Explanation of data protection Access to the University of St.Gallen and its institutes’ websites is always possible when carried out anonymously. Access and navigation This anonymous access to the websites of the University of St.Gallen and its institutes also includes navigation there. Exceptions to this are our own password-protected areas such as Assessment Level and the service portal. Automatic data collection There are usually no cookies used. The surfing behaviour of our website visitors is not evaluated in any form which could lead to conclusions on clearly specific persons. Data taken from third parties is not consulted for the evaluation of surfing behaviour. Voluntary data collection The website contains various forms which must be completed by our visitors in their own interests in order to make use of the associated services. These are principally registrations and orders. Aim of collected data The collected data is only saved for the declared purpose and not passed on. Confidentiality / Security The data that you submit in a form is transmitted uncoded. It cannot be excluded therefore that data is lost en route or can be seen by third parties. The online submission of personal data thus takes place at one’s own risk.Your data is saved on our servers, kept with great care and protected from intrusion by third parties. Only employees who require it to carry out their assignment have access to your data. We do not pass your data on to third parties.