Privacy policy

We appreciate your interest in LEAG and take the protection of your personal data seriously.

Please note: This translation serves for understanding only and the German version is legally binding.

Responsible authority

The authority responsible for the collection, processing and use of your personal data within the context of the Federal Data Protection Act and the Basic Data Protection Ordinance is Lausitz Energie Bergbau AG, Leagplatz 1, 03050 Cottbus.

Should you have any questions regarding data protection, please contact our data protection officer:

Lausitz Energie Bergbau AG und Lausitz Energie Kraftwerke AG
Datenschutzbeauftragter (data protection officer)
Leagplatz 1
03050 Cottbus
E-Mail: datenschutz-leag(at)leag(dot)de

Collection and processing of personal data

We attach great importance to the protection of your personal data and adhere to the prevailing legal provisions on data protection and data security. For this reason, we do not collect any personal data via our websites without your consent. When registering for the newsletter, to contact, as a visitor or for sponsoring enquiries, you yourself decide whether or not you wish to use this service and provide us with the necessary personal data. We use them to respond to your inquiry, process your order or provide you with access to special information/offers. As part of the newsletter subscription, your data will be transmitted to Cleverreach, a service provider that facilitates the creation, processing and dispatch.When you visit our website, we store accessing data.  In this case, we only collect information that is used for statistical purposes, whereby you as a visitor remain anonymous. Such information includes, for example, the time and duration of your visit to our website as well as the pages on which you have clicked. When you visit, so-called "cookies" are used (see below).

SSL encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as requests you send to us as a site operator. You can identify an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line.With the activated SSL encryption, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.


We use so-called cookies for our web analysis, which serves to make our Internet presence more user-friendly and effective overall. Cookies are text files that are stored on your device. These are usually so-called "session cookies", and are automatically deleted from the hard disk at the end of the browser session. Other cookies remain on your device and enable us to recognize them the next time you visit our website (so-called permanent cookies). You can prevent the use of cookies by making the appropriate settings in the browser software. In this case you may not be able to fully use all functions of this website.Instructions for deleting cookies in the most common browsers can be found here:

Microsoft Internet Explorer:

Mozilla Firefox:

Google Chrome:

Apple Safari:


Analytical Services

We are using the web analysis service Piwik on 

Matomo employs cookies to analyse your use of the website. For this purpose, the information generated by the cookie about the use of this website is stored on our server. The IP address is made anonymous before it is saved. This data is collected in order to optimise our website. The data is stored for a period of 12 months. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will not be passed on to third parties. 
Should you not agree to the storage and evaluation of this data from your visit, then you can object to the processing at any time by clicking on it below. In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie is stored in your browser, which means that Matomo does not collect any session data.
Please Note:
If you delete your cookies, the opt-out cookie will also be deleted, and you may have to activate it again.

<iframe frameborder="no" src=";action=optOut"></iframe>




Links to other Websites

Our website contains links to other websites. If you use these links, you leave the pages of LEAG and thus also the area of validity of this data protection declaration. We are not responsible for the content or data protection of these other websites. The responsibility lies exclusively with the respective website operator.

Use of social media plugins

Social media plug-ins are applications that allow content to be accessed or shared through different service providers. On pages containing such plugins, a direct connection to the server of the respective network is established via your browser as soon as they are clicked on. This provides the network with information about the use of this site. If you are logged in to the respective network at this time, your visit to our website and all interactions in connection with the social media plug-ins (e.g. clicking the "Like" button, creating a comment, etc.) can be assigned to your profile and saved by the network. Even if you do not have your own profile, it cannot be ruled out that data will be saved. We would like to point out that, as the provider of our pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or their use by the social media offers. To minimize data collection by social media providers, log out of the networks before you visit our website.

Our pages include functions from Twitter, Youtube, Google+, Flickr, Linkedin and Xing.
The data protection declarations of the respective providers can be found at the following:


We only process your personal data with your consent, which you can revoke at any time. Your personal data will be treated confidentially and will only be passed on to external service companies if this is necessary for the fulfilment of the contract and processing of enquiries. As part of subscribing to the Seitenblick blog newsletter, your email address will be forwarded to Cleverreach ( for processing and sending the newsletter. The external service provider is obliged to treat the data confidentially and securely and may only use the e-mail if this is necessary for processing and sending our newsletter. 

Furthermore, your personal data will only be passed on if you have given your express prior consent or if this is necessary to prosecute criminal offences. A disclosure to authorities or state institutions with the right to information only takes place if there is a legal obligation to provide information or if a judicial decision is made. Your privacy concerns are taken into account in accordance with the legal data protection regulations. We may be required by law to disclose your information to third parties. We only comply with such requests to the extent that this is necessary within the scope of the statutory obligation. Any consent given by you to the disclosure of the data can be revoked at any time and without giving us any reasons. 


We take technical and organisational measures which are necessary to protect your personal data so that the data is not lost, falsified or manipulated or unauthorised persons do not become aware of it. Taking into account the available technical possibilities, the measures are aimed at maintaining a suitable high level of safety.

Right to information and corrective action

In general, everyone has the right to request the extent to which personal data associated with him/her are processed by us. If such personal data are stored and processed at LEAG, the data subjects will receive information on request about the type of personal data, where they come from, for which purposes the data are processed and to which external service providers or websites the data are disclosed.The request for information regarding the processing of personal data must be submitted in writing to Lausitz Energie Bergbau AG, Leagplatz 1, 03050 Cottbus and signed by the person who wishes to be informed with regard to his/her own data. We will send the reply to the registered address.


We only store your personal data for as long as it is required to fulfil the purpose defined in advance. You have the right to have your data deleted immediately at any time. Should your request conflict with legal deletion periods or make it impossible to fulfil the purpose, we will inform you immediately.