Dear users of our website,
The protection of your personal data is very important to Köln Marathon Veranstaltungs- und Werbe GmbH. Here please find our data protection statement:
It is our goal to protect your private sphere: We, as the operators of this website, are committed to the safety of your personal data. We will keep your personal data confidential and in accordance with that statutory Data Protection Regulations such as the German Telemedia Act (TMG), German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR), other data protection provisions as well as this Data Protection Declaration.
The use of our website is in general possible without the provision of personal data. Insofar as personal data is collected on our sites (for example name, address, or email address), this always takes place, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This data is never forwarded to third parties without your exclusive agreement.
Please note that data transmission via the internet (e.g. communication by email) may be subject to security risks. It is not possible to completely protect data against access by third parties.
You can see our complete procedure log here in this imprint (in German 🇩🇪 only).
(Status: March 6, 2020)
1 SSL encryption
This site uses an SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or requests that you send to us as a site operator. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the address line of your browser, which changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the padlock symbol in your browser line.
If the SSL encryption is activated, third parties will not be able to read the data you are transmitting to us.
On our website we use so-called cookies in part. Cookies will not lead to damages on your computer, you will not get viruses, and we will not collect personal data about you. They do help in making our site more user-friendly, more effective and safer.
Cookies are small text files which are stored on the hard drive of your computer and can be read again. Most of the cookies we use are so-called ‘session cookies’. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit.
Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to identify your browser during your next visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general to exclude as well as to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.
3 Server log files
The provider of the web pages captures and saves information automatically in so-called server log files, which are automatically transferred to us by your browser. These are:
- type and version of browsers
- operating system in use
- referrer URL
- host name of the accessing computer
- time of server enquiry
This data cannot be assigned to specific persons. This data will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to subsequently check this data if concrete evidence for unlawful use becomes known to us.
4 Contact Form
If you are using the contact form to submit your enquiry to us, the details you have provided in the form will be saved at our end along with the contact data specified in the form, for the purpose of processing the enquiry. After the answer, your enquiry will be deleted. We will not forward such data without your consent.
5 Online login, starters’ list, collection procedure and time measurement
All of the personal data which you give in the online registration is saved on a race result server in Germany and is processed by us online for the purpose of the event execution of race result as a commissioned service provider.
race result is likewise commissioned by us to undertake the related collection procedure, to carry out the time measurement at the event, to create and publish the starters’ lists before and the results after the race.
race result undertakes not to make this data available to third parties and to process it in accordance with Article 32 only in conformity with GDPR.
You can find more information related to the data in the data protection declaration from race result at https://www.raceresult.com/de/contact/dataprivacy.php
6 Results lists
On this website, results lists from the previous years are incorporated. The operator of this service is our former time measurement company mika:timing GmbH, Strundepark – Kürtener Straße 11b, 51465 Bergisch Gladbach, Germany.
The data which can be called up is collected in the course of the registrations from the previous years and among others for the purpose of the carrying out of events and the presentation of starters’ and results lists such as customarily for athletic events is saved on servers in Germany.
You can find more information related to the data in the data protection declaration from mika:timing at https://www.mikatiming.de/de/datenschutz/
7 Web analysis via Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called ‘cookies’. These are text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your activity on the website. The information generated by the cookie about your usage of this website is normally sent to one of Google’s servers in the USA and stored there.
You can prevent the storage of cookies storage by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser; however, we would like to point out that in such cases you might not be able to fully use all of the functions of this website. In addition, you can prevent the registration of the data created by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) at Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Objection to data capture
You can prevent the capture of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. This will store an opt-out cookie that will prevent your data being captured when you visit this website in the future: Deactivate Google Analytics
We use the function ‘Activation of IP anonymisation’ on this website. In this case, your IP address will nevertheless be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and be shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of this website’s operator to evaluate your use of this website, to create reports about the website activities, and to provide additional services connected with the website and internet use to the website operator. Google will not associate your IP address transmitted by your browser with any other data held by Google.
8 Map display via Google Maps
Our website uses Google Maps for the presentation of interactive maps and for the creation of travel directions. Google Maps is a map service from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View CA 94043, USA.
Through the use of Google Maps, information about the usage of this website, including your IP address and (start) addresses given in the course of route planning functions, can be transferred to Google in the USA. We have no control over this data transmission.
Google Maps is used in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offerings and the ability to easily find the places that we have specified on the website.
This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6, para. 1 f GDPR.
9 Map display via Waze
Our website uses Waze for the presentation of interactive maps and for the creation of travel directions. Waze is a map service from Waze Mobile, a subsidiary of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View CA 94043, USA.
Through the use of Waze, information about the usage of this website, including your IP address and (start) addresses given in the course of route planning functions, can be transferred to Google in the USA. We have no control over this data transmission.
Waze is used in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offerings and the ability to easily find the places that we have specified on the website.
This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6, para. 1 f GDPR.
10 Statistcs via WordPress Stats
This website uses WordPress tool stats to evaluate visitor access statistically. The provider is Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco CA 94110-4929, USA.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general to exclude as well as to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of our website may be restricted.
You can object to the collection and use of your data for the future by clicking on this an opt-out-cookie in your browser by clicking on this link: https://www.quantcast.com/opt-out.
If you delete cookies on your computer, you have to set the opt-out-cookie again.
11 Facebook social network
The plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park CA 94025, USA, are integrated into our sites.
You can recognise the Facebook plugins on the Facebook logo or the ‘like button’ (‘I like this’) on our site. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our sites, via the plugin a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is generated. Facebook thus receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook ‘like button’ while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our sites to your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to attach the visit to our pages to your user account. Please note that as provider of the pages, we do not receive any knowledge of the content of the data transmitted, nor its usage via Facebook.
If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign the visit to our sites to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
12 Remarketing via Facebook
This website uses the remarketing function ‘Custom Audiences’ from Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto CA 94304, USA.
This function serves to present to visitors of this website interest-related advertisements during the course of the visit to the Facebook social network. For this, the Facebook remarketing tag (also called ‘Facebook pixel’) is implemented on this website.
Using this code, a direct connection to the Facebook servers is generated by a visit to the website. Thus, it will be transmitted to the Facebook server that you have visited this website, and Facebook will assign this information to your personal Facebook user account.
You can find more exact information on the collection and use of your data by Facebook as well as about your associated rights and opportunities for the protection of your private sphere in the data protection notices from Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. Alternatively, you can deactivate the remarketing function ‘Custom Audiences’ at https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads#_=_ in your account.
13 Twitter social network
Functions of the Twitter service are displayed on our pages. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco CA 94103, USA.
Through the use of Twitter and the ‘re-tweet’ function, the websites which you visit are bound to your Twitter account, and are made known to other users. Thus, data is also transmitted to Twitter. Please note that as provider of the sites, we do not receive any knowledge of the content of the data transmitted, nor its usage via Twitter.
You can change your data protection settings for Twitter in your account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.
14 Instagram social network
Functions of the Instagram service are displayed on our pages. These functions are offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park CA, 94025, USA integrated.
If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our pages with your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. This enables Instagram to attach the visit to our pages to your user account. Please note that as provider of the pages, we do not receive any knowledge of the content of the data transmitted, nor the usage via Instagram.
15 XING social network
Our website uses a function of the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.
When you click on the XING button, you are forwarded to a profile of our employees at XING (as far as available) in a separate browser window and can see this as long as you are logged into your user account with XING.
Using the plug-in, a direct connection is made between your browser and the XING server. XING thus receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. Please note that we do not receive any knowledge of the content of the (personal) data transmitted, nor its usage via XING.
Further information about can be found in the privacy notices regarding the XING Share button at: https://privacy.xing.com/de
16 LinkedIn social network
Our website uses a function of the LinkedIn network. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View CA 94043, USA.
When you click on the LinkedIn button, you are forwarded to a profile of our employees at LinkedIn (as far as available) in a separate browser window and can see this as long as you are logged into your user account with LinkedIn.
Using the plug-in, a direct connection is made between your browser and the LinkedIn server. LinkedIn thus receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. Moreover, it is then possible for LinkedIn to assign your visit to our website to your user account, as long as you are logged into your user account with LinkedIn. Please note that we do not receive any knowledge of the content of the (personal) data transmitted, nor its usage via LinkedIn.
17 Vimeo video portal
Our website uses plug-ins from Vimeo. The operator of the sites is Vimeo, Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York NY 10011, USA.
You can find more information on the procedure with user data in the data protection declaration from Vimeo at https://vimeo.com/privacy
18 YouTube video portal
Our website uses plug-ins of the site YouTube, operated by Google. The operator of the sites is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our YouTube plug-in pages, you will be connected to YouTube’s servers. It tells the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited.
When you log into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to assign your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
More information on how user data is handled is provided in YouTube’s Data Protection Statement at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en&gl=en
19 WhatsApp messenger
Functions of the WhatsApp service are displayed on our pages. These functions are offered by WhatsApp Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park CA 94025, USA.
20 Newsletter via CleverReach
You can keep updated about our events by subscribing to our newsletter (in German 🇩🇪 only). If you wish to receive the newsletter, we require a valid email address from you, as well as information which enables us to verify that you are the owner of the email address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. We do not collect any other data. This data is used for mailings and for the evaluation of the use of the newsletter.
When you register for our newsletters, we store your IP address and the date of registration. This storage serves solely as proof in case a third party should misuse an email address and register for the newsletter to be sent to the data subject, without the data subject’s knowledge.
To send our newsletters, we use the email tool CleverReach, which is operated by CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG, Rastede, Germany. Thus, your data is also stored by CleverReach. CleverReach offers evaluation possibilities for how the newsletter is opened and used. Your data for subscription to the newsletters is not given to other third parties and CleverReach does not obtain the right to forward your data.
You can, at any time, revoke consent to the storage of your data, your email address and to the use for sending the newsletters. You may do this via a link in the newsletter itself or via message to the contact provided in the newsletters.
21 Online shop
We will never give your personal data, including your postal address and email address, to third parties without your express consent, which can be revoked at any time. Exceptions to this are our service partners, who require the transfer of data for order development (e. g. the shipping company commissioned with the delivery, and the credit institution commissioned with the payment processing).
In these cases, the scope of the transferred data is limited to the absolute minimum necessary.
22 Your rights
You have the following rights:
- right of access according to Article 15 of GDPR
- right to object, according to Article 21 of GDPR
- rectification according to Article 16 GDPR
- deletion according to Article 17 of GDPR
- limitation of processing according to Article 18 of GDPR
- data transferability according to Article 20 of GDPR
- right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority according to Article 77 of GDPR
- to be able to revoke a communicated agreement at any time without the legality of processing having taken place because of the agreement up to its revocation being affected by this.
23 Contact with those commissioned with data protection
You can reach us for questions on the topic of data protection as follows:
Köln Marathon Veranstaltungs- und Werbe GmbH
Sportpark Müngersdorf | Radstadion
Phone: +49 221 / 33 77 73 – 14
24 Name and contact details of the responsible person
Köln Marathon Veranstaltungs- und Werbe GmbH
Phone: +49 221 / 33 77 73 – 11
Legally represented by the CEO Markus Frisch