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(c) dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH. The content of this website is protected by copyright.

The content of this web site, such as texts, graphics and images, may only be used with the written consent of dpa. In particular, the content of this site may not be disseminated, copied, made available to third parties, saved, used or altered without prior consent from dpa. All rights are reserved.

Please note: This site has been designed with great care but dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH cannot guarantee the accuracy and reliability of any information on this website. dpa shall in no event be liable for any direct or indirect loss, damage or expense connected to information published on this website.

Use of Data
We do not pass on your data to third parties either for commercial or non-commercial purposes. The personal data you provide is generally used only for maintaining internal site statistics and for the processing of a customer contract with you and for enquiries.
Personal data which you transmit to us is used only for product-related customer satisfaction surveys, invitations to dpa-functions, the transmission of our newsletter and for market research purposes. That is unless you maintain business links with dpa or dissent to the use of personal data in accordance with legal rights.
Your data will not passed on third parties without your consent unless it is required for contractual processing.

Use of Cookies
As a rule we do not make use on our website of the technology known as “cookies”. We do not maintain personal surfer profiles and only make use of cookies – text files which our website sends to your browser and which are then indexed in your computer – in exceptional circumstances. These cookies do not include personal data.
If we need to store personal data in a cookie for any reason we will seek your permission beforehand. Furthermore we point out that the cookie administration feature of most browsers enable users to enable or disable cookies.

dpa pledges to undertake all the technical and organisational measures necessary in order to safeguard against the loss and/or abuse of your personal data. Such information is stored in a secure environment outside the public access domain. In certain cases your personal data will be encryted during transmission using Secure Socket Layer-Technology (SSL). This means that communication between your server and our servers, for instance in the case of the transmission of contract containing your business details, will make use of this validated encryption process, provided your browser supports SSL.
We are of course happy to supply written details on request of the personal data stored by dpa, such as your real name and address.

Links to sites maintained by third parties are intended to enhance the user-friendliness of our website. Unless otherwise denoted these links are external links and dpa has no influence whatsoever on their content and design. The above data security guarantees therefore do not apply to these external sites.


Data protection and Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymisation, Google will truncate your IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Moreover, you may also refuse the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of the data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available by clicking on the link below

Source: Google Analytics Terms of Use



For any further questions regarding the processing of your personal data, please call:

Mr Sven Meyzis
Data Protection Manager
Mittelweg 38
20148 Hamburg