Data Protection Statement


Bucerius Education GmbH operates an Internet portal under the Internet addresses and to provide information on its vocational training offers, on booking the offers and on realization of online offers. We attach particular importance here to protection of the personal data of the users of our Internet portal. With this data-protection statement we wish to inform these users as to whether and how person-specific data is processed.

1. Person-Specific
Data Person-specific data contains individual details as to the personal or objective relationships of a specific or identifiable natural person. These details include information such as your name, your address, your telephone number and your date of birth. Information that cannot be directly associated with your true identity – e.g. preferred websites or the number of users of a page – does not constitute person-specific data.

2. Person-Specific Data Collected During Registration and Booking; Password
During registration and booking of offers, person-specific data – such as form of address, forename, surname, address, postal code, place, e-mail address, connection data (e.g. IP address) and telephone number – is collected in order to process the orders and to organize any further training. In as much as further data additional to the essential data can be provided, such disclosures are made voluntarily. Compulsory fields are identified as such. The use of some of our offers, particularly of the online seminars, requires you to give a personal password. This password must be kept secret by you. It can be altered at your wish.

3. Use of the Person-Specific Data; Order-Data Processing
We assure you that all person-specific data is handled confidentially by Bucerius Education GmbH and that, in the processing and utilization of data, we abide by the statutory regulations, particularly those of the German Data Protection Law »Bundesdatenschutzgesetz« and of the German Telemedia Act »Telemediengesetz«. The data necessary for the business transactions is stored and processed by us. The processing helps us in particular to realize our course offers. In this connection, for example, we manage the applications and prepare lists of participants. In addition to this we make use of your personal data for communication with you and for purposes of preparation and implementation of the courses, as well as for invoicing. Any further use of your data is only undertaken with your approval. This applies to the data processing for marketing purposes or for the transmission of your data to other course participants in the form of a list of participants. In the context of the processing and utilization of person-specific data we make some use of a service company that, acting on our instructions, undertakes technical processing and utilization activities, or provides support in this connection. The service company is obligated to complying with the statutory data-protection provisions to the same extent as is practiced by Bucerius Education GmbH and it also treats the person-specific data confidentially; the statutory regulations on order-data processing, particularly the conclusion of a corresponding agreement and supervision of the service company, are complied with.

4. Rights to Information, Alteration and Revocation of Approval
As a user of our Internet portal you have the right to demand, at any time, information on the personal data stored by us and relating to your person, and to have alterations made to this data. You can also revoke your approval to the storage and processing of your person-specific data – with effect to the future – at any time. In this case we will then block or delete the personal data stored and relating to your person in keeping with the statutory specifications, and in particular we will no longer use or process these for marketing purposes and will immediately discontinue all further dispatches of advertising material. To this end you need only send an informal notification to: Bucerius Education GmbH Jungiusstrasse 6, D 20355 - Hamburg E-mail:

5. Protective Measures
Bucerius Education GmbH takes all necessary technical and organizational security measures to ensure that your person-specific data is protected against loss and misuse. To this end your data is stored in a secure operating environment to which the public has no access. In certain cases your person-specific data is also coded during transmission by so-called secure socket layer (SSL) technology. This means that the communication between your computer and the Bucerius Education GmbH servers takes place under the protection of recognized encoding procedures, provided your browser supports SSL. Should you wish to contact Bucerius Education GmbH per e-mail, please note that the confidentiality of the information sent in this way cannot be guaranteed. The content of e-mails can be seen by third parties. We therefore recommend that you do not send us confidential information by e-mail. It is also very important that you protect yourself against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. If you share your computer with others, you should ensure that you log out after each session.

6. Use of Cookies
On our websites and we make use of cookies. Cookies are alphanumeric identification signs that we transfer by means of your web browser to your computer's hard disk. In this way we are able to analyze the use made by you of the website and to store certain settings and data exchanged with our system via your browser. This type of storage helps us to design the website for you and makes it easier for you to use in that, for example, certain input from you can be stored so that you are not repeatedly required to enter this. The analysis helps us to determine the user frequency and the number of users of our website. This is not used to research the user behaviour of specific users or to influence the choice of content offered. The process involves no recording of the identity of the users. Your web browser can be set such that the storing of cookies is deactivated or so that you can reject storage in individual cases. We nevertheless draw attention to the fact that in this case you may not be able to fully use all of the functions of these websites.

7. Collection of Anonymized Data – Use of Piwik
We make use of Piwik, an open-source software, for statistical evaluation of user access. Piwik makes use of so-called "cookies". The information generated in this way on the use made of our offer is stored on our server in Germany. In this process the IP address is immediately anonymized after processing and before storage. Users can prevent the installation of the cookies by way of a corresponding setting of their browser software. We draw the user's attention, however, to the fact that in this case not all of the functions of our websites may be fully available. Here you can decide whether a web-analysis cookie may be placed in your browser to enable us to record and analyze various types of statistical data.
If you prefer not to allow this service, click the following link to have the Piwik deactivation cookie placed in your browser:

8. Further Questions and Information
If you have any farther-reaching questions as to data protection at Bucerius Education GmbH, please contact us under bucerius-education(at) and we will attempt to dispel your reservations. We reserve the right to send you information, from time to time, on the guidelines we apply. You should, nevertheless, visit our website regularly and take note of any changes that have been made. Unless some other regulation has been adopted, the use made of all information gathered by us and relating to you and to your customer accounts is subject to this data-protection statement.

9. Data Protection
Appointee The data protection appointee at Bucerius Education GmbH is: Dr. Torsten Glockemann, e-mail: datenschutz(at)

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