In addition to the prescribed duties and responsibilities applicable to website providers, the information given below contains the mandatory information required by law concerning the provider of this website, as well as other important legal references to the website of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Zentrum für Material- und Küstenforschung GmbH (Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Centre for Materials and Coastal Research) (referred to hereafter as the Company) “http://www.hzg.de”.
The provider of this website in a legal sense is the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Zentrum für Material- und Küstenforschung GmbH.
Tel.: +49 (0)41 52 87-0
Fax: +49 (0)41 52 87-1403
PO Box 1160
Important Information for Visitors
Legal information regarding the organisational structure of the provider The Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht is a limited liability company: the company is headquartered in Geesthacht
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Data Privacy on the Websites of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Zentrum für Material- und Küstenforschung GmbH (HZG Centre for Material and Coastal Research)
The responsible party decides on the purpose and type of processing of your personal data. In the following, we inform you of the personal data collected, stored, and processed by the responsible party, the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (hereinafter: “HZG”), when you use the website. The websites of the HZG might include links to websites of third parties, which are not covered by this data privacy notice.
General contact information
21502 Geesthacht, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)41 52 87-0
Fax: +49 (0)41 52 87-1403
HZG data protection officer
P.O. Box 1160
21494 Geesthacht, Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 41 52 87-2010
Processing of personal data
Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person;
When processing personal data collected through the use of our website, we comply with the applicable legal provisions. The processing of your personal data depends on the use of our website and the contents and services offered thereon. Data processing can take place without your express consent if a legal basis exists, or if strictly necessary to render an offered service; otherwise, the use of the service or processing of your request or application would not be possible. Additionally, we only process personal user data with the users’ consent.
The HZG uses your personal data for the following processing purposes: collection, processing or use of your personal data otherwise takes place.
When accessing one of our websites (at www.hzg.de, www.baltic.earth, www.clm-community.eu, www.norddeutscher-klimaatlas.de, www.norddeutscher-klimamonitor.de, www.kuestenschutzbedarf.de, www.regionaler-klimaatlas.de, kofserver2.hzg.de, www.mossco.de, www.gerics.de, www.climate-service-center.de, www.klimanavigator.de, www.coastdat.de, www.noah-project.de, www.sheba-project.eu, alumni.hzg.de), we collect the following data about you: name of the accessed website, type and version of Internet browser used, date and time of page access, duration of website visit, IP address, name of the Internet provider, and the referring website from which the page was accessed. Additional collection of data can take place if the website offers additional services.
The purpose of data collection and processing exists in the access and use of the HZG websites as well as safeguarding the functionality, optimisation, and safety of the websites. These data are also stored in the log files of our system, however they are stored separately from other personal data on the user.
The legal basis for data processing is the contract initiation or performance, or a justified interest pursuant to Article 6 (1) letter b, f of the GDPR. If we request your consent to perform certain services, the legal basis is Article 6 (1) letter a of the GDPR.
When registering for our newsletter, you will be sent an e-mail containing a confirmation link to the e-mail address you provided. You will only receive the newsletter after clicking on said confirmation link.
If you have subscribed to one of our newsletters, you can unsubscribe at any time. To do so, please use the relevant “unsubscribe” link provided with each e-mail. You will subsequently receive an e-mail with a confirmation link, which you must click to confirm your cancellation. Alternatively, you can send an e-mail to email@example.com to unsubscribe.
On our website, we offer the opportunity to register for events and receive informational material, as well as to use certain website services such as the alumni portal. Here, we collect the personal data necessary to perform the respective process, such as your contact data. You agree to our transferring of said data to third parties if this is required to perform the services and associated processes, such as payment processing. Your data are transferred e.g. if an event is not organised by us, but rather by a third party. Applications through our applicant portal.