Data Protection

Contact Data Protection Officer

Janet Fahron

Official Data Protection Officer

Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

CCM: Campus Charité Mitte

Postal address:

Charitéplatz 1

10117 Berlin

Internal address:

Gebäude der Strahlenklinik, Virchowweg 20, Ebene 3

t: +49 30 450 570 353

f: +49 30 450 570 985

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Information on Data Protection

The website of CharitéUniversitätsmedizin Berlin has been created for the purpose of providing information for patients, referring physicians/institutions, scientists and students as well as other international internet users.  Our aim is to facilitate the access to helpful information on the Charité website to different target groups in a time- and location-independent as well as structured manner.  This comprises, for example, specific inquiries about: Graduate Admissions (Promotionsbüro), Admissions Office (Referat für Studienangelegenheiten), as well as medical departments with regard to contact persons including availability and address. 

Logs

Out of consideration for events which may affect security, relevant access data are logged each time the web server www.charite.de is accessed.  The web server is operated by Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin. Other web servers that may be operated by the faculties, clinics and institutes are required to comply with the website regulations of Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin.

Depending on the access log used, the log data file will contain items with the following information:

  • IP address of the computer requested
  • Date and time of the request
  • Access method / function intended by requesting computer
  • Input values (file name, etc.) transmitted by requesting computer
  • Access status of Web server (file transferred, file not found, command not executed, etc.)
  • Name of file requested
  • URL from which the file or the desired function was requested

Purpose of logs

Recorded data are used for the purpose of identifying and pursuing invalid accessing of and attempts to gain access to the web server and - in an anonymous form - to optimize web content.

Period of record

Logged data are saved for a period of six months and then deleted.

Analysis

Analysis of the web portal of the Charité is done by employees of the IT section of the Charité or providers of the web service of the clinics and other institutions on behalf of the IT service of the Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin.

Searching on the website

In order to offer you an optimal search result from our website, we make use of the data from the internet search engine Google.

For this purpose, it is necessary for your search terms to be directly sent to Google beforehand. You will then receive the data on your search request presented from the internet search engine Google as a result.
Please note that this procedure includes transmitting your IP address to Google.

The Google data protection declaration is available Opens external link in current windowhere.

Cookies

“Cookies” used on the Charité website serve to determine how often someone visits our site and their activities while on our site. We use this information in the aggregate to understand how our visitors as a group use different resources (for example preferred language). You can set your browser to refuse them.  You will still be able to access the information on the Charité website, but some of its functions may be restricted (e.g. web documents).

Data Security

Should you send us an e-mail, your e-mail address will only be used for correspondence.

Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the web or by e-mail because of the risk that information including confidential information sent in the e-mail or its attachments can be destroyed or intercepted during transmission or get lost or arrive later.  Although Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin endeavors to reduce this risk, we cannot warrant that the information, e-mails and their attachments forwarded by Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin are free of viruses, worms or other damaging elements.