Data Protection Information

The Department of Arts and Culture of the City of Munich, Department 3, Cultural Education, International Affairs, and Urban Cultures operates the website Protecting your personal data when you visit our website is very important to us. Your personal data are treated confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection rules and regulations and this data protection statement. The legal foundations of this data protection can be found in the Federal Data Protection Act, in the Bavarian Data Protection Act, and the German Telemedia Act.

Collection of Personal Data

Basically, visiting and using the website is possible without entering personal data such as name, address, e-mail address, or other personal data. IP addresses are an exception. As these are seen as being part of personal data, a reference to the person could exist for at least the duration of the visit to the website. After a person exits the website, the IP address is not saved – it is immediately deleted. It is not required to register in order to access contents on the website.

Use of Web Fonts

Web fonts are used on this website to correctly display the contents with attractive graphics, independent of the browser one is using. These licensed web fonts are uploaded via and checked by a tracking code (the so-called @font-face generators in CSS files). These web font services are in conformance with the General Data Protection Regulation. This also applies to the recording of page views. In regards to data processing, Linotype (as controller) cites Article 6, Paragraph 1 (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation, namely a legitimate interest in the short-term processing of the IP in order to enable counting and to exclude an abuse of their page view counter. After a period of 30 days these login data are deleted, and no personal data will be processed afterwards. You can find the corresponding privacy policy here:


When you register for our newsletter we collect and process personal data. The City of Munich, Department of Arts and Culture, Department 3, Cultural Education, International Affairs, Urban Cultures, Burgstrasse 4, 80331 Munich, Germany, is responsible for processing the data.

The Department of Arts and Culture saves and uses your e-mail address to send these newsletters in accordance with Article 6, Paragraph 1a of the General Data Protection Regulation. In addition, the Department of Arts and Culture saves the application date for documentation purposes. Additional personal data are not collected.

The software used for the newsletter is Sendinblue (formerly called Newsletter2Go). Your data will be conveyed to the company Sendinblue GmbH. Sendinblue is prohibited from selling your data and using it for any purpose other than for sending the newsletters. Sendinblue is a certified contractor and was selected according to the requisites of the basic data protection rules and the Federal Data Protection Act.

You can revoke your permission to have your e-mail address saved and used to send the newsletter at any time. This retraction can be made by clicking on a link at the bottom of the newsletter, or by sending an e-mail to: Afterwards your personal data, which was collected in connection with the newsletter, will no longer be saved.

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Information that you enter on our website will be collected and saved, as well as information that you conveyed to us in some manner (for example, by contacting us via e-mail). We would like to point out that data transfer via e-mail may be subject to security vulnerabilities. It is not completely possible to protect this data from being accessed by a third party. Your e-mail address will not be used for any other purpose other than correspondence, and it will not be passed on to a third party.

Cross-linked Websites

We would like to point out that the administrators of the websites cross-linked with could save and evaluate a visitor’s data. Please pay attention to the data protection notice on the respective website.

Changes in the Data Privacy Statement

The data privacy statement can, if need be, be adjusted so that it always corresponds to the current legal requirements, or in order to initiate changes in the character of the data privacy statement, such as, for example, embedding social plugins. For the next visit to the website the current data privacy statement is valid.

Your Rights

According to the General Data Protection Regulation you have the following rights:

  • If your personal data is processed, you have the right to receive information about the data saved about you (Article 15 of the General Data Protection Regulation).
  • If incorrect personal data has been processed, you have the right to have it corrected (Article 16 of the General Data Protection Regulation).
  • If there are legal prerequisites, then you can demand that the processing be deleted or restricted, and you also have the right to file an objection to the processing (Articles 17, 18, and 21 of the General Data Protection Regulation).
  • Should you exercise the abovementioned rights, then the responsible public office will examine whether the legal prerequisites have been met for this.
  • Furthermore, you have the right to legal remedy with the office for data protection in the State of Bavaria.

Data Protection Office

If you have any questions concerning data protection, please contact this department:

The City of Munich
Governmental Data Protection Office
Burgstrasse 4
80331 Munich, Germany