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Schleswig-Holstein

Have errors in your personal data processed by the Federal Statistical Office corrected

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

If you discover that personal data relating to you is incorrect or incomplete, you can request that the Federal Statistical Office (StBA) correct or complete it without delay, provided that all requirements are met.

As a citizen of the European Union, you can in principle demand that any body that collects and processes personal data about you corrects incorrect information. It is irrelevant whether you yourself are responsible for the fact that the information is incorrect. You can also request that incomplete personal data be completed.
Personal data includes, for example

  • Online data such as IP address, location data, e-mail address
  • Bank data such as account balances, account numbers
  • Identification numbers such as identity card number or social security number
  • Land register entries
  • Health information such as genetic data, medical data
  • certificates
  • General personal data such as name, address, age, marital status
  • Physical characteristics such as gender, skin, hair or eye color, height

You can assert this right against public and non-public bodies. Public bodies are, for example, authorities such as the StBA, non-public bodies are, for example, commercial enterprises, associations or clubs.
You must request the correction of your personal data directly from the StBA.


Process flow

You can request the correction of your personal data online, verbally or in writing by post or e-mail.
Request rectification from the StBA online:

  • Call up the online application on the StBA website. This will guide you step by step through the necessary information, which you can enter electronically.
    • Note: An online application can be authenticated by an electronic ID document, for example the online function of your ID card.
  • You can submit the required documents by post or e-mail.
  • The StBA will usually send you the corresponding reply by post to your registration address or, under certain circumstances, by e-mail.
  • Request a correction from the StBA in writing:
  • You can submit your request informally.
  • Send your request with the required documents by post or e-mail to the public authority.

The StBA will send you the corresponding reply by post to your registration address or, under certain circumstances, by e-mail.

Requirements

You can request the rectification of your personal data if:

  • The body from which you request rectification has collected and processes personal data.
  • It concerns personal data that relates to you personally.

You may not request the rectification of your personal data if they are processed for research, scientific or statistical purposes, insofar as the original purpose would no longer be achieved or would be seriously impaired by the rectification of your personal data.

Which documents are required?
  • Copy of your identity card
  • Alternatively: Copy of your passport together with a copy of your registration certificate
What are the fees?

There are no costs for you.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

You do not have to observe any deadlines.

Processing duration

The correction must be made immediately, i.e. without culpable delay on the part of the body processing the data. In principle, you must be informed of the measures taken no later than 1 month after receipt of your request. If this is not possible, you must be informed of the reasons for the delay and the extended deadline.

Legal basis
Appeal

There are no generally applicable legal remedies.

Applications / forms

- Forms: no

- Online procedure possible: yes

- Written form required: no

- Personal appearance required: no

Author
Forwarding service: Deep link to the original portal

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community

Professionally released on

23.11.2021

Teaser

If you discover that personal data relating to you is incorrect or incomplete, you can request that the Federal Statistical Office (StBA) correct or complete it without delay, provided that all requirements are met.

Process flow

You can request the correction of your personal data online, verbally or in writing by post or e-mail.
Request rectification from the StBA online:

  • Call up the online application on the StBA website. This will guide you step by step through the necessary information, which you can enter electronically.
    • Note: An online application can be authenticated by an electronic ID document, for example the online function of your ID card.
  • You can submit the required documents by post or e-mail.
  • The StBA will usually send you the corresponding reply by post to your registration address or, under certain circumstances, by e-mail.
  • Request a correction from the StBA in writing:
  • You can submit your request informally.
  • Send your request with the required documents by post or e-mail to the public authority.

The StBA will send you the corresponding reply by post to your registration address or, under certain circumstances, by e-mail.

Requirements

You can request the rectification of your personal data if:

  • The body from which you request rectification has collected and processes personal data.
  • It concerns personal data that relates to you personally.

You may not request the rectification of your personal data if they are processed for research, scientific or statistical purposes, insofar as the original purpose would no longer be achieved or would be seriously impaired by the rectification of your personal data.

Which documents are required?

  • Copy of your identity card
  • Alternatively: Copy of your passport together with a copy of your registration certificate

What are the fees?

There are no costs for you.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

You do not have to observe any deadlines.

Processing duration

The correction must be made immediately, i.e. without culpable delay on the part of the body processing the data. In principle, you must be informed of the measures taken no later than 1 month after receipt of your request. If this is not possible, you must be informed of the reasons for the delay and the extended deadline.

Legal basis

Appeal

There are no generally applicable legal remedies.

Applications / forms

- Forms: no

- Online procedure possible: yes

- Written form required: no

- Personal appearance required: no

Author

Forwarding service: Deep link to the original portal

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community

Professionally released on

23.11.2021

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