Protection of your data is of the utmost importance for the German Design Council and we comply with all established data protection regulations. With this privacy statement, we would like to explain how your data is handled.
We collect data for the registration for and participation in our design awards.
Information is collected based on the type of inquiry and may include the salutation, title, first name, last name, institution of higher education, position, street, zip code, city, country, telephone number, e-mail address, company, value-added tax identification number and website.
Rat für Formgebung Service GmbH and Rat für Formgebung Medien GmbH collect your data for the execution of the contract and for the fulfilment of their pre-contractual and contractual obligations. This data collection and the associated data processing are necessary for the implementation of these obligations and are based on Article 6 Paragraph 1 b) of the Basic Data Protection Ordinance (DS-GVO). They will not be passed on to third parties. Invoices shall be stored for the duration of the statutory storage obligations. The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the purpose of processing them.
The German Design Council in Social Networks
In addition to the website, we are active on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+. You can gain direct access to social networks through the incorporation of social bookmarks on the website. We use your data provided in connection with this service purely for the purpose of providing you with the respective page and do not become privy to your login data.
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Cookies / Google Analytics
After your consent, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service for the statistical evaluation of visitors accessing the website. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies,” text files which are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information created by the cookie as a result of your use of the website is saved on the provider’s server. The IP address is made anonymous immediately after the processing and before it is saved. You may disable the installation of cookies by adjusting the respective settings of your browser software; we would however like to point out in such cases that you may no longer be able to use all the features offered by this website to the full extent.
Disclosure / Objection
You have the right to object to the storage of your data at any time. In addition, you are entitled to request information on the data we have stored about you and, if the data is incorrect, to demand that it be corrected or, if the data is stored inadmissibly, that it be deleted.
Please send a request to:
Rat für Formgebung Service GmbH
60327 Frankfurt am Main
or send an e-mail to email@example.com
Objecting to the collection of data
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics.