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Imprint and disclaimer pursuant to § 5 Telemedia Law and § 18 Abs. 2 Medienstaatsvertrag (MStV)

This section explains how Ludwig Maximilians Universität (LMU) in Munich handles personal data in the context of its various social media channels. LMU’s International Office uses the following channels:

We use social media as one way of discharging our mission as a university, primarily for the purposes of public relations (PR) work and communication pursuant to BayHIG (the Bavarian University Innovation Act), Section 2.

LMU contact details
More information about LMU and how to contact us is provided in the Imprint. For details on how to contact LMU’s Data Protection Officer, please refer to LMU’s privacy policy for its web presence at

LMU privacy policy
Details of how LMU processes data in the context of the use of social media are provided in LMU’s privacy policy for its web presence at

Privacy policy and terms of service for social media providers LMU’s websites (at do not transmit any user data to third-party providers, such as social networks, without the users’ prior consent. Third-party providers can access user data only if the users actively consent to data transmission, or if they click an external link and leave LMU’s websites. Each newly accessed page on the site of the social media provider is subject to the privacy policy and terms of service of the given site provider, such as Instagram. Users are expressly requested to comply with the terms of service and privacy policy of the given social media provider.

Amendments to privacy information
We reserve the right to regularly update this privacy policy in order to accommodate current legal requirements and technical modifications, and to ensure that our services and offerings are fully compliant with data protection law. Your use of any LMU social media channels will be governed by the version valid at the time of use in each case.

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