Data protection

Data protection declaration for the webpages on of Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences (HsKA)

Identity and contact details of the controller

The controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection legislation of the member states, as well as other regulations on data protection is:

Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, represented by the

President of the University, Prof. Dr. Frank Artinger

Moltkestr. 30
76133 Karlsruhe
Phone: +49 (0)721 925 1000

Name and contact details of the data protection officer

Data protection officer at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences is:

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Leize, Deputy: Prof. Dr. Ingo Stengel
Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences
Moltkestr. 30
76133 Karlsruhe
Phone.: +49 (0)721 925 1373

Personal data

Extent of the personal data processing

Every time our webpages are accessed and a file is opened the following data are stored:
(1) General data for use of webpages (logfiles)
requested URL

  • IP address
  • date and time of the request
  • if applicable, returned error message
  • byte size of the answer

The legal basis for the processing of this information is § 100 TKG (1), i.e. ensuring the correct operation of the website. The logfiles are deleted after 7 days.

(2) In addition, the University locally uses the web analytics tool Matomo 3.13.5. to analyze coverage. I.e. the University can understand which webpage content was accessed and used how often. The software is configured in a way to make anonymous the IP addresses. The data is not passed on or analyzed by a third party.
The legal basis for the processing of this information is article 6 (1) e.) 

(3) Data input in a web form
All input of data in a web form is on a voluntary basis.
The purposes are stated on the respective web form.
The legal basis are article 6 (1) para. a.) (consent) or e.) (processing for the task fulfillment of the University). The associated data is deleted as soon as they are no longer required to process the inquiry.

(4) Login to the restricted area  (only for members of the University)
For login to the restricted area, no data is stored or recorded. Therefore, it is not possible to generate user profiles or similar.

(5) Integrating videos by third party providers (in this case: Youtube)
When using our website no data is transferred automatically to Youtube. However, we make available videos on the platform Youtube, which are also made available on this website. Your data is transferred and the video is shown only after you click on the video and give your consent for the transfer to Youtube.
Youtube then processes your data for its own uses at its own responsiblity.

Passing on user data to a third party

We do not pass on user data to a third party. (exception: Youtube, see above).

Rights of the users of our webpages

Right to be informed

As a matter of principle, you have the right to obtain information about the data stored on the web server (or generally at the University). You can place your request with the responsible person, e.g. via the email address

Right to rectification

You have the right to obtain the rectification of personal data concerning you if you have the impression that these are not correct. You can place your request e.g. at the same email address.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority. The supervisory authority responsible for HsKA is the

Landesbeauftragter für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit Baden-Württemberg (Baden-Württemberg Representative for Data Protection and Freedom of Information)
Postal address: Postfach 10 29 32, 70025 Stuttgart

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