Privacy statement

We collect and use your personal data exclusively in accordance with the data protection provisions of the Federal Republic of Germany. We will inform about the type, scope and purpose of this collection and use of personal data below. You can access this information on our website at any time.

Data transfer and logging for internal system and statistical purposes

When you access our website, your web browser automatically transfers data to our web server for technical reasons. This includes the date and time of access, URL of the referring website, files accessed, quantity of data sent, browser type and version, operation system and your IP address. This data is saved separately from other data that you provide while using our service. It is not possible for us to assign this data to specific individuals. This data is evaluated for statistical purposes and subsequently deleted.

Stock data

Insofar as a contractual relationship between you and us is concluded, arranged or modified, we will collect and use your personal data to the extent necessary for these purposes.

At the request of the relevant authorities, we may disclose information about this data (stock data) on a case-by-case basis to the extent necessary for the purposes of criminal prosecution, hazard prevention, to comply with the legal functions of the intelligence service authorities (Verfassungsschutzbehörden) or the Military Counterintelligence Service (Militärischer Abschirmdienst) or to assert intellectual property rights.

Usage data

We collect and use your personal data to the extent necessary to enable the use our web service or for billing purposes (usage data). This includes, in particular, attributes used to identify you and information on the beginning, end and scope of your use of our service.

For purposes of advertising, market research and the needs-based design of our web service, we are permitted to create usage profiles using pseudonyms. You have the right to object to this use of your data. We are not permitted to amalgamate the usage profiles with data pertaining to the bearers of the pseudonyms.

At the request of the relevant authorities, we may disclose information about this data (stock data) on a case-by-case basis to the extent necessary for the purposes of criminal prosecution, hazard prevention, to comply with the legal functions of the intelligence service authorities (Verfassungsschutzbehörden) or the Military Counterintelligence Service (Militärischer Abschirmdienst) or to assert intellectual property rights.

Cookies

To expand the functionality of our web service and make its use more comfortable for you, we use so-called “cookies”. With the help of these “cookies”, data can be saved on your computer when you access our website. You have the option of preventing the storage of cookies on your computer by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. This may, however, limit the functionality of our service.

Right to information

As a user of our web service, you have the right to demand information regarding the stored data that pertains to your person or pseudonym. Upon your request, this information may be transmitted electronically.

As soon as the ETA Visa is granted, it is valid for 1 year from the date of issue. Exception: your passport expires before this one-year period. In this case, you must apply for a new ETA.