Data Protection Statement

1. Preliminary information

In the following, “GDPR” stands for the EU General Data Protection Regulation.
The following information provides transparent disclosure in compliance with the information requirements where the AEB-Stiftung acts as the controller in collecting, processing, or using personal data.

The AEB-Stiftung provides data subjects with detailed information about the collection of personal data pursuant to Art. 13 (or Art. 14 where applicable) GDPR. This is done in the interests of transparency.

2. General information for all target groups

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In the interests of fair and transparent processing, data subjects should be aware that their rights include the following:

  • Right of (further) access
  • Right to rectification, erasure, or restriction of processing
  • Right to withdraw consent by contacting
  • Right to data portability

Please refer to Articles 15–22 GDPR for the legal basis of these rights.
If you wish to exercise these rights, please contact
Data subjects also have a right to file a complaint with a supervisory authority. How do you find the supervisory authority responsible for you? – Research online at sites such as or
The supervisory authority responsible for the AEB-Stiftung is:

Baden-Württemberg State Commissioner for Data Protection
Königstraße 10a | 70173 Stuttgart
Postfach 10 29 32 | 70025 Stuttgart
Phone: +49 711 615 541 0 | Fax: +49 711 615 541 15 |

3. When we can process your data

Visiting our website:


When users visit our website, the access data is stored on the server. We use anonymized logs for statistical analyses, in which case the data is not linked to the individual user. We also use logs for troubleshooting, in which case the access data may be linked to the individual user if required.

Our websites include links to third-party websites. We do not adopt such content as our own.

Using cookies:

Basic cookies

We use basic cookies so that everything on our site works properly. Cookies are small text files that we store on your computer or smartphone. Cookies help you navigate the website quickly and easily. They use only anonymous data and do not allow us to identify you personally.

Would you rather not use basic cookies? This will prevent some website elements from functioning properly. If you still prefer not to use basic cookies, you can disable the use of cookies in your browser settings. Begin by deleting all previously saved cookies, then disable the option to save new cookies.

Disabling cookies

You can control whether cookies are saved and retrieved through your own browser settings. Your browser lets you disable any use of cookies or limit their use to certain websites, for example. You can also configure your browser to automatically alert you as soon as a cookie is offered and ask you how to proceed. You can block or remove individual cookies. For technical reasons, however, this may limit or disable some features of our website.

Overview of cookies

Cookie name



Length of use




Stores the visitor’s consent for the collection and use of data

1 year



Session cookies make it easier to use a website (by remembering data entered in online forms or surveys during a session, for example)




Prevents loss of visitor data due to certain mechanisms used by browsers




Piwik PRO uses containers to manage tags and consent


Connection to the analytics platform

Web analytics

The AEB-Stiftung uses services provided by Piwik PRO ( for web analysis and cookie management on its websites. Cookies are used to enable a statistical analysis of how visitors use this website and to display use-related content or advertising. Piwik PRO cookies only transmit anonymous data that does not allow a user to be identified (information about the user’s browser, language, operating system, country, etc.).

The data generated by Piwik PRO is processed and stored on behalf of the AEB-Stiftung exclusively within the EU, where it is subject to strict European data privacy laws and standards.

Data is processed exclusively with the subject’s voluntary consent in accordance with Art. 6 (1)a of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR). Piwik PRO will not use the data in any other way, merge it with other data, or share it with third parties.

General contact information


Data is used for the purpose of consultation and for members of the AEB-Stiftung to provide information.
When users provide an email address, we communicate with them by email. We do not share such email addresses with third parties. Users who no longer wish to receive email messages may at any time revoke the consent granted when the address was provided.