Privacy policy / Terms of use

Informational self-determinationKulturserver is committed to protecting your privacy and to using personal information about you only in accordance with the applicable Federal Data Protection Act and the Media Services State Treaty. Further information and options of the Kulturserver network can also be found in the CultureBase Info Hub.


Responsible for this website is:
Foundation gGmbH
Managing Director: Wolfgang Knauff
Almstadtstr. 4
10119 Berlin

Further information about Stiftung gGmbH can be found in our > Imprint.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact our data protection officer:
Stiftung gGmbH
- Data Protection Officer -
Almstadtstr. 4
10119 Berlin


Terms of use

By using the services of Kulturserver and the database CultureBase, the terms and conditions as well as the terms of use of the project and the underlying network structures are accepted. An overview of the strategy and dissemination of the project is described on the pages Net Kulturserver as well as the partners in the CultureBase network.

Handling of personal data

As the operator of this website, we take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations as well as this privacy policy.

As a rule, it is possible to use our website without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data (for example name, address or e-mail addresses) is collected on our pages, this is always done, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

We point out that data transmission over the Internet (eg communication by e-mail) security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Registered users

If you register as a cultural worker on this website in order to use our services, your gender, first name and surname (user ID), address, e-mail address (account ID), telephone, date/time of registration and last update of data, as well as information that you enter voluntarily in addition to this, will be recorded (e.g. date of birth, curriculum vitae, pictures). You can view this data after logging in. If you belong to a specific project, the data you have released for publication on the network will also be displayed via the project website.

Your rights in dealing with your personal data

Upon request, we will provide you with information in writing or electronically at any time as to whether and what personal data we have stored about you, and will consider requests to correct, restrict the processing, transfer or delete your personal data that we carry out, provided that there are no other legal retention obligations or legal justification bases for the storage. For this purpose, please contact our data protection officer at the above address.

The same applies if you have given your consent to the collection or use of personal data and wish to revoke it.  

Detailed information on data protection-related topics for partners in the CultureBase/Kulturserver network can be found in our support area under > DSGVO.


This website uses so-called cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. They do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses, but serve to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure.

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

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be limited.

Server log files

As the provider of this website, we automatically collect and store information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

browser type and browser version
Operating system used
referrer URL
Host name of the accessing computer
Time of the server request
IP address
This data is not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if we become aware of specific indications of illegal use. The log files are stored for a maximum of 14 days.

Google Web Fonts

To display the font, so-called web fonts are integrated on this website, which are provided by Google. When you call up a page, your browser loads these web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly. For this purpose, your browser connects to Google's servers. This gives Google knowledge that this website was called up via your IP address.

You can set your browser so that the font is not loaded from the Google servers.
be loaded. If your browser does not support Google Fonts or you prevent access to the Google servers, the text will be displayed in the system's default font.

For more information on Google Fonts, please see Google's privacy policy:


If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require 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 provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. Further data will not be collected. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.

Matomo (formerly Piwik)

This website uses the open source web analytics service Matomo. Matomo uses so-called cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. For this purpose, the information generated by the cookie about the use of this website is stored on our server. The IP address is anonymized before storage.

The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website will not be disclosed to third parties. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

If you do not agree to the storage and use of your data, you can deactivate the storage and use here. In this case, an opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser that prevents Matomo from storing usage data. If you delete your cookies, the Matomo opt-out cookie will also be deleted. The opt-out must be reactivated when you visit our site again.

You have the option to prevent actions you take here from being analyzed and linked. This will protect your privacy, but will also prevent the owner from learning from your actions and improving the usability for you and other users.

 Your visit to this website is currently collected by Matomo web analytics. Deselect this checkbox to opt-out.


SSL encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as requests that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line.

If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.