Information on data privacy

Contact for data privacy:
Jochen Lutz

Collection, processing and use of the data.
In order to continually improve our Internet services for you, we collect statistical information such as the number of visitors to each individual website.

The following information is recorded when you visit this website:

  • computer and browser type
  • Internet provider / IP address
  • date and time of visit to website

This information is gathered for internal use only and does not refer to specific persons.

We only collect personal data for processing and use if you have voluntarily decided to enter such data and have expressely given your consent thereto.

Cookies
Cookies are alphanumeric identification characters which are transferred to the hard drive of your computer using your web browser. These cookies contain only a unique number which tells our system whether you've visited us before or if you are a new visitor. This information is anonymous and is used for statistical purposes only. The help function in the menu bar of most web browsers explains how you can prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, as well as how you can ensure that your browser informs you whenever you receive a new cookie, or how you can disable all the cookies you have received.

Self-protection and anonymity
You decide what information you want to give to us during your visit.

Anonymity:
You can browse all publicly available web sites of smartino GmbH & Co. KG anonymously and may leave at any time. We collect only statistical, non-personal data to improve our Internet services for you.

Consent/voluntary submission of data:
No personal data will be gathered, processed or used automatically when you visit our website unless you have given your express consent thereto. If you require for example further advice, the data you enter for this purpose is given voluntarily. If you object to the use of cookies for statistical purposes, you can disable them in the settings of your browser (refer to Cookies).

Use of personal details for advertising by smartino GmbH & Co. KG:
you can at any time refuse to allow your personal data to be used internally for advertising purposes.

Terms of use.
Web content:
smartino GmbH & Co. KG accepts no liability whatsoever for the up-to-dateness, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided on its website. Liability claims against smartino GmbH & Co. KG which are brought for damages of a material or non-material nature arising from the use or failure to use the information provided, or from erroneous and/or incomplete information, are excepted provided that there exists no demonstrably wilful or grossly negligent culpability on the part of smartino GmbH & Co. KG.

All offers are subject to change and non-binding. smartino GmbH & Co. KG explicitly reserves the right to change, supplement or delete parts of pages or the complete website without prior notice, or to cease publication either temporarily or permanently.

References and links:
As regards direct or indirect references to external websites (hyperlinks) which are outside the area of responsibility of smartino GmbH & Co. KG, an obligation of liability would only come into effect if smartino GmbH & Co. KG had knowledge of such content and if it was technically possible and feasible to prevent their use in case of illegal content. smartino GmbH & Co. KG hereby expressly declares that no illegal content was found on the linked pages at the time the links were made. smartino GmbH & Co. KG has no influence whatsoever on the current and future design, contents and authorship of linked / referenced pages. For this reason, it expressly dissociates itself from the contents of all linked / referenced pages which were changed after the links were first established. This statement applies to all links and references set up within the company's own website.

Only the provider of the page to which reference was made shall be liable for illegal, incorrect or incomplete contents and in particular for damage arising from the use of or failure to use such information provided, but not the person who merely refers to the publication in question via links.

etracker Analytics:
This website utilises technology of etracker GmbH (www.etracker.com) to collect and store data for marketing and optimisation purposes. This data allows user profiles to be generated for visitors under a pseudonym. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Cookies are small data files which are stored locally in the user's Internet browser cache. Cookies enable your browser to be recognised when you return to the site. The data collected using etracker technology is not used to identify site visitors personally without their express consent, nor is it combined with personal details about the individual the pseudonym refers to. Web users can opt out of the future collection and storage of their data at any time by clicking on the following URL: Exercising right of objection

Privacy statement on the plug-ins and 2-click solution used on this website
In the footer of this homepage you will see buttons which are disabled and do not establish a direct link to the servers of Facebook. To give your consent to establish a connection to the social networks in question, you must first click on and activate these buttons. Once you have done this, you can send your recommendation by clicking the button again. In this way, you can utilise social networks without enabling them to create complete surfing profiles of your Internet activity.

By clicking one of these buttons once, therefore, you give your content for data to be transferred to the operator of the special network in question. However, your consent applies only to this particular website and to the service you have chosen. When you access other websites of the company, the disabled button will again appear.

Copyright law and law on trademarks and related signs:
In all publications, smartino GmbH & Co. KG strives either to observe the copyright of the graphics, audio and video clips and texts used; to use graphic art, audio and video clips and texts created by itself or to resort to license-free graphic art, audio and video clips and texts.
All brands and trademarks mentioned within this website and, where applicable, all brands and trademarks protected by third parties are subject without restrictions to the provisions of the currently applicable law on trademarks and related signs as well as the rights of ownership by the registered owner. The mere fact that a trademark is mentioned must not lead to the conclusion that trademarks are not protected by third-party rights.
The copyright for published items created by smartino GmbH & Co. KG remain solely with it. Copying or use of such graphics, audio and video clips and texts in other electronic or printed publications is prohibited without the express permission of smartino GmbH & Co. KG.

Validity of this disclaimer:
This disclaimer is deemed as part of the website from which the user was referred to this page. If parts or individual wordings of this text are not consistent with the current legal position, the remainder of the document shall not be affected by this, neither in terms of content nor validity.