Data Protection Regulations

applying to events organized by the FWT2 Office

In order to carry out its events, the Department for Research – Knowledge – Translation - Transfer (FWT2) of the Hannover Medical School stores personal data (last name, first name, organizational unit, institute, address, email and phone number) in electronic and written form. 

The data is collected solely for the purpose of ensuring that the event runs smoothly. 

Art. 6 Subpara. 1 Point b GDPR is the legal basis for the processing of data for the purpose of answering enquiries after consultations as well as for the purpose of advertising, managing, organizing and carrying out the event.

Art. 6 Subpara. 1 Point e GDPR in conjunction with § 3 S. 1 NDSG (Data Protection Regulation of Lower Saxony) is the legal basis for…

... the processing of data for the purpose of enabling networking between the event participants,

... sending out information material on event topics after the event,

... the processing of data for the purpose of carrying out future events and research activities,

... filming or photographing,

... carrying out evaluations and statistics.

Art. 6 Subpara. 1 Point a GDPR is the legal basis for the publication of your data in a list of participants.

In principle, the data you provided will not be disclosed to third parties without your consent. Exempt from this rule are organizations that are actively involved in the event. The data is disclosed on the condition that our cooperation partners are also bound by appropriate data protection regulations.

You may withdraw your consent and object to the publication of your data in a list of participants –  your participation in the event will not be affected thereby.  

You may also object  to the use of your data for the purposes mentioned above in full or in part at any time by sending an email declaring your objection to Your data will then be deleted immediately.

We will delete your personal data as soon as they are no longer required for the purposes mentioned above, but not later than after expiration of the period of time prescribed by law.


According to GDPR, you also have the following legal rights:  

  1. Right to information Art. 15 GDPR
  2. Right to rectification Art 16 GDPR
  3. Right to erasure Art. 17 GDPR
  4. Right to restriction of processing Art. 18 GDPR
  5. Right to data portability Art. 20 GDPR
  6. Right to object Art. 21 GDPR

Responsible: Hannover Medical School, data protection provisions implemented by the FWT2 Office, OE9110, Carl-Neuberg-Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany.

If you have any questions, or if you believe that the processing of your personal data does not comply with legal regulations, you may contact MHH’s Data Protection Officer:
MHH Data Protection Officer, OE 0007, Carl-Neuberg-Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the regulatory authority if you believe that your personal data are not processed in a lawful manner. The address of the authority responsible for the MHH is as follows:
Die Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen, Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover

Please feel free to get in touch with us if you have any questions or comments!

Department for Research – Knowledge – Translation - Transfer (FWT2)

Hannover Medical School (MHH)

OE 9110, Carl-Neuberg-Str. 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany