Privacy protection according to the DSGVO (GDPR)

Below we inform about the processing of personal data when using the website (or Personal data is all data that can be related to you personally. Other conditions may apply to other sites of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum.

The person responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and the State Data Protection Act NRW is the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Universitätsstr. 150, 44780 B ochum, Performer: Chair of Inorganic Chemistry 2, Working Group Computational Materials Chemistry, Prof. Dr. Rochus Schmid, .

Description and scope of data processing

Every time we visit our website, information about the calling computer is required to provide the information (required for the provision of the information, legal basis, Art. 6 (1) (e)). The following data is processed here:

(1) Information about the browser type and version used

(2) The operating system of the user

(3) The IP address of the user

(4) Date and time of access

The data is stored in the log files of our webserver and deleted after a few days. A storage of this data together with other personal data of the user does not take place.

The processing of the data is necessary to provide the website is required for the operation of the website. There is therefore no contradiction on the part of the user.

Use of cookies

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are files that are stored on the web browser and the Internet browser on the calling system. We use cookies to maintain the user's language preferences. On our websites, no identifying cookies are used.

E-mail contact

When contacting us by email, the information you provide (email address, other information you have provided) will be processed and stored by us to answer your questions. Files of this kind are kept for 5 years at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (required for the fulfillment of the task, retention period in accordance with the guidelines of the Ruhr-Universität, legal basis Art. 6 para. 1, letter e).

Your rights as a concerned person

If personal data is processed by you, you are a victim within the meaning of DSGVO and you have the following rights towards the responsible person: You may ask for confirmation as to whether personal information relating to you is being processed. If such processing is available you may receive information about the purpose, the data, the origin of the data, the recipient of data (including international transfers) and the duration of the storage. You have the right to correct the data if it is incorrect or incomplete. Under different conditions, you have the right to delete the data or limit the processing. In particular, data that you need to have voluntarily submitted will be deleted if you withdraw their consent. If data has been disclosed, the deletion will also apply to the recipients of data and we will inform you of the recipients of your data. For questions and complaints, you can always contact the responsible supervisory authority (Landesbeauftragter fur der Datenschutz NRW, Likewise you can reach the data protection officer of the RUB under Further information can be found here