Do you need help?

See whether you should contact the data protection coordinator at your faculty, the Technology Transfer Office (TTO), the Research Data Office 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.


Louise Buchhave

Legal Special Consultant Dekanatet, Arts - Dean's Staff

Natural Sciences/Technical Sciences

Rasmus Nørby Thisted

Legal Staff Member Dean's Office, Technical Sciences - Secretariat


Anja Sandholt Hald

Legal Advisor Aarhus BSS Administrative Centre - Dean's Office


Louise Marie Blichfeldt

Lawyer Health Administrative Centre - The Faculty Secretariat, Faculty of Health

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 Research Data Office

AU's Research Data Office can help you with any questions you may have regarding the AU record in relation to research activities, enquiries from data subjects in research, personal data security breaches in research  and requests for permission under section 10 of the Data Protection Act. The officecan also help you contact the Danish Data Protection Agency.

The record

If you have any questions regarding the record, please contact the Research Data Office at:


Tel.: +45 8715 3205

Personal data security breaches

If you have any questions regarding personal data security breaches in research, please contact the Research Data Office at:


Tel.: +45 8715 3205

Other enquiries

If you have any other questions, please contact the Research Data Office at:


Tel.: +45 8715 3205

Data Protection Officer (DPO)

AU's DPO can help you find out whether an impact assessment is necessary on the basis of your data protection risk assessment. The DPO also helps with guidance on the impact assessment, which you, the researcher, will carry out. Read more about the role of the DPO. 

At AU, the Data Protection Officer is:  

Attorney Karina Søndergaard