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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy clarifies users about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the

University of Education Karlsruhe
represented by the Rector: Prof. Dr. Klaus Peter Rippe
Bismarckstraße 10
76133 Karlsruhe
Tel.: + 49 721 925-3
Fax: +49 721 925-4000

The Karlsruhe University of Education processes personal data only if this is permitted by law or if the user has consented to the processing of the data.

Personal data is all information that relates to a specific or identifiable natural person.

The legal basis for data protection can be found in the EU General Data Protection Regulation, the State Data Protection Act (LDSG), the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).

The Data Protection Officer:
Dr. Stephan Rosebrock
Contact: datenschutz@ph-karlsruhe.de
Use of cookies

The university's website uses session and temporary cookies.

Cookies are small text files placed on a website visitor's computer, which identify it to our server. When the website is called up again, the received cookie is sent back to the server by the browser of the website. Cookies do not identify individual users, only the computer used. They are widely used in order to make websites work more efficiently, as well as to provide certain information to the owners of the site. Session cookies are deleted after the browser has finished. Temporary cookies have a longer validity. The cookies are required, among other things, for functionalities such as login, access to protected pages and the web analysis software "Matomo".

The use of cookies can be prevented, this is possible through the settings of the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Server logs

Each time you access a page of the university and every time a file is retrieved, the following data is logged and evaluated for statistical purposes and for troubleshooting:

Date and Time
Retrieved file / web page
HTTPS status code
Number of transmitted data (in bytes)

Personal evaluations with this data are excluded.

Secure connection

The University's website uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of sensitive content.

Search function de Website

The internal search function of the website does not collect user data.

Handling contact information

If you contact us via email, the Karlsruhe University of Education will only use your data to contact you. Other uses are excluded.

Rights of the user: information, correction and deletion

As a user, you will receive, at your request, free information about which personal data has been stored about you. If your request does not conflict with a legal obligation to retain data (eg data retention), you are entitled to correct incorrect data and to block or delete your personal data.


The university's website uses the open source web analytics service "Matomo". The cookies used by "Matomo" allow an analysis of the use of the website. The IP address of the visitor is anonymized before being stored on the server. Personal evaluations are excluded. "Matomo" is installed on a server of the university

If you do not agree with the storage and evaluation of this data from your visit, you can object to the storage and use of the following at any time with a mouse click. In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie is stored in your browser, with the result that "Matomo" does not collect any session data. Caution: If you delete your cookies, this will result in the opt-out cookie being deleted as well and possibly re-activated by you.