Privacy Statement

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V., Hansastraße 27c, 80686 Munich, Germany, is responsible for using the personal data you enter during the registration process for the Aachen Machine Tool Colloquium 2020 (hereinafter “AWK 2020”)

The following is a description of what data we will be registering, how it will be used and what rights you have towards us as far as the use of your personal data is concerned:

1. Registering of personal data

We will be enlisting from you the following personal data:

Name (academic title, title, first and last name)
Contact information (telephone number, email address)
Placement as

- participant from Industry/economy
- Employee of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
- university staff or student
- WGP-Member
- media representative
- Employee of WZL/Fraunhofer IPT

2. Use and Processing of your personal data

Your personal data shall be used solely for the purpose of carrying out the contractual relationship initiated with you.

We require your name and address to know who our contractual partner is, i.e. to whom we will be rendering our services. Even if you are not our contractual partner yourself, but instead another legal entity (e.g. your employer), we will still require your name in order to classify you as an attendee of the AWK 2020 and set up your access authorization. Your name will be printed on your personal name badge which you will then use to identify yourself at the AWK 2020 as an authorized attendee. Furthermore your name will be registered in the directory and released in the conference proceedings.
We require your contact information (email address and telephone number) to be able to send you your confirmation of registration as well as all other relevant information concerning the AWK 2020 and contact you in case of further enquiries.

3. Transmitting personal data to third parties

Your personal data will be transmitted to third parties in the following ways:

We will publish your name and that of the institution you are representing (e.g. university, research institute, company) in the catalogue of attendees in our Conference Proceedings.
We will publish your name in connection with the publication of your contributions to the AWK 2020 (presentation, papers).
If you participate in the Match-Marketing, your name and e-mail address will be visible to other participants.

There shall be no transmission of data to any third party for any other purpose.

4. Security

We employ technical and organizational security measures to protect the personal data we have received and stored from any coincidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continually being enhanced to keep pace with technological developments.

5. Right to notification and contact information

You have a right to be notified of the personal data stored about you and a right to demand correction of incorrect information as well as the blockage or deletion thereof.
For information on your personal data, to initiate corrections to incorrect data or to block and/or delete any such information, as well as for any further questions you may have concerning the use of your personal data, please contact:

Sven Schumacher
Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT
Steinbachstraße 17
52074 Aachen, Germany
Telephone: +49 241 8904-158

6. Currency of this Data Protection Statement

This Data Protection Statement is currently valid and dates from 01st of July 2013. You may access and print it at any time from our website at