Data protection

Data protection declaration

Personal data will only be collected on this website for necessary technical reasons. The data collected will never be sold. The following declaration provides an overview of how the German Asia-Pacific Business Association e.V. (OAV) guarantees this protection and of which kinds of data will be used for what purposes.

Data processing on this website by OAV:

The German Asia-Pacific Business Association (OAV) automatically collects and saves on its server log files information that is provided on the visitor's browser. This includes:

  • type and version of browser
  • operating system used
  • referrer URL (the last page visited)
  • host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • time of server request.

These data cannot be attributed to specific individuals by OAV. These data will not be combined with other data sources, and the data will be deleted after statistical evaluation.


The website uses so-called cookies on several pages. These help to make OAV's offering safer, more user-friendly and effective. Cookies are small text files which are copied by your browser onto your hard disk. The majority of the cookies used here are so-called 'session cookies'. They are deleted automatically after your visit. Cookies are not harmful to your hard disk and contain no viruses.


In order for the visitor to be able to receive the newsletter on offer, OAV needs a valid email address and information that proves that the visitor is the bearer of the given email address, and the person due to receive the newsletter, respectively. No further data is collected.
Consent for these data, the email address and its use as the recipient of the newsletter to be saved can be retracted at any point.

Right to demand information

Visitors have to right to demand information at any point regarding the personal information contained in the saved data, its origin and recipient, as well as the purpose of the data processing. Requests for information should be directed towards the address as displayed in the legal notice, or can be to the following address: Email, telephone, fax.


Personal data can be deleted when the website visitor retracts their consent to the saving of data, when knowledge of the data is no longer needed for the pursued storage purpose, or when the storage of data is no longer otherwise in compliance with the requirements of the law. Data necessary for accounting and bookkeeping purposes are excluded from this clause.

Advanced data processing by Google (Google Inc.)

The website also uses Google Analytics, a Web analysis service by Google Inc. ('Google'). Google Analytics uses so-called 'Cookies', text files which are stored on your computer and which make it possible to analyse your use of the website. The information created by the cookie relating to your use of this website (including visitor's IP address) will be transferred to and stored on a Google server in the USA. Google will use this information to evaluate use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to carry out other services in connection with the use of the website and Internet use on behalf of the website operator. Google may also share this information with third parties, as long as this remains in accordance with the law, or as long as the third party handles the data in accordance with instructions laid out by Google. The IP address transmitted from you browser in the framework of Google Analytics will not be collated with any other Google data.

You can prevent cookies being stored on your computer by an appropriate setting of your browser software; however, we must advise you that in this case you may not be able to make full use of the facilities of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under following link.

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at Google Analytics Terms of Service or at the Legal policies of Google. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking). By using this website the visitor grants consent for the processing of data acquired from the visitor by Google in the aforementioned ways and for the aforementioned purposes.

Social bookmarks

We have integrated so called Social bookmarks on our website such as Xing and LinkedIn. Social Bookmarks are internet bookmarks with which the users of such a service can collect links and news. These are only included on our website as a link to the corresponding services. After clicking on the embedded graphic, you will be redirected to the respective provider's page and only then the user information will be transmitted to the respective provider. For information on how to deal with your personal data when using these websites, please refer to the respective data protection regulations of the providers.

Liability note

Any content displayed on our website has been carefully compiled and checked by us. However, we cannot accept any liability or grant any warranty for the currency, integrity or completeness of the information provided. This applies to all other websites accessible via hyperlinks. We are not responsible for the content of any website accessed through hyperlinks. We reserve the right to update, change or add any information without prior notification.