Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: This is a separate sub-domain of, the website of the international Institute for Visualization Research (IIVR). It is separate in that the user information on this site is not shared with the either the main website ( or any of the other sub-domains (deep, deep etc.) This sub-domain is used by the organizer(s) of the annual Deep Imagery Conference to advertise the event and to provide information for attendees.

Your contact information


If you are a visitor to the subdomain/website, we do not collect any permanent data unless you choose to fill in a contact or registration form. Please read our section on “Contact Forms.
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We do not allow the public to set up accounts on this site. We collect no data on users.


What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact and Registration forms

Our forms collect your name and email address as well as whatever information you choose to share with us via the form. Our contact forms do not store your data online or in a database. They facilitate your communication with the Festival organizers by sending an email to the festival email address.

The Festival organizers will use the information you supplied to answer your query. If, in order to deal with your query effectively your information needs to be shared with any other person other than someone who is involved in the Festival (registration, receipts, etc.) we will explicitly ask for your permission to do this. Your information will not be stored or used for any other purpose other than to answer your your query.

Your name and postal (Mailing) address is needed so that we can send a receipt of payment. All other information collected is used to facilitate the organization of the Festival.



Comments are disabled. We do not therefore collect any data regarding comments.


We do not allow the public to comment and hence do not use cookies in this regard.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Please be aware of this. You click on or view such material at your own risk.


Who we share your data with

For Festival queries, all material is sent directly to the festival organizers who are part of a new non-profot organization that is in the process of being set up in Germany to support the Deep Imagery practitioners. The IIVR is not organizing the 2019 Festival of the Animals. The IIVr is facilitating advertising of the festival through this page.

You will have the opportunity at the Festival to signup for email lists or other facilities offered. Your Festival registration will not be used for anything other than facilitating the Festival itself.

How long we retain your data

No information is stored on this website. Instead, the information from forms is sent directly to the organizers of the festival at the festival email address. The organizers of the festival retain your information only for the duration of Festival activity, including a period after the festival when the final accounting takes place. Please check with the organizers as to the use of your data.

You will have the opportunity at the Festival to sign up for other email lists or imagery events. The data you share for the purposes of registering for the festival is not shared elsewhere without further consent being requested.

What rights you have over your data

You can request to receive a file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

The data you submit for the purposes of registering for the festival is sent only to the Festival organizer.

Your contact information

Your contact information is only used for the purposes of facilitating your registration and attendance at the Festival and in order to provide a receipt.

Additional information

How we protect your data

The IIVR limits access to the data on this site to the webmaster. Additionally, we have purchased an SSL certificate for the website to ensure data is encrypted. The website does not store your information in anyway. We do not share information gathered through the contact or registration forms.