Legal Notice

Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings e.V.
(Kuratorium für die Tagungen der Nobelpreisträger in Lindau (B) e.V.)
Alfred-Nobel-Platz 1
88131 Lindau

Phone: +49 (0) 8382 277 310
Fax: +49 (0) 8382 277 3113


President of the Council: Countess Bettina Bernadotte af Wisborg

Eingetragener Verein
Register of Associations: VR 30256
Amtsgericht Kempten (Allgäu), Germany
Tax No: 127/109/60672


Communications contact:

Gero von der Stein
Alfred-Nobel-Platz 1
88131 Lindau

Phone: +49 (0) 8382 277 3126




The author reserves the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect,will therefore be rejected.
All offers are not-binding and without obligation. Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by the author without separate announcement.


Referrals and links

The author is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from his pages – unless he has full knowledge of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitors of his site fromviewing those pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages. Furthermore the author is not liable for any postings or messages published by users of discussion boards, guestbooks or mailinglists provided on his page.



The author intended not to use any copyrighted material for the publication or, if not possible, to indicate the copyright of the respective object.
The copyright for any material created by the author is reserved. Any duplication or use of objects such as images, diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the author’s agreement.


Privacy policy

If the opportunity for the input of personal or business data (email addresses, name, addresses) is given, the input of these data takes place voluntarily. The use and payment of all offered services are permitted – if and so far technically possible and reasonable – without specification of any personal data or under specification of anonymized data or an alias. The use of published postal addresses, telephone or fax numbers and email addresses for marketing purposes is prohibited, offenders sending unwanted spam messages will be punished.


Legal validity of this disclaimer

This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from. If sections or individual terms of this statement are not legal or correct, the content or validity of the other parts remain uninfluenced by this fact.


Online Privacy Policy



This document describes the privacy policy for the use of any online services, platforms and systems provided by the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.

These services can be reached by accessing the addresses,,, including different subdomains, Nobel Labs 360° (, Alumni Directory (, Blog (, the Nominations, Applications, Profile, Evaluation & Registration System (NAPERS) (,, Additional sites or services may be covered, if this privacy policy is published in reference to them.


When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you register an account on our site, apply for the meetings, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form. Also note that in the case of nominations for the meetings, others (contact persons of academic partners) may enter information about you. In addition, these sites and services may make usage of cookies, software for statistical analyses such as Google Analytics, or similar technologies.


Why (and what for) do we collect this information?

We collect statistical and cookie information to personalize your experience (e.g. allow easy log-in functionality), to improve our website (e.g. by analyzing browsers used), or to improve our content (e.g. by analzing which content is most attractive). Cookies are small files that are transferred by a website to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. If you register an account, fill out an accreditation form, fill out an application form, or use any of the funtionalities of NAPERS, we use this data as part of the service your requested, e.g. to process your application, accreditation, newsletter request, or similar. Email adresses you provide will also be used to send you periodic emails with information regarding the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.


Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information, except for the exceptions described below. We do transfer your data to trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. If you apply for participation, your NAPERS profile data will also be accessible to the members of the scientific review panel, who will evaluate your application and decide about your participation. The NAPERS profile also contains a dedicated section called “Public Directory” or “Public Directory Data”. Any data entered here may be published in connection to the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, for example in participant directories, in the programme, in the meeting report, or in other publications. This also includes your photo. Furthermore, data from the NAPERS profile may be shared with partners and supporters of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, for example to determine providers of funding for your participation or to allocate you to specific events.

Furthermore, data from the NAPERS profile may be shared with journalists or media production companies to identify possible candidates for communication activities; accordingly, you may then be contacted by these parties. Furthermore, for all accepted participants, “Public Directory” data will be automatically transferred to the “Alumni Directory”. Data which you provide yourself in the “Alumni Directory” is accessible to all users of the “Alumni Directory”, which includes, but is not limited to, other alumni, academic partners, and supporters of the meetings. The disclosure of your data as described above may include data transfer to non-EU countries.


Third Party Links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.


Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and online platforms and not to information collected offline.



We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.


Information & Changes

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the German Data Protection Act. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the address stated on the last page. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible to the address on the last page. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.