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Privacy Policy

1. Data protection at a glance

The following information provide you with a brief overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data means all data by which you can be identified personally. For further information on data protection, please refer to our privacy statement included at the end of this text.

Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for collecting data on this website?
The operator of this website processes the data collected. You can find his or her contact details in the imprint/legal notice section.

How do we collect your data?
We collect your data when you share it with us, for example if you enter data in a contact form.
Other data is collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit our website. This mainly concerns technical data (such as Internet browser, operating system or time of access to the website). This data is collected automatically as soon as you access our website.

How do we use your data?
In part, we collect your data to ensure that the website is presented correctly. Other data can be used to analyse how you use our website.

What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have the right to be informed, at any time and free of charge, of the origin, the recipients and the purposes of your collected data. Moreover, you have the right to request that the data be rectified, made unavailable or erased. If you have any concerns or further questions regarding data protection, please do not hesitate to contact us at the address specified in the imprint/legal notice. You are moreover entitled to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

Analytics tools and tools from third parties
When visiting our website, your user behaviour might be analysed statistically. This process is mainly based on cookies and on so-called analytics programs. In general, your user behaviour is analysed in an anonymised manner and cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. The privacy statement below will provide you with more detailed information.

You can object to this analysis. In this privacy statement, we will inform you of how you can do this.

2. General and mandatory information

Data protection
As the operators of this website, we take the protection of your personal data seriously. We will treat your personal data confidentially and use it in accordance with the statutory data protection provisions as well as with this privacy statement.

If you use this website, some personal data is collected. Personal data means data by which you can be identified personally. This privacy statement describes which data we collect, how we use it as well as how and for what purpose the data is collected. Please note that transferring data via the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) might not be safe. It is impossible to completely protect data against access by third parties.

The controller for data processing on this website is:

Stadtverwaltung Ingelheim am Rhein [Municipality of the City of Ingelheim]
Neuer Markt 1
55218 Ingelheim am Rhein
Oberbürgermeister [mayor] Ralf Claus
Phone: +49 6132 782 0

Controller means the natural or legal person which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

Withdrawal of consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible if you explicitly consent to them. You can withdraw previously given consent at any time. To do so, simply send us an e-mail. The legality of the data processing carried out until such withdrawal will not be affected thereby.

Right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority
If data protection regulations have been violated, the person affected has the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. For issues under data protection law, the competent supervisory authority is the Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit Rheinland-Pfalz [Commissioner for data protection and freedom of information in Rhineland-Palatinate], Hintere Bleiche 34, 55116 Mainz, e-mail:

Right to data portability
You have the right to receive – either personally or by proxy – the data which is automatically processed by us based on your consent or in performance of a contract. The data must be provided in a commonly used and machine-readable format. Where you request that the data is directly transferred to another controller, this can be done only if this is technically feasible.

Access, unavailability, erasure
In the scope of the applicable statutory provisions you have the right – at any time and free of charge – to access the personal data stored, to be provided with information as to their source, the recipient(s) and the purpose of the data processing and, where applicable, you are entitled to rectification or erasure of the data or to it being made unavailable. If you have any concerns or further questions with regard to personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us at the address specified in the imprint/legal notice.

3. Data protection officer

Data protection officer prescribed by law
We appointed a data protection officer for our company.
Thomas Pies
Stadtverwaltung Ingelheim am Rhein
Neuer Markt 1
55218 Ingelheim am Rhein
Phone: +49 6132 782-135

4. Data collection on our website

Some parts of the website use “cookies”. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain any viruses. We use them to make our Internet presence safer, more user-friendly and more effective. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies used by us are “session cookies”. They are deleted automatically when you leave our website. Other cookies remain on your terminal until you delete them manually. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser when you visit our website again.
You can change your browser settings such that you are informed about cookies and that you only allow their storage in individual cases, exclude storage of cookies either in specific cases or in general, and delete them automatically when the browser is closed. Deactivating cookies may impair the website’s functionality.
Cookies required for carrying out the electronic communication process or for providing certain functions that are desired by you (e.g. a shopping basket) will be stored on the basis of art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in saving cookies in order to provide the services in an optimised and technically error-free manner. Where other cookies (such as cookies to analyse your user behaviour) are stored, they are discussed separately in this privacy statement.

Server log
The website provider collects and automatically stores information in so-called server log files that are automatically sent to us by your browser. Such information can be:
• type and version of your browser
• operating system used
• URL of referrer
• host name of accessing computer
• time of server request
• IP address
This data is not merged with data from other sources.
The basis for the data processing is art. 6(1)(f) GDPR which permits the processing of data to perform a contract or to take steps prior to entering into a contract.