Data Protection

This data protection applies to the data processing through:

Responsible publisher: Tourismus NRW e.V. (authorised representative of the Executive Board:: Dr. Achim Schloemer; CEO: Dr. Heike Döll-König) [below: Tourismus NRW e.V.], Völklinger Str. 4, D-40219 Düsseldorf, Deutschland, Email:, Phone: +49 211 91320-500 Fax: +49 0211 91320-555

Data secutity administrator:
AUREX GmbH, Thomas Bilinder

Tourismus NRW e.V. takes the protection of personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data in confidence and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration. In general, it is possible to use our website without entering personal data. If personal data is requested on our pages (e.g. name, address or e-mail address), this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data is not forwarded to third parties without your express approval.

We wish to inform you that security gaps may arise during data transfer on the Internet (e.g. when communicating via e-mail). It is not possible to provide watertight data protection against access by third parties.

We hereby expressly object to the use of contact data publicised by third parties as part of the statutory Imprint regulations for sending advertising and information materials not expressly requested. The operators of these pages expressly retain the right to take legal steps in the case of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, e.g. via spam e-mails.

Personal data:

Personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail address) is only collected when you supply it to us. Personal data is required for the implementation of our training programmes, e.g. workshops or seminars, and in order to ensure the quality of our services. This data is collected during the registration process via phone or electronic contact (e-mail or contact form). If in accordance with Article 6, Section 1, p. 1 lit. a GDPR you have provided your express consent, we use the data provided by you solely for the necessary purpose, e.g. for answering your questions, processing a training offer and the related contractual conditions according to Article 6, Section 1, p. 1 lit. b. Data is only forwarded to third parties when there is a legal requirement to do so, if it is necessary to realise our offer, or if you have provided your consent in advance. After your enquiry has been processed, you data is blocked for further use and is deleted after expiry of the storage periods stipulated by the tax and trade regulations according to Article 6, Section 1, p. 1 lit. c GDPR. You have the right to revoke given consent with effect for the future at any time and/or to object to the collection, processing and use of your data. You will find the contact details at the end of this data protection declaration.


The regular e-mail newsletters contain news and travel tips for the North Rhine-Westphalia region. You will only receive a newsletter (information to your e-mail address) when you have registered for the newsletter and have agreed to the use of your e-mail address. Registration is completed using the double opt-in method, in which you receive an e-mail after your registration, and activate the newsletter via the link contained in the e-mail. Your e-mail address – and your name if required by you for the purpose of being addressed personally – are stored in the Tourismus NRW mailing programme, and are only used for the dispatch of our newsletter. They are not forwarded to third parties. If you have provided your express consent in accordance with Article 6, Section 1, p. 1 lit. a GDPR, we will use your e-mail address to send you regular newsletters. Your e-mail address is sufficient information in order to receive the newsletter. Any further information is voluntary.

De-registration is possible at any time, for example via a link at the end of each newsletter. Alternatively, you are welcome to send your request for de-registration at any time via e-mail to No personalised tracking is used, and only anonymous data is analysed. Dispatch is provided by XQueue GmbH.


Information / correction / blockage / erasure / contact

You can obtain information free of charge from Tourismus NRW e.V., Völklinger Str. 4, e-mail: regarding the data stored about you, and about its origin and recipients, as well as the purpose of data processing. Furthermore, you can contact the above address to request the correction, blockage and erasure of your data, and to revoke consent that you have granted.