Theinternet sites of the Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg can alwaysbe used without providing any personal data. The processing of personal datamay be necessary however when a data subject wishes to access and useparticular services of our business through our website. If personal data haveto be processed and if there is no legal basis for such processing then we willgenerally obtain the consent of the data subject.
Personaldata such as the name, postal address, email address or phone number of a datasubject are always processed according to the General Data ProtectionRegulation (GDPR) and in compliance with the country-specific data protectionrequirements applicable to the Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg.Our business uses this privacy statement to inform the public about the nature,extent and purpose of the personal data which we collect, use and process. Thisprivacy statement also advises data subjects about the rights to which they areentitled.
As theparty responsible for processing this data (‘the controller’) the OstbayerischeTechnische Hochschule Regensburg has put in place numerous technical andorganisational measures to ensure the most complete protection possible for thepersonal data processed on this website. However internet-based datatransmissions can have security vulnerabilities such that total protectioncannot be guaranteed. Every data subject is therefore at liberty to transmitpersonal data to us by alternative means, e.g. by phone.
This isall information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘datasubject’ hereafter); a natural person is considered to be identifiable whenthey can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by being associatedwith an identifier such as a name, with an identification number, with locationdata, with an online identification or with one or more particularcharacteristics which are an expression of that natural person’s physical,physiological, genetic, psychic, economic, cultural or social identity;
Thisinvolves any operation, executed with or without the aid of automatedprocedures, or any such series of operations in conjunction with personal data,such as collecting, recording, organising, ordering, storing, adapting oraltering, reading out, retrieving, using, disclosure through transmission,distribution or other form of supply, matching or linking, restricting,deletion or destruction;
Other definitions will be found in GDPR Section 4.
The party responsible for data acquisition on thiswebsite is:
Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg
Prüfeninger Str. 58
Phone +49 (0) 941 943 02
TheOstbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg is a public law body underArticle 11(1) sentence 1 of the Bavarian Higher Education Act.
The Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg is legally represented by theChair of the University Board, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Baier, President.
You will find further details/supervisory authority in the Legal Notice.
The data protection officer of the controller is:
Dipl.-Ing. Hans Buberger
Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg
Phone 0941 / 943-1069
Any data subject can contact our data protection officer directly at any timewith any questions and suggestions for data protection.
When our website is visited the followinginformation is stored in the server log files as standard:
Thestored data are used solely for internal statistical purposes and do not allowfor any conclusions by which you could be identified.
We process the said data for the followingpurposes:
GDPR Article6(1) point f constitutes the legal basis for data collection. The legitimateinterest follows from the described purpose of the data collection. You canvisit our website without giving any details about your person. Under nocircumstances do we use the collected data to draw any conclusions by which youcould be identified.
Cookiesare small text files which your browser automatically creates and stores onyour terminal (laptop, tablet, smartphone etc.) when you visit our website.
Cookiesdo not cause any damage to your terminal, they contain no viruses, trojans orother malware. Cookies store information which arises in conjunction with theterminal that is specifically used, but this does not mean that we receivedirect knowledge of your identity as a result.
We usecookies to gather statistics about the use of our websites and to optimise ouroffer for you. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You can configureyour browser so that cookies are not stored on your computer or so that amessage always appears before a new cookie is created. Completely blockingcookies can mean that you may not be able to use all the functions of ourwebsite.
Instructions (examples) for blocking cookies:
When yousend us enquiries using the contact form your details from the enquiry form,including contact data which you provide in it, are stored with us forprocessing the enquiry and for any follow-up questions. We will not disclosethis data without your consent.
The dataprovided on the contact form is therefore processed solely on the basis of yourconsent (GDPR Article 6(1) point a). You can cancel your consent at any timesimply by sending an informal message by email firstname.lastname@example.org. The lawfulness of data processing operationscarried out up until consent is cancelled remains unaffected by thecancellation.
The datayou provide in the contact form stays with us until you ask us to delete it,cancel your consent to its storage or until the purpose of storing the dataceases to apply (e.g. when your enquiry has been dealt with). This shall notaffect mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods.
Communication by email
We alsocommunicate by email with the consent of the particular data subject (GDPRArticle 6(1) point a).
Emailscan be business letters, so we store these emails including the email addressuntil the end of tax-law and/or commercial-law periods and/or retention periodsaccording to other regulations.
After theexpiry of the retention obligation and towards the end of the calendar year wereview whether there is any continuing need for processing. If this is not thecase then the data are deleted.
Data protection when sending application documents
If yousend us application documents we will only use them to decide on yourapplication, your data are not disclosed to third parties.
Since anapplication usually contains sensitive personal data, we must point out thatyou are yourself responsible for encrypting the data if necessary. If youencrypt your data then we would ask you to let us know the password bytelephone.
Applicationdata are stored and administered separately from other records and only usedfor the purpose of application selection. If an employment relationship comesinto being then the necessary data are transferred from the application processto the personnel file.
If no employmentrelationship comes into being then the application documents are automaticallydeleted no later than six months from notification of the decision to rejectand provided such a deletion is not opposed by other legitimate interestspursued by the controller or the applicant has expressly consented to a longerstorage and retention period for their application (applicant pool).
The legalbasis for data processing is GDPR Article 6(1) points a and b (consent andcontract initiation). The retention period after rejection follows from GDPRArticle 6(1) point f (statement of legally compliant action, e.g. under theGeneral Equal Treatment Act - AGG).
Plugins and Tools
We usethe Matomo open source software to analyse and statistically evaluate the useof our website. Cookies are used for this purpose. Information which isgenerated by cookies about the use of our website is sent to our servers andsummarised in pseudonymous usage profiles. This information is used to analysethe use of the website and to facilitate its needs-based design. Theinformation is not disclosed to third parties. Under no circumstances is the IPaddress associated with other data relating to the user. The IP addresses areanonymised so that association is not possible (IP masking). In the sense ofthe General Data Protection Regulation the analysis of visitor behaviourrepresents a ‘legitimate interest’ pursuant to GDPR Article 6(1) point f toimprove our website.
Your visit to this website is currently recorded by Matomo web analytics. Clickso your visit is no longer logged.
Yourvisit to this website is logged by Matomo web analytics in the default setting.Disable (or enable) the following checkbox so your visit is no longer logged(is logged).
Embedding of YouTube videos
We useYouTube plugins to embed videos.
If you are logged in with YouTube as a member then YouTube will assign thisinformation to your personal user account. Using the plugin, such as clickingthe start button of a video for example, will also assign this information toyour user account. You can stop this by logging out of your YouTube useraccount and other user accounts operated by YouTube LLC and Google Inc. beforeyou use our website, and deleting the corresponding cookies of these companies.To find out more about data processing and to get hints on data protection byYouTube (Google) go here: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
GDPR Article 6(1) point f constitutes the legal basis. YouTube videos areembedded to make the pages more attractive. The underlying promotional purposeis deemed to be a legitimate interest in the sense of the GDPR
Facebook,Instagram, Twitter, Xing are not embedded in our website and we do not collectdata. Clicking on a link will take you to the respective website where the dataprotection regulations published on it will apply.
What do we use your data for?
We useyour data to deliver our products and services (fulfilling the contract purpose),to evaluate site visitor numbers and access numbers and to optimise and protectour website. With your consent, we use data you have entered to respond to yourcontact enquiry/message.
Disclosure of data
Yourpersonal will not be disclosed to third parties for any purposes other thanthose listed below.
We only pass on your personal data to third parties when:
Rights of the data subject
You have the right:
Right to object
If your personal data are processed on the basis of GDPR Article 6(1) point e or on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to GDPR Article 6(1) point f, you have aright to object to the processing of your personal data pursuant to GDPR Article 21. The controller shall no longer process the personal data unless the controller demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, exerciseor defence of legal claims.
Where your data are processed for direct marketing purposes you have a general right to object which we will observe without the indication of a particular situation. (GDPR Article 21(2))
Your rights to withdraw consent or to object can be exercised without formalities. Just send us an email for example. (email@example.com)
Length of time for which personal data are stored
The controller shall process and store personal data of the data subject only forthe period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage and/or so far as this is necessary/mandatory under relevant legal requirements.
After the expiry of the retention obligation and towards the end of the calendar year we review whether there is any continuing need for processing. If this is not the case then the data are deleted.
We usethe SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) protocol on our website. Whether an individual page of our website is transmitted encrypted can be seen from the closed key orlock icon. We also deploy suitable technical and organisational measures toprotect your data from accidental or deliberate manipulation, partial or totalloss or destruction or against unauthorised third party access. Our security measures are being constantly improved in line with technological developments.
Amendment of this Privacy Statement – as at 17.06.2019
Theongoing development of our website and offers about it, or changes in legal or official requirements may make it necessary to amend this Privacy Statement.You can view and print off the current Privacy Statement at any time on our website under privacy protection.