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Data privacy

Personal data

For the use of the academy platform ILIAS, the participant needs to register once only. Personal information is collected and used for participation in and completion of a course and for issuing a certificate.
When using the KROHNE Academy Online, personal data is stored. The data that is stored in the system is managed by the administrator and by KROHNE. Details will not be disclosed to third parties unless the user registers for a course that was jointly developed with our partners (Example: Course “Functional Safety (SIL)”). In this instance, data can be provided, but exclusively to these partners e.g. for a better classification and for processing of requests.

Users analysis on the website with Piwik

This website uses Piwik, an open source software for statistical analysis of visitors on the website. Piwik uses so-called “Cookies”, text files, that are stored on your computer, to help analyse how users use the website. The “session cookies” used are text files that are temporarily stored on your computer. Once the browser is closed, they will be deleted again. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website is stored on a server at Düsseldorf, Germany. Collected data about user behavior on our website will not be disclosed to third parties and are used to identify and improve relevant content of our website.

The IP address is anonymised immediately after processing and before storage.

Advertising and conversion cookies

Advertising and conversion cookies are used to make on other sites outside our offer advertising more relevant for you, e.g. based on your interests. Also, this prevents that the same advertisements are displayed again to you. With these cookies, we can also measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns based on anonymous and pseudonymous user profiles and understand how users interact with our advertisements and what actions the users have implemented after interacting with the respective advertising material (so-called “conversion”):

  • Google Adwords Conversion Tracking: Within the Google AdWords service, we use the conversion tracking function as well. A “conversion” is a specific action of the user (e.g. ordering a newsletter, registering on the site), e.g. when you click on an ad we have placed (on Google itself, so-called “Google Ads”, or on other sites within the Google Display Network). The information that is collected using the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics for AdWords customers. You can disable interest-based ads on Google as well as interest-based Google ads on the web (within the Google Display Network) in your browser by clicking the “Off” button under https://adssettings.google.com, or deactivating at http://www.aboutads.info/choices. For more information on your Google’s setting options and privacy, visit https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/?fg=1 and http://www.google.com/privacy/ads/
  • Linked In Conversion Tracking: On our website, we use the analysis and conversion tracking technology of the LinkedIn platform. This LinkedIn technology allows you to view more relevant ads based on your interests. We also provide LinkedIn with aggregated and anonymous reporting of ad activities and information about how you interact with our website. For more information on LinkedIn privacy, please visit https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy#choices-oblig. You can disregard the analysis of your usage behavior by LinkedIn as well as the display of interest-based recommendations (“opt-out”): Click the “Reject on LinkedIn button” (for LinkedIn members) or Reject (for other users) at the following link: https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls/retargeting-opt-out.

By using this site you consent to the processing of the data in the matter described above, and only for the purposes set out above.

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