Privacy Statement

This privacy statement covers our website The statement for the app is available here.

Name and address of the data controller

The data controller as defined by the General Data Protection Regulation, national data protection laws of member states and other data protection regulations is:

Universität des Saarlandes
Prof. Dr. Holger Hermanns
Department of Computer Science
Gebäude. E1 3, Raum 501
66123 Saarbrücken

E-Mail: privacy (at)
Phone: +49 681 – 302 5631

Universität des Saarlandes is represented by its University President; Address: Campus, 66123 Saarbrücken, GERMANY; E-Mail: postzentrale (at); Phone: +49 681 – 302 0

Contact details for the data protection officer

Meerwiesertalweg 15
66123 Saarbrücken

E-Mail: datenschutz (at)
Phone: +49 681 – 302 2813


Universität des Saarlandes processes personal data a) to the extent necessary to provide a functioning website, to deliver website content and to offer services, and b) to use your personal data for ensuring the security of the website.

Legal Basis

a) Art. 6(1)(a) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) forms the legal basis for Universität des Saarlandes to obtain the consent of a data subject for their personal data to be processed. You give your consent to receive this website.

b) Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR forms the legal basis if data processing is necessary in order to protect the legitimate interests of Saarland University. It is our legitimate interests to maintain the security of this website.

Scope of data processing

Each time this website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the user’s computer system. The following data are collected:

  • The user’s IP address and port number
  • Date and time of access
  • Referrer website
  • Data transfer size
  • HTTP error code (error log)
  • User-Agent
  • Request URL and method

Storage period

a) For the purpose of delivering the website, your data is stored until processing your request is completed.

b) For the purpose of maintaining security of this website, your data is stored in log files. Log files are deleted after 14 days.

Other Recipients

We do not share your personal data with others.

Transfers of personal data to third countries or international organisations

We do not transfer personal data to third countries or international organisations.

Your Rights

You have the right to access, to rectify, to erasure, to object, to restrict processing, to data portability, to withdraw your consent and to launch a complaint with your local data protection authority.

The regulatory authority responsible for Universität des Saarlandes is:

Unabhängiges Datenschutzzentrum Saarland
Die Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
Fritz-Dobisch-Straße 12
66111 Saarbrücken
Tel.: +49 681 94781-0
poststelle (at)

Updates to this privacy notice

Online services of Universität des Saarlandes are subject to constant change and development and this privacy notice will be updated accordingly. You should therefore read this privacy notice regularly to keep informed about changes with regard to the processing of your personal data. We will notify you if these changes require your consent.