Privacy Policy at European-funding-guide

Privacy Policy

Guidelines to Privacy Policy

European-funding-guide.eu is a project of the ItS Initiative für transparente Studienförderung gUG (a non-profit organisation with limited liability "ItS Initiative for transparency in student finance"). This Privacy Policy was created in the interest of the users of European-funding-guide.eu and designed in conformity with applicable law. With this privacy statement, European-funding-guide would like to clearly formulate and define the use and handling of confidential and personal data of the users and explain the mentioned for visitors to the site.

European-funding-guide.eu requests personal and confidential information during the registration and other interactions on the site. By visiting our site, the user agrees to the privacy policy of European-funding-guide.eu. Basically, a large amount of personal information that is essential for the evaluation is already queried during the registration. All this information is not publicly visible and will not be disclosed to third parties.

European-funding-guide.eu reserves the right to change its privacy provisions, if any changes due to subsequently recognized regulatory gaps or in terms of new functions provided are required.

General

To make European-funding-guide.eu demand-actuated, it is necessary to collect information and to store and use it. European-funding-guide.eu uses this information to following purposes: user-specific evaluation by comparison with the own scholarship database, dealing with questions from users, improving the content and design of European-funding-guide.eu, connecting of target group-specific ads and page content, contacting users with regard to offers of third parties collaborating with European-funding-guide.eu, provided the user has consented to it, and for regular evaluations for advertisers and other collaborating partners of European-funding-guide.eu based on anonymous statistics reports.

European-funding-guide.eu can also be visited anonymously. Some contents of our website are accessible for users without prior registration and thus without giving personal and confidential information. These include the Home page as well as numerous articles on application-related topics and on student financing. Once the user has completed the registration on our website, we have the information provided by him. The user is no longer anonymous to us. To use the full range of European-funding-guide.eu, a registration and thus providing some personal information is required. It is partly possible to user to skip some of the possible questions from the registration process, if he does not want to share it. He thus takes into account that the accuracy of the evaluation decreases. The data entered can be changed by the user at any time. The user has also the possibility to refrain from using the offer of European-funding-guide.eu. European-funding-guide.eu automatically stores information of the user's computer on the server (IP address, cookie information and the page requested).

Comments, reviews and other opinions that are placed on European-funding-guide.eu are stored by European-funding-guide.eu. The same is true of users of emails sent to European-funding-guide, comments on Facebook, or other means of communication. The information is person-specific documented and stored.

Transfer and disclosure of information to third parties

The data entered by users in European-funding-guide.eu will not be sold to companies or other institutions.

European-funding-guide.eu turns specifically to the ads data tailored to individual users and other advertising. To advertisers of European-funding-guide who want to target a specific user group of European-funding-guide.eu, information is shown in a processed, aggregated and anonymous form, e.g. on the proportion of European-funding-guide.eu users over a certain age. At no time is information on individual users disclosed to these companies or institutions which would allow conclusions on their person.

By perceiving or interacting with an ad or other advertising, the user agrees to belonging to a certain target group which is of relevance for the ad. At no point disseminates European-funding-guide.eu the information on management and interaction with the targeted ad.

Cookies

European-funding-guide uses cookies to obtain data and information of users. This serves to increase the safety of users, to improve the precision of ads and to better understand the use of the website. Cookies are very small files that are installed on the user's computer and give European-funding-guide information to better target group-specific placement of ads and other advertising. Users may by themselves remove the cookies at any time from the hard drive. If the used browser permits, the user can also refuse the storage of European-funding-guide cookies on his hard drive. Moreover, it is possible for the user to encounter third-party cookies on European-funding-guide.eu. For third-party cookies European-funding-guide accepts no liability.

Right to information

Users have the possibility of withdrawing their consent to us at any time without incurring any costs. In addition, users always have the option to receive information about the personal data stored about their person, to learn upon request the origin of these data, to inquire the recipients as well to obtain information about the purpose of storage, the people and institutions that use the data. At any time the user has also the right to correct the information and, if statutory requirements are met, to induce the blocking or deletion of data.

Web analytics services

European-funding-guide.eu uses the web analytics service Google Analytics. Google hereby stores cookies on the hard drives of users to analyse the use of the website. The information collected by the cookies (including the IP address of the user) is stored by Google. This information helps Google analyse and evaluate the use of the website and create specific usage reports that are also useful to advertisers in an aggregated form.

More information

Your trust is important to us. Therefore, we are at your service at any time to answer your questions regarding the processing of your personal data. If you have questions to which you could not find answers by reading this privacy statement or if you wish to receive more detailed information, please contact us.