PRIVACY POLICY FOR GLION.EDU

GLION (Glion Management Services) is a company registered in Switzerland at Rue du Lac 118, 1815 Clarens, Switzerland. We operate www.glion.edu (the “Site”). In this Privacy Policy, references to “you” mean any person submitting any data to us or to the Site.

If you have any comments or suggestions, we would be pleased to receive them by email at webmaster@glion.edu.

Data protection is a matter of trust and your privacy is important to us. We shall therefore only use your name and other information which relates to you in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy. We will only collect information where it is necessary for us to do so and we will only collect information if it is relevant to our dealings with you.

We will only keep your information for as long as we are either required to by law or as is relevant for the purposes for which it was collected.

You can visit the Site and browse without having to provide personal details. During your visit to the Site you remain anonymous and at no time can we identify you unless you have an account on the Site and log on with your user name and password.

Data we collect

We will collect, store and process your data  in order to process your request for information, contact, or a visit; or for your online application for one of our academic programs, and to provide you with our services. We may collect your title, name, gender, email address, postal address, telephone number, mobile number and other information related to your education level and personal health , for admissions purposes.

We will use the information you provide to enable us to process your application and to provide you with the information which you requested. Furthermore, we will use the information you provide to administer your account with us; audit the downloading of data from our website; improve the layout and/or content of the pages of our website and customise them for users; identify visitors on our website; carry out research on our users’ demographics; send you information we think you may find useful or which you have requested from us, including information about our products and services, provided you have indicated that you have not objected to being contacted for these purposes. If you prefer not to receive any marketing communications from us, you can opt out at any time.

Other uses of your personal information

We may use your personal information for opinion and market research. Your details are anonymous and will only be used for statistical purposes and GLION. You can choose to opt out of this at any time. Any answers to surveys or opinion polls GLION may ask you to complete will not be forwarded on to third parties. Disclosing your email address is only necessary if you would like to take part in competitions.

Competitions

For any competition we use the data to notify winners and advertise our offers. You can find more details where applicable in our participation terms for the respective competition.

Third Parties and Links

We may pass your details to other companies in our group. We may also pass your details to our agents and subcontractors to help us with any of our uses of your data set out in our Privacy Policy.  Any information collected is used only by Glion and its affiliates (including, but not limited to, Laureate Education, Inc. and other educational institutions in the Laureate International Universities network) to contact consumers for marketing and operational purposes. Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers or email addresses online may receive telephone or email contact from us with information regarding special promotions, new products and services, or upcoming events about Glion and its affiliates. Glion and its affiliates will not release, sell, rent, or trade that personal information to any third party. Please note that telephone calls to and from Glion are monitored for quality assurance and training purposes. Other than as set out in this Privacy Policy, we shall NOT sell or disclose your personal data to third parties without obtaining your prior consent unless this is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy or unless we are required to do so by law. The Site may contain advertising of third parties and links to other sites or frames of other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those third parties or other sites, nor for any third party to whom we transfer your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer when visiting a website. This text file stores information that can be read by the website when visiting it again at a later date. Some of these cookies are necessary because otherwise the site is unable to function properly. Other cookies are convenient for the visitor: they remember your username in a secure way as well as your language preferences, for example. Cookies mean that you do not need to fill out the same information each time you visit a website.

Why does GLION use cookies?

GLION uses cookies to help us provide you with a better user experience tailored to your personal preferences. By using cookies Glion makes sure that you do not receive or need to enter the same information every single time you visit the Glion website. Cookies are also used to optimise the performance of the website. For example, cookies make the checkout process easier or help you to find a specific item of clothing faster.

To protect your personal details as well as against any possible loss of information or any form of unlawful processing, Glion has taken appropriate organisational and technical measures

It is not necessary to accept cookies to visit our website. 

Re-targeting

Our website uses retargeting, which allows us to make our online content more interesting for you. Retargeting technology means we can advertise recently viewed and related products on our partners’ websites, meaning our adverts, even on other companies’ sites, are relevant to what you would like to see. We do this by analyzing user behavior from data collected by our cookies. Even this kind of information is anonymous, with no personal information being stored and no user profiles.

Prevent cookies from being stored on your computer

You can change the settings in your browser to ask for your permission every time a cookie tries to access your computer. If you would like to accept GLION cookies but block our partners’ cookies, you can set your browser to block third party cookies. Usually, your browser’s help section will provide information on how to change your cookie settings.

We recommend only changing the browser setting for your profile on shared computers. You can find detailed information on how to change your browser settings by clicking here.

If you want to find out more information about cookies, go to http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Consent

By submitting data to us or our agent or using the Site, you consent to our use of your data in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy.

If you are concerned about your data you have the right to request access to the personal data which we may hold or process about you. You have the right to require us to correct any inaccuracies in your data free of charge. At any stage you also have the right to ask us to stop using your personal data for direct marketing purposes. Please contact us by mail at webmaster@glion.edu.

GLION Newsletter

By submitting your details on our contacts forms (request info, contact us, book a visit, open day registrations, etc.) you are automatically added to our distribution list for our regular email newsletters. You can unsubscribe at any time