Datenschutzhinweis für MWM Webseite

Information on data processing in conformity with Art. 13 General Data Protection Regulation

The Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V. (MPG) and the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung (KoFo) take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Here we provide you with information concerning the main aspects of data processing in the context of our event website. Our general information on data protection can be found here:

1. Contact details of the data controller
The controller as defined by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other provisions under data protection law is:
Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz 1, D-45470 Mülheim an der Ruhr, Tel. +49 (0)208/306-1

2. Contact details of the Data Protection Officer
The Data Protection Officer of the controller is Heidi Schuster, Hofgartenstraße 8, D-80539 Munich, telephone: +49 (89) 2108-1554, email address:

3. Purpose and legal basis of data processing
The Institute collects data for registration purposes. Fields marked with an * are mandatory fields that are required for the registration process. If you do not provide these details, you cannot take part in the meeting. The legal basis for processing is Article 6, para. 1, lit b GDPR.
Fields not marked with an * are fields which you can complete voluntarily. By completing the voluntary fields, you give us your permission to store and process this data exclusively for the registration purpose. The legal basis for processing in these instances is Article 6, para. 1, lit. a GDPR (consent of the data subject).

4. Data recipients and categories of data recipients
The recipients of the personal data received are the organizing department of Molecular Theory and Spectroscopy and the adminstrative unit who requires the data to fulfil payment and registration processes.

5. Duration of storage
The data will be collected and stored for the organization of MWM Summer School 2023. If you have consented to this, you will be informed about a future MWM Summer School.

6. Your rights
You are entitled to the rights of

  • Access (Article 15 GDPR)

  • Rectification (Article 16 GDPR),

  • Erasure (Article 17, para. 1 GDPR),

  • Restriction of processing (Article 18 GDPR),

  • Data portability (Article 20 GDPR) and

  • Withdrawal of consent (Article 7, para. 3 GDPR).

In order to assert your rights, please contact:

Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz 1

45470 Mülheim

The supervisory authority responsible for the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung is: Die Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen, Kavalleriestraße 2-4, 40213 Düsseldorf