Data privacy

We, the German Anthropological Association (GAA), take the protection of your personal data very seriously and strictly adhere to the regulations of the data protection laws. Personal data is only collected on this website insomuch as is technically necessary. Under no circumstances will the data collected be sold or for any other reason be passed on to third parties.

The following declaration outlines how we guarantee this protection, which kind of data is collected and for what purpose it is collected.

The responsible body with regard to the data protection laws and in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is:

German Anthropological Association
c/o Institut für Ethnologie
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Oettingenstr. 67
80538 München

Your rights

By using the contact details provided above you have the right at any time to:

•   Receive information about the data we store about you and the processing of this,
•   Rectify incorrect personal data,
•   Erase your data from our storage,
•   Restrict data processing, in the case of us not being allowed to erase your data due to legal obligations,
•   Object to us processing your data and
•   Data portability, if you have consented to data processing or have created a contract with us.

If you have given us your consent, you can revoke it at any time and this will take effect in the future.

You can contact your local supervisory authority at any time with a complaint. The supervisory authority responsible depends on where you reside, your work or the alleged infringement. A list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) and their addresses can be found in German language at:

Data processing on this website

The German Anthropological Association automatically collects and saves the information that your browser transmits to us via server log files.

This includes:

•   Browser type/version
•   Operating system
•   Referrer URL (previously visited page)
•   Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
•   Time of the server request

This data cannot be matched to a specific person by the German Anthropological Association. This data is not combined with other data sources and is deleted after statistical evaluation. We do not use cookies.

SSL encryption

This site uses SSL encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the address line in the browser changing from „http://“ to „https://“ and by the lock symbol appearing in your browser line. If SSL encryption is activated, the data you send us cannot be read by third parties.

Social Media

The GAA maintains profiles on Facebook and Twitter. Links to these sites are clearly marked on our homepage by the respective logo or link to the social network. When you visit these Facebook or Twitter sites, your browser establishes a direct connection to their servers. Please note that Facebook’s data processing falls outside the judicial area of the European Union. GAA has no influence over the amount of data collected by Facebook, nor over how Facebook processes this data. Even if you do not have a Facebook account, there is still a possibility that Facebook may obtain and store your IP address.

Right to Access

You have the right at any time to access information regarding the data stored about you, its origin, who receives it and the purpose of its storage.

Information about the stored data is provided by the GAA office.