Data Protection Declaration

Responsible for the data use of this website is:

Arachnologische Gesellschaft

Contact: Dr. Christoph Muster, Neukamp 29, D-18581 Putbus, e-mail:

  • The AraGes website itself, and the data it contains, is hosted by the company Host Europe GmbH.
  • Only AraGes members have (password-protected) access to other members’ contact details after registration and login via the ‘Member’ part of the website.
  • Members personal data – either emails or postal addresses – is not given to third parties (e.g. for advertisements or data processing).

We have the understanding that the fact that people have previously signed up to AraGes membership implies that they are happy to receive communications from the society via Newsletter. If anyone DOES NOT wish to receive future Newsletter by e-mail from the society, please contact us and we will remove you from the mailing list.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when clicking here: Disable Google Analytics

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at or at Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

This website also uses Google performance reports such as those for demographics and interests.


Our Website allows payment  via PayPal. the service is offered by PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg.

By paying via PayPal, data entered by you are transmitted to PayPal - based on Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a DSGVO and Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. b DSGVO . A refuse of your agreement is always possible, but does not include previous processes.

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