An overview of data protection
The following information will provide you with an easy to navigate overview of what will
happen with your personal data when you visit this website. The term “personal data”
comprises all data that can be used to personally identify you. For detailed information
about the subject matter of data protection, please consult our Data Protection
Declaration, which we have included beneath this copy.
Data recording on this website
Who is the responsible party for the recording of data on this website (i.e. the
The data on this website is processed by the operator of the website, whose contact
information is available under section “Information Required by Law” on this website.
How do we record your data?
We collect your data as a result of your sharing of your data with us. This may, for
instance be information you enter into our contact form.
Other data shall be recorded by our IT systems automatically or after you consent to its
recording during your website visit. This data comprises primarily technical information
(e.g. web browser, operating system or time the site was accessed). This information is
recorded automatically when you access this website.
What are the purposes we use your data for?
A portion of the information is generated to guarantee the error free provision of the
website. Other data may be used to analyze your user patterns.
What rights do you have as far as your information is concerned?
You have the rght to receive information about the source, recipients and purposes of
your archived personal data at any time without having to pay a fee for such disclosures.
You also have the right to demand that your data are rectified or eradicated. If you have
consented to data processing, you have the option to revoke this consent at any time,
which shall affect all future data processing. Moreover, you have the right to demand that
the processing of your data be restricted under certain circumstances. Furthermore, you
have the right to log a complaint with the competent supervising agency.
Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time under the address disclosed in section
“Information Required by Law” on this website if you have questions about this or any
other data protection related issues.
Analysis tools and tools provided by third parties
There is a possibility that your browsing patterns will be statistically analyzed when your
visit this website. Such analyses are performed primarily with what we refer to as analysis
For detailed information about these analysis programs please consult our Data
Protection Declaration below.
Hosting and Content Delivery Networks (CDN)
This website is hosted by an external service provider (host). Personal data collected on
this website are stored on the servers of the host. These may include, but are not limited
to, IP addresses, contact requests, metadata and communications, contract information,
contact information, names, web page access, and other data generated through a web
The host is used for the purpose of fulfilling the contract with our potential and existing
customers (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR) and in the interest of secure, fast and efficient
provision of our online services by a professional provider (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR).
Our host will only process your data to the extent necessary to fulfil its performance
obligations and to follow our instructions with respect to such data.
Execution of a contract data processing agreement
In order to guarantee processing in compliance with data protection regulations, we have
concluded an order processing contract with our host.
General information and mandatory
The operators of this website and its pages take the protection of your personal data very
seriously. Hence, we handle your personal data as confidential information and in
compliance with the statutory data protection regulations and this Data Protection
Whenever you use this website, a variety of personal information will be collected.
Personal data comprises data that can be used to personally identify you. This Data
Protection Declaration explains which data we collect as well as the purposes we use this
data for. It also explains how, and for which
information is collected.
We herewith advise you that the transmission of data via the Internet (i.e. through e-mail
communications) may be prone to security gaps. It is not possible to completely protect
data against third party access.
Information about the responsible party (referred to as the
“controller” in the GDPR)
The data processing controller on this website is:
AET Aviation Training & Consulting GmbH
Phone: +49 (0) 15735803194
The controller is the natural person or legal entity that single-handedly or jointly with
others makes decisions as to the purposes of and resources for the processing of personal
data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
Designation of a data protection officer as mandated by law
We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.
Phone: +49 (0) 15678 573890
Information on data transfer to the USA
Our website uses, in particular, tools from companies based in the USA. When these tools
are active, your personal information may be transferred to the US servers of these
companies. We must point out that the USA is not a safe third country within the meaning
of EU data protection law. US companies are required to release personal data to security
authorities without you as the data subject being able to take legal action against this.
The possibility cannot therefore be excluded that US authorities (e.g. secret services) may
process, evaluate and permanently store your data on US servers for monitoring
purposes. We have no influence over these processing activities.
Revocation of your consent to the processing of data
A wide range of data processing transactions are possible only subject to your express
consent. You can also revoke at any time any consent you have already given us. This
shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of any data collection that occurred prior to
Right to object to the collection of data in special cases; right to
object to direct advertising (Art. 21 GDPR)
IN THE EVENT THAT DATA ARE PROCESSED ON THE BASIS OF ART. 6 SECT. 1 LIT. E OR F
GDPR, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO AT ANY TIME OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR
PERSONAL DATA BASED ON GROUNDS ARISING FROM YOUR UNIQUE SITUATION. THIS
ALSO APPLIES TO ANY PROFILING
DATA IS BASED, PLEASE CONSULT THIS DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION. IF YOU LOG AN
OBJECTION, WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS YOUR AFFECTED PERSONAL DATA, UNLESS
WE ARE IN A POSITION TO PRESENT COMPELLING PROTECTION WORTHY GROUNDS FOR
THE PROCESSING OF YOUR DATA, THAT OUTWEIGH YOUR INTERESTS, RIGHTS AND
FREEDOMS OR IF THE PURPOSE OF THE PROCESSING IS THE CLAIMING, EXERCISING OR
DEFENCE OF LEGAL ENTITLEMENTS (OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ART. 21 SECT. 1 GDPR).
IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS BEING PROCESSED IN ORDER TO ENGAGE IN DIRECT
ADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO AT ANY TIME OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF
YOUR AFFECTED PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUCH ADVERTISING. THIS ALSO
APPLIES TO PROFILING TO THE EXTENT THAT IT IS AFFILIATED WITH SUCH DIRECT
ADVERTISING. IF YOU OBJECT, YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL SUBSEQUENTLY NO LONGER
BE USED FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES (OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ART. 21 SECT. 2
Right to log a complaint with the competent supervisory agency
In the event of violations of the GDPR, data subjects are entitled to log a complaint with a
supervisory agency, in particular in the member state where they usually maintain their
domicile, place of work or at the place where the alleged violation occurred. The right to
log a complaint is in effect regardless of any other administrative or court proceedings
available as legal recourses.
Right to data portability
You have the right to demand that we hand over any data we automatically process on
the basis of your consent or in order to fulfil a contract be handed over to you or a third
party in a commonly used, machine readable format. If you should demand the direct
transfer of the data to another controller, this will be done only if it is technically feasible.
SSL and/or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as
purchase orders or inquiries you submit to us as the website operator, this website uses
either an SSL or a TLS encryption program. You can recognize an encrypted connection by
checking whether the address line of the browser switches from “http://” to “https://” and
also by the appearance of the lock icon in the browser line.
If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, data you transmit to us cannot be read by third
Encrypted payment transactions on this website
If you are under an obligation to share your payment information (e.g. account number if
you give us the authority to debit your bank account) with us after you have entered into
a fee-based contract with us, this information is required to process payments.
Payment transactions using common modes of paying (Visa/MasterCard, debit to your
bank account) are processed exclusively via encrypted SSL or TLS connections. You can
recognize an encrypted connection by checking whether the address line of the browser
switches from “http://” to “https://” and also by the appearance of the lock icon in the
If the communication with us is encrypted, third parties will not be able to read the
payment information you share with us.
Information about, rectification and eradication of data
information about your archived personal data, their source and recipients as well as the
purpose of the processing of your data. You may also have a right to have your data
rectified or eradicated. If you have questions about this subject matter or any other
questions about personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time at the
address provided in section “Information Required by Law.”
Right to demand processing restrictions
You have the right to demand the imposition of restrictions as far as the processing of
your personal data is concerned. To do so, you may contact us at any time at the address
provided in section “Information Required by Law.” The right to demand restriction of
processing applies in the following cases:
In the event that you should dispute the correctness of your data archived by us, we will
usually need some time to verify this claim. During the time that this investigation is
ongoing, you have the right to demand that we restrict the processing of your personal
If the processing of your personal data was/is conducted in an unlawful manner, you have
the option to demand the restriction of the processing of your data in lieu of demanding
the eradication of this data.
If we do not need your personal data any longer and you need it to exercise, defend or
claim legal entitlements, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of
your personal data instead of its eradication.
If you have raised an objection pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 1 GDPR, your rights and our
rights will have to be weighed against each other. As long as it has not been determined
whose interests prevail, you have the right to demand a restriction of the processing of
your personal data.
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, these data – with the
exception of their archiving – may be processed only subject to your consent or to claim,
exercise or defend legal entitlements or to protect the rights of other natural persons or
legal entities or for important public interest reasons cited by the European Union or a
member state of the EU.
Recording of data on this website
Our websites and pages use what the industry refers to as “cookies.” Cookies are small
text files that do not cause any damage to your device. They are either stored
temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or they are permanently
archived on your device (permanent cookies). Session cookies are automatically deleted
once you terminate your visit. Permanent cookies remain archived on your device until
you actively delete them or they are automatically eradicated by your web browser.
In some cases it is possible that third party cookies are stored on your device once you
enter our site (third party cookies). These cookies enable you or us to take advantage of
certain services offered by the third party (e.g. cookies for the processing of payment
Cookies have a variety of functions. Many cookies are technically essential since certain
website functions would not work in the absence of the cookies (e.g. the shopping cart
function or the display of videos). The purpose of other cookies may be the analysis of
user patterns or the display of promotional messages.
Cookies, which are required for the performance of electronic communication transactions
(required cookies) or for the provision of certain functions you want to use (functional
cookies, e.g. for the shopping cart function) or those that are necessary for the
optimization of the website (e.g. cookies that provide measurable insights into the web
audience), shall be stored on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR, unless a different legal
basis is cited. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the storage of
cookies to ensure the technically error free and optimized provision of the operator’s
services. If your consent to the storage of the cookies has been requested, the respective
cookies are stored exclusively on the basis of the consent obtained (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a
GDPR); this consent may be revoked at any time.
You have the option to set up your browser in such a manner that you will be notified any
time cookies are placed and to permit the acceptance of cookies only in specific cases.
You may also exclude the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or in general or activate
the delete function for the automatic eradication of cookies when the browser closes. If
cookies are deactivated, the functions of this website may be limited.
In the event that third party cookies are used or if cookies are used for analytical
purposes, we will separately notify you in conjunction with this Data Protection Policy and,
if applicable, ask for your consent.
If you submit inquiries to us via our contact form, the information provided in the contact
form as well as any contact information provided therein will be stored by us in order to
handle your inquiry and in the event that we have further questions. We will not share
this information without your consent.
The processing of these data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, if your request is
related to the execution of a contract or if it is necessary to carry out pre-contractual
measures. In all other cases the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the
effective processing of the requests addressed to us (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR) or on your
agreement (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR) if this has been requested.
The information you have entered into the contact form shall remain with us until you ask
us to eradicate the data, revoke your consent to the archiving of data or if the purpose for
which the information is being archived no longer exists (e.g. after we have concluded our
response to your inquiry). This shall be without prejudice to any mandatory legal
provisions – in particular retention periods.
Request by e-mail, telephone or fax
If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your request, including all resulting personal
data (name, request) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing
your request. We do not pass these data on without your consent.
These data are processed on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. b GDPR if your inquiry is
related to the fulfillment of a contract or is required for the performance of pre-
contractual measures. In all other cases, the data are processed on the basis of our
legitimate interest in the effective handling of inquiries submitted to us (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f
GDPR) or on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR) if it has been obtained.
The data sent by you to us via contact requests remain with us until you request us to
delete, revoke your consent to the storage or the purpose for the data storage lapses
(e.g. after completion of your request). Mandatory statutory provisions - in particular
statutory retention periods - remain unaffected.
Registration on this website
You have the option to register on this website to be able to use additional website
functions. We shall use the data you enter only for the purpose of using the respective
offer or service you have registered for. The required information we request at the time
of registration must be entered in full. Otherwise we shall reject the registration.
To notify you of any important changes to the scope of our portfolio or in the event of
technical modifications, we shall use the e-mail address provided during the registration
We shall process the data entered during the registration process on the basis of your
consent (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR).
The data recorded during the registration process shall be stored by us as long as you are
registered on this website. Subsequently, such data shall be deleted. This shall be without
prejudice to mandatory retention obligations.
Registration with Facebook Connect
Instead of registering directly on this website, you also have the option to register using
Facebook Connect. The provider of this service is Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal
Square, Dublin 2, Ireland. According to Facebook’s statement the collected data will be
transferred to the USA and other third-party countries too.
If you decide to register via Facebook Connect and click on the “Login with Facebook”/
„Connect with Facebook” button, you will be automatically connected to the Facebook
platform. There, you can log in using your username and password. As a result, your
Facebook profile will be linked to this website or our services. This link gives us access to
the data you have archived with Facebook. These data comprise primarily the following:
Facebook profile photo and cover photo Facebook cover photo
E-mail address archived with Facebook Facebook-ID
Facebook friends lists
Facebook Likes (“Likes” information) Date of birth
This information will be used to set up, provide and customize your account.
The registration via Facebook Connect and the affiliated data processing transactions are
implemented on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR). You may revoke this
consent at any time, which shall affect all future transactions thereafter.
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