Data Collection and Storage
Every visit to the Leuphana University Lüneburg website is stored in a log file. This log file exists solely to prevent the misuse of data and for the purposes of anonymous, statistical evaluation about the use of our internet services so that we may optimize our website. At certain points in our internet services, you will be asked to provide personal data (for example, when ordering our newsletter) in forms. We need this information in order to fulfill your request. It remains your decision whether you provide this information. Your personal data will never be connected or compared with other data, rather it will always be used solely for the purpose you intend. If it is necessary to store data in order to fulfill your request, your information will be filed on a secure server. Data will not be stored longer than required to fulfill your request.
Transmission of Personal Data to Third Parties
Data collected from visits to Leuphana University's website and stored on log files are transmitted to third parties only when required by law or court decision, or in cases when attacks on the University's internet infrastructure make it necessary to forward such data for purposes of legal action or criminal prosecution. We do not transmit data for other commercial or non-commercial purposes.
The University will use the personal information you enter solely for the purpose you intend; it will remain within the University and will be shared only with the departments, offices and facilities relevant to your request. Data will not be transmitted to third parties for other purposes.
A cookie is a text file generated by the server and sent to the user's internet browser. Certain functions of the Leuphana Internet presence use session cookies. Session cookies store a series of numbers to identify the user (ID). The website server needs this ID, for example, in order to save sections of forms that you have already filled out. No other information concerning use shall be recorded. The session cookies ceases to be valid once you have sent the form, after four minutes of computer inactivity, or after you have closed the internet browser; the cookies are then automatically erased.
At your request, we store your email address for the purposes of identification when fulfilling specific information services (such as newsletters, preferred programs of study). The addresses are encrypted when stored in a database. The database and the distribution lists are available only to the system administrator and cannot be accessed through the internet.
Links zu anderen Anbietern
Our internet presence contains links to websites operated by third parties. We have no influence on whether these parties observe data privacy regulations.
For further information regarding the processing of personal data at Leuphana University Lüneburg, please contact the university's data security office.