In general, you can use our website without specifying any personal data. If personal data is collected on our site, this is always done on a voluntary basis, wherever possible. These data shall not be passed on to third parties without your explicit permission.
Please note that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communicating by email) may be subject to security breaches. The data cannot be fully protected from access by third parties. We hereby explicitly object to the use of our contact data published within the imprint for the transmission of advertising and information material not explicitly requested. The operators of this website expressly reserve the right to pursue legal steps in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as through spam mail.

Privacy statement Piwik

On our pages the web analysis tool "Piwik" is used. Piwik uses so-called "cookies", which are textfiles saved on your computer for web analysis purposes. The information generated by the cookie (including your anonymised IP address) is sent to our server and stored for analysis purposes in order to optimize our website. Due to the fact that your IP address is immediately anonymised, it is not possible for us to identify you as a visitor of our website. The information generated by the cookie when visiting our website is not transferred to any third party. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. If you do not agree with the recording and analysis of such data by Piwik, you can object at any time. In case of an objection, a so-called "opt-out-cookie" is saved in your browser with the result that Piwik will not record any data when visiting our website. Attention: If you deleted your Cookies, the opt-out-cookie willbe deleted to and must be saved again.

Your browser must accept cookies – otherwise the “opt-out-cookie” cannot be installed. If you delete the cookies saved on your computer between two visits of our website, you have to object to the recording of Piwik again.

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Further information and contact

If you have any further questions related to data protection on our website, you can contact our data protection controller, the contact address is listed below. You can enquire about the kinds of data we store there. Moreover, you can send enquiries on personal data, requests concerning deletions or corrections, or your suggestions by e-mail or by post to the following address:

DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education
Data security officer
Rostocker Straße 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main