Information in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for participation in the InnoTrans Opening Ceremony 2018

Responsibility under data protection law for the storage and processing of your data in the context of your participation in the InnoTrans Opening Ceremony 2018 is borne by Messe Berlin GmbH, Messedamm 22, 14055 Berlin,represented by its management: Dr. Christian Göke (CEO), Dirk Hoffmann;
Data Protection Officer: Mr. Holger van Wanrooy, address as for Messe Berlin GmbH, email:


The following types of data will be recorded when you submit your registration:
name, email address, company, position, street, postal code, venue, telephone number and preferred language (German or English). We process this data for the purposes of dealing with your invitation. The legal basis for this is provided by justified interest in accordance with Section 6 Subpara. 1 lit. f GDPR.
The justified interest is in the sending of a personal invitation to a closed circle of participants to attend the InnoTrans Opening Ceremony 2018.


Furthermore, for the purposes of providing editorial coverage of the event, photos of the participants will be taken and published on the Messe Berlin homepage.
The legal basis for this is the consent granted by you in accordance with Section 6 Subpara. 1 lit. a GDPR. The photos will not be sent to third parties.

Your rights

You may assert the following rights as an identifiable individual: The right to disclosure, deletion and correction of your personal data, as well as the right to restricted processing. For these purposes please contact the Data Protection Officer. If you revoke your consent to the publication of the photos, we shall delete the photos held by us and remove the photos from the digital media, immediately upon receiving notification of your revocation.

If you are of the opinion that the processing of data infringes the data protection law, you are entitled to address your complaint to the relevant supervisory authority.

Duration of data storage

Once the photos have been sent to us, they will be deleted by our appointed photographer.