Bias and Fairness in AI

Cookie Policy (EU)

This cookie policy was last updated on 22 February 2022 and applies to citizens and permanent residents of the European Economic Area and Switzerland.


1. Introduction

Our website (the “Website”) uses cookies and similar technologies (for ease of reference all of which are referred to collectively as “cookies”). Cookies may also be placed by third parties on our behalf. The text below informs you about the use of cookies on the Website.

2. What are cookies?

A cookie is a simple small file that can be sent with the pages of an Internet address and stored by the web browser on the PC or other device. The information stored in the cookie may be sent to our servers or those of third parties on subsequent visits.

3. What are scripts?

A script is a piece of program code used to add functionality and interactivity to our website. This code runs on our servers or on your device.

4. What is a web beacon?

A web beacon (also known as a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a web page that is used to monitor website traffic. In order to do this, web beacons store a variety of information about you.

5. Cookies


5.1 Technical or functional cookies

Some cookies are used to ensure that parts of our website function properly and to remember your user preferences. By using functional cookies, we make it easier for you to use our website. For example, you won’t have to re-enter the same information each time you visit our site, or your items will remain in your shopping basket until you pay. We may use these cookies without your consent.

5.2 Analytical cookies

We use analytical cookies to optimise the website experience for our users. These analytical cookies allow us to understand how our website is being used. We ask for your permission to set analytical cookies.

5.3 Marketing/tracking cookies

Marketing/tracking cookies are cookies or other forms of local storage that are used to create user profiles for the purpose of displaying advertisements or tracking the user on this website or across multiple websites for similar marketing purposes.

6. Agreement

When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up window with an explanation of cookies. Once you click “Save settings”, you agree to our use of all the cookie categories and plug-ins you select as described in this cookie policy. You can disable the use of cookies via your browser, but please note that our website may not function properly if you do so.

7. Rights relating to personal data

You have the following rights in relation to your personal information:

    • You have the right to know why your personal information is used, what happens to it and how long it is kept.
    • Right of access: You have the right to access the personal data we hold about you.
    • Right of rectification: You have the right to have your personal data completed, corrected, deleted or blocked at any time.
    • If you have given us your consent to process your data, you have the right to withdraw this consent and have your personal data deleted.
    • Right of access to your data: You have the right to request all your personal data from a controller and to transfer it in its entirety to another controller.
    • Right to object: You have the right to object to the processing of your data. We will respect this unless there are legitimate grounds for processing.

If you wish to exercise these rights, please contact us. Please see our contact details at the end of this cookie policy. If you have a complaint about our handling of your data, we would like to hear it, but you also have the right to complain to the regulator (the Data Protection Authority).

8. Activating/deactivating and deleting cookies

You can use your internet browser to delete cookies automatically or manually. You can also choose not to accept certain cookies. Another option is to set your internet browser to notify you each time a cookie is placed. For more information on these options, please refer to the help section of your browser. Please note that our website may not function properly if all cookies are disabled. If you delete cookies from your browser, they will be re-installed when you return to our website.

9. Contact details

If you have any questions and/or comments about our cookie policy and this statement, please contact us using the details below:

Prof. Dr. Mathias Klier
Helmholtzstraße 22
89081 Ulm

E-Mail:  mawi.iba(at)
Phone: +49 (0) 7 31/50-3 23 01