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Legal Notice


Bundesstadt Bonn
Berliner Platz 2
53111 Bonn
Phone +49 228 77-0
Fax +49 228 77-4646

Email City Administration: stadtverwaltung(at)bonn.de

The Federal City of Bonn is a statutory body. It is represented by its Mayor, Ashok Sridharan.

Value added tax identification number: DE 122119086

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Editorial Office
City of Bonn
Department of International Affairs and Global Sustainability
Altes Rathaus, Markt
D - 53111 Bonn

Concept, editing and design
MediaCompany - Agentur für Kommunikation GmbH
www.mediacompany.com

TYPO3 and Extension development
Faktor E Multimedia GmbH, Bonn
www.faktor-e.de

Information on content/Exclusion of liability


The City of Bonn always aims to ensure that information provided in this Internet presence is correct, complete and up-to-date. Nevertheless errors and ambiguities cannot be ruled out.

The City of Bonn therefore assumes no guarantee that the information provided is up-to-date, correct, complete, of a high quality and available at any time, nor for the absence of other technical disruptions.

The City of Bonn is not liable for losses caused by the use of the information or data provided or through the use of incorrect and/or incomplete information or data, insofar as it is accused of intent or gross negligence. This exclusion does not apply to losses resulting from injury to life, physical harm or harm to health.

The City of Bonn expressly retains the right to amend, supplement, delete parts of the web pages or the entire content without a separate notification or to discontinue publication for a time or permanently.

Information on references and links


This website also contains correspondingly marked links or references to websites belonging to a third party. Responsibility for this external content lies solely with the provider of the content. We merely facilitate access for the use of this content.

The Federal City of Bonn is currently not aware of any unlawful or objectionable content on the pages of external providers that can be accessed via a link. Nevertheless should the linked pages of external providers contain unlawful or objectionable content, then the City administration expressly distances itself from this content.

The provider of the page to which the reference is made is solely responsible for illegal, incorrect or incomplete content and in particular losses, which arise from the use or non-use of information from a third party, not the person/party merely referring to the relevant publication via links.

Information on copyright


The texts, images and audiovisual content as well as the layout and design reproduced in this service are protected by copyright and must not be used for purposes other than purely private ones without the prior consent of the City of Bonn or the consent of the rights holders. The public reproduction or amendment of the content is not permitted. Individual content may contain special comments on copyright, which must be observed (e.g. in the relevant alternative text).

Data protection declaration


In principle the use of our web pages is possible without providing any personal data. Your personal data will be collected and processed only if you decide to use one of the services offered on our website. Personal data is handled within the framework of the statutory provisions. The decisive provisions on this subject are contained in the German Teleservices Act, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union and other national data protection legislation.

Personal data will be processed (collected, used or saved) only as long as this is necessary for the use of the services offered on the website, in particular the forms. In the event of an electronic application, the encryption process SSL (secure socket layer) is offered and used as the standard on www.bonn-international.org.

You can find information about secure or encrypted email communication under the key word:

Electronic communication - ´Virtual post room´

If your questions or applications directed to the Federal City of Bonn are being processed, then your personal data will be saved only to answer the question or process the application. It will be deleted when it is no longer required for handling the inquiry or application.

Data protection

Newsletter


If you would like to subscribe to our Newsletter and receive it by email, please enter your email address to which the Newsletter should be sent. Only after initial confirmation of this email address (double opt-in procedure), will the dispatch be activated. This data will be processed and saved only for sending the relevant Newsletter by email and not transmitted to a third party or used in another manner.

Newsletter

You have the opportunity to unsubscribe at any time from a Newsletter received by email. You can find a link to unsubscribe in the Newsletter near the bottom of the page or directly on the Internet page.

Data protection officer


Should you have further questions regarding data protection or data security, please direct them to the data protection officer of the City of Bonn:

Data protection officer

Statistical assessments with PIWIK

This website uses Piwik, an open-source software for statistical assessment of visitor access. Piwik uses so-called "Cookies", text files which are stored on your computer and which make it possible to analyze your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this Internet content is saved on the server of the provider in Germany. No personal data is saved about you, in particular your IP address is automatically abbreviated and therefore anonymized. This means there is no way of assigning any user behavior identified to a certain end device.

You can prevent the installation of cookies by the appropriate settings in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that, in this case, you may not be able to use all the functions on this website in full.
 
We base the use of the above-mentioned analysis tool on Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter. f) GDPR: processing takes place to determine the statistical values about the use of our content and it is therefore required to maintain our justified interests.

Offers from partners


At www.bonn-international.org you will also find services from other providers, which is incorporated there. We cannot rule out that cookies will be used when these services are used. We have no influence over this.

Your rights


You have the right, at any time, to obtain information in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR, the right to demand correction in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, the right to demand deletion in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, the right to claim limitation of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, the right to withdraw consent in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR and the right to claim data portability in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR. In addition, you have the right, in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR, to complain to a data protection authority.

Right to your own photo if photos are displayed


In accordance with § 22 Paragraph 1 of the German Art Copyright Act (KUG), "images may be disseminated or displayed publicly only with the consent of the person depicted". The persons depicted on the City’s web pages have given their consent.

Insofar as a picture is published, which breaches this principle despite careful monitoring of content, or if you desire the removal of a published photo (withdrawal of consent), you can notify us of this in writing. It is sufficient if you send us an email. Please describe the photo precisely and state on which page it is located.

If you withdraw consent, the City of Bonn will immediately delete the photo or photos and no longer use it/them in the future.

Email to the Press Office

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