1 Privacy statement
The following gives a simple overview of the steps we have taken to adhere to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
2 General information and mandatory information
3 SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser’s address line when it changes from “http://” to “https://” and the lock icon is displayed in your browser’s address bar. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.
Cookies are small pieces of information, stored in simple text files, placed on your computer by a website. Some cookies can be read by the website on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing activities on the website, or a unique identifier so that the website can ‘remember’ you on your return visit. Other cookies are deleted when you close your browser and only relate to the working of the website.
4.1 Session cookies
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies.” These cookies are used for technical purpose to assist us in the functioning of this website. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device’s memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.
4.2 Analytics cookies
This website uses Google Analytics cookies to track performance and collect aggregated statistics about the behaviour of our visitors to imisophia.eu. Google Analytics enables us to track usage data, user behaviour, and to aggregate patterns like time spent on news posts. When you use our site, Google Analytics tracking code uses your IP address in order to assess your geo-location. This IP is stripped before it is sent to our report and we can not view it. We use such analysis to gain insight about how to improve our site content and the user experience.
Further information about how Google uses data when you use it’s partner sites can be found at https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites and view the Analytics terms of service https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html
5 Embedded content from other websites and plugins
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited. If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy .
6 Notice concerning the party responsible for this website
The party responsible for managing imisophia.ie is:
SOPHIA Management Office
University College Dublin
Prof Carel le Roux