Privacy policy

On behalf of it’s OWL Clustermanagement, we would like to thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in the Leading-Edge Cluster and our research projects. We are committed to protecting your privacy and personal data, and comply with statutory data protection provisions. In the interests of maximum transparency and security, our privacy policy below outlines how we collect, use and process the information and data we collect from you, as well as the scope and purpose of these activities.

Our website also contains links to third-party sites that are not covered by this privacy policy. Because it’s OWL Clustermanagement has no influence over the content and design of third-party websites that are reached via external links on these pages, no responsibility is accepted for their content or availability.

1. Personal data
Personal data consists of details that are personal and material references to you, such as your name, address or e-mail address. This does not include information that cannot be used to identify you. Our website can be used without disclosing your identity.

2. Collection and storage of personal data
We do not collect personal data unless you provide the information to us voluntarily, thereby indicating that you consent to its use and processing. The data that we collect is, of course, also strictly limited to information that we need in order to provide these services. Where we ask for additional data, this is solely to allow us to communicate with you more easily or for the purpose of improving our services.

In order to use certain services on our website, e.g. registering for our newsletter, ordering informational materials or using the contact form, it is necessary for you to send us your personal data.

Your data is stored on specially protected servers in Germany. These have technical and organizational measures in place to prevent the loss, destruction, retrieval, modification or distribution of your data by unauthorized individuals. Access to your data is restricted to a few authorized individuals who are responsible for managing technical, commercial or editorial aspects of the servers.

Absolutely none of your personal data is shared with third parties, unless it’s OWL Clustermanagement is required to do so on the basis of a judicial decision, government order or legal provision.

3. Use of cookies

Our website generally uses only session cookies. These cookies store technical control data in your browser memory. However, they do not contain any personal data and are deleted once you close your browser. It is also possible for you to configure your browser to reject cookies or notify you before they are saved.

4. Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

In the event that IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google will first shorten IP addresses within European Union member states or other states that have signed the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting and using the data that cookies generate regarding your website activity (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link  tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

For further information, please visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout or http://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/ (general information on Google Analytics and data protection). Please note that the "anonymizeIp();” code has been added to Google Analytics on this website. This means that IP addresses are anonymized by deleting the last octet.

5. Log files
For purely statistical and internal system-related purposes, in addition to collecting your IP address we also record the time of your visit, the volume of data transmitted, what pages you viewed, the website that linked you to our site, and the browser you use (log files). Any information from which personal data might be inferred is of course subject to statutory data protection provisions. This data is not personalized and is automatically deleted after statistical analysis.

6. Changes to the privacy policy

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy from time to time, particularly in order to accommodate changes in prevailing technical and/or legal conditions.

7. Contact

For more information, please contact info@its-owl.de