Privacy Policy

We take the protection of your data very seriously.

We only collect and use data according to directions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and additional provisions of privacy policy in Germany. In the following data protection declaration you will find information about the amount of personalised data we use, ways of procurement and the uses your data is put to.

Data transfer and data protocol for intrasystem and statistical purposes

Due to technical requirements, your browser automatically transports data to our web server, whenever you visit our website. These are, among others, date and time of your visit, your type and version of browser, your system software as well as your IP-address. These data is secured seperately from data you may submit during your visit of our website. A precise attribution of these data to a certain person is impossible. They will be collected for statistical purposes based on Section 6 Subparagraph 1 Lit. F) of the GDPR, analysed and subsequently deleted.

Analysis of usage by Matomo (formerly Piwik)

In order to optimise our website for future usage, we use the web analysis tool Matomo. For this purpose, Matomo stores a Cookie. Cookies are text files stored on the user’s computer system by the internet browser. It enables us the analysis of your usage of our website. It is not possible to attribute the hereby collected data to any distinct person. The noted IP-address is shortened immediately in order to prevent attribution to any distinct device. After temporarily securing the shortened IP-address for the purpose of analysis of user behaviour it will be deleted completely.

For future usage of our website, you can prevent tracking by Matomo by the Opt-out option below. Do not check the box if you wish not to be tracked. In this case, another cookie (so-called Opt-out Cookie) is stored in your browser. It prevents Matomo from storing any data of your user behaviour in the future.

You also have the option of letting Matomo know that you do not wish to be tracked by adjusting your browsers settings accordingly (“Do not track”). Matomo respects this setting.

Third-party supplier and third-party supplier cookies

The DEAL website includes Plugins, with which content by third-party suppliers is presented. Please note that due to the presentation of third-party supplier content on the DEAL website, these suppliers may store Cookies, thereby collecting and using personalised data. The amount of data, ways of procurement and the uses the data is put to can be found in the privacy policy of the respective third-party supplier.
The privacy policy of Twitter, its Plugin being presented on our website, can be found here:
The privacy policy of Vimeo can be found here:

In case you do not agree to third-party suppliers storing Cookies in your browser, you can adjust your browser settings accordingly.

Your rights as an affected person

You have the right to receive information on the personal data retained when you visit the website and/or have retained data that is incorrect corrected.
You also have the right to demand that your data is deleted or that the processing thereof is restricted as well as to object to the processing of your data.
Lastly, you have the right to complain to the controlling authority. The relevant authority for the data processing of the DEAL website is the Representative for Data Protection and Freedom of Information Baden-Württemberg: