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Data Protection Policy

Dear users.

Since the protection of your privacy is very important to us, we have designed our website in such a way that its use is basically anonymous.

For information on the type, scope and purpose of the collection, processing and use of personal data in accordance with Art. 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we would like to ask you to read the following data privacy policy when visiting the bremerhaven.de website.

General information

The website bremerhaven.de is operated on behalf of the City of Bremerhaven by "Betrieb für Informationstechnolgie" (BIT), Wirtschaftsbetrieb der Stadt Bremerhaven. Further information on the individual responsible bodies can be found in the imprint. To see to what extent our advertising partners collect and use data, please refer to their data protection declarations. For further information about advertising space, please refer to our media data.

The collection of your data on www.bremerhaven.de takes place in the context of the legal regulations, in particular in accordance with the Telemediengesetzes (TMG), the EU-Datenschutzgrundverordnung (DSGVO) and the Bremischen Ausführungsgesetzes zur EU-Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (BremAGDSGVO).

All data at bremerhaven.de is protected against unauthorized access by security systems, and all data is encrypted (https:). You can recognize this by the name https:// or a lock symbol appearing in the browser line. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

Name and address of the person responsible

The person responsible within the meaning of the Basic Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is the

Municipality of the City of Bremerhaven, represented by the
Lord Mayor Melf Grantz
PO Box 21 03 60
27524 Bremerhaven, Germany

Administrative centre address (Stadthäuser 1-6):
Hinrich-Schmalfeldt-Straße
27576 Bremerhaven
 0471 590-0
 0471 590-2400
 Stadtverwaltung@magistrat.bremerhaven.de

Name and address of the Data Protection Officer

The data protection officer of the "Betrieb für Informationstechnologie" (BIT), Wirtschaftsbetrieb der Stadt Bremerhaven, is responsible for compliance with and control of data protection obligations on the bremerhaven.de website:

Frank Schildt
Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 29-33
27570 Bremerhaven

 0471 590-2524
 0471 590-2022
 datenschutz@bit.bremerhaven.de

For further information on the subject of data protection at the city administration, please contact:

Municipality of the City of Bremerhaven,
Magistratskanzlei

Uwe Böye
Hinrich-Schmalfeldt-Straße
27576 Bremerhaven

 0471 590-3332
 0471 590-2205
 Uwe.Boeye@magistrat.bremerhaven.de

 

Certification according to ips - internet privacy standardss

The bremerhaven.de website has been reviewed by the independent certification body datenschutz cert GmbH and awarded the seal of approval ips - internet privacy standards for exemplary data protection.

Our information and communication services can be used anonymously.

We only process personal data of our users if this is necessary to provide a functional website, as well as our contents and services. The processing of our users' personal data is only done with the user's consent. An exception applies in those cases where prior consent cannot be obtained for real reasons and the processing of the data is permitted by law.

Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a EU Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) serves as the legal basis.

The personal data of the person concerned will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage ceases to apply. Furthermore, data may be stored if this has been provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other provisions to which the person responsible is subject.

Every time you access the bremerhaven.de website, data is recorded in a log file.

The following data is collected:

  • the page from which the file was requested,
  • the name of the file,
  • the date and time of the query,
  • the amount of data transferred,
  • the access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.),
  • a description of the type of web browser used

The personal date "IP address" is not stored according to data economy.

The access logs on the web servers are stored for 7 days for tracking and analysis of unwanted external influences on the web pages or servers (denial of service attacks, flood of unwanted search engines, attempted break-ins or compromises, etc.). In addition, the data is used to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context.

The legal basis for the temporary storage of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

The data will be deleted after 7 days, as the log files are no longer necessary to achieve the purpose of their collection.

The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no possibility of objection on the part of the user.

In accordance with the provisions of the Basic Data Protection Ordinance (DSGVO), you as a user have certain rights resulting from the articles of the DSGVO.

  • Right to information (Art. 15 DSGVO)
  • Right to correction (Art. 16 DSVGO)
  • Right to cancellation (Art. 17 DSGVO)
  • Right to limitation of processing (Art. 18f. DSGVO)
  • Right to data transferability (Art. 20 DSGVO)
  • Right of objection (Art. 21 DSGVO)
  • Right of appeal to a supervisory authority (Art.77 DSGVO)

In Bremen, the responsible supervisory authority is the State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, Arndtstraße 1, 27570 Bremerhaven.

For control and to make our website bremerhaven.de user-friendly, both session cookies and persistent cookies are used. Session cookies are cryptic numbers that occur at short notice during your visit to the website and are automatically deleted when you leave the website. Persistent cookies are permanently available, even after a browser or system reboot. These cookies support the presentation and control of the websites while you "surf" on our portal. You can set your browser to inform you about cookies. This makes the use of cookies transparent for you. In addition, you can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly.

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

The purpose of using technically necessary cookies is to simplify the use of websites for users. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For this it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change.

Cookies are stored on the user's computer and transmitted to our site. Therefore, you as a user also have full control over the use of cookies. You can deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings in your Internet browser. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are deactivated for our website, it may no longer be possible to use all functions of the website in full.

The following services on bremerhaven.de use cookies:


 

Name Type Domain Purpose
Matomo (formerly Piwik) Statistics stats.bremerhaven.de Analysis of user data
ReadSpeaker Text-to-Speech- Technology bremerhaven.de Read aloud of page contents
Red information banner Information bremerhaven.de Display of recent information
(e.g. ferry cancelation, thunderstorm warning)
YouTube Video-service youtube.com Play videos

Depending on your use of the website, the following cookies may be stored on your computer:

Service Known cookie names and prefixes Validity
Matomo formerly Piwik) piwik_*, _pk_ref*, _pk_cvar*, _pk_id*, _pk_ses* Persistent, session
ReadSpeaker ReadSpeaker* Persistent
Red information banner alert-seen Persistent
YouTube CONSENT, PREF, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC Persistent, session

The website bremerhaven.de uses Matomo,  an open source software for statistical analysis of visitor access. This helps to adapt the website to your needs. The information generated by your access to our website is stored and analyzed by Matomo.

The software is configured in a way that the IP addresses are not completely stored, but 2 bytes of the IP address are masked (e.g.: 123.456.789.xxx). In this way it is no longer possible to assign the shortened IP address to the calling computer. This keeps you completely anonymous.

The software runs exclusively on our systems. The data is only stored there. The data will not be passed on to third parties. We do not create user profiles.

The legal basis for processing users' personal data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

The processing of anonymised user data enables us to analyse the surfing behaviour of our users. We are able to compile information about the use of the individual components of our website by evaluating the data obtained. This helps us to continuously improve our website and its user-friendliness. For these purposes, it is also in our legitimate interest to process the data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. By anonymizing the IP address, users' interest in protecting their personal data is sufficiently taken into account.

The data will be deleted after 180 days.

We respect your "Do Not Track" - settings in your browser setting.

Which cookies are used?

Which data is collected by Matomo?

On our website there is a contact form "Do you have any questions? If you take advantage of this option, the mandatory and voluntary data entered in the form will be transmitted to us and stored.

Mandatory information

  1. the e-mail
  2. the text of the message

Voluntary Data

Title, first name, surname and telephone

At the time the message is sent, the following data is also transmitted and stored:

  1. Date and time of registration

Your consent is obtained and reference is made to the data protection policy for the processing of the data within the scope of the sending process - without this active consent it is not possible to send a message.

The data will be used exclusively for the processing of the message to us.

The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO if the user has given his consent.

The legal basis for the processing of data transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. If the e-mail contact aims at the conclusion of a contract, then additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 exp. 1 lit. b DSGVO.

The processing of the personal data from the form serves us only for the treatment of the establishment of contact. In the event of contact by e-mail, this also constitutes the necessary legitimate interest in the processing of the data.

Your data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. For the personal data from the contact form and those sent by e-mail, this is the case when the respective conversation with you has ended. The conversation is terminated when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the facts in question have been finally clarified.

You have the possibility to revoke your consent to the processing of personal data at any time. If you contact us by e-mail, you can object to the storage of your personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation cannot be continued.

All personal data stored in the course of contacting us will be deleted in this case.

The data required for an appointment booking

  • request
  • location
  • date

and personal data

  • first name
  • last name
  • email

is stored for the duration of the activity until the appointment is completed.

By confirming your acceptance of the data protection policy, you declare your consent to data processing. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) Basic EU Data Protection Regulation. IP addresses are not stored.

All data is stored in the system for the purpose of arranging appointments until the employee calls the customer. The personal data will be completely deleted after completion of processing. The data required for statistical evaluations remains in the system for a maximum of one year and is then completely deleted.

Should additional data collection be necessary for scheduled bookings (e.g. queries on facts), this will be pointed out separately.

Your request will be forwarded together with your e-mail address, your first and last name, the request, location and time of appointment by unencrypted e-mail to the citizens' offices as well as the headquarters of Performa Nord, Own Operation of the State of Bremen, where it will be processed, administered or, if you wish, cancelled on behalf of the Bürger- und Ordnungsamt of the City of Bremerhaven.

IP addresses are not stored. All data in the e-mail will be stored for the purpose of arranging appointments at the citizens' offices and the head office and completely deleted after a period of 90 days after receipt of the e-mail. The headquarters has been carefully selected for these tasks. The head office and its employees were obliged to comply with data protection regulations.

Further information can be found in the corresponding terms of use.

You must authenticate yourself before using this service. Corresponding access information has been sent to you for this purpose. To prevent misuse, keep this information secure.

All information collected is used to update or supplement transaction information already stored and for further processing by the fine office. Your data will be stored in an automated file and deleted after expiry of the prescribed retention periods.

The use of this service offer is regarded as consent to the online collection and electronic transmission of the survey data to the fine office of the Bürger- und Ordnungsamt.

All data processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e DSGVO within the framework of the proper handling of the procedure.

Further information can be found in the corresponding terms of use.

Information that you provide to us in the context of online forms (e.g. booking enquiries, ship bookings), we use for processing your enquiry and for contract processing in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO. Data of ship bookings are also used according to art. 6 par. 1 lit. c) DSGVO for the preparation and transmission of a board list, which the ship owner or skipper must keep according to the relevant port and ship safety laws.

Online booking requests are processed via the Touristic Online Management System Thomas of my.IRS GmbH, Dornierstr. 4, D-82178 Puchheim.

Your data will be deleted after the 10-year retention periods under tax and commercial law have expired.

On the website bremerhaven.de you have the possibility to receive information through a free newsletter for tourism and the Sail.

The author of the newsletter Tourism and Sail is the Erlebnis Bremerhaven GmbH.

You will only receive the tourism newsletter and the Sail newsletter of Erlebnis Bremerhaven if you provide a valid e-mail address. In order to process your request, your e-mail address (mandatory) and other voluntary personal data (title, first name, surname, postcode and city) will be forwarded to CleverReach, which has been commissioned to process the newsletter.

By providing your e-mail address, you agree that we may use it to send the selected newsletter. The legal basis for the processing of the data after registration for the newsletter by the user is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO.

If you no longer wish to receive newsletters, you can unsubscribe at any time using the link at the end of each newsletter.

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. The user's e-mail address will therefore be stored for as long as the subscription to the newsletter is active.

Erlebnis Bremerhaven GmbH uses your data for processing the newsletter, for personal contact and exclusively for its own advertising purposes. Your data will not be passed on to third parties.

Double-Opt-In and logging

The registration for our respective newsletter takes place in a so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that after your registration you will receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that no one can log in with other e-mail addresses.

The registration for the respective newsletter is logged in order to be able to prove the registration process according to the legal requirements. This includes storing the time of registration and confirmation; your IP address is not stored.

The newsletter is sent by a corresponding software of CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG,

Mühlenstr. 43, 26180 Rastede. Your data will be stored by CleverReach in such a way that other CleverReach customers or third parties have no access to this data.

The newsletter software from the service provider CleverReach analyzes the reach of the respective newsletter to ensure that the broadcasts actually reach the recipients. The recognizable behavior patterns are only used for a statistical evaluation of the success of the newsletter and are not passed on to third parties or used for other purposes. The provider's data protection regulations apply.

On our website you have the possibility to subscribe to a free newsletter of the city council. When registering for the newsletter, the data from the input mask is transmitted to Clever Reach.

In connection with data processing for the dispatch of newsletters, no data is passed on to third parties. The data will be used exclusively for sending the newsletter.

The legal basis for the processing of the data after registration for the newsletter by the user is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO.

The collection of the user's e-mail address serves to send the newsletter.

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. The user's e-mail address will therefore be stored for as long as the subscription to the newsletter is active.

The subscription to the newsletter can be cancelled by the user concerned at any time. For this purpose there is a corresponding link in every newsletter.

Double-Opt-In and logging

The registration for our respective newsletter takes place in a so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that after your registration you will receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that no one can log in with other e-mail addresses.

The registration for the respective newsletter is logged in order to be able to prove the registration process according to the legal requirements. This includes storing the time of registration and confirmation; your IP address is not stored.

The newsletter is sent by a corresponding software of CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG,

Mühlenstr. 43, 26180 Rastede. Your data will be stored by CleverReach in such a way that other CleverReach customers or third parties have no access to this data.

The newsletter software from the service provider CleverReach analyzes the reach of the respective newsletter to ensure that the broadcasts actually reach the recipients. The recognizable behavior patterns are only used for a statistical evaluation of the success of the newsletter and are not passed on to third parties or used for other purposes. The provider's data protection regulations apply.

Information on data collection and processing of personal data in accordance with Articles 13 and 14 of the Basic European Data Protection Regulation in the Ideas and Complaints Office Bremerhaven

The following information serves the transparency of the handling of personal data in the Ideas and Complaints Office Bremerhaven. The processing of personal data takes place in accordance with the legal provisions, in particular with the regulations of the European Data Protection Basic Regulation (EU-DSGVO) and the Bremen Implementation Act to the EU Data Protection Basic Regulation (BremDSGVOAG).

  1. the name of the processing activity
    The Ideas and Complaints Office Bremerhaven processes personal data exclusively for processing complaints, claims and suggestions received.
     
  2. contact details of the person responsible
    Responsible for data collection is
    Municipality of the City of Bremerhaven
    Magistratskanzlei
    Hinrich-Schmalfeldt-Straße
    27576 Bremerhaven, Germany
     0471 590 3030
     0471 590 3338
     ideenbeschwerden@magistrat.bremerhaven.de
     
  3. contact details of the data protection officer
    The responsible data protection officer can be reached at:
    Municipality of the City of Bremerhaven
    Magistratskanzlei
    Hinrich-Schmalfeldt-Straße
    27576 Bremerhaven, Germany
     0471 590 3332
     0471 590 350 3332
     digitalisierungsbuero@magistrat.bremerhaven.de
     
  4. the purpose and legal basis of the processing
    The responsible body has been given the task of managing ideas and complaints. The qualified processing of such requests requires the processing of personal data, which is legal on the basis of the public interest pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e EU DSGVO.
     
  5. recipient of personal data
    The Ideas and Complaints Office will only disclose personal data with the consent of the person(s) concerned to bodies involved in processing the request if this is necessary. Furthermore, the data is forwarded to the Information Technology Company (BIT) Bremerhaven for secure storage.
     
  6. type of personal data
    The Ideas and Complaints Office only collects master data and contact data. This includes in particular surname, first name, address, telephone number and e-mail address.
     
  7. data collection by third parties
    If necessary, data is collected by the Bürger- und Ordnungsamt Bremerhaven and the Vermessungs- und Katasteramt.
     
  8. duration of storage of personal data
    The retention period for data in Idea and Complaint Management is 10 years after the end of the case. A case is considered closed when the matter has been dealt with to the satisfaction of all parties involved.
     
  9. rights of the persons concerned
    Affected persons have the right to information about the stored and processed data and consequently the right to further information.
    1. for correction due to incorrect or incomplete data. (Art. 16 EU DSGVO)
    2. for deletion due to incorrectly processed data, if data is no longer required for the completion of tasks. The storage periods must be observed. (Art. 17 EU DSGVO)
    3. Blocking/restricting processing. This applies, for example, to deletion if this cannot yet be carried out due to retention periods. (Art. 18 EU DSGVO)
    4. data transferability in accordance with Article 20 of the EU DSGVO, where personal data are processed on the basis of a consent or by means of an automated procedure
    5. on appeal under Article 21 of the EU DSGVO, if a specific situation arises for the person concerned.
    6. on revocation of consent, provided that the personal data have been processed on the basis of the consent of the data subjects. The processing up to the revocation remains unaffected by this.
       
  10. Right of appeal
    Any person concerned shall have the right of appeal to the supervisory authority
    The State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen
    Arndt Straße 1
    27570 Bremerhaven, Germany
     0471 596 2010 or  0421 361 2010
     0421 496 18495
     office@datenschutz.bremen.de

if it considers that its personal data are being processed illegally.

For up-to-date information, a red information banner will appear at the top of the page on the bremerhaven.de website. You have the option of hiding this message. In order for the system to remember your settings, a cookie must be set.

Data processing is carried out in accordance with art. 6 par. 1 letter f DSGVO in order to provide you with important information, such as the availability of the city administration by telephone on our website.

If you use the read aloud function, the data required for this (web texts of the page to be read aloud or web forms in which you have entered personal data) will be transmitted to ReadSpeaker, Am Sommerfeld 7, 86825 Bad Wörishofen on our behalf.

By clicking on the speaker icon, your Internet browser will send the marked page content or the requested document and your complete IP address to ReadSpeaker GmbH to generate the voice output. A request from your computer is only sent to the provider when you click the "Read aloud" button on a page. Your data will be automatically deleted from the server immediately after leaving our website.

Which Cookies are used?

Using Facebook

The city of Bremerhaven is represented on Facebook under the URL www.facebook.com/bremerhaven.de with a Facebook fan page. The website Bremerhaven.de does not use any active social plugins of the social network facebook.com.

The link to Facebook is provided via a link. Only when you use this link will a connection to the Facebook servers be established. You leave the offer of the city of Bremerhaven and access content on Facebook servers.

The city of Bremerhaven does not store personal data of our fans at any time. The data you enter on our fan site, such as comments, videos or pictures, will never be used or passed on by the city of Bremerhaven for any other purpose.

However, the city of Bremerhaven as operator of the fan page has no influence on the processing of your data by Facebook. Facebook may use and/or share your profile information with third parties. This can affect your habits, personal relationships, preferences and other aspects. Only switch to Facebook if you are aware of these effects and want to accept the risks mentioned.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as the relevant rights and setting options for the protection of users' privacy, can be found in Facebook's data protection information: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

If a user is a Facebook member and does not want Facebook to use this offer to collect data about him or her and link it to his or her membership data stored on Facebook, he or she must log out of Facebook before visiting the website.

Using Twitter

The city of Bremerhaven is represented under the URL www.twitter.com/bremerhaven_de with a Twitter account. The website Bremerhaven.de does not use an active social plugin of the social network Twitter.

The link to Twitter is provided via a link. Only when you use this link, a connection to the Twitter servers is established and you leave the offer of the city of Bremerhaven and access content on Twitter servers.

The City of Bremerhaven as operator of the Twitter account has no influence on the scope of the data, the content of the transmitted data or the use of Twitter data.

Further information can be found in the Twitter data protection declaration at
http://twitter.com/privacy .

Using Google+

The city of Bremerhaven is represented under the URL www.plus.google.com/+BremerhavenDe_Stadt with a Google+ fan page. The website Bremerhaven.de does not use an active social plugin of the social network Google.

The reference to Google+ is made via a link. Only if you use this link, a connection to the Google servers is established and you leave the offer of the city of Bremerhaven and call up contents on Google servers.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Google as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for the protection of your privacy can be seen by the users of Google's data protection information on the "1+″ button
http://www.google.com/intl/de_DE/policies/privacy/.

Using YouTube

The website Bremerhaven.de uses plugins from Google's YouTube site. The site is operated by YouTube. If you visit one of our websites equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. The Youtube server will be informed which of our pages you have visited.

If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate your surfing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

For more information on how user data is handled, please see YouTube's privacy policy at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

Using Instagram

The Erlebnis Bremerhaven, Gesellschaft für Touristik, Marketing und Veranstaltungen mbH (Erlebnis Bremerhaven) is represented with an Instagram account on Instagram under the URL www.instagramcom/erlebnis_bremerhaven. The website Bremerhaven.de does not use any active social plugins of the social network instagram.com.

The reference to Instagram is made via a link. Only when you use this link, a connection to the Instagram servers is established and you leave the offer of the city of Bremerhaven and access content on Instagram servers.

Erlebnis Bremerhaven does not store personal data of our fans at any time. The data entered by you on the above-mentioned fansite, such as comments, videos or pictures, will never be used or passed on by Erlebnis Bremerhaven for other purposes at any time.

Erlebnis Bremerhaven as operator of the fansite has no influence on the processing of your data by Instagram. Instagram may use and/or share your profile information with third parties. This can affect your habits, personal relationships, preferences and other aspects. Only switch to Instagram if you are aware of these effects and want to accept the risks mentioned.

The purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Instagram, as well as the relevant rights and setting options for the protection of users' privacy, can be found in Instagram's data protection information.
https://www.instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/?hl=de.

Use of WhatsApp

A WhatsApp (WhatsApp share) button is used on our website. This button allows you to share content from our home page using the WhatsApp Share button as a personal follow-up only via your mobile phone. Using the WhatsApp button tells the WhatsApp operator what content is shared and that the Share button has been used on our website. Further information can be found at: https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/#Privacy

Use of Pinterest

Our website contains the "Pin it" button of the social network Pinterest, Inc. operated by Pinterest, Inc. 808 Brannan St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Because of the use of the "Pin it" button, Pinterest receives the information that you have visited one of our websites. If you are logged into your Pinterest account during this time, Pinterest will also be able to associate your visit with your Pinterest account. By clicking the "Pin it" button, data is transmitted to Pinterest, which is stored on servers (in the USA). If you wanted to prevent this, you would have to log out of your Pinterest account before clicking the "Pin it" button. In order to protect your privacy, please refer to Pinterest's privacy policy at: http://pinterest.com/about/privacy/ for further details on Pinterest's data collection, processing and use of your data as well as your legal options and setting options.

On the subpage of the Ideas and Complaints Office, we use the Google Maps map service for the claim reporters via an API. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

To use the functions of Google Maps, which is only integrated when you select: "Select in map", it is necessary that your IP address is saved. We have no influence on this data transmission.

Google Maps is used to enter the location of a damage directly on the map, without further reference, and thus see a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

You can find more information on how to handle user data in Google's privacy policy.

On our website we use "Google reCAPTCHA" in selected contact forms to protect the website from SPAM attacks. Provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google").

With reCAPTCHA it is checked whether the data entry in a contact form is done by a person or by a program. For this reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the web site visitor on the basis different characteristics. For analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various information. The data collected during the analysis is forwarded to Google.

Data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO, as we have a legitimate interest in protecting our website from misuse.

For more information about Google reCAPTCHA and Google's privacy policy.

On our website we also offer links to external Webcams from the Bremerhaven area. No personal data is collected through the presentation of the links.

If you click on a webcam, you will be redirected to the offer of the webcam provider. Please note that these are external websites. The respective providers named are responsible for compliance with the data protection regulations.