Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

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Data Protection

Identity of persons responsible

Responsible for data processing is:

Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Universitätsplatz 10
06108 Halle

represented by the rector


Telephone: +49 (0) 345 55-21000

for the institution: University and State Library (ULB)

Contact Data for the Data Protection Supervisor

Telephone: +49 (0) 345 55-21018

Processing Purposes and Legal Basis

Data processing of your personal data is used to provide and manage the library membership (management, loan, searching, dunning, reproduction services) based on Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. b. DSGVO.

Categories of Recipients

Your personal data is transmitted to the following recipients:

  • accounting and finance department
  • commissioned service providers

Transmission in Third Countries

There is no transmission in third states.

Duration of storage

Your personal data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the purposes named here. This can inter alia mean storage until the limitation period is reached for demands claimed by us. Further, your personal data is stored as long as a legal obligation exists to keep and verify it. The storage durations can thus amount to up to 10 years.

Rights of persons affected

You are free to gain disclosure on the personal data about yourself we  store (Art. 15 DSGVO). Furthermore, you have the right to correct (Art.  16 DSGVO), delete (Art. 17 DSGVO), limit processing (Art. 18 DSGVO),  data transmission (Art. 20 DSGVO) and appeal (Art. 21 DSGVO).

Complaint at a supervisory authority

If you think processing of your personal data has happened unlawfully,  you have the right to complaint at a supervisory authority (Art. 77  DSGVO).

Obligation to provide personal data

There is no obligation to provide your personal data, but it is required for the conclusion of contract or rather to provide & utilize the intended services of our library. If the data is not provided, our library's services cannot be used.