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Information in accordance with section 5 TMG:

Universitäten Erlangen-Nürnberg und Regensburg
Universitätsstr. 31
93053 Regensburg

Represented by

Prof. Dr. Heidrun Stöger


Telephone: 0941-9431700
E-Mail: heidrun.stoeger@ur.de


Accountability for content

The contents of our pages have been created with the utmost care. However, we cannot guarantee the contents’ accuracy, completeness or topicality. According to statutory provisions, we are furthermore responsible for our own content on these web pages. In this context, please note that we are accordingly not obliged to monitor merely the transmitted or saved information of third parties, or investigate circumstances pointing to illegal activity. Our obligations to remove or block the use of information under generally applicable laws remain unaffected by this as per §§ 8 to 10 of the Telemedia Act (TMG).

Accountability for links

Responsibility for the content of external links (to web pages of third parties) lies solely with the operators of the linked pages. No violations were evident to us at the time of linking. Should any legal infringement become known to us, we will remove the respective link immediately.


Our web pages and their contents are subject to German copyright law. Unless expressly permitted by law (§ 44a et seq. of the copyright law), every form of utilizing, reproducing or processing works subject to copyright protection on our web pages requires the prior consent of the respective owner of the rights. Individual reproductions of a work are allowed only for private use, so must not serve either directly or indirectly for earnings. Unauthorized utilization of copyrighted works is punishable (§ 106 of the copyright law).

Data protection policy for the WGC-Website

General information on the intended purpose and the legal basis

All data processing is covered by the principle of necessity and the linking of information to specific aims. It is also covered by the principles of data minimization and the protection of data in accordance with the relevant state of the art.

WGC only collects the amount of data necessary for fulfilling the task in question, uses it only for this purpose and saves it only for so long as the relevant laws allow.

The legal basis for the processing of personal data is always a lawful authority (e.g. higher education law, BayEGovG) or the consent of the person concerned. You can find the relevant information in detail alongside the relevant platform.

Your rights

You have the right to information on your personal data we have stored.

Upon request, you will receive information about

  • the aims of the processing,
  • the categories of the personal data,
  • the recipient (categories) to whom this data has been or will be made available in the future,
  • the length of time the data will be saved or the criteria which this period is based upon,
  • the source of the data, in so far as it has not been directly obtained from you.

Further, you have a right to the correction of your data. You can refuse the processing of your data, or restrict it and have your data deleted, in so far as the data, due to legal requirements (e.g. from university law, examination law, archive law), must, in individual cases, continue to be processed.

In case of contraventions, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent regulating authority (see below).

Competent regulating authority

The competent regulating authority is:

Der Bayerische Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz
Postfach 22 12 19
80502 München

Other information on our data protection policy

We reserve the right to make changes to this data protection policy so that it continues to conform to the current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection policy, for example with the introduction of new services. When you visit our site again, the new data protection policy will then be valid.