimize our website content. To protect our users and partners, we can also identify and defend ourselves against fraud and security risks. The legal basis for this data processing is our legitimate interest.

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4 Ireland ("Google"). The protection of your data is important to us, therefore we have configured Google Analytics to use the configuration parameter "anonymizeIp". By this, your IP address will be shortened and never processed fully. We therefore process your personal usage data anonymously. It is not possible for us to draw any conclusions about your identity.

For more information on how Google protects your privacy, please see the information at and

5 Newsletter

You can subscribe to one of our newsletters on our website. If you provide information about yourself on the registration form, this information will only be processed based on your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future, for example by clicking the unsubscribe link in every email or by contacting our newsletter editors.

6 Opt-Out from tracking

You may opt-our from the use of tracking tools on our website at any time. Please use the following link to do so: Opt-Out for Google Analytics

After clicking the link, we store an opt-out cookie with an unlimited validity on your device. If you use our website with multiple devices you must opt-out from the use of tracking tools for each device separately, as we cannot assign multiple devices to individual visitors. After your opt-out, no third party tools will be embedded into our website and these third party providers will not receive data about your visit.

7 Further Information / contact

If you have any further questions, e.g. about data we have stored about you, please do not hesitate to contact us.

PROMOS consult Projektmanagement, Organisation und Service GmbH & Co. KG, Rungestr. 19, 10179 Berlin, Germany is the controller according to data protection law. Contact requests may be sent via email to

Bitkom Servicegesellschaft mbH, Albrechtstraße 10, 10117 Berlin, Germany is our Data Protection Officer. Contact requests may be sent via email to

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