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This data protection statement provides information for users about the nature, scope and purposes of collecting and using personal information by the responsible provider (Bürgel Wirtschaftsinformationen GmbH & Co. KG, Gasstrasse 18, 22761 Hamburg, Germany,, +49 (0)40 898 030) on this website (referred to below as ‘offer’).

Data protection and data security are given top priority in our company. We have consequently introduced extensive technical and organisational measures in accordance with data protection regulations to ensure that your personal information is protected.

Collection and processing of personal information

When you visit our website, we collect, process and use personal information as far as this is permitted by law, required for processing or if you have given your consent.

If you provide personal information (name, address, email address, telephone number, etc.) voluntarily in the context of the offer, we store and use this information in order to provide you with the services or information you have requested. This information is not sold or published externally.

Information provided voluntarily in the context of registering orders for address research will be used by EURO-PRO (EURO-PRO Gesellschaft für Data Processing mbH, Lindenhof 1–3, 61279 Grävenwiesbach, Germany) to execute contracts and will not be passed on to other third parties.

EURO-PRO is solely liable for the further processing of this information.

Access data / server log files

The provider collects information each time the offer is accessed (server log files). Access data includes:

Name of website accessed, file, date and time of access, data volume transferred, notification of successful access, browser type and version, user operating system, referrer URL (previous page visited), IP address and requesting provider.

The provider only uses log data for statistical analyses for the purpose of operation, security and optimisation of the offer.

Use and processing of personal information


This offer uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are saved locally in the browser cache of the site visitor’s computer. Cookies allow identification of an Internet browser. The provider uses cookies to improve the convenience and quality of its service, for example, by saving user settings. Cookies do not damage the user’s computer and do not contain any viruses.

It is also possible to use the offer without cookies. Users can change their browser settings to disable cookies, restrict cookies to certain websites or prompt before a cookie is stored. You can delete cookies from your computer’s hard drive at any time via your browser’s data protection functions. Doing so may affect the functions and user-friendliness of the offer.

Control over cookies 
Browsers allow the blocking and the deletion of cookies. The following links show how the settings of the commonly used cookies can be adjusted: 
Internet Explorer 
Blocking cookies may possibly adversely affect the the functionality of this website.


This offer uses etracker Web analytics operated by etracker GmbH (‘etracker’) in Germany. This service allows the collection and storage of information for marketing and optimisation purposes. Use profiles can be created under a pseudonym from this information. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Information collected by this service will not be used to identify visitors to this offer, and will not be combined with personal information about the pseudonym holder without separate consent from the respective party involved.

Further information can be found at

Permission to collect and store data during future visits can be withdrawn at any time at

Google Analytics

This offer uses Google Analytics, a Web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (‘Google’) in the USA.

This service is used to collect and store information for marketing and optimisation purposes. Use profiles can be created under a pseudonym from this information. Cookies can be used for this purpose. The information generated by a cookie about your use of this offer is generally transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. If IP anonymisation is activated on this offer, however, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google in EU member states and in countries that are members of the European Economic Area. Full IP addresses will only be sent to and truncated at a Google server in the USA in exceptional cases. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of the offer to evaluate your use of the offer, compile reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to website and Internet usage for the website operator. Google will not associate the IP address provided by your browser in the context of Google Analytics with any other data held by Google.

Please note that Google Analytics code on this offer is supplemented by ‘gat._anonymizeIp();’ to ensure an anonymised collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

Further information can be found at

You can change your browser settings to prevent cookies being stored on your computer; however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this offer. You can also prevent Google from collecting information generated by cookies relating to your use of the offer (including your IP address) and from processing this information by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at

Google AdWords

This offer uses the Google AdWords online advertising program operated by Google Inc. (‘Google’) in the USA and conversion tracking as part of this program.

Cookies may be used for this purpose. A conversion tracking cookie is added to a user’s computer when the person clicks an ad distributed by Google. These cookies are only valid for 30 days and are not used to identify users. If a user visits specific pages on this offer and the cookie is still valid, both we and Google can see that the user has clicked an ad and been directed to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. As a result, cookies cannot be tracked via the websites of AdWords customers. Information obtained using conversion cookies is used to produce conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers can identify the total number of users who have clicked their ad and been directed to a page with a conversion tracking tag. They do not, however, receive any information that allows them to identify the user. Users who do not wish to be involved in tracking can easily disable Google conversion tracking cookies from their browser settings. These users are not included in conversion tracking statistics.

Further information can be found at


This offer uses a Facebook (Facebook, Inc., 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA) plug-in. This is identifiable by the ‘like’ button and the Facebook logo.

Further information on Facebook plug-ins is available at

When you visit this website, the plug-in establishes a connection between the Facebook server and your browser. This tells Facebook that this website has been visited by your IP address. You can link content from this website with your Facebook profile when you are logged in to your Facebook account and you click ‘like’. Facebook will then assign your visit to this website to your user account. Only Facebook is aware of the content of data sent and how it has been used.

Facebook data protection regulations available at


This offer uses a Twitter plug-in. This service is provided by Twitter (Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St., Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA). When using Twitter and the retweet function, websites you have visited are linked to your Twitter account and disclosed to other users. Data is also sent to Twitter in the process. The provider has no knowledge of the content of information sent or its use by Twitter.

Further information can be found at

You can change your Twitter data protection settings under ‘account settings’ at


CRIF Bürgel GmbH
– Branch Head Office –
Radlkoferstraße 2
Fax:  +49 40 89803-777/778