Data protection

Important information on data protection

Welcome to ALVISSION EDUCATION GmbH. In the following, we would like to inform you which personal data we collect and how we process them for which purposes.

1. Responsible person and data protection officer

Responsible for the processing of personal data in accordance with art. 4 no. 7 GDPR is ALVISSION EDUCATION GmbH | Europaallee 27d | 66113 Saarbrücken | Germany | E-Mail | telephone + 49 681-4109648-0 |

The data protection officer can be contacted via the above address and via the e-mail address | telephone + 49 (0)681-4109648-0.

2. Purposes of data processing and legal basis

2.1 Visiting the website

When you access the website, the browser you use automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is recorded and stored until it is automatically deleted:

IP address
Date and time of the request
Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
Content of the request (concrete page)
Access Status/HTTP Status Code
Amount of data transferred in each case
Website from which the request comes
Operating system and its interface
Language and version of the browser software.

We process the above-mentioned data to ensure a smooth connection and user-friendly use of the website, to guarantee network and information security, to evaluate system security and stability as well as for administrative purposes. The legal basis for data processing is art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter f GDPR. The legitimate interest follows from the aforementioned data collection purposes. We do not use the data to draw conclusions about your person. We also use cookies and tracking services on the website. You will find more detailed explanations in sections 7 and 8 of this data protection declaration.

2.2 Subscription to our newsletter | Invitation to events

If you have consented to receive our newsletter, invitations to events or other information relevant to you (Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 letter a GDPR), we will use your name and e-mail address to send you this information electronically. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future and unsubscribe. To do so, use either the link at the end of each newsletter or contact the e-mail address above. As a result, we will not continue to process the data based on this consent in the future and will delete the data unless another legal basis exists or there are legal obligations to retain the data.

3. Transfer of personal data

We transfer your personal data to third parties if:

  • you have given us your consent to do so in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 letter a GDPR,
  • the transfer pursuant to Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 letter f GDPR is necessary for the assertion, execution or defence of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in not disclosing your data,
  • if there is a legal obligation to transfer the data pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter c GDPR, and this is legally permissible and, in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 letter b GDPR, is required for the execution of contractual relationships with you.

If we process personal data in a third country (i.e. outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA)) or if this is done in the context of using the services of third parties or if data is disclosed or transferred to third parties, this will only take place if it is done to fulfil our (pre-)contractual obligations, on the basis of your consent, on the basis of a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests. If there are no legal permissions, we will only process data in a third country if the special requirements of Art. 44 ff. GDPR apply.

4. Rights of the data subject

You have the right

  • in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you may request information on the purposes of processing, the categories of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage duration, the existence of a right of rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data if it has not been collected by us, as well as the existence of automated individual decision-making including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information on the details of the data;
  • in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, to immediately demand the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
  • in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, to demand the erasure of your personal data stored by us, unless processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to establish, exercise or defend legal claims;
  • in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as the accuracy of the data is contested by you, the processing is unlawful, but you oppose the erasure and we no longer require the data, but you require it for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or you have objected the processing pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR.
  • in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data that you have provided us with in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to request that it be transmitted directly to another controller;
  • in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR, to withdraw your consent to us at any time. As a result, we may no longer continue data processing based on this consent for the future and
  • in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR, to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority at your usual place of residence or workplace or at our headquarters.

5. Right to object

If your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 Letter f GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR if there are reasons for doing so on grounds relating to your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct marketing. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which will be implemented by us without you specifying your particular situation. If you would like to exercise your right of revocation or objection, please send an e-mail to the above e-mail address.

6. Data security

We use the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) procedure within the website visit in connection with the highest encryption level supported by your browser. Usually this is a 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we use 128-bit v3 technology instead. You can tell whether an individual page of our website is being transmitted in encrypted form by the closed display of the key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser. We also use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction, or unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

7. Cookies

We use cookies on our website. These are small files that are automatically created by your browser and stored on your computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc., when you visit our website. Information is stored in cookies that is related to the specific device used.

The use of cookies serves to make the use of our offer more pleasant for you. For example, we use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual pages of our website. These are automatically deleted when you leave our site.

In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimize user-friendliness, which are stored on your device for a certain specified period of time. If you visit our website again, it is automatically recognized that you have already been with us and which entries and settings you made so that you do not have to enter them again.

On the other hand, we use cookies to record the use of our website statistically and to evaluate it using tracking tools for the purpose of optimizing our offer for you. These cookies enable us to automatically recognize that you have already been on our site when you visit it again. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined time.

The data processed by cookies is required for the above-mentioned purposes to protect our legitimate interests and those of third parties in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 letter f GDPR.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your device or so that a message always appears before a new cookie is created. However, completely deactivating cookies may mean that you cannot use all the functions of our website.

8. Tracking tools

The tracking measures listed below and used by us are carried out based on Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter f GDPR. With the tracking measures we use, we want to ensure that our website is designed to meet the needs of our customers and is continuously optimized. We continue to use tracking measures in order to record the use of our website statistically and evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offer for you. These interests constitute legitimate interests in the sense of Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 letter f GDPR.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in the event that IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before this happens. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened 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 the website activities and to provide further services to the website operator in connection with the use of the website and the internet.

The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”. This enables IP addresses to be processed in a shortened form, thus excluding the possibility of personal references. If the data collected about you contains a personal reference, this is immediately excluded, and the personal data is immediately deleted.

We use Google Analytics to analyse and regularly improve the use of our website. We can use the statistics obtained to improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has subjected itself to the EU-US Privacy Shield, The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 letter f GDPR.

Third party information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001.

Terms of use:

Data protection overview:

and the privacy policy:

This website also uses Google Analytics for a cross-device analysis of visitor flows, which is performed using a user ID. You can deactivate the cross-device analysis of your usage in your customer account under “My Data”, “Personal Data”.

9. Topicality and amendment of this data protection declaration

This data protection declaration is currently valid and has the status of May 2018. Due to the further development of our website and offers above or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may become necessary to change this data protection declaration. We therefore recommend that you review this data protection declaration at regular intervals.