Thank you for your interest in our work and for visiting our website (the “Website”). We take the protection of your privacy seriously. That is why we would like to inform you how we handle your personal information. The Rational Think Tank e.V. (i.Gr.), Hamburg (the “Rational Think Tank”), operates the Website and is responsible for collecting, using and safeguarding of your personal information in connection with your use of the Website.

What is personal information?

Personal information means information that specifically identifies an individual (such as a name, address, telephone number, mobile number, email address, or other account number), and information about that individual’s location or activities, such as information about his or her use of the Website, when directly linked to personally identifiable information. Personal information also includes demographic information such as date of birth, gender, geographic area and preferences when such information is linked to other personal information that identifies you. Personal information does not include “aggregate” information, which is data we may collect about the use of the Website so that we can better tailor the Website.

What personal information do we collect?

We collect personal information when you actively interact with the Website. In particular, we may collect your name, address, email address, user and demographic information when you contact us by e-mail or other means for any reason. To enable any interaction, we have collect and use the information that you enter on the Website and send (e.g., your name and email address).

We are not responsible for the data you enter with regard to separate services offered by, such as signing up for your own account.

When you use the Site, some information is also automatically collected for technical reasons, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the address of a referring web site, and your activity on the Site. If such information is used on our part, this will only occur as aggregate information in accordance with the relevant data protection laws.

How can you review, update, correct or delete personal information?

You may revoke your consent regarding the processing of your personal information any time with effect for the future. You may review, update, correct or delete your personal information collected through the Website or revoke your consent by emailing us at infor(at)


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Date: 16 Ocotober 2016