Data Protection


With this data protection declaration, we would like to inform you about what personal data we collect when you access the website of the Ministry of Agriculture, Environment and Climate Protection (MLUK) and when you contact us by e-mail via the contact persons listed there, and why we do so. We take the protection of your data very seriously and treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory provisions.

The responsible party within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and other relevant data protection regulations in force in the Member States of the European Union is the:

Ministry of Agriculture, Environment and Climate Protection of the State of Brandenburg
Henning-von-Tresckow-Straße 2-13, Haus S
14467 Potsdam
represented by:
Axel Vogel
+49 331 866-7008
Entrusted with data protection:
Ministry of Agriculture, Environment and Climate Protection of the State of Brandenburg
Data Protection Officer
Jens Osterloh
Henning-von-Tresckow-Straße 2-13, Haus S
14467 Potsdam
+49 331 866-7222

Access data and creation of server log files

We collect data on access to the pages of this website and store it as server log files. The following data is logged in this way:

  • Visited website
  • Time at the time of access
  • Quantity of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you accessed the site
  • Used Browser
  • Used operating system
  • Search engine used and search terms if they are transmitted by the search engine

This data is not personal. We are therefore unable to trace which user has accessed the data. In particular, no IP addresses are logged. Therefore, no personal user profiles can be created by us. The data collected is only used for statistical evaluations and to improve this website.

We reserve the right to check the server log files retrospectively if there are concrete indications of illegal use.

Handling of personal data in the case of e-mail contact

Personal data are all individual details about your personal and factual circumstances, including information that can be used to determine your person and that can be traced back to you - for example, your name, e-mail address and telephone number.

If you contact us using the contact options offered, we store your details so that we can access them in order to process your enquiry.

Duration of storage

We only store your personal data for as long as it is used for the original purpose and beyond that in accordance with statutory retention periods. For example, your data will be deleted after we have sent you information material.

Disclosure of personal data to third partie

We only use your personal information within our company. We do not pass it on to third parties without your express consent. Insofar as we are obliged to do so by law or by court order, we will pass on your data to bodies entitled to receive information.

Protection of minors

Children and persons under the age of 18 should not transmit any personal data to us without the consent of their parents or legal guardians. We do not request personal data from minors, do not collect it and do not pass it on to third parties.


Cookies are small text files that are stored on your terminal device. Your browser accesses these files. Common browsers can be set so that they generally do not allow cookies and you can specify whether your visits to websites may be tracked (do-not-track).

This website uses cookies to save your colour selection and whether you have called up the data protection declaration. This enhances the usability and security of this website. We also take your decision regarding tracking into account with Matomo (see below).

Matomo Analytics

We use the web analytics software Matomo ( provided by InnoCraft Ltd, 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand, ("Matomo") to collect and store data. We do this on the basis of our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behaviour for optimisation purposes and for security reasons. Anonymous usage profiles can be created and evaluated from this data for the same purpose. Cookies may be used for this purpose. The data collected with the Matomo software is processed on our servers.

The information generated by the cookie in the anonymous usage profile is not used to personally identify the visitor to this website and is not merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym.

If you do not agree to the storage and analysis of this data from your visit, you can object to its storage and use at any time by clicking on it below. In this case, an opt-out cookie will be placed in your browser, whereby Matomo will not collect any session data. Please note that the complete deletion of your cookies means that the opt-out cookie is also deleted and must be reactivated by you on a later visit.

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Information, correction and deletion

Upon your request, you will receive free information about which personal data has been stored about you. You have the right to have incorrect data corrected and to have your personal data blocked or deleted, provided that your request does not conflict with a legal obligation to retain data.

The competent supervisory authority is:

The Brandenburg State Commissioner for Data Protection and for the Right to Inspect Files
Stahnsdorfer Damm 77
14532 Kleinmachnow
Dagmar Hartge
+49 33203 356-0
+49 33203 356-49