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Privacy Policy - ipso!

Disclaimer of ipso Bildung Holding AG

This is a website of ipso Bildung or one of its subsidiaries.

The content on this website is property of ipso Bildung may be copyrighted and / or trademarked or may be protected in other ways. Excluded from this are links to third parties, the accuracy and legality of which we do not guarantee.

ipso Bildung makes every effort to ensure that the content of the website is correct, however it accepts no liability or responsibility for the up-to-dateness, correctness or completeness of the information provided.

Nor does ipso Bildung guarantee that materials used on this site do not violate possible third-party rights and does not assume liability or responsibility in this respect.

ipso Bildung not liable for possible damages resulting from the use of this website.

The male and female forms are used alternately on the website. Naturally, both men and women are always referred to despite this differentiation in linguistic expression. Expressly reserved are gender-specific circumstances, for which only one gender is possible.

1. What personal data we collect, and why we collect it

General information is automatically collected when you access this website. This information is recorded in the server log file and contains the type of browser and the operating system you use, the domain name of your Internet service provider, your IP address and similar information.

We do this to:

- ensure that you have a problem-free connection to our website

- ensure that our website can be used seamlessly

- evaluate the system security and stability, as well as

- use the information for other administrative purposes.

Your data will not be used for the purpose of identifying you. Information of this kind is merely evaluated statistically in order for us to optimise our internet presence and the underlying technology.

2. Storage period

Your data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required for data collection purposes. This is generally the case for data used to provide the website when the current session has ended.

3. Contact forms

The data you enter will be stored for the purpose of individual communication with you. A valid email address and your name are required for this purpose. By registering, you agree that your data may be stored and used at ipso Bildung for administrative and marketing purposes. You are free to revoke this consent at any time. Furthermore, address details may be passed on to teaching staff and other course participants after registration if this is useful or necessary for the organisation of the course.

4. Cookies

We use cookies and similar technologies on our website to identify your browser or device. A cookie is a small file that is sent to your computer or stored automatically on your computer or mobile device by the browser you use when you visit our website. If you visit this website again, we will be able to recognise you even if we do not know who you are. Besides those cookies that are only used during a session and are deleted after your visit to the website (“session cookies”), cookies can also be used to store user settings and other information for a certain period of time (“persistent cookies”). However, you can set your browser to reject cookies, save them for just one session or otherwise delete them early. Most browsers are accept cookies by default.

5. Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, i.e. text files that are saved on your computer to allow an analysis of your use of our website. The information provided by the cookie on your use of the website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. As IP anonymisation is activated on this website, however, your IP address will be previously truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other countries which are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports about the website activities, and provide the operator of the website with other services related to the website and internet usage. The IP address sent by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data by Google.

Data is processed for the purpose of evaluation of the website use and compilation of reports on activities on the website. Further associated services are then intended to be provided on the basis of the use of the website and the internet.

6. Use of Google Maps

We use Google Maps on this website. Google Maps is operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). This allows us to display interactive maps directly on the website thereby providing you with a convenient use of the maps function.

More detailed information about data processing by Google can be found in the Google data privacy policy. You can also change your personal data privacy settings in the data privacy centre there.

7. Social media plugins

Social media plugins are used on our website. These plugins may be used to send information, which may include personal data, to the service provider and may be used by him.

We have no influence over what data is collected by an activated plugin, or how this is used by the provider. At present, it must be assumed that a direct connection to the provider’s services will be established and – as a minimum – the IP address and device-related information will be collected and used. It is also possible that service providers attempt to store cookies on the computer used. What specific data is collected in this regard and how it is used can be found in the data privacy policy of the service provider in question. If you are logged into Facebook at the same time, then Facebook can identify you as a visitor to a particular page.

8. How we protect your data

We use state-of-the-art encryption procedures (SSL) via HTTPS to protect the security of your data during transmission.

9. Amendments

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy at any time without prior notice. The current version published on our website is thereby applicable.

Basel, August 2019