Privacy Policy

1. An overview of data protection

General
The following gives a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our website. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our privacy policy found below.

Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
Party responsible for data processing according to Art. 4 par. 7 EU-General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gGmbH, Adickesallee 32-34, 60322 Frankfurt am Main, Telephone: +49 (0) 69 154008-0, E-Mail: info@frankfurt-school.de (further information contained in Imprint)

How do we collect your data?
Some data are collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you send us via E-Mail.
Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed the page. These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyze how visitors use the site.

What rights do you have regarding your data?
You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions about the issue of privacy and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent supervisory authorities.

Analytics and third-party tools
When visiting our website, statistical analyses may be made of your surfing behavior. This happens primarily using cookies and analytics. The analysis of your surfing behavior is usually anonymous, i.e. we will not be able to identify you from this data. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information can be found in the following privacy policy.
You can object to this analysis. We will inform you below about how to exercise your options in this regard.

2. General information and mandatory information

Data protection
The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.
If you use this website, various pieces of personal data will be collected. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. This privacy policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.
Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.
Who is the data controller?
The data controller for the data processing on this website is:

Frankfurt School of Finance and Managment gGmbH
Adickesallee 32-34
60322 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: 069 154008-0
E-Mail: info@fs.de

The data controller is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).

Rights of data subjects
Right of access: You have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether the data in question are processed and to obtain access to such data, as well as further information and a copy of the data.
Right of rectification: You have the right to request the completion of the data concerning you or the rectification of inaccurate data concerning you.
Right to erasure and restriction of processing: In accordance with the legal regulations, you have the right to demand that the data concerned be erased or, alternatively, to demand that the processing of the data be restricted.
Right to data transfer: You have the right to receive data concerning you which you have made available to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format in accordance with the legal regulations or to demand its transfer to another data controller.
Complaint to supervisory authority: You also have the right to file a complaint to the supervisory authority in accordance with the legal regulations.
Right of revocation: You have the right to object to any consent given with effect for the future.
Right of objection: You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e or f GDPR. This also applies to profiling based on these conditions. If your personal data are processed for the purpose of direct advertising, you have the right at any time to object to the processing of the personal data for the purpose of such advertising. This also applies to profiling insofar as it is connected with such direct advertising.
You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.

SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser’s address line when it changes from “http://” to “https://” and the lock icon is displayed in your browser’s address bar.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.

3. Data protection officer

Statutory data protection officer
We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.
Our data protection officer can be reached at datenschutzbeauftragter@fs.de or our postal address with the addition “the data protection officer”.

4. Data collection on our website

Cookies
Some of our web pages use cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help make our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Some the cookies we usually use are so-called “session cookies.” They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device’s memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.
Cookies which are necessary to allow electronic communications or to provide certain functions you wish to use are stored pursuant to Art. 6 paragraph 1, letter f of GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure an optimized service provided free of technical errors. If other cookies (such as those used to analyze your surfing behavior) are also stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.
You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
We use cookies, which are not necessarily required for the operation of the website, only with your explicit consent. The legal basis is then Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. For this we use a cookie banner. Your selection will then be stored by us in a cookie. Only then can we ensure that your selection is also taken into account during your next visit on our site. You can revoke your consent at any time, for example by deleting the cookies in your browser.

Cookie provider Validity period purpose Legal basis
Technical necessary Cookies WordPressd/Website unlimited Functionality of the website, e.g., for logged-in session Art. 6 I lit. f GDPR

Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in “server log files”. The data is stored for 14 days. These are:
• Browser type and browser version
• Referrer URL
• Time of the server request
• IP address
These data will not be combined with data from other sources.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest is to ensure confidentiality and integrity.

Processing of data (contact data, stock data)
When you contact us, for example by e-mail or our contact form, we process the data you have provided us with in this context. If your details are used for the purpose of handling the contact enquiry and its processing within the framework of contractual/pre-contractual relationships, the legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR. For other inquiries, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR is the legal basis for the processing.

We delete your data if they are no longer required for the purpose for which they were collected and if there are no legal retention periods to the contrary.

Outsourced data processing
We have entered into an agreement with Google for the outsourcing of our data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

5. other tools and integration of third parties

Within our website, we offer content or services from third parties in order to integrate their content and services on the basis of our legitimate interests (i.e. optimisation and economic operation of our online services, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR)
This always requires that the third-party providers receive the IP address of the user, since they would not be able to send the content to their browser without the IP address.

Google Fonts
We incorporate the fonts (“Google Fonts”) of the provider Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. According to Google, user data is used only for the purpose of displaying fonts in the user’s browser. The integration takes place on the basis of our legitimate interests in a technically secure and efficient use of fonts and their uniform presentation. For more information please visit https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

6. Changes to the data protection declaration
We reserve the right to change or amend this data protection declaration at any time, taking account of applicable data protection regulations.

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