Privacy Policy

By submitting your personal data to www.global-business-school.org you acknowledge that Ivaen Education Ltd and the licensees operating the website who are data processors authorized by Ivaen Education Ltd register and store said personal data for the specific purposes outlined below in this Privacy Policy. You also acknowledge that your personal data may be transferred to and stored in a country that is not a member of the European Union or part of the European Economic Area.

For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Ivaen Education Ltd (hereafter Ivaen Education) (a company registered in Cyprus under registration number HE 394606 with its registered address located at 8, Vespasianou, Royal Secreat Complex, Block A, office 205, Paphos 8015, Cyprus), acts as the “controller” for the personal data provided through this website. Ivaen Education (the controller) and the licensees operating the website who are the authorized data processors (hereafter “we”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and complying with data protection regulations.

Who the Website Licensees?

The Licensee is a legal entity that has requested a license to use the Domain Name, the Licensed Marks and the Website to provide the Services in respect of which the Domain Name, the Licensed Marks and the Website shall be used. In consideration of the obligations undertaken by the Licensee, Ivaen Edication has granted to the Licensee a non-exclusive license to use the Domain Name, the Licensed Marks and the Website in order to offer the Services in accordance with the instructions given or approved by the Licensor, including instructions related to data processing in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

These licensees are the following:

  1. Global Business School Barcelona SLU, registered at Aragon St. 179, 08011 Barcelona, Spain with ID number B65687121.
  2. GBSB Global Business School Limited, registered at 67, Triq il-Ferrovija l-Qadima, Birkirkara, Malta with ID number C 91738.
  3. GBSB Global Business School GmbH, registered at Neugasse St. 6, Zug, 6300 Switzerland with ID number CH17040183124.

What Information Do We Collect?

We collect information when you register or submit a form through our website. This information might include your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or educational information.

We also use cookies to gather general visitor information that might include:

  • Technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information for using the site/application, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform.
  • Information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstreamed to, through and from the site/application (including date and time); page response times, download errors, timing of your responses, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page.

What Is the Legal Basis for Processing the Data?

The legal basis for processing your personal data is the user’s web browsing, a direct contact or consultation sent to us through the website contact forms, or the formalization of a service provision agreement as a customer.

We may send commercial information relating to our academic services based on legitimate interests pursued by us. The e-mail addresses provided on registration allow us to send you messages and inform of the existence of new contents based on the areas of interest you may have indicated to us. If you do not wish to receive e-mails, you will be given the opportunity to unsubscribe from further updates from us.

Transferring Data to Third Parties

Ivaen Education shares information collected though this website about users and students:

  1. Among website licensees which are also subject to this Privacy Policy and follow the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  2. With services providers: Ivaen Education and the licensees hire other companies in order to develop certain function on their behalf. Consequently, those third parties will have access to personal information which is necessary to develop their functions, but they will not use it for other purposes or addition objectives. Moreover, they will treat that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the applicable legislation in Data Protection matters.

Ivaen Education also informs all website users that their personal data may be accessed by third parties acting on behalf of Ivaen Education or the website licensees, as long as said access and the processing of data is necessary for a specific service to be provided to Ivaen Education or the licensees. In all cases, Ivaen Education or the licensees will enter into the corresponding contract of data processing with each of the said third parties, who will process said data exclusively for the purposes set out by Ivaen Education and the licensees in each case.

Will We Transfer Your Information Outside of Europe?

We may share your personal data with our partners, educational agents or other third parties both within and outside the EU/EEA but only to the extent necessary for the purposes for which it has been collected. Ivaen Education has put appropriate safeguards in place for transfers of your personal data outside the EEA/Switzerland, including the standard data protection clauses adopted by the European Commission.

The personal data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area/Switzerland ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating inside or outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers or partner institutions. By submitting your information, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy statement.

How Long Do We Keep Your Information?

We will only keep your personal data for as long as it is necessary for the purposes for which it has been collected or in accordance with time limits stipulated by law and market practice, unless further retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims or unless a specific time period has been communicated.

Areas Not Covered by This Privacy Policy

This policy only applies to www.global-business-school.org and not to other companies’ or organizations’ websites to which we may link.

Remarketing

Ivaen Education or the licensees may remarket your information. Remarketing is a way for us to connect with our audience, based upon your past interactions with the website.

Third-party marketing vendors may be instructed by Ivaen Education or the licensees to perform remarketing services. Consequently, third-party vendors, including Google, may display our adverts on a multitude of third-party websites across the internet. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to and interaction with this website.

Any information obtained is used only for remarketing purposes and will not be used by Ivaen Education, the licensees, or third-party-vendors, including Google, for any other purpose.

Disclosing Your Information

We will not disclose your personal information to any other party other than in accordance with this Privacy Policy and in the circumstances detailed below:

  1. In the event that we sell any or all of our business to the buyer.
  2. Where we are legally required by law to disclose your personal information.
  3. To further fraud protection and reduce the risk of fraud.

Rights

The users may contact Ivaen Education to exercise the following rights regarding their personal data: access, rectification, erasure, right to restriction of processing, portability of data and opposition by writing to Ivaen Education Ltd. (8, Vespasianou, Royal Secreat Complex, Block A, office 205, Paphos 8015, Cyprus) or by e-mail info@global-business-school.org. The users must accompany any written correspondence with official identification documents and must indicate which of the above-mentioned rights they wish to exercise.

Similarly, where the legitimacy of the treatment of the interested party’s data is based on their own consent, they have the right to withdraw said consent at any time, without it affecting the legality of the processing based on consent given prior to withdrawal.

Amendment to This Privacy Policy

We may change this privacy policy at any time, and such changes may take immediate effect. Any changes we may make to this privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page.

This policy was last modified on November 2, 2020.