Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Table of content

1. Field of Application

This privacy policy is intended to inform the users of this website in accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act and German Telemediaservices Act about the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the website operator Window to Rheinland-Pfalz. The operator of this website takes your data protection very seriously and treats your personal data confidentially and in accordance with legal regulations. Please take into consideration that data transmission on the internet can generally be subject to security gaps. Full protection against unauthorized access is not possible.

2. How do we collect your data?

The data is automatically recorded by our IT systems when you visit the website. Mainly this is technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time the page was viewed). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

3. Access Data

The website operator respectively website provider collects data about access to the website and saves it as “server log files”. The following data is logged this way:

  • visited website
  • time at the point of access
  • amount of data sent in bytes
  • source/reference from which you got to the page
  • browser used
  • operating system used
  • IP address used

The collected data is only used for statistical evaluations and to improve the website. However, the website operator reserves the right to check the server log files retrospectively if there are specific indications of illegal use. This is anonymized data without personal reference. The data is automatically deleted by our IT systems after 7 days.

4. Collection and processing of personal data

We collect, use and process all personal data exclusively for the purposes stated in this policy.

If you make an inquiry by email, we will only use your email address and the name you have given for correspondence with you or to answer your question. Any other use will only take place with your consent, i.e. if you ask us to do so.

5. SSL or TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as inquiries that you send to the website operator, this site uses an SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http: //” to “https: //” and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

6. Cookies

Cookies are small text files. These are stored on the device (PC, smartphone, etc.) with which you access our website. The cookies we use do not cause any damage to your device and do not contain any viruses.

When you visit our site for the first time, you must agree to the use of cookies. You can always change your selection at a later time.

We differentiate between:

Essential cookies:
Essential cookies enable basic functions and are necessary for the website to function properly. You can find out which cookies these are under 6.1.

Statistical cookies collect information anonymously. This information helps us to understand how our visitors use our website. We use Google Analytics and Microsoft Clarity for the purpose of evaluation. For more information, see 7.

6.1 Essential cookies

6.1.1 Borlabs cookie:

This website uses Borlabs Cookie, which sets a technically necessary cookie (borlabs cookie) in order to save your cookie consent.

Borlabs Cookie does not process any personal data.

The borlabs cookie stores the consent you gave when you entered the website. If you would like to revoke this consent, simply delete the cookie in your browser. When you re-enter/reload the website, you will be asked again for your cookie consent.

6.2 External media

6.2.1 Google Maps

This website uses the Google Maps map service.

Important: Google Maps is blocked by default. In order to use the service you have to agree to the setting of cookies by Google. You can find further information on how Google handles your data at:

6.2.2 YouTube

For the integration of videos our website uses the provider YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA, represented by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Important: YouTube is blocked by default. In order to use the service, you have to agree to the setting of cookies by YouTube. You can find further information on how YouTube handles your data at:

6.2.3 Outdooractive

In order to present you various hiking and cycling routes, we use scripts integrated via third-party providers. These scripts are provided by, who create them in cooperation with Outdooractive. This is a web service provided by Outdooractive GmbH & Co. KG, Missener Straße 18, 87509 Immenstadt, DE (hereinafter: We use this data to ensure the full functionality of our website. In this context, your browser may transmit personal data to The legal basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) (f) General Data Protection Regulation. The legitimate interest consists in the correct functioning of the website. The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose for which it was collected has been fulfilled.

Important: Outdooractive is blocked by default. In order to use the service, you have to agree to the privacy policy of outdooractive. You can find further information on how outdooractive handles your data at:

Change cookie-selection

Change cookie-selection directly

Here you can administrate all the cookies that have been set directly:

7. Analyzers

7.1 Google Analytics

We use “Google Analytics” on our website, a web analysis service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, Barrow St, Dublin 4, Ireland (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google uses cookies, i.e. small text files that are stored on your device and that enable your use of our website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about the use of our website is usually transmitted to a Google server and stored there. If anonymization of the IP address to be transmitted by the cookie is activated on the website (“IP anonymization”), your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be sent to a Google server outside the EU and shortened there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our website on our behalf, to compile reports on website usage and to provide us with other services related to website and internet usage. In doing so, pseudonymous usage profiles can be created from the processed data. The IP address transmitted when using Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

We only use Google Analytics with the previously described activated IP anonymization. This means that Google will only process your IP address in abbreviated form. A personal reference can be excluded.

We use Google Analytics for the purpose of analyzing the use of our website and continuously improving individual functions and offers as well as the user experience. Through the statistical evaluation of user behavior, we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. This is also our legitimate interest in the processing of the above-mentioned data by Google. The legal basis is Article 6 (1) (1) (f) General Data Protection Regulation.

You can prevent the storage of cookies generated by Google Analytics by making the appropriate settings of your web browser. We would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of our website. If you want to prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your user behavior (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google, you can download and install the web browser plug-in available under the following link:

In order to oblige Google to order processing of the transmitted data only in accordance with our instructions and to comply with the applicable data protection regulations, we have concluded a data processing agreement with Google.

Third party information: Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, Barrow St, Dublin 4, Ireland

Further information on the use of data by Google, on setting and objection options as well as on data protection can be found on the following Google websites:

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected.

Data at user and incident level linked with cookies, user identification (e.g. user ID) and advertising IDs (e.g. DoubleClick cookies, Android advertising ID, IDFA [Apple identifier for advertisers]) is deleted no later than 2 months after the elicitation.

If you consented to the statistical collection of your data by Google Analytics when you visited our website for the first time, you can revoke your consent here! From this point on, no further data will be transmitted to Google. (Attention: The cookies that have already been set will not be deleted, but the data transfer will be stopped until you agree to the transfer again. However, you can delete the cookies manually. How this works depends on the browser you are using.)

7.2 Microsoft Clarity

We use Clarity, a service by Microsoft. Clarity records visits of individual website visitors and thus generates a log of mouse movements, scrolling processes and clicks and enables us to play them back. This enables us to make improvements to the website and understand user behavior. The IP addresses are anonymized, the data is not personalized and will not be passed on. Information on how Microsoft handles your data can be found here:

You must agree to the use of Microsoft Clarity before it can be used. No data will be transmitted or collected until your consent is given.

8. Newsletter

We only send out our newsletter if you have given us your prior consent. Information on the content of the newsletter, the frequency with which we send out our newsletter and further information can be found on our newsletter page.

You can unsubscribe online at any time via the newsletter page. You will also find an unsubscribe link in every email of the newsletter.

Provider used:

We use a third-party provider to send our newsletter. Our provider is:

“Mailchimp“ – Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE #5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA;
Privacy policy:

8.1 Double-Opt-In-Process

Before you are registered for our newsletter, you will receive a double opt-in email. In this email you will be asked to confirm your registration. This is to prevent strangers from registering with your email address.

You can object to receiving the newsletter at any time. You will find an unsubscribe link in every newsletter, the double opt-in email or on our newsletter page.

The registration for the newsletter and changes to your data are logged and saved.

8.2 Deletion and retention of your data

Without a request to delete it, we reserve the right to keep your data for up to 3 years in order to be able to prove a previously given consent.

If you insist that we delete your data earlier, this is possible if you confirm the previous existence of your consent at the same time.

The logging of the registration process is carried out on the basis of our legitimate interests for purposes of proof of its proper conduct.

8.3 Statistics and success measurement

To improve our newsletter offer, we evaluate certain technical data (system, browser, IP address) as well as the reading behavior of the users (was the newsletter opened, which links were clicked, when was the newsletter opened).

This data is measured using a so-called “web beacon”. This is a pixel-sized file that is fetched from the system of our shipping service provider when the newsletter is opened.

Although the information can be assigned to individual persons, we do not use it to observe individual users, but rather to understand the reading habits of our subscribers and to optimize our newsletter accordingly.

The newsletter is evaluated automatically when you subscribe to our newsletter and therefore only with your explicit consent. Unfortunately, it is not possible to receive the newsletter without your consent.

9. Your rights/deletion of your data

We offer you the following options:

  • Access to your data
  • Modification or deletion of your data
  • Restriction of the processing of your data
  • Objection to the use of your data

Upon your request, we will inform you in writing, in accordance with the applicable law, whether and which data is stored about you.

10. Data Protection Official

Responsible for compliance with this Privacy Policy:

Window to Rheinland-Pfalz
Ramstein Gateway
Building 3336 (KMCC)
DE-66877 Ramstein Air Base
Phone: +49 (0)6371 406208
Fax: +49 (0)6371 406108

Content manager: Astrid Kleemann