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Online Dispute Resolution
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Data controller/responsible body
Badland Magazine UG, Ritterstraße 2, 10969 Berlin, Germany
Duly represented by Rafaela Kaćunić.
Purpose of data collection, data processing and data use
We are engaged in operating online publications covering forthcoming trends and news in fashion, art, music, and culture. We collect and processes personal data for the following purposes:
1. Operation of the website, including statistical analysis of the use
2. Provision of content
4. Execution of contracts
Groups of people concerned and the associated data and category of data
Customer and user data, data from partner companies that are needed to fulfill the purpose.
Children under 16
Our website is not directed toward children under 16 and we will not knowingly collect information for any child under the age of 16. If you are the parent of a child under the age of 16 and have a concern regarding your child’s information on our website, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recipients or groups of recipients to whom data may be disclosed
Public authorities in connection with an overriding legal regulation, contractors in connection with a partnership in accordance with Article 28 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), external partners and internal departments of Badland Magazine UG to fulfill the purpose.
Time limits for the deletion of data
Under statutory provisions, a variety of obligations and periods apply with regard to the keeping of data. Once these retention periods have expired, the corresponding data must be erased as a matter of routine. Any data not affected by this is deleted if the purposes mentioned above cease to apply.
Transfer of data to third countries
By using social plugins, such as facebook like button, data may be transferred to a third country.
Legal basis for the collection and processing of personal data
Legal basis for the processing of personal data on the basis of the user’s consent is Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR. Legal basis for the processing of personal data which is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract entered in the interest of the user is Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR. This also applies to pre-contractual processes. Legal basis for the processing of personal data which is required to fulfil a legal obligation concerning us is Art. 6 (1) lit. c GDPR. Legal basis for the processing of personal data which is necessary in order to realise a legitimate interest held by either us or a third party, except where such considerations are overridden by the need to protect the user’s interests or fundamental rights, is Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.
1. What information we collect and why we collect it
2. How we use that information
3. Your rights with regard to the processing of personal data by Badland Magazine UG
Information we collect
We collect information to provide better services to our users and improve our business. We collect information in two ways:
Information you give us or information provided through a social network.
For example, some of our services require you to sign up for an account, provide information for a contest or award, or link an account through a social network. The information we collect may include email, name, phone number, address, or credit card information. Such information is necessary to render the services requested and/or to provide contractual services. Legal basis for such data processing is Article 6 (1) lit. a, b or f GDPR. Unless statutory provisions provide otherwise, the data will be deleted if the purpose cease to apply, e.g. if the services are performed in full or if you unsubscribe from our services.
When you contact us, either by e-mail or by using our contact form, we collect the data you have submitted with your request (e.g. name. e-mail) and may keep a record of your communication to help solve any issues you might be facing. Legal basis for such data processing is Article 6 (1) lit. b and lit. f GDPR. Unless statutory provisions provide otherwise, the data will be deleted if the purpose cease to apply, e.g. if we have processed your request.
We work with social networks including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Snapchat, Instagram, and YouTube. We have access to information you directly provide and information through those social networking services based on your privacy settings on those networks. Please see section IV. below for further details. Such information serves to enhance the usability of our services. Legal basis for such data processing is Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. Unless statutory provisions provide otherwise, the data will be deleted if the purpose cease to apply.
Information we gather from surveys.
If you take part in one of our surveys, we store your contact data and the information you provide as part of the survey. We use this data in anonymous form only. It is not possible to draw any conclusions about your person. We publish the results of the survey on our website or share them with partner companies, e.g. advertising partners or connected websites. For example, we may share information to show trends about the general use of our services.
Any data is only transmitted and stored in encrypted form.
The legal basis for such data processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. f) DSGVO. The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose of the storage has ceased to exist, e.g. when the survey has been completely evaluated.
Information we get from your use of our services
We may collect usage information when you visit different parts of our site or use our applications. We may also automatically collect certain technical information such as device-specific information (such as your hardware model, operating system version, device type, unique device identifiers, and mobile information if you use a mobile device to access the site). Please see section I. below for details.
Such information is necessary to provide our services and is used in anonymised or pseudonymised form only. Legal basis for such data processing is Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. Unless statutory provisions provide otherwise, the data will be deleted if the purpose cease to apply.
Information We Share
We do not share personal information with companies, outside organisations and individuals unless one of the following circumstances apply:
1. With your consent
We will share personal information with companies, outside organisations or individuals if we have your consent to do so. We may also seek your additional consent for purposes subsequently notified to you.
2. For external processing
3. For legal reasons
In certain situations, we may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. We will share personal information with companies, outside organisations or individuals if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues or protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of our users or the public as required or permitted by law.
4. In case of a sale or asset transfer
If we become involved in a merger, acquisition or other transaction involving the sale of some or all of our assets, user information, including personal information collected from you through your use of our services, could be included in the transferred assets. Should such an event occur, we will use reasonable means to notify you and ask for your consent where applicable.
In anonymous form for business purposes
We may share anonymous, non-personally identifiable information publicly and with our partners such as businesses which we have a relationship with, advertisers or connected sites. For example, we may share information to show trends about the general use of our services.
We work hard to protect our users from unauthorised access to or unauthorised alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold however no website is entirely secure. You should protect the account information in your possession as well. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once it is received. If you have any questions about the security of your personal information, you can contact us email@example.com.
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Cookies we use with your consent only Google analytics
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”), on our website. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are saved on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analysed. The cookie-generated information about your use of our website is usually transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. However, if you are in a country that is a member state of the European Union or a contracting party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, and if IP address anonymization has been activated on our website, Google will first truncate your IP address. Only by way of exception will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. Google will use this information on our behalf for the purposes of analysing how you use our website, compiling reports on website activity and providing further services related to website and internet use to the website operator. The IP address transmitted through Google Analytics from your browser will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You can disable cookies by setting your browser accordingly; however, if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website. You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of this website (including your IP address) being transmitted to and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
As an alternative to installing the browser plug-in, particularly in internet browsers on mobile devices, you can prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
This will save an “opt-out” cookie to your device, meaning that none of your data will be collected on this website by Google Analytics.
Google DoubleClick Ad Exchange and Google Tag Manager
Our website uses Google Double Click Ad Exchange and Google Tag Manager software provided by Google. These services allow website providers to address their visitors in a targeted fashion by displaying personalised, interest-based advertisements when they visit other websites that are part of the Google Display Network. Google utilises cookies to analyse how users use a website.
The information collected with these cookies form the basis for interest-based advertising. To do so, Google stores a small sequence of numbers in the browser of the visitor calling on the website. This number is used to record the visits to the website and collect anonymised data on how the website is being used. No personal data are collected in the process. If you subsequently visit another website that is part of the Google Display Network, you will be served advertisements that are very likely to be related to the products or information that you have previously viewed. You can permanently deactivate the cookies used by Google if you click on the following link and download and install the plug-in contained therein https://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin.
Google DoubleClick for Publisher
You may opt-out of data collection by Nielsen at any time by following this link http://priv-policy.imrworldwide.com/priv/browser/us/en/optout.html.
We will only use such cookies with your prior consent. Legal basis for such data processing is Article 6 (1) lit. a GDPR. Unless statutory provisions provide otherwise, the data will be deleted if you revoke your consent or if the purpose cease to apply. In any cases, personal data will be deleted after 24 months at the latest.
Other cookies we use
Facebook Custom Audiences
If you do not want Facebook to assign this information directly to your Facebook user account, you can deactivate the “Custom Audiences” re-marketing service by using the following link: https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads. You must be logged in at Facebook to do so.
When placing an order via our store, we collect personal data required to process your order (name, e-mail and shipping address, payment data). These data will be used solely for this purpose and may be transferred to payment and shipping service providers.
Legal basis for such data processing is Article 6 (1) lit. b GDPR. Unless statutory provisions provide otherwise, the data will be deleted if the purpose cease to apply, e.g. if the order has been successfully completed.
Links to external social networks and social media widgets
Our website includes links to social networks and social media features. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our website. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policies of the companies providing them. Please note that we are not liable for the privacy policies of these companies. We recommend you to read the privacy policies of those companies after you get to one of their websites.
Our website uses social plugins provided by the social network facebook.com. The responsibility for the processing of data via such plugins lies with Facebook Inc.
The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white letter f on blue background or a thumb up icon) or the notice “Facebook Social Plugin”. For a full list of all social Plugins please see https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins?locale=en_US.
When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin of Facebook, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Facebook to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website. Thus we have no influence on the data gathered by the plugin and inform you according to our state of knowledge:
The embedded plugins provide Facebook with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking “Like”, or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into Facebook, there is possibility that the plugins transmits your IP-address to Facebook.
If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by Facebook, please log off Facebook before entering our website. Further you can block Facebook social Plugins by using add-ons for your browser, like the “Facebook Blocker“ under http://webgraph.com/.
When you visit our Facebook page, Facebook collects personal data, even if you are not a member of Facebook. Please note that we have no control over the type and scope of such data processing. Facebook provides us with aggregated, anonymous demographic data only that helps us to better understand our audience.
When you use Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” feature the pages you visited will be linked to your Twitter-account and published to other users. This also involves transferring data to Twitter. Please note that we as providers of the pages have no knowledge as to the contents of the submitted data or its use by Twitter.
For further information regarding the purpose and scope of data collection, and regarding the further processing and use of your data by Twitter, see the privacy rules of Twitter at https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en for Twitter. There you will find, amongst other things, information regarding settings for the protection of your privacy and regarding your further rights regarding the collecting, processing and use of your data by Twitter.
Our website has links to our Instagram page and uses social plugins provided by the social network of instagram.com. The sole responsibility for Instagram and its website lies with Instagram LLC, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Instagram”).
When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin of Instagram, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Instagram servers. Instagram directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Instagram to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website. Thus we have no influence on the data gathered by the plugin and inform you according to our state of knowledge:
The embedded plugins provide Instagram with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Instagram, your visit can be assigned to your Instagram account. If you interact with the plugins, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Instagram and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into Instagram, there is possibility that the plugins transmits your IP-address to Instagram.
If you are an Instagram member and do not want Instagram to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by Instagram, please log off Instagram before entering our website.
For further information regarding the purpose and scope of data collection, and regarding the further processing and use of your data by Instagram, see Instagram’s own privacy rules. These are available online at https://help.instagram.com/. There you will find, amongst other things, information regarding settings for the protection of your privacy and regarding your further rights regarding the collecting, processing and use of your data by Instagram.
Our website has links to our YouTube page and uses social plugins provided by the social network of YouTube. The sole responsibility for YouTube and its website lies with YouTube LLC with its main office at 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. YouTube is represented by Google Inc. with its main office at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin of YouTube, your browser establishes a direct connection to the YouTube servers. YouTube directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling YouTube to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website. Thus we have no influence on the data gathered by the plugin and inform you according to our state of knowledge:
The embedded plugins provide YouTube with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into YouTube, your visit can be assigned to your YouTube account. If you interact with the plugins, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to YouTube and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into YouTube, there is possibility that the plugins transmits your IP-address to YouTube.
If you are a YouTube member and do not want YouTube to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by YouTube, please log off YouTube before entering our website.
For further information regarding the purpose and scope of data collection, and regarding the further processing and use of your data by YouTube, see YouTube’s own privacy rules. These are available online at https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. There you will find, amongst other things, information regarding settings for the protection of your privacy and regarding your further rights regarding the collecting, processing and use of your data by YouTube.
You have the opportunity to receive a newsletter containing targeted information via our web service. In this case we must collect and save your email address, which we will only use to send the newsletter. You can unsubscribe via our website at anytime. At the end of the newsletter you will find a link intended for this purpose and provides a simple way to cancel the newsletter. In this case your data will be deleted.
If you have expressly consented to receiving our newsletter, the legal basis for such processing of personal data is Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR. In case we are entitled to send a newsletter based on your previous purchase of goods or services, legal basis for such processing of personal data is § 7 (3) of the German Act Against Unfair Competition (UWG). Unless statutory provisions provide otherwise, the data will be deleted if the purpose cease to apply, e.g. if you unsubscribe from the newsletter.
Local storage – HTML5
We may use Local Storage, such as HTML5 to store user preferences. Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your web browsing activity may also use HTML 5 to collect and store information. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5. Legal basis for such data processing is Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. Unless statutory provisions provide otherwise, the data will be deleted if the purpose cease to apply.
When you use our services or view content provided by us, we may automatically collect and store certain information in server logs. This information may include:
Details of how you used our service, such as your navigation paths and search queries.
Mobile related information if you access our website using your mobile device.
Internet protocol address.
Device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL.
Cookies that may uniquely identify your browser, mobile device, or your account.
Browser type, operating system, and other technical information.
We may combine this automatically collected log information with other information we collect about you. We do this to improve marketing, analytics, and the products and services we offer you. Such information is used in anonymised or pseudonymised form only. Legal basis for such data processing is Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. Unless statutory provisions provide otherwise, the data will be deleted if the purpose cease to apply.
You may at all times object to the use of personal data for the above mentioned purposes by informal notification by written letter to Badland Magazine UG, Ritterstraße 2, 10969 Berlin, Germany, or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your right to information and other rights of the persons affected
Right to information
You have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not your personal data is being processed by us. Where that is the case, you have the right to access to the personal data and the following information:
1. the purposes of the processing;
2. the categories of personal data concerned;
3. the recipients or categories of recipient to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organisations;
4. where possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period;
5. the existence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing of personal data concerning the data subject or to object to such processing;
6. the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
7. where the personal data are not collected from the data subject, any available information as to their source;
8. the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, referred to in Article 22(1) and (4) GDPR and, at least in those cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and the envisaged consequences of such processing for the data subject.
Where personal data is transferred to a third country, you have the right to be informed of the appropriate safeguards pursuant to Article 46 GDPR relating to the transfer.
Right to rectification
You have the right to obtain the rectification of inaccurate or incomplete personal data.
Right to erasure
You have the right to obtain the erasure of personal data where one of the following grounds applies:
1. the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed;
2. you withdraw the consent on which the processing is based according to of Article 6 (1) lit a or Article 9 (2) lit. a GDPR, if there is no other legal ground for the processing;
3. you object to the processing pursuant to Article 21 (1) GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or you object to the processing pursuant to Article 21 (2) GDPR;
4. the personal data have been unlawfully processed;
5. the personal data have to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which we are subject;
6. the personal data have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services referred to in Article 8 (1) GDPR.
If we have made personal data public and is obliged to erase the personal data, we are taking account of available technology and the cost of implementation, takes reasonable steps, including technical measures, to inform controllers which are processing the personal data you have requested the erasure by such controllers of any links to, or copy or replication of, those personal data.
The right to erasure shall not apply to the extent that processing is necessary
1. for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information;
2. for compliance with a legal obligation which requires processing by Union or Member State law to which we are subject or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller;
3. for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
Right to restriction of processing
You have the right to obtain restriction of processing where one of the following applies:
1. you have contested the accuracy of the personal data, for a period enabling us to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
2. the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of the personal data and request the restriction of their use instead;
3. We no longer need the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but is required by you for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;
4. you have objected to processing pursuant to Article 21 (1) GDPR pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of us override yours
5. Where processing has been restricted under the above, such personal data shall, with the exception of storage, is only processed with your consent or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the Union or of a Member State. If you have obtained restriction of processing you will be informed before the restriction of processing is lifted.
Notification regarding rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing
We will communicate any rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing carried out in accordance with the above to each recipient to whom the personal data have been disclosed, unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort. On your request, we inform you about those recipients.
Right to data portability
You have the right to receive the personal data you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to another controller, where:
1. the processing is based on consent pursuant to Article 6 (1) lit. a of Article 9 (2) or on a contract pursuant to Article 6 (1) lit. b GDPR; and
2. the processing is carried out by automated means.
In exercising your right to data portability, you have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from us to another controller, where technically feasible.
The right to data portability shall not apply to processing necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest.
Right to object
1. You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you which is based on point Article 6 (1) lit. a or lit. f GDPR, including profiling based on those provisions. We no longer processes the personal data unless we demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
2. Where personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning you for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing.
3. If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data is no longer being processed for such purposes.
Automated individual decision-making, including profiling
You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning him or her or similarly significantly affects him or her.
This shall not apply if the decision
1. is necessary for entering into, or performance of, a contract between the data subject and a data controller;
2. is authorised by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject and which also lays down suitable measures to safeguard the data subject’s rights and freedoms and legitimate interests; or
3. is based on the data subject’s explicit consent.
In all such cases, please refer to us by written letter to Badland Magazine UG, Ritterstraße 2, 10969 Berlin, Germany, or by e-mail email@example.com.
Right to revocation
You may at all times revoke consent to the processing of personal data.
Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement if you consider that the processing of personal data by us relating to you infringes the provisions oft he GDPR.
In all such cases, please refer to us by written letter to Badland Magazine UG, Ritterstraße 2, 10969 Berlin, Germany, or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions about data protection, please feel free to contact us at any time using the details given above.
These terms were last updated on January 2, 2019. The thisisbadland.com website(s) and service (together the “Service”) is operated by Badland Magazine UG (collectively “we” or “us”) with an office at Badland Magazine UG, Ritterstraße 2, 10969 Berlin, Germany (“company”).
Use of the service
You may use this service solely for personal and non-commercial purposes and you have to comply with these Terms, all applicable laws, rules and regulations. The service is for entertainment purposes only.
It is our goal that the service will be available to users anytime but we cannot guarantee such availability. We will not be liable for any delay or temporary disruption in access, no matter for how long.
The service may provide you with an opportunity to share and upload, or submit to public forums, contests, sweepstakes, programs or other aspects of the service, your photos, videos, text and other information (collectively any submission or derivative thereof is referred to as “user content”). You hereby grant company a non-exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual and worldwide license to use, adapt, republish, copy, store, sell, distribute, communicate to the public, perform and distribute your user content, including any intellectual property contained therein, in any medium now known or hereinafter developed, without payment or compensation to you and without seeking any further approval from you, as part of the service or in support of the service through advertising and marketing.
You represent and warrant that nothing contained within the user content would require company to seek permission of a third party in order to use the user content as described in these terms. You also consent to the doing of (or omitting to do) any acts in respect of the user content which may otherwise constitute an infringement of your moral rights. Any user content uploaded to the site will be deemed non-confidential.
Company requires all of its users to be respectful of other people. If you notice any violation of these terms or other unacceptable behaviour by any user, you should report such activity to email@example.com.
You are solely responsible for the user content that you post on the service or transmit to other users and agree that you will not hold company responsible or liable for any content you access from other users of the service.
The categories of prohibited user content below are merely examples and are not intended to be exhaustive. Company will make the sole determination as to whether or not user content is acceptable for the service and any user content that, in company’s sole discretion, is found in breach of these terms (including this acceptable use policy) or is otherwise unacceptable may be removed from the service.
Without limitation, you will not post or transmit to other users any user content that:
is defamatory, abusive, obscene, profane or offensive infringes or violates another party’s intellectual property rights (such as music, videos, photos or other materials for which you do not have written authority from the owner of such materials to post on the Service) violates any party’s right of publicity or right of privacy is threatening, harassing or that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred, physical harm or discrimination of any kind against any group or individual promotes or encourages violence or contains sexually explicit material is inaccurate, false or misleading in any way is illegal or promotes any illegal activities contains personal information of any party such as phone numbers, addresses, car registration numbers aso., contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment or contains any advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation.
Company is under no obligation to screen or monitor user content (unless so required by law), but it may review user content from time to time, at its sole discretion, to review compliance with these terms. The company may include, edit or remove any user content at any time without notice.
You understand that when using the service, you will be exposed to content from a variety of sources, and that company is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such content. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to user content that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable. If you do so object, you should not use the service.
Prohibition of use of automated crawling techniques
You may not use spiders, robots, data mining techniques or other automated devices or programs to catalogue, download or otherwise reproduce, store or distribute content available on the Service. Further, you may not use any such automated means to manipulate the service or attempt to exceed the limited authorisation and access granted to you under these terms. You may not resell use of, or access to, the service to any third party.
Termination of service and service access
We reserve the right to change the contents of the service or to discontinue it at any time, as well as the right to deny access to the service to any person whom we have reasonable grounds to believe may be using the site for an unlawful or unauthorised purpose or in a manner that may harm us.
Links to third party’s content
Company strongly advises you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of these third party websites. Company is not responsible for the practices or the content of such other websites or services and excludes all liability for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result of your use of the links and/or third party websites to the maximum extent permissible by law.
Despite any links that might exist on the service, company does not endorse and is not affiliated with such third parties.
Our proprietary rights
Company or its licensors are the owners or licensees of all software, graphics, designs and all copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property or proprietary rights contained on or used in connection with the service. You are not allowed to use, copy, distribute, modify or make derivative works of any of the described materials. Of course an exception is made with regard to the temporarily buffering of content while the regular use of the service.
Indemnification and disclaimer
The Service is provided “as is.” We disclaim all warranties, express and implied, including the implied warranties of merchantability and of fitness for a particular purpose with respect to any information contained on, accessible through or derived by you from the service and with respect to any products or services purchased by you through this site. We likewise disclaim any and all liability to you arising out of interruption or damage to your computer system or software as the result of accessing or otherwise using the service. We neither warrant nor represent that the services or information available through this site will enable you to achieve any particular result or outcome, legal economic, education, or otherwise. We will not be liable for any incidental, indirect, consequential, special, punitive or exemplary damages of any kind, including lost revenues, lost profits, or loss of data arising out of your use of the service. In the event that any of the foregoing limitations and disclaimers is ineffective, you agree that our maximum liability to you shall be the total of the fees you have paid to us in connection with your access to this site and/or for products or services you have purchased from us through this site.
In case one of the above set disclaimers is invalid the company is liable only in case of intent and gross negligence. In case of simple negligence, the company shall incur liability for losses connected to injury to life, body or health,
You agree to indemnify company, its officers, directors, employees, business partners and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to legal fees) arising from: (l) any breach by you of any of these terms, (ll) user content, (lll) your use of materials or features available on the service (except to the extent a claim is based upon infringement of a third party right by materials created by company) or (lV) a violation by you of applicable law or any agreement or terms with a third party to which you are subject.
Governing Law and Arbitration
The laws of Germany shall govern all legal issues arising from or related to the use of the service or these terms and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in Berlin, Germany.
If you believe that any content of this website violates your copyright, please see our Copyright Policy for instructions on sending us a notice of copyright infringement. It is company’s policy to terminate relationships regarding content with third parties who repeatedly infringe the intellectual property rights of others.
If any part of these terms shall be held or declared to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be ineffective but shall not affect any other part of these terms.
The failure by company to partially or fully exercise any rights or the waiver of any breach of these terms by you, shall not prevent a subsequent exercise of such right by us or be deemed a waiver by us of any subsequent breach by you of the same or any other term of these terms.
Company’s rights and remedies under these terms shall be cumulative, and the exercise of any such right or remedy shall not limit company’s right to exercise any other right or remedy.
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