Privacy Policy

As the operator of the www.caesar.de website, the caesar Foundation, Ludwig-Erhard-Allee 2, 53175 Bonn, Germany (‘caesar’) is responsible for the personal data of website users (‘users’) pursuant to the German Federal Data Protection Act (‘BDSG’). caesar collects, processes and utilises (‘uses’) personal information about a user in accordance with the content of this privacy policy and the applicable German data protection legislation, in particular the BDSG and the Telemedia Act (TMG).

Personal information
Personal information means individual pieces of information about the personal or factual circumstances of a user. This particularly includes the first name, surname, address and email address of a user. A user can visit caesar’s web pages as a matter of principal without having to provide any personal information. Caesar is essentially only informed about the name of the Internet Service Provider (IP address of the user), the web page from which the user visits caesar, the date, time and the web pages which the user visits at caesar. This information is not evaluated. The user in each case remains anonymous.

Collection and use of personal information 
Caesar collects your personal information when you voluntarily transmit this information to caesar. Caesar uses the information for the purposes below:

  • Sending of information per email
  • Organising and holding events (registration and payments, where applicable)
  • Conducting online job application procedures
  • Booking of scientific instrumentation

Your personal data is not communicated to third parties unless you have expressly authorised caesar to do so or caesar is entitled or required to communicate personal information pursuant to legal provisions and/or orders from authorities or courts.

Cookies and tracking technologies
Caesar uses cookies on its website. Cookies are small files which the server stores on your computer when you visit the caesar website. The caesar website then stores a session cookie on your computer. This cookie is placed and stores the access data which you input when you log in (for example in the job application portal). It is deleted again when you terminate your session on the caesar pages. The cookie cannot read information on your hard disk nor identify you personally. You have the option to accept or reject cookies in general. To this end you must adapt your browser settings accordingly. If you have deactivated cookies in your browser, this can limit the usability of some web pages.

Caesar does not use any so-called tracking technologies on its website.

Data protection and third-party websites
The caesar website contains hyperlinks to and from websites of third parties (for example YouTube, Twitter or facebook). If you follow a hyperlink to one of these websites, you should be aware that caesar cannot accept any responsibility or guarantee for third-party content or privacy policies/conditions. You should consult the third-party websites to find out about the privacy policies/conditions which apply there before transmitting personal information to them.

User rights and how to contact us
You can request information about the personal details we have collected about you and require they be corrected, deleted or blocked. To do this or to obtain more detailed information about this, you can contact caesar at datenschutz@caesar.de. This email address can also be used to contact caesar if you have any questions, comments or requests concerning caesar’s collection and use of personal information