Privacy Statement and Disclaimer

The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We want you to know what data we collect, when we collect it, and how we use it. We have taken technical and organisational measures to ensure that both we as well as external service providers comply with the provisions governing data protection.

The Ministry uses a web tracking tool to obtain anonymous data about user visits to our websites. These data can be used to produce user profiles under a pseudonym. The cookies placed on your computer are solely used to draw conclusions about the user patterns on the Ministry's websites and to regularly review the information service we provide to the users. No personal data are retained or passed on to their parties. It is possible to withhold or withdraw consent to the future collection and storage of data at any time.

Personal data

Personal data is defined as information that can be used to establish your identity. This includes details such as your name, postal and physical addresses, personal telephone numbers and e-mail addresses.
Personal data does not include information that is not associated with your identity (such as the names, postal and physical addresses, telephone numbers, general e-mail addresses or website URLs of companies, institutions or other organisations).

Protection of minors

Children and persons under 18 years of age should not transmit any personal data to us without the consent of their parents or legal guardians. We do not request or collect personal data from children and do not transmit these data to third parties.


Every effort is made to ensure the contents of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action website and related bridge pages (in this case: Digital Technologies,) are accurate and up-to-date. Nevertheless, errors cannot be excluded. Please send any comments or corrections to the following address (Contact).