Data Protection

General Information

Below, we inform you about the collection of personal data when using our website.

The term "personal data" refers to all data that can be related to you personally, in reference to the definition in Article 4, No. 1 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (hereinafter referred to as the "General Data Protection Regulation" or "GDPR"). This includes, for example, your name, address, email address, and user behavior. Regarding other terminology, especially the terms "processing," "controller," "processor," and "consent," we refer to the legal data protection definitions in Article 4 of the GDPR.


We generally process personal data only to the extent necessary for providing a functioning website and the content and services offered by us. Processing of personal data regularly only occurs if you have given us consent within the meaning of Article 6, paragraph 1, point (a) of the GDPR, or if processing is permitted by legal regulations, particularly by one of the legal bases listed in Article 6, paragraph 1, points (b) to (f) of the GDPR.

Your personal data will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage no longer applies. Storage may also take place if required by national or European regulations to which we are subject. Blocking or deletion of data will occur in this case when the storage period required by the respective regulations has expired. This does not apply if further storage of the data is necessary for the conclusion of a contract or the fulfillment of a contract.

If we use external service providers for specific functions on our website or wish to use your data for advertising purposes, we will provide you with detailed information on the respective processes below.


Controller within the meaning of Article 4(7) of the GDPR, other data protection laws applicable in the European Union member states, and other data protection-related provisions and regulations is:



Cambridge Institut GmbH
Residenzstr. 22
80333  München

Further details about the controller can be found in our Imprint.

Your Rights

You have the following rights regarding your personal data:

  1. Right to information
  2. Right to rectification and erasure
  3. Right to restriction of processing
  4. Right to object to processing
  5. Right to data portability

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority regarding the processing of your personal data by us.

Processing of personal data when using our website for informational purposes

When you visit our website without registering or otherwise providing us with information ("Informational Use"), we only collect the personal data that your web browser transmits to our server. If you want to view our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to ensure its stability and security:

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the request
  • Time zone difference to GMT
  • Content of the website
  • Access status (HTTP status)
  • Amount of data transferred
  • Website from which you came to our website
  • Web browser
  • Operating system
  • Language and version of the browser

The above-mentioned data is also stored in so-called log files on our servers. Your IP address or other data that could be used to associate the information with you is not affected. There is no storage of this data together with other personal data from you.

The collection and temporary storage of the IP address is necessary to enable the delivery of our website to your device. For this purpose, your IP address must be stored for the duration of your visit to our website. The storage of the above data in log files is done to ensure the functionality and optimization of our website, as well as to ensure the security of our information technology systems. These data are not evaluated for marketing purposes.

The aforementioned purposes constitute our legitimate interest in data processing. The legal basis for the collection and temporary storage of the data mentioned above is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR.

The above data for providing our website will be deleted when the respective session is ended. Data in log files will be deleted no later than seven days later. We only store data beyond this point if we have deleted or anonymized your IP address beforehand, making it impossible to associate the data with your person. The collection of the above data for providing our website and the storage of this data in log files is mandatory for the operation of our website. There is no possibility to object to this.

Processing of personal data through cookies

We use so-called cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on the storage medium of your end device, such as a hard drive, and through which certain information flows to us as the entity that sets the cookie. Cookies cannot execute programs or transmit viruses to your end device. This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and functioning of which are explained below.

Cookies that are stored on your web browser:

  • Transient cookies: These cookies are automatically deleted when you close your web browser. This includes session cookies, in particular. They store a session ID, which can be used to assign various requests from your web browser to the shared session. This enables recognition of your end device when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted as soon as you log out or close the web browser.
  • Persistent cookies: These cookies are automatically deleted after a predefined period, which can vary depending on the cookie. You can delete these cookies at any time in your web browser's settings.

The processing of personal data through the aforementioned cookies is intended to make our website's offerings more user-friendly and effective for you overall. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of these cookies. In particular, some functions of our website require that your web browser can still be identified after changing pages. If you have an account, we use cookies to identify you for subsequent visits, which eliminates the need for you to log in again every time you visit our website. The data processed by cookies that are required for providing the functions of our website are not used to create user profiles. When cookies are used for analytical purposes, they serve to improve the quality and user-friendliness of our website, its content, and its features. They enable us to understand how the website is used, which functions are used, and how often they are used. This allows us to continuously optimize our offering.

Our legitimate interest in data processing is based on the purposes outlined above. The legal basis is Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.

The aforementioned cookies are stored on your end device and transmitted from it to our server. You can configure the processing of data and information by cookies yourself. You can make corresponding configurations in your web browser's settings, through which you can, for example, reject third-party cookies or all cookies altogether. In this context, we would like to point out that you may not be able to use all functions of our website properly in that case. Furthermore, we recommend regularly manually deleting cookies and your browser history.

Further Functions and Offers on Our Website

In addition to the aforementioned informational use of our website, we offer various services that you can use if you are interested. For this, it is usually necessary to provide further personal data. We require this data to provide the respective service. The principles of data processing outlined above apply.

In some cases, we use external service providers to process this data, who have been carefully selected and commissioned by us. These service providers are bound by our instructions and are regularly monitored by us. If personal data is transferred to third parties in the course of services that we offer together with partners, you can find more information in the following descriptions of the individual services. If these third parties are located in a country outside the European Economic Area, you can find more information about the consequences of this in the following descriptions of the individual services.


Wenn Sie mit uns per E-Mail Kontakt aufnehmen, werden die von Ihnen an uns mit Ihrer E-Mail übermittelten personenbezogenen Daten gespeichert. Zudem halten wir auf unserer Webseite ein Kontaktformular vor, mit dem Sie Kontakt zu uns aufnehmen können. Dabei werden die von Ihnen in die Eingabemaske eingegebenen Daten an uns übermittelt und gespeichert.

  • Anrede
  • Vorname
  • Name
  • E-Mail-Adresse
  • Anschrift
  • Telefon

Die Daten werden ausschließlich zur Beantwortung Ihrer Fragen verwendet. Soweit dies nicht explizit in dieser Datenschutzerklärung angegeben ist, erfolgt keine Weitergabe der Daten an Dritte. Zusätzlich erfassen wir Ihre IP-Adresse und den Zeitpunkt der Absendung.

Die Verarbeitung der vorstehenden personenbezogenen Daten dient allein zur Bearbeitung Ihrer Anfragen. Die Verarbeitung weiterer personenbezogener Daten, die durch die Verwendung des auf unserer Webseite vorgehaltenen Kontaktformulars anfallen, dienen zur Verhinderung des Missbrauchs sowie zur Sicherstellung der Sicherheit unserer informationstechnischen Systeme.

Hierin liegt auch unser berechtigtes Interesse an der Verarbeitung Ihrer personenbezogenen Daten. Soweit Sie uns hierfür eine Einwilligung erteilt haben, ist Rechtsgrundlage für die Verarbeitung dieser Daten Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a) DSGVO. Im Übrigen ist Rechtsgrundlage für die Verarbeitung dieser Daten Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f) DSGVO, insbesondere für den Fall, dass uns die Daten von Ihnen durch Übersendung einer E-Mail übermittelt werden. Soweit Sie durch Ihre E-Mail auf den Abschluss eines Vertrages hinwirken wollen, stellt Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. b) DSGVO eine zusätzliche Rechtsgrundlage dar.

Die Daten werden vorbehaltlich gesetzlicher Aufbewahrungsfristen gelöscht, sobald wir Ihre Anfrage abschließend bearbeitet haben. Bei einer Kontaktaufnahme per E-Mail können Sie der Speicherung Ihrer personenbezogenen Daten jederzeit widersprechen. Wir weisen Sie darauf hin, dass in diesem Fall Ihre Anfrage nicht weiterbearbeitet werden kann. Den Widerruf oder den Widerspruch können Sie durch Übersendung einer E-Mail an unsere im Impressum angegebene E-Mail-Adresse erklären.


We provide a newsletter that you can subscribe to on our website. Details about the newsletter, especially its possible content, are specified in the consent declaration. When you subscribe to our newsletter, the data you enter in the input mask during the newsletter registration will be transmitted to us. To subscribe to the newsletter, you must provide us with the mandatory data requested:

  • Email address
  • Salutation
  • First name
  • Last name

If you provide additional personal data during registration, it is voluntary.

For the newsletter registration, we use the double-opt-in procedure. After your registration, we will send you an email to the email address you provided, asking you to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter from us. If you do not confirm your registration within the time period specified in the email, the data you provided will be blocked and subsequently deleted. Additionally, we store your IP address and the time of registration for the newsletter as well as the time of confirmation. In connection with the processing of data for newsletter delivery, there is no sharing of data with third parties. This data is used exclusively for newsletter delivery.

This data is used exclusively for newsletter delivery. If we do not use a third-party provider for newsletter delivery, there is no sharing of data with third parties in connection with the processing of data for newsletter delivery.

The data you enter in the input mask during registration is processed for the purpose of addressing you personally. After your confirmation, we store your email address to be able to send you the newsletter. We store the respective IP address and the times of registration and confirmation to verify your registration and, if necessary, to investigate any possible misuse of your personal data. This also constitutes our legitimate interest. If you have given us your consent, the legal basis for processing is Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR. If processing is based on our legitimate interests, the legal basis is Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.

The aforementioned data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purposes mentioned above. We store your data as specified above for as long as you subscribe to the newsletter. After unsubscribing from the newsletter, we store the aforementioned data purely in statistical and anonymous form.

You can revoke your consent to receive the newsletter at any time by unsubscribing from the newsletter. You can unsubscribe by clicking the link provided in every newsletter email we send you. Alternatively, you can also unsubscribe from the newsletter using the form provided on our website.


To use additional features of our website, we offer the option to register by providing personal information. The data is entered into an input mask and transmitted and stored by us. The data is not disclosed to third parties. The mandatory information requested during registration is marked accordingly and must be provided in full. Otherwise, we will reject the registration. The following data is collected as part of the registration process:

  • Title
  • First name
  • Last name
  • Email address
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Necessary data for registration for Cambridge English examinations (exam name and exam date)

At the time of registration, the IP address and date and time of registration are also stored. During the registration process, the user's consent to the processing of this data is obtained.

Registration is required for providing certain content and services on our website. The data entered for this purpose is used solely for the purpose of using the respective offer or service or for providing the services for which you have registered. In the event of significant changes to our offers, services, or content, such as changes to the scope of the offerings or technically necessary changes, we use the email address provided during registration to inform you. The legal basis for processing the data is Art. 6(1) lit. a) GDPR. If registration serves the conclusion or performance of a contract, Art. 6(1) lit. b) GDPR also constitutes an additional legal basis.

You can revoke your consent at any time. The legality of the data processing already carried out remains unaffected by the revocation.

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. This is the case when the registration on our website is canceled or modified. You have the option to dissolve the registration at any time. The data stored about you can be modified at any time. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.

We only transmit personal data to third parties if it is necessary for the fulfillment of the contract. Further transmission of data does not occur or only if you have expressly consented to the transmission. Your data will not be passed on to third parties for advertising purposes without your express consent.

If you have given us your consent, the legal basis for processing the data is Art. 6(1) lit. a) GDPR. Otherwise, the legal basis is Art. 6(1) lit. b) GDPR.

Usage of the Overheat Conversion Optimization Suite

This website uses, a web analytics tool provided by "overheat UG (haftungsbeschränkt)" with its registered office at Stürzenberger Weg 30, 51766 Engelskirchen, Germany. It records interactions of randomly selected individual visitors to the website in an anonymized manner. This includes creating a log of actions such as mouse movements and clicks with the aim of identifying opportunities for improving the respective website. Our legitimate interest in processing this data lies in the desire to enhance the website.

The following personal data is processed but not stored: The IP address of the user's accessing system.

When using this website, Overheat also collects non-personal data, such as information about the operating system, browser, clicked links, geographic origin, as well as device resolution and type. These data are stored in non-personally identifiable form and are analyzed for statistical purposes. They are deleted as soon as they are no longer needed for our evaluation purposes.

If you do not wish to be recorded, you can disable this feature on all websites using Overheat by setting the "Do Not Track" header in your browser. Information on how to do this can be found on the following page: Alternatively, you can disable the execution of JavaScript in your browser or install a JavaScript blocker in your browser (e.g., or Please note that doing so may limit your ability to fully utilize all functions of the website.

Google Analytics

We use "Google Analytics" on our website, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, Barrow St, Dublin 4, Ireland (hereinafter referred to as "Google"). Google uses cookies, which are small text files stored on your device, enabling an analysis of your use of our website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website is typically transmitted to and stored on a Google server. If IP anonymization is enabled on the website (IP anonymization), Google will truncate your IP address within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before transmission. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server outside the EU and then truncated. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of our website, compile reports on website usage, and provide us with further services related to website usage and internet usage. Pseudonymous usage profiles may be created from the processed data. The IP address transmitted when using Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.

We only use Google Analytics with the IP anonymization feature described above. This means that your IP address is only processed by Google in truncated form, making it impossible to link it to an individual.

We use Google Analytics to analyze the usage of our website, improve individual features and offers, and continuously enhance the user experience. Our legitimate interest in processing the aforementioned data by Google is based on Art. 6(1)(f) of the GDPR.

You can prevent Google Analytics from storing cookies generated by Google Analytics by adjusting your browser settings accordingly. Please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of our website. If you want to prevent Google from collecting data generated by the cookie related to your usage of the website (including your IP address) and processing this data, you can download and install the browser plugin available at the following link:

To ensure that Google only processes the transmitted data in accordance with our instructions and in compliance with applicable data protection regulations, we have entered into a data processing agreement with Google.

Third-party provider information: Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, Barrow St, Dublin 4, Ireland.

For more information on data usage by Google, settings, and opt-out options, as well as privacy, please refer to the following Google web pages:

The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer needed to achieve the purpose for which it was collected.

Google Web Fonts

We use "Google Web Fonts" on our website, a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, Barrow St, Dublin 4, Ireland (hereinafter referred to as "Google"). Google Web Fonts allows us to use external fonts, known as Google Fonts. When you access our website, the required Google Font is loaded into your web browser's cache. This is necessary for your browser to display our text in an enhanced visual format. If your browser does not support this function, a default font stored on your computer will be used for display. The integration of these web fonts is done by making a server request, typically to a Google server in the United States. This transmits to the server which of our web pages you have visited. Additionally, Google stores the IP address of your browser's device. We have no control over the scope and further use of the data collected and processed by Google through the use of Google Web Fonts.

We use Google Web Fonts for optimization purposes, particularly to enhance your experience on our website and make its design more user-friendly. This is also our legitimate interest in processing the aforementioned data by the third-party provider. The legal basis for this is Art. 6(1)(f) of the GDPR.

Third-party provider information: Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, Barrow St, Dublin 4, Ireland.

For further information on data protection, please refer to Google's privacy policy:

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