Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Data Collection and Processing

The Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology is continually working on improving its website. To this end, we automatically gather statistical information relating to your visit to our website. We use this data for the purposes of statistical analyses on website utilisation and technical possibilities. Visits to our website are logged and assessed in an anonymized form.

For further details on which information is recorded please refer to this page ("Usage Tracking").

Please note that the direction's pages in the Contact area contains Google Maps, so data such as the IP address and possibly other personal information is transmitted to Google when accessing thst respective pages.

The data is collected via an embedded Javascript program and forwarded to a log server of the Max Planck Society. If Javascript is deactivated in your browser settings, only some part of the information will be recorded, and the number of page views counted. When you visit our website, a cookie will be stored on your computer, which will allow our system to recognize your computer when you next visit our website. We collect/assess no other data from website visitors.

For questions, the data protection officer of the Max Planck Society at dsb@gv.mpg.de / +49 89 2108-1317 are available.

Personalized Services / Newsletter

Insofar as you have decided to take advantage of a personalized service such as subscribing to newsletter services, completing contact forms or creating guestbook entries, the required personal data are stored. As a rule, this includes your e-mail address, first and surname as well as other data – depending on the type of offer. Your data are used only in order to provide you with the desired offer to your satisfaction and in order to respond to any inquiries. If you no longer wish to take advantage of a personalized service, your personal data will be deleted after you cancel your registration – insofar as registration is required for use of the service. If you wish to cancel your subscription to a newsletter or another personalized service, you can either send us an e-mail, or carry out cancellation by using the respective link at the end of the newsletter.

For some particular services, your personal information will be administered and stored in the context of commissioned data processing on systems of Infopark AG, Berlin.

Data Transmission

Your personal data will only be transmitted to government organizations and authorities in legally required cases and/or for prosecution in the event of attacks on our network infrastructure. Your personal data are not provided to third parties for any other purpose.

 
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