Data Privacy

Responsible in the context of the German Data Protection Act:

Dr. Raphael Menges
Universität Stuttgart
Institut für Parallele und Verteilte Systeme
Universitätsstrasse 32
70569 Stuttgart
Telephone: +49 711 685-88112

Privacy policy

As a website owner, we take the protection of all personal data very seriously. All personal information is treated confidentially and in accordance with the legal requirements, as explained in this privacy policy. Our website can of course be used without you providing any personal data. However, if at any time personal data such as name, address or E-mail is requested, this will be done on a voluntary basis. Never will data collected by us be passed on to third parties without your specific permission. Data transmission on the internet, such as via E-mail, can always have security gaps. The complete protection of data is not possible on the internet.

Privacy policy matomo analytics

The analysis service matomo Analytics is used on our website, operated by ePrivacy Holding GmbH, Große Bleichen 21, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. The external data protection officer is ePrivacy GmbH represented by Prof. Dr. Christoph Bauer, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg, Germany. The data collected by matomo is used to create usage profiles using pseudonyms. The information collected by matomo is not used to identify users of our website without their specific consent. The data is never linked to personal information about the bearer of the pseudonym.

You can object to the data collection and storage at any time. matomo offers an opt-out cookie that allows you to prevent matomo from obtaining your visitor data.Cookies are harmless to your computer, virus-free and are used by many internet sites. They are used to make internet services friendlier, more effective and safer for visitors to a website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and used by your browser. You can use your browser settings to specify that you are to be informed about new cookies and that you must accept cookies in each case. Likewise, you can exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally or activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of our website may be limited. You can find more information about this here: The opt-out cookie from matomo is named “cntcookie”. If you delete this cookie, your objection will expire. You can opt-out from our visitor tracking here by setting the bespoken cookie here: matomo Opt-out

At any time, you can inform yourself about the personal data, its origin and recipient and the benefit of the data processing and request free of charge a correction, blocking or deletion of this data. Please use the contact channels indicated in the imprint for this purpose. We are also available at any time for further questions on this topic.


If you subscribe to our newsletter, the data in the respective input mask will be transmitted to the person responsible for the processing. The registration for our newsletter takes place in a so-called double opt-in procedure. I.e., after registration, you will receive an E-mail in which you are asked to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that no one can register with foreign E-mail addresses. When registering for the newsletter, the user’s IP address and the date and time of registration are stored. This serves to prevent misuse of the services or the E-mail address of the person concerned. The data is not passed on to third parties. An exception exists if there is a legal obligation to pass on the data. The data is used exclusively for sending the newsletter. The subscription to the newsletter can be cancelled by the data subject at any time. Likewise, consent to the storage of personal data can be revoked at any time. The newsletter can be unsubscribed at any time by sending a short message to from the E-mail address you are registered with and the subject “unsubscribe”. The legal basis for the processing of the data after registration for the newsletter by the user is, if the user has given his consent, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) DSGVO. The legal basis for sending the newsletter as a result of the sale of goods or services is Section 7 (3) UWG.

Server log files

The site provider automatically collects and stores data in server log files that are transmitted to us by your browser. This data contains:

These data are not personal. This data is not merged with other data sources. If we become aware of concrete indications of illegal use, we reserve the right to check this data retrospectively.

Amendment of the privacy policy

Our privacy policy may be modified at irregular intervals to comply with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services, e.g., when new offers are added. The new privacy policy will then automatically apply to your next visit.

Contact the data protection officer

For questions about privacy, please send us a message at with “Privacy” in the subject line.

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