Data Privacy

Welcome to our website. We respect your privacy and protect your data. This is the main privacy policy for Following, we will detail which information is collected and stored for what reasons and to what extent by using this website.

Processing of protocol data

Every visit of this website and every transfer of files generates protocol data in a so called log-file on the webserver. In detail the following data is logged:
-    IP address
-    Names of the requested files
-    Date and time of the request
-    Browser type and version
-    Operating system
-    Transferred amount of data
-    Prompt if the transfer was successful

These server logs are stored for 7 days and then deleted. These logs are stored due to safety reasons, i.e. to solve attacks or cases of misuse. If data has to be stored for evidence purposes, it will be excluded from deletion until the case in question is solved.


In order to protect your transferred data we use an encryption via SSL. You can recognise this kind of connection by the prefix https:// in the address line of your web browser. Due to the SSL encryption, all data that is transferred to this website by you cannot be read by third parties. All data is stored on servers located in EU/EEA member states.

Social Media

In order to protect your personal rights we have not implemented any social media feeds into this website as to not transfer any personal information to third parties (like Twitter or Facebook) while you visit this website.  Instead of embedded content, we provide external links to relevant social media profiles that you can actively click if you want to access those contents.

Statistics and cookies

This website uses cookies to track and analyse the traffic on our site and to optimise both, the website itself and the comfort of using it. The data is stored pseudonymised. With these cookies we collect the following data:
·    Time and duration of your visit
·    Visited sites
·    Referrer URL
·    Used browser, plugins and language settings
·    Visitors by country
·    Used OS and configuration
·    Anonymized IP address

The cookie used for this statistic tracking has a time to live of 7 days.

In case you do not want to have your visit to our site tracked and you do not want to help us to improve our service you can opt out using the following link:

Online Application form

For the purpose of your application at the EICT GmbH, we provide the opportunity to upload your application documents to a secure area of our server. The transfer of your data is secured via SSL. On our server, the access to your data is technically restricted to the persons necessary for the processing of your application. The data you transmit will be used exclusively for processing your application. Your data will be deleted in accordance with the legal requirements, latest six months after the end of the application process.

Please use our application form for the security of your data. Please note that an application sent to us by unencrypted email may be visible to third parties.

Consumer rights notice

If personal data has been stored while visiting this website you have the right to request information, deletion, repeal and correction of your stored personal data. You furthermore have the right to data portability. You furthermore have the right to file an appeal to the Data Protection and Freedom of Information Commissioner of the State of Berlin.

Data Protection and Freedom of Information Commissioner of the State of Berlin 

Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit 
Friedrichstr. 219
10969 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 138890
Fax: +49 30 2155050

Every person who thinks that their personal rights in terms of data privacy and freedom of information has been violated has the right to address the Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information.

Contact of the entity responsible

Responsible according to the GDPR:

European Center for Information and Communication Technologies – EICT GmbH
EUREF Campus Haus 13
Torgauer Straße 12-15
10829 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 3670235000
Fax: +49 30 3670235201

Contact of the data protection officer

The data protection officer of the EICT GmbH can be contacted:

European Center for Information and Communication Technologies – EICT GmbH
EUREF Campus Haus 13
Torgauer Straße 12-15
10829 Berlin

You may contact our data protection officer with questions and suggestions regarding the data privacy at any time. 

External links

On this website we link to content on external sites that are not located on our server. We check these external links and content at the time we link to it. Even though we check these links regularly, we cannot guarantee that these contents have been unaltered by their respective providers. If you notice that external content violates the law please let us know. 
This privacy policy statement is only valid for content located on our servers.

Further Development

Due to the continuous development of our services there might be updates and changes to this privacy policy statement. We advise you to check back with this privacy policy from time to time to keep up with these changes.