Berlin Sciences Navigator

Get a Comprehensive Overview of Berlin's Scientific Landscape.

Data protection

Berlin Partner for Business and Technology takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We strictly adhere to data protection regulations. Personal data are gathered on this website only to the extent required for technical reasons. In no case do we sell or otherwise pass on data gathered to third parties.

 

Piwik Web analysis

This website uses Piwik, an open source software for the statistical evaluation of visitors. Piwik uses the so-called cookies, text files that are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of your website use. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website are transmitted to the web server and stored. The IP address is anonymized immediately after the processing and before its storage. The data will not be passed on to third parties. You can prevent your browser from installing cookies by adjusting the settings accordingly; however, please note that you will not be able to comprehensively use all functions of this website in the latter case. By using this website, you agree to the processing of the provided data by Piwik in the manner described and for the aforementioned purpose.

 

Cookies

While visiting the website, cookies may be stored on the user's computer. The purpose is to make your visit online more convenient and individual. Cookies are files that identify the user as a particular customer and store his personal preferences while using the website as well as technical information. The main advantage for the user is that he doesn't have to enter the information contained in the cookies every time he visits the website.

In principle, cookies do not necessarily contain or disclose personal information. However, if the user enters personal information on the website, the can be linked with the data stored in the cookies whereas operators of other websites have no access to these files. The user may also turn off cookies completely using the settings of his web browser. However, Berlin Partner would like to highlight that some sections of the website may not work properly if the user's browser is set to declining cookies or similar mechanisms. The information from cookies is only linked to information allowing to identify the user as a person if this is required to utilize the offers. 

 

Google Analytics, Google Earth and Google Search

The website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses information generated by cookies via the usage of the website by the user (incl. his IP address) and transmits it to a Google server in the USA where it is stored. Google will use this information to evaluate the usage of the website by the user, to compile reports on website activity for the website operator Berlin Partner für Wirtschaft und Technologie GmbH as well as to provide other services connected to website and internet usage.

Google will also possibly pass on this information to third parties provided it is required by law or third parties process these data on behalf of Google. Google will by no means connect the IP address of the user with other data of Google Inc. By using the website, the user agrees to the processing of the provided data by Google in the manner described and for the aforementioned purpose.

The website uses the service Google Earth by Google Inc. to display the Berlin Sciences Navigator and reserves the right to do so, respectively.

Furthermore, the website uses the internet search engine by Google Inc. for a custom search and reserves the right to do so, respectively.