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Data Privacy

The general TUHH Data Privacy Statement applies.

Additional Informations for Library Services *.tub.tuhh.de:

For some services you need to be registered. We need to store your data until the expiration of your account:

  • Name, Given Name
  • Birthdate
  • Postaladdress
  • Matriculation Numer
  • Gender
  • Language DE|EN
  • Email
  • ILN (Library-Code)
  • Affiliation (Usergroup)
  • Barcode (Librarycard)
  • Edit Date
  • Expiration Date

Temporarily we store the following data:

  • Lendings
  • Lendig Periods
  • Renewals
  • Reservations
  • Orders
  • Fees

You can view your account here

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary to achieve the purpose of its collection or the contractual relationship ends and there are no reasons for further storage (in particular statutory storage obligations or post-contractual purposes).

The processing of personal data is carried out lawfully (Art. 6 para. 1 letter e DSGVO). Processing is necessary for the performance of tasks which are in the public interest; in particular § 3 and 4 HmbHG and § 1 Articles of Statutes of the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) on the collection and processing of personal data in accordance with § 111 paragraph 8 in conjunction with § 79 paragraph 2 sentence 2 No. 3 HmbHG of 22 September 2021


For internal statistics we use ‘Matomo’ with anonymized IP-Address only.

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