Data Processing

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

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, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Generalverwaltung, 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
Collected data: name, institute, address, email-address.

5. Duration of storage
The data will be collected and stored for future invitations. If you do not consent to this, please check box "unsubscribe".

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:

If you believe that processing of your personal data is in breach of data protection law or your claims under data protection law are being violated in any other way, please contact the Data Protection Officer at 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