1. Data protection at a glance
Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
The operator of this website is responsible for any data processing on this website. You will find the operator’s contact details in the Legal Notice section of the website.
How do we collect your data?
Some of your data is collected when you share it with us, such as data you enter into a contact form. Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit the website. This mainly concerns technical data (e.g., internet browser, operating system or time at which the website is viewed). This information is automatically collected as soon as you visit the website.
What do we use your data for?
A part of the data is collected to ensure the error-free presentation of the website. Other data can be used to analyse your usage behaviour.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have the right to obtain information on the origin, recipients, and purpose of storage of your personal data free of charge at any time. Moreover, you have the right to demand their correction or deletion. Should you have any questions on this or the topic of data protection, please feel free to contact us at the address stated in the Legal Notice section. In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
This website is hosted by an external service provider (hoster). Personal data that is collected through this website is stored on the hoster’s servers. This mainly concerns IP addresses, contact requests, meta data and communication data, contract data, contact details, names, information on webpage views, and other data generated via a website.
We make use of the hoster’s services for the purpose of fulfilling our contractual obligations towards potential and existing customers (Art. 6(1) lit. b of the GDPR) and in the interest of a safe, fast, and efficient provision of our online services through a professional service provider (Art. 6(1) lit. f of the GDPR).
Our hoster will only process your data to the extent that is necessary to fulfil his service obligations and will follow our instructions concerning this data.
3. General information and mandatory information
Please note that the transmission of data via the internet (e.g., when communicating by email) may involve security risks. It is not possible to fully protect data against third-party-access.
Information on the responsible party
The party responsible for data processing on this website is:
Prof. Dr. Jan A. Neuhoefer
Phone: +49 (0)40 - 428757627
The responsible party (data controller) is the natural or legal person who decides, alone or in conjunction with others, about the purposes for which personal data is used and the method used (e.g., names, email addresses etc.).
Revoking your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You have the right to revoke the consent you have granted at any time. To do so, just send an email; no specific form is required. The lawfulness of the data processing performed up to the time at which consent is revoked remains unaffected.
Right to object against the collection of data in specific cases and against direct marketing (Art. 21 of the GDPR)
IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF DIRECT MARKETING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT SUCH PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA RELATING TO YOU AT ANY TIME FOR SAID PURPOSE OF DIRECT MARKETING; THIS ALSO INCLUDES PROFILING IN CONNECTION WITH SUCH DIRECT MARKETING ACTIVITIES. IF YOU OBJECT, YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL SUBSEQUENTLY NO LONGER BE USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF DIRECT MARKETING (OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ART. 21(2) OF THE GDPR).
Right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority
In the event of a violation of the GDPR, data subjects have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State in which they have their habitual residence, place of work, or in the place of the alleged infringement. The right to lodge a complaint is without prejudice to other administrative or judicial remedies.
Right to data portability
You have the right to have any data that are automatically processed by us on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract issued to you or a third party in a standard machine-readable format. Insofar as you request that the data be transmitted directly to a different responsible party, this can only take place if technically feasible.
Information, restriction of usage, deletion
Within the framework of the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right at any time to obtain information, free of charge, on your stored personal data, the origin and recipients thereof, and the purpose of its processing, and, as the case may be, the right to correction or deletion of this data. Should you have any questions on this or have any other questions relating to personal data, please feel free to contact us at the address mentioned in the Legal Notice section at any time.
Right to restriction of processing
You have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data. To do so, please contact us at the address mentioned in the Legal Notice section at any time. You may demand the restriction of processing in any of the following cases:
- If you contest the accuracy of your personal data stored by us, it will usually take some time to verify their correctness. You have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data during this time.
- If the processing of your personal data was or is unlawful, you may request restriction of processing instead of their deletion.
- If we no longer require your personal data, but you require them to exercise, defend or assert legal claims, you have the right to demand the restriction of their processing instead of their deletion.
- If you have objected to processing pursuant to Art. 21(1) of the GDPR; in this case, your and our interests must be weighed against each other. Until a decision has been made as to whose interests override the other party's interests, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, this personal data will – with the exception of storage – only be processed with your consent or for the assertion, exercise, or defense of legal claims, for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person, or for reasons of important public interest of the European Union or any of its Member States.
4. Data collection on this website
Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and saves information in what are known as server log files, which your browser automatically transfers to us. This involves the following information:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
- IP address
These data are not merged with any other data source.
The data is processed on the basis of Art. 6(1) lit. f of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in a presentation of its website free of technical errors and in the optimisation of its website. Server log files need to be recorded for these purposes.
5. Plug-ins and tools
Google Web Fonts
To ensure standardised presentation of fonts, this website uses Web Fonts, which are provided by Google. When you visit a website, your browser will load the required web fonts into its browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.
To this end, the browser you are using needs to establish a connection to Google’s servers. This way, Google is informed that this website was viewed via your IP address. Google Web Fonts is used in the interest of a standardised and appealing presentation of our online contents. This is deemed a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6(1) lit. f of the GDPR.
If your browser does not support Web Fonts, it will use a standard font stored on your PC.