• Data protection

Data protection declaration.

We are pleased that you are visiting the Schloss Bensberg Classics website. Your privacy when using our website is important to us. Consequently, we would ask you to take note of the following information.


1. Use and distribution of personal data

When contacting us, the provider of the website (for example via contact form or by e-mail), your information shall be stored for the purpose of processing the request, as well as for the event that follow-up questions arise.

2. Storage of data

When using the Schloss Bensberg Classics website, a dataset is stored on the Web server. The dataset consists of the following information:

• The full IP address
• The time and method of the visit to the website
• The URL accessed
• The version of the HTTP protocol used
• The resulting value of the visit
• The size of the data accessed in kbytes
• The page accessed before this website was visited (referrer)
• The program used (browser and operating system)

Every time a user visits our website, i.e. each time a file on this server is accessed or an attempt is made to access a file, data relating to this process is stored in a protocol file (log file). This data is not directly linked to an individual. Personal details such as your name, address, telephone number or email address are not recorded. The anonymised datasets consisting of the aforementioned data are stored in the Webalizer statistics tool by our service provider Mittwald and evaluated solely for statistical purposes.

Data is not passed on to third parties or evaluated for any other purpose.

3. E-mail newsletter

With our e-mail newsletter we regularly inform you about the Althoff Hotel Collection and its offerings and services. If you want to receive the newsletter, we require your valid e-mail address and information that will allow us to verify that you or the owner of the specified e-mail address are/is willing to receive the newsletter. Further data shall not be collected. These data are used only for sending the newsletter and are not communicated to third parties. A subscriber of the e-mail newsletter can revoke any consent to the storage of the above data, as well as their use for the purpose of sending out the newsletter. The revocation can be carried out via a link in the newsletter itself or by e-mail with the subject "Unsubscribe" to newsletter@althoffhotels.com.

4. Use of Facebook plugins (like button)

Plugins by the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, United States) are integrated in our website. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the "like button" ("Like") on our website. For an overview of the Facebook plug-ins please refer to: developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

If you visit our website, a direct connection is made between your browser and the Facebook server using the plugin. Facebook then receives information that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click the Facebook "like button" while you are logged in to your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages on your Facebook profile. In that way Facebook can assign the visit to our website to your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the website, receive no information about the content of the transferred data or their use by Facebook. For more information, please refer to the notice of data protection from facebook at de-de.facebook.com/policy.php

If you do not want Facebook to associate your visiting our website to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.