Privacy policy

Privacy policy

The protection of your privacy during the use of our website is very important to us. Therefore, please take into account the following information.

The processing of personal data on this website is carried out on the basis of the German Telemedia Act (TMG) in compliance with EU regulation.

You can always visit our website without disclosing your identity. We only get to know the name of your Internet service provider, the website from which you are visiting us and the pages that you visit on our site. This information is evaluated for statistical purposes. You remain anonymous as a user.

Use of third party services

This website contains third party services provided by Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Users can connect to these services via a plugin, or recommend the website. These services are embedded in our website and can automatically exchange data. For technical reasons, at least your IP address will be transferred to the respective service. We cannot offer exclusive, secure (HTTPS) connection to our server on pages where you use third party services. We thus cannot guarantee the compliant use of personal data by third party service providers. Please check with Facebook, Twitter and Google+ regarding their privacy policies. To prevent the transmission of your data to third parties such as Facebook, you can block the use of cookies in most browsers. It may be though that other features no longer work after blocking the plugins.


The e-mail address you give to receive our newsletter is used exclusively for sending e-mails related to SYNENERGENE. The newsletter will be sent with the help of the newsletter service Mailchimp. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter or by sending an e-mail to zebralog [at]

Registration and personal data

When you register on the website, you will be asked for a number of unique identifying information such as your e-mail address, your name, and your contact details. Your contact details, including your e-mail address, will only be visible to registered members on the online-platform. Your name will be publicly visible. If you do not want your real name to appear on, you can leave this field blank. If you become member of an open forum, you are consenting that you are willing to receive future mailings from SYNENERGENE regarding news and activities in the respective forum.

The personal information that you give us will never be supplied to anyone outside the SYNENERGENE community without first obtaining your consent. We will not sell, trade or rent the information to any third party. SYNENERGENE, however, assumes no responsibility for the security of this information.

Web analytics software Piwik

All access statistics are computed by the open source web analytics software Piwik. Piwik is configured with data protection regulations, which means that all data will be stored anonymously and are solely used for the creation of access statistics. Piwik uses "cookies", which are text files that are temporarily stored on your computer. The usage information generated by the cookie is transmitted to our server and stored for the purpose of usage analysis. Your IP address is being immediately anonymized during this process. We know the network a query came from, but we do not know from which computer. The collected data will be used in anonymized form to improve our website. The data will not be disclosed to third parties.

By using this website, you agree to the processing of data about you by Piwik in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purpose. If you do not agree, you have the option in the box on the bottom to remove the hook and your visit will not be covered by Piwik. In most browsers you can prevent the use of cookies and therefore the data collection by Piwik. If your Internet browser supports the "Do-Not-Track" technology and you have enabled this feature, Piwik will automatically ignore your visit.