Data Protection Statement


FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik
FZI  Research Center for Information Technology
Haid-und-Neu-Straße 10-14
76131 Karlsruhe, Germany


Visiting our website

When you access our website, the following information about you is automatically stored in the form of server log files:

  • your web browser
  • your operating system
  • your IP address and port
  • the accessed website or parts thereof
  • the website from which you are visiting us
  • the access time

This data is collected on the basis of Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR and the purpose of the data collection is the operation, maintenance and protection of our systems. The data is generated by default every time a connection is established with a web server on the Internet. If an error occurs while using our website or we suspect an attack or an abusive use, these data serve to reproduce the scenario that occurred. Your IP address is also used to determine the number of visitors to our website on a monthly basis. All data collected in this way is stored for a period of 6 months and then deleted.

Social media

To protect your privacy rights, the FZI does not embed social media feeds on its website. Accordingly, no information about you is transmitted to third parties (such as Twitter or Facebook) when you use our website. The buttons in the header of our website are links to our social media sites and you must actively click them to be redirected there.

Contacting us

If you contact us via the e-mail addresses provided by the contact persons, we will process your e-mail address and the data provided in your e-mail in order to answer and process your inquiry. This is done on the basis of your consent, Art. . 6 (1) lit. a GDPR. You can revoke this consent at any time. If you contact one of our partners, for example by clicking on the partner’s social media button or by sending an email to the partner, the responsibility for data processing does not lie with us, but with the respective partner.

Your rights

As a subject affected by data collection, you have comprehensive rights (Art. 15-23 GDPR):

  • The right to receive information about your data stored by us at any time
  • The right to request or object to the restriction of the processing of your data
  • The right to request the blocking or deletion of your data
  • The right to have your data corrected
  • The right to receive your data stored with us in a machine-readable format (“data transferability”)

If you would like to assert your rights, simply send us an email to the above contact address ( ). In addition, you have the right to report any suspected breach of the GDPR to the responsible supervisory authority at any time.