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Privacy Policy

Last updated: May 17, 2021


The DACUS  website (the “Service”) is operated by TU DARMSTADT on behalf of the  DACUS Research Consortium (“us”, “we”, or “our”).

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you use our Service.

We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

We use your Personal Information for providing and improving the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible at

Information Collection And Use

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you, e.g. for the use of our newsletter. Personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) may include, but is not limited to:

  • Name
  • Email address

Log Data

We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.


Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

We use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.


The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we discover that a child under 18 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our servers immediately.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Name and address of the controller

Technical University of Darmstadt
Karolinenplatz 5
64289 Darmstadt

Tel. +49 06151 / 16-01

In case of questions and complaints regarding data protection, please contact the data protection officers of Technical University of Darmstadt.

Contact details of the data protection officers

Technical University of Darmstadt

The Data Protection Officers
Karolinenplatz 5
64289 Darmstadt


Rights and options for lodging complaints

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the respective supervisory authority in case of data protection issues.

Contact address of supervisory authority responsible for Technical University of Darmstadt:

Der Hessische Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit (Hessian Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information)
Postfach 3163
65021 Wiesbaden

E-Mail to HDSB (Link to contact form of the Hessian data protection commissioner)

Tel.: +49 611 1408 – 0
Fax: +49 611 1408 – 611

You have the following rights against Technical University of Darmstadt regarding your stored personal data:

  • Right of access,
  • Right to rectification or erasure,
  • Right to restriction of processing,
  • Right to withdraw your consent,
  • Right to object to processing,
  • Right to data portability in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format (as of 25 May 2018).


Provided you have explicitly subscribed to an email mailing list according to Art. 6 Sec. 1 cl. 1 lit. a GDPR, we will use your email address to regularly send you our newsletter. To this end, we will collect your name, your email address and, if necessary, your preferred fields of interest.

You can unsubscribe from this mailing list at any time.

Once you have unsubscribed, your data will be deleted, unless retaining this data is required to realise legitimate interests of Technical University of Darmstadt or to meet a legal provision (such as a law, a statutory provision, the statutes of Technical University of Darmstadt etc.).

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.