Data protection statement

I. Name and address of the reponsible controller

The responsible controller as defined in the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other national data protection laws of the EU member states as well as other data protection-related provisions is:

University of Passau
legally represented by its president, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Bartosch
Innstraße 41
94032 Passau
Tel.: +49 851 509-0

II. Contact details of the appointed Data Protection Officer

Data Protection Officer
Nikolastraße 12
94032 Passau
Tel.: +49 851 509-1107

III. General information on data processing

We collect and use the personal data of our users insofar as necessary for operating a functional website and delivering our content and services, and to the extent to which the law permits.

We reserve the right to retain the users personal data for as long as the purpose of such storage exists. If processing is permitted on the basis of the subject’s consent, his/her personal data is only stored until the data subject withdraws his/her consent, except in cases where processing is governed by a different legal basis.

IV. Provision of the website and creation of log files

1. Scope of data processing

For every access query to our website, our server automatically collects data and information from the querying computer system. The following data is collected in this process:

  1. Information on the browser type and version
  2. Operating system of the user
  3. The users IP address
  4. The date and time of the query
  5. Access status of the web server (file sent, file not found, etc.)
  6. Requested file and its size in bytes
  7. Website from which the request was made

This data is compiled in log files and saved on our server. No further personal data is stored together with the log file data.

2. Purpose of processing

The temporary storage of the IP address on our server is necessary for granting the user’s system access to our website. For this purpose, the user’s IP address must remain stored on our server for the duration of the session.
Data storage in log files is required to ensure the functionality of the website. Data analysis for marketing-related purposes is not performed in this context.

3. Duration of storage

The data is erased at the conclusion of the respective session.

All data stored in log files is erased within fourteen days.

V. Email contact

1. Scope of data processing

On our website, users can personally contact FORWISS via email by using the email address provided for such purposes. In this case, the email together with the user’s personal data is saved on our server.
The user’s personal data is not shared with third parties in this context. The data is exclusively used for purposes of establishing and maintaining contact with the user.

2. Purpose for data processing

The user’s personal data is processed only for the purpose of establishing and maintaining contact with the user. This corresponds to the legitimate interests of processing personal data.

VI. Rights of the data subject

Within the meaning of the general data protection regulation you have the following rights:

1. Right to information

If we process your personal data, you have the right to obtain informations about your stored personal data (Art. 15 GDPR).

2. Right to retification

If we process incorrect personal data, you have the right to obtain the retification of inaccurate personal data concerning you (Art. 16 GDPR).

3. Right to erasure and withdrawal

If the legal prerequisites exists, you have the right to obtain the erasure of your personal data or the restriction of processing your personal data (Art. 17 and 18 GDPR). Also you can lodge an objection against the processing of your personal data (Art. 21 GDPR).

4. Right to data portability and withdrawal of consent

If there is a contract for processing personal data or you granted permission to process personal data and data processing is done automated, you possibly have the right to withdraw your consent for the future (Art. 7 (3) GDPR) and obtain portability of personal data (Art. 20 GDPR).

5. Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the official bavarian data protection officer.

Post office box 22 12 19
80502 Munich
Wagmüllerstraße 18
80538 Munich

Tel.: 089 212672-0

VII. Position plan/OpenStreetMap

This website utilizes map services provided by the OpenStreetMap Foundation, 132 Maney Hill Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B72 1JU, United Kingdom (short OSMF), to display a interactive map. Your Internet browser or application will connect to servers operated by the OSMF located in the United Kingdom and in other countries. The operator of this site has no control over such connections and processing of your data by the OSMF. You can find more information on the processing of user data by the OSMF in the OSMF privacy policy.

VIII. Changes and adjustments to our data protection statement

We make changes to our data protection statement to always meet the latest statutory provisions. This is also the case if there a new or adapted services. The adapted version of the data protection statement will become effective when you next visit our website.