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Every time a user accesses a University of Konstanz web page, file or other resource, the following data related to this process is stored in a log file:
 
Every time a user accesses a University of Konstanz web page, file or other resource, the following data related to this process is stored in a log file:
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date and time of the request
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* date and time of the request
address and file size (in bytes) of the resource requested and/or accessed
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* address and file size (in bytes) of the resource requested and/or accessed
server response (HTTP status code, e.g. “file sent”, “file not found”, etc.)
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* IP address of visitor.
connection information from the browser and operating system used, if available
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* server response (HTTP status code, e.g. “file sent”, “file not found”, etc.)
referrer website visited prior to the university web page as well as the search terms entered, if available
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* connection information from the browser and operating system used, if available
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* referrer website visited prior to the university web page as well as the search terms entered, if available
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The last byte of the IP address is removed to anonymise the log files. As a result, it is no longer possible to associate the collected data with a particular person.
 
The last byte of the IP address is removed to anonymise the log files. As a result, it is no longer possible to associate the collected data with a particular person.
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The anonymised information is also used for statistical purposes in order to continually improve the quality of the web services provided.
 
The anonymised information is also used for statistical purposes in order to continually improve the quality of the web services provided.
      
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