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Privacy policy

Responsible Persons

In the following text we would like to inform you about the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data on our website. Should any further questions regarding data protection arise in connection with our website, you can contact our responsible person: 

ZeSys e.V.

Prof. Dr. Eberhard Stens, Dr. Hagen Tiedtke
Wagner-Régeny-Straße 16
12489 Berlin


Data collection on our website

This website was created with Ltd Namal 40, 6350671 Tel Aviv, Israel ("Wix") and is also hosted on their servers.
Wix uses physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the personal information of its users and site visitors. Please first read Wix's privacy policy, which is available at is a certified participant of the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework. is committed to ensuring that all personal information provided by member states of the European Union (EU) is handled in accordance with the Privacy Shield Framework and in accordance with its applicable principles. Further information about the Privacy Shield Framework can be found on the Privacy Shield List of the US Department of Commerce at []. is responsible for the processing of personal data received under the Privacy Shield Framework and subsequently transfers it to a third party that acts on behalf of as an agent on its behalf. will act in accordance with the Privacy Shield Principles for any transfer of personal data from the EU, including the liability provisions for the transfer.


With respect to personal information contained or transmitted under the Privacy Shield Framework, is subject to the regulatory and enforcement powers of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC). In certain situations, may be required to disclose personal information in response to governmental requests, including to comply with law enforcement or national security regulations.


Our website uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on the user's computer in order to save them there as anonymous identification. The purpose of these cookies is, for example, to uniquely identify a user during the time he or she uses the contact form.


Data processing when contacting us  

We offer visitors to our website the opportunity to contact us.

When you contact us by e-mail or contact form, the data you provide (e.g. your e-mail address, your name and your telephone number, if applicable) will be stored by us so that we can reply to you. The data provided by you for the purpose of contacting us will be stored by us to enable us to communicate with you (legal basis is Art. 6 (1) f) DSGVO). We delete the data arising in this connection after storage is no longer necessary or restrict processing if there are legal obligations to retain data. 

Google ReCaptcha

To avoid the use of our contact form by automated accesses, e.g. bots, we use the service ReCaptcha of the provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Privacy policy:, Opt-Out:
Google uses this service to determine which website is sending a request and from which IP address you are accessing the ReCaptcha input box. In addition to your IP address, Google may also collect other data necessary for offering and guaranteeing the service. Legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest lies in the security of our Internet presence and in the prevention of unwanted, automated access in the form of spam or similar.


Your right of objection

If we process your personal data on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter f) DSGVO, you have the right to object to this in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO. In doing so, it must be made clear that you have grounds for objection that arise from your particular situation. Reasons are not required if the objection is directed against the use of your data for direct marketing purposes.
As a result of your opposition, your data will no longer be processed unless there are compelling reasons for processing which are worthy of protection and which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or unless the processing is for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims. The exceptions do not apply if your objection is directed against direct marketing.


Your right to data information

In accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO, you have the right to request confirmation from us as to whether we are processing personal data about you. If this is the case, you have the right to be informed about this data and to receive the following information:

  • the processing purposes;

  • the categories of personal data processed;

  • the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular in the case of recipients in third countries or international organisations;

  • if possible, the envisaged duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if that is not possible, the criteria for determining that duration;

  • the existence of a right to rectify or erase personal data concerning you or to limit processing by us or to object to such processing;

  • the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;

  • if the personal data are not collected from you, all available information on the origin of the data.

Your right to data rectification

Under Art. 16 DSGVO, you can demand that we correct incorrect data relating to you and supplement incomplete data.
Your right to revoke your consent under data protection law
According to Art. 7 para. 3 DSGVO, you can revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data by us at any time without giving reasons for the future. This has no influence on the legality of the data processing that has taken place in the past on the basis of your consent.

Your right to data deletion

In accordance with Art. 17 DSGVO, you can request the deletion of your personal data stored with us if one of the following reasons applies:

  • The personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.

  • You revoke your consent on which the processing was based and there is no other legal basis for the processing.

  • You object to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO and there are no legitimate reasons for the processing, or you object to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 para. 2 DSGVO.

  • The personal data were processed unlawfully.

  • The deletion of the personal data is necessary to comply with a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States.

  • The personal data were collected in relation to information society services offered in accordance with Art. 8 para. 1 DSGVO.


You do not have the right to have your data deleted if the processing of your personal data is necessary, in particular for the following purposes:


on the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information,


to fulfil a legal obligation, or

to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.


Your right to limit processing


In accordance with Art. 18 DSGV, you have the right to request us to restrict processing if one of the following conditions is met:

  • You deny that your personal data is correct. You have the right to limit the processing for a period of time that allows us to verify the accuracy of the data.

  • The processing is unlawful and you object to the deletion of the personal data and instead demand the restriction of the use of the personal data.

  • I no longer need your data, but you need the data to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

  • You have objected to the processing and it is not yet clear whether my legitimate reasons outweigh your reasons.

If data processing has been restricted, we may process such personal data - apart from storing them - only with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or on grounds of an important public interest of the Union or a Member State.

Your right to appeal to the Supervisory Authority


Under Art. 77 DSGVO, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you is in breach of the DSGVO. You may apply to a supervisory authority in the Member State in which you are resident, your place of work or the place where the alleged infringement takes place.

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