Privacy Policy

Scope

This data privacy statement informs users about the way, extent and purposes of the collecting and use of personal data by the provider in charge of this website:

International Centre for Philosophy NRW
Institute of Philosophy
Poppelsdorfer Allee 28
53115 Bonn
Germany

e-mail: info@izph.de
Phone: +49 (0) 228/73-3710
Fax: +49 (0) 228/73-99 3710

The legal foundations of data protection are found in the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (Federal Law on Data Protection) (BDSG) and the Telemediengesetz (Law on Telemedia) (TMG).

Access data

The provider (or its Webspace provider) collects data concerning each access to the offer (so called server logfiles). To these access data there belong:

Name of the called up website, file, date and time of calling up, amount of transferred data, information about successful call-up, type of browser as well as version, system software, reference URL (previously called up site), IP address and calling provider.

The provider uses the collected data only for statistical purposes connected to running operations, security and perfectioning the offer. However, the provider reserves for itself the right to retroactively check the recorded data if, due to concrete indications, there is justified suspicion of illegal use.

Handling personal data

Personal data refers to information by help of which a person can be identified, that is information which can be traced back to a person. To this there belong the name, the e-mail address or the telephone number. Also information about preferences, hobbies, memberships or which websites have been called up – all these belong to personal data.

The provider collects, uses and passes over personal data only if this is legal or the user agrees with the respective data being collected.

Contact

When making contact with the provider (e. g. by using the contact form or by e-mail), the user´s information will be stored for the purpose of dealing with the request as well as in case of further questions.

Cookies

Cookies are small files allowing for storing specific, computer-related information on the user´s computer (PC, smartphone or the likes). They serve for making websites user-friendly and are thus a help for the user (e. g. if log-in data are stored). On the other hand, they serve for collecting statistical data concerning the use of the website and for analyses by the provider to improve the offer. The user may influence the use of cookies. Most browsers have an option by way of which the storing of cookies may be limited or completely prevented. However, we point out to the fact that without cookies the use and particularly the user comfort are limited.

You may have many online-advert-cookies be administered by the US American website http://www.aboutads.info/choices or by the EU site http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices.

Google Analytics

This offer uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so called “cookies”, text files which are stored on the computers of users and allow for an analysis of how the respective website is used by the users. Usually information created by a cookie about the use of this website are transferred to a Google server in the USA and are stored there.

In case of activating the IP anonymisation of this website, the IP addresses of users from membership states of the European Union or other contract states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area are trimmed before the transfer. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is transferred to a Google server in the USA and trimmed there. On this website the anonymisation function is activated. On behalf of the provider of this website, Google will use this information to assess the use of the website, in order of making reports on website activities and to provide further services connected to website and Internet use.

The IP address transferred from your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be brought together with other Google data. Users may prevent the storing of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly. However, this offer informs the user that in this case it may be that you cannot completely use all functions of this website. Furthermore, users may prevent the collection of data created by a cookie and their use (incl. IP address) as well as their processing by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

For an alternative to the browser add-on or in the browsers of mobile computers, please click here to prevent the future collection of data by Google from this website. If you do this, an opt-out cookie will be installed on your computer. If you want to delete such a cookie, click the same link again.

Disclaimer, changes, corrections and updates

The user is entitled to receive – by application – free information about the storing of his/her personal data. Additionally, the user is entitled to have incorrect data corrected, to have his/her personal data be blocked and deleted, as far as this does not contradict any legal obligation to storing.