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Status of the data protection declaration: January 2020
I. Person responsible for data processing
This website of RWTH Aachen University is provided by
Rhenish-Westphalian Technical University (RWTH) Aachen.
52062 Aachen (home address)
52056 Aachen (postal address)
Telephone: +49 241 80 1
Fax: +49 241 80 92312
The steering committee (see imprint) of Zukunftslcuster Wasserstoff is responsible for the content and processing of your data.
II. data protection officer
Contact the officially appointed data protection officer:
Data Protection Officer of RWTH Aachen University
52062 Aachen (home address)
52056 Aachen (postal address)
Phone: +49 241 80 93665
Fax: +49 241 80 92678
III. provision of the website and creation of log files
When you access this website, your IP address is temporarily stored by the server of RWTH Aachen University. According to the DSGVO, the IP address belongs to personal data. The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable delivery of the website to the user’s computer. For this purpose, the IP address of the user must remain stored for the duration of the session.
Each time our website is called up, the browser used on the end device automatically sends data and information from the computer system of the calling computer to the server of RWTH Aachen University and temporarily stores it in a so-called server log file. We have no influence on this.
The following data may be collected:
Information about the type of browser and the version used.
Information about the user’s operating system
The Internet service provider of the user
The IP address of your Internet access
Date and time of access
Websites from which the user’s system accesses the RWTH Aachen University website
Information about the websites and files accessed
The data is stored in the log files of the university’s system. This data is not stored together with other personal data of the user.
IV. Possibility of objection and removal
The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the 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.
V. Purpose of data collection, deletion
The data mentioned under III. are collected so that the website can be presented in an optimized manner and to ensure the security of the information technology systems. The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. This is the case after one week at the latest.
VI. Legal basis for our data processing activities
The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is Art. 6 para. 1 e) DSGVO.
Cookies, Google Analytics or similar services are not used by www.h2-aachen.de.
VIII. General information on data processing
Apart from the data mentioned under III. whose collection and short-term storage is unavoidable for technical reasons, no data is collected or stored on this website. The Chair of Organization will neither store nor process such data.
IX. E-Mail Contact
If you contact us by e-mail, the information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and for possible follow-up questions in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO. In addition, we store your data for the defense of legal claims and due to legal retention periods.
The user can revoke his consent to the storage & processing of personal data. In such a case, the conversation cannot be continued. The e-mail contact for revoking consent and objecting to storage can be made via the following address: .
All personal data stored in the course of contact will be deleted in this case.
X. Google Maps
The RWTH Aachen University website offers the possibility to display geographical information for contact and journey purposes in the RWTH Aachen University Navigator. The Navigator is based on the Google Maps API, which is provided by Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland. By calling up the map service, Google can determine your IP address and the language of the system, as well as various browser-specific details.
The requested geographical positions from the menu of the navigator are transmitted directly to the service. When calling up the page with a GPS-enabled device, the location position may also be transmitted. No other personal data is transferred to Google.
When you call up the RWTH Aachen University Navigator, you will be asked for your consent to use the map service under these conditions. You may revoke this declaration of consent at any time.
The RWTH Aachen University website uses plugins from the YouTube site operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
When you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. This tells the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
The website of RWTH Aachen University uses plugins from the provider Vimeo. Vimeo is operated by Vimeo LLC with headquarters at 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011.
When you visit one of our pages equipped with a Vimeo plugin, a connection to the Vimeo servers is established. This tells the Vimeo server which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged into your Vimeo account, you enable Vimeo to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account.
XIII. Data protection rights
Within the framework of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), you have a right to information as well as a right to free information about your stored data as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. In order to exercise your rights, you would have to inform us of your IP address, as no personal allocation takes place and we cannot carry out a correction, blocking or deletion without an IP address.
Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information of North Rhine-Westphalia.
XIV. Changes to our data protection regulations
We reserve the right to amend this data protection statement from time to time so that it always complies with current legal requirements or in order to implement changes to our services in the data protection statement, e.g. when introducing new services. The new data protection statement will then apply to your next visit.