The Geneva School of Diplomacy & International Relations (GSD) values the personal data provided by everyone and takes all the necessary precautions to treat the data with care under maximum possible security, according to applicable laws.
Data collected via this website or via any link therein is processed for its intended collection reason and controlled by GSD. This privacy notice applies to the personal information you submit to us via applications, data we collect when you visit our websites, how and for what reasons we use it, with whom we share it, and how we protect it.
Information Collection and Use
While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name (“Personal Information”).
We collect personal data in case you are a student, staff, faculty, vendor, parents, guardians, potential students to who we wish to provide our services and products, or anyone else who is using or intends to use our services and/or helps us deliver the promised services or products.
The Personal Data we collect is solely aimed at providing you with the services that the university offers. The data we collect includes but is not limited to Name, email ID, Phone numbers, passport/national ID, postal address, parents/guardian’s name and contact details, IP address, mobile device ID, academic records, and other such information deemed necessary to offer the intended services in the most optimum way.
The institution may also process sensitive personal data for contractual reasons. The sensitive PII we collect from students and employees may include, but is not limited to:
- data on religious, ideological, political or trade views or activities,
- data on health and medical needs, the intimate sphere, or racial or ethnic origin,
- biometric data which clearly identifies a natural person,
- data on administrative or criminal proceedings and sanctions,
- data on social security measures;
Departments Using Students Personal Information.
- Student Life
- IT Services
- Finance and Administration
In some specific cases, GSD may request explicit consent from the data subject to process their personal data
Your data may be transferred to the third parties listed below, for the following reasons:
Public administrations: for the fulfillment of the legal obligations The School is subject to due to its activity.
Suppliers: who require access to their data for the provision of services that GSD has contracted to those suppliers, and with whom GSD has subscribed the confidentiality contracts and the treatment of personal data necessary and required by law.
Any member of our staff and faculty.
GSD may contract the services of technological suppliers located in countries that do not have laws equivalent to the European Union (“third countries”). GSD has signed the confidentiality and data processing contracts required by the regulations for suppliers located in third countries, applying the guarantees and safeguards necessary to preserve privacy.
For more information please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
We may provide links on our website to other sites we think you will enjoy. We are not responsible for such external content; these sites operate independently of the Geneva School of Diplomacy and IR and have established their own privacy and security policies. We encourage you to be very aware when you leave our site and to read these policies at any site you visit.
You can request access to the personal data in question
You may request that the incorrect personal data be rectified
Under certain circumstances (usually when you have provided personal data and no longer need to continue processing them), you may request that we delete the personal data in question
If we process personal data concerning you in accordance with the prior consent you have given for such processing, you may withdraw your consent at any time, and thereafter the processing in question will be terminated.
If you have a complaint about the processing of your personal data, you can contact us or file a complaint with the Swiss Data Protection Agency.
To exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation, opposition, restriction, and portability established by law you can:
Send an email to email@example.com or write to
Château de Penthes 18,
chemin de L’Impératrice
1292 Pregny/Geneva, Switzerland
(Please bear in mind we may request further details to confirm your identity before providing information)
GSD guarantees that the data you provided personal/public will not be under any circumstance transferred, sold, exchanged with a company or another person without obtaining your prior consent.