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Data protection at a glance

General information

The following notes provide a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our data protection declaration listed under this text.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?

The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. You can find their contact details in the imprint of this website.

How do we collect your data?

On the one hand, your data is collected when you communicate it to us. This can, for example, be data that you enter in a contact form.

Other data is automatically recorded by our IT systems when you visit the website. This is primarily technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of the page view). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?

Part of the data is collected to ensure that the website is provided without errors. Other data can be used to analyze your user behavior.

What rights do you have regarding your data?


You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data free of charge at any time. You also have the right to request the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint if you have any further questions on the subject of data protection. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

Analysis tools and third-party tools

When you visit our website, your surfing behavior can be statistically evaluated. This is mainly done with cookies and so-called analysis programs. The analysis of your surfing behavior is usually anonymous; surfing behavior cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. You will find detailed information on this in the following data protection declaration.

You can object to this analysis. We will inform you about the possibilities of objection in this data protection declaration.

General information and mandatory information

data protection

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.

If you use this website, various personal data will be collected. Personal data is data with which you can be personally identified. This data protection declaration explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.

We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.

Note on the responsible body

The responsible body for data processing on this website is:

German Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) e.V.
Vilbeler Landstrasse 255
D-60388 Frankfurt am Main


The responsible body is the natural or legal person who, alone or together with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to data processing

Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke consent that you have already given at any time. An informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing that took place up until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority

In the event of violations of data protection law, the person concerned has the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority for data protection issues is the state data protection officer of the federal state in which our company is based. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link:

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another person responsible, this will only be done to the extent that it is technically feasible.

SSL or TLS encryption

Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data at any time. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint if you have any further questions on the subject of personal data.

Information, blocking, deletion

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as inquiries that you send to us as the site operator, this site uses an SSL or. TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line.

If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Data collection on our website


Some of the websites use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.

Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions you want are stored on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and optimized provision of its services. Insofar as other cookies (e.g. cookies for analyzing your surfing behaviour) are stored, these are treated separately in this data protection declaration.

Server log files

The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version

  • operating system used

  • Referrer URL

  • Host name of the accessing computer

  • Time of server request

  • IP address

This data is not merged with other data sources.

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or pre-contractual measures.

contact form

If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.

The processing of the data entered in the contact form is therefore exclusively based on your consent (Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. An informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing operations carried out up to the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

The data you enter in the contact form will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions - in particular retention periods - remain unaffected.

Processing of data (customer and contract data)

We collect, process and use personal data only insofar as they are necessary for the establishment, content or change of the legal relationship (inventory data). This is based on Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or pre-contractual measures. We collect, process and use personal data about the use of our website (usage data) only to the extent necessary to enable the user to use the service or to bill the user.

The collected customer data will be deleted after completion of the order or termination of the business relationship. Statutory retention periods remain unaffected.


A webinar is comparable to a seminar as a face-to-face event and takes place with computer or software support.

The following types of data are usually processed for participation and (optionally) also for the content focus of the topics:

  • Registration information: first and last name; E-mail address; Company name, activation code if applicable, username and password

  • Conference information: title; Description; Date; Time; Duration; dial-up method

  • Communication data: device name; spatial data; IP address; "User Agent Identifier"; operating system type and version; client version; endpoint MAC addresses; time zone; domain name

  • When participating by telephone: information on the incoming and outgoing phone number; country name; start and end time; possibly further connection data such as the IP address of the device

  • Shared screen content, presentations and other documents used as part of the conference

  • Camera and microphone data of the end device for displaying video and playing audio during the event; Text input when using the chat, question or survey functions, if provided or activated by you as a participant

  • If the meeting is recorded (with separate notice): file of all video, audio and presentation recordings; Online meeting chat text file

After successful registration, you will receive the e-mail address you provided, your access data or a link to participate in the event.

If you activate your camera and/or microphone function - for example in the context of question and answer sessions or contributions - other participants may also be able to hear and/or see you. Please take this into account when participating. The same applies to the use of the chat function.

In individual cases, a webinar may be recorded in order to make the recording available to the participants afterwards or to publish it on our online presence. You will be informed of this in good time before the start of the webinar.

In principle, the aforementioned data is only processed in order to conduct webinars and other online meetings and to ensure effective participation. to allow. Insofar as video conferences, webinars and other online meetings are held as part of the provision of contractual services to you, Article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR is the legal basis for the associated processing of personal data, also by our contractual partners. If we obtain your consent for certain processing operations, Article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR is the legal basis for the processing. Otherwise, the processing of personal data in the context of webinars and online events takes place on the basis of Article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in enabling you to participate quickly and effectively and, if necessary, also in confirming your successful participation (e.g. in relation to the CFE continuing education certificate).

When you participate, a connection is established between you and the technical organizer of the webinar. You can end the session at any time by simply closing the browser window or exiting the program or app. If your contact person ends the session, your participation in the session will also be ended automatically. Your personal data, which is processed as part of your participation, will only be stored for as long as is necessary for the aforementioned purposes and to fulfill statutory storage obligations.

We select the integrated service providers from a data protection-friendly point of view (“Art. 25 Abs. 2 GDPR). Protocol, screen sharing and recording functions, etc. are also subject to a necessity check.

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