Data Privacy

1. Elevation and processing of data

With every access of a user to the Internet offer of the university library of the University of Technology of Hamburg-Harburg and with every call of a file data about this process are stored temporarily in a protocol file and are processed.

In detail the following data are stored about every access / call:

  • IP address
  • Date and time
  • called page / name of the called away file
  • transferred data amount
  • The announcement whether the access / call was successful.

These data are evaluated merely for statistical purposes and for the improvement of the offer and afterwards are extinguished. Another use does not occur.
Postal addresses and e-mail addresses which are given within the scope of inquiries are used exclusively for the correspondence or the dispatch.
For the local statistics the library is using Piwik to hide the identity of your IP.

2. Passing on and use of data
It is a passing on of upraised data into three parts, for non-commercial or commercial purposes, does not take place. A disclosure towards third occurs only in this respect a legal obligation exists.

3. Application of Cookies
Our system uses so-called Cookies. This are files with configuration information which determines the frequency of utilisation and the number of the users of our web offers. Besides, personal data are not grasped. Our Internet offer is also usable without Cookies. The memories of Cookies can be deactivated by you. They can put your browser also in such a way that you are informed, as soon as Cookies are sent.

4. Links to other sites
We have no influence on their contents and the creation of these sides with external websites. Hence, the information and assurances in this data protection explanation is valid only for this website and not for websites of other suppliers.

5. Cancellation of the given approval
You have the right to revoke a given approval with effect for the future any time. The deletion of the stored personal data occurs if you revoke your approval of the storage if your knowledge is not necessary to the fulfilment of the purpose presecuted with the storage any more or if your storage for other legal reasons is inadmissible.

Please send your cancellation to:

Universitätsbibliothek der TUHH
Denickestraße 22 J
D-21073 Hamburg

or as a eMail:

With this address you also receive information to the data stored about you. Should incorrect data be stored, you can require there also the correction. If you have other questions on this subject and on the subject Data protection with us, you can turn any time to the address called on top for the cancellation.

6. Tracking
The Tracking is not active with you currently, because your browser has informed us that you wish no Tracking. On this occasion, it concerns a browser setting. To activate again the Tracking, you must deactivate so-called “no track” setting in your browser settings.