About MSI

Materials Science International Services is a global research & publishing infrastructure in the field of materials science. MSI has a strong commitment to data quality and transparency in materials constitution.


This web site is owned and operated by
MSI, Materials Science International Services GmbH

Am Wallgraben 100
D-70565 Stuttgart
Tel.: +49 (0) 711-677-12-40
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We will not otherwise disclose any personal information without your consent except under the following circumstances:

  • in response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our rights to defend against legal claims;
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  • if MSI GmbH or this Site is acquired by, transferred to, or merged with another company.

Retention of Personal Information

We retain the personal information we collect from you for as long as the information is relevant to our business purposes or until you request that we remove the data by contacting our Customers Support at infomsiportcom.

Our Commitment to Data Security

We recognize that your privacy is important to you, and therefore we endeavor to keep your personal information confidential. The personal and demographic information about each user is stored on servers that are behind a firewall and physically housed within a secured data center. Furthermore, our internal practices help protect your privacy by limiting employee access to and use of personal information. However, we do not represent, warrant, or guarantee that your personal information will be protected against unauthorized access, loss, misuse, or alterations, and do not accept any liability for the security of the personal information submitted to us nor for your or third parties' use or misuse of personal information.


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