Personal Data Notice

Notification regarding Personally Identifying Information for the journal METALLA according to the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The journal METALLA is published by the Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum and hosted by the University Library of Ruhr-Universität Bochum via the OJS platform. Responsibility in terms of the GDPR and other national data protection laws of member states jointly rests with the following institutions as stated below (see also our imprint). These details pertain to data related processes specific to the journal METALLA, which is published as a hybrid journal (print & online) by the Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum and hosted as an OJS journal by the University Library of the Ruhr University Bochum.
For further information on settings and processes provided by the hosting institution, the University Library of Ruhr-Universität Bochum, also refer to the general data protection statement, the Personal Data Notice ( or contact

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in the journal METALLA site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

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Name and Contact Details of Responsible Person(s)/Institution(s)

Responsibility for subscription management and for the contents of the internet pages of the journal METALLA

Editorial Office Address 

Dr. des. Ingolf Löffler
Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum
Am Bergbaumuseum 31
D-44791 Bochum
Phone: +49-(0)234-282538-17

Technological responsibility for the internet pages of OJS RUB and METALLA

Universitätsbibliothek der Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Dr. Oliver Dohndorf
Building: UB 6/15
Universitätsstraße 150
44801 Bochum