The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz -- DFKI) and its staff are committed to goal- and risk-oriented information privacy and the fundamental right to the protection of personal data. In this data protection policy we inform you about the processing of your personal data when visiting and using our web site.
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI)
Phone: +49 (0)631 / 205 75-0, E-Mail: , Legal information
Data protection officer
Phone: +49 (0)631 / 205 75-0, E-Mail:
Purpose of processing
Anonymous and protected usage
Visit and usage of our web site are anonymous. At our web site personal data are only collected to the technically necessary extent. The processed data will not be transmitted to any third parties or otherwise disclosed, except on the basis of concrete lawful obligations. Within our information offering we do not embed information or service offerings of third party providers.
While using our web site the data transmission in the internet is being protected by a generally accepted secure encryption procedure and hence cannot easily be eavesdropped or tampered.
On every access to our web site some usage, transmission and connection data will be collected, temporarily stored in a log file and regularly deleted after 90 days.
On every access/retrieval the following data are stored:
The processing of the access data is lawful because it is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by DFKI. The legitimate interests pursued by DFKI are the adaptation and optimisation of the information offering and the investigation, detection and prosecution of illegal activities in connection with the usage of our web site.
The stored data records can be statistically evaluated in order to adapt and optimize our web site to the needs of our visitors. Any techniques that offer the possibility to retrace the access characteristics of users (tracking) will not be applied. The creation of user profiles and automated decision-making based on it is precluded.
The stored data records are not attributable to specific persons. They are generally not being combined with other data sources. However, the stored data can be analysed and combined with other data sources, if we become aware of concrete indications of any illegal usage.
You have the option to contact us by e-mail. We will use your e-mail address and other personal contact data for the correspondence with you. Due to lawful obligation every e-mail correspondence will be archived. Subject to our legitimate interests your e-mail address and other personal contact data can be stored in our contact data base. In this case you will receive a corresponding information on the processing of your contact data.
Access and Intervention
Besides the information in this data protection policy you have the right of access to your personal data. To ensure fair data processing, you have the following rights:
To exercise these rights, please contact our data protection officer.
Right to lodge a complaint
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of your personal data infringes statutory data protection regulations.