Data protection information GreenCheck

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences is obliged to provide appropriate measures. In this context, among other things, the GreenCheck web application is used to check the validity of certificates iSd §4b Abs 1 Epidemic Act.

The Greencheck app is an application provided by the Federal Minister of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection.

Purpose of data processing, data categories:

The data processing is carried out to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and is part of the hygiene measures of the FH Vorarlberg.
Students, employees, external lecturers and other visitors to FH Vorarlberg are affected by the data processing.

Processed are:

  • IP address of the device used to download the application.
  • Time of the call
  • Technical browser data (including operating system, browser version, language)
  • Validity of the checked certificate

The name or other personal data are not processed with this application.

Legal basis:
The legal basis for the processing of the information, in analogous application, is the 2nd COVID-19-ÖV, in which the verification of low epidemiological risk is provided for. Furthermore, the processing activity is based in legal terms on Art. 6 (1) (e) DSGVO, as it is necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest.

The provision of personal data is not required by law. For employees, a contractual obligation arises from their employment contracts, on the basis of which they are obligated to the duty of loyalty; for students, the obligation arises from the training contracts. For all other visitors, there is no contractual obligation.

If you do not provide us with the personal data (also not in any other way), you thereby hinder the prevention of the spread of COVID-19 and violate the house rules of FH Vorarlberg, if necessary, an entry ban may be imposed.

The collected data is processed by in the application of the Federal Minister of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection, there is no storage. More detailed information is available at, and

Retention period:
The personal data are not stored.

Your data protection rights according to the GDPR:
We kindly wish to note that within the scope provided for under the law, you have the right to information, correction, deletion and restriction of the processing and the right to object to the processing of your personal data. If you have any queries or requests in connection with this, you can contact

If the processing is carried out on the basis of consent, you can withdraw this at any time by emailing If the processing is carried out on the basis of the justified interests of the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences, you can make a justified objection to this. This does not affect the legality of the data processing carried out up to the point of the withdrawal or objection.

If you believe that unlawful data processing is being carried out, please contact us on You also have the right to complain to the Austrian Data Protection Authority as the competent supervisory authority.

Responsible for data processing:
Fachhochschule Vorarlberg GmbH, Campus V
Hochschulstraße 1, 6850 Dornbirn, +43 5572 792-0

Data Protection Officer

If you have any questions or concerns about data protection at the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences, our internal contact would be happy to help. You can contact them via email on Further information on data protection can be found at

This text is published in German and English. In case of ambiguities or disputes the German version shall be binding.