Privacy Policy

Data protection


When calling and using this page

  • Access data:
  • IP address,
  • timestamp of access,
  • requested resource,
  • status,
  • transferred amount of data and duration of data transmission,
  • origin of your page request,
  • name and version of the browser software

The server log data is held for 90 days.

Based on your input in forms

  • company/organization,
  • salutation, title, surname, given name,
  • position,
  • street, house number, post code, place, country,
  • telephone number, fax,
  • e-mail address

We use the tracking tool Google Analytics to measure our website views. Your IP address will be processed and transmitted anonymously.


As part of accessing our website, the access data is automatically logged.
Otherwise, all other data will be collected through your entries.


To provide our information, products and services and to optimize and protect our website.


We also use your data for sending you the newsletter, if you have consented to it.


  • Disclosure: You have the standardized right to information about the personal data stored about you.
  • Deletion: You have the right to delete your data when it no longer needs to be stored.
  • Correction: You have the right to correct your personal information if we have incorrectly saved it.
  • Contradiction: You have the right to object and can contact us about it.

Privacy Policy of Silicon Saxony e.V.


The Silicon Saxony e. V. wants to respect and protect your privacy. We have generally built our websites so that you can visit without being personally identifiable and without disclosing personal information. If you decide to provide us with personal information, it is our obligation to handle this personal information carefully.


Personal data is individual information that can be used to draw conclusions about the identity or the factual circumstances of a person. These include, for example, the correct name, address, phone number and e-mail address. Information whose content does not directly refer to the identity or factual circumstances of an individual person, e.g. the number of visitors to a website, for example, is not covered.


Access to information of Silicon Saxony e. V. is usually free. There is no personal registration required. Personal information is collected to the extent necessary to perform the services. This is the case, for example, if you subscribe to the newsletter online, maintain your company entry on our website or use services from us that require prior registration (e.g participation in working groups). For paid services, such as conference participation, trade fair bookings, etc. your personal data will only be collected in order to be able to transmit and bill you for our services.


We will keep your personal information strictly confidential. A transfer of your personal data to third parties except for the purposes listed below does not take place.

  • you have given express consent to this according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • in the event that disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR is a legal obligation
  • this is legally permissible and according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR is required for the settlement of contractual relationships with you, as for payments by credit card. The collected data are here processed and processed directly by our commissioned payment provider BS Payone GmbH.


We use cookies on our site to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offer. These cookies allow us to automatically recognize when you visit our site again that you have already been with us. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined time.

The data processed by cookies are for the purposes stated in order to safeguard our legitimate interests Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR required.

More information about cookies can be found here: Mozilla Firefox; Microsoft Internet Explorer; Chrome.


The tracking measure listed below and used by us is based on Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. With the tracking measure used, we want to ensure that the design is tailored to requirements and the ongoing optimization of our website. On the other hand, we use the tracking measure to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offer for you. These interests are to be regarded as justified within the meaning of the aforementioned provision.


For the purpose of customizing and continually optimizing our pages, we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, hereinafter "Google"). In this context, pseudonymised usage profiles are created and cookies are used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website such as

  • browser type / version,
  • used operating system,
  • referrer URL (the previously visited page),
  • host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
  • time of server request

are transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored for 26 month there. The information is used to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage for the purposes of market research and tailor-made website design. This information may also be transferred to third parties if required by law or if third parties process this data in the order. Under no circumstances will your IP address be merged with any other data provided by Google. The IP addresses are anonymized, so that an assignment is not possible (IP masking).

You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting the browser software accordingly; however, we point out that in this case not all features of this website may be fully exploited.

In addition, you may prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing a browser add-on.

As an alternative to the browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can prevent the collection by Google Analytics by clicking on this link. An opt-out cookie will be set that will prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. The opt-out cookie is only valid in this browser and only for our website and is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you must set the opt-out cookie again. For more information about privacy related to Google Analytics, see the Google Analytics Help Center.


We rely on our website on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR social plug-ins from the social network Twitter, in order to make our association better known. The underlying commercial purpose is to be regarded as a legitimate interest within the meaning of the GDPR. Responsibility for the operation compliant with data protection is to be guaranteed by their respective providers. The integration of these plug-ins by us is done by means of the so-called two-click method to protect visitors to our website in the best possible way.

Our company profiles can be found at:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • XING
  • Google+
  • flickr
  • YouTube
  • Instagram


On our website plugins of the short message network of Twitter Inc. (Twitter) are integrated. The Twitter plugins (tweet button) can be recognized by the Twitter logo on our site. 

When you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Twitter server. Twitter receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Twitter "tweet button" while logged in to your Twitter account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Twitter profile. This allows Twitter to associate your visit to our pages with your user account. We point out that we as the provider of the pages are not aware of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Twitter.

If you do not want Twitter to associate your visit to our pages, please log out of your Twitter account.

For more information, see the privacy policy of Twitter.


If you provide us with your personal data, you allow us to store and use them in the sense of the GDPR. This personal information is only available to Silicon Saxony e. V. and possibly its partners. The unsubscribing of our mailings by e-mail or a contradiction of your consent is possible at any time.


If you have questions about data protection or would like to exercise your rights, you can reach us at the e-mail address


Silicon Saxony e. V. reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time in accordance with the law.