Legal notice

Legal notice of provider details in accordance with the Telemediengesetz (German Telemedia Act)

Service provider, publisher and editor

Gesellschaft für Wirtschaftsförderung Duisburg mbH (GFW Duisburg)
Dr.-Hammacher-Strasse 49
D-47119 Duisburg, Germany

Officers with powers of representation

Ralf Meurer, Managing Director
Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Sören Link, Mayor of Duisburg


Telephone: +49 (0)203 36 39 0
Fax: +49 (0)203 36 39 333
Email address: kontakt[at]

Company registration

Registered at Amtsgericht Duisburg
Registration number: HRB 4641
VAT number: DE 119 550 686

Website project management and editorial responsibility

Annegret Angerhausen-Reuter (Press and Public Relations)
Email address: angerhausen-reuter[at]
Telephone: +49 (0)203 3639 0


All content of this website, especially texts, photographs, images, animations, videos and media content not mentioned here, is protected under German copyright law and is the property of GFW Duisburg, with the exception of all works not owned by GFW, which are referenced accordingly and are also protected under German copyright law.

Concept, design and technical implementation

Rheinschafe GmbH
Marketing & communications agency

Privacy notice

Gesellschaft für Wirtschaftsförderung Duisburg (GFW Duisburg) is a reliable partner for businesses in Duisburg, so we also have extremely high standards when it comes to protecting your personal data in accordance with the German Data Protection Act (BDSG).

As the operator of this telemedia service, we collect and process the following personal data:

1. Visiting our website

When you visit our website, various pieces of information are usually transmitted to the server:

  • Browser type and version 
  • Operating system used 
  • Referrer URL (the site you were on previously) 
  • Host name of accessing computer and IP address 
  • Time of server request

This information is collected automatically and stored in log files for a period of six weeks. It is automatically analysed in line with data protection requirements using Google Analytics and is used exclusively for monitoring the success of our website. It is not possible for us to establish your identity from this data(*). Cookies are another common tool employed to analyse how people use our website. We use cookies to keep improving our web pages and they do not store any personal information.

2. Collecting and processing your contact details

In the following cases: 

  • When you register for our newsletter / report
  • When you register for our events
  • When you get in touch with us via our contact form

we collect and process the personal data necessary for the purpose in question. Once the purpose no longer applies, the data is deleted. In the case of our event listings, you can choose to let us save your data for future events. Your data will then be deleted on request.

3. Links to other sites

If you visit linked Internet sites, your access data will also become visible to the operators of those sites.

4. Data sharing with third parties

GFW Duisburg will not pass on your data to third parties either inside or outside the European Economic Area.

In cases where we need to pass on your personal data in order to fulfil your request, we will ask explicitly for your consent.

Any questions?

If you have questions on the subject of data protection, our Data Protection Officer, Andree Schäfer, will be happy to help on +49 (0)203 306 1080.

(*) Only your provider can establish your identity from this data and only when required to do so by a court order. 

Gesellschaft für Wirtschaftsförderung Duisburg mbH

Düsseldorfer Straße 42
47051 Duisburg
T.: +49 (0)203 36 39-0
F.: +49 (0)203 36 39-333