Data Protection / Privacy

1. Scope
This privacy statement applies to the Internet offer of Galileo Global Education Germany GmbH. It does not apply to the Internet offers of other service providers to which a link is merely referred.

2. Access to our internet pages and files
Every time a user accesses a page from our Internet offer and every time a file is retrieved, data about this process are stored and processed automatically in a log file on our Web server. In detail, the following data are stored via each access / retrieval:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • Date and time of the request,
  • called page / name of the retrieved file,
  • transferred data volume,
  • Notification of whether the access / retrieval was successful,
  • Internet address from which the page or file was retrieved or the desired function was initiated,
  • Web browser used

The aforementioned data including the IP address are stored for the duration of the communication process to enable the use of our Internet offer. In addition, the IP address is stored for a short period of time to ensure IT security, in particular to protect our IT systems against misuse and to prevent attacks.

The collected data are also evaluated for statistical purposes and to improve our Internet offer by means of Google Analytics.
3. Cookies
Cookies are used in our website. A cookie is a small text file that is stored by the web server in the memory or on the hard disk of the user's computer. Cookies contain a unique identification number, information about the origin and the retention period. In addition to so-called session cookies, which are generated again at each session and are immediately deleted after the end of the visit, permanent cookies are also used in order to be able to recognize visitors of the internet offer after a long period of time. This is v.a. For example, the user is required to use e.g. Surveys carried out from time to time will no longer be displayed after participation. Third parties may also use cookies (so-called third party cookies) for their services, e.g. Google for Google Analytics (see below). Personal data is not stored in cookies.

You can prevent the storage of cookies via the settings of your web browser software. Web browsers usually provide you with various functions, which you can use to get more information about your web browser software. You can usually set it to block all cookies automatically, or to allow only cookies on certain Internet sites to be allowed, or to be warned before a cookie is saved. However, we may point out that the blocking of our Internet offer may result in a restriction of the functions for the use of our Internet offer as well as the internet offerings of others
4. Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files which are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in the case of the activation of the IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google within the European Union or in other Contracting States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services related to website usage and internet usage against the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
Your web and app browsing history will be associated with your Google Account by Google, and information from your Google Account will be used to personalize ads that you see on the web.
Google will use data from its signed-in users together with Google Analytics data to create and define audience lists for cross-device remarketing. In order to support this feature, Google Analytics will collect Google-authenticated identifiers from users. These identifiers will be temporarily linked to Google Analytics to form audience groups.
You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website. In addition, you can prevent Google from collecting and processing the data (including your IP address) related to your use of the website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available at the following link and install:

5. Facebook Social Plugin
Our website uses social plugins of the social network, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). The plugins are visible on one of the Facebook logos (white "f" on a blue tile or a "thumb up" sign) or are marked with the addition "Facebook Social Plugin". The list and appearance of the Facebook social plugins can be viewed here:

When you visit a web page that contains such a plugin, your browser will connect directly to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted directly from Facebook to your browser and integrated into the website. We therefore have no influence on the extent of the data that Facebook collects with the help of this plugin and therefore inform you according to our knowledge:

By integrating the plugins, Facebook is given the information that you have called up the corresponding page of our Internet presence. If you are logged into Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example press the Like button or leave a comment, the corresponding information will be sent directly to Facebook by Facebook and stored there. If you are not a member of Facebook, there is the possibility that Facebook will find and save your IP address.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as your rights and settings for the protection of your privacy can be found in the Privacy Policy of Facebook: http: //

If you are a Facebook member and you do not want Facebook to collect data about you through our Internet presence and link it to your Facebook data, you must log out before you visit our website at Facebook.

6. Mouseflow
This site uses the Mouseflow software service. It is a service that allows an analysis of the user's personal use of the website. An evaluation of the length of stay on individual bases as well as the user behavior is made by means of the movements of the cursor. This can also be stored and evaluated under the use of cookies in connection with previously accessed source pages. The information obtained from this is stored and analyzed anonymously without the consent of the user. We use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to offer improved services related to web usage and Internet usage.

7. Macromedia Chatbot
Macromedia Chatbot provides information about studying at Galileo Global Education Germany GmbH (Macromedia University). The Chatbot evaluates your interests and ability to study courses. For this purpose, the following user data are stored: IP address, geolocation, country, postal code, city. We store and process your data on an ISO 27001 and PCI-DSS certified security server in Germany. Your data will be stored for as long as necessary to answer your inquiries and to communicate with you. By using the chatbot you consent to the storage of your user data as described above. You can get access to your stored data at any time, at your request your data can be edited, corrected or deleted. Please note that in the context of the chat bot, statements, in particular study content and costs, are subject to change and not binding. You will always get up-to date and binding information about this from our student advisory service.

Disclaimer of liability
We expressly emphasize that the company Galileo Global Education Germany GmbH has no influence on the design and contents of the pages linked to this homepage. For this reason, we hereby expressly dissociate ourselves from all contents of all linked pages on this entire homepage including all subpages. This declaration applies to all links on this website and to the content of all pages to which the links lead. For damages resulting from the use of such foreign offers or foreign entries in forums, we take no responsibility or liability.

All information is free and non-binding. No liability can be assumed for the correctness, topicality or completeness of the publications and links.

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The contents of this website are for your information. The further processing or use of texts and graphics is only permitted with the express consent of the company Galileo Global Education Germany GmbH. All offers are subject to change.

Data Protection / Privacy

General data protection statement:
Galileo Global Education Germany GmbH collects, processes and uses your personal data in accordance with the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act (Telemediengesetz, TLM section 5). We ensure that all data treatment operations are processed in compliance to this decree and carried out with due regard to your rights. Your personal information will be used and/or processed (using automated and/or non-automated procedures) solely for information, consultation and statistical purposes, and where it is necessary to comply with legal requirements. You are entitled to request information about the data held by Galileo Global Education Germany GmbH about you, and you may request that your personal data be amended, blocked or deleted with future effect. You can do this by sending an email to info Ihr Kontakt zur Hochschule

Privacy protection policy: Generally, the use of our website is possible without the need to provide personal data. When you are asked to provide personal data (e.g., name, address or e-mail address), this is, as far as possible, optional for you. We do not pass this information to third parties without your explicit agreement. Please note that the transmission of data via the Internet (e.g., e-mail communication) can be insecure. A complete protection against access through third parties is not possible. The use of published contact information within the disclosure to transmit unwanted advertising or other marketing material shall be expressly excluded. The provider of these pages explicitly reserve the right to take legal action in case of receiving unwanted advertising, e.g., via junk mail.

However, when you use our website and we may collect information from you. We do this directly when you register with this site or provide data to us by email. Indirect means of collection are e.g. internet access logs which automatically collect your internet address. The purposes for such collections are to either fulfill your requests submitted through this website or to generally enable us to operate, administer and monitor use of the website. Personal data may be disclosed to internal employees, but will never be disclosed to third parties other than those needed by service suppliers who act on our behalf. At any time you are entitled to request access to information that we hold, to request it to be corrected or deleted. You can do this by sending an email to info Ihr Kontakt zur Hochschule

Notice of privacy protection for the use of Google Analytics: This website uses Google Analytics, an Internet analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics applies so-called cookies, i.e., text files that are stored on your computer and are used to analyze your usage behavior on the corresponding website. The usage information (including your IP address) stored in the cookie will be sent and transmitted to a Google server in the United States of America. Google will use this information to analyze your behavior and create a report of your web activity for the website provider. With this report the website provider can offer other services which seem to be interesting for the user. Google may share such information with third parties, as far as this is statutory required or in order to process the information by affiliated companies on behalf of Google. By no means Google will link your IP address with other data of Google Inc. It is up to you to avoid the installation of cookies through your browser settings. In that case we must point out that you may not be able to properly use the provided features and services of the website. By using services of this website you agree with the aforementioned way and purpose of processing your collected personal data.

Notice of privacy protection for the use of Facebook plugins (Like-Button): We have embedded plugins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA, into our website. You can recognize these plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like-Button” on our website. Here you will find a list of the Facebook plugins: When visiting a page of our website that contains a Facebook plugin, a direct connection between your browser and a Facebook server is established. By this connection, the plugin provides Facebook with the information that you have accessed a certain page of our website with your IP address. When clicking the Facebook Like-Button while you are logged in to your Facebook account, you can link content of our site to your Facebook profile. Facebook can then assign your Facebook account with the visit to our website. We point out that we as a provider of this website do not know details about the data submitted to Facebook or the use of that data at Facebook. Here you can find further information about Facebook‘s policy of privacy protection: If you don‘t want Facebook to be able to assign your visit of our website to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.
We also use Mouseflow to measure mouse movements, clicks scrolls and keystrokes. This information is anonymous and never shared with third parties.
Notice of liability for content: The content of our pages was compiled with utmost diligence. We cannot guarantee that the data is correct, complete or up-to-date. As a service provider according to section 7, paragraph 1 TMG (Telemediengesetz, Germany) we are responsible for own data on these pages according to the common laws. According to sections 8 to 10 TMG (Telemediengesetz, Germany) we are not obligated to check transmitted or saved external information or to determine indications for illegal actions. The responsibility to remove or disable the use of information according to the common law remains unaffected. Concerning the latter, a liability is possible only after noticing a concrete violation of rights. Promptly upon becoming aware of a violation of rights we will remove these contents.
Notice of liability for links: Our service contains links to external third party websites. We do not control or have influence on those websites and we therefore do not guarantee for these external contents. Responsible for the content of the linked websites is the respective provider or operator of the third party website. The linked websites have been examined for possible statutory violations at the time of linking. At the time of linking we did not find any illegal contents. However, a permanent monitoring and verification of the content of the linked websites is not reasonable without concrete indications of violations of rights. When becoming aware of any violation of rights, we will immediately remove all corresponding links.    

All text and other digital material on these websites is subject to the German copyright. Any copying, modification, distribution or other kind of use which exceeds the limits of copyright requires a written permission of the respective author or creator. Downloading and copying contents of this website is allowed solely for your personal and private use, whereas commercial use is prohibited. So far as any contents of this website are not created by the provider attention has been paid to adhere to the copyright of third parties. In particular, contents of third parties are explicitly marked. However, if you become aware of any violation of the copyright, please let us know. As soon as a violation of rights is identified, we will remove the corresponding material.

Source: The  Data Protection/Policy statement was partially created in German with “Impressum Generator” by, adapted to our personal needs and then translated into English.

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