Privacy Policy

The protection of your private sphere when using our website is important to us. For that reason, please note the following:

Anonymous data acquisition

Essentially, you can visit the website of the Herder Institute without having to tell us who you are. We only know the name of your Internet service provider, the website you visit us from and the pages of ours that you visit. This information is evaluated for statistical purposes. As an individual user, you will remain anonymous.

The acquisition and processing of personal data

Personal data is only acquired if you inform us of it within the scope of a contract, a questionnaire or in registering for personalized services. Within the scope of the personalized services of the Herder Institute, your registration data will be processed for the purposes of advertising and market research and for the design of necessary electronic services, on the condition that you have given your permission to do so.

The export and processing of data in states outside the European Economic Area

Data is not exported to states outside the European Economic Area.

Use and transmission of personal data

Without your permission, personal data acquired within the scope of the websites of the Herder Institute will only be used for processing contracts and dealing with your enquiries. Furthermore, the use of your data for the purposes of advertising and market research and for designing necessary electronic services for the Herder Institute will only take place if you have given your prior permission for this. Otherwise there will be no transmission to any third party. You can naturally withdraw your respective consent at any time with immediate effect.

External links

To provide you with optimal information, you can find links on our pages that refer to the websites of third parties.  If this is not clearly apparent, we will indicate that this is an external link. The Herder Institute has no influence on the content or design of these sites belonging to other providers. The guarantees of this data protection declaration will therefore not apply to those sites.

Further information and contacts

If you have any further questions on the subject of data protection at the Herder Institute, please contact the Data Protection Officer of our Institute. You can find the contact address below. Here you can enquire which of your data we have saved. Furthermore, you can also send information, requests for the deletion or correction of your data and also suggestions by e-mail or letter at any time to the following address:

Henning Welz
Gesellschaft für Datenschutz Mittelhessen mbH
Auf der Appeling 8
35043 Marburg-Cappel
Email: welz@gdsm.de