Privacy Policy

Through the following privacy policy we provide you with information about personal data we collect when you visit our website and use our online services and how we utilise your data.

Collection of general data and information (log files)

The webserver of our website collects a variety of general data and information every time you visit the website. These general data and information are stored on the server in log files. The following information can be collected:
• user browser types and versions;
• operating system of the requesting system;
• webpage from which a requesting system accesses our webpage (referrer);
• subordinate webpages on our website that are accessed by a requesting system;
• date and time the webpage is requested;
• IP address of the requesting system;
• internet service provider of the requesting system;
• other similar data and information that are used in the event of an attack on our information technology systems.

The use of this general data and information does not enable us to trace the data back to you. The information is needed to ensure proper working of the contents of our website and ensure the continued functioning of our information technology systems and the technology of our website. IP addresses are stored for 14 days to detect and prevent attacks on the infrastructure. After that time the IP addresses are automatically deleted.

We analyse this anonymously collected data and information for statistical purposes. The anonymous data in the server log files are stored separately from any personal data provided. The log files are deleted at the end each browser session and at the latest after seven days, unless their further storage is required for the above purposes.


Our website uses cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your hard drive through a web browser. Most websites and servers use cookies. Most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. You can, however, deactivate the saving of cookies or set your browser so that you are informed when cookies are transmitted. Depending on your browser settings, the cookie can be deleted when you close your browser.

All cookies that we use are technical cookies that enable you to use our website and the services we offer on it. The data are not combined with any other personal information and are not used for promotion purposes. Session cookies are deleted at the end of every browser session and at the latest within seven days.

Handling personal information

If you register for an event on our website, subscribe to our newsletter or apply for access, we need to store and process some personal information. We take the protection of your personal information very seriously. Laserlab-Europe collects personal data from users, which will be stored and used for processing your access application, for communicating with you during the application and review process, for statistical and administrative purposes according to the EC funding and reporting obligations as well as for statistical analysis of the Laserlab-Europe services and user community. Data collected by Laserlab-Europe on behalf of the European Commission will be forwarded to the European Commission for official use only, and will remain confidential. Laserlab-Europe will not make personal details available to other organisations without the knowledge of the users, unless obliged by law.

Public information about transnational access projects

The following information on completed access projects will appear on the Laserlab-Europe webpages:
• proposal number and title,
• year of completion,
• PI's name and institutional affiliation.


On our website you can subscribe to our free newsletter that is published twice a year. Subscription to the newsletter can be terminated at any time. Simply follow the link provided at the end of every newsletter or send us an email to .

Links to External Offers

We link to external websites and to social media providers such as Facebook. The link is set up in such a way that no data is passed on to the external provider. These sites may collect and process your data according to their own user guidelines and/or privacy policies, which you can view on the respective sites. We recommend that you read these policies before using the pages. Information regarding your rights and settings for protecting your privacy can be found in the respective privacy policies.


Laserlab Europe

für Nichtlineare Optik und Kurzzeitspektroskopie
im Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V.
Max-Born-Str. 2A
D-12489 Berlin

Contact to our data protection representative

You can contact our data protection representative in all matters concerning data protection:
DID Dresdner Institut für Datenschutz, Stiftung bürgerlichen Rechts
Kontakt: Kristin Beyer, Max Just
Hospitalstraße 4
01097 Dresden

Your concerns will be treated with confidentiality.