Legal information and data protection

Legal information on using the www.berlin-airport.de Web site

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 and other company designations or trademarks are registered trademarks or protected trade names of Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH. Use of the brand, logos and protected trademarks is prohibited.

Facebook

Our Web site 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 Web site, 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 Web site. If you are logged in to Facebook while visiting our Web site, this information can be allocated directly to 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 avoid your personal data being allocated to your personal user account at Facebook, simply log out of Facebook before visiting our Web site.

Privacy policy

Handling your personal data responsibly is something Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH takes for granted. Taking consideration of the data protection law, personal data provided by you is processed and utilised in order to handle any orders or requests you have directed towards us. Where we deploy service-providers to process your data, they are subject to the same legal provisions governing data protection and are also obliged to maintain confidentiality. Your personal data is not passed on to third parties unless information is required in accordance with statutory specifications or by judicial order.

As a general rule, your personal data is not required for using our Web site. 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.

Personal data is recorded by our Web site in the following cases:

  • Subscribing to the Newsletter
  • Feedback forms
  • Contact forms
  • Ordering brochures

Your name, address, gender, date of birth, telephone number, fax number and e-mail 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 Web site, server data (e.g. date, time and pages visited) is saved. Data is not evaluated except in anonymous form for statistical purposes.

This Web site 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 Web site usage to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie as regards your usage of this Web site (including your IP address) is sent to a Google server in the USA where it is saved. Google uses this information to evaluate your Web site usage, to compile reports on Web site activities for Web site operators and to provide additional services associated with Web site 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 a browser plug-in (http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html) and install. 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 Web site 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 contract agreement. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA where it is abbreviated. By using this Web site, you agree to data acquired on you being processed by Google for the designated purpose as described above.

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.

Like most websites, the Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH website also embeds "YouTube" software in its information services. YouTube software uses cookies to record data and for statistical data evaluations. YouTube uses cookies for recording reliable video statistics, avoiding fraud and improving user friendliness, for example. YouTube cookies provide Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH with statistical values on hits concerning individual videos embedded in the website but without any reference to the respective user.

The embedded YouTube videos are used by YouTube within the framework of admissible usage which all users are obliged to accept. If you regard copyrights as being infringed, please report this directly to YouTube.

We use embedded YouTube videos in advanced data protection mode, i.e. YouTube does not save cookies for a user opening a website with an embedded YouTube video-player if he does not click the video to start it. Once the YouTube video-player is clicked, YouTube may save cookies on the user's computer but no personal cookie information is saved for playing embedded videos (source: YouTube "Activate the advanced data protection mode for embedded videos"). For more details, please refer to the general information on data protection provided by YouTube. We do not record any personal data within the framework of embedding YouTube videos.

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.

Applicable law and place of jurisdiction

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