Do you Need Help?

See below whether you should contact the data protection coordinator at your faculty, the Technology Transfer Office (TTO), the Data Protection Unit or the Data Protection Officer with questions regarding GDPR and your research project.

Data protection coordinators at the faculties

AU has a GDPR coordinator at each faculty who can help you with specific questions about your research project.

Natural Sciences

Charlotte Sand

Advisor Dean's Office, Natural Sciences - Secretariat

Technical Sciences

Aarhus BSS

Anja Sandholt Hald

Legal Advisor Aarhus BSS Administrative Centre - Dean's Office



Jakob Hjort

Data Manager Department of Clinical Medicine - Administrative staff, Department of Clinical Medicine

Technology Transfer Office (TTO)

The TTO is AU's contract unit. They can help you prepare the relevant agreements, including data processing agreements, disclosure agreements, transfers, and agreements regarding shared data responsibility. Furthermore, they can help you assess the role of AU as data protector in your research project, the valid legal basis, etc.

Remember to always contact TTO if you need to share personal data with external parties (i.e. natural or legal persons who are not part of AU).

Please contact the TTO at

The Data Protection Unit

AU has a Data Protection Unit that can help you with any questions you may have regarding the AU record, enquiries from data subjects, personal data security breaches, data protection regulations, and requests for permission under section 10 of the Data Protection Act. The unit can also help you contact the Danish Data Protection Agency.

The record

If you have any questions regarding the record, please contact the Data Protection Unit at:


Tel.: +45 8715 3205

Personal data security breaches

If you have any questions regarding personal data security breaches, please contact the Data Protection Unit at:


Tel.: +45 8715 3205

Other enquiries

If you have any other questions, please contact the Data Protection Unit at:


Tel.: +45 8715 3205

Data protection officer (DPO)

AU’s data protection officer, DPO, can help you assess whether an impact assessment is necessary based on your risk assessment. The DPO can also help guide you through the impact assessment, which must be carried out by you as a researcher. Find more information about the DPO.

Søren Broberg Nielsen

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