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Privacy Policy

Responsible organization

Economic Development Agency of the
German State of North Rhine-Westphalia
Völklinger Straße 4
40219 Düsseldorf, Germany
T: +49 211 13000-0
F: +49 211 13000-154
E: nrw@nrwinvest.com

Area of application
This privacy policy applies exclusively to the telemedia services of the domain www.nrwinvest.com.

Use of data in the event of queries
NRW.INVEST provides you with the opportunity to place queries online. In order to handle your query, NRW.INVEST collects, processes and uses the personal data you enter in the contact form or send by e-mail. Your data and details are then passed on to third parties only if this is necessary for the handling of your query.

Use of data when registering for the e-mail newsletter
NRW.INVEST offers you the possibility to subscribe to a newsletter or invitations to NRW.INVEST events by consenting in a contact form to the use of your name and e-mail address for the purpose of sending the newsletter. You can read the consent text under "Revocation of consent". You can revoke your consent with effect for the future at any time.

Storage of access data in server logfiles
When you visit our website, data which do not disclose your personal identity are collected, stored and processed. These data are required exclusively to secure failure-free operation of website and to improve our service. These are the:

- IP address
- browser type/version, installed plugins
- time of visit
- operating system used, screen format/resolution
- referrer URL (website previously visited)
- visitor ID, not including personal reference- cookies

Cookies are set. You can delete these set cookies at any time via your browser settings or disallow their acceptance. 

Use of etracker for Web analysis
This website uses etracker technology to collect data on visitor behavior. The data is collected anonymously for use in marketing and optimization. All visitor data is saved using an anonymous user ID and can be used to aggregate a usage profile. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the visitor’s local browser cache. It is possible to use these cookies to recognize a visitor’s browser. The data collected by the etracker technology will not be used to determine the personal identity of a website visitor, and will not be compiled with personal data relating to the person referred to by the pseudonym, unless agreed to separately by the person concerned. The collection and storage of data may be revoked at any time with respect to future services.

If you revoke data collection by clicking on the link above, a cookie is set which signals your revocation upon each visit to our website. If the acceptance of cookies is disallowed or a the cookie is deleted, the revocation is terminated.

Right to information and contact options
In addition to your right to correction and deletion you also have the right to information at any time regarding stored data relating to your identity, their origin and recipients and the purpose of storage. To do so, simply use our contact options.

Revocation of consent
You have expressly granted the following consent. We wish to point out that you can revoke your consent with effect for the future at any time.

Permission to send newsletter
Yes, please regularly send me the NRW.INVEST Newsletter containing important information on the business location NRW via e-mail. I agree to my e-mail address and my name given in the contact form above being stored and processed for the purpose of sending of the newsletter. My e-mail address and my name will not be forwarded to other companies. I can revoke this consent to store and use my e-mail address and my name for the purpose of sending the newsletter with effect for the future at any time, without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs at the basic rates.

Permission to send press releases
Yes, please send me regular press releases with important information about the business location NRW by e-mail. I agree that for the distribution of press releases my e-mail address and my name specified in the contact form below  are stored and processed. My email address and my name will not be transmitted to other companies. This consent to the storage and use of my email address and my name for the distribution list I may at any time revoke in the future.


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