Privacy Policy

1. An Overview of Data Protection

General information

The following information will provide you with an easy-to-navigate overview of what will happen with your personal data when you visit our website. The term "personal data" comprises all data that can be used to personally identify you. For detailed information about the subject matter of data protection, please consult our Data Protection Declaration.

Data Recording on Our Website

Who is the responsible party for the recording of data on this website (i.e., the “controller”)?

The data on this website is processed by the operator of the website, whose contact information is available under the section "General Information and Mandatory Information".

How do we record your data?

We collect your data as a result of your sharing of your data with us. This may, for instance, be information you enter into our inquiry form.

Other data shall be recorded by our IT systems automatically or after you consent to its recording during your website visit. This data comprises primarily technical information (e.g., web browser, operating system, or time the site was accessed). This information is recorded automatically when you access this website.

What is your data used for?

Part of the information is generated to guarantee the error-free provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyse your user patterns.

What rights do you have as far as your information is concerned?

You have the right to receive information about the source, recipients, and purposes of your archived personal data at any time without having to pay a fee for such disclosures. You also have the right to demand that your data are rectified or eradicated. If you have consented to data processing, you have the option to revoke this consent at any time. Moreover, you have the right to demand that the processing of your data is restricted under certain circumstances. Furthermore, you have the right to log a complaint with the competent supervising agency.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time under the address disclosed in the section "General Information and Mandatory Information" on this website if you have questions about this or any other data protection-related issues.

Analysis Tools and Third-Party Tools

When you visit our website, your browsing behaviour can be statistically analysed. This happens mainly with cookies and analysis programs. The analysis of your browsing behaviour is usually anonymous; your browsing behaviour cannot be traced back to you.

You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information on these tools and ways to object can be found in the following.


2. General Information and Mandatory Information

Data Protection

The operators of this website and its pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Hence, we handle your personal data as confidential information and in compliance with the statutory data protection regulations and this Data Protection Declaration.

Whenever you use this website, a variety of personal information will be collected. Personal data comprises data that can be used to personally identify you. This Data Protection Declaration explains which data we collect as well as the purposes we use this data for. It also explains how, and for which purpose, the information is collected.

We herewith advise you that the transmission of data via the Internet (i.e., through email communications) may be prone to security gaps. It is not possible to completely protect data against third-party access.

Information about the Responsible Party (Referred to as the “Controller” in the GDPR

The data processing controller on this website is:

Meducation GmbH  

Am Stoot 5  

45481 Mülheim  


Phone: +49 151 53866621

The controller is the natural person or legal entity that single-handedly or jointly with others makes decisions as to the purposes of and resources for the processing of personal data (e.g., names, email addresses, etc.).

Revocation of Your Consent to the Processing of Data

A wide range of data processing transactions are only subject to your express consent. You can also revoke any consent you have already given us at any time. To do so, all you are required to do is to send us an informal notification via email. This shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of any data collection that occurred prior to your revocation.

Right to Object to the Collection of Data in Special Cases; Right to Object to Direct Advertising (Art. 21 GDPR)

In the event that data are processed on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. e or f GDPR, you have the right to object the processing of your personal data at any time, based on grounds arising from your unique situation. This also applies to any profiling based on these provisions. To determine the legal basis on which any processing of data is based, please consult this data protection declaration. If you log an objection, we will no longer process your affected personal data, unless we are in a position to present compelling protection worthy reasons for the processing of your data, that outweigh your interests, rights, and freedom or if the purpose of the processing is the claiming, exercising or defense of legal entitlements (objection pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 1 GDPR).

If personal data is being processed in order to engange in direct advertising, you have the right to object to the processing of your affected personal data for the purposes of such advertising at any time. This also applies to profiling to the extent that it is affiliated with such direct advertising. If you object, your personal data will subsequently no longer be used for direct advertising purposes (objection pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 2 GDPR.

Right to Log a Complaint with the Responsible Supervisory Agency

In the event of violations of the GDPR, data subjects are entitled to log a complaint with a supervisory agency, in particular in the member state where they usually maintain their domicile, place of work or at the place where the alleged violation occurred. The right to log a complaint is in effect regardless of any other administrative or court proceedings available as legal recourses.

Right to Data Portability

You have the right to demand that we hand over any data we automatically process on the basis of your consent or in order to fulfil a contract to be handed over to you or a third party in a commonly used, machine-readable format. If you should demand the direct transfer of the data to another controller, this will only be done if it is technically feasible.

SSL and/or TLS Encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as purchase orders or inquiries you submit to us as the website operator, this website uses either an SSL or a TLS encryption program. You can recognize an encrypted connection by checking whether the address line of the browser switches from "http://" to "https://" and by the appearance of the lock icon in the browser line.

If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.


Information, Blocking, Deletion and Amendments

Right to restriction of data processing

You have the right to demand the imposition of restrictions as far as the processing of your personal data is concerned. To do so, you may contact us at any time at the address provided in section "2." The right to demand restriction of processing applies in the following cases:

  •  In the event that you should dispute the correctness of your data archived by us, we will usually need some time to verify this claim. During the time that this investigation is ongoing, you have the right to demand that we restrict the processing of your personal data.

  •  If the processing of your personal data was/is conducted in an unlawful manner, you have the option to demand the restriction of the processing of your data instead of demanding the deletion of this data.

  •  If we do not need your personal data any longer and you need it to exercise, defend, or claim legal entitlements, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data instead of its deletion.

  •  If you have lodged an objection pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 1 GDPR, your rights and our rights will have to be weighed against each other. As long as it has not been determined whose interests prevail, you have the right to demand a restriction of the processing of your personal data.

If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, these data – apart from their storage- may only be processed with your consent or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or to protect the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the European Union or a member state.

Objection to Advertising emails

We herewith object to the use of contact data published to send us promotional and information material that we have not expressly requested. The operators of this website and its pages reserve the express right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of promotional information, for instance, via SPAM messages.


3. Data collection on our website


Our websites and pages use what the industry refers to as “cookies”. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. The purpose of cookies is to make our website more user-friendly, efficient and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and stored by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after you leave our site. Other cookies will remain archived on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to identify your browser the next time you visit our website.

You can adjust the settings of your browser to make sure that you are notified every time cookies are placed and to enable you to accept cookies only in specific cases or exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific situations or in general and to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functions of this website may be limited.

Cookies that are necessary to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions you desire (e.g. shopping cart function) are stored on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies for the technically error-free and optimized delivery of the operator’s services. If other cookies (e.g. cookies for the analysis of your browsing patterns) should be stored, they are addressed separately in this Data Protection Declaration.

Server Log Files

The provider of this website and its pages automatically collects and stores information in so called server log files, which your browser communicates to us automatically. The information comprises:

- Type and version of the browser used

- used operating system

- Referrer URL

- Hostname of the accessing computer

- Time of the inquiry

- IP address

This data is not merged with other data sources.

This data is recorded on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically error-free depiction and optimization of the operators website. In order to achieve this, server log files must be recorded.

Inquiry form

If you submit inquiries via our inquiry form, the information provided in the inquiry form, including the contact details you provide, will be stored by us in order to handle your inquiry and in case we have further questions. We will not share this information without your consent.

The processing of these data is based on Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR, if your request is based on your consent. You can revoke this consent at any time. To do so, an informal notification via email to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out up to the point of revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

The data you enter into the inquiry form will remain with us until you request its deletion, revoke your consent to the storage of data or if the purpose for which the data is being stored no longer exist, e.g. once the processing of your request has been completed. Mandatory legal provisions, in particular retention periods,  remain unaffected.

Inquiry by email, telephone or fax

If you contact us by email, telephone or fax, your inquiry, including all resulting personal data will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of handling your request. We do not pass these data on without your consent.

The processing of these data is based on Art. 6 Sect. lit. b GDPR, if your inquiry is related to the fulfilment of a contract.


4. Analysis tools and advertisements

Matomo (formerly Piwik)

This website uses the open-source web analytics tool Matomo. Matomo uses so called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and that enable the analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookies is stored on our server. The IP address is anonymized before storage.

Matomo cookies remain on your device until you delete them.

The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website  is not passed on to third parties. You can prevent the storage of cookies by configuring your browser software accordingly. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions our website offers to their full extent.

If you do not agree with the storage and use of your data, you can deactivate the storage and use. In this case, an opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser that prevents Matomo from storing usage data. If you delete your cookies, this will also result in the Matomo opt-out cookie being deleted. The opt-out must be reactivated when you visit our site again.


5. Newsletter

Newsletter data

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need an email address from you, as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the provided email address and agree to receive the newsletter. No further data is collected or is only collected on a volunteer basis. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.

The processing of the data entered in the newsletter registration form is based solely on your consent (Art.6 Sect. 1 lit.a GDPR). You can revoke your consent to the storage of your data, the email address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time. You can use the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter for this purpose or contact us through the inquiry form. The legality of the data processing operations already carried out remains unaffected by the revocation.

The data you provided for the purpose of receiving the newsletter will be stored until you unsubscribe, upon unsubscribing from the newsletter all your stored data will be deleted. Data stored by us for other purposes will remain unaffected.


6. Plugins und Tools

Google Web Fonts

This site uses so called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform representation of fonts. When you access a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you use must connect to Google's servers. This allows Google to know that our website was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google web fonts is in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online services. This constitutes a legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font from your computer will be used.

More information about Google web fonts can be found at:

and in Google's privacy policy:

Google Maps

This site uses the map service Google Maps via an API. The provider is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transmission.

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online services and easy location of the places mentioned on our website. This constitutes a legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR.

More information on the processing of user data by Google Maps can be found at: