e-platform for the Faculty of Humanities



Data privacy

For the AGORA website, the privacy policy of Universität Hamburg applies. In the following, we provide you with additional information concerning the use of the AGORA website.

I. Google Webfonts

To make our content browser-friendly and graphically appealing, our website uses script libraries and font libraries to apply Google Webfonts ( Google Webfonts are transferred to the cache of your browser to prevent multiple loading. If your browser does not support Google Webfonts or prohibits access, the content will be displayed in a standard font.

Calling script libraries or font libraries, automatically activates a connection to the library's operators. It is unclear whether and, if so, for what purposes the operators of Google Webfonts collect data. The privacy policy of the library operator Google can be found here.

II. Webanalysis

The AGORA website uses Matomo, an open source software for the analysis and statistical evaluation of user access.

Matomo uses “cookies,” text files that are saved on your computer hard drive to enable analysis of your use of the website. The information gathered through the use of cookies regarding your use of our internet service are saved on a server at Universität Hamburg. The IP address is anonymized immediately after processing and before the data are stored.

This information is used to evaluate the use of our website, and to enable us to adapt our website to your needs. This data processing is lawful under Section 6 subsection 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Tracking settings

You can block the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser software. Please note, however, that this may prevent you from using all the functions of the website.