The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force on 25 May 2018, is a European Union regulation that harmonises the rules governing the processing of personal data by private companies in the EU. This should ensure the protection of personal data within the EU as a whole. We take the protection of your private data seriously and want you to feel comfortable when you visit our website. Protecting your privacy when processing personal information is an important concern for us, and we take this into account in our business processes. We process personal data collected when visiting our website in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation.
In the operation of our website www.did.de as well as in the operation of the offered services and business activities of the did deutsch-institut GmbH ("did deutsch-institut" or "We") and its affiliated companies within the did deutsch-institut group of companies We observe the applicable legislation for the protection of personal data and data security. We would like to inform you about the collection, processing and use of personal data at did deutsch-institut GmbH as follows.
Handling of personal data
did deutsch-institut stores personal data, if you provide us with this information, eg. For example, in the context of establishing contact via the contact form, ordering a catalog, subscribing to the newsletter or carrying out a contract (eg registration for a German course and other services offered on this website).
We collect and store such personal data only if and to the extent permitted by the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) or other applicable legal provisions, or if you have consented as the data subject.
As far as we provide you as our customer / user via the service or free online offers the technical conditions to make your part of a data processing, we are contract data processor in the sense of § 11 BDSG - responsible body in this case is you as our customer / user.
Purpose of data usage
did deutsch-institut processes and uses your personal data only for service purposes within our offer and on our website; i.e. to make you a tailor-made offer and / or to avoid the repetition of previous entries and only to the extent required. Likewise, we use your data in the course of the contractual relationship and to carry out the activities you have initiated (for example, free website use, ordering the e-mail newsletter), as well as to answer your inquiries or to provide you with access to certain information or offers.
Insofar as consent is required for the sending of product information, the execution of the contract or other advertising purposes under applicable legal provisions, such information will only be sent if you have given us your consent. You can then revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future; and also in cases where no consent is required for the commercial use of your data, you may at any time use the data for advertising purposes by notifying firstname.lastname@example.org a > contradict. Upon receipt of your opposition or revocation of your prior consent, we cease to use the data for advertising purposes.
You agree that your data may be transmitted within did deutsch-institut GmbH and its affiliated companies within the did deutsch-institut group of companies.
In addition to the usual bank transfer option, we also offer payment via external payment service providers (e.g. https://www.flywire.com). The payment service providers collect their own data as long as you create an account there. In this case, log in directly to the payment service provider. In this respect, the privacy statements of the respective payment service provider apply.
You agree that we may disclose required data to the respective testing centers (such as TestDaF, telc, etc.) as part of an exam booking and that these will be stored and used in their central review archives.
In anonymised form, we also use the data generated when using our online services to create analyzes and evaluations that can be used for statistical or marketing purposes. These include, for example, analyzes of the intensity of use of our online offers and the popularity of individual offers or functions. In addition, we reserve the right to use personal data for other purposes permitted by the applicable data protection provisions, in particular to maintain data security and to prevent disruptions and misuse of our online services (eg intentional attacks on computer systems) or to educate them to improve our offers or to contract third parties as subcontractors to carry out technical or administrative services. Finally, data use may also be required due to legal obligation or regulatory or court order, as well as to create or maintain legal claims or to defend against legal action.
If you subscribe to our newsletter, we will use the information required or separately provided by you to send you regular e-mail newsletters. We may also send you customer information, such as an e-mail on your birthday, if you have given the date. Unsubscribing from the newsletter is possible at any time and can be done either by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the relevant email or by sending a message to email@example.com < / a>
Personal information that has been provided to us through our site will only be stored until the purpose for which it was entrusted to us is fulfilled. Insofar as statutory, especially commercial and taxation retention periods are to be observed, the storage period for certain data may be up to 10 years. Otherwise, the data will be automatically deleted from the server. Please note that this will cause a re-creation of e.g. course certificates or participation certificates for the offers you have made that are more than 10 years old are no longer possible.
Integration of services and contents of third parties
It may happen that content from third parties, such as videos from YouTube, maps from Google Maps, RSS feeds or graphics from other websites are included in our online offer. This always assumes that the providers of this content (hereinafter referred to as "third-party provider") perceive the IP address of the users. Because without the IP address they could not send the contents to the browser of the respective user. The IP address is therefore required for the presentation of this content. We endeavor to use only content whose respective providers use the IP address solely for the delivery of the content. However, we do not have any influence on this if the third parties provide the IP address e.g. save for statistical purposes. As far as we know this, we will inform the users about it.
Links to other websites
To make our offerings as user-friendly as possible, we use so-called cookies and web beacons.
Access data / server log files
We (or our web space provider) collects data about every access to the offer (so-called server log files). Access data includes:
Google Analytics for web analytics
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (www.google.de). Google Analytics uses methods that allow you to analyze the use of the website by you, such as so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer. The generated information about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
On this website so-called social plugins ("plugins") of the social networks Facebook and Google+ and the microblogging service Twitter are used and content of other third party providers included. These services are offered by the companies Facebook Inc., Google Inc, Vimeo LLC and Twitter Inc. ("Provider").
We secure our website and other systems by technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification or dissemination of your data by unauthorized persons, such as through SSL encryption.