Data protection

Scope
You are looking at the official web site (portal) of GERMANYSALES Trading the aim of which is to provide customer information. GERMANYSALES may make use of third parties to operate it. However, comments regarding use of the portal relate solely to the web site www.germanysales. com; www.germanysales.de and www.germanysales.eu.

Intellectual property rights and other rights
GERMANYSALES is the owner and operator of this portal. The trademarks, names, titles, logos, photos, drawings, text and other items appearing on it are all the property of GERMANYSALES benefitting from a legal status, and the respective contractual partners of the latter. Displaying pages of this web site on screen as well as downloading and copying them does not give rise to any rights (usage rights, intellectual property rights, etc.).
Reproduction (completely or partially), transmission (electronically or by other means), modification, placing on a network and using the portal with the aim of publication or for other commercial purposes is prohibited without prior written consent.

Exclusion of liability
GERMANYSALES accepts no liability (including in the event of negligence), which may arise from accessing, or the inability to access, all or part of the web site, or from any use that may be made of it. Access to the portal and its use are not guaranteed.
The portal contains links to third party web sites, which are neither operated nor monitored by GERMANYSALES. Therefore, the latter accepts no responsibility for their content. This non-acceptance of liability/responsibility also applies to compliance with legal provisions governing data protection by operators of these web sites.

Data transfer via the internet
To the extent that it represents an open network that is accessible to anyone and everyone, the internet is unable to provide a secure environment. Even though the transmission of individual data packets is conducted, in principle, in an encrypted form, this procedure does not provide a guarantee for either the sender or the recipient. Furthermore, it may be the case that, although the sender and the recipient are both located in Germany, the data may pass through foreign countries with a level of data protection that is lower than that in Germany. Consequently, GERMANYSALES accepts no liability/responsibility as regards the security of data during transfers via the internet.

Collection and use of information
When a visitor accesses the internet portal, a quantity of information is recorded (for example, the visitor's IP address, the access date and time, the name of the file called up, etc.).
Personal data is not put to any use. It is utilised only for the anonymous analysis of data for statistical purposes, to monitor the daily number of visitors to the site, for example.
Data is treated as confidential. It is not passed on to third parties outside GERMANYSALES, unless this is required pursuant to the applicable law, i.e. by the relevant legal authorities.

Google Analytics with anonymized IP addresses
This web site uses Google Analytics, a web site analysis service provided by Google Inc. («Google»). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the web site analyse use of the web site by its users. The data generated by cookies regarding your use of the web site (including your IP address) will be transmitted and stored on Google's servers. The parameterisation used means that IP addresses are recorded in an abbreviated form, which does not allow your computer to be traced using evaluations. The system will be parameterised for the purpose of recording; Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the web site, to compile reports on web site activity for its editor and to provide other services relating to web site activity and use of the internet. Google may pass on this data to third parties, should it be legally obliged to do so, or where these third parties process this data on behalf of Google, including specifically the web site editor. Google will not match your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may disable the use of cookies by selecting the relevant parameters in your browser. However, any such action may prevent use of some of the web site's functionalities. By using this web site, you expressly consent to Google processing your personal data under the conditions and for the purposes outlined above.

Cookies
All access to the portal will result in the creation of a small file (known as a “cookie”) in the visitor's computer's memory. This file is used purely to compile an anonymous survey into the number of visits.

Data security
The security of personal data recorded (in relation to a newsletter subscription, for example) is guaranteed.