Privacy Notice

Information on data protection during the application process

Information according to article 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for the application processes for the ‘Master of Public Policy’ at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt

1. Identity and contact details of the controller

The controller according to article 13 subsection 1(a) GDPR is

University of Erfurt
Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
P.O. Box 90 02 22
99089 Erfurt
Germany

The university is a body governed by public law. It is legally represented by the President Prof. Dr. Walter Bauer-Wabnegg.

E-mail: praesident@uni-erfurt.de

2. Contact details of the data protection officer

Mrs. Ute Winter
Universität Erfurt
Nordhäuser Straße 63
99089 Erfurt
Germany

Telephone: +49 (0) 361 737 5651
E-mail: datenschutz@uni-erfurt.de

3. Purpose and legal basis of the processing

If you decide to apply for the Master of Public Policy, we will process your application data in order to contact you as well as to assess whether you have the qualifications and aptitude and fulfill the professional requirements for the position you are applying for. Selection processes at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt are carried out according to the requirements determined in section 33 subsection 2 of the German Basic Law (GG), the General Act on Equal Treatment (AGG), the Act on Higher Education of the Land of Thuringia (ThürHG), and budgetary law.

4. Recipients of personal data

Personal data contained in the application documents are given to the members of the admission committee of the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt in question, the responsible student recruitment managers, as well as program coordinators.

5. Storage period

You personal data/application documents will be destroyed within three months after receipt of a rejection, unless longer storage is necessary in order to defend legal claims. In case of successful application, your application documents will be further processed for purposes of administration of the study program.

6. Rights of the data subject

You have the right of access (article 15 GDPR), the right to rectification (article 16 GDPR), to erasure (article 17 GDPR), to restriction of processing (article 18 GDPR), to object (article 21 GDPR) as well as the right to data portability (article 20 GDPR).

Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority according to article 51 GDPR. In the Land of Thuringia, this is the commissioner for data protection and freedom of information of Thuringia.

7. Obligation to provide personal data

In order for the selection process to be carried out as required by law, applicants are required to provide the relevant personal data. Applicants who fail to provide the relevant personal data might not be considered for the position in question. Selection processes at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt are carried out according to the requirements determined in section 33 subsection 2 of the German Basic Law (GG), the General Act on Equal Treatment (AGG), the Act on Higher Education of the Land of Thuringia (ThürHG), and budgetary law, which dictate that candidates are selected based on qualifications, aptitude and professional requirements.

(19.03.2019)