The author reserves the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect, will therefore be rejected. All offers are not-binding and without obligation. Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by the author without separate announcement.

Referrals and Links

The author is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from his pages - unless he has full knowledge of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitors of his site from viewing those pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages. Furthermore the author is not liable for any postings or messages published by users of discussion boards, guestbooks or mailinglists provided on his page.

Legal validity of this disclaimer

This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from. If sections or individual terms of this statement are not legal or correct, the content or validity of the other parts remain uninfluenced by this fact.

Privacy Statement

The European Optical Society appreciates your visit to this web site and your interest in our organisation. Your privacy is important to us and we want you to feel comfortable visiting our sites. The protection of your privacy in the processing of your personal data is an important concern to which we pay special attention during our business processes. Personal data collected during visits to our Web sites are processed by us according to the legal provisions. In addition our data protection policy complies with Codes of Conduct applicable for European Optical Society. The European Optical Society web sites may include, however, links to other Web sites which are not covered by this privacy statement.

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European Optical Society respects your privacy and personal sphere.

You may browse our sites without disclosing your identity. When you visit our web sites, our web server automatically records the name of your internet service provider, the web site from which you visit us, the web sites you actually visit and the date and length of your visit. European Optical Society uses cookies to follow the preferences of our visitors and optimise our Web sites accordingly. Additional personal data is only stored if volunteered by you, for example in the context of a registration, a survey, or the order process for a newsletter.

Freedom of Information

Upon written request, European Optical Society will inform you by letter, what personal data is stored by us as defined by local law. If such data is incorrect, we will correct that information at your request.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Data and Purpose Specification

European Optical Society will use your personal data for the sole purpose of technical administration of the web sites and their administration, surveys and marketing, only to the extent necessary in each specific case. We will only disclose your data to governmental authorities in cases where it is required by law. Our employees and agencies are obliged by us to respect confidentiality and abide by Codes of Conduct of European Optical Society.