Data Protection and Privacy

SFB 1134 shall be obliged to protect the private sphere of all persons using our site and to treat confidentially the personal data transmitted to us. The data shall be used exclusively for the purposes indicated and not disclosed to third parties. Your data will be deleted as soon as they will have served the purpose indicated.
Presently, coding techniques are being applied on our websites for authentification only. Hence, you have to assume that unauthorized persons take note of your data on their way to us. If you want to avoid this, contact the unit or person indicated by other means.
To maintain your session, it may be required to set a cookie under certain circumstances.
Possibly, your web browser or client software transmits information via your computer (e.g. your IP address) to our servers through no fault of your own. Such information shall never be brought directly in connection with you, but will only be evaluated in anonymous form for purposes of statistics, system administration or to improve the performance of our internet offer.
If you have further questions with respect to our data protection standards or if you wish to consult our public procedures register, please contact

What we collect
In our contact form we may collect the following information:
• name and title
• contact information including email address
• demographic information such as postcode
• other information relevant to your request

What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to answer your requests, we will not use your data for any other purpose.

How we use cookies
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
• We use Session Cookies
These cookies are used 'in-session' each time you visit and then expire when you leave a Site or shortly thereafter: they are not stored on your Device permanently, do not contain any personal data and help by minimizing the need to transfer personal data across the internet. These cookies can be deleted or you can refuse to allow their use, but this will hamper the performance and your experience in using the Sites. These cookies also take time stamps that record when you access a Site and when you leave a Site.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.