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Protection of Data and Privacy Rights in the Use of Social Media Networks

Freie Universität Berlin at and uses social media to communicate with students, faculty, staff, friends, and supporters. On the main website of Freie Universität Berlin, there is a social web box containing social plugins with links to the social media channels used by the university.

It is important to be aware that when you use social media networks, you are subject to other data protection standards than those practiced by Freie Universität Berlin. Please note that the processing, in particular storage, use, and deletion of personal data, is handled by each service provider, and that Freie Universität Berlin has no influence over such use. Numerous providers are not based in Germany, so they are subject to different regulatory requirements that may not take into accournt the data protection required by law in Germany.

We expressly point out that we as providers of the websites of Freie Universität Berlin have no knowledge of the scope and content of the data obtained by social network channels nor of their use of such data.

For information regarding the scope of the processing of personal data by providers of social networks and ways to protect your privacy, please read the privacy policies of these websites:

Further Information about Data Protection at Freie Universität: