Privacy Notice

Data Protection Statement

We only process personal data (hereinafter generally referred to only as “data”) within the context of necessity as well as for the purpose of providing a functioning and user-friendly Internet presence, including its contents and the services provided therein. 

According to Article 4 (1) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, meaning the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as “GDPR”), any and all operations performed with, or without the aid of automated procedures, or any such series of operations in conjunction with personal information, such as the collection, recording, organization, arrangement, storage, adaptation or modification, reading out, querying, usage, disclosure through transmission, dissemination, or provision in another form, reconciliation, linking, limitation, deletion or destruction are considered to be “processing”.  

The aim of the following data protection statement is to inform you in particular about the type, scope, purpose, duration and legal basis for the processing of personal data, to the extent that either alone, or together with others, we decide about the purposes and means of processing. In addition, we will inform you below about the third-party components used by us for optimisation purposes and to increase the quality of use, insofar as third parties process data on their own responsibility. 

Our data protection statement is structured as follows: 

I. Information About Ourselves as the Responsible Party
II. Rights of Users and Parties Concerned
III. Information Concerning the Processing of Data 

I. Information About Ourselves as the Responsible Party 

The provider responsible for the provision of this website as defined by data protection laws is: 

c/o EuCheMS
Rue du Trone 62
B-1050 Bruxelles

Professor Elias Klemm
Institute of Technical Chemistry
University of Stuttgart
Pfaffenwaldring 55
70569 Stuttgart

Phone: +49 / 711 / 685 – 65590
Fax:       +49 / 711 / 685 – 64065 

II. Rights of Users and Parties Concerned 

With respect to the data processing described in more detail below, the users and concerned parties shall have the right

  • to confirmation, as to whether their personal data are processed, to information about the data processed, further information about the data processing as well as copies of the data (cf. also Art 15 GDPR), 
  • to correction or completion of incorrect and/or incomplete information (cf. also Art. 16 GDPR); 
  • to the immediate deletion of the data concerning them (cf. also Art. 17 GDPR) or, alternatively, if further processing is required pursuant to Art. 17 para. 3 GDPR, to the restriction of processing pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR;   
  • to receipt of the data that concerns them and which they have provided, and to transmission of this information to other providers/responsible parties (cf. also Art. 20 GDPR). 
  • to a complaint to the supervisory authority if they are of the opinion that the data relating to them are being processed by the provider in breach of data protection provisions (see also Art. 77 GDPR). 

Furthermore, the provider undertakes to inform all recipients to whom data were disclosed by the provider about any correction, or deletion of data, or the restriction of their processing that occurs on the basis of Article 16, 17, para. 1,18 GDPR. However, this obligation does not exist if this notification is impossible or involves disproportionate effort. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the user has a right to information concerning these recipients. 

Pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR, the users and concerned parties also have the right to object to future processing of data concerning themselves, if the data are processed by the provider in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1, f) GDPR.   In particular, an objection to the processing of data for the purpose of direct mail advertising is permissible. 

III. Information Concerning the Processing of Data 

Your data that are processed when you use our website are either erased, or blocked as soon as the purpose of their storage is eliminated, if there are no statutory retention obligations preventing their erasure and subsequently, no contradictory information on individual processing procedures is provided. 

Server data 

For technical reasons, in particular to warrant a secure and stable website, data are transmitted to us, or to our web space provider via your Internet browser. These so-called server log files, collect, among other things, the type and version of your Internet browser, the operating system, the website from which you switched to our website (referrer URL), the website(s) of our online presence that you visit, date and time of the respective access as well as the IP address of the Internet connection from which the use of our website(s) takes place. 

The information collected in this manner is temporarily saved, but not together with other information about you. 

This storage takes place on the legal basis of Art. 6, para. 1 (f) GDPR.  Our legitimate interest involves the improvement, stability, functionality and security of our Internet presence. 

The data are erased at the latest after seven days, insofar as there is no requirement for further storage for evidence purposes. Otherwise, the data are completely or partially excluded from deletion until the definitive clarification of an incident. 



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