ecosearch - data privacy

Data privacy statment (In accordance with Art. 13 GDPR)

We care about your personal data. We therefore process your personal data (in short "data") exclusively on the basis of the statutory provisions. With this data protection declaration we want to inform you about the processing of your data in our company and the data protection claims and rights to which you are entitled comprehensively in the sense of Art. 13 of the European Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR).

Unfortunately, it is in the nature of things that these explanations sound very technical, but we have tried to describe the most important things as simply and clearly as possible when creating them.

Who is responsible for data processing and whom can you contact?

Responsible is
ecosearch UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Rohrdamm 88, 13629 Berlin
Deutschland / Germany
Phone: +49 30 21950160

The appointed external data protection officer is
Norman Uhlmann
h3ko Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH
Pappelallee 14
16359 Biesenthal
Deutschland / Germany
Tel.: +49 30 54988708

What data is processed and from which sources does this data originate?

We process the data that we have received from you in the context of contract initiation or processing, on the basis of consent with us or in the context of your employment with us.

Automatic data storage

Nowadays, when you visit websites, certain information is automatically created and stored, including on our website When you visit our website as you are doing right now, our web server automatically stores data such as

As a rule, web server log files are stored for two weeks and then automatically deleted. We do not share this data or use it for profiling purposes.


Our website uses cookies to store user-specific data. We distinguish between technically necessary cookies, the use of which you cannot object to, because without them it would not be possible to use our site safely and functionally. In addition, there are optional cookies, through the use of which you help us to improve our website as well as to increase the user-friendliness in the context of website use. The following cookies are used:

Storage of personal data

Personal data that you transmit to us electronically on this website, such as name, e-mail address, address or other personal information in the context of submitting a form or comments on the blog, will be used by us together with the time and IP address only for the purpose stated in each case, kept secure and not disclosed to third parties. We thus use your personal data only for communication with those visitors who expressly request contact and for the processing of the services and products offered on this website. We do not disclose your personal data without your consent, but we cannot exclude the possibility that this data may be accessed in the event of unlawful conduct. According to Article 6 (1) GDPR (lawfulness of processing), the legal basis is that you give us consent to process the data you have entered. You can revoke this consent at any time - an informal email is sufficient, you will find our contact details in the imprint and at the beginning of this privacy policy.

Your rights according to the General Data Protection Regulation

According to the provisions of the GDPR, you are generally entitled to the following rights:

If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or your data protection rights have otherwise been violated in any way, you may contact the competent supervisory authority (in our case, the Data Protection Commissioner of the State of Berlin).

TLS encryption with https

We use https to transmit data tap-proof on the Internet (data protection by design of technology Article 25(1) GPDR). By using TLS (Transport Layer Security), an encryption protocol for secure data transmission on the Internet, we can ensure the protection of confidential data. You can recognize the use of this protection of data transmission by the small lock symbol at the top left of the browser and the use of the scheme https (instead of http) as part of our Internet address. We recommend that you always use the latest browser and operating system to automatically use the latest TLS version. We currently offer compatibility for TLS version 1.2 and 1.3. For security reasons, no other previous versions.

Contact options via the website

Based on statutory provisions, the website contains data that enables a quick electronic contact to our enterprise, as well as direct communication with us, which also includes a general address of the so-called electronic mail (e-mail address). If a data subject contacts the controller by e-mail or by using a contact form, the personal data transmitted by the data subject will be stored automatically. Such personal data transmitted on a voluntary basis by a data subject to the controller will be stored for the purpose of processing or contacting the data subject. No disclosure of this personal data to third parties will take place.

Newsletter offers a newsletter for users who register for this service. You can register for the newsletter directly via our website under the button "Sign Up". For the communication about our newsletter ("Ecoweekly") we use the communication tool Mailchimp. The newsletter requires a "double opt-in" confirmation that complies with the GDPR. The privacy statements of Mailchip are to be reviewed by you before signing up for the newsletter, as you agree to these privacy statements accordingly by signing up.

Embedded social media elements

We integrate elements of social media services on our website to display images, videos and texts. When you visit pages that display these elements, data is transferred from your browser to the respective social media service and stored there. We do not have access to this data. The following links will take you to the pages of the respective social media services where it is explained how they handle your data:

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