Data privacy statement

Data Privacy Policy


This Data Privacy Policy serves to provide information as to the manner, extent and purpose for collecting, using and processing personal data by the provider of this website.


Deutscher Weinbauverband e.V.

Heussallee 26

53113 Bonn/Germany

Phone: +49 - (0)228 - 9493250



The legal framework for data protection may be found in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).


Data collection

We collect data - (so called server log files) which your internet browser transmits to us or to our web space provider - as follows:

The name of the websites that you visit, date and time of your visit, transferred data volume, type and version of the browser you use, your operating system, websites that linked you to our site (referrer URL), your internet protocol (IP) address.

The data are used for statistical purposes in order to improve our website and our services.

This anonymous data is stored separately from any personal information you may have provided, thereby making it impossible to connect it to any particular person.

However, we reserve the right to verify this data by the investigative authority and/or on the basis of an order of court in case an illegal and/or criminal use has to be reasonably suspicioned.


Use and transfer of data

We will only collect and transfer your personal data on a legal basis or in case you have consented to the data collection. On our website we offer the opportunity to contact us, either by e-mail and/or by using the contact form. In such event, information provided by the user is stored for the purpose of facilitating communications with the user.

We assure that no data is transferred to third parties as far as we are not legally obligated or after your prior express consent.

As far as we use for the data operating or processing the services of other service providers the contractual provisions are regulated on the basis of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG)

Consent and claim

We will change or delete your personal information as soon as you request the correction, blocking or deletion of the same, or if you wish to cancel explicitly granted consent.

Duration of storage

Personal information collected by signing up our website will only be stored for the time until it complies with the purpose it has been committed to us. As far as a fiscal or a commercial statutory period of retention is concerned the period of storage can require 10 years.

Implementation of services and contents of third parties

It is possible that services and/or offers of third parties – e.g. YouTube videos, Google Maps, RSS Feeds or graphics of other websites – will be integrated into this website. For a correct display your IP address has to be submitted. We have no influence on the use of your IP address by the third party.


Use of Cookies

Our website makes use of so-called cookies in order to recognize repeat use of our website by the same user/internet connection subscriber. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser downloads and stores on your computer, smartphone, etc.

You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting your browser software. You should be aware, however, that by doing so you may not be able to make full use of all functions of our website.


Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required by law to do so, or where such parties process the information on Google’s behalf. The IP-address that your browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use 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. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics opt-out browser add on for your current web browser:

In using Google Analytics our website employs the extension, "_gat._anonymizeIp". In doing so, Google abbreviates and thereby anonymizes your IP address before transferring it from member states of the European Union or signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

For further information please visit



On the basis of the Federal Data Protection Act, you may contact us at no cost if you have questions relating to the collection, processing or use of your personal information, if you wish to request the correction, blocking or deletion of the same, or if you wish to cancel explicitly granted consent. Please note that you have the right to have incorrect data corrected or to have personal data deleted, where such claim is not barred by any legal obligation to retain this data.

Please contact us by e-mail to: info[at] in case you wish to be informed about collection, processing or use of your personal data or if you want us to correct, block or delete your personal information.



Our website offers you the opportunity to subscribe to our newsletter. To receive our newsletter, we require your first name, your family name and a valid email address. Your consent to receive the newsletter by e-mail can be cancelled at any time! When subscribing to our newsletter you give us your consent as follows:

“I agree to the storage of my personal information in order to receive the newsletter regularly. I know that I am able to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. I have taken notice of this data privacy policy.”