General terms and conditions of use

1. General information

MairDumont GmbH & Co. KG (“MairDumont”) allows you to register via a single sign-on server (“SSO”) for the websites falk.de, 123poi.com, marcopolo.de and lonelyplanet.de and also for a large number of other websites (“partner websites”).

MairDumont allows you to use the SSO on the basis of these general terms and conditions of use (“terms and conditions of use”).

2. Use

For the registration process of the respective website, it is necessary to specify a user name, your e-mail address and a password; you also have the option to provide a profile image. Registration can also be done by using “Facebook Connect”. The data which is required for registration is then transferred from your Facebook account. When you register, you pledge to comply with the statutory regulations, preserve the rights of third parties and good morals. MairDumont shall be entitled – if necessary together with the operator of the partner website – to exclude you from using the website and to delete your data records if you breach this pledge. The decision on this shall be taken by MairDumont exercising due discretion, if necessary together with the operator of the partner website.

3. Liability

No guarantee is provided in respect of the SSO being accessible and available at all times.

After the registration process, you may also end up on partner websites which were created by third parties. It is not possible or reasonable for MairDumont to check all content which is provided by third parties and to monitor this on an ongoing basis. Please notify us if you notice any content that gives you cause for concern. If MairDumont becomes aware of a possible breach of legal regulations, a breach of rights of third parties or a breach of good morals, MairDumont shall take the necessary measures.

MairDumont shall only be liable, regardless of the legal grounds, for intent and gross negligence. Liability on account of ordinary negligence shall only exist in the event of a breach of a substantial contractual obligation, and it shall be limited to the foreseeable level of damage that is typical for the contract. The above restrictions shall not apply to damages arising from loss of life, physical injury, damage to health or under the German Product Liability Act. The above shall apply mutatis mutandis to legal representatives and vicarious agents.

4. Data protection

The provisions governing data protection are contained in the data protection declaration.

5. Final provisions

MairDumont reserves the right to change, add to or shorten these terms and conditions of use at any time. The changes to the terms and conditions of use shall be deemed to have been accepted if you continue to use the SSO for one month after the change has come into force. If a provision in the terms and conditions of use should be or become ineffective, this shall not affect the effectiveness of the remaining provisions. Ineffective provisions shall be replaced by effective regulations which achieve, in a legally effective way, a result which represents the closest possible approximation in commercial terms to the ineffective provision.

The taking up of the registration and recourse to these terms and conditions of use shall be governed exclusively by German substantive law.

The place of jurisdiction shall be – provided that this is reconcilable – Stuttgart.

6. Contact details

All declarations in relation to the SSO and the terms and conditions of use are to be sent to:

MairDumont GmbH & Co. KG

Marco-Polo-Straße 1

73760 Ostfildern

E-mail: hilfe[at]falk.de

 

Information on data protection

1. General information

The following declaration provides you with an overview outlining how compliance with the existing data protection regulations is ensured when registering via the Single Sign On Server (“SSO”) and what type of data is collected, stored and utilised for what purpose.

The SSO allows you to register for a large number of websites. The SSO is operated by MairDumont GmbH & Co. KG (“MairDumont”).

With this declaration, you agree that your data which is listed below may be collected, processed and utilised for the purposes which are stated here.

2. Collecting and storing personal data

Personal data is only stored on the SSO if this is necessary for the purpose that you require and/or if you provide the data voluntarily. During the registration process, your e-mail address, a user name and a password, optionally also a profile image, are collected and stored. Registration can also be done by using “Facebook Connect”. The data which is required for registration is then transferred from your Facebook account. Furthermore, the date of first registration, the last change, the last access and the total number of access operations are stored.

You have the right at any time to retrieve, correct or to delete your data.

a) falk.de, 123poi.com, marcopolo.de, lonelyplanet.de

If registration takes place for the websites falk.de, 123poi.com, marcopolo.de or lonelyplanet.de, MairDumont GmbH & Co. KG, Marco-Polo-Straße 1, 73760 Ostfildern is the responsible body for the purposes of data protection.

b) Partner sites

If registration takes place for a website other than one of those mentioned in clause 2 a) (“partner website”), the respective operator of the partner website is the responsible body for the purposes of data protection. Your data is collected and processed by MAIRDUMONT on behalf of this operator (see Section 11 of the German Data Protection Act).

3. Utilisation and passing on of personal data

he personal data which is collected and stored during the registration process shall be used exclusively for legally permitted purposes. There shall be no passing on, sale or any other transfer of your personal data.

4. Right to information

You have the right at any time to receive information about the personal data that is stored about you, its origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing. If you have any questions regarding the issue of data protection, you may at any time contact the data protection officer of MairDumont, MairDumont GmbH & Co. KG, Marco-Polo-Straße 1, 73760 Ostfildern, Datenschutz[at]falk.de or the data protection officer of the respective partner website.

5. Withdrawal of consent

You may at any time withdraw your consent to your data being collected, processed and utilised in future by sending an e-mail or letter to MairDumont GmbH & Co. KG, Marco-Polo-Straße 1, 73760 Ostfildern, Datenschutz[at]falk.de or you may contact the operator of the respective partner website.