Disclaimer & Data Protection Declaration


Liability limitation

The content of our website has been compiled with meticulous care and to the best of our knowledge. However, we cannot assume any liability for the up-to-dateness, completeness or accuracy of any of the pages.

Pursuant to section 7, para. 1 of the TMG (Telemediengesetz – Tele Media Act by German law), we as service providers are liable for our own content on these pages in accordance with general laws. However, pursuant to sections 8 to 10 of the TMG, we as service providers are not under obligation to monitor external information provided or stored on our website. Once we have become aware of a specific infringement of the law, we will immediately remove the content in question. Any liability concerning this matter can only be assumed from the point in time at which the infringement becomes known to us.

External links

Our website contains links to the websites of third parties (“external links”). As the content of these websites is not under our control, we cannot assume any liability for such external content.

In all cases, the provider of information of the linked websites is liable for the content and accuracy of the information provided. At the point in time when the links were placed, no infringements of the law were recognisable to us. As soon as an infringement of the law becomes known to us, we will immediately remove the link in question.

Data Protection Declaration


This data protection declaration informs users of the type, extent and purposes of the acquisition and use of personal data by the responsible provider Assmann-Stiftung für Prävention, Nünningweg 49, 48161 Münster/Germany phone.: 0251 – 862176, info@assmann-stiftung.de on this website (hereinafter referred to as “Website”).

For the legal bases of the data protection law, please refer to the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and to the Telemedia Act (TMG).

Access data / server logfiles

The provider (i.e. his webspace provider) collects data each time the Website is accessed (so-called server log files). Access data include:

the name of the accessed website, file, date and time of access, volume of data transferred, message about the success of access, browser type and version, user’s operating system, referrer URL (previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.

The provider uses the protocol data only for statistical analysis for the purpose of operating, securing and optimising the Website. The provider reserves the right, however, to inspect the protocol data afterwards should justified suspicion of unlawful usage based on concrete evidence arise.

Making contact

When the provider is contacted (e.g. via contact form or e-mail), the user’s data are stored for processing of the request and potential follow-up.

Integration of third party services and content

Third party content such as YouTube videos, Google maps, RSS Feeds or graphics of other websites may at times be integrated in this online Website. This necessarily implies that the providers of such content (hereinafter referred to as “third-party providers”) will see a user’s IP address. Without the IP address, content cannot be addressed to the browser of that specific user. The IP address is therefore necessary to access such content. We endeavour to use only such content whose providers will use the IP address for content distribution alone. We have no control, however, over third-party providers storing an IP address for purposes such as e.g. statistics. We will notify users should we become aware of such practices.

Google Analytics

This Website uses Google Analytics, a Google Inc. (“Google”) web analysis service. Google Analytics uses “Cookies”, i.e. text files stored on the users’ computer to enable analysis of website usage by Google. Information generated by the cookie regarding the use of this Website by the users is generally transmitted to and stored by a Google server in the US.

If IP-anonymisation is activated on this Website, the user’s IP address will be truncated within the region of Member States of the European Union, including other states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the US and truncated there in exceptional cases only. IP-anonymisation is activated on this website. Google will, on request of the operator of this website, use this information for purposes of evaluating the use of the website by its users, for compiling reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with further website- and Internet-usage related services.

The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be associated with other data held by Google. Users may block the storage of cookies by selecting appropriate browser settings. We must, however, point out that users may in that case not be able to utilize the full functionality of this Website. Users may also block the collection of cookie-generated and website-usage related data (incl. their IP address) and transmission to and processing of such data at Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

As an alternative to the Add-On browser or within the browsers of mobile devices, please click on this link in order to impede the collection of data by Google Analytics within this website in the future. In that case an opt-out cookie is added to your device. If you delete your cookies, you will have to click on this link again.

Use of Facebook Social Plugins
Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) provided by the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white letter f on blue background, the word “like” or a thumb up icon) or the notice “Facebook Social Plugin”. For a full list of all social Plugins please refer to http://developers.facebook.com/plugins.

When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website. Thus we have no influence on the data gathered by the plugin and inform you according to our state of knowledge:

The embedded plugins provide Facebook with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking “Like”, or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into Facebook, there is possibility that the plugins transmits your IP-address to Facebook. According to Facebook only anonymised IP-addresses are stored in Germany.

For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit Facebook’s privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by Facebook, please log off Facebook before entering our website.

You may also block Facebook social plugins using add-ons such as the “Facebook Blocker“ for your browser.

+1 button of Google+

Our website uses the “+1” button, the social network Google Plus, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”). The button can be identified by the symbol “+1” on a white or coloured background.

When you visit a page of our website, which contains such a button, your browser will connect directly with Google’s servers. The content of the “+1” button from Google directly to your browser and from that incorporated in the website. We therefore have no effect on the amount of data collected, with the Google button. According to Google, without clicking on the button no personal data is collected. Only in the case of logged in members such data, including the IP address will be collected and processed.

For the purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of data by Google as well as your rights and ways to protect your privacy, please see  Google’s privacy notices to the “+1” button: http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html and the FAQ: http://www.google.com/intl/de/+1/button/.


Our website uses Twitter service buttons. These buttons are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. They are linked to terms such as “Twitter” or “Follow” and identified by a stylised blue bird. These buttons may be used to share an article or page of this Website on Twitter or to Follow us on Twitter.

If a user calls up a web page of this Internet site which contains such a button, his browser will connect directly to the Twitter servers. witter transmits the content of the Twitter buttons directly to the user’s browser. The provider therefore has no control over the extent of the data collected by Twitter via this plugin and will inform users to the best of his knowledge. Thereafter, only the user’s IP address and the URL of the specific web page with the button are transmitted, for no other purposes than the display of the button.

For further information, refer to the Twitter data protection declaration at http://twitter.com/privacy.

Revocation, amendments, corrections and updates

The user is entitled on request to receive information on his stored personal data free of charge. The user is furthermore entitled to correct erroneous data or to block or delete his personal data, provided legal obligation to data retention does not exist.