Data protection

When visiting our web pages, the privacy policy of the University of Mannheim generally is in force.

We process personal data when you contact us by letter, fax, e-mail or telephone; when you visit our website; when you register for an event; when you visit us or subscribe to our newsletter; when you submit a job application or an offer.

When you communicate with us by email, data must be collected. This data is usually the e-mail address and the IP address of the sending party, as well as the content of the e-mail and any attachments, which may contain personal data.

The legal basis for this is your consent according to Article 6(1a) DSGVO (Datenschutz-Grundverordnung/General Data Protection Regulation) or the purposes of contractual performance according to Article 6(1b) DSGVO. If you have registered for one or more newsletters, the data processing is based on your consent under Article 6(1a) DSGVO.

We process this data in order to communicate with you, as a fundraising institution to be able to offer you a donation project tailored to your needs, to process your orders of information, to provide you with a donation certificate, to invite you to events, to hold and settle events, to send you our newsletter, to process your application or your inquiry.

We have commissioned companies that process personal data on our behalf for the purpose of providing the address database, the mailing of newsletters, the administration of web seminars and accounting. We have agreed with these companies as part of data processing agreements that your data will be processed and stored securely on our behalf and in accordance with the legal requirements.

Irrespective of this, you have the following rights as a person affected by the data processing (Chapter 3 of the DSGVO, “Data subject rights”):

  • The right to information: You may request information about which of your personal data we store.
  • The right of rectification: If you believe that we are storing personal data about you that is incorrect, you may request a correction.
  • The right of deletion and restriction of processing: Under certain conditions, you may request that we delete your personal data or restrict the processing.
  • The right of objection: You have the right to object to the processing of your data on grounds relating to your particular situation; and we will cease processing unless other legislations require us to process it.
  • The right of data portability: You have the right to request that we transfer personal data that you have provided us with to another responsible party, or that we transfer this data to you in a commonly used, machine-readable format.

(Status: February 2022)