Privacy Policy for the Hamburger Zentrum für Sprachkorpora

This privacy policy states what happens with the user details that are retrieved from your Home Organisation upon using our services with the account you have with your Home Organisation.

Name of the service

HZSK Service Provider

Data controller and contact person

Hanna Hedeland, Managing Director
Daniel Jettka, Repository Manager


Hamburg, Deutschland

Purpose of the processing of personal data

The Hamburger Zentrum für Sprachkorpora HZSK Service Provider provides access to linguistic data and web services. Personal data is used to provide access to certain protected resources. User IDs are logged when accessing data and services and might be retrieved in cases of misuse.

Personal data processed

The following data is retrieved from your Home Organisation - provided that your Home Organisation is willing to release it:

  • your unique user identifier (ePPN) or a unique identifier that your Home Organisation issues specifically for our Service Provider (ePTId)
  • your Full Name (CN)
  • your affiliation
  • your email address

If your organisation does not provide some of these user attributes, you might be requested to provide them yourself in order to use certain services.

Third parties to whom personal data is disclosed

When access to protected resources is requested, your personal data will be disclosed to the depositor(s) of the requested resources such that they can assess whether or not access should be granted. The depositor(s) could be in a country outside of the EU/EEA.

How to access, rectify and delete the personal data

Contact the contact person above.

To rectify the data released by your Home Organisation, contact your Home Organisation's IT helpdesk.

Data retention

Personal data of regular users is deleted on request of the user or if the user has not used the service for five years. Personal data of users who have deposited resources into the language archive is only deleted upon request by the user.

Data Protection Code of Conduct

Your personal data will be protected according to the Code of Conduct for Service Providers, a common standard for the research and higher education sector to protect your privacy.