The following information contains the statutory, mandatory information on the provider identification, data protection information requirements, as well as other important legal notes regarding this Website.


The legal provider of this website is the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK).
Court of registration: PIK is registered with the local court of Potsdam under registration number VR 1038.
Representative: PIK is being represented by the Director, Professor Hans Joachim Schellnhuber CBE.


Telegrafenberg A 31
14473 Potsdam
Phone: +49-(0)331/288-2500
Fax: +49-(0)331/288-2600


The internet sites under (hereinafter: "Website") are operated by Potsdam-Institute for Climate Imact Research (hereinafter: "PIK"), Telegraphenberg A31, 14473 Potsdam. The careful and legitimate handling of your data is an important concern for us. The following Privacy Policy explain which personal data are gathered on our website and how and for which purposes these are used. Please, read the Privacy Policy completely before you transmit data to us or use our website in other manner and inform yourself about updates of these Data protection notices on a regular basis. The following Privacy Policy is valid for the use of our website in its respective current version.

Automatic Collection of data

When you visit our website, we do not collect any data of yours.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are filed on your computer and that your browser stores (locally on your hard disk). We do not use any cookies on this website.

Other collection, processing and use of personal data

As a rule, you can visit our website without us requiring, collecting, processing or using your personal data. You will remain anonymous as an individual user or at least pseudonymous.

Changes to the contents of this Data protection notice

PIK reserves the right to change the contents of these Privacy Policy every now and then in accordance with the legal data protection regulations.