Privacy Policy

Thank you for your interest in the website of the German Standards Panel (
As a matter of principle, we do not collect any personal data from visitors to this website.

General information

  1. When you visit web pages of the German Standardization Panel or download data from these pages, information about this is stored in a log file with the following content: The date and time of the page view, the visited page or the name of the file, the amount of data transferred, and the status message indicating whether the access was successful. IP address and user-agent are not stored by us.
  2. The data are used exclusively for non-commercial purposes: they are only viewed manually if necessary and are required for error analysis.
  3. This website uses cookies. Cookies are small data packages consisting of text stored by your web browser when you visit a website. They do not cause any damage to your end device – cookies neither contain viruses nor do they give us the possibility to spy on you. We use temporary cookies. Temporary cookies are automatically deleted when you close your web browser (session cookies). Cookies are used by us to enable the administrators of the website to log in to the administrator area. The cookies are neither used to track personal user actions nor for behavioural analysis under any circumstances. You can set your web browser to delete cookies that have already been stored.
  4. In order to protect your transmitted data in the best possible way, we use SSL encryption for all data transfers. You can recognize such encrypted connections by the prefix „https://“ in the page link in the address line of your browser. Unencrypted pages are marked by „http://“. All data that you transmit to this website – for example, in the case of inquiries or logins – cannot be read by third parties thanks to SSL encryption.


If you have any questions regarding data protection, please contact the head of the Department of Innovation Economics at Technische Universität Berlin:

Prof. Dr. Knut Blind
Straße des 17. Juni 135
10623 Berlin
Office H47

or to the data protection officer of the Technische Universität Berlin:

Annette Hiller
Datenschutzbeauftragte, Technische Universität Berlin
Straße des 17. Juni 135
10623 Berlin
Room H 1038
Phone: +49 30 314 21784
fax: +49 30 314 28033

Of course, you also have the right to contact the supervisory authority:

Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Friedrichstr. 219 / visitor entrance via Puttkamerstr. 16 -18
10969 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 13889-0
fax: +49 30 2155050

Google Web Fonts

Our website uses Google’s Web Fonts. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

By using these Web Fonts, it is possible to present our desired visualization of our website, regardless of which fonts are available locally. This is done by retrieving the Google Web Fonts from a Google server in the USA and the associated transfer of your data to Google. This is your IP address and which page you have visited on our website. The use of Google Web Fonts is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in the optimal display and transmission of our web presence.

The company Google is certified for the us-European data protection convention „Privacy Shield“. This data protection agreement is intended to ensure compliance with the level of data protection applicable in the EU.

Details about Google’s Web Fonts can be found at: and further information can be found in Google’s privacy policy:

Revocation of your consent to data processing

Some data processing operations are only possible given your explicit consent. The revocation of your consent is possible at any time. An informal notification by e-mail is sufficient for the revocation. The lawfulness of the data processing carried out up to the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right to information

You can receive information about your data stored with us at any time and free of charge without giving reasons. For this purpose please contact the contact address given in the imprint. We will be happy to answer any further questions you may have about our privacy policy.

Parts of this privacy policy are taken from the privacy configurator of