Aim and data protection responsible contact
This data protection statement explains the kind, the scope and the purpose of collecting and using data within the websites and the online presence of Berlin International - University of Applied Sciences as data protection responsible (in the following referred to as “we” or “us”).
Personal data are information, which can be used explicitly to learn about your identity. Information, such as username, messages or comments are excluded.
We save and use your personal data solely to statistically evaluate the website, to get in touch with a form and in the online application.
The use of our website is in general possible without providing personal data. As soon as personal data is to be collected this takes place on a voluntary basis as much as possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your clear consent.
No passing on of your data
We do not pass on personal data on to third parties. Solely to process your order service partners receive your address. In those cases, the transmission takes place within the Federal Data Protection Act, the amount of transmitted Data is restricted to the required minimum.
Information, correction, blockage, and deletion of your data
You have within the framework of the German Data Protection Act the right of information as well as the right of adjustment, blockage, and deletion of your saved data. Provided that the law, including commercial or tax law, or contractual provisions prevent such deletion, or provided there are other reasons preventing any deletion under existing laws, your data may be blocked instead of deletion.
Data protection laws
The elevation and storage of personal data takes place exclusively within the bounds of legal regulations of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), plus the information data protection act and teleservice data protection act (TDDSG).
According to the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which are in effect from 25th of May 2018, we inform you, that the consents to transmit mail address takes place based on the foundation of the BDSG, Article 6, paragraph 1 lit. a, 7, plus § 7 paragraph. 2 No. 3, or. paragraph. 3 UWG. The use of the shipping service MailChimp, the use of Google Analytics for statistical collection and analyses, plus the provision of the contact form is based on our entitled interests according to Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f BDSG. Our interests align with the use of a user-friendly and secure newsletter system, the improvement of the website by analysing visitor statistics, plus the simple contact if interested including the option to call out visitors back if necessary.
The website owner or site provider collects data about the accesses to this website and saves these as “Server-Logfiles”. The following data is collected:
Visited website; exact time of the access; the amount of transmitted data in byte; source/reference, which you accessed the website from; browser in operation; operating system; used IP address (if applicable: kept anonymous).
The collected data are solely used to evaluate and improve the website. These data will be automatically deleted after 14 days. The website owner reserves the right to check the Log files and save them if they point to precise evidence of illegal use.
To protect your transmitted data as best as possible, the website owners use SSL-encryption. You can recognise such encrypted connections by the prefix “https://“ in the site link in the address bar of your browser. Non-encrypted sites are characterised by „http://“. Various data, which you transmit to this website – when enquiring or logging in – can’t be read by third-parties thanks to SSL-encryption.
You can deactivate cookies in the settings of the browsers. You can view this website when excluding cookies, too. Previously saved cookies can be deleted in the browser settings. Though, the exclusion of cookies can limit or block certain functions of the website.
Note: You can manage many online-ads-cookies by companies through the US-American website http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU-Site http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/.
This website used Google Analytics, a web analytics service by Google Inc. (“Google”).
Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies”. Text files, which are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of the use of the website. The information about your Usage of the website, produced by the cookie (including IP address, but anonymised so that it can’t be linked to the port anymore) will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and is stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to create reports about the website activity for website owners, and to provide further services which are in relation to the internet usage and website usage. Google may transmit said data to third parties, if this is legally required or if third parties process said data on behalf of Google. Google will under no circumstances link your IP address with other data by Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by according settings within your browser software: we’d like to point out, that in this case, you may not be able to use all functions of the website to the fullest. By using the website, you agree to the adjustment of collected data through Google in the previously described way for the previously described purpose.
Cookies can generally – as mentioned before – be disabled in the according browser settings. Furthermore, the user can block the collection and forwarding of the cookie-data (including IP address) to Google by using the following link to download and install this browser plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics.
When getting in touch with the website owner by submitting the contact form, your data (e-mail address, name) will be saved to access them when processing and responding to your inquiry. Without your consent, personal data will be deleted after processing your data. This data won’t be passed on to third parties.
Data protection statement application
If you want to apply to Berlin International - University of Applied Sciences online, we’ll need some information about you, plus necessary documents (e. g. certificates) for the applicant selection. We ensure you, that we treat your information confidentially. In the process of applying, you’ll create a user account with which you’ll be able to look at the collected data. This data, including your user account, will solely be used and processed as part of the application, if applicable forwarded and used. As a result of this, we use your contact data during the application process to inform you about the progress of your application.
What data will be collected by our online application tool?
As part of our online application process, we collect the for Berlin International - University of Applied Sciences required information. As a result, we request and process the following application data:
List including all data
1. Personal data
- First name
- Date of Birth
- Place of Birth
- E-Mail address
- Passport number
- Post code
- Telephone number
- Telephone number mobile
2. non-personal data
Data regarding prior education:
- Name of the school
- Final year of school
- Country of the school
- level of the university entrance qualification
- Grade of the university entrance qualification
- Name of the university
- Start date
- End date
- Level of the degree
Data regarding the level of English skills:
- Presentation of the test result
- Preference to finish an English test
- University certificates/certified copies
- Proof/certificate of the English skills
- Photo for a student card
- payment confirmation
Due to security reasons, we’ll send you an e-mail to confirm the application, after you applied online. By registering your application, you agree to be contacted and informed in written form/or by telephone.
We do not under any circumstances collect data of the following kind: race, gender, ethnical background, religion or ideology, disability, age or sexual identity. We don’t need information, which can’t be processed according to German General Equal Treatment Act or the international Equal Treatment Act.
With whom do we share your personal data?
The information you share with us, are treated confidentially and only passed on to people within Berlin International - University of Applied Sciences, who are directly included in the application process. The according employees of Berlin International - University of Applied Sciences can be located in Germany or a different EU-country, or a different foreign country.
Editing and deleting your application
You can block, adjust or delete your application at any and ask us to assist you when doing so. Please contact our protection officer Turgut Tülü in this case. This doesn’t apply, as soon as legal regulations prevent the deletion or further saving for the purpose of a demonstration is necessary. Personal data will be deleted after the closure of the application process, or latest after 24 months of closure of the application process deleted. If your application concludes in a contract, your data can be stored and used for the standard organisation and administration process, regarding the relevant legal requirements. Of course, you have the right to take back your application or request the deletion of your personal data at any time.
If you enter data as part of your application, through the application tool, without completing the process, said data will be deleted after the application deadline ended. Your user account will be deleted alongside the collected data.
Please note that data transmission over the internet (e. g. communication via e-mail) may be vulnerable to security breaches. Data may not be completely protected from being accessed by third parties. We hereby expressly prohibit the use of the contact data collected as part of our duty for the purpose of sending any advertising or informational materials that we have not expressly requested. The operators of the website expressly reserve the right to pursue legal steps in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as through spam mail.
Change of the data protection statement
We reserve the right to change this data protection statement at any given time, always keeping with legal requirements. Therefore, the users are asked to continuously inform themselves regarding the content.
Data protection statement as of 03.05.2018