Data protection

St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences
Campus-Platz 1
3100 St. Pölten

Data protection officer of the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences:
Urbanek Lind Schmid Reisch Rechtsanwälte OG
Domgasse 2
3100 St. Pölten

Use of the website

When you visit and use our website, we will collect and store the following data:

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the request
  • Subpage opened on our website
  • Browser type and version
  • Terminal used
  • Operating system
  • Referrer URL

These data are collected in order to maintain our web presence, especially to localise and rectify errors faster, to monitor the website's utilisation and, if necessary, to implement adjustments or improvements. In case of personal data, the obligation to guarantee data security and the maintenance of our online presence constitute our legitimate interests within the meaning of article 6 section 1 lit f GDPR and thus the legal basis. The data (with the exception of the IP address) are stored only for a limited period and no relation to persons can be established from these because the corresponding IP address is deleted or at least made anonymous. Your computer's IP address is also stored only for the duration of your use of our website and is subsequently deleted or made anonymous by means of abbreviation. Only in case of incidents such as cyberattacks, it may be necessary to store your data for a longer period in order to ensure the functionality and security of our web presence. Your data will never be passed on to third parties.

Use of cookies on this website

Cookies are small files which enable us to save specific information relating to you, the user, on your PC while you visit one of our websites. Cookies help us to find out how many users visit our websites and to determine the frequency of their visits. They also help us to make our services more user-friendly and efficient. The content of the cookies we use is limited to an identification number which does not allow users to be specifically identified.

It is possible to use our website without cookies. You can deactivate cookies in your browser, restrict them to certain websites, or adjust your browser settings to notify you as soon as a cookie is sent. You can also delete cookies from your PC's hard drive at any time. However, please note that if you do this, the display of the website may be restricted and certain features may not be available.

All data subjects have the following rights:

  • The right to access the respective personal data
  • The right to rectification, deletion or restriction of processing
  • The right to data portability
  • The right of opposition

You can assert these rights by responding to the responsible data security staff at the St. Pölten UAS. Please use this contact form.

  • The right of complaint

You can assert this right by filing a complaint with the Austrian Data Protection Authority at as the competent supervisory authority.

In case you have any further questions or suggestions, please contact us by e-mail at any time:

As part of the teaching and research activities of the University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten, projects and scientific work within the meaning of Section 2d of the Research Organization Act are carried out by the University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten as the responsible body and for predominant legitimate interests in scientific research. All concerned parties will be informed with the details of the associated data processing and the associated data protection rights in connection with the concrete projects and scientific work.