Data is collected and exchanged every time a website is visited. The Syrian Heritage Archive Project automatically collects and stores data that your browser transmits to our server. Before storage, each data record is made anonymous by changing the IP address.

These data are evaluated and subsequently deleted solely for statistical purposes and to improve the offer. The Syrian Heritage Archive Project has no way of assigning this data to a specific person. These data are not combined with other data sources. The IP numbers are recorded for the duration of the visit to answer the queries and are not stored after the end of the visit.
Any other use or passing on to third parties does not take place.
When individual pages are called up, so-called temporary cookies are used to facilitate navigation. These session cookies do not contain any personal data and expire at the end of the session. Techniques such as Java applets or Active-X controls, which make it possible to trace the access behaviour of users, are not used.



Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies can be used to exchange information between computer programs or to store it for a limited period of time. Cookies can only be stored if you have permitted this in the settings of your browser.

The Syrian Heritage Archive Project website uses cookies very sparingly. This means that you can view this website without cookies. The cookie used on this website has the following function:

Some of the cookies used to ensure that the website functions and is displayed correctly. The validity of these cookies is limited to the visit of the website. As soon as you close your browser, these so-called “session cookies” are deleted.

You have the right to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of these data at any time. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint if you have any further questions on the subject of personal data.


If you send us enquiries using the contact form, your details from the enquiry form, including the contact data you provided there, will be stored for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. We will not pass on this data without your consent.