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Our privacy policy

We are pleased that you are visiting our website and are interested in our organisation. Details about how we handle your data are given below.

Privacy policy

We comply with the statutory data protection provisions governing the collection and processing of user data and will only store data to the extent and for as long as this is necessary and permitted by law. Personal data will be treated as strictly confidential and not be sold or disclosed to any third party.

When you access our website the following data will be stored in log files: IP address, date, time, browser request and general information transmitted to the operating system or browser. These data will form the basis for anonymous statistical evaluations and give no indication of the data subject involved.

Our website, databases and other systems are secured by means of technical and organisational measures against the loss, destruction, access, modification or distribution of user data by unauthorised persons.

Users have the right to obtain, free of charge, information about which of their personal data have been stored, as well as the rectification, blocking, or deletion of such data. For any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of personal data, requests for the rectification, blocking, or deletion of data, or requests to revoke any previously granted consent, please contact the following e-mail address: international@cipra.org.

Use of data

The user agrees to the following rules on the use of personal information: we will store personal information (in particular, contact information such as first and family names, e-mail address, postal address) in order to send newsletters, invitations, news about events and information about activities. The personal information stored is gathered from user information (e.g. when subscribing to our publications).

We only send information by e-mail at the express request of the user, who in this case consents to our use of their contact details to provide information about our activities and events. Users can at any time opt out of this information or delete their contact data.

Cookies

We use cookies on our website in order to accelerate navigation. Cookies are small files which will be temporary placed on your hard disk. Our cookies do not contain any personal information ensuring that your privacy remains protected. 

Why do we use cookies? 
We use cookies to recollect your choices and settings and thus to increase the user experience by improving our websites and offercontent that is better tailored to your needs.


Which Cookise are we using?

I18N_LANGUAGE to save the language chosen by the user
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to note your movement on and use of our website. WWe do not collect any personal data in this process. 
We collect statistical data that contribute to the optimization of our website.
_ga / _gid / _gat  for GoogleAnalytics, see more below.

 

Want to get rid of cookies or change your cookie settings?
Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer or device by setting your browser to not accept cookies. Some browsers provide a mode where cookies are always deleted after a visit. This is called InPrivate in Internet Explorer version 8 and newer; Incognito in Google Chrome version 10 and newer; Private Browsing in Firefox version 3.5 and newer; Private Browsing in Safari version 2 and newer and Private Browsing in Opera version 10.5 and newer.

The exact instructions for changing your cookie settings can be found in the ‘Help’ section of your browser. You can delete cookies already on your computer or device at any time. If you choose not to accept cookies at all, you can still visit our website, however, when cookies are disabled, we cannot guarantee an optimum experience and there may be content that is not available.

Privacy statement regarding the use of Facebook plugins (“Like” button)

Our websites feature plugins from the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. Facebook plugins can be recognised by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our website. More details of Facebook plugins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you visit our site, the plugin creates a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our page together with your IP address. When you click the Facebook “Like” button while logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile, allowing Facebook to associate your visit to our pages with your user account.

Please note that, as the provider of the web pages, we have no knowledge of either the content of the transmitted data or their use by Facebook. For more details see the Facebook privacy policy at: www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

If you do not want Facebook to be able to associate your visits to our sites with your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.

Privacy statement regarding the use of Twitter

Our website includes Twitter functions as offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. Using Twitter and the “re-tweet” function links the web pages you visit with your Twitter account and notifies other users. This will transfer data to Twitter, including such data as your IP address, browser type, domains retrieved, pages visited, mobile service provider, device and application IDs and search terms.

Please note that, as the provider of the web pages, we have no knowledge of either the content of the transmitted data or their use by Twitter. As Twitter’s privacy policy is continuously updated, please see the latest version at http://twitter.com/privacy.

You can change your privacy settings for Twitter in the account settings under http://twitter.com/account/settings. For questions please contact privacy@twitter.com.

Privacy statement regarding the use of Google +1

Using the “Google +1” button, you can publish information all over the world. The “Google +1” button offers you and other users personalised content from Google and its partners. Google will store the information for which you have given a +1 for content, as well as information about the page that you viewed when you clicked on +1. Your +1 may be displayed, along with your profile name and photo, as posts in Google services, for instance in search results or in your Google profile, or other places on websites and adverts on the Internet. Google records information about your +1 on activities in order to improve Google services for you and others. To use the “Google +1” button you need a globally visible, public Google profile, which must contain at least the name chosen for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases this name can replace a different name you used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile is visible to users who know your e-mail address or other identifying information you have provided.

In addition to the above uses, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policy (www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/). Google may release aggregate statistics about the user’s +1 activities or disclose such statistics to our users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or related websites.

Privacy statement regarding the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and enable your use of the website to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this site is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymisation has been activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other States that are party to the agreement via the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about website activities for the website operators and to provide further services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transmit this information to third parties insofar as required by law or where third parties are processing such data on behalf of Google. The IP address sent from your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data by Google.

You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting your browser software. Please note however that in this case it may not be possible to fully use all of the functions of this website. By using this website you agree to Google processing the data collected about you in the above described manner and for the above purposes.