Privacy statement#

Thank you for visiting our website at In the following, we would like to inform you how we handle your personal data in accordance with Art. 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


The body named in the Imprint is responsible for the data processing as represented below.

Usage data#

When you visit our websites, so-called usage data are temporarily evaluated on our web server for statistical purposes as a protocol with the aim of improving the quality of our websites. This data set comprises:

  • the name and address of the requested content

  • the date and time of the request

  • the data volume transferred

  • the access status such as content transferred, content not found

  • the description of the internet browser and operating system used

  • the referral link, which indicates from which website you came to ours

  • the IP address of the requesting computer, which is abbreviated in such a way that it can no longer be linked to a specific person.

The protocol data specified are only evaluated anonymously.

Data security#

We employ technical and organizational measures to protect your data as comprehensively as possible from unwanted access. We use an encryption process on our websites. Your data are transferred from your computer to our server and vice versa over the internet using a TLS encryption protocol. You can usually recognize this by the fact that the lock symbol in the status bar of your browser is closed and the address line begins with https://.


The websites for Univention product documentation doesn’t use Cookies.


We use the web analysis tool Matomo to design our websites to suit your needs. Because the Univention product documentation website uses no cookies, Matomo doesn’t create usage profiles.

We use Matomo for search analytics. When you use the search included in the Univention product documentation and enter search terms, Matomo saves the term 500 milliseconds after you finished typing. The search terms are used to improve the quality of the search results.

Contact form#

You have the option of contacting us through our contact form. For it to be possible to use the contact form, we first require you to complete the data marked as required fields. We use these data on the basis of point (f) of Art. 6 (1) of the GDPR to respond to your query.

In addition, you can also decide for yourself whether you would like to provide us with additional data. Such data is provided voluntarily and aren’t urgently required for contacting us. Your voluntarily provided data is processed on the basis of your consent in accordance with point (a) of Art. 6 (1) of the GDPR.

Your data is only processed to respond to your query. We delete your data once they are no longer required and provided that we aren’t legally required to store them for longer. Insofar as the data you provide through the contact form are processed on the basis of point (f) of Art. 6 (1) of the GDPR, you may object to the processing at any time. Furthermore, you can withdraw your consent to the processing of the voluntarily provided data at any time. To do so, please use the email address provided in the Imprint.

Duration of storage#

Unless we have already provided specific information about the individual storage period, we delete personal data once they are no longer required for the aforementioned processing purposes and there are no legal storage obligations preventing their deletion.

Your rights as a data subject#

As regards the processing of your personal data, the GDPR grants you as a data subject certain rights.

Right to access (Art. 15 of the GDPR)#

You have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed, and, where that is the case, access to the personal data and the information listed in Art. 15 of the GDPR.

Right to rectification (Art. 16 of the GDPR)#

You have the right to obtain without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you and, if applicable to have incomplete personal data completed.

Right to erasure (Art. 17 of the GDPR)#

You have the right to obtain the erasure of personal data concerning you without undue delay where one of the grounds listed in Art. 17 of the GDPR applies:

Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 of the GDPR)#

You have the right to obtain restriction of processing where one of the requirements listed in Art. 18 of the GDPR applies, for example if you have objected to the processing, for the duration of the examination by the controller.

Right to data portability (Art. 20 of the GDPR)#

In certain cases, listed individually in Art. 20 of the GDPR, you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and have the right to have these data transmitted to another controller.

Right to withdrawal (Art. 7 of the GDPR)#

If data is processed on the basis of your consent, you are entitled in accordance with Art. 7 (3) of the GDPR to withdraw your consent to the use of your personal data at any time. Please note that this withdrawal of consent is only effective for the future and does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

Right to object (Art. 21 of the GDPR)#

If data are processed on the basis of point (f) of Art. 6 (1) of the GDPR (processing for the purposes of legitimate interests) or on the basis of point (e) of Art. 6 (1) of the GDPR (processing for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority), you have the right to object to the processing at any time on grounds relating to your particular situation. We will then not process your personal data any further, unless there are demonstrably compelling reasons for processing which are worthy of protection and outweigh your interests, rights, and freedoms, or the processing is necessary for the assertion, exercising, or defense of legal claims.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (Art. 77 of the GDPR)#

In accordance with Art. 77 of the GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes data protection provisions. The right to lodge a complaint can be asserted in particular with a supervisory authority in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work, or place of the alleged infringement.

Asserting your rights#

Unless otherwise specified above, please contact the body named in the Imprint to assert your rights as a data subject.

Contact details of the data protection officer#

Our external data protection officer will be happy to provide you with information regarding all aspects of data protection and can be contacted here

datenschutz nord GmbH
Konsul-Smidt-Straße 88
28217 Bremen

If you do contact our data protection officer, please also specify the controller as named in the Imprint.