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Privacy Policy for the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg Job Exchange

March 2020

Data-protection Information for data subjects during the collection of personal data
Art. 12, 13 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - (as of: 01th October 2018)

The basic privacy information of the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg can be found at:

The following is data protection information specific to data processing in connection with the operation of the BTU website.

Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU) would like to make the way in which data is used transparent and show you when which data is stored and how it is used. This data protection notice relates to the websites and web services of the BTU that can be accessed under the domain (further referred to as the BTU website). For the personalized services accessible under the same domains, extended or deviating data protection provisions may apply, to which reference is made on the homepage of the respective service. Data processing is subject to the applicable data protection regulations, in particular the Basic Data Protection Regulation, the Brandenburg Data Protection Act and the Telemedia Act.

In the following, we inform you about the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data. This information can be accessed at any time from our website.

Technical implementation

The web servers of the BTU Career Center Job Exchange are maintained by the company Bitshifters GmbH (Ritterstraße 5, 01968 Senftenberg) and operated by the BTU Career Center.

Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg, Career Center, Platz der Deutschen Einheit 1, 03046 Cottbus. 


When you access this or other BTU web pages, you transmit data to our web server via your Internet browser. The following data is temporarily recorded in a log file during an ongoing connection for communication between your Internet browser and our web server:

  • IP address of the requesting computer
  • Date and time of access
  • Name, URL and transferred data volume of the retrieved file
  • Access status (requested file transferred, not found, etc.)
  • Identification data of the browser and operating system used (if transmitted by the requesting web browser)
  • Website from which access was made (if transmitted by the requesting web browser)

The processing of the data in this log file is done as follows:

  • The log entries are continuously analyzed automatically in order to detect attacks on the web servers and respond accordingly.
  • In individual cases, i.e. reported malfunctions, errors and security incidents, a manual analysis is performed.
  • The logs are further used to create anonymized access statistics. 

Active components

Active components such as JavaScript, Java applets or Active-X controls are used on this website. This function can be switched off by you through the setting of your internet browser.


The forms built into this website are used for various purposes for the fulfillment of the BTU's service tasks. The server provider (web hoster) is responsible for storing and processing the personal data entered using a form in a manner that complies with data protection regulations.


Like many other websites, we also use so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files that are transferred from a website server to your hard drive. Through this, we automatically receive certain data such as IP address, browser used, operating system and your connection to the Internet.

Cookies cannot be used to launch programs or transfer viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can facilitate your navigation and enable the correct display of our web pages.

Under no circumstances will the data we collect be passed on to third parties or linked to personal data without your consent.

Of course, you can also view our website without cookies in principle. Internet browsers are regularly set to accept cookies. In general, you can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via your browser settings. Please use the help functions of your Internet browser to find out how to change these settings. Please note that individual functions of our website may not work if you have disabled the use of cookies.

To edit your cookie settings, please click here.

SSL encryption

To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (hereinafter: Google). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, due to the activation of IP anonymization on these web pages, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.

The purposes of data processing are to evaluate the use of the website and to compile reports on activities on the website. Based on the use of the website and the internet, other related services shall then be provided. The processing is based on the legitimate interest of the website operator.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: Browser Add On to disable Google Analytics.

Use of Google Maps 

We use the "Google Maps" component of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter "Google", on our website.

With each individual call of the "Google Maps" component, a cookie is set by Google in order to process user settings and data when displaying the page on which the "Google Maps" component is integrated. As a rule, this cookie is not deleted by closing the browser, but expires after a certain time, unless you delete it manually beforehand.

If you do not agree with this processing of your data, you have the option of deactivating the "Google Maps" service and in this way preventing the transfer of data to Google. To do this, you must deactivate the Java Script function in your browser. However, we would like to point out that in this case you will not be able to use "Google Maps" or only to a limited extent.

The use of "Google Maps" and the information obtained via "Google Maps" is subject to the Google Terms of Use and the additional terms and conditions for "Google Maps

Linking to social networks

Links to social networks are used on our website; these are recognizable by the respective logo or by textual labeling.
While you are visiting our websites, no data is transmitted to these networks.

Only when you click on the link will you be redirected to the web pages provided by the respective network and are then subject to the user guidelines of the corresponding operator.

For rights and setting options to protect your privacy, please refer to the privacy notices of the respective networks or websites.

The following social networks are linked to our website in the manner explained above:

  • Facebook, Instagram, which is operated by Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). Privacy policy of Facebook.
  • Twitter, which is operated by Twitter Inc, 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA ("Twitter"). Privacy policy of Twitter.
  • YouTube, which is operated by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States ("YouTube"). Privacy notice of YouTube.
  • LinkedIn, which is operated by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States, privacy notice of LinkedIn:
  • Xing, which is operated by XING AG, Dammtorstr. 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Privacy policy:

Jobletter with MailChimp

We offer our website visitors to subscribe to a newsletter published 1 time a week with the new job advertisements of each of the last 7 days. We refer to this offer as the "Jobletter". We use MailChimp from The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308 USA (MailChimp) to send our job newsletter. MailChimp is a service with which, among other things, the sending of newsletters can be organized and analyzed. If you enter data for the purpose of receiving newsletters (e.g. e-mail address), this data is stored on MailChimp's servers. After being added to the distribution list, you will receive an email asking you to confirm your email address (double opt-in).

In addition, we analyze your usage behavior in order to optimize our offer.

For this purpose, we share the following personal data with MailChimp:

  • Email address
  • Interest in job offers for a specific course of study

MailChimp is the recipient of your personal data and acts as a processor for us as far as sending our job newsletter is concerned. The processing of the data provided under this section is not required by law or contract. Without your consent and the transmission of your personal data, we cannot send out a newsletter to you.

In addition, MailChimp collects the following personal data using cookies and other tracking methods: Information about your terminal device (IP address, device information, operating system, browser ID, information about the application you use to read your emails and other information about hardware and internet connection. In addition, usage data is collected such as date and time, when you opened the email / campaign and browser activity (e.g. which emails / web pages were opened). MailChimp needs this data to ensure the security and reliability of the systems, compliance with the terms of use and the prevention of abuse. This corresponds to the legitimate interest of MailChimp (according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO) and serves the execution of the contract (according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO). Furthermore, MailChimp evaluates performance data, such as the delivery statistics of emails and other communication data. This information is used to create usage and performance statistics of the services.

MailChimp additionally collects information about you from other sources. In an unspecified period and scope, personal data is collected via social media and other third-party data providers. We have no control over this process.

For more information on objection and removal options vis-à-vis MailChimp, please visit:

The legal basis for these processing operations is your consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO. You can revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time. A corresponding link can be found in all mailings. In addition, the revocation can be made via the specified contact options. By declaring the revocation, the lawfulness of the processing carried out so far is not affected.

Your data will be processed as long as a corresponding consent is available. Apart from this, they will be deleted after the termination of the contract between us and MailChimp, unless legal requirements make further storage necessary.

MailChimp has implemented compliance measures for international data transfers. These apply to all global activities where Stripe processes personal data of individuals in the EU. These measures are based on the EU Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs). For more information, please visit:

For more information on data protection in connection with MailChimp, please visit:

Change to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration so that it always complies with the current legal requirements or in order to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. The new privacy policy will then apply to your next visit.