Privacy Policy

Usage data

The protection of your privacy is very important to us. Therefore, we have designed our Internet offer in principle so that it can be use anonymously. We use information that we receive and store during your visit to our websites solely for internal business purposes and to improve the design and efficiency of our websites.

The following data is recorded:

  • The IP address of the requesting computer
  • Date and time of access
  • Access method / function desired by the requesting computer
  • Name and URL of the retrieved file
  • Transmitted amount of data
  • Access status of the web server (file transfer, file not found, command not executed, etc.)
  • URL from which the access is made

The login for access to protected areas is partially logged in order to detect abuse attempts and password attacks. Thereby, no data is stored to generate personal profiles about the user behavior.

The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no possibility of contradiction on the part of the users.

The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is Article 6 (1) 1 lit. f GDPR.

This data from the log files are used in an anonymous form for the statistical evaluation of our web offer with AWStats and will be subsequently deleted.

An exception applies if it is necessary to defend against attacks like criminal offenses or impair the functionality of our website. For this purpose, we also record the IP address of your computer, which, however, is evaluated anonymously. Data about persons or their individual behavior are not collected.


Cookies are small files that are stored on the visitor's hard disk. They allow to keep information for a certain period of time and to identify the visitor's computer. On our website we use session cookies. Cookies are only used during the active session of the visitor, with the closing of the browser by the user, the cookies set by the ISL are deleted.

In your browser you can make settings to be informed about the placement of cookies. So you will be informed about the use of cookies. In addition, you can delete cookies at any time via your browser settings and prevent the placement of new cookies. Please note that the use of our website may be limited or may not be technically available for some features in case of the ban of any cookies.

The legal basis for the temporary storage of session cookies is Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

Personal Information

Information that you provide to us in the context of contacting us, we use only to process your request. Your data will not be shared with third parties.

Disclaimer for links

For information, our web site contains links to external websites of third parties on whose contents we have no influence. The respective provider or operator of the pages is always responsible for the contents of the linked pages. Therefore, we cannot assume any liability for these external contents. Upon notification of violations of any link mentioned by us, we will remove the link immediately.

Your rights as a user

As a user, you have the right to request information about what data is stored about you (right of access Article 15 GDPR) and for what purpose this storage takes place. In addition, you can correct incorrect data (right to rectification Article 16 GDPR) and delete data (right to erasure Article. 17 (1) DSVGO) that is undue or no longer required. In addition, there is a right to restriction of processing (if one of the conditions specified in Article 18 of the GDPR is met).

Furthermore, you also have the right to revoke any data protection consent form that may have been submitted at any time. (conditions for consent (Article 7 (3) GDPR) Furthermore, the right to data portability (Article 20 GDPR) and the right to object to it the processing (Article 21 GDPR). For information, wishes or suggestions on the subject of data protection, please contact us by phone at +49/421/22 096-26 or by e-mail at

Notwithstanding any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (Article 77 GDPR), in particular in the Member State of its residence, place of work or place of alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing personal data concerning you is contrary to the GSDVO. The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been submitted shall inform the complainant of the status and outcome of the complaint.

Responsible supervisory authority for Bremen:
Freie Hansestadt Bremen
Die Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz
und Informationsfreiheit
Arndtstr. 1
27570 Bremerhaven

Fax: 0421/496-18495

Processing of personal data on internal access protected websites

In the case of ISL access-protected websites, which only affect the partners of separate project pages, the logged-in, registered users (project partners with user account) will collect the following personal data during their stay on these pages:

  • User name
  • the e-mail address assigned to the account (as requested in the form of the web-site)
  • If applicable, the user's affiliation to a specific user group.

Legal basis for the processing of the personal data is in the presence of the consent of the user Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. The collection of data serves to enable the use of restricted Internet sites (connection establishment), as well as their purposes of system security, technical administration, the network infrastructure and to optimize the offers. The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary to achieve the purpose of its collection.

Data security

All data transmitted by you will be encrypted with common and secure standards. We use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

Validity and timeliness of the Privacy Policy (as of: Nov 2018)

By using our website, you consent to the use of the data described above. This Privacy Policy is immediately valid and supersedes all prior statements. This statement will be updated as necessary to bring it into line with the content of the website as well as more generally with legal changes.

As of: Nov 2018



GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)