Terms of service and Privacy Policy

The HAI Web platform

The HumanE AI Project makes a web platform (HAI Web) available to users who wish to save and manage digital resources and links in their personal account.

Usage of HAI Web

Visit and usage HAI Web is not only possible for registered users, but anonymous. The processed data will not be transmitted to any third parties or otherwise disclosed, except on the basis of concrete lawful obligations. While using our web site the data transmission in the Internet is being protected by a generally accepted secure encryption procedure and hence cannot easily be eavesdropped or tampered.

Anonymous usage

In case of an anonymous usage, personal data are only collected to the technically necessary extent.

Access data

Access data collected outside of HAI Web

On every access to HAI Web, some usage, transmission and connection data will be collected, temporarily stored in a log file and regularly deleted after 90 days.

On every access/retrieval the following data can be stored:

  • IP address
  • transmitted user agent information (in particular type/version of web browser, operating system etc.)
  • transmitted referrer information (URL of the referring page)
  • date and time of the access/retrieval
  • transmitted access method/function
  • transmitted input values (search terms etc.)
  • retrieved page resp. file
  • transmitted amount of data
  • status of processing the access/retrieval

The processing of the access data is lawful because it is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by DFKI and HumanE AI project. The legitimate interests pursued by DFKI are the adaptation and optimization of HAI Web  and the investigation, detection and prosecution of illegal activities in connection with the usage of HAI Web.

The stored data records can be statistically evaluated in order to adapt and optimize our web site to the needs of our visitors. Any techniques that offer the possibility to retrace the access characteristics of users (tracking) based on access data collected outside of HAI Web will not be applied. The creation of user profiles and automated decision-making based on it is precluded.

The stored data records are not attributable to specific persons. They are generally not being combined with other data sources. However, the stored data can be analyzed and combined with other data sources, if we become aware of concrete indications of any illegal usage.

Access data collected by HAI Web

No access data is collected by the HAI Web.


We may use so-called cookies in HAI Web. Cookies are small files that are being stored by your web browser. The cookies used in HAI Web do not harm your computer and do not contain any malicious software. They offer a user-friendly and effective usage of HAI Web. We do not use cookies for marketing purposes.

We may transmit so-called session cookies to your web browser. They are valid only for the duration of your visit of HAI Web and they do not have any meaning outside of HAI Web. The session cookies are needed in order to identify your session with a unique number during your visit and to transmit our contents in your preferred language. At the end of your visit the session cookies will be automatically deleted upon termination of your web browser.

We may also transmit permanent cookies to your web browser with a validity period of at most 365 days. We are exclusively using these cookies in order to respect your session information for the next access of HAI Web by means of a unique session identifier and in case of a logged in user with the selected user nickname, a unique user identifier, and a marker of the user status (administrator or standard user).

You can adjust your web browser such that you will be informed on setting cookies and allow cookies on an individual basis resp. exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or generally. You also can adjust the automatic deletion of cookies upon termination of your web browser. Upon deactivation of cookies the functionality of our web site can be limited. In any case, our information offering is available to its full extent.

Social Media

Except of the GDPR-compliant embedding of YouTube videos we do not embed social media plug-ins. When you are visiting HAI no data are transmitted to social media services. Profiling by any third parties hence is precluded.


You have the option to contact us by e-mail. We will use your e-mail address and other personal contact data only for the correspondence with you. Due to lawful obligation every e-mail correspondence will be archived. Subject to our legitimate interests your e-mail address and other personal contact data can be stored in our contact data base. In this case you will receive a corresponding information on the processing of your contact data.

Access and Intervention

Besides the information in this data protection policy, you have the right of access to your personal data. To ensure fair data processing, you have the following rights:

  • The right to rectification and completion of your personal data
  • The right to erasure of your personal data
  • The right to restriction of the processing of your personal data
  • The right to object to the processing of your personal data on grounds related to your particular situation

To exercise these rights, please contact our data protection officer.

Right to lodge a complaint

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of your personal data infringes statutory data protection regulations.