Privacy Policy

Who is responsible for data processing on this website?

The party responsible for processing personal data in accordance with the GDPR and for other data protection issues related to this website is the Leibniz Institute for Educational Media | Georg Eckert Institute (GEI), represented by its directors. For further details, in particular names and contact details, please refer to the imprint on the Institute's website:

Who can answer questions about data protection at the GEI?

If you have any questions, suggestions or requests regarding data protection at the Leibniz Institute for Educational Media | Georg Eckert Institute, please feel free to contact the Institute’s data protection officer at any time and in complete confidence. She/he can be contacted via the following address: datenschutz(at)

Further information on data protection at the GEI can be found on our institute website:

Data processing for the transmission of online content

For the purpose of transmitting the website you have called up, your browser typically sends the following information (in the context of so-called HTTP requests), among others:

  • Your IP address, a sequence of digits that identifies your current computer connection on the Internet.
  • The URL you have called up (the website and possibly other parameters),
  • Information about the browser and operating system you are using, such as their name and version
  • - and - under certain circumstances - the page from which you reached us (referrer information).
  • The time of the enquiry.

This data is processed automatically and automatically deleted after 30 days at the latest.