1. Controller for data processing pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Stadt Ulm
Marktplatz 1
89073 Ulm

Tel.: 0731 161-0

The City of Ulm is a public corporation represented by the Lord Mayor.

The primary contact for the content of this website is

Stadt Ulm
89070 Ulm

Tel. 0731 161 – 1040

2. Data protection officer

Stadt Ulm
ZSD/R Datenschutz
89070 Ulm


3. Usage data

General data is stored in a log file every time our website is accessed and every time a file is retrieved. This is exclusively for system-related and statistical purposes (Art. 6 para. 1 point b) GDPR) or in exceptional cases to report criminal offences (Art. 6 para. 1 point e) GDPR).

The data will not be transferred to third parties or evaluated in any other way, unless there is a legal obligation to do so (Art. 6 para. 1 point e) GDPR in conjunction with. Sec. 4 State Data Protection Act (LDSG)).

Specifically, the following dataset is stored for each access:

• Name of the retrieved file
• Date and time of retrieval
• Transferred volume of data
• Notification of whether retrieval was successful
• Description of the type of web browser used
• Operating system used
• Referrer page
• Provider
• Your IP address

4. Personal data

We only process personal data if we are legally permitted to do so or you have granted consent.


• Contact

When you make contact with us by email, we will store and use your email address in the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 point b) GDPR in order to assign, process and respond to your enquiry.

• Cookies

We use cookies in some areas of our website. These file elements enable the identification of your computer as a technical unit during your visit to this website, which facilitates your use of our service – also on recurring visits.

In most cases, however, you will have the option of configuring your browser so that you will be alerted when cookies are placed or to allow or block them and delete current cookies.

Please go the Help tab of your internet browser to obtain information on how to adjust these settings. Kindly take note that certain features of our website may not work if you have disabled cookies.

Cookies do not allow servers to access personal data from your computer or the data stored on another server. They do not damage your computer or contain viruses.

Processing takes place to improve the functions of our website.

• Use of the Matomo analytics tool (previously known as Piwik)

Our website uses Matomo (, an open source software to analyse visitor traffic to our website. Matomo uses cookies, which are text files that are stored on your computer and that enable us to analyse how you are using our website. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website is stored on our servers in Germany and is not transferred to third parties. Your IP address is anonymised immediately after processing and prior to storage. You may block the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note, however, that you may not be able to use all functions of our website if you do so.

You may also object to the use of your data by Matomo. To do so, please select the following option:

A cookie is stored on your browser in this case. It merely contains the information that Matomo is not permitted to collect data about you. Cookies that were placed earlier will then be deleted. However, you may be required to object once again to the use of your data if you delete all cookies in your browser.

You can decide here whether a unique web analytics cookie may be placed in your browser to enable us to collect and analyse various statistical data. If you do not want this web analytics cookie to be placed on your computer, you can add the Matomo deactivation code to your browser by clicking on the following link.

Start of form Your visit to our internet platform is currently being recorded by Matomo web analytics. Click here to prevent your visit from being recorded.


• Use of the Twitter and LinkedIn social plug-ins

We do not implement the various social plug-ins directly. We merely place a link to the various social networks. The social plug-ins are only enabled if you follow the respective links.

Please note that data will only transmitted once you have enabled the individual social plug-ins by clicking on the respective link. Data is not transferred simply by visiting our pages.

The following data will be transferred if you click on the respective links:


Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our website. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.

By using Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function, the pages you visit are linked to your Twitter account and disclosed to other users. Data is also transferred to Twitter in the process.

Kindly take note that we, as the page operators, are not notified of the contents of transferred data and its use by Twitter. For more information, please visit the Twitter privacy policy at

You can adjust the privacy setting for your Twitter account at

• Use of the YouTube social plug-ins

Our website contains links to the YouTube social network. We have a social media page on this channel as well.

You will be redirected to the corresponding external page on YouTube if you click on a link to YouTube. If you are also logged into your account with YouTube, the operator, YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066 USA, can associate your visit to our website with your personal user account. Please note that YouTube LLC belongs to the Google LLC group, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

If you do not want YouTube to collect and store data about your visit to our website, you must log out of your YouTube account before clicking on the link.

To learn more about the purpose and scope of data collection, as well as its processing and use by YouTube, please visit the relevant privacy policy at:

Our use of YouTube is based on Art. 6 para. 1 point a) GDPR. You give us your consent if your click on the link while you are logged into your account with YouTube.

Processing takes to improve ease of use on our website.

5. Rights of the data subject

Data subjects may use the contact details provided to exercise the following rights with regard to their personal data at any time:

• Information about their personal data (Art. 15 GDPR) • Rectification of incorrect data (Art. 16 GDPR), • Erasure (Art. 17 GDPR), • Restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR), • Data portability (only in the event of consent or a contract; Art. 20 GDPR) • Objection to data transfer (Art. 21 GDPR).

You may withdraw your consent at any time with effect from that time onwards. You may also lodge a complaint with a competent supervisory authority at any time (Art. 77 GDPR).

You may be restricted by law in the exercise of your rights as the data subject.

6. Security

We use state-of-the-art internet technologies to ensure the security of your data. Your data is protected by SSL encryption during the online query process. Our systems are protected by firewalls that prevent unauthorised external access and ensure that your data is stored securely.