Information pursuant to sec. 5 German Telemedia Act (TMG)

Eggert Gustavs Gesellschaft e.V.
Am Bau 12
18565 Kloster/Seebad Insel Hiddensee

Represented by
Karsten Gustavs (individual power to representation)
Heiko Björn Gustavs (individual power to representation)

Register entry:
Register of Associations District Court of Neuruppin VR4071NP

Responsible for the contents pursuant to sec. 55 para. 2 German Interstate Treaty on Broadcasting and Telemedia (RStV):
Karsten Gustavs, V.i.S.d.P. (responsible person according to German press laws)
Lindenallee 106, 16816 Neuruppin

Phone: +49 38300 605665
Fax: +49 38300 605666

Corporate Design:
Bernd Fischer

Webdesign / Webmaster
Björn Gustavs

Translation into English: Katharina Gustavs (STIBC)
Additional translation: Language Service of the German Bundestag, Valérie Dupré (BDÜ)

The photo “Künstlerklause” was published courtesy of Monika Rother.
Two photos of the book launch in Neubrandenburg were kindly provided by the bookshop Weiland.
Two photos of the exhibition opening in Schwerin were kindly made available by the CDU state caucus of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
Some photos of the exhibition and museum opening at the Old Blacksmith’s Shop were kindly provided by the professional photographer Susanne Schwarz and Claudia Kunkel from Hiddensee.
Some photos of the items in the shop were kindly provided by the photographer Tore Berg.
All other photos, images, and reproductions are from the private family archive.
The news articles are published courtesy of the respective publishing houses and authors or their legal successors.


Liability disclaimer

Contents liability

Great care was taken to create the contents of our web pages. However, we cannot accept any liability for the accuracy, completeness, and currency of the information provided. Pursuant to sec. 7 para. 1 TMG, we as a service provider are responsible for all information on this website created by us based on general laws. Pursuant to sec. 8 through 10 TMG, service providers, however, are not obligated to monitor third-party information provided or stored on this website or to conduct research into possible illegal activities. Obligations to remove or block the use of information based on general laws remain thereby unaffected. Our liability in such an instance, however, shall only commence at the time at which we become aware of such an infringement. We shall promptly remove any content upon becoming aware that it violates the law.

Link liability

Our website contains links to external third-party websites. We have no influence over the contents of such websites; we therefore are unable to accept any liability for the contents of these third-party websites. The person responsible for the content of the linked pages is always the provider or operator of those pages. The linked pages were checked for potential legal infringements at the time they were linked. At the time a hyperlink was embedded, the pages had no apparent illegal content. Without any specific evidence of a legal infringement, however, it is not reasonable for the content of the linked pages to be monitored permanently. Upon becoming aware of legal infringements, we shall immediately remove such links.


The content and works created by the website operator on these pages are subject to German copyright law. Reproduction, processing, distribution, and any form of utilization beyond the scope of the copyright law shall require the prior written consent of the relevant author or creator. Downloads and copies of this website are only permitted for personal, noncommercial use. For any content of this website that has not been put together by the operator, the copyrights of third parties shall be respected. In particular, third-party content shall be marked as such. Should you nevertheless become aware of a copyright infringement, we ask that you notify us to that effect. Upon becoming aware of legal infringements we shall immediately remove such content.

Data protection

It is generally possible to use our website without disclosing personal data. When personal data (e.g. name, address, or e-mail addresses) are collected on our pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis, if possible. Such data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. Please be advised that data transmission via the internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) may be subject to security risks. It is not possible to provide absolute data protection against access by third parties. We hereby expressly object to the use by third parties of contact details published as part of the legally required information for the purpose of sending advertising and information that is not expressly requested. The operators of the website expressly reserve their right to take legal action in case of unsolicited advertising, for example, through spam e-mails.

1. Privacy and data protection policy

Thank you for your interest in our online presence. The protection of your personal data is very important to us. At this point, we would like to inform you about the data protection policy of EEG. Of course, we comply with the legal provisions of data protection laws (Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) new and EU GDPR), the German Telemedia Act (TMG), and other data protection regulations.

2. Information provided to the data subject pursuant to art. 13 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Due to a requirement by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which became effective on 25 May 2018, we are obligated pursuant to art. 13 GDPR to provide you with detailed information about the personal data obtained about you as you use our website (hereafter only referred to as “data”). We are pleased to fulfill this obligation.

The controller or person responsible for data protection within the meaning of art. 13 GDPR is:

Eggert Gustavs Gesellschaft e. V.
Am Bau 12, 18565 Kloster / Seebad Insel Hiddensee
Represented by Chairman Karsten Gustavs

3. Purpose of data processing

The data you yourself provide to us are stored and processed for the sole purpose of processing your request, such as:

  • To contact you
  • To reply to specific requests
  • To process a donation

4. Categories of processed data

  • Title, first name, last name
  • Street address, house number, postal code, place
  • Contact information (phone, e-mail)
  • Type of donation (transfer or direct debit authorization)
  • Transfer data (amount, IBAN, BIC, financial institution)

Your data are not shared with third parties.

Regardless of this, usage data of the respective website visitors are transmitted each time this website is accessed by the respective Internet browser and stored in log files, so-called server log files. The following data are stored:

  • IP address (Internet Protocol address) of the accessing device
  • Session ID
  • Date and time of access
  • Referral URL (origin URL) from which the user arrives at the accessed page
  • Number of session cookies
  • The processing of these data is based on art. 6 para. 1 item f GDPR.

5. Processing period

We only need your data for the time it takes to fulfill the above-stated purposes.

Business documents and inquiries are stored at maximum 6 or 10 years based on the provisions of the commercial code and tax code, and then they are destroyed pursuant to DIN 66399.

6. Your rights as a data subject

Pursuant to GDPR, you have the right:

  • To receive information about your data stored by us
  • To have your data corrected when they are clearly wrong
  • To have your data erased unless legal storage periods or reasons pursuant to art. 17 para. 3 GDPR apply
  • To have the processing restricted (only possible after storage)
  • To file an objection against processing
  • Data portability
  • To revoke a possibly given consent effective into the future

7. Complaint to the supervisory authority on data protection

Authority responsible for us:

State’s officer for data protection and the right to access files
Dagmar Hartge
Stahnsdorfer Damm 77, 14532 Kleinmachnow