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Data protection policy
The CHE Centre for Higher Education gGmbH (CHE non-profit-making limited company) is very pleased you have visited our websites and we thank you for your interest in our businesses, projects, publications and other services.

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and strictly adhere to provisions of data protection acts. We only acquire personal data when required for technical reasons and the data acquired will not under any circumstances be sold or passed on to third parties.

The following declaration gives you an overview of how we ensure data protection and tells you which data is acquired for which purpose.

Data processing on this website
The CHE Centre for Higher Education gGmbH (CHE non-profit-making limited company) automatically acquires and saves in its Server Log Files information sent to us from your browser. This information is:
  • type/version of browser
  • operating system used
  • referrer URL (the site visited before)
  • hostname of computer accessing our website (IP address)
  • time of the server request.
We use this information to improve the attractiveness, content and functionality of our website. There is no intention to use this information any further. In particular the data will under no circumstances be passed on to third parties. The data acquired cannot be assigned to particular people. The data will not be mixed with data from other sources.

The websites use "cookies" in several places. They serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more efficient and safer. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are "session cookies" and they will be deleted automatically at the end of your session. Cookies will cause no harm to your computer and do not contain any viruses.

If you want to receive the newsletter offered on the website we need a valid e-mail address from you in addition to data that allow us to check that you are the owner of the given e-mail address and whether or not the owner agrees to receiving the newsletter. Your consent allowing us to save your data and e-mail address and to use this for sending the newsletter can be cancelled at any time.

Right of access to personal data
If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact our data protection officer:
Centrum für Hochschulentwicklung gGmbH
Verler Straße 6
33332 Gütersloh

On request, you will be informed in writing, in accordance with the appropriate law, whether your personal data has been saved by the CHE Centre for Higher Education gGmbH (CHE non-profit-making limited company) web technology and which items of data have been saved.

Modification of the data protection policy
Continuous development of the Internet requires on-going adjustment of this data protection policy to correspond to the changing situation. Any such modifications will be made public on this site within an appropriate timeframe.
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