Data Protection

The MAINZ RESEARCH ALLIANCE takes the protection of your data very seriously and strictly adheres to data protection legislation. On this website, personal data is logged only as far as is technologically necessary. Under no circumstances will this data be sold or made available to third parties. 

The following declaration provides an overview of how we ensure protection is maintained as well as disclosing what data is logged and why. 

Google Analytics 

Website Tracking - This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies"; these are text files saved to your computer that enable an analysis of how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie in relation to your use of the website (including your IP address) is transferred to a Google server in the USA where it is stored. Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, to generate reports on website activity for the website operator, and to provide further services relating to the use of the website and the Internet. Google will pass on this information to third parties if required to do so by law or if the third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with other data held by Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting your Internet browser setting; however, please be aware that you may not be able to use the functions of this website to the full extent if you do so. By using this website you grant your consent to Google for processing the data logged in relation to your use of the website as described above and for the purpose described above. 

Data processing on this website 

The MAINZ RESEARCH ALLIANCE automatically collects and saves information transferred by your browser to us as log files on its server. These are:

  • Browser type/version
  • Operating system in use
  • Referrer URL (previously visited page)
  • Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • Time of the server request

The MAINZ RESEARCH ALLIANCE is unable to assign this data to specific users. This data is not merged with other data sources; furthermore, the data is deleted following statistical analysis. 

Other personal data is only collected if provided voluntarily by you, e.g. in response to a request or for registration purposes. 

Using and forwarding personal data

If you provide us with personal data we will only use it to process your inquiries. 

Your personal data will not be made accessible to third parties. 

Personal data stored on our server will be deleted if you withdraw your consent to have it stored, if we no longer need to have knowledge of the data to pursue the purpose it was originally stored for, or if storing the data is not permissible for other legal reasons. 


These Internet pages use so-called cookies at various locations. Cookies help us make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that your browser saves to your computer. The majority of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are deleted automatically when you leave our website. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain any viruses. 

At any time, you may unsubscribe to our newsletter and thus withdraw your consent for the use of your personal data and email address for newsletter distribution. 

Right to information 

You are entitled at all times to request information regarding the origin, recipient and storage of your personal data. We will be pleased to provide information on this by email:

Further information 

Your trust is important to us. We are always happy to address any questions you may have concerning the use of your personal data. If this data protection declaration is unable to provide you with the answer you require or you need in-depth information, please contact us by email:

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