Data protection
The Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of Baden-Württemberg is committed to protecting your personal data. For this reason, we have adopted measures to ensure that the rules of data protection are observed both by us and by external service providers.

In order to improve our Internet offering and the technologies used, it may be necessary to change this privacy policy. We therefore recommend that you read this privacy policy now and then.

The following statement provides an overview of how the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of Baden-Württemberg ensures that your data is protected, the type of data that is captured and for what purpose.

Voluntary personal information
At times, you can provide voluntary personal details on our website. The (personal) data sent is stored and used exclusively for the purpose for which it was collected. This data will not be disclosed to third parties.

Log data that is automatically stored is deleted after a limited period of time.

Data processing on this website
Every time you visit a website, data is collected and exchanged. The Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of Baden-Württemberg automatically collects and stores data which your browser sends to our server. Data collected:

  • Type and version of your Internet browser
  • OS used
  • The page accessed
  • The page previously visited (referrer URL)
  • Time of the server request

The Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of Baden-Württemberg uses such data solely for statistical purposes in order to measure demand for its web offering. The Ministry cannot assign this data to a specific person. This data will not be brought together with other data sources. IP numbers will be recorded for the duration of your visit in order to answer queries, but will not be stored after your visit. Data that was recorded when the web offering was accessed will only be passed on to third parties in as far as we are required to do so by law or by a court ruling, or if this becomes necessary for (criminal) prosecution following an attack on the Internet infrastructure of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of Baden-Württemberg. This data will not be disclosed in any other cases.

E-mails sent to the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of Baden-Württemberg
If you send us an e-mail, your message and e-mail address will be used exclusively in order to communicate with you. Once completed or after your query has been answered, your details will be deleted.

Right to information
You have the right to demand information at any time about the personal data stored about you, the source and recipients of such data, and the purpose of its storage. Information about the stored data will be provided by the online editorial staff at the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of Baden-Württemberg.
pressestelle @ wm.bwl.de

Check your data
Using any Internet browser, you can see when cookies have been set and what they contain. Detailed information is available from the Virtual Privacy Office of the data protection commissioners of the federal government and the federal states in Germany.

Web tracking
In order to shape as needed and continuously improve the Internet offering of the federal state administration of Baden-Württemberg, the  Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of Baden-Württemberg analyses this website using the eMetrics Tracking web analysis tool from WiredMinds AG, Stuttgart.

Data, such as the time and length of your visit, the pages visited and the regional origin, is collected in anonymised form and analysed. The use profiles generated are anonymised by using pseudonyms. Cookies may also be used to collect and store data in anonymised form. It is not possible in any way to identify visitors on the basis of the data collected. Data protection is subject to the requirements of the Federal State Data Protection Act and the German Telecommunications Act.

You can object to your data being collected and used and therefore prevent website tracking. To do this, please use the following link: http://www.webstatistik-bw.de/.
This so-called op-out applies to the browser used and will be stored there by cookies.

Contact
For more information about how personal data is handled at the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of Baden-Württemberg, please contact the Ministry’s online editorial staff at:
pressestelle @ wm.bwl.de