With this data protection declaration, the Helmut Schmidt University / Bundeswehr University, Hamburg complies with its obligation to inform visitors to the University homepage about the kind, scope and purpose of the collection and use of data.
Deviations from the present regulations are explicitly specified in separate data protection declarations of the respective individual areas. Every time a user visits the website of the Helmut Schmidt University/ Bundeswehr University, Hamburg and every time he/she downloads a file, information about this process is temporarily collected, stored and processed in a log file.
On the occasion of every access/download, the following data are recorded and used:
- IP address
- site visited (from where the file was requested)
- name of downloaded file
- date and time of request
- data transmission volume
- access status, i. e. an information if access/download was positive
- description of the type of web browser used
Further personal data are recorded only if the respective user voluntarily provides this information through direct contact. Postal and email addresses indicated in this context are used only for the purpose of correspondence or shipment.
If the user disagrees with this data being saved and analyzed, he/she can object the saving and use at any time via mouse click. In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie is placed on the browser, which means that Matomo collects no session information at all. Note: Clearing cookies means that the opt-out cookie is also deleted and you might have to enable it again.
The aforementioned data recording serves only system internal and statistic purposes. The data is analyzed and regularly deleted to improve the information offered by theHelmut Schmidt University/ Bundeswehr University, Hamburg. Any other use or disclosure to third parties is not permitted. Furthermore, the Helmut Schmidt University/ Bundeswehr University, Hamburg collects and uses this personal user data in full compliance with the Federal Data Privacy Act.
Any exceptions or deviations from the aforementioned data collection and/ or the identified deletion deadline of 1 month are provided at the relevant page in a separate data privacy statement clearly visible for the user, for example data collection by the data processing center.
The Helmut Schmidt University/ Bundeswehr University, Hamburg would like to inform the users that we seek to ensure comprehensive privacy in the use of electronic communications but cannot provide an absolute guarantee. For transmission of confidential information via email, please ask the addressee beforehand about the possibility of data encryption or forward confidential information by mail.
For further information about data privacy, please contact:
Frau RAmtfr Katrin Reinecke