The responsible body as defined in data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:
TFU - TechnologieFörderungsUnternehmen GmbH
Sedanstraße 14 - 89077 Ulm - Germany
Managing Director: Business graduate Ulrike Hudelmaier
Tel: 00 49 731 1423-0
Registered office: Ulm
HRB 1653 - Ulm Administrative Court
Tax ID number: 88004/49907 - Ulm Revenue Office
You may exercise the following rights at any time by contacting our data protection officer at the address provided:
If you have given us your consent, you can revoke it permanently at any time.
You can contact your local supervisory authority at any time with a complaint. Your supervisory authority will vary depending on your country of residence, occupation and the nature of the alleged infringement. A list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) and their addresses can be found at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. Therefore, we only store your personal data as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes mentioned here or as required according to the various storage periods determined by the competent legal authorities. Once the purpose in question no longer exists or the storage period expires, the corresponding data will be routinely blocked or erased in accordance with statutory requirements.
Information of a general nature is automatically collected by a cookie when you access our website. This information (server log files) includes, among other things, the type of browser used, the operating system used, the domain name of your internet service provider, and other similar data. This only includes information that cannot be connected to you as an individual.
This information is produced automatically during Internet use and is required for technical reasons so that the requested web content can be correctly displayed. It is processed for the following purposes in particular:
The processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interest arising from the aforementioned purposes of data collection. We do not use your data to draw conclusions about you personally. The only recipients of the data are the responsible body and, if applicable, the external processor.
Anonymous information of this kind can be statistically analysed in order to improve our website and its underlying technology.
We use "cookies", as do many other websites. Cookies are small text files that are transferred from a website server to your hard drive. This automatically provides us with certain data, such as your IP address, the browser used, the operating system on your computer, and your connection to the Internet.
Cookies cannot be used to run programmes or transfer viruses to your computer. Based on the information contained in the cookies, we can make navigation easier for you and ensure that our website displays correctly.
The information we collect will never be forwarded to third parties or linked with your personal data without your explicit consent.
We use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS to protect the security of your data during transmission.
If you contact us with any questions by eMail or through the contact form, you thereby give us your consent to contact you. A valid eMail address is required for this purpose. This is used to allocate the request and then reply to it. The provision of any further data is optional. The information you give us will be stored for the purpose of processing the request, as well as for any follow-up questions. After your request has been processed, your personal data will automatically be deleted.
In order to present our contents correctly and in a graphically appealing way across all browsers, we use script libraries and font libraries such as Google Web Fonts (https://www.google.com/webfonts/) on this website. Google Web Fonts are loaded into your browser's cache to avoid multiple loading. If your browser does not support Google Web Fonts or does not allow access, content will be displayed in a default font.
Accessing script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the library operator. In theory, it is possible - but currently also unclear whether and, if so, for what purposes - that operators of corresponding libraries collect data.
This website uses Google Maps API to display geographical information. When Google Maps is used, Google also collects, processes and utilises data about the visitor's use of map functions. For more information about how Google processes your information, please see the Google Privacy Notices. You can also access the Data Protection Centre there to change the protection settings for your personal data.
Detailed instructions for managing your own data in connection with Google products can be found here.
If you have any questions about data protection, please send us an eMail or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organisation directly: