Privacy policy

General

The content of our website was compiled with great care. We do not however accept liability for the correctness, completeness  or currentness of the content. In accordance with Section 7 Paragraph 1 of the German telecommunications act (TMG), in our capacity as a service provider we have a legal responsibility for the information that we own and publish on our website. Pursuant to Sections 8 to 10 of the TMG we are as a service provider not obliged to monitor third-party information linked to or saved on our site or to investigate the possibility of any illegal activity contained therein. Any obligation to delete or block information as required by any other law shall remain unaffected by this. Any liability in this context can however only be incurred from the time when a concrete legal infringement becomes known. Should we become aware of such an infringement, we will remove the offending content immediately.

Content

The content of englishbusiness.de is subject to the copyright of the domain holder. Should any part of the information be required for other websites, the respective author is to be informed. The author agrees in principle to the inclusion of proprietary information in third-party websites, while reserving the right to deny permission for this. This applies in particular to websites and other online vehicles that offer instructions on hacking, virus/trojan programming and/or any other means of compromising internet security. The format of the content as we make it available may be changed only with our express permission.

Links

Our website contains links to external websites managed by third parties, the content of which we have no influence on. We can therefore accept no liability for the third-party information presented there. The respective provider or operator is responsible for the content of the websites to which we set up a link. Linked websites are checked for potential legal violations when they are chosen and implemented as a link. No illegal content was identified at the time of linking. Permanent monitoring of the content of the linked websites is however not possible or reasonable without concrete evidence of a legal infringement. Should we become aware of such an infringement, we will remove the link immediately.

Collection of data using etracker

Our website uses the technology provided by etracker GmbH to collect information for marketing and optimisation purposes. This information can be used to create user profiles under a pseudonym. Cookies may be used as a part of this process. Cookies are small text files that are saved locally in the cache of a site visitor’s internet browser. Cookies enable the website to recognise visitors when they visit the site again. The information stored through the use of etracker technology is neither merged with personal information about the individual who corresponds to a particular pseudonym nor used to personally identify visitors to the website without the express permission of the individual concerned. Users may object the collection and storage of this data at any time with prospective effect.

Collection of data using Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of your use of the website. As a rule, the information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and saved there. Should the anonymisation of IP addresses on this website be active, Google will, however, abbreviate your IP address within EU member states or those falling under the agreement governing the European Economic Area before it is transmitted. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be transmitted to a Google serve in the USA and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website in order to compile reports about website activities and to provide the website’s operator with additional services associated with use of the website and Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browse as part of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data held by Google. You can prevent cookies from being saved by making the corresponding adjustment to your browser settings. Please note that if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website. You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address), by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link.

Copyright

The contents and creations on this website as produced by the website’s operator are protected by German copyright law. They may not be reproduced, modified, distributed or utilised in any other way outside the copyright limits without the written authorisation of the relevant author. Downloads and copies of this website are only permitted for private, non-commercial use. Insofar as the contents on this site were not produced by the operator, the copyrights of all relevant third-parties have been be respected. In particular, contents belonging to third parties shall be identified as such. If you nevertheless notice a copyright infringement, we request that you approach us about it. Should we become aware of such an infringement, we will remove the content immediately.

On this website we use stock photography from the following sources:
Shutterstock, Unsplash

 

Data protection on our website

Our website can generally be used without the visitor having to provide personal data. In the cases where personal data is entered into our website (e.g. name, address or email address) this shall always be on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data shall not be passed on to third parties without the express permission of the person affected.

We would like to point out that data transfer on the internet (e.g. via email communication) can present a security risk. Complete protection of data from third parties is not possible.

The use of contact details published on the website in accordance with the legal requirement by third parties for the sending of unsolicited advertising and marketing materials is expressly forbidden.The operator of the website reserves the right to take any legal steps necessary in the case of unsolicited sending of advertising materials, for example via spam emails.

In accordance withSection 13 Paragraph 1 of the TMG we would like to remind our visitors that the integration of social networking plug-ins (e.g. Facebook) can lead to the transferral of personal data (e.g. IP address) to these providers.

 

Privacy policy for our newsletter

If you sign up for our newsletter, you are giving us permission to store the data you are sharing with us. If you sign up with personalised data, for example, by indicating your preferred language of communication, we may send you curated content. Should you prefer to receive non-personalised content, simply leave these fields blank. You can stop receiving newsletters from EnglishBusiness at any time by unsubscribing via the link included in every newsletter. You can also use this link to delete your personal data from our systems at any point. Furthermore, you have the right to review your personal data we have on file. Personal data will be saved up until the point when consent to do so is withdrawn, i.e. when data is deleted. We use the third-party email marketing software CleverReach for data management, which stores data in their secure European data centres. CleverReach analyses the behaviour of newsletter recipients using cookies but only provides this data to us in anonymised form. We have signed an agreement with CleverReach for the outsourcing of our data processing, and we follow the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using CleverReach.