Declaration on data privacy

Use and disclosure of personal data

We, the BN Umwelt GmbH, take every precaution to protect your personal data and follow the existing rules of the data protection law. On this website, personal data is only collected to the needed extend.

Under no circumstances will the collected data be supplied to a third party. The transfer of the personal data to a governmental institution or authority will only occur within a binding national law or if the transfer is necessary for the law enforcement in case of attacks to our network infrastructure. Personal data will not be transferred to third parties for any other purpose.

The following declaration will give you an overview of how we ensure this protection and which data is collected for what purposes.

Data processing on this website

The BN Umwelt GmbH will automatically capture and save information on your Server Log files, which are transmitted by your browser. These are:

  • Browser type/ version
  • Used operating system
  • Referrer URL (previously visited page)
  • Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • Time of your query

The collected data cannot be associated to a particular person by the BN Umwelt GmbH and will not be combined with data from other data sources. Further, the data will be deleted periodically.


In order to increase the range of functions of our internet service and to enhance the convenience, of the website for its users we make use of so-called “cookies. With the help of these cookies, data can be stored on your computer when you access our website.
You have the option of preventing the storage of cookies on your computer by making appropriate changes to your browser settings. It is possible, that this leads to a reduction of the provided range of functions.

Google Maps

This website uses google maps to display an interactive map as well as for the creation of travel directions.

Google Maps is a map service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California 94043, USA. Due to the usage of google maps, information about the usage of this website, including your IP address can be send to google in the USA. This includes the (start) address entered into the travel direction function.

If you use a website of our online presence containing Google maps, the browser directly creates a connection to the google server. The map content will be transmitted by google to the browser and integrated into our website. Therefore, we have no influence on the range of data collected by google through this way

According to our state of knowledge, this includes at least the following data:

  • Date and time of your visit on the concerning website,
  • Internet address or URL of the accessed page,
  • IP-address, the start address entered within the function of direction planning.

We have no impact on the further processing and use of the data by google, therefore we cannot take responsibility for it.

If you want to prevent google from gaining, processing or using your personal data, gained through our website, you can deactivate JavaScript in your browser settings. In this case, you cannot use the map function anymore.

For information on the purpose and extend of data capture, further processing and use of data by google, as well as your rights in this regard and configuration options for the protection of your personal privacy, please refer to the google data protection information:

By using our website, you express your consent to the processing of data collected by google maps direction planer in the formerly described way and for the named purposes.

References to the responsible party

The responsible party for the data processing on our website is:

BN Umwelt GmbH
Petridamm 26
18146 Rostock

fon: +49 (0) 381 63712-30

The responsible party is the natural or legal person, which alone or together with others, decides over purposes and instruments for further processing of personal data (like names, email- addresses or others).

Revoke of your consent to the data processing

Many data processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You can recall a given consent ant any time. An informal email message to us in enough. The lawfulness of the processing until the recall is unaffected.

Right of appeal at the competent supervisory authority

In case of violations against the data protection law the affected citizen can place a complaint at the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority for data protection in the data protection officer of the federal state in which our company has its registered office. A list of the data protection officers as well as their contact information can be found under the following link.

Further information

If you have questions, that this declaration on data protection could not answer you, or if you wish further information, please contact at any time.

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