Visiting our website does not require personal information to be revealed. 3A only collects data provided by your internet provider (mainly the IP address assigned to you). This information is stored by 3A for the duration of your visit only and is analysed solely for statistical purposes; individual users remain completely anonymous.

To improve your experience of our website, we may use small text files called “cookies” to track user preferences and optimise the design of the site. We do not use cookies to track individual visits to our website. Although cookies are routinely used by the majority of websites today, you can set your browser to reject them if you so wish.

Furthermore, 3A only collects personal data that is explicitly and voluntarily provided by website visitors, registering for specific website areas, newsletters or one of our events, by sending job applications or ordering publications. We use such information only for the purpose for which it is intended and in compliance with the relevant statutory provisions.

In case you register for one of our eventy, we may forward your name, academic title, professional title and your company address to other participants to the event by means of a list of participants. You may object to this use at any time, by sending a short message to

3A does not share personal data with third parties except as permitted respectively required by law or when the individual person has expressly indicated that the information may be shared. Protecting the privacy of personal data is important to us.

Electronic Mailings

If you do not wish to receive electronic information (e.g. newsletters and invitations to events) from 3A, please send a respective message to


You should be aware that transfer of data over the internet (such as communication by e-mail) is neither completely secure nor fully protected against access by third parties. Please have sensitive data send by regular mail or upfront agree on a secure digital way of data transfer with us.

The contact details on this website may not be used for commercial advertising unless 3A or a person named on this website has given their prior written consent or a business relationship already exists. 3A and all persons named on this website hereby refuse to authorise any commercial use or sharing of their data.