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The following institutions share the responsibility for this internet presence with respect to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): the ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, the French Ministery for Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MESRI) and the International Support and Coordination Office in Leiden.

Contact details can be found in the imprint of this website: https://www.go-fair.org/imprint/

More information regarding privacy policy can be found on the websites of our institutions. Learn more about how and for what purposes your personal data is processed as well as your personal rights according to GDPR:

Data Protection
Protecting your privacy on our website is important to us. Below you can find information about personal data collected while you visit our site. Personal data are all data that can be related to you personally, such as name, address, email address, your behaviour as user. We process personal data in compliance with EU law (GDPR) and all other legal regulations that may apply. Our institutions reserve the right to update this data protection notice from time to time. We recommend that you visit this page regularly to renew your acceptance.

Personal Data
While using our website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information (e.g. via filling in registration forms) that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • E-mail address
  • Phone number
  • Address (country, city)
  • Food preference
  • Affiliation
  • Presence at events

Personal data collected on the website is processed for the length of your interest in the GFISCO services (e.g. specific types of events organised by GFISCO, information about IFDS developments, Implementation Network participation) while notwithstanding your rights specified below.

Your rights
In accordance with the GDPR, you shall have the following rights regarding the processing of your personal data:

  • right of access (Article 15 of the GDPR)
  • right to rectification (Article 16 of the GDPR)
  • right to erasure (Article 17 of the GDPR)
  • right to restriction of processing (Article 18 of the GDPR)
  • right to data portability (Article 20 of the GDPR)
  • right to object (Article 21 of the GDPR)
  • right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (Article 77 of the GDPR)

The consents to the data processing shall apply without any restrictions; however, you may revoke your consents at any time with effect for the future in text form without stating reasons and without this causing you any disadvantage. To do so, please contact us at go-fair@zbw-online.eu.

Anonymous Data Collection
You can visit the webpages of the GO FAIR initiative without telling us who you are. We only get to know the name of your internet service provider, the website from which you came to our website and which of our webpages you visit. This information will be used for statistical purposes. You as an individual customer remain anonymous.

Service Providers
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our service (e.g. Implementation Networks coordination, outreach and linking, including but not limited to mailings and events organisation) to provide the service on our behalf, to perform service-related services or to assist us in analysing how our service is used. These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

This website uses the etracker service to analyse usage data on this website. This service is configured to use cookie less tracking by default. The processing of the data is necessary for the optimisation of this website and is based on Article 6 section 1 lit. f of the GDPR. Data that allows us to reference individual persons are anonymised or pseudonymised as soon as possible. We will not use the data for other purposes, will not combine it with other data and will not forward it to third parties.

Please contact the provider directly if you wish to receive information from the provider or if you wish to assert your rights:

etracker GmbH
Contact: etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg, Germany
Data protection notice: https://www.etracker.com/en/data-privacy/

The Data is processed by etracker GmbH on behalf of the ZBW and is exclusively processed in German data centers.
You can revoke the described processing of the data for the purpose of optimising this website without having any disadvantages.

Allow anonymous data collection

As part of services provided, the GFISCO would organise or may support organisation of events for communities engaged with the GO FAIR initiative. Depending on the type of event, a registration form linked from this website may be used to collect personal data of the event participants. Extent of and details about processing of the data collected would be defined by the event registration form which also allows for consent of the participant.

External Links
In order to provide you with the best possible information, we offer links to third parties’ websites on our website. Whenever it is not obvious that these are external links we will provide an explicit notice. Our institutions cannot control the contents and design of third parties’ websites. Therefore, the guarantees given by this data protection statement do not apply to those websites.

Social Media
The GFISCO is active in social media networks in order to engage with our target group, to advert them to our services, and to share information with them.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) prescribes legal standards in particular for the usage of service providers not based in the EU. In these cases, your personal data will possibly be transferred to the USA and processed there.

Service providers normally use personal data for purposes of market research and advertising. For this, cookies are installed on your computer that record your usage behaviour which can be used to compile user profiles. If you are logged in to one of these networks before accessing this website, your usage behaviour can be matched to your corresponding account.

Below we have listed the social media networks we use for this web presence. We link to their data protection information. In order to obtain information from the service providers or to exercise your rights against these service providers, please contact the providers directly:

Contact: Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
Data protection policy: https://twitter.com/en/privacy

Contact: YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA
Data protection policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Contact: Vimeo, Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA
Data protection policy: https://vimeo.com/privacy

If you send us an e-mail, we will use your e-mail address only for corresponding with you. After the end of correspondence, your e-mail address will be deleted. It will not be used for other purposes or transmitted to third parties. We also advise you that unauthorised access and falsification are possible if e-mails are transmitted without encryption.

On this website, the ZBW offers a newsletter, to which you can subscribe within the scope of a consent. For legal reasons, you will receive an e-mail after the registration to confirm your subscription to the newsletter (double opt-in). The collected data will be used exclusively for sending the newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties. In addition to the data in the registration process, your IP address as well as the date and the time of your registration will be stored in order to be able to prove your consent.

You can revoke your consent at any time. In this case, please unsubscribe either via the website through which you registered or click on the link at the end of a newsletter to stop receiving it. Your personal data will be deleted from the server of the provider.

The ZBW uses the provider Sendinblue to send the newsletter.

Contact: Sendinblue GmbH, Köpeniker Straße 126, 10179 Berlin, Germany.
Data protection notice: https://www.brevo.com/de/legal/privacypolicy/

The ZBW has concluded a data processing agreement with Sendinblue, which conforms to Art. 28 DSGVO.

Last updated: 02 October 2023