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Cookies / Online advertisement

Some of our web pages use so-called “cookie technology”. A cookie is a piece of information sent by our webserver to your computer (specifically, deposited in your browser register) when you visit our website. Our website uses the following cookies:

Session Cookies:
 These cookies are in place for the length your internet session, until you finally close your browser. They include no personal data whatsoever and are used exclusively for the statistical analysis of the interest shown our website. 

Application of Google Analytics:  please observe the following notice regarding the use of Google Analytics, which Google, Inc. has obligated us to publish: “This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google, Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics utilises so-called ‘cookies’, text files which are saved on your computer, allowing the analysis of the way you use our website. The information regarding your visit to our website derived from the cookies (including your IP address) are transported to and saved on a server in the USA. Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, making possible the compilation of reports on website activity for the website operator, as well as other services in conjunction with the use of the website and the Internet. Google will also pass this information on to third parties, as far as this is legally required or needed by the persons commissioned by Google to process this data. Google will at no time bring your IP address into contact with other Google data. You can prohibit the installation of the cookies by making the appropriate adjustment on your computer; we do advise you however, that, in this case, you will not be able to use our website to the fullest extent. By using our website, you declare your consent to the use of the data regarding your person collected by Google in the above described manner, for the use stated.

Application of intelliAd: This website uses the web analytics and bid management services of intelliAd Media GmbH, Sendlinger Str. 7, 80331 Munich. In order to customize and optimize user experience of this website, user data is collected anonymously, aggregated and saved; from this data, user profiles are created using pseudonyms. In addition, intelliAd tracking uses cookies that are stored locally. According to §15 of the current Telemedia Act, visitors to this website have the right to object to the storage of their (anonymously registered) user data now and in the future. In order to do this, please use the intelliAd opt-out function.

Suppression and/or control of cookies: There are various methods for suppressing, identifying and removing cookies. These depend on your browser. Should you have difficulty, we recommend that you consult the manufacturer’s website. Here you will receive all necessary information. Should you decide that no cookies should be deposited on your computer, you will still have access to the majority of our web pages. You may, however, be restricted in your use of some of the functions entailing the entry of user data, e.g. forms, the telc webshop, our training platform (telc online qualification), the registration of tests and examiners’ training.

Collection, processing, use and transfer of personal data: we collect your data (with exception of our webserver protocol parameters), only when you have provided it personally, in order to use our services (e.g., when requesting material or information). This data will only be processed or used for the fulfilment of the services you have requested. 

International data transfer: data regarding your person which has been retained is processed within the European Union, respectively the European Economic Community (EU/EEC). In addition, data regarding browser functionality, IP addresses, hardware specific user data (monitor resolutions, language settings, browsers sourced, etc.) is saved for statistical purposes within the operational framework of Google Analytics in the USA. The reports thus generated are not accessible to the public (password protected). You’ll find further information regarding Google data protection here