Imprint + Data Protection

Information on the Host of this web site

Here, we provide the legal points and information required by law about the Internet web site of the SpinDrops project hosted at the Technische Universität München.


The host of this Internet web site is Technische Universität München (TUM). Address:

Technische Universität München (TUM)
Arcisstrasse 21
80333 München
Telephone: +49-89-289-01


The TUM is officially represented by its President Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang A. Herrmann.


The editor responsible for the content of this web site is:

Prof. Dr. Steffen Glaser
Dept. Chemie
Technische Universität München
Lichtenbergstrasse 4
D-85747 Garching
Telephone: +49-89-289-52602


The Technische Universität München (TUM) does not assume liability for relevance, accuracy and completeness of the information provided. The TUM is only liable for material or immaterial damages if it can be proved that it caused damage deliberately or through gross negligence. The damages include those which arise from the use or misuse of the information provided or direct or indirect damages which arise through the use of faulty or incomplete information. The same goes for the software available free of charge which can be used by downloading. The TUM reserves the right to change, supplement, or delete some or all of the information on its Internet web site without notice. Similarly, the TUM also reserves the right to temporarily or permanently discontinue the Internet web site. Individuals or organizations providing information on the internet are only responsible for illegal and punishable contents derived from other sources which are accessed by direct or indirect connections, e.g. links, if the individuals and organizations are aware of the nature of these contents on these web sites. Contents derived from other sources are noted appropriately. The TUM has no influence whatsoever on contents derived from another sources and does not promote them. The TUM has no knowledge of illegal or offensive contents contained in the linked web sites from other information providers. If there are illegal and offensive contents on the web sites of other information providers, the TUM distances itself from these contents.

Site Notice

Information provided according to Sec. 5 German Telemedia Act (TMG):

Responsible for Contents acc. to Sec. 55, Para. 2 German Federal Broadcasting Agreement (RstV): Prof. Dr. Steffen Glaser Dept. Chemie Technische Universität München Lichtenbergstrasse 4 D-85747 Garching

Dispute Resolution

We do not take part in online dispute resolutions at consumer arbitration boards.

Liability for Contents

As service providers, we are liable for own contents of these websites according to Sec. 7, paragraph 1 German Telemedia Act (TMG). However, according to Sec. 8 to 10 German Telemedia Act (TMG), service providers are not obligated to permanently monitor submitted or stored information or to search for evidences that indicate illegal activities. Legal obligations to removing information or to blocking the use of information remain unchallenged. In this case, liability is only possible at the time of knowledge about a specific violation of law. Illegal contents will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.

Privacy Policy

  1. An Overview of Data Protection


    The following gives a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our website. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our privacy policy found below.

  2. Data Collection on Our Website


    Some of our web pages use cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help make our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called „session cookies.“ They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device’s memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you next visit the site. You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website. Cookies which are necessary to allow electronic communications or to provide certain functions you wish to use are stored pursuant to Art. 6 paragraph 1, letter f of DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure an optimized service provided free of technical errors. If other cookies (such as those used to analyze your surfing behavior) are also stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

    Server Log Files

    The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in „server log files“. These are:

    • Browser type and browser version

    • Operating system used

    • Referrer URL

    • Host name of the accessing computer

    • Time of the server request

    • IP address

    These data will not be combined with data from other sources. The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.