Below is the information required by law about the Internet web site of the International Max Planck Research School for Condensed Matter science (IMPRS-CMS, www.imprs-cms.mpg.de) as well as important legal points. A German version of the imprint can be found below.
Register of societies
The Max Planck Society is registered in the Official Register of Societies and Associations at Berlin-Charlottenburg Local Court under the register number VR 13378 B.
The Max Planck Society is legally represented by its Board of Directors which, in turn, is represented by the President of the Society, Prof. Dr. Martin Stratmann and by Secretary General Rüdiger Willems.
Value added tax identification number
The value added tax identification number of the Max Planck Society is DE 129517720.
The editors responsible for the content of this Internet web site of the International Max Planck Research School for Condensed Matter Science are:
Dr. E. Benckiser
Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research
70569 Stuttgart, Germany
The Max Planck Society is a non-profit research organisation, which is organised as a registered society. All of the institutes und facilities of the Max Planck Society are relatively autonomous as far as organisation and research are concerned, but the institutions and facilities have no legal capacity of their own. This also applies for the International Max Planck Research School for Advanced Materials.
Foreign Language Pages
Parts of this Internet site are offered in languages other than German, this represents a service exclusively for staff and guests of the Max Planck Society who are not proficient in German.
Data Collection and Processing
We wish to make our websites as appealing and comfortable for you as possible. To this end, analysis of statistical information relating to your utilisation of our websites and the collection of technical details on the web browsers and computers of our online visitors is very helpful for us.
Storing and analysis of data takes place on a central Piwik server, which is operated by the Max Planck Society. Of course, you may object to the collection of data. Objecting is very simple, it only takes one click.
Further information on which data is collected and on your options to object is available in our Data Collection Declaration.
Also, the integration of external services such as Google Maps for route maps, Youtube or Amazon Cloud is always undertaken in a considerate manner and with the aim of making your visit on our websites as pleasant as possible.
We must advise you, however, that your IP address and perhaps other data related to your person will be transmitted to the service provider concerned (Google, Amazon etc.) and may be stored or analyzed there.
The data protection officer of the Max Planck Society is available for questions concerning the topic of data protection at firstname.lastname@example.org or +49 89 2108-1554.
Data is evaluated only for statistical purposes in anonymized form. No personal user profiles are created.
The Max Planck Society takes every effort to provide timely and accurate information. Nevertheless, mistakes and confusions may occur. The Max Planck Society does not assume liability for relevance, accuracy and completeness of the information provided. The Max Planck Society is only liable for material or immaterial damages if there is evidence that the Max Planck Society caused damage deliberately or through gross negligence. The damages include those which accrue from the use or misuse of the information provided or direct or indirect damages which arise through the application of faulty or incomplete information. The same goes for the software available free of charge which can be used for downloading. The Max Planck Society reserves the right to change, supplement, or delete some or all of the information on its Internet web site without notice. At the same time the Society also reserves the right to temporarily or permanently discontinue the Internet web site.
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