information according to § 5 TMG:
Freelance Writer, Freelance Reader (ADM),
Travel- and Photo-Blogger, Journalist (DFJV)
LIABILITY FOR CONTENT
As a service provider, we are responsible in accordance with § 7Section 1 of the TMG [German Telemedia Act], we as the service provider are responsible for our own content on this site in accordance with the general provisions of law. Pursuant to §§ 8 to 10 of the TMG, we are not obliged as a service provider to monitor transmitted or stored external information or to look for indications of illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information in accordance with general laws remain unaffected. Any liability in this respect, however, is only possible from the moment we obtain knowledge of the specific breach of law. Should any corresponding violation of the law come to our knowledge we will remove this content immediately.
LIABILITY FOR LINKS
Our website includes links to external websites of third parties, over whose content we have no influence. Therefore, we cannot accept any responsibility for their content. Individual providers or operators of the linked pages are always responsible for their content. The linked sites were checked for possible legal violations at the time they were linked. Illegal content was not detected at the time of linking. Continuous monitoring of the content of linked pages is not, however, reasonable without specific indications of a violation. Should any legal violation come to our knowledge, we will remove such links immediately.
The contents and work on this website created by the website operator are subject to German copyright law. Copying, editing, distribution and any use of the contents outside the limits of the copyright laws require the written consent of the author or creator. Downloading and copying of these pages are permitted only for private, non-commercial use. If the content of this page has not been created by the operator, the copyright of third parties will be respected. In particular, third-party content shall be identified as such. Despite this, if you become aware of any copyright infringement, we request that you provide us with the corresponding information. Should any legal violation come to our attention, we will remove such content immediately.
PRIVACY STATEMENT: DATA PROTECTION
In general, our website can be used without providing any personal data. Insofar as any personal information (such as names, addresses, or email addresses) is collected on our site, this will always be done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent.
We hereby give notice that data transmitted via the Internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of data against third-party access is not possible.
The use of the contact data published within the framework of legal notice regulations by third parties for sending unsolicited advertisement and informational materials is hereby expressly excluded. The operators of the site reserve the right to take express legal steps in the case of unsolicited promotional information, such as spam emails.
DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION FOR THE USE OF FACEBOOK PLUGINS (LIKE BUTTON)
The plugins for the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA) are integrated into our website. Facebook plugins can be identified by the Facebook logo or the “Like button” on our site. For an overview of Facebook plugins, see: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our site from your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.
Data Protection Declaration for the Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer to help analyse your use of the website. As a rule, the cookie-generated data regarding your use of this website will be forwarded to a Google server in the USA and be stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will first be shortened by Google within Member states of the European Union or in other states that are contracting parties to the agreement in the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases is the complete IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.
You can stop these cookies from being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION FOR USE OF GOOGLE ADSENSE
This website uses Google AdSense, a service for including advertisements from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google AdSense uses. “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer, to analyze how users use the site. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). Through these web beacons, information such as the visitor traffic on these pages can be evaluated.
The information generated by cookies and web beacons relating to your use of this website (including your IP address), and delivery of advertising formats, is transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. This information can be passed on from Google to contracting parties of Google. However, Google will not associate your IP address with any other data stored by them.
DATA PRIVACY STATEMENT FOR THE USE OF GOOGLE +1
COLLECTION AND FURTHER TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION:
With the help of the Google +1 button, you can publish information worldwide. Using the Google +1 button you and other users can receive personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you have given for +1 content as well as information about the page that you viewed when you clicked on +1. Your +1 can be displayed together with your profile name and photo in Google services, for example in search results or in your Google profile, or in other places on websites and advertisements on the Internet.
Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve Google services for you and others. To use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible and public Google profile that contains at least the name you have selected as your profile name. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also replace a different name that you have used to share content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to other users who know your email address or who have other identifying information about you.
USE OF THE COLLECTED INFORMATION:
In addition to the above uses, the information you provide is used in accordance with the applicable Google data privacy provisions. Google may publish aggregated statistics on the +1 activities of users and/or pass this information on to users and partners such as publishers, advertisers or linked websites.