Data protection declaration

1) Privacy at a glance

General information

The following notes give a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our website. Personal data is any data that personally identifies you. Detailed information on data protection can be found in our Privacy Policy.

Data recording on our website

Who is responsible for the data recording on this website?

The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. Contact details for the website operator can be found in the imprint of this website.

How do we record your data?

Your data will be recorded on the one hand, from the information you provide. For example, this may be data that you enter in a contact form.
Other data will be automatically recorded by our IT systems when you visit the website. This includes technical data in particular (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of the page request). This information is recorded automatically as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?

Some of the data is collected to ensure a flawless provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyze your user behavior.

What rights do you have regarding your data?

You have the right at any time to obtain information about the origin, recipients and purpose of your stored personal data, free of charge. You also have a right to request the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint regarding this, as well as for further questions about data protection. Furthermore, you have a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority.

Analysis tools and tools from third party providers

When you visit our website, your online browsing behavior is statistically evaluated. This happens primarily with cookies and so-called analysis programs. The analysis of your browsing behavior is usually anonymous; your browsing behavior cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information can be found in the following Privacy Policy.

You can object to this analysis. We will inform you about the possibilities of objection in this Privacy Policy.

2) General information and mandatory information

Data protection

The operators of this site take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this Privacy Policy.

If you use this website, various personal data is collected. Personal data is data that personally identifies you. This Privacy Policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how happens and for what purpose.

We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication by email) can be subject to security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

Note to the responsible body

The responsible body for data processing on this website is:

Vogelsbergkreis
The District Committee
Represented by the District Administrator
Goldhelg 20
36341 Lauterbach

Phone: + 49 (0)6641 977-0
E-mail: info(at)vogelsbergkreis.de

The responsible body is the natural or legal person who solely or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to data processing

Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke consent previously issued at any time. Simply send us notification of this by e-mail. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data that we process on the basis of your consent or automatically in the fulfillment of a contract, issued to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of the data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent that it is technically feasible.

Information, restriction, deletion

As provided by applicable law, you have the right to information about your stored personal data, their origin, their recipients and the purpose of data processing free of charge and, if necessary, a right to correction, restriction or deletion of that data.

3) Data Protection Officer

Statutory data protection officer

We have appointed a data protection officer for our agency.

Vogelsbergkreis
The District Committee
data protection
Goldhelg 20
36341 Lauterbach

Phone: +49 6641 977-317
E-mail: datenschutz(at)vogelsbergkreis.de

4) Data recording on our website

Cookies

The internet sites partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser during your next visit.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or generally exclude and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Cookies which are necessary for the execution of the electronic communication process or for the provision of certain functions requested by you (e.g. shopping basket function), are stored on the basis of art. 6 para. 1 lit. GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically correct and optimized provision of its services. If other cookies (e.g. cookies for the analysis of your surfing behavior) are stored, they will be treated separately in this Privacy Policy.

Server log files

The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address

This data is not merged with other data sources.

The basis for data processing is art. 6 para. 1 lit. F GDPR, which permits the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.

Contact form

If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored in order to process the request and in case of follow-up questions. We will not share this information without your consent.

The processing of the data entered in the contact form is therefore carried out exclusively on the basis of your consent (art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. Simply notify us of this by e-mail. The legality of the data processing operations carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

The data entered by you in the contact form remains with us until you ask us to delete, revoke your consent to the storage or there is no longer a purpose for the data storage (e.g. after completion of your request). Mandatory statutory provisions - especially retention periods - remain unaffected.

5) Analysis tools and advertising

Matomo (formerly Piwik)

This website uses the open source web analytics service Matomo. Matomo uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. For this purpose, the information generated by the cookie about the use of this website is stored on our server. The IP address is anonymized before it is saved.

The Matomo cookies are stored on your device unless you delete them.

Matomo cookies are stored on the basis of art. 6 para. 1 lit GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the anonymized analysis of user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising.

The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website will not be disclosed to third parties. You may prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

If you do not agree with the storage and use of your data, you can disable the storage and use here. In this case, an opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser to prevent Matomo from storing usage data. If you delete your cookies, the Matomo opt-out cookie will also be deleted. The opt-out must be reactivated when you visit our site again.

6) Plugins and tools

YouTube

Our website uses plugins from the Google-powered YouTube site. The site operator is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

When you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plug-in, a connection is established to the YouTube servers. This informs the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited.

If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you will allow YouTube to directly assign your surfing behavior to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

YouTube is used in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest according to art. 6 para. 1 lit. GDPR.

You can find more information about the handling of user data in YouTube's Privacy Policy at:https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Google Maps

This site uses the mapping service Google Maps via an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

To use the features of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. The provider of this page has no influence on this data transfer.

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers and for easy retrievability of the places indicated by us on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest according to art. 6 para. 1 lit. GDPR.

You can find more information about the handling of user data in Google's Privacy Policy at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.