Privacy Notice SAE Institute GmbH

SAE Institute GmbH respects your right to privacy. Below you will find comprehensive information on how we process your personal data at our company or on our website.

To make it easier to read this notice, “SAE Institute GmbH” is also referred to as “we” or “us” in this privacy notice.

Person responsible and contact details of the data protection officer:

The responsible person within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the

SAE-Institute GmbH
Zielstattstr. 30
81379 München

If you have any data protection concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our data protection officer at the above address or the following e-mail address:

The legal basis and purposes for processing your personal data:


In certain situations we may collect and process your data with your consent, for example if you tick a box in our marketing materials.
When we collect your information, we ensure that we only collect the information that is strictly necessary for us to provide our services.

Performance of a contract:

In certain circumstances we may collect your personal data in order to fulfil our contractual obligations to you or we collect this data in order to, for example, make you an offer of study, an offer of enrolment or an offer of employment.
We use this data to draw up a contract setting out your obligations as a student or employee and our obligations as a provider of student services or employer.

Compliance with legal requirements:

If required by law, we may need to collect and process your data for various reasons. Examples of the reasons for processing are:
Fulfilment of official requirements resulting or compliance with legal obligations arising, for example, from local labour law.

Legitimate interests:

In certain situations, we collect your personal data as part of our legitimate interests. This is done in a way that can reasonably be expected as part of our operations and does not materially affect your rights, freedoms or interests. This may include, for example: Contacting you after you graduate as part of a graduate programme,
Providing information about special events in the company or news.

Categories of personal data:

In certain circumstances, your personal data may be transferred to us by third parties. A possible example would be the transfer of your data by a student placement or employment service. The categories of this data would be: Contact details, identity and immigration documents, bank details, education and qualifications information, communication history, employment initiation information, next of kin details, your image, voice and written contributions.

Duration of data storage:

We have a detailed document management system and all records (paper and electronic) are managed in accordance with security and deletion processes.

When we collect or process your personal data, it is stored securely and only for as long as necessary for the original purpose or as required by law.
After the documented retention period has expired, your data will either be deleted or completely anonymised

Disclosure of personal data:

We may share your personal information with trusted third parties. We will set clear standards for the security and protection of your privacy and personal data as required by law for these organisations. The requirements and expectations are set out in our contract with the third party and include, but are not limited to: Providing only the information needed to perform the specific service, specifying the purpose for which personal data is transferred, requiring that appropriate technical and organisational measures are taken to protect your data, deleting or anonymising data that is not needed, and promptly notifying you in the event of a suspected or actual personal data breach.

The categories of third parties we work with include:

Educational institutions, education professionals, government agencies, telecommunication services, IT companies, cloud-based storage companies, customer relationship management solution providers, online webinar providers, insurance companies, and financial services providers.


A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that your browser stores on your device when instructed by a website you visit to remember information such as your language settings or login information. These cookies are set by us and are called first-party cookies. We also use third-party cookies, which come from a different domain to the website you are visiting. We use these cookies to support our advertising and marketing efforts. In particular, we use cookies and other tracker technologies. For more information about the cookies used on this website, please see our cookie policy.

Transfer of data to countries outside the European Union:

We make a point of processing your data within the EU / EEA. However, we may use service providers who process data outside the EU / EEA. In these cases, we ensure that an adequate level of data protection comparable to the standards within the EU is established at the recipient before transferring your personal data. This can be achieved, for example, via EU standard contracts or Binding Corporate Rules or special agreements to whose regulations the company can submit.
Further information about the transfers can be obtained from the contact address of the data protection officer given.

Your rights:

You have a right to request access to your personal data processed by SAE Institute GmbH as described in Article 15 of the GDPR. In addition, you have the right to rectification, the right to restriction of processing, the right to erasure and the right to data portability under the respective legal conditions.

You have the possibility to revoke your consent to the future processing of your personal data at any time.
In addition, you have the possibility to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority responsible for your place of residence.

Links to websites of other providers

This data protection declaration does not cover links to websites of other providers. Please refer to the data protection information of the respective providers.

Changes to the privacy policy

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy at any time in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations. The current status is June 2022.

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