Terms of Service
Last amended 03 / 2021
The conference platform is operated by Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences.
The information processing infrastructure of Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences is made available for academic purposes in teaching, study, research and further education. In addition, it supports the tasks and services of the university administration, the university library and the data processing centre as well as fulfilling other tasks of Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences.
The conference platform of Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences is subject to the requirements of the applicable IT usage rules of Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences. Private use of the conference platform is not permitted.
Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences grants users access to the conference platform and its elements such as meetings, discussion forums, message systems, etc. The specialist content of the respective courses is used to inform users and is also used for teaching and learning in order to strengthen self-learning skills.
2. Authorised users
The authorised users are divided into three groups as follows:
3. Range of services
The user authorisation includes access to the contents of the respective conference. Specifically, these are:
5. Limitation of Liability
6. Consent to the User Agreement
The data processing centre of Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences is entitled, pursuant to the IT usage rules, to document and evaluate the use of the information processing infrastructure by the individual users in the following cases:
The data protection officer and the staff council are expected to be involved in inspecting the documents to be evaluated.
The transfer of media/data to third parties may only take place for evidence purposes to authorised authorities such as the police, the public prosecutor's office or the courts for the purpose of criminal prosecution, provided a judicial decision has been made.
Unless otherwise noted, all copyrights to the content of the conference platform remain the property of Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences or the respective authors. The right of use extends only to the expressly granted types of use in accordance with Section 2 and as far as this is stipulated by the applicable IT usage rules of Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences.
10. Storage of personal data in accordance with GDPR
Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences advises all users to observe the relevant data protection regulations. The storage of personal data (e.g. last name, first name, e-mail address and session registrations) takes place insofar as they are a prerequisite for communication between conference participants or for access to conference content (e.g. lectures, workshops). You can find more information in the data protection notice.
The right to informational self-determination ensures that data subjects are allowed to decide for themselves about the disclosure and use of their personal data. The consent of third parties, insofar as they are part of the medium, must be obtained through the author or the authorised user. If minors are involved, it should be noted that, under applicable law, the consent of both parents for publication in the media is required. The author or the authorised user is responsible for the lawful publication of the media.
11. Amendment of Terms