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Website, obligations with regard to data protection, as well as other
important legal references involving the Website of the
Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (http://www.demogr.mpg.de)
as required by German law.
The provider of this Internet site within the legal meaning of the term is
the registered association Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science e.V.
| ||Address:||Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der Wissenschaften e.V.
| ||Hofgartenstraße 8
| ||80539 Munich
Register of Societies and Associations
The Max Planck Society is registered in the Official Register of Societies
and Associations at Berlin-Charlottenburg Local Court under the register number VR 13378 B.
The Max Planck Society is legally represented by its Board of Directors which,
in turn, is represented by the President of the Society, Prof. Dr. Peter Gruss and by Secretary General Dr. Ludwig Kronthaler.
Value Added Tax Identification Number
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Responsible editor for the contents of the Comparative Family Policy Database:
| ||Prof. Dr. Mikko Myrskylä
| ||Executive Director of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
| ||Konrad-Zuse-Str. 1
| ||18057 Rostock, Germany
Technically responsible (Webmaster)
Technically responsible for this website:
The Max Planck Society is a non-profit research facility which is organized
as a registered association. All of the institutes and facilities of the
Max Planck Society are largely autonomous in terms of organization and
research, but as a rule have no legal capacity of their own.
Data Collection and Processing
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used by your computer, as well as further technical data pertaining to the
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This data is deleted at the latest when you close your browser.
Data is evaluated only for statistical purposes in anonymized form.
No personal user profiles are created.
In accordance with Section 13 Paragraph 3 of the German Tele-Media Law [TMG],
user profiles may be created using aliases for the purposes of advertising,
market research and to suit market needs unless such is objected to by the
user. We provide information on your right to object at the corresponding
location on our Website.
The data protection officer of the Max Planck Society is available for questions concerning the topic of data protection at
Your personal data will only be transmitted to government organizations and authorities
in legally required cases and/or for prosecution in the event of attacks on our network infrastructure.
Your personal data are not provided to third parties for any other purpose.
Liability for Contents of Online Information
As the provider of contents in accordance with Section 7 Paragraph 1 of the
Tele-Media Law, the Max Planck Society shall be responsible for any contents
which it makes available for use in accordance with general legal provisions.
The Max Planck Society makes every effort to provide timely and accurate
information on this Web site. Nevertheless, errors and inaccuracies cannot
be completely ruled out. Therefore, the Max Planck Society does not assume
any liability for the relevance, accuracy, completeness or quality of the
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of a tangible or intangible nature caused directly or indirectly through the
use or failure to use the information offered and/or through the use of faulty
or incomplete information unless it is verifiably culpable of intent or gross
negligence. The same shall apply to any downloadable software available free of
charge. The Max Planck Society reserves the right to modify, supplement, or
delete any or all of the information offered on its Internet site, or to temporarily
or permanently cease publication thereof without prior and separate notification.
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of any linked external pages. In establishing the initial link, the Max Planck Society has reviewed the respective
external content in order to determine whether such link entailed possible civil or criminal responsibility.
However, a constant review of linked external pages is unreasonable without concrete reason to believe that a violation
of the law may be involved. If the Max Planck Society determines such or it is pointed out by others that an external offer
to which it is connected via a link entails civil or criminal responsibility, then the Max Planck Society will immediately
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