Imprint and Privacy Policy

Pädagogisch Hochschule Schwäbisch Gmünd

Oberbettringer Str. 200
D-73525 Schwäbisch Gmünd
Telefon: +49 (0)7171 983 – 485

Responsible according to data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), is:

Pädagogische Hochschule Schwäbisch Gmünd (University of Education Schwäbisch Gmünd)
Oberbettringer Str. 200
D-73525 Schwäbisch Gmünd
Tel.: +49-7171-983-0

Represented by Rector Prof. Dr. Claudia Vorst

Supervisory Authority
Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg
Königstr. 46
70173 Stuttgart

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Liability for contents

The contents of our pages were created with the greatest care. For the correctness, completeness and topicality of the contents we can take over however no guarantee. As a service provider, the Unversity of Education Schwäbisch Gmünd ist responsible according to § 7 Abs.1 TMG for our own contents on these pages according to the general laws. According to §§ 8 to 10 TMG, the University of Education Schwäbisch Gmünd is not obliged as a service provider to monitor transmitted or stored third-party information or to investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information in accordance with general laws remain unaffected by this. However, liability in this respect is only possible from the time of knowledge of a concrete violation of the law. As soon as we become aware of such infringements, we will remove the content immediately.

Liability for links

This website contains links to external websites of third parties, on whose contents we have no influence. Therefore, we cannot assume any liability for these external contents. The respective provider or operator of the pages is always responsible for the contents of the linked pages. The linked pages were checked for possible legal infringements at the time of linking. Illegal contents were not recognizable at the time of linking. A permanent control of the contents of the linked pages is not reasonable without concrete evidence of an infringement. As soon as we become aware of any legal infringements, we will remove such links immediately. For all contents and especially damages, resulting of the use of the linked websites, only the provider of these linked websites can be held liable. If we receive knowledge of illegal contents on these linked websites, we will delete the according links.


The University of Education Schwäbisch Gmünd is author of all content of this website, especially texts, pictures, images, graphical presentations, music, trademarks, brands and so forth, are subject to German copyright law. The use, reproduction and so on are subject to the individual rights of the respective owner of the copyright or administrator of these rights. If you want to use such content, please let us know and we will establish contact with the respective owner/administrator. Downloads and copies of these pages are only permitted for private, non-commercial use.

Data Protection

Responsible according to data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), is:

Pädagogische Hochschule Schwäbisch Gmünd (University of Education Schwäbisch Gmünd)
Oberbettringer Str. 200
D-73525 Schwäbisch Gmünd
Tel.: +49-7171-983-0

Rights of users and data subjects

You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details of our data protection officer:

confirmation as to whether data relating to them will be processed, information on the data processed, further information on the data processing and copies of the data (Art. 15 DSGVO),
the rectification or completion of inaccurate or incomplete data (Art. 16 DSGVO),
the immediate deletion of the your personal data (Art. 17 DSGVO)
restriction of data processing if we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations (Art. 18 DSGVO),
to receive the data concerning them and provided by them and to transfer these data to other providers/responsibles (cf. also Art. 20 DSGVO)
Objection to the processing of your data by us (Art. 21 DSGVO)

If you have given us consent, you can revoke this at any time with effect for the future.

You may at any time lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, e.g. the competent supervisory authority in the federal state of your residence or the authority responsible for us as the responsible body.

A list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with address can be found at:

Collection of general information when visiting our website

Type and purpose of processing:

When you visit our website, if you don’t register or transmit information elsewhere, information of a general nature is automatically recorded. This information (Server-Logfiles) includes the type of web browser, the used operating system, the name of the domain of your Internet-Service-Providers, your IP-address and similar.

They are processed for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a trouble-free connection to the Website
  • Ensuring a smooth use of our website
  • Evaluation of system security and stability and
  • The optimization of the website

We do not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. Information of this kind may be statistically evaluated anonymously by us to optimize our internet presence and the technology behind it.


Legal basis and legitimate interest:

The processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 paragraph 1 lit. f DSGVO based on our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.



Recipients of the data are eventually technical Service Provider, who act as processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.

Storage period:

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the purpose of the collection. This is for the data, which serve the provision of the website, in principle the case, if the respective session is finished.

Provision of personal data:

The provision of the early named personal data is neither legally nor contractually required. Without the IP-Address however the service and functionality of our website is not guaranteed. In addition, individual services may not be available or restricted. For this reason, is a contradiction excluded.

Provision of fee-based services:

Type and purpose of processing:

For the provision of fee-based services, we will request additional data, for example payment details to fulfill your order.

Legal basis:

The procession of your data, which are required for the conclusion of the contract, is based on Art. 6 paragraph 1lit. b DSGVO.


Recipients of the data are eventually processors.

Storage period:

We store this data in our systems until the statutory retention periods have expired. These are generally 6 or 10 years for reasons of proper accounting and tax requirements.

Provision of personal data:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary. Without the provision of your personal data, we can not grant you access to our offered Contents and services.

Contact Form

Type and purpose of processing:

The data you entered will be stored for the purpose of individual communication with you. For this, the specification of a valid e-mail-address and its name is required. This serves the assignment of the request and the subsequent answer to the same. The specification of further data is optional.

Legal Basis:

The processing of data entered in the contact form is carried out based on a legitimate interest (Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO)

By Deployment of the contact, we would like to enable an easy way to contact us. Your information will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and for possible follow-up questions. If you contact us, to request a quote, the data entered in the contact form is processed for the purpose of carrying out pre-contractual measures (Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. b DSGVO).


Recipients of the data may be processors.

Storage period:

The data will be deleted latest 6 months after processing the request. If a contractual relationship arises, we are subject to the statutory retention procedures in accordance with the German Commercial Code (HGB) and will delete your data after expiry of these periods.

Provision of personal data:

The provision of personal data is voluntary. However we can only process your request if you provide your name, e-mail-address, and the reason for the request.


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

Information about your right to object by Art. 21 DSGVO:

Right to object on case-by-case basis:

You have the right, for reasons arising from your situation to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you, which is based on Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DGSVO (Data processing based in a balancing of interests), to lodge an objection; this also applies to profiling based on this provision within the meaning of Art.4 number 4 DGSVO.

If you enter an objection, we will no longer process your personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

Recipient of an objection:

Department Social Pedagogy and Early Childhood Education

University of Education Schwäbisch Gmünd
Oberbettringer Str. 200
D-73525 Schwäbisch Gmünd
Tel.: +49 (0) 7171 983-485

Changes 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 to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g., when introducing new services.

Questions to the Data Protection Officer:

If you have questions about our privacy policy, please write an E-Mail or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organization directly.


Accessibility Statement:

The University of education Schwäbisch Gmünd makes every effort to maintain its websites in accordance with § 10 Abs. 1 of the State Disability Equality Act (L-BGG). 

Status of compatibility with the requirements

Due to the ongoing conversion process for old downloads and image elements, these websites are partly compatible with § 10 paragraph 1 L-BGG.

Non-barrier-free content: 

The content listed below is not barrier-free for the following reasons:

The PDF documents embedded in the web pages are not yet barrier-free. Likewise, not all photos and graphics could be provided with a meaningful alternative text. Both will be successively adapted.

Preparation of this Accessibility Statement:

This declaration was prepared on 01.07.2022 and is based on a self-assessment carried out by the University of education Schwäbisch Gmünd/Department Social Pedagogy and Early Childhood Education.

Feedback and contact details:

If you still encounter barriers on our pages or in the applications, please send us an e-mail with a description of where you noticed which barrier to You can reach us also by post:

Pädagogische Hochschule Schwäbisch Gmünd
Department Social Pedagogy and Early Childhood Education
Oberbettringer Straße 200
D-73525 Schwäbisch Gmünd

Enforcement experiences:

To ensure that the websites and mobile applications meet the requirements described in § 10 Abs. 1 L-BGG, they can contact University Communications and provide feedback accordingly. The relevant contact details can be found in the previous section “Feedback and contact details” of this statement.

If the University Communications does not respond to your request within the period provided for in § 8 sentence 1 L-BGG-DVO, you can contact the Representative of the State Government for the Interests of Persons with Disabilities or the Municipal Representative(s) for the Interests of Persons with Disabilities within the scope of the ombudsman function described in § 14 Abs. 2 Sentence 2 L-BGG and § 15 Abs. 3 sentence 2 L-BGG.

You can contact the State Government Commissioner for the Interests of People with Disabilities as follows:

State Commissioner for the interests of persons with disability
Else-Josenhans-Straße 6
70173 Stuttgart
Tel.: 0711/279-3358