At cyberGRID we take care of your privacy. We comply with the most recent European Regulation No. 2016/679, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which commands data protection based on the principles of security (confidentiality and integrity), transparency, data minimisation, purpose limitation, accuracy, and storage limitation.

In this Privacy Policy we explain the type of information we collect from your, why we collect it, how we use it, and with whom we might have to share it. It also explains what rights you have.

PRIVACY POLICY

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. Collection of personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail address) on our sides will only take place on a voluntary basis, as far as possible, for example, for delivering the newsletter to you. These data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

We apply commercially reasonable efforts to employ security measures designed to protect your personal information. These include, but are not limited to, encryption and firewalls.

We point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) may have security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible. Ultimately, you provide your personal information at your own risk.

The use of published contact data by third parties for sending unsolicited advertisements and information materials is hereby expressly contradicted and forbidden. The site operators reserve the right to take legal action in case of unsolicited promotional information, such as spam e-mails.

E-MAIL NEWSLETTER

When you sign up for the cyberGRID newsletter, you voluntarily give us your E-Mail address, name, company name (optional), and country (optional). After you sign up you will receive an E-Mail to confirm your subscription. This process is called Double-opt-in. With your consent we may then use your e-mail address to send you our newsletter. This newsletter is free and will be delivered on a monthly basis. Your information will be stored with mailchimp.

We may also use your information for internal purposes such as data analysis, and research to improve cyberGRID’s products, services, and communications.
We will not sell any of your personal information to third parties. We have contracted an agent for sending out the newsletter. This agent is legally committed to comply with the general data protection regulation.
You can withdraw your consent at any time. See a link to unsubscribe from the newsletter at the end of each e-mail. After opting-out you will no longer receive our newsletter.
We do not knowingly accept personal information or other information from minors under the age of 14. By signing up for our newsletter you confirm that you are 14 years or older.

CONTACTING US

When you contact us by means of the contact form on our website, or by e-mail, the information you provide will be stored with us for the duration of 6 months, for the purpose of answering your request, and for the possibility of any additional queries. Your data will not be passed on to others without your consent.

PRIVACY POLICY FOR USAGE OF FACEBOOK-PLUGINS (Like-Button)

Our pages integrates plugins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The Facebook plugin is visible through the Facebook logo or the “Like-Button” (“Like”) on our site.
When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP Address. If you click on the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook-profile. Thereby Facebook can correlate your visit of our site with your user account. We point out that we, as providers of the sites, get no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use through Facebook. For more information, please refer to the data protection declaration of facebook at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not wish that Facebook can assign your visit to pages to your Facebook-account, please log out from your Facebook account while visiting our page.

PRIVACY POLICY FOR THE USE OF TWITTER

On our website, functions of the service Twitter are integrated. These functions are-offered by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Through the use of Twitter and the “re-tweet” functionality, the web pages you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter.
We point out that we as providers of the site get no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use through Twitter. For more information, please refer to the data protection statement of Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy.
Your privacy preferences at Twitter can be changed in your account settings under http://twitter.com/account/settings.

PRIVACY STATEMENT FOR USING Google +1

Collection and dissemination of information: The Google +1 button you can publish informations worldwide. The Google +1 button lets you and other users receive personalized content from Google and our partners. Google will store both the information that you have given for a content +1, as well as information about the page that you see when you click on +1. Your +1 can be shown as evidence along with your name and profile photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the Internet.. Google records information about your +1 activity to improve Google’s services for you and others. To use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile, which must contain at least the chosen profile name. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also substitute any other name that you used when sharing content via your Google Account. The identity of your Google profile may be shown to users who know your e-mail address or other identifying information from you.
Using the information collected: In addition to the above mentioned usage, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policy. Google may release aggregate statistics on the + 1 activities of the user and transmits them to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or linked web sites.

WEBSITE ANALYSIS – Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information about your use of this website generated by the cookie is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to provide reports on website activity for website operators and providing other website activity- and internet related services. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. 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; but we point out that you may not be able to use all features of this website in this case. By using this site, you agree to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purpose. The data collection and storage can be revoked at any time with effect for the future. Given the debate about the use of analytical tools with full IP addresses, we would like to point out that this website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp ()” and therefore only uses reduced IP addresses where a direct personal relation is excluded.
You can also prevent that the data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) are being transmitted to and processed by Google by downloading and installing a browser plugin at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

TECHNICAL SAFEGUARDS

We use physical and technical safeguards to secure your data. For the newsletter, we employ a third party that provides the technology and expertise required to execute the service, which includes hardware, networking, storage and software. The facilities could be in/outside the  EU. To support the operation of our website we have contracted an agent, who is limited to the scope of services agreed upon. This agent is legally committed to comply with the general data protection regulation, keeping your data safe.