Privacy Statement

Overview

This privacy policy is intended to inform users of this website about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the website operator Forest Mapping Management. The website operator treats your personal data confidentially and in accordance with legal regulations. Keep in mind that data transmission on the Internet can generally be subject to security vulnerabilities. Full protection against access by strangers is not possible.

Access logging

The website operator and the infrastructure used (software, server, firewall) collects data about access to the site and saves it in “log files”. The following data is logged:
• Visited website
• Time at the time of access
• Amount of data sent in bytes
• Source / reference from which you came to the page
• Browser used
• Operating system used
• Used IP address
The data collected are used for statistical purposes and to improve the website. The website operator reserves the right to check the server log files retrospectively, if specific indications point to illegal use.

Cookies

This site uses cookies. For this purpose, text files are stored on your device, which your browser accesses. The use of cookies increases the user-friendliness and security of this website. Popular browsers offer preference options to prevent the storage of cookies. Note: There is no guarantee that you will be able to access all the functions of this website without restrictions if you do not use the recommended settings.

Handling contact information

If you contact the website operator through the offered contact options, your details will be stored so that they can be used to process and answer your request. This data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent.

Dealing with comments and contributions

If you leave a post or comment on this website, your IP address will be saved. This is for the protection of the website operator: If your text violates the law, the operator may want to track your identity.

Google Analytics

This website uses the “Google Analytics” service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) to analyze users’ website usage. The service uses “cookies” – text files stored on your device. The information collected by the cookies is sent to and stored on a Google server. This website uses IP anonymization. The IP address of users are shortened within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area. This reduction eliminates the personal reference of your IP address. Under the terms of the agreement, which website operators have entered into with Google Inc., they use the information collected to compile an evaluation of website activity and site activity, and provide Internet-related services. You have the option to prevent the storage of cookies on your device by making the appropriate settings in your browser. There is no guarantee that you will be able to access all features of this website without restriction if your browser does not allow cookies.
Furthermore, you can use a browser plug-in to prevent the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to Google Inc. and used by Google Inc. The following link leads you to the corresponding plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Here’s more information on Google Inc’s data usage: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

Use of social media plugins

This website does not currently use social media plugins.

Rights of the user: Information, correction and deletion

As a user, you will receive, at your request, free information about which personal data has been stored about you. If your request does not conflict with a legal obligation to retain data (eg data retention), you are entitled to correct incorrect data and to block or delete your personal data.