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• We take all necessary technical and organizational security measures to ensure that your personal data is protected against loss and misuse.

• However, we point out that there could be security gaps in data communication (e.g. e-mail communication) in the internet may involve gaps in security. It is not possible to protect such data completely against access by third parties.

• Our employees and any service providers engaged by us are obliged to maintain confidentiality according § 5 BDSG

Data processing

When you visit our Web site, our Web server makes a temporary record of each access and stores it in a log file. The following data are recorded, and stored until an automatic deletion date:

• Name and URL of the downloaded file

• Date and time of access

• Volume of data transmitted

• Data identifying the browser software and operating system

• IP address of the requesting processor

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Direct contact is possible by using the contact form of the Web site. In this case personal data are required. The entered data are transferred by email to us. Data input and transfer is encrypted.

The purpose of recording these data is to allow use for technical administration of the network infrastructure and in order to optimize our Internet service. All data will be deleted within 30 days.


Please send question regarding data safety to the editor using the email address Holger.Neubert(at)ikts.fraunhofer.de