Bioversum Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Official Address

Bioversum – Nature inspired systems
Johann-Sebastian Bach Gasse 19/410
A-7000 Eisenstadt
Executive Board: Prof. Dr. Regina Rowland, Johannes Kisser
Zentrales Vereinsregister –Österreich, ZVR, Bioversum Nr.:1977776399

Legal Notice

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Bioversum Nature inspired systems and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of BioversumNature inspired systems.We emphasize that we have no influence or control on the design, nature, content and availability of the linked pages. At the time of linking, however, they were free of illegal content. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Therefore we dissociate ourselves hereby expressly from all contents of all linked sides on our entire website including all subpages which were changed after the link setting.For illegal, incorrect or incomplete contents and in particular for damages resulting from the use or non-use of such information, alone the supplier of these other websites is liable to which reference was made, not the one who only links to the respective publication. Due to the fast pace of the Internet, it is not possible to permanently monitor all links. As soon as we become aware of a legal violation we will remove such contents immediately.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Bioversum Nature inspired systems takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Data Protection information

One of your rights under EU law is that you must be informed when your personal data – also known as personal information – is processed (collected, used, stored) by any organisation. You also have the right to know the details and purpose of that processing.

Therefore we process your data exclusively on the basis of the legal regulations (DSGVO, TKG 2003). In this privacy policy we inform you about the most important aspects of data processing within our website.

Data collection

If you contact us by email or telephone, your details (such as your e-mail address, name, telephone number, interests) will be used to process the request, to fulfill a servicein case of follow-up questions and for the purpose of maintaining contact, e.g. for the sending of appropriate information, and not passed on to third parties. The data will also be used for participation in courses, seminars or events at the premises of the organizations, associations and companies that offer projects, initiatives, products, services and activities through this website.

We do not sell, rent, give, or lend personal information about our site visitors and/or clients to any advertisers.

As a user, you have the option at any time to revoke your consent to the processing of personal data.

Data storage

Your contact details will be saved until the end of your interest in the offers or the contact to Bioversum Nature inspired systems and/or your withdrawal. It may also be stored if so provided by law, law or regulation.

Your rights

You have the right to access your personal information, to have it corrected, deleted and the right to recourse; at any time if you believe your data protection rights have been breached; please get in contact with:

Bioversum – Nature inspired systems
Johann-Sebastian Bach Gasse 19/410
A-7000 Eisenstadt
Executive Board: Prof. Dr. Regina Rowland, Johannes Kisser

For better management of the website and for statistical purposes, some information may be collected anonymously. Through specific programs, the computer system that supports the website produces general statistics that are made available to the Data Handling Proprietor Bioversum Nature inspired systems. in an anonymous way, with aggregated data. These statistics are used to determine what information is of greater or lesser interest, to monitor system performance and to identify any areas of crisis. Furthermore, for security reasons and to ensure full availability of the service to all users, software programs are used to monitor website traffic with the intent to identify unauthorized attempts to insert or change information or any other attempts of intrusion or damage.

The site uses a database with data provided by the registered users (Bioversum members, workshop participants and others) and with those provided by request, to credit notes and other data derived from transactions with the users themselves.

Cookies

This website uses cookies to make the services of the website easier and more efficient for the user who views the web pages. Users who access the website will receive some very small amounts of information in the devices they are using, whether computers or mobile devices, in the form of small text files, that is, the “cookies” that are stored in directories used by their browser.
Cookies are pieces of information that are placed on the browser of the user when visiting a website or using a social networks with a computer, smartphone or tablet.

Cookies used by www.bioversum.org make it possible to:

  1. Store the preferences that have been inserted.
  2. Avoid having to reinsert the same information several times during a visit to the website.
  3. Analyze the use of the services and content provided by the website to optimize the browsing experience and the services offered.

Disabling cookies

To disable the use of cookies through your browser, you can follow these instructions:

Cookies used

1. Strictly necessary

Strictly necessary cookies are essential to run the website or enable you to receive a service that you have requested on a website.

Cookies for Member Areas only (with login):

Cookie: GAPS
Provider: Google – accounts.google.com
Purpose: Google set cookie on the members area page for the Google Calendar. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Google Calendar users, as well as information about which calendar you are viewing, and which tab you are currently on.
Persistent/Session: Persistent cookie
Expiry: 4 years
Is used for the members area calendar

Cookie: itsec-hb-login-[hash]
Purpose: Stores the URL slug of the admin console area.
Persistent/Session: Session cookie
Expiry: 1 hour
Is used for the members area

Cookie: wordpress_test_cookie
Purpose: WordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.
Persistent/Session: Session cookie
Expiry: When the browsing session ends
Is used for the members area

Cookie: wordpress_logged_in_[hash]
Purpose: Your login details in an encrypted form, WordPress uses this cookie to indicate when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.
Persistent/Session: Session cookie
Expiry: When the browsing session ends
Is used for the members area

Cookie: wordpress_sec_[hash]
Purpose: Essential WordPress session management cookies for logged in users.
Persistent/Session: Session cookie
Expiry: When the browsing session ends
Is used for the members area

2. Functionality Cookies

Functionality cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your log in details) and customised preference settings (e.g. text size). These cookies are also used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video. Information collected by “functionality” cookies may or may not be anonymised, but they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. The “functionality” cookies on our website [only] collect anonymous information.

Cookie: mc_session_ids
Purpose: security check used for captcha, captcha is a computer program intended to distinguish human from machine input
Persistent/Session: Session cookie
Expiry: 10 minutes
Is used throughout the site

3. Third Party Cookies

We also have cookies on our website that are set by third parties – not Bioversum.
They are contained in various elements hosted on the page, such as banner ads, images, videos, etc. In these cases, they are called third-party cookies, and they are usually used for profiling purposes. Given the particular invasiveness that profiling cookies (especially third party ones) may have in the private sphere of users, European requires that the user is properly informed about the use of cookies, and that they give valid consent for the insertion of cookies on their computer.

They are listed here:

Cookie: AVESTA_ENVIRONMENT
Provider: Mailchimp
Purpose: The cookie is set when the user subscribes to an email service from MailChimp.
Persistent/Session: Session cookie
Expiry: 20 minutes or when you close the windowPREF
Is used throughout the site

Cookie: NID
Provider: Google
Purpose: Cookie that contributes to the personalisation of the ads inside Google’s properties, like the Google Search. I.E. this cookie stores the most recent searchs or search results, to show more personalised ads on Google. The NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.
Persistent/Session: Session cookie
Expiry: 6 months
Is used on page: https://bioversum.org/contact-us/ for the reCaptcha function of the contact form

Cookie: 1P_JAR
Provider: Google
Purpose: Google advertising cookie used to gather website statistics, and track conversion rates.
Persistent/Session: Session cookie
Expiry: 6 months
Is used on page: https://bioversum.org/contact-us/ for the reCaptcha function of the contact form

Cookie: CONSENT
Provider: Google
Purpose: Google consent cookie
Persistent/Session: Session cookie
Expiry: 6 months
Is used on page: https://bioversum.org/contact-us/ for the reCaptcha function of the contact form

Cookie: OGP
Provider: Google
Purpose: Google cookie used for Google Maps
Persistent/Session: Session cookie
Expiry: 2 months
Is used on page: https://bioversum.org/contact-us/ for the reCaptcha function of the contact form

Cookie: fr
Provider: Facebook inc – staticxx.facebook.com – facebook.com
Purpose: Facebook tracks opted-out Facebook users with a cookie (fr) that is used for advertising purposes. We use it to allow the Facebook social media widget to function.
Persistent/Session: Persistent cookie
Expiry: 4 months
Is used on all pages with the facebook feed widget

Mailing List/newsletter

You have the opportunity to subscribe to our mailing list, which includes the newsletter, via our website. For this we need your e-mail address and your declaration that you agree with the subscription to the newsletter. In order to provide you with targeted information, we also collect and process information voluntarily provided on your country, company name and website.

Once you sign up for the mailing list, we’ll send you a confirmation email with a link to confirm the signup. You can cancel the subscription to the newsletter at any time. Please send your cancellation to the following e-mail address: media@bioversum.org. We will immediately delete your data in connection with the newsletter dispatch.

Bioversum will not transmit any data or personally identifiable information to third parties, except for the mailing list where your data (First and Last Name, email…) will be transferred to Mailchimp and are subject to their data handling.

Copyright

Content on this website (texts, pictures, graphics etc. ) belong to Bioversum and is subject to copyright or have been provided freely for modification and commercial use with no attribution required. Duplication, processing, distribution, or any form of commercialization of such material beyond the scope of the copyright law shall require the prior written consent of its respective author or creator.