Data Protection

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The SPP 1623 office takes the protection of your personal data very serious. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection policy. SPP 1623 is a data controller within the meaning of § 3 para. 7 of the Federal Data Protection Act (“BDSG”) and the controller within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 7 of EU Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”). References to the BDSG are only valid until the GDPR comes into force, after that only the references to the DSGVO are valid.

The use of our website is generally possible without providing personal data. To the extent as personal data (e. g. name, address or e-mail addresses) are collected on our pages, this is always done, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

We would like to point out that data transmission via the Internet (e. g. communication by e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Server log files

We automatically collect and store information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type/ browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request.

This information is necessary to enable you to view our website and the services it provides, and to allow you to use the website.

These data cannot be attributed to specific persons. This data is not combined with other data sources. The processing of this data for the above-mentioned purpose is required in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR for the protection of our legitimate interests, namely the usability of our website.

We will delete this information as soon as it is no longer required for your use of the website.

This data is stored by us on our servers in Germany and is not passed on to third parties.

We reserve the right to check this data at a later date if we become aware of specific indications of illegal use.

Contact form

If you send us enquiries by means of a contact form, your data from the enquiry form, including the contact details you provide there, will be saved for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in case of follow-up questions. We process this data exclusively for the purpose of processing your request and do not pass it on to third parties without your consent. We will delete your data as soon as it is no longer required to process your request.

Information, deletion, blocking

In accordance with § 34 BDSG or Art. 15 GDPR, you have the right to request information about the data stored with us, in accordance with § 35 Para. 1 BDSG or Art. 16 GDPR to demand the correction of incorrect data and, in accordance with § 35 Paragraph 2 BDSG and Art. 17 GDPR, to demand the deletion or, in accordance with § 35 Paragraph 3 BDSG and Art. 18 GDPR, the blocking or limitation of the processing of data. Furthermore, in accordance with Article 21 of the GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your data, provided that the reason for the objection arises from your particular situation and that the data is processed in order to protect one of our interests worthy of protection.

If we process your personal data on the basis of your consent, you can revoke this consent at any time without giving reasons under the contact information below with effect for the future.

If you are of the opinion that we do not process your personal data in accordance with the statutory regulations, you have a right of appeal to a competent supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR.


Some of our pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and contain no viruses. Cookies are used to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit! Other cookies remain stored on your mobile device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our website. You can set your browser in such a way that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, you can exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and you can activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. When cookies are disabled, the functionality of this website may be limited.

Event submission form

Our website contains a submission form that is used to submit for event participations electronically. If a user uses this option, the data entered in the input mask is transmitted to us and saved. In this connection, the data consists of:

  • Title
  • Surname
  • First name
  • Email address
  • Contact email and postal/billing adress
  • Participation days
  • Participation in dinner events etc.
  • Submission of poster abstracts.

At the time of sending the contact form, the following additional information is also collected automatically

  • The user’s IP address
  • Date and time of registration

The collected data mentioned above serve the purpose of ensuring the proper operation of IT.
During the process of using the contact form, we notify you of the specific processing of the data, and obtain your consent. In addition, reference is made to this Privacy Policy. The data will only be used for the purpose of processing the conversation. 
The legal basis for the processing of data in the context of using the contact form, if the user’s consent has been given, is Article 6(1)(a) GDPR. Personal data is processed solely for the purpose of processing the contact request. Data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was collected. This is the case when the relevant conversation with the user has ended or when the user’s request has finally been processed. The conversation has ended when it can be gathered from the circumstances that the issue in question has finally been clarified. The user may at any time withdraw his or her consent to the processing of personal data vis-à-vis the contact persons listed.



If you have any questions in connection with the use of your personal data or if you wish to enforce your rights as described above, you can contact us at the following address:

Mail: SPP 1623 - Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) im Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V., Robert-Rössle-Str. 10 13125 Berlin, Germany

E-mail: wittig(at)