Privacy Policy

Private data that you provide (to) the ZK / U - Center for Arts and Urbanistic while visiting this website will be processed in accordance with the regulations of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and other legal provisions that apply to the electronic ecommerce. 

Collection of user data

With every visit of the ZK / U – Center for Arts and Urbanisitc website or download of a file from this website, data will be recorded:

  • Your anonymized IP address,
  • the internet site you are coming from/ origin from
  • the pages you click, as well as
  • the date and duration of the visit,
  • city and country you are located at the time of the visit
  • Information about the browser software you are using.

The ZK / U evaluates these informations for statistical purposes and for the improvement of its Internet pages but without creating user profiles. A transfer to third parties does not take place.


This website uses Matomo (Piwik), an open source software for statistical analysis of user access. Matomo (Piwik) uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on the users' computers and which allow an analysis of the users' use of the website. The information generated by the 'cookie' about the use is stored on the server of a provider based in Germany. The IP address is anonymized before it gets stored. Users can prevent the installation of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly; However, the provider notifies the users that in this case they may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.


If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need an e-mail address from you. As well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address you have given to us and that you agree with the reception of the newsletter.
To ensure that the newsletter is sent to us, we use the double-opt-in procedure. In the course of this, the potential recipient can be included in a distribution list. Afterwards, the user receives a confirmation e-mail to confirm the application legally. Only when the confirmation is made, the address is actively included in the distributor.

We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and offers.

The agreement to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter can be revoked at any time via the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter. The data protection measures are always subject to technical renewal. For this reason, we ask you to inform yourself about our data protection measures at regular intervals by viewing our privacy policy.


As far as links to websites of other providers, this privacy policy does not apply to their content. The data collected by the operators of these pages may be beyond the knowledge and influence of the ZK / U-Center for Arts and Urbanistics. Information can be found in the privacy policy of each page.


All data you confide to ZK/U – Center for Arts and Urbanistics, are securely transmitted using modern and protected encryption. 


Your personal data will only be used for the purpose for which you have given it to ZK / U - Center for Arts and Urbanistics or for the use and distribution of which you have given your consent. Surveys or transfers to state institutions and authorities are only possible within the framework of mandatory national legal provisions. Employees of ZK / U - Center for Arts and Urbanistics are committed to secrecy and data secrecy.


For your own safety, we recommend you to close the browser window when leaving the website. Please also make sure that third parties are not aware of your data entered on the website.


According to the Federal Data Protection Act you have the right to get informed about your stored data as well as the right on correction, blocking or deletion of this data without any costs.