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Profile of registrant

Verband des eZigarettenhandels

Identification number in the register: 711092410756-80
Registration date: 05/03/13 13:14:43

The information on this organisation was last modified on 06/02/14 09:42:31
The date of the last annual update was 06/02/14 09:42:31

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Verband des eZigarettenhandels
Acronym: VdeH
Legal status: eingetragener Verein (e.V.)
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Dac Sprengel
Position: Vorsitzender

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Dac Sprengel
Position: Vorsitzender

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 3 An der Reitbahn 
Seevetal 21218
Telephone number: (+4105) 8598722
Fax number: (+4105) 8598790
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Interessenvertretung und Regulierung von eZigarettenhandel und -produktion in Deutschland. Kontrolle der gesetzlichen Vorgaben und Schaffung von Verbrauchersicherheit und Produkttransparenz.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 2
Complementary information: The both contact Persons are employed at red kiwi GmbH, An der Reitbahn 3, D-21218 Seevetal. These employments are full-time.

The additional working for the Association is voluntary. Mr. Sprengel as chairman, Mr. Droegemueller as press officer. Mr. Sprengel was elected to this position by the association members and Mr. Droegemueller was ordered because of the closeness to the chairmans working place.

To date, the association pays 500 Euro per month equalisation for Mr. Droegemueller to red kiwi GmbH. Reason: He is not an elected boardmember and red kiwi GmbH has a double burden by losing two times working hours.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Dialog zur Festlegung der Tabakproduktrichtlinie mit Parlament, Kommission und Ministerrat.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Customs
  • Internal Market
  • Public Health
  • Trade


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

ECAA - E-Cigarette Associations Alliance (weltweit)
TVECA - Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association (USA)

Das erste Gespräch mit Organen der EU (hier: EU Kommission) fand am 17.01.2013 statt. Alle vorherigen Aktivitäten hatten rein nationalen Charakter.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 8,000 €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The financing of the association is realized by membership fees (monthly 25-100 €/Member). To date, no other fundings are existing.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.