1. Data protection at a glance

General notes
The following notes provide a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified. Detailed information on data protection can be found in our privacy policy listed under this text.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. The contact details can be found in the imprint of this website.

How do we collect your data?
Your data is collected on the one hand by you informing us of it. For example, this can be data that you enter in a contact form.
Other data is automatically collected when you visit the website through our IT systems. These are mainly technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of page view). The collection of this data takes place 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.

Legal bases for data processing
Insofar as we obtain consent for the processing of your personal data, Art. 6 sec. 1 lit. a) GDPR as the legal basis for data processing.
Insofar as we process your personal data because this is necessary for the fulfilment of a contract or in the context of a contractual relationship with you, Article 6(1) of the Lit. b) GDPR as the legal basis for data processing.
Insofar as we process your personal data in order to fulfil a legal obligation, Article 6(1) of the lit. c) GDPR as the legal basis for data processing.
The legal basis for data processing is also provided by Article 6(1) lit. f) GDPR if the processing of your personal data is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest of our foundation or a third party and your interests, fundamental rights and freedoms do not protect the personal data to require.
Within the scope of this data protection declaration, we always point out on which legal basis we base the processing of your personal data.

What rights do you have with regard to your data?
You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data free of charge at any time. You also have the right to request the rectification, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint for further questions on the subject of data protection. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

2. General notes and mandatory information

The operators of these sites 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 data protection declaration.
When you use this website, various personal data are collected. Personal data is data that can be used to personally identify you. This Privacy Policy explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done.
We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating via e-mail) may have security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Note to the responsible body

The responsible body for data processing on this website is:
Andreas-Mohn-StiftungObernstraße 2333602 Bielefeld

Telephone: +49 (0)521/ 967 408 - 0 Secretariat
Office hours: Mon - Fri, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fax: +49 (0)521/ 967 408 - 20
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Andreas Mohn Foundation is a legal foundation under civil law within the meaning of Section 1 of the Foundation Act for the Land of North Rhine-Westphalia, based in Bielefeld.
The competent supervisory authority is the district government of Detmold.
The controller is the natural or legal person who decides alone or together with others on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

Communication with us
You can contact us in various ways, including the contact form on our website.

If you wish to use the contact form in our online offer, we will collect the personal data you provide in the contact form, in particular your name and e-mail address. We also save the date and time of the request. We process the data transmitted via the contact form exclusively for the purpose, your request or to be able to answer your request.
You can decide for yourself what information you provide to us via the contact form. The legal basis for the processing of your data is your consent in accordance with Art. (a) GDPR.
After the handling of the matter by us, the data will first be stored in case of any queries. A deletion of the data can be requested at any time, otherwise the deletion takes place after the complete completion of the matter; statutory retention obligations remain unaffected in each case.

Withdrawal of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke your consent at any time. An informal communication by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority
In the event of data protection violations, the person concerned is entitled to a right of complaint to the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority in data protection matters is the state data protection officer of the federal state in which our foundation is located. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link:

Right to data portability
You have the right to have data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in the performance of a contract, either to itself or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another controller, this is only done as far as it is technically feasible.

Information, blocking, deletion
Within the scope of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if applicable, a right to rectification, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint for further questions on the subject of personal data.

Objection to promotional emails
The use of contact data published within the scope of the imprint obligation for sending unsolicited advertising and information materials is hereby objected to. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, e.g. by spam e-mails.

3. Data collection on our website

Some of the websites use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to 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 stored by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They will be deleted automatically 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 the next time you visit. You can set your browser to inform you about the setting of cookies and to allow cookies only on a case-by-case basis, to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and to automatically delete cookies when you close the browser. to activate. When disabling cookies, the functionality of this website may be limited.
Cookies, which are necessary for the electronic communication process or for the provision of certain functions that you want (e.g. shopping cart function), are used on the basis of Art. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and optimized provision of its services. Insofar as other cookies (e.g. cookies for the analysis of your browsing behaviour) are stored, these are treated separately in this data protection declaration.

4. Analysis tools and advertising

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 which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compile reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services related to website and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required to do so by law or if third parties process this data on Google's behalf. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to the full extent. By using this website, you consent to the processing of the data collected about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes described above.