Responsible handling of personal data is a high priority for the City of Halle (Saale). When you visit one of our Internet pages, we process and store personal data exclusively in accordance with the statutory provisions (Basic Data Protection Ordinance DSGVO, Telemedia Act TMG, Federal Data Protection Act BDSG and Data Protection Act Saxony-Anhalt – DSG LSA).


In the following we inform you about the collection of personal data when using this website. Personal data are all data that can be related to you personally, such as name, address or e-mail address.


We would also like to draw your attention to the fact that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can be subject to security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.
The provision of your personal data is, unless explicitly stated otherwise, not required by law or contract. The non-availability of your data may result in the fact that services offered by us cannot be used by you, cannot be used completely or cannot be used optimally.


Contact details of the responsible person and data protection officer

The person responsible within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 7 DSGVO (responsible body pursuant to § 3 Para. 7 BDSG):
City of Halle (Saale)
The Lord Mayor
Market Place 1, 06110 Halle (Saale)


Contact data protection officer:
Marketplace 1, 06110 Halle (Saale)
Phone 0345 221-4698


1. usage data

With each access to one of the aforementioned pages and with each call of a file, general data are automatically stored over this procedure in a log file. The storage serves exclusively system-related and statistical purposes (on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 letter b) DSGVO), as well as in exceptional cases for reporting criminal offences (on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 letter e) DSGVO). The data of your Internet browser (IP addresses) are transmitted to the provider of the site, in our case to the IT service provider IT-Consult Halle GmbH. This data is stored in a so-called log file:
The data will not be passed on to third parties or otherwise evaluated, unless there is a legal obligation to do so.
In detail, the following data record is stored for each retrieval:

  • Name of the retrieved file
  • IP addresses
  • Date and time of retrieval
  • transferred data volume
  • Message as to whether the call was successful
  • Description of the type of web browser used
  • used operating system
  • Search terms with date and time
  • providers

2. personal data

Personal data will only be processed by us if this is permitted by law or if you have given your consent.

a.) Contact:

If you contact us (e.g. via telephone, e-mail or contact form), we store your data on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 letter b) DSGVO for the purpose of processing your enquiry and in the event that further correspondence should take place. Your data will be deleted as soon as your request has been completely processed and/or answered.

b.) Newsletter:

We would be pleased to inform you about current topics concerning the city of Halle (Saale) and its facilities via our newsletter. We need your name and e-mail address to send you a newsletter. You can enter both in the fields provided. Your data will be processed by us only for the purpose of sending the newsletter.
You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time with future effect and thus object to the further use of your data. You can unsubscribe from the mailing list at the end of each newsletter or at any time in the press portal.
Your data will be stored by us until you withdraw your consent to no longer receive the newsletter.
The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter b) DSGVO, or by clicking on the confirmation link your consent and thus Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter a) DSGVO).

c.) Registration:

You have the possibility to register on these portals:
To do this, we require various information from you, such as first and last name, address and e-mail address. You will also be asked to enter a user name and set up a password to secure your account.
Again, you will receive an email from us to the email address you provided, in which you must click a confirmation link.
Depending on the portal, you may be able to enter additional data after registration or set up a user name and password of your choice.
Your data will only be used by us for the purpose of administering the entries and, if necessary, for contacting you in connection with the registration. Contributions in discussion forums or other publicly accessible participation formats are displayed on the portal with the user name chosen by you. Your data will be stored as long as you are registered. If you delete your account, your data will also be permanently deleted.
The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter b) DSGVO, or upon completion of your registration your consent and thus Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter a) DSGVO).

3. cookies

We additionally use so-called cookies in some areas of our Internet offer. These file elements allow your computer to be identified as a technical unit during your visit to this website in order to make it easier for you to use our services – even if you make repeat visits to this website. For example, a cookie is used when using the font size setting and the contrast variant, as otherwise the use of both functions is not possible without selecting the desired setting each time you click on the page.
As a rule, however, you have the option of setting your Internet browser so that you are informed about the occurrence of cookies, so that you can allow or exclude them or delete existing cookies.
Please use the help function of your Internet browser to obtain information on how to change these settings. We would like to point out that individual functions of our pages may not function if you have deactivated the use of cookies.
Cookies do not allow a server to read private data from your computer or data stored by another server. They do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses.

4. recipients/categories of recipients

In order to fulfil this task, your data may be passed on to the relevant municipal specialist departments, service centres, own operations, our commissioned service provider IT-Consult Halle GmbH, Bornknechtstraße 5, 06108 Halle, or to the relevant city’s competent service providers. when using the online platform “Sag´s uns einfach” to Teleport GmbH, Herrenstraße 20, 06108 Halle, when using “Rechne mit Halle” to the service provider AV-Studio Kommunikationsmedien GmbH, Mühlweg 41, 06114 Halle as well as – if necessary for processing the request – to the Stadtwerke Halle, housing companies, the police, state authorities or the job centre.
A transfer to a third country does not take place on our part.
Otherwise, your data will only be passed on if there is a legal obligation to do so or if you have consented to it.

5. rights of data subjects

You have the right to obtain information about your personal data stored by us (art. 15 DSGVO, e-mail: as well as their correction (art. 16 DSGVO) or deletion or restriction of processing (art. 17, 18 DSGVO).
Furthermore, there is a right of objection (Art. 21 DSGVO) to the processing, insofar as it is not carried out exclusively for the purpose of fulfilling tasks; a right to transferability (Art. 20 DSGVO) of the data provided by you. If you have consented to the processing by means of a corresponding declaration, this can always be revoked with future effect.
Should you make use of the above-mentioned rights, the City of Halle will check whether the legal requirements for this have been met.
Furthermore, there is a right of appeal to the State Data Protection Commissioner of Saxony-Anhalt, Leiterstraße 9, 39104 Magdeburg, Tel. 0391 81803-0, e-mail:, Internet:

6. use of the analysis tool Matomo

Our internet platform uses Matomo (previously Piwik,, an open source software to analyze visitor accesses to this site.
Matomo uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about the use of these pages is stored on our servers in Germany and is not passed on to third parties. The IP address of each visitor is anonymised immediately after processing and before it is stored.
You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website.
You can also object to the use of your data by Matomo by making use of the option described below.
A cookie is stored on your browser, which only contains the information that Matomo may not collect any data about you. Previously stored cookies will then be deleted. However, if you should delete all cookies in your browser, you may have to object to the use of your data again.

7. storage duration

Unless otherwise regulated by the relevant procedures, we store your personal data only as long as this is necessary for the respective purpose (see section “Scope, purposes and legal basis of data processing”). In all other cases, we will delete your personal data, with the exception of data that we have to further store in order to fulfil legal obligations (e.g. tax or commercial law storage obligations).

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