Data protection declaration

Scope of application
This data protection declaration explains to users the type, scope and purpose of collecting and utilizing personal data on this website by the responsible website owner Campus Symposium GmbH, Erich-Noerrenberg-Strasse 7, 58636 Iserlohn (referred to in the following as “web offering”). 

The legal bases of data protection are incorporated into the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).

Access data / Server log files
The provider (and/or his webspace provider) logs data relating to each access to the web offering (so-called server log files). The access data includes:

The name of the retrieved website, file, date and time of retrieval, amount of data transferred, feedback on successful retrieval, browser type and version, the user’s operating system, referrer URL (the address of the most recently visited website), IP address and the requesting provider. 

The website owner only uses the log data for statistical analyses for the purpose of the operation, the security and the optimization of the web offering. However, the website owner reserves the right to subsequently review the log data if there is any tangible evidence that would justify any suspicion of unlawful utilization. 

Establishing contact
When making contact with the provider (for instance by contact form or e-mail) the user’s details will be stored for the purpose of processing the inquiry and for the event that subsequent queries arise.

Incorporation of services and third-party content
It may occur that third party content, such as for example videos from YouTube, map data from Google-Maps, RSS feeds or graphics from other websites, are incorporated into this online offering. This always implies that the party offering this content (referred to in the following as “third-party provider”) recognizes the IP address of the user; because without the IP address, the content cannot be sent to the browser of the relevant user. The IP address is thus necessary for the presentation of this content. Although we endeavor to use only content the relevant provider of which uses the IP address solely for the purpose of supplying the content, we have no influence on this if the third-party provider saves the IP address, e.g. for statistical purposes. We explain this to the users whenever we are aware of this.

Cookies are small files that enable the storage on the user’s access device (PC, Smartphone, etc.) of specific data relative to the device. On the one hand, this serves to record statistical data relating to the use of the website and thus of the users (e.g. storage of login data). On the other hand, it is used to record statistical data relating to the use of the website so as to be able to analyze it for the purpose of improving their offering. Users can influence the application of cookies. Most browsers have an option by means of which the storage of cookies can be restricted or completely prevented. It should, however, be pointed out that utilization and in particular user convenience is limited without cookies.

You can administer many online advertizing cookies from companies via the US American website or the EU website

Google Analytics
This website utilizes Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics utilizes so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on the user’s computer to facilitate an analysis of the utilization of the website by the user. The information generated by the cookie concerning the use of this website is normally transferred to a Google server in the USA where it is saved.

In the event of the IP anonymization being activated on this website, the user’s IP address will however be shortened by Google beforehand in member states of the European Union or in other states that are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The IP anonymization on this website is active. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to analyze the utilization of the website by the users, to compile reports on the website activities and, furthermore, to render further services associated with website utilization and internet utilization in respect of the website operator. The IP address transferred by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be combined with other Google data. Users can prevent the cookies from being stored by making the appropriate setting in their browser software. However, this website offering herewith points out that, in this case, you may not be able to utilize all the functions of this website in full. Additionally, users can prevent the data generated by the cookie relating to their utilization of the website (incl. their IP address) from being transmitted to and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin that can be accessed at the following link:

As an alternative to browser add-ons or in browsers on mobile devices, please click on this link to prevent any future acquisition by Google Analytics on this website. This involves filing an opt-out cookie on your device. If your cookies are deleted, it is necessary to click on this link again.

Revocation, changes, corrections and updates
The user is entitled, on request and free of charge, to receive information on his personal data that has been stored. In addition, the user has the right to have incorrect or false data corrected, to have his personal data blocked or deleted, unless it is subject to any statutory requirement to preserve such data.

Data protection sample by lawyer Thomas Schwenke – I LAW it