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Privacy Policy

Data Protection Officer of UfU e.V.

UfU e.V., Data Protection Officer
Jonas Rüffer
Greifswalder Str. 4, 10405 Berlin
Phone: 0049 30 4284 993 12, Fax: 0049 30 4280 0485


Right to Information

You have the right to access at any time the personal data that has been stored about you, including the source and the recipients of your data and the purposes of the processing. Please send your request in written or electronic form to the above-mentioned address.


Privacy / Handling of Personalised Data

On this website you have the possibility to get in touch with us directly and online under the “contact” section and to send us a message via e-mail. This data is used solely and exclusively for the processing and answering of inquiries; it is not stored or used otherwise.

Data needed to display the website and ensure its stability and security

When you use our website for purely informational purposes, we collect the following data, which we require for technical purposes:

  • IP address of the device you are using
  • Name of the accessed file (specific page)
  • Date and time of access
  • Volume of data transferred
  • Access status (successful/unsuccessful)
  • Browser type and version as well as which operating system you use
  • URL of the previously visited page (so-called “referrer URL”)

In accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR, the processing of the above-mentioned data is necessary for the purposes of pursuing our legitimate interests. In the event of the unlawful use of this website, the data may also be used to identify potential violations.

In addition, this information will be analysed for statistical purposes as well as to improve our website. This will be done without creating personal user profiles.


Cookies are small pieces of text data stored by your web browser. They are usually downloaded to your computer or mobile device by the websites you visit. This allows the website to recognise your device while you are navigating through the website in order to customise and facilitate the use of the website. Cookies themselves do not identify the individual user but only identify the computer or device you are using via a randomly generated identifying tag.

If you do not wish cookies to be used you can disable cookies in the settings of your web browser. Please note that most browsers provide different privacy protection options. You can usually find relevant instructions and information in the help function or the documentation of your browser or in the manual of your smartphone. If you disable cookies you can still visit our website but some functions may be impaired.

Third-party applications

Google Maps

This website uses the map service Google Maps,  which allows the display of interactive maps and the use of the map feature directly on our website. The Google Maps service uses persistent cookies. When visiting the page on our website that uses Google Maps, Google will receive a notification that you have accessed the page. In addition, the information listed under Section III. 1 will be transmitted to Google. This takes place regardless of whether you are logged in to a Google user account. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be assigned to your user account. If you do not want the data to be assigned to your account, you will need to log out before accessing the map feature. Google stores your data as a user profile and utilises it for advertising, market research and/or to provide personalised services on their website. More specifically, such analysis is carried out (even for users who are not logged in) to provide targeted advertising and to provide other social network users with information about your activities on this website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles. This right can be exercised directly with Google.

For more information regarding the purpose and extent to which Google collects, processes and uses data  as well as your rights in this regard and the settings available to protect your privacy, please see Google’s privacy policy: Google also processes your information in the USA and does so within the framework of the EU-US Privacy Shield: