Contact and Data Privacy Declaration
Norbert Elias Foundation
J.J. Viottastraat 13
1071 JM Amsterdam
The Norbert Elias Foundation is a registered Foundation in the Netherlands.
Our bank account is NL45 ABNA 0213 3804 47
BIC = ABNANL2A
At this time, we are not a tax-deductible charity. Nevertheless, we welcome any contributions, which will help the Foundation continue its efforts to support Figurational research across the world.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
The Norbert Elias Foundation is the copyright holder of all Elias’s published works. Already published works may not be republished, even partially or in translation, except for short passages for criticism or review, without the written permission of the literary agency of the Norbert Elias Foundation, Liepman AG. For publication permissions, please consult:
Telephone: +41 (0) 43 268 2380
Fax: +41 (0) 43 268 2381
The Norbert Elias Foundation is also the copyright holder of the Norbert Elias archive, which is now located at the Deutsches Literaturarchiv (DLA), Marbach am Neckar, near Stuttgart.
Unpublished manuscripts and other hitherto unpublished documents may not be published, even partially or in paraphrase, without the written permission of the Norbert Elias Foundation. For publication permissions, please write a letter specifying the document(s) you wish to quote or publish to the Board of the Norbert Elias Foundation at the Amsterdam address given above (that is, J.J. Viottastraat 13, 1071 JM Amsterdam, The Netherlands).
The Papers in Archive catalogue lists both Elias’s published works and unpublished papers.
1. Privacy at a glance
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. Its contact details can be found in the imprint of this website.
How do we collect your data?
Your data will be collected on the one hand, that you tell us. This may be e.g. to handle data that you enter when commenting blog posts.
Other data is collected automatically when visiting the website through our IT systems. These are above all technical data (for example Internet browser, operating system or time of the page request). The collection of this data is automatic as soon as you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure a flawless provision of the website. Other data can be used to analyze your user behaviour.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
At any time you have the right to obtain free information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have a right to request the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. For this purpose and for further questions about data protection, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint. Furthermore, you have a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority.
Analysis tools and third-party tools
2. General information and mandatory information
Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.
Note to the responsible body
The responsible data processing unit on this website is:
Norbert Elias Foundation
J.J. Viottastraat 13
1071 JM Amsterdam
Responsible entity is the natural or legal person who, alone or in concert with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (such as names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke an existing consent at any time. An informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses, for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or requests that you send to us as a site operator, an SSL or. TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from “http: //” to “https: //” and the lock symbol in your browser line.
If SSL or TLS encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, blocking, deletion
You have the right to free information on your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to rectification, blocking or deletion of this data. For further information on personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.
3. Data collection on our website
The internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
Browser type and browser version
used operating system
Hostname of the accessing computer
Time of the server request
A merge of this data with other data sources will not be done.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR, which allows the processing of data for the performance of a contract or pre-contractual measures.
Comments on this website
In addition to your comment, the comment function on this page will also include information about when the comment was created and if you are not anonymous, the name of your chosen username.
Storage of the IP address
Our comment function stores the IP addresses of the users who write comments. Since we do not check comments on our site before activation, we need this information in order to be able to act against the author in case of infringements such as insults or propaganda.
Subscribe to comments
As a user of the page you can subscribe to comments after registering. You can unsubscribe from this function at any time via a link in the info mails. The data entered in the course of subscribing to comments will be deleted in this case; however, if you have submitted this data to us for other purposes and elsewhere (such as a newsletter order), they will remain with us.
Storage duration of the comments
The comments and related data (e.g., IP address) are stored and remain on our website until the commented content has been completely deleted or the comments must be deleted for legal reasons (e.g., offensive comments).
The comments are stored on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1) a GDPR). You can revoke your consent at any time. An informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the already completed data processing operations remains unaffected by the revocation.
4. Plugins and Tools
Our website uses plugins from the Google-powered YouTube page. Site operator is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
When you visit one of our YouTube plug-in-enabled sites, you will be connected to the servers of YouTube. It tells the YouTube server which of our pages you’ve visited.
If you’re logged into your YouTube account, YouTube will allow you to associate your browsing behaviour directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
The use of YouTube is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
Google Web Fonts
This site uses so-called web fonts, provided by Google, for the uniform representation of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.
To do this, the browser you use must connect to Google’s servers. As a result, Google learns that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a consistent and attractive presentation of our online services. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.
This site uses the mapping service Google Maps via an API. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To use the features of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.
The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers and an easy findability of the places we have indicated on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.