Generally, only administrators have access to personal data. Below is an overview of what personal data is stored on QE servers, for how long, and when it is deleted:

Web presences

All web servers ( as well as conference and project websites hosted on servers of the Research Group Quality Engineering) store date and time, the accessed URL, the referer (if available), the IP address and the browser identification of the access. This data is stored for analysis and defense against attacks (“legitimate interest” according to Art. 6 DSGVO for up to 30 days and then automatically deleted.


Our websites are configured to be as secure and privacy-friendly as possible according to the current state of the art. However, for some pages the use of cookies is necessary, most cookies on this website are automatically deleted (session cookies). For login-based services, additional cookies are used - by successfully logging in, automatic consent to these is given. Persons who are authenticated on the systems are informed of this when the access data is handed out. Cookies can be deleted at any time by the respective user himself.

Passing on of data

All data generated is stored in specially protected areas and is not passed on to anyone.

Right to delete data Art. 6 DSGVO

All personal data collected will be automatically deleted after a maximum of 30 days, as explained above. Should you wish to have specific data relating to you deleted sooner, please contact us using the contact details provided above and revoke your consent to the storage of your data. The corresponding data will be deleted immediately - insofar as this is technically feasible. You will receive a separate confirmation of this.