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The Paul-Ehrlich-Institut as a federal authority is subject to the regulations of the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG, Federal Data Protection Act).

Access data:

Whenever our server is accessed, data are stored for statistical and security purposes. Date and time, as well as the web page you have visited are recorded on our server for a limited period of time. These data are used exclusively for improving our internet content. The data are not used in any other way or communicated to third parties.


The email addresses, to which the newsletter will be sent, will be stored in a database. They will not be used for any other purpose. Subscribers to the newsletter may end their subscription at any time. Their email addresses will then be automatically deleted from the database.

Contact form / email enquiries:

When contacting the Paul-Ehrlich-Institut either by post or email please be sure to include your name and full address. We regret that we cannot respond to anonymous communications. The information you submit via this webpage will be encrypted during transmission.

The data transmitted will be stored in conformity with the legal requirements partly electronically and partly as a hardcopy. The data will be destroyed or deleted when the legal retention period has expired. Your personal data will be treated as confidential. Where required for the answer to your question, the data entered by you will be sent to the competent office within the portfolio of the Bundesministerium für Gesundheit (Federal Ministry of Health) or the competent authority of the appropriate land (federal state). Apart from that, the data will not be communicated to third parties outside the institute, and will not be used for purposes other than those disclosed in the answer to your question.


On its website under "Vacancies", the Paul-Ehrlich-Institut offers you the opportunity to send applications to open jobs online. The data protection guideline applicable for this zone will be available to you at the beginning of your job application procedure. As soon as you select the job offers zone on our section, cookies are set for that zone.

The official data protection representative is:

Sebastian Kärgel

Phone: +49 6103 77 1529


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