Data Privacy

Scope of Application

The operators of these website pages [Gedenkstätte Stalag 326 (VI K) Senne, Oliver Nickel, Lippstädter Weg 26, 33758 Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock] take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your peronal data confidentially and according to legal data protection regulations as well as in accordance with this data protection statement.
The use of our website is generally possible without providing personal data. In case personal data is requested when using our website, it will only be collected on voluntary basis (e.g. name, address or email), if possible. This data will not be transferred to third parties without your explicit permission.
Please note that the data transmission in the internet (e.g. when communicating by email) may include security gaps. A complete protection of data against access of third parties is not possible.

Access data (Server log files)

The provider of the website automatically collects and files information in so-called Server log files which are transferred to us automatically by your browser. These are:

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

This data cannot be assigned to specific people. None of this data will be combined with other data sources. We reserve the right to verify these data afterwards, in case we should receive substantial notice of illegal use.

SSL coding

This website uses SSL coding for security reasons and for protection of confidential data transmission, such as the inquiries you send us as website operator. You may recognize an encrypted connection by looking at the address line in your browser changing from “http://“ to “https://“ and from the lock symbol appearing in your browser line.
In case SSL coding is activated, the data you send us cannot be read by third parties.


Internet websites sometimes use so-called cookies. Cookies neither harm your computer nor do they contain any viruses. Cookies are used to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
The cookies mostly used by us are so-called “session cookies”. They will be automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain saved on your end device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser the next time you visit.
You are able to customize the settings of your browser individually in order to be notified when cookies are saved. You may allow the saving of cookies only in specific cases, or in general exclude them as well as have them automatically deleted when closing the browser. In case you deactivate cookies, the functionality of this website may be impaired.

Google web fonts

This website uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform presentation of fonts. When accessing a website your browser activates the required web fonts in your browser cache in order to present texts and fonts in correct form.

For this reason, the browser used by you has to connect with the servers of Google. By this means, Google receives notification that you have accessed our website via your IP address. Using Google web fonts enables us to present our online portfolio in a unifom and appealing form. This is a legitimate interest according to Art. 6. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

In case your browser does not support web fonts, your computer will use a standard font.

Further information on Google web fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in the data protection statement by Google: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Collection of personal data

The web site operator collects, processes and transfers your personal data only if based on and in accordance with statutory regulations, or if you agree to it.
Personal data refers to any kind of information required to determine your personal identity and to allow tracing information by means of e.g. your name, email address and telephone number.

Collection of contact data

When contacting the operator by accessing our website, the access data will be stored for the purpose of processing your inquiry and any follow-up questions that may arise. We will not forward this data to third parties without your consent.

Newsletter data

In case you would like to receive the Newsletter offered on our website, please send us your email address as well as information for authorizing us to verify that you are the owner of the given email address, and that you agree on receiving our Newsletter. Further data will not be collected. This data will be used exclusively for sending the requested information and will not be forwarded to third parties.

Your given consent to store data, email address and to use this data for sending the Newsletter can be revoked any time, e.g. by clicking the unsubscribe link in the Newsletter.

User rights: information, correction and deletion

You, as user, will be informed free of charge and on personal request which personal data of you has been saved. In case your request does not interfere with mandatory legal provions on data storage (e.g. retention of data), you are entitled to the correction of false data as well as to blockage or deletion.

Objection to advertising emails

The use of contact data with reference to imprint obligations in order to send advertising material and information without explicit request in advance, is herewith rejected. The website operators explicitly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertisements, e.g. spam emails.