The State Ministry processes data within the scope of this website,
The personal data processed within the scope of this website includes inventory data (e.g. e-mail addresses for the contact function), usage data (e.g. the pages visited on our website) and content data (e.g. the content of your contact request).
In this regard, we collect this data on the basis of Article 6(1) e) GDPR in order to be able to make this website available to you for the performance of our duties in the public interest (public relations work for the image campaign of the state of Baden-Württemberg).
We only process personal data within the framework of the relevant data protection provisions. This means that we only process your data if we have legal permission to do so, in particular if the data processing is necessary to provide our services (e.g. processing your request) or is required or permitted by law, or if you have given your consent.
a) Visiting the website
Every time you visit a website, data is collected and exchanged between your browser and our server. The Department of State Marketing automatically collects and stores data (log file information) that your browser transmits to our server. This is information about the:
type and version of your internet browser
operating system used
the page visited
the page previously visited (referrer URL)
date and time of the server request
The Department of State Marketing has no way of matching this data to a specific person. This data is not combined with other data sources. The Ministry of State uses the data to ensure the website connects smoothly and to evaluate system security and stability.
The IP numbers are recorded anonymously for the duration of the visit for the purpose of answering queries and stored for seven days. In this regard, we collect this data on the basis of Article 6 (1) e) GDPR in order to be able to make this website available to you for the performance of our duties in the public interest (public relations work for the umbrella brand campaign of the state of Baden-Württemberg).
Data logged when accessing the website will only be transmitted to third parties if we are obligated to do so by law or by a court decision, or if the transfer is necessary for asserting rights or prosecuting crimes in the event of attacks on the internet infrastructure of the State Ministry of Baden-Württemberg. There is no transfer in other cases.
b) Cookies | analysis
Most of the cookies used by us are so-called “session cookies”. In particular, they help us to recognise whether you have already visited individual pages of our website and are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your terminal device for a certain period of time (“persistent cookies”) and enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.
Cookies can be controlled with all internet browsers. Most browsers are set to accept all cookies without asking users. If you want to use the full functionality of the website, you should set your browser to accept session cookies. If you do not wish cookies to be stored on your computer, you should deactivate the relevant option in the browser’s system settings.
Technically required cookies
We use technically required cookies. These are necessary for the smooth functioning of the website. We use this in accordance with Article 6 (1) sentence 1 f) GDPR based on our legitimate interests.
Analytics cookies | Piwik Pro:
We only use Piwik Pro on the basis of your voluntary consent pursuant to Article 6 (1) sentence 1 a) GDPR. You will see the consent options when you visit our website for the first time.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is stored on the German-based web server platform.sh GmbH, Koblenzer Str. 11, 50968 Cologne, Germany. We have concluded a commissioned data processing agreement with platform.sh GmbH.
c) Contacting the Department of State Marketing
When contacting us (e.g. by e-mail), the information provided by the user is processed for the purposes of processing the contact request and its handling and thus to perform the duties assigned to us, which are in the public interest, in accordance with Article 6 (1) e) GDPR.
If you send us an e-mail, this e-mail and your e-mail address will only be used for correspondence with you. After the request has been fulfilled or answered, your information will be deleted or, if applicable, stored for file management purposes in accordance with the applicable data protection provisions.
Please note that data is generally not always transmitted securely on the Internet. Especially in e-mail traffic, protection cannot be guaranteed when exchanging data.
d) Data processing when organizing raffles
If you take part in one of our raffles, we process the data you provide (usually title, first name, surname, e-mail address) to organize the raffle, in particular, to notify the winner and to send the prize by e-mail.
Data provided in the raffle is processed exclusively with your consent (Article 6(1) sentence 1 a) GDPR). You can revoke your consent to data processing at any time. Withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of previous processing.
We use the newsletter software Sendinblue from Sendinblue GmbH, Köpenicker Straße 126, 10179 Berlin, Germany to send e-mail notifications as part of our raffles. Sendinblue is a German, certified provider that processes the data on our behalf and on our instructions (Article 28 GDPR). Your data will be deleted after the raffle in question is completed and settled.
Participation in the raffle is voluntary.
e) Email contact
If you consent to us contacting you by email we use the email address and the information that is stored in the registration database to send information to you about cooperation opportunities at irregular intervals and to answer contact enquiries.
You have the right to revoke your consent to receive emails in the future at any time. Once you have revoked your consent you will not receive any further emails from us. The deletion of your account in our B2B section does not constitute revocation of your consent to be contacted by email. The revocation must be declared separately.