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Privacy policy

Information on the collection of personal data

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. personal data are all data that can be related to you personally, e.g. name, address, e-mail addresses and user behaviour (information that relates to an identifiable natural person (Art. 4 No. 1 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)). The person responsible pursuant to Art. 4 para. 7 GDPR is, on behalf of the President of KIT, Prof. Dr. Oliver Kraft. Art. 4 para. 7 GDPR is Prof. Dr Oliver Kraft, Kaiserstroße 12, 76131 Karlsruhe, (see imprint) on behalf of the President of KIT. You can contact our data protection officer at or at the postal address with the addition "Die Datenschutzbeauftragte" (The Data Protection Officer). When you contact us by e-mail or via a contact form, the data you provide (your e-mail address, your name and telephone number if applicable) will be stored by us in order to answer your questions. We delete the data arising in this context after storage is no longer necessary, or restrict processing if there are legal obligations to retain data. We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can have security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Collection of personal data

When using the website for information purposes only, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server according to the settings you have made (server log files). To view our website, we collect the data that is technically necessary for this and to ensure stability and security in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR:

  • Anonymised IP address
  • Date and time of the request
  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of the request (specific page)
  • Access status/HTTP status code
  • Amount of data transferred in each case
  • Website from which the request comes
  • Browser

This data cannot be assigned to specific persons. This data is not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if we become aware of specific indications of unlawful use.

Contact/registration form

If you send us enquiries using the form, for example to receive press information or our newsletter, your details from the form, including the contact details you provide there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up questions, and we will not pass this data on without your consent. We use the so-called double opt-in procedure for registration, i.e. your registration is only complete if you have previously confirmed your registration via a confirmation e-mail sent to you for this purpose by clicking on the link contained therein. If you do not confirm your registration within 48 hours, your registration will be automatically deleted from our database.

SSL encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as the enquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from

Your rights

You have the following rights vis-à-vis us with regard to the personal data concerning you:

  • right of access,
  • right to rectification or erasure,
  • right to restriction of processing,
  • right to object to processing,
  • right to data portability.
  • (2) You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.
  • (3) In the case of manifestly unfounded or excessive requests, we may demand a reasonable fee. Otherwise, the information will be provided free of charge (Art. 12 para. 5 GDPR).
  • (4) In the event of reasonable doubt as to the identity of the person asserting the above rights, we may request additional information necessary to confirm the identity (Art. 12 para. 6 GDPR).

Your rights

In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by the browser you use and through which certain information flows to us (the server of our website). Cookies cannot execute programmes or transfer viruses to your computer. They are used to make the website more user-friendly and effective, and above all faster. A distinction is made between session cookies (transient cookies) and permanent (persistent) cookies. Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include session cookies in particular. These store a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the joint session. This allows your computer to be recognised when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser. We only use session cookies. We do not use persistent cookies or flash cookies. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.