Privacy Statement

Data Protection

The Taxpayers Association of Europe (TAE) e.V. takes the protection of your personal data very serious. We treat your personalised data confidential and in accordance with the data security regulations as well as this privacy statement.

The use of our website is usually possible without the input of personalised data. Insofar as personalised data (e.g. name, address or email address) is collected on our site, the input of such data always takes place, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This data is not passed on to third parties without your express consent.

We explicitly point out that the transfer of data via the internet (e.g. during the communication via email) may be subject to security vulnerabilities. Complete protection of your data from the access by third parties is not possible.


Websites sometimes use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause harm to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our site more user friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are downloaded onto your computer and saved by your browser.

Most cookies used by us are co-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted when you finish your visit to our site. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. Those cookies enable us to recognise your browser when you return to our website.

You can configure your browser to inform you when cookies are placed and only accept them on a case-to-case basis, and to accept cookies only in specific cases or exclude them generally. You can also activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing your browser. However, deactivating cookies my affect the functionality of this website.


The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in co-called server-log files which your browser sends to us automatically. Those include:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Hostname of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request

This data is not assignable to specific persons. This data will not be merged with any other data sources. We reserve the right to retrospectively check the data in case we become aware of concrete indications of unlawful use.

Contact Form

If you sent inquiries to us via the contact form, your information from such form including your contact data contained therein will be stored by us in order to process your request and in case of follow-up questions. We will not pass on this data without your consent.

Newsletter Data

If you want to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we need from you an email address as well as information allowing us to verify that you are the owner of the stated email address and agree to receiving the newsletter. No further data is collected. This data is exclusively used for sending the requested information and will not be passed on to third parties.

The given consent for storing the data, the email address and its utilisation for sending the newsletter can be revoked by you at any time, e.g. by using the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.

SSL Encryption

This website uses SSL encryption for reasons of security and the protection of transfer of confidential data, e.g. inquiries sent to us as site operator by you. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the website address in the browser, which changes from "http://" to "https://", and by lock symbol visible in your browser address bar.

When the SSL encryption is activated the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Right of Access, Blocking, Erasure

You are entitled to at any time receive information, free of charge, about your personalised data stored by us, its source and recipient, and the purpose of the processing of such data. You are also entitled to correction, blocking and deletion of such data. You can contact us at any time regarding the topic of personalised data. Please refer to the address stated in the imprint.

Objection to Advertising E-Mails

The use of contact data published pursuant to the obligation to provide an imprint, by third parties as means of sending unsolicited advertising and information materials is hereby strictly objected to. Should the operators of this website receive unsolicited promotional materials such as spam emails, the operators expressly reserve the right to take legal action.


Taxpayers Association of Europe, Office Munich:
Nymphenburger Strasse 118, D-80636 Munich
Tel.: +49 89 126 00 820 | Fax: +49 89 126 00 847

Taxpayers Association of Europe, Office Brussels:
Walter Grupp, Avenue de la Renaissance 1, B-1000 Brussels
Tel.: +32 2 740 20 38 | Fax: +32 2 740 20 32