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Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Schlossplatz 2, 48149 Münster
Telephone: +49 (251) 83-0
Fax: +49 (251) 83-3 20 90

The WWU Münster is a statutory body and an institution of the Land of North Rhine-
Westphalia. It is represented by the Rector, Prof. Dr. Johannes Wessels.

Turnover tax identification number: DE 126118759

Edited in accordance with §5 TMG by:
Prof. Dr. Martin Dugas
Institute of Medical Informatics
Albert-Schweizer-Campus 1, Building A11
48149 Münster, Germany
Telephone: +49 (251) 83-55262

Technical implementation:
Institute of Medical Informatics
Albert-Schweizer-Campus 1, Building A11
Phone: +49 (251) 83-52498


1. Contents of the Online Offer

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Data Privacy

The Westphalian Wilhelms University of Münster collects, stores and processes personal data exclusively in accordance with the applicable data protection laws and regulations. Personal data are only collected, stored and processed by the Westphalian Wilhelms University of Münster to such an extent as this is required within the scope of a contractual relationship or for the supply of information requested by you.

The MDM-Portal (Medical Data-Models) is a meta-data registry for creating, analyzing, sharing and reusing medical forms for scientific purposes. This includes the presentation with your personal data on scientific reunions and congresses including the related commercialization thereof.

Without your express consent the Westphalian Wilhelms University of Münster will not disclose your personal data beyond this to third parties for marketing purposes, thus for the purposes of advertising, market or opinion research. Without your consent the Westphalian Wilhelms University of Münster will also not itself use the data stored about you for said purposes.

The responsible body as defined by the Federal Data Protection Act is the Westphalian Wilhelms University of Münster:

Institut für Medizinische Informatik
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Albert-Schweitzer-Campus 1, Geb. A 11, 48149 Münster
Telephone: +49 (251) 83-55262
Fax: +49 (251) 83-52259

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The Westphalian Wilhelms University of Münster will inform you at your request on which personal data are stored about you. Consent to storage and use of personal data can be withdrawn any time at Institut für Medizinische Informatik,Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Albert-Schweitzer-Campus 1, Geb. A 11, 48149 Münster or via e-mail to:

The data protection officer in charge is:

Winfried Bigge Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität
Schlossplatz 2 - D 48149 Münster/Westf.
Tel. + 49 (0) 251 - 83 21464
Fax + 49 (0) 251 - 83 21489

Beside the internal data protection control realized through the data protection officer, the German data protection law foresees specific public controls who may assist you. The corresponding public control upon the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster is delegated to the „Aufsichtbehörde des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen“