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Contact details

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Wahlforschung e. V. (DGfW)

c/o Prof. Dr. Sigrid Rossteutscher
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt a. M.
Fachbereich 03
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6
Hauspostfach 15
60323 Frankfurt am Main

President of the DGfW:
Prof. Dr. Sigrid Rossteutscher
University of Frankfurt

Privacy Policy

Most services of the DGfW can be used without you having to provide personal information. We do not offer a newsletter function and are not present in the Social Media.

Access Logs

All accesses to the websites of the DGfW are logged for a maximum of 14 days. The general information we collect includes the visitor’s currently used IP address, browser type, operating system, page visits and the date and time of the visit. This information is collected solely for the purpose of operational safety and statistics. The data is processed in anonymous form and generally does not contain any direct personal reference.


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Disclosure of Personal Data to Third Parties

As a rule, the DGfW does not disclose anonymous and personal data to third parties unless you have given your consent to it or there is a statutory or legal obligation to disclose the data.


Our website may contain links to websites owned and operated by third parties. We have no control over their compliance with the privacy policy.

Your Rights

In respect of your personal data, you have the right

  • to obtain a copy of your personal data together with information about how it is used,
  • to rectify inaccurate personal data,
  • to block or delete personal data.

In addition, you have the right to object and to lodge a complaint.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

IAs part of the further development of our websites, changes to the privacy policy may be required. We encourage you to review our privacy policy occasionally.