Data Protection

Protection of your data

Protection of your data is of the utmost importance for the German Design Council and we comply with all established data protection regulations. With this privacy statement, we would like to explain how your data is handled.

Personal Data

We collect data for the following inquiries:
- Participation in a design award.

Information is collected based on the type of inquiry and may include the form of address, title, first name, last name, institution of higher education, position, street, zip code, city, country, telephone number, e-mail address, company, value-added tax identification number and website.

The German Design Council in Social Networks 

In addition to the website, we are active on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+. You can gain direct access to social networks through the incorporation of social bookmarks on the website. We use your data provided in connection with this service purely for the purpose of providing you with the respective page and do not become privy to your login data.

You can find details regarding data protection regulations for Facebook at:  
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You can find details regarding data protection regulations for Google+ and YouTube at:


This website utilizes Piwik, an open-source software for the statistical evaluation of visitors accessing the website. Piwik uses so-called 'cookies', which are text files that saved on your computer that enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information created by the cookie as a result of your use of the website is saved on the provider’s server in Germany. The IP address is anonymised immediately after the processing and before it is saved. You may disable the installation of cookies by adjusting the respective settings of your browser software; however, we would like to point out in such cases that you may no longer be able to use all the features offered by this website to the full extent.


You may view your data we have saved at any time. Furthermore, you may object to the storage of your data. 

Please send a request to: 
Rat für Formgebung Medien GmbH | German Design Council 
Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 49 
D-60327 Frankfurt am Main 

Or send an e-mail to presse(at)