LegalPrivacy PolicyLast update: January 2, 2024 collects some personal data from its users.

Owner and data controller

Studid Hauptstraße 10 83377 Vachendorf USt-ID-Nr: DE311635198 [email protected] Andreas Wagner

Types of data collected

Among the types of Personal Data that this Website collects, by itself or through third parties, there are:

  • Usage data

  • Data communicated while using the service

  • device information

  • various types of data

  • geographic position

  • tracker

Complete details on each type of personal data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or by specific explanation texts displayed prior to the data collection. Personal data may be freely provided by the user, or, in case of usage data, collected automatically when using this website. Unless specified otherwise, all data requested by this website is mandatory and failure to provide this data may make it impossible for this website to provide its services. Any use of cookies – or of other tracking tools – by this website or by the owners of third-party services used by this website serves the purpose of providing the service required by the user, in addition to any other purposes described in the present document and in the cookie policy, if available.

Users are responsible for any third-party personal data obtained, published or shared through this website and confirm that they have the third party’s consent to provide the data to the owner.

Mode and place of processing the data

  • Methods of processing

    The owner takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the data. The data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the owner, in some cases, the data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of this website (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as data processors by the owner.

  • Legal basis of processing

    The owner may process personal data relating to users if one of the following applies:

    • users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes.

    • provision of data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the user and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof

    • processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the owner is subject

    • processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the owner

    • processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the owner or by a third party

  • Place

    The data is processed at the owner’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located.

    Depending on the user’s location, data transfers may involve transferring the user’s data to a country other than their own. To find out more about the place of processing of such transferred data, users can check the section containing details about the processing of personal data.

  • Retention time

    Personal data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for.


    • Personal data collected for purposes related to the performance of a contract between the owner and the user shall be retained until such contract has been fully performed.

    • Personal data collected for the purposes of the owner’s legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfill such purposes.

    The Owner may be allowed to retain personal data for a longer period whenever the user has given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, the owner may be obliged to retain personal data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.

    Once the retention period expires, personal data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right of access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.

The purposes of processing

The data concerning the user is collected to allow the owner to provide its service, comply with its legal obligations, respond to enforcement requests, protect its rights and interests (or those of its users or third parties), detect any malicious or fraudulent activity, as well as the following:

  • contacting the user

  • displaying content from external platforms

  • managing contacts and sending messages

  • managing support and contact requests

  • Backend infrastructure

  • Analytics

  • Infrastructure monitoring

  • interaction with support and feedback platforms

For specific information about the personal data used for each purpose, the user may refer to the section “Personal data is processed for the following purposes using the following services”.


We use a self hosted instance of Plausible Analytics to track overall trends in the usage of our website. Plausible Analytics collects only aggregated information, which does not allow us to identify any visitor to our website. For more information, please visit the Plausible Analytics Data Policy.

Personal data is processed for the following purposes

  • Contacting the User

    • Newsletter (self hosted listmonk)

      • Personal data processed: email address, name

      • Place of processing: Germany

    • SendGrid (TWILIO INC.)

      • Personal data processed: email address, name

      • Place of processing: United States –


        Privacy Policy

  • Hosting and backend infrastructure

    • Hetzner (Hetzner Online GmbH)

      • Personal data processed: Usage Data

      • Place of processing: Germany –


        Privacy Policy

    • netcup (netcup Gmbh)

      • Personal data processed: Usage data

      • Place of processing: Germany –


        Privacy Policy

    • Cloudflare (Cloudflare, Inc.)

      • Personal data processed: Usage data, various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

      • Place of processing: United States –


        Privacy Policy

  • Displaying content from external platforms

    • Images (e.g. logos) of universities/education providers are directly loaded from their servers

      • Personal data processed: Usage Data

  • Infrastructure monitoring

    • Sentry (Functional Software, Inc. )

      • Personal data processed: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

      • Place of processing: United States –


        Privacy Policy

  • Managing support and contact requests

    • Google (Google Ireland Limited)

      • Personal data processed: Data communicated while using the service; various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

      • Place of processing: United States –


        Privacy Policy

Additional information about data collection and processing

Legal action The user’s personal data may be used for legal purposes by the owner in court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this website or the related services. The user declares to be aware that the owner may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about user’s personal data In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this website may provide the user with additional and contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of personal data upon request.

System logs and maintenance For operation and maintenance purposes, this website and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this website (system logs) use other personal data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.

Information not contained in this policy More details concerning the collection or processing of personal data may be requested from the owner at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

How “Do Not Track” requests are handled This Website does not support “Do Not Track” requests. To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy The owner reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by notifying its users on this page and possibly within this website and/or - as far as technically and legally feasible - sending a notice to Users via any contact information available to the owner. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the top.

Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of the user’s consent, the owner shall collect new consent from the user, where required.

Definitions and legal references

Personal data (or data) Any information that directly, indirectly, or in connection with other information — including a personal identification number — allows for the identification or identifiability of a natural person.

Usage data Information collected automatically through this website (or third-party services employed in this website), which can include:

  • the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the users who use this website,

  • the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier),

  • the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server,

  • the size of the file received in response,

  • the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.),

  • the country of origin,

  • the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the user,

  • the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the application) and the details about the path followed within the application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited,

  • and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the user’s IT environment.

User The individual using this website who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the data subject.

Data Subject The natural person to whom the personal data refers.

Data processor (or data supervisor) The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal Data on behalf of the controller, as described in this privacy policy.

Data controller (or owner) The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this website. The data controller, unless otherwise specified, is the owner of this website.

This website (or this application) The means by which the personal data of the user is collected and processed.

Service The service provided by this website as described in the relative terms (if available) and on this site/application.

European Union (or EU) Unless otherwise specified, all references made within this document to the European Union include all current member states to the European Union and the European Economic Area.

Cookie Cookies are trackers consisting of small sets of data stored in the user’s browser.

Tracker Tracker indicates any technology - e.g cookies, unique identifiers, web beacons, embedded scripts, e-tags and fingerprinting - that enables the tracking of Users, for example by accessing or storing information on the user’s device.

Legal information

This privacy statement has been prepared based on provisions of multiple legislations, including Art. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation).

This privacy policy relates solely to this website, if not stated otherwise within this document.