The website glion-preview.elca-services.com (the “Site”) is operated under the Glion Institute of Higher Education name by GIHE Sàrl, a company registered in Switzerland at Chemin du Pierrier 1, 1815 Clarens.
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 and we have implemented reasonable technical and organizational security measures to protect personal data collected by us via the Site against unauthorized access, misuse, loss or destruction.
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
When you visit the Site, our web server automatically records details about your visit, that does not, on its own, permit direct association with any specific individual including but not limited to your IP address, the web site from which you visit us, the advertisements on which you have clicked, the type of browser software used, the pages that you actually visit including the date and duration of your visit (non-personal information) – See “Cookies” section below.
In addition, we will collect, store and process the personal data you provide to us when you create an account and/or in order for us to:
- Process your request for information, contact, or a visit; or
- Process your online application for one of our academic programs, or
- 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 you, your education level and personal health, for admissions purposes.
Glion doesn’t seek to collect personal data from individuals under age of 18 or equivalent minimum age in the relevant jurisdiction. Individuals under age of 18 or equivalent minimum age in the relevant jurisdiction should receive permission from their parent or legal guardian before providing any personal data to us on the Site.
Use of your personal information
We may collect, use, transfer, and disclose non-personal information for any purpose. If we do combine non-personal information with personal information the combined information will be treated as personal information for as long as it remains combined.
We will use the personal information you provide to enable us to process your application and to provide you with the information and services which you requested.
Furthermore, we will use the personal information you provide to administer your account with us; audit the downloading of data from our Site; improve the layout and/or content of the pages of our Site and customise them for users; identify visitors on our Site; 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.
We may also use your personal information for opinion and market research. Your details are anonymous and will only be used for statistical purposes. 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 necessary if you would like to take part in 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
Our Sites, email messages and advertisements may use “cookies” and other technologies.
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer, smartphone or any other device optimized for the Internet when visiting a website. This text file stores information that can be read by the Site 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.
If you want to find out more information about cookies, go to http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
Our Site 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. Your attention is drawn to the fact that our cookies improve your browsing experience on the Site and allow you to access to certain secure areas where necessary. Where this is the case, certain Site functions may be altered or blocked. 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.
When you save your cookies settings, they should also apply to your future visits to the Site. However, for technical reason beyond our control, this cannot be guaranteed.
Specific cookies we use
Cookies may be set either by our Site (“first party cookies”), or by a third party website (“third party cookies”). The tables below identify the cookies we use and explain the purposes for which they are used. However, we continue to collect information about third-party cookies and the tables below are based on the work completed to date. Accordingly, we may update the information contained in this section from time to time.
First Party Cookies
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Third Party Cookies
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 email@example.com.
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
If you have any comments or suggestions, we would be pleased to receive them by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last update in October 2017