Privacy Policy
Safe Harbor Online Survey | banspach.net


Thank you for reviewing our privacy policy. The following explains how I handle information during your visit to my web site.


The purpose of this site is to conduct scientific surveys for a dissertation about the
US-EU Safe Harbor Framework.

You may contact me at:
Thorsten Banspach, M.A.
Föhrichstr. 67
70469 Stuttgart
Phone 0049-711-50879062

When you browse the web site and take part in surveys, you do so anonymously.
I do not collect personally-identifiable information (name, address, e-mail address or other identifiers), on our web site. I am committed to handling your information responsibly. This applies to the individuals and businesses that answer the surveys, and to those browsing my website.

When yo u visit the web site to read pages or download information, we automatically collect and store the following non-identifying information:

  • The Internet protocol (IP) address from which you access our web site. An IP address is a unique number that is automatically assigned to the computer you  are using whenever you are surfing the web. We do not link the your temporary IP address to anything personally identifiable.
  • The type of browser, such as Netscape or Internet Explorer, and operating  system, such as Windows XP or Linux, used to access our site.
  • The date and time our site is accessed, for the purpose of monitoring demand.

Only when you contact me directly by E-Mail, I may get to know your name and e-mail address.


I never sell, rent or give away any contact information to other parties.


To access, correct, update or delete your personal information, please contact me at

Security and Integrity

We protect your information with technical, administrative and physical safeguards to protect against loss, unauthorized access, destruction and misuse. We take reasonable steps to ensure that personally identifiable information is accurate, cpmplete, safe from corruption and reliable for its intended use.


Banspach.net has self-assessment procedures in place to ensure its compliance. Individuals who wish to file a complaint should contact Mr. Thorsten Banspach at the following address:

Thorsten Banspach, M.A.
Föhrichstr. 67
70469 Stuttgart
Phone 0049-711-50879062

In the event that a complaint is still not satisfactorily addressed by banspach.net, you may contact the following Saxonian supervisory authority:

Der Landesbeauftragte fuer den Datenschutz Baden-Wuerttemberg
Postfach 102932
70025 Stuttgart
Phone 0049-711-615541-0
E-Mail: poststelle@lfd.bwl.de

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© 2013 | Thorsten Banspach M.A
Political Scientist and Economist
Course of Lecturers of Modern Governance (GKMG)
University of Potsdam | Germany