DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education
Rostocker Str. 6
60323 Frankfurt

Tel. +49 (0) 69 24708-0
Fax. +49 (0) 69 24708-444

The DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education is a foundation with legal capacity under public law.

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Authorised Representatives

Prof. Dr. Marcus Hasselhorn (Executive Director)
Prof. Dr. Marc Rittberger (Deputy Executive Director)
Susanne Boomkamp-Dahmen (Managing Director)

Supervisory Authority

Upper supervisory authority:

Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst (HMWK)
Rheinstraße 23-25
65185 Wiesbaden

Lower supervisory authority:

Regierungspräsidium Darmstadt
Luisenplatz 2
64287 Darmstadt

The RP Darmstadt has transferred the supervision of DIPF to the Magistrate of the city of Frankfurt am Main.

Editorial and Responsable for Content according to § 55 Abs. 2 RStV / § 5 TMG

Prof. Dr. Florian Schmiedek (Project Leader FLUX)

Legal Information concerning liability

The FLUX software was developed at DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education, Frankfurt a. M., Germany, at the Department of Education and Human Development in cooperation in collaboration with the Technology Based Assessment group of the Information Center for Education. Funding for the FLUX project was provided by the state of Hesse as part of the LOEWE initiative (2008-2014), subject to the IDeA research center.

The FLUX software and documentation are provided by the responsible research team at DIPF without any guaranty or warranty of any kind. The FLUX team cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage to any equipment that results from the use or inability to use the software or related documentation. The entire risk concerning its quality or performance for any particular purpose is assumed by the end user.

The FLUX team is not liable for the content of websites that are linked to the FLUX website and has no influence on these linked websites. Please let us know if you should have any concerns regarding the linked websites.

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Data Protection

Data privacy statement according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Media Broadcast Act (German Telemediengesetz §15)

In the following, we inform about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data are all data by which you can be identified, e.g., name, address, e-mail addresses, user behavior.

1. Scope

This data privacy statement concerns the content offered by the FLUX project team under the following link and the personal data that are collected on this website. For all linked webpages of other providers, the data protection statements of these other websites are applicable.

2. Operator of this internet service

This website is provided by the DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education. The DIPF is responsible for processing of the personal data collected on this website. The DIPF address and contact information can be found under Contact Us on the website.

3. Responsible data protection officer

For questions concerning data protection on the FLUX website, please contact the data protection officers at DIPF.

DIPF | Leibniz-Institut für Bildungsforschung und Bildungsinformation

Rostocker Str. 6
60323 Frankfurt

4. Legal foundation of data processing and treatment of your data

The FLUX team will use the data collected on this website to offer the FLUX application to interested users. By providing the data, the user is enabled to receive information concerning the FLUX application and to download the FLUX application. S/he also agrees to receiving information about updates concerning the FLUX application.

Points a and f, article 6 (1) of the GDPR provide the legal basis for saving user data on this site. We receive personal data – which we collect to provide the FLUX application and related information for use of this application – on the basis of your agreement to collect, save and process these data according to the terms of use as stated in Art. 6 Paragraph 1 point a GDPR.

The collected personal data will not be transferred to third parties.

5. Type of data collected

No user session data (e.g., session ID, date, time and type of access) will be collected.

Concerning personal data we collect the user`s name, the name of the institution at which the user works, the name of the research project or study for which the user aims to use the FLUX application, the planned number of participants in the research project or study, and the user`s E-mail address.

We do not collect or save other personal data (e.g., IP address).

The collected data are saved for 5 years in a databank hosted by the TBA group at the DIPF. The databank is saved by a password and access is limited to the FLUX project manager and the FLUX software engineer.

User Rights

Right to information

According to Art. 15 GDPR you have the right to ask for information about your personal data that we save and process. When submitting your request for information, please be as precise as possible in order to facilitate the process. Please note that the right to information is limited by §§ 24 paragraph 2, 25 paragraph 2, 26 paragraph 2 and 33 HDSIG and § 52 paragraph 2 to 5 HDSIG.

Right to correction

If your data are incorrect or no longer up to date, you have the right to correct your data according to Art. 16 GDPR.

Right to deletion

In line with the conditions mentioned under Art. 17 GDPR, you can demand that your personal data be deleted.

Right to restriction of processing

In line with Art. 18 GDPR, you have the right to ask for restricted processing of your personal data.

Right to data transmission

In line with Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive your personal data which you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data have been provided.

Right to disagreement

In line with Art. 21 GDPR, you have the right to disagree at any time with the processing of your personal data which were collected and processed according to Art. 6 (1) point e or f.

Right to appeal to the supervisory authority

If you think that the processing of your personal data is not in line with the rules of data protection and safety, you have the right to appeal to the processing of your personal data in line with Art. 77 GDPR and to address your appeal to the data protection authority Aufsichtsbehörde beim Hessischen Beauftragten für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit. The data protection officer of the State of Hesse will check your request.

E-Mail address of the data protection official: