TM-BASE

Test for Master's Programmes in Business Administration, Social Sciences and Economics

• objective comparison of applicants

• very good forecast on the academic success

• measurement of competences critical for success

Data Protection Notice

The protection of your personal data is very important for us. In case of questions, please contact tm-wiso@itb-consulting.de.

Collection and processing of personal data

For the generation and maintenance of the Internet connection and for statistical purposes, when you visit our website our web server and the web server of our technical partner, LPLUS GmbH, register your abbreviated IP address and the Internet address of the site from which you access our website as well as the date and time of your access, the type of browser and operating system you are using, and the number of bytes transferred during the connection.

When you log in to the registration portal, other data is stored in order to process your online application and to conduct the test: your name, your place and date of birth, your telephone number, your e-mail address and your postal address, as well as (voluntary) data on your bachelor qualification. In order to process error messages we also store your IP address, the accessed site, the application procedures and the browser and operating system you are using, your name and your e-mail address. During a session we store certain information in the form of so-called "session cookies" on your PC. These are valid for one session only, and are deleted after a session is concluded. ITB Consulting GmbH and its technical partner, LPLUS GmbH, use your data exclusively for the purpose of the services ordered by you. It is stored by LPLUS GmbH on a server within the European Union in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations.

Personal data from your application, registration and the TM-BASE will be collected, stored, processed and used solely for the purpose of conducting and grading the TM-BASE as well as for research purposes, in particular research related to the further development of the test. Your personal data is accessible only to ITB Consulting GmbH and LPLUS GmbH. The test centres commissioned to conduct the selection test receive only data that is necessary to verify the participants’ identities (name, date and place of birth).

If you would like your results to be sent automatically to one or more universities, we will send the following information to the respective universities: last name, first name, date and place of birth, e-mail address, test language, test results.

The data will be stored by LPLUS GmbH on a server within the European Union in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations. The data will be encrypted during transmission.

 

Information on Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service offered by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”– text files which are stored on your computer and allow the analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be abbreviated in advance by Google in member states of the European Union and other countries party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will make use of this information on behalf of the website operator in order to evaluate your use of the website, draw up reports on website activity, and provide the website operator with further services relating to the use of the website and the internet. The IP address transmitted within the framework of Google Analytics by your browser will not be combined with other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being stored by using the appropriate setting on your browser software; we would like to point out, however, that in that case you may not be able to make full use of all of the functions offered by this website. It is also possible to prevent data that has been generated by the cookie concerning your use of the website (including your IP address) from being transmitted to or processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

 

Safety

We will treat your data in strict confidentiality in accordance with the legal stipulations. The personal data submitted with the registration will not be forwarded or made accessible to third parties. We employ technical and organizational security measures to protect the personal data we manage against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. You have the right to view your stored data at all times. You may change, supplement or withdraw it at any time.

We have implemented comprehensive technical and operational safety measures to ensure the protection of the personal data you provide against unauthorized access and abuse. Our safety measures are regularly checked and updated in accordance with the state of the art. The communication between your computer, the test computer and our web server is carried out with the aid of a recognized encryption method (Secure Socket Layer technology, SSL), provided your browser supports SSL.

 

Information

To view the personal data stored on you in our system (e.g. name, address), please send a written request to ITB Consulting GmbH, Koblenzer Straße 77, 53177 Bonn.


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