Data Protection Declaration

Data Protection Declaration


§ 1 Information on collecting personal data

(1) Please note the following on our collecting personal data while you are using our website. Personal data refer to all data which may be related to you like name, address, email-address, user behaviour.

(2) Controller in line with article 4 section 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation [EU-Datenschutz- Grundverordnung DS-GVO]:

Association of Independent Savings Banks Registered Association [Verband der Freien Sparkassen e.V.]

Headquarters: Frankfurt

Postal address: Universitätsallee 14, 28359 Bremen, Deutschland.


For further contact data please see our imprint.

 (3) By your getting in touch by email or by using the respective form on our website the data you communicate (your email-address, your name or your telephone number) will be stored to answer your questions. The respective data are deleted as soon as storage is no longer required. Otherwise, in case of legal retention obligations, we restrict processing your data.

§ 2 Your rights

(1) In terms of your personal data you are entitled to the following rights towards our organisation:

–             right of information,

–             right of correcting or deleting,

–             right of restriction of processing,

–             right of objection to processing,

–             right of transfer of data.

(2) In addition to that, you are entitled to raise a complaint concering our processing your personal data with the Data Protection Authority [Datenschutz-Aufsichtsbehörde].

§ 3 Collection of personal data on visiting our website

(1) If you visit our website just to get some information, i.e. without registering or transferring other kind of information, we collect only those personal data which are transferred by your browser to our server. If you want to see our website, we collect the following data as they are necessary to display our website and to ensure stability and security (based on article 6 section 1 S. 1 lit f DS-GVO):

–             IP-adress

–             Date and time of your enquiry

–             Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

–             Content of request (actual site)

–             Access status/HTTP-status code

–             Data volume transferred

–             Website sending the request

–             Browser

–             Operating system and platform

–             Language and version of browser software.


Version of this data protection declaration: May 2018