Data protection regulations

§ 1 Information about the collection of personal data and provider identification

(1) In the following we inform you about the collection of personal data when using our LinkedIn company page. Personal data are all data that can be related to you personally, e.g. name, address, email addresses, user behavior.

(2) Joint responsible parties in accordance with Art. 26 Paragraph 1 in conjunction with Art. 4 Paragraph 7 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are: 

ACEP eTraining GmbH, Espellohweg 44, 22607 Hamburg,, +49 (0) 40 2263 3548 0 (see our imprint).

LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland

(3) If we use contracted service providers for individual functions of our offer or would like to use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you in detail below about the respective processes. We also state the specified criteria for the storage period.

§ 2 Rights, in particular to information and revocation

(1) You have the following rights vis-à-vis us with regard to your personal data:

  • Right to information,

  • Right to rectification or deletion,

  • Right to restriction of processing,

  • Right to object to processing,

  • Right to data portability.

(2) If you have given your consent to the use of data, you can revoke this at any time. If the lawfulness of the processing is based on consent, this remains valid until the revocation is exercised.

(3) Please send all information requests, requests for information or objections to data processing by e-mail to or to the address given in § 1 (2).

(4) You can ask us to delete your data at any time. There may be statutory retention periods that allow us to store your data until the statutory period has expired.

(5) If your data is incorrect, you have the right to ask us to correct it. We will comply with this request immediately.

(6) You have the right to receive the personal data you have made available to us in a readable format, as far as technically possible, in order to make it available to another company (right to data portability).

(7) You have the right to complain to the supervisory authority responsible for you. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link:

§ 3 Information on our LinkedIn company page

(1) We operate this site to draw attention to our eLearning services and products and to contact you as a visitor and user of this LinkedIn company site. Further information about us as well as about our activities, companies etc. can be found on our website at

(2) The operation of this LinkedIn company website, including the processing of users' personal data, is based on our legitimate interests in a contemporary and supportive information, interaction and advertising opportunity for and with our users and visitors in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. . GDPR.

(3) You can object to this processing at any time in accordance with Article 21. However, there may be reasons why it is not possible to delete your data.

§ 4 Collection of personal data by LinkedIn

(1) The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in its judgement on June 5, 2018  

, that the operator of a LinkedIn company site is jointly responsible with LinkedIn for the processing of personal data. This judgment applies analogously to the present processing with LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company.

(2) When you visit our LinkedIN company website, LinkedIn records, among other things, your IP address and other information that is available on your PC in the form of cookies. This information is used to provide us, as the operator of the LinkedIn company website, with statistical information about the use of the LinkedIn company website.

(3) The data collected about you in this context will be processed by LinkedIn and possibly transferred to countries outside the European Union. LinkedIn describes in general terms what information LinkedIn receives and how it is used in its data policy. There you will also find information about contact options for LinkedIn and the setting options for advertisements.

You can find LinkedIn's full data policy here:

(4) How LinkedIn uses the data from visits to LinkedIn company pages for its own purposes, to what extent activities on the LinkedIn company page are assigned to individual users, how long LinkedIn stores this data and whether data from a visit to the LinkedIn company page is passed on to third parties, is not named conclusively and clearly by LinkedIn and is not known to us.

(5) When you access a LinkedIn company website, the IP address assigned to your device is transmitted to LinkedIn. According to LinkedIn, this IP address is anonymized (for "German" IP addresses) and deleted after 90 days. LinkedIn also stores information about its users' end devices (e.g. as part of the "registration notification" function); If necessary, LinkedIn is able to assign IP addresses to individual users.

(6) If you are currently logged in to LinkedIn as a user, there is a cookie on your device with your LinkedIn ID. This enables LinkedIn to understand that you have visited this page and how you have used it. This also applies to all other LinkedIn company pages. LinkedIn buttons integrated into websites enable LinkedIn to record your visits to these website pages and to assign them to your LinkedIn profile. This data can be used to offer content or advertising tailored to you.

(7) If you want to avoid this, you should log out of LinkedIn or deactivate the "stay logged in" function, delete the cookies on your device and close and restart your browser. In this way, LinkedIn information through which you can be directly identified is deleted. This allows you to use our LinkedIn company page without revealing your LinkedIn ID. When you access the interactive functions of the site (like, comment, share, news, etc.), a LinkedIn login screen appears. After you have logged in, you can be recognized again as a specific user by LinkedIn.

(8) Information on how you can manage or delete existing information about you can be found on the following LinkedIn support pages: 

(9) If you have any questions about our range of information, you can contact us at

(10) Further information on LinkedIn and other social networks and how you can protect your data can also be found on:

(11) The LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland ensures a comparable level of data protection when transferring data to the parent company in the USA by concluding so-called standard data protection clauses (SDK) in accordance with Art. 46 (2) GDPR. Further information is available from:

(12) The transmission and further processing of personal data of users in third countries, such as the USA, as well as the associated possible risks for users, cannot be ruled out by us as the operator of the site.

§ 5 Collection when we contact you

(1) When you contact us by e-mail, post or using the contact form, we will save your e-mail address, your name and, if you indicate this, your telephone number. The purpose of this storage is only to contact you in order to answer your questions.

(2) The legal basis of the specified survey is the consent that you have given by visiting our LinkedIN company website and sending an email or sending the contact form (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR).

§ 6 Collection for advertising purposes by us

(1) We will only use your data for advertising purposes to the extent permitted by law. In particular, we only use your email address for direct advertising for our own similar goods or services. You can object to the use of your data for advertising purposes at any time in writing or in text form (email to In doing so, we refer to our legitimate interest in promoting our products to our customers in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

§ 7 Cookies

(1) In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer by LinkedIn when you use our LinkedIn company page. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive and assigned to the browser you are using and through which certain information flows to the place that sets the cookie (in this case by us). Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offer more user-friendly and effective overall.

(2) If the use of cookies is necessary to operate the account, we refer to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR as the legal basis for fulfilling our offer.

(3) The further use of cookies corresponds to our common interest in advertising the products. In this regard, we base our joint processing on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR (professional and entrepreneurial freedom Art. 15, 16 GrCh).

(4) Information about the use of cookies by LinkedIN can be found here:

(5) In this regard, we refer to the data protection declaration of LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland as part of the joint processing