we collect and how that information is used and safeguarded.
By accessing this website (www.germanacademy.com.au), you acknowledge the terms and conditions expressed herein. We reserve the right to change
this policy at our sole discretion and without notice.
What information is collected, and why?
When a user visits our website, we collect information about the visit that does not identify the user personally. We track information such as
the domain from which the user is visiting and the user's browser type. We also collect specific information regarding the user's session on
our website. This includes items such as the date and time of the visit and the pages viewed.
Sometimes we ask a user to voluntarily provide personally identifiable information (PII). This information generally includes, but is not limited
to, name, e-mail address, postal address, and telephone number. We request this information when the user requests one of the following:
- - to correspond with us
- - to register to attend a trial German language class
- - to enrol in one of our German language courses
- - to sign up for a mailing list
- - or any other such activity that we deem necessary
The German Academy does not collect any personally identifiable financial or health-related information. We do not intentionally collect information
from clients under the age of 18.
How is the information used?
Non-personally identifiable information (non-PII) is collected to allow us to analyze how our website is used and to improve the content and service
the website provides.
Personally identifiable information is collected for analysis to improve the content of the website and the services we provide the user.
The German Academy owns the collected information and will not sell, trade, or rent the information to others. We may use the information to continue
contact with the user. This may include contact such as follow-up calls, e-mail correspondence, or mail correspondence to follow-up on the
contact or to provide marketing information about promotions, new services, or important website changes. The German Academy may share this
information with its business partners for the specific purpose of a promotion or service offering.
Are "Cookies" used on the website?
are pieces of information that a Web site transfers to your computer's hard disk for record-keeping purposes. Cookies can make the Web more
sites use them to provide useful features for their customers. Cookies in and of themselves do not personally identify users, although they
However, you may not be able to take full advantage of the functionality of the The German Academy site if you do so.
How is personally identifiable information safeguarded?
The German Academy utilizes industry standard methods and mechanisms such as firewalls, intrusion monitoring, and passwords to protect electronic
information. Multiple physical security methods such as locking devices and 24 hour premise monitoring are also employed. Finally, access to
PII is limited to a small number of personnel and on a need-to-know basis.
Links to other web sites
The German Academy web site may contain links to other internet web sites. The German Academy neither controls nor endorses external sites and
is not responsible for the content of such sites. This policy does not cover the privacy policies and data collection practices of non-The
German Academy web sites.
How to opt out of correspondence
Based on the information a user has provided, The German Academy may send e-mail correspondence to the user. Each correspondence will contain an
easy means to opt out of further correspondence.