Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our facilities and services. The protection of your personal data is a serious concern for us. In the Diocese of Regensburg - as in all German (arch)dioceses - the provisions of the Church Data Protection Act (KDG) including the Implementing Regulation for the Church Data Protection Act (KDG-DVO) as well as other applicable church and state data protection regulations apply to the processing of personal data. We process your personal data within the framework of this website exclusively in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and as outlined in this data protection declaration.
Personal Data: "Personal Data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter "Data Subject"); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
Examples: Name, address, email addresses, user behavior.
Unless otherwise expressly described below, the following applies in the context of the operation and use of this website:
Third countries: your data will only be processed in Germany. We do not intend to transfer your personal data to or within a third country or to an international organization.
Automated decisions and profiling: we do not use your personal data to find automated decisions or to perform profiling.
Changes of purpose: The personal data collected in each case, if any, will be processed exclusively for the purpose(s) indicated in each case. We will not further process your personal data for any other purpose.
Responsible in the sense of the data protection regulations is:
Diocese of Regensburg - Corporation under public law (-KdöR-)
Vicar General H.H. Msgr. Dr. Roland Batz
The responsible company data protection officer is:
Data Protection Office of the Diocese of Regensburg
Mr. Gerhard Bielmeier
Tel. +49 941 597-1256
Fax. +49 941 597-1258
We would like to take this opportunity to inform you of the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection supervisory authority pursuant to Section 48 KDG. Accordingly, every data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection supervisory authority, without prejudice to any other legal remedy, if he or she is of the opinion that the processing of personal data relating to him or her violates provisions of the Church Data Protection Act (KDG) or other data protection regulations. Compliance with official channels is not required in this regard.
The contact details of the competent data protection supervisory authority are:
Data Protection Office
Head and Diocesan Data Protection Officer: Mr. Jupp Joachimski
Tel. +49 89 2137 1796
Use of the website
Type and scope of data processing: When you access our website, it is technically necessary to process various data so that error-free communication between your Internet browser (e.g. Firefox or Internet Explorer) and our web server is possible. The following data is automatically collected and logged in a so-called log file:
Date and time of access
The name of the retrieved file
The amount of data sent
A status message as to whether the retrieval was successful
The web address of the referring website (URL)
Browser type and version
Operating system type and version
Purpose: We collect this data exclusively in non-personal form. This is done in order to enable the use of the web pages you have accessed, in particular for the purpose of internal technical processing (connection establishment), system security, technical administration of the system and network infrastructure and for optimizing the Internet offering. As a matter of principle, no personal evaluation takes place. However, we reserve the right to subsequently review the log file if there is a justified suspicion of unlawful use based on concrete indications.
Legal basis: The temporary processing of the data and the log file is carried out for legitimate interest for the above-mentioned purpose in accordance with § 6 number 1 lit. (g) KDG.
Recipients of the data: The data is necessarily forwarded to our hosting provider, where our web server is physically and technically managed: DMT direktmarketingtool.de GmbH, Osterbergweg 2, 93059 Regensburg, Germany.
Storage period and deletion: We store the IP address for the duration of your visit and for up to seven days after it ends. After that, the data is deleted automatically.
Objection or revocation: This data processing is mandatory for the operation of our website. Therefore, there is no possibility to object.
Type and scope of data processing: You have the option to order our newsletter. Please note that in order to send you our newsletter - in addition to providing your first and last name as well as your email address - it is mandatory for us to obtain your consent. When you register for our newsletter, your IP address is stored together with the date and time. In accordance with current legal regulations, we carry out the so-called double "opt-in" procedure when you register. After your registration, you will receive an e-mail with an activation link via the e-mail address you provided, which you must confirm. Only the completion of this two-step procedure (registration and confirmation), activates your email for receiving our newsletter.
Purpose: The specification of your first and last name, your email as well as the storage of your IP address together with date and time is necessary for liability and contractual reasons and is used for a personal address as well as to clarify administrative questions regarding your registration. This is done in order to be able to take legal action against abusive registrations. The specification of your email serves to carry out the double opt-in procedure and only enables us to send you our newsletter.
Legal basis: The processing of the data is based on your consent in accordance with § 6 number 1 lit. (b) KDG.
Storage period and deletion: This data is stored for up to three years after the end of the year in which you unsubscribe from the newsletter.
Cancellation or revocation: You can unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time without giving reasons via a corresponding link in each newsletter sent and thus also revoke it at any time with effect for the future.
Webanalyse-Web analytics software
This website uses the web analytics service "DMT WebAnalytic" based on the open source software Matomo (formerly Piwik). DMT WebAnalytic analyzes your use of the website and stores this information, no personal data is collected. The IP address is anonymized before storage.
The storage of this visit data is based on § 6 para 1 lit. g) KDG. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the anonymized analysis of user behavior in order to optimize both its web offering and its advertising.
If you do not agree to the storage and use of your data, you can deactivate the storage and use here. In this case, an opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser that prevents DMT WebAnalytic from storing usage data. If you delete your cookies, this will have the effect that the DMT WebAnalytic opt-out cookie will also be deleted. The opt-out must be reactivated when you visit our site again.
Information about your rights as a data subject (§ 15 number 2 lit. (b) KDG)
If the legal requirements are met, you have the following rights vis-à-vis us - unless a legal exception applies - with regard to the personal data concerning you:
- Right to information (Section 17 KDG): You have the right to request information from the person responsible as to whether personal data relating to you is being processed. If this is the case, you have the right to information about this personal data and related further information.
- Right to rectification (Section 18 KDG): You have the right to demand that the controller immediately rectify any inaccurate personal data concerning you. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, you have the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data - also by means of a supplementary declaration.
- Right to erasure (Section 19 KDG): you have the right to demand that the controller erases personal data concerning you without delay, and the controller is obliged to erase personal data without delay, provided that one of the grounds of Section 19 No. 1 KDG applies and no exceptional circumstances apply.
- Right to restriction of processing (Section 20 KDG): You have the right to request the controller to restrict the processing (formerly: block) of your personal data if one of the conditions of Section 20 No. 1 KDG applies and no exceptional circumstances apply.
- Right to data portability (§ 22 KDG): You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to a controller in a structured, common and machine-readable format, and you have the right to transmit this data to another controller without hindrance by the controller to whom the personal data was provided, provided that the other requirements of § 22 number 1 KDG are met and no exceptional circumstances apply.
- Right to object to processing (Section 23 KDG): You have the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you which is carried out on the basis of Section 6(1)(f) (ecclesiastical interest or exercise of official authority) or (g) (safeguarding legitimate interests) KDG.
If, in addition, you wish to receive information about your personal data or have further questions about the processing of your personal data provided to us, as well as to arrange for a correction or deletion of your data, please contact us at the address given under "Exercise of the right of objection and revocation".
Exercise of the right of objection and revocation
You may have the right to object to the processing of your data (see above). In addition, you have the right to revoke consent given to us - for example, to send you our newsletter - with effect for the future. In this case, we will immediately cease processing your data for this purpose. You can send an objection or revocation to us informally by mail, fax or email at any time without giving reasons.
Episcopal Ordinariate Regensburg
+49 941 597-1055
Where necessary, you may have given us consent to process your personal data. In this case, we have logged your consent in each case. We are required by law to keep the text of the respective consent available to you at all times. Of course, you can revoke any consent given to us at any time with effect for the future. You can find out how to exercise your right of revocation under "Exercise of the right of objection and revocation".
Type and scope of data processing: Our portal uses small text files, also called "cookies". These cookies are stored in the memory of your browser and thereby saved on your computer. This enables your browser to be uniquely identified when you call up our website. Of course, you can also use our website without cookies.
For technical session control
To store your individual settings
To recognize your browser
For registration and login
Legal basis: The data is processed for legitimate interest for the above-mentioned purpose in accordance with § 6 number 1 lit. (g) KDG.
Cookies are small text files used by websites to make the user experience more efficient.
By law, we may store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other cookie types, we need your permission.
Electronic mail (email) / contact us
Information that you send to us unencrypted by electronic mail (email) can possibly be read by third parties during transmission. As a rule, we are also unable to verify your identity and do not know who the real owner of an email address is. A legally secure communication by simple email is therefore not guaranteed. Like many providers, we use filters against unwanted advertising ("SPAM filters"), which in some cases automatically classify even normal emails as unwanted advertising by mistake and delete them. Emails that contain harmful programs ("viruses") are automatically deleted by us in any case. If you wish to send us messages worthy of protection, we recommend that you send the message to us by conventional mail.
Type and scope of data processing: In the event that you contact us, your data, IP address, date and time will be stored.
Purpose: This is done in particular for communication purposes and to protect our systems against misuse.
Legal basis: The data is processed for legitimate interest for the above-mentioned purpose in accordance with § 6 number 1 lit. (g) KDG.
Storage period and deletion: The data will only be deleted if no contractual or legal obligations prevent deletion.
Objection or revocation: You can object to being contacted by email at any time. In this case, no further correspondence via email can take place.
Among other things, this website also contains links to our partners. If you click on one of these links, you will automatically be redirected to the respective partner and leave our website. The respective website operators are exclusively responsible for the handling of your data on the linked partner sites. We expressly point out that this data protection declaration applies exclusively to this portal. We have no influence on other providers and do not control whether the applicable data protection provisions are complied with.