Date: June 17, 2021
BioCampus Cologne, Geb. S20
50829 Köln (Cologne)
With this data protection declaration, users receive information about type, scope and purpose of collection and use of personal data by the responsible Provider.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union, the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG) provide the legal framework for data protection.
With every access to this website, information is automatically collected by us, or the web space provider. This information, also known as server log files, is of a general nature and does not allow any conclusions regarding your personal details.
Among other things, the following is recorded: name of website, file, date, data volume, web browser and web browser version, operating system, domain name of your internet provider, the so-called referrer URL (the page from which you accessed our website) and the IP address.
Without this data it would be technically impossible to deliver and display website contents. In this respect, the collection of data is mandatory. In addition, anonymous information is used for statistical purposes. It helps to optimize our services and technology. We also reserve the right to check log files if there is suspicion of any illegal use of our services.
If you subscribe to our newsletter, the data you have entered will be used exclusively for this purpose, or to inform you about facts relevant for this service or registration. Except for a service provider we use for publishing our newsletter, we will not pass on your data to any third party.
A valid e-mail address is required to receive the newsletter. The IP address used to register for the newsletter and the subscription date to the newsletter are also saved. This data serves as a proof in case of misuse, in case a foreign e-mail address is registered for the newsletter. In order to ensure that an e-mail address is not misused by third parties in our distribution list, the so-called “double opt-in” procedure is lawfully complied with. Within the framework of this procedure, ordering of the newsletter, sending of the confirmation mail and the receipt of the registration confirmation are recorded.
You have the option to revoke your consent to the data storage at any time, your e-mail address and its use to send newsletters. For this revocation, in every newsletter and on the website a link is provided. You also have the option to notify us regarding this cancellation request via the contact details in this document.
If you contact us using the online form or by e-mail, the information you provide is stored so that your enquiry and possible follow-up questions can be processed.
Our offer includes at times use ofcontent, services and contributions from other providers. These include forexample maps, provided by Google Maps, videos from YouTube, as well as graphicsand images from other websites. In order for this data to be displayed in theuser’s browser, transmission of the IP address is mandatory. The providers(hereinafter referred to as “third-party providers”) thus perceive the IPaddress of the respective user.
Although we undertake every effort toexclusively use only third-party providers that only need IP addresses in orderto deliver content, we have no influence on possible storage of IP address. Inthis case, this process is used for statistical purposes, among other things.We will inform our users, if we become aware of the fact that IP addresses arestored.
We store personal data in accordance with the principles of data avoidance and data economy, only for as long as it is required or mandatory by law (statutory storage period). If the purpose of the information ceases to apply, or if the storage period ends, we will block or delete the respective data.
You have the right, upon application and free of charge, to request information on the personal data stored by us, and/or to demand correction, blockage, or deletion. Exceptions: It concerns mandatory data storage for business processes, or the data is subject to statutory storage obligations.
For this purpose, please contact us:
BioCampus Cologne, Geb. S20
In order to take a data lock into account at any time, it is necessary to store the data in a lock file for control purposes. If there is no statutory storage obligation, you can also request data deletion. Otherwise, we block the data upon request.
In order to ensure that our data protection declaration always complies with current legal requirements, we reserve the right to make changes at any time. This also applies, if the data protection declaration has to be amended due to new or revised services, for example adaptation of new services. The new data protection declaration will then take effect the next time our website is visited.