Data Privacy

The Internet platform Netzverb offers users information and services for the German language. Netzverb offers the following internet sites and services:

This privacy statement clarifies the nature, scope and the purpose of the collection and use of personal data on Netzverb.

Please note that the following text is only a translation of the German Privacy Policy. The original German version is legally binding.

Access data

Data is collected with each access to Netzverb. These access data include the name of the retrieved page, the date and time of the retrieval, the amount of data transferred, the successful retrieval report, the browser type, the user's operating system, the referrer URL, the IP address, and the requesting provider.

These data are only used for statistical evaluations for the purpose of operation, security and optimization of the offer. The provider of Netzverb also reserves the right to check the log data at a later date if there is reason to suspect illegal use due to specific reasons.

Personal data

Personal data are information by which a person can be identified and data that can be traced back to a person. This includes, for example, the name, the e-mail address or the telephone number. Personal data are collected, used and passed on by Netzverb only if this is absolutely necessary and legally permitted or if the users consent to the data collection.

If the possibility of inputting personal data exists or is disclosed in other ways (e. g. by contacting via e-mail), this information is given by the user on an expressly voluntary basis. The use of the Netzverb offered is as far technically possible also without specification of this data or under specification of anonymised data or a pseudonym.

Contacting us

When contacting Netzverb, the user's data are stored for the purpose of processing the inquiry as well as for answer the request.

The use of the contact data of Netzverb such as address, telephone number and email address by third parties for the transmission of not expressly requested information is not permitted. Legal action against senders in the event of violations of this prohibition is expressly reserved.


Netzverb offers the following services, which are also provided by third parties. In so doing, so-called cookies are used, which are stored on the user's computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the network verb. Partially, so-called Web beacons are also used. Through cookies and web beacons, information such as visitor traffic on the offer of Netzverb is evaluated.

The information about the use of network connections, including the IP address and the delivery of advertising formats, generated by cookies and web beacons are transmitted to servers outside Europe and stored there. This information can also be passed on to third parties by contractors.

Users of Netzverb can prevent the storage of the cookies by a corresponding setting of the browser. Depending on the service, there are also other ways to restrict data collection by cookies.

By using the Netzverb offer, the users agree to the processing of the data collected by the third-party providers in the manner described and for the stated purpose.

Netzverb offers

The Netzverb offers itself use cookies, in order to store settings and the visitor's behavior. This includes the selected language, already read and acknowledged information, as well as the frequency of the use of the network connection. This makes it possible to distinguish between a new or an already experienced visitor. The recorded information is sent to the network traffic servers for processing, but these are stored exclusively in the user's device. A disclosure to third parties does not occur. Data on the person of the user (personal data such as the IP address) are also not stored or evaluated in this context.

Google Analytics

Netzverb uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies. On behalf of the network provider, Google uses the information stored in cookies to evaluate the use of network traffic, to compile reports on the activities on network traffic, and to provide other services connected to the use of network services against the provider of network services.   The information generated by the cookie about the use of the offer of Netzverb is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The IP address transmitted by the browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data from Google. The offer of Netzverb uses the IP anonymisation, which means that the IP address of Google is previously abridged within the member states of the European Union or in other states of the European Economic Area and can no longer be assigned to a person. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and only abbreviated there.

You may prevent the collection of data (including the IP address) generated by the cookie and related to your use of network traffic (including the IP address) to Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the link download and install the available browser plug-in. As an alternative to the browser add-on, please click this link to prevent Google Analytics from being captured within Netzverb in the future. An opt-out cookie is stored on your device. If you delete your cookies, you must click this link again.

Google AdSense

Netzverb is using Google AdSense, a Google Inc. ("Google") advertising service. Google AdSense uses cookies and web beacons. The information about the use of this website (including the IP address of the users) generated by cookies and Web Beacons and the delivery of advertising formats are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This information may be passed on to Google by Google. However, Google will not merge your IP address with other data you have stored.

Revocation, Modifications, Corrections and Updates

The user has the right, on request, to receive free of charge information about the personal data that has been stored about him. In addition, the user has the right to correct incorrect data, blockage and deletion of his personal data, as far as no statutory retention requirements are opposed.