Data privacy at ESMT European School of Management and Technology GmbH
Data privacy is of utmost importance to ESMT Berlin. We have taken the appropriate technical and organizational measures to guarantee the utmost security of your data. This enables us to ensure compliance with the legal regulations in Germany. We are pleased to inform you here how we handle your personal data when you use our website www.esmt.org.
Collection, processing, and use of personal data
“Personal data” refers to information that can be used to determine your identity. In the context of the offerings on our website, personal data can be requested for various purposes, in particular when registering for certain services.
We use the personal data collected only for a specific purpose, i.e., to provide the required information or services. We do not use this data for any other purpose unless you have given your consent therefor. In individual cases, we may be obligated to surrender personal data due to a court order from competent government authorities if this is required to avert risk, criminal prosecution, or for other statutory reasons.
When accessing our website or downloading files, the name of the accessed website, name of the referring website (http referrer), date and time of the access, anonymized IP address, name of the Internet service provider used for the access and the name of the Internet browser used for the access are recorded.
This access-related information is used for troubleshooting and for the technical optimization of the website. This data is not allocated to natural persons.
The use of certain services of our online offering requires that personal data such as email address, last name, first name, telephone number, or address be collected and processed. Personal data may, in particular, be requested when applying for certain services (for instance when registering for offers) or other enquiries via the contact form or email.
In order for you to receive our newsletter we require the data requested on the application, in particular your email address. When applying, you will receive a confirmation email from us. Your data is collected for the purpose of sending you the newsletter and documenting your authorization to send you the newsletter. You may revoke your consent for the storage and use of the data for the dispatch of the newsletter at any time. You may send your revocation by email or, if applicable, use the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.
Using so-called “cookies” enables us to expand the range of functions of our offering and to make your visit to our website as comfortable as possible for you, including the time beyond the actual visit. Cookies are small text files our web application stores on your computer so that we can identify your Internet browser when you visit. Our Internet offering can also contain cookies from third-party providers. These are cookies placed by third-party providers when you view the content included in our offer. This may be the case, for instance, for video streaming or social network functions by the respective third-party provider.
The popular Internet browsers are set so that they automatically accept cookies. You can de-activate the setting or set your Internet browser so that it informs you if cookies are used and you will be notified as soon as cookies are to be placed.
Permanent cookies are stored on your computer for some time. If you do not wish to permit permanent cookies you can de-activate them in your browser. Session cookies are stored only until you close your current browser session on your system. The purpose of these cookies is to make it possible for you to use our services without restriction for your current visit to our web page. This data is anonymized so that you cannot be identified personally. If you do not wish to permit session cookies, you can de-activate session cookies in your browser. If you de-activate session cookies, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to use all of our services without restriction. Please find details on how to do this by using your browser’s “Help” function.
Links to other websites and social networks
Hyperlinks to various offers by third-party providers, such as social networks, may be integrated in our website in order to allow our users to quickly access the latest information and communicate easily. If you follow these hyperlinks and use social networks, data may be transferred to these third-party providers.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files stored on users’ computers allowing Google to analyse their use of the website. The information regarding users’ use of this website generated by the cookie is generally transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA. IP anonymization was activated on this website so that the IP addresses of users in member states of the European Union or member states which are parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area are shortened prior to transmission. Full IP addresses are only first transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there only in exceptional cases. Google will use this information on behalf of ESMT in order to evaluate visitors’ use of the website, compile reports on website activities, and provide other services related to the use of the website and the Internet to ESMT. The IP address provided by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not combined with other data of Google. You may prevent cookies from being stored on your computer by changing the relevant setting in your browser software. It is, however, possible that you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to the full extent in this case. In addition, you can prevent the data recorded by the generated cookie and relating to the use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being transmitted to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB
Protection of data subject rights
As a user of our website offering, you have the right to receive information regarding your personal data stored by us at any time and without charge. In addition, you may request ESMT to block, delete, or correct your data at any time. Should we receive a justified blocking or revocation request, your data will be immediately blocked or deleted. Please send your written request to:
ESMT European School of Management and Technology GmbH