The company responsible for collecting, processing and using your personal data within the meaning of the German Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz) is Stiftung Jüdisches Museum Berlin, Lindenstraße 9-14, 10969 Berlin. The webpages of the Jewish Museum Berlin include all the pages of the website, the Online Collections area at objekte.jmberlin.de (in German), and the blog at www.jmberlin.de/blog (hereinafter referred to as the "Webpages").
Tel: +49 (0)30 259 93 300
Fax: +49 (0)30 259 93 409
Collection, processing and use of personal data
It is possible for you to visit our Webpages without sending us your personal data – with the exception of the data your browser transmits in order to allow you to access the Webpages. Specifically, the data required is:
- Date and time of access
- IP address of the end device
- Uniform Resource Locator (URL) requested by the end device
- HTTP status code
- Information about the browser and operating system used by the end device
In addition to the purely informational use of our Webpages, we also offer our visitors services for which we require additional personal data. These services include a newsletter, a press mailing list, an online form for booking tours for our educational programs and a comments section in our Blog section that you are welcome to use if you like. Furthermore, school administrators can apply online to have the on.tour bus visit their schools.
Our Webpages use "Piwik", an open source web analytics application published under the GNU General Public License available at http://piwik.org/ (hereinafter referred to as "Piwik"). Piwik uses a cookie to analyze your user behavior when you visit our Webpages. The cookie, which is stored on your computer when you visit the Webpages, also saves and transmits your masked IP address. This means that when the data is transmitted to our server, the IP address is anonymized in such a way that we cannot identify you as a visitor of our website. The usage data transmitted to us by the cookie is analyzed only by us and is not disclosed to third parties. The analysis serves only to help us optimize and improve our website.
You may configure your browser to prevent the cookie from being installed. However, please be advised that, if you do so, you may not be able to make full use of all the features available on our Webpages. You may furthermore prevent the cookie-generated data based on your usage of these Webpages (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by selecting the following box. Your browser then creates an "opt-out cookie", preventing Piwik from collecting usage data. Please note: Deleting your browser's cookies also deletes the opt-out cookie. You can re-enable the cookie by re-selecting this box.
By using our Webpages, you consent to the processing of data collected about you, in the manner set out above and for the aforementioned purpose. For more information about Piwik and data privacy, please visit http://piwik.org/privacy/.
Our Webpages also include links to our online profiles at Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. Clicking these links does not transmit any data to the servers of these service providers. You can visit the profiles of the Jewish Museum Berlin on these social networks to find out about the latest activities and topics related to the Jewish Museum Berlin, leave comments, and connect with us and other users. Your opinion is important to us, which is why we welcome constructive comments that promote spirited discussions. We kindly ask that you treat each other with respect and that you comply with our netiquette policy.
Our Webpages include embedded videos from the video-sharing websites YouTube and Vimeo. The YouTube videos include cookies set by YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. These cookies expire after a maximum of two years. For more information about the video-sharing websites and data privacy, please review the privacy policies of YouTube and Vimeo.
You will be asked to provide your e-mail address when first registering for our newsletter. We will use your e-mail address only for sending you information about events, invitations, advance information or other information related directly to the Jewish Museum Berlin. We will store your e-mail address until you unsubscribe from our newsletter. By clicking the box next to "Please send me information on a regular basis by e-mail. I agree that my data will be stored electronically, for this purpose only" on the online registration form, you are providing your consent that we may store your e-mail address. You may unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the corresponding link in the newsletter or by submitting a corresponding request to the contact details provided above.
You are invited to leave comments on our blog ("Blogerim—From the corridors of the Jewish Museum Berlin"). You can do so by providing your name and e-mail address and then writing your comment. We will publish your name and comment after your post is approved. We will delete your comment only if you specifically request us to do so. Your e-mail address is not published and is collected only to prevent misuse of the comments feature. As is the case with comments shared on social networks, we kindly ask that you comply with our netiquette policy.
Right to information and revocation
You have the right to demand information from us at any time regarding the data about you which is stored with us and, if applicable, the right to have that data corrected, blocked or deleted. If you have given your consent that your data may be used, you may revoke this consent at any time. Please send all requests for information, inquiries, or revocations concerning data processing to the contact details provided above.