Data Protection Policy

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Thank you for your interest in our website. Protection of your privacy when processing your personal details is of the utmost concern to us. Paulaner Franchise & Consulting GmbH handles your data in a responsible manner. It goes without saying we adhere to statutory provisions in the collection, processing and usage of your data, in particular those of the German Data Protection Act [BDSG] and the German Broadcast Media Act [TMG]. But we are also naturally aware that for many people usage of the internet can cause great uncertainty about how such protection applies in practice. The data privacy statement below gives an overview of what data is collected, used, stored and possibly passed on to third parties, also what security measures we employ for your privacy, and what right to information you have on the matter.

1. Collecting, processing and using personal data
It is always possible to visit our website without having to give any details about yourself. We store only access data with no associations to an individual person, data such as

  • the type and version of browser,
  • the operating system used,
  • the website from which you came to us,
  • websites you call up,
  • date and time of your visit.

This data is tored separately from any personal data which you may enter at a later stage, and is used solely for the purposes of improving our internet presence and our services.

We collect, process and store your personal data when you enter information on the contact form on the website or contact us by the email address on the website. Your details are onlyused to respond to your query.

Furthermore we collect, process and store your personal data only where you voluntarily provide this data when using services on the website (e.g. contact form, request form, usage of the partner section). We use the personal data you provide, without a separate consent request, solely for the purposes of the service involved (e.g. answer to your request via contact form or request form, management of your membership in our partner section, delivery of newsletter). When the procedure concerned is completed your data is blocked for further usage, and after the lapse of a retention period which may apply under the relevant fiscal and commercial law, will be deleted, unless you have otherwise expressly agreed for an addidional usage of your personal data.

2. Newsletter
We would be delighted to have you subscribe to our email newsletter. When you apply for our newsletter your email address is used by us for our promotional purposes until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link indicated at the bottom of the newsletter, or else by sending an email with the sole content "Unsubscribe newsletter" to the following email address

3. Use of Cookies
We make use of cookies to make your visit to our website more pleasant and to facilitate certain functions. Cookies are small text files which are saved onto your computer. Some of the cookies used are deleted when the browser session ends, that is, when you close your browser (these are called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and facilitate us or our partner companies to recognise your browser again on your next visit to the website (persistent cookies). You can adjust cookie settings on your browser so you will be informed when cookies are being stored and can make a decision whether to accept or refuse them individually, or set it to accept cookies only in specific situations or refuse them in general. If you refuse cookies, it may restrict the functionality of our website.

4. Usage of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, which is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google“). Google Analytics makes use of cookies which are stored on your personal computer and which facilitate the analysis of your usage of the website. Any information on your usage of this website which is generated using these cookies is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymization is activated on this website however your IP address will be abbreviated in advance by Google when within the EU states or in states that are party to the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google is contracted by the operator of this website to use this information for the purposes of evaluating your usage of the website, compiling reports on website activities and for providing other services associated with website activity and internet usage, for the website operator. The IP address transferred from your browser to Google Analytics is not linked with any other data from Google. You can block the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However please note that if you do so you may not be able to use the full functionality of all features of this website. Furthermore you can for future internet use block the compilation by Google of data associated with your usage of the website which is generated by the cookie (including your IP address), as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via this link:

5. Security note
If personal data is gathered via our website, transfer over the internet is encrypted using the SSL protocol (secure sockets layer). We also endeavour to ensure that the only employees of our company who have access to your personal data are those who need it for the completion of their tasks. They will have received appropriate training in security and data protection.

6. Right to Information
Under data privacy law you have the right to information free of charge about your stored personal data as well as, if applicable, a right to correct errors in such data, block it or delete it.

7. Contact for data privacy
If you have queries on the collection, processing or usage of your personal data, and for information on data, corrections or deletion to data, and also to revoke any consent given, contact us by email at: