Data Policy


Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ)

Data Protection Officer

Leibniz-Rechenzentrum der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften
Boltzmannstraße 1
85748 Garching b. München


Purpose and legal basis

Website (Art. 6 para 1 lit. e GDPR, Art 43 para 1 BayDiG, Art 32 GDPR)

Our web server temporarily store the following information in a log file:

– IP address of the accessing computer
– Date and time of access
– Name, URL and transferred data volume of the retrieved file
– Access status (i.e. file transferred, not found, etc.)
– Identification data of the browser and operating system used (if transmitted by the web browser)
– Web page from which the access was made (if transmitted by the web browser)

The data in the log file is processed as follows:

The log entries are continuously evaluated automatically in order to detect attacks on the web server and to be able to react accordingly.

In individual cases (i.e. in the event of reported malfunctions, errors and security incidents), a manual analysis is carried out.

Anonymized logs are used to create access statistics (see Retention Period). The software used for this is operated locally by the LRZ.

E-Mail (Art. 6 para 1 lit. b GDPR)

If you write us an e-mail, the data you provide will be processed by us.

Categories of recipients

E-Mail (Art. 6 para 1 lit. b GDPR)

Your email inquiries can be forwarded to the other partners within the project for proper response.

Retention period


Log entries older than seven days are anonymized by truncating the IP address.


Your data will be stored for as long as is necessary to manage the communication with you.


We only use technically necessary cookies

Your Rights

You have numerous rights with regard to the processing of your personal data. First of all, you have a right to information and, if necessary, you can demand the correction and/or deletion and/or blocking of your personal data. You can also request a restriction of processing and have a right to object and a right to data portability. If you would like to exercise any of your rights and/or receive more information about this, please contact us at

You have the right to lodge a complaint about the processing of personal data by us with a data protection supervisory authority. The data protection supervisory authority responsible for us is the Bavarian Data Protection Commissioner. You will find current contact information on

Changes to this data protection notice

We reserve the right to change this data protection policy at any time with effect for the future. An up-to-date version is available on the website. Please visit the website regularly and inform yourself about the applicable data protection policy. Last updated: 30/06/2023