Privacy Policy

The responsible entity in terms of data protection laws, especially the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:

World Association For Dalmatians – WAFDAL

Dr. Frank Pfannenschmid, President
Wacholderweg 19, DE-93055 Regensburg, Germany

Phone: +49 941 71969, E-mail:

Authorized Executive Board
Dr. Frank Pfannenschmid (Chairman), Katja van den Eijnden (Vice-Chairman), Susanne Arnold (Treasurer)

Your Rights as a Data Subject
Under the provided contact details of our data protection officer, you can exercise the following rights at any time:

  • Information about your stored data and its processing,
  • Correction of incorrect personal data,
  • Deletion of your stored data,
  • Restriction of data processing, if we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations,
  • Objection to the processing of your data by us, and
  • Data portability, if you have consented to data processing or have concluded a contract with us.

If you have given us consent, you can revoke it at any time with effect for the future.

You can also contact the relevant supervisory authority with a complaint at any time. The competent supervisory authority depends on the federal state of your residence, your work, or the alleged violation. A list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with addresses can be found at: [link to the authority list].

Purposes of Data Processing by the Responsible Entity and Third Parties
We process your personal data only for the purposes mentioned in this privacy policy. Transmission of your personal data to third parties for purposes other than those mentioned does not take place. We only disclose your personal data to third parties if:

  • You have given your express consent,
  • Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with you,
  • Processing is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation,
  • Processing is necessary to protect legitimate interests, and there is no reason to believe that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not disclosing your data.

Deletion or Blocking of Data
We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. Therefore, we only store your personal data for as long as it is necessary to achieve the purposes mentioned here or as required by the various storage periods provided by the legislator. After the respective purpose has ceased to exist or these periods have expired, the corresponding data will be routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with legal regulations.

Collection of General Information when Visiting our Website
When you access our website, general information is automatically collected through server log files, including the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your internet service provider, and similar details. These are exclusively information that does not allow conclusions about your person.

This information is technically necessary to correctly deliver the content you have requested from websites and is mandatory when using the internet. They are processed for the following purposes in particular:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection to the website,
  • Ensuring the smooth use of our website,
  • Evaluation of system security and stability, as well as
  • For further administrative purposes.

The processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interest from the aforementioned purposes of data collection. We do not use your data to draw conclusions about you personally. The recipients of the data are only the responsible entity and, if applicable, contract processors.

Information of this kind is statistically evaluated by us if necessary, to optimize our website and the underlying technology.

Like many other websites, we also use so-called “cookies.” Cookies are small text files that are transferred from a website server to your hard drive. This automatically provides us with certain data such as IP address, browser used, operating system, and your connection to the internet.

Cookies cannot be used to start programs or transmit viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can facilitate navigation for you and enable the correct display of our web pages.

In no case will the data collected by us be passed on to third parties or a link to personal data be created without your consent.

Of course, you can also view our website without cookies. Internet browsers are regularly set to accept cookies. You can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via your browser settings. Please use the help functions of your internet browser to find out how to change these settings. Please note that some features of our website may not work if you have disabled the use of cookies.

Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies,” text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, due to the activation of IP anonymization on these websites, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

The purposes of data processing are to evaluate the use of the website and to compile reports on activities on the website. Based on the use of the website and the internet, further related services are to be provided. The processing is based on the legitimate interest of the website operator.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case, you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: Browser Add On to deactivate Google Analytics.

In addition or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our pages by clicking on this link. An opt-out cookie is then installed on your device. This will prevent Google Analytics from collecting data for this website and for this browser in the future as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to adjust this privacy policy so that it always complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the privacy policy, e.g., when introducing new services. For your next visit, the new privacy policy will apply.

Questions to the Data Protection Officer
If you have any questions about data protection, please send us an email or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organization directly.

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