Notice Regarding Data Protection

If this internet site involves the option of entering personal or commercial information (email addresses, names, addresses), this information is divulged by the user on an expressly voluntary basis. The use of all the services offered – if technically possible and reasonable – is also permitted without such information and/or with the provision of anonymised information or a pseudonym.

The protection of personal information is a matter of importance to FEZ-Berlin. User data is collected within the framework of the statutory regulations. There are technical and organisational measures in place to guarantee compliance with the regulations regarding data protection. When visiting the website, it may be that information is stored in the form of a cookie on the user’s computer. However, no personal information from the user that could be used to determine the latter's identity is saved, only the internet protocol address. You can adjust your browser settings to switch off cookies.

Use of the portal is largely possible without disclosing personal information. If personal information such as your name, address or email address is requested for individual services (including the newsletter and forum), the provision of this information is always voluntary and with the explicit consent of the user. On no account is this information forwarded to third parties. You can delete the information saved on the portal at any time.

The information is saved on protected servers. Even so, an internet security breach may occur with any transfer of data.

Complete protection of the information from access by third parties is not possible.

Newsletter Data

If you wish to subscribe to the newsletter offered by this website, we require an email address from you as well as information that enables us to confirm that you are the owner of the email address given and that you agree to being sent the newsletter by us.

In order for us to guarantee that you consent to being sent our newsletter, we use the so-called 'double opt-in' procedure. Initially you will be informed of your potential inclusion in a distribution list. You then receive an email where you must confirm your wish to be included in the distribution list. After we receive this confirmation, your email address is then actively added to the distribution list.

This data is used exclusively for sending the information and offers requested.

We use Newsletter2Go as newsletter software. Therefore, the data you submit to us is sent on to Newsletter2Go GmbH. Newsletter2Go is forbidden from selling your data or using it for any purpose other than sending it to registered email addresses. Newsletter2Go is a certified, German provider and was selected by us in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and German data protection laws.

More information can be found at this link:

You can withdraw consent at any time to us saving your data and email address and using this to send you the newsletter. This can be done, for example, by clicking the "Abmelden" link ("Unsubscribe") in the newsletter.

These data protection measures are subject to regular amendments, brought about be new technical developments. Therefore, we advise you to check our data protection declaration on a regular basis.