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DISCLAIMER

Ownership

The Groningen Declaration Network website (www.groningendeclaration.org) is property of the Groningen Declaration Network Secretariat.

Scope

This disclaimer and privacy statement are applicable to the website groningendeclaration.org which is managed by the Groningen Declaration Network Secretariat. By using or accessing this website, you agree with the terms and conditions in this disclaimer. This website contains hyperlinks to websites that are not managed by the Groningen Declaration Network Secretariat. These hyperlinks have solely been included for the visitor’s convenience. The Groningen Declaration Network Secretariat declines responsibility for the content, the availability or the quality of offers made on external websites.

Intellectual property

The content on the Groningen Declaration website - lay-out, images, documents, audio, video, text and software - and related materials by the Groningen Declaration Network Secretariat are intellectual property of the Groningen Declaration Network Secretariat unless explicitly otherwise stated and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, see here.

It is not allowed to copy, download, publish or in any way distribute or multiply the information on groningendeclaration.org without prior written permission of the Groningen Declaration Network Secretariat.

Liability

Although the greatest possible care has been exercised to ensure the correctness and completeness of the information provided on groningendeclaration.org, the Groningen Declaration Network Secretariat does not accept any liability for it.

Amendments

The Groningen Declaration Network Secretariat may at any time amend the terms of this disclaimer. Amendments will go into effect as soon as they are published on this website.

PRIVACY STATEMENT

When you visit our website, in principe, you enable us to collect data. The Groningen Declaration Network Secretariat believes it is important to safeguard your personal information with the utmost care.

Personal data

The Groningen Declaration Network Secretariat will sometimes request personal data. We may for example ask for your address if you ask us to send you information, or we will ask you to provide an e-mail address if you would like to receive a newsletter. You may also indirectly provide information to the Groningen Declaration Network Secretariat, for instance by providing your IP-address. The Groningen Declaration Network Secretariat respects the privacy of the visitors on our website, and will only use the information you share with us for previously determined purposes, in accordance with the Dutch Data Protection Act.

Plug Ins and Embedded Media

On a number of pages, groningendeclaration.org uses 'plug ins' or embedded media. The suppliers of these services also send cookies to your device. The Groningen Declaration Network Secretariat can not guarantee that these applications anonymously collect information about your visit. Applications provided by these parties have therefore been disabled in ‘Anonymous’ mode

Cookies

The Groningen Declaration Network website uses cookies. A cookie is a file that is sent to your device and collects information about your visit to our website. You can decide which cookies groningendeclaration.org will send.

There are three options:

strict
If you choose this option, groningendeclaration.org will only send strictly necessary cookies to your computer, such as cookies to remember your cookie preferences. We will not collect any information about your visit. On a number of pages we use 'plug ins' or embedded media, such as YouTube videos and Google Maps. The suppliers of these services also send cookies to your device. Applications provided by these suppliers have therefore been disabled in ‘Minimal’ mode.
help us to improve this site
If you select this option, groningendeclaration.org will not send cookies from external parties, but will send cookies which anonymously collect data about your visit. Applications provided by these parties have therefore been disabled in ‘Anonymous’ mode. Groningendeclaration.org will record:
  • how you found us
  • how long you remain on our website
  • your navigation path
  • the browser you use
  • where you are located

The web editors at groningendeclaration.org use this information to improve the website and make it more user friendly. We collect these data with Google Analytics. More information about Google Analytics can be found in their Terms of Service.

full functional use
Groningendeclaration.org uses several third party applications, for instance YouTube videoclips and maps provided by Google. These third party applications send cookies. By choosing ‘Full functional use’, you permit these applications to send cookies to your device. The editors of groningendeclaration.org will also collect information about your visit.

Third party privacy policy

This privacy statement does not apply to third party websites, or websites which are connected to groningendeclaration.org by hyperlinks. The Groningen Declaration Network Secretariat does not accept responsibility for the manner in which third parties handle personal information.