Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER)
The Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development is an establishment of the Leibniz Association for research in the spatial sciences. Our concern is the scientific basis for the sustainable development of cities and regions in the national and international context. Our research addresses ecological issues of sustainable development.
Data Protection Statement
The Leibniz Institute of Ecological and Regional Development e.V. (IOER) regards protection of your privacy as an important obligation when you use our website. Please note the following:
When you visit the website of the institute no personal data is processed. Our provider is the TU Dresden. Call data are only temporarily stored to ensure data security and unobstructed operation. The same is the case for the use of mail-links. Here only data that you feed into the computer is transmitted to the addressee. Only in cases of a justified suspicion of abuse or crime, data can be analysed in compliance with legal regulations to identify the user.
We explicitly point out that for most data transmissions, particularly e-mails, no secure connections are used. Therefore, it is possible that unauthorized persons might get hold of and might even falsify data.
As we do not raise person-related data when you visit our website, no data is conveyed to third parties or to countries outside the application area of the "Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data."
To provide you with optimal information, our website contains hyperlinks to third-party sites. The IOER has no influence on the contents and services of other providers? websites. Therefore, the guarantees in this data protection statement naturally do not apply to those sites.
If you have any questions concerning data protection at the IOER, please contact the data protection officer of the institute.
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