The BfN project "Networking of R+D projects for the nature conservation technical support of the energy transition" is responsible as a service provider according to § 7 para. 1 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG) for its own information and content of the website. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations.
For this reason, we would like to inform you about the security as well as the handling of your data when you visit our website.
1. collection and processing of personal data
Contact via eMail / contact form
As a rule, you can visit the pages without us requiring any personal data from you.
If you send us your personal data via e-mail or contact form, this data will not be passed on to third parties and will only be used for correspondence with you for the respective purpose. We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can have security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
Statistical analysis of the use of our website
We use statistical software to analyze the way our website is used. Thereby we hope to gain information about the number of visitors. We use this information to understand how our site is used and to make appropriate improvements to it.
This is the open source web analytics service Matomo (formerly Piwik), which collects and stores personal data but does not identify users of our site. Matomo uses long-term cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website. Matomo cookies remain on your terminal device until you delete them. The following data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit the website:
- IP address of the requesting computer including stored provider (host name of the accessing computer).
- Date and time of the request as well as the duration of the visit
- Page of origin (referrer URL), from which the file was requested,
- name of the file,
- amount of data transferred,
- description of the type of web browser used.
The information generated about the use of this website is not passed on to third parties. You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software.
If you do not agree to the storage and use of your data, you can deactivate the storage and use here. You can then still visit our website, but your session will not be evaluated.
In this case, an opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser, which prevents Matomo from storing usage data. If you delete your cookies, this will have the effect that the Matomo opt-out cookie will also be deleted. The opt-out must then be reactivated when you visit our site again.