Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

When this Privacy- and Cookie Policy mentions “AIESEC,” “we,” “us,” or “our,” it refers to Stichting
AIESEC International (the “Data Controller”), that is responsible for the processing of your
personal data under this Privacy- and Cookie Policy(the “Privacy- and Cookie Policy”). The
Privacy- and Cookie Policy applies to all our sites.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

Your data is not shared with anyone and it can be only accessed by AIESEC members working on this content platform. For third party integrations and cookies stored from your sessions, please check below.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

You have the right to:
– information about and access to your personal data;
– rectify your personal data;
– erasure of your personal data (‘right to be forgotten’);
– restriction of processing of your personal data;
– object to the processing of your personal data;
– receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format
and to (have) transmit(ted) your personal data to another organization.
You may request your personal information held by us on the Platform in your Profile Preferences
in the Download Personal Data section. We will provide you with a copy of the personal information
held by us as soon as possible and will respond to your request within 4 weeks. If your personal
information that we hold is inaccurate, let us know and we will update the relevant information. You
may also request the erasure of your personal information in accordance with the relevant data
protection legislation (see 6.2).

Requests in this section should be addressed to: Stichting AIESEC International, Teilingerstraaat
126, 3032 AW Rotterdam or per email to: AIESEC will handle the
aforementioned requests within a period of 3 months.

Finally, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant data protection authority including
the Dutch Data Protection Authority relating to the processing of your personal data by AIESEC.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

If you have any questions or complaints about this Privacy- and Cookie Policy or AIESEC’s
information handling practices, you may contact us at Stichting AIESEC International, Stationsplein
45, D2.130 PO Box 173, 3013 AK Rotterdam. You may also email us at Please
expect a response within 1 month after we received your letter or email.

Third party cookies

We may also allow our business partners to place cookies on your device. For example, we use
Google Analytics for web analytics, and so Google may also set cookies on your device. As further
explained below, Third Parties may also place cookies on your device for advertising purposes.
Our partners’ cookies are intended to obtain information to help them provide services to AIESEC.
For example, Third Parties we engage to provide services to us may track your behavior on our

Platform to market and advertise AIESEC listings or services to you on the Platform and Thirdparty websites. Third Parties websites that use cookies and other tracking technologies to deliver
targeted advertisements on our Platform and/or Third-Party websites may offer you a way to
prevent such targeted advertisements by opting-out at the websites of industry groups such as the
Network Advertising Initiative and/or the Digital Advertising Alliance. You may also be able to
control advertising cookies provided by publishers, for example Google’s Ad Preference Manager.
Please note that even if you choose to opt-out of receiving targeted advertising, you may still
receive advertising on or about the Platform – it just will not be tailored to your interests.

Google Analytics

This website uses features of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Provider is the Google
Inc. 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called
“cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow you to analyze the use
of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally
transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

AIESEC has entered into a data processing agreement with Google for the use of Google
Analytics. For the purpose of Google Analytics the final octet of your IP address has been shielded
and AIESEC has disabled all ‘data sharing’ with Google.
However, in the case of the activation of the IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will
be previously abridged by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other
Contracting States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases
will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server outside of the European Economic Area,
e.g. the USA, and abbreviated there.

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of
the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services related to website
usage and internet usage against the website operator.
The IP address provided by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other
Google data.

You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly; however,
we would point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this
website. In addition, you can prevent Google’s processing of the data (including your IP address)
generated by the cookie and your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the
processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following
link and install:
You can prevent Google Analytics from being captured by clicking the link below. An opt-out cookie
is set which prevents the future collection of your data when you visit this website:
Disable Google Analytics.

For more information on terms of use and privacy, please visit or We
would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code
“anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymous detection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

AIESEC cookies

AIESEC may place our cookies on your device via the Platform. AIESEC uses cookies and similar
tracking technologies for a number of purposes, such as the following:
a. to enable, facilitate and streamline the functioning of the Platform across different
webpages, devices and browser sessions.
b. to simplify your access to and use of the Platform and make it more seamless.
c. to monitor and analyze the performance, operation and effectiveness of the
Platform, so that we can improve and optimize it.
d. to show you content (which may include advertisements) that is more relevant to

Third party partners & integrations

The AIESEC Platform contains links to third party websites or services, such as third party
integrations, co-branded services, or third party-branded services (“Third Party Partners”).
AIESEC doesn’t own or control these Third Party Partners and when you interact with them, you
may be providing information directly to the Third Party Partner, AIESEC, or both. These Third
Party Partners will have their own policy regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of
information. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of the other websites you visit.

Google Maps/Earth

Parts of the AIESEC Platform use Google Maps/Earth services, including the Google Maps API(s).
Use of Google Maps/Earth is subject to Google Maps/Earth Additional Terms of Use and the
Google Privacy Policy.


We use the email marketing service “GetResponse” from GetResponse Sp. Z.o., Arkonska 6 / A3,
80-387 Gdansk (Gdansk), Poland. If you use an offer on our website that requires the input of your
e-mail address, it can be stored on the servers of GetResponse. GetResponse grants us access
to this data. We use this to inform you about our work, future events, information about our products
and innovations on the website. You can always oppose the use of your data for GetResponse by
activating the logoff link at the end of the GetResponse emails.
For further information on privacy and the protection of your privacy, please visit and

Google Forms

We use Google Forms to create and conduct customer surveys and User surveys to improve our
services. The data collected using a Google Forms form will be stored on Google’s “Google Drive”
cloud for us. We also collect data and files that you can upload through other forms that are also
stored in Google Drive. For more information about Google Forms and Google Drive data
processing, please refer to Google’s privacy policy: For more detailed guidance on how to manage
your own data related to Google products, visit Google’s

Social Sharing Features

The AIESEC Platform offers social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the
Facebook “Like” button), which let you share actions you take on our Sites with other media, and
vice versa. The use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the
public, depending on the settings you establish with the entity that provides the social sharing


Facebook places a cookie via the Platform that allows Facebook to obtain aggregated, nonPersonal Information to optimize their services. For example, if advertisement for the AIESEC
mobile app on Facebook and subsequently installs the app, this cookie will inform Facebook that
a User (who is not personally identified) has installed the app after clicking on the advertisement.
This cookie may also inform Facebook that a User is using the app, without identifying the specific
actions taken by the User in the app.


On our pages, functions of the Instagram service are integrated. These functions are provided by
Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged into your
Instagram account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking on
the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to associate the visit of our pages with your User
account. We would like to point out that as a provider of the pages we are not aware of the content
of the transmitted data as well as their use by Instagram. For more information, see the Instagram
Privacy Statement:


Our website uses the functions of the LinkedIn network. Is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin
Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time you visit one of our sites that contain LinkedIn,
LinkedIn connects to LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our Internet
pages with your IP address. We would like to point out that as a provider of the pages we have no
knowledge of the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by LinkedIn. For more
information, see LinkedIn’s privacy policy at


Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our sites. These features are offered by Twitter
Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the “ReTweet” feature, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and shared with other
Users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter. We would like to point out that as a provider of the
pages we are not aware of the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by Twitter. For
more information, see Twitter’s privacy policy at
You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in the account settings at


Our website uses plugins from Google’s YouTube site. The site is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901
Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our YouTube-enabled sites, you will
be connected to YouTube’s servers. The Youtube server is informed which of our pages you have
visited. When you are logged in to your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to map your surfing
behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube
account. For more information on how to deal with User data, see the YouTube Privacy Policy at

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

AIESEC reserves the right to modify this Privacy- and Cookie Policy at any time in accordance
with this provision. If we make changes to this Privacy- and Cookie Policy, we will post the revised
Privacy- and Cookie Policy on the AIESEC Platform and update the “Last Updated” date at the top
of this Privacy- and Cookie Policy. We will also provide you with notice of the modification by email
at least thirty (30) days before the date they become effective. If you disagree with the revised
Privacy- and Cookie Policy, you may cancel your Account. If you do not cancel your Account before
the date the revised Privacy- and Cookie Policy becomes effective, your continued access or use
of the AIESEC Platform will constitute acceptance of the revised Privacy- and Cookie Policy.