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Privacy Statement

In order to protect your privacy, we would like to inform you about our data protection and informational self-determination when using our website www.dle.ag (hereinafter “website”) as follows:



1. Name and contact details of the Controller

Controller within the meaning of Art. 4 (7) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is

DLE Deutsche Landentwicklung Holding AG
Europa Center 19. OG Süd, Tauentzienstraße 11, 10789 Berlin
Phone: +49 (0)30 886 267 40
Fax: +49 (0)30 886 267 411

2. Contact details of the Data Protection Officer

The contact details of our Data Protection Officer are:

DLE Deutsche Landentwicklung Holding AG
Data Protection Officer
Tauentzienstraße11, 10789 Berlin
Phone: +49 (0)30 886 267 40
Fax: +49 (0)30 886 267 411
Mail: Datenschutz@dle.ag

3. Principles of data processing

(1) We process personal data of the visitors to the website only if you have consented to the processing of your personal data or if its legally permitted. Personal data is any data relating to you, such as name, address, mail addresses or user behavior.

(2) The data shall be processed for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes. The data processing is carried out in a lawful manner, in good faith and in a fair and transparent manner. Our data processing is adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which it is processed.

4. Purpose and legal basis of data processing

(1) Visiting our website/p>

At each visit to our website, the following personal data will be automatically transmitted from your browser to our server.

Each time you visit the website, the following personal data is automatically transmitted to our server by your browser:

  • IP address,
  • date and time of the request,
  • time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT),
  • content of request (concrete page),
  • access status/HTTP-status code
  • amount of data transferred in each case,
  • website from which the request comes,
  • information about the browser,
  • operating system and its interface and
  • language and version of the browser software.

The transmission of the data is technically necessary for us in order to provide you with the content of the website, to ensure stability and security as well as for statistical evaluation. The legal basis is Article 6 (1) point f GDPR. Our legitimate interest is based on the aforementioned purposes for data collection. We do not use the data to draw conclusions about you as a person.

In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer while using our website. For further explanations, see point 5.

(2) Subscription to our newsletter

If you subscribe to receive our newsletter (Article 6 (1) point a GDPR), we will use your name and mail address to send you this information electronically. You can revoke your consent at any time with future effect and unsubscribe. In order to revoke or unsubscribe, please use either the link at the end of each newsletter or alternatively the above-mentioned mail address. This means that we will no longer continue the data processing based on your consent in the future and will delete the data, unless there is another legal basis or legal retention obligations exists.

(3) Contact via mail or contact form

If you contact us via mail or contact form, we will use the data provided by you to respond to the request and to communicate with you. The legal basis is your consent (Article 6 (1) point a GDPR). You can revoke your consent at any time with future effect. Please use the above-mentioned contact details. After the revocation, we will delete the data, unless there is another legal basis, or a legal retention obligation exists.

(4) Entering into and performance of the contract

In order to fulfil our contract with you, we process the following personal data:

  • master data (title, first name, last name, mail address, address, telephone number and, if applicable, fax number)
  • contract details
  • information, which are necessary for the assertion and defense of the rights in the context of the performance of the contract

The legal basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) point b GDPR. The processing of the data takes place in order to be able to identify you as a contractual partner and to fulfil the contract, for business correspondence and invoicing and for processing or assertion of any claims.

The personal data processed by us for the performance of the contract will be stored until the expiry of the statutory retention obligation and subsequently deleted, unless we are obliged to store the data for a longer period of time in accordance with Article 6 (1) point c GDPR due to storage and documentation obligations under tax and commercial law, or you have consented to a longer storage period in accordance to Article 6 (1) point a GDPR.

5. Use of cookies

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the internet browser of the user or by the internet browser on the user`s computer system. If a user accesses a website, a cookie can be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string that allows the browser to be uniquely identified when you visit the website again.

You can find out which cookies on cookie settings where you have the option to choose your personal cookie settings.

6. Duration of processing of personal data

If we process your personal data on the basis of a legal permission or on the basis of your consent, we will only store your personal data (i) for as long as this is required for the mentioned purposes, or (ii) until you object to our use of your personal data or (iii) until you revoke your consent.

If a longer storage of your personal data is mandatory by law or if we need your personal data to assert legal claims or defend against legal claims, we will store your personal data until expiry of the corresponding retention period or until the settlement of the claims.

9. Are we obliged to process personal data?

There is no legal obligation for us to collect the above-mentioned data. The granting of consent as well as the provision of personal data is voluntary. If you do not give your consent or we do not process personal data, it does not have any adverse consequences. However, personal data may be required to allow a smooth visit to our website or to provide you with the services you require.

10. To whom do we transfer the data and where will your personal data be processed?

Your data will be processed within and outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). As a result, your data could be transferred to countries outside the EEA (so-called third countries) when processing them for the aforementioned purposes. This includes countries where a level of data protection exists that is not comparable to the level of protection within the EEA. Such transmission shall only take place if the legal requirements are met.

The following companies receive the above-mentioned data. We will notify if the data leaves the European Union or the European Economic Area:

Third-countries recipients:

  • Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountainview, California 94043, USA.
  • Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001

11. Do we ensure adequate data security?

We maintain current technical measures to ensure data security, in particular to protect your personal data from risks in data transmissions and data breaches. The measures are currently updated according to the current state of the art.

In doing so, we ensure the protection of your data against unauthorized or unlawful processing and from unintentional loss, unintentional destruction or accidental damage.

12. Your rights as a data subject

(1) You have the following rights regarding your personal data:

  • right of access according to Art. 15 GDPR,
  • right to rectification or erasure accordance to Art. 16 and 17 GDPR,
  • right to restrict of processing accordance to Art. 18 GDPR,
  • right to object to the processing according to Art. 21 GDPR,
  • right to data portability according to Art. 20 GDPR.

(2) You also have the right to right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data.

13. Object or revocation against the processing of your data

(1) If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you can revoke it at any time with future effect. Such revocation does not affect the lawfulness of the processing in the past.

(2) If the processing of your personal data is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests, you may object to the processing. In particular, this is the case if the processing is not required for the performance of our contract with you. When exercising such objection, please provide the reasons why we should not process your personal data. In the event of a justified objection, we will examine the situation and will either end or adjust the data processing or set out the compelling reasons for continuing the processing.

(3) Of course, you can object to the processing of your personal data for the purposes of advertising and data analysis at any time. You can inform us about your advertising objection at the following contact details:

DLE Deutsche Landentwicklung Holding AG
Data Protection Officer
Tauentzienstraße 11, 10789 Berlin
Tel: +49 (0)30 886 267 40
Fax: +49 (0)30 886 267 411
Mail: Datenschutz@dle.ag

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