We want to inform you regarding the manner, the scope and the purpose of collecting and using personal data via our website. If you have any further questions with regard to Data Protection issues relating to our website, please contact our Data Protection Official:
Regierungsdirektor Peter Meier
Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht
Tel.: 0981 53 1228
Data Collection and Processing
Accessing our website, you send us information to use via your web browser (this is a technical necessity). The following information is collected while you are on our website in order to establish and keep communication between your web browser and our web server:
- date and time of your request
- name of the requested file
- web page, where the request originated
- status of this request (file transferred, file not found, etc.)
- name of the web browser you are using as well as your operating system
- the complete IP address of the computer sending this request
- amount of data transferred
Due to security reasons, especially in order to prevent attacks targeting our web server, we will store this data for a short period of time. We cannot identify an individual person using this information. The latest after seven days, this data will be anonymized by shortening the IP address on the domain level. After this, it is not possible anymore to identify any user. Anonymized data will be used for statistical purposes. We do not compare this data to other databases and we do not forward it to any third parties, neither in total nor in part. The number of page impressions is only published every two years, when we publish our progress report. Therefore, we publish our statistics relating to our web server.
Collection of further data
As long as you are not using the option to contact us, no further data will be collected. If you use the online form and if you provide personal data or if you send an email to us, we will only process your personal data in order to handle your request and/or your complaint.
For the online service "HTTPS-Check" we are using a session cookie for the captcha to prevent automated requests.
We do not use any tool and/or any other means of analyzing your behavior on our website.
Secure Transfer of Data
In order to provide a secure transmission of data, we offer our HTTPS via our website by using Perfect Forward Secrecy and the encryption protocol TLS 1.2. We recommend keeping your web browser up-to-date in order to ensure a secured transfer of data. If you use our online form contacting us and/or to lodge a complaint, we will furthermore encrypt your data using PGP (key size 4096 bits) in order to transmit your data from our web server to us. Your data can only be decrypted by us.
The web server used for our website is hosted by the IT Service Center of the Free State of Bavaria ("IT-Dienstleistungszentrum des Freistaats Bayern").
Landesamt für Digitalisierung, Breitband und Vermessung
IT-Dienstleistungszentrum des Freistaats Bayern
Our web service is not using a content management system or any content provided by a third party.