Data Protection

Protecting your privacy on our website is important to us. Below you can find information about personal data collected in this context. Personal data are all data that can be related to you personally, such as your 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.

Contact information
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
24105 Kiel

For more information please consult our imprint:

Data protection officer
If you have any questions regarding data protection, please contact our data protection officer
Sven Markgraf
- Data protection officer -
Neuer Jungfernstieg 21
20354 Hamburg

Your rights
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 asked to enter private data, these data will be transmitted on the internet via SSL, encrypted and protected against unautorised access.

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).

Submission of contributions
We will use submitted contributions to organize the event and will publish them on the internet to document the event. During the submission of contributions we collect personal data necessary for logistical and administrative purposes and for possible callbacks. This data will be used for no other purpose and will not be transferred to third parties. By submitting a contribution you explicitly agree to this data processing. If you transmit personal data of third parties you confirm that these third parties agree to the processing of their personal data and are aware that their data has been transmitted.

This agreement can be revoked in writing at any time by you or third parties if affected. However, such a revocation or non-agreement precludes the submission of contributions to the event. Personal data will be deleted after the wrap-up of the event.

Submitted contributions and the related storage of your personal data takes place on the servers of EasyChair Ltd. Please take note of the company’s privacy information at

We save so-called session-cookies on your hard drive which are valid only during your visit on our website. These are needed to identify and authorise you after successful login in the protected sections of our website for the duration of your visit. These cookies will automatically be deleted from your hard drive after you have ended your visit.

Cookies for Web Analytics
This website uses technologies of etracker GmbH to collect and save data that will be used for the purposes of advertising, market research and the tailoring of electronic ZBW services to customer requirements. These data will be used to create anonymised customer profiles.Cookies are also used for this.

External Links
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.

Use of Facebook Social Plugins
Our internet presence uses social plugins (“plugins”) of the social network which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. These plugins can be recognised by one of the Facebook logos (white “f” on a blue tile or a “thumbs-up” sign) or are marked as “Facebook social plugin”. As soon as a page of our internet presence which contains such a plugin is accessed, your browser will establish a direct connection with the servers of Facebook. The content of the plugin will be communicated directly from Facebook to your browser and embedded in the website. Facebook obtains the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website through the embedding of the plugin. If you are at that time logged into Facebook, Facebook will be able to allocate your visit to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, (e.g. use the “like” button or leave a comment) then this information will be transmitted by your browser directly to Facebook and stored there. Please look up the Data Use Policy of Facebook, if you wish to know more about the purpose and scope of data collection, the further processing and use of these data by Facebook and your corresponding rights and settings options for the safeguarding of your privacy.

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.

Your Rights
You have the right to demand cost-free access to all personal data held about you.You also have the right to demand that false data be corrected, blocked or deleted You can revoke your consent to the processing of data for the purposes of advertising and market research at any time, taking effect from the time of revocation.

Do you have any questions?
If you have any further questions regarding data protection, please contact our Data Protection Officer.


Last updated: 2018-05-23