Data Protection Officer



If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data or this privacy policy, you are welcome to contact our data protection officer:


DSB Münster GmbH

Martin-Luther-King-Weg 42 – 44

48155 Münster



Phone: +49 (0) 251 / 71879-0



Section 1 Information about the collection of personal data


(1) In the following, we are informing you about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data relating to you personally, e.g. name, address, e-mail addresses, user behaviour. 


(2) The party responsible as per Section 4 Subsection 7 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is shown in the imprint. You can contact our data protection officer at or at our postal address with the addition of “To the data protection officer”. 


(3) When you contact us by e-mail, we store the data you state (your e-mail address, and your name and telephone number where applicable), in order to answer your queries. We delete the data we receive in this connection as soon as the storage of it is no longer necessary, or we limit the processing of it should there be any statutory obligations to keep it stored. 


(4) In the event that we should draw on contracted service providers for individual functions of our scope of products/services or should we wish to use your data for commercial purposes, we shall inform you in detail about the respective processes in the following. In doing so, we also state the criteria defined for the duration of storage. 



Section 2 Your rights


(1) You are owed the following rights from us with regard to the personal data relating to you: 

  • The right to information,
  • The right to correction or deletion,
  • The right to restrict the processing,
  • The right to revoke the processing,
  • The right to data transferability.


(2) In addition, you have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data. 



Section 3 Collection of personal data when visiting our website


(1) When using the website for mere informational purposes, i.e. if you do not register or transmit other information to us, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to visit our website, we collect the following information, which is necessary from a technical point of view to display our website to you and to guarantee the stability and security (the legal basis is Section 6 Subsection 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR):

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the enquiry
  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of the request (actual page)
  • Access status/HTTP status code
  • The respective data volume transmitted
  • The website the request came from
  • Browser
  • Operating system and its interface
  • Language and version of the browser software.


(2) In addition to the afore-mentioned data, when using our website, cookies are stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files allocated and stored by the browser you are using and through which certain information is fed to the party setting the cookie (in this case by us). Cookies cannot execute any programmes or transfer viruses to your computer. The overall purpose of them is to make the website user-friendlier and more efficient. 


(3) The use of cookies:

a) This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and function of which is explained in the following:

  • Transient cookies (cf. b)
  • Persistent cookies (cf. c).

b)  Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include, in particular, session cookies. They store a so-called

session ID with which various enquiries of your browser can be allocated to the common session. This way, your computer can be recognised when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.


c)  Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a stipulated time which can differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.


d)  You can configure your browser setting according to your requirements and, for example, deny the acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies. We must point out, however, that you may not be able to use all functions of this website.


e)  The flash cookies used are not collected by your browser but by your flash plug-in. Furthermore, we use HTML5 storage objects, which are stored on your end device. These objects store the necessary data irrespective of the browser you use and have no automatic expiry date. If you do not wish the flash cookies to be processed, you will have to install a corresponding add-on, e.g. “Better Privacy” for Mozilla Firefox ( or the Adobe Flash Killer Cookie for Google Chrome. You can prevent the use of HTML5 storage objects by setting your browser in private mode. In addition, we recommend deleting your cookies and the browser history regularly. 



Section 4 Use of YouTube videos

(1) On our website, we have included YouTube videos, which are stored on and directly playable from our website. YouTube is a service of Google Ireland Limited based in Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland ("Google").
These videos are embedded in the "extended privacy mode", i. No data about you will be transferred to YouTube if you are not playing the videos. Only when you play the videos, the data mentioned in paragraph 2 will be transmitted. We have no influence on this data transfer.

(2) By visiting the website YouTube receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, the items mentioned under III. this information to YouTube. This happens regardless of whether YouTube provides a user account that you are logged in to, or if there is no user account. When you're logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account. If you do not want to associate with your profile on YouTube, you'll need to log out before activating a video.
YouTube uses cookies, stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for purposes of advertising, market research and / or tailor-made website design. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (even for non-logged-in users) to provide needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. Regardless of any playback of the embedded video, each time you visit one of our YouTube video sites, you will be connected to the Google DoubleClick network, which triggers additional data processing by Google that we can not influence.
You have a right to object to the creation of these user profiles, and you must direct yourself to YouTube to exercise it.

(3) The legal basis for the use of Youtube videos is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DS-GMO. For more information on the purpose and scope of Google's data collection and processing, please read the Google Privacy Policy:
There you will also find further information about your rights and settings options for the protection of your privacy. Google also processes your personal information in the US and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, Framework.



Section 5 Integration of Google Maps


(1) On this website we use the offer of Google Maps. This allows us to show you interactive maps directly in the website and allow you to conveniently use the map feature.


(2) By visiting the website, Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, the data mentioned under § 3 of this declaration will be transmitted. This is done regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged in to, or if there is no user account. When you're logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account. If you do not wish to be associated with your profile on Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google  stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for purposes of  advertising, market research and / or tailor-made website design. Such  an evaluation is done in particular (even for users who are not logged  in) to provide appropriate advertising and to inform other users of the  social network about their activities on our website. You have a right of objection to the formation of these user profiles, and you must comply with this to Google.


(3)  Further information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and  its processing by the plug-in provider can be found in the provider's  privacy policy. You can also find more information about your rights and privacy settings here: Google  also processes your personal information in the United States and has  submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, Framework. 



Section 6 Use of the blog functions


(1) You can post public comments in our blog, where we publish various articles on subjects regarding our activities. Your comment will be published with the user name you have stated. We recommend using a pseudonym instead of your real name. It is necessary to state a user name and e-mail address, all other information is provided on a voluntary basis. If you post a comment, we will also store your IP address, which we will delete after one week. It is necessary for us to store it in order to be able to defend ourselves against liability claims in the event of possible publications of illegal contents. We require your e-mail address to establish contact with you should a third party complain about your comment as being illegal. The legal bases are Sections 6 Subsection 1 S. 1 lit. b and f GDPR. The comments will not be reviewed prior to publication. We reserve the right to delete comments if third parties complain that they are illegal.


(2) When writing your comment, you can tick our e-mail service. By doing so, you will be notified when other users post a comment on the post. For this service, we apply the so-called double opt-in process, i.e. you will receive an e-mail in which you have to confirm that you are the owner of this e-mail address and wish to receive these notifications. You can unsubscribe to the notifications at any time by clicking on the link contained in the e-mail. Your personal data including e-mail address, the time of subscribing to the service and your e-mail address are stored by us until you unsubscribe to the notification service.


(3) Our comment function uses the “Disqus” plug-in that is operated by Big Head Labs, Inc.,, who are responsible for the processing of comments (hereinafter: “Disqus”). With Disqus, you can post a comment on our articles, which is stored and displayed for as long as the commented article is online on our website, unless you delete the comment beforehand. You can equally use the comment function in the same way as a registered user of Disqus on all websites using Disqus. In addition, you can also sign in using your accounts with the third-party providers Facebook, Twitter or Google. When signing in using the access data of a third-party provider, they will also process your personal data, whereby we are unaware of the details. Disqus provides us with the data collected by the comment function. The legal basis is Section 6 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. Due to the fact that your personal data is processed in the USA, we have concluded standard data protection clauses. The contact details of the party responsible are: Big Head Labs, Inc., San Francisco, USA. Terms of Use:; You can obtain more detailed information about the processing of your data from the provider’s data protection provisions: http://help.