Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is designed to inform our users about the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the

University of Education Karlsruhe
Bismarckstraße 10
76133 Karlsruhe
Phone: + 49 721 925-3
Fax: +49 721 925-4000

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The University of Education Karlsruhe only processes personal data where this is permitted by law or provided that the user has consented to the processing of the data. Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (data subject).

The legal basis for data protection is provided by Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR), the State Data Protection Act (Landesdatenschutzgesetz, LDSG), the Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG) and the German Teleservices Act (Telemediengesetz, TMG).

Data protection officer

Use of cookies

The website of the university uses session and temporary cookies.

A cookie is a text file that is sent when visiting the website and that is temporarily stored on the user's hard drive. When the website is accessed again, the cookie is sent back to the server by the browser of the website. This allows the server to evaluate the information obtained as a result of this procedure, e.g. for the purpose of facilitating navigation on the website. Session cookies are deleted after the browser has been closed. Temporary cookies remain valid for a longer period of time. Cookies are required, among other things, to enable functionalities such as login and access to protected pages as well as to use the web analysis software "Matomo". Datenschutz

The use of cookies can be disabled (see below) by adjusting the settings of the browser.DatenschutzHowever, disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Server log files

Every time a web page of the university is accessed and every time a file is retrieved, the following data is logged and analysed for statistical and troubleshooting purposes:

  • Date and time
  • Retrieved file/web page
  • HTTPS status code
  • Quantity of transmitted data (in bytes)

Any evaluations relating to individual persons on the basis of this data are excluded.

Secure connection

We take state-of-the-art organisational and technical measures to ensure that the provisions of the applying data protection laws and regulations are complied with and to protect the data we process against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorised persons.

These security measures include, in particular, the encrypted transmission of data between your browser and our server.

Website search

No user data is collected by the website's internal search function (i.e., when you use the magnifying glass icon).

Handling contact details

If you contact us by e-mail, the University of Education Karlsruhe will only use your data to get in touch with you. Any other use of your contact details is excluded.

The user's rights to access, rectification and erasure.

As a user, you can request to be informed, free of charge, about the personal data stored about you. Unless your request conflicts with a legal obligation to store data (e.g. data retention), you have a right to have incorrect data corrected and/or completed and to have your personal data blocked or deleted.

Web analytics

The university's website uses the open-source web analysis service "Matomo".The cookies used by Matomo enable an analysis of the usage behaviour of our website visitors. The IP address of the website visitor is anonymised before being stored on the server. Any evaluations relating to an individual person are excluded. Matomo has been installed on a server of the University of Education Karlsruhe. For more information, please see the  Matomo privacy policy.

If you do not agree to the storage and analysis of the data collected during your session, you can object to the storage and use of this data at any time by clicking on the following link. In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser, which means that Matomo will not collect any session data.

Please be aware that if you delete your cookies, the opt-out cookie will also be deleted and you may have to reactivate it.


Videos provided by the "YouTube" platform of the third-party provider Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, have been embedded on some of our websites. When you view this video content on our web pages, information on user behaviour (e.g. opening of the video and duration of viewing) will be transmitted. The  Google privacy policy applies. You have the option to opt-out.

Please note:

Our privacy policy may be subject to change. The version that is currently displayed applies.

Last updated: 04.10.2022
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