Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting our website and your interest in! You will find our data protection declaration below. The data protection declaration serves to fulfill the requirements of Article 13 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR). When personal data is collected, it requires us to provide information at the time of collection.

Responsible in accordance with Article 4, Paragraph 7 EU GDPR is the University Cancer Center (UCT) Frankfurt-Marburg, Central Coordination, Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt am Main.

You can reach us at:
Phone: +49 69-6301-87333
Fax: +49 69 6301-6101

You can reach the Data Protection Officers at:

University Hospital Frankfurt
Theodor-Stern-Kai 7
60590 Frankfurt am Main

Nordwest Hospital
Silvana Stragapede
Stiftung Hospital zum Heiligen Geist
Steinbacher Hohl 2-26
60488 Frankfurt am Main

University Hospital Gießen and Marburg
Datenschutz Standort Marburg
35043 Marburg

Rights and Complaints 

You have the following rights regarding your stored personal data:

  • Right to information,
  • Right to correction and deletion, 
  • Right to limit processing, 
  • Right to withdraw consent,
  • Right of objection,
  • Right of data portability in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.

If the processing of your personal data is based on your consent, you may revoke this consent at any time without this affecting the legality of the previous processing.

To assert these rights please contact

SIf you believe that we are processing your personal information in an unlawful manner, please contact us at, or You also have the right to contact the data protection authorities. The contact address of the data protection authority in Hessen is:

The Hessian Data Protection Commissioner
Postfach 3163 
65021 Wiesbaden
Phone: +49 611 1408-0
Fax: +49 611 1408-900

Type of Data Stored, Purpose and Legal Basis, Deletion Periods

Processing of Personal Data
Personal data is collected, used and transferred by us only when it is legally permitted or the user has given consent to the collection, use and transfer of data. Personal data is all data that is personally identifiable to you (e.g. name, address, e-mail address, user behavior). In the following, we will inform you about what we do with your personal data.

Access Data/Server Log Files
When this website is opened, our systems record and store the following data in server log files:

  • domain,
  • IP address,
  • date and time,
  • request (request from your web browser)
  • status code (status of processing your request or error message)
  • transferred bytes
  • user-agent (information about type and version of browser and operating system)

These data are internal log files and are used solely for the purpose of functionality, security and correcting errors. This type of use is based on EU GDPR Article 6, Paragraph 1f. All log files are automatically deleted after a maximum of 3 days.

Contact and Registration Forms
Personal data is only collected, stored and processed for the purpose of processing and fulfilling the contract. Personal data is treated in strict confidence and will not be passed on to third parties who are not part of the contract.

After your request has been processed, the data collected within this context will be deleted, not unless the storage of the data is necessary to pursue legitimate interests of the UCT Frankfurt-Marburg or due to legal regulations.

If you register for events organized by the UCT Frankfurt-Marburg using the registration form on this website, your data will be stored for the purpose of processing your registration, organizing the event and, if applicable, invoicing. The data that is collected within this context is deleted after storage is no longer required or, processing will be restricted if the storage of the data is necessary to pursue legitimate interests of the UCT Frankfurt-Marburg, or due to a legal regulation.

Protected and User-Based Services (UCT Guidelines and Study Registry)
In addition to the above-mentioned data, a user name and an identifier are also collected for data access authorization purposes when registering to use the UCT Guidelines and the Study Registry. For these services, explicit declarations of consent are obtained during the registration process. The deletion period for this data is clearly defined within the context of the processing activities directory. The legal basis for this is EU GDPR Article 6, Paragraph 1a.

The UCT Frankfurt-Marburg website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that enable specific information related to the device to be stored on your device (PC, smartphone or similar). They serve to make our website more user-friendly. 
Most of the cookies used by are "session cookies" or transient cookies. They are automatically deleted when you close your browser after you have used the UCT Frankfurt-Marburg website. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period of time. You can also delete the cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.

The UCT Frankfurt-Marburg website can of course also be visited without cookies. Most browsers have an option to restrict or prevent the storage of cookies. However, it should be noted that the use and in particular the comfort of use can be limited without cookies. Cookies are mandatory for the use of the password protected pages. They are used to determine permissions and are deleted after the session has ended.

Storage and Deletion Periods

Type of data collectedStorage period of personal data
Server log files3 days
Cookies24 months
Registration forms for events24 months
Registration UCT Guidelines36 months
Email information servicesuntil revoked

Location of Data Processing
Your data is processed only within the EU.

Links to Other Websites
This website contains direct and indirect references to external websites ("links"), which are the property of third parties, are operated by third parties and therefore lie outside the area of responsibility of the UCT Frankfurt-Marburg. This data protection declaration does not extend to the providers and operators of third-party websites. We have no influence on whether the operators of third-party websites comply with the data protection regulations and therefore accept no responsibility for the accuracy, currency and completeness of the information provided there. Furthermore, the UCT Frankfurt-Marburg does not accept any liability for such third-party websites, for any illegal, incorrect or incomplete content on them, and in particular for any damage arising from the use or non-use of the information provided there. The use of third-party websites is at your own risk.

Website Content, Copyright and Ancillary Copyright
The UCT Frankfurt-Marburg reserves the right to no responsibility for the accuracy, currency and completeness of the website content, the UCT Guidelines or the Study Registry and all of the study information listed therein. Responsibility for the content of the study documents remains with the investigator.

Liability claims against the UCT Frankfurt-Marburg, its employees or the persons responsible for the Clinical Trial Center Network (CTCN) for material or non-material damage caused by the use or non-use of the information provided or by the use of erroneous or incomplete information, as well as for damage to life, body or health resulting directly or indirectly from the use of the protocols or guidelines of the Study Registry, are generally excluded.

The UCT Frankfurt-Marburg expressly reserves the right to change, supplement or delete parts of the website or the entire website without prior notice, or to discontinue publication temporarily or permanently.

The contents, works and information provided on this website are subject to German copyright and ancillary copyright law. The UCT Frankfurt-Marburg endeavors to: observe the copyrights and ancillary copyrights of the graphics, audio files, video sequences and texts used on the website; to use graphics, audio files, video sequences and texts created by itself; or to use graphics, audio files, video sequences and texts that are in the public domain. The copyright for any material created by the UCT Frankfurt-Marburg is reserved. Any duplication, distribution, reproduction, modification, commercial use or other use of objects such as diagrams, sounds, videos or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the UCT Frankfurt-Marburg's prior written agreement.

If you have any questions or comments about this data protection declaration, please contact us using the contact information of the responsible person as provided in this statement.

As of September 28, 2020