Data protection statement

Data protection: your right — our obligation

You can rely on us to protect your personal data and keep them safe. Protecting your privacy when we process your personal data is a matter of great importance to the RAG-Stiftung, and we take it into consideration in all of our business processes.

For this reason, we would like to explain the basic rules governing our treatment of personal data. You will find this explanation, as well as any relevant details about the collection, processing, and use of personal data, whenever we ask you for personal information.

The information that we collect

You can use almost all of the Internet services provided by the RAG-Stiftung without us requiring your personal data. Only a few services that you find on our website require you to enter your personal data before you can use them.

Personal data are neither stored nor evaluated when you use the Internet services provided by the RAG-Stiftung.

What are personal data, and how do we treat them?

We collect, process, and use personal data only if you voluntarily supply us with this information.

This may be the case if you ask a question or ask us to contact you, for example.

Our treatment of your personal data complies with the applicable regulations on the protection of personal data and is limited to the purposes specified in this Data Protection Statement.

The RAG-Stiftung will not forward the personal data that you have given us to third parties without your express consent.

For purposes of optimization, anonymous data are collected on this website using the Web-analytics open-source systems Piwik and Google Analytics. To do so we use cookies, which store anonymous data and are used to generate statistical analyses. The identity of visitors to this Internet service is not established. These data are not used to identify users of this website by means of user profiles or other techniques. If you wish to forbid the collection of your data — now and in the future — please click here.

The security of your data

The data provided by you to the RAG-Stiftung are protected using suitable technical and organizational measures with the aim of safeguarding your data against accidental or deliberate tampering, loss, destruction, access by unauthorized persons or unauthorized disclosure to third parties. Our security measures are constantly reviewed and improved in line with technical developments and organizational capacities.

Links and references to other Internet services

The Internet services provided by the RAG-Stiftung contain links to other websites. Please note that the RAG-Stiftung is not responsible for protecting data on, or for the content of, the other Internet services.

We recommend that all Internet users, when they are leaving the website of the RAG-Stiftung, familiarize themselves with the privacy statements of the other Internet services they have visited.

Protection of the privacy of children

The protection of children who use Internet services is a matter of great importance to the RAG-Stiftung. For this reason, the RAG-Stiftung advises that all parents and persons supervising children teach children how to deal safely and responsibly with personal data on the Internet. Children should not send any personal data to the RAG-Stiftung without the express consent of their parents or supervisors. The RAG-Stiftung does not knowingly collect or use personal data of children in any way whatsoever.

Information, alteration, and deletion of your data

Under applicable law, you may ask us in writing at any time whether we have stored personal data about you and, if so, which data. We will then notify you accordingly. Please send your inquiries to our Data Protection Officer. The Data Protection Officer can also arrange for your data to be altered or deleted if you so request.

Your contact person for data protection at the RAG-Stiftung

If you have any questions about the processing of your personal data, you may contact our Data Protection Officer at any time:

Data Protection Officer of the RAG-Stiftung
Klaus Rieger
RAG Konzernrevision GmbH
Karlstr. 37 - 39
45661 Recklinghausen (Germany)
e-mail: klaus.rieger(at)

Area of application

These privacy statements apply solely to the Internet services provided by the RAG-Stiftung(

We also draw your attention to the fact that these privacy statements are constantly adapted to satisfy the latest requirements.

© RAG-Stiftung, effective: May 27, 2014