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The following provides mandatory data concerning the provider of this Website, obligations with regard to data protection, as well as other important legal references involving the Website of the Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Werner-Heisenberg-Institut) Munich (http://www.mpp.mpg.de) as required by German law.
The provider of this Internet site within the legal meaning of the term is the registered association Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science e.V.
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V.
Phone: +49 89 2108-0
Register of Societies and Associations
The Max Planck Society is registered in the Official Register of Societies and Associations
at Berlin-Charlottenburg Local Court under the register number VR 13378 B.
The Max Planck Society is legally represented by its Board of Directors which, in turn, is represented by the President of the Society, Prof. Dr. Martin Stratmann and by Secretary General Dr. Ludwig Kronthaler.
Value added tax identification number
The value added tax identification number of the Max Planck Society is DE 129517720.
Responsible editors for the contents of the website of the Institutsnamen einfügen (http://www.mpp.mpg.de) with regard to media law:
Webmaster: Uwe Leupold
Dr. Stefan Stonjek (Assistant to the Managing Directors)
Legal responsibility for the content of the internet pages of the Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Werner-Heisenberg-Institut) lies with its Managing Director, Prof. Dr. Allen Caldwell.
The Max Planck Society is a non-profit research facility which is organized as a registered
association. All of the institutes and facilities of the Max Planck Society are largely
autonomous in terms of organization and research, but as a rule have no legal capacity of
Foreign Language Pages
To the extent that parts of this Website are offered in languages other than German, this
represents a service exclusively for staff and guests of the Max Planck Society who are
not proficient in German.
Data Protection Advice
Data Collection and Processing
The integration of external services such as Google Maps for route maps, Youtube or Amazon Cloud is always undertaken in a considerate manner and with the aim of making your visit on our websites as pleasant as possible.
We must advise you, however, that your IP address and perhaps other data related to your person will be transmitted to the service provider concerned (Google, Amazon etc.) and may be stored or analyzed there.
The data protection officer of the Max Planck Society is available for questions concerning the topic of data protection at firstname.lastname@example.org or +49 89 2108-1554.
Personalized Services / Newsletter
Insofar as you have decided to take advantage of a personalized service such as subscribing to newsletter services, completing contact forms or creating guestbook entries, the required personal data are stored. As a rule, this includes your e-mail address, first and surname as well as other data – depending on the type of offer. Your data are used only in order to provide you with the desired offer to your satisfaction and in order to respond to any inquiries. If you no longer wish to take advantage of a personalized service, your personal data will be deleted after you cancel your registration – insofar as registration is required for use of the service. If you wish to cancel your subscription to a newsletter or another personalized service, you can either send us an e-mail, or carry out cancellation by using the respective link at the end of the newsletter.
For some particular services, your personal information will be administered and stored in the context of commissioned data processing on systems of Infopark AG, Berlin.
Your personal data will only be transmitted to government organizations and authorities
in legally required cases and/or for prosecution in the event of attacks on our network
infrastructure. Your personal data are not provided to third parties for any other purpose.
Liability for Contents of Online Information
As the provider of contents in accordance with Section 7 Paragraph 1 of the Tele-Media Law, the Max Planck Society shall be responsible for any contents which it makes available for use in accordance with general legal provisions. The Max Planck Society makes every effort to provide timely and accurate information on this Web site. Nevertheless, errors and inaccuracies cannot be completely ruled out. Therefore, the Max Planck Society does not assume any liability for the relevance, accuracy, completeness or quality of the information provided. The Max Planck Society shall not be liable for damage of a tangible or intangible nature caused directly or indirectly through the use or failure to use the information offered and/or through the use of faulty or incomplete information unless it is verifiably culpable of intent or gross negligence. The same shall apply to any downloadable software available free of charge. The Max Planck Society reserves the right to modify, supplement, or delete any or all of the information offered on its Internet site, or to temporarily or permanently cease publication thereof without prior and separate notification.
Links to Internet Sites of Third Parties
This Website includes links to other external websites. These external links are designated
as follows: angled arrow (). References to the subordinate pages of this Website are designated as follows: straight arrow ().
The respective provider shall be responsible for the contents of any linked external pages.
In establishing the initial link, the Max Planck Society has reviewed the respective
external content in order to determine whether such link entailed possible civil or criminal
responsibility. However, a constant review of linked external pages is unreasonable
without concrete indication of a violation of rights.. If the Max Planck Society discovers or
is pointed out by others that an external offer linked to by the Max Planck Society causes
civil or criminal responsibility, the Max Planck Society will immediately eliminate any link
to this offer. The Max Planck Society expressly dissociates itself from such contents.
The layout, graphics employed and any other contents on the homepage of the Max Planck Society Internet site are protected by copyright law.
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Data Collection Declaration
Application log files
For technical reasons, our servers and applications save personal details upon your visit to our websites in their log files. However, these data are only used for the immediate provision of our services, for troubleshooting purposes or for attack prevention and will be deleted automatically after a short period of time. The following data are saved temporarily:
- Your IP address
- Date and time of your website visit
- The address of the website visited
- The address of the previously visited website (referrer)
- Name and version of your browser / operating system (insofar as it has been transmitted by your browser)
- Your E-mail address (e.g. when using the contact form)