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The protection of your data on

It is important to us that you always know when we save which data and what we use it for. Each input form therefore also contains a specific data protection notice.
When you access our online offers, your browser automatically transmits data to our web server, namely:
    • IP address of the user
    • browser used (type, version, language)
    • operating system used
    • Internet service provider of the user
    • Date and time of access to our website
    • files accessed on our website
    • Website from which the user accessed our website
    • Website that the user accesses via our website.

The processing and temporary storage of the IP address is necessary to enable the website to be delivered to the user’s computer. To do this, the user’s IP address must be stored for the duration of the session. The log files contain IP addresses or other data that enable the user to be assigned. The storage in log files takes place in order to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, the data is used to optimize our website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. Any processing of personal data takes place exclusively for the stated purposes and to the extent necessary to achieve these purposes. This data is not used for advertising, customer advice or market research purposes.

The person responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other national data protection laws as well as other data protection regulations is:

Back to Life e.V.
Louisenstraße 117
61348 Bad Homburg v.d.H.

Tel: 06172 – 662 69 97
Fax: 06172 – 68 16 505

The data protection officer of Back to Life e.V is:

Frank Groß

Data collection and use for establishing contact

We collect personal data if you voluntarily provide it to us when you contact us (e.g. using the contact form or email).

Mandatory fields are marked as such, because in these cases we need the data to process your contact and you cannot send the contact without specifying them. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. We use the data you provide in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 p. 1 lit. b GDPR to process your contact requests.

A contact form for donations and sponsorship is available on our website, which can be used to establish sponsorships. If a user makes use of this option, the data entered by him in the input mask will be transmitted to the Fundraising Box company and saved:

    • Projekt
    • Amount
    • Rhythm
    • Salutation
    • Title
    • First name
    • Surname
    • Company (can be selected voluntarily via a link if required)
    • E-mail address
    • Phone number (optional)
    • Date of birth (optional)
    • Donation receipt
    • Message: Free field for individual text (optional)
    • Account owner
    • Bank details (IBAN, BIC / SWIFT)
    • IP address of the user
    • Date and time of sending
    • Checkbox: Yes, I would like to register for the free magazine (voluntary)
    • Checkbox: Yes, I accept the privacy policy

The legal basis for processing the data is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR. The data will only be used to process the request and the subsequent communication. In this context, the data will not be passed on to third parties. The personal data from the input mask of the contact form will be deleted when the sponsorship ends. The additional personal data collected during the sending process will be deleted after a period of seven days at the latest.

Data security and encryption

Whenever you are asked to enter personal data about yourself, your data will be protected for data transmission over the Internet with the help of SSL encryption (German “safe base layer”) so that it cannot be read by unauthorized persons.


In order to make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, to display suitable content or for market research, we use so-called cookies on various pages, provided that you have given your consent to this in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Cookies are small text files that are automatically saved on your device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted again at the end of the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit (persistent cookies). You can see the duration of the storage in the overview in the cookie settings of your web browser. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and individually decide whether to accept them or to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. If you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be restricted. Each browser differs in the way it manages cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of every browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings.

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish by customising your browser’s settings – for details, see or or You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functions may not work. Please note that disabling a cookie or category of cookies does not delete the cookie from your browser unless it is manually deleted through your browser function.

Web analysis and Google Analytics

Our websites use Google Analytics, a software for the statistical analysis of user access from Google Inc. With the web analysis we aim to improve the quality of our websites and their content. Google Analytics uses cookies (see above), which enable the use of our website to be analyzed. In this context, data processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. The web analysis can be technically prevented by the user of the website by deactivating JavaScript and cookies in his web browser. Details on the settings required for this can be found in the product descriptions or instructions from the various browser providers. Data processing by Google can also be prevented by using a browser add-on to deactivate Google Analytics. Further information and the add-on can be found here.

You can find more information in the terms of use and data protection from Google Analytics.

Responsibilities for content and information

The information offered by Back to life contains cross-references to other websites, e.g. B. from cooperation partners. When the link was set, the external (foreign) content was checked to determine whether it violated applicable standards under civil or criminal law. However, it cannot be ruled out that this content may be changed afterwards by the respective providers. If you are of the opinion that linked external sites violate applicable law or have otherwise inappropriate content, please let us know. We will check your information and, if necessary, remove the external link immediately. In this respect, the AOK is not responsible for the content and availability of the linked external websites. Please note that this data protection declaration only applies to the AOK Internet offers. Other data protection and data security provisions may apply to the linked external content. You can find out who is responsible for the respective offer in the imprint.

E-Mail Newsletter

If you subscribe to our company’s newsletter, the data in the respective input mask will be transmitted to the controller. The registration for our newsletter takes place in a so-called double opt-in process. I.e. after registration you will receive an email asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that no one can log in with foreign e-mail addresses. When registering for the newsletter, the user’s IP address and the date and time of registration are stored. This serves to prevent misuse of the services or the e-mail address of the data subject. The data will not be passed on to third parties. An exception exists if there is a legal obligation to disclose. The data will only be used to send the newsletter. The subscription to the newsletter may be terminated by the data subject at any time. Likewise, consent to the storage of personal data can be revoked at any time. For this purpose, there is a corresponding link in each newsletter. The legal basis for the processing of data after registration for the newsletter by the user is, if the user has given his consent, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR. The legal basis for sending the newsletter as a result of the sale of goods or services is § 7 para. 3 UWG.

Use of rapidmail

Description and purpose: We use rapidmail for sending newsletters. The provider is rapidmail GmbH, Wentzingerstraße, 21, 79106 Freiburg, Germany. Among other things, rapidmail is used to organize and analyze the dispatch of newsletters. The data entered by you for the purpose of receiving the newsletter will be stored on the servers of rapidmail in Germany. If you do not want any analysis by rapidmail, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter. For this purpose, we provide a corresponding link in every newsletter message. Furthermore, you can also unsubscribe from the newsletter directly on the website. For the purpose of analysis, the e-mails sent with rapidmail contain a so-called tracking pixel, which connects to the servers of rapidmail when the e-mail is opened. In this way, it is possible to determine whether a newsletter message has been opened. Furthermore, with the help of rapidmail we can determine whether and which links are clicked on in the newsletter message. All links in the e-mail are so-called tracking links that can be used to count your clicks. Depending on which font is used to design the respective newsletter, a connection to external servers such as Google Fonts takes place. Legal basis: The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR. Recipient: The recipient of the data is rapidmail GmbH. Transmission to third countries: A transfer of data to third countries does not take place. Duration: The data stored by us within the scope of your consent for the purpose of the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and will be deleted from our servers as well as from the servers of rapidmail after you unsubscribe from the newsletter. Data stored by us for other purposes (e.g. e-mail addresses for the member area) remain unaffected by this. Revocation option: You have the option to revoke your consent to data processing with effect for the future at any time. The legality of the data processing operations already carried out remains unaffected by the revocation. Further data protection information: For more details, please refer to rapidmail’s data security notices at: For more information on the analysis functions of rapidmail, please refer to the following link:

Google Fonts

The “Google Fonts” script code is integrated on this website. Google Fonts is an offer from Google Ireland Limited, a company incorporated and operated under Irish law with its registered office at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. ( This serves to safeguard our predominantly legitimate interests in a uniform presentation of the content on our website in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. In this context, a connection is established between the browser you are using and the Google servers. This gives Google knowledge that our website has been accessed via your IP address. As far as information is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA, the American company Google LLC is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. On the basis of this agreement between the USA and the European Commission, the latter has determined an adequate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield. You can find more information about data processing by Google in Google’s data protection information.

Social Media

Use of social plugins from Facebook, Instagram and Youtube using the Shariff solution.

Social buttons are used by social networks on our website.

This serves to safeguard our predominantly legitimate interests in the optimal marketing of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR. In order to increase the protection of your data when you visit our website, these buttons are not unrestrictedly integrated into the page as plug-ins, but only using an HTML link. This integration ensures that when a page of our website that contains such buttons is called up, no connection is established with the servers of the provider of the respective social network.

If you click on one of the buttons, a new window of your browser opens and calls up the page of the respective service provider, on which you can press the Like or Share button (if necessary after entering your login data).

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by the providers on their pages as well as a contact option and your related rights and setting options to protect your privacy can be found in the data protection information of the providers:

Users who are members of the aforementioned social networks and do not want user data to be collected by the respective social network via our website must log out of their respective social media account before visiting our website.

Our online presence on Facebook, Instagram and Youtube

Our presence on social networks and platforms serves for better, active communication with our customers and interested parties. We provide information there through our non-profit association, in particular about the projects. When you visit our online presence on social media, your data can be automatically collected and saved for market research and advertising purposes. So-called usage profiles are created from this data using pseudonyms. These can be used, for example, to place advertisements inside and outside the platforms that presumably correspond to your interests. For this purpose, cookies are usually used on your device. The visitor behavior and the interests of the user are stored in these cookies. This serves according to. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR to safeguard our predominantly legitimate interests in an optimized presentation of our offer and effective communication with customers and interested parties. If you are asked for your consent (consent) to data processing by the respective social media platform operator, e.g. with the help of a checkbox, the legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. Insofar as the aforementioned social media platforms are headquartered in the USA, the following applies: The European Commission has issued an adequacy decision for the USA. This goes back to the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate for the respective company can be viewed here. The detailed information on the processing and use of the data by the providers on their pages as well as a contact option and your related rights and setting options to protect your privacy, in particular options for objection (opt-out), can be found in the data protection information of the providers linked below. If you still need help in this regard, you can contact us.

Facebook: The data processing takes place on the basis of an agreement between jointly responsible persons according to Art. 26 GDPR, which you can view here. Further information on data processing when visiting a Facebook fan page (information on Insights data) can be found here.


Opposition option (opt-out):



Contact options and your rights

As a data subject, you have the following rights:

  • In accordance with Art. 15 GDPR, you have the right to request information about your personal data processed by us to the extent specified therein;
  • In accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, you have the right to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
  • In accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless further processing
    • to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;
    • to fulfill a legal obligation;
    • for reasons of public interest or
    • is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims;
  • according to Art. 18 GDPR the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as
    • you dispute the accuracy of the data;
    • the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it;
    • we no longer need the data, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or
    • You have lodged an objection to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
  • In accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transferred to another person responsible;
  • According to Art. 77 GDPR the right to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or our company headquarters.

If you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, restriction or deletion of data as well as revocation of granted consent or objection to a specific use of data, please contact us directly using the contact details in our imprint.

Right to object

Insofar as we process personal data as explained above in order to safeguard our legitimate interests, which are predominant in the context of a weighing of interests, you can object to this processing with effect for the future. If the processing is carried out for direct marketing purposes, you can exercise this right at any time as described above. If the processing takes place for other purposes, you only have a right of objection if there are reasons that arise from your particular situation.

After exercising your right of objection, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes unless we can prove compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing requires the assertion, exercise or defense of Serves legal claims.

This does not apply if the processing is carried out for direct marketing purposes. Then we will no longer process your personal data for this purpose.

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