Privacy notice

1. General

1.1 What is personal data
Personal data is information that reveals or can reveal the identity of the user. We adhere to the principle of data avoidance. As far as possible, the collection of personal data is dispensed with.

1.2 Handling of personal data
Personal data is used exclusively for the purposes of establishing a contract, structuring the content, and executing or processing the contractual relationship (Art. 6 I b GDPR). In addition, personal data will only be processed if we have received your consent (Art. 6 I a GDPR). In principle, data will not be passed on to third parties. To process payments, the payment data required for this will be passed on to the credit institute commissioned with the payment and, if applicable, the commissioned and selected payment service provider. Your personal data will only be processed within the EU.

1.3 Usage data
General technical information is collected when you visit the website. This is the IP address used, time of the visit, duration of the visit, browser type and, if applicable, the page of origin. For technical reasons, this usage data is registered in a log file and can be used and saved for the purpose of statistical analysis of this website. There is no link between this usage data and your other personal data.

1.4 Registration data
Registration is required for the full use of the functions of our website. The registration data is collected through your corresponding entries and used for the specific purpose specified in accordance with your consent (Art. 6 I a GDPR).

1.5 Duration of storage
After the end of the purpose for which the data was collected, we store your personal data only for as long as is required by law (in particular tax law).

2. Your rights

2.1 Information
You can request information from us about whether we are processing your personal data and, if this is the case, you have a right to information about this personal data and the further information specified in Art. 15 GDPR.

2.2 Right to correct
You have the right to correct incorrect personal data relating to you and, in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, you can request the completion of incomplete personal data.

2.3 Right to deletion
You have the right to demand that we delete your personal data immediately. We are obliged to delete it immediately, particularly if one of the following applies:

  • Your personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
  • You revoke your consent on which the processing of your data was based and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
  • Your data has been processed unlawfully.

The right to deletion does not exist if your personal data are required to assert, exercise or defend our legal claims.

2.4 Right to restrict the processing
You have the right to demand that we restrict the processing of your personal data if:

  • You dispute the correctness of the data, and we must therefore check the correctness
  • the processing is unlawful, and you refuse the deletion and instead request the restriction of use
  • we no longer need the data, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims
  • You have objected to the processing of your data, and it has not yet been determined whether our legitimate reasons outweigh your reasons.

2.5 Right to data portability
You have the right to receive the personal data, relating to you, that you have provided to us, in a structured, common and machine-readable format and you have the right to transmit this data to another responsible person without hindrance from us, provided that the processing is based on consent, or a contract and the processing is carried out by us using automated procedures.

2.6 Right of withdrawal
If the processing of your personal data is based on consent, you have the right to revoke this consent at any time.

2.7 General and right of appeal
Exercising your above rights is basically free of charge for you. If you have any complaints, you have the right to contact the supervisory authority responsible for us, the state data protection officer.

3. Data security

3.1 Data security
All data on our website are protected against loss, destruction, access, modification and dissemination using technical and organizational measures.

3.2 Sessions and Cookies
To operate the website, we can use cookies or server-side sessions in which data can be stored. Cookies are also used, for example, to greet you personally with your member's name. Cookies are files that are stored on your hard drive by a website in order to automatically recognize this computer the next time you visit the website and thus to be able to adapt the use of the website to you. Some of the cookies used are deleted again after the end of the browser session. These are so-called session cookies. Other cookies remain on your device and enable the browser to be recognized when you visit our website at a later date (permanent cookies). You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and individually decide whether to accept them or to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. Please note that you may not be able to use some functions of this website if the cookies are deactivated. We ensure that no personal data is taken from sessions or through cookies and that cookies are only used if this is necessary for the website. Thus, the balance shows that there are no overriding interests on your part (Art. 6 I f GDPR).

4. Third Party Services

Use of Google Maps
This website uses Google Maps, a Google map service operated by Google LLC., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). When using Google Maps, data about the use of the maps functions by visitors to the website are also collected, processed and used. This does not affect the interests of the users that outweigh the technical necessity of integrating the interactive map material (Art. 6 I S. 1 f GDPR). You can view Google's data protection information at You can see the additional usage information for Google Maps at

5. Contact

To contact us regarding data protection, please feel free to contact us using the contact options below. Responsible according to the GDPR:

Internationale Gesellschaft GartenTherapie e.V.
c/o Bildungsstätte Gartenbau

P.O. Box 11 12
D-35301 Grünberg

Phone: +49 1515 0794458

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