Privacy policy and legal notes

Effective date: August 02, 2019

This site provides information regarding the Privacy Policy and Legal Notes in compliance with § 6 TDG (“Telemediengesetz”).

The Leibniz Junior Research Group (Leibniz Competition grant number J45/2018), also named “us”, “we”, or “our” in this Privacy Policy, operates the website.

We want to inform you of our policies regarding the use of personal data when you visit our website and the choices you have associated with that data. All data on this website are processed based on the current laws and regulations (General Data Protection Regulation; GDPR).

By using the website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Information collection and use

We do not employ cookies or collect any personal information of visitors, and we do not have access to the IP addresses or other server logfiles of visitors. We note, however, that GitHub Pages, i.e. the hosting service of our site with its headquarter in San Francisco, California, USA, may collect information about visitors. This information is however not managed by us, nor can it be accessed by us. Please see the GitHub Privacy Statement for more information.

Links To Other Sites

Our website may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.


This website contains links to material protected by copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights and laws. By using our website, you acknowledge that the content and information – including but not limited to – texts, sounds, photographs, videos, graphics or other material, contained in this website, may be protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Material and/or links on this website do not constitute legal advice, political advice, and/or other advice. Permission is granted to use materials contained on this website, in part or in full, for personal and educational purposes, but not commercial purposes, provided that you keep all copyright and other proprietary notices intact and provided that full credit is given to our website and the respective copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights holder. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way content available through this website, with the exception of public documents such as treaties and conventions.

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Possible errors

While we strive for accuracy, we make no guarantees, warranties and / or other representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, or accuracy of this website for any purpose. The website and information contained here are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. We do not represent or warrant that this website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the webpages or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. Changes and / or improvements may be made to this website at any time.

Changes to this Privacy Policy and the Legal Notes

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. We will let you know via a prominent notice on our website, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Your rights

You have the right to get information, ask for correction or request deletion of any of your personal data which we might have stored any time. You can contact us if you have questions concerning your personal data and our data privacy policy via the person and contact details named below.

Contact us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy and the Legal Notes, please contact us:

Dr. Sami Domisch
Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries
Department of Ecosystem Research
Justus-von-Liebig-Str. 7
D-12489 Berlin

Phone: +49 (0) 30 6392 4079