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1. Collection, Processing and Use of Personal Data

You can visit our web pages without us collecting any personal data from you. Personal data will only be collected if you provide it to us when contacting us. This data will be used without your express consent solely for processing your enquiries.

2. Passing on of Personal Data

Personal data will not be passed on to third parties.

3. Cookies

This website uses so-called "cookies", which serve to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure - for example when it comes to accelerating navigation on our website. In addition, cookies enable us to measure the frequency of page views and general navigation. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer system. We would like to point out that some of these cookies are transferred from our server to your computer system, which are usually so-called "session cookies". "Session cookies" are characterised by the fact that they are automatically deleted from your hard disk at the end of the browser session. Other cookies remain on your computer system and enable us to recognize your computer system on your next visit (so-called permanent cookies). Of course, you can refuse cookies at any time, provided your browser permits this. Please note that certain functions of this website may not or only to a limited extent be used if your browser is set so that no cookies (from our website) are accepted.

4. Data Protection Declaration for the Use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.   
However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will shorten your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other countries party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area beforehand. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted 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 the website operator with other services relating to website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.   
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. 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 downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: tools.google.com

5. Information on the Rights of the Customer and Contacts

You have a right to free information about your stored data and, if necessary, a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. If you have any further questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, please contact us. The same applies to information, blocking, deletion and correction requests regarding your personal data as well as to revocations of consents given. You will find the contact address in our imprint.

6. Social Media

Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan, Alte Akademie 2, 85354 Freising, represented by Prof. Dr. Josef Schrädler (hereinafter: „Weihenstephan “) issued this privacy policy to inform you about how your personal data is being processed on this Facebook Page.  

Besides Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland, Weihenstephan is, in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR, also controller for data processing on this Facebook Page. This means that Weihenstephan is also responsible for your data being lawfully processed on this Facebook Page and you having the opportunity to exercise your rights towards Weihenstephan. Weihenstephan and Facebook Ireland concluded a joint controller arrangement according to Art. 26 GDPR.   

See also the Information about Page Insights. It describes which page insights are processed on a Facebook Page. Page Insights are aggregated statistics that are created from certain events logged by Facebook servers when people interact with Pages and the content associated with them.   

Facebook may place cookies on your device when you access a Facebook Page regardless of whether you have a Facebook account and whether you are logged in to Facebook as a user.  
Cookies are primarily used to display personalized advertising to visitors to Facebook web pages, including a Facebook Page. This is done by displaying ads from Facebook advertising partners to the user on Facebook (i.e. also on the Facebook Page) whose websites the user has previously visited. Cookies also make it possible to create statistics on the use of a Facebook Page.   

The collection of your data by cookies in the context of the use of the Facebook Page is neither legally nor contractually prescribed. This is also not necessary for the conclusion of a contract. Cookies that are not technically necessary therefore require your consent. Whether and how Facebook obtains your consent is Facebook's task. Facebook solely decides on the use of cookies. Weihenstephan has no influence on this.   

Which cookies are used by Facebook for which purpose, which information Facebook receives through them, where and how cookies are used, how long cookies are stored, to which third party Facebook transmittes data and how you can control and set up advertisements is described in the cookie guideline of Facebook.   

You can access the cookie guideline at www.facebook.com.   

For more information, In particular for the transmission of data to Facebook, Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, USA, please see Facebook's data policy at www.facebook.com   

The responsibility for complying with your hereafter listed legal rights is, in principle, assumed by Facebook Ireland on behalf of Weihenstephan. You may also contact Weihenstephan regarding your rights listed below:  

  • Right to withdraw your data protection consent according to Art. 7(3) s. 1 GDPR
  • Right of access according to Art. 15 GDPR
  • Right to obtain rectification and completion according to Art. 16 GDPR
  • Right to erasure / right to be forgotten according to Art. 17 GDPR
  • Right restriction of processing according to Art. 18 GDPR
  • Right to data portability according to Art. 20 GDPR
  • Right to object according to Art. 21 GDPR
  • Right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing - including profiling - except in the exceptional circumstances mentioned in Art. 22 GDPR.
  • Right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority according to Art. 77 GDPR

Competent supervisory authority for Weihenstephan:  

Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht  

Promenade 18  

91522 Ansbach  


Telephone: +49 (0) 981 180093-0  

Telefax: +49 (0) 981 180093-800  

E-Mail: poststelle@lda.bayern.de  

Facebook is regulated by the Irish Data Protection Commission:  

Data Protection Commission  

21 Fitzwilliam Square South  

Dublin 2  

D02 RD28  


Telephone: +353 (0)761 104 800 / +353 (0)57 868 4800  

If you have any questions, you can contact our data protection officer at any time:  

Dr. Georg Schröder, LL.M.  

HEUSSEN Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH c/o  

Brienner Str. 9 / Amiraplatz  

80333 Munich