Privacy Policy


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.


Personal Data

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 Medien GmbH collects your data for the execution of the contract and for the fulfilment of its 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, Twitter and Instagram. 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.

You can find details regarding data protection regulations for Facebook at:
www.facebook.com/about/privacy/your-info

You can find details regarding data protection regulations for Twitter at:
https://www.twitter.com/privacy

You can find details regarding data protection regulations for Instagram at:
https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875

 

Cookies / Google Analytics

This website utilizes Google Analytics, a web analytics 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
Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 49
60327 Frankfurt am Main
or send an e-mail to presse@german-design-council.de

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.

For more information about how Google Analytics handles user data, see Google's privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.