Data protection declaration and Disclaimer

Data protection declaration

About this data protection declaration

Your privacy is an important issue to us. Therefore we urge you to carefully read the following summary of the operation of the website
This data protection declaration complies with the guidelines EU General Data Protection Regulation (EUDATAP). She informs on the nature, purpose and utilization of personal data by the website provider Konzeptwerk Neue Ökonomie.
Even though our site is equipped with a number of security measures, a complete protection of your date can not be ensured since security holes in the Internet can not be ruled out. If you have any questions regarding your data, please use the contact details provided at the end of this text.

Summary information

The functioning and communication of our services relies on user data. That includes personal data, that is all information which that can be linked to a unique, natural person. According to the EUDATAP we are obligated to present the full extend to which this data is collected.

By using our website, the following personal data is collected regarding EUDATAP
in any case:
> Host name of accessing computer (IP Address – see Log-Files)
If you agree to the creation of the web analysis cookie (see Web analysis service):
> Type of browser and version
> operating system used
> Referrer URL (the website visited before that linked to our website)
> Host name of the accessing computer (IP Address)
> Time of the server request

It is not possible for us to link this data to a unique person. We do not connect this data with other data sources and all data is deleted after statistical analysis.
We insure you that the data is only used for the functioning, the statistical analysis and the improvement of our services. In accordance with applicable regulations, the data is only collected as long as you are using our service. We comply with the regulations regarding the deletion of data.

By signing up to our Newsletter the following personal data is collected
> Email-Address
> Name (if provided)
> Information as to whether you opened the newsletters
> Information as to whether you clicked on a link provided in a newsletter.

The information as to whether you opened the newsletter or clicked on a link continuing link are collected automatically by our newsletter software (Mailpoet). Though the data is collected by person, we only use the data in an aggregated form to find out how many people are reading the newsletter. You can retract your consent at any time by canceling your registration to the newsletter. This can be done by clicking a link provided in each newsletter or by sending an email to All of your information is then deleted immediately.


A log-file is created automatically by the processing computer system. This means that information about the device you use to look at the website is collected on a servers.
We do use log-file analysis to protect us from DDOS-attacks (Denial-of-service attack). For that reason, the IP-Addresses of our users our stored for 24 hours.


This website uses cookies. Cookies are small textfiles, which are placed on your computer. Cookies help to reconstruct settings and other changes you provided. Cookies thus help us to personalize our services and provide a user-friendly website.
You can choose to reject the placement of cookies when first using the website. In this case some features of the website might not work anymore or only in a limited fashion. Most of our information though is available without using accepting the cookie. At any point you can choose to delete your cookies at any time. Here is a manual:

Web analysis service

Our website uses Piwik, which is a web analysis service. By creating a report, this service allows us to understand how our site is used and change it in line with user demand. According to the relevant regulations, we are obligated to inform you on the functioning of this service.
Piwik uses cookies (see above) to collect the following information in order to compile report.
> Type of browser and version
> operating system used
> Referrer URL (the website visited before that linked to our website)
> Host name of the accessing computer (IP Address)
> Time of the server request

This data is only generated if you agree to the creation of a cookie when first using our website. At any point you can choose to delete your cookies at any time. Here is a manual:

Data transfer to third parties

Generally we do not transfer your data to third parties. We further employ measured and use regular controls to make sure that your personal data collected by us cannot be seen or copied by third parties.

Your rights

Naturally you have certain rights when it comes to your data. In compliance with applicable law, we are obligated to inform you about these rights. The use and execution of these rights is free of charge.

Right of evocation
At any time you have the right to evoke your consent to have your data collected. This right is valid going forward; Data collected before the evocation enters legal force remains untouched.
To revoke your consent please write an email to

Right of Data portability
You have the right to instruct us to transfer your data from us to another place.

Right of access to personal information
You have the right to ask for a confirmation if and which of your personal data we collect. This right is implemented with this data protection declaration. For further information please write an email to

Right to rectification, erasure and locking
You have the right to have your data corrected, erased or locked. The latter only applies in cases where the legal situation does not allow us to erase your data.

Right to appeal
You have the right to hand in a complaint to the supervisory authority or the competent authority respecitively. To make use of this right and the two above please use the contact information provided below.

Responsible for data collection

For questions, inquiries, requests, complaints or critic regarding our data protection please use the following contact information:
Konzeptwerk Neue Ökonomie
Klingenstr. 22
04229 Leipzig
Tel.: ++49 (0)341-392816862

Data protection officer
The data protection officer of the responsible body is:
Kai Kuhnhenn
Klingenstr. 22
04229 Leipzig
Tel.: 0341-392816862

Website disclaimer

The information on this website is for general information purposes only. It is provided by the editors of the Degrowth-web portal. While we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under our control. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, we take no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.