Legal notice

Any person using the information, documents, products, software and/or services offered by the present website of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg (http://www.mpi.lu/) shall be deemed to be aware of, and to have accepted, all the following provisions.

  • The user of the website of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg, hereinafter referred to as ”user”, acknowledges that he/she has verified that the computer configuration used does not contain any viruses or any other malicious software. The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg shall not be held responsible for the presence of viruses or malicious software on its website.
  • The user is solely responsible for the selection, use and interpretation of the data which he/she consults, searches and transmits on the website of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg. The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg undertakes all efforts to offer verified information to users, but cannot be held responsible for errors or incompleteness of the information.
  • The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg reserves the right to correct at any time and without notice the content of this website, including the present legal notice. The most recent version of the legal notice at the time of use shall apply.
  • The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg cannot be held liable for any mistake or incompleteness of the information contained on this website. For any further question concerning the website contents please directly contact the office concerned of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg.
  • Any user who discovers inaccuracies, erroneous information or information of a clearly unlawful nature is invited to inform the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg by email (info@mpi.lu).
  • The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg shall under no circumstances be liable for hyperlinks to other sites from this site.

Data protection

This site uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). “Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze  how users use the site. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of analyzing your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for the website operator and providing other services relating to the use of the website and the Internet. Google may also transmit this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on behalf of Google, including in particular the operator of this website. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can disable cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, disabling cookies may prevent the use of certain functionalities of the website. By using this website, you explicitly consent to the processing of your data by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.”

Since your privacy is very important to us, we have opted not to transfer your IP address to Google Analytics with the operator:_gaq.push (['_gat._anonymizeIp'])

Personal data protection for applicants

All CVs and personal information sent to the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg via this website or via any other means for recruitment and selection purposes will strictly pursue the Act of 2 August 2002 relating to the protection of persons with respect to the treatment of personal data and Act of 24 October 1995 in reference to the EC Directive 95/46 on Personal Data.

All users are welcome to contact the Institute by e-mail for any question regarding privacy and the protection of their data, and to exercise at any time their rights to correct or delete their personal data.                     

Use and treatment of personal data

The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg will store any personal data you send for recruitment and selection purposes in a secured Database, which might be used for internal statistics. Pseudonyms are used in order not to identify an individual.

The Database will record all the vacancies you applied for. By doing so, we may be able to find the right position for you. If you disagree with this system, you have the possibility to delete all or a part of the information collected in the Database by sending us an e-mail.

Your personal data are only accessible to the HR and specific departments. The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg undertakes to uphold the user’s privacy, meaning that we will not reveal your personal details to a third party under any circumstances.

The Database belongs to the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg. Our servers are maintained and housed by Lumesse GmbH. the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg may forward your data to third parties for technical purposes of the Database. During this procedure, we guarantee the respect of the privacy policy.

You can always have access to the Database in order to modify any personal information. Moreover, you have the possibility to update or delete your personal details.  Your data will be stored in our database during a period of 12 months and will be destroyed after the expiry date.

Following the Act of 24 October 1995 in reference to the EC Directive 95/46 on Personal Data, the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg uses all possible methods to protect your personal data against loss, damages, illegal access or use. The SSL encryption protects your data when transferring your information. You can recognize it with a locked figure on your browser and if the address begins with httpS://www----. This system prevents unauthorized user to have access to your data. Make sure to always active this option in order to protect your personal data.

Terms of Use

  • All information available in the Max Planck Institute Database is protected by copyright. Unless otherwise indicated, your data can be read and downloaded for your own private objectives.
  • The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg declines all liability for direct or indirect damage which may be caused by the use of the Database, particularly in relation to an interruption to, a dysfunction or cessation of the operation of the Database which may result in particular from a shut-down for maintenance or upgrading of the computer system of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg, technical faults or network overloads, faults in the telephone lines, errors, negligence or misdemeanors by suppliers of Internet services or by third party, or a virus acquired via the Internet.
  • The user shall send us safe documents. All information included in your files should not contain information that could lead to discrimination such as racial or ethnic origin, colour, sex life, political opinions, religious, philosophical and other beliefs.
  • The user accepts that any access to the Database shall be on his/her own responsibility. Therefore, he/she will assume all the responsibilities regarding the transfer of illegal information.

Intellectual property

All the information available on the website http://www.mpi.lu/ is protected by copyright. Unless otherwise indicated, reproduction of texts is permitted, subject to the following three conditions being met:

  • information shall not be directly or indirectly used for commercial purposes;
  • the integrity of the reproduced documents shall be maintained;
  • the site http://www.mpi.lu/ shall be explicitly mentioned as a source of information.

Any exception to these rules shall be subject to the prior written approval of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg and the author of the contents.
Photographic credits: unless otherwise stated, the photographs on this website are protected by copyright and are the property of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg.

Responsibility

The user accepts that any access to the website or any use of the website shall be on his/her own responsibility.

The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg declines all liability for direct or indirect damage which may be caused by the use of this website, including those arising from technical dysfunctions or negligence or unlawful conduct by suppliers of Internet services or by a third party, or a virus acquired via the Internet.

Luxembourg law and courts

The law of Luxembourg shall apply.

The courts of Luxembourg shall be exclusively competent with respect to any dispute which may arise relating to the use, interpretation, and implementation of the information and data featured on this website.

Contact

info@mpi.lu