Data Protection


By using this Website, you consent to the collection and use of the information as described here. If we decide to make changes to this Privacy Statement, we will post the changes on this site so that you will always know what information we collect, and how we use it.

Who are we

This survey website has been created by Dr Adam Rousell at the University of Heidelberg.
Dr Adam Rousell
Geographisches Institut
Abt. Geoinformatik
Im Neuenheimer Feld 348
69120 Heidelberg

Name and address of the University Data Protection Officer:
Dr. iur. Regina Mathes
Grabengasse 1
69117 Heidelberg

Collection and use of personal information

The purpose of this web site is to collect information that can be used for assessing the suitability of portrayal methods with regards to portraying data quality in maps. The site does not collect personal information, and only information you explicitly provide is used and stored.

The information collected will be stored locally at the University of Heidelberg (Germany) and will not be shared with other third parties, except for the means of research purposes and only then in an anonymised and aggregated format.

As the web site is hosted in the University of Heidelberg, network policies imposed by the hosting organisation may be invoked. Further information regarding these can be found on the University of Heidelberg Privacy Statement.


We are committed to protecting the data you share with us. We use a combination of industry-standard security technologies, procedures, and organisational measures to help protect your data from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. Measures include secure server technology. Security arrangements and facilities are in place to prevent abuse.