Thank you for visiting our website. The protection of your personal data is important to us. In the following, we would like to explain how we are using your personal data.
Personal data are information that allow conclusions to be drawn about your identity, e.g., your name or your email address.
We abide by the principle of data avoidance and data minimization. Personal data will only be used to the extent necessary and for legally permissible purposes.
We process your personal data as far as it is necessary for the fulfillment of a contract or for pre-contractual measures.
For the purpose of communication, we only process the personal data used by you in the context of general communication.
Generally, we only process your personal data with your prior consent and/or in case of a predominate legitimate interest.
Any external service providers used on this website are selected with the greatest possible care. With regard to the type and scope of the data processing tasks, you are obliged to comply with our data protection standards.
When you visit our website, information in the form of log files is automatically recorded. This includes the browser type, the browser version, the operating system used, the referrer URL (i.e., the previously visited website, in case this website was accessed via a hyperlink), as well as date and time the page was accessed.
We cannot assign these data to specific persons; neither do we merge them with other data sources. The IP address of your system is not saved.
The collected data are used exclusively for the anonymous analysis of user behavior with the aim of improving the website. There will not be an individual analysis of user behavior.
Our website uses so-called cookies. These are small text files stored on your end device with the help of the browser.
We use permanent cookies. Permanent cookies enable your browser to be recognized the next time you visit. They are saved on your end device and delete themselves after the specified time. Alternatively, you can delete them yourself.
We will not store third-party cookies that could be used to track your behavior across multiple independent websites.
You can set up your browser to inform you about the setting of cookies and allow them only in individual cases. You can find help with that in the browser menu bar.
Deactivating cookies may restrict the functionality of our website.
You can subscribe to a newsletter on our website.
For this, we would need your email address and your consent that you agree to receive the newsletter.
If you want to register for our newsletter, we will send you a confirmation email with a link. When you click on the link, you can confirm your email address and that you want to receive the newsletter.
Only after the confirmation process is finished, the newsletter will be sent to the indicated email address.
You can cancel the newsletter at any time. Please send your cancellation to the following email address: email@example.com. Then, we will immediately delete your data in connection with the sending of the newsletter.
You can submit questions about various topics on our website by means of forms.
For this, we collect your name, company name, email address, telephone number, as well as other data necessary for the processing of your inquiry. These data will only be used to process your inquiry and will be stored for the duration of the contact establishment; they will be deleted no later than 3 years from the last contact establishment.
On our website, you can book or inquire about courses. For this purpose, we collect your name, company name, company address, email address, telephone number, country, as well as the name, email address, and telephone number of further participants.
These data will be stored for the duration of the business relationship and deleted no later than 3 years from the last contact establishment.
The improvement of our offer and advertising presence (legitimate interest) is important to us. Since the privacy of our users is equally important to us, we anonymize your user data.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies” (text files that are saved on your computer and enable your website usage to be analyzed, see above). Information generated by a cookie (including your IP address) are transmitted to and stored by Google on a server in the United States. Google will use this information to analyze your website usage (e.g. entered search terms), compile reports about website activity for the website operators, and provide other services related to website and internet usage. Google may transfer this information to third parties if required by law or if third parties process these data on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with other Google data.
The lifespan of the cookies set by Google Analytics is approximately 10 minutes to 2 years.
You can find more details about the set cookies here:
To protect our data, we added the code “anonymizeIp” to Google Analytics on this website. Thus, we guarantee an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).
The relationship with Google Analytics is based on the EU standard contractual clauses.
You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. We would like to point out that a deactivation of cookies may limit your website functionality.
Furthermore, you can prevent Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking the following link. An out-out cookie will be set that prevents future collection of your data when you visit this website:
This website uses “Google reCAPTCHA” (hereinafter “reCAPTCHA”). Google reCAPTCHA is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
reCAPTCHA checks whether the data entered in forms on this website has been entered by a person or an automated program. reCAPTCHA does so by analysing website user behaviour on the basis of various characteristics. This analysis automatically starts as soon as a page with a reCAPTCHA-secured form is accessed. The analysis is based on data collected by reCAPTCHA (e.g. IP address, dwell time, interactions with the form and the website). Such data is forwarded to Google.
The relation to Google Analytics is governed by the EU standard contractual clauses.
Data is processed on the basis of the overriding legitimate interest to protect against unauthorised use of forms.
For more detailed information on Terms of Service and data protection see:
This website uses Vimeo to play videos. Vimeo is operated by Vimeo, Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, U.S.
The relationship with Vimeo is based on the EU standard contractual clauses.
You can find data protection information at: vimeo.com/privacy
Our website may contain hyperlinks. These are electronic cross-references that can be used to access other electronic documents. Hyperlinks can lead to websites of other companies. For other websites, only their local data protection regulations apply.
Our website contains links (references) to external social networks, such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn.
If you click on network links while visiting our website, your user data can be transmitted to the corresponding network. If at the same time, you are logged into the network via your user account, the network can receive the information that you have visited our website. This can be prevented by logging out of your account before clicking on the link.
The respective social network is solely responsible for data processing started by clicking on the link. Corresponding information about data processing, please refer to the data protection information of the relevant network.
We protected our website by means of technical and organizational measures from loss, destruction, access, and modification or dissemination of your data by unauthorized persons.
All data transfers with our website take place exclusively via an encrypted connection. The transfer takes place with HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure). This ensures confidentiality and integrity in communication between the web server and web browser.
We keep our data protection notice up to date. Any changes cannot restrict your rights. We will publish any changes on this website.
You have the right to information, correction, deletion, restriction, data transfer portability, revocation, and objection. In case of a revocation or objection, this website can no longer be used.
If you believe that the processing of your data has violated the data protection law or your data protection claims have been violated in any other way, you may complain to the supervisory authority.
Upon written request, we will gladly inform you which data we have stored about you (e.g., name, email address). Please address your request to: data protection officer Global Rail Academy, Werkstättenstraße 18, 51379 Leverkusen, firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions or suggestions on the subject of data protection, please contact: data protection officer Global Rail Academy, Werkstättenstraße 18, 51379 Leverkusen, email@example.com.