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Privacy Policy

Responsible Body in Terms of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):

Freie Universität Berlin
represented by the President 
Kaiserswerther Straße 16-18
14195 Berlin
Tel.: +49 (30) 838-1

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, we will be happy to answer them. Please contact the Central Online Editorial Department:
Tel.: +49 30 838 73199
Email: webteam@fu-berlin.de


Scope

This privacy policy refers to the websites www.fu-berlin.de, www.fu-berlin/en, and other official websites of Freie Universität Berlin that utilize the corporate design and central content management system of Freie Universität. 

A list of official websites can be found at  www.fu-berlin.de/offizielle-websites.

In the case of websites operated by institutions of the university that do not use the corporate design and/or the central content management system, the privacy policy of the respective website applies. Please note the respective linked privacy policy.


Data protection refers to the protection of personal data. This concerns data that can be clearly assigned to an individual. When we collect and utilize personal data, we confine ourselves strictly to what is technically necessary and permitted by law. We collect and use personal data only with your prior consent or where allowed by law. It is important to us that you understand why we collect data and what we use them for. More information can be found below.

We collect information from you when you access the above-named domains. For purposes of identification and tracking unauthorized access attempts to this domain as well as for purposes of optimization of web-based services in connection with the use of the web pages of the above-named domain, user data are stored and used to create anonymous access statistics

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on May 25, 2018. It strengthens the rights of the individual user. In point 10 below, “Rights of Individuals,” we describe your rights with regard to privacy and personal data. In the above-named domains, Freie Universität uses an external search engine, the Google Custom Search Engine (Google CSE). For more information about the transfer of data to the search engine, please see point 6 below ("Using the third-party search engine, Google Custom Search Engine (Google CSE)").