Data privacy statement

Protecting your privacy is important to us. Therefore please take note of the following information about the use of this website.

In the following, we will inform you about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data. You can access this information at any time on our website. This information relates to the use of the PC, smartphone, tablet and all other Internet-enabled devices.
Privacy Policy
Responsible body

The Leibniz Institute for Vegetable and Ornamental Plants Großbeeren / Erfurt e.V., Theodor-Echtermeyer-Weg 1, 14979 Großbeeren, is the responsible data processing authority within the meaning of Directive 95/46 / EC (Data Protection Directive) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).
Personal information

Personal data within the meaning of Directive 95/46 / EC (Data Protection Directive) and the relevant German data protection regulations (in particular BDSG and TMG) ​​are individual details of personal or factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person (eg affected person); Your name, address, e-mail address, date of birth etc.
Collection and use of data
1. Informational use of the website

In the case of mere informational use of the website, we do not collect any personal data, except for the data transmitted by your browser to enable you to visit the website.

These include, for example:
• IP adress
• Date and time of the request
• URL (address) of the referring web page
• Retrieved file
• The amount of data sent
• Browsing type and version, operating system

This information is analyzed anonymously by us statistically and is used exclusively to improve the attractiveness, content and functionalities of our website. This data will not be used by us to identify the individual user. This data is not merged with other data sources. The data are deleted after a statistical evaluation.
2. Collection and use of personal data

• Contact
Personal data (such as name, e-mail address) will be collected on this website only if you inform us of your own accord, for example when you contact us, e.g. If you enter this data in an input field on our website or send it by e-mail to us.
Your personal data will only be used for the purpose of contact or for the purpose for which you provided us with such data, e.g. To process your requests or technical administration of the website.
This information is communicated on a voluntary basis and with your consent. As far as information on communication channels (eg e-mail address, telephone number) is concerned, you also agree that we may also contact you via this communication channel to answer your request.

• Application procedure
If you apply electronically to our institute, your data will only be used to process your application and will not be passed on to third parties. Your personal data is accessible to the respective personnel responsible and will be made available to selected executives in the individual case. It is forbidden to use the data in any way other than the above. Please note that unencrypted e-mails are not transmitted in an access-protected manner.
Your rights

• Right of revocation
You have the right to revoke your consent to the collection and use of personal data with effect for the future at any time.

• Right of access
You have the right to request information about the personal data stored on your behalf. At your request, the information can also be given electronically.

• Right of correction, deletion, or blocking
You have the right to request the correction, deletion or blocking of the personal data you have stored. If statutory provisions do not allow a deletion, your data will be blocked instead, so that they are only accessible for compulsory legal requirements.

• Contact
For the exercise of your previous rights to revoke, provide, correct, delete or block your personal data, please contact the Leibniz Institute for Vegetable and Ornamental Plants Großbeeren / Erfurt eV, Theodor-Echtermeyer-Weg 1, 14979 Großbeeren Or by e-mail to The use of your foregoing rights is free of charge.

In which cases do third parties have access to data from you?

Your data will not be passed on to third parties, unless a declaration of consent is provided by you or we are legally obliged to pass on the data. In these cases, however, the amount of data transmitted is limited to the required minimum.
If we use service providers in the processing process, the contractual conditions are regulated according to the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act. In addition, by means of technical and organizational measures as well as regular checks, we have ensured that these comply with the provisions of the Data Protection Act.

Cookies and web analytics
1. Cookies

We use cookies for the statistical evaluation. Cookies are files which are stored on the hard disk of your computer, smartphones or tablets and are used to facilitate navigation. You must avoid having to re-enter all necessary data for each usage. Cookies help us to tailor our website to your needs, such as your preferred language or interests. The cookies are used, for example, to set the time, default settings, and remember the set view.
If you do not want this, you only need to turn off cookies in your browser. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but offer the possibility to refuse cookies or display a warning before storing them. How this works in detail, please refer to the instructions of your browser manufacturer.
For the pure visit of our site, the admission of cookies is not absolutely necessary. However, shutting down all cookies may result in some features not being able to be executed on our Internet pages.

2. Web analysis

This site uses Piwik, which is a web analytics service. Piwik uses so-called cookies, which are text files that are stored on your computer and which, in turn, allow us to analyze the use of the website. For this purpose, the usage information generated by the cookie (including your abbreviated IP address) is transferred to our server and stored for purposes of analysis purposes, which is used by our website optimization. Your IP address will be immediately anonymised during this process so that you remain anonymous to us as a user. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will not be passed on to third parties. You may prevent the use of cookies by means of an appropriate setting of your browser software, but it may be that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website.

If you do not agree with the storage and evaluation of this data from your visit, you can always object to the storage and use at the click of a mouse. In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie is stored in your browser, which means that Piwik does not collect any session data. Attention: If you delete your cookies, this also means that the opt-out cookie is also deleted and, if necessary, you must be activated again.

Data security

To protect your personal data stored by us from unauthorized access and misuse, we keep current technical and operational safety precautions. Our safety procedures are regularly checked and adapted to technological progress.


On the website you will find links to other websites, which may be of interest to you. The Leibniz Institute for Vegetable and Ornamental Plant Engineering Großbeeren / Erfurt e.V. is not responsible for the data protection practices concerning other websites or their contents. Therefore, these data protection statements may differ from the data protection regulations of the other websites. We recommend that you also take note of the other data protection statements.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to amend this privacy statement at any time in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations. Current status is January 2016.