Privacy Policy

According to GDPR guidelines, this page contains the following information:

  • Site’s identity and contact information
  • How we use personal data
  • Where we store personal data
  • Any recipient of the data being collected
  • Any possible transfer of information to a third party 
  • Any rights the users have to access or delete information


Center for Bionic Intelligence Tübingen Stuttgart (BITS)

c/o University of Stuttgart
Prof. Dr. Syn Schmitt
Nobelstraße 15
70569 Stuttgart
c/o University of Tübingen
Prof. Dr. Martin Giese
Otfried-Müller-Str. 25
72076 Tübingen

Personal data

We take data privacy seriously and do not collect any personal data.


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Data storage

Should you access this websites, you transfer data to our web server via your browser. The following data is temporarily recorded in a log file whilst a connection is established:

  • IP address of the accessing computer
  • Date and time of the access
  • Name, URL and transferred data quantity of the accessed file
  • Access status (requested file transferred, not found etc.)
  • Browser type and operating system (if transferred by the requesting web browser)
  • Website from which the access took place (if transferred by the requesting web browser)

The processing of the data in this log file takes place as follows:

  • The log entries are continually automatically evaluated in order to recognize attacks against the web server and in order to be able to respond accordingly.
  • In individual cases, i.e. in case of reported disruptions, errors and security breaches, a manual analysis takes place.

In addition, when accessing websites, the date and time stamp, IP address + port (source), IP address + port (target) and the package size are recorded in the active network components of the University of Stuttgart.

We do not sell or transfer the collected data to a third party.

TLS encryption

We use state-of-the art encryption method via HTTPS in order to protect the security of your data during transfer, e.g. while using our contact form. 

E-mail communication

If you get in touch with BITS via the provided e-mail addresses, the personal data transferred in the process is used for the specified purposes only. No data will be passed on to third parties. However, we would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) has security gaps and cannot be completely protected against access by third parties. In the event that personal data is collected, we will always provide you with information about the stored data upon request. 

If you wish your personal data to be deleted or changed, please send an e‑mail to

Your rights as “data subject”

You have the following rights with regards to personal data concerning you: 

  • Right to information and access to your personal data that are stored by us (art. 15 GDPR)
  • Right to rectification of inaccurate or incomplete personal data (art. 16 GDPR)
  • Right to erasure of stored personal data, so long as their processing is not necessary for the purpose of exercising the right to freedom of speech and information, for the fulfilment of legal obligations, for reasons of public interest or the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims (art. 17 GDPR)
  • Right to restriction of processing of personal data (art. 18 GDPR)
  • Right to object to processing that serves our legitimate or a public interest, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims (art. 21 GDPR); you have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing and use of your personal data at any time with effect for the future (art. 7 para. 3 GDPR). In consequence, we must discontinue the data processing which was based on this consent in the future.
  • Right to data portability (art. 20 GDPR)

You furthermore have the right to file a complaint with the supervisory authority for data protection regarding the processing of your personal data by us. Responsible supervisory authority is the State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information Baden-Württemberg. 

Changes to our Privacy Policy

To continuously keep our Privacy Policy in line with the current legal requirements, we reserve the right to amend our Privacy Policy as needed. To your own protection we recommend that you check the Privacy Policy regularly. By using our website, you accept our Privacy Policy and its updates. 


Center for Integrated Quantum Science and Technology (IQST)

c/o Ulm University
Prof. Fedor Jelezko
Albert-Einstein-Allee 11
89081 Ulm, Germany

c/o University of Stuttgart
Prof. Dr. Stefanie Barz
Pfaffenwaldring 57
70569 Stuttgart, Germany