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Accountability for Contents

As service providers under the directive of § 7 Article 1 TMG, we are accountable for various contents of these pages, according to the general laws. However, as service providers according to §§ 8 to 10 we are not obligated to monitor transferred or saved files or to look for cases material alluding to illegal activities. Obligations related to removing or blocking the use of information, according to the general laws, remain unaffected from this. However, a liability referring to this is first existent upon the knowledge of a concrete infringement. Upon knowledge of said infringement we will remove these contents immediatly.
Accountability for Links
Our offer includes links to external websites of third parties, we have no influence on the contents of these websites. Therefore we cannot take responsibility for these external contents. The provider or operator of these linked websites is responsible for their content. The linked sites were checked for illegal contents at the time of their linkage. Illegal reference points were not evident at the time of linkage. A permanent control of the contents of these websites is not possible, without any indication of infringement. Upon being notified of any infringement we will remove the corresponding link immediately.

Copyright

The contents and works which were erected by the site operator on this website are subject to German copyright law. The duplication, development, distribution and any other kind of utilization outside the boundaries of the copyright law require the consent of the respective author or originator. Downloads and copies of this page are only permitted if used for private, not commercial purposes. In case the contents on this page were not erected by the operator the copyright law rights of third parties must be observed. Any contents of third parties are marked as such. However, in case you discover any breach of the copyright law, please notify us. Upon being notified of any breaches in the copyright law we will immediately remove such contents.

Data Privacy Statement

Data Protection

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your personal data confidentially and in correspondance to the lawful data protection regulations.
The use of our website is generally possible without dispensing any personal data. As far as personal data (for example name, address or email-address) is asked for on our pages, this is done so on a voluntary basis, as far as possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit approval.
We want to point out that data transmission in the internet (for example through communication per email) can possess security gaps. Therefore absolute protection of the data, from the access of third parties, is not possible.
Data Privacy Statement for the use of Facebook-Plugins (Like-Button)
Intergrated on our page are Plugins from the social network Facebook, Supplier Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You can recognize these Facebook-Plugins through the Facebook-Logo or the Like-Buttonon our page. You can find an overview of the Facebook-Plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. If you visit our pages a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook-Server will be established. Facebook will therefore receive the information that you have visited our page with your IP-Address. If you click the Like-Buttonwhile you are logged into your Facebook account you can connect the contents of our pages with your Facebook profile. Through this Facebook can allocate your visit of our sites to your account. We want to make you aware that as provider of these pages we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or their utilization by Facebook. More information regarding this can be found in the data protection statement of Facebook here: http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not wish for your visit to our site to be linked to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.

Piwik - Website Tracking

The website of NGO Business Makes Sense – Society for sustainable global development uses Piwik for the statistical evaluation of viewership.
Piwik uses “cookies” which are saved onto your computer to analyse how users use the website.
The information is stored on the server of the service provider in Germany. In order to anonymize your IP-Address, it will be shortened by a byte before being saved. You can alter your browser settings to prevent this website from saving “cookies” onto your computer.

Data Protection Statement for the use of Google +1

Our pages use functions from Google +1. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Acquistition and transmission of information: with the aid of the Google +1 button you can publicise information worldwide. Through the Google +1 button you and other users receive personalized contents from Google and our partners. Google saves the information, that you gave a +1 for content, as well as information about the site, which you were viewing while clicking +1. Your +1s can be used as references together with your profile name and photo in Google services, for example in search results or on your Google profile. They can also be shown in other places on websites and notifications on the internet. Google records information about your +1 activities, in order to improve Google services for you and other users. In order to use the Google +1 button, you need a worldwide viewable, public Google profile, which must at least inlcude the name you picked for your profile. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases this name can also replace a different name, which you have used through sharing contents from your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to other users, who know your email address or who possess other identifiable information about you.
Utilization of the registered information: Apart from the previously explained intended uses, the information you provided will be used in correspondance to the applying Google data protection regulations. Google will possibly release summarized statistics about the +1-activities of users or will pass these on to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or related websites.

Privacy Policy for the usage of Twitter

Functions of Twitter are involved on our sites. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street ,suite 900, San Fransisco, CA 94103, USA. Through the usage of twitter and the function re-tweetthe websites one uses are linked and made public to other users. This function will also transmit data to Twitter. Please note, that we as provider of the website have no knowledge of the content of the transferred data or their utilisation through Twitter. For further information visit the privacy policy page from Twitter here :http://twitter.com/privacyOne can set up ones privacy policy with Twitter, in account settings here: http://twitter.com/account/settingsPrivacy Policy for the usage of XING
Our Website uses the functions of network XING. Provider is the XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Every time someone visits our website that uses functions from Xing, a connection o the servers of Xing is made. To our knowledge, a storage of personal data is not made. Ip-adresses are also not saved and usage behaviour is also not evaluated. For further information on Xings privacy policy, and the Xing share button, follow this link to the privacy policy of Xing: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protectionInformation, Deletion, Blocking
One has the right to demand information about ones stored personal data at any time, information about its origin and destination, purpose as well as the right to correct block or delete the afore mentioned data. For these questions as well as others relating to personal data, you can contact us at any time by using the address in the imprint.

Contact form

If one sends us a request through a contact form, ones data from the request form, including the contact details provided will be stored with us in the case of follow-up questions. Ones data will not be passed on by us without the consent of the affected.
Opposition promotional emails
The usage of available contact information, that is part of the imprint obligation, for the transmission of unsolicited advertising are herby rejected. The operators of the website will turn to legal steps in case of unsolicited advertising information, like spam e-mails.

Newsletter

If one wishes to receive the newsletter available on our website, we need an email address as well as information, that allow us to verify, that one is the user of the given email address and agrees to receive the newsletter. Other data is not collected. The data collected is used only to distribute the requested information, and is not given to a third party.
The consent given to us for the storage of data, email addresses as well as threat use to distribute the newsletter can be revoked by the affected at any time. This can be done by following the unsubscribelink in the newsletter.
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