Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg is a corporation under public law.
It is represented by the President:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens Strackeljan
Universitätsplatz 2
D-39106 Magdeburg
Tel.: +49 (0)391 6701 (switchboard)

Responsible supervisory authority:
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Sciences & Digital of the state of Saxony-Anhalt
Hasselbachstrasse 4
D-39104 Magdeburg

VAT Identification Number:

DE 139 238 413

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Data Protection

In accordance with § 13, para 1, line 1 of the German Telemedia Act, the service provider must notify the user in a generally comprehensible form at the start of use of, among other things, the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data, if no such notification has already taken place.

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