Privacy Statement

We thank you for your interest in our web site and our organization. The privacy of your personal data is important to us. Your data is protected in accordance with applicable regulations. In the following statement, we inform you what data we collect during your visit to the site, and how we use it.

1. Data Collection and Processing

We log all access to the site and all file retrievals from the site. This data is used internally for system and statistical purposes. The log includes: file name, date and time of retrieval, data volume, result, browser identification, requesting domain. The client IP address is also logged. Other personal data is only recorded if you enter it voluntarily as part of an enquiry or a registration form.

2. Use and Distribution of Personal Data

If you have given us personal data, we use it only to answer your enquiries, to process business transactions with you, and for technical administration. We also inform you, or have others inform you, of new products and services. Naturally you may revoke your consent to our use, processing and distribution of your data for marketing purposes at any time by sending us a message to that effect. You may do so by post to DUW Deutsche Universität für Weiterbildung GmbH, Katharinenstraße 17-18, 10711 Berlin, Germany, or by e-mail to datenschutz@duw-berlin.de.

3. Disclosure

We will be glad to inform you of any data we have about you upon written request. Note: We endeavour by all technical and organizational means to ensure that your personal data are safe from access by third parties. In the case of e-mail communications, however, we cannot ensure complete privacy.

4. Google Analytics

This web site uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files stored on your computer, to permit an analysis of your use of the web site. The information about your use of the web site gathered by means of cookies, including your IP address, is transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA. Google uses that information to evaluate your use of the web site, to report on web site activity for the site operator, and to provide other services in connection with the use of the site and the web. Google will provide this information to third parties as required by law or for data processing under contract for Google. In no case will Google associate your IP address with other data stored by Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting an appropriate option in your browser software. However, we advise you that if you do so, you may not be able to use all functions of this web site. By using this web site you consent to Google’s processing of the data gathered in the way and for the purpose described above.

Liability Disclaimer

Liability for Content

The content of our web site has been created with all due care. Nonetheless, we cannot guarantee that the content is correct, complete, or up to date.

As a service provider, we are legally responsible for the content of our site as stipulated in §6 Paragraph 1 of the German State Convention on Media Services (MDStV) and §8 Paragraph 1 of the German Telecommunications Services Act (TDG). However, service providers are not obligated to monitor the third-party information that they transmit or store, nor to examine it for circumstances that might indicate illegal activity. This does not affect legal obligations to remove or to deny the use of information. We cannot be liable for such obligations, however, until such time as we have been notified of an actual infringement of rights. Upon notice of an infringement of rights, we will remove the infringing content immediately.

Liability for Links

Our web offering contains links to external third-party web sites. We have no control over the content of such sites. Consequently, we can assume no liability for such third-party content. The content of a site we link to is the responsibility of the provider or operator of the given site. We examine such sites for possible infringements at the time we create a link. Third-party sites that we link to contained no infringing content at the time the link was created. However, we cannot reasonably be expected to monitor the content of linked sites in the absence of specific indications of an infringement. Upon notice of an infringement of rights, we will remove the link to the infringing content immediately.

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