General Terms & Conditions
1. About us
2. Type of data being collected
In order to provide you with the services you require, we may collect and keep a record of personal information about you from our websites, telephone conversations, emails and written communications. When you use one of our websites, you may be required to provide certain information such as your name, address, email address and telephone number. We may also ask you for additional optional information such as mobile phone number, fax, credit card details, etc. Please let us know if any of your personal information changes or is inaccurate so that we may keep our records up-to-date. You have the right to prevent marketing information being sent to you. If you prefer not to receive information about products and services please let us know using the contact details above.
3. SPAM Email Warning
We will never request that you confirm any personal information in an email. Whilst we do have a targeted e-communication programme, we will never ask for you to confirm any of your personal details such as: Name, Address, Date of Birth etc. Should you receive any such emails we suggest that these are likely to be fraudulent and advise you NOT TO RESPOND. We suggest that any emails of this nature that you receive should be flagged and added to your blocked email address lists.
4. Usage of information
We may use the information we collect from you in various ways, including
- to protect our websites and systems against unauthorised access;
- to process any orders placed by you;
- to communicate with you, for example in relation to urgent product recalls
- for maintaining our records;
- for market research;
- to track activity on our website;
- to improve the quality of our service;
- to create an individual profile for you so that we can inform you of particular goods, services or events that may be of interest to you.
5. Disposition of data
We will not disclose this information to anyone outside of the Diplomats Society, our affiliated or associated companies, and our partners, agencies and licensees, and any other companies with which the Diplomats Society has established services for your benefit. In order to provide you with the products and services you require, we may need to transfer your personal information to countries that may not protect privacy rights as extensively as Germany.
6. Data Protection Acts
We may use standard technology called 'cookies' on this site. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. We need this information to identify you and to store information about the products you select between visits. This helps us to improve our service to you. Although most browsers automatically accept cookies you can usually change your browser to prevent cookies being stored. If you do turn cookies off, however, this will limit the service that we are able to provide to you.
8. Google Analytics and Google Analytics Advertising Features
We use a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about use of this site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. We use Google Analytics Advertising Features, including Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. We use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics) to gain insights regarding the demographics of our website visitors. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information.
9. Third party links
This website may contain links to other websites or links to download software from other websites. We have no control over and are not responsible for the content of, privacy policies or security of such sites. We recommend that you check the privacy and security policies of each website you visit.
10. Access to personal data
You have the right to receive information about the personal data we hold about you.
11. How to contact us
If you require further information or have any comments or questions about this website or any aspect of our services please contact our Marketing Communications Team: DGDA Diplomatische Dienste GmbH | Kollhoff Tower | 7th Floor Potsdamer Platz 1 | 10785 Berlin.
Terms and Conditions
By entering this website you agree to be bound by all of the Terms and Conditions as set out below. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions of use please leave this website.
1. About us
The DGDA Diplomatische Dienste GmbH (Diplomats Society) is an organization registered in Germany, Amtsgericht Charlottenburg (Company Registration Number HRB 179927).
2. Accuracy of information on this website and third party websites
We attempt to keep all information on this website up-to-date. The product specifications contained in this website, however, are for information purposes only. As we continually enhance our products, alterations in our models or standard or optional equipment may occur. We reserve the right to change these product specifications at any time without notice. We are not responsible for the content of any third party website.
3. No contract formation
As the content of this website is solely provided for general information purposes it is not intended to constitute an offer for the sale of any specific goods.
4. Non-affiliation of Partners, Locations operators or other Affiliates
Partners, Locations operators or other Affiliates are independent principals who trade in their own right and are not our agents and cannot bind us by any express or implied undertaking.
5. Intellectual Property Rights - Copyright and Trademarks
All rights in the content of this website including copyrights, design rights, database rights, patents, inventions, know-how, source codes and any other intellectual property rights are owned by or are licensed to us. You are permitted to display these materials on a computer screen and to download and print a hard copy for using this as an information resource on us.
You undertake not to:
- alter or remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices;
- replicate, download, relay, dispatch, distribute or publicise any text, illustration, chart, graphic, icon, logo, image, and the arrangement thereof, and any underlying source code and software, for any commercial or public purpose without our prior written consent or the respective copyright holder;
- use this website to upload or distribute any material that contains viruses or the like or to do anything that may interfere with or disrupt this website or its services;
- establish a link to this website from any other website, intranet or extranet site without our prior written consent.
Use of the DGDA Logo and Corporate design is reserved strictly for DGDA official communication, digital, film, packaging, labels and parts specific to the Diplomats Society. Any unauthorised or unlicensed use will be considered an infringement of our intellectual property rights, and action may be taken to protect those rights.
6. Website reliability
Whilst we attempt to avoid any errors on this website, no guarantee can be made as to its uninterrupted and error free usage. We reserve the right to suspend or withdraw the entire or any part of the website at any time without notice without incurring any liability.
7. Disclaimer of Warranties
ALL EXPRESS WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS, CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND OR OTHER TERMS IMPLIED BY STATUTE OR COMMON LAW WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS WEBSITE ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY EXCLUDED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGE (WHETHER FOR PROFIT OR LOSS OR OTHERWISE) COSTS, CLAIMS, EXPENSES OR OTHER CLAIMS FOR COMPENSATION WHATSOEVER, WHETHER CAUSED BY THE ACTS, OMISSIONS OR THE NEGLIGENCE OF MADISON & SPRINGFIELD, ITS EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS, WHICH ARISE OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS WEBSITE, EXCEPT IN RESPECT OF DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY THE DIPLOMATS SOCIETY, ITS EMPLOYEES OR ITS AGENTS PROVEN NEGLIGENCE.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ACCESS TO OR MATERIAL ON ANY WEBSITE THAT IS LINKED FROM OR TO THIS WEBSITE.
We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice. The new version will be posted on the website and will take effect and govern all use of the website immediately upon posting.
9. Survival of Conditions
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is or becomes illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable under the laws of any state or country, it shall be removed from these Terms and Conditions. The legality, validity and enforceability of any other provision under the law of that jurisdiction and the legality, validity and enforceability of that or any other provision under the law of that jurisdiction shall not be concerned or harmed.
These Terms and Conditions will be solely governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Germany. The courts of Germany shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any disputes relating to these Terms and Conditions.