1. Online privacy protection

Protection of your personal data is a matter of great importance to us. We would, therefore, like to inform you about the storage, transmission, and use of your data.

The F + U Rhine-Main-Neckar gGmbH (Non-Profit Educational Institution) collects, processes, and uses your data solely within the scope of statutory provisions.

It should be noted first of all that our website is mostly available without having to enter personal information. The collection of personal data (e.g. names, addresses, or email addresses) on our webpage always takes place on voluntary basis. No personal data will be forwarded to any third parties without your explicit consent.

All access to our homepage and all processing requests with regard to files on our homepage will be traced. The storage serves internal system-related and statistical purposes.

The following specific data are saved at retrieval:

Additionally, the IP addresses of the computers prompting the request are logged.

Personal data other than the above are only logged if you provide this information voluntarily, for instance, when making an enquiry.

Please note that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. in email communication) may create security risks. It is not possible to completely protect data against access by third parties.

The use by third parties of the published contact data within the framework of the imprint regulations for sending non-requested advertisement and information materials is hereby expressly excluded. The operators of the website explicitly reserve the right to pursue legal steps in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, e.g. of spam mail, etc.

Please note that our website contains links to third party websites ("external links"), the content of which lies within the responsibility of the respective providers. At the time of linking, no law violations were discovered.

2. Right to information

In accordance with the data protection provisions of § 34 of German Privacy Law (BDSG), you are entitled at any time to information about data stored regarding your person, including origin and recipients of your data, as well as for the purpose of the data processing. Please submit any request for such information in writing or via email to the address below.

Please use the following email address to contact the data protection officer of the F + U Group: dsb@fuu.de

3. Use of the personal data

Your personal data will only be collected as far as and to the extent you provide them to us with your express authorisation. Your data will be used exclusively to answer your queries. It is not envisaged that your personal data will be disclosed to third parties, and any such disclosure can be made only when expressly requested by you.

In particular, no use and/ or disclosure of your personal data for the purposes of advertising/market research will be made.

It is intended that data will be collected, processed, or used in answering your queries about our educational offers and further training courses listed on our website.

4. Deletion of data

The legislative body prescribes a variety of obligations and deadlines concerning the retention and deletion of data. In accordance with the data protection provisions of §35 of German Privacy Law (BDSG), the data are regularly deleted after the expiry of the deadlines outlined in this law.

5. Revocation of consent

You can at any time object against the usage of your personal data for the purposes described in point 3. Please inform the data protection officer of the F + U Rhine-Main-Neckar gGmbH in writing or via email.

6. Using Facebook-Plugins (Like-Button)

Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) provided by the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white letter f on blue background or a thumb up icon) or the notice “Facebook Social Plugin”. For a full list of all social Plugins please seehttp://developers.facebook.com/plugins .

When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Facebook to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website. Thus we have no influence on the data gathered by the plugin and inform you according to our state of knowledge:

The embedded plugins provide Facebook with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking “Like”, or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into Facebook, there is possibility that the plugins transmits your IP-address to Facebook.

For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit Facebook’s privacy policy:

http://www.facebook.com/policy.php

If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by Facebook, please log off Facebook before entering our website. Further you can block Facebook social Plugins by using add-ons for your browser, like the “ Facebook Blocker“.

7. Using Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). ?Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. ?In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. ?Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. ?On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. ?Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. ?You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. ?Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB .

8. Using Twitter

Our website uses plugins provided by the social network Twitter. These functions are served by Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and "Re-Tweet" the visited website of yours are linked with your Twitter-Account an send to other members of Twitter. There will be also transmitted data to Twitter.

Please note, that we who provide this website have no information of content and usage of data that will be transmitted to Twitter.

For further information of data privacy policy please visit

http://twitter.com/privacy .

You can change your individual settings of data privacy policy at Twitter configurable settings under

http://twitter.com/account/settings .

9. Using Xing

Our website uses a “Share-Button” of XING. XING uses a 2-click solution, however, meaning that none of your data will be sent to the respective social plugin provider unless you click on the designated button.

If you do click on one of the buttons, that particular social plugin will be activated and your browser will directly connect to that provider’s servers of the XING AG, Gänsemarkt 43, 20354 Hamburg, Deutschland. There will be no ip-adresses stored by XING and no usage behaviour will be analysed. For actual information for using the “Share-Buttons” an furthermore information of data privacy policy please visit

https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection .

10. Using LinkedIn

Our website uses plugins provided by the social network LinkedIn of LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. You can identify the LinkedIn-Plugins at LinkedIn-Logo or "Recommend-Button". Using our website the browser in will connect the LinkedIn-Server over the. LinkedIn gets therefor the Information of your ip-adress while visiting our website. When using the „Recommend-Button“ during you are logged in of your LinkedIn-Account you can link the content of our website to your LinkedIn-profile. By this way LinkedIn can match the visit of our websites to your LinkedIn-Account.

Please note, that we who provide this website have no information of content and usage of data that will be transmitted to Twitter.

For further information of data privacy policy please visit

http://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy .

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