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Privacy Disclaimer


Out of consideration for events which may affect security, relevant access data are logged each time the web server of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) is accessed.
The web server is operated for LMU by its IT section.

Depending on the access log used, the log data file will contain items with the following information:

  • IP address of the computer requested
  • Date and time of the request
  • Access method/function intended by requesting computer
  • Input values (file name, etc.) transmitted by requesting computer
  • Access status of Web server (file transferred, file not found, command not executed, etc.)
  • Name of file requested
  • URL from which the file or the desired function was requested

Purpose of Logs

Recorded data is used for the purpose of identifying and pursuing invalid accessing of, and attempts to gain access to the web server and - in an anonymous form - to optimize web content.

Period of Record

Logged data is saved for a period of maximal seven days and then deleted.

Active Components

In LMU's offer of information contains Activ-X controls and Javascript applications. The use of these functionalities can be deactivated in the browser settings by the individual user.
The site deploys cookies for specific and limited purposes, e.g. for the identification of user sessions. The saving of these cookies can be deactivated in the browser settings.


Analysis is conducted by employees of the IT section in the service of LMU.

E-Mail Security

Should you send us an e-mail, your e-mail address will be used only for correspondence.


The information offered by LMU contains links to external Internet pages.

LMU provides access to the use of this content (§ 8 Telemediengesetz) via link. It is not responsible for this "foreign" content because it does not initiate the transmission of information, select the addressees of transmitted information or select and alter transmitted information.

Nor does the automatic temporary saving of this "foreign information" result from LMU's methods of linking and access. Thus, in this way LMU is similarly not liable for this foreign content.

When a link is first created to such internet content, however, LMU does verify whether that foreign content may result in possible civil or criminal legal liability.

Personal Data

You can visit our website without disclosing personal information. Personal data is only collected if you provide this information voluntarily during your visit to our website.

If you have questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, and for information on the correction, blocking or deletion of data, please contact our privacy officers.

The subsection "personal data" of this privacy disclaimer is a translated version of the original text by the chambers WILDE BEUGER SOLMECKE which can be found at