Data privacy statement

Every time a user accesses the website of the journal server and every time a file is called up, data on this process is temporarily stored and processed in a log file. Before storage, each data record is made anonymous by changing the IP address.

In detail, the following data is stored about each access/retrieval:

  • IP address,
  • date and time,
  • called up page/name of the retrieved file,
  • the amount of data transferred,
  • message whether the access/retrieval was successful.

These data are evaluated and subsequently deleted solely for statistical purposes and to improve the offer. Any other use or passing on to third parties does not take place.

The data is evaluated with AWStats <>. AWStats is an open source server og file analyzer. It is used to evaluate log files created by web servers based on user access.

By using this website, you agree to the processing of data about you in the manner and for the purposes described above. The collection and storage of data can be revoked at any time with effect for the future.

Names and e-mail addresses provided during user registration are used exclusively for correspondence.

The Data Protection Officer of the State and University Library will be happy to answer any further questions on the subject of data protection:

Bernd Uderstadt
Mittelweg 177, 20148 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 40 42838-2957
E-Mail: datenschutz (at)