Who we are
This is my personal website, its main purpose is to informa those interested to easily learn about my work. While I am a social scientist fascinated with data I am not systematically collecting data with this website. In the future I may link the website to datacollection tools however if data is collected this will be in line with the GDPR.
My website address is: http://franmeissner.com.
Eventhough visiting this website only anonymised visitor statistics are avaiable to me, in visiting my website data may be collected about you for example if I external content (e.g. you tube videos) or if you leave a comment. Details about about the types of data collected highly depend on your own browser security settings so go ahead and check your digital traces / how to protect your data for example at:
So what data is collected when you visit my site:
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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.