Data protection notice

This website might ask you for personal data. This data is stored and processed only to the extent which is necessary for you to use this site. PRIF ensures that this personal data is processed in compliance with the current laws on data protection.


General Data Protection Regulation

In accordance with Article 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679, we would like to inform you about the collection and usage of your data:

Paragraph 1:
a) Name and contact details of the person responsible:
Prof. Dr Nicole Deitelhoff, Executive Director of PRIF, deitelhoff @hsfk .de

b) Contact details of PRIF's data protection officer:

Maxim Fink (Gesellschaft für Datenschutz Mittelhessen)

c) Purpose and legal basis for processing:
Purpose is the mailing of our publications, press releases and newsletters according to your consent (Article 6 No. 1a of GDPR). Therefore, we collect your contact details. Data is processed on our own servers, not with third-party providers.

d) not applicable.

e) Recipient:
Your personal data cannot be disclosed to third parties or be provided in any form.

f) not applicable.

Paragraph 2:
a) Duration of data retention and criteria:
Data will be collected as long as PRIF is sending publications or other information or until the person concerned revokes his/her agreement.

b) Rights of the person concerned:
We explicitly encourage you to make use of your right to contact us to request information on the collection of your personal data. Furthermore, we point to your right to rectification or erasure of personal data and restriction or objection of processing concerning the data subject.

c) Withdrawal of consent:
You can withdraw your consent at any time (by e-mail: info @hsfk .de).

d) Right to appeal at a supervisory authority:
We point to your right to appeal against the procession of personal data at the responsible supervisory authority which is in our case the data protection officer of Hesse. In case you are in doubt about the legality of the processing of your data, you can contact PRIF’s data protection officer in advance. This offer persists regardless of your right to appeal.

e-f) not applicable.



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Data Protection Officer

The position was established at PRIF in 1999. The data protection officer works in accordance with the Hessian Data Protection Act (HDPA), the (German) Federal Data Protection Act, and the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and Council Framework Decision 2008/977/JHA.

Maxim Fink (Gesellschaft für Datenschutz Mittelhessen)