Privacy Policy

Welcome to the animal-brain-mapping.com and animal-brain-mapping.de (each, a "Site" and collectively, the "Sites").

We provide the Content on our Sites as free open resources as a public courtesy. By using the Sites, you consent to the collection, storage and disclosure of information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not consent to this collection, storage and disclosure, do not use the Sites. We may change the Privacy Policy at any time without prior notice, and your continued use of any of the Sites following any changes is an agreement by you to the change in the Privacy Policy. Any term that is capitalized but is not defined in this Privacy Policy is defined in the Terms of Use.

 

Cookies

We may place small data files called "cookies" in the browser file of your computer's hard drive. These cookies automatically identify your browser to our server when you interact with the Sites. We use and store the cookies to carry information about usage from page to page through the Sites. We do not use cookies to retrieve personal information about you from your computer. By using our Sites, you consent to the storing and accessing of cookies on your computer or device.

 

Information Collection

There are two types of information that we collect: information automatically recorded by our computer server and information you provide to us.


Information Automatically Recorded: For all visitors to the Sites, our servers log your Internet Protocol ("IP") address as well as traffic and website use statistics. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer every time you browse the Internet.  We also use the data collected according to our agreement with Google to use a web analysis service, called Google Analytics, to provide us with data for how our websites are used.  For more information about how Google uses your data when visiting our Sites please go to Google’s privacy policy located at www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/. By using our Sites, you consent to this collection of data from your computer or device. You may choose to opt out of the Google Analytics service by downloading and installing the add-on for your web browser located at this website: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.


Information You Provide: We collect any additional information that you provide to us about yourself through an email, form, survey, or other written means that includes questions, information, feedback and/or other comments.


Information Use 

We may use the information we collect to administer and improve our websites, as aggregate statistics in our public communications or as otherwise disclosed below. Please be assured we will not sell or rent information collected during your visits to the Sites to any third party. However, we may use such information or provide such information to a third party under limited circumstances, as disclosed below.


Information Automatically Recorded: We use general aggregate traffic and website usage statistics derived from automatically collected mechanisms, including cookies, for statistical reporting. For example, we may publicly report usage trends and names of organizations that use the Sites (based on IP addresses), though we will not connect specific activity on the Sites with specific users or user's organizations. We may share such reports with organizations with which we have a business relationship and in our public communications. We use the aggregate traffic and website usage information to help us understand usage and allow us to make improvements to the Sites. In all cases, our use of the information is not personally identifying, however, we may identify the user or the user's organization via the domain name associated with the IP address but we will not reveal how a specific user or user's organization is using the Sites. We use stored IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our servers and otherwise to administer the Sites and to collect aggregate traffic and website usage information. In addition, Google uses the information automatically recorded by Google Analytics to provide us with information about how the Sites are used.


Information You Provide
If you choose to provide us with additional information through an email message, form, survey, or other written means, we will never provide your personally identifying information to a third party without your knowledge and consent. We may use this submitted information to contact you for more information, to request your consent to use your name in order to improve our services and Sites, to provide testimonials about our work or to ask if you will allow future communication from us. If you provide questions, information, feedback and/or other comments to us in an email or in other electronic

Privacy Policy according to EU-Regulation 2016/679)

The legal basis of the data processing on this homepage is EU-Regulation §6 (1) DSGVO. The transmission of all data is currently unsecured: It does not take place via an https connection. Therefore, the data transmitted could also be made known to unauthorized third parties.

All data collected (see below) are processed for the purpose of using this homepage and for the protection of the rights and (also intellectual) property of the publisher. These data are also processed to ensure the creation and maintenance of the connection as well as trouble-free surfing on this homepage. The data processing also takes place for administrative purposes for the evaluation of usage statistics.

The named purposes justify the publisher's interest in the data processing by using this homepage.

All collected data and information will not be used to personally identify the user of this website, unless he comes into contact with the publisher via the digital possibilities offered on the website.

In order to protect the user data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties, suitable technical and organizational security measures are used in the area of access (Art. 25 DSGVO).

On this homepage are links to other websites on the Internet. By clicking on these links, the user leaves this homepage. The publisher of this homepage accepts no liability for violations of rights, no matter for what legal reason, which could go along with the clicking on the links and leaving this homepage. In particular, the publisher is not liable for data breaches that arise solely by clicking or touching the mouse links and in addition by visiting the externally linked pages.

When this homepage is called up, the browser used by the user automatically transfers various information to the server from which this homepage is retrieved at the moment. These are at least temporarily recorded in a memory file on the server, a so-called log file. Notwithstanding this, data that the user's Internet provider collects on the lawful or otherwise from the user and possibly stores. The aforementioned information is z. For example, the IP address of the user terminal, date and time of access, name and Internet address of the retrieved files, the originating website from which the access is made, the accessing browser and the operating system of the access device and the name of the access provider of user.

On this homepage the possibility of the direct contact is offered over a suitable form, in which the user can register his data voluntarily. This also includes an e-mail address or telephone number to be specified by the user, which are marked as mandatory, otherwise the desired contact can not be established. With the entry and the confirmation of the opt-in for establishing contact, the user grants the publisher the voluntary consent to this contact pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 a) GDPR. The transmitted contact data will be deleted when the user request has been finally processed, or regardless of a successful contact automatically after one month at the latest.

Furthermore, the user has the following rights as the person concerned:

According to Art. 15 GDPR, the user may request information about his personal data processed by the publisher. This applies in particular to the processing purpose, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom the user data are transmitted, the retention period of the user data, the user rights to rectification (Article 16 GDPR), deletion (Article 17 GDPR), limitation of processing (Art. 18 GDPR) or opposition (Art. 21 DGSVO) as well as the existence of a right of appeal (Art. 77 GDPR).

In addition, the user has the right to data portability (Article 20 GDPR), that is, the transmission of the data provided by the user by the publisher of the site in a structured, common and machine-readable format to himself or to another person responsible.

If the user has given the publisher permission to collect data, it may be revoked or amended at any time pursuant to Art. 7 (3) GDPR. As a result, the data processing based on this consent can not be continued in the future in the future.

 

Welcome to the animal-brain-mapping.com and animal-brain-mapping.de, (each, a "Site" and collectively, the "Sites").

We provide as a public courtesy everything you see, hear or otherwise receive from, and anything you download or otherwise use from, the Sites (collectively and as further described below, the "Content"). By accessing and using the Sites, you agree to the following terms of use (these "Terms"). If you do not agree with any of these Terms, please do not use the Sites. We may change the Terms at any time without prior notice, and your continued use of any of the Sites following any changes is an agreement by you to the change in Terms. We may change, suspend, discontinue, or remove any part of the Sites at any time, without prior notice, including the availability of any Site feature, services or Content.

Many of the sections below include bracketed summaries that explain the purpose of the section in everyday language. These summaries are provided as a convenience only and will not affect the meaning of the Terms at all.

In Brief

Without limiting the specific Terms below, which are important for you to read and understand, we encourage you to use the Content as long as you comply with these Terms, which can be generally summarized as follows:

Your use of the Content, including creation of derivative works of the services, data and tools, must be for research or other noncommercial purposes unless it is otherwise set forth in these Terms or agreed to in writing by the ANIMAL-BRAIN-MAPPING.COM or .DE. For purposes of these Terms, commercial use is the incorporation of the ANIMAL-BRAIN-MAPPING.COM or .DE's Content into anything that is designed for the purpose of sale; however, because we encourage use of our Content for research and academic publication, you may, without further permission, publish a limited set of the Content in a scholarly journal, textbook or other professional, academic or journalistic publication (with appropriate citation) and still be compliant with these Terms.
Your use must be in accordance with the Freedom to Innovate section below, which allows you to make Improvements (as defined below) to advance your research purposes, but prohibits you from using any intellectual property rights on such Improvements that would limit our freedom to innovate.
If you use Content provided by the ANIMAL-BRAIN-MAPPING.COM or .DE, you must follow the Citation Policy or, if your use is not specifically described in the Citation Policy, you must provide proper attribution of the source in accordance with applicable academic and/or industry customs and standards.

If you have any questions about these Terms, or to request written permission to use the Content outside of these Terms, please email bjoern.nitzsche@gmx.net.

Privacy

We have a Privacy Policy that describes how we collect information from you or about you and how we will use or disclose this information. As stated in the Privacy Policy, we will not sell or rent information collected from you or about you. In addition, the Privacy Policy sets forth our general policies on information security. By using the Sites, you consent to the collection and the use and disclosure of information as described in the Privacy Policy.

Citation

[This section explains your obligations to cite our Content properly, as described in our Citation Policy.]

While we encourage you to use our resources for your research or other noncommercial purposes, we want to ensure that our Content is afforded proper citation in all cases where it is used publicly. If you cite or display any Content, or reference the Allen Institute in any format, written or otherwise, including print or web publications, presentations, grant applications, websites, other online applications such as blogs, or other works, use the proper citation in our Citation Policy.

Content

[This section explains that the Content on our websites belongs to us, and that you do not have any rights in our Content.]

Unless otherwise stated, we own or have a license to all of the Content on the Sites. The Content includes everything you see, hear or otherwise receive from, and anything you download or otherwise use from, the Sites, including but not limited to, software, viewable data files, images, illustrations, designs, video, icons, photographs, text, sounds, music, code, services, data, tools and the Sites as a whole. The Content and the selection and arrangement of the Content are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark and other laws. Nothing in these Terms transfers to you any right, title or interest in any Content, including any intellectual property or content of third-party websites included on the Sites.

License

[This section explains your obligations relating to IP rights, and your rights and restrictions relating to your use of the Content.]

You may use, copy, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display or create derivative works of the Content (except our name, trademarks or logos pursuant to the Trademarks section below) for research or other noncommercial purposes. Any derivative works (defined as "Improvements" below) are subject to the "Freedom to Innovate and Rights to Improvements" section of these Terms. In addition, where the Content contains links to downloadable software applications, services or tools, you may download and use such applications, services or tools as long as you adhere to any license terms and conditions provided with those applications, services or tools.

You may not redistribute the Content or Improvements for commercial purposes without our written permission. For purposes of these Terms, commercial purposes is the incorporation of the animal-brain-mapping.com and animal-brain-mapping.de Content into anything that is designed for the purpose of sale; however, because we encourage use of our Content for research and academic publication, you may, without obtaining further license or permission, publish a limited set of the Content in a scholarly journal, textbook or other professional, academic or journalistic publication (with appropriate citation) and still be compliant with these Terms.

You may not post Content on social media or other third-party websites that require you to acknowledge that you own the Content you post (e.g., YouTube, Flickr and Twitter). You agree that you will not use the Sites in any manner that would violate anyone else's rights, such as copyright, trademark, patent, privacy or other rights. This includes removing any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices from the Content. You may not create hyperlinks to the Sites that portray the Allen Institute in a false or misleading light. You agree that you will only make lawful use of the Sites in compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Freedom to Innovate and Rights to Improvements

[This section explains that you are welcome to develop an Improvement using our Content, but you may not prevent us from using our Content in an independently developed Improvement.]

You may, and are encouraged to, develop new methods, applications, interfaces or other inventions or works that improve the use of, and build upon, the Content (collectively, "Improvements"). In order to make the Content available to you and others, however, we must preserve our freedom to innovate. If you develop an Improvement based on or utilizing the Content, and you obtain any proprietary rights in or to that Improvement, you and your successors or assigns agree that you will not assert any claim for infringement against the animal-brain-mapping.com / .de for our use of any Improvement that was independently developed by or on behalf of the animal-brain-mapping.com / .de. Additionally, we retain our rights, title and interest in any Content that is part of or is used by you to create an Improvement.

Trademarks

[This section explains that you must have our written permission to use any of our trademarks.]

Other trademarks appearing on our Sites are the property of their respective owners. Unless otherwise specified in the Citation Policy, use of any of our trademarks is subject to the prior written permission of the animal-brain-mapping.com / .de. All trademarks, service marks, trade names and trade dress on the Sites are owned by or licensed to the animal-brain-mapping.com / .de, and may not be used in connection with your use of the Content or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion or that disparages or discredits the animal-brain-mapping.com / .de. If you are an owner of a trademark that appears on our Sites and believe your trademark is used in error, please contact us at: bjoern.nitzsche@gmx.net.

Third-Party Websites

The Sites contain links to third-party websites. The links to third-party websites are provided as a convenience to you. We are not responsible for the content found on any linked third-party website and do not endorse any third-party website or their goods or services. If you choose to use a third-party website, you will be subject to the terms and conditions of use that apply to such third-party website.

Disclaimer

[This section explains that we do not provide any warranties relating to the Content and are disclaiming any warranties that may be implied by law.]

THE SITES AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," WITHOUT WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. THE ANIMAL-BRAIN-MAPPING.COM or .DE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE SITES AND THE CONTENT, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THIS DISCLAIMER APPLIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITES OR THE CONTENT, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITES AND THE CONTENT.

Limitation of Liability

[This section explains that we are not liable for any damages.]

YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY USE OF ANY SERVICES, DATA, TOOLS AND ANY OTHER “CONTENT” OFFERED ON OR THROUGH THE “SITES.” IN NO EVENT SHALL THE ANIMAL-BRAIN-MAPPING.COM or .DE, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSEES, LICENSORS, CONTRIBUTORS, FOUNDERS OR ADVISORS, OR ANY OTHER PERSON WHO HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN THE CREATION OR PRODUCTION OF THE SITES OR THE CONTENT (COLLECTIVELY, "RELEASED PARTIES") BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF DATA OR LOST PROFITS, UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF, THE INABILITY TO USE, OR ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN, THE SITES OR THE CONTENT, EVEN IF A RELEASED PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL A RELEASED PARTY BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SITES OR THE CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

Indemnification

[This section explains that you will reimburse us for any damages caused by your use of the Sites in violation of these Terms.]

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Released Parties (as defined above) from and against any claims, damages, costs, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising from or related to your use of the Sites in violation of any of the Terms.

Miscellaneous

[This section explains that there are no other agreements between you and us regarding the Sites, and that even if one section of this Agreement is found unenforceable, the other sections still remain in effect.]

If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of the Terms, or any portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to give effect to the intent of the Terms, and the remainder of the Terms will remain in full force and effect. The failure of the ANIMAL-BRAIN-MAPPING.COM or .DE to enforce any rights under these Terms or to take any action against you in the event of any breach of these Terms shall not be deemed a waiver by the ANIMAL-BRAIN-MAPPING.COM or .DE as to subsequent enforcement of its rights in the event of a future breach. The Terms are the entire agreement between you and the ANIMAL-BRAIN-MAPPING.COM or .DE relating to the Sites. Any other agreements between you and the ANIMAL-BRAIN-MAPPING.COM or .DE regarding the subject matter of the Terms are superseded and have no force or effect. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Termination

We may suspend or terminate your access to all or part of the Sites, at any time, without notice, and for any reason. If you fail to comply with these Terms, you no longer have authorization to use the Sites and any and all rights granted to you under the Terms are revoked. Your obligations under these Terms will continue upon termination of your rights, including restrictions regarding the Content, disclaimers, indemnification, and liability.

 

Privacy

Citation

Citation Policy

Animal-Brain-Mapping.com / .de  provides the Content on the Sites as free open resources as a public courtesy. Any term that is capitalized but is not defined in this Citation Policy is defined in the Terms of Use.

Unless otherwise noted, we own the copyright for, and reserve all rights to, all of the copyrightable Content on our Sites. We also own a number of trademarks that are on our Sites logo and words. Other trademarks appearing on our Sites are the property of their respective owners.

While we encourage you to use these resources for your research or other noncommercial purposes, we want to ensure that our Content is afforded proper citation in all cases where it is used publicly. For clarification about commercial use restrictions, please read the Terms of Use.

If you are unsure about how to cite a source or would like written approval for a specific use that is otherwise prohibited, please send us a message.

Please send us a copy of your publication or other work citing these resources tobjoern.nitzsche@gmx.net. This helps us track when and how our Content is being used, and thus guide and support our continued efforts to provide useful open public resources.

Citation Guidelines

If you cite or display any Content, or reference our organization, in any format, written or otherwise, including print or web publications, presentations, grant applications, websites, other online applications such as blogs, or other works, you must follow these Citation Guidelines.

If you use specific images or other data downloaded from the Sites, in addition to citing the Specific Atlas or other resource as indicated below, please cite the specific image or data used and the URL that links directly to that information in a manner that would allow a third party to navigate to that image or data on the Site. Please cite the data using the appropriate publication as given in the Content.

Term of Use