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Privacy Policy - Data Protection Declaration

General information

General information

Ludwigsburg University of Education (LUE) places great importance on the protection of personal data. When you visit our websites, personal data is collected and processed in according with current data protection regulations formulated in the General Data Protection Regulation of the EU (EU-GDPR) and the Data Protection Act of the State of Baden-Württemberg (LDSG). The aforementioned regulations apply to personal data. Personal data means individual details about personal or material circumstances relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. In the case of contact via letter mail, e-mail or an online contact form, personal data are, for example, the name, address or e-mail address of a person. This Data Protection Declaration provides you with detailed information on the type, scope and purpose of personal data processing while using our website. This Declaration can be viewed at any time on our websites.

Last updated: 1 October 2021

1. Controller

If you have any questions on how your personal data is collected, processed or used or if you would like to have your data rectified, blocked or erased, do not hesitate to contact us:

Ludwigsburg University of Education (Pädagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg)
represented by Rector Prof. Dr. Jörg U. Keßler
Telephone: +7141 140-0; email: rektorat(at)ph-ludwigsburg.de

The information provided by LUE departments and institutes on this website is the responsibility of their respective directors.

LUE Data Protection Officer: Telephone: +7141 140-747; email: dsb(at)ph-ludwigsburg.de

2. Your rights as a data subject

To ensure that data subjects can obtain information about the extent of the processing of their personal data at any time, the EU-GDPR provides for further rights in addition to the right of access, in particular the obligation to provide transparent information when collecting data, the right to rectification of false information and the right to erasure as well as the right to object.

Under the EU-GDPR, in certain circumstances, you have the right of access to your personal data stored by us as well as the right to have false personal data rectified, blocked or erased. If you would like to have data rectified or deleted or if you have questions on the use of data, do not hesitate to contact the website operator named in the "Controller" section above.

3. Collection and processing of data in connection with access via the internet

When you visit our websites, personal data are available to the system after login. A record is made each time our website or a file from our website is accessed. These data are not made public on our website but may be processed by other applications. Data are stored for internal system-related and statistical purposes. The following data are logged: name of the file accessed, date and time of the access, data volume transferred, information whether access was successful, browser version of the accessing host system, operating system version of the accessing host system. These data are processed in order make our websites accessible (connection setup) as well as for purposes of system security, technical administration of the network infrastructure and the optimisation of our websites. Additionally, the IP addresses of the requesting processors are logged.

Our website (ph-ludwigsburg.de) uses Matomo, which is a “web analysis service”. Matomo uses "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable us to analyze the use of the website. For this purpose, the usage information generated by the cookie (including your shortened IP address) is transmitted to our server and stored for usage analysis purposes, which serves to optimize the website on our part. Your IP address is immediately anonymized during this process, so that you as a user remain anonymous to us. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will not be passed on to third parties. You can prevent the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software. However, in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. If you do not agree to the storage and analysis of this data from your visit, then you can object to the storage and use at any time by clicking on the mouse below. In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser, which means that Matomo will not collect any session data.

Please note: If you delete your cookies, this will also delete the opt-out cookie and you may have to activate it again.

4. Collection and processing of data via online contact

Further personal data are only collected if they were given voluntarily, for example by sending an e-mail via an online contact form. Data are no longer retained once the visitor logs out or the browser is closed. Personal data are only processed beyond the aforementioned cases if you explicitly consent to further processing. Given consent may be withdrawn at any time for future data processing.

Data transferred via an online contact form or via e-mail is protected by technical and organisational measures in according with the provisions of the EU-GDPR. By using the online contact form or sending an e-mail, you agree that your personal data may be stored, processed and used for a specific purpose. We only use your data in order to answer your request and for technical administration purposes. You have the right of access to your personal data stored by us in according with Article 15 EU-GDPR as well as the right to have these personal data rectified, erased or restricted from processing at any time in according with Articles 16, 17 and 18 EU-GDPR. As determined by law, you can request information on your personal data stored by us free of charge, at any time and without having to state any reasons. Given consent to the collection and processing of data may be withdrawn at any time and without having to state any reasons.

5. Consent to further uses of data

Certain services on our websites, for example, subscribing to a newsletter, can only be used if personal data is collected and processed beyond the aforementioned cases, for example, e-mail addresses or addresses may be stored long-term. By stating and transmitting the requested data, you consent to the processing of the data. Given consent may be withdrawn at any time for future data processing. In this case, please contact the website operator named in section "Controller" above.

6. Use and transfer of personal data for others

We process personal data in linked, other systems. Certain websites can only be used if personal data are given. If this is the case, you are directly informed on how, to what extent and to what end data are processed. We only transfer personal data to federal bodies and authorities if we are required to do so by national legal provisions or if it is necessary for legal proceedings or criminal prosecution in case of an attack on our network infrastructure. We do not pass this data on to third parties for other purposes.

Videos from the "YouTube" platform of the provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, are embedded on individual pages of this website. When you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube video, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. This tells the YouTube server which of the pages you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. For more information, please see Google's privacy policy at: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

7. Social media

Some institutions of the LUE maintain an online presences in social networks and platforms in order to be able to communicate with interested persons active there via this channel as well and to inform them about our content. When you log in to a social media platform, the terms and conditions and data processing guidelines of the respective operators apply. Unless otherwise stated within the scope of this privacy policy, users' data are processed when they communicate within the social networks and platforms, e.g. when you send a message. It should be noted that these online presences are merely further ways of obtaining information about the LUE. Editorial responsibility lies with the person who is named accordingly on a particular social media channel.