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Private sphere and data privacy

Data protection (records)

The website of the Bavarian Palace Department is operated by the

Bayerische Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung
Neuhauser Str. 8, 80331 München

Postal address: 80228 München

Every time an Internet file is accessed, the following access data are stored by the Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (Bavarian Statistics and Data Processing Office):

  • the page containing the file

  • the name of the file

  • the date and time of access

  • the quantity of data

  • the access status (file transferred, file not found etc.)

  • description of the type of web browser or operating system used

  • the IP address of the computer accessing the file.

The stored data are used exclusively for technical or statistical purposes; no comparison is made with other existing data and neither the information nor extracts from it are passed to third parties.

Following the evaluation of all visits to the site over the course of a year, the recorded data are deleted. Evaluation is monthly and yearly and deletion takes place in January of the following year. The evaluation and deletion are carried out on behalf of the Bavarian Palace Department by employees of the Bavarian Statistics and Data Processing Office.

Cookies, JAVA-Applets, Active-X-Controls and/or Javascript applications may be used in the information provided by the Bavarian Palace Department. Use of these functions can be cancelled by settings in the user's browser programme.

Any personal information (e.g. name, e-mail address) that we receive is only used solely for the purpose designated. Any acquisition of personal data or transmission of the same to governmental institutions or agencies will be carried out only within the framework of binding national legislation. None of your data will be transmitted to private third parties unless this is necessary for delivery of the goods. Our staff are bound to secrecy and to compliance with the pertinent statutory provisions under data protection law.

PGP-encoded e-mails can be sent to the central post department of the Bavarian Palace Department: . The requisite PGP public key can be called up from the central PGP key provider of the Bavarian authority net at "".