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Affiliated Institute to the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
Sandtorstraße 23
39106 Magdeburg

Tel: + 49 (0) 391 544 86 250
Fax: + 49 (0) 391 544 86 259
Mail: info|at|

General Manager: Prof. Dr. Thomas Leich
General Manager: Dr. Sonja Schmicker
Register Court: Amtsgericht Stendal
Register Number: HRB 108738
VAT ID: DE 175375606

Responsible for content acc. §55 II RStV:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Leich
Telefon: +49 391 544 86 245


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This privacy policy is intended to inform users of this website in accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act and the Telemedia Act on the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the website operator METOP GmbH, Sandtorstraße 23, 39106 Magdeburg.

The website operator takes your privacy very seriously and will treat your personal information confidentially and in accordance with the law.

Keep in mind that data transmission on the Internet can generally be subject to security vulnerabilities. Full protection against access by strangers is not possible.

Access Data

The website operator or website provider collects data about accesses to the site and saves these as "server log files". The following data is logged:

  • Visited website
  • Time at the time of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source / reference from which you came to the page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used

The data collected are for statistical purposes only and to improve the website. However, the website operator reserves the right to retrospectively check the server logfiles should concrete evidence point to unlawful use.

Handling of Personal Data

The website operator collects, uses and transfers your personal data only if this is permitted by law or if you consent to the collection of data.

Personal information means all information that is used to identify your person and which can be traced back to you - such as your name, e-mail address and telephone number.

Handling Contact Information

If you contact the website operator through the offered contact options, your details will be stored so that they can be used to process and answer your request. Without your consent, this data will not be disclosed to third parties.

Rights of the User: Information, Correction and Deletion

As a user, you will receive, at your request, free information about which personal data has been stored about you. If your request does not conflict with a legal obligation to retain data (eg data retention), you are entitled to correct incorrect data and to block or delete your personal data.