Data Privacy and Declaration of Consent

The Goethe-Zentrum Kampala / Uganda German Cultural Society (GZK / UGCS) takes data privacy very seriously, and wishes to inform you which personal data are collected, processed, or used how and for what purposes. This data-privacy declaration concerns the collection, processing, and use of your personal data (the “data”) in connection with registration for GZK / UGSC courses and examinations, and the conducting of the courses and examinations themselves.

If you wish to register for a course or examination, you must give various data when registering. Those data which are essential for us in booking and conducting the course or examination are mandatory information in the context of this registration. It is your choice whether to give additional information.

The collection of your data and their later use is done for the purpose of registration, and for the purposes stated in the Declaration of Consent below. And we only share your data for the purposes given in the Declaration of Consent, and with the categories of recipients listed there.

The declaration a student has to sign then looks like this sample:

Hereby I consent to the transmission and storage by GZK / UGCS of my personal data (“data”) provided under the terms of my registration and in conjunction with the performance of future agreements to Goethe-Institut’s headquarters in Munich, Germany (GI-HQ) and there to combine in its central customer database said data with any other of my personal data previously provided and stored there, if applicable.

Furthermore, I consent to the use of my data by the Goethe-Institut and GI-HQ not only for performing the contractual agreement, but also for the purposes of market research, advertising and marketing associated with the range of services offered by the Goethe-Institut and, in particular, for providing relevant advertisements or surveys (“Information”), e.g., about new courses offered by the Goethe-Institut.

Information may be sent to me at the contact address I have provided, either by post, by telephone, fax, e-mail, and/or text message (SMS).

Data concerning examinations I have taken may also be transmitted to GI-HQ for storage and use in the central examination archives (for a maximum period of 10 years) for verification purposes and for issuing replacement certificates, as required. To the extent the data relates to examinations entitling my foreign spouse to relocate [here] LINKTOwith me, I hereby authorize GI-HQ to confirm, at the request of the German authorities, the authenticity of a certificate I have submitted to a government agency.