Privacy Policy

Who we are

The address of our website is:
This is a landing page of the German Rheumatism Research Centre Berlin (DRFZ), an institute of the Leibniz Association.
The data protection regulations of the DRFZ also apply to this page.

Embedded content from other websites

Posts on this website may contain embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly as if the visitor had visited the other website.
These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking services and record your interaction with this embedded content, including your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to this website.

Personal data

Personal data will only be processed by us within the scope of necessity and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly Internet presence, including its contents and the services offered there.

According to art. 4 point 1. Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the Basic Data Protection Regulation “General Data Protection Regulation”, (hereinafter referred to as the “GDPR”), shall be deemed to be “processing” any transaction carried out with or without the aid of automated procedures or any such series of transactions in connection with personal data, such as the collection, collection, organisation, sorting, storage, adaptation or modification, reading, querying, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or any other form of provision, comparison or linking, restriction, deletion or destruction.
With the following data protection declaration we inform you in particular about the type, scope, purpose, duration and legal basis of the processing of personal data, insofar as we decide either alone or together with others about the purposes and means of the processing. In addition, we inform you below about the third-party components we use for optimisation purposes and to increase the quality of use, insofar as third parties process data as a result of this on their own responsibility.

Person in charge

Responsible according to Art. 4 § 7 GDPR and other national data protection laws of the member states of the European Union as well as other data protection regulations is the
German Rheumatism Research Center
Charitéplatz 1
10117 Berlin
Phone +49[0]30 Fax +49[0]30 

Data Protection Officer

If you have any questions, suggestions or comments on data protection and the enforcement of your rights, please contact our data protection officer:
You can contact our data protection officer by post at
to the above address with the addition “Data Protection Officer” or via the