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Information on data protection

Privacy Policy of TH Aschaffenburg

With the exception of the data mentioned below, no data is collected from visitors to our website that could possibly allow conclusions to be drawn about a natural person.

If personal data is collected within the TH Aschaffenburg website (e.g. when registering for events), consent is requested in advance.

We have taken all necessary and appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure that the regulations on data protection can be complied with within Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences. Should you nevertheless believe that the right to protection of personal data has been violated by the Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences, the data protection officer of the university or the Bavarian data protection officer are available as a complaints office.

We would like to point out that data transmission, especially by e-mail, via the Internet is currently essentially unsecured. It cannot be ruled out that transmitted data can be accessed by unauthorised persons and possibly even falsified.

Scope of application


Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences
Corporation under public law
legally represented by its acting president

Würzburger Street
63743 Aschaffenburg

Tel.: +49 (6021) 4206-0
Fax: +49 (0)6021/4206-600

E-mail: info(at)

Contact details of the appointed data protection officer

Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences
Data Protection Officer
Würzburger Street 45
63743 Aschaffenburg

Tel.: +49 (6021) 4206-599
E-mail: datenschutz(at)

Competent supervisory authority

The competent supervisory authority is:

The Bavarian State Commissioner for Data Protection
PO Box 22 12 19
80502 Munich


Your rights as a data subject

According to the General Data Protection Regulation, you have the following rights:

  • the right to information, (Art. 15 DSGVO).
  • the right to rectification, (Art. 16 DSGVO).
  • the right to erasure or restriction of processing, (Art. 17 and 18 GDPR).
  • the right to object to processing, (Art. 21 GDPR).
  • the right to data portability. (Art. 20 of the GDPR).

To exercise these rights, please contact datenschutz(at)

Upon request, you will receive information about

  • the purposes of processing,
  • the categories of personal data,
  • the recipients (categories) to whom this data has been disclosed or will be disclosed in the future,
  • the duration of the storage or the criteria leading to this storage period
  • the origin of the data if it has not been collected directly from you.

In the event of violations, you have the right to complain to the competent supervisory authority (see above).

Purposes and legal basis of processing

We offer our services and administrative services as well as information for the public about our activities on our websites on a legal basis in accordance with Art. 2 para. 6 BayHSchG, Art. 4 para. 1 p. 1 and 2 BayEGovG. The legal basis for processing personal data is always a legal authority (e.g. higher education law, BayEGovG) or the consent of the person concerned.

Adjust privacy settings

We use cookies and log files to compile business statistics, to conduct organisational studies, to check or maintain our web service and to ensure network and information security in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 BayDSG, Section 13 Para. 7 TMG, Art. 11 Para. 1 BayEGovG. As far as the processing purpose is not impaired, we anonymise or pseudonymise personal data.

Data categories

Administration and editing

For administration and editing purposes, function identifiers and personal identifiers with access protection mechanisms are created and changes made with these identifiers are logged.

Log files

When you call up this or other Internet pages, you transmit data to our web server via your Internet browser. The following data is recorded during an ongoing connection for communication between your internet browser and our web server:

  •     Date and time of the request
  •     Name of the requested file
  •     Page from which the file was requested
  •     Access status (e.g. file transferred, file not found)
  •     Web browser and screen resolution used as well as the operating system used
  •     complete IP address of the requesting computer
  •     amount of data transferred

Cookies for users:


This cookie is set when our website is used for the duration of the session and is used to identify a user session in order to be able to anonymously assign calls to various pages to a user for the purpose of optimising our website and to be able to assign selected preferences for the duration of use. It is deleted when the session ends (e.g. when the browser is closed).


This cookie is set when logging in to the university's internal information area of the website (intranet) to indicate successful login and the assignment of the web session and is deleted when logging out or the session ends.


Our website analysis Matomo uses several cookies to analyse the use of our website.

Cookies for our editors:

  • be_typo_user

    This cookie is set when logging in to the editorial area of the website to indicate successful login and the assignment of the website session. It is deleted when logging out or after the end of the session.
  • ge_lasLoginProvider

    This cookie is used when logging in to the editorial area of the website and stores the preferred identity provider of the editor. This cookie is deleted 120 days after the last login.


If you send us a request or an opinion by e-mail, post, telephone, fax or social media, the information provided will be processed for the purpose of dealing with the request and for possible follow-up questions and the exchange of opinions. We always use the same communication channel for this purpose, unless you wish to change.

Recipients or categories of recipients of personal data

If you use our social media channels and pages, we expressly point out that their providers also process your personal data. The operators are based in the USA or Ireland.

The purpose, scope and use of the data collected in these networks as well as the rights and setting options for protecting your privacy can be found in the respective data protection guidelines of the operators:

Our IT service providers may also be recipients of your personal data within the scope of the commissioned processing contracts we have concluded. However, to ensure the security of our data processing facilities, we do not disclose our service providers.


Transfer of personal data to a third country or international organisations

The providers Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have submitted to and certified the Privacy Shield agreement concluded between the European Union and the USA. Google thereby undertakes to comply with the standards and regulations of European data protection law. There is thus a legally adequate level of protection for personal data:

  • Facebook, Inc.
  • Twitter Inc.
  • Youtube (Youtube LLC) and Google+ under Google LLC.

You can find more information in the entry linked below:


Duration of storage of personal data

Administration and editing

Personalised administration and editorial access to our website will be deactivated after the person concerned has left the processing.

Log files

Are usually kept as personal data for a maximum of seven days.


We only use session cookies for visitors, which are deleted when the session ends or the browser is restarted. Only for our editors a preference is stored for a maximum of 120 days.


Mail and e-mails are deleted 6 years after the end of the year in which the respective transaction takes place, unless we are otherwise legally obliged to store them for a longer period.

Other information on our data protection declaration

We reserve the right to amend this data protection declaration from time to time so that it always complies with the current legal requirements or in order to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. The new data protection declaration will then apply to your next visit.

If you have any questions, you can contact our data protection officer or send an e-mail to: datenschutz(at)

Use of analysis services

We use the open source software tool Matomo (formerly PIWIK) on our website to analyse the surfing behaviour of our users as well as to plan resource requirements in accordance with § 15 para. 3 TMG and Art. 6 para. 1 e DSGVO in conjunction with. Art. 6 para. 1 BayDSG as well as Art. 7 para. 1 BayHO. The software sets a cookie on the user's computer (for cookies, see above). During this process, your IP address is immediately anonymised so that we cannot draw any conclusions about you as a user.

If individual pages of our website are called up, the following data is stored:

  • Two bytes of the IP address of the user's calling system.
  • The website called up
  • The website from which the user accessed the accessed website (referrer)
  • The subpages accessed from the accessed website
  • The time spent on the website
  • The frequency with which the website is accessed

The software runs exclusively on the servers of our website. Personal user data is only stored there. The data is not passed on to third parties.

You can change the settings of your browser software to prevent cookies from being used. In this case, you may not be able to use all the functions of our website to their full extent.

You can object to the storage and use of this data at any time during your visit to our website. To do this, you simply need to click on the box below so that the check mark is no longer visible (opt-out procedure). In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser so that Matamo can no longer collect session data. Please note that deleting your cookies for the respective session will also delete the opt-out cookie and you may have to reactivate it the next time you visit our website.

Deactivation of Matomo Tracking (Opt-Out)

If you do not agree with the storage and analysis of this data by Matomo from your visit, you can object to the storage and use of this data at any time by clicking on the following link. 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.