Privacy Policy

Privacy policy for the website of Tallinn European School (TES)


Tallinn European School is operated by Foundation Innove. This policy applies to the website (the Website) and informs its visitors of the data collected by the Website.

As a visitor, you have rights that you can use to control your privacy.

Please take your time to read this policy and contact TES if you have any questions.

  1. Data controller

  1. Relevant data
  • Newsletter subscription

If you subscribe to the TES newsletter via the Website, TES may send you newsletters. The plugin used for subscribing will record your name and e-mail address, and also the time when a subscriber opens a newsletter. The subscription data is stored until the subscriber has unsubscribed from the newsletter.

  • Application and contact forms

The Website has forms for sending TES applications and other messages. Information entered into the forms will be received by a designated employee via e-mail. The information is also stored by the Website, but a designated employee of TES deletes all such archives at least once within every three months.

  • Website browsing statistics

TES does not gather browsing statistics of the Website (this includes Google Analytics, which we do not use).

  • Logs

The server where the Website is hosted may record requests you make to the server (e.g. web address, device and browser used, IP address, date and time of access). This data is used only for technical purposes (functionality, security, post factum investigation of possible incidents).

  • Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of text data sent from a website and stored on the user’s computer by the user’s web browser while the user is browsing. A cookie enables for websites to remember certain information (such as items added in the shopping cart, logging in, or pieces of information that the user previously entered into form fields such as names, addresses, etc).

No cookies are used for the Website’s visitors.

  • Profiling

TES does not use website visitor data for any analysis or profiling.

  1. Bases for processing
    • TES processes the data collected via the Website mainly for the following purposes:
      • performance of a contract (e.g. sending the newsletter based on subscription);
      • in order to take steps prior to entering into a contract (e.g. the application form);
      • for any agreed purpose based on consent (e.g. the persons posing on photos published on the website who have given their consent);
      • a purpose that is a legitimate interest of TES (e.g. creating logs to ensure the technical availability and security of the Website).

  1. Access to the data
  • The list of subscribers to the newsletter is accessible to the employees of TES who administer the Website.
  • The data entered into forms is accessible to the employees of TES who administer the Website and sent to the employees whose task is to reply to messages and/or process applications.

  1. Your rights
  • By contacting TES ( you may:
  • ask for access to your personal data;
  • ask for rectification of your personal data;
  • ask for erasure of your personal data;
  • withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data, where applicable (e.g. unsubscribe from the newsletter);
  • ask for the restriction on processing your personal data;
  • object to the processing of your personal data.
  • The above rights are granted by EU and Estonian law.
  • In case personal data is erased upon request, TES nevertheless has the right to keep copies of the information if it is necessary to protect our or third-party legitimate interests, comply with governmental orders, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, or to enforce any agreement you have entered into with TES.
  • If you think your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with the Estonian Data Protection Inspectorate (, or a respective authority of another EU country, if your habitual residence is there (see