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Imprint and Privacy policy


I. Information in the processing of personal data

With the following information, we would like to provide you with an overview of the processing of your personal data in connection with the use of our website at and your rights under the Data Protection Act in accordance with Art. 13 and 14 DS-GVO.


1. Responsible for data processing, imprint

Responsible for the data processing on this website according to Art. 4 No. 7 DS-GVO and provider of the website (service provider) within the meaning of the Telemedia Act (TMG)


Sourcify GmbH

Herriotstrasse 10

60528 Frankfurt am Main

Phone: +49 69 5880 987-0

Fax: +49 69 5880 987-99


Managing Director: Lars Schmid

Sales tax identification number: DE 319231941
Registered office: Frankfurt - HRB 111270
Register court: Amtsgericht Frankfurt am Main

2. Purposes and legal bases for the processing of personal data

We process your personal data in accordance with the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO), the new Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG-neu) and all other applicable laws for the following purposes and based on the following legal bases:

(a) For processing concerns that you request by e-mail, via the contact form on the website or by telephone - your legal basis for this is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a) DS-GMO.

(b) To ensure a needs-based design and ongoing optimization of this website and to statistically record and evaluate the use of the website (use of Google Analytics - see Section 11 below) - The legal basis for this is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f) DS-GMO.



Minors may not submit personal information to us without the consent of the guardian. As part of the website, we do not process any personally acquired personal data of minors.


3. Categories of recipients of personal data

If and as far as necessary for the purposes mentioned under 3 above, we will also disclose your personal data to the following recipients or categories of recipients in accordance with Art. 4 No. 9 GDPR:

Within our organization, only those entities gain access to or access to your data (as required) to meet our contractual and legal obligations.

Our service providers (for example as part of a processing order pursuant to Art. 28 DS-GVO) and vicarious agents may also receive personal data for these purposes. These are companies in the categories IT Services.

Other data recipients may be the ones for whom you have given us your consent to submit the data.

4. Transfer of personal data to a third country

A transfer of personal data to offices in countries outside the European Union (so-called third countries) does not take place, except for the data used by Google Analytics.


5. Duration of storage of personal data and criteria for determining this duration

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. For the personal data sent to us by e-mail, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation is ended when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the relevant facts have been finally clarified.


6. Your rights as an affected person

According to Art. 15 DS-GVO, each person concerned whose personal data are processed has the right to information on the part of the person responsible concerning the personal data concerned, the right to rectification pursuant to Art. 16 DSGVO, and the law pursuant to Art. 17 DS-BER for deletion, according to Art. 18 DSGVO the right to restriction of processing, according to Art. 21 GDPR the right to object to the processing as well as the right to data portability according to Art. 20 DS-BER. The right to information and the right to delete also apply the restrictions according to §§ 34 and 35 BDSG-new.

Further information on your right to object to the processing according to Art. 21 DS-BER.

If the processing of your personal data is based on consent given to us, you have the right to revoke your consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of the processing based on the consent to revocation.

Furthermore, there is a right of appeal to the competent data protection supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 DS-GVO i.V. m. § 19 BDSG-new.

7. Duty to provide data

When using our website you are not obliged to provide personal data. If you wish us to contact you, we will need at least (i) your name and (ii) your telephone number or e-mail address. Further information can be provided voluntarily.


8. Automated decision-making and profiling

In the creation and execution of our contractual relationship, you will not be subject to any decision based solely on automated processing - including profiling - under Art. 22 GDPR, which will have legal effects or similarly significantly affect you.


9. Additional information about your right of objection according to Art. 21 DS-GVO

For reasons arising from your particular situation, you have the right at any time against the processing of personal data relating to you which, on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. e) GDPR (data processing in the public interest) or Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f) DS-GVO (data processing based on a weighing of interests) takes place, objecting; this also applies to a profiling based on this provision pursuant to Art. 4 para. 4 GDPR.

If you object, we will no longer process your personal information unless we can establish compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the purposes of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.

If your personal data are processed by us in order to operate direct mail, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct mail.

The objection is free of form and should be addressed to our data protection officer under the contact details mentioned in point 2.

10. Webtracking - Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., located in Mountain View, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", which are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

As the IP anonymization provided by Google (so-called IP masking) is activated on this website (by extension of Google Analytics by the code "gat._anonymizeIp ();"), however, your IP address will become within Google previously abbreviated and thus anonymised by the European Union or other Contracting States to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use the information collected by Google Analytics to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the storage of cookies from Google Analytics by setting your browser software accordingly; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the link below (http: // tools / dlpage / gaoptout? hl = DE) Download and install the available browser plugin.

Furthermore, you can prevent Google Analytics from recording your use of the website by setting an opt-out cookie, which prevents the future collection of your data when you visit this website. The opt-out cookie is set when you click on the following link:

The operator of this website also uses Google Analytics to analyze data from AdWords and the double-click cookie for statistical purposes. If you do not want to do this, you can disable it through the Ads Preferences Manager (

For more information about the Google Analytics Terms of Use and Privacy, please visit or


Status and update of the privacy policy

This privacy policy applies from 01.09.2018.
We will update this Privacy Notice from time to time for any relevant changes in our website, the processing of personal data or changes in the law. The revised version will apply from the published date of entry into force. In the event of material changes to this Privacy Notice, we will inform you in good time before the changes take effect by means of a notice on our website. If necessary, we will inform our guests by e-mail or otherwise about the changes.