Privacy Policy

We take the security of your data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the data security legislation and this privacy policy.
The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. The collection of any personal data (e.g., name, address or email) is as far as possible on a voluntary basis. Personal data is not shared with third parties without your express consent.

We’d like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of data against unauthorized access by third parties is impossible.


This website makes use of so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. They cause no harm to your computer and are virus-free. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and safer.
Most cookies we use are so-called "session cookies", which are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies, which allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit, remain on your device until you delete them.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the use of cookies and enable cookies in individual cases only, activate the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or general rule and the automatic deletion of cookies when you close the browser. Upon deactivation of cookies, the functionality of this site may be limited.

Server log files

The provider of this website automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically sends to us. These are:

  • Browser type / browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of accessing computer
  • Time of server request

These data cannot be specifically linked to individuals. A compilation of these data with other data sources is not made. We reserve the right to examine this data retrospectively when concrete evidence of unlawful use was brought to our attention.

Newsletter data

If you are interested in receiving the HSP newsletter, we need your email address and information that allow us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address and agree to receive the newsletter. Further data is not collected. We use this information only to send the requested information and will not pass it on to third parties.

The consent to store your data (incl. email address) and use these for sending the newsletter can be revoked at any time, for example through the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.

Information, Deletion, Blocking

You always and without costs have the right to be informed about your stored personal data, its origin and destination and the purpose of the data processing and the right to correct, block or delete this data. For this purpose, as well as other questions relating to personal data you can contact at any time at the address stated in the legal information of this website.

Opposition of promotional e-mails

The use of our contact data published under the legal information of this website for unsolicited advertisements and information materials is hereby prohibited. The operators of this websites expressly reserve the right to take legal steps in case of unsolicited promotional information, such as spam e-mails.


Institute for Medical Psychology
Ludwig Maximilian University Munich
Goethestraße 31
80336 Munich