Data Protection Statement

The following statement provides information on the personal data that is processed in connection with providing this website as well as our commitment for an appropriate handling of this personal data.

1. General information

1.1 Identity and contact details of the controller

The entity responsible for the processing of personal data in context of this website is EDF Energiewende & Neue Ressourcen GmbH located at Weißenfelser Straße 84, 04229 Leipzig Germany.

1.2 Contact details

If you have questions on the protection of the data concerning you or need further information regarding the handling of personal data in the context of the website or by the controller, please feel free to contact us:

2. Processing of personal data in connection with using this website

Below you will find information about the processing that take place when visiting this website or any of its subpages.

This website contains links to other websites. Please be aware that there we are not responsible for data protection and confidentiality in connection with any other websites and that this statement of applicability only applies to this website provided on

2.1 Processing of personal data in connection with providing this website (technical data)

When visiting this website or any of its subpages there will be processing of the data concerning you on each query. This data contains information your web browser transmits automatically to the webserver, which is necessary to transfer the requested resource and handle the query.

The following categories of personal data are processed and stored:

  • the public IP address of your internet connection
  • the timestamp of your request containing date, time and also the time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • the type of request including the requested resource (i.e. the specific subpage, picture or other file)
  • a numeric status code in the HTTP protocol
  • the transferred size of the response on the query
  • the referring website
  • the user agent including data about type and version of your browser, its language an information about the operating system it runs on.

The purpose of the processing of this data is to provide the requested contents of this website, as well as for security reasons and for detecting and prosecuting misuse.

Storage and processing are based on the legitimate interest (regarding Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR) on a visually and functionally correct display of this website and the representation of our business, products and services, as well as supporting to establish contact with the controller.

Storage of this personal data is limited for 14 days starting from collection. For Isolated incidents the storage can last longer if it is necessary to track a misuse or prosecute it.

Any disclosure to third parties only occurs in connection with hosting services and designing the website. In this case categories of recipients may be web designers, administrators or hosters. These recipients are engaged as processors and have been bound to confidentiality.
Additionally a transfer of or grant of access of personal data to criminal investigation authorities or lawyers may take place in case of misuse.

3. Usage of Cookies

This website and its subpages use cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored by the internet browser on your computer.
Cookies are used for the purpose to ensure an optimal display of the website and to comply with applicable legal requirements.

The following types are used:

  • session cookies:
    A session cookie has a temporary validity and is used to store information for a limited time throughout the visit of the website.
  • permanent cookies:
    For information that needs to be stored over longer periods permanent cookies are used. They have a longer validity but will automatically expire when reaching their specific validation date.

Cookies are stored on the legal base of legitimate interest (regarding to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR) on the presentation of our business, products and services with the website.

For third party cookies, that are not technically necessary the legal base is your consent (regarding to Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR). Third party cookies are cookies that are not set by this website but by external services that are used to provide this website.

4. Google Maps

This website embeds a map from Google Maps. Google Maps is provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereafter referred as „Google“).

The map is embedded to display the location of our Berlin office and to provide you with interactive map and routing features. Legal base is your consent regarding to Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR in combination with Article 49 (1) (a) GDPR.

When loading the Google Maps content information about the requested subpage including personal data (IP address of your internet connection, user agent of your browser) is disclosed to Google. This happens regardless if you are a registered user of Google and are logged in on this account.
If you are a registered Google user and are logged in, Google connects the data of the website request with your registered account.
If you want to prevent this, please log off from Google before the Google Maps content is loaded.

Google stores your personal information as user profiles for its own purposes of advertising, including displaying personal ads, marketing research, and the customized display and design of its own services and independently of an active user login.

You have the right to object to processing your personal data for user profiles, that you can exercise by contacting Google.

Further information on the processing of personal data concerning you by Google can be found in Google’s data protection statement on There you’ll find configuration options to change the data protection settings.

You can find detailed information for managing the personal data concerning you in connection with Google products on

Transferring the personal data to Google can include a transfer to the USA. Regarding to the European Court of Justice the data protection level in the USA is lower than the data protection level in Europe. In particular your personal data could be used by US authorities for the purpose of observation and surveillance without giving you enforceable data protection rights and effective legal remedies.

5. Your rights as data subject

Being the data protection subject, you have the following rights.

5.1 Right of access

At any time you have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you is processed, as well as information about this processing according to Article 15 GDPR.

5.2 Right to rectification

You have the right to obtain rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you according to Article 16 GDPR.

5.3 Right to erasure

Personal data concerning you is automatically deleted if it is no longer necessary in relation of the purposes of which they were processed. Furthermore you have the right to obtain the erasure of the personal data concerning you in case the requirements of Article 17 GDPR are met.

5.4 Right to restriction of processing

Provided that the legal requirements of Article 18 GDPR are met you have the right to obtain restriction of processing of personal data concerning you from the controller.

If the processing of personal data concerning you has been restricted, such data may only be processed – apart from being stored – with you consent or for the purposes mentioned in Article 18 (2) GDPR.  

5.5 Right to data portability

Regarding to Article 20 GDPR you have the right to receive personal data concerning you, which you have provided and which the controller processes on the base of consent pursuant to Article 6 (1) (a) or Article 9 (2) (a) GDPR or on a contract on Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR when the processing is carried out by automated means.
You have the right to transmit such data to another controller.

5.6 Right to withdraw your consent

If processing personal data concerning you is based on your consent you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Processing of your data that was based on withdrawn consent will be stopped.

5.7 Right to object

Regarding to Article 21 GDPR you have the right to object the processing of personal data concerning you on grounds relating to your particular situation if the processing is based on legitimate interest regarding to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The processing of personal data regarding you will be shut down unless there are compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or the processing is carried out for purposes of establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

On embedded external services the right to object may have to be claimed against the provider of the embedded services and contents.  In such cases you’ll find relevant details in the sections with information on these services.

To exercise one of the preceding rights, please contact us using the above-mentioned contact information.

Furthermore you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, if you consider that the processing if personal data relating to you infringes the GDPR.

6. Updates on the Data Protection Statement

The controller reserves the right to update this Data Protection Statement.

Any changes will be published on this page with the date the changes apply.

Date of entry into force: 27/01/2022