Privacy Policy

As a public body, the Hannah Arendt Institute for Totalitarianism Studies is subject to the provisions of the Saxon Data Protection Act (SächsDSG) as well as the relevant legal bases with provisions for the protection of the right to informational self-determination.

To protect your rights, we have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that the regulations on data protection are observed within the Hannah Arendt Institute for Totalitarianism Studies as well as by external service providers if they are involved in this offer. Your data may only be processed to the extent permitted by special laws or with your consent.

In connection with your access to the Hannah Arendt Institute for Totalitarianism Studies website, data that may allow identification is temporarily stored on our servers for data security purposes.
These can be:

  • Name of the retrieved file
  • Date and time of the retrieval
  • Message as to whether the retrieval was successful
  • IP-adress
  • Browser used
  • OS used

When using the email links provided, only the data you enter will be forwarded to the recipient of the email. Connection data may be stored in log files to ensure operation and data security.
This data is not analyzed. Excluded from this are:

  • Evaluations in the event of suspicion of a criminal offense
  • Evaluations if there is a justified suspicion of misuse
  • Evaluations in anonymized form for statistical purposes

We would like to point out that data transmission, especially by e-mail, via the Internet is currently unsecured. It cannot be ruled out that transmitted data may be accessed and possibly even falsified by unauthorized persons. If you believe that the data protection guidelines listed here are not being adhered to or that the Hannah Arendt Institute for Totalitarianism Studies is misusing personal data, you can also contact the Institute's data protection officer.