Privacy Statement


REFEUS is software which facilitates scientific work through assistance in collecting, managing written content and sources for work publishing. REFEUS is operated by Refeus GbR, Neuendorfstr. 18a, 16761 Hennigsdorf.
Further contact information as well as authorized representative can be found under "Imprint".

Refeus GbR referred by hereinafter "REFEUS" as operator of, holds the serious protection of its users' personal data and will collect and use this in accordance with the data protection laws of the Federal Republic of Germany and the data protection laws of the European Union.

The following privacy policy will inform you about the manner and form in which your data are recorded and used. You can also be fully informed by legal regulations under

By you agree to the Privacy Policy, you agree to the storage and use of your personal data in accordance with the following privacy policy:

Personal data

Personal data, i.e. individual information about personal or factual circumstances of specific persons or identifiable persons are in accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act.

When using REFEUS, personal data such as name, address or email can be collected.
It is required to authorize REFEUS to collect, store, process and utilize, to justify and elaborate the content of or amendment of contractual relationship referring to Refeus usage.

Refeus transfer personal data to third parties only when:

- If this is for the handling of payments, for the processing of the offering or service that you would like to make use of.

- If an executory official or judicial arrangement is present or

- So far this is necessary, around an abusive use of our offers and services, especially the use under offence against Refeus terms and conditions in legally allowable manner.

Collection and processing of data whenever our home page is visited and whenever a file is accessed on our server, data relating to this event is saved in a log file. The following data are automatically provided to us by your browser and transferred to Refeus:

Browser type, operating system, Web page from which the user comes (referrer URL), website accessed by the user, date and time of access, Internet protocol data (IP address).

This anonymous data is stored separately from your personal data probably stated by you and therefore does not allow to determine a certain identity. This information is evaluated for statistical purposes in order to improve the Internet presence and the corresponding offers of Refeus. These data will be deleted after evaluation.

Through personal contact with Refeus (for example by e-mail), your data will be treated and stored only for the purpose of processing your query.

Refeus protects your personal data from unauthorized access, unauthorized use or unauthorized publication. Refeus ensures that the personal information you provide on the computer server remains in a controlled, secured environment preventing unauthorized access and release.

Insofar as Refeus is obliged by law to keep the data, the data are not deleted but blocked Thus; the data shall remain in our system but shall not be processed or used. Access to the locked data is only allowed for system administrators and employees with administrative rights.


Cookies are small text-files which are placed by your browser on your computer. REFEUS use HTML cookies. Cookies are used by REFEUS exclusively for storing session-related information patterns within a Website. No personal information regarding the user is stored, only the internet protocol and address. This information is intended to help us automatically recognize you on your next visit to Refeus websites and facilitate your navigation activities. Cookies enable Refeus, for instance, to customize a website in line with your interests. In the end of the session the cookies expire automatically and will not by Refeus permanently stored.

Instructions on how you can easily disable third-party cookies can be found on:

Google Analytics

Refeus uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of the Google Inc . (“Google”) Google Analytics uses so-called Cookies, text files which are stored on your computer and which allows an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information, generated by the cookie, about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to a server of web analytics services and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to produce reports on website activities for their operators, and to provide other services related to the use of the website and of the Internet. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not use your IP address in connection with other Google data. You can avoid the installation of Cookies by appropriately adjusting your Browser Software; we would like to make you aware of the fact, that in this case it is possible that you will not be able to use all the functions of this Website.

Through the use of this website, you express your consent to the processing of data collected by Google about you in the manner described above and for the purposes previously mentioned.
You can object to the collection and use of your IP address by Google Analytics at any time and with immediate effect for the future. You can find more information under
We would like to point out that on this website, Google Analytics code "gat._anonymizeIp ();" in order to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses. For cookies' full locking refer to 2. Cookies.


The payment for a Refeus license is made by advance payment or by PayPal service (Europe) S.à rl et Cie, SCA. Once you are on the last step of the acquisition process and by clicking on "Buy Now" button, your personal data, in particular your billing and shipping address and the acquired license are transmitted to PayPal. PayPal enable processing the payment according to your given payment information. More information can be found in the Privacy Policy of PayPal under

Links to other websites

Our websites contain some links to other external websites. We are not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from these websites. We therefore recommend that before using other services you should find out about their data protection terms.

Amendment to this privacy statement

The development of Internet and our website can also affect our Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to update our privacy policy in the future. In the event that we use your personal details for purposes other than those indicated in the privacy policy at the time of registration, we will make every effort to inform you accordingly by e-mail using the most recent information on our files. Following this if you do not object to the modified regulations within a period of two weeks (E-Mail an, the adjustment is considered to be accepted.

Questions, Comments, Information, Objections

If you have any questions or comments regarding data policy related to REFEUS website, you need information about your stored personal data, you want to disagree with other members consent to the collection, storage or use of certain data. Please contact us under under proof of your identity in connection.

If you find that your saved personal information are incorrect, we would be very pleased if you would let us know. We will correct the data related to your corresponding message as soon as possible. You can always request information about your stored personal data.

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