Privacy Policy

DEVK data protection policy

The protection of your privacy in the processing of personal data is a major concern for DEVK Re. We would like to inform you here about our principles in the processing of data. Our websites may contain links to websites of other providers to which this Privacy Policy does not apply.

Processing of data on this website

Collection and processing of data

When visiting our website, our web server automatically saves information in so-called server log files. These are automatically transmitted from your browser to us. The transmitted data concerns browser type and browser version, operating system used, referrer URL, host name of the accessing computer, date and time of the server request and IP address.

The collection of this data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR, which governs the processing of personal data for the legitimate interests of DEVK Re in consideration of your interests and fundamental rights.

A merge of this data with other data sources will not be done. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively, if we become aware of specific indications for illegal use.

Data security


DEVK Re uses technical and organizational security measures to protect your data managed by us against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss or destruction or against access by unauthorized persons. Most browsers will show you whether the security protocol is supported with a message or a lock icon in the status bar.

Rights of data subjects

Right to information, right to rectification, cancellation or restriction

You may request information about the personal data stored about you and, under certain conditions, its rectification or deletion (Art. 15). You also have the right to disclose the information you provide in a structured, common and machine-readable format.

In addition, subject to certain conditions, you may request the correction, erasure or restriction of the processing of your personal data (Articles 16 to 18).

Right of objection

If we process your data in order to safeguard legitimate interests, you may object to this processing if your particular situation gives rise to reasons that speak against the processing of data.

Right of complaint

You have the option of complaining to the DEVK Data Protection Officer or to a data protection supervisory authority. The data protection supervisory authority responsible for us is:

Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen
Postfach 20 04 44
40102 Düsseldorf

Handling personal data at DEVK Re

Personal Data/ Data subjects

Personal data are details that relate directly to a natural person (data subject) or that can be traced back to a person. Natural persons in terms of data protection are, inter alia .:

  • the customers of our company
  • claimant
  • victims
  • witnesses
  • business partner
  • our employees

Your personal data will only be used in accordance with the declarations of consent you have given and the statutory admissibility rules. These can be found in the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR) and in the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). Of course, we also observe the regulations of other relevant laws (e.g. Insurance Contract Act, penal code). The employees of DEVK Re are also obliged in writing to the confidentiality and to the protection of business and private secrets.

Transfer of tasks to other bodies (companies or persons)

In order to fulfill its tasks DEVK Re makes use of the support of other companies, such as: E.g. reinsurers, retrocessionaires, external service providers or insurance agencies. It may be necessary to transfer personal data to them.

Privacy information

Extensive information on data protection and legal regulations can be found, for example on the following websites:

Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Country Representative for Data Protection and Freedom of Information NRW

Further information on data protection at DEVK Re can be obtained via the following links:

Information sheet Data protection of DEVK Re
Information sheet video surveillance / image recording at DEVK Re
Information sheet Data Protection for business partners of DEVK-RE

Contact possibilities

Contact our company data protection officer if you have questions about the processing of your personal data, if you wish to receive information or if you have any suggestions or complaints regarding data protection in DEVK.


Would you like to contact us by e-mail? Please note that content that you send unencrypted via e-mail over the Internet may be viewed by third parties during the transfer. DEVK therefore uses the possibility of TLS encryption when receiving and sending e-mails. To ensure secure e-mail communication with us, you should also use TLS encryption as the sender or recipient of e-mails.


Please indicate which way you would like to receive your answer. If you do not use transmission encryption and still want an e-mail response, you are consenting to an insecure transmission.

Postal address

You can also send us your request by mail or fax. Please send your cover letter to the following address:

DEVK Versicherungen
Fachgebiet Datenschutz
Riehler Straße 190
50735 Köln
Fax: 0221 757-391308