The use of Design Democracy is generally possible without providing personal data. Personal data (e.g. name and e-mail address) is only collected and stored when participating in the poster competition. In this case, the information is always provided on a voluntary basis. When collecting personal data, it is only mandatory to provide the data that is required. We do not pass on your data to third parties without your express consent, especially not for advertising purposes! Personal data will only be passed on if you have explicitly consented or if we are obliged to do so due to legal provisions and/or official or court orders.
If you send us an inquiry by e-mail, your data from this inquiry including the contact data you provided there will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in case of follow-up questions. We process the data transmitted by e-mail exclusively for the purpose of answering your inquiry. We do not pass on this data without your consent. We point out that data transmission over the Internet (eg communication by e-mail) security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
In addition or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our pages by clicking this link. This will install an opt-out cookie on your device. This will prevent the collection by Google Analytics for this website and for this browser in the future, as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.
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Data transfer to third parties
We do not transfer personal data to third parties without your express consent. In the case of participation in the poster competition, please note the conditions of participation.
Cookies are used on our websites to make visiting our website more attractive and to enable the use of certain functions. These are small text files that are stored on your computer and mobile device. Most of the cookies we use are deleted from your hard drive at the end of the browser session (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and allow your computer to be recognized on your next visit (so-called persistent cookies).
Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are: Browser type and browser version, operating system used, referrer URL, host name and IP address of the accessing computer, time of the server request. This data cannot be assigned to specific persons. A combination of this data with other data sources is not made. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if we become aware of concrete indications of illegal use.
This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content.
Information, deletion, blocking We do not store any personal data without your express consent. You have the right at any time to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing, as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. For this and other questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time by mail.