Data Protection/Privacy

Your visit to the Mainz University of Applied Sciences website is logged. Essentially, the IP address currently used by your PC, the name of your internet provider, date and time, the browser type and operating system of your PC, as well as the pages you have viewed are recorded. This data is not among the personal data, but instead is anonymized. This data is evaluated by us exclusively for statistical purposes and to improve what we offer.

When you visit our website, data may be stored on your computer, known as cookies, which make it easier for you to use our website. However, you have the option of deactivating this function within your web browser, which can lead to restrictions on the usability of our pages.

Collection and processing of personal data

Personal data transmitted to us such as name, address, telephone number or e-mail address will only be processed for correspondence with you and only for the purpose for which you have provided us with the data. We will not pass on your data to third parties unless we are legally obliged to do so or you have given us your prior consent. All personal data will only be stored by us as long as this is necessary for the respective purpose or as long as we are legally obliged to store it.

If you have provided us with personal data, you can have it deleted at any time.


This website uses the tool Matomo - Open Source Web analytics.

When accessing the pages of Mainz University of Applied Sciences (, the following data is stored in a log file:

  • anonymized IP address (anonymization is done by truncating parts of the IP address)
  • date and time of the access
  • accessed page or name of the accessed file
  • message whether access to the page or retrieval of the file was successful
  • transferred data volume
  • web browser and operating system used

The above-mentioned data is used exclusively for statistical purposes and to ensure proper operation. Personal user profiles cannot be created. The statistics are not passed on to third parties. The Internet offer of Mainz University of Applied Sciences does not use any techniques that aim to evaluate the access behavior of individual users.

When you access individual pages, cookies known as temporary cookies are used. These session cookies do not contain any personal data and are automatically deleted after the session has ended when your web browser closes.

The web analysis service Matomo, which stores a recognition cookie for 7 days, is used to collect statistical data on the use of our internet services. No personal data is collected when the statistical data is transmitted.

Please note that the Matomo deactivation cookie is deleted when you clean the cookies stored in your browser.

Switch Matomo on/off


Our websites contain links to the external social networks Facebook and Twitter. The links are marked with the respective Facebook and Twitter logos on our website. Social plugins are not used. When you visit our websites with links to Facebook and Twitter, no data will be transmitted to third parties. Only when you have accessed the website of the social media service and registered or logged in to this service will the data be transferred.

Here you can find the data usage guidelines of Facebook and Twitter.

We are not responsible for whether the operators of the social media platforms comply with the legal data protection and privacy regulations.

your rights & information

If you no longer consent to the storage of your personal data or if it has become incorrect, we will, upon request, delete or block your data or make the necessary corrections (as far as this is possible under applicable law).
Upon request, you will receive free of charge information about all personal data that we have stored about you.

If you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, for information, correction, blocking or deletion of data, please contact us by e-mail at: kontakt (at)