VicInAqua is a medium-scale focused research project that has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 689427.
11 partners from 7 European and African countries aims at developing an integrated approach for water management by providing an integral, sustainable, innovative, cost effective and robust solution for water sanitation combined with the demand for clean water in aquaculture and irrigation in the Lake Victoria basin.
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Legal notice and privacy policy

Legal Notice

Steinbeis 2i GmbH
a company of Steinbeis Innovation gGmbH

Erbprinzenstraße 4-12 | D-76133 Karlsruhe
Phone: +49 721 9 35 19 0 | E-mail | www.steinbeis-europa.de
Register Court Stuttgart HRB 75 8508 | VAT Identification No.: DE 308838809
Management: Dr. Jonathan Loeffler

Design, Concept & Technical realization: goetzinger + komplizen Werbeagentur GmbH
Editing: Steinbeis 2i GmbH of Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum der Steinbeis Innovation gGmbH
In cooperation with: VicInAqua Project Partners

Liability

As a service provider pursuant to Section 7 Paragraph 1 of the German Telemedia Law (TMG), SIG and Steinbeis 2i are responsible for all content made available for public use in keeping with general laws and provisions. SIG and Steinbeis 2i cannot be held liable for damage of a material nature or otherwise resulting from the use of this website or its contents, provided that it is not caused deliberately or is the result of gross negligence.
Website content generated by third parties is directly attributable to the named author. Any such content is thus the responsibility of the author or the party that commissioned the other to generate the content.
Pursuant to Section 7 paragraph 2 of the German TMG, SIG and Steinbeis 2i are not obliged to monitor or investigate third-party information that it has subsequently communicated to others or stored. In particular this relates to the unlawful nature of third-party information.
SIG and Steinbeis 2i are not responsible for the content of websites linked to via this website, directly or indirectly, and cannot therefore guarantee in any form or manner that the quality or content of the information on this website is either complete, accurate, available or up-to-date. SIG and Steinbeis 2i have no influence whatsoever over the current or future design or content of pages referred to via hyperlink.
Should you notice any errors in technical or editorial aspects, please do not hesitate to inform us.

Copyright

The contents and structure of this website, including all text and images, are protected by copyright by Steinbeis 2i GmbH for the VicInAqua project consortium as far as nothing else is explicitly stated. © Steinbeis 2i GmbH and VicInAqua project consortium member organisations
Use of website content beyond the strict limitations of copyright law is forbidden. The duplication of information or data, including especially texts, parts of texts or illustrations is forbidden unless Steinbeis 2i GmbH has already consented to their use. The passing on of any content on this website to third parties for financial gain is strictly forbidden.

Statutory remarks

We are delighted of your interest in our project and website. Information and data gathered by this website will only be stored so that we can process statistical analysis of your website access in an anonymous format, process your request, contact you at a later date with reference to your request, or forward your information to the VicInAqua consortium member(s) that will deal with your request. Read more about data protection and your right to it in our privacy policy.

 

 

Privacy policy

VicInAqua is much committed to data privacy, that’s why we welcome the latest European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into force on 25 May 2018. This new legislation is giving you greater security, transparency, and control of your personal data online. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy. This privacy policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens. Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.

General information

Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?

The data collected on this website are processed by the website operator as stated in the legal notice.

How do we collect your data?

Some data are collected when you provide it to us, for example the date you enter in our contact or newsletter subscription forms. Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website (statistics).

What do we use your data for?

Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Another part is used to build up our community of stakeholders. Other data are used to analyse how visitors use the site. Please see section 2. Data collection on our website for more information.

What rights do you have regarding your data?

You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time using our contact form if you have such a request or further questions about the issue of privacy and data protection.
You may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for matters related to data protection legislation is the data protection officer of the German state in which the website operator is headquartered. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found here.
You also have the right to have data which we process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.

SSL or TLS encryption

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser's address line when it changes from "http://" to "https://" and the lock icon is displayed in your browser's address bar. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.

Opposition to promotional emails

We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published in the context of website legal notice requirements with regard to sending promotional and informational materials not expressly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take specific legal action if unsolicited advertising material, such as email spam, is received.

Statutory data protection officer

The data protection officer of Steinbeis 2i GmbH is:
Alexander Stückler
Steinbeis-Stiftung für Wirtschaftsförderung Haus der Wirtschaft
Willi-Bleicher-Str. 19 | 70174 Stuttgart
Phone number (Germany): +49 711 1839-5 | E-mail
www.steinbeis.de

Data collection on our website

Contact form

Should you send us a request via our contact form, we will collect the data you provide in the form to answer your request and possible follow-up requests in the best manner. If your request concerns a VicInAqua consortium member in particular, Steinbeis 2i GmbH will share the necessary information with this member in order to answer your request in the best manner.
We will retain the data you provide in the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose for its storage no longer pertains (e.g. after fulfilling your request or after the official end of the VicInAqua project). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision. You may request data deletion or revoke your consent to data storage at any time with future effect. An informal e-mail to us making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

Registration to our forum

You can register to our forum via our contact form in order to access additional material uploaded there. The input data will only be used for the purpose of using the respective site or service for which you have registered. The mandatory information requested during registration must be provided in full. Otherwise, we will reject your registration.
To inform you about important changes such as those within the scope of our site or technical changes, we will use the email address specified during registration.
We will retain the data you provide in the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose for its storage no longer pertains (e.g. after fulfilling your request or after the official end of the VicInAqua project). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision. You may request data deletion or revoke your consent to data storage at any time with future effect. An informal e-mail to us making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

Registration to our stakeholders community (“Get involved”)

You can register to our stakeholders community via our contact form in order to receive project information and invitations to project events. We only use the data you enter into this form to send the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties. The mandatory information requested during registration must be provided in full. Otherwise, we will reject your registration.
We will retain the data you provide in the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose for its storage no longer pertains (e.g. after fulfilling your request or after the official end of the VicInAqua project). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision. You may request data deletion or revoke your consent to data storage at any time with future effect. An informal e-mail to us making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

Subscription to our newsletter

You can register to our forum via our newsletter subscription form. We only use the data you enter into this form to send the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
We will retain the data you provide in the subscription form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose for its storage no longer pertains (e.g. after you cancelled your subscription or after the official end of the VicInAqua project). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision. You may unsubscribe to our newsletter, request data deletion or revoke your consent to data storage at any time with future effect. An informal e-mail to us making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
The data provided when registering for the newsletter will be used to distribute the newsletter until you cancel your subscription when said data will be deleted. Data we have stored for other purposes (e.g. for the registration to the VicInAqua forum or stakeholders community) remain unaffected.

YouTube plugins

Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited. If you're logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube in Google's privacy policy.

Google Web Fonts

For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. When you call up a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser makes a direct connection with Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer. Further information about handling user data, can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google's privacy policy.

YouTube plugins

Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited. If you're logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube in Google's privacy policy.

Google Web Fonts

For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. When you call up a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser makes a direct connection with Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer. Further information about handling user data, can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google's privacy policy.