1. Data protection at a glance
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
Data processing on this website is conducted by the website operator. His contact details are provided in the Legal Notice of this website.
How do we collect your data?
On the one hand, we collect data that you have provided us with, such as data you enter in a contact form.
Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit our website. This is mainly technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or the time of the page request). This data is collected automatically as soon as you access our website.
What do we use your data for?
Some of the data is collected in order to ensure the error-free provision of the website. Other data can be used to analyse your user behaviour.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have the right to be provided at any time, free of charge, with information about your personal data that is stored as well as its source, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data rectified, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have any further questions on the issue of data protection. You also have the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
Analytical tools and tools of third-party providers
2. General remarks and mandatory information
Please note that there are inherent security risks in transmitting data on the internet (e.g. when communicating by email). It is impossible to safeguard data completely against unauthorised access by third parties.
Information about the body responsible
The body responsible for processing data on this website is:
Phone: +49 251 83 0
The "controller" is the natural or legal person which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data (e.g. names, email addresses, etc.).
Withdrawal of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time. All you need to do is send us an informal email. This will not affect the lawfulness of data processing prior to the withdrawal of your consent.
The right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority
In the event of violations of data protection law, the data subject has a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority for matters related to data protection legislation is the data protection officer of the federal state in which our undertaking has its headquarters. A list of data protection officers and their contact details is available here:
SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can recognise an encrypted connection in your browser's address line when it changes from "http://" to "https://" and the lock icon is displayed in your browser's address bar.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, blocking and deletion
Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to be provided at any time, free of charge, with information about your personal data that is stored as well as its source, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data rectified, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have any further questions on the issue of personal data.
Data protection officers
Data protection officers required by law
We have appointed data protection officers at FH Münster.
4. Data collection on our website
Most of the cookies we use are "session cookies." They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device's memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognise your browser when you next visit the site.
If you use the contact form to send us an enquiry, we will store the details provided in the contact form, including your contact details, for the purpose of processing your enquiry and in the case of any follow-up questions. We will not disclose this data without your consent.
The processing of the data entered in the contact form is therefore based exclusively on your consent (Article 6(1)(a) GDPR). You may withdraw your consent at any time. All you need to do is send us an informal email. This will not affect the lawfulness of data processing operations prior to the withdrawal of your consent.
The data you enter in the contact form will remain with us until you request us to delete it; withdraw your consent to its storage; or the purpose for storing the data no longer applies (e.g. after we have completed processing your enquiry). Mandatory statutory provisions - particularly retention periods - remain unaffected.
Registration on this website
You can register on our website in order to use additional functions offered here. We only use the data you have entered for the purpose of enabling you to use the relevant offer or service for which you have registered. The mandatory information requested during registration must be provided in full, otherwise we will reject your registration.
We will use the email address given during registration to inform you of important changes such as regarding the scope of our site or any technical changes.
The processing of the data entered during registration is based on your consent (Article 6(1)(a) GDPR). You can withdraw this consent at any time. All you need to do is send us an informal email. This will not affect the lawfulness of data processing prior to the withdrawal of your consent.
The data collected during registration will be stored by us for as long as you are registered to our website; it will then be deleted. Statutory retention periods remain unaffected.
5. Analytical tools and advertising
Matomo (formerly Piwik)
Matomo cookies remain on your end device until you delete them.
The legal basis for the storage of Matomo cookies is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the anonymised analysis of user behaviour in order to optimise its website and its advertising.
The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website will not be passed on to third parties. You can prevent cookies from being stored by setting your browser software accordingly; please note, however, that you may then not be able to use the full functionality of this website.
If you do not agree to the storage and use of your data, you can deactivate its storage and use here. In this case, an opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser, which will prevent Matomo from storing usage data. If you delete your cookies, this will result in the Matomo opt-out cookie also being deleted. You will then need to reactivate the opt-out option when visiting our site again.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require an email address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the email address given and that you agree to receive the newsletter. No further data will be collected, or will only be collected on a voluntary basis. We will use this data solely for the purpose of sending the requested information; we will not pass it on to third parties.
The processing of data entered in the newsletter subscription form is therefore based exclusively on your consent (Article 6(1)(a) GDPR). You may at any time withdraw your consent to the storage of the data, the email address and its use for sending the newsletter, such as by using the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter. This will not affect the lawfulness of data processing operations prior to the withdrawal of your consent.
The data you provide us with for the purpose of receiving the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter, after which the data will be deleted. Data stored by us for other purposes (e.g. email addresses for the members' area) remain unaffected by this.
7. Plug-ins and tools
Our website uses plugins from the YouTube page operated by Google. The site is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
When you visit one of our sites equipped with a YouTube plug-in, a connection is established to YouTube's servers. This will tell the YouTube server which of our sites you have visited.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to assign your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube is used in the interest of making our online services visually appealing. This is a legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.