Privacy policy

The Institute of Mineral Resources Engineering takes the protection of your personal data very seriously and adheres strictly to the provisions of the Data Protection Act. Personal information is collected on our website only to the extent necessary for technical reasons.
The collected data is not sold or transmitted to third parties or used for other purposes.

The following overview explains how privacy is ensured and what data is collected for what purposes.

Data privacy on this website

Our server automatically collects and stores in its server log file information that we receive from your browser. This includes:

  • browser type/ version
  • operating system used
  • referring URL (the site previously visited)
  • host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • time of server inquiry

The collected data cannot be assigned to an individual. The collected data cannot be compiled with other data sources. Furthermore, all data is deleted following statistical analysis.


Our website uses cookies(small files on your computer) in several places. They help to make our site more user-friendly, more efficient and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and are saved by your browser. Most of the cookies that we use are so-called "session cookies". They are deleted automatically after you visited our website. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses.

Links to other Websites

The Institute of Mineral Resources Engineering provides links, i.e. access to external internet services. These external services are located in separate domains and on separate outside servers, and their content is the exclusive responsibility of the respective service providers.

Right to information

You are entitled to request information as to the data held about you, the purpose for which it is being held, who is likely to receive that data, and the source of that data. Information about the data held is available by E-Mail.

Additional information

We value your trust. We therefore aim to provide you with answers to any questions you might have on our privacy and information handling practices. If you should have any questions which are not covered by this statement of our privacy policy or if you should require further information in relation to any particular point, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time:

E-Mail: netzteam[at]