Data Protection Declaration –

as of 2018

1. Name and contact Details of Controller in charge of processing an of data protection officers
This data protection information applies to the data processing by
Schutzverband Dresdner Stollen e. V.
Am Lagerplatz 8
01099 Dresden
Phone: +49 (0)351-89968035
Fax: +49 (0) 351-89968036

In view of the number of staff processing personal data we are not under the obligation to appoint a data protection officer.

2. Collection and storage of personal Datae as well as nature and purpose of their use 
Security and maintaining the confidentiality of your personal data are a matter of great importance for us. Below you will find information on how we process your data and the measures taken to protect privacy as the user of this site. All data collected here are treated as strictly confidential in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations.
Processing takes place either pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit a GDPR based on your consent purs. to Art. 6 para. 1 lit b GDPR for the performance or initiation of a contract with you, purs. to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c. GDPR to fulfil a statutory obligation or on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR to safeguard legitimate interests.

a. Visit to the website
When you visit our website information is automatically transmitted by the browser of your terminal device to the server of our website. Said information is temporarily stored in a so-called logfile. The following information is gathered without your help and stored until manually erased in accordance with the data protection regulations:
• IP address of the requesting computer
• date and time of access
• name and URL of the accessed file
• website from which access takes place (referrer-URL)
• browser used and, if necessary, the operating system of your computer and the name of your access provider.
The data mentioned are processed by us for the following purposes:
• to ensure a smooth connection buildup of the website;
• to ensure a comfortable use of our website;
• to analyse the system security and stability, and
• for other administrative purposes.
The legal basis of data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the above mentioned purposes of data collection. In no case we use the collected data to draw conclusions regarding your person.
In addition, we use cookies with each visit to our website and analysis services. For more information see below.

b. Use of our contact form
For questions of any kind you can contact us by using a form provided on our website. A valid email address needs to be indicated when using it so that we know who sends the inquiry and give a proper answer. More information can be given on a voluntary basis.
If your inquiry refers to a contract to which you are a party or steps to be taken prior to entering into a contract, data processing will take place in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR. With all other inquiries the data processing will take place for the purpose of making contact based on a weighing of interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit f GDPR). In such case our legitimate interest is the processing of your request.
We store these data for the purpose of evidence, establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, in addition to that for a transitional period of three years from the end of the year in which you communicated the data and in the case of legal disputes until the same have been settled. We also store these data as far as there are statutory duties to preserve records in particular under commercial and tax law. Depending on the type of records such storage periods may last between six or ten years (Sect. 147 Abgabenordnung (AO) (Tax Code), Sect. 257 Handelsgesetzbuch (HGB) (Commercial Code)).

c. Visual and sound recordings of events
At our events visual and sound recordings are made by us which we show on our website for public relations purposes.
If you can be clearly recognized on such visual and sound recordings, they will only be published upon your express consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR).
If you can be recognized on visual and sound recordings but not in the foreground and which primarily itend to illustrate the atmosphere of the event, we will use them for the aforementioned purposes even if we cannot obtain the consent of all persons shown there. The legal basis for the use of such recordings shall be Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. You may object the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons arising out of your particular situation (ref. item 10.).
We usually store and process visual and sound recordings for the a.m. purposes for a period of maximum [15] years.

3. Disclosure of data
For the execution and performance of tasks we disclose your data to service providers commissioned by us. To the extent we engage service providers the relevant contracts shall be governed by the provision of the European General Data Protection Regulation (EC GDPR) and Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG neu). It concerns, for example, our IT service provider to guarantee the security and confidentiality.
In addition to that your personal data will be transferred to third parties solely for the purposes set out below if:
• you have given your express consent purs. to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR;
• the disclosure is necessary purs. to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no reason to assume you having an overriding legitimate interest in the non-disclosure of your data;
• there is a statutory obligation of disclosure purs. to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR, and
• the same is lawful and necessary according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR for the performance of a contract with you.

4. Cookies
When you visit our website we store information on your computer in the form of cookies. The latter are small files transmitted by an internet server to your browser and stored on your hard disk. The cookies hold information arising in connection with the specifically used terminal device. It does not mean, however, that we get to know your identity.
Cookies are on the one hand intended for a more comfortable use of our offerings. We use, for example, so-called session cookies to find out whether you have visited already individual sites of our web presence. They are automatically erased as soon as our site has been left. In addition to that we use temporary cookies stored on your terminal device for a certain period of time in order to optimize the user friendliness. If you visit the same site again to make use of our services, it will be automatically recognized that you visited us before and which entries and setting you made so that the latter need not be made again.
On the other hand, we use cookies to statistically record the use of our website and evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offerings (ref. "Analysis Tools"). These cookies enable us to automatically recognize upon repeated visits that you visited us before. Such cookies will be automatically erased after a defined period of time.
The data processed by cookies for the a.m. purposes are necessary to safeguard our legitimate interests and those of third parties purs. to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
You can certainly visit our websites without accepting cookies. If you do not wish your computer being recognized upon your next visit, you may refuse the use of cookies by setting your browser to "Refuse cookies". The relevant procedure can be found in the instruction manual of your browser. If you refuse the use of cookies, it may restrict the use of certain parts of our website.

5. Analysis tools
The tracking measures listed below and applied by us are taken on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The tracking measures applied shall ensure a need-based design and continuing optimization of our website. On the other hand, we apply tracking measures for statistics on the use of our website and analyse it for website improvement. These interests shall be considered legitimate within the meaning of the a.m. regulation.
This website is used by Google Analytics, an analytical service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "Cookies", text files stored on your computer and facilitating an analysis of the website use by you. The information on your use of the website created by the cookies is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If the IP anonymization has been activated on this website your IP address will be abbreviated beforehand by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other signatories of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be transmitted to a Google Server in the USA and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information to analyse the use of the website, compile reports on the website activities to provide other services relating to the website use and internet use for the website operator. The IP address of your browser transmitted by Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You may prevent the storage of cookies by a relevant setting of your browser software. Please note that in such case it may happen that not all functions of this website can be fully utilized. In addition you may prevent the collection of data created by cookies related to your use of the website (incl. IP address) and the processing by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link ( .
You can prevent the collection by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. An Opt-Out cookie will be set preventing a future collection of your data by Google Analytics when you visit this website again.
For more information on the terms of use and data privacy visit and respectively. Please note that Google Analytics has been extended on this website by the code "anonymizeIp" to ensure an anonymized version of IP addresses (called IP-Masking)
We use Google Analytics to analyse data from AdWords and the Double-Click cookie for statistical purposes. If you do not wish the same, you can opt out using the ad preferences manager (

6. Social media plug-ins
Our website uses so-called Social Plugins ("Plug-ins") of Facebook operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). The plug-ins are marked with a Facebook logo and come with the addition "Social plug-in by Facebook" or "Facebook Social Plug-in“. A list of the Facebook plug-ins and their appearance can be found at
When you access a site of our web presence bearing said plug-in, your browser will establish a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plug-in will be transmitted by Facebook directly to your browser and embedded in the site. Such embedding enables Facebook to get the information that your browser has accessed the relevant site of our web presence even if you have no Facebook profile or are currently not logged in to Facebook. This information (incl. your IP address) is directly transmitted from your browser to a Facebook server in the USA and stored there.
If you are logged in to Facebook, the visit to our website can be directly assigned to your Facebook profile. If you interact with the plug-ins, such as pressing the "Like" button or giving a comment, this kind of information will also be directly transmitted to a Facebook server and stored there. The information will also appear on your Facebook profile and shown to your Facebook friends. For the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook and your relevant rights and setting possibilities to protect your privacy see the Facebook data protection information at
If you do not wish the data collected on our web presence to be allocated to your Facebook profile you will have to log out of Facebook before you visit our website. The loading of the Facebook plug-ins can be prevented completely by Add-ons for your browser, e.g. by the "Facebook Blocker" (

7. Security
Within the framework of the website visit we apply the commonly used SSL procedure (Secure Socket Layer) in connection with the highest encryption level supported by your browser. It is usually a 256-bit encryption, If your browser does not support a 256-bit encryption, we apply instead the 128-big v3 technology. Whether an individual site of our web presence is transmitted encrypted you can make out from the display of an icon showing a key or closed lock in the bottom status line of your browser.
Apart from that we have taken technical and administrative safety precautions to protect your personal data against loss, destruction, manipulation and unauthorized access. All our staff and our service providers are bound by the applicable data privacy acts. Our safety precautions are subject to constant improvement and our data protection declarations are revised regularly. Please make sure you are in the possession of the latest version.

8. Rights of persons impacted 
You have the right:
• purs. to Art. 15 GDPR to obtain information on your personal data processed by us;
• purs. to Art. 16 GDPR to demand immediate rectification of inaccurate personal data or complementing of personal data stored with us;
• purs. to Art. 17 GDPR to obtain the erasure of the personal data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary for exercising the right to freedom of expression and information, for the performance of legal duties, on grounds of public interest or to assert, enforce or defend legal claims. Where we have made the personal data public we, taking account of available technologies and technical possibilities, shall inform controllers who processed the personal data that the erasure of all links relating to these personal data or copies or replications of it has been requested.
• purs. to Art. 18 GDPR to obtain a restriction of processing of your personal data where the correctness of the data is contested by you, the processing is unlawful but you oppose the erasure of the same and wen o longer need the data, but you need these same for establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or you have objected the processing as per Art. 21 GDPR;
• Art. 20 GDPR to receive your personal data made available to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or demand the transmission to another controller;
• purs. to Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR to withdraw your consent at any time. As a consequence, we will no longer be allowed to continue the data processing this consent had been based upon, and
• purs. to Art. 77 GDPR to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. As a general rule you can turn to the supervisory authority at your habitual residence or place of work or our place of business.

9. Right to object
If your personal data were processed based on legitimate interests as per Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR, you will have the right to object such processing as per Art. 21 GDPR on grounds relating to your particular situation or if the objection concerns direct marketing. In the latter case you have a general right to object which will be enforced by us without indicating a particular situation.
If you want to make use of your right to cancel or object, an email to will suffice.

10. Changes of the data protection declation 
This data protection declaration is currently applicable.
Due to improvements of our website and the related offerings or due to new statutory or regulatory requirements it may become necessary to change this data protection declaration. The current version of it can be uploaded from the website and printed out.