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Information pursuant to Article 13 EU DSGVO (Basic EU Data Protection Regulation)

In accordance with the EU Data Protection Ordinance (DSGVO), we are obliged to inform you in detail about the processing of your personal data by our EUTox workgroup. In the following we would like to fulfil our duty to provide information in accordance with Article 13 of the DSGVO.

Name, contact details of the person responsible

Responsible for the processing of website data is:
Vera Jankowski
Pauwelsstr. 30
52074 Aachen, Germany
E-mail: (

What data / what kind of data is collected and processed?

Within the scope of their use in our workgroup names, photos, affiliations and contact data are collected, processed and published on

Processing purposes

Your data will be processed to maintain the membership at EUTox working group according to the MCA.

EUTox working group uses links to already published data to show project-relevant and project-related information on the website.
Please submit applications in writing if you exercise your right of objection or if you wish your data to be deleted from the website to:
Mrs. Sandra Knarren, Institute for Molecular Cardiovascular Research, Pauwelsstr. 30, 52074 Aachen, GERMANY.

Legal basis for processing

Data processing is carried out on the basis of legal requirements. These include specific laws that oblige or permit us to process your data. Guidelines for the design of consents result from the relevant data protection laws.

The legal bases (legal requirements) are listed below. Due to the number of legal requirements, not all of them can be listed here individually. Because many individual articles or paragraphs draw from some laws, only general reference is made to the laws in some cases.

EU – Basic Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO)
Federal Data Protection Act (BDGS new)

Concrete duration of storage; or criteria for the duration of storage

As a rule, your data will be kept for as long as necessary for the aforementioned processing purposes or as required by law. As soon as the data is no longer required for the aforementioned processing purposes, it is immediately deleted or made anonymous (anonymous data can no longer be assigned to a person). Exceptions to this are the result of special regulations that are binding for us.

Reference to the rights of the persons concerned

According to Art. 13 II b of the German Data Protection Ordinance (DSGVO), you have the following rights. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact Vera Jankowski.

  • Information (Art 15 DSGVO and §34 BDSG)
    You have the right on information about personal data concerning you that is collected and processed.
  • Objection (Art. 21 DSGVO and §36 BDSG)
    You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data if the processing is based on Art. 6 (1) e or f DSGVO.
  • Data transferability (Art 20 DSGVO)
    You have the right to transfer personal data about yourself that you have provided to us. You can thus request that we transmit this data either to you or, as far as technically possible, to another body.
  • Deletion (Art 17 DSGVO and §35 BDSG)
    After expiry of the EUTox membership you have the right to have your data deleted.
  • Restriction of processing (Art 18 DSGVO)
    In special cases, you have the right to restrict processing. This is the case if the data processing is unlawful, if you dispute the accuracy of the data collected or if you have filed an objection to the processing. You can also request a restriction of the processing if the data is subject to a deletion obligation due to the achievement of the
    purpose, but you need it to assert legal claims. You must request a processing restriction.
  • Corrigendum (Art 16 DSGVO)
    You have the right to have incorrect personal data corrected.
Reference to the right of appeal to the competent authority

You have the right to file a complaint with the supervisory authority(s), e.g. with:
State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
North Rhine-Westphalia
PO Box 20 04 44
40102 Düsseldorf, Germany
Phone: 0211/38424-0
Fax: 0211/38424-10