Data protection notice

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When it comes to data protection, the Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR Berlin) is guided by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The following information explains why HWR Berlin collects which data via its website and for what purposes it is used.

General information

The Berlin University of Economics and Law (HWR Berlin) is responsible for the data processing of this website.
The following contact options are available:

Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR Berlin)
Badensche Strasse 52
10825 Berlin
Email: president (at)

The HWR Berlin will be happy to answer your questions about data protection. Send an email to:

Email: datenschutz (at)

Personal data

Personal data is information that can be used to identify you. This includes, for example, information such as your name, your postal or IP address (if not anonymized), telephone number and email address. Information that cannot be linked to your identity (e.g. anonymous log files) is not included.
Personal data is only collected via the websites of the domain if you have given your express consent or if collection and use is lawful in accordance with Art. 6 of the EU GDPR.

As a rule, the HWR Berlin does not collect any personal data on its websites. In exceptional cases, however, such data can be collected, e.g. as part of a registration for an event using a web form. The HWR Berlin stores such content only at your request and insofar as it is necessary for the respective procedure. The HWR Berlin collects personal data in the above. Exceptional cases only after your express consent. Upon request, the university is obliged to prove that you have consented to the processing of your personal data.

In general, the HWR Berlin collects personal data via its website only for specified, clear and legitimate purposes and does not process this data in a way that is incompatible with these purposes. The collection of such data is limited to what is necessary, and HWR Berlin ensures that it is factually correct and, if necessary, up to date. The on the above Data processed in this way will not be passed on to third parties or used outside the HWR Berlin.

Data security

The HWR Berlin acts in accordance with the principle of data security in accordance with Art. 32 EU GDPR. This means that the protection of stored personal data is guaranteed. The level of protection is based on the need for protection of this data, i.e. HWR Berlin undertakes to take technical and organizational measures that take into account the current state of the art, implementation costs as well as other circumstances and risk analysis.

Right to object and right to deletion

If the use of the personal data collected no longer exists or if the person concerned withdraws their consent to the use, the HWR Berlin undertakes to delete or block this data (Art. 17 EU GDPR).

You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time (Art. 21 EU GDPR). After exercising your right to object, HWR Berlin will no longer process your personal data for these purposes, unless compelling legitimate grounds for processing can be proven that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing of the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims.

Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time. All you need to do is send an informal email to us.

Information about personal data

If the HWR Berlin has been given personal data via the website of the domain, you have the right to free information about the data we have stored about you, in accordance with Art. 15 EU GDPR. In addition, you may have the right to correction, restriction of processing, data portability or deletion of the data mentioned above. Wise transmitted data.

For questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, for information, correction, blocking or deletion of data as well as revocation of any given consent or objection to a specific use of data, please use the contact above.

Right to lodge a complaint

According to Art. 77 EU GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the responsible data protection supervisory authority:

Berlin representative for data protection and freedom of information
Friedrichstrasse 219
10969 Berlin
Tel .: +49 (0) 30 13889-0
Fax: +49 (0) 30 2155050

Email: mailbox (at)

Analysis services for anonymized evaluation

In order to optimize the website and inadmissible attempts to access the above HWR Berlin stores usage data to identify and track the website. This data is used to create anonymized access statistics.

When using the HWR Berlin website, various information is saved in the log files automatically generated by the server: the website you visited, the website from which you came to this page (for search engines, the terms entered), date and Time of the call, the operating system you are using and the browser (Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc.) as well as features of the display used. In addition, the size of the amount of data transferred, a so-called HTTP status code and the IP address of the accessing computer are saved. However, this is immediately anonymized by deleting the last octet of this address.

This information is data without any direct personal reference. The HWR Berlin web team collects and uses this data exclusively for anonymized evaluation for statistical purposes (e.g. to analyze usage behavior) in order to improve its digital offerings. It is not possible to assign the evaluation results to a specific IP address.

To collect and use the above Matomo (formerly Piwik), an open source application for web analytics, is used for the data. The data will not be passed on to third parties or used outside of the HWR Berlin.

Integration of external content

On the websites of the above Domain no content from external providers is currently integrated.

References and links

When clicking on websites that are linked to the pages of the domain, no data is transmitted to the operator of the external website. This only happens if content from external providers is directly integrated on the website, e.g. when using news feeds e.g. of social media services (so-called social plugins). These are currently not integrated on the websites of the domain www.hwr-berlin.

Contact forms for registration for events

Contact forms are available on the HWR Berlin website, which can be used to register for our events or to register for mailing lists. If a user makes use of this option, the data entered in the input mask (such as title / first and last name / postal address / email / I am interested in … / How did you find out about our event?) Will be transmitted to us and saved.

At the time of sending the message, the following data is also stored: the date and. Time of the order, the IP address and the browser type and the browser version.

Your consent to the processing of the data is obtained as part of the sending process and reference is made to this data protection declaration.
The other personal data processed during the sending process (such as browser type and version) serve to prevent misuse of the contact form and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.

The legal basis for the processing of the data is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR.