Privacy Policy

Privacy policy

I. General

Where the internet site allows for personal or business data to be entered (e-mail addresses, names, and postal addresses), this data is supplied on an explicitly voluntary basis on the part or the user. As far as it is technically possible and reasonable, all services offered may be accessed and paid for without supplying such data or by means of anonymized data or a pseudonym. Third parties are not permitted to make use of contact data published in the impressum (legal notice) or similar, such as postal addresses, telephone and fax numbers as well as e-mail addresses, to send unsolicited information. We explicitly reserve the right to take legal steps against the senders of so-called spam mail who have contravened this prohibition.

II. Piwik

Leibniz Universität Hannover uses the open-source software Piwik for statistical analysis.

The software developers are in close contact with the Independent Regional Centre for Data Protection Schleswig-Holstein (ULD).This means that they implement data protection rules and regulations so that Piwik can be used in accordance with German jurisdiction, in compliance with data protection laws and in a legally secure way.

Piwik uses cookies, i.e. small text files which are stored on your computer and enable you to analyse your internet use. These session cookies are stored on your computer only temporarily; as soon as the web browser is closed, these cookies are deleted. The information gathered by the cookie about your use of our internet services is stored on a server of Leibniz Universität Hannover and analysed exclusively in-house. Data which has been acquired is not passed on to third parties and serves to identify and improve relevant content of our internet services.

Your IP address is made anonymous immediately after processing and before storing it. Piwik has been configured according to the recommendations of the Independent Regional Centre for Data Protection Schleswig-Holstein (ULD) and complies with current data protection regulations.

By using these internet services you declare that you agree to the processing of data collected about you as described above and solely for the above-mentioned purpose.