Privacy Policy

The University of Luxembourg, the University of Lausanne and the Università della Svizzera italiana (hereafter “the Universities”) take very seriously the processing of your personal data. The privacy policy explains how and why the Universities collect and process your personal data in relation with your blog posts, the purpose of the processing, how and how long the personal data is processed and any other relevant information. In case of any questions please contact the organizers via:

Who we are

Our website address is: This website is initiated for the Media History from the Margins summer seminar, taking place on 19-24 August at Monte Verità in Switzerland. The website is hosted by the Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH) of the University of Luxembourg, which processes your personal data together with its partners of the University of Lausanne and the Università della Svizzera italiana for allowing you to submit posts to the blog and for managing your participation.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

The Universities collect and process your personal data to allow you to participate to the blog and to manage your participation in the summer seminar. We collect your name, email address, post title and your affiliation/University for the blog post layout reasons.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

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 and process 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. You can get additional information by reading their privacy notices.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained as long as the website is online, until 01.01.2019. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on the website and you submit post to the Blog, you have a right to access, If you want to exercise your rights please follow the procedure described on