Privacy Statement

The responsible authority within the terms of the data protection acts is acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech – Deutsche Akademie der Technikwissenschaften), Karolinenplatz 4, 80333 Munich.

Collection of general Information

When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected. This information (server log files) includes e.g. the type of web browser and the operating system you use or the domain name of your Internet service provider. It is invariably information that does not allow for any inferences pertaining to your person. Such information is technically necessary to enable us to correctly deliver the requested content of websites and is obligatorily due when using the Internet. We statistically evaluate anonymous information of this kind in order to optimise our website and its technology.

Contact form

If you contact us via e-mail, the information you provide will be stored to enable us to process your request as well as for possible follow-up questions.

Use of Piwik

This website uses Piwik, an open source software for the statistical analysis of visitor accesses. Piwik uses so-called cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable you to analyse your browsing of the website.

The information the cookie generates regarding your use of our website is stored on a server in Germany.

The IP address is anonymised immediately after processing and before storage. By changing the settings of your browser software, you can prevent the installation of the cookies. Please note that with the software accordingly set, it is possible that some functions of this website may no longer be available.

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Like many other websites, we use so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files which a web page server transfers to your hard disk. Thus, we automatically receive certain data regarding your computer and your connection to the Internet, such as, e.g.  your IP address, the browser used or the operating system.

Cookies cannot be used to start programmes or to transfer viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can facilitate your navigation and can enable the correct display of our Websites.

On no account is the data we collect passed on to third parties or linked to personal data without your consent.

Of course, you can also visit our website without using cookies. Internet browsers are regularly set up to accept cookies. You can deactivate the use of cookies at any time in the settings of your browser. Please use the help functions of your internet browser to find out how to change these settings. Please note that some features of our website may not work if you have disactivated the use of cookies.

Your rights of information, rectification, blocking, deletion and objection

You are entitled at any time to obtain information about your personal data stored in our records. You are likewise entitled to demand the rectification, blocking or deletion of your personal data, except for such data as is mandatorily stored for business transactions. In this case, please contact our data protection officer. The contact details can be found at the bottom of this page.

In order to ensure that your data can be blocked at any time, this data must be kept in a lock file for control purposes. Unless there is a legal obligation to archive the data, you can also request its deletion. If such an archiving obligation exists, we will, on request, block the data in question.

You may prospectively change or revoke any consent you may have given by notifying us accordingly.

Changes in our privacy policy

We reserve the right to occasionally modify this privacy statement to ensure its continued compliance with the current legal requirements or to reflect changes or amendments of our services. Your renewed visit will then be subject to the new privacy Statement.

Questions to our Data Protection Officer

If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy, please write us an e-mail or contact our data protection officer directly:


Klaus Foitzick
activeMind Management- und Technologieberatung AG
Potsdamer Straße 3
80802 Munich

Phone: 089 / 418 560 170
Fax: 089 / 418 560 179
E-Mail: datenschutz(at) 


This privacy Statement was created with the Privacy statement generator of the activeMind AG (Datenschutzerklärungs-Generator der activeMind AG).

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