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“” takes data protection seriously. The collection of your data takes place within the framework of the legal regulations. The following statement gives you a complete overview of how we ensure the protection of your data and what kind of data is collected for what purpose.


1. Who is responsible for the data collection on

University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf

Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Gallinat
Martinistraße 52
20246 Hamburg
Phone: 040 7410 – 52201
E-mail: E-Mail-Adresse einrichten


2. What are personal data?

Personal data are all data that allow an inference to your actual identity, e.g., information such as your (correct) name, address,
telephone number or e-mail address. Information without any reference to your identity, e.g., only age or only gender, is therefore not personal data.


3. For what purpose is personal data stored?

For the use of our website offers it is not necessary to provide personal data. Personal data is only collected and stored if you request information or an offer or make a suggestion, e.g., by e-mail (see point 3.1). In general, only the data necessary for the respective purpose will be requested. The disclosure of this data by the user is on an expressly voluntary basis. Data will only be stored for as long as necessary.

Our online offer collects data on the duration, type and scope of use of the offer for the purposes described under points 3.1 to 3.3.

3.1 Contact by e-mail

It is possible to send us inquiries by e-mail. In this case, the information provided by the user will be stored for the purpose of processing his contact. It will not be passed on to third parties. A comparison of the data collected in this way with data that may be collected by other components of our site is also not carried out.

The legal basis for the processing of the data is our legitimate interest in answering your request in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Your data will be deleted after the final processing of your request, provided that there are no legal storage obligations to the contrary.

3.2 Processing of general information when visiting our website

When you access, general information is automatically stored in a log file. The IP address of the requesting computer, name of the retrieved file, date and time of the retrieval, description of the type of web browser used, amount of data transferred and message whether the retrieval was successful are stored. This data is also generated when accessing any other website on the Internet, it is therefore not a special function of the website. This data is stored for the purpose of data security, an evaluation of this data is only done in anonymous form for statistical purposes. These raw data will be deleted within 7 working days.

3.3 Use of cookies

The website – like many other websites uses so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are transferred from a server to your hard disk. In these cookies data are stored on your computer or other end device (e.g., smartphone).

Cookies cannot be used to start programs or transfer viruses to a computer. The information contained in cookies will make navigation easier for you and enable the websites to be displayed correctly. Cookies are also used in the website to enable statistical evaluations of visitor access (see 3.4: Measuring the range with Matomo).

Under no circumstances will the data we collect be passed on to third parties or linked to personal data without your consent.

Of course you can of course also view our website without cookies. Internet browsers are regularly set to accept cookies. In general, you can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via the settings of your internet browser. Please use the help functions of your Internet browser to find out how to change these settings. Please note that some functions of our website may not work if you have deactivated the use of cookies.


4. Use of privacy protection techniques

4.1 SSL or TLS Encryption

Our online offer contains links to other websites. We have no influence on whether their operators comply with the data protection regulations.

4.2 No disclosure to third parties

No data collected by us will be passed on to third parties (for example for advertising purposes).

4.3 Links to other websites

Our online offer contains links to other websites. We have no influence on whether their operators comply with the data protection regulations. We make only sparing use of the contents of other providers.


5. Your rights of data subjects: Your right to information, correction, blocking, deletion, revocation and complaint

You can request information about the type and extent of your personal data stored as well as the correction, blocking or deletion of the same at any time and free of charge. Should you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data or require information, correction, blocking or deletion of data, please contact us as well as for the revocation of consents given to:


6. Complaint possibilities

Furthermore, you have the right of appeal to the responsible supervisory authority. Should you assume that your data has been processed unlawfully, you are welcome to contact the UKE’s data protection officer:

Matthias Jaster
Martinistraße 52
20246 Hamburg
Phone +49 (0) 40 7410 – 56890

The supervisory authority responsible for you depends on the state of your residence or the suspected data protection violation. You can find a list of the supervisory authorities and their addresses at:

The Hamburg commissioner for data protection and freedom of information is responsible for us:

The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Kurt-Schumacher-Allee 4
20097 Hamburg