Data protection

Alpenstieg is obligated to comply with data protection legislation and to safeguard telecommunications secrecy. Insofar as the option to give personal or business data exists on the website (e.g. email addresses, names, addresses), the disclosure of this data by the user is made on an expressly voluntary basis.

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Statistics tool: Google Analytics

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 analyse how visitors 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.

Data protection

Alpenstieg takes the protection of personal data seriously. Your confidence in the correct handling of your data is a very important requirement for the success of our website. We therefore attach great importance to data protection. We would like you to know when we store which data and how we use it. To prevent unauthorised access or unauthorised disclosure, to guarantee the accuracy of data and to ensure the legitimate use of data, we have put in place appropriate technical and organisational processes, to secure and protect the data we obtain online. Nevertheless, Alpenstieg cannot be be held responsible or liable for the disclosure of your data due to data transfer errors and/or unauthorised access by third parties. The collection, processing (comprising the storage, editing, transmission, blocking and deletion) and use of your data is therefore carried out in accordance with the strict guidelines of the German Data Protection Act. Alpenstieg feels obligated to maintain the security of your data.

How do we use your data?

It is obviously important to us that we satisfy your wishes. We therefore store your data exclusively for handling the sending of information and for Alpenstieg's advertising purposes. Obviously, you can refuse the use of your data for advertising purposes at any time. You can write to Alpenstieg to inform it of this. In the following, we would like to set down briefly our principles for collecting, processing and using your data.

Personal data

Personal data is information on the identity of a person, such as their name and address or email address. We obtain this sort of data if you book an event with us, for example. This personal data is used only within Alpenstieg.

Collection, processing and use of personal data

Basically, when you use our website, none of your personal data is collected, processed and/or used. If your name, email address or other personal data is collected for special offers, this is indicated in the relevant place. If personal data is collected, processed and used, Alpenstieg complies with data protection legislation. In particular, data is handled confidentially. Personal data is not shared with third parties without your express consent or unless we are obligated to hand over this data, for example due to a legal decree or official order. In the following, you will find a few examples of instances where we collect, process and use your personal data:


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Should you for any reason fear that we have incorrectly stored your personal data or if you wish to remove your data, you can reach us at the following email address:


Alpenstieg reserves the right to change this data protection declaration at any time in accordance with applicable data protection legislation.