Privacy Policy


DC-ren is a collaborative research project of eight partner institutions. The DC-ren website is operated by the DC-ren coordinating institution, the Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria. This privacy policy will explain how DC-ren uses the personal data collected from you when you use the DC-ren website.

What data do we collect

DC-ren collects data provided by you via email to the DC-ren email contact given on the DC-ren website. Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.

How will we use your data

DC-ren uses your data for responding to content provided in your email. DC-ren will not share your data with third parties.

Your data protection rights are:

  • the right to access
  • the right to rectification
  • the right to erasure
  • the right to restrict processing
  • the right to object to processing
  • the right to data portability

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us as detailed below.


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. The DC-ren website does not collect information from you through cookies or similar technology.

Privacy policies of other websites

The DC-ren website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

DC-ren keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 15 March 2020.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Postal: Univ. Prof. Dr. Gert Mayer, Department of Internal Medicine IV (Nephrology and Hypertension), Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria