Privacy policy

Privacy policy

We are committed to respecting your privacy when processing personal data. We observe all applicable legal provisions when processing personal data that is collected during visits to our website. Our website may contain links to the sites of other providers and integrated services (see below) which are not covered by this privacy statement.

Collection and processing of personal data
No personalized logs are kept for visitors to this website. However, data is recorded and exchanged whenever a website is visited. The Recognition in Germany portal stores the data which your browser sends to our server. This includes:

  • Type and version of your web browser
  • Operating system used
  • Web page loaded
  • Previously visited page (referrer URL)
  • Time of server request

The Recognition in Germany Portal uses this data for statistical purposes only in order to improve the website. Data for our web statistics is collected anonymously (with shortened IP address) and cannot be traced to a specific individual. The data is not merged with other data sources.

We use cookies to optimize display.

Personal data is stored only in those cases where the user provides it, for example, when registering for a seminar or ordering information material. A state-of-the-art encryption tool (Secure Sockets Layer, SSL) is used when transmitting personal data.

Option
If you no longer want us have your personal data, you can let us know any time so that we can block it accordingly.

Right to information
You are entitled to obtain information about your personal data stored with us, its origin and the purpose of storage at any time. Upon request, we will inform you in writing in accordance with applicable law whether and what personal information about you we have on record. In the event that the information we have contains errors despite all our efforts to be accurate, we will gladly correct it upon request. Information about the stored data can be obtained from the editors.

Disclosure of personal data and use for specified purpose
We will not use your personal data for any purposes other than those specified on collection. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties unless you have declared your express consent.

Data security
We employ technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction and unauthorized access. We continuously improve our security arrangements to reflect technological advances.

Privacy policy
You may choose not to have a unique web analytics cookie identification number assigned to your computer to avoid the aggregation and analysis of data collected on this website. To make that choice, please click on the following link. Under privacy policy on the page from the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training you could opt out also for the webportal "Recognition in Germany".

Integrated services
The full-text search function is provided as a service by Google (Google Inc.). The following data protection provisions apply to the processing of search requests.