The Körber Foundation is a foundation having legal capacity under the German Civil Code.
Authorised representatives: Dr. Lothar Dittmer (Chairman of the Executive Board), Dr. Thomas Paulsen (Member of the Executive Board).
Competent supervisory authority:
Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Department of Justice and Equality,
Drehbahn 36, 20354 Hamburg
VAT ID No. in acc. with § 27 a Value Added Tax Act: DE 118 717 618
Responsible for content according to German law (§ 5 TMG and § 55 RStV):
Dr. Lothar Dittmer, Körber Foundation, Kehrwieder 12, 20457 Hamburg
Concept, design and programming:
sitegeist media solutions GmbH
Internet agency sitegeist
The Körber Foundation, as the content provider, is responsible for its own content which it makes available in acc. with § 5 Para. 1 of the German Interstate Agreement on Media Services. A distinction must be made between links to content maintained by other providers and the Foundation's own content. The Körber Foundation is responsible for this external content only if it has positive knowledge of such content (i.e. also of illegal or criminal content) and it is technically possible and reasonable to prevent its use (§ 5 Para. 2 German Interstate Agreement on Media Services). No such illegal content was known to the Körber Foundation at the time of creating the links.
All content is provided for general information only. No liability is accepted either for the correctness or for the completeness of the content. Any use of the information provided is at the user's own risk. The Körber Foundation – subject to mandatory statutory provisions – assumes no liability for this. This applies in particularly to compensation for damages.
All copy, images and graphics as well as the layout of this website are subject to copyright. The information made accessible here may be copied, forwarded or reproduced only with acknowledgement of copyright (Körber Foundation). The unauthorised use of individual contents or complete pages will result in both prosecution and civil proceedings.
The Körber Foundation takes the protection of your personal data seriously. Personal data collected during visits to our website are processed and used in accordance with applicable legal data protection regulations.
Collection of personal data
Data are collected and stored on this website for marketing and optimisation purposes using technology from etracker GmbH (www.etracker.com). User profiles can be created under a pseudonym from these data. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files which are stored in the visitor's local browser cache. Cookies facilitate the recognition of the visitor's browser. Unless agreed to separately by the person concerned, the data collected by the etracker technology will not be used to determine the personal identity of a website visitor, and will not be compiled with personal data relating to the person referred to by the pseudonym. The collection and storage of data may be revoked at any time with respect to future services.
The technology used by the Körber Foundation for the purposes described completely fulfils the requirements of the Hamburg Data Protection Officer as stipulated in 2006.
If you wish to be excluded completely from data storage when visiting our website, please follow this link.
Processing and utilisation of personal data
The Körber Foundation processes and uses personal data to process your enquiries and orders only to the extent necessary in each case.
When ordering newsletters you receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your newsletter order. This ensures that no third party has misused your personal data. You can, of course, cancel newsletters at any time.
If you request information on projects and events or order books, we may in some cases use your personal data to contact you again by e-mail following delivery of the requested information in order to ask you whether the information you received was helpful and whether you require further information. Should you not agree to this, you can notify us accordingly at any time and we will block or delete your personal data accordingly.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Google+
'Social plug-ins' from Facebook (Facebook Ireland Limited, Hanover Reach, 5-7 Hanover Quay, Dublin 2 Ireland), Twitter (Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103) and Google+ (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States) are integrated into the Körber Foundation website.
By using our buttons “recommend page”, you declare that, should you continue to use the Körber Foundation website, you agree to data being sent to the servers of Facebook, Twitter and/or Google. The Körber Foundation has no access to these data.
The Körber Foundation employs extensive technical and organisational security measures in order to protect your personal data stored with us. Our security measures are updated regularly and optimised continuously.
Right to information
On request we will be glad to provide you with information on whether and which personal data about you are stored with us and, if so, where these data come from and what purpose this storage serves.
Should you have questions regarding data protection or the processing and use of your personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail at: