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Ruhr University Bochum
Faculty of Psychology
Work unit: Applied Psychology in Work and Health

Universitätsstr. 150
IB 5/147 Building
P.O- Box 78
44780 Bochum / Germany

Phone: + 49 234 32 19778



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Data protection

In the following, we provide information on the processing of personal data when using the website Personal data is any data that can be related to you personally. Other conditions may apply on other pages of the Ruhr University Bochum.

The responsible party within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and the State Data Protection Act of Nordrhein-Westfahlen is Ruhr University Bochum, Universitätsstr. 150, 44780 Bochum, Germany, Executing: Head of Appield Psychology in Work and Health, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Marcel Kern,

Description and scope of data processing

Each time our website is called up, data about the calling computer are required for the provision of the information (required for the provision of the information, legal basis Art. 6 para. 1, letter e). The following data is processed in this context:

(1) Information about the browser type and version used.
(2) The operating system of the user
(3) The user's IP address, which is anonymized by shortening immediately after the information is provided.
(4) Date and time of access
(5) Websites from which the user's system accessed our website.

The anonymized data is also stored in the log files of our system. This data is not stored together with other personal data of the user.

The processing of the data is for the provision of the website is mandatory for the operation of the website. Therefore, there is no possibility of objection on the part of the user.

Use of cookies

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are files that are stored in the Internet browser or by the Internet browser on the calling system. We use cookies to maintain the user's language preference. On our web pages, no identifying cookies are used.

Email contact

When contacting us by email, the data you provide (email address, other information you provide) will be processed and stored by us in order to answer your questions. Files of this kind are kept at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum for 5 years (necessary for the fulfillment of the task, retention period according to the Ruhr-Universität directive, legal basis Art. 6 para. 1, letter e).

Your rights as a data subject

If personal data of yours is processed, you are a data subject within the meaning of the GDPR and you are entitled to the following rights vis-à-vis the controller:

You may request confirmation as to whether personal data concerning you are being processed. If such processing exists, you can obtain information about the purpose, the data, the origin of the data, recipients of data (including international transfers) and the duration of storage.

You have a right to have the data corrected if it is incorrect or incomplete. Under various conditions, you have the right to have the data deleted or to restrict the processing. In particular, data that you have provided voluntarily must be deleted if you withdraw your consent. If data has been disclosed, the deletion also refers to the recipients of data and we will inform you of the recipients of your data.

If you have any questions or complaints, you may in any case contact the competent supervisory authority (Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz NRW,

Likewise, you can contact the RUB data protection officer at Further information can be found here