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Privacy statement

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The Alliance for the Social Market Economy is pleased about your visit to our website and your interest in us. We take the protection of your private data seriously and would like you to feel comfortable when visiting our website. The protection of your privacy when processing personal data is an important concern for us, which we take into account in our business processes.

The contents offered on are basically available without the necessity of transmitting personal, sensitive data. If the input of personal data is necessary for interactive offers, the decision to participate lies with the user.

You are entitled to information about the use of your personal data at any time. Personal data is only collected on this website to the extent technically necessary. We process personal data collected during visits to our website in accordance with the legal regulations. Under no circumstances will the collected data be sold or passed on to third parties for other reasons.

Responsible body in terms of the data protection laws is:
Aktionsgemeinschaft Soziale Marktwirtschaft e.V.
Chairman of the board: Prof. Dr. Nils Goldschmidt
Corrensstraße 37 · 72076 Tübingen
Phone: +49 (0) 7071 550600 ·

Data collection on this website:
With each page request, the following data is automatically stored by the web server:

  • Browser type and version

  • Operating system used

  • Referrer URL (the previously visited page)

  • Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)

  • Time of the server request.

This data cannot be assigned to any person. A consolidation of this data with other data sources is not carried out. This information is technically necessary in order to correctly deliver the contents of websites requested by you and is mandatory when using the Internet. Anonymous information of this kind is statistically evaluated by us in order to optimize our Internet presence and the technology behind it.
Beyond that, personal data is only stored if you actively transmit it to us, e.g. in the context of a registration, an inquiry via a form, or to receive a newsletter.


The website of the Alliance for the Social Market Economy may use so-called "cookies" in several places. These serve to make the website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and saved by the browser. Most of the cookies used are so-called "session cookies", which are automatically deleted at the end of a visit. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses.

Use and disclosure of personal data and earmarking:
The Alliance for the Social Market Economy uses your personal data for purposes of technical administration of the websites, for member administration, for surveys and for marketing. The collection or transmission of personal data to governmental institutions and authorities will only take place within the framework of mandatory national legal provisions. Our employees are bound to secrecy.

Right of access to information:
You have the right at any time to obtain information about the data stored concerning your person, its origin and recipients as well as the purpose of storage. If you have any questions regarding data protection, please write us an e-mail or contact our data protection officer directly: Alliance for the Social Market Economy
Managing Director: Ute Friederich
Corrensstraße 37 · 72076 Tübingen
Phone +49 (0) 7071 550600 ·

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you agree to the processing of the data collected about you by Google in the manner and for the purpose described above.

If you contact us, the information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing your inquiry and for possible follow-up questions.

Deletion or blocking of the data:
We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. We therefore only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes stated here or as required by the various storage periods stipulated by law. After the respective purpose has ceased to exist or these periods have expired, the corresponding data will be routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions.

Use of script libraries (Google Webfonts):
In order to display our content correctly and graphically appealing across browsers, we use script libraries and font libraries such as Google Web Fonts ( on this website. Google Web Fonts are transferred to the cache of your browser to avoid multiple loading. If the browser does not support Google Web Fonts or prevents access, content will be displayed in a default font. Calling up script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the library operator. It is theoretically possible - although it is currently unclear whether and for what purpose - that the operators of such libraries collect data. The privacy policy of the library operator Google can be found here:

Your rights to information, correction, blocking, deletion and opposition:
You have the right to receive information about your personal data stored by us at any time. You also have the right to have your personal data corrected, blocked or, apart from the prescribed data storage for business purposes, deleted. Please contact our data protection officer for this purpose. You will find the contact details at the bottom. In order that a blockage of data can be considered at any time, this data must be kept in a block file for control purposes. You can also request the deletion of the data, as long as there is no legal archiving obligation. If such an obligation exists, we will block your data upon request. You can make changes or withdraw your consent by notifying us accordingly with effect for the future.

Changes to our privacy policy:
We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration from time to time so that it always meets the current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when new services are introduced. The new data protection declaration then applies to your renewed visit.

The privacy policy was partly created with the privacy policy generator of activeMind AG.