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Privacy

The City of Wolfsburg takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We want you to know when we collect which data and how we use it. We have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that the regulations on data protection are observed both by us and by external service providers.

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Name and address of the responsible person

City of Wolfsburg
The Lord Mayor

Porschestrasse 49
38440 Wolfsburg
Phone: 05361 28-1234
E-mail: servicecenter@stadt.wolfsburg.de

Contact details of the data protection officer

City of Wolfsburg
Data Protection Management

Porschestrasse 49
38440 Wolfsburg
E-mail: datenschutz@stadt.wolfsburg.de

Legal basis for the processing of personal data

Processing operations in which personal data are obtained on the basis of the data subject's consent shall be carried out in accordance with Article 6(1)(a) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

In the case of processing of personal data that is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, Article 6(1)(b) DSGVO serves as the legal basis. This also applies to data processing operations that are necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures.

A collection and processing of data for the fulfillment of legal obligations is carried out in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. c DSGVO.

If vital interests of the data subject or another natural person make processing of personal data necessary, Article 6(1)(d) DSGVO serves as the legal basis.

Furthermore, the collection and processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller, pursuant to Article 6(1) sentence 1 lit. e DSGVO.

What data is collected?

Each time a user accesses a page of the City of Wolfsburg's online offering and each time a file is retrieved, this data is temporarily stored in a log file. The following data is recorded and stored until automated deletion:

  • IP address of the requesting computer
  • Date and time of access
  • Name and URL of the page or file accessed

Purpose of processing

The processing of this data is carried out for the following purposes:

  • to enable the use of the website (connection establishment)
  • system security
  • the technical administration of the network infrastructure
  • to optimize the Internet offer

Explicitly NOT used are your data

  • for profiling
  • for advertising purposes

The IP address will only be evaluated in the event of attacks on the network infrastructure of the City of Wolfsburg. Personal data will not be processed beyond the cases mentioned above, unless you expressly consent to further processing.

Use and disclosure of personal data

Any use of your personal data will only be for the purposes stated and to the extent necessary to achieve these purposes.

Personal data will only be transferred to state institutions and authorities within the scope of mandatory national legal provisions or if the transfer is necessary for legal or criminal prosecution in the event of attacks on our network infrastructure. Data will not be passed on to third parties for any other purpose.

Consent to further use

The use of certain offers on www.wolfsburg.de, such as "My Wolfsburg", requires prior registration and further processing of personal data, such as longer-term storage of e-mail addresses, user IDs and passwords. Such data will only be used if you have provided it to the City of Wolfsburg and consented to its use in advance.

Your rights

  • Information pursuant to Article 15 (1) DSGVO
    • You have the right to request confirmation as to whether and which of your personal data is being processed, upon request
  • Correction pursuant to Article 16 DSGVO
    • You have the right to request that inaccurate personal data be corrected without delay
  • Deletion pursuant to Article 17 (1) DSGVO
    • You have the right to have your stored data deleted if it may no longer be stored
  • Objection pursuant to Article 21 (1) DSGVO
    • You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time on grounds relating to your particular personal situation

Links to websites of other providers

In our online offer you will also find links to websites of other providers. Please note that this privacy policy applies exclusively to the websites of the City of Wolfsburg. Municipal subsidiaries or municipal companies also have their own data protection guidelines. The City of Wolfsburg has no influence on this and does not check that other providers comply with the applicable data protection regulations.

Wolfsburg in the social media

We provide YouTube videos on our pages. These YouTube videos are embedded in "extended data protection mode" via iFrame, or can be accessed via a simple link to our YouTube channel. Only when you click on the respective video or video link is a connection established with YouTube and the DoubleClick network and data processing operations are triggered, over which we as website operators have no influence.

On our pages, we also refer to our municipal fan page on Facebook and our page on Twitter. This is a simple link in each case. We deliberately refrain from using a so-called social plugin (Like button) in order to prevent your personal data from being automatically transmitted to Facebook or Twitter without your knowledge when you visit www.wolfsburg.de.

You should be aware that Facebook and Twitter store personal data about you when you use their services and transmit it to servers in the USA. This may include your IP address, the browser you use, your surfing behavior, your preferences and other personal information. Therefore, please read carefully the data use and privacy policies of the providers below.

The City of Wolfsburg as the operator of the Facebook fan page, the Twitter page, the Youtube channel as well as the Instagram channel has no influence on the processing of your data by Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Instagram.

Therefore, only switch to these platforms if you are aware of these effects !

Webcam Player / Live Stream

On the site

https://www.wolfsburg.de/newsroom/2020/05/26/14/39/webcam-nordkopf

a live stream of the webcam installed at the location He├člinger Stra├če 1 - 5, 38440 Wolfsburg is made available in a player. Responsible for this is wetter.com GmbH, Reichenaustr. 19a, 78467 Konstanz (wetter.com). When you call up the aforementioned sub-page or use the player, information about the use of the website, including your IP address, is transmitted to wetter.com. This is done to display the desired live cam view in the form of providing the start image and the live stream.

The data processing is carried out for the desired technical provision of the player and in the interest of a useful experience for you of our online offer and thus for the fulfillment of the contract (Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. b DSGVO) or on the basis of legitimate interests within the meaning of Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Security

The City of Wolfsburg uses technical and organizational security measures to protect personal data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or against access by unauthorized persons. The security measures are constantly improved in line with technological developments.

Cookies

The City of Wolfsburg uses the Consentmanager service on its website to prevent statistical, marketing or preference cookies from being activated when you visit our site without your express consent. Necessary cookies that are required for the operation of our website are not affected by this. The data collected by the necessary cookies is not personal and is deleted when the browser window is closed.

You alone decide which cookie category you want to allow or not. When you visit our site for the first time, a cookie banner is displayed in which you must actively confirm your selection.

Please note that based on your settings, not all functions of the site may be available.

You can also prevent cookies from being saved by changing your browser settings. Please note: If you do not accept cookies, this can lead to functional limitations of the website.

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Emails

E-mail is a fast, but not always a secure means of communication. It can provide opportunities for an attack on confidential content. For your own protection, you should not send confidential information openly over the Internet. For this, we recommend the previous ways by mail or by fax.

Validity and timeliness of the privacy policy

By using the online services of the City of Wolfsburg, you consent to the data processing described above. The data protection declaration is currently valid (status: 03.08.2022).

Due to the further development of our website or the implementation of new technologies, it may become necessary to amend this data protection declaration. The City of Wolfsburg reserves the right to change the data protection declaration at any time with effect for the future. We recommend that you read the current data protection declaration again from time to time.

Data protection management


Postal address:
City of Wolfsburg
Data protection management
P.O. Box 10 09 44
38409 Wolfsburg


Telephone: 05361 28-2904

E-mail to the data protection department of the City of Wolfsburg

  • The protection of personal data (= data protection) helps you to exercise your fundamental right to informational self-determination.
  • We see ourselves as your point of contact for data protection and IT security.

More information

Further information on the subject of data protection can be found on the pages of the Lower Saxony State Commissioner for Data Protection and in the virtual data protection office.

By using this function, you agree that the data may also be transferred to third countries, outside the European Economic Area, without an adequate level of data protection (especially USA). It is possible that authorities may access the data without any legal remedy. You can revoke your consent at any time. Further information: Privacy policy