Provisions for Data Protection

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The protection of personal data is a matter of great importance to us. For this reason, we conduct our activities in accordance with the relevant legal requirements for the protection of personal data and data security.

In the following paragraphs you will learn which information we collect, process and utilise, what rights to this information you have and lots more. To answer any queries you may have as quickly and clearly as possible, our data protection policy takes the form of questions and answers.

To which website(s) does this data protection policy apply?

This data protection policy applies to the usage of the Maritim Hotelgesellschaft mbH, Bad Salzuflen (here within known as 'Maritim') provided website (here within known as '-website'). This data protection policy does not cover the websites of any service providers or similar that can be accessed through link(s) on the Maritim website.

What is personal data?

Personal data are particulars pertaining to the personal or the business-related circumstances of a definite or definable real person. Examples are a person's name, address, bank account, identification particulars, telephone number, car registration, Email address or IP number. Non-personal data on the other hand, is information that cannot lead to the discovery of your identity. Examples are gender, which internet browser you use and which automobile brand you prefer.

Does using the Maritim website reveal my identity?

No. Using the Maritim website does not reveal your identity unless you decide to supply us with personal data. The only thing that might be construed as an exception to this statement is the automatic temporary ascertainment and saving of your IP address. More on this subject is included below.

Is non-personal data automatically ascertained and processed?

Yes. The Maritim website server automatically logs information such as the browser you are using, the operating system on your computer and which pages of our website you visit. The data is saved in log files on the server. In addition, the IP address allocated to your computer at the time of your visit is also recorded. This is the only data that can be construed as personal and is temporarily recorded as a safeguard against abuse directed towards our associated IT systems.

Under which other circumstances is personal data ascertained, processed or utilised?

The only other way your personal data is ascertained, processed or utilised by us is when you choose to make the information available and the appropriate governing regulations allow it or you have given your consent. Typical examples of this might be the completion of an online contract or filling out an online enquiry form. Others are entries in our guest book, PartnerCard area or Emails.

For what purpose(s) is personal data ascertained, processed or utilised?

The personal data that you make available to us is only used for the intention(s) corresponded and/or agreed upon. Examples might be the processing of a contract we've made with you, or the answering of an online query you may have sent.

Is personal data used for advertising or market research purposes?

Not without your express permission. There are situations where it is in the best interest of the client relationship to utilise certain personal data for advertising, market research and other purposes. However, we do in such cases inform you in advance of such intentions and only if we have obtained your express permission.

Can I revoke my decision to give my permission?

Yes. At any time, you have the possibility to deny the further use of your personal data for the purpose to which you previously gave permission. Please do so by contacting the Email address stated below.

Are cookies (small text files) used on the Maritim website?

Yes. Any cookies written by the Maritim website can be deleted without affecting the functionality of the website. No personal information is saved within.

Can I change my personal data? Can my personal data be deleted?

Please contact the Email address stated below if you would like to change or delete your personal data. As a rule, we delete your personal data as soon as the purpose for which such data was originally collected has been completed.
In addition, it should be noted that there are sometimes circumstances in which legally required storage durations and accounting regulations make the deletion of personal data impossible. You do however have a right to seal your personal data in such cases.

Does this data protection policy change from time to time?

Yes. The fast pace of the internet's technological development and the ever changing rights and laws pertaining to data protection make it necessary for us to adapt our data protection policy accordingly from time to time. For this reason you should always take note of the current data protection policy. This data protection policy is dated 10.07.2004.


This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.
Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser.

To whom should I refer in such matters?

If you would like to exercise your right to know what personal data of yours we have saved, have any questions pertaining to this data protection policy or our online data protection policy in general, please contact: info.hv(at)