Foundation Administrative Office

Applications for grants should be submitted to the administrative office:

Christian Bürkert Stiftung gGmbH
Christian Bürkert Strasse 13 – 17
74653 Ingelfingen

The foundation supports only specific projects. The focus of the support is on regions where Christian Bürkert GmbH & Co KG facilities are located. An application for funding must explain and substantiate the goal, purpose and need for the request. Implementation of a project regularly requires reporting and project controlling. The foundation will grant neither deficit guarantees nor subsequent financing.

National and foreign non-profit organisations must fulfil the respective legal and tax requirements.

A legal entitlement to funding by the foundation does not exist.

Notice on Liability

The Christian Bürkert Stiftung strives to always provide correct and up-to-date information on its website and modifies or supplements this information continuously and without prior notice. Nevertheless, the Christian Bürkert Stiftung can accept no liability for the correctness, up-to-dateness and completeness of the information.

Despite careful review of the content, the Christian Bürkert Stiftung likewise accepts no liability for the content of external links. The operators of the external links are solely responsibility for the linked content.

Data privacy statement

We are delighted to welcome you to our website. Protecting your personal data is important to us and we want you to feel safe when visiting our website. We protect your privacy and your personal data. We process and treat your personal data in accordance with the contents of this data privacy statement, the relevant national data privacy regulations and the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

The following provides an overview of the information collected during your visit to our website and how this data is utilised:

1. Name and address of the controller
The Christian Bürkert Stiftung gGmbH, Christian Bürkert Strasse 13 – 17, D-74653 Ingelfingen (“We”), as the operator of the website, (“website”), is the controller within the meaning of the GDPR and other national data privacy regulations.

2. Personal data
Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
Personal data includes information on your use of our website. This is usually achieved through the use of log files or cookies. Further information on log files and cookies is provided below.

3. Purpose and affected personal data
The extent and nature of collecting, processing and using your data differs according to whether you are visiting our website merely to call up generally available information or to make use of additional services.

a) Informational use of our website
If you are using our website purely for informational purposes, it is generally not necessary for you to provide personal data. In this case, we will only collect the personal data that may be transmitted automatically from your Internet browser, e.g.:

• Referrer (the website previously visited)
• Requested website or file
• Type and version of browser used
• Operating system used
• Type of device used
• Time and date of access

IP address in anonymous form (is only used to determine the place of access)

The IP address of your computer is only stored for the duration of your use of the website in log files and is then immediately deleted or made anonymous by shortening it. The remaining data is stored for a limited period of time. We use this data for operation of our website, in particular to detect and eliminate errors on the website, to determine the utilisation of the website and to make adjustments or improvements.

b) Use when utilising further services
If you make use of further services of our office via our website, it may be necessary for you to provide personal data. The processing of your data occurs exclusively for the purpose of providing the service you have requested.

4. Contact
On our website we offer you the opportunity to contact us by email. Please note that unencrypted communication by email is not secure. It cannot be excluded that data transmitted in this manner may be read, copied, changed or deleted by unauthorised persons. Please note that your emails may be stored as a result of legal or contractual obligations to retain data.

5. Use of cookies
We do not use cookies.

6. No transfer of your personal data
We do not share your personal data with third parties unless you have given us your express consent to do so or we are required by law and/or regulatory or court orders to do so. This may, in particular, involve the provision of information for the purposes of criminal prosecution, averting danger or enforcing other rights.

7. Data security
All information that you submit to us is stored on servers within the European Union. We take technical and organisational measures to protect our website and other systems from the loss, destruction, access, modification or distribution of your data by unauthorised persons.

8. Your rights
You have the right:

• to access information about personal data concerning you and stored with us and how this data is processed (right to access)
• to request confirmation as to whether we process personal data concerning you (right to confirmation)
• to demand that personal data concerning you is erased (deleted) by us without undue delay, provided that processing is no longer necessary and that all other GDPR requirements relating to data deletion have also been met (right to erasure)
• to demand the immediate rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you (right to correction)
• to restriction of processing personal data concerning you (right to limited processing)
• to receive personal data concerning you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format (right to data portability)
• to object to the processing of personal data concerning you (right to object)
• not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing – including profiling – which produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you (right to individual decision-making)
• to revoke your consent to the processing of personal data concerning you at any time with effect for the future
• to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of personal data concerning you infringes the GDPR (right to complain).

9. Deleting and blocking personal data after fulfilment of purpose
Personal data which has been communicated to us via our website is only stored until the purpose for which it has been entrusted to us is fulfilled, but no longer than expiry of the statutory retention and storage periods. If the purpose for which the data was entrusted to us has been fulfilled and the statutory retention and storage periods have expired, the personal data will be deleted or blocked in accordance with data protection regulations.