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[tf2-survey] DENIC answers to the TF2 QuestionnaireT

  • To: tf2-survey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Subject: [tf2-survey] DENIC answers to the TF2 QuestionnaireT
  • From: Thomas Keller <tom@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2004 08:49:25 +0100
  • Organization: Schlund + Partner AG
  • Sender: owner-tf2-survey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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posted on behalf of DENIC.


Sabine Dolderer/Denic schrieb am 21.01.2004 13:45:33:

> 1. Is there a privacy regulation in you country which has effects on
> your whois policy and if yes what regulations are this and how are they
> implemented?

DENIC's whois policy is mainly impacted by the Federal Data Protection Act
(Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG) that contains rules on the collection,
storage, and distribution of data.

> 2. Do you have or had contact to an local offical privacy body in regard
> to whois and could you facilitate a contact for informational purposes.

DENIC is in permanent contact with the data protection authority in whose
precinct DENIC is located. This authority is the Regierungspräsidium

> 3. What contact data do you collect from registrants, and to whom is the
> data made available?

We collect and make available in the public whois the registrants' names
and postal addresses. The lookup ist restricted to the query on information
for a specific domain only and the amounts of queries per time is limited.
Bulk whois or wildcard queries are not possible.

> 4. Do you obtain the consent of registrants to the uses of data about
> them, and if so, how is this consent obtained?

No, as the BDSG does not require the explicit consent of the registrant but
only his prior information on which data is collected and made publicly
available. DENIC's Registration Conditions therefore contain an according
information clause.

> 5. Have you changed or are you planning to change your whois policy to
> suit your local privacy regulation?

No, as DENIC's whois policy already suits the concerned laws as the
competent authority has confirmed as well.

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