Data protection declaration

The Academy of Sciences and Literature | Mainz, Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 2, D-55131 Mainz, represented by its president, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Reiner Anderl, is responsible for the data processing of the website.

The following contact options are available:

Präsident der Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur | Mainz

Geschwister-Scholl-Str. 2

55131 Mainz

Tel. 0049 6131 577 200

Fax. 0049 6131 577 206

email: praesidialbuero(at)

Contact details of the data protection commissioner:

Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur | Mainz

Der Datenschutzbeauftragte

Geschwister-Scholl-Str. 2

55131 Mainz

email: datenschutz(at)
Acquisition of general information

When you visit this website, information about your access (IP address, date, time, page viewed) is stored. These data (server log files) do not allow any conclusions to be drawn about your person. This information is mandatory when using web offers and is used both for the correct presentation of the website and for system security. They are processed for the following purposes: Ensuring a trouble-free connection and smooth use of the website, system integrity and defence against attacks.

The processing of personal data is in the legitimate interest of the aforementioned purposes of data collection. The only recipients of the data are the responsible organisational unit and, if applicable, the contract processor.

This data is anonymized and evaluated exclusively for statistical purposes. We do not pass it on to third parties for commercial or non-commercial purposes. We expressly point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) has security gaps and cannot be completely protected from access by third parties. Statistical evaluation

This website uses Matomo, an open source software for statistical analysis of visitor access. Matomo uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this internet service is stored on the server of the provider in Germany. The IP address is anonymized immediately after processing and before it is stored.

By adjusting your browser settings, you can prevent cookies from being saved on your computer, but this could limit the range of uses of the website.

Web fonts

To keep the loading time of the pages as short as possible we use an external service from Google Inc, Google Fonts. The fonts are integrated via a Google server in the USA. The following information is transmitted to Google, among others: current page view and IP address. You can find more information about this on the following site:

To manage your information related to Google products, please visit the following website:

Information, correction, deletion and complaint possibilities

According to the German Data Protection Ordinance (DSGVO), you have the right to information about data concerning you, its correction and immediate deletion. If you believe your rights are violated according to the DSGVO, please contact the data protection commissioner of the Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur Mainz. He/she will check your request within the legal deadline and notify you thereof. If no remedy is found, it is possible to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority responsible for the Academy in data protection matters, the data protection commissioner of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.