Data protection

Collection, Use, and Storage of Personal Data

Our services are hosted on servers of domainfactory GmbH, 85737 Ismaning. When you access our pages, the following data is automatically collected and stored, which your browser sends to us:

  • Browser type/version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL (the previously visited page)
  • Hostname of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • Time of the server request

This data cannot be assigned to specific individuals by domainfactory GmbH. This data is not merged with other data sources and is deleted after a statistical evaluation.

Personal data is also collected and processed when you voluntarily provide it to us on our website. This occurs when you subscribe to our newsletter. By registering, you can subscribe to our newsletter, in which we inform you about relevant topics and offerings from the Kunsthalle Düsseldorf and KIT. Upon signing up for the newsletter, we will send you information on specific topics.

We use a double opt-in procedure for the newsletter registration. This means that after you sign up, we will send you an email to the email address you provided in which we ask you to confirm that you want the newsletter to be sent. The only required information for subscribing to the newsletter is your email address, which we store after your registration and do not use for any other purposes. If you do not confirm your registration through the double opt-in procedure, your data collected on the website will be deleted after 30 days.

In addition, technical information is collected (for example, time of request, IP address, browser type, and operating system). This information cannot be assigned to the respective recipient. It is used exclusively for the statistical analysis of newsletter campaigns. If you do not want your data to be analyzed in this way, do not register for the newsletter, or unsubscribe from the newsletter or press newsletter. We provide a link to unsubscribe in every message sent. Your newsletter data will not be used for any other purposes and will not be processed in any other way. It will only be passed on to third parties for the purpose of sending the newsletter.

We use the services of Clever Elements to send the newsletter. The provider we use for this is Clever Elements GmbH, Lohmühlenstr. 65, 12435 Berlin, Germany. You can find more information about data processing by Clever Elements in their privacy policy at Here you will also find the contact information for the data protection officer of Clever Elements GmbH. The legal basis for the processing of your data is your consent according to Article 6(1)(a) of GDPR.

You can revoke your consent to send the newsletter at any time by unsubscribing using the link provided in each newsletter email. This will also delete the data you provided when signing up for the newsletter. In the event of a revocation of your consent to send the newsletter, we will exclude you from future mailings. The processing operations before your revocation remain unaffected. Your data will not be used by our site for automated decision-making or profiling.

Transfer of Data

Domainfactory GmbH, 85737 Ismaning does not pass on your personal data to third parties, except if the transfer is necessary for the processing of the agreed services. The data transmitted for this purpose is limited to the necessary minimum. Insofar as domainfactory GmbH, 85737 Ismaning is obliged by law or court order to do so, your data will only be passed on to the designated authorized institutions and persons.

Your personal data for sending the newsletter via the external provider Clever Elements is encrypted using SSL and transmitted over the Internet. Your personal data is passed on to third parties if this is necessary for the purpose of processing the transaction—in particular, the transfer of contact data to the service provider for delivery of the newsletter. Any further transfer of your personal data to third parties will only take place with your consent unless there is a legal obligation to do so or to protect the rights, property, and security of Kunsthalle Düsseldorf gGmbH.

Insofar as external service providers come into contact with personal data, we require legal, technical, and organizational measures to comply with privacy regulations.

Legal Basis for the Processing of Your Data

The legality (legal basis) for the processing of your data results from your consent (according to Article 6(1)(a) of GDPR). If the processing of personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation to which Kunsthalle Düsseldorf gGmbH is subject, we process this data according to Article 6(1)(c) of GDPR. In the case of safeguarding the legitimate interests of Kunsthalle Düsseldorf gGmbH, processing is carried out according to Article 6(1)(f) of GDPR.

Right to Information

You have the right to information about the data stored about you, its origin and recipients in the event of transfer, and the purpose of any processing of your data at any time.

Contact Person for Privacy Questions and Complaints

Your trust is important to us. We would be glad to answer any questions you may have regarding the processing of your personal data. If you have questions that this privacy policy could not answer, or if you would like more detailed information on specific issues, please contact us. If you have questions about the storage of your data at domainfactory, please contact the data protection officer of domainfactory GmbH at

If you have questions about the storage of your data at Clever Elements GmbH, please contact the person listed as the data protection officer at


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