Terms & Conditions

This website is being developed and maintained by Alexander Kmoch & Tahmin Sitab. The content of the podcast is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 (CC BY SA 4.0) license.

We encourage you to use and share information from this website, provided that:

- the source in any copy you make is clearly acknowledged;
- no modification to the material is made without the express permission of the copyright owner.

You may use the Tartu Geo Podcast media for legal purposes only.


The Tartu Geo Podcast media is provided “as is”. We are not responsible for, and expressly disclaim all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on any information contained within the site. While the information contained within the site is periodically updated, no guarantee is given that the information provided in this website is correct, complete, and up-to-date. We do not warrant, and hereby disclaim any warranties, either expressed or implied, including (without limitation) warranties of accuracy, completeness, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose in relation to any information obtained from a another website or a link to it. We also do not warrant that the Tartu Geo Podcast media will operate in an uninterrupted or error-free manner or that it is free of viruses or to other harmful components. Although the Tartu Geo Podcast media may include links providing direct access to other Internet resources, including websites and data services, we are not responsible for the accuracy or content of information contained in these sites. Links from the Tartu Geo Podcast media to third-party sites do not constitute an endorsement of the parties or their products and services.

The user acknowledges that neither Alexander Kmoch, Tahmin Sitab nor any of its representatives has made or makes any representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness of the Information. Tartu Geo Podcast accepts no responsibility for any use or reliance on any contents of the Information and shall not be liable to any person, on any ground, for any loss, damage or expense arising from such use or reliance. Any party using or relying on the information in this portal (User) will be regarded as having accepted the terms of this disclaimer. If the User employs the information in this portal for any purpose other than for internal purposes, or makes the information available to any third party (either in full or in part) the recipient indemnifies and holds harmless Tartu Geo Podcast for any event arising from such use or supply.

Privacy policy

Purpose of this site is to maintain the website and media hosting for the the Tartu Geo Podcast.

As the protection of your personal data is a major matter of concern for us, we want to take the time to inform you about what data we use during your visit and why we use it. We are committed to only store personal data that is absolutely necessary to provide your service. If you have questions on the way we work with your personal data, please contact us (contact details below).

If you have any questions concerning our data protection policy please contact:

Tartu Geo Podcast
Alexander Kmoch & Tahmin Sitab

General contact e-mail: allixender ( at ) gmail ( dot ) com

What is personal data?

According to the general data protection regulation (GDPR) personal data is data that can be used to identify a natural person. This data can include your name, address, e-mail address and similar data. What data do we store / process?

We don’t store any user data ourselves. However, we do employ Google Analytics to measure the engangement/traffic with our website and podcast.

We use SSL to securely transfer all data from our webservice to your computer and listening devices.

Where is your data stored? Google Cloud Platform / Firebase.

Your personal data will be stored on servers within the EU/EEA hosted by our subprocessor Google Cloud Platform / Google Firebase - primarily in data centers in Frankfurt, Germany, but also at other Google data centers throughout the EU. Your data may be stored transiently or cached in any country in which Google or its agents maintain facilities.

Cookies Information

This website uses cookies. Cookies are small files that are saved on your computer / inside your browser. Cookies enable certain functions like session handling. We only save cookies for anonymous measuremnts of website visitors and media downloads to measure impact of our podcast.

We use the following cookies: p_ga , _gid - Google Analytics cookies in order to measure open research impact and reach, NOT for advertising.

Your rights

According to article 15 of the GDPR you have the right to be informed about what personal data we store about you and how we process it. Please contact us for any inquiries (see contact section above).

Amongst others you have the right to rectification (art. 16), erasure of your data (art. 17), restriction of processing (art. 18), to receive a copy of the data we stored (art. 20), and to object (art. 21).

External Websites

This website contains links to external websites. This privacy policy does not cover those external websites. Please refer to the privacy policy of the external website provider for more information on their privacy policy.

Changes / History

2018-05-01 - Initial Version