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Information pursuant to Article 13 GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

1. Which data is affected?
Personal data: contact details, photo and/or film recordings

2. Processing purposes:
The data referred to in point 1 will only be used for the purposes stated in the declaration of consent.

3. Legal basis for processing:
Consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR

4. Recipients or categories of recipients:
In accordance with the permission you have given, we will share your data with the following categories of recipients:

5. Duration of storage/criteria for determining the storage period and deletion:
Your data will be stored for an indefinite period of time, subject to a revocation of consent. As soon as your data is no longer required for the purposes defined above, it will be deleted.

6. Right of revocation:
The consent to the processing of your data can be revoked at any time without giving reasons. The legality of the data processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation is not affected by this. In the event of revocation, the data will no longer be used by UK Essen from the day of receiving the declaration of revocation onwards, i.e., the withdrawal of consent is not possible retroactively. If the images have already been published or passed on, it is not possible to inform all recipients of your revocation and to remove the already published images from all sites. The declaration of revocation must be sent to:

University Hospital Essen, Department of Neurology, c.o.  Prof.  Dr. Ulrike Bingel, Hufelandstr. 55, 45147 Essen, Germany

7. Exclusion of liability:
Liability of UK Essen for the unlawful distribution/use of the photo and film recordings by third parties is excluded.

8. Reference to the rights of data subjects
In accordance with Article 13 (2) (b) of the General Data Protection Regulation, you have the right to:

  • Information (Art. 15 GDPR and § 34 BDSG)
  • Correction (Art. 16 GDPR)
  • Deletion (Art. 17 GDPR and § 35 BDSG)
  • Restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR)
  • Objection to unreasonable data processing (Art. 21 GDPR and § 36 BDSG)

If necessary, please contact the data protection officer of UK Essen:

9. Complaint to the supervisory authority
You have the right to file a complaint with the supervisory authority:
State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information North Rhine-Westphalia

P.O. Box 20 04 44
40102 Düsseldorf

Phone: +49 (0) 211 / 38424-0

10. Contact details of the person responsible
University Hospital Essen
Department of Neurology
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Bingel
Hufelandstraße 55
45147 Essen

Phone: +49 (0) 201 / 723-2165

11. Contact details of the data protection officer
Christian Hecke
Data Protection Officer of the University Hospital Essen

University Hospital Essen
Hufelandstr. 55

Phone: +49 (0)  201 / 723-6315

Recent updates as of 02/10/2023