German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN)


data privacy protection

Storage of access data

Each time content is requested from this website, access data is stored. The data stored consists of the name of the page from which the file was requested, the name of the requested file, the date, time and duration of the request, the volume of data transmitted and the access status (e.g., file transferred, file not found). The stored data is evaluated solely for statistical purposes.

The data is collected and stored for marketing and improvement purposes in compliance with the requirements of the Düsseldorfer Kreis data protection panel, using technology from etracker GmbH ( .

IP addresses are not processed in their entirety and are additionally made anonymous before storing.

Data compiled using the etracker technology is not used without express user consent to identify visitors to this website and is not combined with personal data relating to pseudonyms. Consent to future data collection and storage can be withheld at any time.


When this website is accessed, the user’s web browser is sent a temporary cookie that is of relevance solely to the provider of this website and is deleted when the browser is closed. A cookie is a small text file that is stored by the accessing user’s web browser. Cookies facilitate recognition of the web browser.

Entry of data in forms 

Where the website includes opportunities to provide personal or business information (email addresses, names, addresses), the user is free to decide whether to provide such data on an entirely voluntary basis. The data is used solely for the stated purpose.