Terms posted: 10/28/2022
The terms and conditions are effective as of: 28.10.2022

The Hannah Arendt Research Center website uses cookies to provide access to various functions and features, to optimize the use of the webpage and to collect statistical data on site visits.

Cookies are small text files that are written to a user's device when visiting the Hannah Arendt Research Center website. This allows the site to offer visitors the best possible service by remembering actions and preferences while visiting the web page (such as filling out login forms, language, font size, and other screen parameters). This way, when re-opening a Hannah Arendt Research Center page or navigating between pages, the site visitor doesn't have to re-enter the settings. Cookies do not pose a threat to the user's devices.

Cookies come in two types:

Permanent cookies, which remain on the user's device even after the Internet page is closed. They are used to identify the user when he/she visits the web page again, to display the page according to the preferences chosen by the user during a past session and to collect statistical data.
Session cookies are temporary and expire when the web page or browser is closed. Session cookies are used for certain functions available on the web page (for example, to view information that only registered users have access to).

The user is deemed to have consented to the use of cookies if their web browser settings allow the use of cookies. The legal right to use cookies is based on the Hannah Arendt Research Center's interest in providing technical functionality to the website. The legal right to use file-cookies to retain visitor preferences is based on permission given by the user.

An example of the data we may collect:

- Browser information
- Operating system information
- IP address
- Monitor resolution and other technologies
- Permission to access the page
- Geographic location
- Time of visit
- Activities during the visit
- Link to a web page, app, or service
- Aggregate information

Purpose of cookies - Categories of cookies

Mandatory cookies: The use of certain cookies is necessary to perform basic functions on the Site. Cookies in this category are necessary for the operation of the Site and to provide a pleasant experience when you visit the Site.

Analytical Cookies: Cookies in this category are used to monitor traffic to the Site and optimize your user experience, as well as to analyze aggregate data about Site usage or to compile statistics about the number of visitors to the Site. Such cookies may be provided by third parties as set forth below.

Marketing cookies: Hannah Arendt Research Center may also use cookies to provide you with better services and products. Cookies in this category are used, for example, to improve the Site, personalization and advertising, and may be provided by third parties as described below. From your perspective, this means that the Site may remember, for example, the language and country you choose. Hannah Arendt Research Center also conducts analytical profiling to learn, for example, what is popular with users. Hannah Arendt Research Center studies where content on the Site is accessed from in order to help the Center make the Site as user-friendly as possible. These cookies help to personalize the content of the Site, such as by showing you targeted advertising banners and recommendations. Hannah Arendt Research Center also checks which types of links are used to go to the Site in order to evaluate the effectiveness of the Center's campaigns and promotions. Hannah Arendt Research Center uses these cookies to serve Uponor advertisements and provide you with targeted advertising.

The length of time your information is stored depends on the type of cookie used and the Third Party Service Provider providing the cookie. The retention period is described by Third Party Service Providers in their Privacy Policy, which you can access through the links below. Session cookies expire and are deleted when you close your browser, while permanent cookies typically expire after two months to two years.

If you do not want cookies to remain in your web browser, you can disable all or part of this feature. Cookies can also be deleted from the browser memory if the files have already been saved.

To fully or partially disable the saving of cookies, you must enable or disable the specific function in your web browser settings. Depending on which browser is used, this feature is regulated differently. For more information on how to regulate the storage of cookies in your browser, please refer to the Web Browser Help or visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/.

Note that if you refuse cookies or delete them from your device, some web page features may not function or may not work properly.
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