Privacy statement


OekoFor GbR takes the protection of personal data very seriously. For users to be able to use our website ( fully, it is necessary to collect certain information when they visit our website. With this privacy policy statement, we inform users about what data we collect, how we use that data and about their rights as users of our website.

Our collection and transfer of data complies with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). Should you have any questions or concerns regarding data protection please contact us using the contact information provided on our legal information page and at the end of this privacy policy.

What information is collected and for what purpose?

Visits to the website (connection information)

This website is hosted externally (Host: Alfahosting GmbH, Ankerstraße 3b, DE-06108 Halle (Saale); Data from every visit to our website is stored temporarily on the host server in a protocol file to ensure data security. To this end, the following data is stored for a maximum of 7 days, after which data are deleted:

  • the date and time of access to the website
  • the volume of data transferred
  • the address of the website visited directly before visiting our website (referrer)
  • the browser used
  • the operating system used
  • the IP address used, which is anonymised after 24 hours (the last eight digits are replaced with zeros)

This data is not used for statistical purposes. We do not pass on this data to third parties for commercial or non-commercial use. OekoFor GbR is not able to directly link IP addresses to users of our website. Furthermore, we have a contractual agreement with our website host to ensure that data processing is carried out in compliance with data protection.

Email communication (contact data)

If you contact us via email, the data you submit will be used to communicate with you. When contacting OekoFor GbR via email, data including your name, email address and IP address will be gathered. These information are within our legitimate interest if your email were, for example, to breach the law. We reserve the right to delete and if necessary report statements with contemptuous, defamatory, homophobic, or any other inflammatory content.

If you send an email to Oekofor GbR, we assume that we are authorised to reply to the email address used. If this is not the case, it may be advisable to consider using another channel of communication, for example contacting us via telephone or via regular postal mail.


The Oekofor GbR website implements cookies. Cookies are short text files that store information from a website or domain on your computer for a period of time and send it back to the server when the site is visited again. In this way your browser and your device can be recognised the next time you visit our website. Settings that you have changed and changes you have made can therefore be reconstructed upon your next visit. We use cookies to personalise our services and implement them in a user-friendly manner.

Most browsers are set up to automatically accept cookies. You can deactivate or reset this function in your browser so that cookies are deleted once the browser has been closed. Cookie information is not combined with personal data.

Only necessary technical cookies are used when accessing our website.

Plugins (Google Web Fonts)

Our website implements so called „web fonts“ provided by Google for consistency in the way fonts are displayed. Upon accessing our website your browser will load the necessary web fonts in your browser cache, in order to display text and fonts correctly.

For this purpose the browser you use must establish a connection with Google servers. Google hereby gains information that your IP address has accessed our website. We use Google web fonts in order to provide a consistent and elegant display of our services. This is within our legitimate interest regarding Article 6 paragraph 1 section f of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

If your browser does not support web fonts, your computer will implement a standard font.

You can find further information regarding Google web fonts here: google fonts FAQ and in Google‘s data protection policy.

Personal data

The OekoFor GbR website collects and uses personal data. The data collection undertaken complies with our legitimate interest according to Article 6 paragraph 1 section f of the GDPR. Additionally we rely in part on information from website users in order to provide our services.

Data are only collected, used and passed on to third parties to the extent that is legally acceptable and/or to which the user has granted their permission. As an operator we are only permitted to store personal data for a longer time, pass personal data on or access personal data retrospectively, to the extent to which this is legally acceptable (e.g. in cases of suspicion of illegal activities). Personal data according to Article 4 of the GDPR are collected when visiting and using our website, they are listed in detail above in section 1 visits to the website.

We do not collect any particular categories of personal data according to Article 9 of the GDPR.

Who do we pass data on to?

We do not pass your data on to third parties for commercial or non-commercial use. We also take appropriate measures to ensure that the data we collect cannot be externally viewed or accessed by third parties.

Our website contains links to websites of other providers and social media. We would like to expressly point out that these websites process personal data in accordance with their own privacy policies. OekoFor GbR has no influence on the compliance of other providers with data protection regulations.


Our website contains a social media button from the social media network Twitter. This button is a link to our account with this provider. Upon clicking on this button you will be transferred to the website of this provider.

You can find information about how Twitter processes or uses data and information about how you can protect your data in Twitter‘s Privacy Policy.


Our website also contains a button, providing a link to our account with the streaming provider SoundCloud. This button is solely a link to our account with this provider. Upon clicking on this button you will be transferred to the website of this provider.

Information about how SoundCloud processes or uses data and information about how you can protect your data can be found in SoundCloud‘s Privacy Policy.

User rights

Regarding the processing of personal data, visitors of our website enjoy the following rights as stipulated in Articles 12 to 22 of the GDPR:

  • Right of access (pursuant to Article 15 GDPR) - This right grants full access to relevant personal data and other important criteria such as the purposes of data processing or the storage period. The exemptions specified in Article 34 BDSG apply.

  • Right of rectification (pursuant to Article 16 GDPR) – This right gives users the possibility to rectify inaccurate personal data concerning them.

  • Right to erasure (pursuant to Article 17 GDPR) - This right gives users the possibility to have data deleted. For data to be deleted, it is necessary that the personal data is no longer required, was unlawfully processed or that the consent to hold this data has been withdrawn. The exemptions specified in Article 35 BDSG apply.

  • Right to restriction of processing (pursuant to Article 18 GDPR) – This right gives users the possibility of provisionally preventing the further processing of relevant personal data. This applies, in particular, in a review phase of the user estabilishing, excercising or defending other legal claims.

  • Right to data portability (pursuant to Article 20 GDPR) – This prosivion gives users the right to obtain relevant personal data in a commonly used, machine-readable format, for example pdf, from the provider in order to pass it on to other providers where necessary.

  • Right to object (pursuant to Article 21 GDPR) – This right provides users with the possibilty to object, on grounds relating to their particular situation, to the processing of relevant personal data where this is justified regarding the performance of public tasks or lies in public or private interest. In accordance with Article 36 BDSG, this provision does not apply where an official authority is legally obligated to process the data.

  • Right to withraw consent (pursuant to Article 7 (3) GDPR) – Users have the right to withdraw their consent at any time. An informal communication via email is sufficient to withdraw your consent to data collection. The legitimacy of data processing carried out until the withdrawal of consent remains unaffected.

Excercising these rights is free of charge and is provided in line with the user‘s information rights. For more information please contact us using the contact information below.

Contacting us regarding data protection

For any questions, information, complaints or critique regarding data protection, please contact:

OekoFor GbR
Kartäuserstr. 39a
79102 Freiburg im Breisgau

• Email: info[at] • Fax: +49 761 76656015 • Phone: +49 761 76656016

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may change this privacy policy to keep it up to date with current regulations. We will post any privacy policy changes on this page. We encourage you to review our privacy policy when you use our services to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy.

Last updated: February 2021

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