Privacy Policy

1 Introduction

We are delighted about your interest in our iLINC platform and the services it contains. We are committed to protecting your privacy and the protection of personal data. Hereafter in this privacy statement, we describe how we collect, use, store, process, and share your personal information.

2 Responsible Person

Data Controller and service provider according to the legal provisions is:

Hans-Bredow-Institut
Rothenbaumchaussee 36
20148 Hamburg
Germany

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy or the protection of personal data during the use of this website in general, please contact us at info@hans-bredow-institut.de

Complete contact information can be found in the imprint.

3 The Type and Extent of Data Processing

(a) On our website, we use Piwik as web statistics software. This software allows us to learn more about how the website is used, where the users come from and what are the most popular parts of it. This helps us to optimise and improve our online platform on a regular basis.

Piwik utilises cookies, i.e. tiny text files that contain usage information and are stored on your computer. Cookies can be retrieved by our server while you visit our website. Among the information that is gathered and processed is the IP address. However, we immediately shorten the last two bits of all IP addresses in order to retain anonymity.

If you don’t want this to happen you can prevent your browser from storing cookies in your browser settings. Moreover, you may at any time object to future processing and use of your anonymized data for this purpose by clicking here:

By clicking the above link, a so called opt-out-cookie will be set to avoid any further data analysis. However, when you delete all the cookies in your browser you should be aware that the opt-out-cookie will be deleted as well. If necessary, you can activate the opt-out cookie above again.

(Parts hereof are translated versions from www.datenschutzbeauftragter-info.de)

We won’t send any of the data processed to a third party whatsoever.

4 Third-party content

This websites makes use of Google Web Fonts, jQuery libraries and, occasionally, we embed elements like videos or documents on our website that are stored on a third party platforms. This involves embedded videos from YouTube and Vimeo. As a consequence depending on your browser’s configuration, additional files might be downloaded from third-party servers onto your computer while visiting the iLINC website. In such cases we would like to point out that due to such embedded content it is possible for the respective third party to process the data that is given by the request send from your browser to those services. We cannot assess whether or to which extent these parties process this data and whether it is anonymized.