Information notice on data protection

Concerning the processing of personal recordings

Who processes what of your data and uses this data?

RWTH Innovation GmbH produces image recordings (static and moving) and sound recordings (hereinafter: "recordings") of you. RWTH Innovation GmbH also transmits these recordings to the following cooperation partner(s)

  • the RWTH University Aachen KdöR

which also process the recordings to the extent stated here.

How do we process and publish your recordings?

All recipients of the recordings (hereinafter "we") process the recordings and use them in any form, scope and frequency for advertising and

The recordings are published

  • on the intranet of the named recipients
  • in printed form (e.g. press articles, advertising brochures);
  • on the Internet/digital presences as described below.

Information on the Internet is accessible worldwide. The recordings can be copied, stored, duplicated, combined and changed by third parties, found with search engines and linked to other information or retrieved via archive services, even if we have already removed or changed the content.

The publication shall be made on the digital presences of the recipients, in particular on,,
or digital presences of Siemens AG.

Will the recordings also be published outside of our own digital presences?

In addition, the recordings will also be published on third-party presences. It is intended to publish or transfer the recordings to the following providers, whose data protection information can be found on the websites mentioned:

Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland
Twitter International Company, One Cumberland Place, Fenian Street, Dublin 2 D02 AX07, Ireland
Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland
LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland

These providers are subsidiaries of companies from unsecure third countries. The providers may be forced to transfer the recordings to authorities there for control and monitoring purposes, possibly without sufficient legal protection, even after the recordings
are no longer published by us and the providers or have been deleted. Therefore, these providers cannot be guaranteed a standard of protection that complies with the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

Is the consent voluntary and unpaid?

The granting of consent is voluntary. If you do not give your consent, you will not suffer any disadvantages. Furthermore, you will not receive any remuneration for granting consent.

Can I also withdraw the consent?

You may withdraw your consent in whole or in part at any time with effect for the future in text form to RWTH Innovation GmbH, Campus-Boulevard 57, 52074 Aachen, Germany, or by email to info@rwth

The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing the recordings based on consent before its withdrawal. If the publication of the recordings takes place in printed form (print products), the withdrawal does not extend to products already printed and intended for distribution.