Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Haemo-QoL website. The University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), Martinistraße 52, 20246 Hamburg, as the operator of the website, is responsible for the purpose of the Federal Data Protection Act (“BDSG – Bundesdatenschutzgesetz”).

Protecting your privacy during your visit at our website is a matter of great concern to us. This Privacy Policy provides information on what data we gather during your visit at this website and how we use this data.

When you visit our website, the host server automatically stores certain usage data. This is exclusively for the purpose of providing the web content and the system security. This concerns the following data:

  • IP address
  • Website from which the file was requested
  • Name of the retrieved file
  • Date and time of the request
  • Data transferred
  • Access status (file transfer, file not found, etc.)
  • Description of the type of web browser used.

Legal base for transitory storage of this data is article 6 para. 1 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Anonymized data is evaluated for statistical purposes. An analysis of this data for the formation of individual user profiles does not take place.

Other personal data such as your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address are not recorded when you visit our website. However, you can register on our website if you would like to download the Haemo-QoL questionnaire. In this case, please provide details of your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. You are requested to expressly consent to the collection and processing of data at the appropriate point on our website. The above data are only collected and stored, if you agree to this procedure, taking into account our privacy policy. If you provide us with your consent, personal information such as your name, address or e-mail address, we treat this information as strictly confidential.

In order to protect your transmitted data best, we use SSL encryption on the website. Because of SSL encryption any data you transmitted to this website – such as inquiries or logins – can not be read by third parties.

We do not disclose or sell your data to other companies or institutions or lend them to other companies or institutions or exchange them with other companies or institutions. Anything else is valid only if we are legally obliged to pass on your data.

The login form on our website uses cookies, which are small data packets that are stored on your computer’s hard drive when communicating with your computer. With the help of cookies, the web server can retrieve user-specific information, which makes the use of the form easier and more convenient for you. You can set your browser so that cookies are generally rejected, or you have to confirm the acceptance of cookies. If you are generally against cookies, we may not be able to provide you with certain functionalities that are available on our website.

The website may contain hyperlinks to and from third party websites. If you follow a hyperlink to one of these websites, please note that we cannot assume any responsibility or guarantee for external content or data protection conditions. Please make sure you are aware of the applicable privacy policy before submitting your personal data to these websites.

You may request at any time information about your personal data stored by us free of charge. In addition, you are entitled to demand the correction, blocking or deletion of your personal data, taking into account the legal requirements.
Please direct your request by e-mail to: Dr. Sylvia von Mackensen (

Current adjustments to this data protection policy are regularly carried out in accordance with the current legal situation. We will publish the resulting changes here. For this reason it is advisable to retrieve our privacy policy on a regular basis in order to keep up to date with the latest developments.

Contact person regarding privacy policy:
PD Dr. Sylvia von Mackensen
University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf
Department of Medical Psychology
Martinistr. 52, W26
20246 Hamburg

Status: July 2022