We as the operator of these websites take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations as well as with this privacy notice.
When you visit and use this website, various personal data is collected. Personal data is data with which you can be personally identified. This privacy notice explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains, how and for what purpose the data is collected, and informs you of your rights.
Additionally, we would like to point out that the transmission of data on the Internet (e.g. when communicating via e-mail) can be affected by security gaps. The complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

Who are we?

Our website address is: https://www.access-platform.eu.
Operator of our website is the Mads Clausen Institute at the Syddansk Universitet (SDU) in Sonderburg:

Syddansk Universitet
Mads Clausen Institut
Alsion 2
6400 Sonderburg
USt-Id: DK 29 28 39 58

Responsible for processing personal information on access-platform.eu
Responsible in terms of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applying to the Member States of the European Union and other provisions of a data protection nature is the responsible person for the platform within the project ACCESS & ACCELERATION:

Dr. Katharina Rubahn
Syddansk Universitet
Mads Clausen Institut
Alsion 2
6400 Sonderburg
Tel.: +45 6550 1442
E-Mail: kru@tek.sdu.dk

Legal basis for processing personal data

As part of an Interreg project, one of the tasks contractually agreed upon with Interreg Germany-Danmark is to inform project and network partners, external interested parties and the general public about the contents and results of the project. For this purpose, we operate this website access-platform.eu.
The processing of the data collected on these pages for the aforementioned purposes is carried out in accordance with Article 6 (1b) of the GDPR, which permits the processing of data in order to fulfil a contract or pre-contractual measures. Additionally, the processing of your data in connection with the sending of newsletters and mailings (see below for details) is carried out on the basis of Article 6 (1a) of the GDPR, which permits the processing of data if you, as the affected party, have given your consent to the processing of the personal data concerning you for one or more specific purposes.

What personal data does the provider collect and why?

This website is hosted by provider One.com and is created and maintained by WordPress. When visiting a site, server log files are created by the provider. These log files and the therein contained personal data are necessary to be able to sustain server operation or to analyse and shut down harmful activities.
The only personal data One.com collects from you as a visitor is the IP-address. This IP address is stored by the provider in the access and error log files of the web server for 30 days.
In addition, the provider automatically collects and stores the following data, which are not personally identifiable and do not allow any indication of the identity of the user:

  • Type and version of web browser
  • Utilised operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Hostname of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request

This data will not be merged with other data sources.


The design of our webpages access-platform.eu as well as graphics, images and texts are protected. Specific images were bought at Colourbox and they are as well protected and it is therefore not allowed to copy them for publications.

Google Web Fonts

The theme of the ACCESS Platform uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly. For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to the Google servers. This gives Google knowledge that our website has been accessed via your IP address. Google Web Fonts are used in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offers.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer. Further information on Google Web Fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s data protection declaration: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Contact forms

You decide what information you provide us via the contact form. We use the data to proceed with your request. We may contact you via the data provided.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

The personal data collected on access-platform.eu is stored and processed by us for as long as it is necessary to be able to meet the communication targets of ACCESS-PLATFORM, this will be several years.

For users that send us information, we also store the personal information they provide, e.g. in our database. All users can see their personal information at any time. Website administrators can also see and edit that information and delete it upon request.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

As we develop the services offered on ACCESS-PLATFORM.eu , we review and update our privacy policy to reflect these changes. From time to time we make organizational and stylistic changes in a way that makes our policy easy to read.

Sønderborg, 19 January 2021