Publishing and contact details

Company information in accordance with Section 5 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG):

ICS-Internationale Computerspielesammlung gGmbH
c/o Stiftung Digitale Spielekultur gGmbH
Marburger Str. 2
10789 Berlin

Represented by: Tanja von Unger (Managing Director)

Phone: +49 (0)175-5931927
Email: unger[at]

Register entry: entry in the Registrar of Companies
Registration court: Charlottenburg District Court
Registration number: HRB 257009

VAT Identification Number in accordance with Section 27 a of the German Turnover Tax Act (UStG): DE 27/614/005507




Data Protection Policy


  1. General Information


  1. Responsible entity

In the following, we explain which personal data we collect and process when you use our services or offers. We are:


ICS Internationale Computerspielesammlung gGmbH
c/o Marburger Str. 2          
10789 Berlin

Telephone: (+49) 175-5931927

E-Mail address: unger[at]

Personal data is detailed information about a specific or identifiable natural person's private or material circumstances.


  1. Legal basis

We collect and process personal data based on the following legal bases:

  • Consent pursuant to Article 6 (1) (a) of the General Data Protection Regulation [Datenschutzgrundverordnung (DSGVO)]. Consent is any voluntary, specific, informed, and unequivocal expression of will in the form of a statement or other unambiguous affirmative act by which the data subject indicates that they agree to the processing of their personal data.
  • Necessity for the fulfilment of the contract or the implementation of preparatory measures pursuant to Article 6 (1) (b) of the DSGVO, i.e., the data is necessary for us to fulfil our contractual obligations towards you, or we require the data to prepare for the conclusion of a contract with you.
  • Processing for the fulfilment of legal obligations pursuant to Article 6 (1) (c) of the DSGVO, i.e., processing of the data is required, for example, by law or other regulation.
  • Processing for the protection of legitimate interests pursuant to Article 6 (1) (f) of the DSGVO, i.e., the processing is necessary to protect our legitimate interests or those of third parties, unless such interests are overridden by your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms which require the protection of personal data.


  1. Rights of those affected

You have the following rights regarding the processing of data by us, to the extent set out in the relevant articles of the General Data Protection Regulation:


  • Right to information pursuant to Article 15 of the DSGVO – i.e., the right to be informed about how your personal data is processed and which personal data we process,
  • Right to rectification pursuant to Article 16 of the DSGVO – i.e., the right to obtain the rectification without delay of inaccurate personal data concerning you, including the completion of incomplete data,
  • Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’) pursuant to Article 17 of the DSGVO - i.e., the right to demand the deletion of your personal data, provided that certain conditions are met,
  • Right to restrict processing pursuant to Article 18 of the DSGVO - i.e., the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as certain conditions are met,
  • Right to data portability pursuant to Article 20 of the DSGVO - i.e., the right to receive personal data that you have provided in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and the right to transfer it to a third party, provided certain conditions are met, and
  • Right to object pursuant to Article 21 of the DSGVO - i.e., the right to object to the processing of your personal data insofar as the processing is based on our legitimate interests, provided that certain conditions are met.


Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, especially in the member state of your residence, place of work, or the place of the alleged infringement if you believe that the processing of data relating to you infringes the DSGVO.


  1. Data deletion and storage duration

Personal data shall be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage no longer applies. In addition, storage may take place if this has been provided for by the European or national legislator in Union regulations, laws, or other provisions to which the controller is subject. The data will also be blocked or deleted if a storage period prescribed by the standards expires unless there is a necessity for the continued storage of the data for the conclusion or fulfilment of a contract.


  1. Concrete data processing
  2. Data collection during a visit to the website
  3. Scope of data processing

When you visit our website, our web server collects and stores the following data:

  • Information about the browser type and version used
  • The user's operating system
  • The user’s internet service provider
  • The IP address of the user
  • Date and time of access
  • Log file about errors or successful delivery
  • Websites from which the user's system accesses our website
  • Websites that are accessed by the user's system via our website

The data is stored in the log files of our system by our hosting provider within the European Union. This data is not stored together with other personal data of the user.


  1. Legal basis

The legal basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) (f) of the DSGVO. Therefore, the legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6 (1) (f) of the DSGVO lies in the functionality of our website and its availability. The legal basis for processing by our hosting provider is Article 28 (3) of the DSGVO.


  1. Purpose of the data processing

Temporary IP address storage by the system is necessary to enable delivery of the website to the user's computer. For this purpose, the IP address of the user must remain stored for the duration of the session. The data is stored to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, we use the data to optimise the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context.


  1. Duration of storage

Log files are anonymised after seven days at the latest by shortening the IP address, unless specific circumstances necessitate continuing to hold the data for the aforementioned purpose.


  1. Options for objection and removal

The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is necessary for the operation of the website. Consequently, the user has no option to object.


  1. E-mail contact
  2. Scope of the data processing

If you contact us via the e-mail addresses provided on the website. In such case, personal data that you send to us will be retained. Our e-mails are stored and held by a service provider based in Germany.

  1. Legal basis

The legal basis for the processing of data transmitted while sending an e-mail or a contact enquiry via the contact form is Article 6 (1) (f) of the DSGVO. If the purpose of the contact is to conclude a contract or if the e-mail is a business letter, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) (b and c) of the DSGVO in conjunction with the provisions of the German Commercial Code (HGB) and the German Tax Code (AO) on the storage of business letters. The legal basis for processing by our email service provider on our behalf is Article 28 (3) of the DSGVO.

The legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6 (1) (f) of the DSGVO lies in answering a customer enquiry or responding to a contact enquiry on other subjects.

  1. Purpose of the data processing

The purpose of the data storage is to contact you at your request.

  1. Duration of storage

The data will be stored for as long as is necessary to process the request. Insofar as this involves commercial letters that must be retained in accordance with commercial and tax law, these will also be stored in accordance with the statutory retention periods.

  1. Options for objection and removal

You have the option to object to further use at any time. You can declare your objection via e-mail to unger[at] Data can only be deleted if there is no legal obligation to retain it; in this case, however, the data will be blocked for any other use. In the event of an objection, the conversation cannot be continued.


  1. Cookies & local storage

Cookies & local storage are ‘Storage areas’ for data on your computer. Content providers often access files stored there via the web browser or store information there for later access. This can be, for example, the language setting for a website, the contents of a shopping basket or settings data for video playback.

In detail, the data packages listed below can be accessed on our website in the form of cookies or local storage files. Insofar as these are not technically necessary data packages that are required for the operation of the website, you have the option of rejecting or accepting them when loading the website. Once consent has been given, it can be revoked at any time. You can achieve this by blocking cookies in your browser or by calling up the cookie banner again via Internationale Computerspielesammlung.



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Storage period


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maximum 1 day

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session, i.e., deleted when the browser is closed

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1 week

Uniquely identifies the session and makes the browsing etc. persistent for this session




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