Working Group Heat Treatment and Materials Technology e. V. (AWT)
Paul-Feller-Strasse 1
28199 Bremen
Tel. +49 421 5229339
Fax +49 421 5229041

Chairman: Dr. Winfried Gräfen
Management: Sonja Müller

Web design: agenturimturm
CMS implementation: kreativ web marketing

Photo rights: AWT e. V., Leibniz Institute for Materials-oriented Technologies - IWT


  1. Contents of the online offer
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Newsletter information and consent

With the following information we would like to inform you about the contents of our newsletter and the registration procedure. the contents of our newsletter as well as the registration, dispatch and statistical evaluation procedure as well as your rights of objection. By subscribing to our subscribe to our newsletter, you agree to receive it and to the procedures described procedures.

Content of the newsletter

We send newsletters, e-mails and other electronic notifications with promotional information (hereinafter referred to as the "Newsletter") only with the consent of the recipients or with a legal permission. If, in the context of a registration for the newsletter newsletter, they are decisive for the consent of the user. of the user. In addition, our newsletters contain information on the subject of heat treatment + materials technology (this may include may include, in particular, references to blog articles, lectures or workshops, our services or online presences).

Double opt-in and logging

Registration for our newsletter takes place in a so-called Double-Opt-In procedure. I.e. you will receive after registration an e-mail in which you are asked to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary to ensure that no one can register with other e-mail addresses can register.

The registrations to the newsletter are logged in order to prove the the registration process in accordance with the legal requirements. legal requirements. This includes the storage of the registration and the confirmation confirmation time, as well as the IP address. Likewise, the changes to your data stored by MailChimp are also logged.

Use of the dispatch service provider "MailChimp".

The dispatch of the newsletter is carried out by means of "MailChimp", a newsletter dispatch platform of the US provider Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE #5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA.

The e-mail addresses of our newsletter recipients, as well as their further data described in the context of this notice, are stored on the servers of MailChimp in the servers of MailChimp in the USA. MailChimp uses this information to send and evaluate the newsletter on our behalf. order. Furthermore, MailChimp may, according to its own information, use these data to optimize or improve its own services, e.g. for the technical optimization of the dispatch and the presentation of the newsletter or for economic purposes, in order to determine from which countries the recipients come from. MailChimp does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to write to them themselves or to pass them on to third parties. to third parties.

We trust in the reliability and IT and data security of MailChimp. data security of MailChimp. MailChimp is certified under the US-EU data protection agreement "Privacy Shield" and is therefore and is thus committed to complying with EU data protection regulations. Furthermore, we have concluded a "Data Processing Agreement" with MailChimp. This agreement in which MailChimp undertakes to protect the data of our to protect the data of our users, to process it on our behalf in accordance with its data protection provisions on our behalf and, in particular, not to in particular not to pass it on to third parties. The Privacy Policy of MailChimp can be viewed here.

Registration data

In order to register for the newsletter, it is sufficient to enter your e-mail address. Optionally, we ask you to enter your first and last name and your company. This information is only used for personalization of the newsletter.

Statistical collection and analyses

The newsletters contain a so-called "web-beacon", i.e. a pixel-sized file, which is retrieved from the server of MailChimp when the newsletter is opened. Within the scope of this retrieval, first of all technical information, such as information about the browser and your system, as well as your IP address and the time of the retrieval. This information is used for the technical improvement of the services based the technical data or the target groups and their reading behavior on the basis of their retrieval locations (which can be determined with the help of the IP address) or the access times.

The statistical surveys also include the determination of whether newsletters are opened, when they are opened and which links are clicked. links are clicked. For technical reasons, this information can be can be assigned to the individual newsletter recipients for technical reasons. It neither our endeavor, nor that of MailChimp, to observe individual to observe individual users. The evaluations serve us much more to recognize the reading habits of our the reading habits of our users and to adapt our content to them or to or to send different content according to the interests of our the interests of our users.

Online call and data management

There are cases where we direct newsletter recipients to the websites of MailChimp. E.g., our newsletters contain a link with which which the newsletter recipients can call up the newsletters online (e.g. in case of display problems in the e-mail program). Furthermore, newsletter newsletter recipients can subsequently correct their data, e.g. the e-mail address. correct. Likewise, the privacy policy of MailChimp is only available on their site.

In this context, we pointed out that on the web pages of used on the websites of MailChimp cookies and thus personal data by MailChimp, their partners and service providers used (e.g. Google Analytics) are processed. We have no influence on this data collection. influence. You can find more information in the privacy policy of MailChimp. We would also like to draw your attention to the options for objecting to the collection of data for advertising purposes on the websites and (for the European region).


You can cancel the receipt of our newsletter at any time, i.e. revoke your consent. This will also terminate your consent to its dispatch via MailChimp and the statistical analyses. analyses. A separate revocation of the dispatch via MailChimp or the statistical statistical analysis is unfortunately not possible.

You will find a link to cancel the newsletter at the end of each newsletter.

Legal basis Data Protection Regulation

In accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Ordinance (DSGVO) in effect as of May 25, 2018 Basic Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), we inform you that the Consent to the sending of email addresses on the basis of Art. 6. Para. 1 lit. a, 7 DSGVO as well as § 7 Para. 2 No. 3, or Para. 3 UWG. The use of the dispatch service provider MailChimp, implementation of the statistical surveys and analyses as well as logging of the registration process registration process, are carried out on the basis of our legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our interest is directed in the use of a user-friendly and secure newsletter system that newsletter system that both serves our statutory objectives and meets the expectations of the expectations of the users.

We would also like to point out that you have to consent to the future processing of your personal data in accordance with the legal according to Art. 21 DSGVO at any time. The objection may be made in particular against the processing for purposes of direct advertising.