Cookie and Privacy Policy

Privacy policy

Our privacy policy describes how we handle personal data that comes into our possession when you visit our website, and how we use the various services and features that we offer on the website.

Collection of personal data

We will always inform you before collecting personal data about you.
If you want to enrol in courses and programmes, sign up for our newsletter, or join our alumni organisation, you will need to provide information including your name and e-mail address.
If you provide personal data about anyone else, we encourage you to obtain the assent of these persons first.

How do we use personal data?

Whether you want to provide us with personal data is your decision. Among other things, we collect personal data in order to enrol you in courses or programmes, or sign you up for newsletters. We may also use your personal data for other purposes if required to do so by law. We will never transfer your personal data to a third party unless you specifically assent to this, and we will never collect personal data about you unless you have provided this data yourself by registering, participating in a survey, or similar. We use personal data to deliver the service for which we collected the personal data.

We will only use personal data about you for marketing purposes if you have specifically assented to this, unless we are allowed by law to contact you without obtaining assent from you first. You may at any time indicate that you no longer wish to receive any more e-mail or other information from us.

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We have implemented adequate technical and organisational security measures to ensure a sufficient level of security. We are committed to safeguarding the quality and integrity of your personal data.

Links to other websites

Our website includes links to other websites. The Royal Academy of Music Aarhus/Aalborg cannot be held responsible for the content of other websites, or for their personal data handling practices.

Your rights

You have the right to gain access to the personal data we have collected about you, with certain exceptions as governed by law. You also have the right to object to our collection and further processing of your personal data. You also have the right to request rectification of your personal data if needed.

Upon your request, we will erase personal data that we have collected about you without undue delay, unless we need to continue processing your personal data to comply with legal requirements or accommodate a request by you.

If you want to request access, object or the like, we ask that you first read the document: Procedure for handling access requests (the text is in danish).

Under certain circumstances, you have the right to receive the data that we have collected about you in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format.

If you want us to rectify or erase the personal data we have collected about you, you are welcome to contact us. Please write to:

Data Protection Officer
Jane Mariegaard
The Royal Academy of Music Aarhus/Aalborg
Skovgårdsgade 2C
8000 Aarhus C
E-mail: [email protected]

If you object to the way we process your personal data or the purposes for which we process the data, you are welcome to contact us via e-mail sent to the address above. You may also contact:

The Danish Data Protection Agency
Carl Jacobsens Vej 35
2500 Valby
Tel.: +45 33 19 32 00
E-mail: [email protected]

Changes to this privacy policy

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy in case of significant legislative changes or the advent of new technological solutions or features, or in order to improve our website.

Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

Cookies are used on almost used on every website and the use is often necessary to pro-vide the services of the website.

A cookie is a small text file which is stored on the user’s IT equipment (such as a PC, tablet, smartphone, etc.) allowing the website to recognise the equipment. Cookies may for in-stance be used for the purpose of preparing statistics of the users’ website use and for optimisation of website contents. Cookies are passive files that cannot collect information stored on your device nor carry computer viruses or install malware.

Some cookies are placed by websites (third parties) other than the one stated in browser’s address line (the URL). The contents of such cookies may be of a general nature, but they may also be, for example, analytical tools or embedded comment fields. This means that cookies are stored from parties other than the one owning the website. The information stored in cookies are anonymous and are only accessible for the computer or unit, the cookie is placed on.

Some cookies are created temporarily and expire at the end of the user session when the browser is closed (session cookies). Other cookies are stored on the user’s IT equipment for a longer period of time (persistent cookies). When the user revisits a website, new ses-sion cookies will be placed in the temporary memory, whereas a persistent cookie will be renewed.

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When using the administration area in WordPress (which is built upon), WordPress uses cookies for different purposes, including securing that the user remains signed in even if visiting other websites.
You may read about the different cookies here:

How to delete/decline cookies

It depends on your browser how you delete or decline that cookies are placed on your IT equipment. You can click on the link in the browser you u

Read the Academy’s cookie declaration here. On this page you can also change or withdraw your cookie consent.

Why do we inform of cookies?

All Danish websites are under the obligation to inform users about the cookies placed on the user’s IT equipment. The information must be in accordance with the “Executive Order on Information and Consent required in case of Storing or Accessing Information in End-user Terminal Equipment”.


Updated 23th of February 2024