Thank you for your visit to our website. Data protection is a topic of fundamental importance and protecting your privacy rights is very important to the operator of the website www.fractography.org. Therefore, the website keeps usage of your data to a minimum.
If you wish to visit the website www.fractography.org, we will only collect data which are necessary to display the website and ensure its stability and security (the legal basis for this is Art. 6 (1) S. 1 lit. f of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)):
Cookies are small text files transmitted to your computer together with the online data actually requested. This data is saved on your computer ready for subsequent visits.
This website does not use any cookies.
This site uses the mapping service Google Maps via an API. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To use the features of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.
Our website uses Google Fonts to display external fonts. This is a service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043.
Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.
To enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established whenever our website is accessed.
The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimization and economic operation of our site.
When you access our site, a connection to Google is established from which Google can identify the site from which your request has been sent and to which IP address the fonts are being transmitted for display.
Google offers detailed information at
in particular on options for preventing the use of data.
The personal data that we receive when you use our online services is collected and used strictly within the legally permitted framework and solely for the purpose for which you have supplied it (e.g. requesting information materials, posting comments, subscribing to newsletters). The data registered is subject to security measures that prevent unauthorized access, stop misuse and protect against the destruction of loss of data. Data is SSL-encrypted before being transmitted over the internet. The 128-bit encryption that this allows is deemed secure on the basis of current technological knowledge. Standard browsers support this SSL procedure.
If, for instance, you decide to enter personal data such as your name, address, phone number or e-mail address via forms on this website, by sending these you agree to us collecting, processing and using the data supplied for the intended purpose and/or to process your inquiry as the case may be. During this process we will also register:
If your email is confidential in nature, we strongly urge you to encrypt it in order to protect it against unauthorized access or changes during transmission.
If you decide to use the provided PayPal button for payments to us, the data you enter in the input field will be sent to PayPal for further processing. This is done for the purpose of clearly allocating your payment to the booked event. Your data will be used exclusively for this purpose. Further processing of your data by us or PayPal will not take place!
You are entitled to invoke the following rights of persons affected with regard to personal data relating to you at any time and free of cost:
This data protection declaration is continually adapted and further developed in line with the development of data protection and security technology. As such, we reserve the right to change or supplement this declaration if need be.
You may access www.fractography.org sites without providing any personal data. Your visits to our websites are logged. In this case, only the following data is registered: the IP address currently used by the computer, the name of the site accessed, the time and date of access, the volume of data transmitted, notification of whether access was successful, a description of the type of web browser used, the operating system used, the internet browser used, the number of visits, the average time spent on site, pages accessed. It is not possible for us to link this data to individuals, i.e. this data cannot be used to form personal user profiles.
If you have any questions, suggestions or comments in relation to data protection, you can send these any time via e-mail to the following address:
Dr. Ulrich Lohbauer
c/o Zahnklinik 1
Forschungslabor für dentale Biomaterialien
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