Data Privacy Policy

This privacy policy serves to fulfill the requirements of Article 13 EU GDPR
Information to be p
rovided where personal data are collected from the data subject

Contact information

Name and address of the responsible person

Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
Theodor-W.-Adorno Platz 1
60323 Frankfurt am Main

Postal address:
Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main
60629 Frankfurt

Phone: + 49-69-798-0 | Fax: + 49-69-798-18383

For inquiries or complaints about data protection you may contact the data protection officials
of the Goethe-University.

Contact details of the data protection officer

Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
The official data protection officer
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 1
60323 Frankfurt am Main

Rights and complaints

You have the right to contact the concerned technical supervisory authority for data protection issues
to complain.

Contact address of the supervisory authority of the Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main:

Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information of Hesse
Postfach 3163
65021 Wiesbaden

Email to Commissioner for Data Protection of Hesse

Phone: +49 611 1408 - 0
Fax: +49 611 1408 - 611

You have the following rights towards Goethe-University with regard to your personal data:

  • Right of access by the data subject,
  • Right of rectification
  • Right of erasure (right to be forgotten),
  • Right to restriction of processing,
  • Right to revoke your consent,
  • Right to object to the processing,
  • Right of data portability, in a commonly used, structured and machine-readable format
    (from May 25th, 2018).

To claim these rights, please send us an email.

Type of data stored, purpose and legal basis, deletion periods

Handling of personal data

Personal data is information that can be used to determine a natural person,
ie information that identifies persons. This includes in particular names, e-mail
addresses, immatriculation numbers or telephone numbers. But also data about
preferences, hobbies, m
emberships or information about websites that have been
visited are personal d

Personal data will only be collected, used and disclosed by us if legally permitted
or if the user has consented to the data collection.

The use of personal data of students for the purpose of study is based largely on
the applicable Hessian Higher Education Act in conjunction with the applicable
Enrollment Ordinance of the State of Hessen and thus refer to EU GDPR Article 6
Paragraph 1 c).

The data of the employees of the Goethe-University collected and processed for the
purposes of personnel administration, teaching, r
esearch and examination activities
are based on the Hessian Higher Education Act, the
Enrollment Ordinance of the
State of Hesse, TV-GU, civil service law and personnel law r

Access data / server logfiles

When accessing the pages of this web server, the following data is generally stored
in the server

  • IP address
  • Date and time
  • Type of client browser
  • URL of the visited page
  • If necessary, the error message about the occurred error
  • If necessary, the requesting provider

These data are for the sole purpose of checking the functionality, safety and security
troubleshooting. This use is based on EU DSGVO Article 6 paragraph 1 f). All logfiles will be
automatically deleted after 7 days at the latest.

Establishing contact

When contacting members of the Goethe-University (for example by contact form or
email) your data will be stored for the purpose of processing the request as well as
in case of follow-up questions
arise. After processing your request or after fulfilling
the legal obligation
or the service being used, the data will be deleted unless the
retention of the data is required
for the implementation of legitimate interests of the
Goethe-University or on the basis of a legal r
egulation (e.g. law, legal decree,
statutes of Goethe-University, etc.).