Privacy Policy

We are glad that you are visiting our website. Here you will learn what personal data we collect and process on this website and for what purposes.

1. Web server data

For each inquiry that is made to our website, our web server saves a data set that your browser automatically sends to our web server. This set of data contains the date and time of the inquiry, the time zone, the actual page or file that is accessed, the http status code and the data volume that is transferred. Additionally, we record the website from which your inquiry originated, the browser used, the operating system of your device, and the language. The web server uses this data to portray the contents of the website on your device in the best way possible. Your IP address is saved for up to seven days. We use your IP address and other webserver data exclusively for IT security reasons, especially to identify and fight cyber security attacks.

2. Piwik

We use a software called “Piwik” for web analytics and a needs-based design of our website. Piwik uses cookies, which are small text files that are saved on your device and that enable your use of the website to be analyzed under a pseudonym. Piwik uses data that is automatically provided by your browser software. Your IP address is only used in an anonymized form.
Data collected by Piwik is not used to personally identify website visitors. Your data will not be combined with other data to personally identify individual website visitors. The pseudonymous data is automatically deleted after three months.
You can prevent Piwik cookies from being saved by adjusting your browser software settings or by objecting to the analysis:

3. Applicant Portal

You need to register to use our Applicant Portal. If you register for the Applicant Portal your data provided for the registration and later in you application will solely be used for the purposes of your application.

4. Job Portal

If you apply for a job at uni-assist via our website your data is solely collected and used for the purposes of your job application. The data transfer via the internet is encrypted.

5. Newsletter

By subscribing to our Newsletter, you declare consent that we may inform you by email about uni-assist, the application processes of Universities and about events. Your email address is used solely for this purpose. You can revoke this consent at any time by unsubscribing from the Newsletter or by notifying us in an email to unsubscribe you.

5. Your rights

At any time, you have the right to request information about your personal data that is saved. If you have granted uni-assist consent to use your data, you may revoke this consent at any time, effective for the future. Additionally, you may request at any time that your data be corrected or deleted.

Please send the requests in writing (i.e., by fax, letter, or email) to uni-assist under the contact information listed in the Legal Notice. Please make sure to include relevant information in the subject line. If there are statutory storage obligations for the data you wish to be deleted, that data will be blocked.

Last updated: December 10, 2017