Imprint

Responsible for the content of this website:

Back to Life e.V., represented by Stella Deetjen, chairperson of the board of management.

Back to Life e.V. is a charity registered in Germany. Address:

Back to Life e.V.
Louisenstraße 117
61348 Bad Homburg v.d.H., Germany

Tel: +49 (0) 6172 - 662 69 97
Fax: +49 (0) 6172 - 68 16 505
E-Mail: info@back-to-life.org

Tax reg. no.: 20 250 6602 7 - K07

Webmaster: web&weiter | Christin Hofscheuer

Disclaimer

All information and explanations on this website are correct to our best knowledge at the time of publication. Back to Life e.V. can however not guarantee that the content of our website is accurate and complete. Our website does not make any binding statements regarding the properties of a product. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect, will therefore be rejected. We endeavour to correct mistakes as soon as they come to our attention. As our website is not continuously updated, it might contain information that is outdated at the time of viewing. If you have any concerns in this regard or wish to enquire about technical issues and the availability of products and services, please contact us directly. Links to websites owned by other providers might not be available at all times. Back to Life e.V. does not have control over the content of web pages by third-parties that are accessible through a link from our website.

The responsibility for the content of linked pages remains with the respective service provider. When following a link to a web page of a third-party provider, you are leaving the website of http://www.back-to-life.org.

This applies also to links entered by visitors to our guest book.

Copyright and other property rights

The content of our website is protected by copyright law. You are entitled to make a copy of the information published by Back to Life e.V. on one PC and for non-commercial, personal use only. The downloading, copying, modification, distribution and publication of graphics, texts, logos, images, etc. made available on our website, by electronic means or otherwise, is only permitted with the written consent of Back to Life e.V. Brand and company names used on our website might be registered trademarks. Unauthorised use of these might lead to legal action for compensation by the respective owners.

Data protection and confidentiality

We cannot exclude that information, including personal data, disclosed to us is intercepted by third parties.

Liability

Back to Life e.V. shall not be liable for direct or consequential damage, loss of data, lost earnings, system and product failures and downtimes caused by the use of the published information or by the downloading of data from the website. This does not apply to cases where Back to Life e.V. has been proven to have acted negligently or with intent to cause damage. Any legal claims and disputes arising from the use of the website of Back to Life e.V. shall be settled before a competent court in Germany. Legal claims by registered traders against Back to Life e.V. in relation to the use of this website shall be heard before a competent court at Bad Homburg where Back to Life e.V. has its registered offices.

Data protection

Back to Life e.V. values the trust of all visitors to its website and therefore operates a transparent policy as regards the handling and processing of personal data. Please read on to find out which data we collect and how we handle it.

Data protection policy

Normally, you can visit the website of Back to Life e.V. without disclosing any personal data. For certain services, we request you to disclose your name, address and other personal data. This personal information is used by Back to Life e.V. to facilitate easy access to the information provided on its website.
If you decide to disclose personal data to Back to Life e.V. through our website, for example in the context of correspondence with our organisation or to order products or services, your personal details will be processed and protected according to the strict statutory regulations laid down in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).
 By accessing the website of Back to Life e.V., certain user data such as your IP address, the date and time of access and the pages visited by you) is saved on our server for security reasons. This data is evaluated by Back to Life e.V. in order to assess user behaviour and to generate statistical analyses. In this process, we are bound by the statutory data protection regulations of the German Teleservices Data Protection Act (TDDSG) and the German Data Protection Ordinance for Telecommunications Companies (TDSV). This data is not used or processed in any way to obtain personal details of users. We reserve the right to evaluate anonymised records for statistical purposes. For more information on the data protection legislation in Germany, please go to www.bfd.bund.de.

Disclosure of personal data to third parties

Should personal data be forwarded to external service providers for the processing of orders, these service providers shall be bound by law as well as by legal agreement to the Privacy Policy of Back to Life e.V.. If Back to Life e.V. should be obliged, by law or by a court order, to disclose your personal information, we will do so. Back to Life e.V. shall not disclose your personal data for any other purposes than those stated above, unless we have received your explicit consent.

Data security

Back to Life e.V. stores your data on specially protected servers located in Germany. The data is accessible only to a small number of persons authorised by Back to Life e.V. who are in charge of the technical, commercial and editorial maintenance of our servers and the website.

Right of revocation

You may revoke your consent declaration to the processing of personal data at any time. Simply notify us and we will cease to contact you and/or delete your data from the server. This applies not to data that is required for the processing of an order or for other commercial purposes.
 Please note that, after cancellation of your personal data, we will not be able to provide you with personalised services, as such services depend on your personal details.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files in which data collected during your on-line session is stored by your browser on the hard disk of your computer. The location at which the cookies are stored is determined by your web browser settings. When you re-visit a website at a later stage, the information contained in cookies is sent back to the respective web server. The data in a cookie can only be read by the server who has previously collected them in the cookie. 
Back to Life e.V. only uses cookies, if they are required for proper access to user functions on our website, or if they facilitate users in accessing our on-line information. The information written to cookies is not disclosed to any third party, as the cookies are exclusively used for the purposes outlined above.
 Most browsers are by default configured for automatic acceptance of cookies. You can however disable cookies at any time in your web browser settings. Alternatively, you might configure your browser so that you are notified before a cookie is sent by the browser to a server.

Links to other websites

The web pages of Back to Life e.V. might contain links to websites of other providers. Back to Life e.V. does not have any influence on the editorial content of these websites, and cannot guarantee that the respective providers adhere to the applicable data protection requirements.

Advertising

The web pages of Back to Life e.V. do normally not contain any advertisements. Should advertisements be included, they are handled by an external AdServer. The data collected in connection with on-line advertising (ad impressions, ad clicks, etc.) is used exclusively for statistical purposes and the generation of response reports for advertising clients. This data does not contain any personal details. 
Advertisements published on the Back to Life e.V. website might use cookies, whose handling is outside our control.

Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service from Google Inc. (hereafter referred to as "Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies to evaluate the use of a website. The data about your visit to our website that is collected in cookies (including your IP address) are sent to a server operated by Google in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate the visits to a website in order to generate reports on website activities for website operators, and to offer web-based services in connection with the use of the website. In addition, Google might make this information available to third parties who process the data on behalf of Google, as provided by law. Google shall not attempt to link your IP address to other data collected by Google. If you do no wish your data to be used in this way, you can disable cookies in your web browser settings. In this case, you will however not be able to use all functions available on our website. By visiting our website, you declare that you consent to the use of your data by Google as outlined above and for the stated purpose. You can revoke your consent at any time for any future use by clicking here.

Source: Google Inc. »

Data protection in connection with Facebook plugins ("Like" button)

Our websites contain plugins from the social network facebook.com, which are operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. These plugins are indicated by a Facebook logo or a "Like" button on our page. For more information regarding Facebook plugins, see http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
 When you access our web pages, your browser establishes a direct connection with the Facebook server. As a result, Facebook receives data indicating that you have visited our site from your IP address. If you are logged in with Facebook, and click the "Like" button, you have the option to create a link to our pages in your Facebook account. Facebook is then able to link your visit to our web pages to your Facebook account. Please note that we as the provider of the website do not have any information regarding the content of the data transferred to Facebook and do not know for what purposes this data is used by Facebook. For more information on the data protection policy of Facebook, see http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not want Facebook to collect data about you through your visit to our website, you must log out of Facebook before accessing our web pages.

Data protection in connection with Google +1

Collection and disclosure of data: 
With the "Google +1" button, you have the option to publish information on the World Wide Web. By using this button, you and other users receive personalised content for Google and our partners. Google saves the data you have submitted with the "Google +1" button as well as data on the pages that you were viewing when you clicked the "Google +1" button. Your "+1" content might be published online together with your profile name and photograph on Google services sites, including search engine results pages or your Google profile. This information might also be shown on other websites and in advertisements published online.
 Google tracks your "+1" activities in order to improve and personalise its services for you and others. To use the "Google +1" button, you need to have a globally accessible, public Google profile which must at least contain the profile name you have chosen. This name is then used by all Google services. In certain cases, this name might be substituted with another name that you have used when sharing content through your Google account with others. The identity of your Google profile might be disclosed to other service users that know your e-mail address or have other information through which you can be identified.

Use of collected information: 
Apart from the above use, the data provided by you is handled according to the applicable Google data protection policy. Google might publish summarised statistics on +1 activities of users, or provide such statistics to users and other partners, such as publishers, advertisers and linked websites.

Source: Facebook disclaimer by eRecht24 (in German), Google +1 data protection policy