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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 director, Professor Eckhardt Fuchs. Contact details can be found in the website’s required site notice.

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 coordinator at any time and in complete confidence. This is: Andreas L. Fuchs (datenschutz(at) Our external data protection officer, Klaus Mönikes, can be contacted via the following address: klaus.moenikes(at)

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

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