Privacy and Data Protection


General notes
The Spielkurs für Dudelsack und Drehleier as owner of this website takes privacy seriously. We are committed to protecting your personal data and informing you of your rights in relation to that data. One of our responsibilities is to be transparent in our processing of your personal data and to tell you about the different ways in which we collect and use your personal data. The Spielkurs will process your personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 and this privacy notice is issued in accordance with the GDPR Articles 13 and 14.

What information do we hold?
Personal data is not stored nor captured through the Website without the prior knowledge and consent of Users.
We collect personal data to ensure the service. You will be asked to enter personal data just, if you:
– make a workshop application or a booking for tickets, accommodation or meals (name, address, telephone, e-mail)
– use our contact form (name, e-mail)
– subscribe for the newsletter (name, e-mail).

Your rights as a data subject
You have the following rights in relation to your personal data processed by us:

– Right to be informed
The Spielkurs will ensure you have sufficient information to ensure that you’re happy about how and why we’re handling your personal data, and that you know how to enforce your rights.

– Right of access / right to data portability
You have a right to see all the information the Spielkurs holds about you. You have a right to receive that data in a common electronic format that allows you to supply that data to a third party – this is called “data portability”.

– Right of rectification
If we’re holding data about you that is incorrect, you have the right to have it corrected. Please email any related request to us.

– Right to erasure
You can ask that we delete your data and where this is appropriate we will take reasonable steps to do so. Please email any related request to us.

– Right to restrict processing
If you think there’s a problem with the accuracy of the data we hold about you, or we’re using data about you unlawfully, you can request that any current processing is suspended until a resolution is agreed. Please email any related request to us.

– Right to object
You have a right to opt out of the newsletter.
You have a right to object to how we use your data if we do so on the basis of “legitimate interests” or “in the performance of a task in the public interest” or “exercise of official authority” (a privacy notice will clearly state to you if this is the case). Unless we can show a compelling case why our use of data is justified, we have to stop using your data in the way that you’ve objected to. Please email any related request to us.

– Withdrawing consent
If we are relying on your consent to process your data, you may withdraw your consent at any time.

Data Protection Officer
For more information on your rights, if you wish to exercise any right, for any queries you may have or if you wish to make a complaint, please contact our Data Protection Officer: Andrea Hotzko, Tel. +49 30 44737978, E-Mail:

How long we keep your data?
We will only retain your personal data as long as:
– it is needed for to provide the service that you have asked for
– the law requires us to

A cookie is a small piece of information that is placed on your computer when you visit certain websites. When we refer to “cookies” we include other technologies with similar purposes, such as tags and identifiers. Find out more about the use of cookies on
We use the following types of cookie, as will your browser:
– Analytics cookies that anonymously remember your computer or mobile device when you visit our website. They keep track of browsing patterns and help us to build up a profile of how our readers use the website. We use that information for customer analytics and to serve advertisements that we think might be of particular interest to you on our and other websites. Your browser may use similar cookies for similar purposes and to serve advertisements for others.
– Service cookies that help us to make our website work as efficiently as possible.

Managing your cookies preferences
Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. To do this look at the “help” menu on your browser. Switching off cookies may restrict your use of the website and/or delay or affect the way in which it operates.

Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics to help us to understand how you make use of our content and work out how we can make things better. These cookies follow your progress through our website, collecting data on where you have come from, which pages you visit, and how long you spend on the site. This data is then stored by Google in order to create reports. These cookies do not store your personal data.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google may use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for us and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
The Google website contains further information about Analytics and a copy of Google’s privacy policy pages.

YouTube is operated by Google, i.e. by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you are using one of our online services equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established and information about the online services you are using is communicated to the YouTube server. When you are logged in to your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate your browsing activity directly with your personal profile. You can prevent that by logging off from your YouTube account. For further information about YouTube’s usage of user data, please refer to YouTube’s privacy policy at

We have implemented stringent security measures to ensure the integrity & confidentiality of your personal information and to protect it from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Wherever you communicate with our data processing systems, the communication will be encrypted using SSL / TLS validated by our Extended Validation SSL certificates