Read about how the School of Abbasid Studies handles your personal data.

The personal data that are processed

The School of Abbasid Studies (SAS) can process your personal data, because you are using the website and/or because you fill in the contact form on the website. The SAS can process the following data: your name and your email address (only if you use the contact form) and data about your activities on our website (for as much as possible anonymous analytic purposes).

Why the SAS needs the data

The SAS processes your personal data when you use the contact form on the website, to be able to send you a reaction to your question or remark by mail. Apart from that, the SAS can analyze your behavior on the website in order to improve the website.

How long the data are stored

The SAS stores your personal data no longer than strictly necessary to achieve the goals for which the data are gathered. Your data will not be stored for over one year if there is no agreement with you.

Analyse website visits

General visitation data can be gathered on the website of the SAS, among which your computers IP-address, the hour of the visit and data sent by your browser. These data can be used for analysis of visiting- and clicking behavior on the website. The SAS uses this information to optimize the functioning of the website. The data will be anonymized as much as possible and will not be provided to third parties.

Sharing with others

The SAS does not pass along the information you provide in the contact form to third parties.

Google Analytics

The SAS can use Google Analytics to monitor how users use the website and how the SAS performs in Google searches. This information (including your IP-address) will be transported to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Read the privacy statement of Google for further information.

Google uses this information to keep track of the use of our website, to provide the SAS with reports about the website and to provide advertisers information about the effectiveness of their campaigns.

Google can provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to or as far as these third parties process this information on behalf of Google. The SAS has no say in this matter. The SAS has not given Google permission to use Analytics-information for other Google-services.

Your rights

You have the right to look into, correct or delete your personal data. Mail to and the SAS will respond to your request as soon as possible, but at least within four weeks.


The SAS takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate actions to avoid abuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure and unlawful change. The website of the SAS uses a reliable SSL Certificate to make sure your data don’t fall into the wrong hands. is a website of the School of Abbasid Studies. If you get the impression that your data are not properly protected or if you wish for more information about the security of the collected data, feel free to contact


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