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The University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt respects your privacy and handles your personal data carefully and conscientiously.

We would like to inform you that all personal data that you provide to us in the context of your contact with the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt, will be processed exclusively by employees of the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt and are used exclusively for internal purposes and shall not be passed on to third parties. Excepted from this are those data which we have to pass on to authorities and offices on the basis of legal provisions.

Personal data that you have provided us as part of your participation in exchange programmes will be used exclusively for the organization and processing of your exchange programme and, if necessary, forwarded to the respective partner university. For events that are organized as part of your exchange programme, your data for the organization and processing of the event can be forwarded to processors. The following personal data are processed: name, date of birth, gender, e-mail address, address, telephone number, health insurance, study data, language skills and copies of travel documents. We process your personal data as long as you remain in contact with us, as well as for the duration of legal storage and documentation obligations. In general, these are 2 years for health data, 3 years for general personal data, 7 years for financial data and 80 years for examination data according to the Education Documentation Act.

We would like to point out that, to the extent permitted by law, you have a right of access, rectification, deletion, limitation of processing and objection to processing in relation to your personal data. In the case of revocation, the legality of the data processing until revocation remains unaffected. However, further participation in the exchange programmes is no longer possible upon revocation. Your rights can be obtained from the coordination office for data protection at the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt GmbH, Johannes Gutenberg-Str. 3, 2700 Wiener Neustadt, E-Mail: datenschutz@fhwn.ac.at, Telephone: +43 (0) 2622 89084 11, as the responsible data processor. The right to complain may be asserted as the competent supervisory authority at the Austrian Data Protection Authority, Hohenstaufengasse 3, 1010 Vienna, tel. +43 1 531 15-202525.

Fachhochschule Wiener Neustadt für Wirtschaft und Technik GmbH

Infocenter P: +43(0)2622/89 084-0 F: +43(0)2622/89 084-99

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