Privacy & Cookie Statement

This website (“Website“) is provided by The Glyphosate Renewal Group (“us” or “we”). For further information regarding the provider of the Website, please refer to our imprint.

A. Handling of personal data

In the following, we wish to provide you with information on how we handle your personal data when you use our Website.

A.1   Using our Website

(i)     Accessing our Website

When you call up our Website, your browser will transfer certain information to our web server. This is done for technical reasons and required to make available to you the requested information.

The following information are collected, briefly stored and used:

  • Date and time of access
  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of request (specific page)
  • Status of access/HTTP status code
  • Website requesting access
  • Browser, language settings, version of browser software operating system and surface

The legal basis for the handling this information results from the fact that such handling is required to make available the functionalities of the Website requested by you (Art. 6(1)(b) General Data Protection Regulation). Moreover, to protect our legitimate interests, we will store such information for a limited period of time in order to be able to initiate a tracking of personal data in the event of actual or attempted unauthorized access to our servers (Art. 6(1)(f) General Data Protection Regulation).

(ii)    Setting of cookies

This Website uses so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the memory of your terminal via your browser. They store certain information (e.g. your preferred language or site settings) which your browser may (depending on the lifespan of the cookie) retransmit to us upon your next visit to our Website.

List of Cookies

Name Purpose Lifespan Provider Type
visid_incap… cookies are part of the web application firewall 1 month WordPress Necessary
incap_ses… Wordfence in WordPress. Session WordPress Necessary
_ga Google analytics 2 years Google Non-necessary


We categorize cookies for this Website into (1) necessary cookies that are essential for the basic functionalities of the website, and (2) non-necessary cookies that are optional and help us analyze and understand how you use this Website.

Non-necessary cookies are disabled by default. You can provide your consent (Art. 6(1)(a) General Data Protection Regulation) to enable them using the Cookie-Settings dialogue of this Website. You can use the same dialogue to withdraw your consent and disable the non-necessary cookies.

You also may use our Website without any cookies being set. In your browser, you can at any time configure or completely deactivate the use of cookies. This may, however, lead to a restriction of the functions or have adverse effects on the user-friendliness of our Website.

(iii)   Website Analysis with Google

Subject to your consent (Art. 6(1)(a) General Data Protection Regulation), our Website uses a web analysis service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States („Google“).

Google will analyze your use of our Website on our behalf. To this purpose, we use the cookies described in more detail in the above table. The information collected by Google in connection with your use of our Website (e.g. the referring URL, our webpages visited by you, your browser type, your language settings, your operating system, your screen resolution) will be transmitted to a server of Google in the US, where it will be stored and analyzed. The respective results will then be made available to us in anonymized form. Your usage data will not be connected to your full IP address during this process. We have activated on our Website the IP anonymizing function offered by Google, which will delete the last 8 bits (type IPv4) or the last 80 bits (type IPv6) of your IP address after each data transfer to Google.

You may withdraw your consent to the use of web analysis at any time, either by downloading and installing the provided Google Browser Plugin or by using the Cookie-Settings dialogue of this Website.

(iv)   Use of contact forms

You can contact us directly via the contact forms available on our Website. You may provide us with the following information:

  • Name
  • E-Mail address
  • Message

We process information provided by you via contact forms exclusively for the processing of your specific request (Art. 6(1)(b) General Data Protection Regulation). We delete this information as soon as it is no longer required anymore in order to process or follow up on your request.

A.2   Transfer of personal data for commissioned processing

(i)     Transfer of data to third parties

For the processing of your personal data, we will to some extent use specialized service contractors. Such service contractors are carefully selected and regularly monitored by us. Based on respective data processor agreements, they will only process personal data upon our instruction and strictly in accordance with our directives.

We share your personal data with the following third parties:

Third Party Scope and purpose of transfer
Hume Brophy Communications Website hosting and maintenance
knoell Germany GmbH Managing website-related communication and ordering of studies


(ii)    Processing of personal data outside the EU / the EEA

Your personal data may in part also be processed in countries outside the European Union (“EU”) or the European Economic Area (“EEA”), which may have a lower data protection level than European countries. In such cases, we will ensure that a sufficient level of protection is provided for your personal data, e.g. by concluding specific agreements with our contractual partners (copy available on request), or we will ask for your explicit consent to such processing.

B. Information regarding your rights

The following rights are in general available to you according to applicable data privacy laws:

  • Right of information about your personal data stored by us;
  • Right to request the correction, deletion or restricted processing of your personal data;
  • Right to object to a processing for reasons of our own legitimate interest, public interest, or profiling, unless we are able to proof that compelling, warranted reasons superseding your interests, rights and freedom exist, or that such processing is done for purposes of the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims;
  • Right to data portability;
  • Right to file a complaint with a data protection authority;
  • You may at any time with future effect withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data. For further information please refer to the chapters above describing the processing of personal data based on your consent.

If you wish to exercise your rights, please address your request to the contact indicated below.

C. Contact

For any questions you may have with respect to data privacy, please write an e-mail to

If you want to contact individual members of the Glyphosate Renewal Group, please refer to contact details in our imprint.

D. Amendment of Privacy Statement

We may update our Privacy Statement from time to time. Updates of our Privacy Statement will be published on our Website. Any amendments become effective upon publication on our Website. We therefore recommend that you regularly visit the site to keep yourself informed on possible updates.

Last updated: 25.06.2020.