Privacy statements

We, the DVS ZERT GmbH (established in Aachener Straße 172 in 40223 Düsseldorf, Phone: +49 211 1591203, Fax: +49 211 1591200, E-Mail:, Internet:, take the protection of your data very seriously and strictly keep the rules of the privacy acts. Personal data shall only be collected on all websites of DVS ZERT GmbH only within the technically necessary scope.

In no case shall the collected data be sold. A disclosure of your data to third parties shall be performed only if necessary. The following declaration shall give you an overview on how we assure you this protection and which type of data is collected to which purpose. DVS ZERT GmbH automatically collects and stores information in its Server Log Files, which your browser transfers to us.

These are: Browser type/ -version, operating system used, referrer URL (the site visited before), host name of the accessing computer (IP address), time and server query, user name, password

For DVS ZERT GmbH these data cannot be traced back to a specific person. A fusion of these data with other data sources shall not be performed, moreover the data shall be deleted after a statistic evaluation.


The internet sites use so-called cookies at some places. Storage shall only be conducted upon your agreement. Cookies serve to make our service more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files placed on our computer and stored by your browser. Most of the cookies used by us are the so-called “session cookies”, which will be automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Cookies do not do any harm on your computer and do not contain any viruses. Your browser setting may inform you on the setting of cookies and only allow them in single cases, or exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or generally as well as they activate the automatic deletion of the cookies when closing the browser. There may be a restricted functionality to deactivate the cookies.


If you want to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need your valid e-mail address as well as information allowing us to assess whether you are the holder of the e-mail address stated and whether you agree with the reception of the newsletter. Further data shall not be collected. Your agreement to store the data, the e-mail address as well as the use thereof for sending the newsletter may be revoked any time.  

Interactive Web-forms

As far as DVS ZERT GmbH enables you to enter data in a web form, the use of the form and the disclosure of personal data is voluntary. By activating the check box “I agree with the collection, processing and use of may personal data“ you agree with the transfer of data to us and agree with the further processing and use of your data by DVS ZERT GmbH for the exercise of tasks pursuant to § 2 of the statute. On each form, the purpose for the collection of data can be seen, such as on Application for Certification.

Further information

It is important that you trust us. Therefore, we would like to answer your questions any time concerning the processing of your personal data. If you have any questions which could not be answered by this data protection declaration or if you wish to get more information concerning a specific matter, please do not hesitate to contact the data protection officer of DVS ZERT GmbH (

E-Mail to the data protection officer

Right of information

You always have the right to receive information on your personal data stored, the origin and recipient of them as well as the purpose of storage. Information of the data stored will be given by the data protection officer of DVS ZERT GmbH (