Who we are
Our website address is: https://anxiety-culture.net.
For purposes of this Agreement, the terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to the Anxiety Culture Research Project under the direction of Professor Ulrich Hoinkes, Kiel University, and Professor John Allegrante, Columbia University. “You” und „your“ refers to you, as a user.
Web hosting services
Strato AG is hosting this website. This website is built using WordPress. For further information please contact the particular websites.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
We collect non-personal identification information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as your Internet Protocol address, information about your device and referral information for the purposes of providing the online offer, its functions and contents, improving and both the navigation and marketing of the website. Data and process data are collected when you voluntarily complete a customer survey or provide feedback on any of our message boards or via email, when you use or view our website via your browser’s cookies. We collect personal information that can be used to personally identify you, such as your name, address and email address if you make use of the comments function on our blog sites. There you have to fill in your name and your email address. Your email address will not be published on the website.
Personal data is collected in log files.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
As already mentioned, we also aggregate non-personal information in order to track trends and analyze use patterns.
Social Plug-in: Twitter
Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our sites. By using Twitter and the “Retweet” function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and notified to other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter. Twitter Inc. also collects and uses further personal data.
As the provider of this website we would like to point out that we have no notice of the content of transmitted data or of its use by Twitter Inc. For further information please have a look on Twitter’s data protection declaration: https://twitter.com/privacy.
You can choose your privay settings in Twitter under https://twitter.com/account/settings.
Who we share your data with
We do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share your personal Information with third parties without your consent. However, comments on blog articles appear publicly on our website including the stated name. In addition, we may disclose your Personal Information if we are required to do so by law.
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
How we protect your data
We implement reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices in order to protect your Personal Information and ensure that such Personal Information is not accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such precautions. By making use of the comments function, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.