Privacy Statement

The body responsible for the lawful processing of personal data on our website is the Palucca University of Dance Dresden, Basteiplatz 4, 01277 Dresden.

The Data Protection Officer at the Palucca University of Dance Dresden is:

Susanne Lehnhardt, datenschutz(at)

We only store and collect personal data (e. g., names and e-mail addresses) via this website if you voluntarily provide us with such data in the context of specific usage procedures (e. g., registration for our newsletter or in our alumni database including newsletter), some of which are mandatory fields (*).  

The Palucca University of Dance Dresden does not disclose the data collected within the context of the use of our website to third parties. Collected data will only be used for the stated purposes. They will not be used for any other purpose without your express consent.  

Your data will only be stored by us as long as it is necessary for the specified purpose and if there are no statutory retention periods which would prevent its deletion.  

If you wish to receive information about what personal data is stored, or if you wish to make a correction, declare restriction of data use or request deletion of your personal data, you can contact us by mail or via the following email address: info(at)

We will comply with your request immediately. Please note, however, that deletion is not possible as soon as legal provisions (e. g., statutory retention periods) prevent this.

We would like to point out that data transmission, in particular by email via the Internet is currently essentially unsecured. It cannot be entirely ruled out that transmitted data may be read and possibly even falsified by unauthorised persons.

We offer all those interested in the University the opportunity to stay informed about the latest University news by means of a newsletter. Registration for this newsletter is on an entirely voluntary basis over the University’s homepage. For this purpose, an email address is required - the provided name is used exclusively for personalising the newsletter. After the registration you will receive a confirmation email from us with which we ensure that the email address you have provided is correct. You can, of course, revoke your consent to the use of your data at any time by unsubscribing informally via e-mail (presse(at) Your personal data will subsequently be deleted immediately and you will not receive any further mail.

Registration for all former students and staff can register at the University’s alumni network. Here, a firstname and lastname name as well as an email address or postal address (based on selected preferences) are required. For the electronical newsletter this data will be processed by CleverReach, headquartered in Oldenburg, Germany. Personal data of subscribers of the printed newsletter will be used to personalise the newsletter using postal shipping by the Palucca University of Dance Dresden. This information shall not be shared with third-parties.

You may unsubscribe from the electronic newsletter or revoke your consent at any time by email at alumni(at) Your personal information will then be immediately deleted.  You may revoke your consent for receiving the alumni newsletter by post at any time at alumni(at) or over +49 (0) 351 25906-45. Your personal information will then be immediately deleted.

According to Article 77 GDPR, if you have reason to believe that the handling of your personal information is not compliant with the data protection provisions, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection authority. The competent data protection authority is:

Saxon Data Protection Commissioner
Frau Dr. Juliane Hundert
Devrientstraße 5
01067 Dresden


Telephone:+ 49 (0) 351/85471-101
Fax: + 49 (0)351/85471-109


You can visit our website without providing personal information. With every visit to a web page, the system automatically records data and information from the computer system of the requesting computer, a so-called server log profile. This server log profile documents your visit and contains, for example, the data requested, your IP address, date and time of your visit, the amount of data transferred and, your Internet service provider (access information).

This access information is exclusively used to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, this information serves towards optimizing the website. In accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR, these data are stored to protect our overriding legitimate interest in the correct presentation of our website. All access data will be deleted seven days after the visit to the web page at the latest.

Hosting services through a third party
Within the scope of processing on our behalf, a third party provider provides us with the services of hosting and presenting the website. This serves to protect our legitimate interest in a correct presentation of our website. All personal information that is collected during the use of this website or entered into the intended forms in the online-shop are processed on these third-party servers as described below. Processing on other servers occurs only within the scope explained here.

This service provider is located within a country in the European Union or the European Economic Community.


In order to make your visit to our website more attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on some pages. These serve to protect our legitimate interests in an optimised presentation of our online offers in accordance with Art. 6 (1)1 lit. f GDPR. Cookies are small text files, which are automatically stored in the user’s end device. Some of the cookies which we use are deleted after the end of your session, which means after you have closed your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your end device and enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our website (persistent cookies). You can find information concerning the duration of cookie storage in the cookie settings of your browser. You can set your browser in such a way that you are informed about the cookie settings and then individually decide about accepting them for specific cases or generally excluding them. Each browser has a different way of managing their cookie settings. This is described in every browser’s help-menu which is where you find directions on how to change your cookie settings. You can find these for the respective browsers at the following links:

By not accepting cookies, the functionality of our website can be limited under some circumstances.


As far as you have given your consent according to Art. 6 (1) p.1 lit. a GDPR, this website uses Google (Universal) Analytics for the purpose of website analysis. The website analysis service is a service offered by Google Ireland Limited, a company incorporated and operating under the laws of Ireland with registered office at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. ( Google (Universal) Analytics uses tools, such as cookies, which enables the analysis of your use of our website. This automatically collected information about your use of our website is, as a rule, transmitted to a server owned by Google in the USA and stored there. Through the activation of the IP-anonymisation on our website, the IP address is truncated within the member states of the EU or in other contract members of the European Economic Community Agreement before it is transmitted. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a server owned by Google in the USA and truncated there. The anonymised IP address from your browser that is transmitted within the scope of Google Analytics is in principle not combined with other Google data. After the purpose for using Google Analytics is fulfilled, data collected within this context is deleted.

If and when information has been transferred or stored on Google servers in the USA, the American corporation Google LLC is certified under the EU-US-Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. Because of the agreement between the USA and the European Commission, the latter has ascertained an appropriate level of data protection for the companies certified under the Privacy Shield.

You may revoke your consent at any time to take effect in the future by downloading and installing the browser plug-in provided at the following link: This prevents Google from collecting and processing the cookie generated data and information related to your use of the website (including your IP address).

As an alternative to the browser plug-in, you can click on this link to prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics on this website. This will store an opt-out for cookies on your end device. If you delete your cookies, you will be requested anew to grant your consent.


Our presence on social networks and platforms serves to provide better and active communication with our customers and interested parties. We inform others about our products and current special events.
By visiting our online presence in social media, your personal data can be automatically collected and stored for purposes of market research and advertising. So-called user profiles are created from this data using pseudonyms. This can be used for example to display advertising which supposedly interests you within and outside of the platform. To this purpose, cookies are as a rule placed on your end device. These cookies store data about the visitor’s behaviour and interests. As set out in Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR, this serves the protection of overriding legitimate interest in an optimised presentation of our services and effective communication with customers and interested parties. In the event that you are requested to give your consent to the processing of your data by the respective social media platform provider, for example with the help of a check-box, the processing of the data will be based on Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR.
In the event that the above-named social media platforms have their headquarters in the USA, the following applies: The European Commission has issued an adequacy decision for the USA. It is based on the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate for each respective corporation can be viewed here.
For more detailed information about the processing and use of the personal information by the provider as well as your rights and setting options to protect your privacy, particularly your options to object (opt-out), and the contact information for this purpose, please see the data protection statements of the linked providers. Should you, however, still need help with this, please contact us.

The processing of data is based upon an agreement between the mutually responsible parties as set out in Art. 26 GDPR which you can view here:

Google/ YouTube:

Right of Objection (Opt-Out):
Google/ YouTube:

The last update took place in November 2020.