Privacy Policy

  • Introduction

    E-Learning Office, trading under EXPAND Global GmbH, is a business providing organizations with learning technologies, services and digital learning content aimed at end-users of Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Windows.

    We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with statutory data protection regulations, as well as in accordance with this privacy policy.

    Use of our website is possible without providing personal data. If personal data [for example, name, email addresses or telephone number] is collected on our website, this is always done on a voluntary basis. This data will not be forwarded to third parties without your express consent.

    We expressly state that data transmission on the Internet [e.g. when communicating via email] can have security gaps. Seamless protection of data from access by third-parties is not possible.

    The processing of your personal data, such as the name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number shall always be in line with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and in accordance with the applicable country-specific data protection regulations.

    By means of this data protection declaration, we would like to inform the general public of the nature, scope, and purpose of the personal data we collect, use and process. Furthermore, this data protection declaration informs you of the rights to which you are entitled.

    In order to make use of some of the offerings on our website, for example individual requests for information or quotations, it is necessary, independently of any previously existing contractual relationship, that we receive personal data from you for our processing and use. Personal data are single details about personal or factual circumstances relating to your person such as your name, address, e-mail address, company, job title or telephone number.

    Should you be asked to submit personal information on our website, the information you supply will be on a voluntary basis and serves the purposes of contract processing as well as facilitating the response to your enquiry and request to get in touch with you, in particular for the provision of information or services requested. Your details will be handled in accordance with legal requirements, in particular for the purposes for which you voluntarily provided the information. The collection, processing or use of your data for purposes going beyond the description above will only be undertaken by us in cases where you have expressly permitted it or where permitted by law.

  • Cookies

    Our website makes use of cookies in order to recognize repeat use of our website by the same user/internet connection subscriber. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser downloads and stores on your device (computer, tablet or smartphone). They are used to improve our website and services. Cookies do not damage your device or contain any viruses.

    We only use technical cookies to ensure that visitors to our website can browse the site correctly and securely. Cookies that may affect the confidentiality of the user’s browsing experience are not used on our site.

    You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings on your browser software accordingly. You should be aware, however, that by doing so you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of our website.

    Types of Cookies

    This website uses various types of cookies:

    Technical Cookies

    Name: has_js
    Supplier: Drupal
    Purpose: Indicates whether JavaScript is enabled on the user's browser
    Expiry: Session
    Type: HTTP

    Name: cookie-agreed
    Supplier: Drupal
    Purpose: Determines whether cookies are accepted or not
    Expiry: 3 months
    Type: HTTP

    Name: cookie-agreed-version
    Supplier: Drupal
    Purpose: Indicates the version of the acceptance of cookies.
    Expiry: 3 months
    Type: HTTP

    Name: cookie-agreed-categories
    Supplier: Drupal
    Purpose: Indicates the categories of cookies accepted.
    Expiry: 3 months
    Type: HTTP

    Analytical Cookies

    Name: _ga
    Supplier: Google
    Purpose: Used to distinguish users.
    Expiry: 2 years
    Type: HTTP

    Name: _gat
    Supplier: Google
    Purpose: Used to limit the percentage of requests.
    Expiry: 10 minutes
    Type: HTTP

    Name: _gid
    Supplier: Google
    Purpose: Registers a unique identifier that is used to generate statistical data about how the visitor uses the website.
    Expiry: 1 day
    Type: HTTP

  • Google Analytics

    Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google“. Google Analytics uses “cookies“. These cookies are text files which are stored to your computer in order to facilitate an analysis of your use on our site.

    The information generated by these cookies, such as time, place and frequency of your visits to our site, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google’s location in the US and stored there.

    We use Google Analytics with an IP anonymization feature on our website. In doing so, Google abbreviates and thereby anonymizes your IP address before transferring it from member states of the European Union or signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

    Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of our site, to compile reports on website activity for us, and to provide other services related to website and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or to the extent this data is processed by third parties on Google´s behalf.

    Google states that it will in never associate your IP address with other data held by Google. You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings on your browser software accordingly. You should be aware, however, that by doing so you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of our website.

    Google also offers a disabling option for the most common browsers, thus providing you with greater control over the data which is collected and processed by Google. If you enable this option, no information regarding your website visit is transmitted to Google Analytics. However, the activation does not prevent the transmission of information to us or to any other web analytics services we may use. For more information about the disabling option provided by Google, and how to enable this option, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

    By you accepting the use of analytical cookies on this website you declare yourself to be in agreement with the processing of the data collected about you by Google for the purpose as described in this privacy policy.

    You can withdraw your consent to the use of Google Analytics cookies on our site at any time.

    For more information about Terms of Use and Privacy Policy when using Google Analytics, see https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html as well as https://policies.google.com/?hl=gb.

    The personal data collected by Google Analytics through cookies on our website will be automatically deleted after 14 months.

    Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

  • Twitter

    Our website employs components provided by Twitter. Twitter is a service of Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA.
    Each time our website receives an access request equipped with a Twitter component, the component prompts your browser to download an image of this component from Twitter. Through this process, Twitter is informed precisely which page of our website is being visited. We have no control over the data that Twitter collects in the process, or over the extent of the data that Twitter collects. To the best of our knowledge, Twitter collects the URL of each website accessed as well as the IP address of the user, but does so solely for the purpose of displaying Twitter components. Additional information may be obtained from the Twitter data privacy policy, at: http://twitter.com/privacy.
    You may change your data privacy settings in your Twitter account settings, at http://twitter.com/account/settings.

  • LinkedIn

    Our website employs components provided by the network LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a service of LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time our website receives an access request equipped with a LinkedIn component, the component prompts your browser to download an image of this component from LinkedIn. Through this process, LinkedIn is informed exactly which page of our website is being accessed. By clicking the LinkedIn “recommend button” while logged into your LinkedIn account, you can link content from our website to your LinkedIn profile. This allows LinkedIn to associate your visit to our site with your LinkedIn account.
    We have no control over the data that LinkedIn collects thereby, nor over the extent of the data that LinkedIn collects. Nor do we have any knowledge of the content of data transferred to LinkedIn. Details on data collection by LinkedIn as well as your rights in this regard and your browser setting options may be obtained from the LinkedIn data privacy policy, which may be accessed at: http://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

  • Information/Cancellation/Deletion

    On the basis of the Federal Data Protection Act, you may contact us at no cost if you have questions relating to the collection, processing or use of your personal information, if you wish to request the correction, blocking or deletion of the same, or if you wish to cancel explicitly granted consent. Please note that you have the right to have incorrect data corrected or to have personal data deleted, where such claim is not barred by any legal obligation to retain this data.

  • Contacting Us

    On our website we offer you the opportunity to contact us, either by email and/or by using a contact form. In such event, information provided by the user is stored for the purpose of facilitating communications with the user. No data is transferred to third parties. Nor is any of this information matched to any information that may be collected by other components of our website.

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