WHERE SCIENCE MEETS COMPUTER ASSISTED REPORTING

6. - 8. September 2017

Data protection

The operators of these sites take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations as well as this data protection statement.
The use of our website is normally possible without giving personal data. If personal data (for example, name, address or e-mail addresses) are collected on our pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. These data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.
We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may present security gaps. A complete protection of the data before access by third parties is not possible.

Cookies:
The Internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and contain no viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on the next visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general as well as the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. The functionality of this website may be restricted when cookies are deactivated.

Server log files:
The provider of the pages automatically collects and saves information in so-called server log files that your browser automatically submits to us. These are:

  • Browsers type and browserversion
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Hostname of the accessing computer
  • Time of server request

These data can not be attributed to specific persons. A merge of this data with other data sources is not made. We reserve the right to change this data at a later date if we are aware of any specific indications for unlawful use.

Privacy Policy for use of Twitter:
Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our sites. These functions will offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the "Re-Tweet" function, the pages 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 http://twitter.com/privacy.

Your privacy settings on Twitter can be found in the account settings at: http://twitter.com/account/settings.

Information, deletion, blocking:
At any time, you have the right to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient, the purpose of the data processing and a right to correct, block or delete this data. For further information on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.

Contradiction mails:
We hereby object to the use of contact data published in the context of the imprint obligation for the transmission of advertising and information materials which are not expressly requested. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal steps in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, for example by spam e-mails.