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Information on data protection

We process your personal data in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Brandenburg Data Protection Act (BbgDSG).

The data controller is:

University of Potsdam
Represented by the president, Prof. Oliver Günther, Ph.D.
Am Neuen Palais 10
14469 Potsdam
Telephone: +49 331 977-0
Telefax: +49 331-97 21 63

Purpose of the processing

We collect this data just so we know who is working with the LangAge Corpora.

Lawfulness of processing

The legal basis for data processing is your consent to the processing of personal data (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR).

Withdrawal of consent

You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time and without reason. The withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

Duration of data processing

The data will be stored as long as the LangAge Corpora remains online, provisionally 2 years. 

Recipients of your data

Your data will not be transmitted to third parties or other recipients within the University of Potsdam.

Your rights:

You have the right to obtain from the controller confirmation as to whether or not your personal data is being processed, and, if that is the case, access to the personal data and additional information (right of access). You also have the right to obtain from the controller without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data. If the legal requirements of Art. 17 or 18 GDPR are met, you are entitled to the erasure of your personal data or to a restriction of processing. Please note that restricted processing of the data may not be possible in every instance. You have the right to receive your personal data in a structured, standard and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another controller (right to data portability, Art. 20 GDPR). Furthermore, you may object to the processing of your personal data under the conditions set forth in Art. 21 GDPR.

In order to exercise your rights, we kindly request that you contact:

LangAge Team

Access to your personal data can be requested from the Chief Information Officer (University of Potsdam, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25, 14476 Potsdam). The corresponding form can be found on his website:

You can contact the university’s data protection officer if you have questions regarding data protection:

Dr. Marek Kneis
Am Neuen Palais 10
14469 Potsdam
Telefon: +49 331 977-124409
Telefax: +49 331 977- 701821
E-Mail: datenschutzuni-potsdamde

If you think that the processing of your personal data infringes the GDPR, then you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority for data protection.