Constructor Academy AG is part of Constructor Group and as such affiliated with Constructor Learning AG, a company duly registered under the laws of Switzerland, with registered office at Rheinweg 9, 8200 Schaffhausen, Switzerland, registration number: CHE-422.961.341 and Propulsion Academy GmbH, a company duly registered under the laws of Germany, with registered office at Unsöldstraße 2, 80538 München, Germany, registration number: HRB 263701 (together “Affiliates”).
The term "Personal Data" in this Data Protection Statement shall mean any information that identifies or could reasonably be used to identify any person.
1. Data Controller
On our website you find Services offered by Constructor Academy AG and its Affiliates.
For the personal data provided to us while using the website as well as using the Services, Constructor Academy AG and its Affiliates are joint data controllers. Academy AG and its Affiliates operate the website together, collect, and use the personal data for the provision and the enhancement of the Service (see Section 2).
Our Platform contains links to third-party websites. These are not owned or controlled by us and we are not responsible for their content and their practices concerning data protection.
Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published, or shared through this Website and confirm that they have the third party's consent to provide the Data to the Owner.
For questions or complaints concerning the processing of your personal data, you can email email@example.com
2. Collection and Processing of Personal Data
By filling out the application form on our website, you authorize us to process your data for the provision and enhancement of Services. When you apply to an educational program on our website, we request the following personal data from you: name, email address, phone number, physical address, billing information, educational and professional background information (via CV or Linkedin). In addition, you may provide personal data in the contents you upload to the Service which we use to provide our Service.
By filling in the contact form on our website, you authorize us to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request by you as indicated by the form’s header. When you fill out the contact form through our website, we request the following personal data from you: name, email address, phone number.
By registering on the mailing list or for the newsletter, your email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of commercial or promotional nature concerning this Website. Your email address is also added to this list as a result of signing up to the Website or after making a purchase. The personal data processed are name, email address, phone number.
You may cancel your subscription to our newsletters and mailing list at any time and object to further processing of your data. At the end of each newsletter and commercial or promotional email, there is an option to remove your name from the mailing list.
By providing your phone number, you might be contacted for commercial or promotional purposes related to this Website, as well as for fulfilling support requests. You can object at any time to the processing of your phone number for commercial or promotional purposes.
When you are using our website and Services, we additionally collect cookie data, usage and traffic data. This data includes IP address, MAC address of your smartphone or computers, information regarding your device and settings, cookies, date and time of your visit, sites and content retrieved, applications used, referring website, localization data.
We collect and use the contents of your interaction with our customer support or sales departments, which may include text/video/audio recording and transcripts.
We use the collected personal data to manage Customer accounts and provide the Services (see Section 3).
3. Purpose of Data Processing and Legal Grounds
We primarily use collected personal data in order to provide you Services based on your consent. If you have given us your consent to process your personal data for certain purposes, we will process your personal data within the scope of and based on this consent, unless we have another legal basis, provided that we require one. Consent given can be withdrawn at any time.
When you purchase Services from us, we process your personal data necessary for the performance of the contract. This includes the processing of your personal data for billing and account management.
We also process personal data if required by law or any other regulation and if necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
We further use the personal data for improving, advertising and marketing our services based on the legitimate interest of the company to generate business revenues, develop our products, review and optimize procedures.
4. Recipients of your personal data
We use Hubspot, Inc. for the management of our customer database (CRM). Hubspot Email is an email address management and message sending service provided by HubSpot, Inc. It enables us to manage a database of email contacts, phone contacts or any other contact information to communicate with the user.
HubSpot CRM is a user database management service provided by HubSpot, Inc. It enables us to build user profiles as well as to track user activities through analytics features. The personal data provided by you may also be matched with publicly available information about the user (such as social networks' profiles) and used to build profiles that we can use for improving our website and Services.
5. Cookies / Tracking and Other Techniques Regarding the Use of our Website
We use "cookies" and similar techniques on our websites and apps, which allow for an identification of your browser or device. You may configure your browser settings in a way that it rejects cookies, only saves them for one session or deletes them prematurely. Most browsers are pre-set to accept cookies.
In accordance with applicable law, we may include visible and invisible image files in our newsletters and other marketing emails. If such image files are retrieved from our servers, we can determine whether and when you have opened the email, so that we can measure and better understand how you use our offers and customize them. You may disable this in your email program, which will usually be a default setting.
We use Google Analytics and similar services (see below) on our website. These are services provided by third parties that allow us to measure and evaluate the use of our website on an anonymized basis. For this purpose, permanent cookies are used, which are set by the service provider. The service provider does not receive (and does not retain) any personal data from us, but the service provider may track your use of the website, combine this information with data from other websites you have visited and may use this information for its own purposes (e.g. controlling of advertisements). The service provider only provides us with data on the use of the respective website (but not any personal data of you).
5.1. Facebook conversion pixels
We use the “Custom Audience pixel” of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”) on our website. With its help, we can keep track of what users do after they see or click on a Facebook advertisement. This enables us to monitor the effectiveness of Facebook ads for purposes of statistics and market research. Data collected in this way is anonymous to us, which means we cannot see the personal data of individual users. However, this data is saved and processed by Facebook. Facebook can connect this data with your Facebook account and use it for its own advertising purposes, in accordance with Facebook's Data Policy which can be found at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
5.2. Google Analytics
, or through the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out
5.3. Google Tag Manager (GTM)
- - Google Analytics
- - Google AdWords
- - Facebook Conversion Pixels
- - LinkedIn Conversion Pixels- Hotjar
If you have performed deactivation, GTM takes this deactivation into account. For more information about GTM's privacy practices can be found here
5.4. LinkedIn Insight Tags
We use the “LinkedIn Insight Tag” of LinkedIn Corporation, 1000 W Maude Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085, USA (“LinkedIn”) on our website. It helps us with in-depth campaign reporting and insights about our website visitors. It can also be used to track conversions, retarget website visitors, and unlock additional insights about members interacting with our ads on LinkedIn. The LinkedIn Insight Tag enables the collection of data regarding members' visits to our website, including the URL, referrer, IP address, device, and browser characteristics (User Agent), and timestamp. This data is encrypted, the IP addresses are truncated, and members' direct identifiers are removed within seven days to make the data pseudonymous. This remaining, pseudonymized data is then deleted within 90 days. LinkedIn does not share personal data with us, it only provides aggregated reports about the website audience and ad performance. LinkedIn also provides retargeting for website visitors, enabling us to show personalized ads off our website by using this data, but without identifying the member. LinkedIn members can control the use of their personal data for advertising purposes through their account settings. All this in accordance with LinkedIn terms
and cookie policies
Initiative opt-out page.
6. Displaying content
6.1. Google Web Fonts (local embedding)
We use so-called Web Fonts provided by Google to ensure the uniform use of fonts on this site. These Google fonts are locally installed so that a connection to Google's servers will not be established in conjunction with this application.
6.2. YouTube video widget (Google Ireland Limited)
YouTube is a video content visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows this Website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages. This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this Website and interact with them. This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when users do not use it.
7. Transfer of Data Abroad
In line with the purposes of the data processing set out in Section 2, we may transfer data to third parties, insofar as such a transfer is permitted and we deem it appropriate, in order for them to process data for us or, as the case may be, their own purposes. In some cases, we use external service providers to process data on our behalf. These service providers have been carefully selected by us, commissioned in writing and are bound by our instructions. They are regularly monitored by us. The service providers will not pass this data on to third parties, but will delete it once the contract has been fulfilled and the statutory storage periods have been completed, unless consent has been given to store it beyond this. Certain Recipients may be within Switzerland, but they may be located in outside Switzerland or the European Union. If we transfer data to a country without adequate legal data protection, we ensure an appropriate level of protection as legally required by way of using appropriate contracts (in particular on the basis of the standard contract clauses of the European Commission) or binding corporate rules or we rely on the statutory exceptions of consent, performance of contracts, the establishment, exercise or enforcement of legal claims, overriding public interests, published personal data or because it is necessary to protect the integrity of the persons concerned. You can obtain a copy of the mentioned contractual guarantees at any time by sending a request to firstname.lastname@example.org
. We reserve the right to redact copies for data protection reasons or reasons of secrecy or to produce excerpts only.
8. Retention Periods for your Personal Data
We process and retain your personal data as long as required for the performance of our contractual obligation and compliance with legal obligations in accordance with legal retention and documentation obligations. Personal data is be retained for the period during which claims can be asserted against our company or insofar as we are otherwise legally obliged to do so or if legitimate business interests require further retention (e.g., for evidence and documentation purposes). As soon as your personal data are no longer required for the above-mentioned purposes, they will be deleted or anonymized, to the extent possible. Shorter retention periods of no more than twelve months apply for operational data (e.g., system logs).
9. Data Security
We have taken appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from unauthorized access and misuse. However, we cannot and do not guarantee the absolute protection and security of any Personal Data.
10. Obligation to Provide Personal Data to Us
In the context of our business relationship, you must provide us with any personal data that is necessary for the conclusion and performance of a business relationship and the performance of our contractual obligations (see above Section 2). Without this information, we will usually not be able to enter or carry out a contract with you.
In addition, the website cannot be used unless certain information is disclosed to enable data traffic (e.g. IP address).
We may partially process your personal data automatically with the aim of evaluating certain personal aspects (profiling). In particular, profiling allows us to inform and advise you about products possibly relevant for you more accurately. For this purpose, we may use evaluation tools that enable us to communicate with you and advertise you as required, including market and opinion research.
12. Your Rights
In accordance with and as far as provided by applicable law you have
- 1) the right to access your personal data,
- 2) the right to rectify your personal data,
- 3) the right to request the erasure of your personal data,
- 4) the right to restrict of processing or
- 5) the right to object to our data processing and
- 6) the right to receive certain personal data for transfer to another controller (data portability).
In addition, every data subject has the right to enforce his/her rights in court or to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection authority. The competent data protection authority of Switzerland is the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (https://www.edoeb.admin.ch)
. A list of the German state data protection authorities can be found here
Please note that we reserve the right to enforce statutory restrictions on our part, for example if we are obliged to retain or process certain data, have an overriding interest (insofar as we may invoke such interests) or need the data for asserting claims.
Please further note that the exercise of these rights may be in conflict with your contractual obligations, and this may result in consequences such as premature contract termination. If this is the case, we will inform you in advance unless it has already been contractually agreed upon.
In general, exercising these rights requires that you are able to prove your identity (e.g., by a copy of identification documents where your identity is not evident otherwise or can be verified in another way). To assert these rights, please contact us at email@example.com
13. Amendments of this Data Protection Statement
We may amend this Data Protection Statement at any time without prior notice. The current version published on our website shall apply. If the Data Protection Statement is part of an agreement with you, we will notify you by e-mail to the e-mail address that you provided during registration or other appropriate means in case of substantial changes.
Version effective as of 16.03.2023