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Privacy Policy

Through the following Privacy Policy we provide you with information on what personal data we collect when you visit our website www.hzdr.de and/or use our online services and how we utilize your data.

When users access our website, data such as the computer’s IP address, internet browser used, date, time of day and duration spent on the page is logged for a period of seven days. In principal, this data is only analyzed when technical problems or attacks on our webserver arise. We do not use analysis tools.

We in no way save or gather additional personal data through this website (such as names, addresses, telephone numbers or email addresses) unless you provide us with such information (for example, if you get in contact with us, utilize registration forms for events and workshops or fill in online applications) as well as in the context outlined as follows. Personal data you willingly provide (also in regard to required fields as part of your request) is treated confidentially, serving only to process your request and will not be passed on to third parties without your consent and/or your being informed in regard to that particular form. The website is hosted on a HZDR internal server.

Users should be aware that Internet data transfer (e.g., through email communication) can encounter security issues. Complete protection from access by third parties is impossible.


Our Internet site uses cookies for switching languages (language cookie). These are small text files that are stored on your hard drive. The next time you visit the homepage, your language can immediately be displayed, which will remain in effect for approximately five years. Depending on your browser settings, the cookie can be deleted when you close your browser.

These cookies do not retrieve stored data on your hard drive and do not affect your PC or your data. Cookies do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malicious applications.

Most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. You can, however, deactivate the saving of cookies or set your browser so that you are informed when cookies are transmitted.

Links to External Offers

We link to external websites and to social media providers. The connection is set up in such a way that no data is passed on to the provider of external offers when visiting our internet pages. When clicking on a link or button, you will, however, be sent directly to that external offer. These sites collect and process your data according to their own user guidelines and/or privacy policies, which you can view on the respective sites. We recommend that you read these policies before using the pages. We have no influence on how data is handled on external sites. Information regarding your rights and settings for protecting your privacy can be found in the respective privacy policies.

You can contact our data protection representative in all matters concerning data protection:

Kristin Beyer (LL.M.)
Dresdner Institut für Datenschutz
Email: dsb[at]hzdr.de

Your concerns will be treated with confidentiality.