Privacy disclaimer

Updated 22.10.2010

Privacy disclaimer

School-Scout is pleased about your visit on our Webpages and about your interest in our publishing company, in our products and services. The protection of your personal data at object time is important to us and we want you to feel secure while visiting our webpages.

Hereafter, School-Scout explains, which information of yours is filed during your visit on our pages and how these are used by School-Scout.

Personal Data

Personal data is information about individual and factual circumstances of a specific or determinable natural person. Those contain information as, e.g. your name, address, email and telephone number. Information not concerning your identity are not included; to be named your favourite web pages or number of a web page’s visitors.

Collection and Handling of Personal Data

While visiting School-Scout-web pages, as standard our servers temporarily store data of the connecting computer for system security purposes. Stored are the pages you visit, the date and duration of your visit, the identification data of the used browser and operating system and, furthermore, the web page from which you are visiting School-Scout. Additional personal data as your name, address, telephone number and your email are not stored as long as your not giving these information by yourself for registration or information processes.

Use and Passing on of Personal Data

The personal data provided by you are used exclusively for technical purposes as well as for satisfaction of your convenience and requirements, e.g. clearing and settlement of your contract or answering a request of yours.

Only with your acceptance, respectively without your opposition – regarding legal regulations- School-Scout might use your data for product-related surveys and marketing purposes.

No passing on, selling or other transmission of your personal data to any third person will take place, as long as transactions do not require so or you explicitly accept it. Such as a supplier needs your name and address to deliver your purchase orders.

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 analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your shortened 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.

School-Scout anonymizes your IP address before submitting it to Google, so that it is impossible to identify you as a person. (For more information, refer to the Wikipedia article on Google Analytics).

Information about School-Scout

School-Scout, as a publisher would like to contact you in order to inform you about our offers, updates and services. When you register yourself on our web pages, School-Scout will inform you via email. Nevertheless, you can unsubscribe any time. As a School-Scout client you stay informed about important changes of tariffs.


School-Scout adopts all technical and organisational safety precautions necessary to prevent loss and misuse of your personal data. Your data is stored therefore under operating conditions not available to public. In certain cases your personal data are codified with Secure Socket Layer-Technology (SSL) in transit if supported by your computer.

School-Scout points out, that in case of email communication confidentiality is not warranted. The content of email can be viewed by others. School-Scout recommends the exchange of confidential information solely by mail or fax.

Access Right

Willingly School-Scout informs you about your data stored at any time.


In case of questions concerning the processing of your personal data, please contact us via mail: