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Responsible supervisory authority

Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony, Leibnizufer 9, 30169 Hanover.

Person responsible for the contents  in accordance with § 55 sect. 2 RStV (Broadcasting Treaty): President of the Academy of Sciences in Göttingen, Theaterstraße 7, 37073 Göttingen

Information on liability


In spite of careful control as regards content we do not accept liability for the contents of external links. The respective providers of the sites are exclusively responsible for the contents of the linked sites.

Content of the Website

The Academy of Sciences in Göttingen does not accept any responsibility whatsoever for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims against the Academy of Sciences in Göttingen referring to damages of a material or non-material nature which have been caused by the use or disuse of the offered information or by the use of incorrect or incomplete information are principally excluded, unless deliberate or gross negligence on the part of the Academy of Sciences in Göttingen can be proven. Any information offered is subject to change without notice and is not binding. The Academy of Sciences in Göttingen, that is the Press and Public Relations Department for and on behalf of the President, expressly reserves the right to modify, supplement or delete parts of the website or the whole website without separate prior notice or to discontinue publication temporarily or finally.

Copyright and identification law

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Data protection

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Legal validity of this disclaimer of liability

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Recording of user behaviour

The Academy of Sciences points out to the visitors of its websites that the visit data are being recorded for the purpose of analysing the number of visitors. The data necessary for this analysis are stored and processed during a visit to our websites in a complete anonymous form. The Academy of Sciences in Göttingen can at no point of time relate the visit to your person or to where you are at that moment.  

We make use of the Open Source Web analysis software Piwik in order to send activity pattern data of your visit in anonymous form to our server. These data are stored in an anonymous way in accordance with the German Data Protection Act. During this process, a so-called Cookie with anonymous information is temporarily stored on your computer. These data are evaluated in event of a next visit. You can contradict to the recording of your activity data. In this case, a Cookie will be stored on your computer that prevents your data from being recorded by our system.