Privacy Policy

The Federal Administrative Court is strongly committed to protect your personal data. We want you to know when we save data and how it is used. As a federal institution, the Federal Administrative Court is subject to the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz) and the Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz). We have taken technical and organisational steps to ensure that we and our external providers adhere to the terms of data privacy.

Collection and processing of personal data

You are able to use our website without providing personal data.

In case you wish to register for one of our personal services, order a decision or book duplicate or conclude a subscription, we will ask for your name and other personal data needed to fulfil the services you have requested.

We store your data on strictly protected servers in Germany. There are only few persons with specific permission that may access the data.

Data collection for backup purposes

Data is saved to our servers for backup purposes when you visit our website. This data may conceivably permit identification (e.g. IP address, date, time of page retrieval). We do not use this data in association with you in any other way. The right to produce statistical analyses of anonymised datasets is reserved.

Disclosure of personal data

When you place orders, we will only use your personal data within federal institutions. We do not disclose it to third parties. Data protection according to the requirements of the Federal Data Protection Act is guaranteed in cases of external data processing on behalf of the Federal Administrative Court.


We will gladly inform you of the personal data we have collected about you and how it is used. You may contact the data protection commissioner (email: at any time. The institutional data protection commissioner enforces compliance with the Federal Data Protection Act and other regulations on data protection. The commissioner is bound by the duty of confidentiality.

Use of cookies

We use cookies, which are small files containing configuration information. They are used to record page access and hence to align our services with the needs of our users. Cookies improve our ability to measure traffic and the number of persons using our services. Personal data is not collected through the use of cookies. It is at your discretion to decide whether a web analysis cookie may be placed on your browser to allow us to record and analyse certain statistical data. You can refuse the use of cookies by clicking on the following link. Doing so will place a deactivation cookie on your browser.

External links

Our website contains links to other sites. We are unable to influence adherence to data privacy by the external providers.