Data security

Use of our site is generally possible without providing personal data. The use of individual services from our site may result in differing regulations; these cases are explained separately below. Your personal data (e.g. name, address, email address, telephone number, etc.) will be processed by us in accordance with German data protection laws, Data is thus considered personal if it can be clearly assigned to an individual physical person. You can find the legal principles of data protection in the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG). The following regulations inform you about the nature and scope of the personal data we collect, process, and use, and for what purpose.

Vereinigung der Aufsichtsräte in Deutschland e.V.
Prinz-Georg-Str. 91
40479 Dusseldorf
Tel.: +49 (0)211 4497 02
Fax: +49 (0)211 4497 222

Please note that Internet-based data transmission presents security gaps and that complete protection against access by third parties is impossible.

Server data

For technical reasons, the following data sent by your internet browser to us or to our webspace provider will be collected in server log files:

– Browser type and version
– Operating system used
– Website from which you visit us (Referrer URL)
– Web page you are visiting
– Date and time of your access
– Your Internet Protocol (IP) address.

This anonymous data is stored separately from any personal data you may submit and will not be traced back to a specific person. It is used for statistical purposes to improve our website and our services.

Contact options

On our site, we offer the possibility to contact us by e-mail and/or via a contact form. In this case, the information provided by the user is stored for the purpose of processing his or her contact request. This data is not transferred to third parties. We will not compare the data collected during newsletter registration with any other data that might be collected by other components of our site.


If you have any questions regarding the collection, processing, or use of your personal information, or to request that your data be disclosed, corrected, blocked, or deleted, or to revoke consent, please contact us. You also have a right to correct inaccurate data, delete, or block your personal data insofar as it is not required for fulfillment of a contract, and deletion is not contrary to any legal obligation of retention.

Analytical services

This website uses Piwik open source software for the statistical analysis of visitor traffic. Piwik uses “cookies,” text files which are stored on your computer and enable your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is stored on the provider’s server in Germany. The IP address is anonymized immediately after processing and before storage. You can stop these cookies from being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website.

Updated: 12/29/2015