Privacy policy

The following Privacy Policy provides you with information which personal data we collect when you visit our website and/or use our online services and how we utilize and process your data.

We reserve the right to occasionally adapt our Privacy Policy to ensure its compliance with current legal requirements or to display changes to our services. We therefore recommend you to regularly review our Privacy Policy.

The TOMOCON website is hosted on an internal server of Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR). HZDR is the coordinator of the TOMOCON project and is also responsible for the TOMOCON website.

We use https (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure) on this website, which is the secure version of HTTP encrypting all communications between your browser and the website. Users should, however, be aware that internet data transfer (e.g. through e-mail communication) can encounter security issues. Complete protection from access by third parties is impossible.

Contact Information and Data Protection Representative

Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf e. V.
Bautzner Landstraße 400
01328 Dresden – Germany
Phone: +49 351 260 – 0

Data Protection Representative
Dresdner Institut für Datenschutz
Hospitalstraße 4
01097 Dresden
Phone: +49 351 655 7720

Data processing

Protocols, Log Files

When users access our website, a series of technical data will automatically be logged. This data and information is saved in the logfiles of the server. Data including your computer’s IP address, the referred URL, your browser identification and domain, the name of the file retrieved, the date and time of the retrieval, the data amount transferred as well as the successful retrieval will be saved in a logfile. The processing of personal data occurs to ensure the functionality of the website as well as for troubleshooting and for the investigation of misuse and fraud on the basis of a legitimate interest according to Art. 6 Par. 1 Sentence 1 lit. f of DSGVO. All logfiles are deleted after a period of seven days.


Our internet site uses cookies to improve your experience while navigating through our website and accessing the information and offers provided. Cookies help us to recognize the users of our website. The purpose of this recognition is to facilitate the use of our website for its users.

On the basis of a legitimate interest according to Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. f of DSGVO, technically necessary cookies are used on our website. The legitimate interest of HZDR hereby exists in ensuring the usability and provision of the website in compliance with data protection laws as well as in ensuring the unlimited technical functionality of the website. The storage period for these cookies is one day.

Furthermore, our internet site uses cookies in relation to the following services:

  – YouTube

On our website, we embed videos from the platform YouTube. When visiting our website, personal data will initially not be transferred to the service provider. Only by activating the relevant contents by clicking on the video, personal data (e.g. the IP address or browser information) will be transferred. This is based on your consent according to Art. 6 Par. 1 Sentence 1 lit. a of DSGVO. Furthermore, the contents will be embedded in such a way that the setting of cookies by the service provider will be technically prevented beforehand. If you are however registered on the relevant platform, the service provider can on the other hand perform further data processing and allocations to existing user accounts. You can find information on data collection and data utilization by the service provider on the linked privacy policy information below:
Service provider: Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland
Parent company: Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
Privacy policy:

Google Web Fonts

On our website we use Google Fonts. These are provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, parent company: Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA;
Privacy Policy:

We use Google Fonts for a uniform presentation of fonts in the different browsers of our website visitors and for the technically secure, maintenance-free and efficient use of fonts as well as in consideration of possible license restrictions for their implementation. The legal basis is our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. f of DSGVO. The data (CSS, fonts) is requested from the Google domain and According to Google, the request for fonts is carried out separately from all other Google services. According to its own statements, Google limits itself to providing only the fonts and analyzes the visitors’ data only in an aggregated form. That means, the sum of all data is only used for compiling statistics (e.g. which fonts are used how often). Therefore, user data (e.g. the interest in contents) as well as meta and communication data (e.g. device information and IP addresses) are processed in an aggregated form according to Google’s own information.

Links to External Offers

We link to external websites as well as to social media providers. The connection is set up in such a way that no data is passed on to the provider of external offers when visiting our website.

When clicking on a link or button, you will, however, be sent directly to that external offer. These sites collect and process your data – particularly log data (including IP address, browser type, operating system, previously accessed website, accessed pages, cookie information) – according to their own user guidelines and/or privacy polices which you can view on the respective sites:

We recommend that you read these policies before using the pages. Please be aware that data protection regulations in regard to those services may be updated or changed regularly due to extended functionalities or similar reasons. We have no influence on the type and scope of data processing by the provider based on your click. Information regarding your respective rights and settings for protecting your privacy can be found in the respective privacy policies.

Your Rights / Contact Information for Our Data Protection Representative

You can at all times request information on your personal data being processed and where necessary request the correction, deletion or limitation of its processing or object to its processing. Furthermore, you have the right for data transmission in your favour. Moreover, the data processing can be revoked at all times provided that it has been processed on the basis of a previous approval. For the execution of your rights, the data protection representative, the Dresdner Institut für Datenschutz, will be at your disposal under (further contact details can be found under Furthermore, you have the right of appeal at a data protection supervisory authority according to Art. 77 of DSGVO if it is presumed that the processing of personal data occurs unlawfully.

Privacy Policy in German

As the TOMOCON website also addresses German customers and authorities, we also provide the Privacy Policy in German: TOMOCON Datenschutzerklärung.