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Data Protection Declaration

Ordering of printed media from the University of Bremen / Information on data protection, according to Article 13 GDPR (DS-GVO in German)

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 for various offers and services to be provided. The university is a corporation under public law and is subject to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Bremen Implementation Act.


1. Person responsible for data processing and contact details:

University of Bremen

The University Communication and Marketing Team

Bibliothekstraße 1
28359 Bremen, Germany

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

Name and address of the data protection officer:

University of Bremen
Petra Banik
Bibliothekstraße 1
29359 Bremen, Germany

Phone: +49 421 218 - 60211
Fax: +49 421 218 - 60210

2. Purpose of data processing

Your data will only be used for the purpose of sending University of Bremen publications ordered by your person to the address you have provided by post. Your email address will be used for communication in this regard and solely for any queries pertaining to your order.


3. Legal basis of data processing

The legal basis is your consent according to Article 6, Paragraph 1 a) GDPR.


4. Obligation of provision

You are not obliged to provide data, however, an order is only possible if you provide us with the required contact details. Alongside your name, these details include:

  • for queries – your email address
  • in order to receive free-of-charge printed media – your postal 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given for reception of information and processing of collected data as per Article 6, Paragraph 1 a) GDPR, can be withdrawn at any time for future effect.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 will process your data until you inform us of your decision to cancel the subscription (informal notification sent to presseprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de or via the online form).  After receipt of your cancellation, your saved data will be immediately erased if no legal storage period regulations prevent this.


7. Personal data processed upon ordering printed media

  • Title (obligatory)
  • Academic title (optional)
  • First name (obligatory)
  • Surname (obligatory)
  • Address (obligatory)
  • Zip code and city (obligatory)
  • Phone number (optional)
  • Email address (obligatory)


8. Recipient of personal data

The University Communication and Marketing Team (see address above) receives the data communicated via the online form and processes it as follows:

Upon ordering “update.” magazine or the “University of Bremen” brochure:

The University Communication and Marketing Team incorporates your contact details into an internal administrative unit mailing list in order to initiate the postage of printed media to you.


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 receipt of 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 or +49 471 5962010
Fax: +49 421 49618495
Email: officeprotect me ?!datenschutz.bremenprotect me ?!.de