Imprint / Data Protection
The Innovation Greenhouse is a project funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy at the University of Hohenheim.
The University of Hohenheim is a body governed by public law.
It is legally represented by its President Prof. Dr. sc. agr. Stephan Dabbert.
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Please take note of the important legal information about the content and availability of these websites, about copyright, and about external links.
The content of this website was produced with due diligence. However, the University of Hohenheim is not liable for the correctness, completeness, or up-to-dateness of the content provided.
The University of Hohenheim will make every effort to offer the service without interruption. However, even with all due care, interruptions cannot be completely prevented. It retains the right to change or stop its offer at any time. We do not accept liability for interruptions or other disruptions due to files that have not been linked properly or formats that have not been structured properly.
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All of the content and structures of this website are protected by copyright and ancillary copyright. Publication on the world wide web or other internet services is not equivalent to consent for use by third parties. Any use not permitted by German copyright requires the prior written agreement of the University of Hohenheim.
We expressly permit and welcome citation of our documents and setting links to our website as long as it is made clear that it is the content of the University of Hohenheim’s website and as long as this content is not connected to third-party content that conflicts with the interests of the University of Hohenheim.
Please direct questions to the web editors: firstname.lastname@example.org
Note on problems with external links
According to Sec. 7(1) of the German Telecommunications Act, the University of Hohenheim as a content provider is legally responsible for its “own content” that it provides. Links to content from other providers is considered separate from the University’s own content. “External content” is provided in a way by the University of Hohenheim that is marked in the following way:
“Links” are always “living” (dynamic) references. When first linking the site, the University of Hohenheim checked the content to ensure that no civil or criminal legal responsibility could arise. However, the University does not continually check the content linked for changes that could lead to civil or criminal responsibility. If it discovers or if it is told that specific content to which it has linked could lead to civil or criminal responsibility, it will remove the link to this content.
Whenever we speak of people on these pages, we, of course, mean women, men and other genders equally. That is why we use gender-neutral language whenever possible. If it is not possible in some instances, then we use the basic form (generic feminine / masculine).
Data protection declaration
When you visit our websites, personal data is processed. Personal data is all information that can be used to identify you personally.
With regard to the terms used, such as “processing" or "controller" we refer to the definitions in Art. 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Who is responsible for data processing on this website?
Responsible for the data processing on this website is:
“Controller” shall mean the natural or legal person, public authority, agency, or any other body which alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.
The Data Protection Commissioner according to Art. 37 EU-GDPR is:
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have the right at any time and free of charge to receive information about the origin, recipient, and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have the right to demand the correction, blocking, or erasure of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal notice for this and other questions on the subject of data protection. Furthermore, you have the right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority.
Right of revocation
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent, e.g. when we publish pictures which are subject to your copyright or on which you are depicted. You have the right to revoke consent granted in accordance with Art. 7(3) GDPR with effect for the future. For this purpose an informal email to us is sufficient.
Right to object
You may object to the future processing of data concerning you at any time in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR. The objection may be made in particular against processing for the purposes of direct marketing.
Right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority
If there are data protection violations, you as the data subject have the right to lodge a complaint to the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority in matters of data protection law is the State Data Protection Commissioner of the federal state in which our organization is based. List of Data Protection Commissioners
Right to data portability
You have the right to have data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another controller, this will only take place as far as it is technically feasible.
Access, blocking, erasure
Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to obtain information free of charge at any time about your stored personal data, its origin and recipients, and the purpose of the data processing and, if applicable, a right to rectify, block, or erase this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal notice for this and other questions on the subject of personal data.
Disclosure of data
Personal data will not be disclosed to third parties without your express consent, unless we are legally obliged to do so (e.g. disclosure to authorities for the investigation of criminal offenses).
What data is collected on our website?
When you call up our pages, our web server automatically processes the information that your browser transmits to us on the basis of Art. 32(1) let. b) EU-GDPR in conjunction with Art. 6(1) let. c) EU-GDPR:
Browser type and language
Operating system used
The page you last visited (referrer URL)
Date and time of the server request
Amount of data transferred and the access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.)
We collect and use this data exclusively in a non-personal form, i.e. no personal evaluation takes place. Its primary purpose is to ensure security and to guarantee error-free provision of the website and also for statistical purposes. This data is not consolidated with other data sources. This data is automatically deleted after 8 days.
Most of the cookies we use are session cookies which are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If you disable cookies, the functionality of this website may be limited.
Cookies which are necessary for the provision of certain functions requested by you are stored on the basis of Sec. 4 of the State Data Protection Act of Baden-Württemberg (as amended on 6 June 2018) in conjunction with Art. 6(1) let. e EU-GDPR. The website operator is interested in the analysis, optimization, and economic operation of its services.
Insofar as other cookies (e.g. cookies to analyze your surfing behavior) are stored, these are treated separately in this data protection declaration.
Sending of newsletters
The purpose of sending the newsletter is to provide information on various topics of the University for specific occasions. To subscribe to the newsletter, an email address is required. The legal basis for the processing is Article 6(1) let. a) of the GDPR. You may revoke this consent at any time.
If you send us enquiries (e.g. by contact form or email), your details from the enquiry, including the contact details you provided there, will be used in accordance with Art. 6(1) let. b) GDPR for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. We will not pass on this data without your consent. If this data is no longer relevant, it will be deleted. Furthermore, the statutory archiving obligations apply.
YouTube in enhanced privacy mode
We use technical and organizational security measures to protect personal data that is created or collected, in particular against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction, or against attack by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments. Nevertheless, we would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet may have security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line.
If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
The University of Hohenheim is developing solutions in order to put the processes concerned on a different basis or to use alternative mechanisms.