Dear visitors to the ZMT website,

We are happy about your visit on our web pages. In the following we would like to inform you about the handling of your data in accordance with Art. 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Data Protection Declaration

Persons in Charge
Responsible for the data collection and processing described below is the body named in the imprint.

IP Address Storage
We store the IP address transmitted by your web browser for a strictly earmarked period of seven days in the interest of being able to detect, limit and eliminate attacks on our web pages. After this period has expired, we delete or make the IP address anonymous. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Data Usage
When you visit our websites, so-called usage data is temporarily stored on our web server for statistical purposes as a protocol in order to improve the quality of our websites. This data set consists of:

• the page from which the file was requested,
• the name of the file,
• the date and time of the query,
• the amount of data transferred,
• the access status (file transferred, file not found),
• the description of the type of web browser used,
• the IP address of the requesting computer, which is shortened in such a way that a personal reference can no longer be established.the date and time of the query,

The log data mentioned are only stored anonymously.

Data Transmission to Third Parties
We transfer your data within the scope of an order processing according to Art. 28 DSGVO to service providers who support us in the operation of our websites and the associated processes. Our service providers are strictly bound to our instructions and are contractually bound accordingly. We use the following service providers: du Projekt | Jansen Internet Lösungen.

We use cookies on our websites. Cookies are small text files that can be stored and read on your terminal device. A distinction is made between session cookies, which are deleted again as soon as you close your browser, and permanent cookies, which are stored beyond the individual session. Cookies may contain data that make it possible to recognize the device used. In some cases, however, cookies only contain information on certain settings that cannot be related to individuals.

We use session cookies on our websites. The processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Par. 1 S.1 lit. f DSGVO and in the interest of optimising or enabling user guidance and adapting the presentation of our website.

You can set your browser so that it informs you about the placement of cookies. This makes the use of cookies transparent for you. You can also delete cookies at any time via the corresponding browser setting and prevent the setting of new cookies. Please note that our web pages may not be displayed optimally and that some functions may no longer be technically available.

Google Maps
We use Google Maps to display maps and to create route maps. Google Maps is operated by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

By using Google Maps, information about your use (in particular the IP address of your computer) can be transferred to a Google Inc. server in the USA and stored there. We have no influence on the further processing of data by Google Inc. The legal basis for processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. The legitimate interest is to provide you with maps based on longitude and latitude in relation to our research projects. We do not store any of your data.

The terms of use for Google Maps can be found at:

Detailed information on Google's privacy policy can also be found at:

If you do not agree with the data processing by Google Inc., please deactivate the Java-Script function in your browser to get a limited view.

ZMT Newsletter
We offer you the possibility to subscribe to the ZMT newsletter on our website. If you have given us separate consent for us to inform you by e-mail about our own products and services, they will be processed in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. However, this is also only permissible on the basis of consent. You can revoke your consent at any time without this affecting the legality of the previous processing. If your consent is revoked, we will stop processing your data and delete your data immediately.

If you no longer wish to receive the newsletter, you can unsubscribe at any time, e.g. by sending an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via the link to unsubscribe from the newsletter which you will find in every newsletter e-mail.


ZMT Login Area
As an employee of ZMT, you have the opportunity to log in to the website to upload your CV or to exchange ideas with other employees. We collect the following data for this purpose: Username, password and log-in information. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR or § 26 para. 1 BDSG. The data is automatically removed from our system if you are no longer an employee of the ZMT and if there are no retention periods or if the data is not required in individual cases.

Embedded YouTube Videos
On some subpages we embed YouTube videos into our website. Calling up these sub-pages results in contents being loaded from YouTube. In this context, YouTube also receives your IP address, which is technically necessary for retrieving the contents. We have no influence on the further processing by YouTube. However, when embedding the videos, we took care to activate the extended data protection mode offered by YouTube.

Data Integrity
We take technical and organisational security measures to protect your data as comprehensively as possible. In addition to our employees' confidentiality agreements and the careful selection and monitoring of service providers, we have also adequately secured our operating environment.
We use an encryption method on our pages. Your information is transmitted from your computer to our server and vice versa via the Internet using TLS encryption. You can recognize this by the fact that the lock symbol in the status bar of your browser is closed and the address line starts with https://

Your User Rights
When processing your personal data, the GDPR grants you as a website user certain rights:

1. right to information (Art. 15 GDPR):
You have the right to request confirmation as to whether personal data concerning you are processed; if this is the case, you have a right of access to this personal data and to the information specified in Article 15 of the GDPR.

2. The right to correction and deletion (Articles 16 and 17 GDPR):
You have the right to immediately request the correction of incorrect personal data concerning you and, if necessary, the completion of incomplete personal data.

You also have the right to request that personal data concerning them be deleted immediately if one of the reasons specified in Art. 17 GDPR applies, e.g. if the data are no longer required for the purposes pursued.

3. The right to restrict processing (Article 18 GDPR):
You have the right to request a restriction on processing if one of the conditions set out in Article 18 GDPR is met, e.g. if you have lodged an objection to processing, for the duration of any examination.

4. Right to data transferability (Art. 20 GDPR):
In certain cases, which are detailed in Article 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transmission of this data to a third party.

5. Right of objection (Art. 21 GDPR):
If data are collected on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f (data processing to protect legitimate interests), you have the right to object to the processing at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation. We will then no longer process the personal data unless there are demonstrably compelling reasons worthy of protection for the processing which outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

6. Right of appeal to a supervisory authority
According to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right of appeal to a supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of data concerning you violates data protection regulations. The right of appeal may be exercised in particular before a supervisory authority in the Member State where you are staying, working or suspected of infringing.

Privacy Policy for our Social Media Sites
You can find the privacy policy for our social media sites here.


Contact Details of the Data Protection Officer

Our company data protection officer will be happy to provide you with information or suggestions on the subject of data protection:

Dr. Uwe Schläger
datenschutz nord GmbH
E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.