1. We, Hertie School, Friedrichstraße 180, 10117 Berlin, Germany herewith inform you about the processing of personal data for which we are responsible in the sense of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

  2. You can reach our data protection officer by sending an e-mail to hertie-school@daspro.de or by sending a letter to DPO Hertie School, daspro GmbH, Kurfürstendamm 21, 10719 Berlin

  3. The purpose of the processing is the organisation, implementation and documentation of the Hertie School's Alumni Program, which is intended to serve the networking and international interaction of former students. In addition, research is conducted on the former students' further professional career development in order to further improve the Hertie School's services and to be able to make concrete offers regarding events or collaborations after graduation.

  4. The data processed are name, email, date of birth and nationality, data on the study program and exmatriculation, information on the professional career after graduation (sector, institution and position, country) and other personal interests, for example, hobbies, languages or job interests, which you yourself voluntarily provide within the Alumni Program in the course of your participation.

  5. The legal basis for the processing of data of Participants of the Hertie School Alumni Program from July 2020 onwards is the contract for participation in the Hertie School Alumni Program in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. The legal basis for the processing of data of the Alumni of the cohorts until July 2020 is our legitimate interest in the organisation of the Hertie School Alumni Program and research on the professional careers of our Alumni in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

  6. The data is provided by you or selected via publicly available business-related social media networks (such as Xing and LinkedIn) or official company websites by our Hertie School Alumni team.

  7. We use service providers as processors within the framework of a data processing agreement, in particular for the provision, maintenance and servicing of IT systems.

  8. The data will only be deleted when you unsubscribe from the Hertie School Alumni Program. If you decide that you no longer wish to participate in the Hertie School Alumni Program, you can terminate your Hertie School Alumni Program contract at any time without providing any reasons. To do so, you can send your declaration of termination to alumnirelations@hertie-school.org. If you do not want any research on your professional career, you can object to this research at any time alumnirelations@hertie-school.org.

  9. Without the processing of personal data, participation in the Hertie School Alumni Program is not possible.

  10. We do not use any methods of automated individual decision-making.

  11. You have the right to request information at any time about all your personal data which we are processing.

  12. If your personal data is incorrect or incomplete, you have the right to have it rectified and completed.

  13. You can request the erasure of your personal data at any time, as long as we are not bound by legal obligations that require or allow us to continue processing your data.

  14. If the applicable legal requirements are met, you can request a restriction to the processing of your personal data.

  15. You have the right to object to the processing, insofar as the data processing is based on profiling or direct marketing purposes.

  16. If the processing is carried out on the basis of the balancing of interests, you may object to the processing by stating reasons arising from your particular situation.

  17. If the data processing takes place on the basis of your consent or a contract, you have the right to a transfer of the data provided by you, insofar as the rights and freedoms of others are thereby not impaired.

  18. If we process your data on the basis of a declaration of consent, you have the right to revoke this consent at any time with future effect. The processing carried out prior to a revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

  19. Moreover, you have the right to file a complaint at any time with a data protection supervisory authority, if you believe that data processing has been carried out in violation of the applicable law.

Version: July 2020