Data protection declaration

Collection, processing and use of personal data

We appreciate your visit to our website and your interest in Arbeitskreis Omega-3 e.V. The protection of your personal data is of special importance to us. We process such data in accordance with the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the German Data Protection Act (BDSG).

In the following, we will inform you which data are being processed while you visit our website and your rights under data protection law:


Arbeitskreis Omega-3  e.V.
Mörfelder Landstraße 72
60598 Frankfurt am Main

Register of Associations, Local Court of Frankfurt am Main, VR12683
Electronic contact address of the controller:

Personal data

Personal data are individual data on personal or factual circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes information such as the IP address, your correct name, address, telephone number and date of birth. Information that cannot be matched directly to your real identity such as favoured websites or the number of users of a website is not personal data.

Processing and use of personal data limited to a specific purpose

When you visit the website of Arbeitskreis Omega-3 e.V., we will temporarily store data of various kinds. These include the connection details of the computer making the query, the websites you dial here and the data and duration of your visit. In addition, we will determine identification data of the Internet browser used, the type of operating system and the website from which you visit us.

Any further personal details such as name, address, telephone number or e-mail address will not be stored unless you provide them voluntarily in connection with a request for information material or a query so as to enable us to provide the service. Your data will be used and stored for this purpose.

Personal data of the members of Arbeitskreis Omega-3 e.V. will be used only in connection with the activities of the association, for example for invitations to meetings of the members, sending out minutes or information about events.

Legal basis of processing

The legal basis for processing your personal data depends on the purpose underlying such processing.

Technical administration of the website

The legal basis for processing personal data for the purpose specified above is Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. b) GDPR provided we maintain a contractual relationship with you (e.g. a membership in Arbeitskreis Omega-3 e.V.). If there is no contractual relationship between Arbeitskreis Omega-3 e.V. and you, the legal basis for data processing is Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f) GDPR. The transfer of personal data (e.g. the IP address) is necessary to establish a connection and to display the contents of the website.


The legal basis for processing personal data for the purpose specified above is Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. b) GDPR. Our services are provided within the scope of performing contractual obligations. Without processing personal data, we are unable to perform or carry out our contract with you.

Use of cookies

The legal basis for processing personal data when storing and reading cookies is the protection of our legitimate interest in personalising our website / online offering pursuant to Article 6 paragraph 1 lit a) GDPR.

Transfer of data

Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties unless this is required for the purpose of providing a service (such as answering queries or sending info material) or for the purpose of performing a contract or you have given your express consent. For example, it may be necessary that we pass your address and order data to a mailing service when you order large amounts of info material. To the extent we use external providers, these will be selected carefully and committed to comply with all data protection rules pursuant to Article 28 GDPR.

Use of cookies

On some of our websites, cookies are used. Cookies are small text files which are filed on your computer when you visit our website. This enables us to customise our website for the user. The data used by a cookie, for example an access password, are stored on your computer. If you do not wish the use of cookies, please change the settings in your Internet browser on cookie management so that cookies are deleted from your hard drive, all cookies are blocked or you get a warning before a cookie is stored.


Essential cookies enable basic functions and are necessary for the proper function of the website.


Statistics cookies collect information anonymously. This information helps us to understand how our visitors use our website.


ProviderEuropean Omega-3 Council
PurposeCookie by Matomo used for website analytics. Generates statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
Privacy Policy
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Cookie Expiry13 Months

External Media

Content from video platforms and social media platforms is blocked by default. If External Media cookies are accepted, access to those contents no longer requires manual consent.


ProviderGoogle Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland
PurposeUsed to unblock YouTube content.
Privacy Policy
Cookie NameNID
Cookie Expiry6 Month

Data security

The members of our board and the providers we have hired are committed to confidentiality and compliance with the provisions of the applicable data protection laws. Arbeitskreis Omega-3 e.V. takes adequate technical and organisational security measures to protect your personal data against loss, modification, destruction, access by unauthorised persons or unlawful transfer. Our security measures are being improved on an ongoing basis in accordance with technological development.

Duration of data storage

As a matter of principle, we will store your data as long as required for providing our online offering and associated services or as long as we have a legitimate interest in further storage (for example, if you are a member of Arbeitskreis Omega-3 e.V.). The data will be erased after expiry of the statutory or contractual retention times (e.g. retention times under tax or commercial law or the statutes on associations). Data not subject to obligatory retention will be erased once their purpose has lapsed.

User rights

As a user of our website, you have various rights. Please use the information in the Section “Contact” to exercise your rights. In doing so, please make sure that you can be indentified without any doubt.

Rights to information, correction or erasure of data

According to the General Data Protection Regulation, you will be informed in writing upon request and free of charge which of your personal data have been stored (such as name, address). You also have the right to rectification or erasure of these data if the statutory prerequisites have been satisfied. Not included in the right to erasure, for example, are data on business processes subject to statutory retention and personal data relating to an existing membership in Arbeitskreis Omega-3 e.V..

Right to restriction of data processing

You have the right to restrict processing of your personal data.

Right to objection

Moreover, you are entitled to object to data processing by us at any time. In such cases, we will stop processing your data unless we can cite a mandatory legitimate interest in further processing under legal rules which would override your interests.

Right to data portability

If requested, we also guarantee portability of the personal data you have provided by making them available in a commonly used and machine-readable format.

Withdrawal of consent

You are entitled to withdraw your consent to processing your personal data for one or more specific purposes at any time with an effect for the future. This is without prejudice to the lawfulness of processing your data until such withdrawal.

Obligation to provide personal data

If an agreement is in place between Arbeitskreis Omega-3 e.V. and you, you are obliged to provide those personal data which are required for commencing, executing and terminating a business relationship and for compliance with the associated contractual obligations or the collection of which is imposed upon us by law. Without these data, we will generally not be able to enter into agreements with you, to perform under such an agreement or to terminate it.

Where the processing of data in connection with the use of this website is not required for commencing, performing or terminating a contractual relationship or for complying with contractual obligations and is not imposed by law, provision of your data is voluntary. Please keep in mind that certain functionalities of the website or services may not be available if the required data are withheld.

Use of Matomo (formerly Piwik)

(1) This website uses the web analytics service Matomo (formerly Piwik) to analyse the use of our website so we are able to improve it on a regular basis. Using the collected statistics we are able to improve our offering and make it more interesting for you as a user. The legal basis for the use of Matomo (formerly Piwik) is Art. 6 Section 1 Sentence 1 Letter f GDPR.

(2)  For the purposes of this analysis cookies (more details on this in § 3) are stored on your computer. The information collected in this manner is exclusively stored by the responsible party on a server in Germany. You can discontinue this analysis by deleting existing cookies and preventing the storage of cookies. If you prevent the storage of cookies, we point out that you might not be able to use this website to the fullest possible extent. You can prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting the settings in your browser. The prevention of the use of Matomo (formerly Piwik) is possible by unchecking the box below and thus activating the opt-out plug-in:

(3) This website uses Matomo (formerly Piwik) with the extension “AnonymizeIP”. As a result IP addresses are processed in an abbreviated form, thus excluding the possibility of them being linked directly to a particular individual. The IP address collected from your browser using Piwik is not merged with the other data which we collect.

(4) The Piwik program is an open source project. Information from the third-party provider on data protection is available under

Automatic processing of personal data

Purely automatic processing of your personal data will take place only if required for concluding or performing an agreement and this has no legal or similar impact on you.

Appeal to supervisory authorities

If you wish to lodge a complaint regarding the processing of your personal data, you have the right to appeal to the supervisory authorities in charge. For this purpose, you can contact the data protection authority having jurisdiction for your town or land or the data protection authority which has jurisdiction for us. This is:

The Data Protection Commissioner of Hesse
Prof. Dr. Michael Ronellenfitsch

P.O. Box 3163
65021 Wiesbaden

Telefon: +49 611 1408 – 121
Telefax: +49 611 1408 – 921


If you should have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, suggestions or complaints, please contact our office. It is recommended to send confidential information by post only.

Arbeitskreis Omega-3 e.V.
Mörfelder Landstraße 72
60598 Frankfurt am Main

Phone: (069) 96 36 52-36