Protecting your privacy on our website is important to us. Below you can find information about personal data collected while you visit our site. Personal data are all data that can be related to you personally, such as name, address, email address, your behaviour as user.
We process personal data in compliance with EU law (GDPR), the data protection law of the Land Schleswig-Holstein (LDSG) and all other legal regulations that may apply.
The ZBW reserves the right to update this data protection notice from time to time. We recommend that you visit this page regularly to renew your acceptance.
Responsible according to Art. 4 Clause 7 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation is the
ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics
Düsternbrooker Weg 120
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You have the right to obtain, upon request, information about the personal data which are stored about you free of charge. You also have the right to demand that false data be corrected or deleted. You have the right to restrict the processing of your data, the right to object to processing, and the right to data portability.
If you have consented to our processing of your data, you can revoke this consent at any time, taking effect from the time of revocation.
You also have the right to file a complaint with a data protection authority about the processing of your data by us.
Anonymous Data Collection
You can visit the webpages of the German National Library of Economics without telling us who you are. We only get to know the name of your internet service provider, the website from which you came to our website and which of our webpages you visit. This information will be used for statistical purposes. You as an individual customer remain anonymous.
Collection and Processing of Personal Data
If you call up pages and files on this website and are requested to input data about yourself, we will advert you that the transmission of these data over the internet is unsecured and can therefore be noticed or even falsified by unauthorised persons.
Utilisation and Circulation of Personal Data
The personal data collected on the webpages of the German National Library of Economics will only be used without your consent for the execution of contracts and in order to process your enquiries. Beyond this, your data will only be used with your prior consent for advertising and market research and the tailoring of electronic ZBW services to customer requirements. Equally, your data will only be used for tailoring individualised advertising if you have granted your consent. Your data will not be circulated to third parties. You can revoke your consent at any time, effective from the time of revocation.
Transfer and Processing of Data to Countries outside the European Economic Area
We do not transfer any of these data into states outside the European Union (so-called third countries).
In order to provide you with the best possible information, we offer links to third parties’ websites on our website. Whenever it is not obvious that these are external links we will provide an explicit notice. The German National Library of Economics cannot control the contents and design of third parties’ websites. Therefore, the guarantees given by this data protection statement do not apply to those websites.
If you send us an e-mail, we will use your e-mail address only for corresponding with you. After the end of correspondence, your e-mail address will be deleted. It will not be used for other purposes or transmitted to third parties. We also advise you that unauthorised access and falsification are possible if e-mails are transmitted without encryption.
The copyright for published graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts created by us remains solely with us or the respective authors of the pages. Duplication or use of such objects in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the express consent of the authors.
Excluded from this are the official press releases and – taking into account the license information – the images and photos posted for the media.
Photo credits can be found here.
Last updated: 2018-10-24