DBSV - The voice of the German boatbuilding!

Consent to Privacy Policy

German Boat and Shipbuilders Association e.V. (DBSV) and the working group Deutsche Yachten (AGDY) would like to strengthen the users’ trust in the Internet and for that reason discloses the handling of personal data. Here you are provided with information on which data is collected and how it is used.


As a rule, it is of utmost importance for DBSV/AGDY to protect your privacy. Therefore, the compliance with legal regulations for data protection is a matter of course. In addition it is important for us that you know at all times when we store which data and how it is used.

DBSV/AGDY shall assure that your data is treated confidentially in accordance with the German data privacy laws applicable.

When you visit our websites our web servers save by default the name of your Internet service provider, the website used for visiting us, which of our websites you visit and the date and duration of the visit. By calling the websites DBSV/AGDY receives usage data which are saved for security purposes and may permit identification (e.g. IP address, date, time and pages called).

The saved data shall be evaluated for statistical purposes only. A disclosure to third parties, either for commercial or non-commercial purposes, shall be excluded.

Personal data

Personal data will only be collected by DBSV/AGDY if you contact us actively e.g. via e-mail. In addition, personal data will only be saved if you provide them voluntarily, e.g. in line with a registration, a survey or a competition.

All personal data accumulated in this regard shall only be processed and used in accordance with the regulations applicable for the protection of personal data and for communication and protection of individual business interests as to the advice and support of our visitors/customers.

Your data will be treated confidentially and not disclosed to third parties.

You have the right of objection against the use of the data. This can be exercised at all times by sending us an e-mail/a statement.

Information on your personal data stored here shall be provided free of charge. You can contact us at all times with regard to the correction, deletion or blocking of your personal data saved here.

Session Cookies / Cookies

If you access our website sometimes information is collected which is automatically generated (i.e. not via a registration) and cannot be allocated to a certain person (e.g. by means of an Internet browser or an operating system, domain name of websites from which the access is realized via a web link, number of visits, average dwell time, pages called). We use such information to continually improve and update our Internet presence and enhance its image.

If you visit our websites it may be that information in form of "session cookies" are on our instigation stored on your computer; these recognize your computer automatically when you next visit us. Among other things, cookies enable us to adapt a website to your demands or to save your password in order to prevent you from re-entering every time you visit our website. If you do not want us to recognize information via your computer, please set your Internet browser so that it deletes cookies from your hard disk, blocks all cookies or warns you before a cookie is saved.

External links

We shall not be liable for contents of other websites you can visit via our links.

Web controlling / Web analysis

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 (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address 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. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. Because of recent discussions we would like to inform you that we use the „_anonymizeIp()“ -function to anonymize the tracking information sent by the tracker objects by removing the last octet of the IP address prior to its storage.


To provide website visitors more choice on how your data is collected by Google Analytics, you can use the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to indicate that information about the website visit should not be sent to Google Analytics.

Add-On: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Use of Facebook Social Plugins

This website uses social plugins (“plugins”) provided by the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo or the notice “Facebook Social Plugin”.


When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Facebook to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website.

The embedded plugins provide Facebook with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking “Like”, or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored by it.

For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit Facebook's privacy policy.

If you do not want Facebook to connect the data concerning your visit to our website, please log off Facebook before entering our website.

If you have queries or remarks with regard to data protection at DBSV/AGDY or if you want to object to the use of your personal data for marketing, market and opinion research, please write to:

Deutscher Boots- und
Schiffbauer-Verband e.V.
Sternstr. 108
D-20357 Hamburg
Phone: +49 40 30706790
Telefax: +49 40 307067984