Oktoberfest - ein Fest der Landeshauptstadt München

Data Privacy Statement

Data Privacy Statement

Portal München Betriebs-GmbH & Co. KG ("Portal München") operates the oktoberfest.de website. Portal München attaches great importance to the protection of privacy and observes all relevant statutory data protection regulations. In the following, we inform you about how we handle your personal data.

1. Who is the data controller for data processing?

Responsible under data protection law for the oktoberfest.de website is Portal München Betriebs-GmbH & Co. KG, Fraunhoferstrasse 6, 80469 Munich, registered with the Munich Register Court, HRA 80544.

The general partner is Portal München Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH, registered office and registration court Munich, HRB 144607, managing director: Dr. Lajos Csery.

The contact details of our data protection officer can be found under item 11.

Responsible under data protection law for the subdomain store.oktoberfest.de is Bavariashop GmbH - click here for the corresponding privacy policy.

2. Scope, purpose and legal basis for data processing

In principle, our website is available to all users without collecting personal data. You do not have to register to use the offers, information and services of Oktoberfest.de. However, Oktoberfest.de requires certain personal data from you if you register for one of our personalized or paid services (e.g. newsletter).

a. Provision of the website

When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected. This information includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider and the like. This is exclusively information that does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about your person. Moreover, this data is also generated when accessing any other website on the Internet. It is therefore not a specific function of our website. Information of this kind is only collected anonymously and statistically evaluated by us.

The legal basis for this data processing is the protection of our legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) f) DSGVO.

b. Communication with us

You also have the option of contacting us via our contact form or by e-mail. For this purpose, we collect your name, e-mail address and, if applicable, your telephone number.

The processing of your personal data for communication with us is based on our legitimate and overriding interest to enable you to contact us and to process and respond to your request or inquiry.

As part of the necessary balancing of interests, we have weighed up your interest in protecting your personal data and our interest in contacting you. Your interest in the confidentiality of your personal data takes a back seat.

The legal basis for this data processing is the protection of our legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) f) DSGVO.

We delete your personal data after responding to your inquiry or after the conclusion of our communication regarding your request, unless we are obliged or entitled by law to retain your personal data.

c. Data processing with your consent

Insofar as you have given us consent to process your personal data for certain purposes (e.g. receipt of an (e-mail) newsletter), the data processing is based on this consent. We provide details on the content of the consent when you request it.

Consent is always given voluntarily. If the processing of your personal data is based on consent given by you, you have the right to revoke this consent at any time for the future. You can declare a revocation, for example, via the unsubscribe link at the end of a corresponding e-mail newsletter or by e-mail to Enable JavaScript to view protected content.. The legality of the data processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation remains unaffected by your revocation.

The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 (1) a) DSGVO in conjunction with your consent.

3. Use of your personal data

Your personal data is stored by oktoberfest.de on a specially protected server in Germany. We use all necessary technical and organizational security measures to store your personal data in such a way that they are protected against unauthorized access and misuse. These security measures require that we ask you to provide proof of your identity before we disclose any data to you.

When handling personal data, our employees are obliged to comply with all data protection regulations, in particular those of the DSGVO, the BDSG and the TTDSG.

To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use encryption methods (e.g. SSL). Our servers are secured by means of firewalls and virus protection. Back-up and recovery as well as role and authorization concepts are a matter of course for us.

oktoberfest.de will not pass on your personal data to third parties without your express consent, unless oktoberfest.de is entitled or obliged to do so by law.

4. Use of cookies and similar technologies

Portal München, like many other Internet offerings, uses so-called "cookies" or similar storage technologies (hereinafter collectively referred to as "cookies").

Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser on your end device to store certain information. The next time you visit our websites with the same terminal device, the information stored in Cookies will be sent back either to these websites ("First Party Cookie") or to another website to which the Cookie belongs ("Third Party Cookie").

Essential cookies
Essential cookies provide functionality without which you cannot use our websites as intended. These cookies are first party cookies. We collect your connection to the Internet such as IP address, browser used, operating system, and functionality when you load and exit pages.

The use of strictly necessary cookies on our websites is possible and permissible without your consent. For this reason, strictly necessary cookies cannot be individually disabled or enabled. However, you have the option to generally deactivate cookies in your browser at any time. However, this may lead to functional restrictions in connection with the use of our websites.

The legal basis for the use of the absolutely necessary cookies is Art 6 (1) f) DSGVO (balancing of interests, based on our legitimate and overriding interest in the technically smooth provision of these websites and the functionalities offered via them).

Functional cookies and performance cookies
Functional cookies enable websites to store information you have already provided (such as an e-mail address or a language selection) and to offer you improved and more personalized functions based on this information. These cookies process data only in such a way that your behavior on other websites cannot be tracked.

Performance cookies collect aggregate information about how our websites are used to improve their attractiveness, content and functionality. These cookies help to determine whether, which, how often and for how long sub-pages of our websites are visited and in which content the visitors* are particularly interested.

The legal basis for the use of functional cookies and performance cookies is Art. 6 (1) a) DSGVO in conjunction with your consent. You can revoke such consent at any time with effect for the future.

Marketing cookies
Marketing cookies originate from external advertising companies (third party cookies) and are used to collect information about the websites visited by users* in order to create targeted advertisements for users* and to play out advertisements geared to their interests. It is also used to limit the frequency with which an ad appears and to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. This information may be shared with third parties, such as advertisers.

The legal basis for the use of marketing cookies is Art. 6 (1) a) DSGVO in conjunction with your consent. You can revoke such consent at any time with effect for the future.

Objection to data processing:
You can also manage marketing cookies, among other things, via the tools developed in many countries as part of self-regulatory programs, such as https://www.aboutads.info/choices/ (USA) or
http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices (EU) manage.

5. list of all included services

5. Social plugins

So-called "social plugins" are also used on our pages. Currently, these are the plugins of the services Facebook and Instagram.

Our icons or buttons in this regard function as external links, so that no information is transmitted to one of these providers without clicking on one of the icons. If the user clicks on one of the icons, he will be redirected to the website of the respective provider. In the process, the URL of the current page is passed as a parameter. We have no influence on whether or how the providers use this date for evaluation.

Information on this can be found in the privacy statements of the respective providers:
a) Facebook: Facebook's data policy can be found here: https://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php
c) Instagram: The privacy policy of Instagram can be found here: https://about.instagram.com/de-de/safety

If you do not want the aforementioned social networks to collect data about the use of our websites, please do not click the buttons mentioned.

9. Web analysis by etracker

On the oktoberfest.de website of Portal München, pseudonymized data (e.g. operating system of the browser of the end device, URL called up, referrer site, subsequent pages, duration of visit, clicks, etc.) are collected and processed for analysis purposes using technologies of etracker GmbH from Hamburg, Germany ("etracker"). They enable a statistical analysis of the use of the website. The etracker system used does not use cookies, so that visitors to the website cannot be linked to the virtual fingerprint created from the data, nor can they be identified. Data processing takes place exclusively in Germany and no data is passed on to third parties.

The legal basis for this data processing is the protection of our legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest in being able to offer you a website that is as relevant and interesting to you as possible outweighs your interest in the confidentiality of the pseudonymized data used.

Of course, we observe any "Do not track" settings by you. In addition, you can object to the processing of your data at any time as follows:

I object to the processing of my personal data with etracker on this website.

Further information on data protection at etracker can be found at https://www.etracker.com/datenschutz/ and https://www.etracker.com/datenschutzerklaerung/.

8. How long is the data retained?

We store and process your personal data only as long as this is necessary for the respective purpose. In all other cases, we delete your personal data. The only exception is data that we are legally obligated (e.g. due to tax or commercial law retention obligations) or entitled to store further.

9. Your rights as a data subject

As a person affected by data processing, you have a right to information pursuant to Article 15 of the GDPR, a right to rectification pursuant to Article 16 of the GDPR, a right to data erasure pursuant to Article 17 of the GDPR, a right to restriction of processing pursuant to Article 18 of the GDPR and the right to data portability pursuant to Article 20 of the GDPR. For the rights to information and to data deletion, the restrictions according to §§ 34 and 35 BDSG apply.

If your data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 (1) f) DSGVO (data processing for the protection of legitimate interests), you have the right to object to the processing at any time in accordance with the requirements of Art. 21 DSGVO. You can send the objection by e-mail to our data protection officer: Enable JavaScript to view protected content..

If you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data violates legal requirements, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority responsible for us (Art. 77 DSGVO in conjunction with § 19 BDSG).

10. Amendments to our data privacy statement

We reserve the right to occasionally adapt this data protection declaration so that it always complies with the current legal requirements or in order to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. The new privacy policy will then apply to your next visit.

11. Queries for our data processor

If you have any questions about data protection at Portal München, please send us an e-mail or contact our data protection officer directly:

Data Protection Officer of
Portal München Betriebs-GmbH & Co. KG
Fraunhoferstrasse 6
80469 Munich
089 / 23 00 18 - 0
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