Privacy Policy for Women in Botany

General informations

For general privacy informations see Data protection policy for Universit├Ąt Regensburg's websites and web applications

Specific Informations


Women in Botany uses Mapbox tiles to display an interactive map. The Mapbox Tiles API is a map service of Mapbox Inc. (Mapbox). By using the Mapbox Tiles API, information about the use of this website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to Mapbox in the United States. Your browser establishes a direct connection to the Mapbox servers. Mapbox will send the map content directly to your browser and integrate it into the website. Therefore, we have no control over the amount of data collected by Mapbox in this way.

For more information about the purpose and scope of the data collection, as well as the further processing and use of the data by Mapbox, your related rights and privacy settings, please refer to the Mapbox Privacy Policy at, Among other things, it stores the IP address of the visitor, the address of the visited page, the date and time, and the pages being accessed. Mapbox claims to use this information solely to improve the service provided for diagnostic and analytical purposes. Mapbox does not disclose personal data to third parties. You also have the option to prevent Mapbox cookies by disabling third party cookies in your browser settings.


Women in Botany uses a geolocation service of your browser for centering the map to your geographic position. For this function to work you have to allow it. Otherwise the map is centered to a default position. Your geographic position is solely used for this feature and will not be saved.