August 30, 2020
August 30, 2020: added Webex as videoconferencing tool of choice
July 31, 2020: removed Google Analytics from site
Processing your personal information is in our and your legitimate interests.
We need to comply with the law (i.e., if we are legally required to provide specific types of information, we have to do so).
We collect minimal information about our members:
(b) user name,
(e) email address, and
(f) membership status.
This information is stored in a database hosted on servers located in the European Union and Switzerland. Only the password is encrypted.
Under certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
The right to access, update, or to delete the information we have on you.
The right of rectification.
The right to object.
The right of restriction.
The right to data portability.
The right to withdraw consent.
By signing up to the mailing list, you agree that we can use the data you've provided for internal purposes (e.g. maintaining a members' registry). We will not forward your data to anyone, unless required to do so by law.
We follow a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, which sites you visited on our website, and the number of clicks. These data sets are not linked to any information that is directly personally identifiable (indirectly if, for example, you have a static IP address).
The purpose of collecting this information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movements on the website, and gathering demographic information.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Like any other website, We use 'cookies.' These cookies are used to store information including visitors' preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize user experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors' browser type and/or other information.
Videoconferencing via Cisco Webex
We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our best efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information on this website.
We do not knowingly solicit information from, or market to, children under the age of 13. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under the age of 13, please contact us using the contact information provided below.
This website is hosted by Suspace Webhosting. Suspace is an eco-friendly Austrian host that uses servers in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland.