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Privacy Policy

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Privacy Policy

Preface

The operator of the website at www.the-klu.org, Kühne Logistics University GmbH, observes all data protection laws. We ensure the protection of personal data belonging to users of our website. With this privacy policy, we would like to inform users about whether and how their personal data is processed.

1. Personal data

Personal data means information concerning the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable individual. This includes information such as your name, your address, your telephone number, your date of birth, connection data (such as IP address) and banking data. Information that is not directly connected with your actual identity – such as preferred websites or number of users of a page – is not personal data.

2. Personal data collected on students and applicants

When you apply or enroll as a student or when you register on our website, we collect and store personal data such as title, first name, last name, address, postal code, city, email address, banking data and telephone number in order to manage and process the application and the learning agreement and allow you access to our internal network. In this connection, you will receive a separate policy about the conditions of use for our internal network, which we are also be happy to send to you as an interested party upon request.

3. Collection of anonymized data from website use by unregistered users

When you use our website as an unregistered user, the generated usage data is stored and processed by us within the scope of the applicable legal provisions; in particular, information on our website traffic is anonymously stored and analyzed. Collection and processing of this data in relation to your person only takes place if you personally register or apply.

4. Use of personal data

We assure you that we handle all personal data confidentially and comply with all legal provisions, in particular the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG), in the processing and use of your personal data.
The data necessary for transactions is stored and processed by us or by third parties that are domiciled in the Federal Republic of Germany and are also subject to all aforementioned data protection provisions. In particular, this data processing is used in the processing of applications, the communication with prospective applicants and in the execution of studies and the study agreement. In addition, we use your personal data to communicate with you and for the purpose of updating the list of students as well as for billing. Beyond this, your data is used only if you have given your consent or if such use accords with legal provisions; this applies, for example, to data processing for marketing purposes.

5. Right to information and to make changes; revocation of consent

At any time, you as a user have the right to request information about your personal data stored by us or to have corrections made. You can also revoke your consent to the storage and processing of your data, effective for the future. In this event, we will block or delete your personal data in accordance with the legal provisions and will, in particular, no longer use and process that data for marketing purposes and will immediately stop sending advertising materials on to you. For revocation purpose it is sufficient to send an informal notification to: Kühne Logistics University GmbH, e-mail: servicedesk@the-klu.org

6. Data security

Kühne Logistics University GmbH takes all necessary technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from loss and misuse. Your personal data is stored in a secure operating environment that is not accessible to the public. In certain cases your personal data will be encrypted during transmission using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. This means that communication between your computer and the servers of Kühne Logistics University GmbH will take place using a recognized encrypting process, if your browser supports this.

If you wish to contact Kühne Logistics University GmbH via email, we would like to inform you that the confidentiality of the information transmitted cannot be guaranteed. The content of emails can be viewed by third parties. As a rule, we therefore recommend that you do not send us confidential information via e-mail. It is also important for you to protect yourself against unauthorized access to your password and your computer. If you share your computer with others, make sure to sign off after every session.

7. Use of cookies

We use cookies on our website. Cookies are alphanumeric identification codes that we transmit onto your computer’s hard drive via your web browser; this enables us to carry out an analysis of your website use and to store certain settings and data for communication with our system via your browser. This storage helps us configure the website appropriately for you and makes it easier for you to use our website, as for instance certain entries you make are stored so that they do not need to be constantly reentered. The analysis helps determine the frequency of use and number of users of our website. This data is not used to investigate the user behavior of particular users or to influence the selection of content offered. User identity is not recorded in this context. Your web browser can be set to deactivate the storage of cookies or you can reject storage in individual cases; however, we would like to point out that in that case you may not be able to use all functions of this website in their entirety.

7.1. Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google observes the data protection provisions of the US Safe Harbor Agreement and is registered in the United States Department of Commerce Safe Harbor Scheme. Google Analytics uses Cookies. The information generated via the cookie about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, however, your IP address will first be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states that are parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the U.S. and shortened there. Google will, on behalf of the operator of this website, use this information to analyze your use of the website, to compile reports about website activities and to provide other services connected to website use and Internet use to the website operator. Google does not combine the IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics with other data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies using a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in that case you may not be able to use all functions of this website in their entirety. You can also prevent Google from recording the data generated by the cookie and pertaining to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

7.2. Google Remarketing

This website uses remarketing. Google Remarketing is a technology that repeatedly addresses people - who have already visited this website – by targeted advertising within the scope of the Google Display Network through further ads on other websites. The display of the advertisements is carried out by reading cookies (third-party DoubleClick cookie), which are set when you first visit the website. If you do not want to receive interests-based advertising, you can manage the cookies for these purposes in the Ads Preferences Manager or disable them via the NAI (Network Advertising Initiative). For more information, please refer to the privacy policy of Google.

7.3. Google Conversion Tracking

This website uses Google conversion tracking. If you reached this website through an advertisement on Google, Google AdWords will set a cookie with a maturity of 30 days on your computer. The information collected by these cookies enable the creation of AdWords conversion statistics for AdWords clients. However, it is not possible to personally identify visitors through these statistical information. If you want to prohibit the tracking process, you can block or refuse cookies from the domain googleadservices.com in your browser.

7.4. Facebook Conversion Tracking Pixel (Facebook Pixel)

With your permission, our website utilizes the Conversion Tracking Pixel service of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). This tool allows us to follow the actions of users after they are redirected to a provider’s website by clicking on a Facebook advertisement. We are thus able to record the efficacy of Facebook advertisements for statistical and market research purposes. The collected data remain anonymous. This means that we cannot see the personal data of any individual user. However, the collected data are saved and processed by Facebook. We are informing you on this matter according to our information at this time. Facebook is able to connect the data with your Facebook account and use the data for their own advertising purposes, in accordance with Facebook’s Data Use Policy found under: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ . Facebook Conversion Tracking also allows Facebook and its partners to show you advertisements on and outside Facebook. In addition, a cookie will be saved onto your computer for these purposes.  Please click here if you would like to revoke your permission: https://www.facebook.com/ads/website_custom_audiences/.
 
7.5. Facebook Remarketing / Retargeting (Facebook Pixel)

Our website includes remarketing tags of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. Upon visiting our site your browser is directly connected to the Facebook server via the remarketing tags.  As a consequence, Facebook is informed that you have visited our site via your IP address, making it possible to allocate the visit of our site to your user account. The data thus obtained can be used by us for Facebook ads. Please note that as a website provider we do not have any knowledge about the content of the conveyed data and the way they are used by Facebook.
For detailed information please see the Facebook privacy statement at: tps://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.  To revoke you consent please click https://www.facebook.com/ads/website_custom_audiences/.

8. Changes to data protection provisions
We reserve the right to send our registered users communications about our applicable guidelines at certain intervals. However, you should in any case visit our website regularly and take note of changes. Unless specified otherwise the, use of all information that we have about you and your customer accounts is governed by this data privacy statement.

9. Data protection official
The data protection official of Kühne Logistics University GmbH is:
Dr. Torsten Glockemann, e-mail: privacy@the-klu.org