Privacy Policy

Notes on the processing of your data in accordance with Article 13 of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

References to legal regulations refer to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as well as the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Hessian Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act (HDSIG) in the version valid from 25.05.2018.


We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. As far as on our sides personal data (for example name, address or email addresses) are raised, this takes place, as far as possible, always on voluntary basis.

Please note that data transmitted over the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third-parties is not possible.


This privacy policy applies to the internet offer of the district committee of the Main Taunus district at and for the personal data collected through these websites. For websites of other providers to which for example are referenced, the local privacy and declarations apply.


Responsible for the processing of personal data on this website is:

The district committee of the Main Taunus district,
represented by the district administrator Michael Cyriax
Am Kreishaus 1 - 5
65719 Hofheim
Postal address
Postfach 1480
65704 Hofheim
Telephone: 06192 201-0

Data protection officer

Data protection officer of the district committee of the Main Taunus district:

Michael Minnert
Am Kreishaus 1-5
65719 Hofheim am Taunus
Telephone: 06192 201-1166
Deputy official data protection officer of the district committee of the Main Taunus district:
Christoph Habel
Am Kreishaus 1-5
65719 Hofheim am Taunus
Telephone: 06192 201-1759


The Internet offer is maintained by the ekom21 GmbH ( as a technical service provider on our behalf and according to our specifications.


The internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored in your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit the site.

You can configure your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Usage of Facebook-Plugins

On our website are plugins of the social network Facebook, FacebookInc., 1 HackerWay, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. The Facebook plugins recognize you by the Facebook logo and the button to share content ("share") on our site.

An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found at

By using this function, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook "like button" while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. As a result, Facebook can assign the visit to our pages to your user account. We point out that we as the provider of these pages, are not aware of the content of the data transmitted and their use obtained through Facebook. For more information, see the Facebook Privacy Policy at

If you do not wish Facebook to associate your visit to our sites with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Privacy Policy for the usage of Twitter

Functions of the Twitter service are integrated in our websites. These functions are offered through TwitterInc., 1355 MarketStreet, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the "tweet" function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and shared with other users. This data is also sent to Twitter. We point out that we as the provider of the pages are not aware of the content of the transmitted data and their use received by Twitter. For more information, see the Twitter Privacy Policy at

You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in the account settings at

How we handle your data

Personal data

According to Article 4 of the GDPR personal data are all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

Contact form

If you provide us your personal data in the context of a request through our contact form, we use this data to fulfil our duties in accordance with Articles 51, 57 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), § 13 of the Hessian Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act (HDSIG) and § 40 of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) for the sole purpose for which you provide us with this data: To answer your questions.

Storage periods

The data collected through inquiries, complaints and notifications through our online forms will be stored for a maximum period of five years.

If we hand in your message with your data in case of non-competence to a competent authority for processing ("levy"), the collected data and the information about the levy to the competent authority for a year are stored.

All deadlines begin at the end of the year in which the complaint or request is processed or in which the request or complaint is submitted to the relevant data protection supervisory authority.

If data are collected and stored for another transaction, the assessment of the necessary period until deletion depends on the duration of the task and duties.

In doing so, we fundamentally comply with the legally prescribed retention periods prescribed by law.

Usage data

For reasons of data security i.e. to inform unauthorised access or to prevent misuse of the website, the full IP-address of the requesting computer is recorded and stored.

Recipient or categories of recipients

As a rule, personal data provided by you will only be processed by the district committee of the Main Taunus district. However, we may need to disclose personal information stored about you to natural and legal persons, public authorities, institutions or other entities in order to perform our tasks and responsibilities. The following categories of recipients are considered in particular:

Data protection supervisory authorities of the Federal Government and of the states or of a member state of the European Union (for example in the case of lack of competence of the Hessian Data Protection and Freedom of Information Commissioner or in cooperation and coherence procedures)
Courts (for instance in contested fine proceedings)
Public and non-public bodies, where this is the data processing body (the controller or the processor) against which their complaint is directed.

Your rights

As a user of our internet offer you have various rights according to GDPR and HDSIG, which result in particular from Articles 15 to 18 and 21 GDPR and §§ 52 and 53 HDSIG:

Right of access

In accordance with Article 15 GDPR or § 52 HDSIG, you have the right to request information about your personal data processed by us. In your request for information, you should specify your request in order to facilitate the compilation of the required data. Please note that your right to information is restricted by the provisions of §§ 24 (2), 25 (2), 26 (2) and 33 HDSIG § 52 (2-5) HDSIG.

Right to rectification

If the information concerning you is no longer correct, you may request a correction pursuant to Article 16 GDPR or § 53 HDSIG. If your data is incomplete, you can request a completion.

Right to erasure

Under the conditions of Article 17 GDPR you may request the deletion of your personal data. Your claim to cancellation depends on whether the data concerning you is still required by us to fulfil our statutory duties.

Right to restriction of processing

In accordance with Article 18 GDPR or § 53 HDSIG, you have the right to demand a restriction of the processing of the data concerning you.

Right to object

In accordance with Article 21 GDPR, you have the right, at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to object to the processing of data relating to you. However, we can not always meet this requirement for instance if as per § 35 HDSIG a legal regulation obliges the processing of data to fulfil our lawful tasks.

Right of complaint

If you believe that we have not complied with the data protection regulations, when processing your data, you may submit a complain to the data protection officer of the district committee of the Main Taunus district who will examine your complaint.