Data Privacy Policy For All Visitors Of This Website

This privacy policy applies to every server of the Leibniz-Institut für Bildungsverläufe (LIfBi) as well as all WWW-pages of LIfBi on which this privacy policy is linked.

General remarks

Data protection is our concern and our legal obligation. To ensure the safety of your data during the transfer, we use – orientated to the current state of technology – corresponding ciphering methods (e. g. SSL/TLS) and solid technical systems. The information supply of LIfBi can principally be used with browsers in which Java-applets, Active-X-Controls and cookies are deactivated. Insomuch as the functionality is essentially constrained by that, a corresponding note is given.

Person responsible

Leibniz-Institut für Bildungsverläufe e.V.
Wilhelmsplatz 3
96047 Bamberg
Phone: +49 951 863-3400
Fax: +49 951 863-3411
E-Mail: kontakt(at)

The Leibniz-Institut is a registered association. It is legally represented by Prof. Dr. Cordula Artelt

Purposes of processing

We gather data about your person solely within statutory framework for the following purposes:

  • Warranty of operational safety of our web presence, i. e. for detection of misuse and fault clearance.
  • Optimisation of the display of answers on your computer.
  • Fulfilling our legal duty of disclosure towards state entities.
  • Furnishing particulars towards holders of (ancillary) copyright on their request.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data

Insofar as we obtain consent for the processing of personal data, art. 6 par. 1 let. a) DSGVO serves as a legal basis.

Insofar as a processing of personal data is necessary in terms of the fulfilling of a legal obligation, art. 6 par. 1 let. b) DSGVO serves as a legal basis.

When the processing is necessary for adherence of a eligible concern on our part or of a third party and the concerns worthy of protection, civil rights and basic freedoms of the person pertained do not prevail the concern mentioned first, art. 6 par. 1 let. f) DSGVO serves as a legal basis.

Categories of data

Administration and Editing

In terms of administration and editing, function identifiers and personal identifiers with access protection mechanisms are applied and changes, that are made with these identifiers, are recorded.

Logging file

As soon as you view this or another LIfBi-webpage, you transmit to our webserver via your internet browser. The following data is recorded für reasons of communication during a current connection between your browser and our webserver:

  • Date and time of the request
  • Name of the requested file
  • Page of which the file as been requested
  • State of access (e. g. file transferred, file not found)
  • Used web browser and screen resolution as well as the used operation system
  • Complete IP address of the requesting computer
  • Amount of transferred data


By the use of cookies, the website is able to provide extended functionality and personalization. The appointment of essential cookies, so far as you did not personally prohibit this, ensues on the basis of art. 6 par. 1 letter f) DSGVO. Further cookies are not set.


Insofar as you disclose a concern via e-mail, mailing, phone or fax, the data will be processed for the purpose of handling the request or in case of follow-up questions as well as a exchange of views. Therefor we always choose the way of communication pursued by yourself, unless you wish an alternation.

Receiver or categories of receiver of personal data

Our IT service can be a receiver of your personal data within the context of processing of finalized contracts. Further information about service contractors are available in the corresponding section of this webpage.

Duration of storage of personal data

Administration and editing

Personalized administration and editing accesses to our webpages are confined after an individual’s resignation from LIfBi and deleted one year after the ending of the year of resignation.

Logging file

Every protocol that contains personal data is deleted after seven days.


Cookies are set for the duration of the browser session.

Data subject rights

According to General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) the following rights appertain to you:

Insofar as your personal data is processed, you have the right to receive disclosure about the data concerning yourself that is stored (art. 15 DSGVO). In case of processing of incorrect data, you have the right of rectification (art. 16 DSGVO). Are the legal premisses fulfilled, you can demand deletion or restriction of processing as well as lodge an objection against the processing (art. 17, 18 and 19 DSGVO). If you have agreed to the data processing or a contract pertaining data protection exists and the data protection is conducted by means of automatized proceedings, as the case may be, the right of data portability may appertain to you (art. 20 DSGVO). Furthermore a right of complaint towards the federal commissioner for data protection and freedom of information is in place.

Technical contradiction solution to Matomo web statistics


As a protection of your requests concerning the application to our LIfBi newsletter we use the service reCAPTCHA of the organisation Google Inc. (Google). The prompt serves the distinction between submission by a human or an abusive automatized processing by machine. The prompt includes the transmission of the IP address and p.r.n. further data that is required for the running of the service reCAPTCHA to Google. For that purpose, your data is transmitted to Google and is continued to be used there. Prior to that, in member states of the European Union and other contractual states of the convention of the European economic sphere your IP address is truncated by Google. Only in exceptional cases the entire IP address is transmitted to a server of Google in the United States and truncated there. For this data, the divergent data protection regulations of the organisation Google apply. Further information about the privacy policy of Google is available via

Other matters concerning our privacy policy

We reserve the right to adjust this privacy policy when necessary, so that it always corresponds to the current requirements or reflects alterations of our services. It is always the current privacy policy that applies to a renewed visit to our web presence.

Corporate data protection mandate

Brigitte Bogensperger
E-Mail: betrieblicher-datenschutz(at)
Phone: +49 951 863 3418