Privacy Policy

Consent to the use of personal data / Privacy Policy

University of Bavaria e.V. / Projekt „ProfiLehrePlus“                                              

Effective: 14.11.2013


Legal foundation

Within the framework of the further education project „ProfiLehrePlus“ (hereinafter: ProfiLehrePlus), the University of Bavaria e.V. collects, uses, and stores your personal data exclusively in accordance with the regulations of the Bavarian Data Protection Act (BayDSG), the Telemedia Act (TMG) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).

We take the protection of personal data very seriously. We only collect, process and use data that is imperative for the necessary purposes of ProfiLehrePlus and the affiliated educational institutions  (generally: Universities of the Free State of Bavaria).

Subsequently, we will inform you about the nature, scope and purpose of the data collection and use. 

Collecting and processing of data

Every access to our website and every retrieval of a file stored on this website is recorded, regardless of whether you register for further offers with ProfiLehrePlus using personal data. The storage serves internal system-related as well as statistical purposes; should you enter individual data such as name, address, employer (university), or account details for the further use of offers provided by ProfiLehrePlus, these entries automatically serve this websites purpose of offering and administering seminars within the framework of ProfiLehrePlus. 

For every website access this information is recorded: name of the retrieved file, date and time of retrieval, amount of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, webbrowser and requesting domain. Furthermore, a shortened version of the IP addresses of the requesting computers are logged. Additional personal data is only collected should you voluntarily provide information in subsequent steps, such as a request or registration or to finalize a contract within the framework of ProfiLehrePlus.

For online transfers of personal data it is important to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and authenticity of the transferred data.

In order to access the services offered by ProfiLehrePlus, registration and consent to the use of personal data is required. The consent is registered as given when you agree by clicking on the appropriate check mark. We recommend that you print the consent / privacy policy for future use. However, you can find the complete explanation at any time under "Privacy Policy" on the page

During the continuing online registration the following data is collected from the users: last name, first name, address, date of birth, gender, e-mail address, telephone (optional), university, institute / chair.

The registration and consent are made online and are to be completed by the users personally. The registration of third parties or on behalf of a third party is not permitted. A cookie is a text file that is sent when you visit a website and saved on the hard drive of the user of the website. If the corresponding server of our website is accessed again by the user of the website, the browser of the website user sends the previously received cookie back to the server. The server can evaluate the information retrieved through this procedure in different ways. Cookies can make the navigation of a website easier, for example. However, cookies are only created if the user of the website signs in, initiating a temporary session. If the website user wants to prevent the use of cookies, they can do so locally on their computer by changing the setting in the internet browser of their computer. 

This website also uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. („Google“). Google Analytics uses so-called „cookies,“ which are text files that are stored on their computers and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information gathered by the cookies, regarding your use of the website, is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA where it is stored. However, in the case that the IP anonymisation is activated on this website, the IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. That the full IP address is transferred to a server in the USA and shortened there only happens in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operators of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this website and create reports about the website activities and to provide other services related to website activity and Internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies in the settings of your browser software. Please be aware, however, that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of the website to their full capacity. Furthermore, you can prevent Google from collecting and processing the data generated by the cookie, related to your use of the website (including your IP address), by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: For more information, see (General information about Google Analytics and privacy policy). Deactivate Google Analitics.


Use and disclosure of personal data

As long as you provide personal data through this website, we use it only to respond to requests by the website user, to conclude contracts with the user of the website (further education, lecturer contrtacts), and for the technical administration. Personal data is only shared with third parties (generally: bavarian universities and other external