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Data protection​

​It is normally possible to use our website without supplying any personal data. Where possible, If personal data (for instance, your name, address or email address, patient data or application data) is collected on our web pages, this shall always be done on a voluntary basis. Such information shall not be divulged to third parties without your express consent, and shall be used only for the stated purpose. 
The use by third parties of contact data published on the UKL website, such as postal addresses, telephone and fax numbers, and email addresses, is permitted only within the framework of our business operations.

You should be aware that security vulnerabilities may occur when data is transmitted on the internet. It is not possible to offer an absolute guarantee that data will be protected from third-party access. 
We hereby expressly object to the third-party use of contact details published on the UKL website for the purpose of sending promotional or information material which has not been specifically requested. The operators of the website expressly reserve the right to take legal action if they are sent unsolicited promotional material, i.e. through the use of spam mail.

University of Leipzig Medical Center, as a public agency in the Free State of Saxony, and the Medical Faculty of Leipzig University are subject to the Data Protection Act of Saxony (SächsDSG). The data protection officers of University of Leipzig Medical Center ( and of the Medical Faculty of Leipzig University ( shall meet their responsibilities as defined in Art. 11 of the SächsDSG.

You are perfectly at liberty to visit our website without disclosing your identity to us. During your visit, your IP address (which is allocated to you by your internet service-provider) will be stored, together with details of the pages you visited and the date and duration of your visit. This information is used for the sole purpose of ensuring that our site is functioning correctly.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ('Google'). Google Analytics uses so-called 'cookies', text files which are stored on your computer and which enable your use of the website to be analysed. Cookie-generated information relating to your use of this website (including your IP address) is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google uses this information to analyse your use of the website, compile reports about your website activities for the website operator, and provide additional services associated with use of the website and of the internet. Google may also divulge this information to third parties if so required by law, or if third parties are processing this data on behalf of Google.

By using this website, you consent to Google processing the data collected about you in the manner and for the purpose described above.

You may object to the collection and storage of data with future effect at any time. As far as the debate about using analytical tools with complete IP addresses is concerned, please note that this website uses Google Analytics with the '_anonymizeIp()' extension, which means that IP addresses are processed only in an abbreviated form, thus preventing them from being linked directly to an individual.

You may prevent Google Analytics from collecting and storing data in general with future effect by downloading the appropriate browser plug-in, which is available from the following link: