Data Privacy

Privacy policy


Basic Information

This website is operated by the Saxon State Ministry of Science, Culture and Tourism (hereinafter referred to as "We" or "SMWK") and this privacy statement informs you, as a user of our website, about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data.

Since new technologies and the constant further development of this website may result in changes to this data protection declaration, we recommend that you read it again at regular intervals.


  1. Name and contact details of the person responsible

Saxon State Ministry of Science, Culture and Tourism

Wigard Street 17

01097 Dresden

Phone: +49 351 564-0



  1. Name and contact details of the data protection officer

Saxon State Ministry of Science, Culture and Tourism 

Wigardstraße 17

01097 Dresden 

Phone: +49 351 564-62310 


  1. Rights as a user
  • Revocation of your consent to data processing
  • Information about your stored personal data
  • Correction, blocking or deletion of your stored personal data Right to data portability


3.1 General right to information

You have the right at any time to obtain information about the personal data we have collected and stored about you, its origin and recipients, and the purpose for which it is stored. If you have any questions about the processing of your personal data or about data protection in general, please contact our data protection officer.


3.2 Right of complaint

Data subjects may complain to the competent supervisory authority. The competent authority for the Saxon State Ministry of Science, Culture and Tourism is:


The Saxon Data Protection Commissioner


Postal address: 

Postfach 11 01 32 

01330 Dresden 

Phone: +49 351 85471-101 

Fax: +49 351 85471-109 


  1. Disclosure of personal data to third parties and processors

4.1 Order processors

All personal data that we process within the scope of this website is processed by us or our service providers. We may transfer your personal data to external service providers, such as IT and website optimization service providers, advertising agencies or analytics providers, in order to provide you with our services. We have carefully selected these service providers and concluded order processing contracts with them.

4.1.1 Processor of the website

The technical realization of the website is carried out in accordance with Art. 28 DSGVO by GmbH 

Weißenfelser Straße 71 

04229 Leipzig 

Phone: 0341 / 9 13 53 88 

Fax: 0341 / 9 13 53 98 




The order processor collects, processes and stores all personal data on behalf of the person responsible. Only the systems of the order processor within the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany are used for this purpose. At no time are systems of a third party used for this purpose.


4.1.2 Legal basis

The processing of the data is carried out on the legal basis according to Art.6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.


4.1.3 Purpose of the processing

The processing by the processor serves to provide the website for the SMWK, see also point 6.


4.1.4 Duration of storage

After the purpose of collecting the data has been achieved and it is no longer required, the data is deleted. The data collected to guarantee the provision of our website will be deleted in the case as soon as the respective session is ended.


The server log files, on the other hand, are stored for a maximum of 7 days and then deleted.


  1. Cookies

This website uses cookies that are transmitted to your browser by either our server or the server of a third party. Cookies are small files that are stored on your device. Your browser accesses these files. The use of cookies increases the user-friendliness and security of this website.


There are the following types of cookies:


  • Necessary, essential cookies:

Essential cookies are cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of the website in order to store certain functions of the website such as logins, shopping cart or user input, e. g. regarding the language of the website.


  • Session cookies:

Session cookies are required to recognize multiple use of an offer by the same user (e. g. if you have logged in to determine your login status). When you visit our site again, these cookies provide information to automatically recognize you. The information obtained in this way serves to optimize our offers and to facilitate your access to our site. When you close the browser or log out, the session cookies are deleted.


  • Persistent cookies: These cookies remain stored even after you close your browser. They are used to store the login, to measure reach and for marketing purposes. These are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.
  • Third-party cookies (third-party cookies in particular from advertisers): According to your wishes, you can configure your browser settings and, for example, refuse the acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies. However, we would like to point out that you may not be able to use all functions of this website. You can read more about these cookies in the respective privacy statements of the third-party providers.


Most of the cookies we use are “session cookies”. These temporarily save the Internet call and are deleted when you close your browser, i. e. when you leave our website, they are automatically deleted. Session cookies do not store any information about you as a user. If you do not want cookies to be stored on your device, you can object to the use of these files here:


  • Cookie deactivation page of the network advertising initiative: http://optout. networkadvertising. org/?c=1#!/


  • Cookie deactivation page of the US website: http://optout. aboutads. info/?c=2#!/


  • Cookie deactivation page of the European website: http://optout. networkadvertising. org/?c=1#!/


  1. 1 Legal basis

Cookies are provided on the legal basis according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) and f) GDPR.


  1. 2 Purpose of providing cookies

We use cookies to ensure the usability and basic functionalities of our website. Cookies recognize the users of our website and thus make the use of our website easier.


  1. 3 Duration of storage

Cookies are only stored on your device. However, you have the option of preventing the storage of cookies on your device by making the appropriate settings in your browser. However, it cannot be guaranteed that you will be able to access all functions of this website without restrictions if your browser does not allow cookies. You as a user thus have full control over the use of cookies.


  1. Cookie Consent Solutions


  1. 1 Borlab's cookie

On our website we have integrated the Borlabs Cookie Consent Plugin (service provider: Borlabs – Benjamin A. Bornschein, Georg-Wilhelm-Str. 17, 21107 Hamburg) as a consent management service.


  1. 2 Data categories and description of data processing

Cookies, date and time of visit, device information, browser information, anonymized IP address, opt-in and opt-out data. This service allows us to obtain your consent to the storage of cookies and also to document them. In addition, a cookie is stored in your browser in order to be able to assign the given consent or its revocation to you. Below you can find further information in the privacy policy of Borlabs here:

https://de. borlabs. io/kb/welche-daten-speichert-borlabs-cookie/.


  1. 3 Purpose of processing

Compliance with legal obligations, storage of consent.


  1. 4 Legal bases

The legal basis for the processing of personal data is our legitimate interest in the above purposes pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR as well as the fulfilment of legal obligations pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c) GDPR.


  1. 5 Legal bases

The cookie is set for 180 days unless you delete the Borlabs cookie in your browser yourself or the purpose for data storage no longer applies. The proof of revocation of a previously granted consent shall be kept for a period of three years. Retention is based on our accountability pursuant to Art. 5 para. 2 GDPR as well as the statutory limitation period.


  1. 6 Data transmission/category of recipient

The data will not be passed on to Borlabs.


  1. Social media offers

The SMWK is represented on various social media platforms in order to provide you with the same information and offer further contact options.


Due to our legitimate interest in the analysis, optimization and operation of our online offer as well as the external presentation of the SMWK and the use of social media as an additional information and communication channel (within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR), our website uses so-called social media plugins.


The plugins establish a direct connection between your browser and the respective servers of the platform operator. We have no influence on which data is transmitted to them.


Furthermore, the plugins inform the respective platform operator that you have visited our website as a user. It is possible that your IP address is stored. If you are logged in to your respective account during your visit to our website, the aforementioned information will be linked to that account.


If you use the functions of the plugin – for example by “sharing” or “liking” a post – the corresponding information is also transmitted to the respective platform.


If you want to prevent the platform operators from associating this data with your account, please log out of your account before visiting our website and delete the stored cookies. Via your profile, you can make further settings for data processing for advertising purposes or object to the use of your data for advertising purposes.


You can find out which data, for what purpose and to what extent the platforms collect, use and process data and which rights and settings you have to protect your privacy in the privacy policies of the respective platform operators.


We use social media plug-ins from social networks on our website. We use the so-called “two-click solution” tariff from c’t and heise. de: https://www. heise. de/ct/artikel/Shariff-Social-Media-Buttons-mit-Datenschutz-2467514. html; Service provider: Heise Medien GmbH & Co. KG, Karl-Wiechert-Allee 10, 30625 Hannover, Germany; Privacy policy: https://www. heise. de/Datenschutzerklaerung-der-Heise-Medien-GmbH-Co-KG-4860. html.


Data category and description of data processing: Usage data, content data, inventory data. When accessing our website, “Shariff” does not transmit any personal data to the third-party providers of the social plug-ins. Next to the logo or brand of the social network you will find a slider with which you can activate the plug-in by clicking. This activation constitutes your consent in the form that the respective provider of the social network receives the information that you have accessed our website and your personal data is transmitted to the provider of the plug-in and stored there. These are so-called third-party cookies. With some providers such as Facebook and XING, your IP is immediately anonymized after collection. The plug-in provider stores the data collected about the user as usage profiles. You can revoke your consent at any time by deactivating the controller.


Purpose of data processing: Improving and optimizing our website; increasing our awareness by means of social networks; enabling interaction with you and the users with each other via social networks; advertising, analysis and/or design of the website according to needs.


Legal basis: The legal basis for the processing of personal data is our legitimate interest in the above purposes pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f) GDPR. If you have given us or the controller of the social network consent to the processing of your personal data, the legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a) in conjunction with Art. 7 GDPR. In case of pre-contractual enquiries or when using your personal data for the performance of a contract, Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b) GDPR legal basis.


Data transmission/recipient category: Social network.


Social networks used and objection: With regard to the purpose and scope of data collection and processing, we refer to the respective privacy statements of the social networks. In addition, you will also find information about your rights and setting options for the protection of your personal data. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you can directly contact the respective plug-in provider to exercise these rights.


7.1 Facebook and Instagram

Social network, service provider: Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland

Privacy Policy Facebook (Link Privacy Policy Facebook)


7.2 LinkedIn

Social network, service provider: LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland


  1. Analysis tools
  2. 1 Google Analytics

If you have given your consent, our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC. The responsible party for users in the EU/EEA and Switzerland is Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland (“Google”).


8.1.1 Description and scope of data processing

Google Analytics is a web analysis service that uses cookies to enable an analysis of the surfing behavior of users. Web analysis refers to the collection, collection and evaluation of data about the behaviour of visitors to websites.


This enables an analysis of your use of our websites. The information collected by cookies about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server and stored there.


On behalf of the Saxon State Ministry for Science, Culture and Tourism, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website and to compile reports on website activity. The reports provided by Google Analytics are used to analyse the performance of our website.


We use the User ID function. User IDs allow us to assign a unique, persistent ID to one or more sessions (and the activities within those sessions) and analyze user behavior across devices.


Recipients of the data are/may be:


Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (as processor pursuant to Art. 28 GDPR)


Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA


Alphabet Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA


The following data may be transmitted:

  • entered search terms
  • first visit to the website
  • Opening of the meeting
  • Your “click path”, interaction with the website
  • Scrolls (always when a user scrolls to the end of the page (90%))
  • Clicks on external links
  • Interaction with videos
  • File Downloads
  • viewed / clicked ads
  • Frequency and duration of page views
  • Information about the previously visited website of the user (referrer)


With the help of the cookie, the following information can also be stored:

Your IP address

  • the access time
  • Your approximate location (region)
  • technical information about your browser and the devices you use (e.g. language settings, screen resolution)
  • Your Internet Service Provider
  • the frequency of visits to our website.


When you visit our website, this personal data is transmitted to the servers of Google and stored. It cannot be ruled out that US authorities may access the data stored by Google.


With Google Analytics, the anonymization of IP addresses is enabled by default. Due to IP anonymization, your IP address is truncated by Google within 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 transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. According to Google, the IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.


Use the following link to prevent tracking by Google Analytics:

Third country transfers

Insofar as data is processed outside the EU/EEA and there is no level of data protection corresponding to the European standard, we have concluded EU standard contractual clauses with the service provider in order to establish an appropriate level of data protection. The parent company of Google Ireland, Google LLC, is based in California, USA. A transfer of data to the USA and an access of US authorities to the data stored by Google cannot be excluded. The USA is currently considered a third country from a data protection perspective. You do not have the same rights there as within the EU/EEA. You may not be entitled to legal remedies against access by public authorities.


8.1.2 Legal basis

The processing of the data takes place on the legal basis according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.


8.1.3 Legal basis

Google uses the data and information obtained, among other things, to evaluate the use of our website, to compile online reports for us that show the activities on our website, and to provide other services related to the use of our website.


Google Analytics places a cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. What cookies are has already been explained above. By setting the cookie, Google enables an analysis of the use of our website. With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this website, which is operated by FSV Zwickau Spielbetriebsgesellschaft mbH and on which a Google Analytics component has been integrated, your browser is automatically prompted by the respective Google Analytics component to transmit data to Google for the purpose of online analysis. As part of this technical procedure, Google receives knowledge of personal data, such as the IP address of the data subject, which Google uses, among other things, to understand the origin of visitors and clicks and subsequently to enable commission settlements.


Analysis cookies are used for the purpose of improving the quality of our website and its content. The analysis cookies allow us to learn how the website is used and enable us to continuously optimise our offer.


8.1.4 Duration of storage

These cookies are stored on the user's computer and transmitted from it to our website. Therefore, you as a user also have full control over the use of cookies. You can deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings in your browser. The data sent by us and linked to cookies are automatically deleted after 2 months. Data whose retention period has been reached is automatically deleted once a month.


8.1.5 Possibilities for objection and elimination

You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by visiting the cookie settings [SET THE LINK TO THE SETTINGS OF THE CONSENT TOOL HERE] and changing your choices there. The legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation remains unaffected. Furthermore, as described above, you can prevent the setting of cookies by our website at any time by means of a corresponding setting of the browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Such a setting of the browser used would also prevent Google from setting a cookie on the computer or browser. In addition, a cookie already set by Google Analytics can be deleted at any time via the browser or other software programs.


Furthermore, the data subject has the possibility to object to and prevent the collection of data generated by Google Analytics relating to the use of this website as well as the processing of this data by Google. To do this, the data subject must download and install a browser add-on under the link This browser add-on informs Google Analytics via JavaScript that no data and information about visits to websites may be transmitted to Google Analytics. Google regards the installation of the browser add-on as an objection. If the information technology system of the data subject is deleted, formatted or reinstalled at a later date, the data subject must reinstall the browser add-on in order to deactivate Google Analytics. If the browser add-on is uninstalled or deactivated by the data subject or another person within their sphere of control, it is possible to reinstall or reactivate the browser add-on.


Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of Google can be found at and at Google Analytics is explained in more detail under this link


  1. SSl Encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential data, our website uses SSL encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address bar of the browser from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock icon in your browser bar. If encryption is active, the data you transmit to us via the website cannot theoretically be read by third parties.


  1. Right of objection

As a user of our website, you can exercise your right of objection and object to the processing of your personal data at any time.

If you would like a correction, blocking, deletion or information about the personal data stored about you, or if you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, or if you would like to revoke your consent, please contact the following e-mail address: datenschutz(at)