Data Protection Provisions at DIW Berlin

Data Protection Statement according to Section 4 Paragraph 1 of the German Teleservices Act (TDDSG)

It is important to us to protect your privacy when using our websites, so we would like to ask you to please note the following information:


Anonymous Data Collection

As a matter of principle, personal data are not collected, processed or used. As a matter of principle, you can visit the websites of DIW Berlin without informing 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 websites you visit. This information will be evaluated for statistical purposes. You as an individual user remain anonymous. We do not use cookies to identify users.


Personal Data

Personal data are only collected if you submit them voluntarily, e.g. in order to execute a contract or a survey, to order publications or to register for our newsletter, press releases etc. We do not transfer any of these data into states outside the EEA.


Circulation of Data

The personal data collected through the websites of DIW Berlin will only be used without your con-sent for the execution of contracts and in order to process your enquiries. As your consent to use your data for the above-mentioned purposes does also extend to the circulation of your data to DIW partners you chose (when ordering publications), your data can also be submitted to these partners. Other than that your data will not be circulated to other third parties. You can of course revoke your consent at any time, effective from the time of revocation.


External Links

In order to provide you with optimized information, you will find links to third parties' websites on our website. DIW Berlin cannot control the contents and design of these third parties' websites. Therefore, the guarantees given by this data protection statement do of course not apply to these websites.


Further Information and Contact

Should you have any questions on the subject "Data Protection at DIW Berlin", please do not hesitate to contact our institute's data protection officer. He can inform you about which of your data we stored. In addition, you can send information and requests to delete or correct your data via e-mail or post to the address below. Suggestions are also welcome.