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Data protection declaration

We, the University of Applied Sciences Trier, are pleased about your visit to our website and your interest in our university. The protection of your personal data is important to us. Personal data are individual details about personal or factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable physical person. This includes information such as your real name, address, telephone number and date of birth. Since this data enjoys special protection, it is only collected by us to the extent that is technically necessary. In accordance with our obligation, we will explain below what information we collect during your visit to our website and how it is used. Our data protection practice is in accordance with the regulations of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the Rhineland-Palatinate State Data Protection Act and the Telemedia Act (TMG). We only process data that are necessary for the fulfilment of our tasks. Only if you have given your consent separately in advance or if this is required by law, your data will also be used for further, precisely defined purposes.

Responsible body

Responsible body within the meaning of § 13 para. 1 TMG / § 3 para. 7 BDSG is:

Trier University of Applied Sciences


54208 Trier

E-mail: president(at)hochschule-trier.de

Fax: +49 (0)651 8103 333

Data transfer / earmarking

We only pass on personal data to third parties if this is necessary for us to comply with legal requirements or our contractual obligations. If you provide us with personal data within the scope of a consent, this data will only be used for the purpose on which the consent is based and which you have agreed to in advance. We will only store your personal data for as long as this is necessary for the intended purpose of data collection or required by law. Your concerns worthy of protection will be taken into account in accordance with the statutory provisions. You can obtain information about the stored data concerning you from the responsible body. Personal data will not be passed on to third parties except for the aforementioned purposes.


We collect, process and store the following data when you access this website or individual files on the website: IP address, website from which the file was accessed, name of the file, date and time of access, amount of data transferred and notification of the success of the access (so-called web log). We use this access data exclusively in non-personalized form for the continuous improvement of our Internet offer.

Some internal web pages require members of the university or registered users to log in using their user name and password. To prevent misuse, the user name and the time of access are logged.

Information about the use of cookies

We use cookies on various pages to make your visit to our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions. Cookies are small text files that your browser can store on your computer. The process of storing a cookie file is also called 'setting a cookie'. You can set your browser to inform you about the setting of cookies, to decide on acceptance on a case-by-case basis or to generally accept or refuse cookies. Cookies can be used for different purposes, e.g. to recognize that your PC has already had a connection to a website (permanent cookies) or to store last viewed websites (session cookies). Some of our websites require cookies. In order to use the full functionality of our website, we recommend that you accept cookies for our website.

Data security and data protection, communication by e-mail

Your personal data will be stored by taking technical and organizational precautions in such a way that they are not accessible to third parties. Web pages with sensitive content are protected by cryptographic protocols such as SSL/TLS.

Most of the form content on our websites is sent by e-mail. When communicating by e-mail, we cannot guarantee complete data security, so we recommend that you send information that requires a high level of confidentiality by post.

Contact for data protection issues - Data Protection Officer

Our data protection officer is available to answer any data protection questions you may have: E-mail: data protection(at)hochschule-trier.de

Links to websites of other providers

This data protection declaration applies to the websites at greatergreen.eu. Insofar as links refer to contents of other providers, their data collection and data use can take place according to principles other than those described above.

Updating and validity of the data protection declaration

By using our website, you consent to the use of data as described above. This data protection declaration is currently valid and dates from February 1, 2014.

Due to the further development of our websites or the implementation of new technologies, it may become necessary to change this data protection declaration. The University of Trier reserves the right to change the data protection declaration at any time with effect for the future. We recommend that you re-read the current data protection statement from time to time. For the websites of other departments of the University of Applied Sciences Trier, such as faculties, institutes, student bodies or central institutions, special regulations may apply. These are explained in the respective data protection declarations of the individual Internet presences.