Imprint & GDPR

According to § 5 Telemedia Act (TMG)
Siddharth Mudgal
Managing Director / Geschäftsführer
German-Indian Forum gemeinnützige UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Germeringer Str. 13
82152 Planegg

Tax number: 143/237/31927

Court of Registration: Amtsgericht München
Registration number: HRB 24 41 71
Registered on: 18.10.2018

General Information 
The owner of the website  is the German-Indian Forum gemeinnützige UG (haftungsbeschränkt). All rights reserved.

The contents of our pages were created with the utmost care. However, we cannot accept any liability for the correctness, completeness and topicality of the contents. As a service provider we are responsible according to § 7 para 1 TMG for our own content on these pages according to the general laws. However, according to § § 8 to 10 TMG, we as service providers are not obligated to monitor transmitted or stored foreign information or to investigate circumstances that indicate an illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information in accordance with the general laws remain unaffected. However, liability in this respect is only possible from the moment of knowledge of a concrete infringement. We will remove this content immediately upon becoming aware of any such violations.

Our website might contains links to external websites of third parties, on whose contents we have no influence. Therefore, we cannot accept any liability for these external contents. The respective provider or operator of the pages is always responsible for the contents of the linked pages. The linked pages were checked for possible violations of the law at the time of linking. Illegal contents were not recognizable at the time of linking. However, a permanent control of the content of the linked pages is not reasonable without concrete evidence of a violation of the law. We will immediately remove such links when we become aware of violations.

The structure as well as entire contents of the website are subject to copyright. It may not be copied, modified or used on any other website. Reproduction or distribution via any electronic or non-electronic media or German-Indian Business Forum is prohibited. As far as the content on this site has not been created by the operator, the copyrights of third parties are respected. In particular, contents of third parties are marked as such. Should you nevertheless become aware of a copyright infringement, we ask for an appropriate notice. We will immediately remove such content if we become aware of any infringements. All rights reserved.

Data Protection
German-Indian Forum gemeinnützige UG (haftungsbeschränkt) takes the protection of your private data very seriously. In accordance with the legal provisions on data protection, the website is used without disclosing the identity of the website visitor. Personal data such as name, address, telephone number and e-mail address, etc. is collected on a voluntary basis in accordance to the latest GDPR/DSVGO laws and used to provide you important information. Personal data transmitted by the visitor to the website are stored, processed or used solely for the purpose of processing his request. These are not sold, rented or passed on to third parties. However, data transmissions over the Internet can generally contain security vulnerabilities. Therefore a 100% protection cannot be guaranteed.

With the following data protection declaration we would like to inform the public about the nature, scope and purpose of the personal data collected, used and processed by us. The data protection declaration also informs the persons concerned about their rights.

This data protection declaration is based on the definitions used by the European directive and regulation provider in the adoption of the DSGVO (article 4 DSGVO). This privacy statement is intended to be both easy to read and easy to understand for each person. In order to ensure this, we would first like to explain the terminology used. This privacy statement uses, among other things, these definitions:

  • "Personal data" Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as "the person concerned"); Identifiable is a natural person who identifies directly or indirectly, in particular by assigning it to an identifier such as a name, to an identification number, to location data, to an online identifier or to one or more special characteristics. May be the expression of the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person;
  • "Affected person" Any identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data is processed by the controller.
  • "Processing" Any operation performed with or without the help of automated procedures or any such series of operations in connection with personal data such as collecting, capturing, organizing, arranging, storing, adapting or changing, reading, The query, use, disclosure by transmission, distribution, or any other form of deployment, matching or linking, restriction, deletion, or destruction;
  • "Limitation of processing" The marking of stored personal data with the aim of restricting its future processing;
  • "Profiling" Any form of automated processing of personal data, which consists in the use of such personal data to assess certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to include aspects relating to Analyse or predict the performance, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behavior, whereabouts or location change of this natural person;
  • "Responsible" The natural or legal person, authority, institution or other body which, alone or together with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data; Where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by union law or by the law of the Member States, the person responsible or the specific criteria of his designation may be provided for in accordance with European Union law or the laws of the member states.
  • "Recipient" A natural or legal person, authority, institution or other body to which personal data is disclosed, irrespective of whether it is a third party or not. However, authorities which may receive personal data under a specific investigation mandate under Union law or the law of the member states shall not be considered as recipients; The processing of such data by the said authorities shall be carried out in accordance with the applicable data protection rules in accordance with the processing;
  • "Third party" A natural or legal person, authority, institution or other body, other than the person concerned, the controller, the processor and the persons under the direct responsibility of the controller or the processor Competent to process the personal data;
  • "Consent" shall mean the person concerned voluntarily, in the form of a declaration or any other clearly affirming act, in an informed manner and in a clear and unambiguous way, by means of an explanation or other clear confirmation of the person concerned, that You agree to the processing of the personal data relating to you.

Collection, Storage and Use of Personal Data
a) Visiting the Website
You can use our website in principle without disclosing your identity. When you visit our website, the browser that is used on your device automatically sends information to the server on our website. This information is stored temporarily in a so-called log file. The following information is recorded without your intervention and is stored until automated deletion:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • Date and time of access,
  • Name and URL of the retrieved file,
  • Website from which access is made (referrer URL),

The aforementioned data are processed by us for the following purposes:
  • Ensuring a smooth connection of the website,
  • Ensuring a comfortable use of our website,
  • Evaluation of system security and stability as well as
  • For further administrative purposes. 

The legal basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. F DSGVO. Our legitimate interest follows from the above listed purposes for data collection. In no case shall we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions on your person.

b) When using our Forms
In case you are interested, we offer you the possibility to register for the newsletter or for events or for discussing partnership opportunities. It is necessary to provide a valid email address and/or telephone number and/or postal address and/or further details so that we know who the request came from and to be able to answer it in context. The data processing for the purpose of contacting us is carried out in accordance with article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. A DSGVO on the basis of your voluntarily granted consent. The personal data collected by us for the use of the contact form will be automatically deleted upon completion of the request you have made.

c) When ordering via our Website
You can either make orders to attend the event as a guest on our website without registering as a user. Your personal data will be entered in an input form and transmitted to us and stored. If you place an order via our website, we will collect the data indicated in the form for this purpose. This data is collected:
  • To be able to identify you as our customer;
    • To be able to process, fulfill and handle your order;
    • to correspond with you;
    • for invoicing;
    • For the settlement of any possible liability claims, as well as the assertion of any claims against them;
    • To ensure the technical administration of our website;
    • To manage our customer data.

  • Within the framework of the ordering process, consent is obtained from you for the processing of this data.

    The data processing takes place on your order and/or registration and is in accordance with article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. b DSGVO is required for the aforementioned purposes for the proper processing of your order and for the mutual fulfilment of obligations under the sales contract. The personal data collected by us for the processing of your order will be stored and then deleted until the expiration of the statutory retention obligation, unless we are in accordance with article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. (c) DSGVO are obliged to save for a longer period of storage due to tax and commercial retention and documentation obligations (from HGB, CP or AO) or to store them in a further storage according to article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. A DSGVO have consented.

Transfer of Data
A transfer of your personal data from us to third parties takes place exclusively to the service partners involved in the execution of the contract, such as the logistics company responsible for the delivery, event partners for creation of guest lists and the payment matters credit institution. In the case of the transfer of your personal data to third parties, however, the scope of the transmitted data is limited to the required minimum.

When paying via PayPal, Swipe, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or "purchase on invoice" via PayPal we give your payment data to PayPal (Europe) s. à R.L. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter "PayPal"). ), continue. PayPal reserves the right to credit card payment via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or "purchase on account" via PayPal. The result of the credit check in relation to the statistical default probability uses PayPal for the purpose of deciding on the delivery of the respective payment method. The credit information can contain probability values (so-called score values). If score values are included in the result of the credit report, they have their basis in a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical process. The calculation of the score values includes, among other things, address data. For further data protection information, please refer to the PayPal Privacy policy:

Your personal data will not be transmitted to third parties for purposes other than those mentioned above.

Use of Cookies
We use cookies on our site. These are small files that your browser automatically creates and that are stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our website. Cookies do not damage your device, do not contain viruses, trojans or other malicious software. The cookie is used to store information that is related to the specific device used. However, this does not mean that we are immediately aware of your identity. The use of cookies serves on the one hand to make the use of our offer more pleasant for you. So we use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual pages of our website. These will be deleted automatically after leaving our site. In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimize the user experience, which are stored on your device for a specified period of time. If you visit our website again to claim our services, we will automatically recognize that you have already been with us and which entries and settings you have made in order not to have to enter them again. On the other, we use cookies to collect statistically the usage of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offer for you (see section 7). These cookies allow us to automatically recognize that you have already been with us when you visit our site again. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined time. The data processed by cookies are for the aforementioned purposes for the protection of our legitimate interests as well as the third party under article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. F DSGVO required. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser not to store cookies on your computer or to always display a message before a new cookie is created. However, full disabling of cookies may result in you not being able to use all the features of our website.

Links to Third-Party Websites
The links published on our website are researched and compiled by us with the greatest possible care. However, we have no influence on the current and future design and content of the linked pages. We are not responsible for the content of the linked sites and expressly do not take the content of these pages into our own. For illegal, faulty or incomplete contents as well as for damages caused by the use or non-use of the information, only the provider of the Web-site to which has been referred is liable. The liability of the person who only points to the publication by a link is excluded. We are only responsible for foreign notices if we have positive knowledge of them, i.e. also of any illegal or criminal content, and it is technically possible and reasonable for us to prevent their use.

Analysis and Tracking Tools
The tracking measures listed below and used by us are based on article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. F DSGVO performed. With the tracking measures to be used, we want to ensure the design and continuous optimization of our website. On the other, we use the tracking measures to collect statistically the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offer for you. Such interests shall be regarded as entitled within the meaning of the aforementioned provision. The respective data processing purposes and categories can be traced from the corresponding tracking tools.

a) Google Analytics1
For the purpose of design and continuous optimization of our pages we use Google Analytics, a Web analysis service of the Google Inc. ( (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter "Google"). In this context, pseudonymised usage profiles are created and cookies (see Section 5) are used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website, such as

  • Browser type/version,
  • Operating system used,
  • Referrer URL (the previously visited page),
  • Hostname of the accessing computer (IP address),
  • Time of the server request,

are transferred to a Google server in the United States and stored there. The information is used to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services related to the use of the website and the Internet for the purposes of market research and Appropriate design of these Internet pages. This information may also be transferred to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data in order. In no case will your IP address be merged with other data from Google. The IP addresses are anonymized so that an assignment is not possible (IP-masking). You can prevent the installation of the cookies by a corresponding setting of the browser software; However, we would point out that in this case, not all functions of our website can be used in full.

You can also prevent Google from capturing the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of such data by downloading and installing a browser add-on (HTTPS://TOOLS.GOOGLE.COM/DLPAGE/GAOPTOUT?HL=DE). As an alternative to the browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can also prevent Google Analytics from capturing it by clicking on the above link. An opt-out cookie is set to prevent the future collection of your data when you visit our website. The opt-out cookie is only valid in this browser and only for our website and is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you must reset the opt-out cookie. For more information about privacy related to Google Analytics, see the following link in the Google Analytics Help: Https://

b) Google AdWords Conversion Tracking
We also use Google conversion tracking to collect statistically the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our website. Google AdWords will set a cookie (see paragraph 5) on your computer if you have reached our website via a Google ad.
These cookies expire after 30 days and are not intended for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages of the AdWords customer's website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and the customer can see that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to that page.
Each AdWords customer receives a different cookie. This means that cookies cannot be tracked through the AdWords customer's Web pages. The information obtained using the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. AdWords customers will see the total number of users who clicked on your ad and were redirected to a conversion tracking tag page. However, you do not receive any information that allows users to identify themselves personally. If you do not wish to participate in the tracking procedure, you can also reject the required setting of a cookie, for example by means of a browser setting, which generally deactivates the automatic setting of cookies. You can also disable cookies for conversion tracking by setting your browser to block cookies from the domain "". Google's conversion tracking privacy policy can be found at the following link:

Social Media Plugins
We use our website on the basis of article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. F DSGVO Social plugins social networks (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Google +) to make our company more aware of this. The underlies advertising purpose is to be regarded as a legitimate interest within the meaning of the DSGVO. The responsibility for the data-protection-compliant operation is to be guaranteed by their respective providers. The integration of these plugins by us takes place by means of the so-called two-click Method to protect visitors of our website in the best possible way.

a) Facebook
On our website, social media plugins from Facebook are used to make their use more personal. For this we use the "like" or "share" button. This is an offer from Facebook. When you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection with the servers of Facebook. The content of the plugin is transmitted directly from Facebook to your browser and is integrated into the website by this. By incorporating the plugins Facebook Gets the information that your browser has called the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a Facebook account or are not currently logged on to Facebook. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted by your browser directly to a server from Facebook in the USA and stored there. If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can directly assign your visit to our website to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example the "like" or "share" button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a server from Facebook and stored there. The information is also published on Facebook for everyone to see. Facebook can use this information for the purpose of advertising, market research and on-demand design of Facebook pages. To do this, Facebook will create usage, interest, and relationship profiles, such as to evaluate your use of our website with regard to the ads you have displayed on Facebook, other Facebook users about your activities on our website. Information and to provide other services related to the use of Facebook. If you do not want Facebook to assign the data collected via our website to your Facebook account, you must log out of Facebook before you visit my website. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook as well as your rights and setting possibilities for the protection of your privacy, please refer to the Data protection information, in particular the Facebook's data policy, which can be viewed at the following link:

b) Twitter
On our website are plugins of the short News Network of Twitter Inc. (Twitter) integrated. The Twitter Plugins (Tweet button) recognize you at the Twitter logo on our site. An overview of tweet buttons can be found at this link on Twitter: When you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, a direct connection between your browser and the Twitter server is established. This will give Twitter the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the twitter "tweet Button" while you are logged in to your Twitter account, you can link the content of our pages to your Twitter profile. This allows Twitter to associate the visit to our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that as a provider of the pages we do not receive any knowledge of the contents of the transmitted data and their use by Twitter.
If you do not wish Twitter to be able to allocate your visit to our sites, please log out of your Twitter user account.
For more information, please see the Twitter Privacy policy, which you can view here:

Rights Concerned
You have the right to:
  • According to article 15 DSGVO to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you can provide information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, Deletion, limitation of processing or opposition, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data, if it has not been collected from me, and the existence of an automated decision-making process, including profiling and, if applicable, information on their details;
    • In accordance with article 16 of the DSGVO, it is immediately required to rectify any incorrect or complete personal data stored by us;
    • Pursuant to article 17 of the DSGVO, the deletion of your personal data stored by us is to be requested, unless the processing for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfilment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public Interest or for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims;
    • Pursuant to article 18 of the DSGVO, the limitation of the processing of your personal data is to be requested, insofar as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it and we no longer need the data, but you They need to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or they have DSGVO opposition to processing in accordance with article 21;
    • According to art. 20 DSGVO, your personal data which you have provided us with in a structured, common and machine-read format or require the transmission to another person responsible;
    • Pursuant to article 7 (3 DSGVO), your once-given consent must be revoked from us at any time. As a result, we are not allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent for the future and
    • According to art. 77 DSGVO to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of stay or workplace or company headquarters.

Right to Object
Provided your personal data are based on legitimate interests in accordance with article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. F DSGVO are processed, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with article 21 DSGVO insofar as there are reasons which arise from your particular situation or if the opposition to direct advertising Taught. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is implemented by us without giving any particular situation. If you wish to make use of your right of revocation or objection, an e-mail is sufficient to:

Topicality and amendment of this Privacy policy
This privacy statement is currently valid and has the status of June 2018.