Imprint & Privacy

Imprint & Privacy

Responsible for this Website is the current Chairperson of the ELINET Association:

Prof. Dr. Christine Garbe
Wolframstr. 3
12105 Berlin
christine.garbe(at)uni-koeln.de

All external links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by ELINET of any of the products, services or opinions of the organisation or individual. ELINET bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Please contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.

At ELINET, we understand that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your information is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone that visits our website and only collect and use information in ways that are useful to you and in a manner consistent with your rights and our obligations under the law, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

This privacy and cookie policy will help you understand how we process any and all data collected by us in relation to your use of our website, and what choices you have.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

We collect information about you when you complete the contact form on our website. We also collect information when you voluntarily provide feedback, participate in events and when you email us or contact us by telephone. Website usage information is collected using cookies.

HOW WILL WE USE THE INFORMATION ABOUT YOU?

We will use this information to provide the services requested, respond to communications from you and, if you agree, to email you about other events and services that we think may be of interest to you.

We use your information collected from our website to personalize your repeat visits to our website. We will not share your information for marketing purposes with companies outside of our organisation.

MARKETING

With your permission we would like to send you information about our events and services, together with details of news that we think will be of interest to you. We may use your data to contact you by email, telephone, text message and by direct mail. You may opt out at any time.

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please email to the chairperson. Or you can opt out of our email communications by replying to our emails with the subject title: “unsubscribe”.

HOW AND WHERE DO WE STORE YOUR DATA?

We only keep your data for as long as we need to in order to fulfil our contractual or legal obligations or for as long as we have your permission to keep it. We will conduct an annual review to determine if we need to keep your data. Your data will be deleted if we no longer need it to maintain our obligations or if you have requested that we delete it.

Some or all of your data may be stored or transferred outside of the European Economic Area (“the EEA”).  If we do store or transfer data outside of the EEA, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated as safely and securely as it would within the EEA and under the GDPR.

Data security is of great importance to us. We take steps to protect your data by using data encryption on our websites and applications. Our website is hosted in Germany and is monitored 24/7/365. The servers where it is stored includes firewall protection and secure monitoring software which generates alerts in the event of a hack attempt or the detection of malware.

ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION AND CORRECTION

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some, or all of your personal information, please email us. We want to ensure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

COOKIES

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet information and visitor behavior information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. It may also be used for the purpose of running re-marketing adverts to you about our products and services.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and can also remove cookies from your browser. However, if you do, some features on our website may not function as a result.

You can find out more information about cookies and how to remove cookies by visiting allaboutcookies.org or cookiecentral.com

OTHER WEBSITES

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website. So, if you follow a link to other websites you should read their privacy policy.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

We will keep our privacy policy under regular review and will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on the 4th September 2019.

CONTACT US

If you have any queries concerning this Privacy Policy, your personal information or any questions on our use of the information, please email us, use our contact form or write to the chairperson under the address above.