Legal Notice

Contact Information
International Solar Energy Society
International Headquarters - Villa Tannheim
Wiesentalstr. 50
79115 Freiburg
Germany

Tel: + 49 761 45906 45
Fax: + 49 761 45906 99
www.ises.org

The International Solar Energy Society e. V. is registered at the District Council of Freiburg, registration No. VR 2739.

The representatives of the non-profit organisation are:
President: Dr. David S. Renné
Vice President: Prof. Sigrid Jannsen
Treasurer: Mr. Torben Esbensen

VAT Identification No. DE 177 197 424 (international use)
Taxation No. 06470/41456 (for use in Germany only)

Contact persons for the ISES e. V. International Headquarters are:
Executive Secretary: Jennifer McIntosh

Copyright
All material contained in this site, including graphical elements and images, is, unless stated otherwise, copyright of the International Solar Energy Society e. V.  (ISES).  All rights reserved. The images, documents and information provided on this website are intended solely for informational and non-commercial purposes.

Unless stated otherwise, the images, documents and information may not be modified or altered in any way. You may not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the pictures, documents and information. Should you display any images or content originating from this site, they should be attributed to ISES, unless otherwise stated.

This website contains links to many websites created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. External links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the International Solar Energy Society of any of the products, services or opinions of the corporation or organization or individual. The International Solar Energy Society bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.

The contents of papers, presentation and any other content provided to or linked on this website are the sole responsibility of the authors and express the opinion of the authors, and are not necessarily endorsed by the International Solar Energy Society. ISES does not endorse, make any warranty, express or implied, or accept legal liability or responsibility for copyright permission, the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately on rights of others.

Privacy

Data Protection
ISES is committed to ensuring the privacy of our members personal information. All contact data is protected. Personal information supplied to the website is exclusively used by ISES for the purposes specified by ISES. No information supplied is sold or passed onto any organisation outside ISES. We may share information with affiliates including ISES Sections or to members via our member directory for networking and membership purposes. All members can opt out of having their information published in the members directory. ISES does not collect any personal information about users, except that which is knowingly and specifically supplied by the user.

Cookies In Use on This Site

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you'd expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Offer you free services/content (thanks to advertising)
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

More about our Cookies

Website Function Cookies

Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following which use cookies:

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily “Like” or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies are set by:

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called “analytics” programs also tell us if , on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

We use: Google Analytics and Google Adwords

Advertising Cookies

Cookies are widely used in online advertising. Neither us, advertisers or our advertising partners can gain personally identifiable information from these cookies.

You can learn more about online advertising at http://www.youronlinechoices.com . You can opt-out of almost all advertising cookies at http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices although we would prefer that you didn’t as ultimately adverts help keep much of the internet free. It is also worth noting that opting out of advertising cookies will not mean you won't see adverts, just simply that they won't be tailored to you any longer.

We use:

  • DoubleClick

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our's and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

The cookie information text on this site was derived from content provided by Attacat Internet Marketing http://www.attacat.co.uk/, a marketing agency based in Edinburgh. If you need similar information for your own website you can use their free cookie audit tool.