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Exclusion of Liability

TÜV Rheinland endeavours to ensure that the information provided on this Internet site is correct and up-to-date. Nevertheless, errors and ambiguities cannot be completely excluded. TÜV Rheinland does therefore not warrant the up-to-dateness, correctness, completeness or quality of the provided information.

TÜV Rheinland Group may provide links to other sites. Linked pages do not reflect the opinion of TÜV Rheinland Group but are integrated only to inform and display context. TÜV Rheinland Group has no control over such sites and resources; therefore, it is not responsible for the availability of such external sites and does not endorse nor is liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. The responsibility lies with the provider of these sites and resources.

Data protection declaration

The QAL1-Team is pleased by your visit to this website. Data protection and security for our customers and users have always been of great significance. Therefore, the protection of your personal data is very important and of special concern to us.
This declaration on data protection explains what information collects while you are visiting the website and how this information is used. If a link redirects you to another website, you can see the link in the changed address line in your browser. This data protection declaration does not apply to these websites.

1. Information about the collection of personal data

In the following sections we shall inform you about the collection and further processing of personal data when you visit our website. Personal data refers to all data which relates to you personally or with which you can be identified personally, e.g. name, address, e-mail address, or user behaviour.

The Controller, according to Article 4(7) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is TÜV Rheinland Energy & Environment GmbH (see our Imprint). You can reach our legally designated data protection specialist at: info[at]qal1[dot]de or through our postal address with the tag “Data protection specialist”.

When you contact us by e-mail or via a contact form, we shall store the personal data you submit to us (your e-mail address, your name and your telephone number, if necessary) for purposes of responding to your questions. We shall delete the data connected with this event as soon as its storage is no longer required, or we shall restrict the processing of this data if there are any legal obligations necessitating its storage.
In addition, TÜV Rheinland will not disclose your data to third parties unless you have given us your consent.
In the case of selection TUEV SÜD on the contact form the data from the contact form are sent to the TÜV SÜD, so please look to the data protection declaration of TÜV-Süd.
In the case of selection Umweltbundesamt on the contact form the data from the contact form are sent to the Umweltbundesamt, so please look to the data protection declaration of Umweltbundesamt.

2. Your rights

  • You can assert the following rights against us regarding your personal data:
  • Right to information,
  • Right to rectification or erasure of personal data,
  • Right to restriction of processing,
  • Right of objection to the processing,
  • Right to data portability.
  • You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.

3. Collection of personal data when you visit our website

If you are simply visiting our website for information purposes, and not to register or send us any information at all, we shall still collect the following personal data which will be transmitted to our server by your browser.

  • IP address
  • Date and time of your inquiry
  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Contents of the request (precise page)
  • Access status / HTTP status code
  • The respective amount of data transmitted
  • Website originating the request
  • Browser
  • Operating system and its interface
  • Language and version of the browser software

The legal basis for the processing of your data is Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR, which allows the processing of technically requisite data that ensures a stable and secure operation of the website.

4. Other functions and services of our website

Apart from the purely informative use of our website, we also offer various services which you can use if interested. To do this, you generally have to give us more personal data, which we shall use to provide the respective service and for which the previously outlined principles of data processing apply.

Furthermore, we can share your personal data with third parties if we have arranged to participate in collaboration with our partners. You can get more information about this by providing your personal details or in the subsequent description of the service offered.

Provided that our service providers or partners have their headquarters in a country outside the European Economic Area (EEA), we shall inform you about the consequences of this state of affairs in the description of the service offered.


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Your rights

In accordance with the regulations of European Data Protection Act, you entitled to free information about your personal data stored, its origin, its recipients and the purpose of storage and have the right to correct, block or delete this data.

You may permanently revoke the consent you granted us at any time.

You may notify us informally to exercise your rights:

TÜV Rheinland Energy & Environment GmbH

Keyword “data protection on the internet site“

Am Grauen Stein
51105 Köln

Fax: +49 –221 / 806 - 1349

or to the appropriate office of TÜV-Süd

or to the appropriate office of Umweltbundesamt