Privacy Policy

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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site takes the protection of personal data very seriously. We would like you to know whether and when we are storing what sort of data and how we use them. We have taken technical and organizational steps to ensure that both we and our external service providers adhere to data privacy regulations.

SSL encryption

This website uses SSL encryption for reasons of security and to protect the transfer of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send us. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the “https://” instead of “http://” in the address bar of your browser and the lock symbol in your browser line.

When SSL encryption is activated, the data you give us cannot be read by third parties, even using state-of-the-art technology.

Personal data

Personal data consist of information that can be used to discover your identity. This includes such information as your name, postal or other address, or your telephone number. It does not include information unrelated to your identity (such as the number of the website’s users). As a matter of principle, you can always make use of our online offering without revealing your identity.

Please note that data transfer over the internet can be subject to security vulnerabilities (for instance, email communication). It is not possible to completely prevent third parties from accessing data. Your emails are transferred to us without additional encryption technologies. Under certain conditions therefore, any information you send can be viewed by third parties during transfer. So as a precaution, you should not send any passwords, credit card numbers or other sensitive information you would like to keep secret.

We save your data on a specially protected server in Germany. It can only be accessed by specifically authorized persons who are entrusted with the technical, commercial or editorial care of the server.

Reservation forms

The data you send us when filling in reservation forms are used exclusively for booking purposes. You can have your data deleted at any time; we do not pass these data on to third parties, but use the collected data for internal purposes only.

Contact forms

If you send us an inquiry using a contact form, we store the information stated in this form, including any contact data you may provide, for the purpose of processing the inquiry and any subsequent questions. We do not pass these data on to third parties, but use them for internal purposes only.

Newsletter data

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need your email address and a confirmation that you agree to receive the newsletter. No additional data are collected. We only use these data for sending out the newsletter.

You can revoke your consent to this storage of your email address for sending out the newsletter at any time. You will find a link for this purpose at the bottom of each newsletter.

Your right to deletion of personal data

You have the right to demand that your personal data be deleted at any time. To do so, please contact us by telephone or by email at info@kz-gedenkstaette-dachau.de.

Storing access data

Access data are stored every time a file is requested from our offering. Each data set consists of: IP address, previous page (if transmitted by your browser), file name, date and time, amount of data transferred, access status, and type of web browser. We only use the stored data for the purpose of statistical evaluation. They are not passed on to third parties, not even as excerpts.

These data cannot be attributed to specific persons, nor will they be combined with other data sources. We reserve the right to check these data later if we should become aware of concrete evidence pointing to unlawful use.

Use of cookies

Our website sometimes makes use of so-called cookies. These are intended to make our offer more effective and more user-friendly. Cookies are small text files deposited on your computer and saved by your browser.

We do not use cookies to collect personal data. Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies” that are automatically deleted when you leave our site. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our website.

Our offering can also be used without cookies. You can either deactivate the storage of cookies in your browser or activate a notification as soon as cookies are sent. Refusing to use any cookies at all may cause you to forego a few convenient features when using our website.

Usage analysis

To evaluate instances of visitor access to our website, we only use a tool from our provider. These data are stored on servers in Germany and not passed on to third parties. The IP address is anonymized as soon as the data are processed and before they are stored.

Links to other websites

Our online offering contains links to other websites. We have no way of ensuring that the operators of these sites adhere to data privacy or other regulations.

Liability

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site makes every effort to ensure that all information and data on its website are correct and up to date. However, we give no guarantee for the information and data provided are up to date, correct and complete, nor shall we assume any liability if they are not. In no case shall liability be assumed for damages arising from the use of information accessed here.

Questions, suggestions and comments

If you have any questions, suggestions or comments on the subject of data protection, please contact us directly by email at info@kz-gedenkstaette-dachau.de.

The ongoing development of the internet and the frequent changes in legal standards this entails make it necessary for us to amend our data privacy information from time to time. We will notify you here of any relevant alterations.

 

Dachau, May 15, 2018