Data Protection Policy
Note: You will find the online inquiry form at the bottom of this page.
Data protection policy
The responsible body within the meaning of the data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:
Rektorat der Pädagogischen Hochschule Tirol, Pastorstr. 7, 6020 Innsbruck, Rektor: Mag. Thomas Schöpf
Collecting general information
When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected. This information (server log files) includes, amongst other things, the type of browser used, the operating system used, the domain name of your internet service provider, and other similar data. None of this information can be connected to you as an individual. This information is produced automatically when using the internet and is required for technical reasons so that the requested web content can be correctly displayed. We perform statistical analysis of data of this kind in order to improve our website and its underlying technology.
To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) over HTTPS.
Cookies are small text files that a website places on a visitor's device. There are three categories of cookie:
- cookies that are absolutely necessary to ensure basic functions of the website
- functional cookies to ensure the performance of the website
- targeted cookies to improve the user experience
- Cookies are used on our websites in connection with the (Office365) log-in.
- For example, this allows us to recognise that a user has already entered a user name and a password.
Statistical Evaluation (Tracking)
The following target-oriented cookies are used for the statistical evaluation of the use of our website.
Tracking for Personalisation
- Internal ID of the requested page
- Attributes of the requested page
- Categories of the requested page
These data will not be disclosed to third parties. These data are automatically deleted after no more than 7 weeks.
Social Media Cookies
Where PHT pages include social media plug-ins for recommending and sharing articles on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, we use a two-stage process. Data is only transferred to third parties when users click on one of the icons displayed in the social media bar. PHT has no influence on cookies set by Facebook, Twitter etc., nor does PHT have access to them.
Restricted function without cookies
- You can delete cookies using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Shift + Del or via the corresponding browser menu.
You have the fundamental rights to information, rectification, erasure, restriction, data portabililty, revocation and objection. If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law, or your data protection rights have otherwise been violated in any way, you can complain to the supervisory authority. In Austria, this is the Data Protection Authority.
You can contact our Data Protection Officer via the following web form.