Data Privacy Policy

Saarländisches Datenschutzgesetz

The CISPA Website is hosted by Saarland University. As a public body we adhere to the regulations of the Data Protection Code of Saarland (Saarländisches Datenschutzgesetz).

Collected Data

In order to provide our service and ensure its security we collect and store data that is potentially personally identifiable. With each visited page we temporarily log your IP address, date, time, URL of the visited page, search engine referrers, and information about your browser. We only use this data for security purposes and to improve our service. We do not use it for any personalization or profiling and will not share this data with any third party.


If you would like to contact our CISPA staff via email, please be aware that data transfer via email is insecure and vulnerable to attacks. If you would like to send us sensitive or confidential information, we would like to ask you to use encrypted email after asking your CISPA contacts for their public key.


If you register for the CISPA newsletter, we will ask you for your email address. We collect and store your email address solely for the purpose of regularly sending you the latest newsletter. We will not contact you for other purposes or use your email address for any other purposes nor share it with any third parties. You can cancel the newsletter and ask for the deletion of your emailaddress anytime via writing an email to the cancellation address provided in the newsletter.

External Links

Our CISPA Website includes links to external sources of information. These links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by CISPA. CISPA bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Please contact the external site with questions regarding its content.


Please contact CISPA Manager Sebastian Gerling or the responsible Data Protection Officer of Saarland University, if you have questions or concerns regarding our service.