Data Protection Declaration

Data Protection Declaration

1. Introduction

We would like to inform you about the data that is collected by visiting this website and how the gathered personal data is used. Personal data is information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person such as name, IP address, Email address, account data, property and usage data. Personal data is only gathered when technically and organizationally necessary. They will not be shared with any third parties. In particular the privacy policies of the Brandenburg and the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz) applies. In the following we would like to inform you about the form, extent and purpose of collecting personal data.

2. Contact Details

Contact details of the responsible party within the meaning of the DS-GMO for the processing of personal data:
Prof. Dr. Petra Hofstedt, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Konrad-Wachsmann-Allee 5, 03044 Cottbus.
The official data-protection officer: Mr. Ulrich Przybilla, Universitätsplatz 1, 01968 Senftenberg, Email: datenschutz@b-tu.de

3. Automatic collection of personal data by visiting the website

During the sole informational usage of the website we only save personal data that is transmitted by your browser to our server and that are technically necessary to display you the website and ensure its safety and stability. The following data is collected:

– date and time of the request
– content of the request (the concrete web page)
– access status/HTTP status code
– transmitted data amount
– web address issuing a request
– browser type
– operating system and its desktop interface
– language and version of the browser software

This information is also saved in the log files of our operating system. A storage together with other personal data of the user does not happen. Legal basis for the temporary storage of data is Section 6, Paragraph 1, Item f DS-GMO.

4. Contact through the Website

Upon your contact with us by Email the data provided by you (Email address, name, topic and your phone number) will be saved to process your request. The data gathered in this respect is deleted as soon as it is not required anymore. We process this data first wrt. Section 6, Paragraph 1, Item b, DS-GMO. Please note, that the privacy of the contained data is not guaranteed when information is transferred by an unencrypted Email. We recommend to send us confidential data only by post. Your data will be safed only until your request is processed and is deleted immediately afterwards. Your data will be handled private and confidential. It will not be shared with third parties.

5. Cookies

This website does not use permanent cookies. Cookies are text files, which are saved via your web browser on your computer system. When visiting individual pages so-called temporary cookies may be used to ease the navigation. These session cookies do not contain any personal data and are invalid immediately after leaving the session/web site.

6. Recording of additional Data

Any further data recording by using this website does not happen.

7. Data collection for Conference Registration

In order to register you for the conference you are required to enter your name, e-mail-address, affiliation and contact details into our registration system. Your data will be stored in a database server hosted by BTU’s own data center. The personal data you enter during the conference registration process is electronically stored and facilitated solely for purposes of conference registration, payment and billing and will be deleted or disabled in accordance with the legal provisions for record retention.

8. Your Rights as a Person

As the person concerned, you have the following rights under the Basic Data Protection Ordinance (DS-GMO), insofar as their respective legal requirements are met:
Information: You have the right to obtain information about the data we process about you.
Correction: You may request the correction of inaccurate personal data. You can also request that incomplete data be completed.
Deletion: You can request the deletion of your personal data.
Restriction of processing: In certain cases, you may request that we restrict the processing of your data.
Data transferability: If you have provided us with data on the basis of a contract or consent, you may request that you receive the data you have provided in a structured, current and machine-readable format or that we transmit it to another person responsible.

Please contact us anytime if you would like to inquire about the personal data we have collected about you or if you would like to have this data corrected or deleted. Furthermore, you have the right to request the limitation of personal data processing (Section 18, DS-GMO) or to object the processing of personal data (Section 21, DS-GMO). In this case please contact us directly or datenschutz@b-tu.de.

9. Security

In order to protect the data stored by us against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons, we use appropriate technical and organizational security measures. Your data is saved in a secure operation area without the possibility of public access.

10. Changes to the Privacy Policy

This privacy is currently valid and has the status as of 2019-05-05. We reserve the right to occasionally adapt our privacy policy so that it always adhere to the latest legal requirements or in order to incorporate changes to our services into our privacy policy. We recommend that you regularly read this Privacy Policy to keep up to date on the protection of collected personal data. By continuing to use this service, you consent to this privacy policy and the updating thereof.