We take your privacy seriously and aim to conform with best practices and legislation. The following describes what we do with your data and what rights you have. If you have any questions or comments, please get in touch.
This website is published and maintained by members of the University of Stuttgart, Germany.
What data we collect, and why
Cookies may also be collected by third parties on pages that use embedded content.
We allow visitors to leave comments on many of our web pages. We believe that this allows an easy exchange of ideas and opinions and is valuable to visitors.
Comments are only allowed by people who are logged in to the site either directly or through one of the social media services that we use for authentication.
When visitors leave a comment, we only collect the data shown in the comments form.
We use forms to collect registration details for mailing lists, conferences, and other purposes. Some forms may require you to be logged in to the site so that we can check you are a member of WindForS.
When you submit a form you may be asked to provide certain personal information. We use this to make it easier for us to communicate with you. This information may be stored in a database on this website or elsewhere.
The ways in which we will use this data and how we will store it will be set out in more detail on each form.
You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website:
Disable Google Analytics
Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).
Registration and logging in
It is not necessary to log in to the site to access basic or public information.
Logged-in users at windfors.de have the ability to add comments and access restricted areas of the site. This feature may be used to add content, for project development, and other internal activities.
You can register for windfors.de directly using the “create a new account at windfors.de” option.
You can also use selected social networking platforms to register for this website. Currently this includes LinkedIn and Google. Registering or logging using your LinkedIn and Google ID means that your identitiy is authenticated by LinkedIn and Google respectively. Windfors.de receives a confirmation from those providers that you are correctly authenticated.
Registering or logging in through those services gives windfors.de access to basic information such as your name, affiliation, your e-mail address, and other personal information that you have already chosen to reveal to those services.
Embedded content from other websites
Sometimes we may use content from third parties’ websites. This could include videos, pictures, and other content. This is known as embedded content.
This content will behave in the same way as though you had directly visited the website that the content comes from.
This may include collecting data about you, using cookies, tracking what you do with that content, and third party tracking. This may also depend on whether or not you are logged in to that website, or other social media networks.
Who we share your data with
This website is maintained by employees at the University of Stuttgart. It is hosted on servers at the University of Stuttgart.
We do not sell your data or knowingly share it with anyone else.
If you register for the website or the mailing lists, you consent to the automatic transfer of your e-mail address and name to a mailing list server hosted by the University of Stuttgart. You will be informed of this, and given the chance to opt out both before and after submission.