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1. Data protection at a glance

General information

The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is any data that identifies you personally. Detailed information regarding data protection can be found in our privacy policy below.

Who is responsible for collecting data on this website?

Any data processing on this website is carried out by the operators of this website, whose contact information can be found in section 2 below or under "About the R-MCI".

What kind of personal data are being collected?

When visiting or using this website, the following data are collected: Access data (Server-log-file): IP-address, time stamp of access, queried resources, status, transmitted data volume and the duration of the transmission, referrer URL, name and version of the browser software; the server log file will be stored for 90 days.

Access data – principally technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system, time of web site visit) – are automatically collected by our IT system when you visit our website.

What are your data used for?

We use your data to process your requests and input. Part of the data are collected to ensure optimal user experience of our website and other data are used to analyze user behavior.

What rights do you have regarding your personal data?

You have the right of access to obtain information regarding the source and recipient of, as well as the purpose for temporarily saving your personal data free of charge. Furthermore, you have the right to demand the rectification, restricted processing (blocking) or deletion of your personal data. You may direct questions pertaining to these rights as well as any other data protection concerns to our data protection officer or to the customer service contact details provided in the imprint. Moreover, you have the right to object to the processing of your data as well as a right to lodge complaints with the data protection supervisory authorities responsible. People affected are entitled to these and other protection rights in accordance with Articles 15 – 22 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

2. General and mandatory information

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy. If you use this website, various pieces of personal data will be collected.

Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. This privacy policy explains what information we collect, what we use it for, how this happens and why this happens. Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.

Notice concerning the party responsible for this website

Institut für Medizinische Biometrie und Statistik
Universitätsklinikum Freiburg
Stefan-Meier-Straße 26
79104 Freiburg
Tel.: +49 (0)761 203 6662
Fax: +49 (0)761 203 6680

The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).

Objecting to advertising mails

We hereby prohibit the use of the contact data in our imprint, data we are obliged to provide for an imprint, for the purpose of sending us any advertising or informational materials that we have not expressly requested. The operator of this site reserves the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertisements, e.g. spam emails.

Information on protective rights - Rights to information, rectification, restricted processing of data (blocking), deletion

Within the scope of current statutory data protection regulations, you have the right, at any time, to free-of-charge information regarding your saved personal data, its source, recipients and purpose of processing, and if need be, a right to request the rectification, restricted processing (blocking) or deletion of your personal data.

Right to data portability

You have the right to receive data, which we process by automated means based on your consent or the fulfillment of contractual obligations, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. Further, you have the right to transmit those data to a third party. If you request the direct transmission of your data to another party, this will be carried out where technically feasible.

Right to object

You may object, at any time, and with effect for the future, to the use and processing of your data, which our institution may have a legitimate interest in, such as for marketing and providing customer-oriented information and services. If you wish to object to this use, it suffices to send an informal message or email to:

Institut für Medizinische Biometrie und Statistik
Universitätsklinikum Freiburg
Stefan-Meier-Straße 26
79104 Freiburg
Tel.: +49 (0)761 203 6662
Fax: +49 (0)761 203 6680

Withdrawal of consent to data processing

Many data processing procedures are only permitted if you provide explicit consent. You may, at any time, withdraw consent you have already given by sending us an informal e-mail. The legality of data processed before your request to withdraw consent shall remain unaffected.

Right to lodge complaints with the responsible supervisory authorities

Should your data protection rights be violated, you are entitled to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authorities. The responsible body for such complaints is the data protection officer for the federal state. Our institution is based in the federal state of Baden Württemberg:

3. Data protection officer

Gesetzlich vorgeschriebener Datenschutzbeauftragter

You can contact the data protection officer for our hospital. Here is the contact information:

Universitätsklinikum Freiburg
Breisacher Straße 153, 79110 Freiburg
Telefon: 0761 270-20670

4. Data collection on our website


The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in "server log files". These are:

  • IP address (anonymised: from 4 digits the last two are removed)
  • Time stamp of access
  • Queried resources
  • Status
  • Transmitted data volume and the duration of the transmission
  • Name and version of the browser software (and operating system if provided)
  • Referrer URL
These data will not be combined with data from other sources. The basis for data processing is article 6 (1) (b) GDPR, which allows the party responsible to protect its legitimate interests. The server-log-file is saved for 90 days.

In isolated cases, namely reported system breakdowns, errors, or security breaches, a manual analysis will be carried out.

6. Plugins und Tools

On this page no extensions or thirs-party services are used.

7. Data encryption

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser's address line when it changes from "http://" to "https://" and the lock icon is displayed in your browser's address bar. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.

More information

If you have questions about data protection or the processing of your personal data, you can contact us. Specific contact details can be found under points 2 and 3 of this privacy policy or in our imprint (menu "About the r-MCI").

Notification of changes

If changes are made to this privacy policy, these will be made available on our website, in our privacy policy and/or other appropriate channels.