Data Protection Information

in accordance with the obligations to inform when collecting

personal data (Art. 13 and Art. 14 DSGVO)

1. Name of the processing activity

Academic Readiness Level Assessment (ARLA)

2. Name and contact details of the responsible person

The Deggendorf Institute of Technology is a public corporation. It is represented by the President Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Peter Sperber.

  • Technische Hochschule Deggendorf
  • Deggendorf Institute of Technology
  • Dieter-Görlitz-Platz 1
  • 94469 Deggendorf
  • Germany
3. Contact details of the data protection officer

Data protection officer of the university:

  • Prof. Dr. Herbert Fischer
  • Technische Hochschule Deggendorf
  • Dieter-Görlitz-Platz 1
  • 94469 Deggendorf
  • E-Mail:
4. Purposes and legal bases of the processing
4a) Purposes of the processing

Online tool to record the level of knowledge of applicants with regard to the intended degree programme from different subject areas

  • Recording of the applicant's level of knowledge to assess suitability for studying
  • Creation of a certificate of participation in the online test
  • Verification of participation based on the certificate and the recorded test questions as part of the application to the university
4b) Legal basis of the processing

Permission of the user has to be available, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) i.V.m. Art. 7 f. DSGVO

5. Recipients or categories of recipients of the personal data

Your personal data will be disclosed to the following parties, insofar as the disclosure is necessary in each case:
Faculties, Centre of Studies

6. Transfer of personal data to a third country

A transfer to a third country does not take place.

7. Duration of storage of personal data

After collection, your data will be stored as long as is necessary for the respective task fulfilment - if necessary in compliance with the statutory retention periods. The individual periods are defined and justified in DIT's Data Privacy Management System.

Account data, contact data, educational data: The data of this legally non-binding test is kept until the end of the semester in which the participant has applied, regardless of whether the participant subsequently enrols.

Cookies: Session cookies are deleted after the browser is closed.

Log data: After the end of the application period, the log data will be deleted retroactively for the application period.

8. Data subject rights

According to the General Data Protection Regulation, you have the following rights:

If your personal data is processed, you have the right to receive information about the data stored about you (Art. 15 DSGVO).

If inaccurate personal data is processed, you have the right to rectification (Art. 16 DSGVO).

If the legal requirements are met, you may request deletion or restriction of processing as well as object to processing (Art. 17, 18 und 21 DSGVO).

If you have consented to the data processing or if there is a contract for data processing and the data processing is carried out with the help of automated procedures, you may have the right to data portability (Art. 20 DSGVO).

If you make use of your above-mentioned rights, the public body will check whether the legal requirements for this are met.

Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the

  • Bavarian State Commissioner for Data Protection
  • Wagmüllerstraße 18
  • 80538 Munich
  • Germany
  • Phone: +49 89 212672 0
  • Fax 089 212672-50
  • E-Mail:
9. Right of revocation for consent

If you have consented to data processing by DIT by making a declaration to this effect, you may revoke your consent at any time for the future. The lawfulness of the data processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation is not affected by this. You can send your declaration of revocation by sending an e-mail to

10. Obligation to provide data

You are not obliged to provide your data. It is collected on a voluntary basis. However, your data is required for processing your application for enrolment.

11. Categories of personal data

The following data is collected, processed and stored in the course of using the system:

Account data: E-mail address; password

Contact data: Surname; First name; Gender; Nationality; Date of birth; QR code (surname, first name).

Educational data: Online test results

Log data: IP address, date and time of request, time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), content of request (specific page), access status /HTTP status code, amount of data transferred in each case, website from which the request came, browser, operating system and its interface, language and version of browser software.

Cookies: only technically necessary cookies
Name: PHPSESSID, Purpose: user identification, Expiry date: after logout, Creator/ domain:, Category: technically necessary