Department of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology of the RWTH Aachen University

Data protection declaration

data privacy

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.

The use of our website is generally possible without providing personal data. As far as on our sides personal data (for example name, address or e-mail addresses) are raised, this takes place, as far as possible, always on voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

We collect and store information in log files that your browser automatically transmits to us. These are browser type, browser version, operating system used, referer, URL and time of the server request. This data cannot be assigned to specific persons. These data are not combined with other data sources.

cookies

Our website uses cookies. These are small text files that make it possible to store specific information relating to the user on the user’s terminal device while he is using the website. Cookies make it possible to determine the frequency of use and number of users of the pages in particular, to analyse the behaviour of site use, but also to make our offer more customer-friendly. Cookies remain stored at the end of a browser session and can be retrieved the next time you visit the site. If you do not wish this to happen, you should set your Internet browser to refuse cookies.