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The Emschergenossenschaft makes every effort to ensure, as far as can be reasonably expected, that the information and data contained on this website is correct. However, we can accept no liability or guarantee that the information and data provided is up-to-date, correct and complete. This also applies for all other websites referred to and accessible by means of a link. Nor is the Emschergenossenschaft responsible for the content of such website reached by means of such a link. The Emschergenossenschaft reserves the right to modify or supplement the information or data provided without prior notice.
The website of the Emschergenossenschaft contains instances of cooperation with different service providers. The EC enables users of its websites to access the offer pages of partner enterprises and/or third parties. Users of the website of the associations enter into a contractual relationship with the particular service provider through the use of its services. The corresponding terms and conditions of this service provider are then applicable. The legal and textual responsibility for the services offered on the offer pages of the partner enterprises and/or third parties lies solely with the particular partner enterprise whose website can be accessed via the websites of the Emschergenossenschaft. If the services of a service provider are used, contractual relationships arise exclusively between the particular provider and the user according to the terms applicable for this contractual relationship.
The Emschergenossenschaft cannot be held liable for the actions of the partner enterprises or third parties. The Emschergenossenschaft provides no guarantee for the availability or trouble-free use of the services offered under its website. Nor does the Emschergenossenschaft provide any guarantee that the services offered by the partner enterprises or third parties under its websites comply with the statutory regulations.
The content of the Emschergenossenschaft website is protected by copyright. The copying of information or data, particularly the use of texts, parts of texts, images or graphics, requires the prior approval of the Emschergenossenschaft. The text, images and graphics offered expressly for further processing in the protected menu item `Press forum´ are exempted from this.
All information or data, its use and the log-in to the Emschergenossenschaft website, as well as all actions, tolerations or non-actions associated with the website are governed solely by German law. The place of jurisdiction is Essen.
The protection of your personal data during your visit to our website has top priority for the Emschergenossenschaft. In the following we explain to you the basic principles of our treatment of personal data.
Gathering and Processing of Personal Data
Each time a user accesses the Emschergenossenschaft website, and each time a file is called up, data on this process is stored in a protocol file. These data are not personal; we cannot determine what user called up what data.
Each tine a file is called up, the following data record is stored:
- Name of the called file
- Date and time of the call
- Volume of data transferred
- Notification of whether call was successful
- Name of your Internet service provider
- Operating system and browser software of your computer, if required
- The website from which you have reached us
The IP address of the computer from which the inquiry was sent is not stored. This means that personal user profiles cannot be created. The data mentioned above is evaluated solely for statistical purposes by a service provider domiciled in Germany that has been commissioned by the Emschergenossenschaft. Personal data is gathered only when you give it to us voluntarily, for example when registering (e.g. for the email service or the brochure ordering service) or making an online application, in a survey or contest etc. Our website does not use any cookies. Nor are other technologies used that serve to record the visitors´ behaviour.
Use and Dissemination of Personal Data and Limitation of Use
In accordance with the applicable regulations for the protection of personal data, all personal data is collected, processed and used solely for the purpose of contract implementation and for the protection of our own legitimate business interests with respect to the advising and servicing of our customers and the market-oriented management of our products and services. Processing of the data in third countries within and outside the EU does not take place. If you have questions with regard to the processing of your data, you can apply directly to our agent for data protection.
The Emschergenossenschaft website contains links to other websites. Please note that we are not responsible for their data protection or the content of these other web pages. We advise all Internet users, when leaving our website, to learn about the data protection information of the other websites. The present data protection information is valid solely for the Emschergenossenschaft website. In addition, we point out that these explanations about data protection are subject to constant adaptation to the current requirements.