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Explanations on data protection

As a rule, you can access all Internet pages of the town of Winterberg-Neuastenberg without providing any personal information. If, in individual cases, your name, address or other personal data is required, you will be informed of this beforehand. Your personal usage data is used to make the services of the town of Winterberg-Neuastenberg as pleasant as possible for you and to improve them.

If you decide to provide the City of Winterberg-Neuastenberg with personal data via the Internet, e.g. for correspondence or to place an order, this data will be handled carefully in accordance with the strict regulations of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).

When the website is accessed, the City of Winterberg-Neuastenberg receives usage data that is stored for backup purposes and may allow identification (for example, IP address, date, time and pages viewed). This data is analyzed by the City of Winterberg-Neuastenberg to learn about user behavior and to compile statistics. The high security standards of the Teleservices Data Protection Act (TDDSG) and the Data Protection Ordinance for Telecommunications Companies (TDSV) are observed in all measures. No person-related utilization takes place. The statistical evaluation of anonymized data records is reserved.

Further information on data protection in the Federal Republic of Germany can be found here:

Transfer of personal information to third parties

Should data be passed on to service providers within the scope of order data processing, these service providers are bound by the BDSG, other legal regulations and contractually by the privacy policy of the town of Winterberg-Neuastenberg. If the City of Winterberg-Neuastenberg is required to do so by law or court order, it will disclose your data to the extent required to the bodies entitled to receive such information. For other purposes, the City of Winterberg-Neuastenberg will not disclose your data to third parties without your express consent.


The town of Winterberg-Neuastenberg stores your data on specially protected servers in Germany. Access to this data is only possible for a few persons authorized by the town of Winterberg-Neuastenberg who are involved in the technical, commercial or editorial support of these servers.

Right of revocation

If you request the City of Winterberg-Neuastenberg not to use your personal data for further contact and/or to delete it, we will proceed accordingly. Data that is absolutely necessary for order processing or for commercial purposes will not be affected by a cancellation or deletion.

Please understand that in the event of cancellation, the personalized service can no longer be provided, as it is based on the use of customer data.

Use of cookies

In cookies, text information is collected during an online session and stored in a special file in ASCII format (cookie.txt) on the user's hard drive. Where the cookie is stored on the user's hard drive is controlled by the user's WWW browser. Cookies are information that is sent back to the server during the next online visit. They can only be read by the server that previously stored them.

The town of Winterberg-Neuastenberg only uses cookies if they are urgently required for user functions or to facilitate navigation of the websites. The information is not made available to third parties, as cookies are only used for the above-mentioned purposes.

Most browsers are set to accept cookies automatically. However, this function can be deactivated in the browser at any time. You can set your browser to notify you as soon as cookies are sent.

Links to other websites

The web pages of the town of Winterberg-Neuastenberg may contain links to other websites. The town of Winterberg-Neuastenberg has no influence on the editorial content of third-party websites and on compliance with data protection regulations by their operators.


The web pages of the town of Winterberg-Neuastenberg do not normally contain advertising space. In the contrary case, advertising is delivered via external ad servers. The data collected in connection with online advertising (AdImpressions, AdKlicks) is used exclusively for statistical evaluation and to prepare reports for advertising customers. No personal data is used in this process.

Cookies may be used in the delivery of advertising without the City of Winterberg-Neuastenberg having any influence on this.