Disclaimer and Privacy Policy

Legal Notice

The Data Protection Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (DSG NRW) applies to some of the data accessible via this website. RWTH Aachen University appointed a data protection officer who has the specialised knowledge and guaranties for the performance of the duties concerned.


Collection, processing and use of personal data

In principle, you can use our website without revealing your identity. By sending any information (within a form of contact) you give your consent to process these information for our own purposes (sending desired information, processing for advertising or for market opinion research) if you did not declare an objection. You have the right to object for any given consent in future, too.

At any visit of our website the following data will be stored exclusively for statistical purposes only. The identity of the user is being kept anonymously.

  • The name of the file requested
  • The date and time of the request
  • The amount of data transferred
  • IP number

We will not give any stored data to third parties except Covestro neither for commercial nor non-commercial purposes. Covestro will not pass data to other parties.


Responsibility for own contents

RWTH Aachen University makes every effort to ensure that the material shown on the web site is current, complete and correct. Despite this, errors and mistakes cannot be completely ruled out.

As provider for teleservices and media services we are responsible only for own contents according to § 7 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG). RWTH Aachen University does not accept liability for the relevance, accuracy or completeness of the information and material offered on the web site unless the mistake occurred intentionally or through gross negligence. This refers to any loss, additional costs or damage of any kind suffered as a result of any use of any material on this web site.


Responsibility for external contents

Some hyperlinks of this website are linked to contents, which is not stored on servers operated by us. RWTH Aachen University assumes no responsibility for contents offered by other organisations or through hyperlinks.


Copyright

The layout of the homepage, graphics and pictures used and the collection of individual contributions are protected by copyright. RWTH Aachen University reserves all rights including the right of photomechanical reproduction, duplication and distribution via special processes (e.g. data processing, data carriers, data networks).


Any questions?

If you have any questions concerning the procession of your personal data, we are offering to contact our data protection officer directly who will be pleased to help you: please click here! 


Legal validity

This general disclaimer is part of the material offered on the RWTH web site. If any of the terms and conditions should be determined invalid by reason of the relevant laws then the remaining terms and conditions shall remain in full effect.

Last updated: July 2014