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Web Traffic Analysis

This website utilizes the web analytics software platform Piwik to gather statistical data on website visitor activity. To this end, the software makes use of what are known as “session cookies”, i.e. text files that are temporarily stored on your computer. As soon as you close your web browser, these cookies will be deleted. If your browser supports "Do Not Track" (DNT) technology and you have activated the DNT option, Piwik will automatically ignore your access data.

The access data collected will not be disclosed to any third party. It will be transferred to the Piwik server at the University Computer Centre.

Piwik is configured in accordance with the recommendations of the Independent Centre for Privacy Protection in Germany (Unabhängiges Landeszentrum für Datenschutz – ULD) and complies with the applicable data protection regulations. IP addresses are made anonymous prior to being stored; this is accomplished by not saving the last two tuples of the IP address (e.g. the IP address would be saved as This ensures that the accessing network can be identified, but not the individual computer.

By using this website, you are giving your consent to the processing of data collected in this manner for the purposes described above.

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External Services

Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps to display maps. Google Maps is run by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. By using Google Maps, user data will be collected, processed, and used.

You can find the terms of service for Google Maps here. For specific information on data collection by Google, see Google’s Privacy Policy.


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Access and Cancellation Rights

You may, at any time and without giving reasons, request from us at no cost information on your stored data. You may also at any time instruct us to block, correct, or delete data that we have collected. Furthermore, you may revoke your consent on the collection and usage of your data at any time without giving reasons. To do so, please contact the address provided as legal notice of address. If you have any questions concerning our privacy settings or the processing of your personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us.