Terms and Conditions of Use for the E-Card as of June 2012.
The following terms and conditions of use apply to Hansgrohe Pty Ltd provision of e-card function.
1. E-Card Services
We provide the users of the website www.hansgrohe.com with the e-card feature, with the aid of which the user can send emails to recipients selected by him and email addresses entered by him. The user determines the content of the messages himself, with the exception of the e-card pictures made available by us and the imprint details. Messages are sent unencrypted and will not be sent in the event of a corresponding declaration to us by the recipient.
2. Our Responsibilities
The provision of the e-card feature is a voluntary and gratuitous service provided by us, which can be discontinued or restricted at any time. We do not check the correctness of the email address entered and do not guarantee the availability of the feature or the successful sending or receipt of the emails.
3. Responsibility of the User
The user confirms that the recipient agrees to the receipt of a message.
The user is exclusively responsible for the contents created, selected and sent by him or his representatives or other persons with access to his internet access. In doing so, he may not violate applicable law, in particular he may not circulate any content that is illegal, infringes copyrights or is objectionable. The use of the e-card service for sending mass e-cards and all other forms of advertising or marketing messages or chain letters is not permitted.
4. Liability of the User for his Behaviour
The user is liable towards us for breaches of his contractual or statutory duties pursuant to the statutory provisions.
The user also indemnifies us against any claims of third parties which are asserted against us due to an infringement of rights of third parties on grounds of his use. In the event a user breaches his duties, contravenes applicable law or behaves contra bonos mores, we reserve the right to partially or permanently exclude him from using the website.
5. Card/Registration Form (Consent):
“I consent to the gathering, processing and use of my name, profession and electronic contact information by Hansgrohe Pty Ltd for the purpose of newsletter mailings. (This consent can be freely revoked at any time with future effect).”
6. Newsletter/Registration Form, if individualised user profiles are to be produced, (Consent):
“Hansgrohe Pty Ltd gathers, processes and uses your name, profession and electronic contact data to provide the newsletter service. In order to adapt the service to your individual interests, in particular to be able to send you future newsletters that are tailored to your needs, we need information which we gather when you access the newsletter contents [an exhaustive list of all personal information which will be collected for the user profile (IP-addresses, information about surfing behaviour in terms of click histories, among others.)]. We collate this data to create an individual profile about you, use this to optimise the offers we send you and delete it within three months of your cancellation of the newsletter unless we are legally required to store it for longer. I hereby consent to the outlined data collection, processing and use. (This consent can be freely revoked at any time with future effect).”
7. Newsletter/Cancellation Form (Consent):
“I consent to Hansgrohe Pty Ltd gathering, processing and using my name and the reasons for my cancellation to optimise its services. (This consent can be freely revoked at any time with future effect).”
8. Shop Finder Form/Dealer Information Form via text message or e-mail (verification of identity):
“Yes, I would like to receive the addresses of the specialist dealer by e-mail or text message and hereby confirm that the e-mail address or telephone number I have entered belongs to me and can be used for this purpose. [Field for click of confirmation]”
9. Shop Finder/Contact Request Form (Consent)
“Hansgrohe Pty Ltd and its specialist dealers continuously strive to review and improve their quality of service and are therefore interested in an evaluation of the response to your contact request. To this end, we would like to store your title, your name and your e-mail address in order to send you a link that you can use to provide feedback on www.hansgrohe.de. Your evaluation would be recorded and stored anonymously and forwarded to the specialist dealers in this form. I hereby consent to the outlined data collection, processing and use. (This consent can be freely revoked at any time with future effect).”
10. Various Contact Forms
“Data protection information: we will collect and use your personal information within the scope allowed by law and in accordance with our data protection information .”
11. Service requests
“Data protection information: we will collect and use the personal information you provide about yourself or others during a service request within the scope allowed by law and in accordance with our data protection information , in particular for the purpose of performing the services you have requested and to send them to sub-contractors we commission for this purpose.”
Data Protection Notices
If you use our e-card feature, we will collect and use the email addresses and names you give for the sender and recipient, as well as the message entered by you and your IP address on grounds of our statutory permission and pursuant to our data protection notices.