Terms of usage

1)     Preliminary remarks

Please read the site policy carefully when using the website of the Deutsches Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen (DZNE) e.V. for the first time and also on any subsequent occasion of use.

The DZNE provides the website to you on the basis of this site policy. In accessing and using the website, you agree to the site policy. We reserve the right to update it at any time in the future. These changes will take effect as soon as they are published on the website. Continued use of the website after such changes have been published represents agreement to the amended site policy.

2)     Liability for the DZNE website

We are liable for our own content on this website according to general legal regulations. The information on this website has been carefully compiled and we endeavour to review it on a regular basis. However, we cannot guarantee for accuracy, actuality, completeness and continuous availability. Legally binding information, advice, recommendations or explanations will therefore only be communicated via individual contact. 

3)     Liability for links to other websites (hyperlinks)

The website also contains links to websites belonging to third parties, the content of which we have no influence on. We do not internalise this content and we assume no liability. The provider of the respective websites is exclusively responsible for the content of the linked websites. We could not identify any illegal content on the linked websites. However, constant monitoring of the content of the linked websites is not feasible without concrete evidence of unlawful content. Please inform us immediately if the links on our website direct you to websites whose content appears questionable to you. As soon as we are aware of unlawful content on linked websites, we will immediately remove the links from our website.

4)     Copyright law and industrial property rights

The entire content of this website (including, but not exclusively, text, logos, pictures, graphics, sound recordings, software) is protected by copyright law and we explicitly reserve all protective rights. In particular, duplication, editing, distribution and use of the content in any other way require written permission from the DZNE, unless legal regulations permit the action without prior agreement. Downloading and copying this website onto other computers is only permitted for private and not for commercial use. Adding hyperlinks to the DZNE website, especially deep links, inline links or links in frame technology, is only permitted with prior written agreement of the DZNE.

5)     Data protection

In all respects of data processing (e.g. collection, processing, transmission) we act in accordance to the respective legal regulations.
You may agree to receive information from the DZNE (e.g. press releases or the like) in the contact form. In order to send this information to you, the DZNE needs to collect your e-mail address and store it. You may be taken off the mailing list at any time by e-mailing to the address given below and informing us that e.g. you do not wish to receive press releases anymore.

Please note that we are, by order of the competent authority, entitled to furnish particulars about data, provided that it is e.g. required for a criminal prosecution or in order to execute civil law claims (also because of rights to intellectual property).

At any time you have the right to request information about any of your personal data the DZNE has stored, how it was obtained, who has received it, as well as the purpose for data processing.

6)     Privacy policy regarding Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). 
Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. 
In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. 
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. 
On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. 
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 
You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. 
Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

We review this link regularly to ensure that it is still up to date. If for some reason the link does not direct you to the correct website, please inform us by e-mailing to address given below.

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7)     Contact

For corrections, general feedback or also information pertaining to unlawful content contained in hyperlinks or any other matters, please contact us by e-mail at information(at)dzne.de. For questions concerning data protection please contact us by e-mail at datenschutz(at)dzne.de.