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Information, cancellation, revocation

At any time, you have the right to free information about your stored personal data, its origin, recipient and purpose of data processing as well as the right to correction, blocking or deletion of such data. For this purpose, as well as other questions related to personal data, you can contact us at any time using the address stated in the imprint


The websites make use of so-called cookies. Cookies do no harm to your computer and contain no viruses. Cookies make our offers more user-friendly, effective and safe. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and that your browser stores.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.

You can set your browser so that you will always be informed about the use of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, or generally accept cookies and enable automatic deletion of cookies when you close the browser. With the deactivation of cookies, the functionality of this website may be restricted. 

Server Log Files

The provider of the site automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically sends to us. These are:

  • Browser type/Browser version 
  • Operating system used 
  • Referrer URL 
  • Host name of the accessing computer 
  • Time of the server request 

This data is not related to specific individuals. This data will not be merged or compiled with other data sources. We reserve the right to examine this data retrospectively when concrete evidence of unlawful use has been made known to us.

Contact form or direct Email

If you send requests to DOAG, either through contact form or email, information are stored, this includes the contact data specified by you for the purpose of processing the request and for the case of follow-up questions. We do not share this data without your consent.

Data for Alerts and Newsletters

If you wish to subscribe to alerts or newsletters, we require your email address and information that will allow us to verify the ownership of that e-mail address as well as an agreement to receive newsletters. Further data is not collected. We will use this information only to send the requested information and shall not pass it on to third parties. Consent to the storage of data, e-mail addresses as well as newsletters can be revoked at any time.

Consent to Data Processing

If and as far as consent is given, according to the conditions for data protection, it will be valid for DOAG e.V. as well as their service provider DOAG Dienstleistungen GmbH.

A transfer of data occurs only when it has been expressly agreed upon. Consent is considered to have been granted if DOAG works with third parties to carry out contractual services which can only be provided in passing by information on. 

Privacy Policy for the Use of Facebook Plugins (Like Button)

Integrated on our pages are plug-ins of the social network Facebook, supplier Facebook Inc., 1 hacker way, Menlo Park, California 94025, United States. You can recognize Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the "Like button" ("like") on our site. You can find an overview of Facebook plugins here:

When you visit our site, a direct connection is made via the plugin between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook will receive the information that you have visited our page with your IP address. When you click the Facebook "like button" while you are logged in to your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages on your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to assign your visit to our pages to your user account. As provider, we would like to point out that we have no knowledge about the content of transmitted data and how Facebook uses it. For more information, see the Facebook privacy policy under

If you do not wish for Facebook to assign your visit to our pages to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook account.

Privacy Policy for the Use of Google Analytics

This website uses features of the Google Analytics Web analysis service. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, United States. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by cookies about your use of this website are usually transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. In case of activated IP anonymization on this website, your IP address from Google will be truncated within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and use of other website and internet related services and provide it to the website operator. It is not merged into IP address sent as part of Google Analytics from your browser with other data of Google.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser settings. However, in this case, you may not be able to fully use all functions of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by cookies concerning your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the following link browser plugin available at:

Privacy Policy for the Use of LinkedIn

Our website uses features of the LinkedIn network. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, mountain view, CA 94043, United States. Any of our sites that contain features of LinkedIn will establish a connection to servers of LinkedIn. LinkedIn will be informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the LinkedIn "recommend" button and are logged into your account on LinkedIn, LinkedIn is able to map your visit on our website to you and your user account. As provider of this website, we would like to point out that we have no knowledge about the content of the transmitted data nor its use by LinkedIn.

For more information on the LinkedIn Privacy Policy see:

Privacy Policy for the Use of Twitter

Features of Twitter are included on our pages. These services are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States. Through the use of Twitter and the function "Retweet", the webpages you visit are linked to your Twitter account and visible to other users. This also transmits data to Twitter. As the provider of this website, we would like to point out that we have no knowledge of the contents of transmitted data and how Twitter processes it. For more information, you can find the Twitter privacy policy under

You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in the account settings under

Privacy Policy for the Use of XING

Our website uses features of the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtor Straße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each visit to one of our pages, which contains functions of XING, establishes a connection to servers of XING. To our knowledge, personal data is not stored. In particular, no IP addresses or the usage behaviors of such are stored or analyzed.

More information on privacy and the XING share button, see the privacy policy of XING under 

Privacy Policy for the Use of YouTube

Our website utilizes plug-ins of the website YouTube, powered by Google. The provider of this website is YouTube, LLC, 901 cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, United States. When you visit any of our sites equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection is established to the YouTube servers. Here, the Youtube server is informed which of our pages you have visited.

If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. For more information regarding the handling of user data, see the privacy statement from YouTube under 

Piwik Usage Analysis and Website Optimisation

Our website uses the Piwik web analysis service. Piwik uses cookies (text files) that are stored on your computer and that allow us to analyse your use of the website. To this end, the usage information generated by the cookie (including your shortened IP address) will be transferred to our server and stored for the purposes of usage analysis and website optimisation on our part. Your IP address will immediately be anonymised so that you remain anonymous to us as a user. Information on your usage of this website generated by the cookie is not made available to third parties. You may block the use of cookies by changing the settings in your browser software, however, if you do so you may lose some features and functionality of the website.

If you do not agree to the storage and analysis of the details of your visit, you may block their storage and use by clicking the relevant option. In this case, an opt-out cookie will be saved in your browser that will stop Piwik uploading any session data.

Please note: If you choose to delete your cookies, this will also result in the opt-out cookie being deleted. You will then need to re-enable this option.