Privacy Policy

A. Web tracking

Our partner, etracker GmbH (, uses technology on this website to collect and store data for the purposes of marketing and optimisation. This data is used to create usage profiles under a pseudonym. This may involve the use of cookies. Cookies are small text files which are stored in the local browser cache of the user's PC. They track the website browsing history. The data collected using etracker technology will not be used to personally identify visitors to this website and will not be merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym without the express permission of the individual concerned. Your can withdraw your consent to the future collection and storage of data at any time.

Use of Google Analytics 
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google. Google Analytics utilises so-called cookies, small text files that are stored on your computer and make it possible to analyse how you use the website. The data generated by such cookies about your use of this website (including your IP address) are transmitted by Google to a server in the USA, where they are stored. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports of website activity for homepage operators and provide other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google may also transmit this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process this data on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google under any circumstances. You can stop the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note however that if you do this, you may lose the full functionality of the website. By using our website, you consent to Google processing of data about yourself in the manner and for the purpose described above.

B. Privacy policy

This declaration summarises the principles followed for the handling of personal data and other third party data arising from use of the website '' or provided by the user.

1. Principle

The first priority is compliance with the German and European data protection regulations. The association VREI e.V. endeavours to not only meet the statutory provisions governing data protection, but also aims to follow the recommendations of recognised bodies for voluntary self-control in the field of data protection.

2. Personal and other data

Personal data refers to specific information about the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person; other data in the context of this statement are all information not of a personal nature acquired by VREI e.V. during use of its website. If in doubt, information shall be considered as personal data; this shall particularly apply to e-mail addresses.

3. Collection

VREI e.V. undertakes to collect personal data only in accordance with the statutory provisions. Other data shall generally be collected by VREI e.V. in the form normally used by web servers to store connectivity information. This includes the date of access, the site or file accessed, the browser software used and the user's IP address. ? Other data are not used to determine the identity of the user. Any further processing and analysis of other data shall only take place anonymously, e.g. for statistical purposes, to correct errors or to investigate in cases of attempted hacking. Statistical purposes also include what is known as clickstream analysis, which allows VREI e.V. to examine user behaviour on its website.

4. Transfer

No transfer of personal data, i.e. communication to third parties, will take place. Exceptions to this are transfers to authorised government bodies on request and transfers to the criminal justice authorities in the event of misuse of the website.

5. Data processing abroad

VREI e.V. reserves the right to operate servers located outside the territory of the states of the European Union. VREI e.V. guarantees that data stored on these servers will receive the same level of protection as in Germany and the European Union.

6. Technical data protection

VREI e.V. ensures that its servers comply with the latest security standards. Insofar as this is technically appropriate, secure transmission channels (SSL connections) are provided for the collection of personal data. In addition, staff and third parties responsible for technical system maintenance are subject to an obligation of non-disclosure imposed on them by VREI e.V.

7. Right of information

Where VREI e.V. has collected personal data, it undertakes to provide information about the stored data on request. This can also be provided via an automated process provided that misuse of data can be excluded.