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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The District Landkreis Eichstätt takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We have implemented all the appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure the respect of legal provisions on data protection both by us and external service suppliers. Each time you access our servers, data is stored for statistical and safety purposes. In this case the only data we collect (just for a limited time) is the IP address of your Internet service provider, the access date and time as well as the address of the website you are visiting. This data is used for optimizing our Internet service only and is evaluated with no possibility of being traced back to you. In case of severe violations of our terms and conditions of use and of unlawful access and/or access attempts to our servers, we reserve the right to derive personal data by means of single data sets. Our online service contains links to websites of third parties. However, we have no influence on their respect of provisions on data protection. When recalling individual pages, the so-called “temporary cookies” are used to make navigation easier. These session cookies do not contain any personal data and expire when the session ends. We do not make use of any techniques for tracing the user's access behaviour, e.g. Java-Applets or Active-X-Controls.

Contact Forms

Personal data, which is collected while you are using our Internet service, is used without your permission exclusively for processing your requests. Your data is used for advertising and market research purposes with your prior specific consent only. Moreover, your personal data is not transmitted to third parties.


By filling out and sending the form, you agree with the afore said collection, processing and usage of your data. You have the right to withdraw the consent you have granted with future effect without specifying any reason.


Please send an e-mail at info@naturpark-altmuehltal.de if you want to withdraw your consent.

Newsletter Subscription

We use your e-mail address for sending you our newsletter periodically only if you grant us your specific consent according to Art. 6 Par. 1-1-a) of the GDPR. For receiving our newsletter you only need to provide an e-mail address, which will not be transmitted to third parties.


You may cancel the subscription to this newsletter at any time, either directly in the newsletter or by sending an e-mail at info@naturpark-altmuehltal.de.

Personal Data

Postal and e-mail addresses provided within a request or a brochure order will be used for correspondence purposes and/or the dispatch of the ordered material only.

Server Log File

When you visit this website, the browser used on your terminal device sends information to our website server automatically. This information is stored in a so-called “log file” temporarily. Following information is collected automatically without any action of yours and is stored until its automatic deletion:

We process the afore mentioned data for the following purposes:

Legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Par. 1-1-f) of the GDPR. Our legitimate interest arises from the afore mentioned purposes of data collection. In no case we will use the collected data for tracing back to your person.


On our website we use cookies, small files automatically generated by your browser upon request of our website and stored on your terminal device (laptop, tablet, smart phone, etc.) when you visit our website. Cookies cannot harm your terminal device and contain no virus, Trojan horse or other malware.

The information stored in cookies depends specifically on the device in use. However, this does not mean that we get to know your identity directly.

On the one hand, by using cookies we can make our service more user friendly. Therefore we use the so-called “session cookies” that help us recognizing that you have already visited individual pages of our website. Once you have closed our pages, these cookies are deleted automatically.

In order to optimize our website ergonomics we also use temporary cookies that are stored on your terminal device for a specific period of time. When you return to our website and use our services, you will be recognized automatically as a former user together with your inputs and settings, so that you do not need to reconfigure them.

On the other hand, we use cookies for tracking our website usage for statistical purposes and for evaluating our service optimization. When you return to our website, these cookies help us recognizing automatically that you have already been our user and are deleted automatically after a specific period of time.

The data obtained through cookies are necessary for the afore mentioned purposes in order to safeguard our legitimate interests and those of third parties according to Art. 6 Par. 1-1-f) of the GDPR.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. If you do not want cookies to be stored on your PC or you want a notice to be shown before a new cookie is created, you can disable this in the system settings of your browser. However, this can restrict some functionalities of our website.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (https://www.google.de/intl/de/about/, Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; in the following referred to as “Google”), for making our websites more user friendly and optimizing them constantly. In this process, pseudonymized usage profiles are created and cookies are used. Information on your usage of this website created by cookies, e.g.

is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored on it. Information is used to evaluate the website usage, compile reports about website activities and develop other services associated with website and Internet usage with the purpose of carrying out market researches and structuring these websites according to users’ needs. If it is prescribed by law or these third parties are entrusted with the processing of this data specifically, this information may also be transmitted to third parties. In no case will Google associate your IP address with other data. IP addresses are anonymized in order to avoid any possible association.

If you do not want cookies to be installed, you can setup your browser software accordingly. However, this may restrict some functionalities of this website.

You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing data on your usage of this website that have been obtained through cookies (e.g. your IP address). In this case you need to download and install a specific browser add-on (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de)

Further information on data protection, with reference to Google Analytics is available in the support area of Google Analytics (https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de)

As far as your actual browser session is concerned, you can disable the web analysis of Google Analytics completely by clicking the following buttons:


This internet site utilizes plug-ins from Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You can recognize these plug-ins either through the blue Facebook “F” or that the plug-ins are designated with the word “Facebook.” Through a request from our website, by means of the plug-ins, a connection to Facebook’s servers can be produced and data transmitted. On the one hand, the information that you see will be transferred directly from the servers to your browser and presented there; on the other hand, information about your visit to our website will be provided to Facebook.  When you are logged into Facebook, the provided information can be matched directly to your account. Through an interaction with the functions of the plug-ins, for example, clicking the “like” button, this information will be sent directly to Facebook and saved there. Facebook is responsible for the processing of this information; for the corresponding conditions and process settings, please refer to Facebook’s privacy notices. If you want to avoid that personally identifiable data from you is transmitted to Facebook, you should log out of Facebook before visiting our website.

Font service

This website uses fonts.com, a font service provided by Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. („fonts.com“), Monotype GmbH, Horexstraße 30, 61352 Bad Homburg, Germany. Each time this website is accessed, files are uploaded from a fonts.com server in order to portray texts in a specific font. Your IP address may be transferred to a fonts.com server in the process and stored in the context of the usual weblogs. fonts.com is responsible for the subsequent processing of this information; please refer to the data use policy of „Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc.)“ for the relevant conditions and settings https://www.monotype.com/legal/privacy-policy/

For your current browser session, you have the option of disabling the font service completely by means of the following buttons.

Leaflet / OpenStreetMap

Diese Website benutzt Leaflet API, einen Kartendienst, um Karten der Plattform OpenStreetMap des Anbieters Openstreetmap Foundation, 132 Maney Hill Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B72 1JU, United Kingdom einzubetten. (Die Datenschutzerklärung der Openstreetmap Foundation finden Sie hier: https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_Policy)

Damit das Kartenmaterial eingebunden und in Ihrem Webbrowser angezeigt werden kann, muss Ihr Webbrowser beim Aufruf der Kontaktseite eine Verbindung zu anderen Servern aufnehmen. Dadurch besteht grundsätzlich die Möglichkeit, dass Informationen über Ihre Benutzung dieser Website (einschließlich Ihrer IP-Adresse) an andere Server übertragen und dort gespeichert werden.

Wenn Sie den Datentransfer an Dritte zu verhindern möchten, können Sie den Service von OpenStreetMap abschalten, indem Sie JavaScript in Ihrem Browser deaktivieren. Wir weisen Sie jedoch darauf hin, dass Sie in diesem Fall die Kartenanzeige auf den Webseiten nicht oder nur eingeschränkt nutzen können.

Privacy Policy Concerning the Use of Google Analytics and Google Remarketing

This website uses Google Analytics and Google Remarketing, services of Google Inc. (in the following referred to as “Google”). Google uses the so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your PC and enable the analysis of your usage of this website. The information about your usage of this website (e.g. your IP address), which is obtained from cookies is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored on it. Then Google shortens the IP address by the last three numbers. Therefore, a direct connection of the IP address is not possible any more. Google respects the data safety principles of the “US-Safe-Harbor” agreement and is registered at the "Safe Harbor" program of the US Department of Commerce. 

Google uses this information to evaluate your usage of this website, compile reports about website activities for the website operator and develop other services associated with the website and Internet usage. If it is prescribed by law or these third parties are entrusted by Google with the processing of this data specifically, Google may also transmit this information to third parties. 

Third suppliers (including Google) publish advertising on Internet websites and use stored cookies for showing advertising according to user’s previous accesses to this website. 

In no case Google will associate your IP address with other data at its disposal. You may oppose to the collection and storage of data at any time with future effect. You can disable the use of cookies by Google by setting your browser software accordingly: visit the page www.google.de/privacy/ads and click on the “opt-out” button or disable the use of third-party cookies by visiting the opt-out page of the Network Advertising Initiative www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. Further information on Google conditions is available at www.google.com/intl/de/privacy.

However, this can restrict some of the functionalities of this website. By using this website, you agree to the processing of your data collected by Google according to the afore said methods and for the afore mentioned purposes.

Verwendung des Onlinebuchungstools der OBS OnlineBuchungService GmbH

Unsere Onlinepräsenz verwendet zur Ermöglichung der Onlinebuchungen von Unterkunftsleistungen und sonstigen Reiseleistungen, sowie zur Abwicklung von Anfragen das Onlinebuchungstool (nachfolgend „OBT“) der Firma OBS OnlineBuchungService GmbH, Im Gewerbepark D 33, 93059 Regensburg (www.online-buchung-service.de, nachfolgend „OBS“). Im Rahmen des OBT verarbeitet die OBS die Daten als Verantwortlicher. Die Hinweise und Bestimmungen zum Datenschutz finden Sie in der Datenschutzerklärung der OBS, welche Sie jederzeit aus dem OBT heraus aufrufen können oder unter www.online-buchung-service.de/datenschutzerklaerung einsehen können.

Hinweis zur Onlinebuchungsmöglichkeit auf dieser Seite
Die auf dieser Seite vorhandene Möglichkeit, online Buchungen vorzunehmen, wird zur Verfügung gestellt und betrieben von  unserem Kooperationspartner, der OBS OnlineBuchungService GmbH, die als Vermittler der Buchungen zwischen dem Kunden und dem jeweiligen Anbieter der Leistung agiert:

OBS OnlineBuchungService GmbH
Im Gewerbepark D33, 93059 Regensburg
Tel 0941/46374855, Fax 0941/46374859
Geschäftsführer: Dr. Michael Braun, Magdalena Lexa
HRB Regensburg 10880 / Ust-Ident-Nr: DE 260130012

Data Transmission

We do not transmit your personal data to any third parties for purposes different from the ones listed below.

We transmit your personal data to third parties only if:

Rights of the Person Concerned

Please contact us at any time if you wish to know which kind of personal data of yours we store and/or if you want to have it amended or deleted. Moreover, you have the right of processing restriction (Art. 18 of the GDPR), opposition to processing (Art. 21 of the GDPR) and data portability (Art. 20 of the GDPR).

Please contact us directly if you want to exercise your rights.

Right of Opposition

As long as your personal data is processed for a legitimate interest according to Art. 6 Par. 1-1-f) of the GDPR, you have the right to oppose the processing of your personal data according to Art. 21 of the GDPR. This if there are valid reasons resulting from your specific situation or your opposition is made against direct advertising. In this last case you have a general right of opposition, which we will implement without specifying any particular situation.

Please send us an e-mail (see “Imprint”) for exercising your right of withdrawal or opposition.

Data Safety

We have implemented all the appropriate technical and administrative safety measures in order to protect your personal data against loss, destruction, manipulation and unauthorized access. All of our employees and suppliers are bound to observe the data protection laws in force. 

Before transmitting it, we encrypt all of the personal data we collect and process. Therefore, no third party can misuse your data. We improve our safety procedures and revise our privacy policies constantly. Please make sure their latest version is at your disposal.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If required by new technologies, we reserve the right to modify our privacy policies. Make sure their latest version is at your disposal. In case of substantial changes to fundamental sections of this privacy policy, we will inform you on our website.

Google Maps

This website includes cartographic material by Google Maps of Google Inc. (see above). This implies that Google processes the users’ IP address: as a matter of fact, Google Maps contents could not be sent to the users’ browser without an IP address. Therefore the IP address is necessary to supply and show these contents. The Informationszentrum Naturpark Altmühltal cannot influence the IP address processing by Google. Further information on the terms and conditions of use and the privacy policy of Google is available at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html and https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/.

Online Shop

All necessary data is stored for purposes of purchase proceeding and contract processing. The data necessary for the contract processing such as name, address and other customer’s personal data is not transmitted to any third party.

Use of the Online Booking Tool of Bayern-Reisen & Service GmbH

In our Internet service we use the online booking tool (in the following referred to as “OBT”) of Bayern Reisen & Service GmbH (Im Gewerbepark D 33, D-93059 Regensburg, www.bayern-reisen-service.de; in the following referred to as “BRSG”) in order to enable users to book the services of accommodation facilities and other travel services online and to process their requests. As far as the OBT is concerned, the data processor is BRSG. Guidelines and rules on data protection are contained in the privacy policy of BSRG concerning the OBT that you can find at any time in the OBT or at https://www.bayern-reisen-service.de/datenschutzerklärung/.

Data Protection Officer

Do you have any question?

If you have more questions on data safety in connection with this website, please contact our Data Protection Officer:

Landratsamt Eichstätt
Residenzplatz 1
D-85072 Eichstätt

Phone no.: 0049-(0)8421/70-0
E-mail: datenschutz@lra-ei.bayern.de

The Informationszentrum Naturpark Altmühltal is a body of the District Landkreis Eichstätt.

The official Data Protection Officer has verified and approved this website with reference to compliance with law provisions on data protection. Upon your request you will receive information about your stored personal data and you can have wrong data amended (Art. 10 and 11 of the Bavarian Data Protection Law “Bayer. Datenschutzgesetz”). Provided that all law provisions are met, you can ask stored data to be blocked or deleted (Art. 12 of the Bavarian Data Protection Law “Bayer. Datenschutzgesetz”). Further information on data protection are to be found also on the website of the Bavarian Data Protection Officer (www.datenschutz-bayern.de).