Data protection declaration

With these data protection provisions the Galileo Global Education Germany GmbH, Sandstraße 9, 80335 München (in the following: ” Galileo Global Education Germany GmbH”) would like to inform you how your personal data are processed via this fan page and who has access to the data stored by you.

As the operator of this fanpage,Galileo Global Education Germany GmbH is also responsible in the sense of data protection law. This means that Galileo Global Education Germany GmbH must also guarantee that your data is processed legally via this fan page and that you can also exercise your rights regarding your data vis-à-vis Galileo Global Education Germany GmbH.

Information about you may be collected through cookies on the fan page, whether or not you have a Facebook account. Cookies are data packets that mark the user’s computer, smartphones and other terminal devices with a specific identification. They are regularly stored on the user’s device when he or she visits a Facebook page, including this fan page. Facebook alone decides on the use of these cookies. Galileo Global Education Germany GmbH has no influence on this. The legal basis for setting cookies is your consent, which you give by using the Facebook web pages.

Cookies are primarily used to display personalized advertising to visitors to the Facebook web pages, including a fan page. This is done by showing the user on Facebook (i.e. also on the fan page) ads from Facebook advertising partners whose websites the user has previously visited. Cookies also allow Facebook and Galileo Global Education Germany GmbH to track the use of a fan page by creating statistics about the use of a fan page.

The collection of your data by cookies in the context of the use of the fan page is neither legally nor contractually prescribed. This is also not necessary for the conclusion of a contract. There is therefore no obligation to transmit your data to Facebook. However, the non-transmission of your data (e.g. by blocking cookies) means that we are unable to offer you the fan page or only to a limited extent.

Your data may be transferred to Facebook Inc. in the USA via cookies. Facebook is certified for the EU-US Privacy Shield, i.e. Facebook must comply with a data protection standard towards users in Europe that has been found by the European Commission to be comparable to the European standard. Facebook may also use cookies from third parties. These are listed at Their cookie guidelines are derived from their respective websites.

You may require from the Galileo Global Education Germany GmbH regarding personal data concerning you

  • information in the form of a copy of the personal data and the accompanying information,
  • provision in a structured and machine-readable format,
  • in the event of their inaccuracy, their correction,
  • in particular in the event of withdrawing of your consent or the fulfilment of its purpose, the deletion and
  • in certain cases, the restriction of their processing, and
  • you may object to the use of your data for direct marketing purposes at any time.

You can withdraw your consent to the storage, processing and use of your data by cookies in the context of the use of the fan page at any time with effect for the future. In this case, the processing up to the withdrawing remains legal.

If you believe that the processing of personal data by Galileo Global Education Germany GmbH does not comply with legal requirements, you may file a complaint with the appropriate regulatory authority.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our data protection officer:

Peter Christian Felst
Mazars Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Domstraße 15 | 20095 Hamburg | Germany

Tel: +49 40 288 01-3290
Fax: +49 40 288 01-3497

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