Legal Notice

RASHID International e.V.

Institute for Ancient Near Eastern Archeology – Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich – Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1 – D-80539 Munich – Germany


Court of registry: Amtsgericht München – Registration number: VR 206514

Board of Directors

President: Professor Dr. Roger Matthews

Vice-President: Dr. Simone Mühl

Treasurer: Professor Dr. Olivier Nieuwenhuijse

Secretary: Professor Dr. Rafal Kolinski

The President may exercise power of attorney on behalf of the organization by himself, any two other Board Members may do so acting jointly.

Responsible for Site Content as per § 55 Abs. 2 RStV, § 5 TMG

Dr. Simone Mühl

Institute for Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology – Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1 – 80539 Munich – Germany



Scope of application

This legal notice applies to this website and all social media presences (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube) of RASHID International e.V.


This website contains links to third-party websites (“external links”). Sole liability for these websites rests with their operator. Upon initial publication of each link RASHID International e.V. verified that external content was not in violation of applicable laws and only published the link if at that point in time no violations were found. RASHID International e.V. has no influence over current and future design and content of external links. Publishing external links does not mean that RASHID International e.V. endorses the views or information accessible under such links.


Privacy Policy

RASHID International e.V.  takes your privacy very seriously. The following paragraphs contain information about the personally identifiable information RASHID International e.V. collects on this website and how such data is processed and used. We aim to be in full compliance with the German Bundesdatenschutzgesetz and the German Telemediengesetz.


Collection and processing of personally identifiable information

Generally you will be able to use the information products of RASHID International e.V. without providing personally identifiable information. You are not required to provide personally identifiable information if you only wish to access information. Should you wish to use certain services (e.g. online campaigns, petitions, newsletters, donations, membership) some personal information is necessary to process your request. You will be notified about the information required when using such services. By using such services you agree that RASHID International e.V. may collect, process and use your personally identifiable information for the purposed stated during sign-up for such services.

Online campaigns and petitions

During online campaigns and petitions RASHID International e.V. will provide certain data, such as your first name, last name, postal address and e-mail address, in physical or electronic form to policy makers and other addressees, as called for according to the relevant activity. To verify your existence and to protect against spam and abuse you may have to confirm your participation in some activites. You may receive an e-mail with a verification link. We may inform you about further RASHID International e.V. activities if you wish and so indicate.

Sharing of personally identifiable information with third parties

In order to provide our services RASHID International cooperates with third parties with whom personally identifiable information may need to be shared to provide such services. These third parties are contractually bound to use shared personally identifiable information only for the purposes stated in the agreement with RASHID International e.V. Beyond this use case no personally identifiable information will be shared with third parties, except for online campaigns and petitions as noted above.


RASHID International e.V. collects general statistical information during your visit, such as the IP address (truncated by 8 bits to preserve privacy), number of visitors and use of certain features or services. This data is used solely for statistical purposes. RASHID International e.V.  uses PIWIK to process this data and stores it exclusively on servers controlled by RASHID International e.V.. Only generalized and anonymized statistics are generated and used.

You may choose not to have a unique web analytics cookie identification number assigned to your computer to avoid the aggregation and analysis of data collected on this website. To make that choice, please click here.


Cookies may be used to ensure the proper functioning of our services and for the purposes of collecting general user information. These are small text files containing no personally identifiable information that are temporarily stored on your computer and which you may easily delete at any time via your browser settings. If you disable cookies you may not be able to enjoy to the full functionality of our website.

Revocation of data use permission

You may revoke your permission granting us the use of your data at any point in time. This revocation shall only affect future use of data. Simply write an e-mail to info[at]

Deletion of data

Collected data will be deleted by RASHID International e.V. as soon as it is no longer required for the purposes stated during collection. Instead of deletion access to data shall be restricted when such data must by stored to ensure compliance with the law, the Charter or contractual obligations.


Due to the rapid technological evolution of the internet and change of corresponding social and legal practices it may be necessary to amend this Privacy Policy. The current and applicable version of our Privacy Policy will always be available on this page.


Should you have any questions concerning the privacy of your data, please contact us at info[at]