Data Protection Policy

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Statement of Data Protection Conditions for the Internet

The PLANT FELLOWS programme office takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. When we process the personal data that is collected during your visits to our web site, we always observe the rules laid down in the applicable data protection laws. Your data will not be disclosed publicly by us, nor transferred to any third parties without your consent.

Use and transfer of personal data

All use of your personal data is confined to the purposes stated above, and is only undertaken to the extent necessary for these purposes.

Personal data will not be transferred to government bodies or public authorities except in order to comply with mandatory national legislation or if the transfer of such data should be necessary in order to take legal action in cases of fraudulent access to our network infrastructure. Personal data will not be transferred to third parties for any other purpose.

Consent to use data in other contexts

The use of certain services on our web site, such as newsletters or discussion forums, requires prior registration and involves more substantial processing of personal data, such as longer-term storage of e-mail addresses, user IDs and passwords. We only use such data insofar as they have been sent to us by you in person and you have given us your prior consent for this use.

Newsletters

In order to register for a newsletter service provided by the PLANT FELLOWS office , we need at least your e-mail address so that we know where to send the newsletter.

Links to Web sites operated by other providers

Our web pages may contain links to other providers’ web pages. We would like to point out that this statement of data protection conditions applies exclusively to the Web pages managed by the PLANT FELLOWS programme. We have no way of influencing the practices of other providers with respect to data protection, nor do we carry out any checks to ensure that they conform with the relevant legislation.

Acceptance, validity and modification of data protection conditions

By using our web site, you implicitly agree to accept the use of your personal data as specified above. This present statement of data protection conditions came into effect on March 1st, 2012.

As our web site evolves, and new technologies come into use, it may become necessary to amend the statement of data protection conditions. The PLANT FELLOWS programme reserves the right to modify its data protection conditions at any time, with effect as of a future date. We recommend that you re-read the latest version from time to time.