Legal information and data protection

Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH has carefully researched and compiled the information and other content of this Web site. It does not however provide any guarantees or accept any liability for the integrity, completeness or topicality of such information. This also applies for all data relating to the flight plan. Access to and usage of this Web site are subject to the provisions outlined below.

Subject to change without notice

All details are without obligation and non-binding. We retain the right to modify and/or delete in full or in part our Web site and any content therein at any time, at our own discretion and without notice or to discontinue operation thereof entirely.

Links to other Web sites

Links from the Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH Web site directly or indirectly refer to other Web sites, the content and design of which is not subject to the control or influence of Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH. For this reason, the latter shall not accept any liability for such content.

Rights of use

The texts, photos, videos, graphics and sounds contained in the Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH Web site are subject to copyright protection and other protection laws. They may only be used in part or in full for personal, non-commercial use. This authorisation does not include the usage of photos which are subject to third-party copyrights.

Content may not be altered and used on other Web sites or networked computers without written authorisation from Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH.

The user is obliged to refrain from using the visual and audio material to the detriment of Berlin Brandenburg Airport.

On violation of one of the items outlined above, Flughafen Brandenburg GmbH shall be entitled to demand the immediate destruction of all printed or downloaded content. Flughafen Brandenburg GmbH or third-party owners of rights shall retain the right to assert additional claims for compensation.

Trademark rights

The BER logo as well as any and all other company designations or company marks are registered trademarks or business designations protected in accordance with trademark laws or are governed by the authority of the Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH. The utilisation of the trademarks, logos and protected designations is prohibited. Please address any queries concerning co-branding to our Marketing Department.

Data protection

Handling your personal data responsibly is something Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH takes for granted.

As a general rule, your personal data is not required for using our website. We only require this data when replying to your queries or providing access to special information or offers such as our Newsletter. Personal data is only recorded or used with your approval which is requested separately for each service of relevance. We will not sell your personal data to third parties or market it without your permission. Where we deploy service-providers to process your data, they are subject to the same legal provisions governing data protection.

Personal data is recorded by our website in the following cases:

  • Subscribing to Newsletters, brochures
  • Feedback and contact forms
  • Utilisation of personalised user accounts
  • Flight information and complaint systems

Your name, company name, address, gender, date of birth, telephone number, fax number and email address are recorded, processed and utilised for the respective purpose.

Your personal data is deleted once this purpose is no longer of relevance provided that it is not subject to any other statutory or contractual retention periods.

Furthermore, each time you access our website, server data (e.g. date, time and pages visited) is saved. Data is not evaluated except in anonymous form for statistical purposes.

Use of cookies

This website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files sent by the web server of FBB to your PC, where they are stored on your hard drive. As cookies are not part of your computer system, they cannot cause any damage. Most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies.

A session cookie (or session key) is required to use the website of FBB. You may prevent the use of cookies by setting your browser to delete cookies from your hard drive after every internet session, to prevent cookies from being stored or to notify you of any cookies received before saving them. If you prevent cookies from being stored or deactivate cookies in your browser, please be aware that you may not be able to use all the features of this website. Deleting cookies after using our site will not affect the usability of the FBB website.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service offered by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", i.e. text files which are saved on your computer thereby enabling your website usage to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie as regards your usage of this website (including your IP address) is sent to a Google server in the USA where it is saved. Google uses this information to evaluate your website usage, to compile reports on website activities for website operators and to provide additional services associated with website and internet usage. If necessary, Google will also supply this information to third parties in so far as this is legally specified or where third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will not in any case link your IP address with other Google data. For more information, please refer to the data protection policy provided by Google Analytics (http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html). You can prevent the installation of cookies by means of a corresponding setting in your browser software: simply download and install a browser plug-in (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de). However, we expressly draw your attention to the fact that in this case you may not be able to use all of the functions of this website to their full extent. When using Google Analytics, Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH anonymises IP addresses using the Google “anonymizeIP” code, whereby your IP address is only briefly recorded by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states governed by the European Economic Area Treaty. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA where it is abbreviated. By using this website, you agree to data acquired on you being processed by Google for the designated purpose as described above.

Facebook

Our website uses several plug-ins from Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. These plug-ins are indicated by the blue "F" for Facebook or by the fact that this plug-in bears the "Facebook" label. When you call up our website, a connection is set up via these plug-ins to the Facebook servers. Facebook therefore receives information on the IP addresses visited by the Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH website. If you are logged in to Facebook while visiting our website, this information can be associated directly with your Facebook account. On interaction with the plug-in functions, e.g. pressing the "Like" button, this information is sent directly from your browser to Facebook where it is saved and processed. Further processing of this information is the responsibility of Facebook; please refer to the respective terms, conditions and setting options in the Facebook data protection information at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy/php. If you wish to prevent your personal data from being associated with your personal user account at Facebook, simply log out of Facebook before visiting our website.

Liability

The information on our Web sites is generated with great care. Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH does not however accept any liability for the integrity, correctness and accuracy or suitability of this information for certain applications.

The use of content supplied on the Web sites is solely at the user's own risk. In particular, Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH does not accept liability for damage incurred by installing or using files downloaded from the Download area provided that such an exclusion is legally permissible. Despite up-to-date virus checks, liability for damage and impairments incurred by computer viruses and other damaging programmes is excluded within the framework of statutory regulations.

The Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH Web site also includes links to the Web sites of other providers. Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH is not responsible for external content which can be accessed via such links.

Proper law and venue

Where legally permissible, all legal claims or processes associated with the website or usage thereof shall be subject to interpretation and application of the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany. Where legally permissible, venue shall be Berlin.