The Provider of this Internet site is, in the legal sense, the Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory gGmbH (CTAO gGmbH).


Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory gGmbH

Saupfercheckweg 1

69117 Heidelberg, Germany

General Information

Phone: +49-6221-516471


Public Relations


Phone: +39-051-6357-270

Website Information


Phone: +49-6221-516471


Legal Form of CTAO gGmbH

The Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory gGmbH is a Limited Liability Company under German Civil Law.
Gemeinnützigkeitsbescheinigung (Certificate of non-profit status): Download

Commercial Register

HRB 720310, Local Court Mannheim


The Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory gGmbH is legally represented by its Managing Directors, Federico Ferrini and Stuart McMuldroch.

Value Added Tax Identification Number

The value added tax identification number for the Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory gGmbH is: DE296943397.

Bank details



IBAN: DE69 6724 0039 0193 1989 00

Liability Disclaimer

No liability will be undertaken for completeness, editorial or technical mistakes, omissions as well as for correctness of the contents. If a mistake or omission is encountered, notify us immediately so it may be addressed.

Especially, no guarantee will be given for completeness and correctness of information obtained through external links. Throughout the site there are links to other Webpages, which have links to pages over which we do not have any influence with regard to design and contents. We hereby disassociate ourselves explicitly from all contents available through links to external Internet pages, which violate law in force and do not adopt them as our own. In case links on our Webpages refer to such contents, we ask to be notified in order to be able to remove them immediately.

Data Protection Provisions – Handling Personal Information

CTAO gGmbH takes the protection of personal information seriously. CTAO gGmbH undertakes to protect the private sphere of all persons using its website and to treat any personal data provided in strictest confidence. The personal data is solely used for the respective purposes given and will not be passed on to third parties unless this is necessary for the given purposes. It will be deleted as soon as it has served the given purpose.

The data subject (the identified or identifiable natural person which provides the personal data) will give case by case his/her consent to the processing of data via a statement or a clear affirmative action.

Information on the Processing of Personal  Data
of the users visiting the website of the Cherenkov Telescope Array I Science Symposium
Pursuant to Article 13 of the EU Regulation 2016/679

What is this information?

The information provided below describes, as required by the EU Regulation 2016/679, the processing operations performed on the personal data of the users visiting the Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory gGmbH (CTAO gGmbH) (hereinafter, the “CTAO gGmbH”) website . The information provided does not concern other online websites, pages or services that can be accessed via hyperlinks on the above website but relate to resources outside the CTAO gGmbH’s domain.

Data Controller

Visiting the above mentioned websites may result into processing data relating to identified or identified natural persons. The data controller is the Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory gGmbH, located in Saupfercheckweg 1 – D-69117, Heidelberg (Email: ; +49 (6221) 516 215/216).

Data Communicated by Users

Sending messages, on the basis of the user’s free, voluntary, explicit choice, to the CTAO’s contact address entail the acquisition of the sender’s contact information as necessary to provide a reply as well as of any and all the personal data communicated in that manner.


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The Use of Data

Your web browser or client software may transfer information without your knowledge via your computer (for example IP address) to our server. Such information is never brought in direct connection with you, but is evaluated anonymously for statistical purposes, for system management or to improve the efficiency of our Internet platform.

Data Subjects’ Rights

Data subjects have the right to obtain from the CTAO gGmbH, where appropriate, access to their personal data as well as rectification or erasure of such data or the restriction of the processing concerning them, and to object to the processing (pursuant to Articles 15 to 22 of the Regulation). Please contact CTAO (Email: to lodge all requests to exercise these rights.

Right to Lodge a Complaint

If a data subject considers that the processing of personal data relating to him or her as performed via this website infringes the Regulation, he or she has the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of his or her habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement pursuant to Article 77 of the Regulation, or else to bring a judicial proceeding against the CTAO gGmbH pursuant to Article 79 of the Regulation.

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