Privacy Policy - Datenschutzerklärung

In the following text we inform you about the acquisition of personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is all data which can refer to you personally, e.g. name, address, e-mail addresses, user behaviour.

1.    Party responsible

Party responsible for data processing is:

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gGmbH
Adickesallee 32-34
60322 Frankfurt am Main
Telephone: +49 (0) 69 154008-0
Fax: +49 (0) 69 154008-650
Represented by:
Prof. Dr. Nils Stieglitz, President

2.    Contacting the Data protection officer

The Data Protection Officer of the party responsible is:

intersoft consulting services AG
Beim Strohhause 17
20097 Hamburg

The hosting of the website is handled by Hosteurope.

3.    Teaching data subject rights

Every person affected has the right to access according to Art. 15 GDPR, the right to rectification according to Art. 16 GDPR, the right to erasure according to Article 17 GDPR, the right to restriction of the processing according to GDPR Art. 18, the right to objection from Art. 21 GDPR, as well as the right to data portability from Art. 20 GDPR. In case of the right to access and the right to erasure, restrictions apply pursuant to § 34 and 35 BDSG.

Advice on the possibility to lodge a complaint

Furthermore, you have the right to complain to the responsible data-protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.

Advice on the withdrawal with consent

You can withdraw any consent to the processing of personal data at any time with respect to us. This also applies for the revocation of consent declarations which have been made before the validity of the basic data protection regulation (before 25th May 2018) with respect to us. Please note that the withdrawal affects the future. Any processing implemented prior to the withdrawal is not affected by this.

Note on right to objection in case of weighting of interests

As far as we base the processing of your personal data on a weighting of interests, you can make an objection to the processing. In case of the exercise of such an objection, we request that you explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as described. In case of your reasonable objection, we check the state of affairs and will either cease or adapt the data processing, or explain to you our compelling reasons worth being protected.

Links to other websites

Our websites can include links to websites of other providers. We refer to the fact that this data protection declaration applies for the websites of exclusively. We do not have any influence on this and do not check that other providers comply with the applicable data protection regulations.

4.    Collection of personal data

4.1 General data acquisition with call-up of our website

In case of use of the website for purely informative reasons, thus when you do not register, we record only that personal data which your browser sends to our server. If you wish to investigate our website, we record the following data which is technically necessary for us in order to present our website to you and to guarantee stability and security (legal situation is the entitled interest in accordance with Art. 6 Sect. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR)

Data Objective of the processing
Operating system used Assessment according to devices, to ensure optimised representation of the website
Information about the browser type and the version used Assessment of the browser used, to optimise our websites
Internet service provider of the user Assessment of the Internet service provider
IP address Presentation of the website on the respective device
Date and time of the call-up Ensuring the proper operation of the website.
As appropriate, manufacturer and type designation of the smartphone, tablet or other terminal unit Assessment of the device manufacturer and types of mobile terminal units for statistical objectives
Logfiles Ensuring the proper operation of the website

The recording of the data for the appropriation of the website and the storage of the data in logfiles is required as mandatory for the operation of the Internet page. Consequently no possibility of objection exists on the part of the user.

4.2 Inquiries related to general contact addresses

For establishing contact, we also reserve general email addresses on the website. Provided that you contact us via such an address, the personal data sent in this case is processed exclusively for the purpose of responding to your question.
We delete the data in this context after storage is no longer necessary or restrict processing if there are legal retention obligations

5.    Forwarding of data

A forwarding of your personal data to third parties for any objectives other than those listed does not occur.

We pass on your personal data to third parties only when:

  • You have given your explicit consent to this
  • The forwarding is required for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims and no basis exists for the assumption that you have a majority interest worthy of being protected in the non-forwarding of your data,
  • For the case where a legal obligation exists for the forwarding, as well as
  • Where this is legally admissible and required for the handling of contractual relationships with yourself.

For the continuous improvement of our website, for advertising purposes and in order to enable certain functions of this website to be offered to you, we are instructed with the employment of order-processing persons.

All order-processing persons are obliged here to process the data only for the service provision actually defined by us. All order-processing persons were selected by us carefully and sufficient technical and organisational measures were put in place in order to guarantee data protection.

6.    Cookies - General information

When you use our website, cookies are stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive associated with the browser you are using and through which certain information flows to the place that sets the cookie. Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offer as a whole more user-friendly and effective.

We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website require that the calling browser can be identified even after a page change.

Technically necessary cookies are not mandatory in order to display the website. However, some functions of the website cannot be used properly without these cookies. There is therefore no possibility of objection on the part of the user, a deactivation of these cookies can be made by setting the respective browser.

The legal basis is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR.

Preventing cookies

You can configure your browser setting according to your wishes and, for example, refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. Please note that you may not be able to use all the features of this website.

7.    Data security

We have taken extensive technical and organisational measures to protect your data from accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security procedures are regularly reviewed and adapted to technological progress.

8.    Changes to the data protection declaration

We reserve the right to change or adapt this data protection declaration at any time, subject to observation of the applicable data protection regulations.

Released October 2019