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Data Protection Policy

Contact form editorial team / Information on data protection, according to Article 13 GDPR (DS-GVO)

We hereby inform you of the processing of your personal data by the University of Bremen.

The University of Bremen collects and processes personal data in order to provide various offers and services. The university is a corporation under public law and is subject to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPRDSGVO) and the Bremen implementation law.

1. Responsible for data processing and contact details:

University of Bremen
The Administrative Unit for University Communication and Marketing
Bibliothekstraße 1
28359 Bremen, Deutschland

Phone: +49 421 - 218 60150
E-Mail: presseprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

Name and address of the data protection officer:

University of Bremen
Petra Banik
Bibliothekstrasse 1-3
29359 Bremen, Deutschland

Tel.: +49 421 218-60211
Fax: +49 421 218-60210

2. Purpose of data processing

Your data will only be used for the purpose of communicating with you and following up on your concern, using the email address you have provided.

3. Legal basis of data processing

The legal basis is your consent according to Article 6 Paragraph1 a) GDPR.

4.  Obligation of provision

You are not obliged to provide any data. However, we are only able to reply to and potentially publish your message, if you provide us with the required contact details. Alongside your name, these details include:

  • for contact and queries – your email address

The provision of further optional data is not obligatory and is carried out on a voluntary basis.

5. Right to withdraw consent

The consent given for reception of information and processing of collected data as per Article 6, Paragraph 1 a) GDPR, can be withdrawn at any time for future effect. Should this be the case, the data will no longer be processed and will be erased if no legal storage period regulations prevent this. The withdrawal of consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

6. Storage period

We process your data only to handle your concern. You may revoke this at any time by informing us (just send an informal notification to presseprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de). After we have received your request for erasure, your saved data will be immediately erased if no legal storage period regulations prevent this. 

7. Personenbezogene Daten, die verarbeitet werden

  • First name (obligatory)
  • Surname (obligatory)
  • Email address (obligatory)

8. Recipient of personal data

The Administrative Unit for University Communication and Marketing (contact details above) receives the data communicated via the online form and processes it as follows:

Your contact details are only accessible to the Administrative Unit for University Communication and Marketing of the University of Bremen. Your data will be processed exclusively to follow up on your concern.

9. Your rights

You have the following rights with regard to your personal data (in accordance with Articles 15 to 21 GDPR):

  • Right of access
  • Right to rectification
  • Right to erasure
  • Right to restriction of processing
  • Right to data portability / Right to receive a copy

Additionally, you also have the right to object to data processing at any time. We will then no longer process your data unless there are direct legitimate grounds for processing or processing serves the purpose of enforcement, exertion, or defense of legal claims.

10. Lodging a complaint with a supervisory authority

According to Article 77 of the GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority when you consider the processing of your personal data as infringing this regulation. The name and address of the supervisory authority responsible for this are:

Die Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
Arndtstraße 1
27570 Bremerhaven
Phone: +49 421 3612010 oder +49 471 5962010
Fax: +49 421 49618495
Email: officeprotect me ?!datenschutz.bremenprotect me ?!.de