Legal Notice & data protection declaration
Legal notice / Data protection declaration
The University of Hohenheim is a body governed by public law.
It is legally represented by its President Prof. Dr. sc. agr. Stephan Dabbert.
Tel. +49 711 459 0
Fax +49 711 459 23960
University of Hohenheim
Schloss Hohenheim 1
Bank account details
IBAN: DE20 6005 0101 0002 5601 08
VAT-ID number: DE 147 794 207
Tax number: 99134/02103
Please take note of the important legal information about the content and availability of these websites, about copyright, and about external links.
The content of this website was produced with due diligence. However, the University of Hohenheim is not liable for the correctness, completeness, or up-to-dateness of the content provided.
The University of Hohenheim will make every effort to offer the service without interruption. However, even with all due care, interruptions cannot be completely prevented. It retains the right to change or stop its offer at any time. We do not accept liability for interruptions or other disruptions due to files that have not been linked properly or formats that have not been structured properly.
© 1996-2019, Universität Hohenheim. All rights reserved.
All of the content and structures of this website are protected by copyright and ancillary copyright. Publication on the world wide web or other internet services is not equivalent to consent for use by third parties. Any use not permitted by German copyright requires the prior written agreement of the University of Hohenheim.
We expressly permit and welcome citation of our documents and setting links to our website as long as it is made clear that it is the content of the University of Hohenheim’s website and as long as this content is not connected to third-party content that conflicts with the interests of the University of Hohenheim.
Please direct questions to the web editors: email@example.com, Tel. +49 711 459 23340. – > Bitte anpassen
Note on problems with external links
According to Sec. 7(1) of the German Telecommunications Act, the University of Hohenheim as a content provider is legally responsible for its “own content” that it provides. Links to content from other providers is considered separate from the University’s own content. “External content” is provided in a way by the University of Hohenheim that is marked in the following way:
“Links” are always “living” (dynamic) references. When first linking the site, the University of Hohenheim checked the content to ensure that no civil or criminal legal responsibility could arise. However, the University does not continually check the content linked for changes that could lead to civil or criminal responsibility. If it discovers or if it is told that specific content to which it has linked could lead to civil or criminal responsibility, it will remove the link to this content.
Whenever we speak of people on these pages, we of course mean men and women equally. That is why we use gender-neutral language whenever possible. If it is not possible in some instances, then we use the basic form (generic feminine / masculine).
Data protection declaration
When you visit our websites, personal data is processed. Personal data includes all information that could be used to identify you personally.
We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Your personal data will be treated confidentially according to this data protection declaration and the legal data protection provisions. This data protection declaration informs you about the type, scope, and purpose of personal data processing within our website.
Regarding the terms used, e.g. “processing” or “person responsible”, we refer to the definitions in Art. 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR).
Who is responsible for processing the data on this website?
Responsible for this website’s data processing is:
University of Hohenheim
represented by President Prof. Dr. Stephan Dabbert
Tel. +49 711 459 0
“Responsible” is the natural or legal person, agency, institution, or other office that decides alone or together with others about the purpose and method of processing personal data.
Data Protection Representative according to Art. 37 EU-GDPR is:
Tel. +49 731 2058929
What rights do you have regarding your data?
At any time, you have the right to receive information for free about the origin, recipient, and purpose of the personal data saved about you. You also have the right to request that this data is corrected, restricted, or deleted. On this and other questions related to data protection, you can contact us at any time under the address given in the legal notice. In addition, you have the right to file a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority.
Many data processing tasks are only possible with your express consent, e.g. when we publish pictures that are subject to your copyright or in which you are shown. You have the right to revoke consent given according to Art. 7(3) GDPR for the future. It is sufficient to send us informal notification of this by email.
At any time, you may revoke your consent for us processing your personal data in the future according to Sec. 21 GDPR. The revocation can be done in particular for processing for direct marketing purposes.
Right to file a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority
For data protection violations that affect you, you have the right to file a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority. The responsible supervisory authority for data protection matters is the state data protection representative of the federal state in which our organization is located. List of data protection representatives
Right to data portability
You have the right to have data that we have automatically processed based on your consent or to fulfill a contract sent to you or a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you request the data to be transferred directly to another responsible person, this will only be done if it is technically possible.
Information, restriction, erasure
In the context of the valid legal regulations, you have the right to receive information free of charge about the personal data saved about you, its origin and recipient, and the purpose of data processing and, if applicable, a right to rectification, processing restrictions, or erasure of this data. On this and other questions related to personal data, you can contact us at any time under the address given in the legal notice.
Personal data will not be transferred to third parties without your express consent unless we are legally obligated to do so (e.g. transferring to agencies for prosecuting criminal acts).
What data is collected on our website?
When you visit our site, our web server automatically processes information given to us by your browser based on Art. 32 (1) let. b) EU-GDPR in conjunction with Art. 6(1) let. c) EU-GDPR:
- Browser type and language
- Operating system used
- The site you last visited (referrer URL)
- Date and time of the server request
- The data amount transferred and access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.)
- IP address
We collect and use this data solely in non-personalized form, that is, personal processing does not take place. It primarily serves security purposes and to ensure an error-free provision of the website; in addition, it is used for statistical analyses. This data is not merged with data from other sources. This data is deleted automatically after 8 days.
Most of the cookies we use are session cookies that are automatically deleted after you leave the site. Other cookies are saved on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time to visit the site.
You can change the settings in your browser so that you are informed about cookies being set and allow them only in individual cases, accept cookies only for certain cases, generally not permit them, or to automatically delete the cookies when you close the browser. When deactivating cookies, the functionality of this website could be limited.
Cookies that are necessary to provide certain functions are saved according to Sec. 4 of Baden-Württemberg’s State Data Protection Act (in the version from 6 June 2018) in conjunction with Art. 6(1) let. e) EU-GDPR. The website operator has an interest in analyzing and optimizing its services as well as their economic operation.
If other cookies (e.g. cookies to analyze your surfing behavior) are saved, they are dealt with separately in this data protection declaration.
The purpose of sending newsletters is to send information about various University topics. To subscribe to newsletters, it is necessary to give an email address. The legal basis for processing this data is Art. 6(1) let. a) EU-GDPR. You may revoke this consent at any time.
If you would like to send us a question (e.g. via contact form or email), your information from the contact form is saved together with the contact information you entered according to Art. 6(1) let. b) EU-GDPR for the purpose of responding to the question and saved in case there are any follow-up questions. We do not transfer this data without your consent. If the data is no longer relevant, it is deleted. The legal archiving requirements apply.
YouTube in the expanded data protection mode
We use technical and organizational security measures to protect personal data that arises or is collected, especially to protect against intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or attacks from unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continually improved according to technological developments. However, we still point out that transferring data online can have security risks. Perfect protection of data from third-party access is not possible.
SSL or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect confidential information that is transferred, e.g. orders or questions sent to us as the site operator, this site uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection in the URL shown in the browser – it changes from “http://” to “https://” and a padlock symbol appears in your browser URL line.
If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, data you send to us cannot be read by third parties.
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