Data protection

Data protection declaration and information duty according to Art. 13 & 14 DSGVO

1. General data protection declaration

Thank you for your interest in our company and for visiting our website. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and want you to feel secure when visiting our website. We therefore comply with the applicable legal regulations concerning personal data protection and data security. To ensure that you are fully advised about the collection and use of personal information on our website, please note the following information.

This data protection declaration describes how we, Bochumer Veranstaltungs- GmbH, store and use information about the users of this website.

Contact data of the responsible post:
Bochumer Veranstaltungs-GmbH
- represented by the managing director Mr. Andreas Kuchajda -
Viktoriastraße 10
44787 Bochum
Telephone: +49 (0)234 6103-0

Consult regarding data protection: 
Andreas Reinke
Berater Datenschutz / Datenschutzbeauftragter (PersCert TÜV)

This website is visited without registration. However, data will be stored for statistical purposes without being assigned directly to your person. Personal data is only collected on a voluntary basis. Without your consent, the data will not be passed on to third parties. By using the website, you agree to the collection, processing and use of the data in accordance with this data protection declaration. The data will be stored until the user asks Bochumer Veranstaltungs-GmbH in writing to delete it.

2. Disclosure of personal data

Your personal data may also be passed on to third parties who store these data for us or process them for other legally permissible purposes. These third parties have contractually committed themselves to us to use the personal data only for the agreed purposes and to the extent permitted by law and not to sell or pass them on to other third parties. For the purpose of sending our end customer newsletter, we will provide your personal data to CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG, Mühlenstraße 43, 26180 Rastede. By subscribing to the newsletter, you declare your consent.

3. Links to other Internet offers

Our website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the data protection strategy and the content of these other websites.

4. Information/correction/revocation/deletion

When we collect your personal information, we make every effort to ensure that your information is accurate and up-to-date. However, we give you the opportunity at any time to object to the processing of your personal data if there is no legitimate business purpose under applicable law. You can also contact us free of charge if you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data at the e-mail address This also applies to the correction, blocking, deletion or revocation of a given consent. You also have the right to data transfer in accordance with Art. 20 DSGVO.

We would also like to point out that you have a right of appeal with the competent supervisory authority.

5. Cookies

We use so-called cookies on our site to recognize multiple use of this website. These are small files that your browser saves. We use this information, such as the pages you visit, the website from which you came to our site, and searches to improve the content of our website and to compile statistics for internal market analyses. The cookies register your domain name, your Internet provider, your operating system as well as the date and time of your website visit. These cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. You can also set your browser to notify you when a cookie arrives on the screen, so that only you can decide whether or not to install the cookie. However, we would like to point out that not all functions of our website can be used to the full extent if cookies are blocked.

6. Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which are automatically transmitted to us by your browser. This consists of:

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

This data cannot be attributed to specific individuals. This data is not combined with data from other data sources. We reserve the right to examine this data retrospectively if we become aware of any concrete indications of unlawful use.

7. Newsletter (administration / dispatch by means of HubSpot)

When visiting our website, you have the option of subscribing to our newsletter (data protection law: consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO). Based on your selected preferences, we will then inform you about our offers at regular intervals. With the registration to our newsletter (double opt-in), your IP address, the date as well as the time of registration are stored in order to prevent misuse and to document the granting of consent. In addition, your name and e-mail address are stored to ensure that you receive the newsletter. You can cancel your subscription to the newsletter at any time. This is possible via the link provided for this purpose in the newsletter or a corresponding message to us.
The newsletter is sent using a suitable tool from HubSpot Inc. This is a provider from the USA, which does, however, have branches in the European Union. We have entered into an order processing agreement with the provider, which is also based on the standard contractual clauses of the EU Commission. As a further measure to protect your personal data, we have opted for the variant of hosting in the EU Data Center.
If your end device (or its operating system) and your browser settings allow it, the tool allows us to track your interest in our newsletter and individual event information in this personal.

8. Publication of job advertisements and online applications

Your application data is collected and processed electronically by us on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR for the purpose of completing the application process. If your application is deleted, your data is deleted three months after notification of the rejection of your application. This does not apply if, due to legal requirements (for example the burden of proof according to the General Equal Treatment Act), a longer storage period is necessary or if you have explicitly agreed to longer storage in our prospect database. Please note that data transmission via the Internet (e.g. e-mail communication) may have security gaps. Complete protection of the data against third party access is not possible. Important or confidential information should therefore be encrypted for communication via the Internet or sent to us by post. 

9. Google Analytics

We have reviewed the cookies at our Websites and have adapted the correspondent plugins to GDPR standards.
Our website uses Google Analytics to optimize our website. Google Analytics is an advertising analysis service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses cookies, which are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of the use of the website. The information collected by the cookie about the use of our site (including your IP address) is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The information obtained in this manner is only transmitted anonymously to Google's server in the USA. Google shortens the IP address within member states within the European Union and other contracting states of the agreement on the European Economic Area, so that no conclusions can be drawn about your identity. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. For more information on how IP anonymization works, see
Google may also transfer this information to third parties, if necessary, insofar as this is legally required and insofar as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will in no case associate your IP address with other data stored by Google.

The use of Google Analytics is based on your consent Der Einsatz von Google Analytics erfolgt auf Grundlage der Einwilligung in accordance with Art 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. You may object to the tracking, bevor it starts. In case of your consent to the tracking by clicking OK, this consent will be stored, so the notice will no longer show if you open the website tanother time and so the consent is stored for purposes of proof.  You can also object to this consent at any time. In case you  do not click OK or just close the notice by clicking X, your visit of our website wll not be tracked by Google Analytics.

10. Data protection declaration for Facebook

Our website uses functions of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. When you visit our pages with Facebook plug-in, a connection is established between your browser and Facebook. This is done by sending data to Facebook. If you have a Facebook account, this data can be linked. If you do not wish to be associated with your Facebook account, you must log out before visiting our site on Facebook. Any interactions, in particular the use of a comment function or clicking on a "like" or "share" button, are also passed on to Facebook. You can find further information at

11. Data protection declaration for Instagram

Our website uses features of Instagram, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged in to your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to associate your visit to our pages with your user account. Further information can be found at\about\legal\privacy\.

12. SSL encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send us as visitors to the site, this site uses SSL encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection through the change in the address line of the browser from http:// to https:// and the lock symbol in your browser line.

When the SSL encryption is enabled, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

13. Use of business cards and notes of conversations

If you provide us with a business card within the scope of the joint cooperation or under initiation of a business contact, we assume that you agree with the handover of the business card to us (clearly confirming act in the sense of ErwGr. 32 DSGVO), the inclusion of the data contained on it, in official contact databases of BoVG as well as a use for individual electronic or telephone contact. The databases are a document management system (with text recognition) and / or our CRM (app enables business card scan and creates a new contact / lead by means of text recognition). The contacts and, if applicable, conversation notes are stored for as long as they are considered relevant by us or it is sufficiently likely from our point of view that they will be needed in the future. Of course, you can request the deletion of the business card scan, your contact data and any conversation notes at any time - without prejudice to the other rights of data subjects.

14. Contact

If you have any further questions or complaints regarding compliance with our data protection policy, please let us know at

15. Change to the data protection information

We reserve the right to change this data protection information at any time in compliance with the valid data protection regulations.

Current status: 29.09.2022