Data Protection

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Statement contains data protection information for users of this website (Part I) and general data protection information of the Association (Part II).


I. Privacy Policy for users of this website



In accordance with the German Federal Data Protection Act and the German Telemedia Act, this Privacy Statement is intended to inform the users of this website about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the website operator (Institut für Internationales Steuerrecht/Institute for International Taxation e.V.). We take data protection very seriously and treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory provisions. Please bear in mind that the transmission of data via the Internet may be subject to security vulnerabilities. Full protection against access by third parties is not possible.


Access Data

Visiting our website is generally possible without providing any personal data.

However, our site provider collects data on access to the site, among other things due to legal requirements, and stores these as "server log files". The IP address used is also stored. The provider stores this for a maximum of seven days in order to recognize and defend against attacks. The Institute for International Tax Law has no interest in collecting or evaluating this or any other personal data from visitors to our website. The website is intended solely to provide information to our visitors.


Handling of Contact Data

If you contact us using the contact options offered (e-mail), your details will be stored so that they can be used to process and respond to your inquiry. This applies in particular to registrations for events organized by the Institute. You can find more information on this in Part II of this Privacy Policy. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your consent.



If you reach another website via links on this website, please inform yourself there about the regulations concerning Data Protection.


Cookies/Advertising Services /Social Media

This website does not use cookies, advertising services or analyzers and does not contain social media plugins.


Rights of the user: information, correction and deletion

As a user, you will receive information about which personal data has been stored about you free of charge upon request. Provided that your request does not conflict with a legal obligation to retain data (e.g. data retention), you have the right to correct incorrect data and to block or delete your personal data. If necessary, please contact the Board of Directors or the Management of the Association.


II. Privacy Policy of the Institute for International Taxation e.V.


§ 1 Collection of Personal Data

1. The Association collects data from members upon joining the Institute and during their membership which is necessary for the support of the members, for the contact with them and for the pursuit of the statutory purposes. These are the following data: Title, job title, name, institution/office/function, address, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses and, if applicable, bank details.

2. The Association collects data from non-members for the pursuit of the statutory purposes. This is especially the case when registering for events of the Association and as far as non-members want to be informed by e-mail about the events of the Association. In particular, names, data on the institution/office/function as well as addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses are collected.

3. Collecting shall have the meaning of obtaining data about the person concerned.


§ 2 Storage of Personal Data

1. The Association stores the collected personal data by means of conventional files (membership file, membership list, registration list) and automated systems (EDP). It shall take all possible and reasonable measures necessary to ensure the protection of Personal Data as required by applicable Data Protection Law.

2. Storage shall have the meaning of recording, recording or storage of Personal Data on a data carrier for the purpose of their further processing or use.


§ 3 Use of Personal Data

1. The Association uses the collected data exclusively for the support of members, for contact with them and other persons interested in the work of the Association and for the pursuit of the statutory purposes of the Association, in particular for the implementation of lecture events.

2. Personal Data may only be made accessible to members of the Board of Directors, the Management, the Scientific Advisory Board and those members of the Association who exercise a special function in the Association which requires knowledge of certain member data or data of non-members.

3. Use shall have the meaning of use of Personal Data, unless it is processing.


§ 4 Transmission of Personal Data

1. The Transmission of Personal Data shall have the meaning of disclosure of stored Personal Data or Personal Data obtained through data processing to a third party in such a way that the data is passed on to the third party or the third party inspects or retrieves data held for inspection or retrieval.

2. In the context of fulfilling the statutory purposes of the Association, lists of members in digital or printed form shall be passed on to members of the Board of Directors or the Management or other members, insofar as their function or task in the Association requires them to take note of or use this data.

3. In connection with the collection of membership fees, Personal Data may be transmitted to the account-holding institute.

4. Every member and non-member has the right, within the framework of the applicable law, to be informed about the data stored about him/her, the purpose of the storage and the recipient in the event of data transmission, as well as a right to correction, deletion or blocking of his/her data. The Association is only permitted to process or use data in any other way that goes beyond the fulfillment of its statutory tasks and purposes if it is obligated to do so for legal reasons or if it has the consent of the member. The sale of data is not permitted.


§ 5 Deletion of Personal Data

1. After a member has left the Association, Personal Data will be deleted after a reasonable period of time. A reasonable period of time for the deletion of Personal Data generally means three months from the date of leaving the Association, unless there are special circumstances that justify storing the data beyond this period.

2. The data of non-members will be deleted at the request of the non-members.

3. Deletion shall have the meaning of the making unrecognizable of stored Personal Data.