Privacy policy

In this Privacy Policy, we shall inform you about the collection, use, and processing of personal data when using our website

Personal Data

a) When you register to participate in the BIFSC competition we collect personal data from you. 


Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual. The Personal Data that you provide directly to us through our Sites will be apparent from the context in which you provide the data. In particular:


  • When you register to participate in a BIFSC competition, we collect your full name, email address, telephone number, and short Biography.

  • When you fill in our online form to contact us, we collect your full name, email address.


We collect these personal data to process your application and contact you for future announcements regarding the BIFSC competition. 


When you respond to BIFSC emails we collect your email address, name and any other information you choose to include in the body of your email or responses.


If you Register to participate in BIFSC, when you make payments or conduct transactions through BIFSC website, we will receive your transaction information. We may receive this information directly from you, or from the BIFSC or third parties. The information that we collect will include payment method information, purchase amount, date of purchase, and payment method. Different payment methods may require the collection of different categories of information. 


When we conduct fraud monitoring, prevention and detection activities, we may also receive Personal Data about you from our business partners, financial service providers, identity verification services, and publicly available sources (e.g., name, address, phone number, country), as necessary to confirm your identity and prevent fraud.


This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). That service uses cookies to help us analyze how users browse BIFSC. The information generated by Google Analytics about your use of the website will be anonymized, then transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. On behalf of the website provider, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

This website also collects server logs for debugging purposes. The logs are anonymized and do not contain any personal information.


b)  Information that we collect automatically on our Sites.


Our Sites use cookies and other technologies to function effectively. These technologies record information about your use of our Sites, including:

  • Browser and device data, such as IP address, device type, operating system and Internet browser type, screen resolution, operating system name and version, device manufacturer and model, language, plug-ins, add-ons and the language version of the Sites you are visiting;

  • Usage data, such as time spent on the Sites, pages visited, links clicked, language preferences, and the pages that led or referred you to our Sites.






Content on our homepage was created with utmost diligence. However, we are not liable for the correctness, Liability for content and currentness. We are responsible for our own content on these pages in accordance with the general acts. As a service provider, we are however not obliged to monitor submitted or stored third-party information or to investigate instances, that indicate unlawful action. Obligations to delete or block the usage of information according to the general acts remain unaffected. A liability in this respect is only possible from the date knowledge of a concrete violation is had. Once such violations are known the content will be removed immediately.


Liability for links


Our service contains links to external third party websites, whose content we cannot influence. Therefore we are not liable for this third-party content. The respective host or provider of the pages is responsible for the content of the linked web pages. The linked web pages were reviewed with respect to possible violations at the date of linking. At the date of linking unlawful content was not discernible. A permanent content surveillance of the linked web pages is not reasonable without a concrete indication of a violation. Once a violation is known the links will be removed immediately.




Copyright Content and creations issued by us on this website are subject to German copyright law. Any duplication, processing, distribution and any other kind of usage beyond the boundaries of German copyright law, require the written consent of the author or the creator respectively. Downloads and copies of this website are allowed for private usage, commercial usage is strictly forbidden. Third party copyright is observed where content was not created by us. Notably, third-party content will be explicitly declared as such. Should, however, a copyright infringement come to your attention, please advise us accordingly. Once an infringement is known the content will be removed immediately.


Data protection


The use of our website is, as a general rule, possible without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or email) is levied, this takes place, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. Such data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit consent. We would like to point out, that any data transfer via the internet (e.g. when communicating via email) is subject to security vulnerability. It is not possible to protect data completely from third-party access. The use by third parties of our contact data, published in line with German / EU Law requirements (Impressumspflicht), to send us unsolicited advertising and information material is strictly prohibited. We reserve our rights to take legal measures in the case that unsolicited advertising materials, for instance, spam mail, are sent completeness.


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