Privacy Policy


The responsible party within the terms of the European General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR) and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:

Euro-Par 2019 c/o GWDG - Gesellschaft für wissenschaftliche Datenverarbeitung mbH Göttingen
Am Faßberg 11
37077 Göttingen
Phone: +49 551 201-1523


Euro-Par 2019 c/o GWDG - Gesellschaft für wissenschaftliche Datenverarbeitung mbH Göttingen
Am Faßberg 11
37077 Göttingen


Purpose and Scope Of Processing of Personal Data

We process personal data of our users only as necessary to provide a functional website as well as our contents and services. The processing of personal data of our users is only carried out regularly with the user's consent. An exception applies in those cases where prior consent cannot be obtained for real reasons and the processing of data is permitted by law. For the processing of personal data we request the consent of the concerned person in accordance with the regulations of Article 6 paragraph 1a EU-GDPR.

In the processing of personal data required for the performance of a contract to which the owner of the data is a contractual party, Article 6 paragraph 1b EU-GDPR is binding.This also applies to processing operations that are necessary to carry out pre-contractual activities.

If the processing of personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation to be fulfilled by our company, Article 6 paragraph 1c EU-GDPR is valid.

In the case that the essential interests of a person are concerned or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Article 6 paragraph 1d EU-GDPR is mandatory.

If processing is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest of our company or a third party and if the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not outweigh the first-mentioned interest, EU-GDPR Article 6 paragraph 1f EU-GDPR is the legal basis for processing.


Description and Scope of Data Processing

Every time you visit our website, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the requesting server. The following data will be collected in any case:

  • Date of access
  • Name of the operating system installed on the accessing device
  • Name of the browser used
  • Source system used for access
  • The IP address of the accessing device first, where the last two bytes are masked before the first storage (example: so, it is not possible to assign the shortened IP address to the calling computer.

Data are also stored in log files of our system. This data are not stored together with other personal data of the user.

Legal Basis for Data Processing

The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is Article 6 paragraph 1f EU-GDPR.

Purpose of Data Processing

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable the website to be delivered to the user's computer. For this the IP address of the user must remain stored for the duration of the session.

Data are stored in log files to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, the data enable us to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context.

For these purposes, our legitimate interest consists in data processing is in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1f EU-GDPR.

Duration of Storage

Data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary to achieve the purpose for which they were collected.

In the case of the collection of data for the provision of the website, data are delited when the respective session has ended.

If data are stored in log files, they are stored routinely for 7 days at the latest. Further storage is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are deleted or alienated, so that an assignment of the calling client is not possible.

Possibility of Objection and Alimination

The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no possibility of objection on the part of the user. Otherwise you will not be able to use the website.

Place of Data Processing

Your personal data will be processed exclusively in GWDG's - Gesellschaft für wissenschaftliche Datenverarbeitung mbH Göttingen within the Federal Republic of Germany.

User's Rights

We hereby declare that users of this web site may at any time claim their further rights in accordance with the EU-GDPR and the data protection provisions of the Federal Republic of Germany.

You have the right to information about the personal data processed by us to your person.

In the case of a request for information that is not made in writing, we ask for your understanding that we may then require proof from you that you are the person you claim to be.

Furthermore, you have a right to correction or deletion or to restriction of the processing, insofar as you are legally entitled to do so.

Furthermore, you have a right of objection against the processing within the framework of legal requirements. The same applies to a right to data transferability.

In particular, you have a right of objection pursuant to Article 21 paragraph 1 and 2 EU-GDPR against the processing of your data in connection with direct advertising, if this is based on a balance of interests.

To claim your rights, please contact the data protection officer of GWDG.

Right of Appeal

You have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about our processing of personal data.
Responsible is: Die Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen - The State Commissioner for Data Protection of Lower Saxony.


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