Data Privacy

General information and mandatory information

Responsible authority

The responsible authority for data processing on this website is:

Media Foundation of Sparkasse Leipzig
Menckestrasse 27
04155 Leipzig

The responsible authority, alone or in combination with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (such as names, contact details, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to data processing

Only with your express consent are some processes of data processing possible. A revocation of your already given consent is possible at any time. For the revocation is sufficient an informal message by e-mail. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right to complain to the competent authority

As the person affected, in the event of a breach of data protection law, you have a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority with regard to data protection issues is the state data protection officer of the federal state in which the headquarters of our company is located. The following link provides a list of data protection officers and their contact details:

Right to data portability

You have the right to request to send your data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract to you or to a third party. The provision is made in a machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another person in charge, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.

Right to information, correction, blocking, deletion

You have the right at any time within the scope of the applicable legal provisions to provide free information about your stored personal data, source of the data, their recipients and the purpose of data processing and, if necessary, a right to correct, block or delete this data. In this regard and also to further questions on the subject of personal data, you can always contact us via the contact options listed in the imprint.


Some of the web pages use so-called cookies. Cookies neither harm your computer nor contain viruses. Cookies serve the purpose of making our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called session cookies. They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies will remain on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.

You can change your browser settings in order to be informed when cookies are being used and to allow cookies on a case-by-case basis, to reject the use of cookies in certain cases or in general, and to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser window. Deactivating cookies might limit the functioning of this website.

Server log files

The provider of these web pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files that your browser automatically transfers to us. These include:

  • browser type and browser version
  • operating system used
  • referrer URL
  • host name of the accessing computer
  • time of the server request
  • IP-address of the accessing computer

These data cannot be associated with individual persons. These data will not be combined with other data resources. We reserve the right to examine these data retrospectively if we receive specific indications of unlawful use. 

Google Analytics

This website uses the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider of this service is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, US.

Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that facilitate an analysis of your use of the website. The information gathered with the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to and stored at a Google server located in the US.

IP anonymization

IP anonymization is active on this website. This means that before being transferred to the US your IP address is shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the US and then shortened there. On behalf of the provider of this website, Google will use this information to analyze your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide the owner of the website with further services in connection with the website and Internet use. Google will not combine the IP address transferred by your browser in the context of Google Analytics with other data.

Browser plug-in

You can prevent the saving of cookies by changing the respective settings in your browser software. However, we wish to point out that in this case you might not be able to properly use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data about your use of the website that are gathered by the cookie (including your IP address) as well as the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

Objection to data collection

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. This will store an opt-out cookie that will prevent the collection of your data on future visits to this website:

Disable Google Analytics

Find out more about how Google Analytics treats user data in Google’s privacy policy:

Order data processing

We have signed an agreement on order data processing with Google and completely fulfill the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.


Our website uses plug-ins provided by YouTube, a service operated by Google. The provider of those pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, US. If you visit one of our web pages that is equipped with a YouTube plug-in, a connection to the YouTube servers will be established. This will inform the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited.

If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you will allow YouTube to directly link your surfing activity to your personal profile. You can avoid this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.

For more information about how user data are treated, please refer to YouTube’s privacy policy:

SSL encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transfer of confidential content, such as requests that you send to us as the provider of these web pages, this site uses SSL encryption. When the connection is encrypted, you will notice that the address bar of your browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and the lock symbol appears.

When SSL encryption is activated, the data that you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.

Right to obtain information and request deletion or block usage

You have the right to obtain all information about your personal data, their origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing at any time and free of charge as well as a right to request corrections, to block usage or to request deletion of this data. Turn to us for further questions on the topic of personal data. Requests can be send at any time to the address given in the imprint.

Objection to advertising emails

We hereby object to the use of contact details published within the scope of our imprint obligation for sending unsolicited advertising and information materials. The owners of theses web pages explicitly reserve the right to take legal action in the case of unsolicited advertising information such as spam emails.


Source of the German original of this translated document:

Last amended: 05/22/2018