The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz -- DFKI) and its staff are committed to goal- and risk-oriented information privacy and the fundamental right to the protection of personal data. In this data protection policy we inform you about the processing of your personal data when visiting and using our web site.
You have the option to contact us by e-mail. We will use your e-mail address and other personal contact data for the correspondence with you. Due to lawful obligation every e-mail correspondence will be archived. Subject to our legitimate interests your e-mail address and other personal contact data can be stored in our contact data base. In this case you will receive a corresponding information on the processing of your contact data.
Access and Intervention
Besides the information in this data protection policy you have the right of access to your personal data. To ensure fair data processing, you have the following rights:
The right to rectification and completion of your personal data
The right to erasure of your personal data
The right to restriction of the processing of your personal data
The right to object to the processing of your personal data on grounds related to your particular situation
To exercise these rights, please contact our data protection officer.
On every access to our web site some usage, transmission and connection data will be collected, temporarily stored in a log file and regularly deleted after 90 days.
On every access/retrieval the following data are stored:
transmitted user agent information (in particular type/version of web browser, operating system etc.)
transmitted referrer information (URL of the referring page)
date and time of the access/retrieval
transmitted access method/function
transmitted input values (search terms etc.)
retrieved page resp. file
transmitted amount of data
status of processing the access/retrieval
The processing of the access data is lawful because it is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by DFKI. The legitimate interests pursued by DFKI are the adaptation and optimisation of the information offering and the investigation, detection and prosecution of illegal activities in connection with the usage of our web site.
The stored data records can be statistically evaluated in order to adapt and optimize our web site to the needs of our visitors. Any techniques that offer the possibility to retrace the access characteristics of users (tracking) will not be applied. The creation of user profiles and automated decision-making based on it is precluded.
The stored data records are not attributable to specific persons. They are generally not being combined with other data sources. However, the stored data can be analysed and combined with other data sources, if we become aware of concrete indications of any illegal usage.
Right to lodge a complaint
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of your personal data infringes statutory data protection regulations.