Privacy policy regarding newsletter subscription

Privacy notice

As a data controller, Fachhochschule St. Pölten GmbH, Campus-Platz 1, 3100 St. Pölten,, takes data protection and confidentiality very seriously, and therefore complies with all applicable national and European data protection regulations. An overview of the key aspects of Fachhochschule St. Pölten GmbH’s privacy policy is provided below.

Data collection and purpose of processing

Data are processed electronically in connection with newsletter subscriptions. Such processing is based on your consent in accordance with data protection law. Fachhochschule St. Pölten GmbH electronically processes all of the personal data you provide when subscribing.

Subscription is only possible by entering the required information (obligatory fields are marked ‘*’) in the online form provided. Your subscription request cannot be accepted if you do not provide the required data.

What data are stored?

St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences stores the information that you provide, in particular your e-mail address.

How long do we store your data?

Data are deleted at the latest three years after the last date on which you contacted us, unless you consent to a longer retention period.

Withdrawal of consent

The declaration of consent provided by means of the online application may be withdrawn at any time. Such withdrawal does not affect the lawfulness of processing carried out on the basis of your consent prior to withdrawal. If you withdraw your consent, all data that enable you to be identified will be deleted. As a result, further processing of your subscription request will not be possible. You can withdraw your consent by writing to

Recipients of data

Data generated as a result of processing in connection with newsletter delivery are transferred to a processor within the EU, for the purpose of handling delivery of newsletters. Data are transferred on the basis of a processing agreement with Microsoft Ireland Operations Limited.

Data security

All data are stored on servers that are operated to high security standards and are protected against unauthorised access and abuse.

Other rights of data subjects

You also have the following rights:

  • Right of access to personal data relating to you
  • Right to rectification, right to erasure, and right to restriction of processing
  • Right to data portability

You can exercise these rights by contacting Fachhochschule St. Pölten GmbH as the data controller (

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority, namely the Austrian Data Protection Authority, Wickenburggasse 8, 1080 Vienna, tel. +43 (0)1 521520, e-mail:
If you have any other questions or suggestions, you can contact us by e-mail at any time.