Privacy Policy

1. USER INFORMATION

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force which comes into force on 25 May 2018, is a European Union regulation that harmonises the rules governing the processing of personal data by private companies in the EU. This should ensure the protection of personal data within the EU as a whole. We take the protection of your private data seriously and want you to feel comfortable when you visit our website. Protecting your privacy when processing personal information is an important concern for us, and we take this into account in our business processes. We process personal data collected when visiting our website in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

In the operation of our website http://www.metworldeducation.com as well as in the operation of the offered services and business activities we observe the applicable legislation for the protection of personal data and data security. We would like to inform you about the collection, processing and use of personal data at METbarcelona (Metworldeducation, S.L. as legal representative of METbarcelona) as follows.

2. CONTACT
METworldeducation undertakes to comply with the privacy policy as described below. For questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, blocking or deletion of data and revocation of any given consent or objection to a particular use of data, please contact the responsible body:

Commercial Name: Metworldeducation, S.L.
CIF: B 67399659
Address: Muntaner 281, 08021, Barcelona, Spain
e-mail: info@metworldeducation.com

3. HANDLING OF PERSONAL DATA

METworldeducation stores personal data, if you provide us with this information, eg. For example, in the context of establishing contact via the contact form, ordering a catalog, subscribing to the newsletter or carrying out a contract (e.g. registration for a English course and other services offered on this website).

We collect and store such personal data only if and to the extent permitted by the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) or other applicable legal provisions, or if you have consented as the data subject.

As far as we provide you as our customer / user via the service or free online offers the technical conditions to make your part of a data processing, we are contract data processor in the sense of § 11 BDSG – responsible body in this case is you as our customer / user.

4. PURPOSE OF DATA USAGE

METworldeducation processes and uses your personal data only for service purposes within our offer and on our website; i.e. to make you a tailor-made offer and / or to avoid the repetition of previous entries and only to the extent required. Likewise, we use your data in the course of the contractual relationship and to carry out the activities you have initiated (for example, free website use, ordering the e-mail newsletter), as well as to answer your inquiries or to provide you with access to certain information or offers.

Which data are collected in detail and which details are mandatory and which are voluntary, can be seen from the respective input forms (for example contact form, registration form, etc.). After completion of the respective contract, your data will be blocked for further use and deleted after expiry of the tax and commercial retention periods, unless you have expressly consented to a further use of your data or we reserve the right to use the data, which is permitted by law and about which we will inform you below.

5. CONSENT

Insofar as consent is required for the sending of product information, the execution of the contract or other advertising purposes under applicable legal provisions, such information will only be sent if you have given us your consent. You can then revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future; and also in cases where no consent is required for the commercial use of your data, you may at any time use the data for advertising purposes by notifying info@metworldeducation.com contradict. Upon receipt of your opposition or revocation of your prior consent, we cease to use the data for advertising purposes.

In addition, we reserve the right to store your first and last name, postal address and – as far as we have received this additional information from you as part of the contractual relationship – in summarized lists and to use it for our own advertising purposes (such as postal advertising). You can object to the storage and use of your data for these purposes at any time by sending a message to the contact option described above.

6. DATA TRANSFER

You agree that your data may be transmitted to our partners schools in order to get information and book your program with them. You agree to provide necessary data such as surname, first name, gender, date of birth, allergies and preferences for accommodation, as well as your contact details for booking accommodation or to the respective accommodation providers (e.g., hotels, host families, etc.). We regularly inform our partners about the current privacy policy of METworldeducation.

You agree that we may disclose required data to the respective testing centers (such as TestDaF, telc, etc.) as part of an exam booking and that these will be stored and used in their central review archives.

7. OTHERS

In anonymised form, we also use the data generated when using our online services to create analyzes and evaluations that can be used for statistical or marketing purposes. These include, for example, analyzes of the intensity of use of our online offers and the popularity of individual offers or functions. In addition, we reserve the right to use personal data for other purposes permitted by the applicable data protection provisions, in particular to maintain data security and to prevent disruptions and misuse of our online services (eg intentional attacks on computer systems) or to educate them to improve our offers or to contract third parties as subcontractors to carry out technical or administrative services. Finally, data use may also be required due to legal obligation or regulatory or court order, as well as to create or maintain legal claims or to defend against legal action.Collection or transfer of personal data to state institutions and authorities is only possible within the framework of valid legal provisions. Our employees and suppliers / partners are obliged by us to secrecy and to the data secrecy according to § 5 BDSG.

8. E-MAIL NEWSLETTER

If you subscribe to our newsletter, we will use the information required or separately provided by you to send you regular e-mail newsletters. We may also send you customer information, such as an e-mail on your birthday, if you have given the date. Unsubscribing from the newsletter is possible at any time and can be done either by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the relevant email or by sending a message to info@metworldeducation.com

9. STORAGE TIME

Personal information that has been provided to us through our site will only be stored until the purpose for which it was entrusted to us is fulfilled. Insofar as statutory, especially commercial and taxation retention periods are to be observed, the storage period for certain data may be up to 10 years. Otherwise, the data will be automatically deleted from the server. Please note that this will cause a re-creation of e.g. course certificates or participation certificates for the offers you have made that are more than 10 years old are no longer possible.

10. INTEGRATION OF SERVICES AND CONTENTS OF THIRD PARTIES

It may happen that content from third parties, such as videos from YouTube, maps from Google Maps, RSS feeds or graphics from other websites are included in our online offer. This always assumes that the providers of this content (hereinafter referred to as “third-party provider”) perceive the IP address of the users. Because without the IP address they could not send the contents to the browser of the respective user. The IP address is therefore required for the presentation of this content. We endeavor to use only content whose respective providers use the IP address solely for the delivery of the content. However, we do not have any influence on this if the third parties provide the IP address e.g. save for statistical purposes. As far as we know this, we will inform the users about it.

11. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our websites may contain links to pages of other providers, to which this privacy policy does not extend. METworldeducation is not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of these other websites.