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Fer­ti­PRO­TEKT-Data pro­tec­tion declaration

The pro­tec­tion of indi­vidu­als with regard to the pro­cessing of personal data is a fun­da­ment­al right. According to Article 8(1) of the Charter of Fun­da­ment­al Rights of the European Union and Article 16(1) of the Treaty on the Func­tion­ing of the European Union, everyone has the right to the pro­tec­tion of personal data con­cern­ing them. The prin­ciples and rules on the pro­tec­tion of indi­vidu­als with regard to the pro­cessing of their personal data are designed to ensure that their fun­da­ment­al rights and freedoms, and in par­tic­u­lar their right to the pro­tec­tion of personal data, are respected, regard­less of their nation­al­ity or place of residence.

The Fer­ti­PRO­TEKT Netzwerk e.V. as operator of the website is committed to pro­tect­ing your personal and centre-related data and to respect­ing your privacy.

This data pro­tec­tion declar­a­tion provides inform­a­tion on the col­lec­tion, pro­cessing and use of your personal and centre-related data as well as on the rights to which you are entitled in relation to your personal and centre-related data for the use of the website and its subpages.


1. Name and contact details of the person respons­ible pursuant to Art. 4 (7) DS-GVO.

This privacy policy applies to the data pro­cessing of your visit to or use of the website and its subpages by:

Respons­ible party:
Fer­ti­PRO­TEKT Netzwerk e.V.

Chair­per­son Prof. Dr. med. Nicole Sänger
to be reached via: Marburg office
Hawthorn Way 17
35041 Marburg

Telephone: +49 6420 / 305 05 83

There is no current legal oblig­a­tion for the above-mentioned data con­trol­ler to appoint a data pro­tec­tion officer.


2. Col­lec­tion and storage of personal and centre-related data and the type and purpose of their use

When visiting the website

When you visit our website, inform­a­tion is auto­mat­ic­ally sent to our website server by the browser used on your end device. This inform­a­tion is tem­por­ar­ily stored in a so-called log file. The following inform­a­tion is collected without your inter­ven­tion and stored until it is auto­mat­ic­ally deleted:

  • IP address of the request­ing computer,
  • Date and time of access, time zone dif­fer­ence to Greenwich Mean Time
  • Name and URL of the file accessed (specific page),
  • website from which the access was made (referrer URL),
  • browser used and, if applic­able, the operating system and interface of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.

The afore­men­tioned data is processed by us for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth con­nec­tion set-up of the website,
  • Ensuring a com­fort­able use of our website,
  • eval­u­at­ing system security and stability, and
  • for other admin­is­trat­ive purposes.

The legal basis for the data pro­cessing is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legit­im­ate interest follows from the data col­lec­tion purposes listed above. In no case do we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing con­clu­sions about your person.

In addition, we use cookies and analysis services when you visit our website. You can find more detailed explan­a­tions of this in sections 4 and 5 of this data pro­tec­tion declaration.


3. Use and dis­clos­ure of data

Through your regis­tra­tion and the sub­mis­sion of your personal and centre-related data, we can offer you services and content and, if applic­able, include your centre in the list of par­ti­cip­at­ing centres, which is publicly access­ible at The main service is the con­firm­a­tion of mem­ber­ship in Fer­ti­PRO­TEKT Netzwerk e.V. as well as the provision of minutes of general meetings, lectures in the member portal and inform­a­tion on further training.

Your data is processed exclus­ively within the framework of the services offered on the website. “” stores your data in the database for use by Fer­ti­PRO­TEKT Netzwerk e.V..

By regis­ter­ing online, you agree that all inform­a­tion provided and stored by you that is relevant to the regis­tra­tion process may be processed by “”.

Your personal data will not be trans­ferred to third parties for purposes other than those listed below.

We will only pass on your personal data to third parties if:

  • you have given your express consent to this in accord­ance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a DSGVO,
  • the dis­clos­ure is necessary for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims in accord­ance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO and there is no reason to assume that you have an over­rid­ing interest worthy of pro­tec­tion in the non-dis­clos­ure of your data,
  • in the event that there is a legal oblig­a­tion to disclose your data pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c DSGVO, as well as
  • this is legally per­miss­ible and necessary for the pro­cessing of con­trac­tu­al rela­tion­ships with you according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b DSGVO.


4. Cookies We use cookies on our site.

These are small files that are auto­mat­ic­ally created by your browser and stored on your end device (laptop, tablet, smart­phone or similar) when you visit our site. Cookies do not cause any damage to your end device and do not contain any viruses, Trojans or other malware.

Inform­a­tion is stored in the cookie that is related to the specific end device used. However, this does not mean that we gain direct knowledge of your identity.

The use of cookies serves, on the one hand, to make the use of our offer more pleasant for you. We use so-called session cookies to recognise that you have already visited indi­vidu­al pages of our website. These are auto­mat­ic­ally deleted after you leave our site.

In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimise user-friend­li­ness, which are stored on your end device for a certain fixed period of time. If you visit our site again to use our services, it is auto­mat­ic­ally recog­nised that you have already been to our site and which entries and settings you have made so that you do not have to enter them again.

On the other hand, we use cookies to stat­ist­ic­ally record the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optim­ising our offer for you (see point 5).

These cookies enable us to auto­mat­ic­ally recognise that you have already been to our website when you visit it again. These cookies are auto­mat­ic­ally deleted after a defined period of time.

The data processed by cookies is necessary for the afore­men­tioned purposes to protect our legit­im­ate interests as well as those of third parties in accord­ance with Art. 6 (1) p. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Most browsers accept cookies auto­mat­ic­ally. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or a notice always appears before a new cookie is created. However, the complete deac­tiv­a­tion of cookies may mean that you cannot use all the functions of our website.


5. Data subject rights

You have the right

- To request inform­a­tion about your personal and centre-related data processed by us in accord­ance with Art. 15 DSGVO. In par­tic­u­lar, you can request inform­a­tion about the pro­cessing purposes, the category of personal and centre-related data, the cat­egor­ies of recip­i­ents to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rec­ti­fic­a­tion, erasure, restric­tion of pro­cessing or objection, the existence of a right of complaint, the origin of your data if it has not been collected by us, as well as the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if applic­able, mean­ing­ful inform­a­tion about its details;

- in accord­ance with Art. 16 DSGVO, to imme­di­ately request the cor­rec­tion of inac­cur­ate or incom­plete personal and centre-related data stored by us;

- in accord­ance with Art. 17 DSGVO of the Reg­u­la­tion, to request the erasure of your personal and centre-related data stored by us, unless the pro­cessing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expres­sion and inform­a­tion, for com­pli­ance with a legal oblig­a­tion, for reasons of public interest or for the estab­lish­ment, exercise or defence of legal claims;

- pursuant to Art. 18 DSGVO, to request the restric­tion of the pro­cessing of your personal and centre-related data, insofar as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the pro­cessing is unlawful, but you object to its erasure and we no longer require the data, but you need it for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims or you have objected to the pro­cessing pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO;

- pursuant to Art. 20 DSGVO, to receive your personal and centre-related data that you have provided to us in a struc­tured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be trans­ferred to another controller;

- revoke your consent at any time in accord­ance with Art. 7 (3) DSGVO. This means that we may no longer process the data based on this consent in the future.

- complain to a super­vis­ory authority in accord­ance with Art. 77 DSGVO. As a rule, you can contact the super­vis­ory authority of your usual place of residence or workplace or our asso­ci­ation headquar­ters in Marburg.

The super­vis­ory authority respons­ible for us is:

The Hessian Data Pro­tec­tion Commissioner
Prof. Dr. Michael Ronellenfitsch
Gustav — Strese­mann — Ring 1, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany
PO Box 31 63, 65021 Wiesbaden

Telephone: 0611 14 08–0
Fax: 0611 14 08–900


6. Right of objection

Insofar as your personal and centre-related data are processed on the basis of legit­im­ate interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO, you have the right to object to the pro­cessing of your personal and centre-related data pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO, insofar as there are grounds for doing so that arise from your par­tic­u­lar situation or the objection is directed against direct advert­ising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which will be imple­men­ted by us without spe­cify­ing a par­tic­u­lar situation. If you would like to make use of your right of revoc­a­tion or objection, an e‑mail to: is sufficient.


7. Data security

Within the website visit, we use the wide­spread SSL procedure (Secure Socket Layer) in con­nec­tion with the highest encryp­tion level supported by your browser. As a rule, this is 256-bit encryp­tion. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryp­tion, we use 128-bit v3 tech­no­logy instead. You can tell whether an indi­vidu­al page of our website is trans­mit­ted in encrypted form by the closed display of the key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser.

We also use appro­pri­ate technical and organ­isa­tion­al security measures to protect your data against acci­dent­al or inten­tion­al manip­u­la­tion, partial or complete loss, destruc­tion or against unau­thor­ised access by third parties. Our security measures are con­tinu­ously improved in line with tech­no­lo­gic­al developments.


8. Up-to-dateness and amendment of this data pro­tec­tion declaration

Due to the further devel­op­ment of our website or due to changes in legal or official require­ments, it may become necessary to amend this data pro­tec­tion declaration.

The current data pro­tec­tion declar­a­tion can be accessed and printed out at any time on the website at

This data pro­tec­tion declar­a­tion is valid as of June 2018.