The following pertains to the use of this website. As the party responsible for the data processing (controller), we process your personal data collected via our website and store them for the period necessary to achieve the specified purpose and to comply with statutory requirements. In the following, we inform you about the data we collect and the way we process them. Furthermore, we inform you about your data privacy rights pertaining to the use of this website.
Personal data, as defined by Article 4(1) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), includes any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.


1. Name and Contact Information of the Person Responsible for Data Processing (Controller) and of the Corporate Data Protection Officer
2. Processing of Personal Data and Purposes of Data Processing
3. Cookies
4. YouTube
5. Your Rights as Data Subject
6. Information on Your Right to Object Pursuant to Article 21 GDPR
7. Data Security
8. Timeliness and Amendments to this Data Protection Information
9. Severability


1. Name and Contact Information of the Person Responsible for Data Processing (Controller) and of the Corporate Data Protection Officer

This data protection information shall apply to the processing of data on our institute’s website www.dateneinblick.de/isand/ by the controller, the:

Fraunhofer Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V.
Hansastrasse 27 c,
D-80686 München (Munich, Germany)

On behalf of your Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI

(in the following referred to as ‘Fraunhofer IVI')
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Telephone: +49 351 4640-800
Fax: +49 351 4640-803

You can reach the Data Protection Officer of the Fraunhofer Institute at the above address c/o Data Protection Officer or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Please do not hesitate to contact the Data Protection Officer directly at any time in case of any questions concerning your data protection rights and/or your rights as data subject.


2. Processing of Personal Data and Purposes of Data Processing

During your Website Visit
Every time you visit our web pages, our website servers save your device's accessing of our website in a protocol file. This storage is temporary; our website server saves the following access data until their automated deletion:

  • The IP address of the requesting device
  • Access date and time
  • Name and URL of the accessed data
  • The data volume transmitted
  • The message whether the access was successful
  • The browser and operating system used
  • The name of the Internet Provider (ISP)
  • The referring website (referring URL)

These data are processes for the following purposes:

  1. To enable the use of the website (connection forward setup)
  2. Administration of the network infrastructure
  3. Appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure IT systems and data security taking into account the state of the art technology
  4. To offer user-friendly service
  5. To optimize the Internet offering

Legal foundations for the above processing purposes:

  • Processing in response to a website visit pursuant to numbers 1-2, the first sentence of Article 6(1), point (b) (requirement for compliance with provisions of the website user contract)
  • Processing pursuant to number 3, the first sentence of Article 6(1), point (c) GDPR (legal obligation to implement technical and organisational measures to ensure secure data processing pursuant to Article 32 GDPR) and Article 6(1), point (f) GDPR (legitimate interests in data processing for the network and information security) as well as
  • Data processing pursuant to numbers 4 – 5, the first sentence of Article 6(1), point (f) GDPR (legitimate interests). Our legitimate interests in the processing of data are based in our desire to offer user-friendly optimized web pages.

After the set period of 30 days, our web server automatically deletes the above-mentioned data. To the extent that data are processed longer for purposes pursuant to numbers 2 – 5, we will anonymize or delete the data as soon as their storage no longer serves the respective purpose.
Furthermore, we insert cookies once you visit our website and we use analytical services as well.

 

3. Cookies

We use server-side cookies. Cookies are small files which are automatically created by your browser and stored in your device (PC, laptop, tablet, smartphone or similar device) once you visit our website. Cookies do not harm your computer, and they do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malware.

Cookies contain information pertaining to the specific device which accessed our website. However, this does not provide us with direct knowledge of your identity.
One reason for us to use cookies is to make the use of our website more convenient for you. We use session cookies to allow session controls such as controls for inserting data into forms or saving shopping carts. At the latest, session cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

We also use temporary cookies to optimise the user-friendliness of our website. Your device stores these cookies temporarily for a specific time. Once you visit our website again, our server will recognize your device as prior visitor and remember your settings and preferences. You will not have to enter these parameters again.

We also use cookies to gather data for our website statistics. This helps us evaluate and optimize our web offerings (see Section 4). These cookies allow us to recognize repeat visits from your device. They will be deleted automatically after a specific time.

The data obtained with the help of cookies help us to pursue our legitimate interests as website owners and serve the legitimate interests of third parties pursuant to the first sentence of Article 6 (1). point (f) GDPR.
Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you are able to configure your browser in such a way that the application does not store cookies on your computer or always shows an alert before storing new cookies. However, the complete deactivation of cookies may prevent you from using all of the functions on our website.

4. YouTube

With consent pursuant to the first sentence of Article 6(1), point (f) GDPR, we use components (videos) of YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Avenue, 94066 San Bruno, CA (USA) (hereinafter referred to as ‘YouTube’), a company of Google Inc., Amphitheatre Parkway, 94043 Mountain View (USA), (hereinafter referred to as ‘Google’).

We use the ‘extended data protection mode’ option provided by YouTube.

Upon requesting an Internet page with embedded video, our website connects to the YouTube servers and renders the content on the Internet page using your browser.

According to the information provided by YouTube, in the ‘extended data protection mode’, your data will be transferred to the US YouTube servers only while you watch the video. The data transmitted include the Internet page you just viewed and device-specific data including your IP address. By clicking ‘run’ on the video you agree to this transfer.

Should you be logged in to your YouTube account at the same time, YouTube will associate these collected data with your member account. You may prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account prior to visiting our website.

Google complies with the data protection regulation of the ‘US Privacy Shield’ and is registered with the US Privacy Shield Program of the US Department of Commerce.

You may find further information on data protection in context with YouTube in Google's Data Protection Regulations.


5. Your Rights as Data Subject

You have the following rights:

  • Pursuant to Article 7(3) GDPR, you have the right to withdraw at any time any consent you may have given to us before. Consequently, we may no longer continue the respective activity,
  • Pursuant to Article 15 GDPR, you have the right to optain information on your personal data which we have processed. In particular, you have the right to information on the following:
  • Pursuant to Article 16 GDPR, you have the right to obtain without undue delay the rectification of inaccuratepersonal data and/or the completion of incomplete personal data in storage at the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft,
  • Pursuant to Article 17 GDPR, you have the right to the erasure of your personal data unless the erasure interferes with the execution of the right to the free expression of opinions and to information, with the compliance with legal obligations, is necessary in the public interest of for establishing, exercising or defending legal claims,
  • Pursuant to Article 18 GDPR, you have the right to the restriction of the processing of your personal data if you contest or challenge the accuracy of these data, the processing of the data is unlawful but you oppose the erasure of these data and we no longer need the data while you still need the data to establish, exercise or defend legal claims or you have raised an objection against the data processing pursuant to Article 21 GDPR,
  • Pursuant to Article 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to demand the transmit to another controller and
  • Pursuant to Article 77 GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a superior authority. As a rule, you may find such authority at your habitual residence, your workplace or our company domicile.

6. Information on Your Right to Object Pursuant to Article 21 GDPR

You have the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of your personal data pursuant to Article 6(1), point (f) GDPR (data processing for the purposes of the legitimate interests) and Article 6(1), point (e) GDPR (data processing for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest). This shall also apply to profiling as prescribed by Article 4 No. 4 GDPR, which is based on this provision.

Once you file an objection, we will no longer process your personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or unless the processing serves the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

To the extent that your objection addresses the processing of data for direct advertising, we will stop the processing immediately. In this case, citing a special situation is not required. This shall also apply to profiling in as far as it relates to such direct advertising.

If you like to would like to assert your right to object, an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.will suffice.


7. Data Security

We transmit all your personal data using the widely used and secure TLS (Transport Layer Security) encryption standard. The TLS protocol is a proven and secure standard that is also used in online banking transactions. You will recognize a secure TLS connection by the s following the http (https://...) in your browser URL or by the lock symbol in the lower section of your browser.

Moreover, we use suitable technical and organizational safety procedures to protect your data against accidental or wilful manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against the unauthorized access by third parties. We constantly improve these security measures as the technology advances.

8. Timeliness of the Data and Amendments to this Data Protection Information

This data protection information as amended in July 2018 is currently applicable.

Due to improvements of our website and website offers or by virtue of amended statutory or administrative standards, it may become necessary to amend this data protection information. You may find the latest data protection information by clicking the link on this website: http://www.dateneinblick.de/isand/index.php/en/data-protection.You may read or print this updated and amended version at any time.

9. Severability

Should individual provisions of this data protection declaration be or become invalid either in part or in their entirety or prove infeasible at any time, this shall not affect the remaining provisions. This shall apply accordingly to gaps in this declaration.