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This data privacy statement informs users as to the type, extent and purposes of the collection and use of personal data by

Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin
Charlottenstraße 55
10117 Berlin

(hereafter “the school”).

Data privacy statement

Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin takes the privacy of personal data very seriously. Personal data collected during visits to our website are handled in accordance with the applicable legal data privacy conditions. We neither publish nor pass on your data to third parties without permission. Which information is collected during a visit to our website and how it is used is explained in the following.

Data collection and use

Access data is saved in a protocol file every time a page is opened. The school currently uses the services of SmarterStats and Google Analytics. The saved information comprises the following data:

- Your IP address, by which your computer can be identified,
- The remote host (name and IP address of the computer that opens the page),
- The time, status, amount of data transferred and the page from which you accessed our website (referrer),
- The product and version of the internet browser used (user agent).

The school uses protocol data (logs) anonymously without attribution or reference to your person for the purpose of statistical analysis. The school can, for example, document on which days and at which times websites are used particularly intensively, which pages are accessed more regularly and where errors occur. The access information saved in protocol files are not attached to single users. The analysis of these files is performed to allow use of the website (connection establishment), system security, technical administration of the net infrastructure and optimization of online content. IP addresses are only analyzed in the case of an attack on the net infrastructure of Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin.

In other cases, personal data are not analyzed unless you give express permission for further analysis.

An individual deactivation of SmarterStats and Google Analytics can be performed on the following pageshttp://portal.smartertools.com/KB/a174/exclude-an-ip-address-from-smarterstats.aspx and https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

External links

Our content includes links to external third party websites, for which the school has no influence on content. No guarantee is made for the content of linked pages – the provider or administrator of such pages is purely responsible (see legal terms).


When making contact with the school (for instance with contact forms or by email), information provided by the user is saved for the purpose of further inquiries.

Event calendar, newsletter

We wish to inform you about the school and our offers through the event calendar and newsletter.

If you wish to receive the event calendar and/or the newsletter, we require your postal address including your name and surname and/or a valid email address as well as information to confirm that you are the person affiliated with the email address who is ordering the newsletter. Further details are not collected. These details are used only for the delivery of the event calendar and newsletter and are not passed on to third parties.

By registering to receive the event calendar and/or newsletter, your IP address and the date of access are saved. This information is used only for proof in the case of a third party misusing an email address and registering for receipt of the event calendar and/or newsletter without the user’s knowledge.


Your permission for the saving of data, email address and its use for the delivery of the event calendar and/or newsletter can be cancelled at any time. Cancellation can be performed by replying to the newsletter with the subject “abbestellen” or by sending notice to michaela.engelbrecht@hfm-berlin.de.

Changes, corrections, updates

Upon request, the user has the right to information regarding personal data collected and saved. Additionally, the user is entitled to have personal data corrected, blocked or deleted as long as no legal recording duties stand.

Last update: August 2014