Privacy

Data privacy
Thank you for your interest in the TUI Foundation and for visiting our website. It is important to us that your personal data are protected. We therefore comply with the statutory provisions of the German Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG) and other data privacy regulations. Information about how we collect and process personal data on our website is provided below.

Collection of personal data
Personal data is data that can be used to identify you, such as your name, postal address or e-mail address. We only collect personal data if you provide it voluntarily, e.g. when you register for personalised services or fill in contact forms. In this case, we only store the data which is required for the specific purpose. Whenever necessary we will request your consent to the storage of your personal data. It is only passed on or otherwise communicated if this is necessary for the purpose for which it was provided and you have consented to this (e.g. online applications). Personal data is only passed on to institutions and authorities if this is mandatory by law or court order.

Your rights
At your request, the TUI Foundation will inform you in writing of your rights and of the personal data relating to you that we store. If, despite our best efforts, incorrect information is stored about you, please let us know and we will correct it. You can also revoke your consent to the collection and storage of your personal data at any time.

Cookies
When you visit our website it is possible that we will place information on your computer in the form of cookies. Cookies are small text files that are sent from a web server to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard disk. This process does not involve any of the user’s personal data being stored, only the user’s internet protocol address. This information makes it possible for you to be automatically recognised next time you visit our website and makes it easier for you to navigate our website. For example, cookies enable us to adapt our website to your interests or save your password so that you don’t have to enter it again.
Naturally, you can also view our web pages without cookies. If you don’t accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all the functions on our website.

Information about the use of the “etracker” tool
This website uses etracker, a web analysis service provided by etracker GmbH, Hamburg. etracker technology is used for statistical analyses of website use.
The anonymous information that it generates on your use of this website enables the preparation of evaluations and charts on visitor and visual contact figures. We only use these to optimise our web pages and adapt them to user preferences. You can object to the collection of anonymous data with etracker at any time.
Object to anonymous data collection with etracker

Security
The TUI Foundation takes appropriate technical and organisation-related precautions to protect personal data which is administered by us against manipulation, loss, destruction and unauthorised access. Our security technology is regularly optimised and upgraded to reflect the state-of-the-art.

Links
The TUI Foundation website includes links to other websites. We check these links with reasonable diligence. However, the TUI Foundation is not responsible for the content or compliance with data protection legislation of the websites which can be accessed by links from our website.

Amendment of the privacy policy
The continuous evolution of the internet makes it necessary to amend our privacy policy from time to time. We reserve the right to make necessary amendments at any time.