Privacy Policy

The European Survey Research Association operates in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation and all other statutory data protection provisions.

The protection of your privacy when using our web pages is important to us. In what follows, we provide information about the collection of personal data in this context. Personal data are any data that can be related to you personally, for example, name and surname, address, email address, or user behavior.

ESRA reserves the right to update this privacy policy from time to time. Therefore, we recommend that it be read at regular intervals.

The controller within the meaning of Article 4(7) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is

European Survey Research Association
University of Southampton
Department of Social Statistics and Demography
Southampton SO17 1BJ
United Kingdom
Phone: +442389595481

For technical reasons, when you access our website, your Internet browser automatically transmits data to our Web server. These data include, among other things, the date and time of access, the URL of the referring website, the accessed file, the amount of data transmitted, the browser type and version, the operating system, and your IP address. These data are stored separately from other data that you enter when using our website. It is not possible for us to assign these data to a specific person.

Cookies are used in order to expand the range of functions. This enables data to be temporarily stored on your computer. You can prevent this storage by changing your browser settings accordingly, and you can delete existing cookies at any time. If you deactivate the use of cookies completely, this may lead to restrictions in the range of functions of our webpages.

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