This page provides the necessary information to fulfill the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This European law regulates the disclosure and use of personally identifiable information.
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To improve the website and for personal interest (impact of specific information published on the website) this site uses an instance of the open-source web-analytics software matomo to log visits. To protect your privacy only anonymized IP addresses are stored. The last 8 bits of the IP are removed. Beside the anonymized IP address information about the page visited (page URL and title), user language, downloaded files and other user actions are logged. For more information please visit read “What data does Matomo track?”. The anonymizied data are stored on a server in the European Union and will be kept in the database. The data are only used for personal/scientific. We ensure that the data are treated as confidential and will not be provided to external third parties.
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You are entitled to request copies of your personal information, request that your personal data has to be corrected when incorrect or incomplete, or has to be deleted. In such cases please do not hesitate to contact us and provide enough and detailed information such that the request can be processed. Requests will be processed in within four weeks.