Terms of use

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our data protection policy govern the relationship of the Open Source Lab Sustainable Mobility with you throughout this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term ‘Open Source Lab’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz -- DFKI) as the owner of the website whose registered office is Postfach 2080, D-67608 Kaiserslautern. Our company registration number is HRB 2313, Kaiserslautern. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  • All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
  • Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
  • From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
  • Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of Germany.

 

Data Protection Notice

The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz -- DFKI) and its staff are committed to goal- and risk-oriented information privacy and the fundamental right to the protection of personal data. In this data protection policy, we inform you about the processing of your personal data when visiting and using our website.

Controller

Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI)
Phone: +49 (0)631 / 205 75-0, E-Mail: info@dfki.de

Legal information

Data protection officer

Phone: +49 (0)631 / 205 75-0, E-Mail: datenschutz@dfki.de

Purpose of processing

  • Provision of the information offering in the course of the public communication of the DFKI project Open Source Lab Sustainable Mobility
  • Establishment of contact and correspondence with visitors and users

 

Anonymous and protected usage

Visit and usage of our website are anonymous. At our website, personal data are only collected to the technically necessary extent. The processed data will not be transmitted to any third parties or otherwise disclosed, except on the basis of concrete lawful obligations. Within our information offering, we do not embed information or service offerings of third-party providers.

While using our web site the data transmission in the internet is being protected by a generally accepted secure encryption procedure and hence cannot easily be eavesdropped or tampered.

Access data

On every access to our website some usage, transmission and connection data will be collected, temporarily stored in a log file and regularly deleted after 90 days.

On every access/retrieval the following data are stored:

  • IP address
  • transmitted user agent information (in particular type/version of web browser, operating system etc.)
  • transmitted referrer information (URL of the referring page)
  • date and time of the access/retrieval
  • transmitted access method/function
  • transmitted input values (search terms etc.)
  • retrieved page resp. File
  • transmitted amount of data
  • status of processing the access/retrieval

 

The processing of the access data is lawful because it is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by DFKI. The legitimate interests pursued by DFKI are the adaptation and optimisation of the information offering and the investigation, detection and prosecution of illegal activities in connection with the usage of our website.

The stored data records can be statistically evaluated in order to adapt and optimize our website to the needs of our visitors. Any techniques that offer the possibility to retrace the access characteristics of users (tracking) will not be applied. The creation of user profiles and automated decision-making based on it is precluded.

The stored data records are not attributable to specific persons. They are generally not being combined with other data sources. However, the stored data can be analysed and combined with other data sources, if we become aware of concrete indications of any illegal usage.

 

Cookies

We use so-called cookies on our website. Cookies are small files that are being stored by your web browser. The cookies used on our website do not harm your computer and do not contain any malicious software. They offer a user-friendly and effective usage of our website. We do not use cookies for marketing purposes.

We transmit so-called session cookies to your web browser. They are valid only for the duration of your visit on our website and they do not have any meaning outside of our website. The session cookies are needed in order to identify your session with a unique number during your visit and to transmit our contents in your preferred language. At the end of your visit, the session cookies will be automatically deleted upon termination of your web browser.

We also transmit permanent cookies to your web browser with a validity period of at most 365 days. We are exclusively using these cookies in order to respect your settings for the type of presentation (normal, inverted) and for the font size. Furthermore, it will be recorded whether you've taken notice of the information about the usage of cookies in your web browser.

You can adjust your web browser such that you will be informed on setting cookies and allow cookies on an individual basis resp. exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or generally. You also can adjust the automatic deletion of cookies upon termination of your web browser. Upon deactivation of cookies, the functionality of our website can be limited. In any case, our information offering is available to its full extent.

 

Correspondence

You have the option to contact us by e-mail. We will use your e-mail address and other personal contact data for the correspondence with you. Due to lawful obligation, every e-mail correspondence will be archived. Subject to our legitimate interests your e-mail address and other personal contact data can be stored in our contact database. In this case you will receive a corresponding information on the processing of your contact data.

 

Access and Intervention

Besides the information in this data protection policy, you have the right of access to your personal data. To ensure fair data processing, you have the following rights:

  • The right to rectification and completion of your personal data
  • The right to erasure of your personal data
  • The right to restriction of the processing of your personal data
  • The right to object to the processing of your personal data on grounds related to your particular situation
  • To exercise these rights, please contact our data protection officer via datenschutz[at]dfki.de

Right to lodge a complaint

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of your personal data infringes statutory data protection regulations.