At the Friedrich-Weinbrenner-Gewerbeschule, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
Our privacy notice below explains how, when and why we collect personal information about who visits our website – including how we use it and how we keep it secure.
Who are we?
We’re the Friedrich-Weinbrenner-Gewerbeschule, a Building Crafts College, training all building crafts which includes stonemasons and stone carvers as well as wood carvers. Our registered address is Bissierstr. 17, 79114 Freiburg, Germany and our telephone number +49 761-201 7741, www.fwg-freiburg.de
How do we collect information from you?
When you use our website, including when you contact us about services, we collect information from you.
What type of information is collected from you?
We collect personal information that might include your IP address, geographical location, browser type, source of referral as well as which pages you looked at and for how long
How is your information used?
We may use your information to:
- improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
- provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;
- deal with enquiries and complaints (incredibly rare…) made by or about you relating to the website;
Who has access to your information?
We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.
We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes other than is set out in
We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy notice.
In addition, we may disclose information about you:
- to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
- in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
- in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
What we do to protect your personal information
When you give us personal information, we take great care to ensure that it’s treated securely. We have in place strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
We store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall- protected) servers. When you submit your personal data to us, you give your consent to it being stored and processed in this way.
We take great care to ensure any confidential information remains protected, but we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the Internet.
Use of ‘cookies’ (not the interesting, edible kind)
We use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on our websites. We will use the session cookies to keep track of how you move around our website and to monitor user behaviour for statistical purposes. We will use the persistent cookies so that we recognise you when you visit our website.
Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.
Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This privacy notice applies only to our website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit – while we have slight control freak tendencies, we are not responsible for the privacy notices and practices of other websites, even if you access them using links from our website.
This Notice was last updated in January 2019.
We review our policies on a regular basis and may update this Privacy Notice by posting a new version on our website.
You should check this page occasionally to make sure you are happy with any changes. We may also notify you of changes to our privacy notice by email.
That’s it! Thanks for reading.